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Roger Clemens found Not Guilty on all counts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2012 at 4:56pm 6/18/2012 at 4:56pm

Via Reuters:

A jury in downtown Washington on Monday acquitted Major League Baseball pitching great Roger Clemens of all six criminal charges against him in a trial to decide whether he lied to Congressabout using performance-enhancing drugs.

Jurors deliberated for a total of about 10 hours before coming to a decision.

Via CNN:

Federal prosecutor...

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Manning Released Tweet of the Day

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 3:00pm 3/7/2012 at 3:00pm

Peyton Manning was released by the Colts today.

Upon seeing the headline “Manning Released,” cheers must have erupted in Salons around the world.

Just one problem, as Jim Geraghty points out:

 
 
 

Idioms need not apply

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2012 at 12:07pm 2/20/2012 at 12:07pm

“Chink in the armor” is a non-racial idiom, not a single word, denoting:

A vulnerable area, as in Putting things off to the last minute is the chink in Pat’s arm...

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Chrysler commercial, or Obama campaign ad?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2012 at 9:35am 2/6/2012 at 9:35am

I didn’t watch the Halftime show yesterday, but I did notice Twitter light up like a Christmas Holiday tree, with shouts of Et tu Clint!

Now I know why:

It pretty much was an Obama commercial supporting the government bailout of Chrysler:

Apparently the ad was pulled from YouTube and Chrysler’s own website based on an ...

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No prosecution of Lance Armstrong

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 12:48pm 2/4/2012 at 12:48pm

I have followed cycling for many years, and at one point was a pretty good cyclist myself. The family went to Paris in 2005 to watch Lance Armstrong’s last victory ride down the Champs-Élysées (as it turned out it was not his last ride, as he made a comeback but never won...

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I just needed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 8:58pm 1/29/2012 at 8:58pm

to watch this again.

I was a student in Moscow at the time, and it was overwhelming.  No one thought it was possible.  And it wasn’t, it just happened.

 
 
 

God and man at Foxboro

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 8:00pm 1/14/2012 at 8:00pm

The man of God or the man who is a God in New England?

I’m going hometown.

I will update when the game is over, until then, it’s whatever is on your mind.

Post game update:  “That was so satisfying that I need a cigarette.”

 
 
 

“You’ll still never see me tebowing”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 10:42am 1/12/2012 at 10:42am

Obligatory.