I had to do a double take when Brendan Donnelly said it's OK to use pine tar because there are rules and then there is common sense. Hey, Brendan, that's why they make rules, so everyone is on a level playing field. As Yogi Berra once said, "all pitchers are liars or crybabies." In Brendan's case, I think he is both.
In addition to exposing the government's efforts as a colossal waste of time and particularly expense, the implicit message sent by the Clemens jury is a reflection of what most everyone has thought for months... who cares?
For the first time, the Kings' odds to win an NHL championship (10-1) are actually better than the Lakers' chances (12-1) to win the NBA title in 2013. I wasn't worried about the Mayans' apocalypse prediction before, but this sure seems to be a sign of a Bizarro universe.