This week in the news…
“A federal prosecutor on Thursday recommended that All-Star shortstop Miguel Tejada get probation and no prison time for misleading Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs.” See the story here.
Joba Chamberlain’s DUI hearing is postponed for the 3rd time. Read about it here.
As Michael McCann points out in a new SI.com article, “Roger Clemens remains the subject of a grand jury proceeding.”
Ivan Rodriguez signs with the Houston Astros.
Ryan Ballard looks at the financial condition of the NHL.
NFLPA gets new union executive director.
Referee’s union not happy about referee’s fine in an incident with Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers.
Jay Cutler’s Agent explains the situation in Denver.
“Miami police won’t confirm a local television report that says Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth was legally drunk when a car he was driving hit and killed a man last Saturday.”
Looking for front row seats at the house that _____ built? Try forking over $2,625.
Andrew Jones extends his free agency, at least for another weekend.
Kobe goes to court again…
Binghamton University officials allegedly involved in sexual misconduct.
Tennis star Mario Ancic visits sports law class at Harvard.
Florida State appeals NCAA punishment.
Clemson report’s six NCAA violations.
List of sports figures affected by Madoff’s Ponzi scheme (not from this week but still relevant).
Darren Heitner of SportsAgentBlog.com gives us his Friday Wrap-up.