Quick Hits: Ray Rice To No-Show, O’s In The Windy City, & Roger Clemens On Trial
Voluntary workouts begin in the NFL off-season. Ray Rice, who is the Ravens franchise player, is not expected to show up for Monday’s workout. Drew Brees of the Saints and Matt Forte of the Bears, both franchise players, are not expected to attend either.
The audio of Gregg Williams’ speech to his players the night before the Saints playoff game against the 49ers, which was provided by filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, was not the first time that audio was heard. The NFL players association says that they heard the audio and video prior to it becoming public on April 4.
The Orioles are fresh off their first series win in Toronto since 2008. Monday they are in the windy city to face the White Sox for a 4-game set. Jake Arrieta is back on the mound, trying for win number 2 again. Philip Humber takes the ball for Chicago. Gametime is at 8:10p.m.
Eastern conference quarterfinals between the Capitals and Bruins moves back to Washington Monday tied at one game a piece. Faceoff is at 7:30. The Rangers and Senators are tied at 1 with game 3 in Ottawa, and the Blue and Sharks are in San Jose for game 3, also tied at one game each.
Roger Clemens’ perjury trial makes it second go-round, getting underway with jury selection. Nine months after the first attempt ended in a mistrial, federal prosecutors are accusing Clemens of lying to a congressional committee, telling them he never used performance enhancing drugs.