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Roger Clemens may never make it into the Hall of Fame, but the legendary pitcher doesn't need to worry any longer about making it through a prison sentence, either.

He has been acquitted on all counts of lying to a grand jury.

Roger Clemens in Court

Clemens was on trial for six counts of perjury, stemming from a 2008 statement in front of Congress that he never took steroids or Human Growth Hormone.

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British police are investigating David Nalbandian for injuring a linesman while kicking an advertising board during Sunday's tennis final at Queen's Club.

Officials ruled that the Argentine had to default the match to Marin Cilic after smashing the sign - and the lineman's legs behind it - with his right foot.

Judge Andrew McDougal could be seen cringing in pain as the player sent part of the sign flying into his leg. Watch the video of his Nalbandian's outburst here:

McDougal was bloodied in the encounter but suffered no other injury. Nalbandian was leading 7-6, 3-4 at the time but was forced to default the match.

By doing so, he forfeited significant prize money and rankings points in the process ... all while injuring a linesman for no reason. Definitely worth it.

What's more, criminal charges may be in the offing.

"We are aware of an incident at the Aegon Championships on June 17," a Scotland Yard spokesman said. "A complaint has been made and the Metropolitan police service is investigating the incident. The allegation is of assault."

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NFL star Pacman Jones, the poster child for pro athletes behaving badly, must pay $11.6 MILLION in damages to the victims of a Las Vegas strip club shooting.

Pacman (real name Adam) had been sued by Aaron Cudworth and Thomas Urbanski, two security guards who were shot outside Minxx strip club in February 2007.

The now-famous incident began when Jones "made it rain" with THOUSANDS of $1 bills ... then got pissed when a stripper began taking it without his permission.

Pacman Jones Photo

A fight ensued outside the club and three people were shot, including Cudworth and Urbanski. Pacman was sued, even though he was not the actual shooter.

A Nevada jury found Pacman Jones responsible and awarded Cudworth $1.3 million in damages. Urbanski, who was paralyzed from the waist down, got $9.6 million.

Urbanski's wife sued for loss of marital relations and won $750,000.

At the time Pacman pleaded no contest to conspiracy to commit disorderly conduct, receiving just a year's probation and 200 hours of community service.

He was suspended for the entire 2007 NFL season and part of 2008 as a result, and is currently a member of the Cincinnati Bengals ... at least for now.

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Tony Parker of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs was apparently collateral damage in the wild fight between Chris Brown, Drake and their entourages Wednesday.

Eva Longoria's ex suffered a serious eye injury!

Parker was inside club W.i.P in NYC Wednesday when bottles and fists began to fly in a Chris Brown-Drake fight that began as a war of words, but got physical, and ugly.

So ugly, Parker's career was close to being jeopardized.

Tony Parker Watch

Parker addressed the media and said he got shards of glass in his eye during the melee. He will recover, but it was VERY close to being VERY bad.

"I was there with a bunch of friends when a fight broke out," the All-Star point guard recalled. "They started to throw bottles about. I got it all."

"My cornea has been touched. I can't do anything for seven days. But I was lucky. The injury won't prevent me from competing the Olympics."

We're glad to hear that and wish the Frenchman a speedy recovery. As for the main instigator? It looks like a gang-sign flashing posse member.

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The Phillie Phanatic might be the most beloved mascot in all of sports. The guy is really just about having fun.

But try telling that to Suzanne Peirce. This Abington, Pennsylvania native is suing the fuzzy green monster (below, left) for injuries she suffered in 2010 when the Phanatic picked up Peirce's lounge chair and tossed her into a pool.

Phillie Phanatic and Phriends

The incident took place at The Golden Inn, a hotel in Avalon, New Jersey, and the lawsuit alleges "severe and permanent injuries" to the victim as a result of the Phanatic's "various antics."

A spokesperson for the Phillies says the team stands by its representative, believing the Phanatic did not engage in any wrongful activity.

The same, however, cannot be said for the Philadelphia offense, whose woeful production is largely response for the team's last-place standing in the National League East.

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The Jerry Sandusky trial is in recess for a three-day weekend after the ninth alleged victim of the former Penn State coach took the stand Thursday.

Victim No. 9, a slightly built 18-year-old, looking nervous and ashamed, leaned into the witness stand mic yesterday to deliver graphic testimony.

He was a trailer-park kid from a poor, single-parent family, just the kind of project Jerry Sandusky's Second Mile charity was supposed to help.

Victim No. 9 told the shocked, packed Centre County Courtroom how when he was a young teen he'd stay in Sandusky's basement on weekends.

That's when the former Penn State defensive coordinator would routinely come down at night and force him to perform oral sex, he testified.

"What was I going to do?" the witness said, his vulnerable voice cracking. "Look at him, he's a big guy, bigger than me. Way bigger than me."

The boy said that he only kept returning to Sandusky's home because his mother, thinking he needed a male role model, insisted he do so.

Soon the sessions occasionally included sodomy, which couldn't stop either.

"I just went with it," he said. "There was no fighting against it. … Sometimes [I'd] scream. Sometimes tell him to get off of me. But other than that, he was there, you were in a basement, no one can hear you down there."

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Finally, Floyd Mayweather has suffered a defeat. By technical knockout, if you ask us.

Following a positively ridiculous petition from the athlete's lawyer - stating Mayweather should be released early from his 87-day prison term because he's wasting away and his career is at risk - a Nevada judge has responded and basically told the star boxer:

Cry me a frickin river.

Floyd Mayweather Trains

Denying Mayweather's request, the judge said in court yesterday that the athlete's supposedly withering physical state is "self-induced, as water is made available twenty-four hours a day."

He also called BS on the gripe that Mayweather's diet consists of just a few hundred calories/day, adding that "[Floyd] chooses not to eat the food provided" and concluding:

"While the training areas and times provided to Floyd may not be consistent with his prior regimen, he is indeed provided sufficient space and time for physical activity if he so chooses."

Here's a crazy suggestion, Floyd Mayweather: the next time you're worried about your training suffering behind bars, do not beat your baby mama.

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Somewhere, Dwight Howard flashing a big smile ... and not just because Stan Van Gundy will not be coaching the Orlando Magic next season.

Dwight's baby mama Royce Reed just got fired by Basketball Wives along with Jennifer Williams and Kesha Nichols, according to a new report.

It's unclear who will replace them, but the trio is set to get pink-slipped any day now as VH1 looks to drop all "dead weight" from the show.

Royce Reed Picture

Royce (pictured) was cut because she isn't allowed to talk about Dwight due to a 2009 court order, blocking her from discussing him in any way.

That's certainly one way to limit her appeal. Some of the other girls on BW also decided to ostracize her, so Royce was 86'd from the cast.

As for the others, producers think Jennifer's too big a liability after suing Nia Crooks for slapping her on the show. Kesha? She's just boring.

A rep for VH1 said in response to the rumored casting notes, “We don't comment on casting until everything is final. Thanks for checking in.”

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LeBron James and the Miami Heat are down one game to zero in the NBA Finals.

But while Kevin Durant may be blessed with a better shooting touch and a deeper cast of teammates than his talented opponent, there's one thing James possesses that Durant never will: a song written about him, and performed in his honor, by former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.

The controversial athlete took to the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage and serenaded the Heat forward Tuesday night with such lyrics as:

LeBron James is great/He makes Cleveland irate/He was born in Ohio and that’s where Cleveland is/ Ooooooo you seeeee, the iroooooonyyyyyy.

Watch and prepare your eardrums for possible bleeding now.

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NBA Commissioner David Stern gave a surprising response to sports radio host Jim Rome's question about the NBA Draft lottery being rigged Wednesday.

When Rome, who acknowledged it was a conspiracy theory from the get-go, asked if the fix was in for New Orleans to get the #1 pick, Stern replied:

"Uh, you know, I have two answers for that. I'll give you the easy one - no - and a statement: Shame on you for asking." That's it, right? Wrong.

When Rome pressed on, Stern bristled, asking him, "Have you stopped beating your wife yet?" Thrown off, Rome said, "Yeah, I don't know if that's fair."

"I just don't know that that's fair."

Stern, of course, wasn't actually asking if Rome stopped beating his wife.

He was evoking a rhetorical move of sorts, intended to put an opponent in an untenable position and to prove a point about Rome's inquiry.

If Jim Rome responds yes or no (he did neither) ... he's saying that he's been beating on his wife. You incriminate yourself just by participating.

The point Stern was making, it appears, is that in order for him to respond to Rome at all, he must acknowledge that the leagues has rigged lotteries.

Fair enough ... but was it really necessary to evoke domestic violence during a sports radio interview? Also, there is a way to answer Rome's question.

Stern did moments earlier. It ended with "Shame on you for asking."

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