Friday, July 15, 2011

FRIDAY: Today's cover & top stories

RCP and Middletown in action Thursday, and both of 'em picked up wins. I went to Beehive Stadium in New Britain for RCP's game, and caught one of the most ridiculous innings I've ever seen...13 batters up, seven runs scored, but only two hits. Full story here. Colin Sledzik was the man for Middletown against East Haddam, and 15 strikeouts (that's 15 in seven innings, mind you) was the reason why. Get more here.

British Open underway, and amateur Tom Lewis was tied for the lead after the first round. Out of nowhere, the 20-year-old shoots a 5-under 65. Read up on his story (and his unique relationship with Tom Watson, namesake and playing partner) here.

Major gaffe by some random prosecutor in the Clemens trial. Oh wait, that wasn't just some prosecutor, it was THE U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. The government prosecutors submitted inadmissible evidence in the Clemens trial, prompting the judge to say, I paraphrase, "WTF?" (More accurately, right from the story, it was a mistake the "judge blamed on prosecutors and said a "first-year law student" would have known to avoid."

Owned. Full story here.

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