- The Washington Times - Friday, February 15, 2008


The Capitals visit Florida to face the Panthers in a key game in the jumbled Southeast Division race. 7:30 p.m., CSN


Redskins 360: Ryan O’Halloran catches up with former Redskins coach Joe Gibbs down at Daytona, where they discuss his role as special adviser.


1. It’s hard to believe you, sir. I hate to say that. You’re one of my heroes, but it’s hard to believe. Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, to Roger Clemens

2. Make no mistake: when I told [former] Senator Mitchell that I injected Roger Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs, I told the truth. Brian McNamee

3. This is really disgusting. You’re here as a sworn witness, you’re here to tell the truth, you’re here under oath. And yet we have lie after lie after lie. I don’t know what to believe. I know one thing I don’t believe, and that’s you. Rep. Dan Burton, Indiana Republican, to McNamee

4. Mr. Clemens, all I can say is, I’m sure you’re going to heaven. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat

5. I think he misremembered. Clemens, referring to a conversation between him and former teammate Andy Pettitte in which Pettitte said Clemens admitted to using HGH


Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson’s so good NASCAR has asked him to drive Daytona on Sunday with Brad Daugherty crowding him in the front seat.

NBA All-Star Weekend

Rudy Gay apparently has recruited people on YouTube for suggestions on how to win the slam dunk contest. Peja Stojakovic, however, said he doesn’t need help from the Internet to refine his 3-point stroke.

No. 9 Michigan State at No. 12 Indiana

This is a key Big Ten showdown tomorrow, but all of the attention is centered around Hoosiers coach Kelvin Sampson and his purported NCAA violations. How long before Rep. Henry Waxman calls a hearing on the issue?

Capitals at Lightning

Lightning center Nick Tarnasky comes from a place called Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Yeah, anyone born in a town with that name probably wouldn’t take up squash. His team meets the Caps tomorrow night.

No. 8 Georgetown at Syracuse

After last weekend’s loss to Louisville, the Hoyas can’t afford another one if they want to stay atop the Big East. Another loss for the Orange tomorrow would put them at risk of missing the conference tournament.

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