Sports Log

Roger Clemens jury to recess until Monday


Jurors continued their deliberations Wednesday in the Roger Clemens perjury trial. After the eight women and four men met for about 3 1/2 hours in the afternoon, they recessed until Monday, taking a four-day break while US District Judge Reggie Walton travels to New Orleans for a speaking engagement. Before the recess, the jury asked for a list of exhibits numbering well past 100 . . . The Blue Jays placed righthander Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 12. Morrow left nine pitches into Monday’s start against Washington after suffering a strained muscle in his left side. There is no timetable for his return . . . The Minnesota Twins signed second overall pick Byron Buxton, an 18-year-old outfielder. Buxton will receive a $6 million signing bonus, which makes it the biggest contract in this year’s draft class, surpassing the contract signed by the Astros’ Carlos Correa, the No. 1 overall pick . . . Brewers manager Ron Roenicke and Mets manager Terry Collins will serve as National League coaches at the All-Star Game next month. Tony La Russa, who retired last fall, will run the NL squad after managing the Cardinals to the 2011 World Series championship. Royals manager Ned Yost and Oakland manager Bob Melvin will help coach the American League team, which will be managed for the second straight year by Ron Washington of the Texas Rangers . . . Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda, who continues to recover from a mild heart attack, said he hopes to be back at Dodger Stadium this weekend for the team’s series against the Chicago White Sox.


Lions’ Leshoure suspended two games

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was suspended for two games without pay and will have to give up two more game checks for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. Leshoure pleaded guilty to marijuana possession in May after police discovered him with pot during a traffic stop in Michigan. That happened March 12, less than a month after police in a different community said they caught Leshoure with marijuana . . . Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dontay Moch was suspended for the first four games of the season because he violated the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances . . . Former Notre Dame wide receiver Deion Walker will join the UMass program for his fifth season of eligibility. Walker, who redshirted his freshman season, played in seven career games for the Irish.


Portugal, Germany earn Euro victories

In the European 2012 Championship, Silvestre Varela scored late to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in Lviv, Ukraine. Varela came on as a substitute in the 84th minute and scored in the 87th . . . Mario Gomez scored two first-half goals to give Germany a 2-1 win over the Netherlands in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Robin van Persie scored for the Netherlands in the second half but the defeat left the 2010 World Cup runner-up on the brink of elimination . . . UEFA fined the Russian soccer association $150,000 because its fans attacked stadium stewards at a European Championship match. Russia could be deducted six points in its Euro 2016 qualifying group for a repeat offense.


Parise says he wants to stay with Devils


Devils captain Zach Parise said he wants to remain with New Jersey and would consider signing before free agency starts July 1. Devils president and general manager Lou Lamoriello said re-signing Parise would be a priority for the Eastern Conference champions . . . The WBO will review the title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, which ended with Bradley’s controversial split decision win over the Filipino champion. WBO President Francisco “Paco’’ Valcarcel said in a statement that the WBO’s championship committee will review video of the match with five “recognized international judges’’ and will make a recommendation . . . Floyd Mayweather’s request that he be released from jail because the low-quality food and water have threatened his health was denied by a Las Vegas judge who said he should eat and drink what is being given to him behind bars. Mayweather began a three-month sentence for domestic battery charges 10 days ago . . . Kentucky horse racing regulators approved a ban on the race-day use of an anti-bleeding drug, making it the first state in the nation to take such action. The proposed regulation would phase in the race-day ban on furosemide in graded or listed stakes races, beginning with 2-year-old horses in 2014. The ban would apply to the Kentucky Derby in 2015 . . . In the WNBA, Candace Parker had 33 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to an 87-81 victory over the host Connecticut Sun . . . Epiphanny Prince scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky beat the visiting Seattle Storm, 74-58 . . . Andy Schleck, the 2010 Tour de France champion, pulled out of this year’s race because of a spine injury but hopes to recover in time to compete at the London Olympics.