Legal cases will play out in 2009
In courthouses across the United States in 2009, major sports figures will face issues involving guns, steroids, lies, dogs and dollars.
Some things are certain. Plaxico Burress faces indictment and prison time on gun charges in New York. Barry Bonds faces trial on perjury charges in San Francisco. And Michael Vick faces the challenges of redemption and possible reinstatement in the NFL.
Other things are less certain: Will Roger Clemens face charges of perjury and contempt ...
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ESPN.COM'S LOOK AT THE YEAR AHEAD
What to expect across the sports spectrum in 2009? ESPN.com offers things you might see coming, some you won't and some that will just flat-out surprise. Predictions to consider: