Roger Clemens and the trainer who testified in a U.S. perjury trial that he injected the ex-Major League Baseball pitcher with steroids failed in court-ordered talks to reach a settlement ending a defamation lawsuit.
Brian McNamee, the government’s chief witness on Roger Clemens’s alleged drug use, repeatedly changed his story to fit the one federal investigators were putting together, Rusty Hardin, a lawyer for the ex-New York Yankees pitcher, suggested to jurors.
Roger Clemens “dared to deny” that he ever took steroids or other banned drugs, his lawyer said in opening statements in federal court in Washington, where the ex-New York Yankees pitcher is on trial a second time on charges of lying to Congress about steroid use.
Ex-New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens , accused of lying to Congress about steroid use, told a federal judge he won’t challenge a possible conviction on grounds involving his lawyers’ potential conflict of interest.
Roger Clemens wasn’t going to be portrayed as a victim at his trial for allegedly lying to Congress about using steroids, the ex-Major League Baseball pitcher’s lead defense lawyer told a federal jury in Washington.
Roger Clemens, the pitcher who won more than 350 games and struck out more than 4,600 batters in a 24-year Major League Baseball career, was found not guilty of lying to Congress about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Roger Clemens , the former New York Yankees pitcher who won a record seven Cy Young awards, asked a judge to dismiss charges that he lied to Congress in 2008 when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.
Rusty Hardin , one of the defense lawyers for former New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens , may have a conflict of interest in defending his client on charges he lied to Congress about steroids use, the U.S. said.
Brian McNamee, the government’s only eyewitness to Roger Clemens’s alleged steroid use, testified that some of the medical waste he preserved from an injection he gave the ex-pitcher was mixed with needles used on other baseball players.