Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down.
50-year-old Roger Clemens tossed 3 and 1/3 scoreless innings in his Atlantic League debut.
Major League Baseball could start in-season testing for human growth hormone next year.
A federal judge rejected ex-baseball star Roger Clemens request to throw out perjury charges against him and says he must face another trial.
Roger Clemens’ lead lawyer, Rusty Hardin, found out the hard way that U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton isn’t to be messed with. In preliminary discussions before the jury arrived Wednesday, Walton reacted sharply when Hardin appeared to refer to the proceedings as a “circus.”
An overwhelmingly female jury with little interest in baseball will decide whether ex-Yankees hurler Roger Clemens lied to Congress when he said he never used performance-enhancing drugs.
The perjury trial of Roger Clemens, if nothing else, should serve as a cautionary tale. While lawmakers might not mind deceiving each other — let alone the rest of us — about a wide range of issues, they’re in no hurry to extend that privilege to anyone else.
As the perjury trial of Roger Clemens gets underway this week in federal court in Washington, D.C., much has been made of the two-page affidavit that Andy Pettitte signed on February 8, 2008. This is why.
Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens argued in court filings Wednesday that a congressional committee and law firm that investigated performance-enhancing drugs in baseball have no right to withhold evidence from his upcoming criminal trial.
The man at the center of Roger Clemens’ perjury indictment railed against the notion that he’s a “rat” on Monday morning. “I didn’t give up anything. I got caught up in a situation and I did what was right,” Brian McNamee told WEEI radio.
A judge on Wednesday postponed the trial of ex-Yankee Roger Clemens for three months until July so his attorneys can review the voluminous evidence generated during a 2½-year investigation into whether he lied about using performance enhancing drugs.
Instead of the Hall of Fame, baseball’s seven-time Cy Young winner could go to prison after being indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying to Congress.