Perjury Trial

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Roger Clemens, Hall Of Famer? Debate Begins Anew After Acquittal

Standards for conviction are clear in court, less so in baseball, where Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro have been bypassed for the Hall thus far despite distinguished careers.


Roger Clemens (C) and his attorney Rusty Hardin (R) arrive at the U.S. District Court after the jury announced it has a verdict in Clemens' perjury and obstruction trial June 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. The jury found Clemens not guilty on all counts. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jury Finds Roger Clemens Not Guilty On All Counts In Perjury Trial

Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his long and brilliant career as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history.


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Kallas: Pettitte’s Testimony Key To Clemens Acquittal

While much will be made of how the Clemens defense team destroyed the credibility of his main accuser, former trainer Brian McNamee, it says here that the testimony of Andy Pettitte was also instrumental in gaining the acquittal.


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Brian McNamee Testifies That He Saved Medical Waste After Injecting Clemens

Brian McNamee testified Tuesday that he saved medical waste after injecting Roger Clemens with steroids because his wife complained that McNamee was going to be the fall guy.


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Brian Cashman: Clemens Asked For Brian McNamee To Help ‘Push His Buttons’ In ’99

Injured and defeated in a playoff game against the Boston Red Sox, Roger Clemens asked for the man who could “push his buttons.” He asked for Brian McNamee.


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Roger Clemens’ Defense Team Wants To Bring Ex-Batboy Back As Their Witness

Roger Clemens’ lawyer Rusty Hardin told the judge in the former baseball pitcher’s perjury trial on Wednesday that the defense has additional questions it wants to ask Kirk Radomski when it makes its case to the jurors.


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Andy Pettitte Takes Stand In Roger Clemens Perjury Trial

Andy Pettitte took the stand Tuesday in the Roger Clemens perjury trial and described how he grew up admiring the star pitcher he is expected to testify against.


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Judge Urged To Bar Some Clemens’ Lawyers Arguments

Federal prosecutors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial urged the judge Monday to bar Clemens’ lawyers from arguments they say will encourage jurors to nullify the law and acquit regardless of the evidence.


Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens stops to autograph a baseball as leaves the U.S. District Court after the judge declared a mistrial, on July 14, 2011 in Washington, DC. The judge presiding over Clemens' perjury trial declared a mistrial over statements introduced to the jury by the prosecutor that were not suppose to be heard. The seven-time Cy Young Award winner was on trial for making false statements, perjury and obstructing Congress when he testified about steroid use during a February 2008 inquiry by the House Oversight and Government Affairs. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Keidel: Roger Clemens Issued A Walk

It’s not that Roger Clemens lied to a bunch of liars. It’s not even that Clemens took steroids and lied about it under oath. He cheated our pastime, and that’s something that resonates among all ages.


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Roger Clemens Trial: A Story Of Brian McNamee, Friend Turned Enemy

Beneath the legalese, the perjury trial of former Yankees star Roger Clemens is a tale of two men: the baseball star and his trainer. The pair rose together to the heights of their professions only to become bitter enemies who destroyed each other’s reputations.


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Yankees’ Jorge Posada Not Thrilled About Being Prospective Witness In Roger Clemens Trial

Yankees slugger Jorge Posada may have to go to bat for the prosecution in their federal perjury case against Roger Clemens. The problem? According to the New York Daily News, Posada has “no idea” why.


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Clemens Ready To Fight As Perjury Trial Opens

Roger Clemens’ tenacious pursuit of victory on the pitcher’s mound is re-emerging as he enters federal court this week to fight charges he lied about using drugs