Clemens Trial A Story of 2 Friends Turned Enemies

By: AP
By: AP

WASHINGTON - The Roger Clemens trial just getting under way
comes down to a tale of two men.

It's about a baseball star and his trainer who rose together to
the heights of their professions only to become bitter enemies.
They've ultimately destroyed each other's reputations as stand-up
family men who were the best at what they did.

The mutual damage is bound to get worse over the next few weeks
as Clemens is tried on charges he lied to Congress when he denied
ever using performance-enhancing drugs.

Clemens' former trainer, Brian McNamee, says he injected his
star client repeatedly with steroids and human growth hormone and
even saved some of the needles and gauze.

Clemens says McNamee is a liar who fabricated the evidence with
designs on blackmailing him.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 125372658 -
Gray Television, Inc.