Star-struck when he saw pitching great Roger Clemens, a 25-year-old man became a witness for prosecutors seeking to convict the former baseball player of lying to Congress.
The Roger Clemens perjury trial resumes with the final day of testimony from Brian McNamee, Clemens’ former strength coachand the government’s key witness.
The lawyer for Roger Clemens was chided by the judge on Thursday, for what he called a confusing and mostly pointless cross-examination of accuser Brian McNamee.
Brian McNamee, the chief prosecution witness in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, conceded on Thursday that he initially lied about his involvement with steroids.
Brian McNamee said that Roger Clemens’ lawyers pushed him from reluctant turncoat to angry accuser when they allowed details of McNamee’s oldest son’s illness to be revealed.
Brian McNamee described for jurors a relationship with Roger Clemens that had the hallmarks of an illicit affair — except their secret was steroids.
The chief accuser in the Roger Clemens trial is expected to testify Monday against the former pitcher, a make-or-break moment for the prosecution as it seeks to convict Clemens of perjury.
Brian Cashman, ostensibly a government witness in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, sometimes sounded more like a defense witness as he praised the former MLB pitcher.
The Roger Clemens defense team liked government witness Kirk Radomski so much they want to bring him back as their own witness.
Kirk Radomski, who provided PEDs to dozens of MLB players, injected some much needed energy into a plodding prosecution case at the Roger Clemens perjury trial.
The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial said jurors were getting bored with the pace of the case and told both sides Tuesday to stop wasting time with unnecessary questions.
The jury in the Roger Clemens trial saw physical evidence that the government says will link the 11-time All-Star baseball pitcher to anabolic steroids.