Roger Clemens mistrial, it’s over!

I’m going to give this one a “wow” rating. They’ll probably retry him for his grand perjury, but that’s going to take another 2+ years to build up I would assume.

Judge Reggie B. Walton declared a mistrial in the Roger Clemens perjury trial today. “He’s entitled to a fair trial,” said Walton. “He now cannot get it.”

Lead defense attorney Rusty Hardin had asked for a mistrial because the prosecution revealed a statement to the jury that violated a pre-trial order. The prosecution also violated pre-trial orders when Assistant U.S. attorney Steven Durham talked about the Yankees’ drug use during his opening statement.  Continue reading “Roger Clemens mistrial, it’s over!” Roger Clemens mistrial, i…

MLB racks up another hero

Uh oh, he’s in trouble. Him and Barry Bonds!

Seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying to Congress about using steroids and growth hormone. The criminal case writes a new chapter in one of Major League Baseball’s worst scandals, the rampant use of performance enhancing drugs.

A six-count indictment alleges that Clemens obstructed a congressional inquiry with 15 different statements that he made under oath in 2008, including denials that he had ever used steroids or human growth hormone. The indictment says that he lied and committed perjury regarding the same matters.

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