Prosecution: Roger Clemens Lied About Steroid Use

Jul 14, 2011
Originally published on July 14, 2011 6:56 am
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Prosecutor Steven Durham told the jury of 10 women and two men that the government would produce physical evidence to prove its case. The lawyer for Clemens says that evidence was faked by Clemens' one time trainer. Here's NPR legal affairs correspondent, Nina Totenberg.

NINA TOTENBERG: Here he is testifying in 2008.

ROGER CLEMENS: How do you prove a negative? No matter what we discuss here today, I'm never going to have my name restored. Let me be clear: I have never taken steroids or HGH.

TOTENBERG: Nina Totenberg, NPR News, Washington.


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