Former New York Yankees pitching prospect Brien Taylor, indicted earlier this month in federal court on three counts of distributing crack cocaine, was ordered held in custody during a detention hearing Tuesday.
A high-profile Canadian sports doctor charged earlier this year with smuggling unapproved drugs into the United States to treat professional athletes was formally indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Buffalo.
Conventional wisdom might have the Roger Clemens defense team hiring a well-connected Washington, D.C., lawyer now that pitching great has been indicted, but attorney Rusty Hardin brushed aside the possibility Friday. <
Brian McNamee's attorney, Earl Ward, defended his client's asking for immunity to testify before Congress and suggested that if Roger Clemens were to contradict McNamee's testimony, the pitcher likely would be indicted for lying under oath.