Roger Clemens was found not guilty of perjury, which doesn't mean he did not take performance-enhancing drugs. But as Buster Olney writes, the Clemens verdict further questions the purpose, credibility and execution of the Mitchell report.
The expert called to help exonerate Roger Clemens barely made it to the stand. Once he did, he lambasted prosecutors for relying on the so-called "beer can evidence" to support their case against the former All-Star pitcher accused of perjury.
Knowledgeable baseball fans can argue all day whether it was the split-finger fastball -- and not performance-enhancing drugs -- that kept Roger Clemens on top of his game well into his 30s and beyond. His lawyers are trying to make that point at a trial
A federal court jury saw snippets of Roger Clemens denying steroid use at a now-famous 2008 congressional hearing, then listened as Clemens' lawyer tried in fits and starts to declare that proceeding to be "nothing more than a show trial."
One-time baseball superstar Roger Clemens is in the midst of a tedious and humbling process that is one of the most important parts of his trial on charges of lying about drug use -- selecting the jury members who will decide his fate.