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Archive for the 'Roger Clemens' Category

Andy Pettitte Speaks, Apologizes For HGH Use

by @ Tuesday, February 19th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, New York Yankees, Roger Clemens, Sports

Andy Pettitte returned to spring training yesterday and addressed the media, his teammates, and the fans: TAMPA, Fla. — In a one-hour news conference Monday that neither he nor the Yankees could have ever wished on themselves, a composed Andy Pettitte apologized for using human growth hormone in 2002 and 2004, said there was no […]

Andy Pettitte To Discuss H.G.H Use Today

by @ Monday, February 18th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, New York Yankees, Roger Clemens, Sports

Andy Pettitte finally reports to spring training today, and he’ll spend the day talking about his use of Human Growth Hormone: TAMPA, Fla. — Andy Pettitte will not be under oath Monday, but he will be in the spotlight when he meets with the news media for the first time to discuss his admitted use […]

Roger Clemens Is Out At Yogi Berra’s Museum

by @ Sunday, February 17th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, New York Yankees, Roger Clemens, Sports

Rogers Clemens’ jersey has been removed from a display at the Yogi Berra Museum: The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center last week removed a Roger Clemens jersey from an exhibit about the Yankee renaissance that started in the mid-1990s. “We’re trying to project the positive virtues of baseball,” said David Kaplan, the director of […]

Regrets, He’s Had A Few

by @ Friday, February 15th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens, Sports

Apparently, Henry Waxman now regrets holding Tuesday’s showdown hearing between Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee: WASHINGTON — A day after a dramatic, nationally televised hearing that pitted Roger Clemens against his former personal trainer and Democrats against Republicans, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said Thursday that he regretted holding […]

Clemens & McNamee: The Politics

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens, Sports

Brian McNamee’s lawyer says that Roger Clemens would be pardoned if he was ever indicted for perjury: One of Brian McNamee’s lawyers predicted Roger Clemens will be pardoned by President Bush, saying some Republicans treated his client harshly because of the pitcher’s friendship with the Bush family. Lawyer Richard Emery made the claims Thursday, a […]

Clemens & McNamee: The Reaction

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens, Sports

There’s plenty of reaction already to yesterday’s hearing and the testimony of Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee. First, ESPN’s Lester Munson notes that the hearing resulted in more problems for Clemens than McNamee: Clemens had no solid answer for the devastating testimony and written statement from Andy Pettitte. Not only did Pettitte corroborate McNamee’s testimony […]

Clemens & McNamee: The Documents

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens, Sports

Pretty much every document that was discussed during yesterday’s hearing is available at the committee’s website. Among the highlights: Committee Deposition of Roger Clemens (421 KB) Committee Interview of Chuck Knoblauch (131 KB) Committee Deposition of Brian McNamee (533 KB) Committee Deposition of Andy Pettitte (217 KB) Affidavit of Andy Pettitte (82 KB) Affidavit of […]

Clemens & McNamee: The YouTube Videos

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens, Sports

Here are some clips from the more interesting parts of yesterday’s testimony by Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee. First, here’s Clemens’ opening statement: And McNamee’s opening: And here is where I think Clemens’ was his worst, when he was confronted with the affidavit of former teammate Andy Pettite: Congressman Dan Burton and Brian McNamee, who […]

The Clemens-McNamee Showdown Begins

by @ Wednesday, February 13th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, Roger Clemens, Sports

It started at 10am this morning and it’s been a truly surreal experience. Brian McNamee, the former New York City police officer turned athletic trainer, at one end of the table saying that he injected Roger Clemens, the star pitcher sitting at the other end of the table, with steroids and Human Growth Hormone on […]

Derek Jeter Speaks On Clemens And Pettite

by @ Wednesday, February 13th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, Mitchell Report, New York Yankees, Roger Clemens, Sports

And, as usual, says what needs to be said: “It’s disappointing. You feel for what their families have to go through,” Jeter said yesterday after a morning workout at the team’s minor-league complex. “It disappoints everyone. It’s disappointing for everyone that plays baseball. Not just the players, but the management, the ownership, the commissioner. It’s […]

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