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Roger Clemens Sues McNamee

Shortly before a “60 Minutes” piece aired about Roger Clemens’ alleged steroid use, Clemens filed a defamation lawsuit against accuser and former trainer Brian McNamee.

Sports of Boston will have more from this story as it develops.

From the Associated Press:

Roger Clemens filed a defamation suit against former personal trainer Brian McNamee in Texas state court Sunday night, according to the Houston Chronicle, just before his interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” was about to air.

Clemens claims McNamee was threatened with jail if he didn’t connect the pitcher to steroids, according to the suit, the Chronicle reported on its Web site early Monday. The suit was filed in Harris County civil courts, the paper said.

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3 comments for “Roger Clemens Sues McNamee”

  1. [...] evening Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens sued his former trainer, Brian McNamee, for defamation of character after McNamee admitted to Congressional investigators [...]

    Posted by DelSquacho.com » Blog Archive » Baseball Asshole Sues Trainer | January 7, 2008, 8:15 am
  2. Roger is putting a lot of effort towards proving his innocence.

    Posted by Dan | January 8, 2008, 12:46 am
  3. I think he’ll get off scott-free and become this decade’s version of O.J. Simpson

    Posted by KC | January 8, 2008, 3:09 am

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