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Clemens' wife unsteady on stand

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09:49 AM ET 06.09 | It remains an undisputed fact that former Yankee strength coach Brian McNamee shot Debbie Clemens with human growth hormone, a drug her baseball legend hubby later told Congress he himself had never used. Even now, eight weeks into the hard-fought Roger Clemens perjury trial, neither side is denying that the HGH injection took place in the sanctuary of sanctuaries, the bathroom that adjoined the opulent master bedroom of the Clemens family mansion. Debbie took the stand Friday, and if she had been pitching baseballs instead of testifying, sports writers would say she was all over the plate. The former cheerleader contradicted McNamee's previous testimony that he had seen Clemens and his Blue Jays teammate Jose Canseco meet with another man at a 1998 pool party where a steroid deal may have gone down. She testified that she was certain her husband did not attend the party. But it was her testimony about the HGH shot that veered out of the strike zone. She called the prescription-only drug, which is banned by Major League Baseball, "a healthy product," and said her husband "who preached stringent anti-drug views in his congressional testimony in 2008 -- didn't have a problem with the injectable performance-enhancer.

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June 9, 2012  10:10 AM ET

Why is this case being tried? Don't we have better things to worry about?

June 9, 2012  11:05 AM ET

Clemans is a Jerk, how can he put his wife thru this, all he had to do was say I'm sorry I lied!!!

June 9, 2012  11:41 AM ET
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Clemans is a Jerk, how can he put his wife thru this, all he had to do was say I'm sorry I lied!!!

She sounds like as big a scumbag as he does...............

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June 9, 2012  01:12 PM ET
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Why is this case being tried? Don't we have better things to worry about?

No.

June 9, 2012  01:18 PM ET

regardless of what clemens says or thinks, been a deniable won't clean his use of HGH after all he can stick with his own version but the reality its totally different from his words,,

June 9, 2012  03:54 PM ET

All these baseball cheaters and their defenders hide behind their "innocent until proven guilty" stance. Even when its obvious to the human eye. Then when they do get caught with their pants down and the gov't brings prosecution some knuckleheads cry "don't we have better things to do?"

June 9, 2012  03:58 PM ET
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All these baseball cheaters and their defenders hide behind their "innocent until proven guilty" stance. Even when its obvious to the human eye. Then when they do get caught with their pants down and the gov't brings prosecution some knuckleheads cry "don't we have better things to do?"

Last time I checked, "innocence until proven guilty" is the standard of proof for criminal law in America.

June 9, 2012  04:01 PM ET

Glad williejuan now agrees they should prosecuted.

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June 9, 2012  04:07 PM ET
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Glad williejuan now agrees they should prosecuted.

No, I don't. No public interest is served by prosecuting him. He's just being prosecuted because he's unpopular. We'd be better served putting our scarce prosecutorial dollars toward prosecuting someone who actually poses a danger to society.

June 9, 2012  04:11 PM ET

Can you believe Congress is spending all of our taxpayers money to convict Clemen for perjury of using steroids? All those Reps shouldnt be re-appointed again!!!

June 9, 2012  04:12 PM ET
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Can you believe Congress is spending all of our taxpayers money to convict Clemen for perjury of using steroids? All those Reps shouldnt be re-appointed again!!!

WOW!!!!

June 9, 2012  04:12 PM ET

So what do you think should happen exactly williejean? The baseball cheaters can break the US laws and shouldn't be prosecuted? Are you in a position to tell us what laws should be enforced and which ones shouldn't? Are you royalty or something?

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June 9, 2012  04:14 PM ET

So perjury is OK with you creepers? Or are you saying its OK to commit perjury on some laws selected by you?

June 9, 2012  04:15 PM ET
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Can you believe Congress is spending all of our taxpayers money to convict Clemen for perjury of using steroids?

I could have sworn it was just lying to Congress. It could have been about what he had for breakfast, it doesn't matter. He CHOSE to be under oath. He BEGGED to be under oath. Now, he has to face the consequences of lying under oath.

 
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