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Ken Rosenthal reports on Roger Clemens legal battles against his former trainer and the allegations of perjury.
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This is Ken Rosenthal of foxsports.com. I know what you're thinking about the Roger Clemens filed its a waste of money it's a waste of the government's time. Really I can't disagree. But there -- a couple of things that need to be pointed out here. -- Clemens repeatedly was given the opportunity not to testify. He was told Roger don't -- -- Davis. And yet you chose to testify. And why. Well you want to protect his reputation. And he was worried about his hall of fame candidacy. Anyone at this they want to flaw in his view that Brian McNamee his former trainer was a lot. And that he was not a guy who would ever use steroids or HGH. All that's fine if it's true. But -- McNamee his former trainer. He is not like Greg Anderson Barry Bonds' former trainer who took about five of them went to jail for. McNamee is out there ready to testify against Clemens. And he has the -- support of clemens' old teammate and friend Andy -- This is a mess that Roger Clemens got himself into. I'm sorry while clemens' alleged use of steroids might not be a national crisis. When you swear to tell the truth before bodies such as congress or federal grand jury gets what. You're supposed to tell the truth when Roger Clemens with the Martha Stewart and whether you Barry Bonds. This is a mess of clemens' own making and now he's in far deeper than he ever imagined.