Clemens Spun Web Of Lies To Mask Steroid Use, Jury Hears

Law360, Washington (April 23, 2012, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors told jurors in a Washington federal court on Monday that Roger Clemens spun a web of lies and deceit in an effort to cover up his own alleged steroid use, culminating in false testimony before a U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the issue.

Calling Clemens “an athletic hero to young and old alike,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Durham portrayed the former pitcher as a man who made the choice to tell lies and burn bridges with long-time colleagues rather than confess to his own...
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