McNamee Tells Jury Clemens And Canseco Discussed Steroids

Law360, Washington (May 16, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Roger Clemens’ former strength coach Brian McNamee admitted Wednesday in Washington federal court that he had no physical evidence the pitcher used steroids prior to 1998, but said he had overheard Clemens and ex-teammate Jose Canseco discuss the subject earlier that year.

McNamee told Clemens' top attorney, Rusty Hardin, that the pitching legend approached him in June 1998 for help with a “booty shot” of steroids, but never explicitly mentioned performance-enhancing substances. Despite the code, innuendo and the trainer's relative lack of knowledge of steroids, McNamee...
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