Roger Clemens' lawyer toyed with Brian McNamee's memory and attacked him from several directions at once. The attorney even put an easel next to the witness with the words: ''MISTAKE. BAD MEMORY. LIE.'' Eventually, there came the inevitable question: ''Do you sometimes just make stuff up?''
McNamee has frequently taken long pauses before answering questions in three days on the witness stand, but he didn't hesitate this time. He leaned into the microphone and said softly but assuredly: ''I didn't make it up.''
Clemens' chief accuser was on the stand for two hours of aggressive cross-examination Wednesday on one of the most important days - perhaps the most important - in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher. Clemens is charged with lying when he told Congress in 2008 that he never used steroids or human growth hormone.
McNamee has testified he injected Clemens with both, and the credibility of Clemens' former friend and longtime strength coach will n...