Found June 21, 2012 on Fox Sports Houston:
PLAYERS: Roger Clemens
By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Roger Clemens rejected a plea deal that would have spared him prison time. Instead, he risked his freedom by going to trial. Clemens lawyer Rusty Hardin says in a telephone interview that prosecutors offered to let the former pitcher plead guilty to one count of lying to Congress when he denied using human growth hormone. In exchange, Clemens would have received probation. It's been known that Clemens rejected a plea, of undisclosed scope, in December 2009. The following year, he was indicted on six counts for allegedly lying to Congress. A jury acquitted him Monday on all counts. Under U.S. sentencing guidelines, Clemens probably would have faced up to 15 months to 21 months in prison if convicted. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia declined comment.

Clemens booed at Fenway Park

Roger Clemens visited Fenway Park and apparently was given an unfriendly welcome by the Red Sox fans who once cheered him.


MAD makes Hall of Fame plaque for Clemens

On Monday Roger Clemens was acquitted on charges of obstruction and lying to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs during his 24-year Major League Baseball career. The court of public opinion may not probably doesn’t agree, but the jury has spoken. Now the focus turns to whether or not Clemens and his two World Series [...]

Astros owner Crane reaches out to Clemens

Astros owner Jim Crane said Tuesday night that he has reached out to Roger Clemens in an attempt to invite the former pitcher to be a member of the Astros organization. Clemens signed a personal services contract with the Astros while Drayton McLane owned the team but never actually worked for the team after his retirement. "I gave Roger a call today and left him a message...

Report: Clemens booed at Fenway Park

Roger Clemens was met with a chorus of boos when he was picked up by the stadium camera during his return to Fenway Park for the Red Sox-Braves game Friday night, reported. The former Sox pitcher, 49, was seated in the first row of the Monster Seats for the three-game Interleague series opener, days after he was acquitted on all charges in his high-profile perjury trial...

Roger Clemens watches Red Sox game at Fenway Park (Video)

Roger Clemens returned to Fenway Park on Friday night as he sat in the front row of the Monster Seats to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Atlanta Braves. Clemens, who pitched for the Red Sox between 1984 and 1996, was shown on the scoreboard before the start of the fourth inning and received a mix of cheers and boos. It was one of Clemens' first public appearances since...

Roger Clemens Booed During Fenway Park Return The courts may have let Roger Clemens off the hook, but Red Sox Nation is an even tougher bunch of customers. Clemens made an appearance at Friday night’s game against the Altanta Braves and was promptly booed when shown in his seat atop the Green Monster. Clemens, who was recently found not guilty of charges stemming from a steroid abuse case, spent 12 years in a Sox...

Video: Taiwanese Animation Looks at Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens walked out of court earlier this week a free man after jurors found him not guilty on multiple counts of perjury. Clemens, like Barry Bonds before him, beat the system and will now be able to move on with his life. Now just because he escaped jail, that doesn't mean the court of public opinion is ready to let him rest. Check out this Taiwanese Animation video...

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Morgan inducted into Astros' Walk of Fame

Joe Morgan is the Vice-Chairman of the Board for Baseball's Hall of Fame, so he must be guarded in his remarks about which players deserve to be enshrined, but Morgan was clear about the way the legal system took on Roger Clemens. "The things that happened to (Clemens and Barry Bonds) should not have happened," said Morgan. "I think the government should have...

Roger Clemens Is Innocent, Didn’t Know About The Man-Sized Needle In His Ass

I’m facing a Taiwanese Animation curse. Whenever I share them, people go “heh yeah okay” and that’s it. When I don’t, they get linked everywhere and people are all LOL CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS. What I’m trying to say is “Carol, just move to the United States and marry me so I can stop worrying about it”. - Follow us on Twitter @withleather - Follow me personally...

Roger Clemens' Hall of Fame Bid, Daisuke Matsuzaka's Return to Rotation on Fans' Minds at Fenway Park (Video)

Pitching was the main topic before the final game of the Red Sox-Marlins series at Fenway Park on Thursday afternoon. With former Red Sox legend Roger Clemens' acquittal on perjury charges fresh in the books, some fans were eager to say the Rocket deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. What fans were less sure about, though, was the fate of Daisuke Matsuzaka. He's working his...

Our Justice Department - a "Major League Joke"

A 12 member jury told Federal prosecutors in strong terms, "get a life." They totally rejected prosecutors 6 charges against one of baseball's greatest pitchers Roger Clemens and hopefully puts an end to the government, and department of Justice involvement in our major league sports. They interjected themselves in the initial issues of steroid and...

Gossage: Clemens lying about PEDs

Goose Gossage doesn't want "cheating" Roger Clemens to join him in the Hall of Fame.

Mattingly considers Clemens trial waste of money

Don Mattingly says he considers the five-year congressional investigation into pitcher Roger Clemens a humongous waste of resources and money. Clemens was acquitted Monday on all six counts that he lied to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs. Mattingly hopes Major League Baseball is finally beginning to move forward from the Steroids Era thanks to improved...
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