Littlefield On Roger Clemens’ ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, center, is applauded by his attorney's, Rusty Hardin, right, and Michael Attanasio, left, outside federal court in Washington, Monday. (AP)

Former Red Sox pitcher and seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens was acquitted of all charges Monday afternoon, in his trial over whether he lied to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.

Bill Littlefield, host of WBUR’s Only A Game, joined All Things Considered with more on the verdict.

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  • Jimdezieck

    A sad day for all for whom sports has meant a lot. The drugs, the violence, and the money, always the money. No one is who he or she seems to be. It’s time to leave the stadiums, and go somewhere where each according to our health and inclination leaves all that is spoiled behind, picks up a ball or stick of some sort, and plays amongst friends as once we did. 

    • Roy Mac

      People who should know better remain delusional about this brand of entertainment, because that’s all it is:  entertainment.  It would be nice to imbue it with the middle-school playground ethos or 19th century Olympian nobility–but those ain’t happenin.’  It’s show biz, with all that implies.

  • Guest

    Guilty but runs free. What a shame!

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