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Former Major League baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington on Thursday. (AP)
Former Major League baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington on Thursday. (AP)

The Roger Clemens perjury trial has been declared a mistrial, just one day after it began. The former Red Sox pitcher was accused of lying to Congress in 2008 about using performance enhancing drugs.

The judge ruled that a videotape the prosecution played for the jury was unfairly prejudicial.  The videotape was a recording of congressional testimony in which a congressman read a statement from the wife of former baseball player Andy Pettitte that spoke to Clemen's alleged use of human growth hormone.

Shira Springer a Boston Globe sportswriter, joins us to discuss the case.

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This segment aired on July 14, 2011.

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