A Tarnished Image for Roger Clemens

Friday, August 20, 2010

Major League Baseball player Roger Clemens testified during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the use of steroids February 13, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty)

He used to be bound for the Hall of Fame, but now seems more likely to go to prison. The seven-time Cy Young Award Winner, Roger Clemens was indicted on six counts by a federal grand jury yesterday, for allegedly lying to Congress, with statements like this, "let me be clear, I have never taken steroids or HGH."

He was indicted on six counts including obstruction of justice, and perjury. The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin reflects on whether Clemens' image as an all-time great is sullied forever.


Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

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David J Fazekas

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