On Tuesday, Roger Clemens, the seven-time Cy Young award winning pitcher, and Brian McNamee, the trainer who testified about injecting Clemens with steroids, met to discuss a possible conclusion to McNamee's defamation lawsuit against Clemens. A federal judge in Brooklyn asked them to try to negotiate a settlement, and they met in his chambers.
McNamee's lawyer told the Associated Press that this was the first time the two men had been in the same room (other than for court appearances) since at least 2007. December 2007, if you'll remember, was when the Mitchell Report dropped, telling the world that Clemens used perform enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone and testosterone. McNamee, an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Yankees from 2000 to 2001, provided the information about Clemens.More »