September 2nd, 2011
03:19 PM ET

New trial set for Roger Clemens

U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton on Friday granted federal prosecutors a new trial for former Major League pitcher Roger Clemens.

A starting date was set for April 17.

The case against Clemens, accused of one count of obstruction of Congress, three counts of making false statements and two counts of perjury, was declared a mistrial in July after evidence ruled inadmissible was shown in court.

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  1. Cult of Personality

    Roger Clemens is innocent and HIGHLY deserves induction into the Hall of Fame. End of story...Next case, please...

    September 2, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • joe doh

      roger innocent , deserves to be in the hall of fame. what planet are you from? this is one of the most self centered men that ever played the game. his only worth is to go on trial to find out who is really guilty. the texas conman.

      September 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Spaulding

    @ cult..Pete Rose.

    September 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • Cult of Personality

      @Spaulding – 100% Agreed – Pete Rose should have been inducted after he came clean. Regardless of his gambling, "Charlie Hustle" broke Ty Cobb's record, fair and square, 09/11/1985, without the use of steroids !!

      September 2, 2011 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Anthony Quatroni

    More crap to burden the taxpayers with. This is minor stuff, compared with all the REAL stuff that's going on in this country today. Does the law care? Nope. . . your tax dollars at work, basically to give the prosecutors recognition and fame.

    September 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    I agree, there are better thing to be spending out tax money on....

    September 2, 2011 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  5. saks

    Got nothing else better to do?

    September 2, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Report abuse |
  6. gung hoe

    I think he is dreamy. Roger sets my loins aquiver. Just like when I was in the NAM and all of us guys bunked together. That was a time.

    September 2, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  7. banasy©

    Hello, fake gung hoe.
    School's out I see.

    September 2, 2011 at 4:17 pm | Report abuse |
  8. raven

    If Rogers is innocent I hope he comes out alright. Hey sista!

    September 2, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Prosecutor

    The DNA evidence is non admissible by any kangaroo court's standards. This judge (lol) is just trying to get his highlight reel together for his future campaigns..

    September 2, 2011 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
  10. banasy

    Hey sista. How ya doing?

    September 2, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  11. raven

    Doing great. Todd and I are going on a get away weekend in rented log cabin... I also got a promotion at work. Guess what sista? I can work from home too using my computer.. Todd and I are going to celebrate. I'm so excited...

    September 2, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  12. banasy

    That is good news! Happy for ya sista.I'm making potato salad right now. Gotta go. I'll text you tomorrow. Bye sista!

    September 2, 2011 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
  13. raven

    I always over cook the potatoes...then it is squashy blah yuk. I'm just not good at making potato salad. Gotta pack up. Todd is helping me. I'm so blessed. Bye sista!

    September 2, 2011 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Justen beiber

    Give him the death sentence.

    September 2, 2011 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Bansay You Ssss uuuuuuccccckkkk!

    You suck so bad your friends suck. Phuck Joey Imanidiot- Frazolla.

    September 2, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
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