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Canseco vs. Clemens

Canseco vs. Clemens
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Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 8:41pm

Steroid Saga Continues

WASHINGTON (AP) - Jose Canseco plans to reiterate his previous
support of Roger Clemens when the former slugger testifies before a
federal grand jury next week.

One of Canseco's lawyers, Gary Holmes, said Thursday that
Canseco's testimony "will be fully consistent" with a 2008
affidavit submitted in connection with the Clemens investigation.

In the sworn statement, dated March 2008, Canseco wrote: "I
have never seen Clemens use, possess, or ask for steroids or human
growth hormone."

The Washington, D.C., grand jury has been hearing witnesses as
it deliberates whether to indict Clemens for allegedly lying to
Congress two years ago, when the seven-time Cy Young Award winner
denied using steroids or HGH.

Canseco is scheduled to testify on June 3.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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