Odds, and history, don't bode well for Clemens' denials

Roger Clemens has much riding on his "60 Minutes" interview with Mike Wallace, but history isn't on Clemens' side when it comes to denials of steroid usage, writes Howard Bryant.

Originally Published: January 4, 2008
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

Great expectations lie upon Mike Wallace, whose interview of Roger Clemens that airs Sunday night on "60 Minutes" could be another defining moment of the steroid era. Similar to Bud Selig's approach in selecting George Mitchell to lead his steroid investigation, the Clemens camp is hoping Wallace's career as an uncompromising newsman will provide a degree of legitimacy to the pitcher's predictable yet largely implausible denials that his longtime personal trainer injected him with performance-enhancing ...

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