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Transcripts: McNamee tried to balance Clemens loyalty, pressure from feds

Updated: February 14, 2008, 11:40 PM ET
By Mark Fainaru-Wada | ESPN.com

In the week leading up to the release of the Mitchell report, Brian McNamee scrambled to warn Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte they would soon be outed as drug cheats -- while at the same time portraying himself as a man who gave up the two Yankees greats only after federal investigators pressured him to cooperate with baseball's steroids probe.

Transcripts of two conversations between McNamee and representatives for Clemens and Pettitte provide new context to the strange and contentious ...

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