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Source: Trainer Says Clemens' Wife Took HGH

McNamee injected Debbie Clemens before 2003 magazine spread
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 8, 2008 6:57 PM CST
Source: Trainer Says Clemens' Wife Took HGH
Debbie Clemens displays the ball from her husband, New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, right, after his 350th win as the Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 during MLB baseball MOnday, July 2, 2007 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – Brian McNamee told congressional investigators yesterday that Roger Clemens’ wife, Debbie, took human growth hormone, a source tells the New York Daily News. The pitcher's former trainer said Roger asked him to inject Debbie with HGH as she prepared to be photographed for Sports Illustrated's 2003 swimsuit issue, the source said.

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The suggestion follows the release of photos showing needles and gauze that may contain Roger Clemens’ DNA, linking him to steroid and HGH use. “This case to me is about science now,” said a McNamee lawyer.  But Clemens’ lawyers say the evidence is “fabricated.” "In my view, you're about to see the second edition of the [discredited] Duke case," said one. (Read more Roger Clemens stories.)

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