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  • Legislative report: UT regent may have broken law

    University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall may have committed impeachable offenses in his campaign to oust Bill Powers from the presidency of the system's flagship Austin university, according to a draft of a long-awaited legislative committee report.


  • Lawyer bills for UT regent investigation top $200K

    The investigation of possible impeachment of an embattled University of Texas regent has now cost the state $200,000 and rising.


  • Attorney says charge vs Vikings RB Peterson a lie

    Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson was a victim, not the aggressor, during an altercation with authorities that led to his arrest at a Houston night club over the weekend, his attorney said Monday.


  • Lawyer: Clemens 'not naive' over reax to verdict

    Roger Clemens' victory in court should win over some of the fans who were previously convinced that the seven-time Cy Young Award winner used performance-enhancing drugs, according to his lawyer.


  • Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens (left) and his attorney Rusty Hardin arrive June 18, 2012, at federal court for Clemens' perjury trial. (Associated Press)

    Roger Clemens acquitted on all charges

    Roger Clemens has been acquitted on all charges by a jury that decided he didn't lie to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.


  • FILE - In this July 6, 2011 file photo, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, left, with his wife Debbie Clemens arrive at federal court in Washington. Debbie Clemens testified Friday that her husband was not present when she received a shot of human growth hormone from Roger Clemens' strength coach - testimony that contradicts the star pitcher's chief accuser in the perjury trial. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Wife says she took HGH — but Clemens wasn't there

    While it's an open question whether jurors think Roger Clemens used performance-enhancing substances, they now know one thing for certain: His wife sure did.


  • After signing autographs, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

    McNamee: 'I misspoke' about evidence in Clemens trial

    Roger Clemens' lawyer jabbed his left index finger and hammered away, relentlessly attacking Brian McNamee over his personal life and accusing the government's chief witness of "making up this stuff on the fly." The attorney finally sprung his trap and pointed out what appeared to be a flaw in the McNamee's story about the collection of evidence that turned up in a beer can.


  • ** FILE ** Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Clemens' lawyer attacks 2008 congressional hearing

    A federal court jury saw snippets of Roger Clemens denying steroid use at a now-famous 2008 congressional hearing, then listened Monday as Clemens' lawyer tried in fits and starts to declare that proceeding to be "nothing more than a show trial" that shouldn't have taken place.


  • This artist rendering shows former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens (standing) and his attorney, Rusty Hardin (front left), facing prospective jurors inside federal court in Washington during jury selection in the perjury trial. (Associated Press)

    Potential Clemens jurors question Hill inquiry

    Prosecutors and the judge in Roger Clemens' retrial are finding potential jurors who view the congressional hearings where he allegedly lied as a waste of money, which could pose a serious hurdle to convicting the famed baseball pitcher of perjury about whether he used drugs.


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