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About last night, dear

There were NFL wild-card games over the weekend, but the event that will reverberate over the next weeks and months was the lawsuit that Roger Clemens filed last night against his former personal trainer, Brian McNamee. I'll give Clemens this, he has dramatic timing.

In Clemens' interview with Mike Wallace on "60 Minutes" that aired last night, the pitcher could barely contain his anger. I've covered enough trials not to be swayed one way or the other about a person's guilt or innocence by his demeanor in a public setting. Clemens did say a few things that caught my attention. One was that he challenged the notion that he supplied his own performance-enhancing drugs, asking out loud: If someone supplied this stuff, why haven't they come forward? Something else he mentioned for the first time was the large quantity of Vioxx he took to quiet pain, implying that those who regulate drugs allowed him to take something that has since been baned because of its alleged potential side effects.

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But now comes the suit, and this is a bold move by Clemens.

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