Prosecution case boring but effective

First day of testimony in Clemens trial a snoozer at times, but awfully impressive

Updated: July 13, 2011, 8:51 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal prosecutors might call 45 witnesses and offer more than 300 exhibits, but they demonstrated Wednesday that they are highly organized and meticulously prepared as they began to present their evidence that Roger Clemens lied to the U.S. Congress. And they showed they are not afraid to be boring so long as they are able to push their material in front of the jury and move toward a conviction.

In a confident and relentless opening statement, assistant ...

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