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Long and drawn out -- but successful

Prosecutors' questions of Clemens' former trainer draw answers that hurt Clemens

Updated: May 15, 2012, 9:52 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The air in the courtroom was stifling. The judge was increasingly impatient. The questions were repetitive. Members of the large audience were glancing at the clock again and again. There was nothing about it that would ever be part of a John Grisham novel or a "Law & Order" trial scene.

But late Tuesday afternoon, when Asst. U.S. Attorney Daniel Butler concluded more than 10 hours of questioning of Brian McNamee, the former trainer of Roger Clemens and a critical government ...

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