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Roger Clemens wants indictment tossed

Updated: July 29, 2011, 3:30 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- With his trial abruptly cut short, former baseball star Roger Clemens argued Friday that prosecutors intentionally goaded him into asking for a mistrial and asked a judge to throw out his indictment on charges of lying to Congress.

Clemens argued that a new trial would violate his constitutional right against the double jeopardy of facing the same charge twice.

His lawyers said prosecutors' revelation that a teammate told his wife that Clemens confessed to using ...

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