Jeter, Rivera pitched in McNamee brief
Brian McNamee’s defense attorneys might call on Derek Jeter and
Mariano Rivera to testify about former their New York Yankees
teammate Roger Clemens as the ex-pitcher attempts to appeal a
judge’s decision to dismiss his defamation suit against his former
The New York Daily News reported Saturday that McNamee’s defense
lawyers sent a 60-page brief to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
saying they might call on Rivera, Derek Jeter and pitcher Andy
Pettitte for sworn testimony.
The brief was sent to the court on Friday in response to
Clemens’ appeal of a lower court’s ruling last year that dismissed
the defamation suit against McNamee.
McNamee has sued Clemens for defamation in Brooklyn federal