In a surprising twist to their public war of words, Roger Clemens and
his former trainer, Brian McNamee, spoke by telephone Friday night,
Newsday has learned. It was their first contact since the Mitchell
Report was released Dec. 13, and a person close to the situation
described the hourlong conversation between the longtime friends as
There’s a Cingular dropped phone call commercial joke here that I don’t have the energy or imagination to make.