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Appeals Court Upholds Barry Bonds' Conviction

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld former Giants slugger Barry Bonds' obstruction-of-justice conviction stemming from rambling ...

Let's Stop the Pretense of Drug Testing of Professional Athletes

Lorie Eber | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

We have a tradition of treating players like children, even while we pay them millions of dollars for their skills, perhaps because they make their living competing in games we played as kids.

Baseball Hall of Fame 2013: For Mercy's Sake, Put Barry Bonds In

Eric Marmon | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports
Eric Marmon

Baseball made this bed a long time ago. The sooner they get in between the itchy sheets, the sooner the morning sun will rise again.

Sluggers on Steroids and the Hall Of Fame

Richard Greener | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports
Richard Greener

When it comes to the Hall of Fame, let everyone in or keep them out based on what they did between the lines. Forget about what they did in the bathroom.

Lance Armstrong: The Sports Story Gets a Rewrite

Brian Rooney | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports
Brian Rooney

It is impossible to erase what really happened. Lance Armstrong won those seven races. In the rewrite of Armstrong's records the sport of cycling would have you believe they are punishing the perfidy of their greatest rider, while what they really want is for the world to forget their own.

One Baseball Team, Cradle to Grave

Justin Cox | Posted 05.20.2012 | Sports
Justin Cox

I'm of the opinion that a fan should pick one team and ride that train from birth until death. One team per league is fine, but there should be one team that trumps all, without question.

Aftermath of the Ryan Braun Saga

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 04.30.2012 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

In describing the ordeal of the process Ryan Braun is really making a plea for our sensitivity and compassion. That much he deserves.

Role Models or Felons?

Colin Curran | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Colin Curran

With so many baseball players using performance-enhancing drugs, the integrity of the game is compromised. The players who take drugs negatively affect the players who play the game without cheating.

Your Weekend Random-Ass Roundup: The Smug Face of Black Poverty and the Feds Take on America's "Toughest" Sheriff.

J.D. Bell | Posted 02.15.2012 | Black Voices
J.D. Bell

Gene Marks's epic poverty fail, faith-based slavery in a Georgia prison, and making the mundane crunk.

Should Barry Bonds Receive Harsher Punishment?

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight years of being investigated for steroid allegations ended for home run king Barry Bonds on Friday with a 30-day sentence to be ...

Barry Bonds Sentenced For Obstruction Of Justice Conviction

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Eight years of being investigated for steroid allegations ended for home run king Barry Bonds on Friday with a 30-day sentence t...

An Epic Scandal Comes To An End

| Posted 02.14.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Bicycle racer Tammy Thomas lied to a grand jury about her use of steroi...

Barry Bonds' Conviction Upheld By Judge

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.27.2011 | Sports

-- Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction has been upheld by a federal judge, who denied the home run king's motion for a new trial or acquit...

Barry Bonds Heads Back To Court

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Posted 10.25.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams As the jury described it, the verdict in Barry Bonds' trial on steroids...

Lessons From the Little League World Series

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports
Howard Steven Friedman

"The kids are learning that life's not fair, which is a very valuable lesson. They are also learning that it is important to be the person making up the rules. Don't forget that in 1975 we didn't let any other towns play."


AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 06.13.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Just like the whole Steroid Era: We'll never really know. Even the one charge that left Barry Bonds a convicted felon didn't sp...

Count on It: Barry Bonds Will Be Voted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Steve Kettmann | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports
Steve Kettmann

I am like a lot of fans of baseball in being sick, sick, sick of hearing about steroids and unlike most fans in having played a role myself in helping put the topic of steroids and baseball front and center in the national psyche.

Why Barry Bonds?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 06.08.2011 | Sports
Bennett L. Gershman

Bonds has already been convicted in the court of public opinion. The question is whether a jury trial was necessary to rubber-stamp that "conviction."

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Len Berman | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Major League Baseball has joined the effort to deal with head injuries. They've created a seven-day disabled list just for concussions.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.29.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Notre Dame and Stanford advanced to the women's Final Four. As a result, all four teams will be either #1 or #2 seeds. Contrast that with the men, where no #1s or #2s survived.

Barry Bond's Trainer to Government: I Refuse to Testify

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Anthony Papa

The government is willing to take down Bonds and in doing so blemish baseball so they can push their personal zero-tolerance agenda for drug use.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If Mets fans were hoping that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban would buy into the Mets, they can forget it. Cuban told Jimmy Kimmel the other night that he won't be an investor.

Barry Bonds' Trainer Jailed: Slugger Says He 'Didn't Know They Were Steroids'

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — With prosecutors saying Barry Bonds lied about using steroids, the home run king's lead attorney started picking at the governme...

Barry Bonds Trial Begins

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds finally sat across the court room Monday from the 12 people who will judge whether or not the greatest home-run hitt...

Barry Bonds' Messages To Former Mistress Released

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal prosecutors on Wednesday released transcripts and recordings of voicemail messages Barry Bonds left for his former mistr...