Tag: Barry Bonds
The cloud of the steroid era still hangs over Giants slugger as Hall of Fame announces electees.
Appeals panel rules conviction can stand for factually true statements intended to mislead or evade.
State, DAs Sue BP and ARCO; Judges For Barry Bonds’ Appeal Picked; Ellison’s Boat Rises Again and More News…
Alameda County joins state attorney general in lawsuit against BP and ARCO over environmental violations (Oakland Tribune) Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley joined state Attorney General Kamala Harris and six other California district attorneys in filing a civil lawsuit Friday against BP West Coast Products, BP Products North America, Inc., and Atlantic Richfield Company […]
Update: MLB is reporting that Barry Bonds received just 36.2 percent in the Hall of Fame vote. Clemens got 37.6 percent. A candidate needs 75 percent of the vote to be elected, and no players were voted in for the first time since 1996. Bonds hit 762 home runs, the most in baseball history. Clemens won […]
Today is the first day that members of the Baseball Writers Association of American can vote for the Class of 2013 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame — and it’s likely to be one of the most polarizing debates since the days of Pete Rose. It’s the first time that former Giants slugger Barry […]
In a new interview with MLB.com, the former Giants slugger says he deserves baseball’s greatest honor, despite the informal asterisk that comes with his status as the best-known player of the steroid era. When asked if he felt he belongs in the Hall, Bonds responded “without a doubt.” “You have to vote on baseball the […]
Replay Twitter coverage of the sentencing Public reaction on the web From AP: Eight years of being investigated over steroid allegations ended for baseball’s home run king Barry Bonds on Friday with a 30-day sentence to be served at home. No more — and maybe less. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston immediately delayed imposing the […]
from California Watch Bicycle racer Tammy Thomas lied to a grand jury about her use of steroids, then fought perjury charges in court. Convicted, she was sentenced to house arrest. It was the same story for elite track coach Trevor Graham, who lied to a federal agent trying to unpack the BALCO steroids scandal: Found […]
In May, the attorney for Bryan Stow’s family announced that Barry Bonds had volunteered to pay for the college educations of Bryan Stow’s children, Tyler, age 12, and Tabitha, age eight. From KNTV, May 26: Stow family attorney Thomas Girardi said that former slugger Barry Bonds has volunteered to pay for their college education. He […]
from California Watch Baseball slugger Barry Bonds will not face a retrial on steroids-related perjury charges. Federal prosecutors today dismissed three felony charges of lying under oath to the grand jury that investigated the BALCO steroids scandal. In April, a jury deadlocked on the three counts. But the jury convicted Bonds of another felony, obstruction […]