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Fill in the Blank: ‘Barry Bonds will be remembered as __________.’

March 23, 2011 | 12:39 pm

Fill in the Blank: ‘Barry Bonds will be remembered as __________.’

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The Barry Bonds trial for perjury and obstruction of justice is finally under way. Jurors were selected on Monday (few baseball fans made the cut), opening arguments began Tuesday and testimony began Wednesday. Tuesday’s biggest action, though not really much of a surprise, was former-Bonds trainer Greg Anderson refusing to testify. Anderson has already served […]

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The Clear and the Cream Make Their Way to Trial

March 21, 2011 | 3:20 pm

The Clear and the Cream Make Their Way to Trial

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Update 4 p.m.: A jury has been seated in the Barry Bonds steroids perjury trial. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Ilston congratulated the eight women and four men and told them to be in court at 8:30 tomorrow morning. Two alternates—both women—were also chosen. The prosecution and defense agreed on the panel after asking about […]

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February 2, 2011 | 3:26 pm

Blog Beat: Barry Bonds Trial, Interview With Planet Hunter Geoff Marcy, Is Bing Copying Google?

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Journalist Lance Williams reports in California Watch that prosecutors have obtained a secret recording of Barry Bonds’ one-time trainer Greg Anderson describing the undetectable steroids he was giving Bonds. Bonds’ defense team wants the recording excluded from evidence. From Wired: An interview with UC Berkeley planet hunter Geoff Marcy, part of the Kepler team at […]

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The Barry Bonds Dilemma

October 27, 2010 | 11:34 am

The Barry Bonds Dilemma

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I am not a big Giants fan by birth; I was born in New York City. However, over the course of my 20 years living in San Francisco, I have grown to love the team. But it wasn’t just geographical proximity that did it. Let me confess something that is simply not said in polite […]

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Blog Beat: Bonds’ Fans Excoriated, Aquarius Records’ 40th, Google ‘It Gets Better’ Video

October 21, 2010 | 11:18 am

Blog Beat: Bonds’ Fans Excoriated, Aquarius Records’ 40th, Google ‘It Gets Better’ Video

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The Snitch takes Philadelphia Inquirer columnist John Gonzales to task for his rather harsh criticism of Giants’ fans who greeted Barry Bonds with a warm welcome during his introduction before Tuesday’s game. From the column: As Bonds walked onto the field at AT&T Park before San Francisco’s disheartening 3-0 Game 3 win, he was greeted […]

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Bonds speaks!

October 14, 2010 | 11:32 am

Bonds speaks!

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TMZ actually managed to coax Barry Bonds, out for a little stroll in Santa Monica, into expressing support for the Giants in their upcoming playoff series. Here’s what he said: “I’ll always be a Giants fan. The Giants are my heart. The city I love. Like I always try to tell people, I don’t really […]

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