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Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Barry Bonds Shut Out Again

January 8, 2014 | 12:45 pm

Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Barry Bonds Shut Out Again

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The cloud of the steroid era still hangs over Giants slugger as Hall of Fame announces electees.

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January 15, 2013 | 1:40 pm

Lance Armstrong’s Confession Could Affect Big San Francisco Financier

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He was adamant. Outraged. Indignant. In his May 18 interview with Calif. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Current TV, cyclist Lance Armstrong denied taking performance enhancing drugs. This Thursday in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Armstrong is reversing himself, Winfrey says. But before you watch Armstrong on Oprah, you might want to refresh your memory […]

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As Voting Opens, Barry Bonds Pleads Case for Hall of Fame

November 28, 2012 | 2:55 pm

As Voting Opens, Barry Bonds Pleads Case for Hall of Fame

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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 […]

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Barry Bonds’ Sentencing Will Mark End of BALCO Steroids Scandal

December 15, 2011 | 10:29 am

Barry Bonds’ Sentencing Will Mark End of BALCO Steroids Scandal

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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 […]

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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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