Stories tagged: Barry Bonds
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Home run king Bonds wishes he played one more year
Barry Bonds so badly wanted to play one final season.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Barry Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team ‘family’
Barry Bonds is coming back to the San Francisco Giants as a special adviser. The team says he will attend a few days of spring training and will also visit …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Barry Bonds, Mike Stanton play home-run derby
Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton and hitting coach Barry Bonds showed off their home run prowess at spring training.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 4:59 p.m.
Home run king Barry Bonds hired as Miami Marlins hitting coach
Barry Bonds is joining the staff of new Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly as hitting coach.
Wed., July 22, 2015
Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction
SAN FRANCISCO – After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs …
Sun., April 26, 2015
Steroids will always be part of baseball, other sports
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports. Dugouts no longer are filled with bulked-up players with …
Wed., April 22, 2015, 2:22 p.m.
Barry Bonds’ obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court
SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2013
Suspended Boise State officials say two football players have been suspended from the school for violating university rules. The discipline creates uncertainty for the futures of safety Lee Hightower, who …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Hall of Fame ballot includes Bonds, Clemens and Sosa
The most polarizing Hall of Fame debate since Pete Rose will now be decided by the baseball shrine’s voters: Do Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa belong in Cooperstown …
Tue., May 29, 2012
Bonds: ‘I’m a felon’
Barry Bonds is publicly referring to himself as a convicted felon, and he’s quick to point out that conviction was never for steroid use. He appealed his obstruction of justice …
Mon., April 25, 2011
Selig’s memory selective
Bud Selig prides himself on being a student of history. In two judgments last week, though, baseball’s long-serving steward reminded us he can be a fan of selective memory, too, …
Thu., April 14, 2011
Feds almost strike out trying in Bonds trial
Baseball never went after Barry Bonds, despite a failed steroid test and circumstantial evidence that fans in the outfield bleachers could see every time he went to the plate. The …
Thu., April 14, 2011
Reaction to Bonds verdicts
• “Obviously, they don’t have the evidence. … If you could picture anyone recently in a Giants uniform, it’s him. He did a lot for the community. We want to …
Thu., March 24, 2011
Friend implies Bonds not unaware of steroid use
SAN FRANCISCO – Barry Bonds looked at the witness stand with a blank expression as a childhood friend and former business partner described how baseball’s biggest star walked into the …
Wed., March 23, 2011
Bonds’ lawyer picks at government’s case
SAN FRANCISCO – With prosecutors saying Barry Bonds lied about using steroids, the home run king’s lead attorney started picking at the government’s case Tuesday, attacking witnesses expected to accuse …
Sun., March 20, 2011
Jury selection begins Monday in federal case against Bonds
When Barry Bonds walked into the federal courthouse in San Francisco on Dec. 4, 2003, his career total stood at 658 home runs, baseball had yet to institute drug testing …
Thu., March 17, 2011
In brief: Durant guides way as Oklahoma City shuts down Miami
NHL: Kevin Durant scored 29 points on 12-for-21 shooting, Russell Westbrook added 18 and Oklahoma City frustrated Miami’s offense all night on the way to a 96-85 victory over the …
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
Cavs beat Clippers, end record losing streak
NBA: Nearly two months after it started innocently, the Cleveland Cavaliers stopped their NBA-record losing streak at 26 games Friday night with a 126-119 win in overtime against the visiting …
Wed., Sept. 8, 2010
Aaron ‘saddened’ by Bonds, Clemens steroid stories
NEW YORK – Hank Aaron’s verdict on baseball’s steroid scandal: “Saddened.” Aaron, long reluctant to weigh in too strongly on the stories involving steroids and baseball, said Tuesday he’ll keep …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009
Ex-Giant Estalella to testify
Former major league catcher Bobby Estalella has been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors to testify at Barry Bonds’ trial, ESPN.com reported Thursday. Estalella, who was on the San Francisco Giants with …