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2011-04-19 10:35:00

Delivering Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture on Sports and Society, Weiner Will Assert Bonds and Ramirez Just tip of Iceberg and Will Recommend Corrections AMHERST, Mass. and WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner will speak on "Sports and Drugs--A Sordid History" in giving the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture Wednesday at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Weiner said he will assert that this week's...

2011-04-15 15:40:00

Delivering Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture On Sports And Society, Weiner Will Assert Barry Bonds Just Tip Of Iceberg And Will Recommend Corrections Open to Public AMHERST, Mass., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner will deliver the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture Wednesday on "Sports and Drugs--A Sordid History." Weiner said he will assert that the Barry Bonds verdict is "just the tip of the iceberg" and will...

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2009-03-03 08:53:18

The agent for baseball home run king Barry Bonds says he has been given the go-ahead to contact clubs that might be interested in signing the former star. Bonds, whose federal perjury and obstruction of justice trial has been indefinitely delayed, Monday gave agent Jeff Borris permission to drum up interest from major league teams that might be interested in resurrecting the 44-year-old slugger's career, USA Today reported. Due to the fact that Barry's trial has been delayed an indefinite...

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2009-02-27 20:24:52

U.S. prosecutors have sought an indefinite delay in the perjury trial of former Giants slugger Barry Bonds after a San Francisco judge excluded key evidence. Trial was scheduled to start Monday but prosecutors said Friday they would appeal the decision by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston to exclude alleged positive steroid tests and other important evidence. Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader faces several counts of making false statements by telling a grand jury he never...

2009-02-26 08:13:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than five years the national media coverage of the BALCO investigation has been fed by a national obsession to shame, humiliate and prosecute athletes for alleged lies about sports doping. In "The Persecution of Barry Bonds" San Francisco based author and journalist Jonathan Littman takes a different view of the greatest steroid sports scandal in history, one that asks what it was all about, and whether the point of the whole multi-million dollar...

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2009-02-20 07:34:34

A federal judge tossed much of the evidence prosecutors said would show that baseball star Barry Bonds lied about knowingly using steroids. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston ruled Thursday a jury may not hear about three positive steroid tests, doping calendars and other documents in the former San Francisco slugger's perjury trial, which begins March 2. Prosecutors contended the tests and other evidence showed Bonds' longtime use of performance-enhancing drugs, the San Francisco Chronicle...

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2009-02-05 12:58:39

Baseball slugger Barry Bonds entered a plea of innocent to perjury and obstruction of justice charges Thursday in a federal court in San Francisco. Bonds, 44, made an appearance before a federal magistrate related to allegations that he lied to a federal grand jury in 2003 in a statement saying that he never knowingly used steroids. A trial on the charges is scheduled to begin March 2 before U.S. District Judge Susan Illston. Several current and former major league baseball players are...

2009-02-04 20:50:55

U.S. prosecutors allege in court documents that all-time home run king Barry Bonds tested positive for steroids in both 2000 and 2001. The allegation was made in hundreds of pages of documents unsealed Wednesday by a federal judge in San Francisco. They are part of the government's criminal complaint against Bonds, who is to go on trial March 2 on charges of lying to a grand jury. Bonds told members of a grand jury in 2003 that he had never knowingly used steroids. The court-released...

2009-01-29 12:52:01

Urine samples linked to former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds allegedly prove the baseball star has used anabolic steroids, a source says. An anonymous source who reviewed the urine samples said federal prosecutors allegedly found anabolic steroids in the evidence, which would strengthen their case against Bonds in the former MLB star's upcoming perjury trial, The New York Times said Thursday. The new evidence also allegedly links Bonds to other performance-enhancing drugs outside...

2009-01-29 12:17:02

A home in Redwood City, Calif., owned by the mother-in-law of Greg Anderson, the weight trainer for former slugger Barry Bonds, has been raided, officials say. Federal officials said the raid on Madeleine Gestas' home took four hours to complete and resulted in the seizure of several documents from the property, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Gestas, 58, owes more than $1.6 million from several legal judgments that have yet to be paid, public records show. But attorneys for Gestas...


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