Found December 17, 2011 on
On Friday, Barry Bonds - who has been pretty quiet in retirment - was sentenced (finally) in his role in the BALCO saga. However, he was on trial in federal court in San Francisco for allegedly lying about his steroid use.
Frankly, I even forgot his case was still on-going.
After all the federal money used on his case, years of investigation and probably paperwork numbering thousands of pages -- this is what Bonds got for his punishment: 30 days of home confinement (aka, house arrest), two years of probation, 250 hours of community service and a $4,000 fine.
So, Bonds doesn't go to jail and I'm sure he'll serve his house arrest in a mansion somewhere. That's all fine and well; however, some people are upset that he's not serving time in a penitentiary.
Personally, who cares if Bonds goes to jail? Honestly, he's already serving a harsh sentence as-is. No one really cares about him.
Wherever he goes in the United States - or even on God's green earth -...
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Former major league slugger Barry Bonds escaped a prison term on a felony charge of obstruction of justice.
U.S. District Judge Susan Illston on Friday sentenced baseball's home run king to two years' probation, 30 days of house arrest and 250 hours of community service.
Bonds also was fined $4,000 by Illston for his conviction on obstructing a grand jury investigation...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight years of being investigated for steroid allegations ended for 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 sentence while Bonds appeals his obstruction of justice conviction. The former baseball star was found guilty in April not...
You're going to be hearing/seeing/reading plenty about Barry Bonds today...and, honestly, there isn't much more to add.Here's the skinny.First, the home run kind was handed a sentence of 30 days of house arrest, two years of probation and 250 hours of community service. Then, the sentence was delayed the sentence pending an appeal that is likely to take a year or...
A federal judge on Friday sentenced Barry Bonds to two years of probation, 30 days of home confinement and 250 hours of community service for his obstruction of justice conviction, FOX News Channel reported.
The largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping began more than nine years ago with a tax agent digging through the trash of the now notorious Bay Area Laboratory...
Barry Bonds has just been sentenced to 30 days of house arrest -- for lying to a grand jury during a 2003 federal investigation into steroid use by MLB playersBonds was also sentenced to two years probation.Bonds was found guilty in April of felony…
Barry Bonds learned his fate Friday after eight years of being pursued by prosecutors in a case that began with steroid allegations: a 30-day sentence, to be served at his Beverly Hills estate.
Barry Bonds, baseball’s home run champion, avoided a prison term on Friday when he was sentenced to 30 days’ house arrest and probation for providing evasive testimony to a federal grand jury eight years ago.
Barry Bonds, baseball's home run king, was sentenced Friday to two years' probation with home confinement, plus a $4,000 fine, for giving evasive testimony to a federal grand jury eight years ago during an investigation of doping in sports.
Barry Bonds and his legal team have arrived at the federal courthouse in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Home run king Barry Bonds learned his fate Friday after eight years of being pursued by prosecutors in a case that began with steroid allegations: a 30-day sentence, to be served at his Beverly Hills estate.No more _ and maybe less.U.S. District Judge Susan Illston immediately ...
The court hands Barry Bonds a sentence today to finish up his perjury trial. The prosecution wants a prepositional phrase included, while the defense will argue for passive voice.
Barry Bonds faces the possibility of probation or up to 21 months in prison when he is sentenced Friday for his felony conviction of obstruction of justice.
Federal probation officers are recommending...
Barry Bonds is facing a sentencing range of probation to 21 months in prison for his obstruction of justice conviction.
As expected, Barry Bonds' sentence was far more Lindsay Lohan than Al Capone.
Bonds showed up at the San Francisco...