Found September 13, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Barry Bonds
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday upheld former Giants slugger Barry Bond‘s obstruction of justice conviction stemming from his 2003 testimony to a grand jury investigating performance enhancing drug use among elite athletes. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Bonds’ response to a question about whether his trainer, Greg Anderson, had ever given him any self-injectable substances was “evasive, misleading, and capable of influencing the grand jury to minimize the trainer’s role in the distribution of performance enhancing drugs.” Bonds gave the testimony before a grand jury in December 2003 after prosecutors asked him whether Anderson had ever given him “anything that required a syringe to inject yourself with?” Bonds referred to his father, former major leaguer Bobby Bonds, when he responded “that’s what keeps our friendship. You know, I am sorry, but that — you know, that — I was a celebrity child, not just in baseball by my own instinc

Appeals Court Upholds Barry Bonds Obstruction Of Justice Conviction

Barry Bonds is one lucky guy, and if he’s still sitting on all that money like I expect he is, then I hope he’s paid Greg Anderson tremendously. The Associated Press is reporting that a federal appeals court in San Francisco has upheld  Bond’s obstruction of justice conviction. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that Bonds’ response to a question about...

Barry Bonds obstruction conviction upheld

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld home run king Barry Bonds' 2011 conviction for obstructing justice in his testimony to a federal grand jury probing the Balco steroids scandal. In a unanimous three-judge opinion the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Bonds' arguments that the jury instructions tainted the verdict and that his testimony did not amount to obstruction...

Barry Bonds Has Died…According To An ESPN Typo (Photo)

  This is pretty hilarious. Typos happen to the best of us, but this typo committed by ESPN is just kind of inexplicable. When reporting on his obstruction of justice charges being upheld–for which he may have to serve 30 days house arrest and two years on probation. This happened…   Hmmm so it seems even in death Barry Bonds can’t be left alone. Sad day. H/T: Deadspin
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