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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 into the BALCO doping scandal. He could have faced up to 21 months in prison.
Illston said the fact that the former San Francisco Giants superstar had no previous convictions played a role in her decision. She also made note of Bonds' charitable work.Despite objections of prosecutors, Illston stayed the sentence while Bonds appeals his conviction.The seven-time National League Most Valuable Player did not comment on the sentencing and drove off in a black SUV after hugging and waving to some of his supporters outside the courtroom.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Parrella had argued that probation and ...
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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...
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...
If Barry Bonds' sentencing, scheduled at 2 p.m. ET on Friday,
hinged on fame, baseball's all-time home run champ would be in
serious danger of some jail time.
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 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.
SAN FRANCISCO - The largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping began more than nine years ago with...
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...
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 is facing a sentencing range of probation to 21 months in prison for his obstruction of justice conviction.
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...