Barry Bonds

Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds

Bonds has ‘weight lifted off my shoulders’

Legally cleared at last, Barry Bonds is unconcerned with everybody else’s thoughts on his career or credentials: He’s a Hall of Famer. Hands down. “I don’t even justify that. There’s no need,” he said Thursday […]

08/14/2015

Barry Bonds, Sept. 6, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Home run king Barry Bonds’ legacy might always be tarnished

For the first time in more than a decade, Barry Bonds is in the clear. His conviction overturned on appeal, baseball’s home run king is no longer a felon. Yet his reputation might have been […]

04/23/2015

Barry Bonds, Sept. 6, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court

Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his […]

09/17/2014

Barry Bonds, Sept. 6, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Bonds’ appeals panel includes drug-list judges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 11-judge panel that will hear Barry Bonds’ latest appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction includes five judges who ruled the federal government’s seizure of baseball drug-testing samples and records […]

09/08/2014