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Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants prepares to bat against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a Major League Baseball game at AT&T Park September 7, 2007 in San Francisco. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Former Giants Star Barry Bonds Denied Entry Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

For just the eighth time in history, no player has been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, following a vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America.


Barry Bonds seen during the 2002 World Series

Bonds Among Steroid Era Stars Headed To Hall Of Fame Ballot

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa are set to appear on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time, and fans will soon find out whether drug allegations can block the former stars from reaching baseball’s shrine.


(AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Daily Madden: End Of The Line For Randy Moss?

Six-time Pro Bowl receiver Randy Moss is retiring, according to his agent.


Dick Williams

Former A’s Hall Of Fame Manager Dick Williams Dies

Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams, who led the Oakland A’s to two consecutive World Series titles, has died in Las Vegas.

KPIX 5–07/07/2011

49ers Hall of Famer, Joe Perry, attends a game between the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on November 15, 1992 (George Rose/Getty Images)

49er Hall Of Fame Fullback Joe Perry Dies

Hall of Fame fullback Joe Perry, the first player with back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons and nicknamed “The Jet” for his speed, has died. He was 84.

KPIX 5–04/25/2011

Tara Vanderveer.

VanDerveer Hopes Busy Week Ahead Ends With NCAA Title

VanDerveer should have quite a week ahead. Her top-seeded Cardinal (33-2) take on No. 2 seed Texas A&M in the national semifinals at the Final Four. She could also be named to the Naismith Hall of Fame on Monday night.


Bill Alhouse is seen in this 2001 photo. (Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce)

Former Stanford Baseball Assistant Alhouse Dies

Bill Alhouse, a longtime assistant baseball coach at Stanford and a member of the college baseball coaches’ Hall of Fame, has died. He was 85.

CBS San Francisco–03/03/2011

Ollie Matson (photo courtesy SF Chronicle)

USF, NFL Hall Of Fame Running Back Ollie Matson Dies

Former University of San Francisco Don, Ollie Matson, a Hall of Fame running back who had a 14-year NFL career and won two medals at the 1952 Olympics, has died. He was 80.

CBS San Francisco–02/19/2011

Chris Mullin #17 of the Golden State Warriors looks on the court during an NBA game in the 1989-90 season. (Tim DeFrisco/Getty Images)

Basketball Hall Of Fame Finalists Boast Bay Area Connections

Former Warriors stars Chris Mullin and Jamaal Wilkes and are among 12 finalists for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Stanford women’s coach Tara VanDerveer, was also nominated Friday in Los Angeles, where the NBA All-Star game will be played this weekend.

CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011

Barry Bonds

Steroid Users Kept Out Of HOF; Not Good News For Bonds

Hall of Fame voters seem intent to prevent the cloud of the “Steroids Era” from covering Cooperstown. That doesn’t bode well for former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, whose name will be on the ballot in two years.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011