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Performance Enhancing Drugs

Barry Bonds (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds’ Felony Conviction To Be Reconsidered By Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds’ felony conviction for obstruction of justice.

07/01/2014

Barry Bond Attends San Francisco Giants Camp as a Spring Training Instructor

GameDay: Barry Bonds Returns To The Spotlight, Makes Hall Of Fame Case

Barry Bonds looks like he’d still be a perfect fit in the 5 spot in the batting order. Has he really been away from the game for 7 years? He looks like he could hit 20 with his eyes closed.

03/10/2014

Barry Bonds Convicted

Appeals Court Upholds Barry Bonds’ Conviction On Obstruction

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld former Giants slugger Barry Bonds’ obstruction-of-justice conviction stemming from rambling testimony he gave during a 2003 appearance before a grand jury investigating elite athletes’ use of performance-enhancing drugs.

09/13/2013

Miguel Tejada. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Former Athletic, Giant Tejada Linked To Biogenesis Scandal

Six-time All-Star Miguel Tejada, who has played for the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants, was suspended for 105 games for his second and third positive tests for amphetamines. But now reports indicate that MLB also had the option to go after Tejada in the Biogenesis probe.

08/20/2013

Alex Rodriquez #13 of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A-Rod Met With BALCO Founder Conte Seeking Supplements

The New York Daily News is reporting that Alex Rodriguez sought advice on supplements from Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative founder Victor Conte, who was at the center of the largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping.

08/12/2013

Bartolo Colon

A’s Colon Not Among 13 Players Punished In Biogenesis Scandal

13 players were penalized Monday as a result of Major League Baseball’s six-month-plus drug investigation of Biogenesis. But the Oakland A’s were able to breathe a sigh of relief as pitching ace Bartolo Colon was not among the players punished for his involvement in the scandal.

08/06/2013

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 8, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

A’s Bartolo Colon Among All-Stars Playing Under Drug Cloud

Four All-Stars this year – San Diego shortstop Everth Cabrera, Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon, Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz and Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta – have been linked in media reports to Biogenesis, the closed Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing PEDs.

07/16/2013

Melky Cabrera. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MLB Seeks Phone Records Of Melky Cabrera Associate In Drug Probe

MLB asked the phone companies for call records, texts and subscriber info for the phones of Juan Carlos Nunez, an associate of outfielder Melky Cabrera – formerly of the San Francisco Giants.

06/06/2013

Bartolo Colon

A’s Colon Among Players Interviewed As Part Of MLB Drug Probe

A-Rod, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Former Giant Melky Cabrera and current Athletic Bartolo Colon are among the 20 or so players who may be disciplined for their links to the now-closed Miami clinic, Biogenesis of America.

06/05/2013

Pitcher Jordan Norberto #59 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during spring training. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Reliever Norberto Linked To Clinic Providing Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Newly surfaced documents documents reportedly add five names to the list of ballplayers linked to Anthony Bosch’s controversial Biogenesis clinic, including Oakland A’s reliever Jordan Norberto.

02/20/2013

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