Steroid Scandal

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.


Former San Francisco Giants slugger and home run king Barry Bonds leaves federal court following a sentencing hearing on December 16, 2011 in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

After Sentencing, Barry Bonds Seeks Vindication Through Appeal

The BALCO Steroids case continues now that attorneys for Barry Bonds have said they are appealing his obstruction of justice conviction to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.