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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)

Analysis: Years After Bonds, Selig Finally Takes Stand In Steroid Fight

Whatever it is, it’s a major turnaround for commissioner Bud Selig who for years stood by silently as players made a mockery of the game, even going so far as congratulating Barry Bonds on breaking Henry Aaron’s career home run mark in 2007.

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

Melky Cabrera

Ex-Giant Melky Cabrera Joins Jays, Admits Drug Mistake

Melky Cabrera drew hugs from his new Toronto teammates, then trotted out his own mantra to deflect questions about last year’s drug suspension.

02/15/2013

Le Tour 2010 - Stage Twenty

Armstrong’s Admission No Surprise To Bay Area Cycling Enthusiasts

Has the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.

01/15/2013

Barry Bonds,

Bonds Facing Long Climb To Future Hall Of Fame Election

There are no road maps for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. They’re on the short-list of best players in the history of baseball, but they’re heavily freighted with their ties to the so-named “steroids era.”

01/09/2013

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.

01/09/2013

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)

Federal Court To Hear Bonds’ Appeal In February

A federal appeals court will hear Barry Bonds’ appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction early next year.

12/13/2012

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)

Giants CEO: Steroids-Tainted Players Will Be In Hall; Hints At Bonds Return To Team

While many people wonder if Barry Bonds’s alleged steroid use will keep him out of the Baseball Hall of Fame, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Bear said it’s likely that some players from the so-called “steroids era” of baseball will be inducted—including Bonds.

11/29/2012

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Ukiah Clinic Received Recalled Shots Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

Federal officials say four California clinics, including one in Mendocino County, received steroid shots from a recalled batch linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.

10/05/2012

Lance Armstrong of the USA and Astana in action on stage 18 of the 2009 Tour de France, a 40km Time Trial around Lake Annecy, on July 23, 2009 in Annecy, France.  (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: What Does Ban Mean For Armstrong’s Legacy?

My carpool buddy, colleague, and regular verbal sparring partner Steve Bitker asked me on the way to work Friday morning what I thought about the Lance Armstrong matter. And the best I could do by way of answer was to say, “it’s complicated.”

08/24/2012

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