With the news this week that the federal government has decided not to pursue its prosecution of Barry Bonds, you have likely read articles that claim Bonds was found innocent of the charges, or that his name his been cleared. Those accounts are worse cases of perjury than the ones Bonds was charged with following his grand jury testimony in 2003 in the government's steroid probe into the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative. Bonds is a lot of things, but innocent is hardly one o
FREDERICK, Md. -- Potomac Nationals first baseman Brett McMillan sat by himself in a hotel room at the Frederick Comfort Inn and watched Barry Bonds, after breaking Hank Aaron's home run record, raise his arms to the sky in honor of his late father.
It was an emotional moment for both players, though they were separated by 3,000 miles. As players, they are even further apart. But both have lost their baseball fathers and the chance to share their triumphs with them.
I need some help. I need to go to journalism school again because apparently there are new rules out there, and if I am going to continue to be a sports columnist, I had better learn them.
They are the rules concerning writing about Barry Bonds.
The hand wringing in the media has gone on all week since an ABC/ESPN poll was released that show 52 percent of fans don't want Bonds to break Hank Aaron's career home run record, which, according to some, is a smaller percentage