// Barry Bonds

Should the Red Sox Extend David Ortiz? Survey Says No

I fully understand the reasoning behind the Boston Red Sox extending David Ortiz, and him bringing the subject up in interviews. For the Red Sox, Big Papi has been a rockstar for the franchise both on and off the field, delivering three parades down the Charles and assuming a huge (omni)presence in the Boston community. […]

Who Makes Up Your “Mt. Rushmore of Hatred?”

Hatred. We all have it, whether we admit it or not. As sports fans, we’re fueled by hatred. There wouldn’t be rivalries if it weren’t for hatred. We wouldn’t get so emotional after big games, win or lose, if it weren’t for hatred of the opponent. This week, two of the world’s most hated athletes […]

Who Are Your Most Hated Sports Figures?

With the announcement this week that the third incarnation of Brett “Farv-ruh” is upon us, I found myself re-evaluating my feelings on the sports figures I loathe most. I quickly found that Minnesota’s No. 4 has vaulted to No. 1 on my list. I mean, come on Brett…go away already! I’ve never seen anyone who has reached […]

Larry Izzo Linked to BALCO

Patriots veteran Larry Izzo is set to testify that he has met with Greg Anderson, the personal trainer of Barry Bonds. The testimony not only hurts Bonds but links Izzo to steroids again. From the story at Boston.com: Izzo will testify that he contacted Anderson by phone, then met with the trainer and submitted a […]

Spygate and BALCO Case Are Similar

I know this commentary on the topic is much behind the time, but it’s still important to note the similarities in how sportscasters and the general populace have reacted. Spygate, BALCO and the Tim Donaghy betting scandal all have a lot of similarities with a league having loose regulations to the point that people took […]

Book Review: “Asterisk” by David Ezra

If you know me at all, you know two simple things: Adrian Beltre is only worth owning during a contract year and second but most importantly, I HATE BARRY BONDS. I guess I hate him because of the obvious reasons that I share with many, he cheated. Using steroids and breaking baseball’s most prestigious record […]

Bonds coming to AL East?

You aren’t dreaming, the Tampa Bay Rays have confirmed talks about Bonds joining their club. From Associated Press via ESPN.com: ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays have had internal discussions about the prospect of pursuing Barry Bonds. Manager Joe Maddon said Monday he knew “little” about what was going on, but acknowledged some […]

Bonds Steroid Report is False Alarm

Despite reports of Barry Bonds testing positive for steroids in November 2001, ESPN is reporting that those claims are indeed false and a result of clerical error. Then again, who really needs a report to prove anything about Bonds? Just read Game of Shadows, you’ll get all your answers there. Bonds himself is in enough […]

REPORT: BONDS TESTED POSITIVE FOR STEROIDS IN 2001

Reuters is reporting that U.S. prosecutors in charge of Barry Bonds’ federal perjury and obstruction of justice charges filed papers Thursday saying the home run king tested positive for steroids in Nov. 2001, just more than a month after hitting his record setting 73rd home run. Investigators also claim Bonds received the steroids he tested […]

More Drugs in Baseball

Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds, the best pitcher and best hitter, in all of baseball, maybe ever, have proven how rampant drugs are in baseball. It’s disgusting. And horrible for baseball. What other sport has had this level of disgrace?.. And survived? And it all comes back to Canseco. What if Canseco and others were […]

Barry Bonds Indictment: National Reaction

Barry Bonds has been indicted by the Federal Government for perjury and obstruction of justice. Here’s what the rest of the nation is saying about Bonds’ situation: (Copy of the Indictment) Peter Gammons (ESPN) Baseball has to let it play out, as Bud Selig did this entire season when many of us believe he knew […]

Bonds Indicted!

Home Run King Barry Bonds has been indicted by a federal grand jury for perjury and obstruction of justice charges. The indictment stems from a four year investigation on the involvement of performance-enhancing steroids in baseball. Bonds had testified that he had never knowingly took steroids, denied taking steroids during the 2001 season when he […]

Bonds Reportedly Preparing to Sue Schilling

Barry Bonds has bolstered his legal team and could be preparing to slap a lawsuit on Curt Schilling, the New York Daily News reported on its web site Thursday. According to the report, Bonds retained San Francisco attorney Todd Schneider and Oakland attorney John Burris to represent him in a possible defamation lawsuit against the […]