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Barry Bonds

Blackhawks fans at the 2013 Stanley Cup victory parade. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: No More Blackhawks Bandwagon

In seven years, the knowledge and commitment of Blackhawks fans has changed for the better.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2014

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: How Not To Make A Baseball Hall Of Fame Voting Argument

Here is what so many voters like Simmons fail to understand. The Hall of Fame is a museum, and voters are being asked to choose what players get highlighted in that museum. Museums are supposed to represent—accurately—history.

670 The Score–12/27/2013

Barry Bonds (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Bonds Pays $4,100 Stemming From Conviction

Barry Bonds has paid $4,100 in penalties stemming from his obstruction of justice conviction two years ago.

670 The Score–12/02/2013

Barry Bonds

Appeals Court Upholds Slugger Bonds’ Conviction

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 performance enhancing drug use among elite athletes.

670 The Score–09/13/2013

Fans wave to Barry Bonds after hitting career home run No. 756 (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds’ Home Run Plaque Missing From AT&T Park

The commemorative plaque honoring home run king Barry Bonds’ record 756th clout has gone missing from AT&T Park.

670 The Score–04/24/2013

Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire share a laugh after McGwire broke Roger Maris' single-season home run record in 1998. (STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Sosa Says He And McGwire Belong In Hall Of Fame

Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number.

01/23/2013

Ron Santo's Widow, Vicki Santo, Holds His Hall Of Fame Plaque

Wisch: Why Baseball’s Hall Of Fame Needs Its Own ‘Death Penalty’

With a slew of all-time greats in their first year of eligibility for Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, the summer of 2013 should be a banner one for Cooperstown.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Cooperstown Deserves Better Than Roger Clemens

As a kid, the guy was my favorite player, so I’m certainly biased. But when it comes to keeping score of the all-time greatest Hall of Fame induction speeches, I think Ryne Sandberg’s wins in a rout.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Barry Bonds

Judge Gives Barry Bonds House Arrest, Then Delays It

Barry Bonds will remain free and unpunished while he appeals his conviction for giving misleading testimony before a grand jury.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: MLB Should Strip Braun Of His MVP

Ryan Braun shouldn’t keep his MVP. Not if the test result showing that the Milwaukee Brewers’ star left fielder and 2011 NL MVP had elevated levels of synthetic testosterone in his system this past season is indeed upheld upon appeal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Jim Thome

Wisch: As Thome Nears 600, Home Runs Have Struck Out

Derek Jeter stole all the headlines in pursuit of career hit 3,000. Meanwhile, no one is noticing that Jim Thome is nearing an even rarer feat.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Roger Clemens

Dorfman: Clemens Wins One For Legal System; Truth May Be A Victim

What happened in the Roger Clemens case yesterday was probably right, but nobody should feel good about it.

670 The Score–07/15/2011

Barry Bonds

Muller: I Say Bravo Barry Bonds

I don’t care if he did or didn’t use steroids or any other type of performance-enhancing drug: Barry Bonds is the greatest baseball player of the past 30-plus years…and likely one of the top five players of all-time.

670 The Score–05/26/2011

Barry Bonds

Dorfman: When Generosity Looks Weird

There is something unseemly, maybe even Scrooge-like, when what seems like a very nice gesture is met with the question “what is the ulterior motive?” But when Barry Bonds or anyone else with a bad PR image is involved, that’s what happens.

670 The Score–05/26/2011

Barry Bonds (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Voters Waiting To Judge Bonds

While eight women and four men sat in the jury box preparing to judge Barry Bonds, another group that will evaluate the home run king was watching and listening in the federal courtroom, sitting on the wooden benches in the last five rows. Their votes will not be cast for 20 more months.

04/16/2011

Barry Bonds

Bonds Found Guilty Of Obstruction Charge

After several days of deliberation, a jury found home run king Barry Bonds guilty of obstruction of justice but a jury failed to reach a verdict on three other counts that he lied to a grand jury in 2003.

04/13/2011

Barry Bonds

Bonds Demonized By Prosecution

The eight women and four men sat in the jury box for more than 41/2 hours, listening to angry arguments from federal prosecutors and Barry Bonds’ attorneys at the end of a 12-day trial that exposed the dark world of baseball’s Steroids Era.

04/07/2011

Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds

Dorfman: The Steroid Shame Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

Major League Baseball has so many things working to its advantage including a century old resilience to overcome every challenge placed before it.

670 The Score–03/30/2011

Barry Bonds

Ex-Mistress Claims Bonds Blamed Injury On Steroids

According to the testimony of his former mistress, Barry Bonds blamed his 1999 elbow injury on steroid use.

03/28/2011

Barry Bonds

Bonds’ Trial Turns Into Biology, Chemistry Lesson

Barry Bonds’ trial was a lot like high school chemistry and biology class Thursday.

03/24/2011

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