When Barry Bonds goes before a federal judge Friday to be sentenced for obstructing justice -- more than eight years after he testified before a grand jury -- it finally will mark the close of the seemingly endless BALCO steroids saga.
As the Barry Bonds perjury case continues to move toward a March jury trial, the judge on Monday dismissed three of the 15 counts but left intact the bulk of the government's charges against the former Giants slugger.
The legal team representing Barry Bonds in his defense against perjury charges learned something from the Tammy Thomas verdict on Friday. It learned it has a daunting challenge, writes ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada.
IRS special agent Jeff Novitzky finally was cross-examined in the Tammy Thomas perjury trial Monday, but anyone looking for clues to his role in a possible Barry Bonds trial will be disappointed, writes ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada.
Patrick Arnold created the designer steroids that were a staple of the BALCO operation. His testimony Tuesday as a witness for the prosecution helped build the government's case against cyclist Tammy Thomas, writes ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada.
Dana Stubblefield, a four-time All-Pro lineman, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of lying to federal agents when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs as part of the ongoing BALCO steroids saga.
ESPN investigative reporter Mark Fainaru-Wada examines what Sen. George Mitchell's report on steroids in baseball has to say about BALCO, Barry Bonds and what the San Francisco Giants knew and when they knew it.