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  1. Barry Bonds sentencing brings to close years-long performance-enh...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    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.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  2. Major League Baseball and San Francisco Giants stay away from ste...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Major League Baseball, Giants staying away from steroids issue and Bonds trial.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2011
  3. Start of Barry Bonds' perjury trial faces lengthy postponement

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The government announced Friday its intention to appeal pretrial rulings that would keep out significant pieces of evidence, bringing Barry Bonds' perjury trial to a screeching halt.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2009
  4. Unforeseen series of events lead to A-Rod's positive test coming ...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The story that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003, as reported Saturday by Sports Illustrated, likely wouldn't have come to light had the BALCO scandal not erupted that fall.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2009
  5. Judge throws out three counts in Barry Bonds' perjury case

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2008
  6. Tammy Thomas verdict doesn't bode well for Barry Bonds

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2008
  7. Novitzky's Tammy Thomas testimony is no clue to Bonds case

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2008
  8. BALCO chemist becomes witness for the prosecution against former ...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2008
  9. As she heads to prison, Jones remains a cautionary tale

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Marion Jones' fall from grace was complete when she reported to federal prison on Friday. But it didn't have to end this way, as Kelli White illustrates. Mark Fainaru-Wada reports.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2008
  10. Former NFL lineman pleads guilty to lying to feds

    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.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2008
  11. Mitchell report sheds light on what Giants knew about Bonds

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    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.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2007