Like Diogenes the Cynic, we keep looking for an honest man (or woman) in the world of sports. And we keep coming up empty. The lesson: Obfuscation rules.
Tim Lincecum is a good-natured skater-punk kid. Pablo Sandoval is a cuddly goof. But the best reason to like these NLCS-bound Giants? Nobody is looking over his shoulder at the brooding visage of Barry Bonds.
Peter Magowan would like to be remembered for all the good he did for baseball in San Francisco, but that would be only half the truth.
After being indicted by a federal grand jury, it remains an open question just how Barry Bonds will be recalled in San Francisco.
The marriage of convenience between the Giants and Barry Bonds was messy. But it was a necessary means to Friday's end, writes Mark Kreidler.
Bud Selig might just get a gift-wrapped precedent for his dealings with Barry Bonds, thanks to Michael Vick and Roger Goodell, writes Mark Kreidler.
As Barry Bonds returns, he could learn something from the once-embattled Jason Giambi, who did it the right way.
Will steroids keep Barry Bonds out of the Hall of Fame? Voters know that's impossible.
Barry Bonds succeeds despite the pressure because he's most comfortable playing baseball.
Barry Bonds may choose not to break Hank Aaron's record and it could have something to do with bottom line.
A call to George Steinbrenner helped Roger Clemens begin the final chapter of his career as an Astro.
Barry Bonds knows better than to expect that the first pitch he sees in Roger Clemens' National League debut will be anywhere but high and tight.
The cloud of controversy continues to raise the eyebrow of suspicion of how Barry Bonds remains so good.
Barry Bonds is once again having an amazing season despite growing personal issues.
Leaving Dusty Baker, Jeff Kent and GM Brian Sabean hanging into the offseason could cost the Giants next season.