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  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Hall of Fame Voters Reject Barry Bonds -- Resoundingly

    Barry Bonds, perhaps the greatest baseball player of all time, will not be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year. Not even close. Just 36.2 percent of baseball writers named him on their ballot. Bonds' misery, however, will have company. In a resounding, all-encompassing rejection of t ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The Legal Perspective on Baseball Hall of Fame Voting and Steroids

    In each of his six years of Hall of Fame eligibility, Mark McGwire received less than 24 percent of the vote. With McGwire's case, the baseball writers who cast the ballots indicated that players who took steroids should not have a Cooperstown bust. This year's eligible class will test that stance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Melky Cabrera: Shattering Narratives Like It's 2008

    The alleged revaluation, first reported by the New York Daily News over the weekend, that Melky Cabrera's associates attempted to create a fake website for a fake supplement to help him maneuver around a 50-game steroid suspension has jolted San Francisco's sports media into anger. The Chronicle's ... More >>

  • Film

    October 15, 2008

    Bush's Brain

    Oliver Stone assigns motive to Dubya's M.O., but at this point, who cares?

  • Film

    January 30, 2008

    Heroes and Zeroes at Sundance '08

    Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.

  • News

    September 26, 2007

    Steroids Confidential

    Greg Anderson has given up his freedom rather than testify about Barry Bonds. But one man has learned the deepest secrets of the trainer behind baseball's new home run king.

  • Culture

    July 27, 2005

    Needing More Juice

    The first account of baseball's steroid scandal leaves too many questions unanswered

  • News

    August 7, 2002

    This Is Your Sport, on Dope

    State Sen. Don Perata's bill on drug testing for pro athletes isn't nearly tough enough on doped-up athletes or their enablers

  • News

    March 13, 2002

    Go Nuts

    You don't have to be crazy to play the Go Game, but it might improve your chances of winning

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