How A Reporter Eavesdropped On Barry Bonds's Grand Jury Testimony

Ten years ago today, Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating BALCO that he did not know the substances he was taking were illegal steroids. It was that claim which would lead to Bonds being indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, and convicted of the latter. The testimony was… »12/04/13 1:57pm12/04/13 1:57pm


ESPN Writer Has The Single Best Strategy For Dealing With The Hall Of Fame's Steroid Problem

Though we blast the self-important BBWAA members who deal in absolutes, there's no denying that the Hall of Fame has itself a pickle. Bonds and Clemens, the consensus best hitter and pitcher of MLB's last 20 years, are eligible this year, the most obvious examples of players who would get in based solely on their… »12/31/12 1:10pm12/31/12 1:10pm

A Hank Williams Jr. Discussion Turned ESPN's OTL Into The Morton Downey Jr. Show

I mean, I think this conversation was about Hank Williams Jr. It was less than a minute old when Paul Finebaum, an Alabama radio personality, said Dave Zirin had uttered the "single stupidest [statement] [he's] ever heard in the history of this program." After that, Bomani Jones made some hilarious faces as the… »10/06/11 5:46pm10/06/11 5:46pm