The commemorative plaque honoring home run king Barry Bonds' record 756th clout has gone missing from AT&T Park.
San Francisco Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said Tuesday night that the reigning World Series champions in the process of replacing the plaque, which hung on the brick facade inside the ballpark beneath the flag court area in right-center field until a few days ago. The team is investigating where the missing hardware might be, Slaughter said. Read More
He did it. He finally admitted it. Lance Armstrong doped.
He was light on the details and didn’t name names. He mused that he might not have been caught if not for his comeback in 2009. And he was certain his “fate was sealed” when longtime friend, training partner and trusted lieutenant George Hincapie, who was along for the ride on all seven of Armstrong’s Tour de France wins from 1999-2005, was forced to give him up to anti-doping authorities. Read More
Formal charges were brought against Lance Armstrong by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, banning Armstrong from competing as a triathlete and calling into question the validity of his seven Tour de France titles. Read More
Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador blamed contaminated steak Thursday for his positive doping test, vowing to clear his name and not let cycling’s latest drug scandal “destroy everything that I have done.” Read More