Lawyers for Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball’s home-run record holder, who was rejected for the sport’s Hall of Fame last month, asked a federal appeals court to overturn his 2011 conviction for obstructing a U.S. probe of steroid use.
The perjury trial of Barry Bonds may hinge on whether jurors believe the baseball home run king, who claims he didn’t know his trainer was giving him steroids, or Jason Giambi , the former New York Yankee expected to testify he was given the muscle-building drugs by the same trainer.
Barry Bonds , Major League Baseball’s homerun record holder charged with lying to a grand jury about taking steroids, is seeking to stop the government from calling Benito Santiago and Jason Giambi as trial witnesses.
Colorado Rockies baseball player Jason Giambi and his brother Jeremy told jurors at Barry Bonds ’s perjury trial that they got performance-enhancing drugs from the former San Francisco Giants outfielder’s trainer.
Zain Fancy, who joined Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC from Morgan Stanley in 2008, sued two units of the New York-based hedge fund manager in Singapore, claiming they withheld $7.9 million in pay and stock that he was owed.