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News, Sucka Free City Big-Headed, Tight-Lipped: Barry Bonds' Hall of Fame Defense

Big-Headed, Tight-Lipped: Barry Bonds' Hall of Fame Defense

If Barry Bonds does not get into the Hall of Fame this year, it will be because enough baseball writers believe he cheated and that his sort of cheating should disqualify him from the Cooperstown museum. Most baseball observers would…
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News, Sucka Free City

BALCO Breakup - Chron Reporter Jumps to ESPN, Sourcing Gets Awkward

Now that the Chronicle's celebrated BALCO investigative reporting team of Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada has split up, inquiring minds may be forgiven for wondering who gets custody of the sources. The answer: They're working it out amicably. "I'm sure…
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News, Feature Steroids Confidential

Steroids Confidential

Prison changes a man. Makes him hard and cold, "like the frozen earth itself," as Hemingway once observed. Only returning to the outside has allowed Marlon Leftwich to thaw his spirit, to warm his soul. He was paroled in August…
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News, Feature Fantasy Debasedball

Fantasy Debasedball

Somewhere, we're sure, the baseball season approaches with its usual promise of vernal rebirth and renewal, all that lacy stuff the bards of the sport can't stop putting in the New Yorker. But in the Bay Area, home of BALCO…
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News, Weekly Obsessions

Weekly Obsessions

This might be the best parlor game to hit media circles since Woodward started hanging around parking garages: Just who is the BALCO leaker? Who, from this case's Venn diagram of jurisdictions, is running grand jury testimony through a Xerox…
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News, Feature Countdown to Burlingame

Countdown to Burlingame

In one week, the world's most enhanced athletes will converge on sunny Burlingame for the summer's real sports spectacular, the Alternolympics. Some of the biggest names in sports will be there -- names you might find, these days, at the…
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Best Chronicle Tag-Team

The steroid scandal broke this fall with word that IRS investigators had raided an odd little supplement company in Burlingame called the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative. Since then, the Chronicle -- largely behind the reporting of Mark Fainaru-Wada and…
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News, Feature 'Roid Ragers

'Roid Ragers

"Once," says Emeric Delczeg, 51 years old and built like a fireplug, "I was called to help Barry Bonds to pose." It was for a muscle magazine photo shoot sometime last year, Delczeg explains in his thick Eastern-bloc accent. "That's…
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Little Fish, Big Fish

Imagine an alternate universe where an entertainment figure is linked to fraud. Federal investigators, aware of the deterrent potential of a high-profile prosecution, target the celebrity's underlings, accomplices, and enablers. They conduct stakeouts, obtain phone records, seize computer disks, and…
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