Bonds Sentenced Days After News Of Braun’s Failed Drug Test
Late last Saturday it was reported that National League MVP Ryan Braun had failed a drug test. Braun disputed the finding. Pending an appeal, he would face a 50-game suspension.
Friday, at a federal courthouse in San Francisco, former N.L. MVP Barry Bonds, who’d been convicted of obstruction of justice, was sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, two years of probation, 250 hours of community service, and $4000 in fines, all delayed pending his appeal.
McQueary Testifies Against Penn State Officials
Friday in Harrisburg, Pa. at a hearing to determine whether former Penn State University officials Tim Curley and Gary Schultz should be tried for lying to a grand jury, former graduate assistant football coach Mike McQueary testified that he’d told Curley and Schultz that what he’d seen going on between former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and a 10 or 12-year-old boy in the Penn State locker room in 2002 was “extremely sexual, over the lines, and wrong.”
Bears Player Arrested In Federal Drug Sting May Have Been Selling To Other Players
The Chicago Bears released wide receiver Sam Hurd yesterday. Hurd was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly attempting to purchase cocaine and marijuana worth $700,000 and yesterday CBS Chicago reported that Hurd had sold drugs to numbers of NFL players, and that law enforcement officials had the names of those players.