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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Barry Bonds supports Lance Armstrong

Enough! He’s taken the wheel truing stand already!

Baseball’s all-time home run king Barry Bonds fully supports Lance Armstrong.

“I think if it wasn’t for him, U.S. cycling wouldn’t even be here,” Bonds told TMZ as he was leaving BOA steakhouse Tuesday night in Hollywood. “He was the greatest cyclist of all.”

...Ironically, Bonds has been fighting similar allegations.

Last year, he was convicted of felony obstruction of justice for lying to a grand jury during a federal investigation, testifying he never knowingly took any illegal steroids.

Bonds is appealing the decision.

And these days when he’s not seen in a courtroom, Bonds has taken Armstrong’s passion of cycling.

Repoz Posted: September 04, 2012 at 10:08 PM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Humbert Humbert Posted: September 04, 2012 at 10:57 PM (#4226756)
I support Jerry Sandusky
   2. There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow Posted: September 04, 2012 at 11:13 PM (#4226765)
Bonds was not convicted of lying about using steroids. He was convicted of rambling a few minuted before testifying truthfully. But no matter. Most of the country believes he was convicted of using steroids.
   3. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 04, 2012 at 11:29 PM (#4226772)
  
 1. Humbert Humbert Posted: September 04, 2012 at 10:57 PM (#4226756)
I support Jerry Sandusky


Oh man, that is perfect.
   4. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: September 05, 2012 at 12:01 AM (#4226789)
Barry Bonds supports Lance Armstrong


And Donald Trump supports Mitt Romney. Birds of a feather flock together.
   5. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: September 05, 2012 at 12:05 AM (#4226791)
1. Humbert Humbert Posted: September 04, 2012 at 10:57 PM (#4226756)
I support Jerry Sandusky


Oh man, that is perfect.

OTOH Humbert could always use the John Profumo defense: "At least it was heterosexual."
   6. Shock Posted: September 05, 2012 at 12:06 AM (#4226792)
Ironically, Bonds has been fighting similar allegations.


Just.....stop.
   7. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: September 05, 2012 at 12:39 AM (#4226807)
I would like to see Mark Ecko buy Lance Armstrong's ball.
   8. smileyy Posted: September 05, 2012 at 01:51 AM (#4226820)
Plenty of other baseball players were dirty at the same time as Bonds, but none of them did the things he did. Was he dirty better? Or was he simply greater?

Probably both, and there's merit to both of those.
   9. All Sleepy knows is what's on the internet Posted: September 05, 2012 at 03:11 AM (#4226824)
Bonds was not convicted of lying about using steroids. He was convicted of rambling a few minuted before testifying truthfully.


This should never be allowed.
   10. Ben V-L Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:57 AM (#4226842)
...Ironically,


I don't think that word means what the author thinks it means. It's precisely because Bonds is in a similarly situation that he's rooting for Armstrong.
   11. God Posted: September 05, 2012 at 07:29 AM (#4226850)
I support Zeus.
   12. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: September 05, 2012 at 07:38 AM (#4226853)
Bonds was not convicted of lying about using steroids. He was convicted of rambling a few minuted before testifying truthfully.

Andy Pettitte had trouble counting before he testified "truthfully".
   13. Edgar James Olmos (chris h.) Posted: September 05, 2012 at 12:24 PM (#4227142)
  1. Humbert Humbert Posted: September 04, 2012 at 10:57 PM (#4226756)
I support Jerry Sandusky

Winner.
   14. The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:57 PM (#4227608)
I love the media when they use the word "allegation". It has become their go to word for anyone they think might sue them for taking a side on an issue. I am awaiting the day when they start using it for describing historical figures such as Henry Ford, who "allegedly" was anti-semetic.
   15. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:11 PM (#4227623)
The unhelpfulness of the endorsement amused me, too... but what possible answer could Bonds have given to the TMZ guy that would make us say, "Oh, that's a sensible reply"?

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