Sports

Sports Column: Bonds, Clemens, Rose deserve to be in Cooperstown Column: Bonds, Clemens, Rose deserve to be in Cooperstown
Bonds' criminal conviction stemming from baseball's shameful steroids era was thrown out this week, Clemens was never convicted of anything, and the sport's new commissioner gave a green light for Rose to take part in festivities surrounding the All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.
Sports Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back team Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back team
Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city.
Sports St. Louis stadium task force members remain optimistic St. Louis stadium task force members remain optimistic
Leaders of the effort to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis said Friday they remain optimistic about a plan they say would retain a team and help redevelop a blighted part of the city.
Sports Basketball diplomacy: NBA greats teach Cubans basketball Basketball diplomacy: NBA greats teach Cubans basketball
Basketball great Dikembe Mutombo sank baskets from seemingly every position on the court Thursday as a half-dozen Cuban players watched admiringly on the first day of an NBA training camp aimed at boosting the game's popularity on the communist-run island following the declaration of detente between Washington and Havana.
Sports Michael Crabtree joins Raiders with something to prove Michael Crabtree joins Raiders with something to prove
The big-money, long-term deal that Crabtree had hoped to get on the open market never materialized and he ended up signing a one-year, prove-it deal with the Oakland Raiders that guarantees him just $1.3 million.
Sports Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court
Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation into illegal steroids distribution.