Associated Press , Published September 13 2013
Appeals court upholds slugger Bonds' conviction
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that Bonds' response to a question about whether his trainer, Greg Anderson, had ever given him any self-injectable substances was evasive and misleading.
Bonds gave the answer during testimony before a grand jury in December 2003. The grand jury was investigating performance enhancing drug use and sales among elite athletes.
Bonds is now facing 30-days' home confinement as well as two years of probation, 250 hours of community service and a $4,000 fine.
Bonds' attorneys had argued that Bonds' rambling answer to the question was not a crime.
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