Feds Delay Start of Bonds Trial

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2009 5:30 PM CST
Trainer Greg Anderson has repeatedly refused to testify against client and friend Barry Bonds, left.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – The perjury trial of baseball’s home-run king won’t begin Monday as scheduled, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, with federal prosecutors today delaying—perhaps by months—the start so they can appeal a ruling that excluded what they view as key evidence against Barry Bonds. Reports of positive steroids tests were among the ammunition tossed as hearsay; the feds say that proved Bonds, 44, lied about using steroids.
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