SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Home run king Barry Bonds has pleaded not
guilty to charges he lied to a grand jury investigating steroid use
The arraignment Thursday was the third time Bonds entered a plea
in the case. He originally was indicted in November 2007, but the
government revised the indictment twice to fix legal
Bonds now faces 10 counts of making false statements to a grand
jury, plus an additional obstruction of justice charge.
The case is expected to go to trial next month. If convicted, he
faces a sentence between probation and two years in prison.
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