A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that federal investigators’ seizure of drug-test results of more than 90 major league baseball players five years ago was illegal. The decision recommended new guidelines for computer searches to prevent investigators from using information about people who are not named in a search warrant but whose private data is stored on a computer being searched. Investigators looking into steroid use by professional baseball players obtained search warrants and subpoenas for the drug tests results on 10 major league players, but they took the results on 104 players.
England midfielder David Beckham has clashed with another supporter in the U.S., just a week after an ugly exchange with supporters on his return to the LA Galaxy following his loan spell in Italy. The 34-year-old confronted a fan wearing an England shirt during Galaxy’s 1-1 draw away to Kansas City Wizards on Saturday
If all publicity really is good publicity then David Beckham, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Major League Soccer have had a really good week. But the publicity also raised questions about Beckham’s commitment to advancing soccer in the United States where other sports such as American football and baseball are the high profile money spinners
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart was among three people killed in a crash in Fullerton, California, early Thursday, according to the team and a hospital spokesman. Adenhart, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland, died at UC Irvine Medical Center, according to spokesman John Murray. “The Angels family has suffered a tremendous loss today,” Tony Reagins, the team’s general manager, said in a written statement
Baseball slugger Barry Bonds won’t be headed to court Monday after all. Bonds’ federal trial on perjury and obstruction charges was to begin with jury selection Monday. But on Friday, prosecutors in the case filed an appeal of a court ruling about evidence admissibility, and the proceedings were stayed until further notice, the court said.