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Former baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court after being sentenced for obstructing justice in a government steroids investigation in, Dec. 2011, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Former baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court after being sentenced for obstructing justice in a government steroids investigation in, Dec. 2011, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Barry Bonds can breathe a little easier. After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, federal prosecutors dropped their case Tuesday.

In a one-paragraph motion, the Department of Justice said it will not ask the Supreme Court to review an appellate court's decision that overturned an obstruction of justice conviction against Bonds.

Plus, the Red Sox slide into their game against the Astros on a six-game losing streak, and a country club in Brookline is poised to host the U.S. Open for the fourth time.

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Doug Tribou, producer and reporter for NPR's Only A Game. He tweets @DougTribou

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The Associated Press: Department Of Justice Drops Barry Bonds Prosecution

  • " After a nearly decadelong steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs leader."

The Boston Globe: The Country Club In Brookline Set To Host 2022 U.S. Open

  • "It will be the 17th USGA national championship held there, and first since the 2013 US Amateur, which put the composite course back on the organization’s short list of venues it would like to host a US Open.

This segment aired on July 22, 2015.

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