Barry's surreal life

The Barry Bonds saga has gone from the surreal to the ridiculous, but Tim Keown knows that's more than enough to keep you tuning in.

Updated: April 18, 2006, 6:46 PM ET
By Tim Keown | Page 2

The Barry Bonds saga has become the sort of serial debacle that forces you to choose a favorite moment. There's race, sex, drugs, fame, money, family and Felipe Alou as everybody's multilingual grandfather. There are opinions and defenses and tears -- more tears than you'd expect, really -- but more than anything, there are priceless slices of life that touch you somewhere deep.

Like the picnic-table news conference last spring when Bonds told the ESPN cameraman to make sure he got ...

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