New books and magazine stories detailing the slugger's use of performance-enhancing drugs have cast an even bigger shadow on Bonds as he closes in on some of the most treasured milestones in sports.
Columnist Ron Kantowski's take: What should baseball do with Barry Bonds? Continue to pitch him very carefully. Juice or no juice, the guy can hit. Oh, you mean the records and the Hall and Fame. That's a little more complicated.
Columnist Jeff Haney's take: Let his records stand and put him in Cooperstown. Every era in baseball history - not just the modern one - has had its share of cheaters, scandals and dirty rotten scoundrels.