Thursday, July 12, 2007

BALCO leaker gets 2 1/2-year prison term

Attorney Troy Ellerman, who admitted leaking the confidential grand jury testimony of Barry Bonds and other athletes to Chronicle reporter Mark Fainaru-Wada, was sentenced today to two and a half years in prison, by far the harshest penalty to result from the government's sprawling probe of steroids in sports, the AP reports.

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