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Conte, Anderson to begin BALCO prison sentences

Updated: December 1, 2005, 8:24 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hours before he reported to federal prison for his leading role in a global sports steroid scandal, BALCO head Victor Conte promised on Thursday to redirect his life to fighting doping use by athletes.

A U.S. federal judge in October sentenced Conte, the owner of the San Francisco Bay-area sports nutrition lab, to four months in prison and four months home detention for steroid distribution, starting on Dec. 1.

The high-profile case unveiled links between BALCO ...

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