Book: Conte urged athletes to keep quiet about 'roids

Updated: March 23, 2006, 3:39 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds juiced out of jealousy, Gary Sheffield followed his training buddy's lead and Jason Giambi did it to please his perfectionist father who loved the game, according to a new book.

"Game of Shadows," which centers on Bonds' allegedly extensive drug regimen -- steroids, human growth hormone, insulin and more -- also undercuts Sheffield's claims that he took designer steroids unwittingly.

The book says BALCO's performance-enhancing drugs were ...

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