BALCO leaker Ellerman gets 2½ years in prison
SAN FRANCISCO -- An attorney who admitted leaking the confidential grand jury testimony of Barry Bonds and other athletes to a reporter was sentenced Thursday 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.
Troy Ellerman, 44, pleaded guilty in February to allowing a San
Francisco Chronicle reporter to view transcripts of testimony by
Bonds, Jason Giambi, Gary Sheffield and other athletes embroiled ...
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