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Former BALCO head discusses life in prison

Updated: March 22, 2006, 8:13 PM ET
Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO -- The head of the BALCO lab, behind bars for his central role in a global sports steroid scandal, has told Reuters that he has organized a prison track team and debated with fellow inmates about steroids.

Victor Conte is finishing a four-month prison sentence for distributing steroids in a scandal that has tarnished the reputation of top athletes, including baseball slugger Barry Bonds and track and field star Marion Jones.

Conte contacted Reuters in a letter that ...

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