An "Outside the Lines" investigation this fall has found North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy to be a unique arrangement on the post-high school athletics scene -- and one playing by its own rules.
Mary Anne Catalano, the former lead assistant to a Canadian doctor accused of treating professional athletes with performance-enhancing drugs, avoided jail time as expected and was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation.
Investigators for Major League Baseball reached out today in an attempt to gain the cooperation of the former executive assistant to the Toronto-based doctor accused of treating professional athletes with performance-enhancing drugs.
Anthony Galea, a Toronto-based doctor accused of injecting U.S. professional athletes with HGH and other substances, is expected to enter a guilty plea at a hearing Wednesday in federal district court in Buffalo, ESPN.com has learned.
Mary Anne Catalano, a former executive assistant to Dr. Anthony Galea, is scheduled to appear Thursday before a grand jury hearing evidence in a federal smuggling and steroid distribution probe of the sports doctor, a source said.
The former assistant to a Toronto doctor accused of injecting pro athletes with healing substances, including human growth hormone, isn't likely to cooperate with potential investigations by the athletes' pro sports leagues.
Mary Anne Catalano, a key witness in the federal smuggling and steroid distribution involving prominent sports doctor Anthony Galea, is expected to enter a plea of providing false information to border agents, ESPN.com has learned.
While executing a search warrant at the Toronto office of Dr. Anthony Galea, Canadian authorities found homeopathic medicines and a small amount of HGH, as well as evidence of his treating pro football players.
Anthony Galea frantically crisscrossed the country last summer and injected U.S. professional athletes with human growth hormone and other substances, according to legal documents ESPN has obtained from a Canadian court.
The SEC is as close as it gets to the NFL. In fact, an "Outside the Lines" examination of the big money behind the nation's top college football conference finds just one significant difference: The players get scholarships instead of paychecks.