TORONTO (AP) - A sports doctor under investigation in Canada and
the United States says he treated Alex Rodriguez after the Yankees
slugger had hip surgery last year but he only prescribed anti-inflammatories.
Rodriguez and other high profile baseball players have been contacted by U.S. federal investigators regarding Galea. Rodriguez said last week he was "aware" of the investigation and plans to cooperate with the government.
Galea faces drug charges in Canada and his assistant was stopped
last year trying to bring HGH over the border into New York state.
Galea told The Associated Press on Monday that he treated the Yankees star for his hip, which was "inflamed." But Galea says he
has never given HGH to any athlete and Rodriguez was given anti-inflammatories.
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