Canadian doctor charged with unlawfully providing HGH to NFL players

Toronto sports physician Anthony Galea routinely travelled to the United States to illegally administer drugs to professional golfers, football and baseball players, says a dramatic criminal complaint filed in U.S. federal court.

Eight months after the high-profile physician to Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez and Patrick Chan was charged in Canada for allegedly smuggling and administering a banned drug, the new U.S. allegations say Galea treated numerous pro athletes in their homes and hotel rooms with human growth hormone and the illegal drug actovegin.

Among them are three unnamed NFL players, one of whom is based in Washington, D.C. Two unnamed sources have told the New York Times the player is a Washington Redskin.

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