Legal proceedings

June 24, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former top Sacramento Kings executive was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for siphoning $13.4 million from the team. Jeffrey David, 44, the team's former chief revenue officer, pleaded guilty in December to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. David diverted...
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June 24, 2019 - 1:17 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL's Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. approved the settlement Monday. Several St. Louis PSL holders filed a class-action lawsuit after the...
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United States players embrace following their team's 2-0 win over Sweden in the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 22, 2019 - 4:47 am
REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in the...
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FILE - This Thursday, June 13, 2019, file photo, Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri, center left, walks with guard Kyle Lowry after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with Ujiri as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship, said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave. Attorney David Mastagni said Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the 20-year-veteran of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office has a jaw injury and is considering filing a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
June 18, 2019 - 1:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A deputy suffered a concussion and is on medical leave after an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship, a lawyer said Tuesday. The 20-year-veteran of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file pool photo, Attorneys William Burck, left, Alex Spiro, center, and Jack Goldberger, part of the defense team for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, emerge from a courtroom at the Palm Beach County Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla. Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday, June 14, 2019, handed another loss to the prosecution in Kraft’s misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case, dismissing allegations that his attorneys Alex Spiro and William Burck tried to verbally intimidate a police officer and falsely accused him of lying. (Patrick Dove/TCPalm.com via AP, Pool)
June 14, 2019 - 12:02 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge handed another loss to the prosecution in New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case Friday, dismissing allegations that his attorneys tried to verbally intimidate a police officer and falsely accused him of...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state's sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his...
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FILE - This booking photo released by the Baton Rouge Police Department, shows Dyteon Simpson, accused of fatally shooting an LSU basketball player. Simpson has had his bail reduced by more than half so he can participate in certain programs. News outlets report a judge cut 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson’s bail from $350,000 to $149,000 on Monday, June 11, 2019. Simpson has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the 2018 death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims. (Baton Rouge Police Department via AP, File)
June 11, 2019 - 12:37 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting an LSU basketball player has had his bail reduced by more than half so he can participate in certain programs. News outlets report a judge cut 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson's bail from $350,000 to $149,000 on Monday. The change allows Simpson...
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In this undated photo provided by attorney Kevin F. Rooney, a diamond ring is displayed for the jury from pieces of jewelry that New Orleans Saints quarterback and former Chargers player Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, had bought from a jeweler in the La Jolla area of San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's lawsuit against Vihad Moradi and CJ Charles jewelers began Thursday, June 6, 2019. The lawsuit claims they were supposed to pay wholesale prices but were charged far more. The defense denied any wholesale agreement and called the settings common. (Vihad Moradi/Kevin F. Rooney via AP)
June 08, 2019 - 5:48 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are battling a California jeweler over the value of diamonds they claim they purchased for more than $15 million as an investment. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's...
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Former Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans leaves after his sentencing in Federal Court June 7, 2019, in New York. Evans is one of four convicted in a scheme to pay coaches and families of top-tier players to choose favored managers and financial advisors. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
June 07, 2019 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina was sentenced to three months in prison Friday for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos said actions by...
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FILE - This is a 2012 file photo of Jonathan Fanene of the New England Patriots NFL football team. Court filings allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii. Fanene has been charged in the District Court of American Samoa with eight felonies, including kidnapping and assault, and five misdemeanors. He has been released on $100,000 bail and will appear in court next week. (AP Photo/File)
June 06, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges he used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii, according to court documents filed this week...
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