Posts Tagged Law and order

Judge considering $75M NCAA concussion settlement

Nebraska receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) leaps over Northwestern defender Godwin Igwebuike (16) with 12:37 left in the second quarter. The Nebraska Cornhuskers played a football game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The World-Herald, Matt Miller)

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is considering preliminary approval of a $75 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought against the NCAA by former football players and other athletes who say the organization didn’t protect them enough from concussions suffered in college.

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Texas fighter convicted of murder, gets 28 years

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A mixed martial arts fighter in Southeast Texas has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the 2011 fatal shooting of a man on a bicycle after the pair argued.

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Grand jury to hear rape charge against Tubman

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury will review a first-degree rape charge against Lloyd Tubman after the Kentucky freshman defensive lineman Lloyd Tubman waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

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Lawsuit filed by former LSU tennis coach dismissed

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Baton Rouge federal judge has dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit that former longtime LSU women’s tennis coach Tony Minnis filed against the university after his 2012 firing.

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UK football player due in court for hearing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A suspended University of Kentucky football player is set to appear before a judge for a preliminary hearing on a charge of rape.

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