Posts Tagged Law and order

Fight of century is now battle in court as fans sue Pacquiao

In this May 2, 2015 photo, Manny Pacquiao answers questions during a press conference following his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. Boxing fans across the country or at least their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather a fraud. Some 31 class action lawsuits had been filed through Friday alleging primarily the same thing: that Pacquiao’s pre-existing shoulder injury should have been disclosed to fans ahead of time. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some.

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Alexander Emelianenko gets 4 1/2 years for sexual assault

MOSCOW (AP) — The brother of former mixed martial arts champion Fedor Emelianenko has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault.

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Hewitt still on bail after South African sentence for rape

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt walks into the dock before the start of his appeal at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Judge Bert Bam on Monday sentenced Hewitt to eight years in jail for two counts of rape, with two years suspended. He also sentenced Hewitt to two years in prison for a third charge of sexual assault. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Tuesday extended the bail of retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt, who intends to appeal his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting minors in the 1980s and 1990s.

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More than 50 arrested in new Italian match-fixing probe

ROME (AP) — More than 50 people were arrested or detained throughout Italy on Tuesday and more than 70 placed under investigation as part of a widespread match-fixing inquiry led by anti-Mafia prosecutors in the southern town of Catanzaro.

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Solicitation charge against Warren Sapp dismissed in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — A solicitation charge against Hall of Famer Warren Sapp, who was arrested during Super Bowl week on suspicion of assault and soliciting a prostitute, was dismissed by a Phoenix judge on Monday.

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