Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Prosecutors: Coach in rape case violated probation

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players has pleaded guilty to violating probation.

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A-Rod cousin seeks delay in drug trial

MIAMI (AP) — A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is asking a federal judge to delay his trial on charges stemming from his dealings with the Florida clinic tied to more than a dozen baseball players suspended for violating the sport’s drug program.

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Ex-prep football star gets probation in assault

Jayru Campbell and his attorney Jeffrey Edison appear during a hearing at 36th District Court in Detroit, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. The former Detroit prep football star, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in connection with an assault on his girlfriend, was sentenced to a year of probation. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MAGS OUT: MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit prep football star who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in connection with an assault on his girlfriend has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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Sony under attack from hackers and ex-employees

In this Dec. 2, 2014 file photo, cars enter Sony Pictures Entertainment headquarters in Culver City, Calif. Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 released another round of data leaks, including ominous threats against the premiere of Sony Pictures' film "The Interview," in which the group references the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Threats of violence against movie theaters. Cancelled showings of “The Interview.” Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages.

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MMA fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighters filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday, alleging the organization is a monopoly that chokes off competition, crushes athletes’ earnings and controls the right to market their names even after their deaths.

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