Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Cantona sues Cosmos, alleging breach of contract

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona has sued the New York Cosmos, saying the team never delivered on promises to pay him and provide a share of equity in the club.

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Judge opts to close trial involving Saints, Pelicans owner

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has decided to bar the public from a trial in which estranged heirs of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson intend to argue that their patriarch was mentally unfit when he ousted them from ownership stakes in the franchises.

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Players’ union asks court to hold NFL’s Goodell in contempt

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL players’ union has asked a federal court to hold the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt for not complying with a federal judge’s order to send Adrian Peterson’s disciplinary case back to an arbitrator.

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Man who scammed NHL pleads guilty to forgery charges in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who once conned the National Hockey League into thinking he was a wealthy entrepreneur well-qualified to buy one of the league’s most storied franchises has been convicted of another scam in Ohio.

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Judge expected to set date for Tsarnaev sentencing hearing

This undated photo released by the FBI on April 19, 2013 shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. On Friday, May 15, 2015, Tsarnaev was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the 2013 Boston Marathon terror attack. (FBI via AP, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death next month after at least 20 victims describe the impact the terror attack had on their lives.

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