Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Pistorius lawyers ask judge to reject state appeal

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers have filed court papers asking a judge to reject prosecutors’ attempts to take the athlete’s case to South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal.

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Chad Curtis’ lawyers must stay on case, says judge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A law firm seeking to drop Chad Curtis as a client must continue to represent the former Major League Baseball player in a lawsuit by girls who accuse him of sexual misconduct.

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Former USD football player sentenced to 2 years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been sentenced to prison for his role in a tax fraud scheme.

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DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

A football sits near the pylon marking the end zone as teams warms up before an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.  Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs. There were no arrests, Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Rusty Payne said Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, after they played the New York Giants. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' staff was checked at Baltimore-Washington International airport after playing the Redskins. The Seattle Seahawks, who played at Kansas City, confirmed via the team's Twitter account that they were spot-checked as well. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.

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AC/DC drummer lives at full speed among retirees

TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was the toast of this quiet New Zealand coastal community when he celebrated the launch of his surprise solo album at his marina restaurant, Phil’s Place. Even the mayor was there.

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