JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an “illegal purpose.”
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DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for a Detroit-area gambler caught in a sports bribery scandal at the University of Toledo say it would be “unthinkable” to send the ailing 82-year-old man to prison.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The former softball coach at a New Jersey university has sued the school, claiming officials decided to let her go after she complained that women’s sports teams got fewer resources than men’s teams.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit Lions fan who was banned from Ford Field after being accused of directing a laser pointer at Buffalo Bills players during a game is due back in court in November for a review of the case.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued Friday that it would be “terribly embarrassing” for the comedian if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed.