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This April 9, 2017 file photo shows MLB umpire Angel Hernandez in the first inning of a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians in Phoenix. Hernandez is asking that his lawsuit alleging race discrimination by Major League Baseball not be dismissed and that it remain in federal court in Ohio. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, file)
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Umpire who has sued MLB asks court not to dismiss lawsuit

NBA players Markieff, left, and Marcus Morris arrive with Gerald Bowman, right, at Superior Court for the second day of their aggravated assault trial, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Phoenix. The twins and Bowman are charged with assaulting Erik Hood outside a recreation center in 2015 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
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Lawyers press victim about assets of NBA twins

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Kent State athlete’s death ruled exertional heat stroke

This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge overseeing the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she’s concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. At a hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, U.S. District Judge Anita Brody will hear allegations unscrupulous third-party providers have been taking advantage of players with significant brain damage. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
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Judge: Ex-NFL players may be targets for ‘misleading’ offers

From left, Gerald Bowman, defense attorney Jim Belanger, Markieff Morris and Markieff Morristalk appear in the courtroom following opening statements made by attorneys Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Phoenix. The NBA players went on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a 2015 beating that prosecutors labeled as an "orchestrated attack" and defense lawyers dismissed as a ploy to get money out of the athletes. (AP Photo/Clarice Silber)
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NBA players go on trial in 2015 Phoenix assault

In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo, Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris, left, and Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris talk on the court after an NBA basketball game in Washington. A trial will begin for NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. Maricopa County Superior Court officials announced the trial's upcoming jury selection will start Wednesday morning, Sept. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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Openings to begin in trial of NBA players accused of assault

In this March 17, 2013, file photo, Ma'Lik Richmond walks toward the victim and her family to apologize after he and co-defendant Trent Mays were found delinquent on rape and other charges during their trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio. Richmond sued Youngstown State University in federal court Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, after the school allowed him to join the football team but then told him he couldn't play this season, after a female student circulated a petition asking that Richmond be kept off the team. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool, File)
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Ohio man convicted of rape can play football, for now

Chad Curtis
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2 settle lawsuit against ex-MLB baseball player Chad Curtis

In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo, Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris, left, and Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris talk on the court after an NBA basketball game in Washington. A trial will begin for NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. Maricopa County Superior Court officials announced the trial's upcoming jury selection will start Wednesday morning, Sept. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of assault

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Dallas Cowboys watch party turns deadly

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) hands off to teammate running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) during an NFL football practice in Frisco, Texas, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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Judge blocks Elliott’s 6-game suspension over domestic case

Joshua Mileto
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Family of teen who died in football drill plans $15M suit

In this April 22, 2017, file photo, Baylor's new president Linda A. Livingstone waves to the fans as she is introduced during the first half of the NCAA college football team's Green and Gold spring game, in Waco, Texas. Baylor University settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former student who said she was gang raped by two football players and alleged the program at the nation's largest Baptist school fostered a "culture of violence." Details of the settlement announced Tuesday were not disclosed. The woman's attorney, John Clune, said the deal was reached within the last week. Clune credited new Baylor President Linda Livingstone with pushing Baylor to address the lawsuits and how it can improve its response to sexual assault in the future. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP, File)
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Baylor settles suit that alleged rape ‘culture of violence’

Attorney Jason Dunkle, representing Ryan McCann and Lucas Rockwell walks out of the Centre County Courthouse after closing arguments for the brothers of Beta Theta Pi charged in the death of Timothy Piazza, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 in Bellefonte, Pa. A Pennsylvania judge says he'll rule Friday morning on whether there's enough evidence against Penn State fraternity brothers in the death of a pledge to send the case to trial. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP)
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Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat death

Beta Theta Pi brother Parker Yochim arrives for the seventh day of preliminary hearings Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. District Judge Allen Sinclair said he may decide by the weekend whether prosecutors have presented enough evidence to hold a trial for former members of the now-closed Penn State fraternity charged in connection with a pledge's death. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP)
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Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat death

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Lawyers want fraternity death charges dropped

In this Jan. 2, 2016, file photo, Penn State athletic trainer Tim Bream, right, and head coach James Franklin, left, check on injured quarterback Christian Hackenberg prior to his leaving the game in the first half of the TaxSlayer Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia in Jacksonville, Fla. Bream could testify as a preliminary hearing resumes for members of a fraternity facing criminal charges over the death of a pledge. A district judge in Pennsylvania plans Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, to take up a defense request to hold Bream in contempt. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
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Penn State frat house adviser takes stand in pledge’s death

A label with the slogan "Take a Hike" is displayed on the bottom of a six-pack of Long Trail Brewing Co., beer at Elm Street Market, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Montpelier, Vt. The beer company sued Burton Corporation over use of the slogan on the snowboard company's apparel. Long Trail said Friday the two companies had worked out an amicable resolution. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
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Snowboard company owners disappointed by lawsuit

In this June 13, 2016 file photo, Khaseem Greene of the Detroit Lions NFL football team poses for a photo. An attorney for the former NFL linebacker said a gun charge against his client has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied. NJ.com reported this week the charges against Greene were dismissed by a judge on July 17, 2017, after a request from prosecutors. (AP Photo/File)
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NFL linebacker Greene says dropped gun charge ‘was false’

Former Olympic gymnast Rachael Denhollander, left, speaks as 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher listens during a news conference in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Dantzscher and Denhollander have filed civil lawsuits against USA Gymnastics and a former team doctor claiming they were sexually abused during their careers and want the organization to remove members of the organization's board of directors. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Golden glow gone amid scandal, USA Gymnastics faces change

In this June 13, 2016 file photo, Khaseem Greene of the Detroit Lions NFL football team poses for a photo. An attorney for the former NFL linebacker said a gun charge against his client has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied. NJ.com reported this week the charges against Greene were dismissed by a judge on July 17, 2017, after a request from prosecutors. (AP Photo/File)
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Gun charge against former NFL linebacker dropped

In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Baylor helmets on shown the field after an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation's largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
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Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored

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