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Former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg, center, stands with his attorneys Nathan Colburn, left, and David King, right, during a discussion hearing at the Birch Building Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn. Photo / AP - The Tennessean Sanford Myers
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Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players’ rape trial

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Woman Doesn’t Remember Alleged Rape; Prosecution Rests

Photo: AP Defendant Marvin Norwood is shown during a hearing Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 in Los Angeles. Norwood and co-defendant, Louie Sanchez pleaded guilty Thursday to a 2011 beating at Dodger Stadium that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow brain damaged and disabled. They were immediately sentenced by an angry judge who called them cowards and the sort of people that sports fans fear when they go to games.
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Giants fan’s attacker pleads guilty to federal gun crime

In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson sits on the sideline with his wife Gayle Benson before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in New Orleans. Tom Benson, who owns the Saints and NBA's Pelicans, asserted in a statement released Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, that removing his daughter and grandchildren from the operation of his sports franchises _ and inserting his wife of 10 years in their place _ will ensure the clubs’ long-term stability and future in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)
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Benson relatives sue for control of Saints, Pelicans

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Woman doesn’t remember alleged rape; prosecution rests

Boxer Jermain Taylor, second from right, leaves the Pulaski County jail in Little Rock Tuesday after posting bond. A Little Rock woman said Tuesday that Taylor threatened to shoot her three small children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight--once called a role model by the city's mayor--put the weapon to her husband's head. (AP Photo/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Gavin Lesnick)
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Boxing champ Taylor pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges

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Former football players testify in Vanderbilt rape trial

In this Oct. 30, 2010, file photo, World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon raises his arm in the air to the audience during a fan appreciation event in Hartford, Conn. Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of ignoring concussions they say left them with serious brain injuries. The plaintiffs, Evan Singleton, of Lancaster, Pa., and Vito LoGrasso, of Coatesville, Pa., have filed a potential class-action lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia. That's where a judge is weighing a similar case that could yield a $1 billion settlement for thousands of former NFL players. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
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Ex-pro wrestlers sue WWE over concussions that caused injury

In this July 28, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson looks on during NFL football training camp in Mankato, Minn. Peterson acknowledges he struck his young son with a branch, but insists he did not commit a crime. That belief is to draw further attention this week when the case against the Vikings' star running back goes before a Texas judge. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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NFL asks court to toss NFLPA’s lawsuit for Peterson

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Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Josh McNary Charged With Rape

This Wednesday, May, 28, 2014 file photo shows Miami Heat forward Rashard Lewis slapping hands with Mario Chalmers during the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. The government alleges that Haider Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5 million in various business opportunities. Instead, prosecutors say, Zafar kept the money and used some of it to buy a $1 million, three-season Heat ticket package. A judge is preparing to sentence Zafar, who pleaded guilty in a multimillion-dollar scam involving the three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
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Sentencing scheduled in multimillion-dollar Miami Heat fraud

Kurt Busch helps push his car to pit road before the start of qualifying for the Brickyard 400 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/AJ Mast) | ASSOCIATED PRESS
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NASCAR driver accused of abuse says ex is trained assassin

In this May 17, 2014 file photo, Kurt Busch walks with his girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, after arriving for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. A hearing on Busch's ex-girlfriend's request for a no-contact order stemming from assault allegations resumed Monday in Dover, Del. Busch's attorneys have denied Driscoll's assault allegations and have tried to portray Driscoll as a scorned woman out to destroy Busch's career. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)
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Kurt Busch resumes testimony regarding alleged assault

In this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin stands near the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Las Vegas. A lawyer for Griffin says prosecutors need to see results of a defense investigation of a man’s claim that Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas Strip nightclub. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
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Attorney gets more time for settlement in Blake Griffin case

In this June 12, 2013 file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones rests during the NFL football team's mandatory minicamp in Cincinnati. The Nevada Supreme Court upheld a judgment for Jones to pay more than $12.4 million in damages in the shooting of two former Las Vegas strip club doormen, including one left paralyzed during a 2007 melee. The unanimous state high court ruling on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 keeps the Cincinnati Bengals defense back on the hook to pay Tommy Urbanski and his ex-wife, Kathy. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)
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Bengals’ Pacman Jones loses $12.4M judgment appeal in Nevada

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Ex-Sonic player Robert Swift arrested at attempted burglary

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Police Report: NFL Player Struggled Through Sobriety Test

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Jets player denies sharing explicit photos of female friend

In this Sept. 11, 2012 file photo, Jamie Kuntz poses for a photograph at a football field in Dickinson, N.D. The North Dakota college football player is facing a charge in Los Angeles for allegedly stalking billionaire David Geffen. Jamie Ralph Kuntz, 21, was ordered Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, to appear next month in Los Angeles Superior Court on charges that he repeatedly violated an order to stay away from Geffen. (AP Photo/James MacPherson, File)
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Ex-college football player charged with stalking mogul

In this photo taken on Sept. 11, 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons, left, talks with Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, as Ravens senior director of security Darren Sanders stands at right, after an NFL football game in Baltimore. Sanders was charged, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, with a sex offense and is due in court in February, according to court records. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Ravens security head accused of groping at stadium

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Ex-NASCAR Racer Pleads Guilty in High-Speed Chase

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Michael Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving

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