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Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 18, 2017. A South Korean court on Thursday upheld a suspended prison sentence for Kang over a drunken driving conviction, a ruling that may complicate his plans to rejoin the team for the baseball season. (Ryu Ho-lim/Yonhap via AP)
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Court upholds suspended sentence for Pirates’ Kang over DUI

In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones speaks to reporters as he is released from the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati. A judge in Cincinnati plans a pretrial hearing Tuesday, May 16, in the case of the veteran Bengals cornerback, who faces multiple misdemeanor charges stemming from an altercation at a downtown Cincinnati hotel. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
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Cincinnati Bengals’ ‘Pacman’ Jones pleads guilty to 1 count

In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Workers make preparations ahead of the 2017 NFL football draft, in Philadelphia. A North Carolina financial planner’s prison sentence for stealing from pro football players offers a cautionary tale to young athletes set to make millions after the NFL draft. The instant millionaires may know where they’ll be playing professional football, but they’re still figuring out how to manage their new wealth. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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Cautionary fraud tale for pro athletes with sudden wealth

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Former NHL player gets probation in drug-selling scheme

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Colts lineman pleads guilty to avoid jail time in Arizona

This is a Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 file photo of the FIFA logo pictured at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA provisionally banned President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini for 90 days. While acknowledging for the first time that votes were bought in past World Cup hosting contests, FIFA is seeking to claim "tens of millions of dollars" in bribe money seized by U.S. federal prosecutors. FIFA submitted a 22-page claim to the U.S. Attorney's Office in New York on Tuesday March 15, 2016 that seeks a big share in restitution from more than $190 million already forfeited by soccer and marketing officials who pleaded guilty in the sprawling corruption case. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
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Asia-based FIFA official pleads guilty to corruption charges

Racquel Smith, widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, leaves Orleans Parish criminal courthouse Thursday, April 20, 2017, after the sentencing of Cardell Hayes, who killed her husband and shot her, and was convicted of manslaughter in New Orleans. Hayes was sentenced to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for. He also received 15 years for shooting Racquel Smith in the legs, to be served at the same time. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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25 years for ex-Saint’s killer in ‘profoundly sad’ case

Michael Burnside, a witness, arrives at Orleans Parish Criminal District Court for the sentencing of Cardell Hayes in the shooting death of former Saints defensive end Will Smith in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, April 19, 2017. State District Judge Camille Buras rejected numerous defense arguments for a new trial, including the claim of Burnside, a newly found witness who said he heard more than two weapons fired the night Smith was killed. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP)
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Defense to plead for leniency in death ex-New Orleans Saint

This April 10, 2016, file photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office shows Cardell Hayes. The trial for Hayes charged with second-degree murder in the April 9 shooting death of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith begins with jury selection Monday, Dec. 5. (Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
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Ex-Saints star’s killer faces sentencing, but delay possible

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Ex-Boston Celtic on trial in Chicago train-guns case

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Judge orders courtroom closed for testimony against Nassar

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Ex-NFL player Titus Young gets 4 years for Los Angeles fight

This April 10, 2016, file photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office shows Cardell Hayes. The trial for Hayes charged with second-degree murder in the April 9 shooting death of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith begins with jury selection Monday, Dec. 5. (Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
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Widow of former Saints star Will Smith sues his killer

This Dec. 23, 2016 file photo shows Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha (25), of Switzerland, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Sefolosha has settled his lawsuit against New York City that stemmed from a police fracas outside a trendy Manhattan nightclub. The Daily News reports Wednesday, April5, 2017 that Sefolosha will get $4 million. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)
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NYC settles lawsuit with Atlanta Hawks’ Sefolosha

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FIFA sends 1,300-page corruption probe to Swiss prosecutors

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Justice Department settles suit over LA Dodgers broadcasts

Phil Mickelson takes a drop from a hazard on the second hole during round-robin play against Si Woo Kim, of South Korea, at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Mickelson says he won’t be called as witness in trial

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Ex-MMA fighter guilty of 29 felonies in kidnap, beating case

Former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, also known as Jonathan Koppenhaver, listens to the testimony from victim and ex-girlfriend Christine Mackinday during his sexual assault and attempted murder trial at the Regional Justice Center, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Las Vegas. Koppenhaver has pleaded not guilty to all 34 felony charges against him, including kidnapping, attempted murder and multiple counts of sexual assault that could get him life in prison without parole if he's found guilty. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
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Ex-MMA fighter concedes lesser counts in Las Vegas trial

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US district court upholds reduction of Wideman suspension

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Former porn actress testifies ex-MMA fighter took steroids

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