Court decisions

FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo taken with a fisheye lens, the NCAA logo is displayed at mid-court before Albany's practice for a second-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Philadelphia. A judge has ruled against the NCAA in a federal antitrust lawsuit, saying football and basketball players should be permitted to receive more compensation from schools but only if the benefits are tied to education. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
March 09, 2019 - 12:05 am
The NCAA was able to claim victory Friday night after a judge ruled against the governing body for college sports in a federal antitrust lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, California, said college football and men's and women's basketball players competing at the NCAA's highest...
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March 08, 2019 - 9:11 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A judge has ruled against the NCAA in a federal antitrust case, opening door for players to receive more compensation.
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March 08, 2019 - 5:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after a Missouri judge ruled that a marijuana arrest amounted to probation violation. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Green-Beckham was sentenced Friday. Springfield police say Green...
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FILE- In this Aug. 20, 2010, file photo, Daniel Green, who is serving a life sentence for the July 1993 death of former NBA basketball star Michael Jordan's father James Jordan, listens to questions during an interview at the Harnett County Correctional Institute in Lillington, N.C. A North Carolina judge says he won't allow Green to proceed with an effort to prove his innocence. Court documents show that Judge Winston Gilchrist informed lawyers Wednesday, March 6, 2019, that he would deny Green's request for an evidentiary hearing that could lead to a new trial. Gilchrist told the lawyers his written order was forthcoming. (AP Photo/Sara D. Davis, File)
March 08, 2019 - 5:03 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge won't allow a man convicted of murdering Michael Jordan's father in 1993 to proceed with an effort to prove his innocence, according to court documents. Judge Winston Gilchrist informed lawyers Wednesday that he would deny Daniel Green's request for an...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016, file photo, Baylor defensive lineman Shawn Oakman performs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Feb. 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. A Central Texas jury on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2019, found the former Baylor football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation’s largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
February 28, 2019 - 9:05 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas jury on Thursday found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. The McLennan...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, Shawn Oakman pauses during drills for NFL scouts at Baylor's Pro Day football workout in Waco, Texas. Prosecutors in Texas have rested their case in the trial of the former Baylor University football player accused of raping another student in 2016. The prosecution rested Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, just a day after opening statements in the trial. Oakman's attorney contend the two had consensual sex. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
February 28, 2019 - 5:51 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the rape trial of a former Baylor University football player (all times local): 5 p.m. A Texas jury has found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016. The McLennan County jury deliberated about two hours in Waco on...
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In this February 2018 photo, Hayden Halter, then a freshman wrestler for Burlington High School, has his hand raised by a referee after a victory en route to the 106-pound state championship at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Now a sophomore at Waterford Union High School, Halter faced suspension after receiving two unsportsmanlike penalties during the Southern Lakes Conference championship match on Feb. 2, 2019. A Wisconsin judge overturned a high school wrestler's suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct after the student's parents took legal action, worrying referees and the state's athletic association that officiating decisions could be undermined by courts. (Amber Arnold/The Journal Times via AP)
February 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge overturned a high school wrestler's suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct after the student's parents took legal action, worrying referees and the state's athletic association that officiating decisions could be undermined by courts. At issue is a Feb. 2...
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FILE - This is an April 25, 2018, file photo, showing NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. The NCAA is facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim their concussions were mistreated, leading to medical issues spanning from headaches to depression and in some cases early onset Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's disease. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 07, 2019 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim their concussions were mistreated, leading to medical problems spanning from headaches to depression and, in some cases, early onset Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease. The first wave of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, but a Pennsylvania appeals court ordered him to be re-sentenced for a 45-count child molestation conviction. Superior Court on Tuesday said Sandusky was improperly sentenced using mandatory minimums. The 75-year-old former Penn State assistant football coach was sentenced in 2012 to 30 to 60 years in state prison for sexual abuse of 10 boys. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 05, 2019 - 6:10 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Seven years after Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation and sentenced to decades behind bars, an appeals court has ordered a resentencing hearing for the former Penn State assistant football coach whose crimes have cost the university a fortune and triggered...
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January 30, 2019 - 10:45 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court won't hear a request from former NFL star Irving Fryar to overturn his conviction for his role in a mortgage scam. The court announced its decision Tuesday but did not elaborate. Fryar and his mother were convicted in August 2015 of applying for...
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