Judiciary

August 07, 2018 - 6:52 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Supreme Court will decide the fate of a dog-racing amendment that is supposed to be on this year's ballot. The court on Tuesday scheduled oral arguments to be heard on Aug. 29. The state's 1st District Court of Appeal agreed to send the case to the Supreme Court...
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This undated photo provided by Sag Harbor Village Police Department on Monday Aug. 6, 2018, shows Brian France, chairman of NASCAR, taken after his arrest in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. (Sag Harbor Village Police Department via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 5:14 pm
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR chairman Brian France (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Brian France has taken a leave of absence as chairman and CEO of NASCAR following his arrest in New York's Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2018, file photo, NBA commissioner Adam Silver speaks to the media during All-Star basketball festivities in Los Angeles. The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country. The Las Vegas-based casino giant will pay the NBA for that data to use in determining outcomes of various bets. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday, July 31, 2018, were not disclosed, other than it’s a multiyear arrangement. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
July 31, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country. The Las Vegas-based casino giant will pay the NBA for that data to use in determining outcomes...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Lawyers for the imprisoned former sports doctor on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, filed motions in Ingham County asking that he be re-sentenced by a different judge in the first of the major molestation cases he faced. Nassar, who's serving a 60-year federal sentence for possessing child pornography, was also sentenced to up to 175 years in state prison for molesting young athletes. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 25, 2018 - 11:00 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar's attorneys say the disgraced former sports doctor was assaulted within hours of being placed in the general population at the federal prison in Arizona where he is serving a 60-year sentence for child pornography possession. In motions filed Tuesday seeking to...
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July 18, 2018 - 5:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL concussion settlement (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Lawyers representing former NFL players in their concussion claims estimate payouts from the settlement with the league will likely reach $1.4 billion. The lawyers filed a status update Wednesday saying an...
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Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford speaks during a news conference at the ACC NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 18, 2018 - 12:42 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford expects an eventual new national rule requiring colleges to list all inactive or ineligible college players for game day following the recent Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law barring gambling on college...
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO KAVANAUGH, INSTEAD OF KAVANUAGH - Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, center, watches events on the field from the stands before the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 17, 2018 - 8:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, attended Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Washington. The District of Columbia appellate court judge is an avid baseball fan and a Washington Nationals season ticket-holder. Kavanaugh was taking in the game from...
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Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 17, 2018 - 3:03 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and rebounds in the final 12 minutes. The wager then...
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Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during NCAA college football SEC media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 16, 2018 - 6:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a federal law barring gambling on sports could cause the league to require schools to issue weekly reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players. Speaking to reporters...
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Sherra Wright, left, the ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, glances at her new court appointed attorneys Juni Ganguli, right, after her lawyers Steve Farese Jr. and Blake Ballin asked to be withdrawn from representing her during an appearance in Judge Lee Coffee's courtroom Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Memphis. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee granted a motion from Farese Jr. and Ballin for their removal from the case of Wright. She is charged with murder in the July 2010 slaying of Lorenzen Wright. (Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 12:21 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two lawyers who were representing the ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright withdrew from the case Wednesday, citing a deteriorating relationship with their high-profile client. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee granted a motion from Steve Farese Jr...
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