Law and order

Former Washington State quarterback and Superbowl MVP Mark Rypien appears alongside defense attorney Chris Bugbee via video conference for a hearing presided over by commissioner Kristin O'Sullivan on Monday, July 1, 2019, in Spokane, Wash. Rypien was arrested yesterday for alleged fourth degree domestic violence against his wife, and is slated for release today without a no contact order. (Libby Kamrowski/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 8:10 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien recently acknowledged to a Washington state police officer that he struck his wife during a domestic dispute, but his attorney later contended it was in self-defense. A report by Spokane Officer Todd Brownlee said Rypien acknowledged hitting...
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July 11, 2019 - 4:47 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A former University of Wyoming football player, who recently signed an NFL contract, had been accused of inappropriately touching two women while in college and was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after pleading no contest to reduced charges. Carl Granderson, 22,...
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July 11, 2019 - 11:44 am
YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman has asked a judge to dismiss charges that she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to a Pittsburgh Steelers' game too loudly on the radio. Lawyers for Delores Amorino filed legal documents Wednesday that claimed her now...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2011, file photo, suspended FIFA executive Jack Warner gestures during a news conference at the airport in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The former Caribbean soccer official has been ordered to pay a $79 million penalty stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal. A federal judge in New York City imposed the judgment against Warner in a lawsuit brought by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football. (AP Photo/Shirley Bahadur, File)
July 10, 2019 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit. U.S. District Judge William Kuntz ordered the default judgment against Jack Warner in the 2017 civil action accusing him of...
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July 09, 2019 - 5:11 pm
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A former assistant diving coach at a northwest Indiana high school has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with two 15-year-old female students and keeping partially nude photographs of each girl on his cellphone. The (Northwest Indiana...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe, right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 09, 2019 - 2:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Setting itself apart from other great American sports teams, the U.S. women's soccer team is embracing a front-line role in social justice causes even as it savors a fourth world championship. The players are now world leaders in the push for gender equity in the workplace, having...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019, file photo, former sports reporter Kelli Tennant speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton denies sexual assault allegations leveled against him in a lawsuit from a former sportscaster. Walton says in a court brief filed Wednesday, July 3, 2019, that Kelli Tennant's accusations of sexual battery in 2014 are "factually baseless" and designed to attract media attention. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 08, 2019 - 7:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton says sexual assault allegations against him are not backed up by facts and are designed to attract media attention. Walton made his comments in a court brief filed Wednesday in response to a lawsuit by former sportscaster Kelli Tennant. The...
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July 06, 2019 - 6:20 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A state appeals court has voted to uphold the manslaughter conviction of the man sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally shooting former NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage confrontation. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reports a three-judge panel of the...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2012 file photo, Rio de Janeiro Gov. Sergio Cabral attends the inauguration of a new Peacemaker Police Unit (UPP) in Fazendinha slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee said Friday July 5, 2019, that its ethics commission has contacted athletes about vote buying allegations made by jailed former Rio state governor Sergio Cabral. Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov deny claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro’s winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, FILE)
July 05, 2019 - 11:47 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov have denied claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games. The International Olympic Committee said Friday its ethics commission has...
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This photo provided by the Coppell Police Department shows Josh Brent. The former Dallas Cowboys player is being held on charges that include assaulting a public servant after authorities say officers found him intoxicated outside a Dallas-area fast food restaurant. Coppell police Sgt. Sammy Lujan says officers responded Sunday, June 30, 2019, after a caller expressed concern about a man talking to himself. Lujan says the 31-year-old Brent was intoxicated and resisted as officers attempted to place him in handcuffs. He was taken into custody after officers shot him using a stun gun.(Coppell Police Department via AP)
July 04, 2019 - 4:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Cowboys player previously convicted in a drunken driving crash that killed a teammate is now wanted for violating his probation. The Dallas County Sheriff's office says a warrant was issued for the arrest of Josh Brent after the former defensive lineman was charged...
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