Legal proceedings

Former NFL football player Kellen Winslow Jr. leaves his arraignment Friday, June 15, 2018, in Vista, Calif. The former tight end was arrested Thursday on charges of rape and other sex crimes, the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. (Hayne Palmour/San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 15, 2018 - 8:08 pm
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was jailed without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges. The 34-year-old Winslow was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing. If...
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June 15, 2018 - 7:05 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career. The lawsuit in Dallas was settled after three days of trial. A court...
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Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich sits in the dugout before practice at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 15, 2018. Oregon State plays North Carolina on Saturday in the NCAA College World Series baseball tournament.. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich is the probable starter in the opening game of the College World Series on Saturday, and he said he is ready for any kind of reception he receives from the fans on the sport's biggest stage. Heimlich, 22, is in Omaha a year after it was...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2013, file photo, New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow runs during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in East Rutherford, N.J. Winslow, who is no longer in the NFL, has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday, June 14, 208, at his home in the San Diego suburb of Encinitas. He was charged with two counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping with intent to commit rape and single counts of forcible sodomy, oral copulation and indecent exposure. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:16 pm
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday at his home in the San...
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Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor, center, arrives at Brooklyn Supreme Court, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in New York. McGregor expressed regret on Thursday for a backstage melee at a Brooklyn arena, and is in plea negotiations to resolve charges in the case. (Rashid Umar Abbasi /New York Post via AP, Pool)
June 14, 2018 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor expressed regret Thursday for a backstage melee at a Brooklyn arena that saw him caught on camera hurling a hand truck at a bus full of fighters, and he is negotiating a plea deal to resolve criminal charges in the case. The Irish brawler, 29,...
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June 14, 2018 - 8:13 am
BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ruled in favor of the Boston Red Sox in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she sustained severe facial injuries when she was struck by a foul ball at Fenway Park. The jury Wednesday found that the team and principal owner John Henry were not negligent. Stephanie Taubin,...
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Rachael Denhollander, left, and Larissa Boyce, victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar, are joined by Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, center, at a news conference on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Calley on Tuesday signed two bills inspired by the Nassar scandal, including one giving childhood sexual abuse victims more time to sue. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
June 12, 2018 - 9:26 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley on Tuesday signed two bills inspired by the Larry Nassar scandal, including one giving childhood sexual abuse victims more time to sue. The current cutoff to file a lawsuit in Michigan is generally a minor victim's 19th birthday, which critics...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2015, photo, fans watch what they can of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs on a rooftop across the street from Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued in 2015, arguing in part that a video board the team was adding would block their views of the ballpark and violate terms of a revenue-sharing agreement (AP Photo/Andrew Seligman, File)
June 11, 2018 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued the Cubs in 2015, arguing in part that a right-field video board...
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June 08, 2018 - 3:10 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine black former and current University of Minnesota football players who say their rights were violated in a sexual misconduct investigation sued the school on Friday, alleging they are victims of racial and gender discrimination. The federal lawsuit stems from the university's...
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FILE - In this March, 1, 2017 file photo, former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu leaves the 10th Court of Appeals following arguments in Waco, Texas. Texas' highest criminal appeals court has reinstated the 2015 sexual assault conviction of Ukwuachu, whose case ignited a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said Wednesday, June 6, 2018, that a lower court erred by overturning the conviction of Ukwuachu based on text messages between the victim and a friend that had not been allowed in trial. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP, File)
June 06, 2018 - 4:25 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' highest criminal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated the 2015 sexual assault conviction of a former Baylor University football player whose case ignited a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said a lower court...
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