Legal settlements

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Louisville NCAA college basketball head coach Rick Pitino answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference media day in Charlotte, N.C. The University of Louisville Athletic Association and Rick Pitino have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit, with the former Cardinals men's basketball coach's changing his termination to a resignation. The settlement unanimously approved Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, by the ULAA states that Pitino has received compensation and the school agrees not to pursue further legal action. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, FIle)
September 18, 2019 - 5:15 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men's basketball coach's personnel file...
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FILE - This Jan. 26, 2018, file photo showing police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown talking to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. Milwaukee city officials are offering Sterling Brown $400,000 to settle his lawsuit accusing police of using excessive force and targeting him because he's black when they confronted him over a parking violation. The city's Common Council authorized the offer Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, during a closed session. Brown has 14 days to accept or decline it. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP, File)
September 04, 2019 - 12:54 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An attorney for Bucks guard Sterling Brown says Milwaukee's $400,000 offer to settle Brown's lawsuit against the city over his arrest last year is insufficient because it doesn't include an admission of guilt. Attorney Mark Thomsen said Wednesday that any settlement would have to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. MSU is defending itself against a second wave of lawsuits related to Nassar but says it wants to reach a deal with the additional assault victims. MSU defended itself in a court filing Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. It says it's immune to liability for Nassar's crimes, no matter how "repugnant." (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 27, 2019 - 2:23 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is asking a judge to dismiss a second wave of lawsuits related to former sports doctor Larry Nassar, even as the school says it's working to reach a deal with additional assault victims. MSU defended itself in a court filing Monday, declaring it'...
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August 20, 2019 - 4:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A proposed settlement would give St. Louis Rams fans a 25% refund on years of tickets and merchandise they bought before the team announced it was moving to Los Angeles. If approved, the settlement would end a class-action lawsuit that claimed fans would not have purchased Rams-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a status conference before his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. A wrongful death suit by the families of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, the two men Hernandez had been accused of killing in 2012, was settled on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Hernandez was acquitted in the criminal murder trial in 2017, but hanged himself in prison just days later while serving a life sentence for for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. (John Blanding/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)
July 26, 2019 - 12:25 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The estate of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has settled a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the families of two men he was acquitted of killing. Court records show that a Superior Court judge Tuesday issued an order of dismissal of the suit brought by the families...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2010, file photo, Jackie Sherrill is shown during the Cotton Bowl induction ceremonies at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The NCAA and former Mississippi State University football coach Jackie Sherrill have settled a lawsuit in which Sherrill accused the college sports governing body of damaging his reputation. The agreement was reached Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Mississippi’s Madison County Circuit Court. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes. File)
July 18, 2019 - 1:47 pm
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The NCAA and former Mississippi State University football coach Jackie Sherrill have settled a lawsuit in which Sherrill accused the college sports governing body of damaging his reputation. Sherrill also said the NCAA hurt his future coaching opportunities by publicly naming...
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June 25, 2019 - 6:05 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale University and a former basketball captain have settled a lawsuit stemming from his expulsion over sexual misconduct allegations that he denied. A federal judge in Hartford on Tuesday dismissed Jack Montague's lawsuit. Details of the agreement were not disclosed. Yale...
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June 24, 2019 - 4:17 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL's Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. approved the settlement Monday. Several St. Louis PSL holders filed a class-action lawsuit after the...
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June 24, 2019 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bookmaker that accused a rival of copying its sports betting guide almost word for word is, in a sarcastic jab, donating part of a lawsuit settlement involving the matter to a New Jersey college for creative writing courses. William Hill settled a lawsuit in January it...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks' Sterling Brown prepares to shoot a free throw during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Milwaukee. The city of Milwaukee wants to offer Bucks guard Sterling Brown $400,000 to settle his lawsuit alleging that police used excessive force when they used a stun gun to arrest him over a parking violation. The Journal Sentinel reports that the city's Common Council has scheduled a June 10 vote on whether to extend the offer. City attorneys are asking officials to authorize it. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
May 31, 2019 - 5:46 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police officers have testified under oath in a lawsuit from Bucks player Sterling Brown that they violated his civil rights when they used a stun gun to arrest him over a parking violation last year, Brown's attorney said Friday. The comments from attorney Mark Thomsen...
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