CAPTION CORRECTS SPELLING OF SURNAME Former president of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Lamine Diack arrives at the Paris courthouse, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. One of the biggest sports corruption cases to reach court is being heard in Paris from Monday, with explosive allegations of a massive doping cover-up at the top of track and field. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 13, 2020 - 11:32 am
PARIS (AP) — The corruption trial involving the former president of track and field's governing body was suspended Monday shortly after it began. Lamine Diack, the former head of the IAAF, has been charged with far-reaching corruption and doping cover-ups. At the opening of the hearing, the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2008, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Lorenzen Wright poses at the team's NBA basketball media day in Independence, Ohio. Billy Turner, a convicted felon charged with conspiring with Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife to kill the retired NBA player, is scheduled to face a judge Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Memphis, at which time a trial date could be set. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
December 04, 2019 - 12:22 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge set a new hearing date Wednesday in the Lorenzen Wright murder case to give lawyers time to prepare expert witness schedules for a trial or even reach a plea deal in the former NBA player's slaying nine years ago in Memphis, Tennessee. A trial date could be scheduled...
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November 28, 2019 - 12:27 pm
PRESTON, England (AP) — The man in control of police operations at the 1989 Hillsborough Stadium tragedy was cleared by a jury on Thursday of gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans in Britain’s worst sports disaster. Gasps were heard from the public gallery after jurors at Preston Crown...
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FILE- In this 2018 file photo provided by the Delaware State Police shows Clay Conaway, a former University of Delaware baseball player charged with raping multiple women. Conaway is scheduled to be sentenced, Friday, Dec. 21, 2019 for the 2018 rape of a woman he met online. (Delaware State Police via AP, File)
November 22, 2019 - 5:57 pm
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former University of Delaware baseball player accused of sexually assaulting six women was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his rape conviction in the first case to go to trial. Sussex County Superior Court Judge Richard Stokes also sentenced 23-year-old Clay...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2019 file photo, former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon appears in court in Charlotte, Mich. Simon has been ordered to stand trial on charges she lied about her knowledge of allegations against now-imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar. Eaton County District Judge Julie Reincke ruled Monday, Oct. 28. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
October 28, 2019 - 5:41 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered former Michigan State University President Lou Ann Simon to stand trial on charges that she lied to police about her knowledge of a sexual misconduct complaint against now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar. The ruling came the same day the school...
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October 02, 2019 - 11:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for a woman convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting death of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle’s pregnant girlfriend is asking for a new trial or an evidentiary hearing because he contends the woman falsely confessed out of fear that police would charge her teenage son in the...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2019, file photo United States' team celebrates with the trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. The U.S. Soccer Federation has filed a motion opposing the U.S. women’s national team request to certify the players’ lawsuit seeking equitable pay as a class action. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
October 01, 2019 - 12:30 pm
The U.S. Soccer Federation has filed a motion opposing the U.S. women's national team's request to certify the players' lawsuit seeking equitable pay as a class action. The women filed their motion for class certification on Sept. 11, asking the court to include in the lawsuit all players called up...
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PSG Neymar is seen before the French League One soccer match between Bordeaux and PSG at the Matmut stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
September 30, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge says the model who accused soccer superstar Neymar of rape will face trial on charges of fraud. Another judge dropped serious charges that followed a decision to reject her rape complaint for lack of evidence. Attorney Cosme Araujo said Sunday he will appeal the...
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September 27, 2019 - 5:51 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has set a trial date next year for former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs on embezzlement and other charges. Krebs left the university in 2017 amid questions over spending. At the heart of the case are accusations that he used public money for...
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September 16, 2019 - 7:58 pm
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware athlete accused of multiple rapes was enthralled after connecting with him on an online dating site and drove to his house intending to have sex with him, defense attorneys told jurors Monday. But...
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