Trials

This combination of photos shows Juan Angel Napout, left, Manuel Burga, center, and Jose Maria Marin. The former soccer South American officials go on trial in New York on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, on charges alleging they took bribes and kickbacks in exchange for marketing rights for major soccer tournaments. (AP Photos/File)
November 12, 2017 - 11:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say Brazilian businessman Jose Maria Marin was a soccer official on the take — and wasn't always discreet about it. "It's about time to have it coming my way. True or not?" Marin said while negotiating a bribe in 2014, according to hours of recordings collected by...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017 file photo, a window of Dortmund's team bus is damaged after an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund, Germany. A man accused of bombing a German soccer team’s bus seven months ago will go on trial Dec. 21, 2017. Borussia Dortmund player Marc Bartra and a police officer were injured when three explosions hit the bus as it left for the team's stadium for a Champions League game on April 11. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
November 10, 2017 - 12:10 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A man charged in the bombing of a German soccer team's bus seven months ago will go on trial Dec. 21. Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra and a police officer were injured when three explosions hit the bus as it left for a Champions League game on April 11. German news agency dpa...
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November 08, 2017 - 7:08 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The chairman of Greek soccer club Olympiakos and 27 other businessmen and former sporting officials will stand trial on match-fixing charges. A panel of judges ordered Olympiakos chairman Vangelis Marinakis to stand trial. No date was set, and the conditions for his bail were...
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November 06, 2017 - 5:12 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the federal fraud trial of former members of the Pilot Flying J sales team (all times local): 5 p.m. Federal prosecutors have outlined their case against former executives at Pilot Flying J as the result of an "infection of fraud" within the sales department...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood, left, leaves federal court after being arraigned, in Knoxville, Tenn. Four former executives, including former Pilot Flying J President Hazelwood, and ex-vice president Scott Wombold, go on trial in Chattanooga on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Patrick /Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
November 05, 2017 - 2:32 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The country's largest truck stop chain was flying high. Its CEO had recently bought a pro football team and his brother was the popular Republican governor of Tennessee hinting at aspirations for national office. Then federal agents descended on the family-owned company's...
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November 03, 2017 - 6:18 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge has refused to move the trial of a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor who is charged with molesting girls at his home and campus clinic. Lawyers for Dr. Larry Nassar say it will be hard to pick a jury in Ingham County after more than a year of...
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November 02, 2017 - 11:57 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The federal judge presiding over the fraud trial of four former executives at the truck stop chain controlled by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has denied a company attorney's request for real-time transcripts of court...
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October 31, 2017 - 9:50 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a Norfolk State University football player told authorities that the victim tried to rob him. Twenty-two-year-old Jaquan Anderson, a former member of Norfolk State's football team, is charged with second-degree murder in the Friday shooting...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, Florida running back Jordan Scarlett (25) takes the handoff from quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during an spring NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla. Seven suspended Florida players, including Callaway, are entering a pretrial intervention program that could result in the dismissal of felony credit card fraud charges. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, File)
October 26, 2017 - 3:15 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Seven suspended Florida players, including standout receiver Antonio Callaway, are entering a pretrial intervention program that could result in the dismissal of felony credit card fraud charges. State Attorney Bill Cervone filed paperwork with the Alachua County court...
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October 25, 2017 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming sentencing of a former Guatemalan judge in a federal court in New York City is the latest chapter in the sprawling corruption scandal that's engulfed FIFA, soccer's global governing body. Here's what you need to know: ___ HOW IT BEGAN FIFA had been scarred by scandals...
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