April 25, 2014

Penn State Scandal: Jerry Sandusky’s bid for new trial going to court in Pennsylvania

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Jerry Sandusky is seeking to avoid a lifetime sentence by attempting to relocate his trial. (Matt Rourke/AP) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky’s challenge to his child molestation conviction goes before a state appeals court on Tuesday, as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to overturn a sentence that could keep him behind bars [...]

Penn State Scandal: Judge nixes Sandusky request for two-month delay in start of trial

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The judge in Jerry Sandusky’s 52-count child sex abuse case on Wednesday rejected a defense attorney’s request for a two-month delay and indicated he was reluctant to push back the May 14 start of jury selection. Judge John Cleland’s eight-page memo and order said a postponement should only be a last [...]

Penn State Scandal: Sandusky says friends, relatives have now turned on him

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BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky declared Friday that people have turned against him, moments after the ex-Penn State football coordinator asked a judge for greater freedom while he awaits trial on child sex abuse charges. Sandusky was in a Centre County courtroom and asked a judge to let him see relatives, including supervised visits [...]

Soccer: Tottenham manager cleared of tax evasion

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Harry Redknapp speaks to the media gathered outside Southwark Crown Court in London on Wednesday. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) (PhatzRadio / CBC Sports) — Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp was cleared of tax evasion on Wednesday, a 12-0 victory via a British jury that removes a key barrier to his chances of becoming England’s next coach. The [...]

NFL owners file motion to dismiss players’ antitrust lawsuit

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Tom Brady practices with his New England Patriots teammates at the Boston College campus due to the current NFL lockout situation. After practice Brady is happy to pose with fans. (June 3, 2011 – Photo by Bauer Griffin) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the labor battle between NFL owners and players moved from the bargaining table [...]