NBA
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown and the Milwaukee city attorney have agreed to a revised $750,000 settlement of a lawsuit Brown filed after getting taken to the ground, shocked with a Taser and arrested during an encounter with police in ...
Nov 10, 2020
NBA
MIAMI - A Florida appeals court has temporarily granted NBA rookie Zion Williamson's attempt to block his former marketing agent's effort to have the ex-Duke star answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing for the ...
Jun 5, 2020
MIAMI - Attorneys for NBA rookie Zion Williamson seek to block his former marketing agent's effort to have the ex-Duke star answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing for the Blue Devils.In a Florida court filing ...
May 29, 2020
NEW YORK - A federal judge has dismissed Charles Oakley's lawsuit against executive chairman James Dolan and Madison Square Garden, stemming from the former New York Knicks forward's ejection from a game and ensuing arrest three years ago.Judge ...
Feb 20, 2020
NBA
RALEIGH, N.C. - There's a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star and new New Orleans Pelicans franchise player Zion Williamson.Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) ...
Jun 21, 2019
NBA
DETROIT - The mother of a G League player who died in March after collapsing on the court during a game has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the NBA and the Detroit Pistons of negligence.Zeke Upshaw played for the Grand Rapids Drive, ...
May 31, 2018
NEW YORK - Even Eugenie Bouchard did not expect to find herself playing a US Open match in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The 23-year-old Canadian is, after all, still a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the US ...
Aug 31, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR - Philippine women's volleyball team coach Francis Vicente said he is not discounting the possibility of a legal action if his online critics get more personal.Fans have been calling for Vicente's resignation during the latter stages of ...
Aug 27, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, Calif. - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was sued Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) by a couple who claim he and his entourage assaulted them last year in Michigan.Jermaine Edmondson and Bianca Williams filed the lawsuit seeking unspecified monetary damages in ...
Jul 26, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Tennis star Venus Williams is being sued by the estate of a Florida man who died after a car crash police say she caused.An attorney representing the family of Jerome Barson, 78, filed the lawsuit Friday (Saturday, Manila ...
Jul 1, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas - Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he "loved" representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams.After years of legal wrangling, the federal government's $100 million ...
Feb 22, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - Nearly two and a half months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, hundreds of workers still haven't been paid and are planning to sue the local organizing committee to get their money.Among those late getting paid ...
Nov 1, 2016
NBA
LOS ANGELES - NBA star Derrick Rose testified on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in a lawsuit accusing him and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend, saying he interpreted a text message from the woman as consent to have sex with her later ...
Oct 8, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha filed a federal lawsuit against New York City on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), alleging he was unjustly arrested outside of a trendy nightclub last year during a fracas that left him with a broken leg ...
Apr 7, 2016
NBA
LOS ANGELES - A lawsuit has been dropped that alleged former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen assaulted a man at a sushi restaurant in 2013.Pippen's attorney, Mark Geragos, said on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that a countersuit Pippen filed against ...
Oct 11, 2015
NBA
CHICAGO Bulls star Derrick Rose said a sexual misconduct lawsuit filed by a former girlfriend was 'without factual basis.'The lawsuit, first reported by TMZ Sports, was filed by a woman who alleged Rose and his friends slipped a drug ...
Aug 28, 2015
NBA
CHICAGO - Michael Jordan's lawyer told jurors on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) at a civil trial over the unauthorized use of the star's name in a steak ad that the market value of Jordan's moniker to the ...
Aug 13, 2015
NBA
CHICAGO - Former Chicago Bull Michael Jordan was in a federal courtroom on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) for the start of a civil trial that will scrutinize the market value of the basketball star's brand and look at whether a grocery- ...
Aug 12, 2015
LAS VEGAS - The people who paid US$99.95 to watch at home had no clue.Neither did those spending $40,000 or more for a ringside seat Saturday night in Las Vegas.And, surely, the bettor who wagered $500,000 at ...
May 6, 2015
NEW YORK - The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters said in a lawsuit on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) she has faced discrimination there for two decades.Sylvia Lind's lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal ...
Dec 12, 2014
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