Ex-UCLA Player Hits Time Inc. With $10M Defamation Suit

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT) -- A former University of California Los Angeles basketball star lodged a $10 million defamation suit against Time Inc. and a Sports Illustrated reporter in California state court on Wednesday, claiming a recent article inaccurately portrayed the player as a disrespectful and violent bully.

In a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Reeves Nelson sued the parent company of Sports Illustrated and reporter George Dohrmann seeking at least $10 million in damages over an article titled "Special Report: Not the UCLA Way," which was published on...
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