Jury Fingers Garden, Thomas For Harassment

Law360, New York (October 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After a salacious three-week-long trial, a federal jury decided Tuesday that Madison Square Garden LP and its chairman must pay $11.6 million in damages for sexually harassing and retaliating against a former team executive.

The jury said New York Knicks coach and basketball legend Isiah Thomas shouldn't have to pay damages even though he subjected Anucha Browne Sanders to unwanted advances.

The jury said the Garden owes $6 million for allowing a hostile work environment and $2.6 million for retaliation. MSG chairman James Dolan will have...
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