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Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra can't sue his onetime teammate Ron Darling for defamation, a New York state judge has ruled, saying Dykstra's "already soiled" reputation means he can't suffer any further harm from an account of a racist tirade that appears in Darling's recent book.
The U.S. Soccer Federation asked a California federal court Friday to stop the organization's new president, a former U.S. Women's National Team player, from testifying in an upcoming trial on sex discrimination claims brought by current women's team members.
With the NCAA set to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses, the organization is treading carefully to avoid reopening the issue of whether athletes can be considered employees. But experts say that's easier said than done.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a defense verdict in a suit accusing a doctor of prescribing too much medication to a patient who later fainted, fell out of a deer hunting stand and became paralyzed, saying there was evidence to warrant jury instructions on risk assumption.
A financial manager who made an illicit payment to the father of a former University of Louisville basketball recruit and was a key government witness in a criminal case over the scheme urged a South Carolina federal court to toss related civil racketeering claims by Adidas in a lawsuit claiming the payment tanked the recruit's college basketball career.