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Charles Oakley, former Knicks star, wins right to jury decision on assault claim

A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday.

Cuba Gooding Jr. accused of 2013 rape in new lawsuit

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is accused of raping a woman twice in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013, according to a lawsuit that escalates the severity of the growing number of claims against him.

Trio sentenced to jail in U.S. college basketball recruiting scandal

Three men, including former Adidas executive James Gatto, received prison sentences Tuesday in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen U.S. schools.

Promoter of failed Fyre Festival pleads guilty to fraud

The promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas — once billed as the 'cultural experience of the decade' — pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges Tuesday, agreeing to serve up to a decade in prison for lying to investors who lost over $26 million US.

Former Peruvian soccer official acquitted in FIFA bribery scandal

A former South American soccer official has been acquitted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, after two others were convicted last week.

Court rules Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott must serve suspension

A federal appeals court in New York City has denied Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's bid to keep a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence on hold.

Girl struck by foul ball has MLB vowing to extend protective netting

In the hours after a girl was struck in the face by an 105-mph ball Wednesday night, the game's commissioner vowed to push harder for all parks to extend protective netting.

Google wins appeal court ruling over digitizing books

Google is not violating copyright laws by digitizing books for a massive online library, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a decade long dispute by authors worried that the project would spoil the market for their books.

Rhino horn smuggling guilty plea entered by B.C. man

A Canadian antiques dealer swept up in a U.S. crackdown on illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns pleaded guilty Tuesday to a wildlife smuggling charge.