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"The way the domestic-violence law is written, discretion is taken out of the hands of the police...

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"The way the domestic-violence law is written, discretion is taken out of the hands of the police who are called," Kelly said. "B didn't have a bruise on him, and as big as he is, Michi didn't have a bruise on her. I don't condone violence or striking a woman in any way, shape or form. But to be held for a few hours and released for $300, and the judge to look at the facts and quickly dismiss it — that just doesn't happen. I just pray the league looks at the total picture."

Rev. Leon Kelly

NCAA ban regarding amateurs' "advisors" is struck down

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Judge strikes down NCAA ban on agents

Lift the Ban Watch: Back to New York

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The UFC proceeds with attempts to legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York State.

Friday Notes: Dizon Pleads Guilty to DWAI

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Jordon Dizon was sentenced to 24 hours of community service after his lawyer pleaded guilty on his behalf to the charge of driving while ability impaired. Jon Kitna has nothing but good things...

Charges Against Kalvin Pearson Dropped

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Lions safety Kalvin Pearson got some good news on Monday as some serious charges against him were dropped.  Pearson was involved in an incident on the first day of the 2008 NFL Draft, and to say...

Gosder Cherilus Faces No Punishment From NFL

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Lions rookie right tackle Gosder Cherilus will not face a suspension or anything like that for being involved in a Boston bar brawl last July.  It was originally thought that he might have a...

Bills RB Lynch Avoids League Punishment

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Lynch could still be forced to deal with a civil suit (Photo Source) Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch, who in late June accepted a plea deal and paid a $100 fine for a late May hit and...

Lions Were Unaware of Dizon Arrest

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Linebacker Jordon Dizon was arrested six days before the 2008 NFL Draft for a variety of driving charges, including suspicion of drunk driving.  Although the arrest happened way back in April, the...

Washington Redskins saved by our Judicial Overlords

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Unfortunate that it has come to this. This is not a political or law blog so I apologize to the extent this post becomes about either topic. It's rare for my two passions the two things I do...

It's Time to Cut Lynch Some Slack

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RB Lynch still getting negative press (Photo Source) In just over a month's time, Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch has gone from league up-and-comer to league poster boy; his admission of guilt...

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