NY State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Was Once Involved In Bizarre Legal Dispute With Keith Hernandez And His Ex-Wife

Five years ago, as Tablet and the Daily Mail reported today, current New York state Senate candidate Julia Salazar sued Kai Hernandez, the ex-wife of former Mets star and baseball announcer Keith Hernandez, for defamation after she said Salazar stole from her, tried to break into her bank account, and possibly claimed…

Scammy Champions Basketball League Gets Humiliated In Court, Drops Lawsuit, Continues To Fall Apart 

It’s been just over a year since we first reported on the trials and tribulations of the Champions Basketball League, a semi-pro league that used false promises to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars out of investors who were sold on the opportunity to own a piece of a basketball team full of former NBA players. The…

Judge Dismisses Rick Pitino's Emotional Distress Lawsuit Against Adidas

Rick Pitino’s emotional distress lawsuit against Adidas—truly a bold “vehicle for proving that he had nothing to do with Adidas’ outrageous, wrongful, and illegal conspiracy” to put good basketball players onto his basketball team—was dismissed Tuesday by the U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of…

The Roanoke Times Is Suing Its Former Reporter Over Refusal To Give Up Twitter Account 

A custody battle is raging between a newspaper and its former reporter over a Twitter account. The Roanoke Times’s parent company, BH Media, is suing one of the newspaper’s former college football reporters, Andy Bitter. They say he refused to hand control of his Twitter account—which he had acquired from the previous…

Lawsuit: Milwaukee Officer At Sterling Brown Arrest Joked About It On Facebook, Hoped To Do The Same To J.R. Smith

This morning, Bucks player Sterling Brown filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales, and eight other MPD officers for their roles in a Jan. 26 incident where Brown was arrested and tased for no reason in a Walgreens parking lot. Videos from the night show officers…

St. Louis Jury Sticks Rams With $12.5 Million Bill For Reggie Bush's "Concrete Ring Of Death" Injury

St. Louis’s Edward Jones Dome—now the Dome at America’s Center—was a piece of crap football stadium for many reasons, just one of which was a wide warning track of concrete that ran around the stands and presented a hazard for be-cleated football players whose actions and momentum occasionally carried them onto its…

Thanks To "Mike Litoris," CM Punk And Colt Cabana Win Lengthy Defamation Case

On Tuesday morning, as defense attorney Laura McNally of the firm Loeb & Loeb made her closing argument in Amann v. Brooks & Colton, a defamation lawsuit in Illinois’ Cook County Court, she asked the jury a question few people on earth could be prepared to answer. “What,” McNally asked, “is your reputation worth to…

Former Arkansas Running Back Sues Insurance Firm For Wriggling Out Of His Million-Dollar Policy

Former Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams III is suing Lloyd’s, a major British insurance firm, and claims it purposely slowed the processing of his insurance paperwork and then retroactively wrote in a preexisting condition clause. Now, with Williams’s football career over after a neck injury, the former…

Ex-NFL Cheerleaders Offer To Settle Discrimination Suit Against The NFL If Roger Goodell Agrees To Meeting

Last month, former Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis filed a discrimination complaint against the NFL after she was fired for posting an Instagram photo of herself in a bathing suit. The photo violated a Saints rule forbidding cheerleaders from “appearing nude, seminude or in lingerie,” which is an equally regressive…