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Lawyers’ immunity upheld in fraud suit by ex-NFL player

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut appeals court has ruled that ex-NFL player/investment firm founder Bob Simms can’t sue his former wife’s lawyers for fraud during a long-running divorce and alimony case, saying they’re protected by a centuries-old doctrine called absolute ...

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Assault charge dismissed against Redskin Albert Haynesworth

FAIRFAX, Va. — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a misdemeanor assault charge against Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth after the player reached an agreement with the man who said he was the victim of a road-rage attack. Under Virginia ...

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Steven I. Platt: Negotiations can rise, fall on timing

“When is the right time to negotiate?” is a question being asked in every corner of the world. From our local communities to the world stage which provides the backdrop for diplomacy and battlefields, negotiation will determine not only the ...

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Former Ravens kicker Matt Stover to retire

OWINGS MILLS — Former NFL kicker Matt Stover will retire after a stellar career in which he scored more than 2,000 points. The Ravens say the 43-year-old will make the announcement on Thursday afternoon at Baltimore’s training complex. Stover ranks ...

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Ravens’ Kindle pleads guilty to DWI, no jail time

ELLICOTT CITY — Baltimore Ravens rookie linebacker Sergio Kindle has pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges and avoided jail time. Kindle pleaded guilty Tuesday in Howard County District Court to driving while intoxicated and apologized. Prosecutors recommended a 30-day sentence, ...

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Prosecutors offer Redskins’ Haynesworth plea deal

WASHINGTON — Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth allegedly slid his credit card into the bra of a waitress and then touched her breast, according to court papers filed Wednesday offering Haynesworth a plea deal in the sexual abuse case. Prosecutors ...

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