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Patriots owner wants prostitution video blocked from public

Mar. 21, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. They also say the...

Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

Mar. 19, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office confirmed Tuesday it has offered Kraft and 24 other men charged with...

Florida prosecutors offer plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, others charged in prostitution case

Mar. 19, 2019 2:33 PM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors offer plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, others charged in prostitution case.

Talented young arms make Marlins optimistic about future

Mar. 19, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The path to progress for the Miami Marlins starts on the mound. The Marlins believe their reboot will gain momentum in Season 2 under CEO Derek Jeter, and any improvement likely will be most apparent in the rotation. There's more depth there than elsewhere, and perhaps a starter or three who...

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

Mar. 19, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey planned to donate campaign contributions he received from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who is charged with soliciting prostitution in Florida, to an organization that works to end human trafficking. Markey received $3,600 in donations from Kraft during the...

Cain, Brewers aim to hold off deep NL Central in repeat bid

Mar. 14, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Thanks to some aggressive acquisitions by the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds, the NL Central got a lot tougher on paper this offseason. Lorenzo Cain and the Milwaukee Brewers think they're up to the task of repeating as champions. "Competition is through the roof. It's gonna be a...

49ers get off to busy start in free agency

Mar. 13, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers opened the new league year Wednesday by acquiring the defensive playmaker the team was sorely lacking in edge rusher Dee Ford. The 49ers are sending a 2020 second-round pick to Kansas City for Ford and are giving him a five-year, $87.5 million contract,...

As New York probes business deals, Trump cries 'HARASSERS'

Mar. 12, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings, acting after his former personal lawyer and fixer told Congress that he exaggerated his wealth to obtain loans. Trump tweeted an apparent response Tuesday night, decrying his home...

Police: Nearly $200k seized from spa Kraft visited for sex

Mar. 12, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police seized almost $200,000 in connection with a Florida massage parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was accused of paying for sexual acts, court records released Tuesday show. Search warrants show Jupiter police found $183,000 in bank safety deposit boxes...

Mitchell, Jazz back Westbrook, say Utah won't condone racism

Mar. 12, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

NBA star Russell Westbrook will play in Utah again one day. When he does, a fan who allegedly made racial taunts against him will not be there to watch. A day after the Oklahoma City Thunder standout directed vulgar comments — which were captured on video and went viral — toward two fans, the Utah...