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Darren Sharper to serve 9 years after plea deals in sex assault cases
Darren Sharper to serve 9 years after plea deals in sex assault cases

Former NFL star Darren Sharper is expected to serve nine years in federal prison after making deals in sexual assault related charges in Los Angeles, Arizona and Nevada. Sharper appeared in a Los Angeles court and pleaded no contest to sex assault charges stemming from cases in L.A. As part of the deal, Sharper will be sentenced to 20 years in prison, but will serve 50% of his sentence minus time already served, which is nine years. All sentences will run concurrently. His attorneys and prosecutors declined to comment about the case. The victims declined to appear in court Monday. Sharper’s sentencing was continued to July 15, so his other case pending in Louisiana can be...

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