CRIME & SPORTS '95 / Special...

Sports figures were involved in 252 nationally reported police incidents, court appearances or other developments in 1995, for alleged offenses that ranged in gravity from shoplifting to murder, a Times study found.

Items--involving current professional or college athletes, team employees or administrators-- are listed by date of resolution unless otherwise indicated.

JANUARY

Jan. 1--SHELDON KENNEDY, Winnipeg Jet player, charged with possession of marijuana. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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Jan. 13--RICHIE PARKER, Manhattan Center High basketball player, accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl on Jan. 4, 1994. Resolution: He was given five years' probation, apologized to the victim and offered her a portion of any future professional basketball earnings. Note: Parker is included in survey because of the furor his case caused. He repeatedly tried to land major college scholarships but was denied because of the outcry his recruitment caused on campuses. For example, George Washington withdrew its scholarship offer on June 29.

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Jan. 19--SAMMY SOSA, Chicago Cub baseball player, arrested in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on assault charges Jan. 19, accused of beating up a man at the entrance to a disco. Resolution: Never charged.

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Jan. 19--ALBERT LOPEZ, Cleveland Indian baseball player, arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault in a Jan. 6 attack on a man who allegedly threw a glass at Lopez, cutting his face, in Mesa, Ariz. Resolution: No complaint filed.

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Jan. 20--DAVID ENGLAND, DEAN WEBER, trainer, athletic training director at Arkansas, accused in Fayetteville, Ark., of keeping poor records of pain-killing drugs. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. Both sentenced to two years' probation.

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Jan. 24--JAYSON WILLIAMS, New Jersey Net basketball player, charged with possession of a concealed dangerous weapon and reckless endangerment after firing a handgun at a hubcap on an empty truck in a lot at Brendan Byrne Arena. Resolution: Spent the off-season talking to high school students about the dangers of guns in trial diversion program.

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Jan. 25--JASON JENKINS, Nebraska football player, charged with third-degree assault in July 30, 1993 incident. Resolution: Two years' probation with last 60 days spent in jail and fined $24,000.

FEBRUARY

Feb. 1--WILLIE BEAMON, New York Giant football player, was arrested Feb. 1 on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction of the administration of law and reckless driving in Clifton, N.J. Resolution: Charge reduced to disorderly-person offense.

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Feb. 3--LAMAR SMITH, Seattle Seahawk football player, faces vehicular assault charges for his role in allegedly driving car involved in an accident in Kirkland, Wash., that left teammate Mike Frier paralyzed from the neck down. Resolution: Trial scheduled for early January.

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Feb. 4--VINCE EMBRY, Mississippi State basketball player, was arrested Feb. 4 in Starkville, Miss., on charges of speeding, possession of an open container and possession of marijuana, all misdemeanors. Resolution: Marijuana charge dropped, paid $81.50 in fines and court costs for other violations.

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Feb. 10--MICHAEL CARBAJAL, professional boxer, accused of recklessly shooting a gun outside a party in Phoenix. Resolution: Pleaded guilty, ordered to do 300 hours' community service and put on two years' probation.

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Feb. 16--JEFF ACUNA, ANDRE DOUGLAS, BENJI KABER, Southern Colorado baseball players, arrested on assault charges in Pueblo, Colo. Resolution: All pleaded guilty, given six months' probation and 40 hours' community service. Acuna given 20 more hours because he did not complete his community service on time.

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Feb. 22--ALI EVANS, JAMES CAGE, SHAHEED EVANS, Washington State football players, charged with obstructing a police officer in a campus brawl Feb. 22 in Pullman, Wash. Resolution: A warrant has been issued for Ali Evans' arrest after his failure to appear in Whitman County court on Nov. 3. Cage pleaded guilty on June 14 and was fined $200 and given six months' probation. Charges against Shaheed Evans were dismissed.

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Feb. 25--DUANE CAUSWELL, Sacramento King basketball player, charged with inflicting corporal injury, battery, false imprisonment, assault and damaging a telephone in a spousal abuse incident in Auburn, Calif. Resolution: Charges suspended to permit Causwell to enter a domestic violence diversion program.

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Feb. 26--RICHARD MANDEVILLE, Indiana University basketball player, arrested for illegal consumption of alcohol after police responded to a reported disturbance at a Bloomington (Ind.) apartment complex. Resolution: Fined $245.

MARCH

March. 1--PATRICK HAPE, MATT PARKER, Alabama football players, involved in drunk driving incident. Hape was arrested on drunk driving charges. Parker, a passenger in Hape's car, was charged with interfering with a police officer. Resolution: Hape was granted youthful offender status, records sealed. Charges against Parker were dropped.

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March 1--ERIC YELDING, Cleveland Indian baseball player, had been charged in Mobile, Ala., in November 1994 with interfering with a federal officer. Resolution: Pleaded guilty and was put on probation for five years and fined $5,000.

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March 1--BRENDAN SHANAHAN, St. Louis Blues hockey player, was arrested March 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at a bar and restaurant, on trespassing charges. Resolution: Paid small fine and was released.

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March 6--DENNIS RIDDLE, Alabama football player, charged with felony breaking and entering for an incident July 31, 1994. Resolution: Granted youthful offender status, records sealed.

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March 6--REGGIE BAUL, Nebraska football player, was accused of stealing a wallet at a Lincoln restaurant Nov. 20. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possession of stolen property, given six months' probation.

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March 8--SHELLY CLARK, Illinois basketball player, stopped for driving with a suspended license in Urbana, Ill. Resolution: Was sentenced to 30 days in jail.

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March 9--DeWAUN ROSE, Xavier basketball player, arrested March 9 in Cincinnati after a fight at a bar and was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Resolution: Pleaded no contest, paid small fine.

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March 12--ALFONZO BROWNING, Kentucky football player, pleaded not guilty to a shoplifting charge of allegedly taking a $40 bottle of cologne from a department store in Lexington, Ky., without paying for it. Resolution: Fined $200.

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March 13--AUBREY HILL, Florida football player, charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend in Gainesville, Fla. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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March 13--ROBERT DONOVAN, MICHAEL FOLEY, MICHAEL HEINKE, THOMAS NOLAN, University of New Hampshire athletes, involved in a brawl at an off-campus party February, 1994. Resolution: Donovan was convicted on four counts of simple assault for biting a student and hitting three others and was found not guilty of spitting at another student. Heinke was convicted of assault for hitting a student. Foley was cleared of simple assault but convicted of criminal trespassing. Nolan was found not guilty of one count of simple assault.

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March 14--RUBEN PALACIO, professional boxer, charged with importing heroin in Miami after arrest Nov. 6, 1994. Resolution: Entered guilty plea, sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison.

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March 14--JOHN FISHEL, California Angel baseball player, was jailed on March 14 in a child-support dispute with a Phoenix-area woman. Resolution: Reached undisclosed settlement.

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March 22--MICHAEL McCLAIN, University of Washington basketball player, arrested Feb. 5 for investigation of fourth-degree assault for an incident involving a woman. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. Two-year deferred sentence, two years' probation.

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March 24--DERRICK FENNER, Oakland Raider running back, faced misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct for incident Dec. 12 outside a Cincinnati tavern while he was with the Bengals. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct, was ordered to pay $152. Note: Two police officers were fired for allegedly trying to extort $10,000 from Fenner in the incident.

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March 25--MIKE TYSON, professional boxer, found guilty in 1992 of raping beauty pageant contestant Desiree Washington. Resolution: Released from prison after serving half of a six-year rape sentence. Note: In June, Tyson reached an undisclosed settlement with Washington in return for her dropping a civil suit. In September, he reached an undisclosed financial settlement with his ex-wife's former publicist, Phyliss Polaner, for her dropping a civil suit over allegations that Tyson sexually assaulted her in 1988.

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March 27--MIKE MILLER, Notre Dame football player, arrested on charges of being involved in organized criminal activity. Resolution: Grand jury in Fort Bend County, Texas, declined to indict him.

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March 28--WILLIAM FLOYD, San Francisco 49er football player, was arrested March 28 in Jacksonville, Fla., after allegedly arguing with a store clerk over a pair of sunglasses and also arguing with a police officer. Resolution: Charge was dropped.

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March 28--DARRYL HENLEY, then-Los Angeles Ram football player, accused of conspiring to run a nationwide cocaine ring from his Brea home. Resolution: Found guilty along with four co-defendants, one of them his uncle. Is in jail awaiting a January hearing on a new trial based on jury tampering allegations. Note: A dismissed juror in the trial pleaded not guilty Oct. 16 to charges that he tried to pay a $50,000 bribe to another juror to secure a not-guilty verdict.

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March 29--CHRIS REED, Cincinnati Red baseball player, charged March 29 with drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident involving an injury in Plant City, Fla. Resolution: Warrant was issued for his arrest after he failed to appear Nov. 14 in Plant City. Has not been re-arrested.

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March 29--BENNIE BLADES, Detroit Lion football player, arrested March 29 on charges of driving while intoxicated in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Resolution: Will receive deferred judgment, pay court costs.

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March 29--GENE MICHAEL, New York Yankee general manager, was arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for drunk driving after his car hit a utility pole, then left the scene. Resolution: Trial date pending. No court date set.

APRIL

April 2--DALE CARTER, Kansas City Chief football player, two incidents. Was convicted April 2 of a municipal charge of assault in a fight at a hotel near Arrowhead Stadium. On Feb. 11 was found to have violated his probation on a 1993 weapons conviction when he allegedly assaulted a woman inside a bar. Resolution: April assault charge resulted in 180-day suspended sentence, two years' probation, 40 hours of community service. February case resulted in 15 days in jail and 75 days of home detention.

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April 6--RHONDI GIBSON, Alabama football player, charged with drunk driving in Tuscaloosa. Resolution: Pleaded guilty Sept. 5, fined an undisclosed sum.

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April 7--JAMES TONEY, professional boxer, charged in Ann Arbor, Mich., with failing to register handguns. Resolution: Pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts in exchange for having five similar charges dismissed. Fined $400.

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April 11--PETE SEARS, Xavier basketball player, was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after a fight at a Cincinnati bar in April. Resolution: Charges were dropped after alleged victim decided not to press charges.

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April 13--DeANTHONY HALL, Arkansas football player, accused of attempted rape in Fayetteville, Ark. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of public sexual misconduct. Sentenced to one year in jail with six months suspended, fined $1,000.

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April 14--WILLIAM "SKIP" MILLER, former Brown assistant track coach, was charged in Providence, R.I., with twice raping one of his athletes in 1991. Resolution: Convicted on one count and acquitted on the other. A charge of intimidating a witness was dismissed before deliberations. Sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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April 16--VAUGHN MONROE JOHNSON, Philadelphia Eagle football player, was arrested on April 16 in Greenville, N.C., on charges of drunk driving and speeding. Resolution: Pending, trial will be set sometime after Jan. 8, 1996.

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April 17--DERRICK JONES, GEOFF KANNADY, BRIAN POWELL, MANNY SANTIBANEZ, Memphis football players, charged with assault and disorderly conduct in an incident involving a Memphis nightclub owner. Resolution: Trial was scheduled for December.

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April 20--KEITH J. GATLIN, LUTHER T. LEWIS, GARRICK P. McCULLER, ANDREW L. MURRAY, MICHAEL WHITLEY, Southwest Missouri State athletes, indicted in Springfield, Mo., on federal cocaine charges April 20 for acts committed between early 1992 and late 1994. Resolution: In a plea agreement Aug. 25, Whitley admitted setting up cocaine buys and collecting money. He was given three years' probation. Murray got five years' probation. Gatlin and Lewis were to be sentenced Dec. 15. McCuller's sentencing hearing has not been scheduled.

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April 21--SHANNON CLAVELLE, University of Colorado football player, arrested Feb. 22 in Boulder, Colo., for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and son during an argument Feb. 21. Court records indicate Clavelle threw a suitcase that hit his girlfriend in the face, deflected off her and hit their 16-month-old child in the chin. Resolution: Charges dismissed. Note: Boulder court documents show that a warrant was issued for Clavelle's arrest on Oct. 25 for a felony charge of theft of more than $400 but less than $15,000, and fraud by check, for an offense on June 21.

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April 21--WILLIE MITCHELL, Michigan basketball player, faced a misdemeanor charge of receiving stolen property of less than $100 in Ann Arbor. Resolution: Pleaded no contest.

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April 25--DARRYL STRAWBERRY, professional baseball player, charged with evading federal income taxes in White Plains, N.Y. Resolution: Admitted in court that he had made more money from autograph signings than he reported on his tax forms. Sentenced to six months' home confinement, $350,000 in back taxes, interest and penalties, 100 hours of community service and mandatory drug-abuse counseling. Note: Strawberry was charged Dec. 11 with three misdemeanor counts of failure to pay child and spousal support.

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April 26--DOMINIK HASEK, Buffalo Sabre hockey player, charged with drunk driving on April 2 in Amherst, N.Y. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of driving while impaired, was fined $850 and ordered to do 100 hours of community service. Also, pleaded guilty to speeding and driving too close to another vehicle.

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April 26--HOWARD CARTER, American player in French professional basketball league, arrested in La Havre for the purchase and use of heroin. Resolution: Fined $5,000 by a French court.

MAY

May 3--DENNIS ERICKSON, Seattle Seahawk football coach, arrested for drunk driving in Everett, Wash., on April 15. Resolution: Deferred prosecution to enter two-year alcohol-treatment program. If he successfully completes the program, prosecutors will drop the charges.

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May 5--WELDON ENGLISH, CALVIN ROBINSON, ERIC YARBROUGH, Southern Methodist football players, indicted by a grand jury on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at a Denton, Texas, motel in December. Resolution: Trial date yet to be set, expected in January or February.

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May 6--BOB FERGUSON, Denver Bronco director of football operations, faced charges of drunk and careless driving in Denver after his arrest May 6. Resolution: Trial date Jan. 3.

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May 9--VINCE WORKMAN, Tampa Bay Buccaneer football player, charged with drunk driving and speeding in Columbus, Ohio, on May 7. Resolution: Missed last scheduled court date of Nov. 27. Warrant issued for his arrest.

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May 15--BOB PROBERT, Chicago Blackhawk hockey player, faced resisting-arrest charges when police investigated a report that a male bouncer had been assaulted at a Dallas bar. Resolution: Pleaded no contest. Sentenced to deferred adjudication, which means his record will be expunged if he successfully completes probation.

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May 17--JEFF SAUER, Southwest Missouri State baseball player, arrested in Springfield, Mo., on suspicion of promoting gambling. Resolution: Pending investigation. Has not been charged.

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May 18--DWAYNE MORGAN, ANTHONY PEREZ, ARNEZ DAVIS, Clemson football players, arrested in Clemson, S.C., on felony charges of common law robbery. Resolution: Admitted on April 5 that they robbed a student of $7. Accepted into a pretrial intervention program after the victim agreed not to pursue the charges in court.

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May 18--RANDY RUTHERFORD, Oklahoma State basketball player, accused of threatening to blow up a Stillwater, Okla., city block May 11 after he became upset that his electricity had been disconnected. Resolution: Pleaded guilty, was fined $100.

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May 20--TORAINO SINGLETON, Texas El Paso football player, was indicted on two counts of aggravated assault, stemming from a fight on May 20 during which he allegedly broke one man's nose and another's jaw in El Paso. Resolution: Trial set for February.

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May 20--ERIC CLAIR, Penn State football player, was charged with drunk driving after he was stopped while driving on the wrong side of a road in Middletown, Pa., on May 20. Resolution: Completed community service.

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May 22--EARL NELSON, minor league baseball player with Durham Bulls, charged in Durham with misdemeanor assault against Glen Cullop of the Winston-Salem Warthogs, whose jaw was broken in a melee between the teams. Resolution: No arrest unless Nelson returns to North Carolina.

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May 22--HARVEY WILLIAMS, Oakland Raider football player, charged with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor battery after an alleged confrontation with his ex-wife in Overland Park, Kan., in February. Resolution: Given one-year probation, ordered to attend anger-control counseling.

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May 24--TIM "DOC" ANDERSON, professional boxer, was indicted by a grand jury on a first-degree murder charge on May 24 in the shooting death of promoter Rick Parker. Anderson told medical personnel that he shot Parker in a Lake Buena Vista (Fla.) hotel on April 28. Resolution: Trial date is Jan. 29.

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May 25--JIMMY BLACK, Notre Dame assistant basketball coach, faced domestic abuse charge stemming from a Dec. 13 fight during which Black allegedly struck his fiancee on the leg. Resolution: Resigned his job and entered a pretrial diversion program.

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May 26--DEION SANDERS, then-Cincinnati Red baseball player, charged with driving without a license, resisting arrest, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to comply with an officer's order in Aug. 8, 1994 incident at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati. Resolution: Acquitted of all charges.

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May 26--ALLEN PITTS, Canadian Football League player, charged with criminal possession of dangerous drugs in Sweetgrass, Mont., for carrying 25 containers of steroids. Resolution: Paid a $500 fine.

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May 27--SERGIO REYES, professional boxer, was arrested May 27 on suspicion of assault with bodily injury after witnesses reported he assaulted a woman in Fort Worth. Reyes also had been arrested May 12, after the same woman reported he beat and terrorized her for several hours. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. Received deferred adjudication, paid $131 in court costs, ordered into anger-control counseling.

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May 27--BO KIMBLE, pro basketball player, arrested for drunk driving in Malibu. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to reckless driving and fined $385 with 24 months' summary probation.

JUNE

June 2--DAMON BUFORD, Baltimore Oriole baseball player, was arrested in Baltimore for trying to solicit sex in front of a roadside hotel. Resolution: Fined $150, one days' unsupervised probation on Oct. 16.

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June 3--DAVID ROBERT GILL, JEFFREY LEMMO, JACK ROXAS, Utah State football players, arrested on misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct after an altercation at a pizza restaurant in Logan, Utah. Resolution: Fined $100.

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June 7--SAMMY WALKER, Green Bay Packer football player, bound over for trial in Green Bay on a felony battery charge after arrest May 6. Resolution: Trial date Jan. 17.

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June 7--TROY SMITH, Louisville basketball player, pleaded guilty in the death of the mother of his 11-month-old son in 1994, whom he allegedly picked up and dropped to the floor. Resolution: Granted early release from state prison from his sentence of five to 25 years.

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June 7--BENNIE THOMPSON, New Orleans Saint football player, questioned in the murder of his ex-wife. Resolution: He was cleared.

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June 7--THIRTY-ONE TENNESSEE ATHLETES, accused of making 17,000 long-distance telephone calls using the stolen charge card of an athletic department employee. Resolution: Football players Jason Parker and Leland Taylor were suspended for the season. Five athletes were suspended for the first game of the season and lost $850 from the value of their scholarships. Sixteen players were required to do 100 hours of community service. Eight lost $850 from the value of their scholarships. All lost complimentary game tickets. Note: Matter was handled internally by school, but is included because of its scope and severity.

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June 14--SHANE BURTON, Tennessee football player, was charged in Knoxville with resisting arrest, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Resolution: Had three misdemeanor charges held in abeyance until he completed 75 hours of public service.

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June 14--ERIK WILLIAMS, Dallas Cowboy football player, faced sexual assault charges in incident that involved a 17-year-old girl, Williams, and a friend April 13. Resolution: Charges were dropped after settlement was reached.

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June 14--DION FOXX, Miami Dolphin football player, involved in an altercation in April in Clearwater, Fla., involving former Dolphin receiver James Pruitt and four other men outside a convenience store. Resolution: Charges of aggravated battery were dropped.

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June 15--MARCUS RAY, SAM SWORD, WILLIAM CARR, University of Michigan football players, charged with credit card fraud in Ann Arbor. Resolution: They pleaded guilty and each was put on two years' probation and ordered to pay $1,047 in fines, costs and restitution.

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June 16--TYLER LAWRENCE, New York Giant football player, accused by a 25-year-old Pompano Beach woman of performing a sexual act on her against her will on June 16 in Dania, Fla. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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June 17--NATE NEWTON, Dallas Cowboy football player, faced a police complaint in Dallas by a woman who said Newton had fondled her after she asked for an autograph for her son in a bar. Resolution: Not guilty of misdemeanor assault.

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June 19--BILL JOHNSON, Cleveland Brown football player, arrested Feb. 16 on charges of drunk driving and impeding traffic in Cleveland. Resolution: Pleaded not guilty, then changed plea to no contest on June 19. Fined $1,105 and given 90-day suspended sentence.

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June 20--ALLEN IVERSON, Georgetown basketball player, appealed three maiming-by-mob convictions stemming from a Feb. 14, 1993 bowling alley brawl in Hampton, Va. Resolution: Virginia Court of Appeals reversed convictions. Note: On July 26, prosecutors decided against retrying him.

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June 23--BARRY BENNELL, British soccer coach, arrested July 23, 1994, in Jacksonville, Fla., charged with raping a boy from a youth soccer team he had escorted to the United States. Resolution: Agreed to plead guilty to six counts of custodial sexual battery in exchange for four years in prison.

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June 24--DERRICK COLEMAN, New Jersey Net basketball player, was arrested outside a Detroit nightclub June 24 after a dispute with police over where he had parked his truck. Resolution: Trial was postponed until an undetermined date.

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June 28--GARY MOELLER, Michigan football coach, arrested after a drunken outburst and a scuffle with police at a Southfield, Mich., restaurant April 29. Resolution: Pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct and assault and was ordered to pay $409 in fines. Note: He was fired by the school.

JULY

July 5--JARRETT REID, minor league hockey player, charged with sexual assault from an alleged incident in January 1993 in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada. Resolution: Acquitted.

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July 6--BRUCE McNALL, former King owner, pleaded guilty in Los Angeles to four federal felony charges: one count of conspiracy, two counts of bank fraud and one count of wire fraud in December, 1994. Resolution: Sentencing was postponed and probably will be postponed at least twice more until July or August 1996. Note: Ten of McNall's associates have entered guilty pleas and three more have been indicted and will go to trial June 4, 1996, on an assortment of charges related to McNall's banking activities.

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July 7--AARON NOVAK, Bemidji State hockey player, charged with felony sexual assault in connection with an alleged March 26 rape of a Minnesota Duluth student in Duluth, Minn. Resolution: July trial to begin April 30, 1996. Victim has dropped charges, but state is pursuing them.

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July 10--ED VOSBERG, Texas Ranger baseball player, arrested outside the Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, on July 10 on a Class C misdemeanor for trying to scalp complimentary tickets to All-Star festivities. Resolution: Fined $90.

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July 11--MARCUS DOWDELL, Winnipeg Blue Bomber football player in the Canadian Football League, charged in Gretna, La., with unauthorized use of a car that was stolen from one of New Orleans Saint owner Tom Benson's dealerships. Resolution: Former Saint pleaded guilty, was given a two-year suspended sentence and fined $1,000.

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July 11--NEIL JASON STRAYHORN, ROBERT DOZIER, Michigan State football players. Dozier is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and alteration of a motor vehicle title in East Lansing, Mich., after the two were arrested July 11. Resolution: Trial for Dozier is set for Jan. 8. No charges were filed against Strayhorn.

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July 12--TROY DRUMMOND, KEVIN GRAY, DARREL JOHNSON, GARY THOMAS, Baylor basketball coaches, were charged in Waco, Texas, with conspiracy, wire fraud and mail fraud in a recruiting scandal. Resolution: Head Coach Johnson was acquitted. His three assistants were found guilty and put on three years' probation.

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July 13--CHRIS SHELLING, Cincinnati Bengal football player, faced a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession in Auburn, Ala. Resolution: Given a 180-day suspended sentence.

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July 15--WILLIAM YATES, FRED SOWERBY, Nevada Las Vegas football players, charged in Las Vegas with trying to rob a person over 65 in a purse snatching in May. Resolution: Pleaded guilty, got four years' suspended sentence, five years' fixed probation, 45 days in jail. Note: Yates was allegedly involved with UNLV football player Darryl Wright in another February purse snatching but charges were dropped.

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July 17--SCOTTIE PIPPEN, Chicago Bull basketball player, was arrested and charged with battery May 19 after an alleged incident involving his former fiance, Yvette DeLeone. Resolution: Charges dismissed when DeLeone failed to appear court in Waukegan, Ill.

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July 18--CHARLES MURRAY, professional boxer, accused of failing to uphold the terms of his sentence for a third-degree assault on March 14, 1994. He had been ordered to speak out against violence. Resolution: Admonished in Rochester, N.Y., court.

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July 19--BRANDON JESSIE, ANDRE MILLER, Utah basketball players, arrested June 3 on suspicion of shoplifting from a Salt Lake City department store. Resolution: Received a $250 fine, 1 1/2 years probation and must make five speaking appearances at high schools in Salt Lake City area.

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July 29--JUAN ARROYO, professional boxer, charged with battery, aggravated assault, strong-armed robbery and escape in Miami after July 29 arrest. Resolution: Trial date Jan. 5.

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July 29--CHRIS WARREN, Seattle Seahawk football player, charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault for allegedly slapping a woman outside a Renton, Wash., nightclub after she refused to dance with him July 29. Resolution: Hearing is set for Feb. 21.

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July 30--CHILI DAVIS, California Angel baseball player, was charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly poking a spectator in the face during an 8-3 victory over the Brewers in Milwaukee. Resolution: Was given a citation that carries a $287 fine.

AUGUST

Aug. 1--VIRGIL HILL, professional boxer, pleaded not guilty in Mays Landing, N.J., to a weapons possession charge brought after a shootout Nov. 12, 1994 at the Mirage, an Atlantic City nightclub. Four people were critically wounded in the shooting in which Hill was not involved. Resolution: Entered pretrial intervention program for first-time offenders. Issued an undisclosed fine and community service time.

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Aug. 2--CLEVELAND EVERHART, Maryland football player, was charged with two counts of first-degree burglary and one count of theft after being arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards from a dormitory room at College Park, Md. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to fourth-degree burglary, given three-year jail term, all but three days suspended, and two years' supervised probation.

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Aug. 2--RILEY WASHINGTON, Nebraska football player, charged with attempted second-degree murder after an incident outside a Lincoln convenience store Aug. 2. Resolution: Pleaded not guilty and is awaiting trial.

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Aug. 3--AARON CRAVER, Denver Bronco football player, faced charges stemming from a Dec. 23, 1993, incident that allegedly occurred when he was playing for the Miami Dolphins in which he is accused of writing a bad check in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Resolution: Pleaded no contest, Aug. 25, verdict sealed.

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Aug. 4--BLAINE TAYLOR, Montana basketball player, faced misdemeanor drunk driving charge Aug. 4 in Kalispell, Mont. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. Fined $320, given a 10-day suspended jail sentence, ordered to attend a chemical dependency course.

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Aug. 4--FREDDIE KITCHENS, Alabama football player, was arrested at a bar Aug. 4 in Jacksonville, Fla., because of public drunkenness and was released on $86 bond. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. Given youthful offender status, probation.

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Aug. 5--CHRIS BUCKHALTER, Southern Mississippi football player, charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of more than an ounce of marijuana after arrest July 30 in Hattiesburg, Miss. Resolution: Charges were dropped.

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Aug. 8--GARY BROWN, Green Bay Packer football player, apprehended in Oshkosh, Wis., with an unloaded handgun in his vehicle after he was pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving. Resolution: Pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed weapon, was fined $324. Also, pleaded no contest to drunk driving offense, was fined $547 and his driver's license was suspended for six months.

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Aug. 8--IKE REESE, Michigan State football player, charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a June 1 fight outside an East Lansing, Mich., nightclub. Resolution: Pleaded no contest and was sentenced to two days in jail and one year probation.

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Aug. 9--ANTHONY PHILLIPS, Atlanta Falcon football player, arrested on drunken and reckless driving charges Aug. 9 in Suwanee, Ga. Resolution: Trial date Jan. 16.

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Aug. 11--BILL BOWLER, CORY EVANS, ED JOVANOVSKI, junior league hockey players for the Windsor Spitfires, faced a complaint made by a 24-year-old woman who claimed she was sexually assaulted by the three after meeting them at a tavern in Windsor, Canada, on Feb. 18. Resolution: Charges were dropped because testimony in preliminary hearing was inconclusive.

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Aug. 12--ARAIK BAGDADIAN, ARMEH ZIMONIAN, Armenian wrestlers, skipped a court appearance after shoplifting charges were filed while they were competing in Atlanta. Resolution: Will be prosecuted if they ever return to the city.

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Aug. 15--SCOTT MILLER, Australia's top Olympic swimming coach, charged with battery after being accused of hitting a man during a pre-dawn barhopping jaunt in Atlanta. Resolution: Released on $1,000 bail and allowed to return to Australia, but he must return to Atlanta for a hearing, which has not yet been scheduled.

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Aug. 16--ESERA TUAOLO, Minnesota Viking football player, arrested on drunk driving charge in Eden Prairie, Minn., this summer. Resolution: Case dismissed.

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Aug. 16--LANCE HOOKANO, JOSEPH DAVID TUDOR, surfing competitors in the Oxbow Longboard World Championships in Malibu, charged with misdemeanor assault of another competitor during the event. Resolution: Both were ordered to perform 300 hours community service.

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Aug. 17--TRAVIS COZART, Tennessee football player, two incidents. On Aug. 17, he was indicted along with 16 others in Knoxville for allegedly selling cocaine and crack to undercover agents. On July 4, arrested for assault. Resolution: Aug. 17 incident pending. July 4 incident led to $182.50 fine and a 30-day suspended sentence.

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Aug. 17--FOUR UNIDENTIFIED PLAYERS, New Orleans Saint football players, were accused of raping a woman at the team's Wisconsin training camp dormitory. Resolution: Prosecutors said there was not enough evidence to pursue rape charges.

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Aug. 23--CRISTIN McLEMORE, Oregon football player, charged with disorderly conduct by recklessly impeding vehicular traffic in Portland. Resolution: Acquitted.

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Aug. 23--FRED THOMAS, TIM EVANS, University of Mississippi football players, face forgery charges after their Aug. 23 arrest for allegedly forging checks at Oxford, Miss., stores. Resolution: On Dec. 14, grand jury ruled trial was warranted. Trial date has not been set.

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Aug. 24--TIM BEGGY, Pittsburgh Pirate mascot, was arrested after allegedly being found having sex with a woman in a public swimming pool in Pittsburgh on July 11. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to city ordinance prohibiting swimming in city pools after closing. Beggy and Rebecca Janesko were fined $131.

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Aug. 24--TREVOR WOODS, Montana football player, pleaded guilty in municipal court to possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the team dormitory at Missoula. Resolution: Fined $500.

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Aug. 25--IGOR TCHERNYCHOV, Russian youth-team tennis coach, arrested April 11 at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport after U.S. Customs officials discovered he had 200,000 steroid pills and 2,400 small containers of liquid steroids stashed in his luggage. Resolution: Sentenced to six months probation at a halfway house and 40 hours a week of community service.

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Aug. 25--TOM BEAM, Sacramento State football player, arrested Aug. 25 in Sacramento and accused of possessing marijuana and steroids with intent to sell. Resolution: Preliminary hearing scheduled Jan. 12.

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Aug. 27--IRVING SPIKES, Miami Dolphin football player, arrested at his Pembroke Pines, Fla., home on battery charges after his wife said he tried to choke her. Resolution: Agreed to enter a domestic violence counseling program.

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Aug. 27--TONY HILDE, Boise State football player, two incidents. On Aug. 27, arrested and charged with battery on a police officer, assault against two officers, resisting arrest and being in a city park after dark in Boise, Idaho. On Aug. 30, charged with obstruction of justice after police said he lied to police about involvement in a head-on traffic accident July 28. Resolution: Trial on Aug. 27 charges is set for April 18. Received deferred prosecution on obstruction-of-justice charge, a $300 administrative fee fine and six months probation.

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Aug. 28--MARCUS MOORE, minor league baseball player, accused by former girlfriend of whipping and then raping her three times on July 17, 1994, when he was a member of Colorado Rockies, and went on trial in Denver for first- and third-degree sexual assault. Resolution: Ended in a mistrial June 13. Then pleaded guilty to assault in third degree. Given two years' probation, ordered to pay $1,800 in fines and restitution.

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Aug. 28--GENNADI TOURETSKI, Australia's national swim coach, charged with poking a fellow passenger in the eye, jumping on another passenger, shoving a flight attendant and biting the forearm of the flight's first officer on a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. Fined $10,000 and sentenced in Honolulu to 30 days in jail.

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Aug. 29--SHAWN PARNELL, BRANDON SANDERS, DERRICK STEWART, GARY TAYLOR, University of Arizona football players, were indicted Aug. 29 by a grand jury in Tucson on various charges stemming from a May 21 incident. Stewart was indicted on a charge of aggravated assault using a deadly weapon and on a charge of causing serious injury; the three others were cited for assault and disorderly conduct. Resolution: Stewart pleaded not guilty, trial set for Jan. 23. Other cases still pending. Note: Stewart was cleared as a shooting suspect in a separate Tucson incident Nov. 19. Also: Gary Taylor and football player Cary Taylor were cited for giving a false statement to police. That matter is also pending.

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Aug. 30--TONYA HARDING, figure skater, asked judge in Portland, Ore., to alter terms of community-service sentence she received on March 16, 1994 for her role in the clubbing of Nancy Kerrigan at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at Detroit in January 1994. Resolution: Denied request to pay the remaining $25,000 she owes to the Loaves and Fishes program instead of the Special Olympics and be released from remaining 100 hours of community service. Note: Harding's accomplices were released from Oregon prisons in 1995--Jeff Gillooly (March 13), Shane Stant (July 21), Derrick Smith (July 25).

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Aug. 31--ISAIAH RIDER, Minnesota Timberwolves basketball player, accused of violating terms of his probation for a 1994 assault conviction of a Mall of America manager in Minneapolis by failing to stay in touch with his probation officer. Resolution: Sentenced to four days in jail in Minneapolis. Spent three days in jail over the Labor Day weekend and was ordered to complete a four-month counseling program.

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Aug. 31--J.R. REID, San Antonio Spur basketball player, arrested when he attempted to board a flight at San Antonio International Airport on Aug. 31 with a gun in his carry-on luggage. Resolution: Trial date Jan. 24.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 1--CHRISTOPHER NEUS, Thomas More College football player, was arrested Sept. 1 for allegedly throwing a rock that shattered a school bus window, injuring five children in Indianapolis. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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Sept. 1--REIDEL ANTHONY, TEAKO BROWN, JAMIE RICHARDSON, FRED TAYLOR, Florida football players, charged with misdemeanors alleging they illegally used a debit card to buy pizzas in Gainesville, Fla. Resolution: State attorney's office decided to let the players perform community service instead of prosecuting them. Note: Brown was charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly struck his pregnant girlfriend and threw her to the floor in his Gainesville, Fla., dormitory on May 3. Charges were dropped.

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Sept. 1--BOBBY COX, Atlanta Brave manager, accused of striking his wife in May. Resolution: Judge dismissed spousal battery charges and ordered him into counseling.

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Sept. 2--JOEL SEGAL, sports agent, allegedly sent $1,350 to then-Florida State football player Corey Sawyer in violation of state recruiting laws. Resolution: Pleaded no contest to illegal recruiting charges in Tallahassee, Fla., sentenced to one-year probation and fined $3,500.

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Sept. 5--SALADIN McCULLOGH, TREYVONE TOWNS, El Camino College football players, arrested in late August in Pasadena while in possession of a stolen car and held overnight in jail. Resolution: Charges were not brought.

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Sept. 6--COREY SAWYER, Cincinnati Bengal football player, charged with perjury in Tallahassee, Fla., after allegedly lying about his relationship with agent Joel Segal, who sent him money while he was playing for Florida State in 1993. Resolution: Was given 18 months probation and agreed to pay $3,500 in fines and court costs.

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Sept. 7--ELDEN CAMPBELL, Los Angeles Laker basketball player, arrested in July for driving more than 100 mph when he flipped his car on California 118 in Simi Valley and refused to take a blood test. Resolution: Four days in jail, fine of more than $1,850.

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Sept. 7--ANDRE BURKS, MIKE WILLIAMS, Massachusetts basketball players, faced charges of larceny and forgery after being accused in a May 25 court complaint by police in Amherst, Mass. of giving a bad $4,000 check to another student, who deposited it and gave them that amount in cash. Resolution: Were ordered to serve a year of probation and pay restitution without a guilty finding being entered. Note: On March 3, Burks was also accused of slamming his girlfriend's head into a wall. As part of Sept. 7 ruling, Burks was ordered to undergo counseling for the assault without a guilty finding being entered.

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Sept. 7--MARQUIS WILLIAMS, Arkansas State football player, charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm on state property in Jonesboro, Ark. Resolution: Pretrial hearing Jan. 18.

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Sept. 11--RAMONE BUDGETTS, MAURICE DANIELS, CHRIS MEREDITH, Missouri football players, charged in June with misdemeanors for making purchases with another student's credit card in Columbia, Mo. Resolution: All three pleaded guilty and were put on probation.

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Sept. 11--JOHN WELDAY, PETER TAGLIANETTI, Pittsburgh Penguin strength coach and then-Penguin defenseman, charged with simple assault in April, 1994, incident in Pittsburgh that left 34-year-old art student David Ninness with a broken nose and a split lip. Resolution: They were found not guilty, judge ruling Ninness was spoiling for a fight.

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Sept. 11--KIRK MALTBY, Edmonton Oiler hockey player, arrested for allegedly punching a college student in the mouth outside a nightclub in Edmonton on March 30 and charged with assault causing bodily harm. Resolution: Found not guilty.

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Sept. 13--DAN WILKINSON, Cincinnati Bengal football player, charged Sept. 13 in Cincinnati with punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach. Resolution: Pleaded not guilty Sept. 14. Will go on trial Jan. 16.

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Sept. 13--BRODERICK THOMAS, Minnesota Viking football player, caught with unloaded handgun at Houston International airport on July 20. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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Sept. 14--ANDRE DAWSON, Florida Marlin baseball player, was released on bond after he was booked for investigation of assault and disturbing the peace in Denver on Sept. 14. Resolution: Hearing is Jan. 4.

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Sept. 15--DAN WILLIAMS, Denver Bronco football player, charged in Denver with making threats to a woman in a phone call Aug. 10 after she told him she was pregnant. Resolution: Charges were dropped.

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Sept. 17--JOHNNIE CHURCH, Florida football player, allegedly assaulted his wife in Gainesville, Fla., on Sept. 17. Resolution: No charges were pressed.

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Sept. 17--WALTER SMITH, Michigan football player, was charged in Ann Arbor with assaulting his live-in girlfriend . Resolution: Pleaded no contest. $450 fine and undisclosed community service.

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Sept. 18--ROLAND DEMERS, JERAMIE A. DIBONA, ALLEN FUCILE, ROBERT GRANARA, BRENDAN MURPHY, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth hockey players, were accused in Dartmouth, Mass., of sexually assaulting a 22-year old woman. Resolution: Prosecutors dropped charges against Fucile and DiBona. Grand jury threw out charges against the three others.

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Sept. 20--JAMES BURGESS, University of Miami football player, faced two misdemeanor counts of battery on an officer and resisting arrest in Miami. Resolution: Acquitted.

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Sept. 20--DAMON BENNING, Nebraska football player, arrested in Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 9 after a dispute with his girlfriend. Resolution: Prosecutors decided against filing charges.

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Sept. 21--GEORGE LINDEMANN Jr., MARION HULICK, horse owner and trainer, were among 23 people indicted in a wide-ranging insurance fraud scandal that reached to the horse-show circuit's highest levels in Illinois. Resolution: They were convicted in Chicago of insurance fraud for having an uninspiring but costly horse electrocuted to collect on a $250,000 policy. Sentencing delayed until January.

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Sept. 23--CARLOS PEREZ, Montreal Expo baseball player, arrested on charges of rape and aggravated sodomy against a 20-year-old woman in Atlanta. Resolution: Trial pending.

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Sept. 26--AL HOWELL, chief executive officer of the Canadian Football League's Ottawa Rough Riders, faces 20 outstanding counts of fraud-related charges in Ottawa. Resolution: Due in court Jan. 26.

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Sept. 27--JEVON KEARSE, University of Florida football player, faced car theft charges. Resolution: Charges dropped, investigators determined they had wrong man.

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Sept. 28--BRIAN BLADES, Seattle Seahawk football player, charged with manslaughter in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in the fatal shooting of his cousin, Charles Blades. Resolution: Filed a written plea of not guilty on Sept. 28. Trial pending.

OCTOBER

Oct. 2--JOHN WALKER Jr., research assistant for NFL Players Assn., charged with embezzling more than $70,000 from the union. Resolution: Sentenced to five months in prison.

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Oct. 2--BRIAN BETHEL, DERRICK CARTER, SAM CARTER, IKE JOHNSON, THOMAS WASHINGTON, Idaho State football players, involved in consensual sex incident with 14-year-old girls between February and April, 1995, in Pocatello, Idaho. Resolution: All five pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery. All but Bethel received a year's probation, a $350 fine and 10 days community service after statutory rape charges against them were reduced to misdemeanor battery when the girls refused to testify. Bethel received a withheld judgment, meaning if he completes probation the conviction will be erased from his record.

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Oct. 4--SCOTT DREISBACH, Michigan football player, was ticketed May 25 in Ann Arbor, Mich., for purchasing alcohol with fraudulent identification. Resolution: Entered no-contest plea Oct. 4 and signed a deferred sentence contract, resulting in dismissal of case.

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Oct. 5--ROBERT BENNETT, Illinois basketball player, charged on Oct. 5 in Champaign, Ill., with domestic battery and criminal damage to property after officers responded to a call at his ex-girlfriend's home. Resolution: Court date Jan. 29.

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Oct. 8--ROY LASSITER, soccer player for U.S. national team, faced charges for his involvement in two Raleigh, N.C., burglaries in 1992. Resolution: Sentenced to 30 days in jail, a 10-year suspended prison term, 200 hours of community service, $1,600 fine and $500 restitution.

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Oct. 9--DUAN EVERETT, MIKE HARRISON, RICKY BELL, JAMES WALKER, LAMONT McCAULEY, North Carolina State football players, were charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering and assault after breaking down the front door of a Wolfpack basketball player's apartment in Raleigh. Resolution: Everett, Harrison, Bell and Walker pleaded guilty to simple assault and trespassing and were given a 45-day suspended sentence and one year of supervised probation. They also must pay $190 in restitution and serve 100 hours of community service. Charges against McCauley were dropped.

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Oct. 10--GERALD PERRY, Oakland Raider football player, pleaded no contest in Los Angeles on March 24 to one count of discharging a firearm in a grossly negligent manner. Resolution: Sentenced to three years' probation.

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Oct. 10--JONATHAN BEAUREGARD, Cal State Northridge football player, faced attempted murder charges. Resolution: A San Bernardino Superior Court jury was unable to reach a verdict. A retrial is scheduled to begin Jan. 18.

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Oct. 12--GERALD YOUNG, St. Louis Cardinal baseball player, was charged Jan. 25 with cocaine possession when police found a crack pipe with cocaine residue in the vehicle he was occupying in Houston. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to a lesser offense, $1,000 fine and four days in jail.

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Oct. 13--BRYAN GUILLORY, NORMAN JOHNSON, TONE JONES, CHRIS LEWIS, TIM MCNEAL, CALVIN MENEPHEE, ANDRE RICHARDSON, Oklahoma State football players, faced misdemeanor breach-of-peace charges after a fight at a dance at the student union in Stillwater. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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Oct. 14--KENNETH BOZEMAN, Miami of Ohio basketball player, arrested on a private complaint of rape after another student accused him of raping her in his dormitory on Oct. 14 and university police investigated the woman's allegations and did not file charges. Resolution: A grand jury refused to indict him Dec. 20.

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Oct. 15--FERNANDO CAICEDO, Colombian professional boxer, charged with possessing almost $150,000 in counterfeit U.S. currency after being arrested in Miami Oct. 15. Resolution: Pleaded not guilty Oct. 26. Trial pending.

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Oct. 16--JOHNNY TAPIA, professional boxer, faced charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery and evading a police officer stemming from a June 7 altercation with his wife, Teresa, in Albuquerque, N.M. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon; whether he spends any time in jail depends on his progress in a drug-treatment program.

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Oct. 17--JAY JOSEPH QUINTIN, professional snowboarder, was arrested after police found 54 marijuana plants inside his Huntington Beach apartment. Resolution: Pending.

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Oct. 18--LOUIS AMIANO, THOMAS DALY, JASON REISER, NICK VILLANI, Rowan College football players, charged with aggravated assault in connection with an October fight in Glassboro, N.J., in which two fellow students were beaten outside a bar. Resolution: Grand jury investigation pending.

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Oct. 23--JAMES DARLING, Washington State football player, arrested for investigation of drunk driving after a one-car accident in Pullman, Wash., on Oct. 23. Resolution: Received a drunk-driving citation.

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Oct. 23--BRIAN HUGHES, MICHAEL ORNSTEIN, then-NFL Properties employees in Los Angeles, allegedly participated in a scheme to defraud the league of $350,000. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud. Face five years in prison and $250,000 in fines under terms of plea agreement. Both will be sentenced in January.

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Oct. 24--WARREN MOON, Minnesota Viking football player, faces misdemeanor assault charge in a spousal battery case in which he allegedly slapped and choked Felicia Moon outside their Missouri City, Texas, home. Resolution: At Oct. 24 arraignment, Felicia Moon asked prosecutors to drop charges, but they refused. Trial date is Feb. 13.

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Oct. 25--JIM TATUM, Colorado Rockies baseball player, charged with drunk driving after running a red light in Athens, Ga., on May 16 a few hours after he learned that the team was sending him back to the minors. Resolution: Sentenced to one night in jail, 80 hours' community service, $1,175 in fines and court costs.

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Oct. 25--HENRY McDANIEL, University of Maine basketball player, was summoned to appear in court for allegedly assaulting the school's athletic mascot, Bananas the Bear, in Orono, Maine. McDaniel allegedly punched a man in the bear costume several times Oct. 25 in a campus cafeteria and later in a dormitory. Resolution: Pending.

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Oct. 25--TOMMY MORRISON, professional boxer, faced two misdemeanor counts of assault and battery stemming from an incident at an Oct. 15 party in Jay, Okla., in which he allegedly punched one woman and bit another. Resolution: Pending.

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Oct. 25--RAHSETNU JENKINS, Missouri football player, charged with forcible rape of a 24-year-old woman on July 13 in Columbia, Mo. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual misconduct and third-degree assault. Given one-year suspended sentence and two years' supervised probation on the sexual misconduct charge, and 60 days in jail on the assault charge.

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Oct. 26--NEAL BROTEN, New Jersey Devil hockey player, arrested and charged with drunk driving Aug. 16 in River Falls, Wis. Resolution: Pleaded no contest on Oct. 26, fined $719, license suspended nine months.

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Oct. 26--LATRELL SPREWELL, Golden State Warrior basketball player, arrested for various traffic violations in Oakland, including having an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license. Resolution: Judge dismissed charges.

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Oct. 26--DANNY SULLIVAN, auto racing driver, arrested Sept. 17 on suspicion of grabbing the throat of his girlfriend in Aspen, Colo. Resolution: Goes to trial on third-degree assault and domestic violence charges March 7.

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Oct. 27--ART LONG, University of Cincinnati basketball player, two incidents in Cincinnati. He was accused of choking his girlfriend in October and faced trial with teammate Danny Fortson after a May 3 confrontation with a mounted police officer. Resolution: On Oct. 28, a judge ruled the domestic violence charges will be dropped if he completes a 14-week counseling program. On Nov. 3, Long was found not guilty of assaulting a police horse and Fortson was found not guilty of being disorderly while intoxicated.

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Oct. 28--ALVIN ROBERTSON, Toronto Raptor basketball player, two incidents. Arrested after an incident Oct. 28 involving a Toronto woman and faces a common assault charge. Charged June 26 with burglary, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest in San Antonio after he allegedly kicked open the front door of his girlfriend's home, broke some furniture and allegedly roughed up the woman before taking her wallet. He left, but then returned and is believed to have set fire to some newspaper in the woman's living room. Resolution: In Toronto case, court date will be set Jan. 4. San Antonio case trial date is April 1.

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Oct. 30--KEVIN JOHNS, JASON TAYLOR, RICHARD SCHUCKMAN, University of Dayton football players. After a fight at a campus party: Johns arrested on Oct. 2 on charges of assault on a police officer and disorderly conduct; Taylor and Schuckman charged with disorderly conduct. Resolution: Johns' charges reduced to misdemeanor attempted assault, probation pre-sentencing Jan. 9. Taylor's case is tentatively scheduled for trial in February. Charges against Schuckman were dismissed Oct. 30.

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Oct. 30--VERNON MAXWELL, Philadelphia 76er basketball player. Two incidents. On Oct. 30, he pleaded no contest in Houston to a misdemeanor marijuana charge after an August arrest. On March 8, he was accused of hitting a patron in a bar in San Antonio with a bottle. Resolution: Sentence in Houston matter will be handed down upon review of probation reports; Charges were dismissed in San Antonio because alleged victim's testimony could not be obtained.

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Oct. 31--HERVE FILION, harness racing driver, one of 23 people, including two other harness drivers, arrested for alleged roles in a multimillion-dollar international sports gambling and race-fixing scheme. Filion is charged with deliberately losing a race on June 26 at Yonkers, N.Y. Resolution: Pleaded not guilty Oct. 31. Awaiting trial.

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Oct. 31--TYRONE WILLIAMS, Nebraska football player, accused of firing a gun Jan. 30, 1994, in Lincoln, at a car occupied by New York Jet safety Kevin Porter and a woman. No one was injured. Resolution: Nebraska Court of Appeals ruled he must face trial on weapons charges.

NOVEMBER

Nov. 2--STAN BUTLER, coach of the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League (a junior league), charged with having sex with a minor in 1982 while a teacher at a public school in Ontario. Resolution: Acquitted.

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Nov. 3--KELLY HUNTER, former team manager at the University of Central Florida, charged in Orlando with trying to influence the outcome of a sporting contest by bribery after attempting to pay four Central Florida players to shave points to ensure the Golden Knights would lose by more than the 16-point spread in Dec. 29, 1990, basketball game against Stanford. Resolution: Received three years' probation on Nov. 3. Note: His father, Larry Hunter, was cleared June 6 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., case.

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Nov. 3--DANA STUBBLEFIELD, San Francisco 49er football player, arrested on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer in Milpitas, Calif. Resolution: Prosecutors declined to file charges.

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Nov. 6--PERCELL GASKINS, BRIAN KAVANAGH, NYLE WIREN, Kansas State football players, arrested in Manhattan, Kan., for an alleged assault in August in which two roommates and their dog were injured. Resolution: Charges were dropped against Gaskins. Wiren and Kavanagh entered not-guilty pleas and are awaiting trial.

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Nov. 6--ANTHONY PEELER, Los Angeles Laker basketball player, failed to turn in two monthly reports on time to Jefferson City, Mo., probation officials, the probation stemming from a 1992 guilty plea to carrying a concealed weapon. Resolution: Spent about two hours in jail and was released.

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Nov. 8--JAMES SIMS, Nebraska football player, faced misdemeanor assault and vandalism charges stemming from a July 3 incident in Lincoln. Resolution: Charges were dismissed because he entered a pretrial diversion program.

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Nov. 8--OZZIE CANSECO, New Orleans Zephyr baseball player, was arrested Nov. 8 for allegedly firing a gun at a delivery van bringing furniture to his new home in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Resolution: Pending.

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Nov. 9--JOHN TIA, Boise State football player, charged with one misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace after arrest for a scuffle with a police officer on Sept. 13 in Boise. Resolution: Pleaded guilty. One-year probation, 40 hours' community service, letter of apology.

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Nov. 9--TWO UNIDENTIFIED FOOTBALL PLAYERS, San Diego State, accused of raping two women at a party in La Mesa. Resolution: District attorney's office decided not to file charges.

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Nov. 12--JEFF NADEAU, Arizona football player, charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault in Tucson after a disturbance involving his girlfriend. Resolution: Charges reduced to disturbing the peace and domestic violence, received three years' probation, 100 hours' community service and a mandatory diversion program. Note: He was later cleared as a suspect in a separate shooting incident in Tucson on Nov. 17.

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Nov. 12--PETER McNEELEY, professional boxer, faces charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with a barroom brawl Nov. 12 in Boston in which he allegedly cut a man with broken glass. Resolution: Pleaded not guilty, awaits trial.

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Nov. 13--OLLIE WILSON, Atlanta Falcon football team assistant coach, faced a charge of soliciting the services of a prostitute Nov. 10 in Atlanta. Resolution: Pleaded guilty and was fined $555.

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Nov. 14--ROD STRICKLAND, Portland Trail Blazer basketball player, arrested on charges of assault, menacing and harassment for allegedly punching his former girlfriend in the face in October at her Bronx home. Resolution: Pending. He was granted a continuance Nov. 14.

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Nov. 15--RYAN SULLIVAN, North Carolina basketball player, charged with possession of marijuana in Chapel Hill, N.C. Resolution: Issued a citation. Was to appear in court Dec. 22.

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Nov. 15--MIKE PRITCHARD, Denver Bronco football player, arrested for investigation of vehicular assault and driving while impaired after his car hit two pedestrians on Oct. 29. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges. Was given 18 months' probation, 100 hours' community service, $600 fine, must pay $500 court costs and must attend an alcohol-rehabilitation program.

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Nov. 16--KENNY PRATT, Iowa State basketball player, arrested in Ames, Iowa, for alleged sexual abuse in October. Resolution: Charges dropped.

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Nov. 18--JOHNNY MACK BROWN, Fresno State assistant basketball coach, was arrested in Fresno for investigation of felony spousal abuse. Resolution: Preliminary hearing Dec. 13.

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Nov. 18--LORENZO NEAL, New Orleans Saint football player, arrested for drunk driving in Fresno. Resolution: Pleaded no contest and was ordered to attend 16 meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous and pay a $1,200 fine.

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Nov. 18--DON KING, boxing promoter, charged with nine counts of mail fraud after allegedly falsifying a contract to collect a $350,000 payment from Lloyd's of London for bogus training fees from a canceled 1991 fight. Resolution: Trial in New York was declared a mistrial when jury deadlocked. Prosecutors vow to retry him.

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Nov. 21--WENDELL JOHNSON, McCook Community College, basketball player, charged with first-degree sexual assault and attempted first-degree sexual assault in McCook, Neb. Resolution: Pleaded no contest to a pair of Class 1 third-degree sexual assault misdemeanors. Sentencing set Jan. 12.

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Nov. 22--ALFONSO CRUZ, Iowa State wrestler, was charged Nov. 22 in Ames, Iowa, with sexual assault. Resolution: Pending.

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Nov. 24--RAZOR RUDDOCK, professional boxer, charged with disorderly conduct and using indecent language after confrontation with an airport police officer in Kingston, Jamaica. Resolution: Fined $500.

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Nov. 24--RAFAEL GARCIA, Virginia football player, arrested and charged with drunk driving in Danville, Va. Resolution: Trial delayed until early January.

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Nov. 24--LESLIE RATLIFFE, Tennessee football player, charged in Knoxville with assaulting a former girlfriend. Resolution: Put on 90-day pretrial diversion program and ordered to undergo domestic counseling.

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Nov. 25--CARLTON HASELRIG, New York Jet football player, two incidents. Was arrested Nov. 6 in Bayonne, N.J., for being abusive after being stopped for driving erratically. Also was ordered to stand trial in June in Pittsburgh on charges of drunk driving, carrying a concealed weapon and criminal mischief related to a drunk driving incident. Resolution: In Bayonne incident, he apologized to police and pleaded guilty to tailgating and driving without a license. Fined $132 on Nov. 25. In Pittsburgh incident, he missed a court appearance and a warrant was issued Dec. 4. He was arrested Dec. 19 in Marietta, Ga., on a simple battery charge involving his wife, Sara. Case pending.

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Nov. 28--ALBERT BELLE, Cleveland Indian baseball player, charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle on private property as a result of a dispute with five teenagers who allegedly threw eggs at his house Halloween night. Resolution: Pleaded no contest and fined $100.

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Nov. 29--DUB KILGO, manager of Beloit minor league baseball team, charged July 24 with two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct for exposing himself on two occasions at a Janesville, Wis., tanning salon. Resolution: Pleaded guilty to one charge, will be sentenced Jan. 26.

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Nov. 29--MITCH GREEN, professional boxer, charged with second-degree criminal mischief after allegedly causing $9,000 in damage to his manager's office in New York City during an argument. Resolution: Pending.

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Nov. 30--KEITH RUCKER, Cincinnati Bengal football player, charged in October with drunk driving in Cincinnati and failure to control his vehicle. Resolution: Motion filed to dismiss charges.

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Nov. 30--MEL GRAY, Houston Oiler football player, charged with misdemeanor assault after a fight with a police officer in a Houston hotel. Resolution: Pending.

DECEMBER

Dec. 1--MOOKIE BLAYLOCK, Atlanta Hawk basketball player, charged with drunk driving north of Atlanta on Jan. 11. Resolution: Court appearance has been postponed 11 times, the latest Dec. 1.

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Dec. 1--KEDRICK C.L. WHITEHEAD, Temple football player, charged with robbery, burglary, assault and other offenses after a young girl on Oct. 29 said he was one of four men who ransacked her home in Chester, Pa. Resolution: The girl said she was mistaken and charges

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