Former Harrah’s worker accused of cover-up in alleged Roethlisberger rape wants suit dismissed

Harrah’s worker wants Roethlisberger suit halted

RENO, Nev. — A former Harrah’s employee has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of raping another worker and alleges that managers of the Lake Tahoe hotel-casino covered up the assault.

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Former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith faces hearing on drug charges

Former Jaguars receiver faces disposition hearing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith is scheduled to be in court to resolve drug charges filed against him in April.

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall found not guilty in misdemeanor battery case

Broncos’ Marshall found not guilty in battery case

ATLANTA — A jury in Atlanta found Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall not guilty of misdemeanor battery against his former girlfriend, announcing its verdict Friday after about an hour of deliberations.

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Jury gets battery case against Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall

Jury deliberates case of Broncos’ Marshall

ATLANTA — A six-member jury has begun deliberations in the misdemeanor battery trial of Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall.

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Testimony to continue in battery case against Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall

Testimony continues in trial of Broncos’ Marshall

ATLANTA — Testimony will continue in Atlanta in the trial of Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who faces a misdemeanor battery charge.

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Browns’ Stallworth suspended without pay for year; Goodell says receiver put ’stain’ on NFL

Browns’ Stallworth suspended for season

NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decided Donte’ Stallworth’s football punishment should last much longer than his 24 days in jail.

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Ex-girlfriend of Denver Broncos’ Marshall testifies in Atlanta misdemeanor battery case

Ex of Broncos’ Marshall testifies in battery case

ATLANTA — An ex-girlfriend of Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall told a jury on Thursday that the player shoved her, threw her around and gave her a bloody lip after she received a text message from a male friend.

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Testimony begins in battery case against Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall

Testimony begins in trial of Broncos’ Marshall

ATLANTA — Testimony has begun in the trial of Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who faces misdemeanor battery charges.

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Cleveland Browns receiver Donte’ Stallworth suspended without pay for season

Browns’ Stallworth suspended without pay for year

NEW YORK — Cleveland Browns receiver Donte’ Stallworth was suspended without pay for this season Thursday after pleading guilty to killing a pedestrian while driving drunk. He cannot participate in any team activities until his reinstatement after the Super Bowl.

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Donte’ Stallworth suspended without pay for year by NFL after guilty plea to DUI manslaughter

Donte’ Stallworth suspended without pay for season

NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decided Donte’ Stallworth’s football punishment should last much longer than his 24 days in jail.

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