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  1. O.J. Simpson chucks concussions as reason for new trial, will bla...

    Lester Munson

    O.J. Simpson apparently has decided he'll try to get out of prison by blaming his former attorney for putting him there instead of blaming the concussions he suffered when he played football. Simpson will walk into a Las Vegas courtroom Monday and tr...

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2013
  2. Former PSU president Graham Spanier's indictment shows lengths ad...

    Lester Munson

    Notes made public after a grand jury in Harrisburg, Penn., investigated the Penn State and Jerry Sandusky scandal offer a detailed account of a vigorous and relentless attempt by Penn State officials to cover up Sandusky's predations and to protect the reputation of their football program.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  3. Jerry Sandusky sentence, while just, could have been harsher to r...

    Lester Munson

    The judge was careful, and he was scrupulous in his implementation of the law of Pennsylvania that applies to Jerry Sandusky's crimes. But how about some outrage? Wouldn't it have been better if the judge had said something like 199 years, a better matchup of crime and punishment?

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  4. Plaxico Burress parole Q&A

    Lester Munson

    Lester Munson provides questions and answers about Plaxico Burress' parole and its impact on his efforts to return to the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  5. Michael Vick's MVP-caliber season looks even better in light of o...

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick paid his debt to society in prison, but that isn't the only debt he owed. In the view from our Courtside Seat, Vick's ability to get past the daily money-matter distractions he faces makes his MVP-caliber season look even better.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  6. Roger Clemens will face a trial by jury on federal perjury charge...

    Lester Munson

    Roger Clemens' perjury trial next year will take a lot of twists and turns. One of them might depend on how well the Rocket can keep his temper.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  7. High-profile athletes such as Ben Roethlisberger, Gilbert Arenas ...

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick had plenty of fans on his side. Did it help? Did Gilbert Arenas get a break for his fame? Would Ben Roethlisberger's stardom matter at trial? Courtside Seat is in session.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2010
  8. Michael Vick became a free man Monday, but the law still has its ...

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick's prison term ended Monday and he began life as a free man again. But probation won't necessarily be a piece of cake for him.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  9. The disarray in Michael Vick's off-the-field life is examined in ...

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick gets out of prison this week, but his life is in disarray and his financial affairs are badly in need of rehabilitation. Lester Munson's investigation examines the unraveling of a fortune and a future.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  10. Lester Munson: Legal cases will play out in 2009

    Lester Munson

    In courthouses across the United States in 2009, major sports figures will face issues involving guns, steroids, lies, dogs and dollars. senior writer Lester Munson breaks down where these cases are heading.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2008
  11. Donaghy scandal offers serious lessons for NBA

    Lester Munson

    Two aspects of the scandal involving disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy are scary and should draw the immediate attention of NBA commissioner David Stern, writes's Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2008
  12. Vick at Leavenworth but isn't in prison drug program

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick's hope for early release from federal prison depends in part on his participation in drug treatment program, but he hasn't been admitted to it yet, writes's Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008
  13. Tough sentence reflects judge's displeasure with Vick

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick didn't do himself any favors by failing a drug test, lying about his drug use and failing a lie-detector test about his role in a dogfighting scheme.'s Lester Munson explains how Vick is paying the price now.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2007
  14. Reporting early likely won't lighten Vick's prison sentence

    Lester Munson

    Entering prison before he's formally sentenced Dec. 10 allows Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick a potential earlier start on putting his football career back together, writes's Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2007
  15. Ruling in Wilson case highlights draconian penalty

    Lester Munson

    The combination of absolute prohibition and draconian penalty put the Georgia courts in a difficult position, writes's Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2007