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Lawrence Taylor Gets 6 Years' Probation in Sex Case

NFL great likely to face civil suit over teen prostitute

(Newser) - NFL legend Lawrence Taylor got six years' probation today for his dalliance with a 16-year-old prostitute last year, reports AP . Taylor pleaded guilty to misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges in January. The girl, now 17, appeared in court with high-profile attorney Gloria Allred, but the judge refused to allow her to... More »

Can the Hall of Fame Kick LT Out?

Hardly. Bad behavior doesn't even bar players from getting in

(Newser) - Lawrence Taylor was indicted on a slew of charges (rape, endangering the welfare of a child, patronizing a prostitute) on Wednesday. Should the former New York Giants linebacker be worried about losing his spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, too? Breathe a sigh of relief, LT: You're in... More »

Lawrence Taylor Indicted on Rape Charges

Football great accused of having sex with teen prostitute

(Newser) - Pro football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has been indicted by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of rape, criminal sexual act, and sexual abuse. The indictment today comes after his May 6 arrest at a Holiday Inn. Prosecutors say he paid a 16-year-old girl $300 to have... More »

Teen Hooker Told Friend She Didn't Sleep With LT

Said it was 'easy money' because he just masturbated

(Newser) - The teenage prostitute Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor is accused of raping told a friend that she "didn’t even have to f— him," the New York Post reports. The friend, who drove the girl to meet Taylor at a hotel in Suffern, NY, on May 6, says... More »

LT's Defense: No Sex, Just Masturbation

Oh, and that condom wasn't his

(Newser) - It’s not often that NFL stars will publicize their masturbatory habits, but in Lawrence Taylor’s case, the alternative is statutory rape. The former Giant's defense against allegations that he raped a 16-year-old girl will be that he didn’t actually have sex with her. Instead, a source tells... More »

I Don't Want to Ruin LT's Rep: Victim

She's not sure NFL great should go to jail

(Newser) - The 16-year-old at the center of the rape charges against Lawrence Taylor didn’t recognize the NFL great when she entered his hotel room—but now she says she’s “a huge Giant fan” and not so sure he should go to jail. “I used to look up... More »

Old Jocks Club a Dangerous Place for Women

Huguely, Roethlisberger, Taylor cases have similar threads

(Newser) - It's been a rocky spell in the headlines for women and male athletes, and the cases of Ben Roethlisberger, Lawrence Taylor, and George Huguely make Sally Jenkins wonder: "Should women fear athletes?" For the Washington Post columnist, the bottom line in the allegations against all three: "The alleged... More »

Cops: LT Admitted He Paid $300 for Sex

Lawrence Taylor told cops he engaged in sex acts with victim

(Newser) - Disgraced gridiron great Lawrence Taylor admitted paying for sex at a suburban Holiday Inn where police say he raped a 16-year-old runaway, federal prosecutors said yesterday in a criminal complaint against the girl's alleged pimp. The papers filed in federal court in Manhattan refer to Taylor only as "Client-1.... More »

Alleged Victim Told LT She Was 19

Nutrisystem dumps Lawrence Taylor

(Newser) - The 16-year-old Lawrence Taylor is accused of raping told him she was 19 at the behest of alleged pimp Rasheed Davis. Davis also instructed her to charge Taylor $300, the victim told cops, according to documents obtained by TMZ . An FBI agent says Davis showed potential customers “almost nude”... More »

Attorney: 'Lawrence Taylor Did Not Rape Anyone'

Football Hall of Famer denies charges

(Newser) - Lawrence Taylor's attorney emphatically denied today that the football great raped a teenage girl. "Lawrence Taylor did not rape anyone," said Arthur Aidala at a news conference, reports Entertainment Tonight . In fact, Taylor "did not have sex with anyone. Period. Amen." The Hall of Famer pleaded... More »

Lawrence Taylor Charged With Rape of 16-Year-Old

Cops arrest ex-Giants star; he faces felony

(Newser) - Football great Lawrence Taylor was arrested today and charged with third-degree rape, after allegedly having sex with a16-year-old girl. Police say the incident took place earlier today at a hotel in Montebello, New York, the Daily News reports. Taylor is currently in jail, and will be arraigned this afternoon. More »

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