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ENTERTAINMENT

  • President Obama appears to have gone to the top of the entertainment industry for advice.
  • Billion dollar anti-piracy suit haunts Russian couple.
  • Obama administration takes a look at possible copyright changes, could change future of new media.
  • The metal band Poison responds to song theft allegations.
  • Two adult films companies settle and agree on ownership of two of the most famous adult films.
  • An Egyptian man escapes from a gang who was trying to force him to do adult films because of his resemblance to Saddam Hussein.
  • Poker is not protected by the First Amendment.
  • Taylor Swift sues a gossip magazine for posting a topless photo of what it claims is her and she claims it is not.
  • The company that owns the right to ‘Power Rangers’ is suing the producers of knock-off Halloween costumes.
  • Artists file suit against Sotheby’s, Christie’s and eBay.
  • Hilary Swank fires members of her management team for attending Chechen dictator’s birthday party.
  • NBC must defend popular show’s ‘To Catch a Predator’ lawsuit.
  • Kim Kardashian files for divorce: how they both raked in the cash.

SPORTS

  • Roger Clemens moves to have the federal government pay for his lawyer fees associated with the first botched trial on perjury and obstruction of justice.
  • Sponsorships in sports are now more relevant than ever.
  • Edward Rife, that tattoo parlor owner associated with the Ohio State football scandal, gets sentenced to prison.
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming Shaq kidnapped record label partner to recover a sex tape.
  • Michael Beasley alleges he took improper benefits while at Kansas State in his counter suit against former agent.
  • Dodgers’ legal team claims beaten Giants fan shares the liability.
  • Scholarship reform is now, as the NCAA approves initial changes.
  • Eagles quarterback Vince Young has been hit with a lawsuit by a strip club manager.
  • ‘Field of Dreams’ property sold and sports complex to be built.
  • Cubs look to lift historic landmark status to make renovations.
  • Cleveland Indians decline option of Grady Sizemore making him a free agent.
  • Julian Edelman, Patriots receiver, is arrested for assault and battery.
  • West Virginia University is look for help from the courts in leaving the Big East two years before completion of 27-month waiting period required in the conference bylaws.

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