Weekly PULSEon August 24, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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- Actor Burt Reynolds is reportedly facing foreclosure on his Florida mansion. (picture of mansion included)
- Lindsay Lohan is suing rapper PitBull for a lyric in his song, ‘Give Me Everything,’ which referenes her stay in jail last year.
- First lawsuit (wrongful death) filed after Indiana State Fair stage collapse.
- A fair use copyright defense for the Sundance documentary ’Catfish’ may hinge on whether or not the film is actually a hoax.
- What duty of care was owed by this mystery friend? Ex-Warrant singer Jani Lane was found carrying a note on the day he died.
- Joe Francis insists he never laid a hand on the woman who claims the ‘Girls Gone Wild’ honcho assaulted her in a Hollywood mansion.
- Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy (and his wife) is getting sued by a construction worker who claims he was fired for wearing an Oklahoma Sooner baseball T-shirt.
- NFL defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth pleads no contest to an assault charge and received community service in exchange for prosecutors dropping sexual assault charges that would have meant 6 months in jail.
- LSU football players hire lawyer and put off meeting with police concerning bar fight.
- The Spanish La Liga player strike shows that American leagues aren’t the only ones feeling the economic crunch.
- A very interesting economic perspective on why the NBA owners are making the wrong arguments in the lockout.
- University of Miami scandal draws ire of fans, NCAA, and former players.
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