A research assistant for the National Football League Players Association, John Walker Jr., pleaded guilty in Washington to embezzling more than $51,000 through a bank account listed under the union’s acronym… . George Washington University, under increasing pressure from students, parents and alumni, withdrew a basketball scholarship to New York high school star Richie Parker, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a teenage girl… . Former Denver Nuggets owner Sidney Shlenker testified in Los Angeles that he hired several of Heidi Fleiss’ high-priced prostitutes and paid them in excess of a combined $10,000. … In a move that clearly signals the end of the Gary Anderson era, the Pittsburgh Steelers have reached a three-year, $1.26 million agreement with veteran placekicker Dean Biasucci.
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