May 22, 1996 in Sports

Ex-Husker Sentenced Kearney, Neb.

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Former Nebraska defensive tackle Christian Peter acknowledged he has a drinking problem and apologized to the woman he was accused of grabbing by the throat.

Peter was sentenced to 10 days in jail and ordered to pay $300 for disturbing the peace - the only charge prosecutors had said they could prove. The jail sentence was suspended pending an appeal.

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