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Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez is facing fresh legal trouble: He's being sued by his lawyer David Cornwell for $380,000 in unpaid legal fees.

The veteran sports attorney and his firm, Atlanta-based Gordon & Rees, represented Rodriguez in his failed attempt to get his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball overturned, the New York Daily News reports. Rodriguez was suspended after being implicated in a wide-ranging scandal involving the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs.

What the story behind A-Rod's unpaid fees, and how is Cornwell planning on getting Rodriguez to fork them over?

A Georgia court has declined to adopt the so-called "baseball rule," allowing a lawsuit involving a 6-year-old girl injured by a foul ball at an Atlanta Braves game to proceed.

The suit was filed by the girl's father after a foul ball shattered the girl's skull, leaving her with traumatic brain injuries, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Braves had appealed a lower court judge's ruling that the "baseball rule" -- which would have effectively barred the suit -- was not recognized as Georgia law.

What is the "baseball rule," and why did the court decline to recognize it?

Three high-profile athletes were stopped on pot charges within the past week, with some facing serious potential consequences.

Texas Rangers' Geovany Soto was pinched on Wednesday for misdemeanor marijuana possession, although the player has been out this season with a knee injury. Meantime, college athletes in Alabama and Georgia were also arrested on marijuana charges which may block them from playing.

What do these allegedly pot-possessing athletes have to expect after their pot stops?

After deliberating for more than a week, a jury has found the Los Angeles Dodgers partly liable for injuries to Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was nearly beaten to death following an opening day game in 2011.

The Dodgers were found 100 percent liable for Stow's economic damages and 25 percent liable for Stow's pain and suffering, reports the Los Angeles Times. The two men who beat Stow, Louis Sanchez and Marvin Norwood, were each found 37.5 percent liable for pain and suffering. Sanchez and Norwood both pleaded guilty to felony charges earlier this year and were sentenced to eight and four years in prison, respectively.

How much are the Dodgers going to have to pony up?

What's worse than getting caught on the kiss cam? A fan caught by ESPN's cameras sleeping at a Yankees-Red Sox game is suing ESPN and the Yankees for portraying him as "fatty, unintelligent, and stupid."

Andrew Robert Rector is wide awake now, and he's suing for $10 million in damages for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress after the network broadcast him sleeping at an April 13 game. Rector is also suing ESPN announcers Dan Shulman and John Kruk for allegedly unleashing an "avalanche of disparaging words" against the snoozing fan, reports Courthouse News Service.

What the ZZZ is up with this ESPN suit?

During his days as a player, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was known as "The Big Marine" for his unflappable demeanor.

That reputation was put to the test last week when Williams was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver while being interviewed live on a local sports radio station.

How'd the Big Marine handle his on-air mishap, and what should you do if you're involved in a car accident?

$32.72. College athletes aren't paid, at least not yet, but surely Jameis Winston could've afforded $32.72 worth of crab legs and crawfish?

Winston, the Heisman Trophy winner and Florida State University quarterback, ran into more legal trouble Tuesday night, when he reportedly shoplifted a little more than $32 worth of food from a local supermarket, reports USA Today. Store employees contacted law enforcement who met Winston at his residence; the quarterback claimed that he "forgot" to pay, but admitted to taking the food.

For many, petty theft would lead to an arrest, but luckily for Winston, he was given a civil citation as part of a diversion program. What does that mean for Winston?

Daniel Murphy's Paternity Leave: What New Dads Need to Know

When New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy took paternity leave this week, some sports fans criticized him on talk radio, because it meant that he would miss out on the first two games of the season.

While some weren't supportive about Murphy's decision, the Mets player ultimately felt that being there for his wife and new son was the best decision for his family, reports ESPN.

So if you're a new dad like Murphy, what do you need to know about paternity leave?

It's Opening Day! As baseball season begins anew, some fans who wouldn't normally give two hoots about fantasy games will start betting on fantasy baseball.

And strangely, the MLB seems to be OK with that (though the league's support is "purportedly limited" to free games on a particular site, as Forbes points out).

But before you put money on your fantasy picks, consider this: Is it legal to bet on fantasy baseball?

Two men accused of brutally beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in 2011 pleaded guilty Thursday and were sentenced to prison.

Stow, 45, of Santa Cruz, California, suffered brain damage after Louie Sanchez, 31, attacked him from behind and continued to punch and kick Stow while he was on the ground, Reuters reports. The other defendant, Marvin Norwood, 33, assisted Sanchez by keeping Stow's friends from helping the man as he was pummeled on the ground.

Both men were sentenced to state prison for their parts in the severe attack, and the sentencing judge was less than lenient.