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Athletes accused of domestic violence make for sensational headlines, but a new statistic shows that divorce may actually occupy much more of the average pro athlete's home life.

According to The New York Times and Sports Illustrated, the divorce rate for professional athletes is somewhere between 60 and 80 percent -- much higher than the 50 percent estimated for all Americans, reports Forbes.

But does this downplay the impact of domestic violence among pro athletes? Here's some legal insght:

The Miami-Dade County School Board has announced that it will begin testing high school athletes for steroid use during the upcoming school year.

The school district hopes that the pilot testing program, the specifics of which are still being worked out, will discourage the use of performance enhancing drugs by district students, reports the Miami Herald. Announcement of the program comes after Antonio Bosch, founder of the Biogenesis clinic linked to steroid use by Major League Baseball players, admitted to also providing steroids to Florida high school athletes.

While the program may be well-intentioned, is it legal?

Toronto Bluejays outfielder Melky Cabrera's homer in a game against the Boston Red Sox this week didn't just raise his season home run total to 14, but it also raised an interesting legal question.

The home run sailed over the Green Monster -- Fenway Park's legendary left field wall -- and into a parking lot beyond the stadium where it shattered the windshield of a parked car.

Who can be held liable for damage to cars or injuries that occur in stadium parking lots?

The NCAA has reached a $75 million settlement agreement in the various concussion cases filed against it, with new guidelines proposed for each of its member schools.

According to USA Today, the proposed settlement doesn't include any damages for the individual plaintiffs named in the suits, but it allows these players to file "separate personal injury lawsuits." The $75 million instead will go toward medical monitoring for current and former NCAA players, as well as research.

What else should fans know about this NCAA settlement?

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?