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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?

NBA all-star Kevin Garnett has blocked more than 2,000 shots over his 19-year NBA career.

But a blocked view in his exclusive Malibu, California, neighborhood may land Garnett in some serious trouble. A neighbor is suing KG, claiming Garnett's untrimmed trees are blocking his ocean view and alleging that Garnett made illegal renovations to his home, TMZ reports.

What's the scoop on this high-dollar neighbor dispute?

Donald Sterling had a minor win in court, as a judge declined to grant restraining order against him based on alleged threats he made in a call to his estranged wife's attorney.

Pierce O'Donnell, an attorney for Sterling's wife Shelly, told the New York Daily News that he had been threatened over the phone by Sterling, who said he would "take [her] out." O'Donnell perceived this as a threat against his life and proceeded to file for an emergency restraining order against the embattled Clippers owner.

But a judge denied the order, asking all parties to "tone down." Was this just an act of pre-trial hysterics?

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition by hall of fame basketball player Scottie Pippen to continue his defamation case against media outlets.

The Court declined to hear the case without comment, letting stand a lower court's decision to dismiss Pippen's case against NBC, CBS, and others, The Associated Press reports.

What had Pippen, one of the NBA's all-time defensive greats, calling foul against these companies? And why did his case air-ball at the Supreme Court?

As fallout from Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist comments continues, the latest development has Sterling squaring off against what could possibly be his toughest opponent yet: his wife.

According to Fox Sports, Shelly Sterling is seeking to have her husband declared mentally incompetent to prevent him from stopping the sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

Here are five things about this ever-growing legal drama that you need to know:

A former Los Angeles Clippers intern is now suing the team and the Sterling Family Trust over not being paid for his work.

Frank Cooper claims that he worked 40- to 50-hour weeks for two months in the fall of 2012 as an "unpaid fan relations intern," reports the Los Angeles Times. Cooper asserts he deserves compensation because he performed the same work as a regular, paid employee.

Is embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling ready to be hit with yet another employment suit?

College athletes may be headed for a payday after EA Sports agreed to a $40 million settlement over likeness rights in its games.

The settlement, filed in court last week, has the potential to include more than 100,000 athletes (and even current college players) who have had their virtual selves included in Electronic Arts' line of NCAA-related video games. According to The Associated Press, taking part in the settlement will not affect any current player's eligibility to play.

If the settlement is approved, what will college athletes receive from EA?

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has published a lengthy response to being banned for life from the NBA.

The response comes as NBA owners are preparing to meet on June 3rd to vote on whether to force Sterling to sell the Clippers.

Legally, Sterling's answer seems to raise even more questions about the circumstances surrounding his potential ouster.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is in hot water over alleged racist remarks made to girlfriend V. Stiviano about being seen with black people. But was it legal for Sterling's comments to have been recorded in the first place?

A man TMZ has identified as Sterling was caught in an audio recording making racist demands of Stiviano, after the woman posted a picture of herself on Instagram with basketball legend Magic Johnson.

Though many want Sterling to suffer consequences for his alleged remarks, whoever made the recording could potentially also get in trouble -- for breaking California's eavesdropping laws.

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was arrested on a felony domestic assault charge last week, and he was arrested again Sunday for allegedly making "terroristic" threats.

Cunningham allegedly tried to strangle a woman at his home in Medina, west of Minneapolis, and was arrested Friday on domestic violence charges. He bailed himself out, played in a T-Wolves game against Orlando on Saturday, and then was back in jail on a separate charge on Sunday afternoon, reports the Star Tribune.

How did Cunningham manage to get himself arrested twice in one week?