Tentative agreement reached in Sampson perjury case

Updated: September 5, 2006, 10:10 PM ET
Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- Former NBA and Virginia star Ralph Sampson, who is accused of lying to federal authorities about his finances in a child support case, would serve two months in jail under a plea agreement he is considering, his attorney said Tuesday.

The 46-year-old Sampson is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday for a trial on charges of perjury, making a false claim, mail fraud and making a false statement. Under the proposed agreement, the 7-foot-4 Sampson would plead guilty ...

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