Suit demands $25 million in damages and fees

Updated: December 1, 2004, 3:28 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Former Detroit Tiger Cecil Fielder sued the Detroit Newspaper Agency and a Detroit News reporter over articles reporting that the slugger lost about $47 million from gambling and bad business decisions.

The libel suit, filed Nov. 23 in Wayne County Circuit Court, accuses the Detroit Newspaper Agency and reporter Fred Girard of defaming and slandering the three-time All Star by reporting that he was "in hiding," "not in contact with his family," not supporting his daughter ...

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