Donaghy's sentencing postponed; ex-ref forfeits $30,000

Updated: October 17, 2007, 8:37 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy's sentencing on two felony charges in a basketball gambling scam has been posted until late January, according to a report.

Donaghy, who admitted to betting on games he officiated, was set to be sentenced Nov. 9 but his fate now will be determined on Jan. 25 before Judge Carol B. Amon, the Philadelphia Daily News reported on Wednesday, citing sealed court documents filed last week in Brooklyn (N.Y.) Federal Court.

The 40-year-old veteran official ...

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