Judge denies Varez Ward's request
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A federal judge has denied former Auburn basketball player Varez Ward's request to enter a pretrial diversion program in his point shaving trial.
Ward's attorney, Everett Wess, said Wednesday that U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins denied the request.
The judge had agreed to delay the trial until Nov. 4 so Ward could apply for the program that would have allowed the player to clear his record.
Wess says since Ward has no criminal record and wants to get ...
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