Stewart receives 4-year federal sentence

Updated: September 10, 2003, 1:26 PM ET
Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A former star running back for the Miami Hurricanes was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for distributing cocaine through a drug ring and possessing thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills.

James Stewart, who played one season for the Minnesota Vikings, was sentenced to four years and four months Monday.

In June, the 31-year-old Stewart pleaded guilty to federal charges he supplied cocaine for sellers in a local drug network, at one time ...

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