Lawrence Taylor wins case over teen

Updated: October 26, 2012, 8:21 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor celebrated with a cigar on Friday and pledged to concentrate on his "broken life" after a jury rejected a woman's claims that he assaulted her by failing to recognize her distress when he had sex with her in a hotel room when she was 16.

The jury in U.S. District Court in Manhattan deliberated for about an hour before siding with Taylor, who appeared relieved as he turned around and gave a thumbs up to a friend on a court bench behind him. Outside ...

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