Former England cricket star Chris Lewis has been jailed for 13 years after being convicted of smuggling $216,000 worth of cocaine into Britain. The British Press Association reported Wednesday that Lewis, 41, who played 32 Tests and 53 one-day internationals for England in the 1990s, had hidden the drugs inside his cricket bag. It was dissolved in five tins of fruit and vegetable juice.
Suspended NFL quarterback Michael Vick will go to work for a construction company in Newport News, Virginia, after he leaves federal prison for bankrolling a dogfighting operation, his lawyer said Thursday. The details emerged in a Chapter 11 confirmation hearing in Virginia Eastern Bankruptcy Court to determine how Vick, 28, will work his way out of bankruptcy. Vick’s lawyer, Michael Blumenthal, told the court that the embattled footballer will take the stand first thing Friday and explain how he intends to turn over a new leaf after spending nearly two years in prison on a federal conspiracy charge