Donaghy's sentencing raises legal questions

Updated: July 27, 2008, 10:06 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

Late on Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, a federal judge will determine whether disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy will go to jail, and if so, for how long. Judge Carol Bagley Amon sentenced two men who conspired with Donaghy to use his inside information to bet on NBA games Thursday. She sentenced James Battista, a professional gambler, to 15 months in jail, and sentenced Thomas Martino, who passed information between Donaghy and Battista, to a year and a day in jail.

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