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Hearns sentenced to nine months of probation

Updated: January 26, 2006, 7:44 AM ET
Associated Press

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Former boxing champion Thomas Hearns was sentenced to nine months of probation after pleading no contest to a charge that he assaulted his 13-year-old son.

Hearns entered the plea Wednesday before Oakland County District Judge Shelia Johnson.

Hearns, 47, moved out of his suburban Detroit home after he was ordered not to have any contact with his son when he was charged in the Jan. 1 incident.

Police said they were called to Hearns' home by his ...

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