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Adam Glanzman/Getty Images(JUPITER, Fla) -- Attorneys for the owner and manager of a Florida day spa, where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men were allegedly caught on camera receiving sexual favors are claiming either prosecutors or police are trying to profit from the unauthorized sale of the footage "to the highest bidder," according to newly filed court documents.

"I am deeply disturbed that someone in the Palm Beach County attorney’s office or Jupiter Police Department — who are the only ones with access to these video — would attempt to sell and profit from these videos and be in contempt of the courts orders," attorney Tama Beth Kudman told ABC News on Friday. "It’s disgraceful."

Kudman, who represents Hua Zhang, the owner of Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida — charged with multiple counts of running a brothel — in an emergency motion for an order to show cause filed on Thursday evening. The motion seeks to hold officials in criminal contempt and "for violation of this Court's order prohibiting the release of the video surveillance in this case," according to filing.

"The motion is asking the court to get to the bottom of whoever attempted to sell these videos and hold whoever it is in contempt because they are violating the judge’s order. It's disgraceful," Kudman told ABC News.

Emails and phone calls from ABC News to the Jupiter Police Department and Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office requesting comment about the allegations were not immediately returned.

Zhang's business was one of numerous Florida spas targeted as part of a larger human trafficking investigation which installed hidden surveillance cameras in spa massage rooms and allegedly captured Kraft seeking and receiving sexual favors from spa staffers on Jan. 19 and 20. Kraft has denied the charges.

The secretly-installed cameras were set up by the Jupiter Police Department during a human trafficking investigation of the spa. While prosecutors with the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office have not filed any human trafficking charges related to the Orchids of Asia Day Spa, Kraft and two-dozen other men who had visited the facility were arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution.

The latest drama began earlier Wednesday, when Palm Beach County prosecutors indicated that they were preparing to release the potentially embarrassing surveillance video from inside the spa.

County officials said that the video would be released in response to public records requests in the cases of Zhang and another women accused of facilitating the alleged prostitution at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Officials said they would "pixelate or blur depictions of obscene or pornographic images before releasing such records to the public, absent a court order."

Kraft's attorneys responded swiftly, filing a letter to the judge to apprise him of what they described as "an extraordinary and alarming development involving what appears to be gross prosecutorial misconduct" and accused law enforcement officials of trying to circumvent the judgment of the court. Kraft's attorneys had previously filed a motion with the court to suppress the video evidence, and a hearing had been scheduled.

"I don’t want this released until I’ve ruled," Florida Circuit Court Judge Joseph Marx said in an emergency hearing on a conference call with the two parties and the media late Wednesday afternoon.

That hearing is now scheduled for April 29 at 1:30 p.m. local time.

Defense attorneys for the National Football League (NFL) team owner have said that they intend to argue at that hearing that a search warrant that allowed investigators to install hidden cameras inside the spa's massage rooms was improperly obtained.

Defense attorneys also filed motions on Wednesday requesting to seal the videos not only to “protect Mr. Kraft’s right to a fair trial” but to prevent it’s released to “millions of people around the world to see."

"If that were to happen, it would immediately and irretrievably taint the jury pool not just in Palm Beach County, but in neighboring counties (and states) as well. Sealing is the most sensible option,” according to court documents.

Under Florida's Sunshine Law — enacted in 1995 — any records made or received by any public agency in the course of its official business are available for inspection, unless specifically exempted by the Florida Legislature.

Yet on Thursday, the New York Daily News first reported that TheBlast.com published an article saying that the newspaper's reporters, along with "multiple media outlets" were contacted by an unidentified party trying to sell the footage of 77-year-old Kraft with a masseuse.

"In a blatant derogation of this Court's Order, a (presently) unknown individual, or perhaps even a group of individuals, is now attempting to sell, to the highest bidder, the materials subject to this Court's order," wrote Kudman in the motion along with Kathleen S. Phang, who represents the spa's manager, Lei Wang. "Obviously, this information creates yet another emergency necessitating immediate judicial intervention."

Kudman and Phang are further requesting the judge to have the police and prosecutors pay for their fees and costs for prosecuting their motion.

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Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- Prosecutors have released new footage of UFC star Conor McGregor getting arrested at a Miami Beach home after allegedly smashing and stealing a fan's phone outside the Fountainebleau hotel.

The police bodycam footage shows McGregor calmly being led from a private home to a police vehicle, where he is handcuffed before getting inside.

McGregor is facing one felony charge of strong-armed robbery and one charge of misdemeanor criminal mischief after allegedly getting into an altercation with Ahmed Abdirzak, who was attempting to take a photo with McGregor on March 11, prosecutors say. He has pleaded not guilty to both charges.

McGregor was exiting a Miami nightclub at 5:20 a.m. when he encountered Abdirzak, police stated.

McGregor "slapped the victim's phone out of his hand, causing it to fall to the floor," the arrest affidavit states. "The defendant then stomped on the victim's phone several times, damaging it."

McGregor then picked up for the phone and left with it, according to police.

Federal prosecutors released surveillance footage from the incident, which they say captured the altercation.

In a statement to ABC News, McGregor's team acknowledged the incident, saying McGregor "was involved in a minor altercation involving a cell phone that resulted in a call to law enforcement. Mr. McGregor appreciates the response of law enforcement and pledges his full cooperation."

Abdirzak filed a civil suit against McGregor that has since been dropped after reaching an out-of-court settlement, The Miami Herald reported.

McGregor seemed to acknowledge the incident on Instagram the day after it occurred.

"Patience in this world is a virtue I continue to work on," McGregor wrote. "I love my fans dearly. Thank you all."

Two weeks later, McGregor abruptly announced his retirement on Twitter. "Hey guys quick announcement, I've decided to retire from the sport formally known as 'Mixed Martial Art' today," McGregor wrote. "I wish my old colleagues well going forward in competition. I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement"

Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today.
I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition.
I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement.
Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) March 26, 2019

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Wesley Hitt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson has been named the next coach at St. John's University, the school announced Friday.

Anderson was fired last month after taking his team to the second round of the NIT.

During his eight season with Arkansas, Anderson led the team to five postseason appearances and won 169 games. His best season was in 2014-15 when he won a 27 games and finished second in the SEC regular season.

"My family and I are extremely excited to join the St. John's University community," said Anderson. "This basketball program is rooted with such great tradition and it has a history built by legendary coaches, so this is a humbling experience. I look forward to mentoring the young men who will represent St. John's proudly on the court, in the classroom and in our community.

Anderson has a career record of 369-200 with Arkansas, Missouri and UAB. He has led teams to 12 postseason appearances in his 17 years of coaching, including 9 trips to the NCAA tournament.

Anderson is one of only four current Division 1 coaches with at least 15 years of experience who have never had a losing record. The other three are North Carolina's Roy Williams, Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Gonzaga's Mark Few.

St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin resigned last month following a 21-13 record and a berth in the NCAA first four against Arizona State.

The former St. John's great leave's the school with a 59-73 record after four seasons in charge.

As a player, he led the team to the 1985 Final Four and finished as the school’s all-time leading scorer. Mullin

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francisblack/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Former Detroit Red Wings player Steve Yzerman is reportedly heading back to the Motor City.

A source tells ESPN the Red Wings will be naming Yzerman its new general manager. A news conference has been scheduled for 3 p.m. ET Friday.

Ken Holland, the team’s current general manager, will stay in Detroit but in a different capacity -- he’s expected to be named the Red Wings’ senior vice president, according to multiple reports.

Yzerman, 53, was drafted by the Red Wings in 1983 and spent his entire NHL career with the team until he retired in 2006. He was named Detroit’s captain in 1986 and led the team to three Stanley Cup championships.

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kaarsten/iStock(NEW YORK) -- For nearly two decades, New York Yankees fans have sung Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch. But this season, the team dropped it in favor of other versions of the song.

The reason why, according to the Daily News, is because of Smith’s history of occasionally singing songs that appear to be racist and embrace slave culture.

“The Yankees have been made aware of a recording that had been previously unknown to us and decided to immediately and carefully review this new information,” a spokesman for the team told the Daily News. “The Yankees take social, racial and cultural insensitivities very seriously. And while no final conclusions have been made, we are erring on the side of sensitivity.”

“God Bless America” was put into rotation during the seventh inning stretch at Yankee Stadium following the attacks on September 11.

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 9 Chi White Sox 7
Toronto 7 Minnesota 4
Kansas City 6 N-Y Yankees 1
Baltimore 6 Tampa Bay 5, 11 Innings
Seattle 11 LA Angels 10

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Arizona 4 Atlanta 1
Washington 4 San Francisco 2
LA Dodgers 3 Milwaukee 1
Colorado 6 Philadelphia 2
Cincinnati 4 San Diego 1

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS
Philadelphia 131 Brooklyn 115
San Antonio 118 Denver 108
Golden State 132 L.A. Clippers 105

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
Carolina 2 Washington 1
St. Louis 3 Winnipeg 2
San Jose 5 Vegas 2

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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two-and-a-half-year-old Dax Whittaker takes after his favorite professional golfer and recent Masters champion, Tiger Woods, who also started the sport at a young age.

The tiny tot has a natural swing that has been viewed on social media thousands of times.

His parents Brooke and Dane brought the pint sized prodigy from Utah to ABC News' Good Morning America studio to show off his skills and share some details about how their little boy got started.

"He honestly started walking and we gave him a club," his mom said. "He just keeps getting better," she added as Dax sank a four-foot putt with cheers from the audience.

"Right from the second he held the club he had a good swing. Brooke played college golf so she must have passed her abilities to him," his dad Dane said.

She continued, "we let him watch videos, Tiger Woods videos and highlights, and he just picked it up."

His parents said they bought him a set of beginner practice clubs after he saw his first Tiger Woods highlights at 15-months-old and "became obsessed."

Dax now has something in common with the 43-year-old five-time Masters champ -- they both appeared on national television at the same young age. Woods made his TV debut on The Mike Douglas Show in 1978.

Not only did the little boy show off his short game, but he took a big practice swing with his driver that also wowed the audience and anchors.

But, it's actually Dax's seven iron that his parents said is his favorite club.

"I think he's going to be amazing whatever he does. The fact that he can pick this up and go with it, is amazing to me," his mom said proudly.

While golf seems to be a hole-in-one, his dad said there are other sports in his skill set.

"It's seasonal," the dad said, "once basketball's in season [he's into that.]

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

INTERLEAGUE
Pittsburgh 3 Detroit 2, 10 Innings

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Kansas City 4 Chi White Sox 3, 10 Innings
NY Yankees 5 Boston 3
Cleveland 1 Seattle 0
Tampa Bay 8 Baltimore 1
Minnesota 4 Toronto 1
Texas 5 LA Angels 4
Oakland 2 Houston 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 3 NY Mets 2
St. Louis 6 Milwaukee 3
LA Dodgers 3 Cincinnati 2
Washington 9 San Francisco 6
Chi Cubs 6 Miami 0
Arizona 3 Atlanta 2, 10 Innings

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS
Boston 99 Indiana 91
Milwaukee 120 Detroit 99
Houston 118 Utah 98

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
Boston 6 Toronto 4
Dallas 5 Nashville 1
OT Colorado 3 Calgary 2

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Vancouver 1 Los Angeles FC 0

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Adam Glanzman/Getty Images(JUPITER, Fla.) -- The judge overseeing the case in which New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is charged with soliciting prostitution halted Florida prosecutors' plans to release police surveillance video from a spa at which Kraft and two dozen other men have been charged with paying for and receiving sexual favors.

"I don’t want this released until I’ve ruled," Florida Circuit Court Judge Joseph Marx said in an emergency hearing on a conference call with the two parties and the media late Wednesday afternoon.

The drama began earlier Wednesday when Palm Beach County prosecutors indicated that they were preparing to release the potentially embarrassing surveillance video from inside the spa.

County officials said that the video would be released in response to public records requests in the cases of two women who are accused of facilitating the alleged prostitution at the Orchids Of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter.

Under Florida's so-called "Sunshine" law, any records made or received by any public agency in the course of its official business are available for inspection, unless specifically exempted by the Florida Legislature

Officials said they would "pixelate or blur depictions of obscene or pornographic images before releasing such records to the public, absent a court order."

Kraft's attorneys responded swiftly, filing a letter to the judge in court records to apprise him of what they described as "an extraordinary and alarming development involving what appears to be gross prosecutorial misconduct" and accused law enforcement officials of trying to circumvent the judgment of the court. Kraft's attorneys had previously filed a motion with the court to suppress the video evidence, and a hearing had been scheduled.

That hearing is now scheduled for April 29 at 1:30 p.m. local time.

Defense attorneys for the National Football League (NFL) team owner are expected to argue at that hearing that a search warrant that allowed investigators to install hidden cameras inside the spa's massage rooms was improperly obtained, and to note among other things that an investigation premised on probing alleged human trafficking at the Orchids spa has yet to lead to any trafficking charges.

"Nevetheless," Kraft's attorneys wrote, "the State is hell-bent on disclosing the Videos to the public even before a determination of their legality."

Kraft is charged by Palm Beach prosecutors with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution for allegedly visiting the Florida spa on two occasions earlier this year and paying for sexual favors from the massage parlor’s staff. Two dozen other men caught up in the probe were similarly charged.

Authorities set up hidden cameras at the spa as part of a larger investigation into sex trafficking and, according to Jupiter police detectives, obtained video evidence of all of the suspects participating in the alleged sexual acts.

Kraft chose to reject a deferred prosecution agreement offered last month to all of the men charged, which would not have required him to plead guilty to any charges.

The proposed pre-trial diversion offer would have required Kraft to either acknowledge guilt or admit that he would have been proven guilty at trial, according to the spokesperson for the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office, Mike Edmondson.

The Patriots team owner has pleaded not guilty and opted for a non-jury trial before a judge, while assembling a powerhouse team of high-profile Florida criminal defense attorneys.

While Kraft is currently facing a statutory maximum of one year in jail, if he were to have accepted the plea agreement, the misdemeanor charges would have been dropped.

As part of the statute, Kraft would have had to perform 100 hours of community service, attend a class on the dangers of prostitution and pay a $5,000 fine per count, according to Edmondson.

Last month, Kraft issued a statement that he is "truly sorry" for getting caught up in the investigation.

"I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard."

Kraft also described his "extraordinary respect for women" and cited the spirit of his late wife, Myra Kraft, who died in 2011 of ovarian cancer after 48 years of marriage.

“Throughout my life, I have always tried to do the right thing. The last thing I would ever want to do is disrespect another human being. I have extraordinary respect for women; my morals and my soul were shaped by the most wonderful woman, the love of my life, who I was blessed to have as my partner for 50 years."

“As I move forward, I hope to continue to use the platform with which I have been blessed to help others and to try to make a difference. I expect to be judged not by my words, but by my actions. And through those actions, I hope to regain your confidence and respect.”

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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A determined Marine veteran who pulled himself across the finish line of the Boston Marathon and fell short of his goal to qualify for the New York City Marathon received a big surprise when ABC News' Good Morning America told him he officially has a coveted spot in the race.

Micah Herndon made headlines Monday for his painful, yet triumphant, finish, battling to end the race on his own through cramping and pain.

"After I knew I couldn't get my goal pace cause I was trying to qualify for the New York City Marathon, I just had one mission in mind and that was to finish by myself," he said.

ABC's Robin Roberts told Herndon that the organizers of the New York City Marathon have invited him to run the race in November.

"I appreciate that. That's good stuff right there," Herndon responded, visibly taken aback. "Whoever set that up, thank you."

"I will be ready by the fall, believe that -- that's for sure," he said. "Wow."

The 31-year-old told ABC News the pain began as the humidity from the rainy day affected him, and his legs started to break down at mile 22 of the 26.2-mile race.

"You just gotta push through it, you know? Once I realized I couldn't achieve and maintain my goal pace, I had one goal in mind, and that was just to finish that race on my own," he said.

Herndon may have finished the race by himself physically, but he was carrying with him the memories of friends he lost in the Marines.

He was deployed to Iraq in 2008 and Afghanistan in 2009 as a lead machine-gunner in the "Lava Dogs" division -- the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, based out of Hawaii -- Ohio’s Record-Courier reported in a pre-race profile.

Running became "therapy" for Herndon after he struggled to reintegrate into civilian life following his tours, he told ABC, and it is a way for him to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and survivor's guilt.

"To honor them, because they're not here anymore and they can't run anymore," he said. "Just to honor their names and their family that's still here."

He told GMA that he said his friends names aloud to keep himself motivated while running. Herndon also has special tags on his running shoe laces that have the last names of his friends.

This was Herndon’s third marathon, which he finished at 3 hours and 38 minutes -- about 40 minutes slower than his last marathon, and not fast enough to qualify for New York.

Herndon was determined to get back to training to qualify for Boston again and, from there, qualify for New York.

"I will learn from this experience," he said. "Every race is a journey, and I feel like you learn from your mistakes and just better yourself for the next race."

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