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Saints News, 4/16/14: Darren Sharper Challenges His Arizona No-Bail Status

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A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women in Arizona. The hearing before Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville marks the latest development in several ongoing sexual assault investigations involving Sharper in Louisiana, California, Florida, Arizona and Nevada.

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