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Marion Jones Begins Prison Sentence

Posted March 7, 2008

The fall from grace is complete for former UNC track and basketball star Marion Jones.

Jones, who plead guilty to lying to federal investigators about steroid use and a check-fraud scheme, reported to federal prison in Texas on Friday morning.

She will be incarcerated for six months and will spend two years on probation after her release.


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  • JohnDeereGirl Mar 7, 2008

    She thought she was so fast, the law couldn't catch her.....

  • Smiling Jack 84 Mar 7, 2008

    Say hey to Michael Vick.

  • WRAL is joe_dirt Mar 7, 2008

    I agree. She should have gotten more. They cut her a break.

  • seenenuf Mar 7, 2008

    Unbelievable. And so uncessary.