Hardy update

I’m not sure how much widespread interest remains in this, but there’s no harm in posting it for those who might be interested… Craig Renetzky, the Woodland Hills-based attorney for former Kings assistant coach Mark Hardy, called to let me know that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C., has filed a request to have the charge against Hardy — felony sexual abuse — reduced to a misdemeanor. A judge must approve the request, and if it is approved, the scheduled July 1 preliminary hearing will be removed from the calendar, replaced by a status conference.

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