Lawrence Taylor the former New York Giants linebacker was sentenced to six years probation on Tuesday, he will also have to register as a sex offender, although the judge postponed until April 12 a hearing to determine what sex offender level will be assigned to him. Taylor had pleaded guilty in January to misdemeanor counts of sexual misconduct and having sex with an underage prostitute. He was arrested May 6 and originally charged with third degree rape. Taylor has admitted to having intercourse with the girl, he said that she had told him she was 19 and paying her $300, the girl turned out to be 16.
Taylor won a record three Defensive Player of the Year awards and was named the league's Most Valuable Player for the 1986 season. He was a key member of the New York Giant's defense, known as "The Big Blue Wrecking Crew" and led the Giants to Super Bowl titles in 1987 and 1991.
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