SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A magistrate in Indiana has entered a
not guilty plea on a felony domestic violence charge for former
Pittsburgh coach Mike Haywood.
Haywood walked out of the courtroom and didn't speak to
reporters after his brief initial court appearance Monday. His next
appearance is set for Jan. 11 in St. Joseph County Superior Court
in South Bend.
Haywood faces six months to three years in prison if convicted
of domestic battery in the presence of a minor. Police say Haywood
was arrested Friday after a custody issue developed with a woman
with whom Haywood has a child.
Haywood replaced Dave Wannstedt on Dec. 16. Pittsburgh fired
on Saturday after he was released on bond.
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