Former Dallas Cowboys star settles lawsuit

MIAMI (AP) - Former Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin has settled a Florida lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her at a hotel in 2007.

The confidential settlement was announced Friday at a hearing before a Miami federal judge. The woman's attorney declined comment afterwards. Irvin is listed as representing himself but did not attend the hearing.

The settlement still must be approved by U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke.

The woman had claimed Irvin assaulted her at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood in July 2007. Prosecutors declined to file charges after reviewing the case.

The lawsuit was filed on the eve of last year's Super Bowl in Miami, which Irvin worked as an NFL Network analyst.

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