LOS ANGELES -- The Latest on former NFL star Darren Sharpers final sentence in drugging rapes (all times local):10:35 a.m.A judge in Los Angeles has sentenced former NFL star Darren Sharper to 20 years in prison for raping two women and drugging two others, but under terms that would total about half that time in custody.The sentencing Tuesday marks the end of prosecutions in four states for the former all-pro safety who won a Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.Sharper pleaded no contest in a deal negotiated with prosecutors in four states. But the deal was superseded by a judge in New Orleans who said it was too lenient and sentenced Sharper to 18 years.Sharper was also convicted of rapes or sexual assaults in Nevada and Arizona.---1 a.m.Former NFL star Darren Sharpers tour of shame and punishment reaches its conclusion in the Los Angeles court where he first admitted drugging and raping women in several states.Sharper faces sentencing Tuesday for a pair of rapes about three years ago.The sentence marks the end of prosecutions in four states for the former all-pro safety who won a Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.When Sharper pleaded no contest to the rapes, he agreed to serve a sentence that would require about eight more years behind bars. But that term was superseded by a federal judge in Louisiana who rejected the plea deal negotiated in four states and sentenced him to 18 years in prison.Sharper was also convicted of rapes or sexual assaults in Nevada and Arizona.Nike Shox Uk . 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