Lawyer: Woman says Taylor did not have sex with teen

(AP) - Lawrence Taylor's attorney says a woman has comeforward as a defense witness in the NFL legend's sexual assaultcase to say he did not rape a 16-year-old girl.

The 23-year-old woman says in a sworn statement given to defenseinvestigators that she accompanied the teen to the Holiday Innnorth of New York City, where the girl was to meet Taylor.

She said that the girl returned to the car after the meetingwith Taylor with $300 cash, and told her that they did not havesex.

Taylor's lawyer, Arthur Aidala, says he will usethe woman's testimony to bolster his case. The 51-year-old Taylor was charged May 6 with third-degree rapeand patronizing a prostitute.

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