Deion Sanders, estranged wife to share custody

Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and his estranged wife, Pilar, must

share custody of their three children pending the couple’s


A judge in McKinney on Wednesday also gave the ex-Dallas Cowboy

exclusive rights to determine the children’s primary residence and

make education decisions. The children range in age from 9 to


The Dallas Morning News ( ) says each

parent sought full custody but must now alternate weeks with their

children. Sanders, an NFL Network analyst, must also pay $108,000

in fees for an attorney representing the children.

The family previously shared a mansion in Prosper, about 30

miles north of Dallas. A scuffle last April led to allegations of

assault. A judge later ruled that neither spouse committed domestic


The Sanders divorce trial is set for March.

Information from: The Dallas Morning News,