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Jose Canseco files Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Nevada

Former Oakland Athletics slugger Jose Canseco has filed for bankruptcy protection in Nevada.  Canseco is seeking asset liquidation in Chapter 7 documents filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Las Vegas. The bankruptcy petition says the 48-year-old Canseco lives in Las Vegas. The filing was first reported by the Las Vegas Sun.

It lists less than $21,000 in assets and almost $1.7 million in liabilities, including more than $500,000 owed to the Internal Revenue Service.