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Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett charged with injuring elderly paraplegic woman
March 24th, 2018

Associated Press – Authorities issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett, who is accused of injuring a paraplegic woman as he tried get onto the field at last year’s Super Bowl to celebrate with his brother. The Harris County district attorney’s office said a grand jury indicted…

Former lightweight boxing champion Paul Spadafora pleads guilty to charges in domestic dispute case
March 23rd, 2018

Associated Press – Former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora pleaded guilty Thursday to resisting arrest and simple assault on police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at his Pittsburgh home in 2016. Spadafora, 42, was sentenced to time served and probation. Authorities have said he challenged the officers to fight, tried to push one…

Feds indict Tuskegee assistant football coach Ramone Jardon Nickerson on cocaine and marijuana charges
March 22nd, 2018

Federal prosecutors have indicted Ramone Jardon Nickerson, a former assistant football coach at Tuskegee University for distributing cocaine and marijuana in Alabama. In a statement, U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin Sr. announced the arrest of the 33-year-old Nickerson on Wednesday. According to a Justice Department press release, a federal grand jury indicted the Phenix City…

Buffalo Bills rookie receiver Zay Jones arrested after nude penthouse meltdown
March 21st, 2018

Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver was arrested Monday night in Los Angeles following a nude meltdown in an apartment building. The first year wide receiver first tried to fight his brother, Vikings receiver Cayleb Jones, in the hall, according to video acquired by TMZ. As Cayleb, who was in a sweatshirt and shorts, attempted to…

Former ESPN President John Skipper forced to resign over cocaine use and drug dealer’s extortion plot
March 15th, 2018

Substance abuse involving the use of cocaine which led to an extortion plot by an accused drug dealer ultimately resulted in the abrupt resignation of former ESPN President John Skipper back in December. The former network president made the revelation during a candid interview with the Hollywood Reporter. Skipper told the magazine he had always…

Drug trafficking case against former MLB All-Star Esteban Loaiza heads to federal court
March 9th, 2018

Drug trafficking case against former MLB All-Star Esteban Loaiza heads to federal court The case against former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who is facing a federal charge of possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute in San Diego is heading to federal court. Loaiza’s drug case was transferred on Wednesday from state to federal court, ABC7…

Former NFL All-Pro Aldon Smith surrenders to police following domestic incident
March 7th, 2018

Former San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith surrendered to authorities fleeing the scene of an incident Saturday in which a woman accused him of committing domestic violence. The troubled former NFL All-Pro surrendered to San Francisco Police Tuesday. He was subsequently charged with assault with force likely to produce great bodily…

Middleweight boxing star Jermall Charlo has $150G in cash, jewelry stolen at JAY-Z’s Manhattan nightclub
March 6th, 2018

BOXER JERMALL CHARLO ROBBED FOR 150K JEWELRY AT JAY Z’S 40/40 CLUB Boxing star Jermall Charlo over $150,000 in cash and valuables when a crew of women stole his bag at JAY-Z’s club in the Flatiron District of New York City. The 27-year-old middleweight boxer spent Saturday night at the Barclays Center attending the WBC…

FBI wiretaps catch Arizona coach Sean Miller discussing $100K payment to sign recruit
February 25th, 2018

FBI wiretaps captured Arizona head coach Sean Miller discussing paying $100,000 to ensure current freshman star DeAndre Ayton signed with the Wildcats with Christian Dawkins, a runner working on behalf of a sports agent. Dawkins, who was working for ASM sports agent Andy Miller, is a major person of interest in the FBI’s probe into…

Police detain former NFL player Jonathan Martin arrested over disturbing Instagram post
February 24th, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him. Martin was detained by investigators…