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FBI arrest four NCAA basketball coaches on corruption charges
September 26th, 2017

Federal prosecutors in New York have unsealed a criminal indictment charging ten people including several top assistant NCAA basketball coaches and an Adidas representative on corruption charges. Among the coaches arrested by the FBI on Tuesday were Emanuel Richardson of Arizona, Oklahoma State’s Lamont Evans Auburn University’s Chuck Person – a former NBA player –…

Family of Aaron Hernandez sues NFL amid news former NFL star had CTE
September 22nd, 2017

Researchers revealed on Thursday, that former NFL star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said Hernandez had the third Stage out of 4 of the disease, which causes cognitive disorders such as violent…

Mexican soccer star Rafael Marquez returns to club amid U.S. sanctions for drug ties
September 19th, 2017

Mexican soccer legend Rafael Marquez has returned to his club, Atlas in Mexico, more than a month after he was sanctioned by the United States Treasury Department for his alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization. On Monday, Atlas club officials confirmed that the 38-year-old defender is again back on the training ground, practicing with…

Ex-NBA player Nate Diggers sentenced to 8 years in prison for selling guns stolen from Chicago rail yard
September 15th, 2017

A U.S. Federal judge sentenced former NBA player Nate Driggers on Thursday to eight years in prison for selling guns stolen from a freight train in Chicago. Federal authorities arrested the 44-year-old former Bostin Celtics player in September 2015 for receiving guns robbed by Chicago gang members, The Washington Post reported. A jury found Nate Diggers…

Brothers featured on Netflix ‘Last Chance U’ charged in fatal stabbing

Two brothers whose college football careers were highlighted in Netflix’s “Last Chance U” have been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Tennessee. Camion Patrick, 22, and 20-year-old Isaiah Wright were charged with one count of homicide in the July 25th killing of Caleb Thomas Radford, 18, The Knoxville News-Sentinel reported. On Thursday, Authorities…

NBA player Zach Randolph reaches plea deal in marijuana case avoiding jail

On Wednesday, NBA player Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service after he was charged with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest after an occurrence last month at a housing project in Los Angeles housing project. Randolph – who signed a two-year $24 million contract with the Kings in July – pleaded no-contest during a…

Security guard files lawsuit against Conor McGregor over bottle-throwing press conference with Nate Diaz
September 12th, 2017

UFC fighter Conor McGregor is being sued by security guard William Pegg, who claims that McGregor hit him in the back with an energy drink can he threw during his pre-fight news conference against for his rematch against Nate Diaz in 2016. During the press conference for UFC 202, the two trash-talking MMA fighter began…

‘Boomer & Carton’ co-host Craig Carton arrested by FBI on fraud charges
September 7th, 2017

Feds arrest sports radio personality Craig Carton over Ponzi scam to pay gambling debts Craig Carton, the co-host of the Boomer and Carton morning show on WFAN in New York, was arrested Wednesday morning by the FBI for fooling investors out of $5.6 million to cover his tremendous gambling debts. Carton turned to crime after…

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett: “Las Vegas cops threatened to blow my head off”: Video

Associated Press – Police say Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett ran from officers searching for what they believed was an active shooter inside a Las Vegas Strip casino before he was stopped at gunpoint and handcuffed for questioning. The defensive lineman wasn’t arrested during the encounter with police outside the Cromwell casino hours after the Aug….

Son of Alabama wide receivers coach Mike Locksley shot to death following first win
September 5th, 2017

Top ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team was left mourning after hearing news that the son of wide receivers coach Mike Locksley had been fatally shot to death, mere hours after its first major victory of the 2017 college football season against the third ranked Florida State. Howard County Police said 25-year-old Meiko…