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March 10, 2009

Jacksonville Jaguar Matt Jones arrested after violating plea deal



He admitted in court to using alcohol. From the Jacksonville Times-Union The career of Jaguars receiver Matt Jones took another damaging turn Monday when he was booked into the Washington County Detention Center in Fayetteville, Ark., for violating terms of the plea deal that placed him in a drug intervention... [Full Story]

Rating: 2/ (7 votes cast)

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Linebacker stabbed by girlfriend



Hayes was a 6th round pick in the 2008 NFL draft out of Florida State. From ESPN- Authorities say the girlfriend of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Geno Hayes stabbed him in the head and in the neck. A Hillsborough County Sheriff's spokeswoman says Hayes was taken to a hospital by... [Full Story]

Rating: 3.4/ (5 votes cast)

March 2, 2009

Denver Broncos Wide Receiver arrested for 4th time in 3 years



There are some athletes who will never learn. From AP- Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall was arrested in Atlanta on Sunday on a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a fight. His latest run-in with the law could result in a lengthy suspension from the NFL. Marshall arrived at the... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

March 1, 2009

Dallas Stars Steve Ott suspended for eye goguing



He says it was an accident. From AP- Stars center Steve Ott was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Sunday after he received a penalty for attempting to injure Anaheim's Travis Moen at the end of a game one day earlier. Ott missed Sunday's home game against Pittsburgh and won't... [Full Story]

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February 19, 2009

NJ Nets Sean Williams arrested for trespassing



This is one of more interesting or quirky athlete gets arrested stories that I have seen of late. New Jersey Nets forward Sean Williams was arrested at Boston College last weekend for allegedly violating a no-trespassing order. The 22-year-old former BC player was arrested Sunday shortly before the Eagles played... [Full Story]

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February 15, 2009

Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch arrested on gun charge



The 2008 NFL has barely ended, and its players are already getting in trouble. From AP- Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested in Southern California on a weapons charge, police said Sunday. Police said Lynch was arrested Wednesday night after officers approached him and two other men sitting... [Full Story]

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Police cite Steelers kicker Jeff Reed for towel tantrum



Looks like the NFL Commissioner will be busy with disciplinary decisions in the off season. From AP- Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed is in trouble with the police over some towels, but not the Terrible kind waved by his fans. State police say Reed threw a temper tantrum at a... [Full Story]

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February 11, 2009

Miguel Tejada pleads guilty to charge of lying



Based on Mark McGwire's luck with the Baseball Writers of America, I think it is safe to say Tejada won't ever make the Baseball Hall of Fame now. From AP- All-Star shortstop Miguel Tejada has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs in professional baseball.... [Full Story]

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January 14, 2009

New York Knicks Center Eddie Curry sued for sexual harassment



His driver claims he tried to solicit gay sex from him. From the New York Post- Knick center Eddy Curry was slapped with a shocking sexual-harassment suit yesterday by his former driver, who claims the 6-foot-11 hoopster tried to solicit gay sex from him. Stunning court papers charge that Curry,... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

January 8, 2009

Ottawa Senator Jarkko Ruutu suspended two games for bite



It is not known if his victim will need a rabies shot. From AP- The NHL acted swiftly after what happened in the first period of Buffalo's 4-2 home win. Peters started the skirmish by shoving the palm of his glove into Ruutu's face and pushing him into the boards... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

December 17, 2008

Former girlfriend sues Padres' OF Brian Giles



She claims a beating she received from the MLB caused her to lose a baby. From the San Diego Union-Tribune- Padres outfielder Brian Giles is being sued for more than $10 million by a former girlfriend who alleges he battered her while she was pregnant and caused her to suffer... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

December 15, 2008

Utah basketball coach suspends player for intentional foul



It stemmed from an incident in a game played last Saturday. From AP- SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah has suspended guard Luka Drca for two games for an intentional foul committed in a loss to No. 4 Oklahoma. Drca tripped Blake Griffin as the Sooners were on a fast break... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

December 1, 2008

NY Giants WR Plaxico Burress charged on 2 felony weapon counts



This comes three days after he shot himself in the thigh. From ESPN- NEW YORK -- New York Giants star receiver Plaxico Burress was charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree Monday and released on a $100,000 bond. Burress, who accidentally shot... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

October 12, 2008

NHL suspends Michael Peca for bumping ref



The incident happened in a game Friday night. From AP- Columbus Blue Jackets center Michael Peca has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL for making contact with an on-ice official. The team and league announced the suspension on Saturday. Peca was automatically suspended per Rule 41, Physical Abuse of Officials,... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

September 20, 2008

Univ. of Wisconsin LB arrested for DUI



On a moped. From AP- Wisconsin senior linebacker Jonathan Casillas was cited for drunken driving last month while riding a mo-ped. Casillas, who missed the eighth-ranked Badgers' first two games because of a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee, was stopped by a university police officer on Aug.... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

September 10, 2008

Indianapolis Colt DT Ed Johnson charged with drug possession



He was released from jail, but won't play in this coming Sunday's game. From AP- INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts starting defensive tackle Ed Johnson was arrested early Wednesday on a drug possession charge. Colts president Bill Polian said the team was still gathering facts about the case before determining how... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

September 2, 2008

Jacksonville Jaguar OT Richard Collier shot



The third year Offensive lineman had recently been beaten out for a starting job. From AP- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Richard Collier was shot while waiting for some women outside an apartment early Tuesday and sustained life-threatening injuries, authorities said. Collier, 26, and former Jaguars player Kenneth... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

May 25, 2008

Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah arrested for possession of marijuana



The former University of Florida star basketball player was also charged with having an open container of alcohol. From AP- GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Authorities in Gainesville have charged Chicago Bulls forward and former Florida star Joakim Noah with possession of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol. Gainesville police... [Full Story]

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May 21, 2008

Saints' Charles Grant indicted for involuntary manslaughter



The charges involve a shooting last February in Georgia. From AP- BLAKELY, Ga. - New Orleans Saints defensive end Charles Grant has been indicted on a charge of involuntary manslaughter stemming from a February altercation at a nightclub. Grant, who was stabbed in the neck during the fracas, was charged... [Full Story]

Rating: 1.5/ (2 votes cast)

May 5, 2008

UCF Baseball Coach fired because of his alleged harassment of equipment mgr.



Jay Bergman was an institution at UCF where he had been baseball coach for 28 years. From the Orlando Sentinel- The University of Central Florida fired baseball coach Jay Bergman because he was accused of sexually harassing a team equipment manager, a university source has confirmed. Bergman used a bat... [Full Story]

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Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson arrested



Another NFL off season, another NFL player in trouble with the law. AUSTIN, Texas - Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson was charged with failing a sobriety test while operating a 30-foot boat, then resisting arrest before being hit with pepper spray and dragged ashore by officers. Benson faces charges... [Full Story]

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April 4, 2008

Browns DB Kenny Wright jailed



What would an NFL football off season be without an arrest or two or three. From AP- Cleveland Browns defensive back Kenny Wright was arrested Thursday after police said he led them on a quarter-mile foot chase that began in the parking lot of the police station. The 30-year-old Wright... [Full Story]

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April 3, 2008

WR Chris Henry charged with assault- Update Bengals cut Henry



Once again a Cincinnati Bengal is in trouble with the law. Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry has been accused of punching an 18-year-old man in the face and breaking his car window with a beer bottle, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Henry, 24, was charged with misdemeanor assault and... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

February 11, 2008

Two Montreal Canadiens Players Arrested in Florida



Purse snatching hockey players? TAMPA, Fla. - Police say two Montreal Canadiens players have been arrested outside a Tampa nightclub. The 23-year-old defenseman Ryan O'Byrne has been accused of stealing a woman's purse, and the 29-year-old right wing Thomas Kostopoulos has been charged with resisting an officer, a Tampa police... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

February 3, 2008

New Orleans Saints DE Charles Grant stabbed in assault



He was a 1st round pick in 2002. From AP- BLAKELY, Ga. - New Orleans defensive end Charles Grant was stabbed in the neck, and a pregnant woman was shot and killed early Sunday in an altercation at a nightclub in southwest Georgia. Grant was assaulted and had an injury... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

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