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Donovan McNabb Spends Day In Arizona Jail

Donovan McNabb Spends Day In Arizona Jail

Source: AP / theGrio MESA, Ariz.  — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show McNabb served his time Wednesday and was released about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. McNabb, 37, was arrested Dec. 15 […]

Arizona Judge Says ‘Proof Evident’ In Sharper Rape Case

Arizona Judge Says ‘Proof Evident’ In Sharper Rape Case

Source: Brent Schrotenboer / USA Today PHOENIX — A Phoenix judge ruled Thursday that former NFL star Darren Sharper is not entitled to bail in Arizona, finding “proof evident and presumption great” that he raped a woman in Tempe on Nov. 21. In making his ruling, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville cited DNA evidence from […]

Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

Source: AP / theGrio PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody’s preliminary ruling Wednesday affects a batch of lawsuits involving lead plaintiff Kevin Turner, a former Philadelphia Eagle now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Brody had […]

NCAA Approves Unlimited Meals And Snacks For Division I Student-Athletes

NCAA Approves Unlimited Meals And Snacks For Division I Student-Athletes

Source: Tyler Conway / Bleacher Report No Division I college athlete should ever go to bed “starving” again. Following a meeting of its Legislative Council on Tuesday, the NCAA announced the removal of meal and snack restrictions on Division I athletes, according to NCAA associate director of communications Michelle Brutlag Hosick. Whereas previously student-athletes were afforded only three meals per day, […]

As MLB Honors Jackie Robinson, Can It Reverse A Trend?

As MLB Honors Jackie Robinson, Can It Reverse A Trend?

Source: Bob Nightengale / USA Today Major League Baseball, which will honor Jackie Robinson once again today by having every player wear No. 42, has the lowest percentage of African-Americans in uniform since 1958. The African-American population in baseball is virtually unchanged from a year ago at 7.8%, according to USA TODAY Sport’s survey of opening-day rosters […]

NY Knicks, Lamar Odom Near Deal

NY Knicks, Lamar Odom Near Deal

Source: Marc Stein / ESPN Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are progressing toward a deal to sign veteran free agent Lamar Odom before the NBA regular season ends Wednesday, according to sources briefed on the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks are on course, barring an unforeseen snag, to formally sign Odom this week in a […]

Anonymous NFL Exec Calls Jadeveon Clowney ‘Spoiled’ And ‘Lazy’

Anonymous NFL Exec Calls Jadeveon Clowney ‘Spoiled’ And ‘Lazy’

Source: Ryan Wilson / CBS Sports Ah, yes, proof that the NFL Draft is near: The anonymous bad-mouthing has begun. In the days and weeks leading up to biggest spectacle of the offseason, an event that by its very nature is unpredictable, the one certainty is that unnamed NFL front-office types will have less-than-laudatory things to say […]

Colin Kaepernick On Sexual Assault Allegations: Story ‘Completely Wrong’

Colin Kaepernick On Sexual Assault Allegations: Story ‘Completely Wrong’

Source: ESPN San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took to Twitter on Friday morning to address a TMZ report that alleges sexual assault, calling the story “completely wrong.” (1/3) The charges made in the TMZ story and other stories I’ve seen are completely wrong. They make things up about me that never happened. – Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) April […]

Adam Silver: NBA Might Consider ‘Subsidies’ For Student Athletes

Adam Silver: NBA Might Consider ‘Subsidies’ For Student Athletes

Source: Darren Rovell / ESPN NBA commissioner Adam Silver is so intent on keeping basketball players in college for another year that he said the NBA might consider subsidizing athletes to make them feel better about staying. Raising the age limit for the NBA draft from 19 to 20 years old would require the approval of the […]

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Being Investigated For Alleged Sexual Assault

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Being Investigated For Alleged Sexual Assault

Source: Jim Corbett / USA Today San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by Miami police for a possible sexual assault at a hotel earlier this month. Miami Police Department public information officer Rene Pimentel confirmed the investigation to USA TODAY Sports on Thursday. The investigation was originally reported by TMZ. “There are no charges, […]

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