Just a few days after signing with the Knicks, Jason Kidd veered his Escalade off a Hamptons road, smashing directly into a telephone pole. He had had "a couple of drinks," he told a judge, "three or four." Now, exactly one year and one day later, Kidd is receiving his punishment.
The Earhart Expressway is a pretty damned busy highway. It's three lanes in either direction, and runs from New Orleans to the suburbs, and sometimes a Saints receiver passes out in his car in the middle of the road on a Saturday night.
Brian Dornstreich, a youth hockey coach in Apple Valley, Minn., noticed something right away about the local rink attendant Monday night: His eyes were red, and his breath smelled like Red Bull. "He looked like I do when I have my allergy attacks," Dornstreich told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. At the time,…
After the news broke this morning that analyst Matthew Barnaby had been arrested for a DWI in Clarence, N.Y., an ESPN spokesman informed us that Bristol was "looking into the situation." We just received word that Barnaby's been fired. From ESPN's shit-handling department: "We spoke with Matthew and informed him that…
Gary Pinkel was arrested on November 16th for driving while intoxicated. The Boone County Sheriff's department has since released video of his arrest.
"Brown said Unser was drag racing another car in his Suburban and was going around 101 mph before sheriff's deputies caught up to him. ... According to a sheriff's report, Unser smelled of alcohol and was slurring his speech. Sheriff's deputies said his blood-alcohol content was twice the legal limit of 0.08." [AP]
The squeaky-voiced superhero hath fallen. Calvin Borel, the maybe-toothless jockey aboard 2007's Street Sense, 2009's Mine that Bird, and 2010's Super Saver, Kentucky Derby winners all, was arrested for DWI in Evansville, Indiana.
Prosecutors say they're discussing a possible plea deal in Edwards's DWI case, but his next court appearance isn't until January after his lawyer requested more time to file motions. Maybe he'll be suspended for some two-a-days in August. [Star-Ledger]