OTL Report: How College Athletes Avoid Criminal Charges

College athletes at major schools across the country often avoid charges in criminal cases. They have access to high-profile lawyers; the athletic departments play major roles in the investigations; and witnesses are intimidated, indirectly or otherwise, according to an investigative report by ESPN’s Outside the Lines. » 6/14/15 11:55am 6/14/15 11:55am

Top Jaguars Draft Pick Tears ACL During His First Team Workout

This just sucks. Dante Fowler, the top Jacksonville Jaguars pick this year and No. 3 overall in the draft, tore his ACL today during practice, according to multiple reports. ESPN.com reported the injury happened to the defensive end during an 11-on-11 drill “less than an hour into the first day of rookie minicamp.”
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Cops: Florida Cornerback Helped Rob Neighbor Of Weed & Xbox At Gunpoint

Gainesville police arrested a Gators defensive back on charges related to an armed robbery and home invasion after J.C. Jackson turned himself in to the Alachua County sheriff’s office last night. Cops say Jackson entered an acquaintance’s apartment mid-Saturday afternoon, followed by two at-large suspects who… » 4/19/15 11:24am 4/19/15 11:24am

Florida Pitchers Hit With Felony Charges; Allegedly Climbed A Crane

Two pitchers from the tenth-ranked Florida baseball team spent Sunday night in the Alachua County Jail after being charged with felony trespassing charges. Cops say the pair climbed a crane inside a marked construction zone on campus in Gainesville just a day after they pitched the Gators to a 12-5 win over South… » 4/13/15 11:25am 4/13/15 11:25am

Cops: Florida Women's Basketball Player Stole Teammate's Credit Card

University police arrested Florida Gators basketball player Antoinette Bannister Friday, and charged the junior guard with theft of a credit card and fraudulent use of a credit card. Bannister allegedly found the card, which belonged to teammate Viktorija Dimaite, on Jan. 11 in the team's locker room at the practice… » 1/18/15 11:05am 1/18/15 11:05am

Treon Harris To Cops: "So Is This Going To Be On ESPN And Stuff?"

The University of Florida dumped a bunch of documents today, this time lightly redacted, about the investigation into the sexual battery allegation against freshman quarterback Treon Harris. The case was closed with no charges filed, and Harris will start the Gators' next game. The records include a transcript of… » 10/22/14 5:50pm 10/22/14 5:50pm