Police: Florida DB Deiondre Porter Held Gun To Pregnant Girlfriend's Head, Later Shot In Her Direction [Updated]

Gators defensive back Deiondre Porter was arrested this morning after Gainesville police say he held a gun to the head of his pregnant girlfriend and later fired the gun in her direction. Porter booked into an Alachua County jail at 11:19 a.m. on three charges, including felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon… »10/14/15 1:54pm10/14/15 1:54pm


Florida Coach Jim McElwain Apologizes For Blowing Up At A Player

Jim McElwain says he regrets tearing into junior RB Kelvin Taylor on the sideline after Taylor drew a penalty for a “throat slash” touchdown celebration gesture late in Florida’s 31-24 win over East Carolina on Saturday, saying he’s already heard from his 94-year-old mother that it wasn’t right. »9/14/15 3:20pm9/14/15 3:20pm

Baylor And Boise State Won't Stop Playing The Blame Game On Sam Ukwuachu

Last Thursday, a Waco jury found Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu guilty of sexual assault. Since then, the two universities that had him on their teams—first Boise State, then Baylor, which took him as a transfer—haven’t bothered themselves with much public reflection. There have been no apologies, no candid… »8/26/15 8:50am8/26/15 8:50am

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 11:55am6/14/15 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 11:24am4/19/15 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 11:25am4/13/15 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 11:05am1/18/15 11:05am