FSU Investigates Jameis Winston, Charges 2 Teammates In Rape Case

Weeks after leading the Florida State Seminoles to a national championship, quarterback Jameis Winston was quietly interrogated by university administrators, and two of his teammates were brought up on school conduct charges related to allegations that Winston raped a fellow student, according to a source with… » 4/03/14 12:13pm 4/03/14 12:13pm

FSU-Florida Fight Generates More Jameis Winston Rumors Than Punches

Earlier tonight, a fight broke out between the Florida Gators and Florida State Seminoles in the eighth inning of their baseball game in Jacksonville. Not long after, sports blogs posted articles alleging that Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston had either punched a Florida player or had been the victim of a punch in… » 3/25/14 10:08pm 3/25/14 10:08pm

Corso, Saban, Red Lightning All Cameo In Title Game's Turning Point

For most of the first half last night, Auburn looked unbeatable while Florida State looked like a team that spent its season beating up on nobodies. Just before halftime, that changed. A masterful Jameis Winston scramble on third down sparked FSU's first touchdown, one that cut the Tigers' lead to 11 and suggested… » 1/07/14 11:30am 1/07/14 11:30am

"Distractions" Are Bullshit

So Chris Kluwe blew up the Internet last week with this post, entitled "I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot," and the sports world instantly split into two factions: Those who cheered on Kluwe, and those who thought he was a disgruntled ex-punter looking for revenge and working in cahoots… » 1/06/14 3:25pm 1/06/14 3:25pm

What Not to Do When Your Favorite Athlete's Rape Charges Are Dropped

Yesterday, the Florida State Attorney's office dropped the rape investigation against FSU football player Jameis Winston, and of course, the Internet was a dick about it. So behold: our guide on how not to talk about the Jameis Winston rape case, since it's so hard for people to figure this out on their own. » 12/06/13 4:13pm 12/06/13 4:13pm

ESPN Reminds Talent: Don't Say Anything Stupid About Jameis Winston

Like anyone else, ESPN talking heads can occasionally lapse into dumb talk on controversial topics. Nobody knows that better than ESPN brass, who must see the world as a vast lawn filled with an infinite number of rakes for Chris Broussard to step on. A couple hours ago, the news desk and talent office sent a "let's be… » 12/05/13 4:09pm 12/05/13 4:09pm

Pols, Press Thought Winston State Atty Presser Was A Barrel Of Laughs

Once word leaked Florida State quarterback and Heisman favorite Jameis Winston wouldn't be charged with rape, today's televised press conference with state attorney Willie Meggs didn't seem to have much purpose. The Seminole alum-turned-prosecutor decided, then, to turn it into his own amateur hour at the Improv. » 12/05/13 3:21pm 12/05/13 3:21pm

Jameis Winston Accuser's Family Attorney: "This Was A Rape"

On Thursday morning Jameis Winston's attorney, Timothy Jansen, suggested that his client engaged in consensual sex with his accuser. On Friday night, the accuser's family specifically denied that claim. In a statement released to the media, the family's attorney Patricia Carroll was unequivocal: "To be clear, the victim … » 11/23/13 1:04pm 11/23/13 1:04pm

Cops Covered Up Jameis Winston Case, Accuser's Family Says

This is getting ugly. Yesterday, a Tallahassee Democrat report indicated that the sexual battery case involving Jameis Winston became "inactive" because the complainant told cops she didn't want to pursue the case. But today, in a statement released by its attorney to Tampa Bay Times reporter Matt Baker, the woman's… » 11/20/13 2:10pm 11/20/13 2:10pm

Report: Jameis Winston Case Stalled When Woman Stopped Cooperating

The investigation into Jameis Winston's role in a sexual battery allegation had been "inactive" in February because the complainant told police she didn't want to pursue charges, according to an email sent by a city official last week. But a Tallahassee police spokesman says the case was made active again earlier this… » 11/19/13 4:59pm 11/19/13 4:59pm