NFL And NFLPA Locked In Dispute Over Adrian Peterson's Reinstatement

The dispute surrounding Adrian Peterson's reinstatement—or lack thereof—after pleading no contest to child injury charges is heating up. Late last week the NFL Players Association sent a letter to the NFL demanding Peterson be reinstated. That tactic apparently failed, as today the NFLPA announced that it had filed a… » 11/10/14 8:52pm 11/10/14 8:52pm

Reports: Jameis Winston Requests Postponement Of FSU Hearing

Just three days ago the attorney of the woman who accused Jameis Winston of sexual assault confirmed that Florida State's disciplinary hearing—which will decide whether Winston violated the school's conduct code—would be held on November 17. Winston's attorney David Cornwell shortly thereafter went on Twitter to … » 11/07/14 2:00pm 11/07/14 2:00pm

Jameis Winston's FSU Hearing Will Take Place In Two Weeks

A Florida State disciplinary hearing for quarterback Jameis Winston will be held the week of Nov. 17th, according to the attorney for the woman who accused Winston of a December 2012 sexual assault. The hearing, conducted by a former Florida Supreme Court chief justice, will determine if Winston violated any of four… » 11/05/14 9:02am 11/05/14 9:02am

Oscar Pistorius Cleared Of Most Serious Charges

South African judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors failed to prove the Oscar Pistorius committed premeditated murder, saying the evidence was "purely circumstantial." The judge will rule later today on a lesser charge of culpable homicide, a finding of negligence which could still carry a sentence of years in… » 9/11/14 7:55am 9/11/14 7:55am

Complaint: Le'Veon Bell Had No Idea He Could Get A DUI For Weed

WPXI in Pittsburgh has obtained and released part of the criminal complaint for Wednesday arrest of Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount in Ross Township, outside of Pittsburgh. Yesterday, just before they played in a preseason game against the Eagles, the two were formally charged with marijuana… » 8/22/14 11:01am 8/22/14 11:01am

Grand Jury Clears Texas Tech Recruit Of Charges For Pick-Up Hoops Punch…

Nigel Bethel II was dismissed from the Texas Tech football team on June 29, a day after a scuffle with women's hoops leading scorer Amber Battle in a rec-center basketball game. Now he's been cleared of charges, and after viewing surveillance video that shows Battle punching Bethel first, the grand jury took the… » 7/16/14 3:27pm 7/16/14 3:27pm

Jared Remy Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Life Without Parole

Jared Remy, son of longtime Red Sox broadcaster Jerry, pleaded guilty today to the brutal murder of the mother of his child. For a man with a history of domestic abuse and who received inexplicable second and third and, hell, seventeenth chances, this is it: He'll spend life in prison without the possibility of parole. » 5/27/14 1:11pm 5/27/14 1:11pm

Aaron Hernandez Indicted For 2012 Double Murder

From here out, when you talk about Aaron Hernandez being accused of committing murder, you're going to have to specify which one. Hernandez has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of first-degree murder, stemming from a drive-by shooting outside a Boston club in 2012—a year before the alleged murder of Odin… » 5/15/14 11:25am 5/15/14 11:25am

Grand Jury To Investigate 1983 Death Of Jimmy Snuka's Girlfriend

On May 11, 1983, Nancy Argentino died in a Pennsylvania hotel room from traumatic brain injuries. An autopsy showed injuries consistent with a history of domestic abuse, and her boyfriend initially told the responding officer he had shoved her, causing her to hit her head. No charges were ever brought against the… » 1/28/14 6:03pm 1/28/14 6:03pm

A University Goes To Court To Keep A Player Off The Team

A college basketball player is charged with sexual abuse. The charges are dropped, but his university kicks him off the team. A judge orders him reinstated, and now the state supreme court will hear the case. There is a fascinating story playing out at Iowa State, one with no easy answers, but that goes to the very… » 1/23/14 4:23pm 1/23/14 4:23pm