Thousands of Philadelphia kids are suffering brain damage from lead poisoning, many of them in homes owned by Hall of Famer Marvin Harrison’s company. The Philly Daily News has the full story.
On Saturday, former Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison will be inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame. His induction will be met with the typical amount of fanfare, as writers will rush to remind you how crisp Harrison’s routes were, how durable he was, and how he was always a quiet competitor. You probably…
Terrell Owens is still talking about being snubbed for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he’s got a point. He should be a shoo-in, but the HOF election procedures are messed up, and there’s a wide receiver logjam at the top that’s going to make guys like Owens wait longer than they should. Owens said part of the…
Charles Woodson is retiring after tomorrow’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Over his 18 NFL seasons, he’s amassed 13 defensive touchdowns and 65 picks, good for first and fifth respectively (both in ties) of all time. He’s won a Super Bowl and is the last defensive player to win a Heisman trophy. For my money,…
Marvin Harrison is apparently still under the watchful eye of the Philadelphia PD as a traffic stop just three blocks from his garage turns up another 9-mm handgun that they will add to the investigation of the Dwight Dixon shooting.
Isn't it annoying when journalists do better investigating than the cops? Philadelphia's new district attorney has called in the FBI to take a fresh look at the case. [ESPN.com]
GQ's Jason Fagone drops a monster storyabout the shoot-em-up outside Marvin Harrison's North Philadelphia car wash back in April of 2008. The case was derailed by uncooperative witnesses, Wire-like shadiness and lack of evidence. Until now, the truth was elusive.
A man who claims he was shot by Marvin Harrison last year was shot again. That's a nebulous sports connection, but you better believe it was on ESPN.com's front page today.
Like many newspaper reporters, Tampa Bay beat writer Rick Stroud uses Twitter to connect with his readers and talk about whatever happens to be on his mind—but if you're stupid enough to take his Twits at face value then that's your own stupid fault.
" [Robert] Nixon initially told police he knew nothing about what happened, but...[h]e signed a statement saying he was positive that he saw Harrison with a gun in his hand... [ESPN The Mag]
Details surrounding what happened between Marvin Harrison and a a fella with a bullet in his arm were murky, and the Philadelphia D.A says there's not enough evidence for charges.
The muddled circumstances surrounding Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison's invovement in a shooting last week are slowly coming together. The facts: it was Harrison's gun that was used; six casings from his gun were found; Harrison was interviewed and had a fistfight with a man; some people got shot.
We'll file this under the wait-and-see folder until more details are available, but plenty of major media outlets are reporting this somewhat shocking news: