Penguins Include Blue Lives Matter Flag In Ceremony Honoring Tree Of Life Victims, For Some Reason

The Pittsburgh Penguins tonight are playing their first home game since Saturday’s mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, where a gunman killed 11 people in what the Anti-Defamation League called the “deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States.” The Penguins added a Star of…

Here's The Police Body-Cam Footage After The Pickup Basketball 911 Call

By now you might be familiar with the story of a Virginia man who sought out law enforcement after he was hit with what eyewitnesses have described as a “hard screen” or “hard pick” in a game of pickup basketball Monday evening at an LA Fitness. After a gym employee called 911 to report that a member had been…

New Sterling Brown Arrest Videos Show Police Standing On Player's Ankle, Celebrating Overtime Pay

Milwaukee TV station WISN has obtained additional body-cam and squad-car footage from the night of Sterling Brown’s arrest, as well as new photos of Brown’s injuries. One video shows an officer standing on the Bucks guard’s ankle to prevent him from kicking them, a suggestion Brown laughs off as absurd since he…

Prosecutors: Aldon Smith Had A .40 BAC When He Went To Get His Ankle Monitor For Alcohol Testing

Former Raiders and 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who’s been indefinitely suspended from the NFL since he was charged with domestic violence in March, was put back in jail last week for violating his bail. According to San Francisco prosecutors, that violation occurred because Smith was almost incomprehensibly drunk…

Miguel Herrera Says Toronto Cops Assaulted His Players At Halftime

Club América coach Miguel Herrera claimed that Toronto police assaulted his players—goalkeeper Agustín Marchesín and defender Bruno Valdez, along with assistant coach Giber Becerra—during halftime of the team’s 3-1 CONCACAF Champions League semifinal loss to Toronto FC tonight. Toronto coach Greg Vanney disputed his…

Las Vegas Cops Can't Explain Why An Officer Handcuffed And Detained Michael Bennett [Updated]

Hours after Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett posted on Twitter today that an Las Vegas police officer held a gun to his head and threatened to “blow [his] fucking head off” the night of the Mayweather-McGregor fight, Undersherriff Kevin McMahill of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference to…

James Blake Settles NYC Police Brutality Case On Condition That City Creates Fellowship To Take On Cop Misconduct

In 2015, former world No. 4 tennis player James Blake was tackled and handcuffed outside a midtown Manhattan hotel by a New York City police officer who mistook him for a suspect in a credit card fraud case. Blake had a sound case against the city: the entire incident was captured on surveillance video, and NYC’s…