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Jaguars DE Lerentee McCray arrested, charged with eluding police in chase
Jan 18, 2022
Jaguars defensive end Lerentee McCray made an obscene hand gesture at a police officer, fled a would-be traffic stop and then reached speeds of 100 mph and crossed three lanes of traffic during an ensuing chase, authorities said Tuesday.
Saints CB Marshon Lattimore pleads guilty to misdemeanor gun charge
Nov 23, 2021
New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in Cleveland, where police said he had a loaded handgun during a traffic stop but failed to inform an officer that he was carrying a concealed weapon.
Former Raiders WR Henry Ruggs III remains on house arrest in fatal crash case
Nov 22, 2021
Former Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III received a stern talking-to from a Las Vegas judge but was allowed to remain on house arrest with a continuous alcohol monitor on one ankle and a GPS monitor on the other following a fatal crash he's accused of causing by driving drunk.
Henry Ruggs III's lawyers seek to block medical records release
Nov 10, 2021
Attorneys for former Raiders player Henry Ruggs III are fighting to keep his medical records out of the hands of prosecutors charging him with driving under the influence in a fiery crash that killed a woman and cost Ruggs his NFL job.
Congress urges Washington Football Team to lift NDAs
Nov 05, 2021
Two members of the House of Representatives urged the NFL and the Washington Football Team to release individuals from non-disclosure agreements that would prevent them from discussing sexual harassment and workplace issues at owner Daniel Snyder's club.
NFL agrees to end race-based dementia testing in settlement
Oct 20, 2021
The NFL agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing that critics said made it difficult for Black retirees to qualify for awards in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court.
NFL is kicking off a $6.2M responsible betting campaign
Oct 20, 2021
The NFL is spending $6.2 million to help expand programs to prevent or treat problem gambling across the country. The league is launching a responsible betting initiative aimed at getting fans to set limits on their wagers, understand the risks of betting, and know where to get help if things get out of hand
Attorney: FBI probing allegations tied to Texans QB Deshaun Watson
Aug 18, 2021
An attorney for 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment said Wednesday that he and some of his clients have spoken to the FBI about the case.
Jaguars' Urban Meyer, Trent Baalke subpoenaed in Iowa discrimination suit
Jul 14, 2021
The Jacksonville Jaguars said Wednesday that coach Urban Meyer and general manager Trent Baalke were subpoenaed as part of a lawsuit filed by lawyers for Black players suing former Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle for discrimination.
Supreme Court rules NCAA cannot enforce rules limiting education-related benefits
Jun 21, 2021
In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that the NCAA can't enforce certain rules limiting the education-related benefits -- things like computers and graduate scholarships -- that colleges offer athletes.
Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley would rather retire than get COVID vaccine
Jun 19, 2021
Buffalo Bills receiver Cole Beasley does not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and insists he will not follow rules jointly adopted by the NFL and NFLPA requiring unvaccinated players to stay clear of people.
NFL pledges to stop 'race-norming,' review past scores for potential race bias
Jun 02, 2021
The NFL on Wednesday pledged to halt the use of "race-norming" -- which assumed Black players started out with lower cognitive function -- in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims and review past scores for any potential race bias.
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes
Mar 03, 2021
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in Southern California, including one who was homeless when he attacked her in 2018.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank donating $17M to civil rights museum
Feb 04, 2021
The billionaire owner of the Falcons is donating $17 million to help a civil rights museum expand and offer new programming. Arthur Blank's family foundation announced the gift to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Thursday.
Carroll Hardy, architect of Broncos' 'Orange Crush' defense, dies at 87
Aug 09, 2020
Carroll Hardy, a multi-sport star best known as the only man ever to pinch hit for Ted Williams and a football executive who helped assemble the Broncos' "Orange Crush" defense during the 1970s, died Sunday at age 87.
The ESPYs focus on honors, pandemic and racial justice
Jun 22, 2020
No red carpet, no nattily dressed athletes, no house band or monologue poking fun at the past year's top athletes and moments. This was a different version of The ESPYS. The focus of Sunday night's show on ESPN was hope and inspiration in the time of coronavirus.