Tyrann Mathieu, LSU’s “Honey Badger” and Other Former Teammates Arrested on Drug Charges

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October 26, 2012

The tale of Honey Badger will apparently NOT have a happy ending after all. Then again, maybe he’ll end up as someone’s special honey badger in jail in the future? Mathieu, also known as the Honey Badger, was arrested and charged Thursday along with three former LSU football players, including former quarterback Jordan Jefferson, after officers found the marijuana in Mathieu’s apartment, according to the police report. The report also said…

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Tubby Smith’s Son, an Assistant Coach at U of Minnesota, Arrested for DWI, Put on Leave – Saul Smith

After the phrase “when the truth comes out” (it never does) or next favorite sports/crime phrase has to be “we do not want to rush to judgment.” As in, “we know it LOOKS like the guy on our team did something really, really awful, it was caught on camera, and there are 100 witnesses, but let the legal process take its sweet time and hopefully your outrage will have faded…

October 22, 2012
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Video: Drunken Belgian Soccer Player Drives Porsche Into Convenience Store

They do things differently in Europe, don’t they? In the US, a star athlete would pay someone else to drunkenly drive their care into a 7-11. But not over there. Nope, in Europe they still do things the old-fashioned way. As my grandpa used to say, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” That’s likely the motto of Belgian soccer star Jonathan “Which One is the…

October 9, 2012
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Falcons Michael Turner Arrested for DUI after Monday Night Football

No BAC reported on this yet, but my main concern right now is whether I have Turner on one of my fantasy football teams. Here’s more from Yahoo Sports: Michael Turner hasn’t exactly had the best start to a season so far in 2012.  He was limited to just 11 carries in the opening week and while he followed that up with a 42 yard, one touchdown performance on Monday night…

September 19, 2012
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Former Raiders Coach Arrested for Hitting Man in Face With Beer Bottle While “Crazy Drunk”

August 27, 2012

You know, there’s drunk, and then there’s “crazy drunk. It also leads to great mug shots, doesn’t it? Here’s more on the story from USA Today: Former Oakland Raiders and Cal Poly assistant coach Randy Hanson faces assault and battery charges for an Aug. 4 incident in which he allegedly smashed a beer bottle into the face of a man and then locked himself in a limo, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reports….

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Seahawks Marshawn Lynch Arrested for DUI in Oakland

July 17, 2012

First off, no, we don’t know what his exact BAC was, other than it was over the legal limit of .08%. (And likely not enought to qualify him for the World Famous BadJocks BAC Rankings.) How much over could impact what Lynch is charged with and the punishment handed down by the team and/or the league. Lynch, who played high school football in Oakland and is college ball at Cal…

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Knick’s Jason Kidd Arrested for DUI After Charity Event

First off, we know the questions you all have on your minds: what was Kidd’s blood alcohol concentration when he was arrested and was it enough to make it into the World Famous BadJocks BAC Rankings? And the answer: we don’t know . . . at least not yet. What we do know is that Kidd–who just joined the Knicks on Thursday–was at a charity event prior to the arrest…

July 16, 2012
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Drunk Woman Blames GPS For Crashing Car Into Golf Course Sand Trap

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June 29, 2012

There’s nothing like spending a nice, leisurely day on the golf course enjoying sun, your friends and the occasional drunk driver who just happens to be stuck in a bunker next to the 14th green. Meet Patricia A. Maione, 46, of Uxbridge, MA who claims she ended up in the sand trap at the Whitinsville Golf Club in Northbridge because her GPS told her to turn left into a cornfield…

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High School Baseball Coach Accused of Taking Players to Dodgers Game, Smoking Weed in Car – Pedro Cruz Trujillo

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June 26, 2012

The good news? Kennedy High School (CA) assistant baseball coach Pedro Cruz Trujillo is taking your kid to Dodger Stadium to see a game. The bad news? They might be smoking a little weed along the way. Right now, it’s just an accusation, but police have arrested Trujillo on six counts of child endangering and is being held on $100,000 bail after another teacher at the school overheard the players (AKA…

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HS Golf Coach Arrested for Buying Booze for Team That Lost by One Stroke in State Tournament

Now there’s a caring coach for ya! All Hermantown High School (MN) assistant golf coach Kyle “Put It on My Tab’ Ernst was trying to do was cheer his players up. And why not? The Hermantown Hermits boys team fell one stroke–ONE STROKE!–short of winning the state golf championship being held near Shakopee last week. Crushing, just crushing. You can just see the tears welling up in their little eyes,…

June 20, 2012
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Giants Tackle David Diehl Arrested for DWI in Queens, Blows .18% BAC

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June 11, 2012

Does the NFL have a drinking problem?  Last week, Justin Blackmon set a league rookie record for BAC after being pulled over for DUI with a whopping 0.24%.  And then Vikings fullback Jerome Felton was found passed out drunk in a fast food drive thru lane in the middle of thenight. And now Giants tackle David Diehl was arrested for DWI in Queens with a BAC of 0.18% . ….

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Rash of Sports Drunk Driving in the News

There must have been something in the air over the weekend, because we saw what appears to be a record number of arrests in the sports world for drunk driving, including NFL top five draft pick Justin Blackmon, a new addition to the World Famous BadJocks BAC Rankings. But he wasn’t the only one to have a few and get behind the wheel this weekend. We also have: – Vikings…

June 5, 2012
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