#NFL Players Being Arrested at Record Pace as #Lockout Lingers

As the NFL lockout lingers, the list of arrests grows longer. First, Hines Ward was arrested for DUI, and then the big shocker, Packman Jones was arrested for assault. Now, we have the Bengals’ Cedric Benson arrested on some kind of domestic violence charge, Marvin White (also from Cincinnati) was arrested for some kind of dispute at his child’s daycare center, and Jerry Hughes of the Cowboys (but maybe headed…

July 18, 2011
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#WVU Linebacker, Son of Pro #Wrestler, Arrested on Armed Robbery Charge – Branko Busick

Are the #Mountaineers not paying their players enough these days? Apparently, because some rocket scientist named Branko Busick was arrested on armed robbery charges after allegedly pulling a gun on some guy in an apartment complex and demanded money. When the victim said he had none, Busick allegedly hit him with the gun. If the last name sounds familiar, wrestling fans may remember the boy’s father, Big Bully Busick, a…

July 13, 2011
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Reds Pitcher Arrested for Shoplifting $59 Worth of Stuff, Makes $425K a Year

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April 19, 2011

Some things just never make sense.  Like why they insist on making movies out of old TV shows that weren’t really that popular to begin with. And, this case, of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike “Five Finger Discount” Leake who was arrested for shoplifting shortly before a game on Monday.  Leake’s big haul? Diamonds? Jewelry? IPads? Nope. He got caught cutting the tags off of six T-shirts at Macy’s with a…

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Ohio HS Swimming Champ Arrested on Gun, Drug Charges

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April 18, 2011

Less than two months ago, Andrew Bartley, 18, of Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio was on top of the world, winning the Division I 100-yard breast stroke for the second straight year.  Word was that he was going to get a college scholarship to swim and from there, who knows?  Today, Andrew sits in an Ohio jail in what started as a complaint at Firestone that he was trying…

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Armed Robbery Apparently Does NOT Meet Auburn U’s High Standard of Conduct for Athletes

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March 14, 2011

Auburn University’s football team must be cursed or they do most of their recruiting from juvenile hall.  Just last Monday, running back Eric Smith was dismissed from the team after being charged w/ 3rd degree domestic violence and today 4 more players have been arrested.  The charges consist of robbery in the 1st degree, burglary in the 1st degree & theft of property in the 1st degree … gold star…

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Sports Illustrated Special Report: 7% of College Football Players Have Criminal Records

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March 6, 2011

Well, duh. We could have told you that. Most of YOU could have told Sports Illustrated that an increasing number of college football players on scholarship have criminal records. But, the fact that this vaunted publishing institution actually took the time and did the research (something we have been too lazy to do in 11 years) is great for everyone. Now the debate about whether there are actually more jock…

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