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  • Hundreds turn out for funeral of high school football player

    August 6, 2017 1:59 PM

    ECRU, Miss. - Hundreds of people turned out to mourn a Mississippi high school football player who died after his team's first preseason practice. WTVA-TV reports that a funeral for Ty Rayford was held at noon Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church in Ecru. His friends and family, including... more »
  • Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

    June 26, 2017 1:08 PM

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County, Wisconsin, on suspicion of child abuse. Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday on a possible charge of child abuse-intentionally causing harm for an incident that occurred Sunday.... more »
  • FSU football player eats lunch with student sitting alone

    August 31, 2016 11:27 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph. News outlets report a photo capturing Rudolph and sixth-grader Bo Paske having lunch Tuesday at Tallahassee's Montford... more »
  • EBR schools say equipment in compliance after player's injury Play Video

    May 5, 2016 11:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A high school football player remains in the hospital after a serious injury incurred during a practice Wednesday afternoon . Sources said Marcus Thomas, number 37, is in ICU at an area hospital. Thomas, who will be a junior in the fall at Scotlandville High, is... more »
  • NFL players question teams' attitudes on health

    January 31, 2016 3:35 PM

    An Associated Press survey of 100 NFL players finds that fewer than half think the league's clubs, coaches and team doctors have the athletes' best interests at heart when it comes to health and safety. The divide between older and younger players is striking. Barely a third of the players... more »
  • Football player accused of bringing gun to high school Play Video

    August 17, 2015 5:55 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A football player at Plaquemine High School spent the weekend locked up in juvenile detention after investigators said he brought a loaded gun to Plaquemine High School Friday. Authorities said the gun, a .22-caliber Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol, was found in an athletic locker. All of... more »
  • College football player killed after burglary attempt

    August 8, 2015 11:41 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Christian Taylor, of... more »
  • Video shows LSU's Derrius Guice being taken away in ambulance Play Video

    July 15, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials confirmed a football player was taken by EMS from practice Wednesday. Michael Bonnette said the 18-year-old player was taken to the hospital around 5:30 p.m. from LSU's indoor practice facility. Bonnette did not say why the player was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Sam: Coming out was right thing to do

    December 27, 2014 5:39 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Michael Sam says in a TV documentary airing Saturday night that coming out as gay was the right thing to do. The Oprah Winfrey Network said in a release that the 90-minute program followed by a one-on-one with Winfrey and Sam was the player's first TV appearance... more »
  • Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

    December 14, 2014 4:14 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Police say they've arrested a 22-year-old man in the fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell. Auburn Police Capt. Will Matthews issued an agency statement Sunday afternoon that said Markale Deandra Hart of Camp Hill, Alabama, has been arrested on a felony warrant charging... more »
  • Ohio State: Missing football player dead

    November 30, 2014 5:20 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State officials say they are grieved to learn of the death of a football player missing since Wednesday. Police tell media outlets they believe a body found near the campus was that of 22-year-old Kosta Karageorge. The senior defensive tackle was last seen at his apartment... more »

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