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  • 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 »
  • Judge to lawyers: explain your case

    February 11, 2014 7:51 PM

    WASHINGTON- There's an indication a sexual assault case may not hold up against a former U.S. Naval Academy football player. The military judge overseeing the case told prosecutors to explain how they plan to prove the accusation. The charge is against Joshua Tate of Nashville, Tennessee. Prosecutors... more »
  • Arizona high school player dies of head injury

    November 12, 2013 8:55 AM

    PHOENIX- A Hopi High School football player has died from a head injury sustained in a playoff game over the weekend. The Arizona Interscholastic Association said Monday night that Charles Youvella died at a hospital of a traumatic brain injury. Youvella, a senior, was injured in Hopi's 60-6 loss to... more »
  • Ohio football player appeals sex-offender status

    September 19, 2013 12:05 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - One of the two Ohio high school football players convicted this year of raping a 16-year-old girl is appealing his sex-offender classification. A judge gave 17-year-old Ma'Lik Richmond the state's second-toughest classification, meaning he has to register as a sex offender every six months for 20 years.... more »
  • Ohio player given 20-year sex-offender status

    August 16, 2013 2:22 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio- An Ohio high school football player convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl will have to register as a sex offender every six months for the next 20 years. Jefferson County Judge Thomas Lipps on Friday classified 17-year-old Ma'Lik Richmond as a Tier II sex offender. Unlike adult sex... more »
  • Cecil Collins released from jail

    July 12, 2013 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU and pro football player Cecil Collins left jail Friday afternoon after posting bail. He was being held on a $25,000 bond in connection with a 15-year-old burglary. Thursday, a judge granted the leave rather than keeping him in jail on a probation violation. Collins... more »
  • Judge grants bond for Cecil Collins in probation case Play Video

    July 11, 2013 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge chose to grant a $25,000 bond for former LSU and pro football player Cecil Collins today in connection with a 15-year-old burglary, rather than sending him back to jail for a probation violation. Collins was out on probation for the 1998 crime when he... more »
  • LSU QB named to Maxwell Award watch list

    July 8, 2013 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced today that senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger made it onto the watch list for the 2012 Maxwell Award. Mettenberger is one of 16 SEC players in the hunt for the award, given by the Maxwell Football Club to the college football player of the year.... more »
  • Legendary NFL player passes away

    June 4, 2013 10:43 AM

    UNDATED - David "Deacon" Jones, one of the giants of the NFL in the 1960's, has died at the age of 74 from natural causes. The Hall of Fame defensive end is credited with coining the term "sack" for how he knocked down quarterbacks. His death was reported by the... more »
  • Former Saint, LSU star Randall Gay arrested Play Video

    May 9, 2013 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested former LSU Tiger football player and New Orleans Saint Randall Gay after they said he was involved in an altercation at a Baton Rouge bar. Police confirmed to News 2 Gay was in an altercation last night outside the bar near Perkins Road and... more »
  • Second arrest made in bar fight

    May 3, 2013 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced a second arrest has been made in the altercation outside a Tigerland bar which landed an LSU football player behind bars. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said today police arrested Robert Bayardo, 20, and charged him with second degree battery in connection with the fight on... more »
  • Battery trial against former LSU player begins today Play Video

    March 19, 2013 8:48 AM

    GONZALES - The sexual battery trial of former LSU running back Charles Scott is scheduled to begin Tuesday in state district court in Ascension Parish. Police arrested Scott in November 2011 after allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman at his Prairieville home. The 24-year-old was later arraigned on the lesser... more »

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