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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Former LSU basketball player found dead in pool

    August 11, 2014 6:29 AM

    PONCHATOULA - Ponchatoula police are investigating the death of former LSU and University of New Orleans basketball player Matt Derenbecker. Police Chief Bry says Derenbecker was found dead Sunday morning in a pool at a friend's house. Layrisson says there appeared to be no foul play. An autopsy will be... more »
  • Helmet as a weapon

    November 19, 2013 7:45 PM

    PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI- A high school football player is charged with assault for ripping off another player's helmet and beating him in the head with it. The player hit suffered a concussion and the prosecutor says he still suffers symptoms a month later. Authorities say 17-year-old Colin Byrd... more »
  • Coach accused of biting player

    November 18, 2013 8:27 PM

    CARTHAGE, MISS. - Accused of biting a player in the face, a girls' high school basketball coach with more than 1,200 career wins has resigned. Doyle Wolverton, reports the Neshoba Democrat, coached at Leake Academy in Madden for 38 years. By one count, Wolverton is the second-winningest coach in high... more »
  • NBA armed with sleeved jerseys for Christmas teams

    November 14, 2013 8:56 AM

    NEW YORK- NBA players are dressing up for Christmas - in sleeves. The leagued debuted short-sleeved jerseys Thursday for the 10 teams that will play on the holiday, replacing the traditional sleeveless NBA uniforms. The jerseys featured a large logo in the center on the front of the jersey. The... 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 »
  • Sean Taylor jury back for more deliberations

    October 31, 2013 8:14 AM

    MIAMI - The jury mulling the fate of a Florida man accused of killing Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor is back for day two of its deliberations. Jurors began considering the case of Eric Rivera Jr. Wednesday evening and deliberated a short time. The 12-person panel is coming back... 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 »
  • Cops: Ex-player attacks Pa. football coach at home

    August 12, 2013 10:19 AM

    PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a former player attacked a western Pennsylvania high school football coach at his home, biting the coach so badly he needed 60 stitches to repair his ear. Police and Sharon coach Jim Wildman say they can't explain why 38-year-old Joseph Koscinski barged into the coach's home... more »
  • Hill's probation continued, allowed to play football

    August 5, 2013 9:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge continued the probation and curfew for suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill today after a hearing in Baton Rouge, but allowed him to play football if head coach Les Miles permits. Judge Bonnie Jackson gave Hill an additional 40 hours of community service and... more »
  • Ex-NFL lineman charged in Calif. fraud scheme

    August 2, 2013 9:58 AM

    SAN DIEGO - A former NFL defensive lineman is among four people charged in San Diego with participating in a $50 million insurance fraud scheme. U-T San Diego reports 36-year-old Byron Frisch was charged along with three others with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Frisch and... 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 »
  • Patriots player Hernandez charged with murder

    June 26, 2013 2:07 PM

    ATTLEBORO, Mass.- Police have charged Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez's home. The charges were Wednesday after Hernandez was arrested at his sprawling... more »
  • Ex-Auburn player indicted in point-shaving scheme

    June 4, 2013 3:42 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Former Auburn point guard Varez Ward has been arrested for allegedly trying to fix games. U.S. Attorney George Beck said that Ward was arrested Monday on counts of bribery relating to a sports contest and conspiracy for allegedly trying to fix the point spread for the Tigers'... 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 »
  • Police: Spectator revives NJ youth baseball player

    May 11, 2013 6:12 PM

    HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. - Police say a New Jersey boy temporarily lost consciousness when he was hit in the chest with a ball during a youth baseball game but was quickly revived by a spectator who performed CPR. Harrington Park police tell The Record the 8-year-old Northvale boy was sliding... 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 »
  • Fico finalist for player of the year

    April 11, 2013 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU softball pitcher Rachele Fico has been chosen as one of 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. The announcement came Wednesday from the Amateur Softball Association of America and USA Softball. The award is considered the most prestigious in Division I... 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 »
  • ULM, LSU, Nicholls share POW honors

    January 15, 2013 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Amos Olatayo of ULM earned the most votes in a tight choice for men's player of the week while KK Bain of Nicholls State and Adrienne Webb of LSU split the women's votes as chosen for the weekly honor by a panel of Louisiana Sports Writers Association... more »

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