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Sharod "Roddy" White

Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver arrested in Georgia

Atlanta Falcons legend Sharod “Roddy” White was arrested recently following a traffic stop in Gwinnett County, a suburb of Atlanta. White was stopped for a HOV lane violation. The April 12 incident…

Bubba Smith, actor/former NFL star, found dead

Bubba Smith, and who gained mainstream celebrity after his portrayal of Lt. Moses Hightower in the series of Police Academy films in the 1980s has died. He was 66 years old.

Jets’ Braylon Edwards arrested for DUI

NFL star Braylon Edwards was arrested at 5:15 in the morning on Tuesday (Sept. 21) during a traffic stop. The Jets wide receiver was pulled over at the intersection of 34th street…

Goodell Reinstates Michael Vick into NFL

Michael Vick mugshot Fresh off a year long stint in prison for his role in a dog fighting ring, former Atlanta Hawks quarter back Michael Vick was given the green light yesterday…

Coast Guard Calls Off Search for NFL Players Lost at Sea

29-year-old Corey Smith became a free agent this year after playing defensive lineman for the Detroit Lions Formerly with the Seattle Seahawks, Marquis Cooper, 26, played linebacker for the Oakland Raiders Three…

P.E.T.A. Wants Michael Vick to Undergo Psych Tests

Sports Illustrated reported Wednesday that animal rights group P.E.T.A (people For The Ethical Treatment of Animal) has decided against shooting a anti-dog fighting commercial with ex-footballer Michael Vick after his attorney sought…

Five People Shot at E-40 Concert

One person remains in critical condition after being shot early Saturday (Dec. 27) after a nightclub performance by rapper E-40, four others wounded in the incident were treated at a local hospital…

Plaxico Burress Hit with Lawsuit Over Florida Car Crash

Troubled NY Giants Wide Receiver Plaxico Burress is once again in the news. 27-year-old Alise Smith has filed suite against the problematic Burress for a May 2008 accident in Tamarac, Florida where…

Plaxico Burress Booked on Gun Charges

NY Giants wide receiver, Plaxico Burress, surrendered to authorities yesterday (Dec. 1) in connection with the self inflicted gun shot wound he suffered on Friday at the Latin Quarter nightclub in New…

NY Giants’ Plaxico Burress Shoots Himself in Nightclub

Troubled NY Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress will be charged with weapons possession when he surrenders to New York City police tomorrow (Dec. 1) after accidentally shooting himself in the leg on…