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Off The Field Issues #7 – Darren Sharper [update] Barry Bennell, Penn State and more…  

A quick look at the crimes committed by ex-NFL player Darren Sharper, Football coach Barry Bennell and others… Sources: http://deadspin.com/the-english-soccer-sexual-abuse-scandal-is-growing-into-1789517093?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://deadspin.com/judge-awards-mike-mcqueary-additional-5-million-in-whi-1789537315?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/17975031/accuser-alleges-february-incident-involving-dallas-cowboys-rb-ezekiel-elliott http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/26/sports/ncaafootball/university-minnesota-football-sex-assault-restraining-order.html?smid=tw-nytsports&smtyp=cur&_r=0 http://deadspin.com/ex-virginia-football-player-alleges-culture-of-hazing-1788008078?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://www.espn.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/17832652/ex-uva-receiver-alleges-hazing-abusive-culture http://deadspin.com/report-baylor-ad-in-charge-of-public-image-charged-wit-1789246855?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://sports.yahoo.com/news/barry-bennell-coach-center-sex-abuse-scandal-english-170751529–spt.html;_ylt=A86.JycAXj5Y.jYA9qkPxQt.;_ylu=X3oDMTEyaWQxNmdqBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDQjMxMTFfMQRzZWMDc2M- http://deadspin.com/colorado-player-arrested-for-drug-possession-after-alle-1789478668?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://deadspin.com/serial-rapist-darren-sharper-sentenced-to-20-years-in-p-1789481514?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/barry-bennell-former-football-coach-charged-with-eight-child-sex-offences/ar-AAkUqCb https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/nov/28/barry-bennell-hospital https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU6St2UkPqU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vzPkqMK0yY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJtkp5rCa-Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJqDr_Fc5bU

Off The Field Issues #6 – Texas Rangers, Johnny Manziel, Penn State and more…  

This week we are taking a quick look at some of the more disturbing and puzzling recent crimes in sports. Sources: Texas Rangers http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sources-rangers-prospects-questioned-for-allegedly-sexually-hazing-underage-teammate-210055315.html http://thebiglead.com/2016/11/21/rougned-odor-younger-brother-hazing-masturbation-texas-rangers/ http://deadspin.com/report-rangers-prospect-alleged-sexually-assaulted-by-1789233344?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow Johnny Manziel http://www.tmz.com/2016/11/17/johnny-manziel-domestic-violence-case-colleen-crowley/ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/18/sports/football/johnny-manziel-domestic-assault-deal-dismissal-of-charge.html?_r=0 http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/18071320/former-cleveland-browns-qb-johnny-manziel-reaches-tentative-deal-domestic-assault-case https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bxtQw8TuDQ Jonnu Smith http://deadspin.com/fiu-tight-end-out-for-senior-season-after-girlfriend-po-1788822383?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2016/11/10/fllorida-international-tight-end-jonnu-smith-girlfriend-burned-face-boiling-water/93590396/ http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/18014878/florida-international-golden-panthers-te-jonnu-smith-season-suffering-burns-attack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ5QbIc5tyM Nate Holley https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/kent-state-suspends-star-safety-nate-holley/2016/11/07/72a8e7d6-a54d-11e6-ba46-53db57f0e351_story.html http://www.kentwired.com/latest_updates/article_dd6f1cbe-a531-11e6-9787-5f5f8fcac331.html http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2674638-kent-state-safety-nate-holley-suspended-after-being-charged-with-kidnapping http://thespun.com/college-football/kent-state-safety-nate-holley-suspended-indefinitely-following-arrest-for-kidnapping Dietrich Canterberry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flCeHLHhwcU http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/unlv/football/former-unlv-football-player-dietrich-canterberry-arrested-suspicion-murder http://ktla.com/2016/10/30/man-dies-in-fatal-fight-in-hollywood-suspect-in-custody/ Jeury Familia http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/11/sports/baseball/mets-jeurys-familia-domestic-violence-case.html http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/11/victim-in-jeurys-familia-domestic-violence-case-asks-charges-to-be-dropped.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P37chgDGaZE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2xDGzgCPx8 … Continue reading Off The Field Issues #6 – Texas Rangers, Johnny Manziel, Penn State and more…

Darren Sharper – A Monster On And Off The Field  

Darren Sharper was revered  on and off the field until police finally connected him to a series of brutal sexual assaults… Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qF4pHigW2s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRH60ZaAke0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HEoP9Ght7E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obSjwngb0gQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt7M_AO2Jc4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35h6RBbgK_k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NztcXSSq9tE (timeline) http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/08/darren-sharper-sentenced-to-18-years-for-rape.html https://www.propublica.org/article/police-fail-stop-nfl-darren-sharper-rape-spree http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/crime_police/article_ce49ec2c-64cd-11e6-aa67-67e9452b04b8.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-GyXYYfaVY http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2014/12/disturbing_details_in_darren_s.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQGjTwwbB6E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NztcXSSq9tE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGAGgZMK9AU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iAC_yleSoE

Off The Field Issues #4 – Derrick Rose, Tyson Gay, Chris Leak and more  

A quick look at the crimes and cases involving Derrick Rose, Tyson Gay, Chris Leak and others in the news. Sources: Kiante Enis http://www.thestarpress.com/story/news/crime/2016/09/23/detectives-kiante-enis-knew-wrong/90901410/ http://deadspin.com/indiana-football-player-charged-with-felony-child-moles-1786956079?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjP4FlYGqaEtter&utm_medium=socialflow Tim Williams http://www.al.com/alabamafootball/index.ssf/2016/09/alabama_star_linebacker_tim_wi.html deadspin.com/where-did-alabama-linebacker-tim-williams-get-that-weed-1787248111?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://www.kentucky.com/sports/article105457881.html Baylor http://deadspin.com/ex-baylor-player-indicted-for-sexual-assault-allowed-in-1786815755?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://deadspin.com/report-baylor-coerced-rape-victims-into-silence-by-thr-1784599815 http://deadspin.com/former-baylor-de-shawn-oakman-indicted-on-sexual-assaul-1783983850 Derrick Rose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiyt-N_pUdw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYCeQA370t4 http://www.si.com/nba/2016/09/20/derrick-rose-knicks-sexual-assault-civil-lawsuit-accuser-latest-developments http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/basketball/ct-derrick-rose-rape-case-20161018-story.html http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-derrick-rose-rape-lawsuit-mistrial-20161012-snap-story.html http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-derrick-rose-rape-lawsuit-trial-20161004-snap-story.html http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/basketball/ct-derrick-rose-rape-lawsuit-20161006-story.html http://deadspin.com/derrick-rose-testifies-that-nba-rookie-program-teaches-1787641096?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/columnist/jeff-zillgitt/2016/09/15/derrick-rose-accuser-says-he-doesnt-understand-consent/90428194/ http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/10/derrick-rose-rape-trial-attorney-tells-witness-to-cry-less.html https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/oct/07/derrick-rose-rape-trial-testimony-victim-los-angeles http://deadspin.com/derrick-roses-friend-explains-the-difference-between-gi-1787686668?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow https://thinkprogress.org/derrick-rose-rape-case-2182c16b55e2#.uko5pxm9v https://thinkprogress.org/derrick-rose-rape-case-2182c16b55e2#.uko5pxm9v\ http://deadspin.com/friend-of-jane-doe-testifies-that-roses-pal-said-fuck-t-1787765217?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://deadspin.com/derrick-rose-testifies-that-nba-rookie-program-teaches-1787641096?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://deadspin.com/former-friend-of-jane-doe-repeatedly-calls-doe-a-liar-o-1787822470?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://nypost.com/2016/10/17/derrick-rose-case-witness-rape-accuser-instigated-threesome/ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/19/sports/basketball/derrick-rose-rape-trial.html?smid=tw-nytsports&smtyp=cur … Continue reading Off The Field Issues #4 – Derrick Rose, Tyson Gay, Chris Leak and more

Off The Field Issues #3 – Bruce Miller, Ryan Lochte, Lawrence Taylor and more  

A quick look at the cases involving Bruce Miller, Ryan Lochte and other crimes in the news recently. Sources: Bruce Miller   http://www.si.com/nfl/2016/09/05/bruce-miller-arrested-assault-san-francisco-49ers https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/1733776/san-francisco-49ers-bruce-miller-fired-after-punching-70-year-old-man-in-the-face-and-breaking-his-bones/ http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/17496615/bruce-miller-former-san-francisco-49ers-tight-end-faces-seven-felony-charges http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/49ers/2015/03/12/bruce-miller-domestic-assault-girlfriend-arrest/70221432/ http://deadspin.com/report-bruce-miller-was-kicked-out-of-restaurant-for-s-1786328402?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow http://abc7news.com/sports/was-counseling-enough-for-former-49er-bruce-miller/1500933/ http://deadspin.com/bruce-miller-charged-with-seven-felonies-allegedly-bea-1786398081?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow   Lawrence Taylor   http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/nfl-player-taylor-arrested-dui-charge-florida-41839519 http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/crime-law/fhp-former-nfl-player-lawrence-taylor-arrested-for/nsQ56/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWB9ia_ZPjk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnJGQIDfZgc   Ezekiel Elliott   http://deadspin.com/witness-claims-ezekiel-elliotts-girlfriend-asked-her-to-1786320742?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow   Ryan Lochte   http://deadspin.com/report-ryan-lochte-suspended-ten-months-over-rio-gas-s-1786355717?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1ZckkslSXw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1ClJ-r5dGA   Tre Mason https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFsvhnWOfVQ http://deadspin.com/tre-masons-offseason-has-been-frightening-1785751180?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

Off The Field Issues #2 – Brock Turner, Oscar Pistorius and more  

Updates on cases involving Oscar Pistorius, Antonio Armstrong, David Becker, Brock Turner and other crimes in the news recently. Sources: Antonio Armstrong https://lasentinel.net/16-year-old-son-of-ex-nfl-player-pastor-antonio-armstrong-charged-with-killing-parents.html http://www.people.com/article/antonio-armstrong-wife-dawn-son-capital-murder-suspect Kyle Kraska http://fox5sandiego.com/2016/07/27/painter-found-guilty-of-attempted-murder-of-sportscaster-kyle-kraska/ http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jul/11/trial-begins-kyle-kraska-shooting/ http://www.cbs8.com/story/32830932/mike-montana-receives-life-in-prison-for-shooting-kraska http://www.cbs8.com/story/32416137/kyle-kraska-shooting-cbs-8-sports-director-testifies-about-the-day-he-was-nearly-killed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AebeahE89A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ERXJ_qRZ34 Oscar Pistorius http://www.wsj.com/articles/oscar-pistorius-sentence-extension-appeal-is-dismissed-by-south-african-judge-1472215727 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/26/oscar-pistorius-murder-appeal-south-africa-judge-rejects-bid-to/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNkwecztbRc Osa Masina http://deadspin.com/usc-linebacker-suspended-amid-two-separate-sexual-assau-1785959475?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow David Becker http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/30/us/david-becker-sexual-assault-probation-review/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfvzeWYKvII http://abcnews.go.com/US/18-year-charged-rape-years-probation-jail/story?id=41589866 Brock Turner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuzvhAcqbME http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/remember-brock-turner-from-3-months-ago-hell-leave-jail-on-friday_us_57c58c81e4b0cdfc5ac9256b http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_30312368/brock-turner-sex-assault-protesters-bike-billboards-planned

Olympic Hero – Richard Jewell  

The media portrayed Richard Jewell as  a villain, but they forgot one thing, he wasn’t guilty… Sources: Olympic Hero http://articles.latimes.com/1997/aug/14/news/mn-22323 http://articles.latimes.com/1992-09-23/local/me-1201_1_rainbow-man http://www.forbes.com/2009/11/12/john-316-sign-lifestyle-sports-rainbow-man-today.html http://www.rsvlts.com/2014/02/21/rollen-stewart/ http://villagenews.com/local/rainbow-man-arrested-after-temecula-dairy-queen-robbery/ http://www.nytimes.com/1996/07/28/us/bomb-olympics-overview-olympics-park-blast-kills-one-hurts-111-atlanta-games-go.html?pagewanted=all http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/18/us/olympic-park-bombing-fast-facts/ http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/story?id=129666 http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/30/us/30jewell.html?_r=0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XquHv-Z0Edc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxX2TPw8Oo   LA Olympic bombing http://www.upi.com/Archives/1984/08/15/A-decorated-policeman-who-confessed-to-staging-the-heroic/2182461390400// http://www.nytimes.com/1984/08/15/us/policeman-hailed-for-disarming-a-bomb-is-accused-of-planting-it.html http://articles.latimes.com/1985-10-05/local/me-1099_1_probation-officer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBCetGNwwtM https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1310&dat=19840815&id=S6xQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=heEDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6736,4002375&hl=en  

Off the Field Issues #1  

This week we are taking a quick look at some of the more disturbing and puzzling recent crimes in sports. Sources: Adam Johnson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oWil6zWvRQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pHBZMWvL4A Adrien Broner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRXjbJ_M_Uk Shawn Oakman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_P1j_NFP4t0 Bryce Dejean jones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phurRbX_JyI Oscar Pistorius https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOzsh4rMPIQ

Path of Destruction – Aaron Hernandez  

 Promising on the field, violent and treacherous on the street, Aaron Hernandez is a convicted killer.     Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B70pVcuHVmI (Aaron Hernandez visits the Gardner Pilot Academy) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUEXdgAwEfM (Aaron Hernandez NFL draft profile) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2okPd0huRM (New England 2011 NFL draft picks) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHaZiVNjigA (Rob Gronkowski refuses to talk about Aaron Hernandez) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLSUy3Zs92w (Former friend says Aaron Hernandez … Continue reading Path of Destruction – Aaron Hernandez

Whacked – Tonya Harding  

An Olympic hopeful, a bitter rival and a plan to eliminate the competition...

Father and Son – Rae Carruth  

On November 16th, 1999 Cherica Adams who was eight months pregnant was shot. Her boyfriend Rae Carruth went on the run before standing trial alongside the men he likely hired to kill her.

The Bladerunner – Oscar Pistorius  

On Valentines Day 2014 former Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius admitted to killing Reeva but was it accidental or in cold blood?

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