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Police questioned Jonathan Martin, do not believe his school is threatened

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Police questioned former Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin on Friday as he was seeking treatment at a hospital, and do not believe a chilling social media post from Martin represents a real threat to his high school. Martin posted a picture of a gun, a message about getting revenge on bullies, and the names of his high school, the Miami Dolphins, two Dolphins teammates and two high school classmates. “The individual believed to be responsible for the social media post is being detained, however he is not in police custody,” Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Tony Im told USA Today.

Ex-NFL player Jonathan Martin detained by police over social media post

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was detained for questioning in Los Angeles as a result of a threatening image posted on social media but was later released, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said Friday.? A law enforcement source told KABC-TV in Los Angeles that Martin is now being held in a mental health facility. "The investigation is continuing, but rest assured we believe there is no threat to any school in the LA area," the LAPD said in a statement. ABC News confirmed that Martin was the man detained by police. It is unknown whether the Instagram account where the image appeared is Martin's account or if he posted the image. The image on the Instagram

Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

An Instagram post by former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin prompted a private Los Angeles area high school to shut down Friday as authorities worked to understand the somewhat cryptic message. The LA Times reports police took Martin into custody for questioning Friday. Martin tagged four people, including his former Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey in the post, referencing both the high school and the Dolphins in text overlaying the image of the shotgun.

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him. Martin was detained by investigators after the post showed a shotgun and referred by name to the private Harvard-Westlake prep school in Los Angeles that he once attended but was not under arrest Friday evening, police spokesman Josh Rubenstein said.

Former NFL player forces Los Angeles school to close after tagging it in apparently threatening Instagram post

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin forced a Los Angeles-area high school to close on Friday after making cryptic post on Instagram, the New York Post reports. Martin was viciously harassed by a number of teammates, including Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey, starting in his rookie year in 2012, an NFL report released in 2014 found. The report concluded that the harassment eventually lead "to Martin's decision to leave the team, as well contribute[d] to his mental health and suicidal thoughts," SB Nation reports. Martin used his private Instagram account to post a photo of a shotgun and bullets, as well as the names of former teammates, including Incognito and Pouncey. He

Report: Jonathan Martin in custody following alleged threat against former school

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Former Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin is reportedly in police custody following a disturbing Instagram post. Harvard-Westlake High School in Los Angeles was closed on Friday after the prep school learned of an online threat from an alum, believed to be former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. A former Harvard-Westlake student made an indirect threat on Instagram, seeking revenge as a bully victim, police told multiple media outlets in Los Angeles.

With Jarvis Landry getting franchise tag, crop of free-agent WRs looking thin again

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Teams are smarter in general about locking up their high-end talent and not letting them test free agency, and that seems especially true at receiver. This year, Miami Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry has already gotten the franchise tag, the Jacksonville Jaguars could give the tag to Allen Robinson and there has been speculation Sammy Watkins could get the tag from the Los Angeles Rams. Robinson and Watkins could still hit the market (and there could be some other intriguing veterans cut due to cap reasons), but with or without them the list of safe investments among free-agent receivers is short.

Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins decided receiver Jarvis Landry is worth any headaches he causes, even if the cost is $16 million. Landry was given a non-exclusive franchise tag Tuesday after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. The move by the Dolphins came on the first day that teams could assign franchise tags.

Dolphins place franchise tag on Landry

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Jarvis Landry will not enter the free-agent market next month. The Miami Dolphins announced on Tuesday they placed the franchise tag on the veteran receiver. Tuesday was the first day NFL teams could designate franchise or transition players.

Oakland prospect, Parkland native sets up fund for athletic director killed in shooting

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Oakland A’s prospect Jesus Luzardo was hoping to get some practice in at his old high school facility earlier this week. It’s a special place for Luzardo, who credits his former athletic director, Chris Hixon, with helping him chase his dreams of being a ballplayer. Luzardo is a proud graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and in the wake of a mass shooting that killed 17 at the high school — including Hixon — he wasted no time in joining those helping his community heal.