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Raiders RB Josh Jacobs won’t face DUI charge in Vegas crash

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Las Vegas Raiders player Josh Jacobs won't face a driving under the influence charge in his single-vehicle crash last week near McCarran International Airport, authorities said Monday. Blood test results showed Jacobs' blood-alcohol level did not reach the 0.08% level required to pursue a drunken driving charge, prosecutor Eric Bauman said. Bauman and Jacobs' attorneys, Richard Schonfeld and David Chesnoff, said the 22-year-old running back still has a March 8 court date on a failure to exercise due care traffic violation related to the crash.

New Jack Nicklaus golf course in Buffalo to commission Valentino Dixon drawings

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

A new Jack Nicklaus golf course in Buffalo has commissioned Valentino Dixon for before and after drawings of the course.

Raiders’ Josh Jacobs arrested on DUI charge, sustains minor injuries

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Josh Jacobs was charged with a DUI after being involved in a car accident early Monday morning in Las Vegas.

Report: Dan Snyder calls latest sexual misconduct allegations ‘meritless’

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder called the latest sexual misconduct allegations against him "meritless," according to a court filing obtained by the Washington Post.

The Five Cyclists Killed Near Las Vegas Will Be Honored With a Virtual Memorial Bike Ride

Friday, December 18th, 2020

The Nipton Loop Cyclists Memorial Ride starts at 7 a.m. PT and will be hosted by Zwift.

Ex-NFL player Carlos Rogers pleads guilty in fraud scheme

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

A 12th former NFL player has admitted to participating in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit program. Former Washington Football Team and San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Lexington, Kentucky, to one charge of conspiring to defraud a program set up to reimburse former players for out-of-pocket medical expenses, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan.

Women plead guilty in sex sting involving Patriots owner

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Two of four women charged in a South Florida prostitution sting that also involved New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft have taken plea deals this week, court records show. Lei Wang, 41, and Shen Mingbi, 60, each pleaded guilty in Palm Beach County circuit court to one count of soliciting another to commit prostitution, records show. A misdemeanor charge against Kraft was dropped earlier this year after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for sex.

Texans release wide receiver Kenny Stills

Friday, November 27th, 2020

The Houston Texans have released veteran wide receiver Kenny Stills. Despite being undermanned this season at the position after the offseason trade of All-Pro Deandre Hopkins to Arizona, Houston decided Friday to cut Stills.

Man convicted of killing Saints’ Will Smith to get new trial

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

The development stems from a recent SCOTUS decision that determined Louisiana and Oregon’s so-called “split decision convictions” were unconstitutional.

Sexual harassment uncovered at Dan Snyder’s Native American foundation

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

An executive at another of Dan Snyder's business entities has been accused of sexual harassment.