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Is this the best defense Deshaun Watson has vs. claims of 22 women?

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Essentially it is 22 women saying Watson did this and Watson saying he sort of sometimes did it but not in the way all the women recall it.

Latest proposal could end impasse and bring Formula One Racing to Miami Gardens

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Stephen Ross’ long-running quest to bring Formula One Racing to South Florida got a major boost Thursday when Miami Gardens Mayor Rodney Harris offered up a joint resolution with Hard Rock Stadium designed to address the concerns of local activists.

Marlow to vote on officers Saturday, rest of warrant April 24

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Apr. 8—MARLOW — Town residents will vote Tuesday on Marlow's officers, after annual elections were pushed back a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Voting will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Odd Fellows Lodge. Residents will vote on the rest of the warrant April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John D. Perkins Elementary School. Drive-thru and in-person voting will be available on both ...

2 of Deshaun Watson’s accusers go public with sexual misconduct allegations

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

A woman who went public Tuesday with sexual misconduct allegations against Deshaun Watson said she has filed a criminal complaint with police, the second known criminal complaint made against the Houston Texans quarterback. Driving the news: Ashley Solis said at a news conference in Houston that she's a "survivor of assault and harassment" and "Watson is my assaulter and my harasser, he assaulted me at my home doing what I love most, massage therapy." Watson has denied any wrongdoing. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Solis was the first of 22 women to file a civil lawsuit against Watson, accusing him of sexual misconduct. The first woman to file a lawsuit against Deshaun Watson (seated to Tony Buzbee’s left) has identified herself.“My name is Ashley Solis. Remember that name. ... I was afraid. I’m not afraid anymore.”— Aaron Reiss (@aaronjreiss) April 6, 2021 The allegations: Solis accuses Watson of sexually assaulting her at a massage therapy session in March 2020. "I can no longer practice the profession I love the most without shaking," she said. "I hope he knew how heartbreaking that is to me."Tony Buzbee, the lawyer representing Solis, said she's provided a statement to police. Houston police have declined to comment on the case, the Washington Post notes. Lauren Baxley, a massage therapist, also attended the news conference, where an attorney from Buzbee's practice read aloud a statement on her behalf in which she described Watson as "nothing more than a predator with power."The other side: Watson's lawyer, Rusty Hardin, said previously he believes "any allegation that Deshaun forced a woman to commit a sexual act is completely false."A letter from another woman who has filed suit against Deshaun Watson is being read. That woman isn’t here. The woman called Watson a “predator with power” in the letter and says he has a “meticulously designed facade to keep his victims second guessing themselves.”— Mycah Hatfield (@MycahABC13) April 6, 2021 Like this article? Get more from Axios and subscribe to Axios Markets for free.

Bucs cornerback Davis apologises for anti-Asian slur

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

Davis said it was not his intention to offend and the term had a different meaning in South Florida. "I used a term that from where I come from has always meant 'lame' but I did not realise it has a much darker, negative connotation," Davis tweeted.

Deshaun Watson accused of deleting messages amid lawsuits

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Nineteen women have come forward with allegations against the Houston Texans player.

Harris County district attorney declines comment on Deshaun Watson matter

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Lawyer Tony Buzbee has said that he plans to provide information to Houston authorities for a potential prosecution of Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. On Monday, the local prosecutor’s office opted not to weigh in on the situation. Via Sarah Barshop of, a spokesperson for the Harris County district attorney declined comment on Monday regarding [more]

Thirteen lawsuits have been filed against Deshaun Watson

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Monday has brought a slew of new lawsuits accusing Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct. The number stood at seven when the day began, but, per multiple reports, has risen to 13 cases on Friday afternoon. Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee said last week that he had 12 clients ready to proceed with suits and [more]

Two more lawsuits have been filed against Deshaun Watson, running the total to nine

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Six days ago, no lawsuits had been filed against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging misconduct during massage sessions. The number has reached nine. Via Aaron Reiss of, two more lawsuits against Watson have been filed. Seven were filed last week. On Friday, lawyer Tony Buzbee said at a press conference that 12 total lawsuits [more]

Lawyer handling Deshaun Watson cases intends to submit package of evidence to Houston Police

Saturday, March 20th, 2021

Lawyer Tony Buzbee admits that the Houston Police Department has not contacted him regarding the various lawsuits that Buzbee has filed on behalf of multiple clients who allege sexual assault against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. However, Buzbee says he was texted by a police detective, and that Buzbee intends to submit information to the authorities [more]