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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #30 on: May 24, 2017, 06:01:15 PM »
            Jermaine Whitehead cited for driving 110 mph on way to Packers practice.

May 24, 2017


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Green Bay Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead was recently pulled over for driving incredibly fast on the freeway in the wee hours of the morning, but at least he was heading to work.

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According to a police report obtained by Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Whitehead was cited on May 19 for driving 110 mph in a 70-mph zone. It was 3:39 a.m. at the time, and Whitehead said he and the two teammates he was riding with needed to be at the Packers’ team facility by 8 a.m.

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“Jermaine originally said he was going 75 to 80 :whistling: when I asked him how fast he was driving,” deputy sheriff Chad Baumann wrote. “I told him his speed (110 mph) and the fact he was passing a semi at a high rate of speed. He did not contest this speed.

“I learned he and the 3 occupants were heading to Green Bay as they have to work at 8 a.m. I then learned they were Green Bay Packer players.”

Whitehead was driving near Milwaukee at the time, which is about two hours away from Green Bay. He was issued a ticket for $515.50 and is scheduled to appear in court on June 14.


Whitehead spent most of the 2016 season on the practice squad with the Packers, appearing in just two games on special teams. He’s fortunate to have only been written a ticket (like another professional athlete who recently caught a break) for driving that fast, as he could have been arrested. It’s unclear if he managed to get to work on time. tut_tut-3315.gif

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Da cops didn't realize that he was "SPECIAL!" :bonk: :bonk:

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #31 on: June 26, 2017, 04:25:09 PM »
:reporter; Ex-NFL  RB Green arrested after child abuse accusations.

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Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has been arrested in Wisconsin on allegations of child abuse, according to Paul Srubas of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Green was reportedly arrested at his home Sunday evening. As Pro Football Talk's Josh Alper notes, jail records show Green has been charged with child abuse-intentionally causing harm/cruelty toward child.

Green starred for the Packers from 2000-06, topping 1,000 yards rushing six times, and he remains the leading rusher in franchise history.

Green also played for the Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans.


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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #32 on: June 26, 2017, 08:35:34 PM »
   Vikings' Floyd gets day in jail for house arrest violation.

by USA Today Sports

 :reporter; .....
Michael Floyd will be headed to jail for a day as penalty for violating his house arrest.

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Floyd had been on house arrest as part of the penalty terms for his December extreme DUI. He committed a violation when he tested positive for alcohol two weeks ago.

His penalty for the violation is a day in jail and five more days of house arrest. :banghead:


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The Minnesota Vikings wide receiver claimed he had alcohol in his system because of kombucha tea. The team sent a letter taking responsibility for having the tea at their facility. :scratch: :doah:


:coffee: ... more

Vikings' Floyd expected to be sidelined to open season.


A preliminary Minnesota Vikings roster projection by Matt Vensel of The Star Tribune doesn’t include an active Michael Floyd.

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The reason being is that Floyd could likely be facing an NFL suspension for a December 2016 drunk driving arrest. Per the report, if Floyd gets suspended he will not count towards the 53-man roster.

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This is taking into consideration that Floyd is still a member of the Vikings once September rolls around. Floyd was involved in another incident where he is disputing that he did not fail a recent alcohol test. He is currently on house arrest with a zero tolerance alcohol policy.

The Vikings’ current wide receivers that round out the rest of the projected 53-man roster include Stefon Diggs, Adam Thielen, Laquon Treadwell, Jarius Wright and Rodney Adams, per Vensel.

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Floyd’s future with the Vikings at the very least, looks to be suspended in mid-air. He was an original 13th overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. The Cardinals immediately cut him when news of December’s arrest broke.

Fortunately for Floyd, the New England Patriots quickly signed him and turned him into a one-time Super Bowl champion.

We will see soon enough what the Vikings plan to do about Floyd with a possible suspension looming.
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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #33 on: June 27, 2017, 07:29:34 AM »
Floyd needs to be sent in to finish his sentence in jail. He would have known that the tea was likely to become alcoholic by not refrigerating it. He is just acting like all the other "DINDONUFFIN"s crying I didn't know. Jail his azz and get someone who can follow the rules.

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #34 on: June 27, 2017, 08:37:35 AM »
And yet another wake up call.  Hopefully this one wakes him up.

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #35 on: August 01, 2017, 07:20:27 AM »
:reporter; Lions' Robinson, Buccaneers' Benenoch sued for $9K nightclub tab.

8/1/17

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Detroit Lions defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch are being sued for the remaining $5,332 of a $9,332 nightclub tab accrued in March.

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Richard James Harrington hosted both players at Hyde Sunset Kitchen and Cocktails in Hollywood, where Robinson and Benenoch ran up a $9,332 tab. When it was time to pay the bill, both Robinson's and Benenoch's credit cards were declined. :bonk:

Harrington paid the bill on the condition that both players pay him back for their expenses. It's stated in the lawsuit that Harrington received $4,000, but the duo is refusing to pay the remainder. :moon:

Benenoch believes they met their responsibilities, however.

"We did our part," Benenoch said via ESPN's Jenna Laine and Michael Rothstein.

"This is all I'm really going to say on it - I'm focused on football. I'm not really worried about what they've got going on. The legal system is going to play itself out. I'm focused on what we've got going on here."

Robinson declined to comment :moon:  :reporter; when asked by ESPN.


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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #36 on: August 01, 2017, 07:34:28 AM »
Benenoch said, "We did our part... I'm focused on football... The legal system is going to play itself out."

Translation:

Yeah, so what?  Maybe we owe; maybe we don't.  Prove it in court.  F.U.

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #37 on: August 06, 2017, 05:30:37 PM »
  Falcons' Jalen Collins Suspended 10 games for PED violation. :tut:

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The NFL suspended Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins 10 games without pay for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

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It will be the second year in a row that Collins will be suspended to begin the season. He was banned for four games last season for violating the PED policy.

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Collins, who was the team's second round pick in the 2015 NFL draft, is eligible to return to the team's active roster on Nov. 21, and can participate in all preseason practices and games before the first week of the regular season.

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“We are extremely disappointed that for the second straight season we are dealing with a suspension for Jalen. Such are the consequences when certain choices are made. Our decisions going forward will be based on what Dan and I feel is best for the team," Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement.

The 24-year-old Collins played in eight games last season, totaling 31 tackles, 10 pass breakups and two interceptions. :moon:


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« Reply #38 on: August 07, 2017, 09:20:12 AM »
Falcons' Jalen Collins Suspended 10 games for PED violation.

Yes, the articles are saying 10 game suspension for Performance Enhancing Drug violation now.

However, back in 2015 he was entering the NFL substance abuse policy for multiple failed drug tests.

I wonder if this latest suspension is for steroids or if he is not able to stay off the drugs.

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #39 on: August 10, 2017, 09:53:31 AM »
   Zach Randolph arrested on felony weed charges.

8/10/17
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Sacramento Kings power forward Zach Randolph was arrested in Los Angeles early Thursday morning, according to a breaking news report from TMZ. Randolph was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, according to the report.
 
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Three people were detained -- including Randolph, who was eventually arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, A FELONY. We're told the "intent to sell" part was due to the large amount of weed found.

Recreational marijuana is legal in California, but there are limits on how much you can have for it to be considered recreational. Weed is also still considered illegal at the federal level, and is a banned substance in the eyes of the NBA.

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We’re obviously still in the dark about how this will all play out, but it’s a disappointing start to Randolph’s Kings career. Even if he avoids jail time, we can probably expect the league to suspend him for at least a few games.

 :reporter; .....More as this story develops.


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« Reply #40 on: August 10, 2017, 10:50:08 AM »
Even if he avoids jail time, we can probably expect the league to suspend him for at least a few games.


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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #41 on: August 11, 2017, 03:59:19 PM »
              Ezekiel Elliott Statement Indicates a Battle training-087 Is Brewing in Appeals Process :army:



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Ezekiel Elliott, as you've undoubtedly heard by now, received a six-game suspension from the NFL today. In a statement, Elliott's attorneys make it clear that they do not agree with the league's evidence collection:

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #42 on: August 13, 2017, 08:44:50 AM »
   Lynch sits during national anthem vs. Cardinals. :bonk:

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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch became the latest athlete to not stand during the national anthem ahead of Saturday's preseason game versus the Arizona Cardinals.

The Raiders star, who sat out the 2016 season and came out of retirement this spring, is the latest NFL player to protest during the anthem, joining Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins - who will continue to do so this year - and free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, among others.

No other players joined Lynch on Saturday. :happy1:



 
The protest came amid a day of violence, with a group of white nationalists storming the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. A vehicle drove into a group of counter-protesters, killing at least one person and injuring numerous others.
 
 
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« Reply #43 on: August 13, 2017, 09:02:16 PM »
Cry me a river. If I had his address I'd send him a confederate flag😏
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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #44 on: August 14, 2017, 07:29:37 AM »
     Seahawks DE Michael Bennett remains seated during national anthem

 :reporter;10 hrs ago.....

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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat alone on the team's bench during the national anthem as the Seahawks opened the preseason in Los Angeles on Sunday.

After the song concluded, Bennett rejoined his teammates on the field who were standing with locked arms.


Bennett's silent protest took place one day after Oakland Raiders running back and former teammate Marshawn Lynch remained seated before the Raiders 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Like Lynch, Bennett received a mix of hate and praise for his protest.







The move from Bennett doesn't exactly come as a surprise.

The Pro Bowl defensive end has been outspoken about social issues that matter to him before and is currently writing a book called "How to Make White People Uncomfortable."

Bennett is also good friends with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick,  :bonk: who began sitting during the national anthem last September. He recently said he believes Kaepernick is being "blackballed" in regard to the fact he has not yet been signed by an NFL team.

Kaepernick worked out for the Seahawks this offseason, but the team later decided to sign Broncos free agent Austin Davis instead.
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« Reply #45 on: August 24, 2017, 11:47:52 AM »
 :reporter; Former Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green pleads not guilty to child abuse. :confused:

8/24/17

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Former Packers running back Ahman Green on Thursday pleaded not guilty to child abuse charges, WBAY first reported.

Green, who is due to return to court in December, was charged with felony child abuse and disorderly conduct in June stemming from an incident that involved his teenage daughter earlier that month.

The criminal complaint stated Green allegedly hit his 15-year-old when he became upset she would not do her chores. Green's daughter told deputies he pushed her to the floor, into cabinets, and forcefully carried her into kitchen. The daughter said that Green punched her, and Green told deputies he slapped her upside the head.

The complaint also notes that Green's daughter suffered a black eye and scrapes by her eye. Green said the injuries came from accidentally hitting her glasses. After the incident, the daughter went to a neighbor's house to call police. Green's wife, other family members and a nanny were in the home at the time of the incident.

Green, 40, had stints with Green Bay, Seattle and Houston during his 12 seasons in the NFL and finished his career after the 2009 season with 9,205 rushing yards, 2,883 receiving yards and 74 total touchdowns. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, he rushed for more than 1,000 yards six times for the Packers and remains Green Bay's all-time leading rusher with 8,322 yards.
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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #46 on: September 02, 2017, 06:51:52 AM »
:reporter; Saints' Snead suspended 3 games.

Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports New Orleans Saints receiver Willie Snead has been suspended the first three games of the 2017 season, head coach Sean Payton confirmed Friday.

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Snead had been suspended four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy but had the ban reduced to three after an appeal, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The violation stems from an offseason DUI arrest, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, though Payton would not confirm the details.

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The 24-year-old receiver was expected to be a starter for the Saints, along with Michael Thomas and Ted Ginn Jr., after racking up 895 yards on 72 catches with four touchdowns in 2016. Brandon Coleman and Tommylee Lewis will likely compete to fill Snead's role in his absence.
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« Reply #47 on: September 02, 2017, 09:47:06 AM »
And the NFL wonders why people are losing interest. Looks like the Vikings are going to stink again so I suspect there will be a lot more free time on Sundays do get stuff done around here.  :cool:
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« Reply #48 on: September 02, 2017, 12:09:29 PM »
And the NFL wonders why people are losing interest. Looks like the Vikings are going to stink again so I suspect there will be a lot more free time on Sundays do get stuff done around here.  :cool:

10/4 on da free time on Sundays. As a veteran fan of a team dat stinks I can vouch for your statement. "Da Bears" :blues brothers: :puke: :pouty:
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« Reply #49 on: September 04, 2017, 06:28:10 PM »
And the NFL wonders why people are losing interest. Looks like the Vikings are going to stink again so I suspect there will be a lot more free time on Sundays do get stuff done around here.  :cool:
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« Reply #50 on: September 20, 2017, 01:25:22 AM »
:banghead:  Dolphins suspend LB Lawrence Timmons indefinitely :angry2: :crazy:
 

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The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday they have suspended linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely.

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Timmons, who signed a two-year, $12 million deal  :doah: with the Dolphins this offseason, was not with the team for its season-opening win over the Los Angeles Chargers. A team spokesman told NFL Network's Steve Wyche before the game that his absence was not team or football related. Timmons was with the Dolphins for practice in Southern California all week but did not travel with the team to the stadium.

Asked about the linebacker's absence after the contest, coach Adam Gase declined to comment, though he did say Timmons didn't play as a result of a coach's decision. :scratch:

"I need to figure some things out before I talk about this," said Gase, via the Miami Herald's Armando Salguero. :scratch:

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday on Up to the Minute that Timmons did provide the team a reason for not showing up.

"They did offer an excuse for his whereabouts and it's pretty clear that the Dolphins took their time to investigate everything and in the end determined that was not a good enough excuse," Garafolo said. "And that's why they suspended him." :moon:

Though the suspension was labeled as "indefinite" by the team, Garafolo reported the max suspension the Dolphins can levy against Timmons is four weeks, per the collective bargaining agreement.

Timmons, who was drafted in the first round by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2007, recorded 35.5 sacks in his career and played and started in every Steelers' regular season game since 2010.

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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #51 on: September 26, 2017, 01:27:25 AM »
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« Reply #52 on: September 26, 2017, 06:38:09 AM »
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« Reply #53 on: September 26, 2017, 09:00:58 AM »
Glenn, did you participate in any type of protest when you were an athlete, other than grabbing yer ball and going home?
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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #54 on: September 26, 2017, 09:17:34 AM »
Glenn, did you participate in any type of protest when you were an athlete, other than grabbing yer ball and going home?

 :sorry: for interjecting a correction to your post but! Glenn was involved in multiple sports. Therefore the correct interpretation would be that "Glenn grabbed his balls and went home!" :doah:
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« Reply #55 on: September 26, 2017, 09:21:50 AM »
Darn, you are right! Is it true his name in the locker rooms was "BB's"?   :scratch:
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« Reply #56 on: September 26, 2017, 09:45:50 AM »
Darn, you are right! Is it true his name in the locker rooms was "BB's"?   :scratch:

                                                             How embarrassing!  :doah:
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« Reply #57 on: September 26, 2017, 10:34:33 AM »
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I was only involved in one extra curricular activity, I was really involved with unwed mothers...... I helped them get there start!!! :sleazy: :mooning: :rotflmao: hence the nickname BB's. :happy1:
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« Reply #58 on: September 26, 2017, 10:35:14 AM »
O my..... :doah:
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Re: What's Wrong Wit Athletes!
« Reply #59 on: September 26, 2017, 03:25:40 PM »
:reporter; LA Rams' Ethan Westbrooks arrested with stolen gun. :bonk:                     

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