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Yet another major-program football player walked the Taser plank this past week, though this one was called back from the edge just in time.
Minnesota football teams produce twin dummies
| November 13, 2009
Rhode Island’s pride is showing
There was much to-do and flexing of cultural muscles and civic pride as Our Little Towne placed in the top 10 in many prestigious categories in Travel & Leisure magazine’s 2009 survey of “America’s Favorite Cities.”
Finally, some good ‘news!’ Plus, Brown slips, the Patriots slide, and more
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| October 16, 2009
What a year for former New England Patriots and the criminal-justice system!
Eugene Lockhart funds his own buyout. Plus, why do pro athletes hate cabbies?
| September 11, 2009
Remember Timmy Chang? You do if you're a college-football junkie — he was the quarterback for June Jones's University of Hawaii team, and ended his career as the NCAA's all-time leading passer.
Timmy Chang gets flagged for intentional grounding. Plus, a stabbing story and Bruce Smith's bad knees.
| July 17, 2009
Shuffling off to infamy
Tasering Donte . Sounds like a movie title, doesn't it?
Buffalo doesn't have a counterfeiting problem — but it does need to curb its bad Bills
| April 24, 2009
Not only was Donte Stallworth officially charged with DUI manslaughter, but another former AFC East star, former Buffalo Bill running back Travis Henry, reached a plea agreement on drug charges.
Pro football gets tossed around. Plus, Kirk Snyder goes to the dentist.
| April 10, 2009
Sports blotter: Donte's inferno
Let's just say this right at the outset: Donte Stallworth always seemed like a good dude.
Ex-Patriot Stallworth makes the mistake of his life. Plus, if the judge won't do it, Roger Goodell will.
| March 25, 2009
Sports blotter: Steamrolled again
Brian Bosworth gets a DUI; Marshawn Lynch pleads guilty to a gun charge
Brian Bosworth gets leveled by John Law, and Marshawn Lynch hops on the Chris Henry express
| March 11, 2009
Shuffle off . . . to jail
Die-hard Patriots fans will remember Joe Panos as one in a very humorous sequence of nearly washed-up interior linemen.
It was a rough week for he Buffalo Bills, past and present
| February 25, 2009
One of a kind
Phillipe + Jorge took time to attend the funeral of Claiborne Pell, in deference to all that he did for both Rhode Island and civility everywhere he went.
Rest in peace, Claiborne Pell, former senator and all-around class act
PHILLIPE + JORGE
| January 07, 2009
Hello, old friend
There was a recent arrest of a onetime member of the Patriots defensive backfield — old friend Lawyer Milloy.
Sports blotter: "Past Pats" edition
| September 25, 2008
Rooney doesn't rule
Funny, funny stuff coming from Pittsburgh — a relief, actually, to see some other city’s storied NFL franchise balls-deep in an ethical nightmare.
Sports blotter: "Pardon my French, but you're an asshole" edition
| March 26, 2008
You could look it up
This article originally appeared in the February 8, 1983 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The all-star alternatives
| February 07, 2008
The interesting thing about the DUI arrest of Cincinnati Bengal cornerback Deltha O’Neal last week isn’t that it marked the eighth arrest of a Bengal this year, or the 26th (according to my count) arrest of a major-college or pro cornerback since last wi
Sports blotter: "O'Neal drama" edition
| December 13, 2006
The great 2006 defensive-back crime rampage continues.
Sports blotter: "And we do mean defensive " edition
| November 14, 2006
The Boston Phoenix J.R. rider bail-hearing incident of the week!
Folks in my line of work — cataloguing weekly the crimes of professional athletes — have a built-in rainy-day strategy.
Plus, deadbeat-daddy jocks and Master P's firearms
| March 16, 2006
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