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Rosey Grier Charged With Sexual Assault

Rosey Grier Charged With Assault

NFL legend, American actor, singer, Christian minister Rosey Grier is being sued for allegedly sexually assaulting his female neighbor.

According to legal documents…the unidentifed woman claims that  the 81-year-old and former professional American football player shoved his hands down her pants and groped her genitals.

Rosey Grier Trivia

Brawling L. A. Rams football player, guitar-strumming folk singer, and expert at the art of macramé.
He and Olympic Gold Medal Winner Rafer Johnson helped capture and detain Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin Sirhan Sirhan June 6, 1968; Grier placed his sizable thumb behind the trigger of Sirhan’s gun to prevent him from firing the weapon at anyone else in the crowd.
Cousin of actress Pam Grier, Rodney Grier and Gina Grier-Townsie.
The seventh of 11 children, he was named after President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Named All-Pro twice while with the L. A. Rams.
A torn Achilles tendon effectively ended his football career during the 1967-1968 season.
Became an ordained minister in 1983 and founded an inner city teen resource center the following year.
He turned Republican and supported the “religious right” and the Moral Majority led by Jerry Falwell.
Counseled and ministered fellow pro-baller O.J. Simpson while Simpson was in prison. Oddly, the two had never met before. Simpson’s football career began just as Grier’s ended.
One of his hobbies is needlepoint.
Along with Merlin Olsen, Lamar Lundy and Deacon Jones, formed the “Fearsome Foursome” of the L.A. Rams.
Has a son Roosevelt Kennedy Grier born in 1973.
He was nominated for the 2012 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his contributions to Sports.

He was nominated for a 2013 New Jersey Hall of Fame for Sports.

Jim Irsay Arrested DUI

Colts Owner Jim Ursay DUI

Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving and possession of a controlled substance, Sunday night.  The arrest took place in the northern Indianapolis suburb of Carmel. 

The billionaire has been in and out of rehab.  In 2002 he acknowledged that he had become dependent on painkillers after several years of orthopedic operations but said he had overcome the problem after undergoing treatment.Sources close to the business say otherwise.

It is likely that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will “discipline” Jim Irsay as part of the league’s personal conduct policy after the Colts Owner was arrested early this morning for DUI and possession of a controlled substance.

Forbes magazine has estimated Irsay’s net worth at $1.6 billion.

Irsay was 12 years old when his father, Robert Irsay, purchased the Baltimore Colts. After graduating from SMU in 1982 he joined the Colts’ professional staff. He was named Vice President and General Manager in 1984, one month after the Colts relocated from Baltimore, to Indianapolis. After his father suffered a stroke in 1995 Jim assumed day-to-day management with the role of Senior Executive Vice President, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer in April 1996. When his father died in 1997 Jim engaged in a legal battle with his stepmother over ownership of the team, but later became the youngest NFL team owner at that time at 37. He controls 100% of the franchise.

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Jonathan Martin Picked 49er’s

Jonathan Martin‘s, the former Miami Dolphins offensive tackle turned free agent can finally put his bullying  nightmare to rest.

Martin has been traded to the 49ers.

Kenny Zuckerman, Martins agent confirmed the news and said  …  “Jonathan’s really excited. He’s up at Stanford now. That’s where he went to school. The 49ers are in his backyard.”

Martin will be reunited with his old college coach Jim Harbaugh — who’s the head coach of the 49ers.

As for Martin’s alleged tormentor Richie Incognito, still no word on his future in the NFL.

Jonathan August Martin is an American football offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.
He played college football at Stanford University. He was selected by the Dolphins in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Wikipedia

Jonathan Martin Meets With NFL Investigator

Miami Dolphin linebacker Jonathan Martin has finally broken his silence and addressed the media for the FIRST TIME since leaving the Dolphin franchise. Martin had a meeting in NYC with the special counsel hired by the NFL to investigate Martins

Jonathan Martin’s Meeting With Dolphin Owner Postponed

Jonathan Martin’s meeting with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was postponed. According to sources team owner Stephen Ross planned to travel to California to meet with Martin on Wednesday.  On  Tuesday, the Dolphins said the NFL requested that the meeting

Ravens Ray Rice Drags Unconscious from Casino Video

Ray Rice Video, Assault

The latest NFL news, clearly validates the comments made by Dale Henson in  a  Michael Sam commentary in which he showed his support Michael Sam,  a Missouri Tigers football star and 2014 NFL Draft prospect who openly announced that he is gay.

Watch Video, Dale Hansen 

Shocking video footage has emerged of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice dragging his seemingly unconscious fiancée Janay Palmer out of an elevator at  at the Revel Casino Atlantic City on Saturday.  A third person arrives and Rice lifts the woman up from a face-down position, at which point she seems to snap out of it, but she remains very groggy.

Rice’s attorney, Michael Diamondstein,  made reference to he incident in which he described it as  ‘very minor physical altercation.’The video doesn’t lend credence to the  that notion it was “minor,” and it appeared to be something far worse than a “misunderstanding.”

Rice and 26-year-old Palmer were both charged with simple assault-domestic violence.   Police in Atlantic City  say they have separate unreleased footage which proves both parties attacked each other.

On Monday, G.M. Ozzie Newsome said that Rice remains in the team’s plans for 2014.  But that was before the video surfaced.

Rice, played college football for Rutgers University, and was drafted by the Ravens in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

As of the 2013 season, he is ranked as the Ravens’ second all-time leading rusher behind Jamal Lewis (7,801) with 5,940 yards, and also second in attempts (1,273).

He is ranked second all-time for rushing touchdowns (37) and third for combined touchdowns (43) in Ravens history.

Epic Video, Dale Hansen Supports Michael Sam

Dale Hansen , sportscaster defends Michael Sam in an amazing video.

Dale Hansen Video Support for Michael SamDale Hansen is an American sportscaster, currently the weeknight sports anchor during the 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts on ABC’s Dallas affiliate WFAA. He also hosts Dale Hansen’s Sports Special on Sundays at 10:35 pm, consistently one of the highest-rated local programs in Dallas-Fort Worth. His segment each night garners an audience of over 300,000 people. He also serves as the station’s Sports Director.

Notable awards and honors…Hansen has won many awards in his career, including: two-time Sportscaster of the Year by the Associated Press, four-time Texas Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, Best Sportscaster by the United Press International and Dallas Press Club, TV Personality of the Year by American Women in Radio and Television, and Best Investigative Reporter by the Iowa Associated Press

Michael Sam Announces he’s Gay

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