We all know the story. Dez Bryant was arrested for misdemeanor family violence for allegedly grabbing his mother by the hair and hitting her. Sure, that sounds bad enough, especially for a guy who is already under the microscope. Of course, things got worse for Dez when the 911 tape was released this afternoon. His mothers voice is heard saying that Dez "tried to kill" her. Just what Jerry Jones wants to hear, his star WR trying to kill his own mom. JUMP!
This 65 year old University of Georgia professor dressed up as a woman and set up a meeting with an undercover officer in a hotel. The UGA professor, Max Reinhart, went under the code name 'Sasha' where he "came to an agreement" with the undercover cop. Reinhart teaches literature and German music at Georgia. I'm sure UGA Head Coach Mark Richt will appreciate the hustle. JUMP!
An early Sunday morning arrest of Cedric Benson in Austin gave the Cincinnati Bengals retake the NFL league lead in arrests since 2000, according to the statisticians at the San Diego Union-Tribune who track such happenings. Benson, who lives in Austin, is accused of punching an ex-roommate on an Austin street corner at 5 a.m. We're thinking there should be an asterisk next to this league lead. Benson is a free agent. Details - JUMP!
There are scumbags in this world and then there is Georgia Bulldogs' fan Ryan Keys. You see, he walks into grocery stores and has no problem attacking a mentally disabled worker who complimented his Dogs t-shirt. The SEC is the best football conference in the land. It also contains more assholes per square capita than any football conference in the land. Remember LSU fan who made a noose for his black co-worker (a Georgia fan)? Bastards are sick. Need proof?
This will go down as the greatest Cuff 'em television news reports we've ever seen. Ever. No contest. Last night in Fresno, California the local ABC affiliate led its newscast with news of Lorenzo Neal's July 4th DUI bust. The population of Fresno, according to Wikipedia, is 500,000+. Yes, we'd assume there would be bigger fish to fry. But...ABC went balls to the walls and created this piece of journalism history. It's 2:25 of chewy goodness & a Pirates cap! JUMP!
If you're new to Busted Coverage Cuff 'Em, there is a lesson we've long tried to get across to donut shop armed robbers. When the lady you're robbing puts two glazed donuts in the bag with the cash you wanted, ditch the donuts. Meet Florida Dunkin' Donuts robber Michael Ray. He's a burnout who needs some cash. It's early in the morning and where else to rob? Hit the donut shop. But it's Michael's stupidity that ends up getting the best of him. JUMP!
Must hand it to Vancouver Canucks hooligans, they sure know how to put their city on the world map with an old fashioned riot. Great job, people. You sure busted up that downtown Sears. But one specific idiot stood out to us. Pants on the Ground guy. If you lose your pants to a Vancouver cop and make the national news, you're a riot bro. And what about those guys jumping off Port-O-Crappers like WWE top ropes. Brought tears to our eyes. Go ahead, idiots, destroy your country. JUMP!
Been wondering where Willy Aybar has been hiding out? Well, he spent the last 2 1/2 days sitting in a King County Sheriff Office jail cell after being arrested for beating his wife in a Seattle hotel room. Why was Willy holed up in Seattle? Dude was on his way to play for Edminton in some out-post minor league. This guy went from destroying the Red Sox in the 2008 ALDS (2 HR, .421) to jail. Full details of his Seattle legal troubles - JUMP!
And we have a winner for 'NFL Running Back Mug Shot Of The Week' thanks to Bears' RB Garrett Wolfe not paying a bar tab at a Miami Beach bar. Dude is a free agent, refusing to pay a tab and then attacking off-duty police officers. In other words, as you'll see, Wolfe's NFL career is probably over, but he'll always have this infamous arrest pic and those drunken eyes. Bro was in town for Heat-Bulls and this happens. Full story of Garrett's tussle - JUMP!
It seems Stacy Hopkins, a gym teacher and junior varsity basketball coach in Tennessee, wants to steal some of the thunder from the Texas chicks sleeping with their students. Hopkins was arrested twice last week for raping students and the fuzz says cellphone records indicate the 28-year-old was up to no good and you'll never guess who turned her in. Full report - JUMP!
We've been off the bath salts beat for a few weeks only because the goat killings seemed to have subsided. Now we get word that some doper down in Asheville, North Carolina went to the extreme to get his bath salt fix. Wesley Brandon Shelton got a hankering Wednesday & decided it was the best time to bulldoze a stolen car through a convenience store to score a few hits. That's just where the fun starts. Full story - JUMP!
Police are getting closer to busting open the case of punks in Washington state who broke into Phillies' pitcher Kyle Kendrick's house and took a giant haul of 2008 World Series memorabilia. Tuesday night police pounced on one man who has a history of with law enforcement. He just happened to know where the ring was hiding. Full story of this crazy heist- JUMP!
By now if you haven't seen the Astros fan evading security during his insane escape from Minute Maid Field, you've been in a coma. Kevin Wayne Crabtree was the guy behind the streak and has pretty much raised the bar to the next level for future fans running on playing fields. But what was behind such a stunt? Why attempt something that would end with an arrest? There's a very good reason from Crabtree and he told the Houston police department it was a bet with friends. Wait until you see the reason for the streak and Crabtree's history with baseball. JUMP!
Um, it had been a little dry on the teacher-coach-student-sex-scandal circuit and then Brittni Colleps stepped up to the plate in Arlington, Texas. Local authorities say this 27-year-old had quite a run recently with at least five students who became victims in an alleged sexual rendezvous with the now former freshman girl's basketball coach. After you see what's doing on the jump, we're pretty sure there is a crime here. JUMP!
Think of the San Franciso Bay To Breakers race as a cross between an Undie Run, a Halloween costume party, a raging kegger and a freak show all rolled into one giant party with 110,000 of your closest friends. Of course there are going to be arrests. Of course there are going to be crazies falling off balconies. Of course there is going to be the usual nudity. And this year the cops took their giant boots and tried to crush the fun by yanking beers out of hands and shutting down a woman passing out Jell-O shots to racers.
Just a couple months into a relationship with SportsNation smokeshow Michelle Beadle and seemingly on a roll as an ESPN hockey analyst, Matthew Barnaby was arrested last night near Buffalo on domestic violence charges. Local news outlets report that the arrest took place at 6:15 p.m. and that there were two female victims. On Wednesday, Barnaby tweeted Going home for 3 days after tomorrow. Father -daughter dance - and watch matty jr play hockey in toronto !! Perfect weekend. Instead of a perfect weekend, Barnaby will be arraigned this morning. Full details of the arrest, after the JUMP!