Posts Tagged Football

Former college football player sentenced for tax fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in an identity theft scheme that fraudulently collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds.

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Vanderbilt rape trial to wrap up with defense arguments

Defendant Brandon Vandenburg listens as his attorney Fletcher Long argues for acquittal during the his trial.  Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.  Tenn.   Former Vanderbilt football players Vandenburg and Cory Batey are standing trial on five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery.  (AP Photo/The Tennessean, Larry McCormack)  NO SALES

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a former Vanderbilt football player accused of encouraging his teammates to rape an unconscious coed will get a chance to have their say in closing arguments Tuesday morning.

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Kraft takes the offensive, defends team, seeks NFL apology

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft reads a statement during a news conference Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl.

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Morris returns home to rebuild SMU with Texas made materials

In a Dec. 1, 2014, file photo new SMU head football coach Chad Morris speaks after being introduced during a  news conference at SMU in Dallas. The former Clemson offensive coordinator and former Texas high school football coach, Mossis is the latest coach trying to save SMU.. (AP Photo/LM Otero, file)

DALLAS (AP) — There is an NFL playoff game on the television in the cluttered luxury suite at Gerald J. Ford Stadium that new SMU coach Chad Morris is temporarily using as an office.

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Thomas: ankle is better as he heads into important offseason

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Julius Thomas is about to cash in, one way or another.

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