November 10, 2013 |
When suspended Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito told Fox Sports' Jay Glazer in an exclusive interview aired Sunday morning that his behavior was reflective of NFL locker-room culture, the league's latest nightmare worsened. Incognito, a nine-year NFL veteran and the leader of the Miami offensive line, says he knows language he used in texts and voice mails to teammate Jonathan Martin "are not right. " Incognito said that "what I want people to know is, the way Jonathan and the rest of the offensive line and how our teammates, how we communicate, it's vulgar.” The Dolphins are the focus of an NFL investigation into bullying and harassment charges stemming from Martin, a second-year tackle, leaving the club Oct. 28, reportedly to seek treatment for emotional distress.
February 18, 2007 |
JOHN AMAECHI, to much fanfare, has become the first retired player in the history of the National Basketball Assn. to announce that he's gay. The news came with publication of his book "Man in the Middle," in which Amaechi details his life in the NBA closet. The five-year veteran of three clubs used to be a basketball footnote, more known for his British upbringing and penchant for poetry than anything he did on the court as a center.
March 29, 2014 |
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers grew so upset at Glen Davis that he had the backup forward removed from Saturday's game at Houston. Rivers sent Davis to the locker room early in the second quarter after the two exchanged words. After Rivers had pulled Davis early in the second quarter, Davis yelled something at Rivers, who in turn yelled, “Sit your big … down.” A few seconds later associate head coach Alvin Gentry went to talk to Davis, but Rivers then told the team's security personnel to escort Davis to the locker room.
November 17, 2013 |
L.A. Roosevelt players didn't just lose a City Section playoff game to Dorsey on Friday. Six of the players reported having cellphones stolen from the locker room at Jackie Robinson Stadium and three had wallets stolen, Coach Javier Cid said. "I don't know how they got in," Cid said. Cid said several players went to report the theft Saturday morning to authorities. Among the phones stolen were iPhones. The team decided not to bring out its gear during the game. The players learned of the theft after the game that Dorsey won, 22-7.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 2013 |
A 39-year-old Thousands Oaks man faces charges of lewd conduct and peeping in the women's locker room at California Lutheran University, authorities said Thursday. The Ventura County Sheriff's Department has filed its case against David Tenebaum with prosecutors, who will be asked to issue an arrest warrant if the man fails to answer a court summons for the misdemeanor charges, Det. Marty Luna said. The case comes after Tenebaum allegedly gave incriminating statements to Ventura County sheriff's detectives following a three-month investigation that started after Thousands Oaks police received two calls -- one in May, the other in June -- regarding a man seen entering the women's locker room at the Gilbert Sports Arena.
November 5, 2012 |
Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones was livid Sunday night, and not just because his team had just lost to the Atlanta Falcons on national television. Jones was locked out of the Cowboys' locker room -- reportedly it was unintentional -- following his team's 19-13 loss in Atlanta on "Sunday Night Football. " Matt Barrie of NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth reported the incident via Twitter. "Jerry Jones just pounded locker room door because no one would let him in," Barrie tweeted.