June 26, 1996 |
Former Arizona Cardinal lineman Luis Sharpe, sought under an arrest warrant after vanishing between drug treatment programs, was found shot in the neck on the street Tuesday night in Phoenix, police said. Sharpe, 36, initially fought with paramedics attempting to treat him before he was taken to a hospital, said Sgt. Mike Torres. "We don't know how serious his injuries are at this point," Torres said. "We also don't know whether he was under the influence of anything."
April 18, 1985
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mario Soto pleaded innocent to a charge of simple battery, only a few hours after he allegedly punched a waiter at an Atlanta discotheque. According to police reports, Soto punched John Sarbacker, a waiter at the Limelight, twice in the face after the two exchanged words. Soto had gone to the bar with teammates following his complete-game 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night. Soto was arrested at 12:45 a.m. Wednesday and ordered to report to Atlanta Municipal Court later Wednesday morning.
August 29, 1991 |
Robinson hasn't decided who will start at left tackle but said Gerald Perry, who didn't appear in four exhibition games because of a knee injury, and Robert Jenkins (formerly Robert Cox) would split time at the position. . . . Phoenix running back Johnny Johnson, a Pro Bowl selection last season, is listed as questionable because of a foot injury, but Cardinal Coach Joe Bugel said he would play. Starting offensive linemen Bill Lewis and Luis Sharpe are suffering from the flu but are probable.
November 9, 1995 |
Jonathan Ogden is one of the four finalists for this year's Lombardi Trophy, voted to college football's best lineman, but Coach Terry Donahue has even higher praise for his senior tackle. He says if he were putting together an all-star team based on his 20 years as UCLA's head coach, Ogden would be guaranteed a spot. "He'd make the first team," Donahue said. "He's as good as any player I've had. He should enjoy a fabulous pro career."
December 22, 1995 |
The NFL fined Miami Dolphin linebacker Bryan Cox $17,500 and Buffalo Bill fullback Carwell Gardner $15,000 Thursday over their fight in Sunday's game. Both players were fined $10,000 by director of football development Gene Washington for the fight. Cox received an additional $7,500 fine by Commissioner Paul Tagliabue for spitting toward the Buffalo fans as he walked off the field.