Originally written on Buckeye Empire  |  Last updated 10/21/14
10TV in Columbus reported just a few minutes ago that they had learned that Senior Running Back Carlos Hyde will not be charged for his role (whatever it may have been) in the now infamous Sugar Bar 2 altercation. BREAKING UPDATE: Columbus Police Say Ohio State’s Hyde Will Not Face Charges – http://t.co/6k6k3diBi7 — 10TV.com (@10TV) July 30, 2013 It has been reported that the accuser did not want to pursue charges, for reasons that are not immediately known. Speculation has been rampant that it may be related to the fact that she can be seen taking a swing at Hyde just before he allegedly struck her, which could have been a mitigating circumstance for the District Attorney. The accuser had just returned from vacation and was scheduled to make a public statement tomorrow, according to Kyle Rowland of Eleven Warriors. I spoke to the victim in the alleged assault by Carlos Hyde. She said she plans on releasing a statement tomorrow. — Kyle Rowland (@KyleRowland) July 30, 2013   The fact remains that Hyde may still be suspended by the team for his participation in the incident. My prediction is that he will miss at least part, if not all, of the season opener against Buffalo, as well as perhaps join Freshman Marcus Baugh on landscaping duty in the Buckeye Grove. What do you think is appropriate punishment, given what we know? Sound off in the comments.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Michigan QB talks about racist messages he receives

Giants dethrone Royals in Game 1 of World Series

Devils winger sends zinger about nasty facial cuts

Wife of Royals pitcher leaves World Series ticket as tip

Report: Chandler Jones to miss a month with hip injury

Lance Briggs left Bears' locker room to avoid the fighting

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Could the Seahawks have gotten more for Percy Harvin?

Five storylines to watch in the 2014 World Series

Favre delays Lambeau return due to Bart Starr’s health

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Fan in critical condition after being beaten before Bears game

Ben Roethlisberger rips the media

WATCH: Arkansas St. RB scores improbable touchdown

Royals fans sleeping during Game 1 loss at World Series

Matt Flynn had a blast at Pearl Jam concert

Report: Back injury could end Nathan Horton's career

Report: Ray Rice files grievance against Ravens

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups E – H

PHOTO: Fans place Manning’s 509 football in Hall of Fame

Jets sign Jeremy Kerley to $16M 4-year extension

10 teams that should try to trade for Yoenis Cespedes

Lego stadiums: turning a childhood hobby into a business

Bayless: Kobe's sexual assault trial gave him 'edge' and 'sizzle'

Blackhawks make leukemia patient's dream come true

Buckeyes News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Pitcher's wife leaves generous tip

Nicklaus defends Jameis Winston

NFL players who could be traded by the deadline

Royals fans sleeping during Game 1

Rice files grievance against Ravens

UEFA Champions League midway report

Cowboys release Michael Sam

Bayless: Kobe's sexual assault trial gave him 'edge'

10 teams that should try to trade for Yoenis Cespedes

Five storylines to watch in the 2014 World Series

Ben Roethlisberger rips media

NFL Power Rankings Week 7

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.