Found July 17, 2012 on The Sports Fan Journal:
A quick glimpse at the headlines on a national sports news site looked more like a tabloid. Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil showed a gun in a traffic incident. Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested for a domestic violence misdemeanor.  The Paterno family planned to fight against the Freeh report. Knicks guard Jason Kidd [...]The post People Are People, Athletes Included appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.

The facts behind Elvis Dumervil’s arrest.

Elvis Dumervil’s police report that coincided with his weekend arrest reads like a storyline for the latest installment of the Grand Theft Auto video games series. As sensational as the news reports are, they only seemed to tell a portion of the story, so it was worth finding the police report to see what it was that prompted Dumervil to be charged with aggravated assault. Please...

Does Dumervil’s arrest spell doom for the Broncos?

Elvis Dumervil, half of the Denver Broncos’ fearsome pass rush, was arrested yesterday in Miami for aggravated assault, with a weapon. He was released after posting a $7,500 bond. While his representatives are saying all the right things, the question begs, “Why?” Why do professional athletes continue to get themselves into legal troubles with weapons? [...]

The third act of The Trouble with Dez Bryant has just begun.

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant at this point in his career still cannot be trusted to do the right thing and his recent arrest on a Class A family violence charge bears that out to be true. His mother may have a questionable past that includes doing time for selling narcotics but that type of thing surely is not the great equalizer when it comes to why Bryant allegedly hit her in the face...

Elvis Dumervil's agent says no assault took place

The Denver Broncos are just weeks away from the start of training camp, and now have a serious incident to deal with as defensive end Elvis Dumervil was arrested Saturday night in Miami Beach, Fla. According to the police report, Dumervil was arrested for aggravated assault with a firearm, his bond was set for $7,500. Dumervil was released around 3 a.m. on Sunday from the Miami-Dade...

Broncos' Dumervil arrested for assault

Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm in Miami Saturday night. Dumervil was held on $7,500 bail and released Dade County jail Saturday night. Details of the reason for the arrest are not yet available. Dumervil's agent, Marty Magid, told the Denver Post that no charges have been filed. "No assault...

Authorities: Cowboys WR's mother doesn't want case

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant's mother has told authorities that she doesn't want to pursue a case against her son after an argument allegedly turned violent. A Dallas County district attorney's spokeswoman says the case DeSoto police filed against Bryant includes an affidavit of non-prosecution from the complainant. The affidavit means the complainant doesn...

Cowboys’ Dez Bryant arrested for domestic violence

Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested today on misdemeanor domestic violence charges. This is a major red mark on an offseason that was so far going so well for Bryant, as he got himself into the best shape of his career and earned praise from several prominent people, including Owner/GM Jerry Jones, who praised the former 1st round pick’s maturity. Contrary to popular...

From Blue Pulaski in our DC Bureau… Did Dez Bryant lose 22...

From Blue Pulaski in our DC Bureau… Did Dez Bryant lose 22 pounds and shrink an inch over the offseason or are the Cowboys what we thought they were - dirty, stinking, rotten, cheating liars? According to’s player profile, Bryant is listed at 6’2”, 220 pounds.  TMZ says his arrest report for showing his momma the power of the punch has him listed at 6’1”, 198 pounds.

Report: Dez Bryant arrested on domestic violence charge

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested on a domestic violence charge earlier today, according to KDFW. He posted a $2,000 bond. Bryant, who is entering his 3rd season with the Cowboys, had a run-in with police back in January, but was not arrested following an altercation at Miami night club.  Details are currently [...]

It's Always Something During Life With Dez

The events of the last few days in the life and times of Dez Bryant bring into focus one clear reminder that was front and center 27 months ago when the Cowboys went out of their way to select the talented wide receiver; That there was a significant risk to selecting him and if the Cowboys were to do so, they would have to ignore a number of red flags that many organizations simply...

Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant arrested

By Jon Machota and Matt Mosley Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor family violence charge in the southern Dallas suburb of DeSoto, Texas. The charge, according to, stems from Bryants alleged assault on a female family member Saturday. Under Texas state law, family violence is defined an attack or "...

Lynch, Bryant docked in rankings

The commencement of training camp remains 10 days away, but two off-the-field incidents have already served as catalyst for upheaval in the 2012 Fantasy Football rankings. Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested in the Oakland area over the weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence. Also running afoul of the law was Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant...

Dez Bryant and Marshawn Lynch Added to Off Season Arrest Total

The Detroit Lions have been making more of an impact this offseason then many people have noticed. The Lions have had 6 player arrests this offseason and many others have been following in their footsteps. The latest  players to follow in the footsteps of the Lions are Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant and Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch. Dez Bryant, star wide out for the Cowboys...

Bryant no longer worth trouble for Cowboys

Dez Bryant might be one of the most supremely gifted athletes in the NFL, but he's no longer worth the trouble to the Dallas Cowboys. Bryant will have his day in court after being arrested Monday on charges he assaulted his mom two days earlier, according to DeSoto police. The incident report said Bryant became angry when he was asked to leave his mother's home Saturday...
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