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PETER KING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Peter King learned nothing from the NFL’s PR crisis

The story of The MMQB’s Robert Klemko facing multiple charges in Chicago for allegedly punching a cab driver and then speeding off in the cab is one of the more bizarre examples of sports media members getting in trouble. King announced on Thursday that SI and The MMQB had suspended Klemko for four weeks for the altercation.  At this point, not much is known about the case or...
Via Awful Announcing
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Writer Suspended For Altercation With Cab Driver

It beats losing a good job. Sports Illustrated NFL writer Robert Klemko got into an altercation with a cab driver and briefly stole the cab. He was arrested last weekend for misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass. He has also now been suspended. A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have suspended Robert Klemko for four weeks...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

SI Writer Suspended for Stealing Taxi Cab

It happens from time to time, I think the punishment was a little harsh. SI’s Robert Klemko got into an altercation with a cab driver and briefly stole the cab. He was arrested last weekend for misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass and now SI has dropped the hammer on him. A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have suspended...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMQB writer Robert Klemko suspended 4 weeks for allegedly jacking a cab and fighting with the driver

MMQB, SI writer Robert Klemko was arrested at his apartment last weekend and charged with misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass after allegedly fighting with a cab driver and "briefly commandeering the driver's vehicle." That forces Peter King to suspend you for 4 weeks.A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Klemko given four-week suspension from The MMQB

Peter King’s website has handled its first major talent controversy with a fairly lengthy suspension. King announced Thursday via Twitter that MMQB writer Robert Klemko would be suspended for four weeks. A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have suspended Robert Klemko for four weeks.>>>> — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

SI’s Robert Klemko facing charges after fight with cab driver

Earlier this year, Robert Klemko of The MMQB and Sports Illustrated made news when he was briefly arrested in Ferguson, Missouri while covering the protests there. Klemko is in trouble with the law again, and this time under much different, and more troublesome, circumstances. According to CBS Chicago, Klemko is facing two charges after an incident with a cab driver in the city...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Writer Charged With Carjacking Cabbie in Chicago

A Sports Illustrated writer had a rough night on the North Side on Friday. Robert Klemko was charged with carjacking cabbie in Chicago after the taxi driver pressed charges after the incident early Saturday morning. The incident apparently occurred near Waveland and Lake Shore Drive. The following is from Crime in Wrigleyville: The janitor of a highrise near Irving Park and Pine...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King thinks the Browns will draft Marcus Mariota

  Daniel Gluskoter/Icon Sportswire Peter King of TheMMQBcom thinks the Cleveland Browns will end up with a couple of high picks in next year’s NFL draft. “Cleveland GM Ray Farmer could have two of the top five picks in the draft next April. The Browns have Buffalo’s first-round pick from the Sammy Watkins trade. Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston (if he comes out) or Brett Hundley...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns looking to acquire a third first-round pick?

Peter King of MMQB.com reports that Browns GM Ray Farmer has inquired about trading back into the first round with “at least” one NFL team drafting in the latter portion of round one. Kings takes this as an indication that they are at least considering the idea of jumping the Texans at No. 33 to get the best available quarterback. Many have assumed that the Browns would use...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter King: Vikings won’t use the 8th pick on a quarterback

Peter King of TheMMQB.com says the Minnesota Vikings won’t be using the eighth overall pick in next months draft ‘s a quarterback. RT @MeatSauce1: Vikings at 8. Your thoughts? … Not a quarterback. They want a sure thing. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) April 21, 2014 You have to imagine the Vikings could go with a defensive impact player, since they ddi let Jared Allen walk...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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