DARREN SHARPER NEWS

Katie Nolan blasts Peter King over Darren Sharper debate

Last week, Sports Illustrated NFL writer Peter King waded into controversial waters. The longtime scribe and Pro Football Hall of Fame voter stated that former NFL safety Darren Sharper should only be considering for a gold jacket based on his play, not his numerous off-field problems which include being charged with rape in four states. On Thursday, Katie Nolan of Fox Sports...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush denies spiking drinks in New Orleans with Darren Sharper, threatens legal action

Lions running back Reggie Bush has firmly denied allegations that he was spiking women’s drinks in Las Vegas with accused rapist Darren Sharper. Now Bush is threatening legal action against the New Orleans Advocate if they don’t retract the story that helped bring these allegations to light. The claims though against Bush stem from a co-defendant in the Sharper rape case,...
Via The Majors Detroit
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper associate: Reggie Bush slipped girls ecstasy

Reggie Bush’s name came up in the Darren Sharper case, though the allegations against the running back are not even close to what the former Saints safety and another man are facing. Sharper is accused of being a serial rapist who allegedly has drugged multiple women and had sex with them across multiple states. He...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Co-defendant in Sharper case implicates Reggie Bush

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush is now being linked to the ongoing Darren Sharper case involving the spiking of drinks. One of Sharper’s co-defendants told investigators that he saw Bush spiked drinks with molly—an illegal party drug. Brandon Licciardi originally told investigators that he saw Bush spike the drinks before recanting and indicating that Bush told him he...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Packers Sharper and the Hall of Fame?

It must be the Packers offseason, because talk quickly transformed from games and rosters to talk of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. During the NFL Honors last Saturday, we welcomed former general manager as the latest Packers’ representative to head to Canton. Of course there was the undercurrent of grumbling that Jerry Kramer had been overlooked yet another year. And then things...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
24 days ago  |  Discuss

King takes a stand, defends Sharper’s HOF credentials

File this one under “ooooook?” Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has always positioned himself as the the public arbiter and keeper of the flame for the Pro Football Hall of Fame voting committee.  King has always taken the task very seriously and notably shamed Dan Le Batard for giving his Baseball HoF vote over to Deadspin readers. That’s fine.  That’s King’s prerogative...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hearing for former NFL star Darren Sharper set for Feb. 17

LOS ANGELES (AP) A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been tentatively set for Feb. 17. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge set the new hearing date Tuesday after meeting privately with prosecutors and defense lawyers. Sharper says he agrees with the delay. Judge...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Feds order Darren Sharper to New Orleans to face sex charges

NEW ORLEANS -- California authorities have been ordered to turn former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper over to U.S. Marshals in New Orleans, where he faces state and federal charges that he drugged women so he could sexually assault them. Sharper is jailed in California on charges that he drugged and raped two women there. He also faces charges in Arizona and is under investigation...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sharper, NFLers called spiked drinks 'horny juice'

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is facing life in prison after he was indicted on rape charges last week. When you hear some of the details from court, you’ll understand why. Brandon Licciardi, a former St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s deputy who is being charged with rape and much more along with Sharper, began his hearing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharper indicted on two counts of aggravated rape in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS -- Former Saints safety Darren Sharper and two other men have been indicted on multiple rape allegations in New Orleans. District attorney's spokesman Christopher Bowman says Sharper was indicted Friday on two counts of aggravated rape stemming from accusations that he sexually assaulted two impaired women in 2013. He also was charged with simple rape of a different woman...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper indicted on rape charges

Former NFL defensive back Darren Sharper has been indicted on rape charges, according to Ken Daley of The Times-Picayune. Sharper, who last played for the New Orleans Saints in 2010, was essentially accused of being a serial rapist earlier this year after he was suspected of at least seven rapes and 11 druggings. Despite claiming...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper challenges no-bail status in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) -- A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women in Arizona. The hearing before Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville marks the latest development in several ongoing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hearing postponed in Darren Sharper rape case

A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona. Sharper appeared briefly Tuesday in a Los Angeles courtroom in the case alleging he drugged and raped two women in West Hollywood last year. He has pleaded not guilty and remains in custody without bail. Superior...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Darren Sharper gave his alleged rape victims Ambien

Former NFL Network analyst and New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper reportedly used the popular sleeping pill Ambien to render his four alleged rape victims unconscious, according to a report by USA Today. A Los Angeles prosecutor said Sharper was a frequent user of the drug, consuming as many as 70 pills in 65 days. Investigators said he slipped the drug into women’s drinks...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper indicted on rape charges in Arizona

Former NFL Network analyst and All Pro safety Darren Sharper has now been officially charged in a second state with sexual assault.  Sharper has already been officially charged in Los Angeles on multiple felonies and an arrest warrant was issued for him in New Orleans, but an indictment has not yet followed.The case in Arizona follows the same disturbing pattern as the cases everywhere...
Via Awful Announcing
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper indicted for sexual assault in Arizona

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is racking up an insane list of charges against him. Now he has been indicted on two more counts of sexual assault and three more counts of administering dangerous drugs, this time in Arizona. Sharper is alleged to have raped two women there in November. Sharper’s attorney was served with a grand jury indictment on those charges Wednesday morning...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper Charged With 2 More Rapes in Arizona

Darren Sharper is done. Sharper has now been officially charged in LA with two rapes, New Orleans authorities are deciding if they will charge him for two rapes and now Arizona has charged him with two rapes (there are also accusations in several other states). Darren Sharper has just been charged with 2 counts of sexual assault in Arizona stemming from allegations he raped two women...
Via Thacover2
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sharper told witnesses that sex wasn’t consensual

Things just keep getting worse for Darren Sharper. The former Saints, Vikings, and Packers safety and NFL Network is already in jail for multiple rape allegations, and now the truth is starting to come out. According to a report obtained by USA Today, Sharper told witnesses that he and a friend had sex with two […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Darren Sharper fired from NFL Network

An NFL spokesman tells the New York Daily News that Darren Sharper has been fired from NFL Network amid troubling allegations of the serial drugging and raping of multiple women in multiple states. If convicted in the L.A. case, he could face more than 30 years in state jail. He faces a life sentence without the possibility of parole in the New Orleans case if convicted. The former...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper surrenders after arrest warrant issued for alleged rapes

Darren Sharper turned himself in to police in Los Angeles on Thursday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest in New Orleans. In addition to to the charges Sharper faces for allegedly drugging and raping two women in LA, he will likely also face charges from two sexual assault incidents that took place […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper turns himself into police

(theroot.com) Former NFL player Darren Sharper has officially surrendered to police after being charged with two more rapes. Sharper has been out on bail after being arrested in connection to two rapes in Los Angeles in January and is now facing two more charges of aggravated rape in New Orleans. He is also still under investigation for connections with other rapes in Las Vegas...
Via Down and Distance
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Warrant issued for former Packer Darren Sharper

NEW ORLEANS -- An arrest warrant has been issued for former NFL safety Darren Sharper and another man, accusing them of raping two women in New Orleans last year. Sharper also is under investigation in sexual assault cases in Florida, Nevada and Arizona and has pleaded not guilty to rape charges in Los Angeles. The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office and New Orleans Sex Crimes...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Warrant issued for former Viking Darren Sharper

NEW ORLEANS -- An arrest warrant has been issued for former NFL safety Darren Sharper and another man, accusing them of raping two women in New Orleans last year. Sharper also is under investigation in sexual assault cases in Florida, Nevada and Arizona and has pleaded not guilty to rape charges in Los Angeles. The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office and New Orleans Sex Crimes...
Via Fox Sports North
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Combine preview; Sharper in trouble; could you pass the Wonderlic?

Miss anything from the week that was? Find the best and the brightest both from the New Orleans Saints and the NFL at large right here. New Orleans Saints - Erik Brewer says the success of the Saints’ offseason comes down to one deal. (READ) - TOP 5: Saints breakout performers in 2014. (READ) - Who are the Saints watching in the Combine? Neer Shah will tell you. (READ) - Former...
Via cover32 - Saints
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper pleads not guilty as rape allegations continue to rise

The rape charges against former All Pro safety and NFL Network analyst Darren Sharper took a couple more turns on Thursday.  After being charged with 7 felonies connected with allegedly drugging women and then raping them when they passed out, Sharper pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Los Angeles.  In the process, a judge raised his bail to $1 million dollars. However...
Via Awful Announcing
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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