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Man sentenced for extorting RG3

A former Baylor basketball player has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for trying to extort $1 million from Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. U.S. District Judge Walter Smith also ordered 26-year-old Richard Hurd pay a $1,000 fine for threatening to release unspecified damaging information about Griffin last June. Hurd could have been sentenced to...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Man faces sentencing for extorting QB Griffin

A former Baylor basketball player has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for trying to extort $1 million from Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. U.S. District Judge Walter Smith also ordered 26-year-old Richard Hurd pay a $1,000 fine for threatening to release unspecified damaging information about Griffin last June. Hurd could have been sentenced to...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Extortion Case Finally Closing

Last year, a former Baylor basketball player, Richard Hurd, pled guilty to a $1 million extortion attempt. He had threatened to make damaging information about Griffin known to the public. Ironically enough, Mr. Hurd is Griffin’s fiancée’s ex-boyfriend. “I know who he is. People do things when they’re angry at you or for whatever reason it is,” Griffin tells reporters...
Via Down and Distance
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Best news for the Redskins, week June 25 edition - What can be better than RG3 and money to burn?

OLB Brian Orakpo says this is a good time to be a Redskins fan reflecting team optimism with the arrival of Robert Griffin III and changes the coaching staff is making on defense and offense. He provided no details, but said that players were shedding pound and that the offense could use four and five receiver sets. Orakpo was a guest on the NFL Network. At least six Redskins receivers...
Via This Given Sunday
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III victim of extortion plot by former Baylor student, Richard Hurd

  “Mo money, mo problems” – Notorious B.I.G. Biggie tried to warn us years ago. With money and success comes problems. Washington Redskins draft pick, Robert Griffin III is experiencing that right now. Richard Hurd, former student at Baylor with Griffin, was attempting to extort him for $500,000. BSO provides the deets: What Hurd  had [...]
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Best news for the Redskins, week June 25 edition - What can be better than RG3 and money to burn?

OLB Brian Orakpo says this is a good time to be a Redskins fan reflecting team optimism with the arrival of Robert Griffin III and changes the coaching staff is making on defense and offense. He provided no details, but said that players were shedding pound and that the offense could use four and five receiver sets. Orakpo was a guest on the NFL Network. At least six Redskins receivers...
Via Bloguin Best
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald is mum on Cardinals QB competition and more in NFL Daily Digest.

Neutral Like Sweden: Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald is one of the hardest working guys in the business and he is also one of the most assertive. Click the link below to read this and other NFL headlines.
Via Players View
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Baylor basketball player arrested in RG3 extortion attempt

Richard Hurd, a four-year walk-on basketball player at Baylor, was arrested for allegedly attempting to extort Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III. Hurd, 25, was arrested as part of an FBI investigation and held on $25,000 bond. According to KXXV-TV in Waco, Hurd contacted the agency representing Griffin -- Creative Artists Agency -- and his agent, Ben Dogra, threatening...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Breaking news: Police arrest man for trying to extort money from RGIII

The details available are scarce, but there is a story breaking on NFL.com claiming that a former Baylor basketball player has been arrested by authorities for allegedly trying to extort money from #2 overall draft pick Robert Griffin, III. KWTX-TV in Texas first reported that former Baylor basketball player Richard Hurd is in jail in Waco after being arrested for allegedly trying...
Via Down and Distance
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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