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Judge finds Ohio high school football players guilty of raping girl – Reuters

By Drew Singer STEUBENVILLE, Ohio | Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:47pm EDT STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (Reuters) – Two high school football players from Ohio were found guilty on Sunday of raping a 16-year-old girl at a party last summer while she was in a drunken stupor in a case that gained national exposure through social media. […]

Steubenville, Ohio, Football Players Guilty in Rape Trial – ABC News

Steubenville, Ohio, Football Players Guilty in Rape Trial – ABC News

Two Steubenville, Ohio, high school football players accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl have been found delinquent by a judge — the juvenile court equivalent of guilty. Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, were both sentenced to at least one year in juvenile jail and could be held until they are 21 years […]

Arena Football team has ‘contract waiting for’ Tim Tebow – USA TODAY

Tim Tebow seems to be at the proverbial crossroads of his career right now.(Photo: Debby Wong, USA TODAY Sports) Technically, Tim Tebow still has a job with the New York Jets, but we all know what’s going to happen at some point this offseason. He’s going to be released. And the only reason he’s going […]

2 Ohio HS football players convicted of raping drunken girl; charges against … – Washington Post

They can be held until they turn 21. The two broke down in tears after a Juvenile Court judge delivered his verdict. They later apologized to the victim and the community, Richmond struggling to speak through his sobs. “My life is over,” he said as he collapsed in the arms of his lawyer. The crime, […]

2 Ohio football players found guilty of rape, to be jailed at least 1 year … – Washington Post

The two teens broke down in tears after the verdict was read and later apologized to the victim. Both were emotional as they spoke, and Richmond began sobbing so heavily that he bent over and had to be helped back to his seat. Richmond’s father, Nathaniel, also asked that the victim’s family “forgive Malik and […]

Local investors taking arena football to China – Philadelphia Inquirer

In the United States, arena football has never captured the fan loyalty – or dollars – that the National Football League commands. So why would it be different in China? Two reasons, says a group of Philadelphia investors embarked on a $20 million project to take Philadelphia Soul-style arena […]

Report: Austin Peay to name Cannon football coach – Fox News

Clarksville, TN –  Austin Peay University reportedly will name Central Michigan defensive backs coach Kirby Cannon as its new head football coach. Footballscoop.com reported on Sunday that Cannon is the choice among five finalists who interviewed on campus in the last two weeks. Cannon, the first for an on-campus interview, has spent the last three […]

Tim Tebow Draws Interest from Arena Football League’s Orlando Predators – Bleacher Report

Tim Tebow‘s NFL future may be in doubt, but that doesn’t mean he’ll have to worry about finding a job playing football.  Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel recently wrote an article about why Tebow, who is working out in Florida, should stay in Orlando to play for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. […]

Rival Indonesian football groups agree to end feud – San Francisco Chronicle

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s two troubled football associations agreed to merge Sunday, ending a feud that had FIFA threatening to suspend the country from international competitions. A meeting between the two organizations, held ahead of a FIFA deadline, resulted in the dissolution of the breakaway Indonesian Football Rescue Association, or KSPI, and an agreement […]

Accuser Testifies in Ohio Rape Case; Verdict Expected – New York Times

The trial abruptly ended Saturday night after the girl’s testimony, and Tom Lipps, the juvenile court judge who is hearing the case, said he would issue a verdict at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The case has shaken Steubenville and drawn national attention for how it played out in text messages and social media. The girl’s […]