Posts Tagged ‘nfl’

New York Giants’ wide receiver Plaxico Burress, 31, may end up serving time for November 2008 gun-possession charges. He was arrested after accidentally shooting himself in the leg with a handgun at the Latin Quarter nightclub in Manhattan. Mr. Burress was charged with two counts of 2nd-degree criminal possession of a weapon. If convicted, these […]


DeMaurice Smith, 45, was elected this week by the National Football League Players Association, the union for professional football players, as executive director, replacing Gene Upshaw, who died last year after serving in the role for 25 years. Smith is a Washington, DC, attorney who has President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder in his Rolodex. Although […]