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FILE-- This file photo from Jan. 13, 2017 shows Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter during NFL football practice in Pittsburgh. The director of the Pittsburgh Police Citizens Review Board says video of the arrest of Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter on Jan. 8, 2017, supports an officer's version of the events, including that Porter grabbed the officer's wrists, rendering him defenseless. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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  • FILE-- This file photo from Jan. 13, 2017 shows Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter during NFL football practice in Pittsburgh. The director of the Pittsburgh Police Citizens Review Board says video of the arrest of Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter on Jan. 8, 2017, supports an officer's version of the events, including that Porter grabbed the officer's wrists, rendering him defenseless. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

    Citizens board: Video backs cop in Steelers’ coach arrest

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Surveillance video supports a police officer’s version of the arrest of Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter, including that Porter briefly grabbed the officer’s wrists, the head of the city’s Citizen Police Review Board said Wednesday. A county prosecutor has said the video doesn’t support prosecuting the most serious criminal charges against […]
  • FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones speaks to reporters as he is released from the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati. Jones is apologizing through his attorneys after Cincinnati police released video showing his raucous, often-vulgar reaction to his latest arrest. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Bengals’ Jones issues apology after police release video

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals player Adam “Pacman” Jones apologized through his attorneys after police released video showing his raucous, often-vulgar reaction to his latest arrest. The video from the Cincinnati police squad car shows Jones using profanity toward the officers and telling one of them, “I hope you die tomorrow.” The Bengals apologized for […]
  • Bengals apologize for Pacman Jones’ behavior after arrest

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals took the unusual step of apologizing on Monday night for the conduct of cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones that was recorded in a police video released to the media. Jones was arrested after an altercation at a downtown hotel the day after Cincinnati’s season ended with a 6-9-1 record. The 33-year-old […]
  • Oregon assistant football coach to be fired after DUI arrest

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon says the football co-offensive coordinator will be fired after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence, marking the latest problem for the team. The school said in a statement Sunday that David Reaves has been placed on administrative leave and the process to terminate his […]
  • Prank against Steelers suspected in early hotel fire alarm

    BOSTON (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged with setting off an early-morning fire alarm at a Boston hotel that roused the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of their playoff with the New England Patriots. Massachusetts State Police spokesman Dave Procopio says Pittsburgh’s team was staying at the Logan Airport Hilton hotel when a […]
  • FILE – In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati. Deters, deciding how to proceed after Cincinnati Bengals player Adam "Pacman" Jones' arrest on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, told WKRC-TV in Cincinnati on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, that he wants to know first what punishment Jones faces from the NFL. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Case for Bengals’ ‘Pacman’ Jones on hold until next month

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The court case for Cincinnati Bengals player Adam “Pacman” Jones is on hold until next month. A Hamilton County judge on Friday continued the case to Feb. 10. Prosecutor Joe Deters (DEE’-turs) has said he wants to know first what punishment Jones faces from the NFL. Jones’ attorneys agreed to waive his […]
  • FILE – In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati. Deters, deciding how to proceed after Cincinnati Bengals player Adam "Pacman" Jones' arrest on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, told WKRC-TV in Cincinnati on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, that he wants to know first what punishment Jones faces from the NFL. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Prosecutor wants to know NFL’s punishment for ‘Pacman’ Jones

    CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor deciding how to proceed after Cincinnati Bengals player Adam “Pacman” Jones’ latest arrest says he wants to know first what punishment Jones faces from the NFL. “I want to know what the NFL is going to do,” Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters told WKRC-TV (http://bit.ly/2j8cBCp ). Deters said he’s […]
  • Alabama fans catch man who sold fake tickets to title game

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When three brothers from Louisiana realized they were sold fake tickets to the national championship football game, they decided to fight back by using a fake out of their own. One of the brothers, Bryant Gentry, told the Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/2iKDxoE ) that Joseph Steven Escalera initially sold them two […]
  • This photo provided by the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety shows Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter after he was arrested Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. Porter was charged early Monday, Jan. 9, with assaulting a doorman at a bar and a police officer who intervened hours after the team's wild card win over the Miami Dolphins. (Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety via AP)

    Chief defends cop after Steeler coach’s arrest is questioned

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city’s acting police chief is defending an officer who arrested Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter outside a bar after the independent Citizens Police Review Board confirmed it’s investigating the incident. “I have concluded the officer’s account of the incident is accurate and our officer conducted himself in the professional manner that […]
  • This photo provided by the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety shows Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter after he was arrested Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. Porter was charged early Monday, Jan. 9, with assaulting a doorman at a bar and a police officer who intervened hours after the team's wild card win over the Miami Dolphins. (Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety via AP)

    Steelers assistant coach accused of assault hours after win

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pro Bowl linebacker and current Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was charged early Monday with assaulting a doorman at a bar and a police officer who intervened hours after the team’s wild card win over the Miami Dolphins. The altercation happened at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, following the Steelers’ 30-12 […]