Friday, April 11, 2008

Panthers WR Jarrett pleads not guilty to DWI

Panthers WR Jarrett pleads not guilty to DWI
Carolina Panthers receiver Dwayne Jarrett has pleaded not guilty to driving while impaired. Jarrett did not attend a brief hearing Friday where his attorney entered the plea. Mecklenburg County District Court spokesman Charles Keller said a trial date was set for June 23. Jarrett was arrested on March 11 after police say he crossed the center line and ran a red light in the Charlotte suburb of Mint Hill. The police report said Jarrett's blood-alcohol level was 0.

Mauia arrested on battery charge
Miami Dolphins fullback Reagan Mauia was charged with punching another man in the face and knocking him unconscious in a restaurant parking lot early Friday. The victim, Michael Gianatassio, was treated at a hospital and released. Mauia was charged with battery and released on $1,000 bond, the Broward County Sheriff's Office said. According to witnesses, Gianatassio and his girlfriend were walking by when Mauia asked Gianatassio what he was looking at.

Change at top could undermine players' strength
Gene Upshaw upsets some NFL players, but Alex Marvez says there's nobody better to represent them in the looming labor crisis.

Two first-rounders!?! Dallas, have some fun
The Cowboys have two picks in the first round. Two! Peter Schrager is beside himself with analysis — and has the perfect picks.