Scandals and Crime

Dwayne Haskins has been named the starting quarterback for Washington, but in an unusual NFL prop bet gamblers can bet on whether he gets benched this season. (Image: AP)

Unusual NFL Prop Bets: How Many Players Get Arrested?

NFL proposition bets are always big business for sportsbooks, but while traditional props are often popular, there are enough unusual wagers to keep even the most die-hard fan busy. Sportsbooks are offering everything from how many interceptions Cam Newton will throw this season to who will be the first player […]

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edged Midnight Bisou to win February's inaugural Saudi Cup. Only Midnight Bisou, however, received her purse winnings this week as Saudi officials investigate Maximum Security's former trainer. (Image: Edward Whitaker)

Saudi Cup Purse Money Released to All but Maximum Security

Nearly four months from its initial announcement to withhold Saudi Cup purse money, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia announced it will award prize money to the horses finishing second through 10th. That conspicuously excludes race winner Maximum Security. The JCSA said it will withhold prize money from Maximum Security […]

UFC fighter Mike Perry was caught on tape punching an elderly man at a restaurant in Texas on Tuesday. (Image: Esther Lin, MMA Fighting)

UFC fighter Mike Perry Caught on Video Punching Man in Restaurant (VIDEO)

UFC welterweight fighter Mike Perry was involved in a videotaped physical altercation on Tuesday at a Lubbock, Texas, restaurant. In the video, which was posted on Wednesday, Perry is asked to leave Table 82 restaurant. He’s heard yelling racial slurs and arguing with his girlfriend, who attempted to get him […]

Maximum Security's hasn't raced since winning the $20 million Saudi Cup in late February. The 4-year-old standout colt returns to action July 18 at Del Marl. (Image: Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia)

Maximum Security Returns to Racing at Del Mar’s San Diego Handicap

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert answered the question racing fans asked throughout the spring when he announced Maximum Security returns to action July 18 at Del Mar. Baffert told the Daily Racing Form 2019’s Champion 3-year-old male will run the Grade 2 San Diego Handicap. The 1 1/16-mile race […]

Washington Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer was one of four NFL players arrested on Saturday for different incidents. (Image: Douglas County)

Four NFL Players Arrested Saturday, Face Suspension, Salary Loss

Four NFL players were arrested on Saturday, and are facing misdemeanor or felony charges ranging from armed robbery, assault, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Washington Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer, Seattle Seahawk cornerback Quinton Dunbar, New York Giants cornerback Deandre Baker, and Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver were […]

Trainer Jason Servis, seen here after his Maximum Security was disqualified from the 2019 Kentucky Derby, has far more pressing problems these days. He's a centerpiece of a federal investigation into horse doping. (Image: Getty Images)

Servis, Navarro, 17 Others Plead Not Guilty In Horse Doping Scandal

Thoroughbred trainers Jason Servis and Jorge Navarro headline a list of 19 defendants who pleaded not guilty to federal charges involving horse doping during a Thursday arraignment and pre-trial conference conducted telephonically in the US Attorney General’s office for the Southern District of New York. The pair, along with numerous […]

San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane is facing a lawsuit by the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for an unpaid gambling debt. (Image: Getty)

Casino Lawsuit Makes Evander Kane a Marked Man On and Off the Ice in Vegas

Vegas Golden Knights enforcer, Ryan Reaves, isn’t the only person in Las Vegas who has a beef with San Jose Sharks left winger, Evander Kane. Officials at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas filed a lawsuit against Kane, alleging the professional hockey player owes $500,000 in gambling markers the casino issued […]

Six people were arrested in Australia for allegedly fixing matches in a CS:GO tournament. (Image: Valve)

Australian Police Arrest Six Esports Players for Alleged CS:GO Match-Fixing

Six Australian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) players have been arrested for allegedly fixing matches during a tournament, the first time police in the country have launched an investigation into esports match-fixing. Four of the individuals – all men, and all between the ages of 19 and 22 – were from […]

Conor McGregor was caught on video throwing a punch at a Dublin pub, possibly over a man’s refusal to try his brand of whiskey. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Conor McGregor Caught on Video Punching Older Man in Irish Bar

TMZ Sports published a video on Thursday in which former UFC champion Conor McGregor can be seen punching a man in a Dublin bar. The video appears to depict an incident that was first reported in April by the Irish Mirror. Whiskey Dispute May Have Led to Punch In the […]

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen was arrested after an alleged drunken escapade in first class of a British Airways flight. (Image: AP)

Danish Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen Drunken Conduct Out of Bounds on Flight

Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen might have booked himself a one-way ticket to prison after his actions on a flight from the US to London. The Danish golfer is facing charges of sexual assault, common assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The member of the European Tour, Olesen was suspended by […]

Natasha Howard is one of two WNBA players that have been accused of domestic violence. (Image: Getty)

Domestic Violence Allegations Affect Two WNBA players

Two recent allegations of WNBA players involved in domestic violence incidents has resulted in one 10-game suspension, and looming disciplinary action. Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams and Natasha Howard of the Seattle Storm were the two players involved. Williams received the 10-game suspension for a dispute with an ex-girlfriend. […]

Former USC assistant basketball coach Tony Bland was one of three that were sentenced this week for their part in a college basketball bribery scandal. (Image: AP)

Three College Basketball Assistant Coaches Sentenced in Bribery Scandal

Three assistant college basketball coaches that were ensnared in a 2017 FBI bribery scandal were sentenced this week. Former USC coach Tony Bland, former Arizona coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson, and former Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina coach Lamont Evans all learned their fate. The coaches had accepted […]

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu is reportedly the victim of an extortion attempt by a member of his family. (Image: Courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)

Kansas City’s Tyrann Mathieu Possible Extortion Target by Cousin

A cousin of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu has been charged in an alleged extortion plot on the NFL player. The accused, Geourvon Sears, and his family countered, saying that the former LSU standout had put a bounty out on Sears, and threatened other members of his family. Sears […]