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#1 Posted on 25.2.04 1554.21
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From ESPN.com

Jamal Lewis Indicted

Baltimore Ravens running back Jamal Lewis was indicted today on federal drug conspiracy charges. Lewis is accused of conspiring to distribute cocaine in the summer of 2000. He had the second highest rushing total in NFL history last season.
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#2 Posted on 25.2.04 1556.56
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Well THAT hit me out of nowhere.

(edited by Broncolanche on 25.2.04 1457)
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#3 Posted on 25.2.04 1602.13
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Speaking purely as a rabid Browns fan:

WHOOOOPEEE!!!!

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#4 Posted on 25.2.04 1917.07
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So a guy who's got a six year, 35 million dollar contract is trying to buy cocaine for his friend, PLUS he "taxes" it so he can make some money on top of it. I guess that big contract just wasn't enough.

It never ceases to amaze me how pro athletes mess up good things (Rae Carruth, Dexter Manley, Willie Mayes Aikens, etc...)
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#5 Posted on 25.2.04 2003.08
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If I'm a Raven with the last name Lewis, I might think it wise to stay as far away from Atlanta as possible.
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#6 Posted on 25.2.04 2210.44
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Times like this make me glad my favorite team values character.
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#7 Posted on 26.2.04 0709.03
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Being a University of Tennessee fan ... what the hell is it with former UT players not being able to stay out of trouble? Leonard Little, Dwayne Goodrich and now this?

UT is getting worse than Florida State.
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#8 Posted on 26.2.04 0756.54
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Shit shit shit shit shit shit SHIT SHIT SHIT

Of course, Ray Lewis was innocent, so I have hope.

I have less hope because:

a. This is a federal charge
b. This is Jamal's hometown
c. This is before his fist two positive drug tests
d. Chester Taylor can't handle 16 games as the starter
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#9 Posted on 26.2.04 0828.51
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Combine this with the CU stuff and all the other crap in college and pro ball and one has to wonder what the hell is goin on with the football culture in this country. Maybe its time to treat them like real people, not prima donnas.
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#10 Posted on 26.2.04 0844.29
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Apparantly the cover of Madden 2005 decided to get its jinx in advance this time. And of course then get somebody else later as well

TWOFER!!

...and now of course watch it be Ricky Williams :)
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#11 Posted on 26.2.04 1100.34
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    Originally posted by Mayhem

    Being a University of Tennessee fan ... what the hell is it with former UT players not being able to stay out of trouble? Leonard Little, Dwayne Goodrich and now this?

    UT is getting worse than Florida State.


To be fair, Leonard Little pleaded, did his time, and has been a model citizen here in St Louis ever since his DUI conviction.
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#12 Posted on 26.2.04 1126.44
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    Originally posted by Blanket Jackson
    Apparantly the cover of Madden 2005 decided to get its jinx in advance this time. And of course then get somebody else later as well

    TWOFER!!

    ...and now of course watch it be Ricky Williams :)


Was he going to be on the cover? If so, damn, that sucks. I'm a bit relieved, however, as I was very very sure that it was going to be Priest Holmes.
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#13 Posted on 26.2.04 1154.43
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I don't know any more than anyone else, but you'd have to think that if there was a list boiled down to 4-5 candidates that until yesterday Lewis' name was on it.

I'd think it would have been Manning, McNair, Holmes, Jamal Lewis or Ray Lewis. I'd say Brady, but he had the endorsement deal with 989.

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#14 Posted on 26.2.04 1211.40
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    Originally posted by Grimis
    Of course, Ray Lewis was innocent, so I have hope.


Actually Ray Lewis pled guilty to a lesser charge of obstruction of justice and received only probation in exchange for his testimony. The two guys on trial for murder were found innocent, however.
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#15 Posted on 26.2.04 1221.35
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    To be fair, Leonard Little pleaded, did his time, and has been a model citizen here in St Louis ever since his DUI conviction.


I thought he did his time for a vehicular manslaughter conviction, not just a simple DUI...?

I would hope that killing someone while driving drunk would be enough of a sobering experience (pun kinda not intended ;-) that Little WOULD be a model citizen from here on out!!
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#16 Posted on 26.2.04 1331.54
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If I recall correctly, Little plead to the DUI, and the other was dismissed, but I may be mistaken, either way, he is a quiet, reserved guy, and has done his time, no matter how much it was reduced by his status, he did it, and didnt complain.

*edit* I was wrong:
In June 1999, Little was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 1,000 hours of community service, and placed on probation for four years after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the drunken-driving death of Susan
Gutweiler, 47, of Oakville. The crash occurred in October 1998.




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#17 Posted on 26.2.04 1440.37
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    If I recall correctly, Little plead to the DUI, and the other was dismissed, but I may be mistaken, either way, he is a quiet, reserved guy, and has done his time, no matter how much it was reduced by his status, he did it, and didn't complain


I agree that he served his time & answered for his crime, I just think it's sad that instead of being able to admire these people for who they are, we have to settle for admiring the way they do their time...
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