Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

first_imgUK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer The post also included mentions of the Instagram usernames of former Miami Dolphins players Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey and said suicide and revenge were the only options for a victim of bullying.The Harvard-Westlake prep school was evacuated earlier Friday after officials were made aware of the post. It was not immediately clear whether Martin posted the photo himself.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMartin left the Miami Dolphins midseason in 2013 after accusing teammates of bullying. An NFL investigation found that Incognito, Pouncey and teammate John Jerry engaged in persistent harassment directed at Martin.Incognito was suspended for the final eight games and sat out the 2014 season before joining the Buffalo Bills. Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed The NFL’s investigation also found that teammates threatened to rape Martin’s sister, called him a long list of slurs and bullied him for not being “black enough.” Martin is black and Incognito is white.Martin, who underwent counseling for emotional issues after the bullying scandal, posted on Facebook in 2015 that difficulties in football led him to attempt suicide multiple times.Martin, the son of two Harvard graduates, attended Stanford University. After he left the Dolphins, Martin played for the San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers. He left the NFL in 2015.Representatives for the Miami Dolphins and the NFL declined to comment and referred questions to Los Angeles police.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson FILE – This Aug. 28, 2014, file photo shows San Francisco 49ers’ Jonathan Martin on the bench during an NFL football preseason game against the Houston Texans in Houston. A law enforcement official says ex-football player Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post that spoke of bullying. The official says Martin was being questioned and was not under arrest. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)LOS ANGELES — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him.Martin was detained by investigators after the post showed a shotgun and referred by name to the private Harvard-Westlake prep school in Los Angeles that he once attended but was not under arrest Friday evening, police spokesman Josh Rubenstein said.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano China stumbling on path to Olympic glory at 2022 home games GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

Volleyball Defeats Evansville And Advances to MVC Tournament

first_img Next Game: Box Score (HTML) vs. Bradley 11/22/2018 – 5 p.m. Watch Live Full Schedule Roster EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Drake University volleyball team persevered through a five-set win over Evansville to end the regular season with a win and clinch a spot in next week’s Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.Drake’s critical 3-2 win came by set scores of 25-23, 25-18, 15-25, 21-25, 15-13.Cathryn Cheek (Coppell, Texas) again led the Bulldogs with 18 kills to finish the regular season with 15-straight matches in double-figure kills. She also added 17 digs for another double-double and five blocks at the net. Natalie Fry (Allen, Texas) had seven blocks along with three kills. Freshman setter Caitlyn Smith (Marion, Iowa) notched a double-double as well with 31 assists and 18 digs. Rachel Tam led Evansville (10-21, 4-14 MVC) with 20 kills and 17 digs.The Bulldogs closed the regular season with a 20-13 overall record and an 8-10 mark in the MVC. The Bulldogs’ 20 wins mark the program’s seventh-ever 20-win season and the first back-to-back 20-win season since 2010. After taking the first two sets with ease, Evansville claimed the next two sets to force a fifth and decisive set with the Bulldogs’ postseason hopes hanging in the balance. With the score tied at 7-7, Drake engineered a 4-0 run behind Madi Ford’s (Coralville, Iowa) serving to take an 11-7 lead. Evansville briefly challenged that lead, but Drake had enough cushion to close the set on a Cheek kill to win the set, 15-13, and advance to the MVC Tournament with the 3-2 win.As the No. 6 seed in the MVC Tournament, Drake will take on No. 3 seed Bradley Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. in Springfield, Mo. The contest and the entire MVC Tournament will be broadcast on ESPN+. Live Statscenter_img Preview Box Score (PDF) ESPN+ Print Friendly Version Story Linkslast_img read more