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NFL Benches Pacman Indefinitely

Bodyguard fight will cost Cowboys' Jones next 4 games, at least

(Newser) - Adam “Pacman” Jones has been suspended without pay from the NFL for at least the next four games, the Dallas Morning News reports. Roger Goodell benched the Cowboys cornerback—suspended all of last season for various run-ins with the law—indefinitely for a scuffle with his own bodyguards last... More »

Punch-Up Lands Pacman Back in Trouble

Cowboys cornerback scuffles with bodyguard in Dallas hotel

(Newser) - Cowboys cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones may have to explain himself to commissioner Roger Goodell—again—after scuffling with his own bodyguard at a Dallas hotel yesterday, ESPN reports. The Dallas player appeared to be intoxicated before he attacked one of the guards hired to keep him out of trouble,... More »

Pacman Can Play, NFL Says

Cowboys' defensive back Jones will see first regular-season game since 2006

(Newser) - Troublemaking cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones will be allowed to play in the Cowboys' season opener against Cleveland, the Dallas Morning News reports. Jones, traded from Tennessee this year, hasn’t played a regular-season game since Dec. 31, 2006. The league suspended him after six arrests and 12 off-field incidents,... More »

I Was Being Sarcastic, Not Racist: Imus

Latest comment was misunderstood, shock jock says

(Newser) - Don Imus was just making a “sarcastic point” when he asked “what color” oft-arrested cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones is, he said on his show today.  When informed that Jones was black, Imus replied, “There you go. Now we know.” The rejoinder sparked  complaints against... More »

Imus Reinserts Foot in Mouth

Shock jock steps in it again with Pacman comment

(Newser) - Don Imus may have stepped in it again, Politico reports. While bantering on this morning's show about Adam "Pacman" Jones, who’s been arrested six times in his NFL career, the scandal-shadowed shock jock asked, “What color is he?” A sidekick dutifully informed him that Jones is African-American.... More »

Bannister Pitches Royals Past O's

KC ends 12-game losing streak against Baltimore

(Newser) - Brian Bannister allowed two singles in eight innings and Kansas City beat Baltimore 4-0 Sunday to end its 12-game skid against the Orioles. Bannister struck out five and walked two to end a personal four-game losing streak. He did not allow a runner to reach second. Joakim Soria tossed a... More »

Garza, Crawford Carry Rays Over Orioles

Garza picks up his first win of the season

(Newser) - Matt Garza allowed three hits in six innings, Carl Crawford snapped a tie with a two-run single in the seventh, and the surging Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 last night. The Rays took two of three from Baltimore to win their third straight series and climb four... More »

Pacman Headed to Dallas

Tennessee purges troubled-but-talented cornerback, return man

(Newser) - The Tennessee Titans finally washed their hands of suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones on Wednesday, agreeing in principle to trade him to the Dallas Cowboys. Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple confirmed the teams had an agreement, but no terms had been filed with the NFL office, which already had closed... More »

Cops: 'Pacman' Paid Extortion Cash in Vegas Shooting

Suspended NFL star gave gunman $15K

(Newser) - Adam "Pacman" Jones paid "extortion" money to a 29-year-old man arrested for a Las Vegas strip club shooting that left a club employee paralyzed, police said. Arvin Kenti Edwards, of Renton, Wash., allegedly used go-betweens to reach Jones, who paid $15,000 in two installments after the shooting,... More »

Orioles Rally to Beat ChiSox

Sherrill notches first American League win

(Newser) - Adam Jones singled in the game-winning run in the 10th inning, capping a late comeback that gave the Baltimore Orioles a 6-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox tonight. Baltimore trailed 5-2 in the eighth before rallying to split the two-game series. Nick Markakis homered for the Orioles, while Carlos... More »

Millar Carries Orioles Past Toronto

Baltimore stands alone atop the AL East as Albers cruises

(Newser) - Kevin Millar homered and drove in three runs to back a fine pitching performance by Matt Albers, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Monday night. Adam Jones tied a career high with three hits for the Orioles, who won their sixth straight home game and broke... More »

Pacman to Seek Reinstatement Again

Banished Tennessee cornerback hopes to back before NFL draft

(Newser) - Suspended Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones will again ask NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to reinstate him, with his agent planning to send in his latest request on Tuesday. Jones had planned to ask to be reinstated before the NFL draft on April 26-27. His agent, Manny Arora, said... More »

Newcomers Carry Orioles

Scott drives in two runs as Baltimore continues good start

(Newser) - Luke Scott went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles received solid contributions from several other newcomers last night in a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Matt Albers (1-0) pitched 1 2/3 innings of one-hit relief and George Sherrill worked the ninth for his third save in three... More »

Cowboys Up Their Bid for Pacman Jones

Dallas offers player, draft pick to Titans for rights to troubled star

(Newser) - The Tennessee Titans would love to unload  suspended defensive back Pacman Jones, but they want to make sure they get something in return for the Pro Bowl-caliber player. The Cowboys appear willing to make that happen, reports Sports Illustrated. Dallas, which originally offered a seventh round pick for Jones, has... More »

Pacman To Become a Cowboy?

Source says Dallas is in talks with Titans

(Newser) - Troubled cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones may be set to become a Dallas Cowboy, a source tells the Dallas Morning News. The suspended Titans player has expressed a desire to play for the Cowboys, and his agent Manny Arora notes that "If Tennessee chooses not to have him on... More »

Woman Claims Pacman 'Sucker Punched' Her in Strip Club

Titans' Jones may face charges a 7th time

(Newser) - A female attorney who alleges that Adam "Pacman" Jones punched her in the face at an Atlanta strip club is seeking an arrest warrant for the suspended Tennessee Titans cornerback. Wanda Jackson claims she was in the club’s office when Jones stormed in and accused managers of stealing... More »

Pacman Will Take Plea Bargain

Jones will get one year of probation in exchange for testimony

(Newser) - Adam 'Pacman' Jones will take a plea deal which will get him a year's probation in exchange for testimony about a shooting that took place during his Las Vegas strip club brawl, the AP reports. Pacman will plead no contest to conspiracy to commit disorderly conduct and receive a suspended... More »

Goodell Upholds Pacman Ban

Despite appeal, Tennessee cornerback will serve full season-long suspension

(Newser) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell firmly squashed the campaign of Adam "Pacman" Jones's camp to reduce his full-season suspension, reiterating to the Titans defensive standout that he cannot rejoin his team until fall 2008. Tennessee, whose overall defense has improved significantly this year, said they had been prepared for that... More »

Felonious Funk: Pacman Turns Musician

Suspended Titan barred from wrestling, tries recording

(Newser) - After failing as a Total Nonstop Action Wrestler, Tennessee Titan Pacman Jones has found another way to fill the idle hours of his NFL suspension: the cornerback is at work on a hip-hop album. Jones, whose strip-club arrest earned him a one-year NFL hiatus, has assembled an outfit called "... More »

Titans to Pacman: No Wrestling

Team files court order, citing NFL contract clause forbidding hazardous conduct

(Newser) - Wayward Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has struck a deal with the team that will keep him from pursuing his pro wrestling career. A county judge must sign off on the deal, which supersedes a temporary restraining order issued on the team's behalf yesterday that forbids Jones from participating... More »

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