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Offensive lineman Richie Incognito, who said that he took a baseball bat to his own $300,000 Ferrarri and put dents in the hood, is undergoing treatment at a psychiatric care unit, according to a report at NFL.com.
After a very long few weeks, I can report Richie Incognito has accepted professional help in wake of severe mental stress from Wells report.
Incognito, who previously has acknowledged issues with anger management and depression, reportedly checked into the facility Thursday night. He had been staying at his offseason home in Arizona after spending several weeks in hotels in Hawaii and Los Angeles while “multiple parties attempted to intervene,” the report indicates.
Earlier Thursday, Incognito talked to Fox 10 in Arizona about the damage to his car.
“Oh that was that was just me venting, that was self expression, that’s a piece of art,” Incognito said. “The happiest day of my life was when I got that car and now the second happiest day will be when I donate it to charity. The Ferrari is a story unto itself, the Ferrari is one entity, but I will tell you this the Ferrari is going to be for sale through my mission which is helping the brotherhood, whatever brotherhood it is.”
Incognito was suspended by the Dolphins midway through the 2013 season for his role in the bullying scandal that led to the departure of teammate Jonathan Martin. An independent investigator, in a report released earlier this month, determined that Incognito was largely at fault for the team’s locker room issues.
Incognito’s parents recently filed for divorce, and he reportedly has been providing financial support to the family.
Just over a month after he was arrested in Los Angeles, former Saints defensive back Darren Sharper has warrants out for his arrest in New Orleans. According to USA Today, Sharper allegedly raped two women in New Orleans last September and is suspected of raping a total of nine women in five states.
The New Orleans warrants, which were obtained Thursday, also seek Sharper’s acquaintance Erik Nunez, whose LinkedIn account states that he is an “event coordinator/sales executive at Get Checked or Get out.” The health charity promotes breast-cancer awareness, and, since Sharper’s marketing agent runs the charity, Sharper has appeared as the star attendee at some of the group’s events.
Police in New Orleans were already investigating Sharper for one alleged rape in New Orleans from last September, and, last week, a Los Angeles prosecutor referenced a second alleged victim in Louisiana.
Sharper and Nunez both face two counts of aggravated rape in New Orleans.
“Last week, investigators learned that not one but two women were allegedly sexually assaulted by Sharper in the same apartment the night of September 23rd,” the New Orleans police said in a statement. “New information uncovered also indicates that Nunez also allegedly raped both women that night at the same location.”
According to the New Orleans police, additional arrests are possible as the investigation continues.
Last week, Sharper pleaded not guilty to charges in Los Angeles that he drugged two women and then raped them. Police suspect that Sharper did the same thing to two women in Arizona and Nevada and that he allegedly raped a highly intoxicated woman in Miami Beach, Fla.
According to court documents, Sharper met one of the alleged rape victims from New Orleans at an event for Saints players on Sept. 23. The woman went to a bar with Sharper after the event and consumed a drink that he gave her. The records state that after a gap in memory, the woman remembers waking up the next day with Sharper on top of her sexually assaulting her.
On Sept. 24, the same day the alleged victim went to the hospital for a sexual assault examination, Sharper was advertised as the star attendee at a women’s football camp through Get Checked or Get out. Advertisements for the event included the phrase, “Let’s Get Physical,” and referred to “Get Crunk Cocktail Hours.”
Court records state that the alleged victim’s exam did show presence of Sharper’s DNA.
Before the warrants were obtained in New Orleans, Sharper was only facing formal charges in Los Angeles, where he has a preliminary hearing in April.
Last week, Los Angeles Judge Renee Korn raised Sharper’s bail from $200,000 to $1 million and also stated that Sharper could not be alone with a woman that he did not know before Oct. 13, 2013 — the date of the first alleged incident in California. Korn also stated that Sharper could not be released if he did not agree to stay in Los Angeles County and not go to nightclubs.
“The court considers these crimes quite serious and has to evaluate the protection of the public,” Korn said.
According to Sharper’s attorney, Leonard Levine, ”All of these were consensual contact between Mr. Sharper and women who wanted to be in his company, who voluntarily ingested alcohol and drugs in many cases.”
Sharper faces up to 30 years in prison for the alleged crimes in Los Angeles, but according to Louisiana law, if he is convicted of aggravated rape he could face life imprisonment at hard labor without parole, probation or a suspension of his sentence.
FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB preseason: Twins at Red Sox, 1:05 p.m. (WEEI-FM)
MLB preseason: Marlins at Cardinals, 1 p.m. (MLB)
NBA: Warriors at Knicks, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA: Pelicans at Suns, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Providence at Seton Hall, 7 p.m. (CBSSN)
College basketball: Iona at Manhattan, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
College basketball: Campbell at High Point, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: Brown at Penn, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
College basketball: Canisius at Rider, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
College hockey: Northeastern at Boston University, 7 p.m. (NESN)
College hockey: North Dakota at St. Cloud State, 9 p.m. (CBSSN)
According to a police spokesman in Scottsdale, Ariz., officers went to Incognito’s home after being contacted by the gossip website TMZ and being given a photo of the car with dents in its hood. Incognito explained that he smashed the car with a baseball bat.
“Our patrol officers contacted Mr. Incognito at his residence to ascertain if he was in need of police assistance or report the damage to his car,” Sergeant Mark Clark said. “He told officers that he damaged his own car and did not wish [to file] a police report.”
Incognito, a 10-year veteran, was suspended midway through last season following news of his involvement in the Dolphins bullying scandal that led to the departure of fellow offensive lineman Jonathan Martin.
Incognito, who has admitted undergoing treatment for anger management issues, was cited in an NFL-commissioned investigative report for inappropriate behavior in the locker room and is awaiting further discipline from the league. The soon-to-be free agent has said he wants to play next season.
– Ravens safety Matt Elam is hoping to open a sports merchandise store someday, so he decided to get some experience at the bottom level. Elam took a job this offseason as a part-time sales associate at a Finish Line store in a mall in Gainesville, Fla., working the floor and stocking shelves.
“I just need to get retail knowledge,” Elam said. “That’s basically what I’m doing. I’m getting that knowledge for when it’s time. ‘¦ Everybody was surprised when I started. They were like, ‘Why? You’ve got enough money.’ But it’s not about the money. It’s just about me building.”
Elam, who played collegiately at the University of Florida, a few miles from the store, also is taking classes to finish his degree in anthropology.
As fans have started to realize he’s there, it’s created a buzz for the store.
“A lot of people have started recognizing me,” Elam said. “Kids will come in for pictures and fans will come in asking for pictures, autographs. People will be buying stuff just for me to sign it. It’s pretty exciting.”
– The ball Carlton Fisk hit off the left-field foul pole to end Game 6 of the 1975 World Series is going up for auction in April.
The ball, retrieved by Reds left fielder George Foster after it bounced back onto the field, was purchased for $113,273 in 1999 by Rick Elfman, a Red Sox fan who attended the game as a high schooler. Elfman now is parting with the keepsake, with Robert Edwards Auctions asking a minimum bid of $100,000.
ON THIS DAY TRIVIA (answer below): On Feb. 28, 1965, which Bruins defenseman’s playing career was ended when a skate severed a muscle in his leg during a 5-4 victory over the Blackhawks?