Ex-NFL star arrested on suspicion of rape

  • Former NFL star Darren Sharper was arrested on suspicion of rape yesterday. Reports suggest that he was released on a $200K bail and faces an appearance in court on Feb. 14. 

    The Los Angeles Police Department said investigations regarding Sharper being connected to 2 sexual assaults in October and this month, are ongoing. Moreover, the New Orleans Police Department mentioned that a similar allegation was also filed against him in September. 

    The 38-year-old Sharper, an analyst with the NFL Network, has played in two Super Bowls. A network spokesman said he "has been suspended without pay until further notice, effective immediately."

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