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Sheldon Martin played football for Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga. (credit:

Fatal Victim Of 60 Freeway Shooting Was Chaffey College Football Player

Sheldon Martin was one of five men traveling westbound on the 60 Saturday evening — just west of Main Street — around 11 p.m. when they were shot at by an unknown assailant or assailants in a dark vehicle.


Former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom Thursday, February 20, 2014, pleading not guilty to charges of drugging and raping a pair of women he allegedly met at a West Hollywood nightclub. (credit: Bob Chamberlin/AFP/Getty Images)

Preliminary Hearing Set For Ex-NFL Player Sharper In Rape Claims

A preliminary hearing has been set for Sept. 16 for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub.


In this handout image provided by the NFL, Darren Sharper  of the New Orleans Saints poses for his 2010 NFL headshot circa 2010 in Metairie, Louisiana. (credit: NFL via Getty Images)

Former NFL Star Darren Sharper To Be Arraigned On Rape Charges

Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper Friday has been charged with drugging and raping two women.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2014

Dominic Conti doesn't understand why he was suspended from school when he was only protecting his sister from alleged sexual harassment. (credit: CBS)

Family Threatens Lawsuit Over Westlake High Senior’s Suspension

The family of a Ventura County high school senior threatened a lawsuit Wednesday after their son was suspended for confronting a football player who allegedly sexually harassed his then 14-year-old sister for the third time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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Ex-NFL Star, Businessman Form Friendship After Teens Ransack Respective Homes

A former NFL player and a businessman have formed a friendship after teens ransacked their respective homes last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

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$10K Reward Offered In Death Of Ex-Compton High Football Star

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who fatally shot a former Compton High School football star.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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LA County Coroner To Investigate Why 16-Year-Old Football Player Died

The LA County Coroner’s office said Sunday that they have opened an investigation to determine what killed a 16-year-old high school football player.


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Downey High School Football Player Dies Following Collapse At Game

A Downey High School football player has died nearly two days after collapsing during a game in Lynwood.


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Downey High School Football Player Collapses During Game In Lynwood

A Downey High School football player was in critical condition Friday after collapsing during a game in Lynwood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/11/2013

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Incoming OC HS Freshman Dies During Football Warm-Ups

An incoming Orange County high school freshman football player died during warm-ups on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

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Man Who Claims He Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape To Face Judge

A former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star is expected to stand before a judge Thursday and ask that his rape conviction be overturned.


Friends and family held a vigil Saturday for standout athlete Salvador Preciado. (credit: CBS)

Autopsy Completed On Football Player, 17, Who Died After Party

An autopsy has been completed on the body of a 17-year-old football player who died after attending a party where teens were drinking alcohol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2012

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‘Bubba’ Smith Found Dead In Baldwin Hills Home

Former NFL player and actor “Bubba” Smith has been found dead at his home in the Baldwin Hills area, according to the coroner’s office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2011