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Burress and Giants Fight Over Money

From Even though it’s the offseason, the Plaxico Burress-New York Giants saga continues. The players union filed legal briefs Friday, has learned, in order to help Burress with a grievance he filed against the Giants. As a result of those filings, the extent of the actions the Giants took against Burress after he […]

Plax Wins Court Case

From Pro Football Talk: “Though Giants receiver Plaxico Burress undoubtedly would prefer victory in a certain piece of criminal litigation pending against him, he finagled on Wednesday a victory in a civil action filed against him for damages to a vehicle. An automobile dealer soutght $19,000 from Burress for damage to a truck that had been loaned to Burress, supposedly in […]

Burress Sued Over Florida Car Accident

Giants receiver Plaxico Burress, who pled not guilty earlier this month to accidentally shooting himself in a Manhattan club, has some Florida legal issues to deal with. A Miami woman has sued the football star in connection with a car accident in Tamarac, Florida last May. Twenty-seven-year-old Alise Smith is suing for more than 16-thousand-dollars […]

More Legal Troubles for Plax

From Pro Football Talk: “As if Plaxico Burress’ year hasn’t been shot through enough with legal troubles, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel a Miami woman has filed a civil suit against the Giants receiver, alleging he is at fault for a car crash that resulted in neck and back injuries for her. The plaintiff, Alise Smith, 27, […]

Burress Shows Up at Charity Event in NYC

Shooting himself in the thigh by accident just two weeks ago didn’t stop Giants receiver Plaxico Burress from attending a charity fundraiser for the homeless at a New York City nightclub Friday night. Burress showed up at Kevin Powell’s 8th Annual Holiday Party and Clothing Drive at the Madison nightclub around 8:45 p.m. on Friday […]

Former Giant WR Ingram Fails to Show Up to Prison

Former Giants WR Mark Ingram has an arrest warrant out for him after he failed to report to federal prison to begin serving nearly eight years for bank fraud and money laundering. Ingram pleaded guilty in November 2005 and was ordered to surrender to a prison in Kentucky last Friday, but he never showed up. […]

NFLPA Appeals Suspension and Fine of Burress

The NFL Players Association today filed a grievance against the suspension and fine that was given to six-shooter Plaxico Burress. The suspension and fine came after Burress shot himself by accident in a nightclub about a week and a half ago. The call by the union is that the G-Men violated the collective bargaining agreement […]

Decision Day For The Giants With Burress

Report: Burress Charged With Two Criminal Counts reports Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress has been charged with two criminal counts of second-degree handgun possession. The charges could reportedly bring Burress a minimum of three-and-a-half years in jail. The charges stem from an incident in which the 31-year-old Burress accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Manhattan nightclub Friday night. Sources […]

Burress Posts $100,000 Bail on Gun Charges

Plaxico Burress pleaded not guilty in Manhattan Criminal Court this afternoon on two charges of weapons possession. While prosecutors asked the judge for 250-thousand-dollars bail, the bail was set at 100-thousand, which Burress quickly posted and he left court without comment. Burress’ lawyer Ben Brafman spoke afterwards, and was angry about comments made earlier in […]