Plaxico Burress

After serving 2 years in prison for shooting himself in the leg at a New York nightclub in 2008, Plaxico Burress is returning to the playing field not with the New York Giants, but with the rival New York Jets. While he’ll be sharing a stadium with his old team, he’ll be in a new […]

Yet another troubling study of African-American males has been released — this one will surely make you cringe. According to a new study of North Carolina inmates, Black men are half as likely to die at any given time if they’re in prison than if they aren’t. The study claims that Black prisoners are protected […]

VIA REUTERS: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress pleaded guilty to a gun possession charge on Thursday and agreed to a two-year prison sentence in what the Super Bowl hero’s lawyer called an agonizing decision. Burress, 31, caught the winning touchdown in the Giants’ Super Bowl victory in February […]

VIA NEW YORK POST: Plaxico Burress’ lawyer said today that the former Giants wide receiver will testify tomorrow before a grand jury hearing arguments on his gun charges. Burress’ attorney, Ben Brafman, hopes that his client can convince the grand jury assembled in Manhattan Supreme Court to forgo an indictment. “Mr. Burress is going to […]