ATLANTA -- Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area.<br />
Abraham has been absent from the team's training camp since Friday.<br />
DeKalb County Jail records show that the 36-year-old was taken into custody June 29 and released the same day.<br />
The records show Abraham was charged with driving under the influence involving alcohol, as well as stopping, standing or parking in a prohibited place.<br />
Records from the jail do not indicate whether the case had been resolved as of Tuesday, nor do they list an attorney for Abraham.<br />
The Cardinals have said only that Abraham has been absent from camp for personal reasons.<br />
Abraham has also played for the Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets.
It was another year for the record books in 2014, mostly for the right reasons -- state championships, new challenges and new stars taking their turn to shine. But there were also plenty of big stories that reminded us that sports -- like life -- isn
TULSA, OK - The 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire is on track to be a record smashing event, with the entry count climbing over the 300 mark for the first time to 316 entries confirming 303 drivers for the indoor spectacular happening Tuesday, January 13 through Saturday, January 17 at the Tulsa Expo Center in Tulsa, OK.
Mike Smith's status as the winningest coach in Falcons history wasn't enough to save his job. Owner Arthur Blank said he fired Smith on Monday because in his "heart of hearts" he didn't believe Smith could take the Falcons to the Super Bowl.
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.