Wash­ing­ton owner de­nies al­le­ga­tions

Chicago Sun-Times - - SPORTS - Sun-Times wires

The Wash­ing­ton Post re­ported ad­di­tional ex­am­ples of work­place sex­ual ha­rass­ment in­side the Wash­ing­ton Football Team or­ga­ni­za­tion, along with al­le­ga­tions that owner Dan Snyder was per­son­ally in­volved.

The Post re­ported a for­mer cheer­leader say­ing Snyder in­vited her to a ho­tel room with one of his friends, and that long­time team ex­ec­u­tive Larry Michael made ex­tra cheer­lead­ing videos for the owner show­ing sen­si­tive ma­te­rial that wasn’t made pub­lic. Snyder re­leased a state­ment deny­ing those spe­cific al­le­ga­tions and say­ing he was un­aware of the in­ci­dents un­til now.

Ben­gals’ Alexan­der ar­rested

Ben­gals cor­ner­back Mack­en­sie Alexan­der was jailed on a charge of mis­de­meanor bat­tery af­ter deputies say he beat up a man shortly af­ter re­turn­ing to Florida to help search for his miss­ing fa­ther.

Alexan­der, 26, and an­other man, 28-year-old Evins Cle­ment, were ar­rested Tues­day night, not long af­ter Alexan­der ar­rived back in south­west Florida where he grew up and his fam­ily still lives in the small farming com­mu­nity of Immokalee.

Bell up­set af­ter be­ing pulled

Le’Veon Bell was pulled out of the Jets’ scrim­mage at prac­tice Wed­nes­day as a pre­cau­tion be­cause coach Adam Gase said the star run­ning back’s ham­strings felt “a lit­tle tight.”

An un­happy Bell took to so­cial me­dia shortly af­ter Gase’s video news con­fer­ence and de­clared he’s to­tally fine.

In­jury re­port

The Gi­ants’ de­fense took a big hit as rookie safety Xavier McKin­ney frac­tured his left foot and line­backer David Mayo suf­fered a torn menis­cus in his left knee.

Colts re­ceiver Par­ris Camp­bell was put in the NFL’s con­cus­sion pro­to­col af­ter be­ing in­volved in a mi­nor car ac­ci­dent.

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