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  1. Aaron Hernandez and the limits of immunity for star athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    ... the New Orleans Advocate and Sports Illustrated recently published an exhaustive account of former NFL safety Darren Sharper's serial rapes. "Prosecutors were hesitant to move too quickly on a local football hero with deep pockets and savvy lawyers, ...

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  2. The NFL's newest debacle: Will a serial rapist make the hall of fame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Salon

    Darren Sharper has secured his place in prison over the next nine years for raping women across the U.S. It now remains to be seen whether the former National Football League star defensive back can simultaneously achieve criminal infamy and the highest honor of his profession, a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sharper, who has so far pleaded guilty or no contest to charges of rape, attempted rape and drugging women in California, Arizona and Nevada, is eligible for enshrinement in the hall next year.

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  3. Darren Sharper co-defendants say prosecutors too slow sharing evidence, witness IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    Erik Nunez, left, and Brandon Licciardi, right, were indicted Dec. 12 along with former Saints safety Darren Sharper on charges of aggravated rape handed down in a state grand jury indictment. that their defense preparations against rape charges linked to the former Saints safety are being impeded by state prosecutors slow to turn over key pieces of evidence or provide witness names.

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  4. (NFL): American football's roster of convictsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Standard

    ... career after leaving prison, signing with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 before joining the New York Jets. DARREN SHARPER The Super Bowl-winning safety enjoyed 14 seasons in the NFL, starring for the New Orleans Saints in their 2009-2010 ...

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  5. Aaron Hernandez, Darren Sharper show again we really don't know some athletes: Larry HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NOLA.com

    Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez waits in the courtroom during the jury deliberation in his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. We're all guilty of being clouded by the images of touchdowns and glory.

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  6. The end: Law catches up with Darren SharperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Darren Sharper's spree of sexual violence, which began with the alleged rapes of two women in his New Orleans condo in September 2013, reached a crescendo about four months later, according to police and court records. After attending a party on Jan. 14, 2014, at the Roosevelt Hotel to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated Magazine's Swimsuit Edition, two women decided to go to Bootsy Bellows - the club on the Sunset Strip where Sharper had previously met two women who alleged he'd drugged them, raping one of them.

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  7. Erik Nunez's lawyer says 'deal with the devil' comment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NOLA.com

    Jeffrey Smith, attorney for accused rapist Erik Nunez and shown in this January 2015 file photo, said his client's 'complete innocence' won't be affected by Darren Sharper's expected testimony against co-defendants. that a comment he made regarding plea negotiations was mistakenly interpreted as referring to Sharper, when he actually was referring to another co-defendant in the former Saints safety's Louisiana rape cases.

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  8. Former NFL player Darren Sharper removed from William & Mary Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Darren Sharper has been removed from the William & Mary Hall of Fame, following the admission by the former Tribe and NFL star that he is a serial rapist. Athletic director Terry Driscoll says the move was made after Sharper's recent guilty plea on one of numerous rape charges he faces.

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  9. Lack of coordination hindered Sharper investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Virginian-Pilot

    On the night of Oct. 30, 2013, Darren Sharper walked into Bootsy Bellows, a small nightclub that marks the end of the sprawl of bars along the Sunset Strip. It was a month after the former New Orleans Saint star had allegedly raped a former cheerleader in New Orleans; on this day, Sharper was in Los Angeles to appear as an analyst for an NFL Network broadcast.

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  10. Commentary: Hall of shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Flat Hat

    Darren Sharper '97 appeared in court earlier this month and recently entered a plea deal for allegations of drugging and raping women in multiple states. COURTESY PHOTO / THE DAILY PRESS So maybe that's not exactly how the viral YouTube video starts out, but with the recent removal of Darren Sharper '97 from the William and Mary Hall of Fame in light of his recent guilty plea to rape charges, the question as to how one of the College's best players will be remembered becomes a present and relevant issue.

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  11. William & Mary removes Darren Sharper from athletics hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Sporting News

    "After a period of thoughtful deliberation, the decision has been made to remove Darren Sharper from the William & Mary Athletics Hall of Fame," the school's athletic director, Terry Driscoll, said in a statement Monday. "We view induction into this group as the highest individual honor for a former William & Mary athlete, and criteria for selection include both athletic excellence and citizenship.

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  12. Darren Sharper plea almost 'a deal with the devil,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NOLA.com

    Attorney Jeffrey Smith, shown in this file photo from January 2015, said his client Erik Nunez is innocent of rape charges and had no prior knowledge of illegal activity by co-defendant Darren Sharper. . But in their haste to gain Sharper's testimony and guilty pleas in local rape cases, attorney Jeffrey Smith said Louisiana prosecutors have "almost made a deal with the devil."

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  13. Lost opportunity: Sharper continued spree in La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper walks after running drills as he practices without pads on the first day of training camp at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La., on Friday, July 30, 2010. It was after midnight on Sept.

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  14. Darren Sharper Might Have To Wear A Monitor On His Junk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    Adding to the struggle that is Darren Sharper's current position in prison for sexual assault, the former NFL great has some humbling news to digest. As part of a possible deal once of prison, Sharper may have to wear a monitor on his penis to, ahem, measure his arousal.

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  15. Sharper's plea deal contains plenty of terms beyond prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | MSNBC

    So how did former NFL safety and NFL Media analyst Darren Sharper persuade prosecutors in four states to allow him to serve only nine more years for nine alleged rapes and/or druggings? He agreed to a lot more than simply staying in jail for more than a full decade. Ken Daley of the New Orleans Times-Picayune recently summarized the 15-page plea memo.

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  16. Some observers question whether Darren Sharper prison deal is legal under Louisiana lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, right, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. At left is his attorney, Lisa Wayne.

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  17. Stephanie Grace: A tragedy that needna t happen, and still doesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    ... 80,000 rapes reported nationwide in 2013, just 240 cases were entered into the FBI database. So yes, the Darren Sharper story may seem on the surface like an epic tragedy. But there's an even larger tragedy here, and it's that things like this ...

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  18. Darren Sharper May Have Penis Monitored As Part Of Probation, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Switched

    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has an intricate plea deal that spans a few states. Ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper may have his penis monitored as part of his probation after he serves at least nine years for drugging and raping several women, according to a report.

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  19. Darren Sharper's Rape Plea Includes Penile Monitoring And No Alcohol For The Rest Of His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    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. Sharper's bail has been increased from $200,000 to $1 million. 1 comment

  20. Inside the Police Failure to Stop Darren Sharper's Rape SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2011 | The Daily Beast

    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in court with his lawyers Lisa Wayne and Leonard Levine at Los Angeles Superior Court March 23, 2015 in Los Angeles. Sharper pleaded guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in Arizona as part of a broader plea deal and was sentenced to nine years in federal prison.

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