Arizona Cardinals on exec’s arrest on suspicion of DUI: ‘Inexcusable’

first_img Cardinals release defensive end Darius Philon after arrest for aggravated assault “Ron Minegar’s actions last night are inexcusable. He made the decision to drive after drinking alcohol and is fortunate that he was pulled over before injuring anyone or himself. According to MADD, drunk driving results in almost 11,000 deaths per year and is the number one cause of fatalities on roadways. We fully recognize the seriousness of these actions and they will have serious consequences.”Minegar, who has been with the team since 2000, is the second member of the Cardinals front office to be arrested on DUI charges in a little more than a year.In 2018, general manager Steve Keim was arrested over the Fourth of July weekend and later pleaded guilty to extreme DUI. He was suspended five weeks by team president Michael Bidwill and also fined $200,000.Minegar also is the fourth person associated with the team to be involved in brushes with the law within the past two months, according to the Republic. NFL preseason 2019: Kyler Murray nearly perfect in Cardinals debut He subsequently was arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to police. He was cited and released, but the investigation is ongoing.The Cardinals released a statement Sunday regarding Minegar’s arrest: Related News Jon Gruden: Raiders supporting Antonio Brown in ‘personal matter’ of helmet grievancecenter_img The Arizona Cardinals are calling executive VP and COO Ron Minegar’s arrest on suspicion of DUI “inexcusable,” adding he “is fortunate that he was pulled over before injuring anyone or himself.”Minegar, 60, was stopped at around 11:30 p.m. local time Saturday in Chandler, Arizona, for speeding, failure to drive within one lane of traffic and driving within the bicycle lane, police said (via the Arizona Republic). — Starting defensive end Darius Philon was arrested Friday on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a May incident at a Phoenix strip club. He was released by the team on Saturday. — Last month, defensive tackle and former first-round pick Robert Nkemdiche was arrested twice within a week for speeding and driving on a suspended license. He was released after reporting to training camp out of shape.— In June, offensive tackle Desmond Harrison turned himself in to North Carolina authorities after an arrest warrant was issued on domestic violence assault charges. He subsequently was released. Antonio Brown threatens to hold NFL liable if he’s injured wearing new helmet, report sayslast_img read more

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ST. EUNAN’S COLLEGE GIVES ITS DONEGAL HEROES A GREAT SEND OFF

first_imgStudent from St.Eunan’s College show their support for Minor players from St.Eunan’s College: Conor Morrison, Michael Miller, Cormac Callaghan, Connall O’Boyle andDavid Tyrell and their Maths teacher and Donegal Senior, Colm Anthony McFadden.Minor players from St.Eunan’s College: Conor Morrison, Michael Miller, Cormac Callaghan, Connall O’Boyle and David Tyrell with Honours Maths teacher and Donegal Senior, Colm Anthony McFadden.Staff and students from St.Eunan’s College have come out in force to support their fellow pupils and Maths teacher ahead of Sunday’s crucial double header with Dublin at Croke Park.Minor stars and St.Eunan’s pupils Conor Morrison, Michael Miller, Cormac Callaghan, Connall O’Boyle and David Tyrell are first up to face the Dubs in their MFC semi-final at 1.30pm.Then their Maths teacher Colm McFadden will look to shoot Donegal into their second All-Ireland final in three years. Staff and fellow students came out in support of the players by proudly wearing their Donegal colours at school today.It’s the first time in Donegal’s illustrious history were both the Minors and Seniors play in All-Ireland semi-finals on the same day.Sunday promises to be an historic occasion and Donegal fans are praying for a double win over Dublin.Principal Chris Darby told Donegal Daily, “It’s a wonderful achievement for the school to have so many representatives involved on what is an historic day for Donegal GAA. “We just want to wish all the players involved all the very best, and hopefully both sides can overcome Dublin and book their place in the All-Ireland final. ST. EUNAN’S COLLEGE GIVES ITS DONEGAL HEROES A GREAT SEND OFF was last modified: August 29th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Colm McFaddendonegalnewsSportSt.Eunan’s Collegelast_img read more

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