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Ben Roethlisberger Car Accident, Broken Legs Story Is NOT True

By Deena Bustillo on
We're used to seeing death hoaxes go around the web, but today a different kind of false story went around Twitter. The "news" today: NFL star Ben Roethlisberger has broken both of his legs after being hit by a car.The story, from Global Associated News, says: "A spokesperson for the Pennsylvania highway safety authority (HSA) has confirmed that Ben Roethlisberger has broken both of his legs in a traffic altercation. He has been transported via ambulance to a local Pennsylvania hospital for...Read Full Story

Tim Tebow Gets the Best of Big Ben in the NFL Playoffs (Photos)

By Darrick Thomas on
The NFL playoffs just wouldn't be the same if there wasn't a massive upset in the opening round. Last year, it was the vaunted Saints falling to a Seattle Seahawks team that didn't even have a winning record, and this year it happened in the final game of Wildcard Weekend.2011's miracle QB Tim Tebow picked up the magic again against Ben Roethlisberger and the heavily favored Pittsburgh Steelers. Things started out slowly with a first quarter that saw the Steelers put up just two field goals...Read Full Story

Ben Roethlisberger Suspension: 6 Games

By Jake on
While Ben Roethlisberger may have escaped his legal woes, the NFL has handed down its ruling. The star quarterback will sit out six games, while at the same time undergoing required "comprehensive behavioral counseling." The ruling came after NFL commisioner Roger Goodell decided that Roethlisberger has violated the league's personal conduct policies. The details of Roethlisberger's drunken night in Georgia were revealed last week, after prosecutors decided not to press charges."As the...Read Full Story

Ben Roethlisberger Police Report

By Jake on
Now that it appears Ben Roethlisberger will not face criminal charges, the police report has been released. And the details are not pretty. According to the report, at one point the young woman who accused the quarterback of rape told Roethlisberger, "No, this is not OK." However, Roethlisbeger ignored her comments and had sex with her in a bathroom, while his bodyguard would not allow the young woman's friends entry into the bathroom."I told him it wasn't OK; no, we don't need...Read Full Story

Ben Roethlisberger 'Drink Like a Champion' Pics

By Jake on
Ben Roethlisberger turned 28 one week ago, and so far, we'd say it's been the opposite of a very good year. The Super Bowl champ has been accused of rape by Georgia woman  -- the second such accusation against Reothlisberger in less than a year -- and pictures of the young man wearing a shirt with the slogan "Drink Like a Champion Today," have also surfaced.His attorney has maintained his client's innocence. "The facts show that there was no criminal activity. No sexual assault...Read Full Story

Ben Roethlisberger Accuser Described as 'Hysterical'

By Jake on
The woman who is accusing Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault was described as "hysterical" after being interviewed by Georgia police. The woman -- the second such woman to accuse the quarterback of rape in the past year -- arrived at the police station with three other women. According to a police source, the woman "did not look like" someone who was making it all up. Ben Roethlisberger's agent, meanwhile, said that he is skeptical of motive.Meanwhile, the quarterback is scheduled to be...Read Full Story

Ben Roethlisberger Accused of Assault

By Deena Bustillo on
Ben Roethlisberger, the quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has been accused of sexual assault again. A 20-year-old woman from Georgia alleged that the NFL player sexually assaulted her at a nightclub in Milledgeville early Friday, according to the Sun Times. Apparently the quarterback is cooperating with police, and has already been interviewed by authorities in Georgia. He has not been charged with a crime at this point in the investigation. The victim, a student at Georgia College...Read Full Story

Ben Roethlisberger -- QB denies sexual assault allegation

By Jake on
Ben Roethlisberger denied allegations of sexual assault, after an employee at Harrah's Casino in accused the quarterback forced her to have sex with him after she came to his room to fix the television.From an article at People: An employee at Harrah's Casino has filed a civil lawsuit saying Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sexual assaulted her. But the NFL star's lawyer told NBC Sports that the charges by Andrea McNulty are false. "Ben has never sexually assaulted anyone...Read Full Story

Roethlisberger Wins Second Super Bowl Ring With Steelers

By JJ Duncan on
With 42 seconds left in the game, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger delivered a six-yard pass to Santonio Holmes to become the second-youngest quarterback to win two Super Bowl rings.After three straight quarters of holding the lead, Pittsburgh fell behind the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter after quarterback Kurt Warner led Arizona to an unexpected rally. Warner completed a pass to Larry Fitzgerald with just under three minutes, leaving Pittsburgh more than enough time to...Read Full Story