Evidently, former NFL quarterback Jeff Komlo was a pretty seedy character. After rounding out his professional career by playing for the Lions and Buccaneers in the early ’80s, Komlo went on to a highly successful career in arson and drug dealing. He was convicted of cocaine possession and assault, and accused of trying to burn down a pair of his houses in West Palm Beach, FL, and Chester Springs, PA. In fact, he was so disreputable that, when he passed away in a tragic car accident while fleeing prosecution in Greece, the Chester County, PA, district attorney refused to simply accept that he was dead.
At least that’s the story coming from THE SPORTING BLOG, via THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, which got in touch with Chester County D.A. Joseph Carroll, who was happy to give them his own unique take on the death of one Jeff Komlo.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who makes as many headlines for the company he keeps as for his brilliant play on the soccer field, nearly had it all taken away from him this morning when he ran his Ferrari into a wall near the Manchester airport.
Thankfully for United fans, Ronaldo escaped with nothing but a bruised sense of invincibilty. But the £200,000 car wasn’t so lucky – it’s a total loss. It appears as if it was a one-car accident, and that alcohol was not a factor. Ronaldo had played as a substitute in last night’s loss to Derby County.
Former Oklahoma University and Seattle Seahawks linebacker Brian Bosworth made one of the biggest plays of his life Saturday in Canada. It didn’t have anything to do with football, but as MDS at Fanhouse points out The Boz is a hero.
Brian Bosworth and his son were headed to the Winnipeg airport after a fishing trip when they came across a car accident. Bosworth spoke about what he found when he stopped. Read more…
EX-BAMA RB LOSES WIFE & 4 CHILDREN IN CAR ACCIDENT: EVERY DAY SHOULD BE SATURDAY has the very sad news of former Alabama running back Siran Stacy losing his wife and four children in an auto accident late Monday night:
The van carrying the Stacy family was struck by a truck going the wrong way on U.S. Highway 84. Police and witnesses say the pickup driven by 29-year-old Adam Wayman was heading west on the eastbound lanes before smashing into the passenger’s side of the van.Wife Ellen and children Lequisa, Sidney, Bronson and Ellie all died in the crash. Siran is at Flowers Hospital in Dothan in guarded condition. And 4-year-old daughter Shelly was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, where she remains in serious condition.
The DOTHAN EAGLE reports that alcohol was likely a factor in the fatal crash. Pickup driver Wayman was taken to Flowers Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.