Articles Tagged ‘Plaxico Burress’

The Year in Sports 2009

In reviewing the 2009 sports year in New York, the conversation clearly begins with the New York Yankees 27th World Series Championship. Then there was…



Ex-NY Giant Burress seeks prison furlough

Former Super Bowl hero and Michigan State star Plaxico Burress is looking for a get-out-of-jail card. New York Correction Department spokeswoman Linda Foglia says a…



Burress Gets Two Years, Surrenders To Authorities

Former Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison for possessing a gun at a night club. The former New…



Nicks Could Fill Hole Left By Plaxico Burress

By Tom Canavan AP Sports Writer The New York Giants finally may have found someone to replace Plaxico Burress as their deep threat — Hakeem…



Burress Prepares For Jail

Plaxico Burress’ lawyer says a prison consultant is preparing the former Super Bowl star for life behind bars.

Benjamin Brafman tells the New York Post in a story published Saturday the ex-New York Giants wide receiver is getting advice on “how to use his period of confinement as productively as possible.”

The 32-year-old Burress pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of attempted criminal possession of a weapon. He had accidentally shot himself in the thigh at a Manhattan nightclub in November.



Burress Indicted By Grand Jury

New York City prosecutors say a grand jury has indicted former New York Giants Plaxico Burress on weapons charges. The grand jury did not indict…