Sports Briefs: News From Around the Leagues

NFL Draft prospect Prescott arrested

Former Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott was arrested for driving under the influence on March 12.

According to the Bleacher Report, Chief Frank Nichols of the Starkville police confirmed that Prescott was pulled over while driving a white 2016 Cadillac Escalade.

On March 13, Prescott sent a statement to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, in which he said he takes “complete responsibility” for the incident.

“I’m very remorseful for my misjudgement,” Prescott stated to the Bleacher Report “I want to apologize to my true supporters, my family, Mississippi State University, the NFL, and the kids who look up to me.”


Red-hot Warriors clinch Pacific Division

The Golden State Warriors won the Pacific Division title and earned a top-three seed in the playoffs the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 13, according to the Bleacher Report.

The Warriors have had the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference all season and it’s the first time in 40 years that they have won back-to-back division titles.

According to, Golden State Warriors’ 59 wins are tied for the second-most in team history.


Gresham signs one-year deal with Cards

According to the Bleacher Report, tight end Jermaine Gresham has decided to stay with the Arizona Cardinals. Gresham was a free agent for the second straight season.

Gresham has accepted a one-year deal and turned down contracts of up to four years for $23 million with $12 million guaranteed from other teams because he wanted to stay in Arizona, ESPN reported.

“He loves the culture of our football team and what we speak for,” Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians said to ESPN.

His salary for next season has not been made publicly known yet.

Ellinor Rundhovde
Staff Writer
Published March 16th, 2016