1:00 PM KCBS reports that a group of Valencia (California) High School baseball players caught on video attacking another student say they were acting in self-defense after being threatened by another group of students first.
12:30 PM According to a police report, former Denver Broncos practice squad player John Boyett had allegedly punched a cabbie while he was driving and later threw a shovel at him. Boyett was released from the team Thursday after his arrest.
12:15 PM Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was relieved to learn he wouldn't get fined $27,562 by the NFL after he was ejected for flinging his elbow at an official during last Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Kuechly said he thought it was Packers player who was grabbing him instead of the official.