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Eric Rivera Jr. in court Tuesday Oct. 29, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Man Convicted In Sean Taylor’s Murder Gets 57.5 Years In Prison

The man convicted in the murder of NFL star Sean Taylor was sentenced Thursday to 57 and a half years in prison.

01/23/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: David Tyree #85 of the New York Giants catches a 32-yard pass from Eli Manning #10 as Rodney Harrison #37 of the New England Patriots attempts to knock it out in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Patriots 17-14.

Top 5 Moments In Super Bowl History

A great Super Bowl moment for one fan is a crushing blow for another. Check out these top 5.

01/23/2014

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Seminoles Nickname Not A Problem At FSU

A student sitting atop a speckled Appaloosa and wearing a headdress and war paint will ride to the 30-yard line before the BCS title game and plant a flaming spear into the turf.

01/04/2014

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

No Verdict In Day 2 Of Deliberations In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

It’s day two of deliberations in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting former UM star and Washington Redskins play Sean Taylor during a botched robbery in 2007.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Done Deliberating In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

The jury in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting former UM star and Washington Redskins play Sean Taylor finished deliberating for the day.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Defendant Takes Stand In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

The man accused of fatally shooting former UM star and Washington Redskins player Sean Taylor during a failed 2007 burglary waived his right to remain silent and took the stand in his own defense Tuesday.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

Eric Rivera Jr., 23, is accused of shooting Sean Taylor during a botched burglary of his Palmetto Bay home in 2007.  (Source: CBS4)

Prosecution Rests In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

After fewer than five days of testimony, prosecutors rested their case Monday morning against accused killer Eric Rivera as the medical examiner described how a single 9-millimeter slug killed Washington Redskins football star Sean Taylor.

10/28/2013

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 18: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears is hit by Brandon Meriweather #31 of the Washington Redskins during a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former UM Star: “You Gotta End People’s Careers. You Gotta Tear People’s ACLs

Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather developed his hard-hitting reputation while at the University of Miami. But, his hard hits are coming with a price and he has a new target in mind: opponents’ anterior cruciate ligaments.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court. (Source: CBS4)

Detective: Sean Taylor’s Killer Confessed

The man accused of firing the deadly shot which claimed the life of Washington Redskins star Safety Sean Taylor reportedly confessed to police.

10/24/2013

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

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