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San Francisco 49ers' Culliver arrested on hit-and-run, weapons charges

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was arrested in California on Friday on felony hit-and-run and weapons charges, authorities said. Culliver, 25, is suspected of striking a bicyclist on Friday morning while driving in San Jose, a city about 50 miles south of San Francisco, and speeding away in his white Ford Mustang, the San Jose Police Department said in a statement.

NFL-49ers' Culliver under fire at Super Bowl for anti-gay remarks

By Simon Evans NEW ORLEANS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver faced intense media scrutiny on Thursday for saying he would not accept a gay teammate in the team's locker-room. Culliver came under fire for the comments he made this week on comedian Artie Lange's radio show but apologies from the player and National Football League team in statements late on Wednesday did little to diffuse the situation.

NFL: Super Bowl star Culliver apologises for gay slur

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver apologized Thursday for his anti-gay slur saying his comments were "ugly" and "he is not that kind of guy." "I am sorry I offended anyone. It was ugly comments. It is nothing I feel in my heart.I hope I can learn and grow from this experience. I love San Francisco," he said. The 24-year-old Culliver made the remarks about gays to American comedian turned radio show host Artie Lange during Tuesday's Media Day. Lange asked Culliver if any members of the 49ers were homosexual or if he had ever been approached by "gay guys".
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