Charges dropped for ex-NFL player in golf course fracas (The Associated Press)

An Ohio judge has dismissed assault and menacing charges against former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker, who police had said grabbed a man’s throat and threatened to shoot him in a dispute over golf course etiquette. reports ( ) the Bedford judge dismissed the misdemeanor charges on Tuesday after Rucker completed community service and apologized to the victim. Police say Rucker confronted the victim at the suburban Cleveland golf course in April because he felt the man’s radio was too loud.