RALEIGH, N.C. -- Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh on Saturday, bringing the troubled Pro Bowler's already cloudy future into more doubt.
Gordon was taken into custody after being pulled over for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone on U.S. 70 in northwest Raleigh around 3 a.m. Saturday, police spokesman Jim Sughrue said.
The police report on Gordon's arrest wasn't finished, so Sughrue didn't know what type of vehicle Gordon was driving or what led the officer to suspect he had been drinking.
Gordon was released on bail. Court records did not list an attorney.
The 23-year-old wide receiver has been in trouble before off the field. He was suspended two games last season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, but still led the league with 1,646 yards receiving .
Gordon reportedly failed another drug test during the offseason, which could lead to a season-long ban. In May, he was ticketed for speeding and a passenger in his car was cited for marijuana possession. He pleaded not guilty and has a hearing in the case scheduled for next Friday. Gordon was at team's recent mini-camp, but has declined interviews.
Browns management has been waiting to hear from the NFL before deciding Gordon's future. Cleveland General Manager Ray Farmer found out about the arrest hours after it happened.
"We are aware of the matter and are disappointed to learn of this situation. We will comment further at the appropriate time," Farmer said in a statement.
Gordon entered the league out of Baylor with a history of substance-abuse issues. Gordon is known to have failed at least three drug tests in college, but the Browns were willing to overlook his past when they selected him in the second round of the supplemental draft in 2012.
Former teammate and captain, linebacker D'Qwell Jackson said on Twitter: "If you're close to Josh Gordon please help this kid, it's not about football anymore it's about picking up the pieces of his life."
Stadler leads: American Kevin Stadler shot a 1-over 72 in windy and rainy conditions to increase his French Open lead to four strokes.
Stadler, the Phoenix Open winner in February, had a 9-under 204 total on Le Golf National's Albatross Course, the site of the 2018 Ryder Cup.
Round postponed: High wind from Tropical Storm Arthur forced Web.com Tour officials to postpone the third round of the Nova Scotia Open.
Environment Canada measured wind gusts topping 72 mph in Halifax.
The tour will try to complete 36 holes Sunday at Ashburn Golf Club. Canada's Roger Sloan and Mexico's Jose de Jesus Rodriguez shared the second-round lead at 10-under 132.
• World Cup
Neymar finished: Brazil's team doctor says Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after breaking a vertebrae during the team's quarterfinal win over Colombia.
Neymar was kneed in the back by Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga in the second half of Brazil's 2-1 win, and was in tears when he was carried off the field on a stretcher.
Neymar had scored four goals for the team so far in the tournament.
Top hooligan arrested: Brazil's Justice Ministry says police have detained the alleged leader of Argentina's infamous football hooligans inside a World Cup stadium.
The ministry says Pablo Alvarez was taken into custody Saturday at the Brasilia stadium where Argentina beat Belgium 1-0 in the quarterfinals.
Jackets ink pair: The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman David Savard to a two-year contract a day after adding free-agent center Brian Gibbons.
The 23-year-old Savard scored five goals and had 10 assists in 70 games last season. The third rounder in the 2009 draft ranked fourth on the club in blocked shots with 81. He had four assists in six Stanley Cup playoff games against the Penguins.
McGary signs: Mitch McGary has signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
McGary spent two years at Michigan and was Oklahoma City's top draft pick in last month's NBA draft, going 21st overall.
The signing was announced Saturday by Thunder general manager Sam Presti. Terms of the deal were not released.
More surgery needed?: St. Louis Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia says he may need additional shoulder surgery because he's experiencing nerve issues and numbness in his hand.
The 27-year-old Garcia is 3-1 with a 4.12 ERA in seven starts this season and is on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder soreness.
Kalitta top qualifier: Points leader Doug Kalitta led Top Fuel qualifying Friday night in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk with a run of 3.771 seconds at 326.48 mph.
Del Worsham topped the Funny Car field, points leader Erica Enders-Stevens took the Pro Stock lead, and Eddie Krawiec was the fastest in Pro Stock Motorcyle.
Worsham had a track-record time of 4.000 at 317.34 in a Toyota Camry, Enders-Stevens had a track-record run of 6.523 at 212.63 in a Chevrolet Camaro, and Krawiec had a track-record time of 6.844 at 195.05 on a Harley-Davidson.