Tag: Suspension

Don Henderson

NHL Rejects Concussion Defense for Hit on Ref

The NHL rejected a “concussion defense” for Dennis Wideman cross-checking a referee and upheld a suspension of the Calgary Flames defenseman for 20 games on Wednesday.

Odell Beckham Jr. 'likely' to be suspended for one game

Report: NFL to Suspend Odell Beckham Jr. One Game

After the dangerous, dirty play of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday in which he targeted Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, the NFL looks to suspend Beckham for one game, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

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MLB Commissioner Considers New Rule Addressing Hard Slides

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, ignoring the fact that an MLB rule already addressed collisions between runners and fielders, stated that he ponders a new rule while protesting that such a move received consideration before Chase Utley’s hard slide into Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of the Dodgers-Mets NLDS.

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Roger Goodell Says NFL Will Appeal Overturned Brady Suspension

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman voided the NFL’s May 11 four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his role in Deflategate, prompting NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to issue a statement avowing the league would appeal the ruling.

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Magic Johnson: If Tom Brady’s Not Playing, I’m Not Watching

Magic Johnson, roughly 45 miles from where his classic battles with Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics took place in the halcyon days of the NBA, said another New England sports icon should not be excluded from playing in the NFL: Tom Brady.

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Kevin Love Out of 2nd Round on ‘a Bush League Play’

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, who suffered a dislocated left shoulder in Sunday’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference opening-round playoffs against the Boston Celtics, won’t play in the team’s second-round series because of the injury.

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NFL Suspends Greg Hardy for 10 Games

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy, accused by his former girlfriend of physical abuse and threatening to kill her in July 2014, received a 10-game suspension from the NFL for violating its personal conduct policy.

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Braves Pitcher Andrew McKirahan Suspended 80 Games

On Monday, Major League Baseball suspended Andrew McKirahan, left-handed reliever for the Atlanta Braves, for 80 games without pay for testing positive for Ipamorelin, a growth-hormone releasing peptide.

Hope Solo asks for domestic violence charges to be dismissed

Hope Solo Suspended for 30 Days

The U.S. Women’s National Team remained tight-lipped as it suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo for 30 days, refusing to reveal the reason for its decision.The team would only acknowledge that the suspension derived from “an incident that occurred during the current WNT training camp being held in Carson, California.”