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  • Drug penalties upcoming

    July 31, 2013 9:27 AM

    NEW YORK - Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthier penalties for their roles in the Biogenesis case. The sides are trying to reach as many agreements as possible that would avoid grievance... more »
  • NASCAR suspends two for failed drug tests

    May 15, 2013 10:05 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR has suspended two crew members for failing random drug tests. One of the two suspensions was to Lee Dodson, a mechanic on Clint Bowyer's car. Michael Waltrip Racing fired Dodson upon learning he'd failed a drug test. The other suspension was issued to Frank... more »
  • Kids' suspensions renew debate over zero tolerance

    February 18, 2013 7:38 AM

    UNDATED - Small children have been getting into deep trouble at school lately, and their parents say it's because educators are hypersensitive in the wake of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school in December. Parents say school officials have suspended or threatened to suspend students in Pennsylvania, Maryland... more »
  • Tagliabue overturns Saints suspensions

    December 11, 2012 12:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in the league's bounty investigation of the club. Tagliabue, however, found that the players' conduct was detrimental to the league. He says they participated in a performance pool that... more »
  • Saints' Vilma, Smith attend Williams hearing

    November 30, 2012 10:27 AM

    WASHINGTON - New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive lineman Will Smith are attending a hearing in their appeals of bounties suspensions. Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is scheduled to testify Friday. Vilma and Smith traveled to Washington after playing in New Orleans' 23-13 loss at Atlanta on... more »
  • Commissioner Goodell re-issues bounty discipline

    October 9, 2012 4:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has handed down new discipline to four players in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation of the Saints. There are no changes to the full-season suspension for New Orleans' linebacker Jon Vilma or the four-game suspension for Saints defensive end Will Smith. The... more »
  • NFL suspends 4 players for Saints' bounties

    May 2, 2012 11:01 AM

    NEW YORK- Punishments for New Orleans Saints players involved in a pay-for-pain bounty program were handed down on Tuesday. The NFL said Jonathan Vilma will be suspended for 1 year, former Saints and current Cleveland Brown linebacker Scott Fujita will be suspended for three games, Saints defensive end Will... more »
  • New NBA ad features reference to guns

    January 29, 2010 8:35 PM

    Talk about bad timing. An advertisement featuring the NBA's top stars includes gun references just days after two players were suspended for the season because of unauthorized guns in the locker room. The ad is from Nike and is insde the cover of this week's Sports Illustrarted. It has LeBron... more »

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