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UFC’s TJ Dillashaw Suspended 1 Year by NYSAC

UFC’s TJ Dillashaw Suspended 1 Year by NYSAC

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been suspended for one year by the New York State Athletic Commission and fined $10,000 for violations relating to the use of a prohibited substance. The suspension is retroactive to his January fight against Henry Cejudo. On Wednesday morning, Dillashaw took to Instagram to announce he had been flagged [...]

March 20, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Robert Kraft to Reject Plea Deal in Solicitation Case

Robert Kraft to Reject Plea Deal in Solicitation Case

According to CNN, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who is accused of soliciting prostitution, will reportedly not accept a plea deal that would allow him to avoid jail time. The deal would require Kraft to admit to soliciting prostitution in exchange for paying a fine and completing an education course on prostitution as well [...]

March 20, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Bianca Andreescu Defeats Angelique Kerber to Claim Indian Wells Open

Bianca Andreescu Defeats Angelique Kerber to Claim Indian Wells Open

Bianca Andreescu had thought herself a champion many times and now it’s finally true. Trailing Germany’s Angelique Kerber 3-2 in the third set of Sunday’s BNP Paribas Open final, a tired Andreescu admitted to coach Sylvain Bruneau she was running on fumes. “I’m tired…my feet are burning…I can barely move out there,” Andreescu said. “I [...]

March 18, 2019 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Westbrook Suspended One Game After Receiving 16th Technical Foul

Westbrook Suspended One Game After Receiving 16th Technical Foul

According to the Athletic, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, has been suspended one game without pay for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2018-19 season. Under NBA rules, a player or coach will be suspended without pay for one game once he receives his 16th technical foul of the regular season. For [...]

March 18, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Ravens Get Earl Thomas on 4-year, $55M Deal

Ravens Get Earl Thomas on 4-year, $55M Deal

The Baltimore Ravens took a massive step toward restoring their top-ranked defense by agreeing to a four-year, $55-million contract with future hall of famer Earl Thomas. The deal includes $32 million guaranteed. The six-time Pro Bowler had to be grimacing early in the week as he watched a bunch of safeties lacking his pedigree land [...]

March 13, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Fan Who Told Dolan to Sell Knicks Gets Lifetime Ban

Fan Who Told Dolan to Sell Knicks Gets Lifetime Ban

New York Knicks owner James Dolan has permanently banned a fan from Madison Square Garden. This is the same fan who heckled him to “sell the team” after a loss to the Sacramento Kings on March 9th. Dolan publicly addressed the incident he had with a fan for the first time Tuesday on ESPN Radio’s [...]

March 13, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Durant Leaves Games Against Suns with Ankle Injury

Durant Leaves Games Against Suns with Ankle Injury

Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant went straight to the locker room with 6:34 remaining in the fourth quarter during Sunday’s 115-111 upset loss to the Phoenix Suns with an injured right ankle. In the fourth quarter, All-Star forward Kevin Durant was looking to pass the ball in the low post and collided with a pair [...]

March 11, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Jack Eichel Suspended 2 games for Head Check on Soderberg

Jack Eichel Suspended 2 games for Head Check on Soderberg

The Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel had been suspended two games without pay for his hit to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg. Eichel was assessed a minor penalty for the illegal check in the second period of the Sabres’ 3-0 loss at Colorado on Saturday. [...]

March 11, 2019 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Vince Carter Hoping to Play 22nd Season

Vince Carter Hoping to Play 22nd Season

Atlanta Hawks forward Vince Carter, who is 42 years old, said he wants to return for a 22nd NBA season if teams are interested in him this offseason. When asked during an appearance ESPN’s Pardon The Interruption if he had an age in mind for when he wanted to retire, Carter said, “43.” “I think [...]

March 8, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Raptors and Rockets to Face Off in Japan

Raptors and Rockets to Face Off in Japan

The NBA has announced that the Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets will play two preseason games in Japan. The games will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo on October 8th and 10th. “Bringing NBA preseason games to Japan will help accelerate the growth of basketball in a country that features a thriving [...]

March 5, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0