Tag Archives: suspension

  • 9 Sports Journalists Who Have Been Suspended or Fired

    9 Sports Journalists Who Have Been Suspended or Fired

    On Monday of this week, ESPN fan favorite Bill Simmons dared his bosses in Bristol to fire him for claiming that Roger Goodell is a liar in stating that he never saw the video of Ray Rice punching his wife until later this year. This denial from Goodell flies in the face of not only […]

  • Vikings Backpeddle, Suspend Adrian Peterson Indefinitely

    Vikings Backpeddle, Suspend Adrian Peterson Indefinitely

    The Minnesota Vikings have decided to suspend Adrian Peterson. That’s right, again. And this time, they vow he will stay suspended until the child abuse scandal in which he is currently embroiled is completely resolved. This is quite a surprising turnaround. It was just five days ago that Peterson was indicted in Texas on a […]

  • Ray Rice Appealing Suspension on Grounds He Told the League the Truth

    Ray Rice Appealing Suspension on Grounds He Told the League the Truth

    Ray Rice hasn’t said very much since the video of him punching his wife emerged last Monday. And that’s probably a good thing, since most people don’t really want to hear a guy make excuses for why he beat his wife. Today, however, Rice will have something substantial to say. Because word is he will […]

  • Footage of Ray Rice Punching His Wife Finally Released (Video)

    Footage of Ray Rice Punching His Wife Finally Released (Video)

    Back in July, the NFL handed Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice a two-game suspension because he knocked his then-fiancée out cold in an Atlantic City casino. At the time, of course, the public had not yet seen the actual video of Ray Rice punching his now-wife. All we had was video of Rice dragging […]

  • New Book Claims MLB Gave A-Rod Permission to Use PEDs in 2007 and 2008

    New Book Claims MLB Gave A-Rod Permission to Use PEDs in 2007 and 2008

    Well, the story of MLB’s crusade to rid baseball of Alex Rodriguez—er, steroids—just got a lot more complicated. In a new book called Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era, authors Tim Elfrink (the journalist who broke the Biogenesis story) and Gus Garcia Roberts claim that in 2007, Alex Rodriguez […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 17th) — Dennis Rodman

    This Day In Sports History (January 17th) — Dennis Rodman

    It was on this day in 1997 that the NBA handed out an 11 game suspension to Chicago Bulls forward Dennis Rodman.  Rodman was suspended for kicking  cameraman Eugene Amos in the groin. The incident occurred two days earlier when the Bulls took on the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center.  After a missed free […]