National Sports

Royals beat Giants in Game 2, tying Series

Posted On October 23, 2014

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals needed a big inning and got it. A day after beginning their first World Series in 29 years with a whimper, the American League champions produced a bang.Omar Infante's two-run homer punctuated a five-run sixth inning that propelled the Royals to a 7-2 win over the…

Roger Goodell Forced To Testify In Ray Rice Hearing

Posted On October 22, 2014

(New York, NY) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will testify at former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's suspension appeal hearing. ESPN.com reports Goodell is being forced to testify at the hearing that will be heard November 5th and 6th. Rice was suspended indefinitely September 8th for violating the league's personal conduct policy after a…

Report: UNC Athletes Put In Sham Classes To Keep Grades Up

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Chapel Hill, NC) -- The University of North Carolina allegedly placed athletes in sham classes over an 18-year period to help keep their grades up and keep them eligible to play. A university commissioned report released Wednesday says academic advisers conspired with the African and Afro-American Studies department manager from 1993 to 2011. The classes…

Gurley to seek reinstatement

Posted On October 22, 2014

Athens, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Georgia running back Todd Gurley will begin the process of seeking reinstatement after his indefinite suspension for an alleged violation of NCAA rules. Gurley has missed Georgia's last two games, both victories, while the school conducted an investigation. The ninth-ranked Bulldogs are idle this week and will next play on Nov.…

Patriots acquire LB Ayers from Titans

Posted On October 22, 2014

Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots have acquired linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee Titans to help fill the void created when Jerod Mayo was lost for the season with a knee injury. Compensation terms were not disclosed, but NFL.com has reported that the Patriots will also acquire a seventh-round draft pick from…