National Sports

Yankees’ Nova to undergo Tommy John surgery

Posted On April 24, 2014

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery. Dr. James Andrews will perform the procedure on Tuesday of next week. The recovery time is approximately 12-to-18 months.Nova has been sidelined since Saturday when he exited his start against the Tampa Bay Rays after feeling discomfort in his…

McRoberts fined $20K for hard foul on James

Posted On April 24, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The NBA has fined Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts $20,000 for his hard foul on LeBron James in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night. McRoberts' personal foul was upgraded to a Flagrant 2 after the league deemed Thursday that he made "unnecessary and excessive contact" when…

Yanks’ Pineda suspended 10 games

Posted On April 24, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Major League Baseball issued a 10-game suspension to New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda on Thursday. Pineda was ejected from Wednesday's game against the Boston Red Sox for using an illegal substance.The Red Sox asked to have Pineda checked in the second inning and umpire Gerry Davis touched a brownish…

Conley wins Sportsmanship Award

Posted On April 24, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley has been named the winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award. Conley is the first Grizzlies player to receive the honor. He garnered 77 of a possible 334 first-place votes and 2,335 total points in balloting from NBA players. The NBA will make a donation of…

49ers Linebacker Could Face Charges For Bomb Comment

Posted On April 24, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith could soon be facing criminal charges for a recent incident where he allegedly made comments about a bomb at Los Angeles International Airport. County prosecutors say they have turned the case over to the Los Angeles Prosecutor's office, which is looking into possible misdemeanor charges.…