National Sports

“A-Rod” To Be Drug Tested More Coming Off Suspension

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Port Charlotte, FL) -- Major League Baseball will be closely monitoring Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez as he returns from suspension this season. Attending Thursday's Yankees-Rays game in Port Charlotte Thursday, new commissioner Rob Manfred said "Let me be clear about this. A-Rod" will be tested exactly like every other player who has violated the program.…

49ers cut Jonathan Martin

Posted On March 26, 2015

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers waived offensive tackle Jonathan Martin on Thursday. The 49ers acquired Martin in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on March 11, 2014. He appeared in 15 games (nine starts) for the 49ers last season.Martin walked away from the Dolphins in October 2013 amid claims he was…

Mark Price named Charlotte 49ers coach

Posted On March 26, 2015

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Former NBA star Mark Price has been named the next men's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Price replaces Alan Major, who parted ways with the program on March 15. "I'm extremely excited about joining the Charlotte 49ers as the new basketball coach," Price said. "I'm excited…

NCAA Concerned How New Indiana Law Might Affect Gays

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The NCAA is expressing concern over an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays. Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill that would prohibit state and local laws that "substantially burden" the ability of people, businesses and associations to follow their religious beliefs. NCAA President Mark Emmert…

Belichick Unhappy NFL Won’t Add End Zone Cameras

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Undated) -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is unhappy the NFL won't pony up to put fixed cameras in the end zone. ESPN's Adam Schefter sites a source as saying Belichick used choice language to voice his displeasure over the league's decision not to spend the money during this week's NFL Owners Meetings…