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Panthers acquire Jagr for 2 draft picks

Posted On February 26, 2015

Sunrise, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Florida Panthers have acquired veteran forward Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a pair of draft picks. The Panthers are postseason contenders, they are two points behind the Boston Bruins for the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference, and hope the future Hall of Famer can…

Former Louisville guard Jones arrested

Posted On February 26, 2015

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones was arrested on charges of rape and sodomy. According to the arrest warrants, two different women identified Jones as their assailant.Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday morning in a Louisville court room and was released on home incarceration.Two other men, Jalen Tilford and Tyvon Walker, were…

Report: Angels’ Hamilton had drug and alcohol relapse

Posted On February 26, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - Former American League MVP Josh Hamilton reportedly suffered a cocaine and alcohol relapse. The Angels outfielder met with Major League Baseball officials on Wednesday in New York for what was termed a "disciplinary issue."On Thursday, the New York Daily News cited a source as saying Hamilton had a relapse with his previous drug…

Adrian Peterson appeal ruling overturned by judge

Posted On February 26, 2015

Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - A federal judge on Thursday overturned the appeal ruling against suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Peterson was originally charged with reckless or negligent injury to a child for striking his 4-year-old son with a tree branch in May and was placed on the commissioner's exempt list in September. He…

Giants’ Buster Posey Named Face Of Major League Baseball

Posted On February 26, 2015

(Undated) -- The Twitterverse has spoken and Buster Posey came out on top in a Twitter-based bracket challenge to name the face of Major League Baseball. Twitter users were asked to hashtag "Face of MLB" and their player of choice to win. The competition began with a player from each major league team, and came…