National Sports

Bears place Tillman on season-ending IR

Posted On September 15, 2014

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will miss the rest of the season after being placed on injured reserve with a ruptured right triceps on Monday. Tillman, who decided to stay with the Bears on one-year deal in the offseason, suffered the injury in the third quarter of Chicago's 28-20 win…

Peterson says he is ‘not a child abuser’

Posted On September 15, 2014

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson released a statement Monday and said he is "not a child abuser." Peterson was deactivated by the Vikings on Friday for this past Sunday's home opener against New England after last week's indictment by a Texas grand jury for reckless or negligent injury to…

Report: Peterson faced other accusation

Posted On September 15, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - A television station says the mother of another one of Adrian Peterson's children filed a report with Child Protective Services over accusations the child was left with a wound after being disciplined by the Minnesota Vikings star. Houston's KHOU reported Monday that no charges were filed over the incident, which allegedly happened inside…

Mets’ deGrom K’s first 8 batters, ties MLB record

Posted On September 15, 2014

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom struck out the first eight Miami batters Monday to tie the MLB modern-era record. DeGrom tied former Houston pitcher Jim Deshaies, who set the record in 1986 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart broke the streak with a single to right.The rookie…

Radisson Suspends Sponsorship With Vikings

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Radisson is suspending its sponsorship deal with the Minnesota Vikings in the wake of the scandal surrounding star running back Adrian Peterson. The Minneapolis-based hotel chain says it takes the matter of child abuse very seriously and has a long-standing commitment to the protection of children. Radisson adds that it will closely…