National Sports

Mavericks sign veteran PG Jameer Nelson

Posted On July 24, 2014

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Mavericks have signed veteran point guard Jameer Nelson, who was waived last month by the Orlando Magic. Terms of the deal, which was announced Thursday, were not disclosed. Nelson, 32, ended a 10-year run as the Magic's all-time leader in assists and second in team history in games played.…

Twins Cancel Knoblauch Hall Plans After Arrest

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Minnesota Twins are canceling an upcoming Hall of Fame induction for former second baseman Chuck Knoblauch. The move comes after he was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly assaulting his ex-wife. The Twins were scheduled to honor Knoblauch in a ceremony on August 23rd at Target Field. The team says it has no…

Cowboys place Spencer on PUP list

Posted On July 24, 2014

Oxnard, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list Thursday. Spencer continues to recover from microfracture knee surgery. He played in only one game last season. Spencer has 363 tackles, 32 1/2 sacks and one interception in 91 games for the Cowboys since they drafted…

Suspended Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession

Posted On July 24, 2014

Tulsa, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested for possession of marijuana Wednesday night in Edmond, Oklahoma, according to a Tulsa television station. The news outlet reported Edmond police officers stopped Blackmon for a traffic violation and could smell marijuana coming from his vehicle. Police searched the car, found marijuana and…

Ravens RB Rice suspended 2 games

Posted On July 24, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been suspended two games without pay by the NFL for his offseason arrest on assault charges. Though Rice avoided prosecution after he was arrested in February and charged with simple assault-domestic violence following an incident with then-fiancee Janay Palmer at the Revel Casino…