National Sports

Pirates’ McCutchen has fractured rib

Posted On August 05, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington announced Tuesday that center fielder Andrew McCutchen is dealing with a fractured left rib, though the reigning National League MVP will avoid a stint on the disabled list for now. The injury, which Huntington termed to be an avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of…

Biogenesis founder Bosch taken into custody

Posted On August 05, 2014

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - A year after Major League Baseball handed down suspensions related to the Biogenesis steroid scandal, Tony Bosch, the defunct Florida clinic's founder, was taken into custody by Drug Enforcement Administration officials. United States attorney Wilfredo A. Ferrer stated in a news conference that Bosch and six others were arrested Tuesday and…

Several Texas players dismissed, suspended

Posted On August 05, 2014

Austin, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Texas head coach Charlie Strong announced Sunday that three potential starters will miss at least one game for team rules violations and several other players had been dismissed. Offensive lineman Desmond Harrison, wide receiver Daje Johnson and safety Josh Turner will all miss at least one game for rules violations. Running…

Bears suspend TE Bennett after practice incident

Posted On August 05, 2014

Bourbonnais, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was suspended Tuesday for conduct detrimental to the team after an incident in practice on Monday. According to the club's website, Bennett slammed rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller to the ground after the first-round pick spun the veteran around on a tackle after a reception.The length…

Injury ends NFL career of Giants RB Wilson

Posted On August 05, 2014

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL career of New York Giants running back David Wilson is apparently over after he was advised by doctors on Monday to no longer play football due to neck problems. Wilson, 23, left practice last Tuesday with a burner and was sent to a hospital for tests on his…