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NFL Investigating Falcons

Posted On February 01, 2015

(Undated) -- The Atlanta Falcons are under investigation by the NFL. ESPN reports the Falcons pumped in artificial noise while the opposing teams were on the field the last two seasons. Possible penalties include fines and losing draft picks. A team spokesman told ESPN they have cooperated fully with the NFL and are awaiting an…

Djokovic captures fifth Aussie Open title

Posted On February 01, 2015

Melbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) - Novak Djokovic captured a men's Open Era-record fifth Australian Open title on Sunday by defeating Andy Murray in the final in Melbourne. The world No. 1 great secured his fourth Aussie title in five years by handling the sixth-seeded Murray 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-0 in 3 hours, 39 minutes…

Packers’ Rodgers wins 2nd MVP award

Posted On February 01, 2015

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player for a second time in his career on Saturday night. Rodgers, who was also won the award in 2011, garnered 31 of the 50 available votes from a nationwide media panel. He beat out Houston Texans defensive end…

Seau, Haley, Bettis lead Hall of Fame class

Posted On January 31, 2015

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Linebacker Junior Seau, pass rusher Charles Haley, running back Jerome Bettis, wide receiver Tim Brown and guard Will Shields are among the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 was announced Saturday night, with eight ticketed for enshrinement in Canton, Ohio. Bill Polian, Ron Wolf…

Super Bowl Countdown Continues

Posted On January 31, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Fans are starting to flow into Glendale, Arizona for Super Bowl 49. An early morning fog that grounded blimps and helicopters has cleared as police and TV crews continue to get set for the Big Game between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. Eastern and the game…