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Wife defends Rice in online post

Posted On September 09, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - The wife of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice defended her husband in an online post Tuesday, saying "reality is a nightmare" for the couple and calling attention from the media and public "unwanted." Janay Rice made the post on Instagram one day after her husband was cut by the Ravens and…

Colts’ Mathis injures Achilles

Posted On September 08, 2014

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Indianapolis Colts star linebacker Robert Mathis is more than likely out for the 2014 season after reportedly suffering a torn Achilles tendon during a recent workout. ProFootballTalk.com first reported that Mathis, whose 19 1/2 sacks led the NFL last season, suffered the injury while working out on his own in Atlanta…

Cilic captures U.S. Open title

Posted On September 08, 2014

Flushing Meadows, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Croat Marin Cilic whipped Japan's Kei Nishikori in Monday's lopsided men's final at the U.S. Open. The 14th-seeded big-serving Cilic handled the 10th-seeded Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to capture his first Grand Slam title in his first major final.The 25-year-old Cilic, who missed last year's U.S. Open while serving a…

Report: Clowney tears left meniscus, needs surgery

Posted On September 08, 2014

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney reportedly suffered a torn meniscus in his knee that will require surgery. Clowney left late in the first half of Sunday's win against the Washington Redskins and did not return for the second half.The first overall pick in this year's draft, Clowney had made one…

Ravens release Rice after video surfaces

Posted On September 08, 2014

Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice following the release of video footage that showed him punching his now-wife in an Atlantic City casino elevator during the offseason. In addition, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Rice's previous two-game suspension will now run indefinitely due…