National Sports

Fisher names Davis starting QB for Rams

Posted On October 01, 2014

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher named Austin Davis the starting quarterback for not only Week 5's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, but also the rest of the season. The Rams were on a bye last week and with Shaun Hill healthy, Fisher had a decision to make.In three…

Panthers’ Alexander suspended 10 games

Posted On October 01, 2014

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander was suspended 10 games without pay Wednesday for violating the NFL's policy and program for substances of abuse. Alexander will be eligible to return to Carolina's roster on Monday, Dec. 15, following the team's Week 15 game against Tampa Bay.The 24-year-old was just reinstated from…

Comeback for Kings: Royals stun A’s in extras

Posted On October 01, 2014

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Fans of the Kansas City Royals, starved from postseason baseball for 29 years, were deservedly rewarded with an epic comeback in a wildly entertaining AL wild card showdown on Tuesday. The Royals scored three runs in the eighth inning, another in the ninth to force extras and added two more…

Sale of Islanders approved by NHL Board of Governors

Posted On September 30, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin are one step closer to a controlling interest in the New York Islanders. On Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman revealed that the league's Board of Governors approved the move to transfer a majority interest from current owner Charles Wang to the duo within two years.Bettman…

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Posted On September 30, 2014

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps was arrested on a DUI charge early Tuesday morning. According to the Maryland Transportation Authority, Phelps was arrested and charged with DUI, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines within the Fort McHenry Tunnel on I-95 in Baltimore. He was later released.The MDTA report said Phelps…