National Sports

Interior Secretary Weighs In On Redskins

Posted On September 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she's not crazy about the Redskins' name, but that tribal leaders aren't demanding a change. Jewell told ABC News that she would never consider naming a team the "Blackskins," the "Brownskins" or the "Whiteskins," so she's surprised that the Redskins name hasn't been changed. On the other…

Seahawks open title defense with rout of Packers

Posted On September 05, 2014

Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - If heavy is the head that wears the crown, the Seattle Seahawks showed Thursday they have the broad shoulders to carry it. Marshawn Lynch ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns for the defending champions and Seattle's defense wreaked its usual havoc en route to a 36-16 victory over the Green…

Raider Cheerleaders Win Lawsuit Against Team

Posted On September 04, 2014

(Alameda, CA) -- The Oakland Raiders are losing off the field after reaching a settlement over unfair pay with their cheerleaders. In a settlement announced by the Raiders and the Raiderettes, the team agreed to pay one-point-25-million-dollars to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by members of the cheerleading squad. The settlement covers a four-year period…

Jim Kelly declared cancer-free

Posted On September 04, 2014

Buffalo, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly released a statement Thursday announcing that doctors treating him for a recurrence of cancer have proclaimed him to be free of the disease. Kelly underwent a series of biopsies in his jaw last Thursday at New York's Lenox Hill Hospital, which treating physician Dr. Peter…

Panthers QB Newton ‘on pace’ to play

Posted On September 04, 2014

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said this week that Cam Newton's availability will be determined on a day-by-day basis. On Thursday that meant the dynamic quarterback was a limited participant in practice, though both Rivera and Newton said the quarterback was "on pace" to start the season against the Tampa Bay…