National Sports

Reports: Wes Welker suspended 4 games for PED violation

Posted On September 02, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was suspended four games for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Welker tested positive for amphetamines and lost his appeal, which took place two weeks ago.The veteran receiver returned to practice on Monday after suffering a concussion during a preseason game…

Top-Five Unchanged In Latest “USA Today” Coaches’ Poll

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Undated) -- The top-five went unchanged in the latest "USA Today" top-25 Coaches' Poll. The Florida State Seminoles remain first, followed by Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn. Ohio State slipped from sixth to seventh with Michigan State moving up from eighth to sixth. Georgia jumped up four spots to eighth. Baylor and Stanford round out…

Colts Owner Irsay Changes Plea To Guilty

Posted On September 02, 2014

Noblesville, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of impaired driving and will spend a year on probation. Irsay had previously pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanors stemming from a traffic stop in March but entered the guilty plea in a hearing Tuesday morning at the…

Kirk Holds Off Horschel At Deutsche Bank

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Norton, MA) -- Chris Kirk's final-round, five-under 66 helped him hold off Billy Horschel to win the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on Monday. Kirk finished the week at 15-under-par and is atop the FedExCup playoff points list heading into the BMW Championship in Colorado. Horschel finished tied with Geoff Ogilvy and Russell Henley…

Astros fire Bo Porter

Posted On September 01, 2014

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter. Porter was in just his second season with the Astros, who are 59-79 this year and sit fourth in the American League West. Houston has already eclipsed last year's win total of 51 and will likely end a three-year run of 100-loss seasons."Bo's…