National Sports

Michigan AD: Morris’ injury not handled properly

Posted On September 30, 2014

Ann Arbor, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon issued a statement early Tuesday morning regarding quarterback Shane Morris' injury status and how it was handled on the sideline during Saturday's game against Minnesota. Brandon said it appeared Morris did suffer a probable mild concussion in the fourth quarter of the loss to the…

Kansas fires Charlie Weis

Posted On September 30, 2014

Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Kansas has fired head football coach Charlie Weis. Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger made the announcement Sunday, one day after the Jayhawks dropped a 23-0 decision to Texas and fell to 2-2 for the season. Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen, a Kansas alum, was named interim head coach. "I normally do not…

Raiders fire Allen, name Sparano interim coach

Posted On September 30, 2014

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders made it official on Tuesday and announced the firing of head coach Dennis Allen. Former Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano has been selected as the interim coach.Numerous reports of Allen's dismissal came Monday night, a day after the Raiders fell to 0-4 for the season. General manager…

Bryan Stow Files New Lawsuit Against Dodgers

Posted On September 30, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Bryan Stow is taking the Los Angeles Dodgers to court again. The San Francisco Giants fan who received millions of dollars for the horrific beating he received outside Dodger Stadium is suing the team again. Stow alleges the Dodgers, his former employer, and their insurance providers didn't provide enough medical coverage…

FCC Sacks NFL Blackout Rule In Unanimous Vote

Posted On September 30, 2014

(Undated) -- The FCC is putting an end to the NFL's nearly 40-year-old blackout rule. The rule prevented games from being televised in a home team's market if the game wasn't sold out within 72 hours of kickoff. The NFL had fought hard to keep the rule intact for several reasons, not the least of…