National Sports

Grand jury to review Tony Stewart’s case

Posted On September 17, 2014

Canandaigua, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Ontario County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday that a grand jury will determine if charges should be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart for his involvement in a fatal accident during the Aug. 9 sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York. Stewart, a three-time champion…

Vikings place Peterson on exempt list

Posted On September 17, 2014

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Peterson will remain away from all team activities for the time being, the Vikings announced in a statement late Tuesday night. Peterson was deactivated by the Vikings on Friday for this past Sunday's home opener against New England after being indicted in Texas on allegations of child abuse. The…

NFLPA appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension

Posted On September 16, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice filed an appeal through the NFLPA following his indefinite suspension. The NFLPA released a statement Tuesday evening:"Today, the NFL Players Association formally filed an appeal of the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice by the NFL. This action taken by our union is to protect the due…

Yankees lose Prado for rest of season

Posted On September 16, 2014

St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees have placed infielder/outfielder Martin Prado on the 60-day disabled list after he underwent an emergency appendectomy. Prado was acquired from Arizona at the July 31 trade deadline and helped keep a struggling Yankees offense alive for most of August and early September. He was slowed by…

NFL names former White House official VP for public policy

Posted On September 16, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL has named former White House official Cynthia C. Hogan to the position of senior vice president for public policy and government affairs. Hogan will develop and implement the league's public policy and legislative initiatives, and work with NFL teams on local and state issues. She will report to…