National Sports

Eagles Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik dies at 89

Posted On March 21, 2015

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Eagles Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker and center Chuck Bednarik died early Saturday morning following a brief illness at an assisted living facility in Richland, Pennsylvania, the team announced. He was 89. One of the last two-way players in the NFL, Bednarik played a franchise-record 14 seasons with the…

Titans president Smith stepping down

Posted On March 20, 2015

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tennessee Titans president and CEO Tommy Smith is stepping down after 1 1/2 years on the job. Smith, who also serves as president and chairman of Adams Resources & Energy, said Friday he couldn't serve both positions at the same time as well as he hoped.He took over his position with…

Vickers sidelined again due to blood clots

Posted On March 20, 2015

Fontana, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Waltrip Racing revealed on Friday that Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 55 Toyota, will miss this weekend's race at Auto Club Speedway after he experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, requiring him to begin taking blood-thinning medication. Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 car in place of Vickers…

Thunder shut down Durant indefinitely

Posted On March 20, 2015

Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is still not ready to return because of a right foot injury and has been shut down from all basketball activities. Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the announcement Friday."He's not making the progress we had hoped," said Presti, who indicated that Durant could…

Browns sign WR Bowe

Posted On March 20, 2015

Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns officially signed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Friday. Bowe had spent his entire eight-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs before being released in a salary cap move last week."The Browns were the perfect situation from the fan base to the style of offense and the way I'll…