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Phillies’ Papelbon Gets Suspension

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is having a seat. Major League Baseball has suspended Papelbon for seven games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in Sunday's game against the Marlins. Papelbon blew a save chance and was booed off the field before making an obscene gesture to the fans.…

Redskins’ Griffin dislocates ankle, season in jeopardy

Posted On September 15, 2014

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - Robert Griffin III's quest for redemption is potentially over just two weeks into the season. The Redskins' quarterback dislocated his ankle early in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Jaguars and was carted off the field.Griffin rolled to his right and threw across his body, and just as…

NFL Game Capsules – Week 2

Posted On September 14, 2014

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills honored their past and celebrated their future with a win. Fittingly, it was a good day for old and new players. Sammy Watkins scored his first NFL touchdown, C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff 102 yards for a TD and the Bills blew past the Miami Dolphins 29-10…

Goodell Cancels Planned Visit To 49ers Opener

Posted On September 14, 2014

(Santa Clara, CA) -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is apparently changing his itinerary. CSN Bay Area reports that Goodell will not attend the San Francisco 49ers home opener on Sunday night against the Chicago Bears. Goodell had planned to attend the game for years as it is the first regular-season game at the new Levi's…

Reports: Rice to appeal suspension Monday

Posted On September 14, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite NFL suspension on Monday, according to multiple reports. The appeal will be handled by the NFLPA and Rice's lawyer.Rice was released by the Ravens Monday hours after TMZ released video footage that showed him punching his now-wife in an Atlantic City casino…