National Sports

FCC Fines Viacom, ESPN $1.4 Million For Emergency Alert Misuse

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- ESPN and Viacom are being fined one-point-four million dollars by the FCC. The agency announced today that the networks misused the Emergency Alert System warning tones in 2013 to promote the movie "Olympus Has Fallen," which portrays a terrorist attack on the nation's capital. It's against the FCC's laws to transmit the…

Bulls’ Rose Criticizes Team

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Cleveland, OH) -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is voicing frustration over his team's current struggles. After losing 108-94 at Cleveland on Monday, an emotional Rose told ESPN they need to get on the same page and won't be successful until they do so. The former league MVP pleaded for a better effort, communication,…

Packers’ Cobb, Shields named to Pro Bowl

Posted On January 20, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb and cornerback Sam Shields were named to their first Pro Bowl on Monday. The NFL announced that Cobb will replace Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant and Shields will take the place of New England corner Darrelle Revis, who will play in the Super Bowl.The Packers fell…

Seahawks Apologize For Insensitive Tweet

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Seattle, WA) -- The Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks are apologizing for an insensitive tweet sent from their official account. The post sent Monday and then deleted featured a photo of quarterback Russell Wilson crying following Sunday's NFC Championship Game victory. It also said "We shall overcome. #MLKDay." The photo also included a quote from Dr.…

Golf Star Tiger Woods Hit By Camera, Loses Tooth

Posted On January 19, 2015

(Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy) -- Golf star Tiger Woods is missing a tooth courtesy of a camera. The incident happened in Italy where Woods was watching girlfriend and Olympic ski star Lindsey Vonn notch her record 63rd World Cup title on Monday. His agent says Woods was accidentally struck in the mouth by a media member…