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Bucs DE Bowers suspended two games

Posted On October 21, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended two games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Tuesday. Bowers will be forced to miss upcoming games with Minnesota and Cleveland before being eligible to return for Tampa Bay's home tilt against Atlanta on Nov.…

McConaughey: Redskins Should Stick With Name

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is standing with Washington Redskins' fans who don't want the team's name to change. More from Erika Kane.   Play Clip

Ray Rice Appeal Hearing Scheduled

Posted On October 21, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The appeal hearing for the indefinite suspension of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is set for November 5th and 6th. NBC News reports a decision on whether NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will have to testify at the hearing will be revealed this week. A former U.S. District Judge will…

Favre Says Lambeau Return On Hold Due To Starr Health

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Green Bay, WI) -- Brett Favre's planned return to Lambeau Field is on hold. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback tells ESPN that he wants to wait until ailing Packers legend Bart Starr is healthy enough to participate with him. Favre was scheduled to make his first post-retirement appearance at Lambeau during Green Bay's November…

Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years Prison

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Pretoria) -- Convicted South African paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been taken to prison to start serving the five-year jail term handed to him for shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February last year. As Gary Alfonso reports, Pistorius may not actually serve the whole sentence in prison.   Play Clip