National Sports

Newsome: Ray Rice Incident Will Affect Future Player Moves

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Owings Mills, MD) -- The Ray Rice domestic violence case is affecting how the Baltimore Ravens proceed with player personnel moves. General Manager Ozzie Newsome says the team will be extra careful in free agency and the draft, noting that it will be tough to bring in someone who has domestic abuse in their background…

Hank Aaron: “I’m Rooting For A-Rod”

Posted On February 24, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Disgraced New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has a Hall of Famer in his corner. Hank Aaron tells "Newsday" that he's rooting for "A-Rod" to come back and have a great year. "Hammerin' Hank" adds that despite all of the things people say he had been involved in, he's rooting for…

Kyle Busch transferred to N.C. hospital for further treatment

Posted On February 24, 2015

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Busch has been released from Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. and transferred to a North Carolina hospital where he will continue treatment for injuries he suffered during a crash last Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Busch, 29, sustained a compound fracture of his right lower leg and a…

Lynch Seeks Trademark For “I’m Just Here So I Won’t Get Fined”

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Seattle, WA) -- Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is hoping to own the catchphrase he made famous during Super Bowl week. The 'Seattle Times" reports the 28-year-old has filed an application to trademark the phrase "I'm just here so I won't get fined." Lynch has already trademarked the nickname "Beast Mode" and also applied to…

ESPN Suspends Keith Olbermann

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Undated) -- ESPN personality Keith Olbermann is being suspended after getting into a Twitter war with Penn State students and alums. A Penn State grad tweeted to Olbermann news that students raised 13-million dollars for pediatric cancer victims and their families after Olbermann attacked the school for a deal it made with the NCAA restoring…