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NFLPA agrees to new drug policy, suspensions reduced

Posted On September 12, 2014

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL Players Association has unanimously approved the league's proposal for a revised drug policy that will now include testing for human growth hormone while raising the threshold on marijuana infractions. Additionally, the new agreement will move positive tests for amphetamine use from the classification of a performance-enhancing substance to one…

New NFL Drug Policy Passes

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The NFL has a new drug policy in place. The NFL Players Association voted to pass the new policy that includes testing for human growth hormone. Also changing is the threshold of a positive marijuana test, which more than doubled. A two-game ban will be issued for a conviction or a plea…

Vikings’ Peterson Indicted In Child Injury Case

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Houston, TX) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is being indicted for reckless or negligent injury to a child. NFL Network reports Peterson was indicted Thursday in Montgomery County, Texas for disciplining his son with a switch. According to TMZ, the 11-year-old was visiting his father's home in Texas back in May and when…

Horschel takes outright lead at Tour Championship

Posted On September 12, 2014

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Billy Horschel carded a second-round, 4- under 66 on Friday and he has a 2-shot lead heading into the weekend at the Tour Championship. Horschel, who entered the day tied atop the leaderboard with FedExCup leader Chris Kirk, finished 36 holes at 8-under 132. Horschel, last week's BMW Championship winner, is…

DeSclafani suspended, Fiers fined for Thursday fracas

Posted On September 12, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Major League Baseball announced on Friday disciplinary actions stemming from incidents which led to both benches clearing during Thursday night's game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins. Marlins pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has been suspended for three games and received an undisclosed fine for throwing at Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez,…