National Sports

Woods will not play at Palmer Invitational

Posted On March 13, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - Tiger Woods announced on his website Friday that he will not play at next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational, a tournament he has won eight times. Woods, who last won the event at Bay Hill in 2013, has not played since withdrawing from the Farmers Insurance Open in early February. Woods has taken an…

Rangers’ Darvish to have Tommy John surgery

Posted On March 13, 2015

Surprise, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish will have Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow, the team said Friday, meaning the ace right-hander will miss the upcoming season. The reconstructive surgery on the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow will be performed Tuesday in Pensacola, Florida, by Dr. James Andrews, Rangers…

Report: Bills land Harvin

Posted On March 13, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills' roster overhaul continued Friday as the team reportedly agreed to terms with wide receiver Percy Harvin. A source close to the situation told ESPN.com that Harvin's new pact is a one- year deal.Harvin became a free agent Tuesday after being released by the New York Jets.Once that deal is consummated,…

Steelers, Roethlisberger agree to new deal

Posted On March 13, 2015

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has agreed to a new five-year contract. "It's home. It's family. As much as my wife and kids are family, so is the Rooney family and my team and coaches. I've always said this is where I want to be," Roethlisberger stated in…

NHL suspends Nordstrom 2 games

Posted On March 13, 2015

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The National Hockey League on Friday handed down a two-game suspension to Chicago Blackhawks forward Joakim Nordstrom for his action in Thursday's game against Arizona. Nordstrom was given a minor for boarding when he shoved Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson from behind in the final minute of Chicago's 2-1 victory.Ekman-Larsson has…