James Harden Suspended One Game For Kicking LeBron James

The NBA just announced that James Harden will miss one game and one game check for a kick to the inner thigh of LeBron James during last night's Rockets OT win over the Cavs. He'll miss Houston's game against the Hawks tomorrow. » 3/02/15 6:38pm 3/02/15 6:38pm

NHRA Cracks Down On The Dumbest Fake Street Racing Show On Television

Several National Hot Rod Asscoation drag racers who appeared on the worst idea for a show ever, Street Outlaws, have been warned that their competition license may be suspended for going on the show. Problem is, several members are still booked to appear on the show and this sudden change in policy enforcement comes… » 2/28/15 1:33pm 2/28/15 1:33pm

Adrian Peterson Wins Suspension Appeal

Federal judge David Doty has ruled in favor of the NFLPA's motion to end Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's indefinite suspension. The ruling vacates a previous ruling by arbitrator Harold Henderson, who upheld Peterson's suspension back in December. » 2/26/15 1:01pm 2/26/15 1:01pm

Josh Gordon Officially Suspended By NFL For "At Least" A Season

It was inevitable once Adam Schefter reported that Josh Gordon had tested positive for alcohol, but today the NFL made it official: Gordon is suspended for the entirety of the 2015 football season. The Browns released a statement confirming the suspension—which is without pay and for "at least one year"—and leveled at… » 2/03/15 8:13pm 2/03/15 8:13pm

Report: Adrian Peterson Skips Previously Agreed To Hearing With NFL

Since pleading no contest to child injury charges almost two weeks ago, Adrian Peterson has been embroiled in a dispute with the NFL about when he can return to the field. A Facebook post from Adam Schefter reveals that Peterson and the NFL had previously agreed to a disciplinary hearing scheduled for yesterday, but… » 11/15/14 3:25pm 11/15/14 3:25pm

LaRon Landry Responds To PED Suspension With Penis Illusion

Colts safety LaRon Landry was just hit with a four-game suspension for taking PEDs, which should surprise absolutely no one who has ever seen LaRon Landry. But Landry seems to be pleading innocence, at least according to a weird picture he just put on his Instagram page » 9/29/14 5:12pm 9/29/14 5:12pm

NFL Lifts Dion Jordan's 4-Game Suspension, Suspends Him 4 More Games

Back in July, the NFL suspended Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan four games for taking "banned stimulants" that violated the league's performance-enhancing substance policy. Good news! The league lifted Jordan's ban today, after two games. Bad news! The NFL suspended Jordan four more games. » 9/19/14 5:24pm 9/19/14 5:24pm

Wes Welker Suspended Four Games For Amphetamines (And Maybe Molly, Too)

Well, damn. According to Adam Schefter, the NFL will give Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker a four-game suspension for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Welker reportedly used amphetamines. (Update: Molly?) » 9/02/14 7:01pm 9/02/14 7:01pm

Mariners Suspend Jesus Montero For Ice Cream Incident With Scout

Last week we told you about an incident involving Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, a heckling team scout, and a hurled ice cream sandwich. In light of what happened, the Mariners have decided to suspend Montero for the rest of the season. » 9/01/14 3:59pm 9/01/14 3:59pm

ESPN Insider: Suspensions Creating "Minefield" For Shout Show Hosts

Education reformers often cite reducing suspensions in our nation's schools as a top priority. Lots of recent studies show that this form of punishment does more harm than good. » 8/12/14 4:17pm 8/12/14 4:17pm

Another Miami Dolphin Suspended For PEDs

Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs, the NFL announced today in a classic Friday news dump. » 8/08/14 5:30pm 8/08/14 5:30pm

How Do Other Notable NFL Suspensions Compare With Ray Rice's?

With news coming down that Ray Rice will be suspended a mere two games for knocking out his wife and then dragging her unconscious body out of an elevator, we figured it would be constructive to look back at the length and severity of other notable NFL suspensions from the past. » 7/24/14 2:44pm 7/24/14 2:44pm

The NFL Is Dumping Bad News On Us While Nobody Is Paying Attention

The Friday afternoon news dump is a tried and true tactic for any organization looking to get some negative press in and out of the news cycle as quickly as possible. With tomorrow being a holiday and most of America already checked out for the long weekend, the NFL decided to unleash a classic news dump. » 7/03/14 5:17pm 7/03/14 5:17pm

Yankees Reliever Suspended 50 Games For Fun Drugs

Yankees reliever Alfredo Aceves has been hit with a 50-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, but not for doing the kinds of drugs that usually get guys punished. Aceves wasn't trying to cheat, he was just trying to party. » 7/03/14 3:09pm 7/03/14 3:09pm

Hawks Rookie Suspended For Hitting DeMarcus Cousins In The Dick

Congratulations, Dennis Schröder! you're only four games into your career, and you've already joined the illustrious fraternity of NBA players who have hit other NBA players in the dick. » 11/07/13 12:10pm 11/07/13 12:10pm

Roger Goodell swings his shithammer: Antonio Smith has been suspended for the Texans' final two preseason games, plus their regular-season opener at the Chargers, because he did this. » 8/20/13 6:09pm 8/20/13 6:09pm

Per Jeff Passan, Miguel Tejada of the Kansas City Royals will be suspended 105 games after testing positive twice for amphetamines. Tejada's already on the 60-day DL, and he'll probably just retire after this season. » 8/17/13 2:05pm 8/17/13 2:05pm