One of baseball’s most exciting players will miss half the season as Marlins infielder Dee Gordon has tested positive for PEDs, according to Major League Baseball.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld Dennis Wideman’s 20-game suspension for cross-checking a linesman from behind today, a widely expected ruling that Wideman will now appeal to a neutral arbitrator. Wideman’s primary defense, that he was concussed shortly before hitting referee Don Henderson—Wideman was indeed…
The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that Blake Griffin will be suspended four games without pay, and fined an additional game check, for punching team equipment staffer Matias Testi.
The NHL announced today that Anaheim Ducks center Shawn Horcoff will be suspended for 20 games without pay for violating the league’s performance enhancing substances policy.
ESPN suspended regular TV presence Bob Ryan for calling colleague Mark Jackson a “Bible-pounding phony” and “con man,” among other insults, on the Dan Le Batard Show, as first reported by The Big Lead. Ryan appears regularly on Around the Horn and Sports Reporters, and sometimes guest hosts Pardon the Interruption.…
NSIC brass have suspended the referees responsible for Friday night’s debacle in Sioux Falls, when USF had an upset win over Division II rival Winona State stolen away by a technical foul called after Cougars fans and players celebrated a long-range, buzzer-beating three-pointer.
Defensive end Greg Hardy signed with the Cowboys in March after his domestic violence charges were dropped when the victim didn’t show up to court; the NFL gave him a 10-game suspension without pay in April. Hardy appealed the punishment, and today, arbitrator Harold Henderson reduced the suspension to four games.
The high profile European League of Legends broadcaster Martin “Deficio” Lynge was suspended from commentating on upcoming League Championship Series (LCS) games this week. His suspension is punishment for not telling Riot he was negotiating for a job on one of the pro teams that falls under his purview of coverage.
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.
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…
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.
If Deadspin had a "LOLUFC" tag, this would be the perfect story to append it to.
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…
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…
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
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.