The Kansas City Chiefs, once 5-0 and Super Bowl favorites, are in a freefall. They’re 6-6 and tied with two other teams atop the AFC West. On Sunday, they went up 14-0 on the Jets five minutes into the game—and lost, 38-31.
Cornerback Aqib Talib and wide receiver Michael Crabtree have been suspended for two games each for unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness in yesterday’s matchup between the Broncos and Raiders.
Another layer to the mess that is the NFL’s disciplinary action against Ezekiel Elliott: His suspension is in effect again, two weeks after a judge ruled that the league would be “temporarily restrained and enjoined from enforcing” discipline against Elliott until a different judge returned from vacation at the end of…
Nikola Mirotic was hospitalized yesterday with a fractured jaw and a concussion after a confrontation with Bulls teammate Bobby Portis. Today the Bulls announced that Portis would be suspended for eight games.
Okay so remember how Ezekiel Elliott initially got suspended by the NFL for six games, then appealed the suspension, then played during Week 1, then had his suspension blocked by a federal judge because of some wonkiness with the NFL investigation, then watched as the NFL appealed his injunction, and then had his…
The Trail Blazers will be without C.J. McCollum for their season opener, and McCollum will be without a game check of $165,000. The NBA suspended Portland’s guard one game after he walked away from the bench and onto the court during Wednesday’s preseason scuffle between Caleb Swanigan and Alex Len.
ESPN just announced that SportsCenter host Jemele Hill has been suspended two weeks for violating the company’s social media guidelines.
The NFL has suspended Danny Trevathan two games for his brutal helmet-to-helmet hit on Packers receiver Davante Adams Thursday night:
Cristiano Ronaldo seems to think that everything bad that happens to Cristiano Ronaldo is proof of a vast worldwide conspiracy to besmirch the reputation of Cristiano Ronaldo. This explains why he would describe the Spanish tax authorities seeking to collect on some €15 million they believe he may have defrauded from…
After Real Madrid’s appeal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s five-match suspension for shoving a referee was denied today, the Portuguese star whined about the decision on social media, writing, “It’s impossible to stay quiet in this situation, five matches! To me it seems exaggerated and ridiculous, this is what you call…
Tim Howard has been suspended three games by MLS for what the league is calling an “inappropriate fan interaction”—in this case, telling a fan to “fuck your mother” or some variation thereof.
FIFA handed Lionel Messi a four-match suspension from international play today in response to an incident after last week’s Argentina-Chile match when Messi was seen insulting a referee. With only five matches left in a World Cup Qualifying process in which Argentina have struggled, there is a very real possibility…
The Seattle Mariners responded to backup catcher Steve Clevenger’s dogshit dumb tweets about protesters by suspending him without pay for the remaining 10 games of the season. Here is the relevant part of the statement released by general manager Jerry Dipoto:
We all knew a big fine and suspension were coming Rougned Odor’s way, and now there are reports that MLB has finally settled on a punishment. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports that the Rangers’ second baseman will be suspended for eight games, and Yahoo’s Jeff Passan adds that he will be fined $5,000.
MLB has fined and suspended Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper for one game for “his actions” after he was ejected in Monday’s game against the Tigers. Harper will appeal.
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds are likely to lose their leading scorer for a long time, as Romeo Parkes earned an incredible red card by kicking the shit out of Red Bulls II player Karl Ouimette late in last night’s USL match.
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…