| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended for 24 games without pay on Tuesday because of his involvement in a domestic violence case.
Taylor already has missed the first 11 games of the season and will be required to sit out 13 more in a...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The National Basketball Players Association is prepared to appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension of Charlotte Hornets foward Jeff Taylor, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts said Thursday. Roberts called the suspension handed down by commissioner Adam...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The NFL suffered a rare setback Friday when its far-reaching and high-profile suspension of Ray Rice was overturned, allowing the running back to return to the league immediately — if anyone will take him.
The league, which seldom has to backtrack...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Two years ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's most valuable player and hailed as one of the best comeback stories in sports.
On Tuesday, the league made a strikingly different example of him.
Instead of allowing...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:37 PM
In a wide-ranging interview Monday on NBC's “Today” show with Matt Lauer, Janay Rice said the Ravens suggested that she apologize for her role in a domestic-violence incident alongside her husband, Ray, during a May news conference.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The NFL's effort to combat domestic violence and sexual assault will get a new look on Thursday night when a series of public service announcements featuring current and former players will begin airing during the San Diego-Denver game.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Here's a look at some of the wrestling news that came out this week. As always, if there's any specific news you want me to comment on, you can let me know via email or on Twitter.
— Arguably the biggest news of the week was the WWE's announcement...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In the wake of outrage over the actions of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, we can thank the strong voices of ESPN's Michelle Beadle and the Orlando Sentinel's Mike Bianchi — among others in the sports world and beyond — for elevating...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:51 PM
As the Ravens began their season, just two months ago, all anyone could talk about was Ray Rice.
But in the NFL, next week's game always looms large, and history becomes ancient awfully quickly, an advantage for the league in this case. Ravens players...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:10 PM
SANFORD — Attorneys on Monday chose a jury to decide the murder case of Anita Smithey, an Oviedo woman who says she killed her estranged husband while he was raping her.
Smithey, 46, is charged with second-degree murder. She killed Robert Cline...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The Ravens participated in a mandatory league-wide NFL educational program Monday dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse issues.
The league instituted the program for NFL players, coaches and all staff members in the wake of...