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(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Ravens running back Ray Rice is avoiding trial on an assault charge in New Jersey after he was accepted into an intervention program. Earlier this month, the NFL Pro Bowler pleaded not guilty to assaulting his then-fiancee at an Atlantic City casino...
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - The buzz is now officially back in Charlotte. The franchise previously known as the Bobcats announced Tuesday that its name change to the Hornets is now in effect, giving the city the moniker for the first time in 12 years. Charlotte's first NBA...
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - NFL owners awarded Super Bowl LII to Minnesota during Tuesday's meetings in Atlanta. After four rounds of voting, owners selected Minneapolis by a simple majority over New Orleans. Indianapolis finished third in the selection process. Minnesota...
(Undated) -- A group of former NFL players is suing the league, claiming team doctors illegally drugged injured players with pain meds to keep them on the field. Former All-Pro center Jeremy Newberry says he's paying the price for the NFL's win at all costs mentality. The suit...
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor says he has no intentions of trading star forward Kevin Love. Taylor tells the "Pioneer Press" he won't rule out a deal, but says that's "not our plan." Love hasn't demanded a trade but multiple sources report he made...
(Atlanta, GA) -- If rock star Jon Bon Jovi wants to try his hand at NFL ownership, he has the support of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. He tells reporters at the owners meetings in Atlanta that Bon Jovi would be an outstanding owner. The "Toronto Sun" reports Bon Jovi is...
San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Antonio Spurs used a balanced scoring attack and clamped down defensively late in the third quarter to claim a 122-105 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals Monday at AT&T Center...
Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) - Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and the red- hot New York Rangers took a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday at Bell Centre. New York has won five games in a row after falling behind 3-1 in...
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The NBA is moving forward with its plan to strip ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling, saying his conduct has damaged the league's image. The NBA initiated a formal charge Monday seeking to end Sterling's ownership of the...