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2014-08-29

NFL: Lifetime ban possible for domestic abuse

The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.

posted 2014-08-29 12:59:06 by ESPN.com

Vikings WR's appeal of suspension denied

The NFL has upheld a three-game suspension for Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson for a drunken-driving arrest last November.

posted 2014-08-29 12:22:42 by ESPN.com

Rams' Sam 'very confident' with cuts looming

No matter what happens in the next two days, defensive end Michael Sam is confident he offered a strong closing argument Thursday night to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster.

posted 2014-08-29 11:42:27 by ESPN.com

Sources: Peyton Manning fined for taunting

The NFL has fined Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning $8,268 for taunting, sources tell ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

posted 2014-08-29 11:36:00 by ESPN.com

Waterloo West names new wrestling coach

West High School says Kevin Emily has been recommended to the Waterloo Schools Board of Education for the position of head wrestling coach. Emily is a 1995 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate and Waterloo Central High School graduate where…

posted 2014-08-29 11:12:55 by KXEL

Pacquiao courts World Peace for Filipino team

Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball.

posted 2014-08-29 11:00:39 by ESPN.com

A's protest as Angels rally for win in 10th

Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sac fly in the 10th inning, and the Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a victory over the Oakland A's, who finished the game under protest over…

posted 2014-08-29 10:59:01 by ESPN.com

Report: Sims named starter for Bama opener

Blake Sims will start at quarterback for No. 2 Alabama's season opener Saturday against West Virginia, according to CBSSports.com.

posted 2014-08-29 10:34:19 by ESPN.com

15-year-old Bellis' Open run ends in 3-setter

American teen CiCi Bellis fought back after losing the first set, but ultimately came up short in her second round match Thursday night at the US Open.

posted 2014-08-29 10:12:00 by ESPN.com

RB Brown quits USC, calls Sarkisian 'racist'

USC senior running back Anthony Brown, who quit the team a week ago, called head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist Thursday.

posted 2014-08-29 08:44:36 by ESPN.com

Western Dubuque football team honors killed teens

The Western Dubuque High School freshman football team has paid tribute to four teenagers killed in a wreck at its first home game. The team honored the teens with football sticker helmets that read "Bobcat Strong" during Thursday night's game…

posted 2014-08-29 05:55:25 by KXEL

Thursday's High School Football Scores

Bettendorf 41, Assumption (Davenport) 6 Dike-New Hartford 27, Aplington-Parkersburg 7 Sioux City East 31, Bishop Heelan Catholic (Sioux City) 21

posted 2014-08-29 04:24:34 by KXEL

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