It's no secret college football teams are employing new and often radical methods of conditioning, in an effort to become champions. But at the University of Oregon, these methods apparently resulted in three players landing in the hospital, and several others exhibiting potentially harmful physiological symptoms.
Wednesday, the Seattle Mariners made a significant announcement that Nintendo America will sell all but 10% of it's share in the Seattle Mariners, turning control over to a 17-member ownership panel led by Seattle billionaire John Stanton. But what does this mean for the team on the field?
The six teams who failed to make the post-season in the Western Hockey League get to have the first six selections, and because the Americans had the best record of the non-playoff teams, they will go 6th overall.
Due to confusion by some state agencies, and perhaps the victim of it's own sometimes overzealous rules, the state of Washington now has a bill clarifying the role of players for the Tri-City Americans and other Western Hockey League teams in our state.
Kids wanting to be just like their athletic heroes is nothing new, but a Pop Warner football coach emulating the New Orleans Saints' "Bountygate" program, where players were paid extra to injure members of the other team? That's a twist. A very upsetting twist, if you ask the parents of the 10- and 11-year-olds who got the short end of this deal.
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The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton for one year as punishment for the team’s admitted use of a bounty system from 2009 to 2011. Payton was aware of the system, which compensated players for hits inflicted on opponents.
Payton’s suspension is slated to begin April 1.