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Acknowledging he ”didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.
Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans’ trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago. Shaw’s tale turned out to be fiction, and USC is left wondering exactly what drove a team captain to such deception. The school swiftly suspended him from all team activities and acknowledged his heroic tale was ”a complete fabrication.” ”We are extremely disappointed in Josh,”
It didn’t take long for the NHL to dump cold water on rumours that expansion to Las Vegas was “a done deal.” NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly categorically denied the report.
Russell Wilson, obviously, won the Super Bowl last February, and that meant more commercials, more requests, more interviews. It meant more of everything — except close friends. Wilson is done there. He surrounds himself with people who knew him before his world expanded, before he became a brand. Read more
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