Jeurys Familia Suspended 15 Games

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By Josh Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball The New York Mets will be without their closer for the first 15 games of the 2017. On Wednesday, the Major league baseball handed down their decision in relation to a domestic violence incident involving Familia and his wife that occurred back on October 31 of last […] READ MORE





Jose Reyes Arrested on Halloween

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Daniel O’Leary of the NY Daily News reported that four-time All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes was arrested on Halloween in Hawaii. According to reports, the alleged assault took place at the Four Seasons Hualalai after an argument in a hotel room. Reyes allegedly pulled Katherine Reyes (wife) off of the bed in their room, grabbed her by the throat, […] READ MORE


Can Anthony Johnson Hurt UFC 191 More than Demetrious Johnson?

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This Saturday night the first and only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC will face his most formidable challenge to date, a man he defeated two years ago. John “The Magician” Dodson has been Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson’s only resemblance of a challenger since he strapped on the gold three years ago. Can […] READ MORE


What Will the UFC do About Anthony Johnson

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Nothing is probably the answer. For a while Anthony “Rumble” Johnson was able to keep his “killah” on fight night and “nice guy” outside of the cage facade up. This despite the better efforts of Sydnie Jones who has pointed out the hypocritical nature of the UFC still employing the fighter who has been convicted […] READ MORE


Ty Lawson Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

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Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of DUI, the latest in a long string of run-ins with the law. Initially reported by TMZ, Lawson was arrested around 2:30 a.m. after being pulled over for speeding on the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles. After being pulled over, Lawson was […] READ MORE


Sports and Guns: Time for a Real Message

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The domestic terrorist attack at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston is another painful reminder of the United States’ self-inflicted wounds. Myriad issues, myriad causes, myriad excuses cannot ignore the fact that the world’s most powerful country will not escape its culture of violence without confronting its obsession with weaponry. Charleston represents the […] READ MORE


The NFL Domestic Violence Policy: The Terror of Entitlement

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The Ray Rice video and the Adrian Peterson photos temporarily transformed the NFL limelight into a disinfecting sunlight. Everyone saw the visceral evidence of masculine terror run amok. After decades of page-two stories about players and run-ins with the law the visuals were frightening enough to stir a national conversation. The NFL responded with a […] READ MORE