According to multiple reports, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will be suspended for the team's first two games this season under the NFL?s personal-conduct policy, after beating his then-fiancee unconscious during an altercation in February.
The Pac-12 Conference launched its 2014 football season Wednesday under sunshine and umbrellas at Paramount Pictures ? the perfect venue for a league looking to rewrite the script to so many unhappy endings.
Kole Calhoun has given the Angels consistent production in the leadoff spot, and Wednesday night, he drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Angels to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
Chad Johnson seems to have mellowed since his days in the NFL. But that doesn't mean he's boring. Following his first touchdown catch with the CFL -- a 46-yard strike from Montreal Alouettes quarterback Troy Smith on Friday -- Johnson didn't launch into a riverdance, use a pylon as a putter, propose to a cheerleader or any of the other wacky stunts he pulled in the NFL. Instead, the receiver formerly known as Ochocinco went the touchy-feely route. "Simple, no celebration," Johnson said after the game of his post-score reaction. "A nice prayer thanking God and I hugged the referee and told him, 'I love you.' And that was it." How sweet,...