All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘suspension’

Matt Prater Suspended For Four Games

Denver Bronco’s kicker Matt Prater has been suspended for the first four games of the season after he violated the NFL’s substance-abuse program. According to Prater’s lawyer Harvey Steinberg, Prater was first enrolled in the program after he was arrested for drunk driving in August 2011. Although Prater wasn’t suspended for his DUI, the incident left him open for random …

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Denver Broncos Kicker Receives Four-Game Suspension

This football player’s timing couldn’t be worse–Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater will be suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Prater has been with the Broncos since 2008 and was selected to the 2014 Pro Bowl team. The news that the Denver Broncos kicker was suspended came Sunday morning. Prater confirmed the suspension with The Denver …

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Student Gets Psych. Evaluation For Pencil Twirling

Listen. It’s okay to have your Nerf Guns, your first person shooter video games, and maybe your second amendment – but by God, if you even so much as engage in pencil gymnastics suggesting anything more than mere stimulation out of boredom, you’re probably insane or a terrorist. The location is Glen Meadow Middle school in Vernon Township, New Jersey. …

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Homeless Sign Contest: Two Texas Cops Suspended

Two Midland, Texas police officers were suspended for three days after the police department learned of a panhandling game. According to the Associated Press, Derek Hester, 25, and 26-year-old Daniel Zoelzer, were suspended without pay for competing in a game to see who could steal the most cardboard signs from the homeless. The news agency also reported how: …eight signs …

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Boy Says He Was Suspended for Carrying a Purse

A 13-year-old Kansas student was suspended from his junior high school this week because he reportedly refused to ditch his Vera Bradley purse. Skyler Davis is an eighth grader at Anderson County Senior-Junior School and says he has been carrying the bag since school started and found himself in trouble after he refused to take it off one day this …

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Cornell Hazing Leads To Suspension Of Lacrosse Team

Cornell is facing some heat after the lacrosse team participated in hazing, causing the program to be suspended. The hazing has caused the men’s lacrosse team to be suspended for the entire fall season. Cornell announced last week that the fall games would be cancelled, after finding out about the seniors hazing the freshman in a very mean way, through …

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Von Miller Cheats NFL Drug Test

Denver Broncos’ linebacker, Von Miller, is in hot water with NFL officials these days, and he’s not alone. According to ESPN, Miller enlisted the expertise of an NFL urine collector employed with the league’s drug-testing program. The effort was vastly unsuccessful. League sources indicate that this type of action will subsequently alter the how the NFL’s collection testing procedure is …

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Dashon Goldson Suspended For Illegal Hit

Dashon Goldson, safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has been suspended. He will be out for one week as a result of the illegal hit that he delivered to running back Darren Sproles, who plays for the New Orleans Saints. On Sunday, he hit Sproles with helmet to helmet contact, which is illegal in the NFL and can be very …

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Ryan Braun Loses Convenience Store Endorsement Deal

As reported yesterday here on WPN, former major league MVP Ryan Braun was recently slapped with a 65-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy. While it has not been explicitly revealed just what Braun did to go against the policy, that is not stopping companies from pulling out of their endorsement deals. Until recently Braun was the face of …

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