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NFL inisists on indefinite suspension at Watson hearing

Jun. 29, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

The NFL and Deshaun Watson’s legal team presented their arguments before a disciplinary officer for a second day Wednesday, with both sides holding firm as the hearing is scheduled to continue in Delaware on Thursday. The league is insisting on an indefinite suspension and...

AP sources: NFL insists on indefinite suspension for Watson

Jun. 28, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told The Associated Press. The hearing will...

Bills, Sabres co-owner 'progressing' from health issue

Jun. 28, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula is “progressing well” while rehabilitating from a health issue she experienced earlier this month, the family said in a statement released on Tuesday. The family would only say Pegula is resting, while adding...

LIV Golf faces hurdles in applying for world ranking points

Jun. 28, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

Even as the second LIV Golf Invitational series embarks on the first of four consecutive events in the United States, an important part of its future takes place in Scotland in two weeks. The Official World Golf Ranking governing board meets at St. Andrews during the British Open,...

LEADING OFF: Twins in Cleveland for 2, brawl bans announced

Jun. 28, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ PITCH OUT Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is serving his final days with Minnesota before leaving for the same job with LSU. His departure, first reported Sunday night, blindsided...

After suspensions, Angels rally for 4-3 win over White Sox

Jun. 28, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels found out they'll pay a hefty price in suspensions for Sunday's big brawl with Seattle. In the short term, though, it seems that's galvanized a struggling ballclub. Taylor Ward hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning Monday night...

Angels' Nevin banned 10 games for brawl; M's Winker gets 7

Jun. 27, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels interim manager Phil Nevin was suspended 10 games and Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker received a seven-game ban from Major League Baseball for their roles in a benches-clearing brawl during the second inning of Sunday's game. Nevin...

Mariners' Winker, Crawford, J-Rod suspended for Angels brawl

Jun. 27, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A trio of Seattle Mariners regulars were suspended Monday for their brawl with the Los Angeles Angels, and another went on the injured list after being hurt in the melee. Outfielder Jesse Winker was banned seven games, shortstop J.P. Crawford received a five-game...

Lawsuit: Texans 'turned a blind eye' to QB Watson's actions

Jun. 27, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans had been told that their former quarterback Deshaun Watson was sexually assaulting and harassing women during massage sessions, but instead of trying to stop him, the team provided him with resources to enable his actions and “turned a blind eye” to his...

Li beats Pieters in playoff to win BMW International Open

Jun. 26, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Less than a year after he nearly retired from golf, Li Haotong achieved his third career European tour win and first since 2018 at the BMW International Open on Sunday. Li sank to the ground with loud exclamations of joy and relief after beating Thomas Pieters with a...