Archive for November, 2018

There’s no defense for Kareem Hunt as sensitive Chiefs were forced to cut him

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Kareem Hunt put himself in a very difficult situation, a place that led to his stunning release on Friday night. On Friday, TMZ released a video of an incident from February in which the Kansas City Chiefs’ Pro Bowl running back was shown shoving and kicking a woman in the hallway of a Cleveland hotel. In the video, Hunt emerges from a hotel room and confronts the woman, who had apparently been goading him for some time.

Backlund leads Flames to easy victory over Kings

Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Mikael Backlund had two goals and an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday. Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan also scored for the Flames (15-9-2), who sit atop the Pacific Division standings with 32 points, one ahead of the Anaheim Ducks (13-10-5).

Chargers RB Gordon among 3 out for key game vs. Steelers

Friday, November 30th, 2018

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, linebacker Brandon Mebane and offensive tackle Joe Barksdale have been ruled out for Sunday night's AFC showdown in Pittsburgh. Gordon and Mebane did not practice this week. Barksdale

Chiefs’ Hunt cut over video showing alleged altercation with woman

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs decided to cut ties with star running back Kareem Hunt after a video surfaced that appears to show him shoving and kicking a woman, the team announced Friday. The Chiefs move came just minutes after the National Football League placed Hunt on the Commissioner Exempt list -- meaning he cannot practice or play -- after a video of the February incident at a Cleveland hotel was released by the website TMZ. The Chiefs said they decided to release Hunt, who was the league's rushing leader last season, in part because he hid details from them about the incident.

Kylie Masse leads Canada’s 5-medal night at USA Swimming Winter Nationals

Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Kylie Masse led Canada to a five-medal night at the U.S. Winter National Championships in Greensboro, N.C., on Friday.

Capitals’ Tom Wilson ejected after hit on Devils’ Brett Seney

Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Controversial Washington forward receives match penalty after making contact with Brett Seney.

Redskins, Ravens players unveil creative footwear dedicated to My Cause, My Cleats

Friday, November 30th, 2018

For the third year in a row, Week 13 has been dedicated to the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats campaign where players don custom cleats representing their charitable causes of choice. Free safety Eric Weddle is representing Hayes Tough, a childhood cancer foundation providing financial support for families of patients. Hayes Tough was founded by the family of Hayes Tate, a premature triplet diagnosed with Choroid Plexus Carcinoma.

NFL announces placement of Kareem Hunt on Commissioner Exempt list

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The NFL has broken more than four hours of silence with a statement that throws a wrench into the prospects of one of the best teams in football. The league has officially placed Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt on paid leave pending the resolution of the internal investigation regarding allegations of violence against a female. “The NFL has placed Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs on the Commissioner Exempt list, and as a result, he may not practice, play or attend games,” the league announced.

Chiefs cut RB Kareem Hunt after TMZ releases video of him shoving and kicking woman

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs and NFL took their time. They waited more than five hours after TMZ released a video of Kareem Hunt shoving and later kicking a woman to say anything about the story everyone was talking about Friday. When action finally came, it

Week 13: Redskins at Eagles

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The Defending Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles play host to the Washington Redskins on Monday night.