No Huddle Headlines: RE2PECT
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Tony Stewart will not face charges in the death of fellow race car driver, Kevin Ward. A New York grand jury found Stewart innocent of any wrongdoing in the case. Toxicology reports also show that Ward was under the influence of marijuana during the race.
ESPN’s Bill Simmons has been suspended by the network for three weeks for a profane tirade he had on his podcast in which he called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a liar multiple times. Simmons is also the lead editor for “Grantland.”
Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel has been placed on season ending IR with broken bones in his left foot. Teddy Bridgewater, the rookie out of the University of Louisville, will start for the Vikings on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
Derek Jeter will play his last game at Yankee Stadium tonight against the Baltimore Orioles. Jeter and the Yankees were eliminated from playoff contention last night with a loss to Baltimore 9-5. This will be the first time that Derek Jeter will play in a game in New York that has no playoff implications (Jeter was out last year with injury).
Charlie Strong has dismissed his ninth player this season for the Texas Longhorns. Junior offensive tackle, Kennedy Estelle, violated team rules according to a source within the team.
Jameis Winston‘s lawyer says the 2013 Heisman trophy-winner will cooperate with a Title IX investigation into allegations he raped another student in December of 2012. Winston is also coming off a one-game suspension he served after profane remarks he made in the Florida State student union building last week.
The Washington Redskins will play host to the New York Giants tonight on Thursday Night Football. Former Michigan State quarterback, Kirk Cousins, is expected to make the start for Washington in place of an injured Robert Griffin III. Kickoff is set for 8:25 on CBS.
Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns have reached a new deal. The contract will pat Bledsoe $70 million over 5 years.
IU Men’s Soccer defeated University of Central Florida last night by a score of 4-2. The Hoosiers are now 5-1-2.
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