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NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators’ Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Jan 11, 2019—Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson says the arrest last year that led to his 18-game suspension came when he started drinking again after 23 months of sobriety. Watson, who turns 27 on Sunday, said Friday in an Instagram post that he’s been dealing with anxiety, depression and alcoholism since the age of … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators’ Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

WASHINGTON | Ovechkin to skip All-Star Game, will be suspended 1 game

WASHINGTON —Jan 02, 2019— Alex Ovechkin has decided to skip the All-Star Weekend in San Jose to get some extra rest and will serve an automatic one-game suspension. The Washington Capitals announced Ovechkin’s decision Wednesday. The team says the league’s leading goal-scorer wants to take advantage of the adjoining bye week to prepare for the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ovechkin to skip All-Star Game, will be suspended 1 game

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State players: Urban Meyer won’t let go until the end

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Retiring Ohio State coach Urban Meyer isn’t easing out of the job just yet, not as long as there’s one more game to win. Buckeyes players said this week that Meyer has been at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center for every practice and is fully engaged in preparations for the Rose Bowl. … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State players: Urban Meyer won’t let go until the end

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Fournette’s 1-game suspension upheld, will miss Colts game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette’s appeal of a one-game suspension for fighting has been denied, meaning he will sit out Sunday’s game against Indianapolis. Fournette was suspended without pay for leaving the sideline, running across the field and punching Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson. Fournette appealed, but retired NFL receiver James … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Fournette’s 1-game suspension upheld, will miss Colts game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Watson reinstated to Predators’ roster after suspension

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Forward Austin Watson has been reinstated to the Predators’ roster after serving an 18-game suspension for domestic abuse, and he issued a statement apologizing to everyone for the June incident that cost him the start of the season. Watson issued the statement Wednesday through the NHL Players’ Association thanking his family, friends … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Watson reinstated to Predators’ roster after suspension

NEW YORK | Capitals F Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension upheld by Bettman

NEW YORK— Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension for an illegal check to an opponent’s head in a preseason game was upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday. In a 31-page decision announced a week after Wilson’s nearly 7½-hour appeal hearing, Bettman determined that the initial ruling by the Department of Player Safety … Continue reading NEW YORK | Capitals F Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension upheld by Bettman

LOS ANGELES | Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

LOS ANGELES— Brandon Ingram is grateful he wasn’t punished more harshly for his role in the fight that got the Los Angeles Lakers’ season off to a weird start. Ingram began his four-game suspension Monday night when the Lakers hosted the San Antonio Spurs. The normally mild-mannered forward confronted an official, shoved Houston‘s James Harden … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

LOS ANGELES | Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112

LOS ANGELES— Montrezl Harrell led a fourth-quarter charge by the Clippers’ reserves with 17 points, and Los Angeles defeated the Houston Rockets 115-112 on Sunday night. Harrell and the bench helped the Clippers erase a four-point deficit late in the third, with Luc Mbah a Moute’s 3-pointer giving them the lead for good. Tobias Harris … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112