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Nike Suspends Relationship with Maria Sharapova

Nike announced that it has suspended its relationship with tennis star Maria Sharapova. Two other endorsement deals of the tennis star were also in jeopardy after the player made an admission to failing a drug test. On Monday, Sharapova told reporters that she is aware of the consequences she faces after she tested positive for a drug that is little known during January’s Australian Open. Meldonium was an addition to the list of banned substances by the World Anti-Doping Agency in January and Sharapova admitted on Monday that she missed the notification. She... 
 

Rob Bironas Ex-Titans Kicker Dies in Car Crash

Rob Bironas, age 36, former kicker for the Tennessee Titans was killed last night in a car accident in Nashville. According to Don Aaron, a spokesperson from the Metro police, Bironas was involved in a single car accident around 11:00 pm last night. It was reported that while traveling at a high rate of speed Bironas lost control of the SUV being driven. He vehicle went off the road and after hitting several trees, flipped upside down, finally ending in a drainage culvert. Although Bironas was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, he was... 
 

Ron Washington Leaves Texas Rangers Due to an Affair

Ron Washington with the Texas Rangers resigned earlier this month after spending almost eight years as the team’s manager. At that time, neither Washington or a spokesperson for the Rangers provided a reason for the unexpected resignation other than to say it had nothing to do with his past drug use. After keeping mum on the topic, Washington finally revealed to the media that he left the Rangers because of an affair he had on his wife of 42 years. During a three and a half minute statement, he admitted to making a big mistake and said he was... 
 

Jonathan Dwyer Falls in Line with Other Banned NFL Players

In what seems like a never-ending string of NFL players getting in trouble, 25-year-old Arizona Cardinals running back, Jonathan Dwyer has been charged with aggravated assault in conjunction with two separate domestic violence cases, one involving his wife Kayla. As of late, the NFL has been embarrassed as one player after another faces criminal charges. Dwyer was arrested not only for assaulting his wife, but also throwing a shoe at the couple’s 18-month-old son. The five-year player who came to the Arizona from Pittsburgh was picked up by local... 
 

Tony Stewart Case Going to the Grand Jury

On August 9, 2014, racecar driver, Tony Stewart, killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward after striking him with his sprint car at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Moments before the accident, Ward’s car crashed after being bumped by Stewart’s car. In anger, Ward got out of the wrecked sprint car and proceeded to walk onto the track while the race was still going on. After rounding a corner, Stewart’s car fishtailed, striking Ward and killing him. The accident was captured on video and while it appears to have been a horrible mishap and nothing intentional,... 
 

Oscar Pistorius “Blade Runner” Found Not Guilty of Murder

Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius”, was just found not guilty of the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Often referred to as “Blade Runner” because of his blade-shaped prosthetic legs used to run in the Olympic games, Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend on February 14, 2013 while she was in the bathroom of the couple’s Pretoria home. Pistorius was taken into police custody and formally charged with murder on February 15, 2013. During the bail hearing on February 19, the prosecution and defense stated that four shots were... 
 
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