Suspensions, Sanctions, and Fines

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    September 17, 2014

    Jameis Winston Suspended for Having Worst Taste in Memes

    Star quarterback Jameis Winston was suspended for half a game this week for shouting "Fuck her right in the pussy" around FSU's campus. There are probably think pieces or at least pointed tweets to write about how Winston caught more punishment for this than some of his other alleged misdeeds. Those ... More >>

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    September 15, 2014

    Canes QB Kevin Olsen Arrested on DUI Charges, Had Five IDs on Him

    Is Kevin Olsen the next Seantrel Henderson? He's starting to seem like yet another highly touted University of Miami recruit who will end up being remembered more for his off-the-field antics. Olson was arrested and booked at 4 a.m. this morning for driving under the influence and for possession o ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    UM Suspends QB Kevin Olson for One Game for Failed Drug Test

    Kevin Olson hasn't even taken a single snap for the Miami Hurricanes yet, but he's already finding himself in heaps of trouble. The redshirt freshman has been suspended for one game after failing a drug test. He was also suspended during last year's bowl game while redshirting.

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    July 3, 2014

    Dion Jordan, Dolphins Former First-Round Pick, Suspended for PED Use

    The Dolphins just can't catch a break. Defensive end Dion Jordan, the Fins' first round pick in 2013, has been suspended for the first four games of next season without pay after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

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    February 7, 2014

    A-Rod Drops MLB Lawsuit, Apparently Accepts Season-Long Suspension

    It appears Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has now accepted that he'll be sitting out an entire season after New Times uncovered his links to Coral Gables PED-pushing clinic Biogenesis.. A-Rod and his legal team have voluntarily dropped a lawsuit against Major League Baseball, the Players Associatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    The Best Comedian Tweets on the Richie Incognito Scandal

    The Richie Incognito scandal is in that weird place where we understand that it's pretty serious but also so over-the-top in some weird sports soap opera-style that sometimes you can't help but laugh. So with the help of Witstream, we rounded up the best tweets about the scandal from professional co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Dolphins Suspend Richie Incognito After Bullying Allegations

    For years now, we have thought the Miami Hurricanes were South Florida's bad boys. Turns out, we were wrong. Those seemingly straight-arrow Dolphins are really a big money fraternity gone wrong. The team suspended guard Richie Incognito Sunday for detrimental behavior. He is part of the Dolphins si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    MLB to Suspend 13 Players Linked to Biogenesis, A-Rod To Appeal

    Bud Selig's hammer is finally going to come down today on the MLB investigation into players obtaining performance enhancing drugs from Biogenesis, a now-shuttered Coral Gables "anti-aging clinic." Miami New Times was the first to report that the clinic was supplying PEDs to major MLB stars in an in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Biogenesis Latest: A-Rod Reportedly Negotiating, Clinic Under Federal Probe

    The fallout from New Times January investigation into Biogenesis, the Coral Gables anti-aging clinic tied to selling athletes performance enhancing drugs, looks ready to come to a head this week. Last night, USA Today reported that Major League Baseball was "prepared" to suspend eight players, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Jonathan Vilma, One of Nevin Shapiro's Alleged Bounty Hunters, Banned For a Year

    Jonathan Vilma, the superstar linebacker from Coral Gables who figured prominently in Nevin Shapiro's University of Miami scandal, has been suspended for an entire year by the NFL for his role in another major football-related debacle.The New Orleans Saints star allegedly helped his former defensive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Florida Panthers Player Krys Barch Suspended for Bananas "Racial Slur"

    ​When reports surfaced Saturday that Florida Panthers enforcer Krys Barch was ejected from the game for using a racial slur against Montreal Canadiens player P.K. Subban, a Canadian-native with Jamaican parents, everyone just sort of assumed Barch had dropped a N-bomb or something equally vile. Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Marlins Closer Leo Núñez Was Playing Under a Fake Name

    ​Marlins relief pitcher Leo Núñez, who's racked up a career high 36 saves this season so far as the team's closer, has mysteriously been suspended by the team and left the country, according to The Miami Herald. The report has precious few details. Nothing like a gold ol' sports controversy myst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Travis Williams Seeks Release from Hurricanes After Marijuana Allegations

    ​Linebacker Travis Williams has announced that he will transfer from the University of Miami. Williams was one of four players believed to be suspended for infractions from the season opener, according to unconfirmed reports by subscription site Three of the players were apparently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    University of Miami Football Player Jeffrey Brown Charged with Rape

    ​Jeffrey Brown, a 19-year-old red shirt Freshman on the University of Miami Hurricanes football team, has been charged with raping a woman on the school's Coral Gables campus. Brown has been suspended from the team indefinitely.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Marlins Catcher Ronny Paulino Suspended for Taking Diet Pills, Allegedly

    Ronny Paulino in his former Pirates gear​Marlins catcher Ronny Paulino is not exactly the slimmest slugger on the roster. Like a trophy housewife he often struggles with his weight, and decided to take the easy way out and get some pharmaceutical help. That's his story anyway. Paulino claims the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    News Roundup

    Two Miami Beach men who used to work at Lehman Brothers are being charged with insider trading. [Herald]Attorney General Bill McCollum would very much like to see the Seminole Tribe stop offering blackjack and other illegal card games at their casinos. [SunSent]60% of Floridians view Jeb Bush favora ... More >>

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