Lions' Suh Fined 100K For Hit
Published on September 11 2013 6:24 am
Last Updated on September 11 2013 6:24 am
Written by Millie Lange
(New York, NY) -- The NFL is sending Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh a message. The league has fined Suh 100-thousand-dollars for his unnecessary roughness penalty in Detroit's 34-24 win over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday. The two-time Pro Bowler was flagged after he blindsided Vikings center John Sullivan with a hit to the knees. It's Suh's fifth fine for a "dirty play" in four seasons.
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Huskies Take On Illini
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Articles Allege Improprieties In Oklahoma State Football Program
(Stillwater, OK) -- Oklahoma State's football program is coming under fire. A recent issue of "Sports Illustrated" has five articles that tackle allegations of cash payments made to players, academic irregularities, drug use and recruits being plied with sex. Many of the violations happened outside the four-year statute of limitations for prosecution, but the NCAA could still penalize the school if the violations continued in the last four years.