SUSPENDED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SUSPENDED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB notes: Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58426058-77/bonds-dodgers-barry-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58426058-77/bonds-dodgers-barry-court.html.csp">MLB notes: Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T21:51:01.519-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will convene an 11-judge panel in San Francisco to decide whether Bonds’ rambling response to a question about injectable substances was “corruptly” an attempt to “obstruct,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584260582014-09-17T21:51:01.519-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T21:51:01.519-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58426058@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:01 MDT Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp">Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. He has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called Peterson’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202892014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420289@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT NFL: Players’ union reps approve HGH testing for ‘14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407982-77/players-nfl-testing-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407982-77/players-nfl-testing-season.html.csp">NFL: Players’ union reps approve HGH testing for ‘14</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.102-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • HGH testing is coming to the NFL this season. Player representatives to the union voted Friday to implement testing for human growth hormone for the 2014 NFL season. HGH testing was originally agreed upon in 2011, but the players have balked at the science in the testing and the appeals process for positive tests. They also approved a league proposal to significantly increase the threshold for positive marijuana tests. Some players have complained that the NFL threshold of 15 nanogram...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584079822014-09-12T23:23:00.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407982@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT NFL notes: Adrian Peterson indicted in Texas after using switch to spank his son http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408178-77/peterson-nfl-league-rice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408178-77/peterson-nfl-league-rice.html.csp">NFL notes: Adrian Peterson indicted in Texas after using switch to spank his son</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:16.761-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend’s game against New England. Peterson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, said that the charge in Montgomery County accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank one of his sons, whose age was not disclosed. Hardin said Peterson has cooperated with authorities and didn’t mean any harm. “Adria...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584081782014-09-12T23:21:16.761-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:21:16.761-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408178@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:16 MDT Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406398-77/davis-games-orioles-suspended.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406398-77/davis-games-orioles-suspended.html.csp">Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID GINSBURG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.405-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, a punishment that will extend into the postseason. Baltimore started play Friday leading the AL East by 10 games with 17 left in the regular season, so the team will be without the 2013 home run champion deep into the playoffs. The Commissioner’s office made the announcement on Friday morning, saying Davis would be suspended without pay “after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of Major Leag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584063982014-09-12T23:23:00.405-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.405-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406398@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Texas basketball player Walker suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406427-77/walker-texas-assault-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406427-77/walker-texas-assault-campus.html.csp">Texas basketball player Walker suspended</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Texas guard Martez Walker was suspended indefinitely from all team activities Friday after he was charged with misdemeanor assault of a woman at a campus residence hall. According to campus police, authorities were called to the dorm Wednesday night, where the woman reported being assaulted by Walker, who she described as her boyfriend. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and a warrant was issued for Walker’s arrest on a charge of assault with injury/dating violence, a clas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584064272014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406427@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT NFL notes: Colts owner suspended 6 games, fined $500K http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58366123-77/games-nfl-irsay-colts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58366123-77/games-nfl-irsay-colts.html.csp">NFL notes: Colts owner suspended 6 games, fined $500K</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:07.369-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Noblesville, Ind. • The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Irsay is barred from team facilities, practices and games and cannot represent the Colts at NFL meetings or events. The fine is the maximum allowed under lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583661232014-09-02T23:31:07.369-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T23:31:07.369-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58366123@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:07 MDT Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347289-68/flights-airlines-leone-liberia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347289-68/flights-airlines-leone-liberia.html.csp">Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • The World Health Organization’s assistant director-general for emergency operations is urging airlines to lift most of their restrictions about flying to Ebola-hit nations because a predictable “air link” is needed to help deal with the crisis. Dr. Bruce Aylward said Thursday “there is a super risk of the response effort being choked off” if airlines restrict flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Here is a look at some of the actions taken by airlines in parts of West Af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472892014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347289@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:01 MDT Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343238-77/nfl-violence-domestic-rice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343238-77/nfl-violence-domestic-rice.html.csp">Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERESA M. WALKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.051-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season. Critics of the NFL’s arbitrary policy toward domestic violence point to the contrast between the punishments and say it’s time for the league to crack down on players who hurt women. Three members of Congress wrote NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to reconsider Rice’s suspensi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432382014-08-27T23:28:58.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343238@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for 2014 season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343231-77/gordon-browns-season-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343231-77/gordon-browns-season-league.html.csp">Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for 2014 season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.097-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon’s suspension is effective immediately and he will miss the entire 2014 season. He will have to apply for reinstatement following the season. Gordon had appealed his yearlong suspension and met with a league arbitrator in New York on Aug. 4. Arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the suspension. The Browns have been waiting four months for a resolution on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432312014-08-27T23:28:58.097-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.097-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343231@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Broncos kicker Prater to be suspended for four games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331195-77/prater-broncos-nfl-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331195-77/prater-broncos-nfl-league.html.csp">Broncos kicker Prater to be suspended for four games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Klis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:17.49-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Broncos kicker Matt Prater has been notified by the NFL he will be suspended through the first four games of the season for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. The violation was alcohol-related. Prater has been in the league’s alcohol program since soon after he was charged with driving under the influence Aug. 12, 2011. The four-game suspension, which is expected to be announced Monday, was part of an agreement reached between Prater’s attorney, Harvey Steinberg, and the league, so a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331195@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:17 MDT NFL Notes: Dolphins safety Reshad Jones suspended for 4 games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277025-77/games-jones-bills-jets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277025-77/games-jones-bills-jets.html.csp">NFL Notes: Dolphins safety Reshad Jones suspended for 4 games</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:20:38.483-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reshad Jones has become the second Miami Dolphins player this summer to run afoul of the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. Jones, a starting strong safety, was suspended Friday for the first four games of the regular season. He said he took a supplement that caused the violation. Defensive end Dion Jordan was suspended last month for the first four games after testing positive for a prohibited stimulant. Like Jordan, Jones is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582770252014-08-08T22:20:38.483-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-08T22:20:38.483-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58277025@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:38 MDT BYU football: Camp opens with sobering news of RB Williams’ suspension (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58252665-88/williams-mendenhall-byu-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58252665-88/williams-mendenhall-byu-players.html.csp">BYU football: Camp opens with sobering news of RB Williams’ suspension (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T23:14:30.555-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • There was a reason why Jamaal Williams, BYU’s blossoming superstar at running back, was working with the second-team offense as the Cougars opened 2014 preseason training camp on Friday afternoon. In a post-practice interview session, Williams stared into the sea of cameras, microphones and recorders and confirmed rumors that he has been suspended for one game due to an honor code violation and will miss the Cougars’ opener in four weeks at Connecticut. “Most definitely I am [going to be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252665@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:14:30 MDT Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220080-77/blackmon-games-arrested-jaguars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220080-77/blackmon-games-arrested-jaguars.html.csp">Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.732-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jacksonville, Fla. • Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Oklahoma on a complaint of marijuana possession. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go around stopped traffic in an attempt to get into a turn lane. Police spokeswoman Jenny Monroe said an officer detected a “heavy smell of marijuana” coming from the car, and that Blackmon admitted ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220080@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT