National Sports News
in Washington, DC
(showing 1 - 5 out of 5)
The Minnesota Vikings informed Everson Griffen and his agent last week that the star defensive end would not be allowed back to the team until he underwent a mental health evaluation, according to a police incident report obtained by ESPN's Courtney Cronin. Leslie Pico, the Vikings' executive director of player development, told police in Minnetrista, Minnesota, that team management sent Griffen and his agent the letter on Thursday, two days before an alleged incident involving Griffen at a Minneapolis hotel. According to the incident report, Pico told police that Griffen had been "explosive, screaming and yelling" at the team facility and that he had been struggling in recent weeks. Even though the Vikings want Griffen to undergo the mental health evaluation, Pico told police that Griffen has not done or said anything that led the team to believe that he is a danger to himself or others. Griffen is being evaluated at a Minneapolis-area hospital, a...
WASHINGTON -- Chalk up another milestone for Max Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ace recorded his 300th strikeout of the season Tuesday night. The landmark whiff came in the top of the seventh inning, when Scherzer got Miami Marlins rookie Austin Dean swinging on a 3-2 slider that ended a 10-pitch at-bat. He became the 17th pitcher since 1900 to fan 300 batters in a season and the fifth since 2000, joining Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling, Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale. Prior to this year, Scherzer's career high was 284 strikeouts, set during a 2016 campaign in which he tied a major league record by fanning 20 Detroit Tigers in a single start. He finished Tuesday's start with 10 strikeouts total, allowing one run on five hits in seven innings as Washington beat Miami, 9-4. His 300 strikeouts are the most in the National League and 41 more than that of New York Mets righty ...
Tiger Woods has an impeccable record in golf everywhere but the Ryder Cup
Marlin Briscoe became the first black quarterback to play in the American Football League in 1968
Los Angeles Angels two-way rookie Shohei Ohtani will have Tommy John surgery next week
Samoa Joe lit his already great feud with AJ Styles on fire Tuesday night
Expert picks and predictions along with a closer look at the 2018 edition of the Ryder Cup
Trevor Lawrence was announced as Clemson's starter on Monday
Big Cat and Big Lefty in Paris? It sounds like it could happen
Our advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Vikings vs. Rams game 10,000 times
LeBron James had "a great first practice" under coach Luke Walton and the Lakers, using the session to focus entirely on the defensive side of the ball.
Nationals ace Max Scherzer recorded his 300th strikeout of the season on Tuesday, becoming the 17th pitcher since 1900 to reach the milestone and the fifth since 2000.
The Vikings informed Everson Griffen and his agent last week that the star defensive end would not be allowed back to the team until he underwent a mental health evaluation, according to a police incident report obtained by ESPN.
When asked whether his team is entering a "last dance" like the 1997-98 Bulls, Warriors coach Steve Kerr laughed and said his team will "enjoy what we have this year."
Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant did not attend practice Tuesday. It's his second missed practice, as coach Dabo Swinney excused him from Monday's practice to process his demotion from starter to backup.
Mariners teammates stood and applauded and "God Bless America" played on speakers when Felix Hernandez entered Seattle's clubhouse after becoming a U.S. citizen.
Tiger Woods won his first golf tournament in more than five years Sunday -- and seemed to get the last laugh on his detractors in a viral video.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was reportedly detained and taken to a hospital for an evaluation after he allegedly threatened to shoot up a Minneapolis hotel.
His rumored ex-girlfriend was less than sympathetic.
Soccer fans were treated to a seven-year-old-girl's impressive version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Sunday -- with the results captured in a now-viral video.
Buccaneers fans glimpsed a reality Monday known in other NFL cities: Ultimately, the Fitzmagic Show is an illusion, and Jameis Winston must play.
Nationals ace Max Scherzer reaches milestone 300-strikeout mark for first time in his career with 10-K effort vs. Marlins.
The Minnesota Vikings have asked Pro Bowl DE Everson Griffen to get a mental evaluation following a pattern of erratic behavior last week.
Never has a losing record seemed like more of a possibility than it does with a roster featuring one King, a sprinkling of veterans and a handful of unproven youngsters.
Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering a brain aneurysm on Sept. 16.