December 17, 2017
Ruth J Morrison

Ruth J Morrison

Nets Underachieving; Players Snagged for Violating Substances and Arrest for DUI

 

The question still remains, why do so many people at the top of their game and with so much to lose, insist on flirting with disaster. Each of the candidates for the What's The 411Sports Dog House this week, fit into this category.

The Brooklyn Nets are in the Dog House for underachieving. There is so much talent on this team and even though they need wins for a playoff berth, they still find a way to lose.

New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount will be suspended for the 1st game of the season for violating the NFL substance abuse policy.

Similarly, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'von Bell will face a three-game suspension next season for his august arrest on drugs and for a DUI.

Polamalu Destined for Football Hall of Fame Retires from Steelers

Pro-bowler and famed Pittsburgh Steeler safety, Troy Polamalu, is calling it quits after dominating his position for 12 years.

Polamalu played his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

David Cornwell Raises Eyebrows with Statement about Jameis Winston

 

David Cornwell, Jameis Winston’s attorney, says that Winston is not ready for the NFL.

“He’s ready to be an NFL player on the field. But he’s not ready to be an NFL player off the field,” David Cornwell told Villanova’s Moorad Sports Law Journal. “I don’t think anyone is ready. No one is ready for this world when they come into it.”

Did Cornwell go too far with his statement?

Ethical Questions Arising from Post-Sentencing Agreement

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been convicted of numerous rapes of women and will serve at least nine years in prison. Sharper will face several restrictions upon his release: GPS tracking; sex offender counseling for many years; no alcohol; no visits to bars for the rest of his life; no Internet dating; approval to travel more than 50 miles; and penile sensoring.

Fisher believes Knicks can win 63 games next season

New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher believes in his team. Recently, Derek Fisher expressed his total faith in the future of the organization saying that he believes his team can go from their current total of wins to 63 wins next season.

Is Fisher delusional?

Do you think the New York Knicks have a realistic chance of reaching 63 games next season?

Will Derek Fisher still be the New York Knicks head coach next season?

Chris Copeland and Fiancee Stabbed, NYPD Fractures Thabo Sefolosha’s Leg

NYPD Internal Affairs is investigating the arrest of two NBA stars following the stabbing of former Knicks forward Chris Copeland and his fiancee. One of the two Atlanta Hawks players, Thabo Sefolosha, suffered a fractured tibia during an altercation with cops and will miss the remainder of the season. A video acquired by TMZ shows a police officer grabbing Sefolosha by the neck before at least six other cops wrestled him to the ground and cuffed him.

After losing to Wisconsin in the final four, Kentucky players, Devin Booker, Karl Towns, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson, Willie Cauley Stein and The Harrison Twins all announced that they will go pro.

Do you think this is a good idea for these players to leave school early? Greg Alcala is surprised that they are leaving Kentucky so early.

Check out the video about the Kentucky Wildcats 7 Going Pro

Matt Harvey's a winner and Alex Rodriguez is gaining fans

In his first regular-season start since 2013, New York Mets ace, Matt Harvey, returned to the mound in respectable fashion. In his first outing, Harvey shut out the Washington Nationals for 6 innings as the Mets won 6-3, which was the rubber game of the series.

After a year-long suspension, Alex Rodriguez, is rising to be the New York Yankees best player. A-rod hit his first home-run in a 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. A-Rod is five homers away from Willie Mays home-run record of 660. Should this be a cause for celebration?

Jordan Spieth Wins the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia

Golf has a new master. Jordan Spieth won the Masters and became the second youngest golfer to ever win the tournament.

 

The air-conditioning system malfunctioned at the AT&T Arena in San Antonio.Affected by stifling heat, Lebron James left Game 1 due To heavy cramping and heat exhaustion. The Heat lost Game 1 of the NBA Finals to Spurs 110 - 95.

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