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September 14, 2000 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
West Deptford High wrestling coach Ralph Ross Jr., who led the Eagles to the state Group 3 title last season, appears likely to be suspended for most of the 2000-01 season for his conduct after a match in February. The NJSIAA Controversies Committee recommended yesterday that Ross be suspended from coaching until Jan. 22. The committee submitted its recommendation to the NJSIAA Executive Committee, which is expected to rule within a week, said Boyd Sands, the NJSIAA executive director.
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October 22, 2011
Michal Handzus and Ryane Clowe scored shootout goals, and the San Jose Sharks celebrated captain Joe Thornton's 1,000th NHL game with a 4-3 victory over the host New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Elsewhere: Johan Franzen scored two power-play goals and added an assist to help the host Detroit Red Wings (5-0-0) remain unbeaten with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets . Weber fined. Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for boarding Vancouver forward Jannik Hansen on Thursday night.
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January 31, 1987 | By PHIL JASNER, Daily News Sports Writer
Charles Barkley is about to tread on sacred ground in the NBA. The 76ers' forward last night said he intends to file a complaint with the league office saying that referee Mike Mathis has been "unfair" to him and that Mathis has "held a grudge. " Mathis, a veteran official who worked the Sixers' victory over Cleveland at the Spectrum Wednesday night, has handled five games involving the Sixers this season. He ejected Barkley from a game in Atlanta last season, then ejected him again Wednesday night "for unsportsmanlike conduct.
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May 28, 2012 | By Evan Burgos, For The Inquirer
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Penn Wood sprinter Eric Futch banished a tumultuous week off the track with a dominant performance on it. Futch, who last Monday was banned from the state meet for receiving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after a spat with an official at the district championships, was reinstated Thursday morning on his third appeal. Saturday, he had the best day of any runner at the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University. Futch competed in four events and won three: the 300-meter hurdles and the 200 dash and as part of Penn Wood's 4x400 relay.
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December 19, 2006 | By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens has been fined $35,000 for spitting on Falcons defensive back DeAngelo Hall in Saturday's 38-28 Dallas victory over Atlanta. Owens will not be suspended for the Cowboys' Christmas NFC East showdown with the Eagles. "We are confirming that Terrell Owens has been fined $35,000," said the NFL's vice president of public relations, Greg Aiello. "It falls under unsportsmanlike conduct. " Had game officials seen the incident, Owens would have been ejected.
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November 23, 2012 | Associated Press
DETROIT - The Houston Texans took advantage of a big mistake by Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Shayne Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left in overtime lifted Houston to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday after Schwartz broke an NFL rule on a scoring play. Detroit kicker Jason Hanson had a chance to get Schwartz off the hook, but his 47-yard field-goal attempt on the fifth possession of the extra period hit the right upright. Schwartz threw a challenge flag when Houston's Justin Forsett scored on an 81-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
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November 29, 2010 | By Sam Carchidi, Inquirer Staff Writer
The referee made the correct call when he assessed an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty on Chris Pronger and negated an overtime goal Friday that would have given the Flyers a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames, an NHL official said on Sunday. Referee Ghislain Hebert, who has a split NHL/AHL contract, ruled that Pronger waved his arm in front of Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff and gave the defenseman a penalty. The Flyers eventually lost in a shoot-out, 3-2. Replays showed Pronger with his arm raised and quickly brought down - and no penalty called until three seconds later, after Mike Richards' shot went past the goalie.
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September 15, 2000 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Ralph Ross Jr., the West Deptford wrestling coach who directed the Eagles to the state Group 3 championship last season, has been suspended by the NJSIAA for his conduct after a match in February. The suspension, announced yesterday, will prevent Ross from coaching for about half of the 2000-01 season. The NJSIAA Executive Committee affirmed the Controversies Committee's recommendation on Wednesday to suspend Ross. The vote was 15-13, with two abstentions, said George Faunce, the West Deptford superintendent.
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October 16, 2005 | By Ashley Fox, Inquirer Staff Writer
After a typical game, the Detroit Lions' equipment people have to fix three or four player jerseys, repairing rips and sewing seams. But last week's game against Baltimore was anything but typical, and the brutality of it was evident in the jerseys. Lions staffers had to repair 19 jerseys, Detroit coach Steve Mariucci said. "Our equipment guys were here late sewing up jerseys. We had to throw some out, they were ripped so much. It was just a physical game. Guys were fighting out there.
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May 27, 2012 | By Evan Burgos, FOR THE INQUIRER
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Penn Wood sprinter Eric Futch banished a tumultuous week off the track with a dominant performance on it. Futch, who last Monday was banned from the state meet for receiving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after a verbal spat with an official at the district championships, was reinstated Thursday morning on his third appeal. Saturday, he turned in the best day of any runner at the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University. Futch competed in four events and won three: the 300-meter hurdles and the 200 dash and as part of Penn Wood's 4x400 relay.
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November 20, 2015 | BY JASON NARK, Daily News Staff Writer narkj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5916
IT'S A TRADITION of Philadelphia sports, going to the strip club after an Eagles game, but one mother and daughter's postgame trip to the velvet gridiron, according to a federal lawsuit, was marred by double standards, illegal use of the hands by Philly's finest and a lacerated eyebrow. According to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, Helen Reiber and her daughter, Heather Hughes, both of Coatesville, Chester County, attended an Eagles game on Nov. 17, 2013. The team was better then, their future still hopeful, and they stood atop the NFC East after beating Washington, 24-16.
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July 9, 2013 | By John Mooney, NJ SPOTLIGHT
New Jersey's new anti-bullying law has stepped onto the sports field, with the state's high school athletics association taking steps to clamp down on "trash-talking" that goes too far. The new rules have won national attention - and captured the talk-radio airwaves - with their requirements for referee warnings for any talk or gestures that demean fellow athletes, officials, or spectators, specifically citing those targeting race, ethnicity, religion,...
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November 23, 2012 | Associated Press
DETROIT - The Houston Texans took advantage of a big mistake by Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Shayne Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left in overtime lifted Houston to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday after Schwartz broke an NFL rule on a scoring play. Detroit kicker Jason Hanson had a chance to get Schwartz off the hook, but his 47-yard field-goal attempt on the fifth possession of the extra period hit the right upright. Schwartz threw a challenge flag when Houston's Justin Forsett scored on an 81-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
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May 28, 2012 | By Evan Burgos, For The Inquirer
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Penn Wood sprinter Eric Futch banished a tumultuous week off the track with a dominant performance on it. Futch, who last Monday was banned from the state meet for receiving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after a spat with an official at the district championships, was reinstated Thursday morning on his third appeal. Saturday, he had the best day of any runner at the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University. Futch competed in four events and won three: the 300-meter hurdles and the 200 dash and as part of Penn Wood's 4x400 relay.
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May 27, 2012 | By Evan Burgos, FOR THE INQUIRER
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Penn Wood sprinter Eric Futch banished a tumultuous week off the track with a dominant performance on it. Futch, who last Monday was banned from the state meet for receiving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after a verbal spat with an official at the district championships, was reinstated Thursday morning on his third appeal. Saturday, he turned in the best day of any runner at the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University. Futch competed in four events and won three: the 300-meter hurdles and the 200 dash and as part of Penn Wood's 4x400 relay.
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October 30, 2011
More proof that it's Tim Tebow's world, and we just live in it. Denver's second-year QB has started a fad. It all started when Tebow took a knee to pray as his teammates gyrated all around him, exulting over the Broncos' improbable, 18-15 overtime win over the Dolphins in Miami on Sunday. Sitting in a bar in New York, watching the scene on TV, a fan had an epiphany.   Jared Kleinstein coined a phrase, Tebowing , and he and his friends went outside to re-create it. He posted the photo on Facebook, and it spread.
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October 22, 2011
Michal Handzus and Ryane Clowe scored shootout goals, and the San Jose Sharks celebrated captain Joe Thornton's 1,000th NHL game with a 4-3 victory over the host New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Elsewhere: Johan Franzen scored two power-play goals and added an assist to help the host Detroit Red Wings (5-0-0) remain unbeaten with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets . Weber fined. Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for boarding Vancouver forward Jannik Hansen on Thursday night.
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November 29, 2010 | By Sam Carchidi, Inquirer Staff Writer
The referee made the correct call when he assessed an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty on Chris Pronger and negated an overtime goal Friday that would have given the Flyers a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames, an NHL official said on Sunday. Referee Ghislain Hebert, who has a split NHL/AHL contract, ruled that Pronger waved his arm in front of Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff and gave the defenseman a penalty. The Flyers eventually lost in a shoot-out, 3-2. Replays showed Pronger with his arm raised and quickly brought down - and no penalty called until three seconds later, after Mike Richards' shot went past the goalie.
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September 8, 2009 | By TED SILARY, silaryt@phillynews.com
WILDWOOD, N.J. - When school starts tomorrow at Cardinal Dougherty High, Tarik Morris' favorite body parts will be his ears. He just knows, finally, he'll hear a crescendo of positive comments as he moves through the hallways and interacts with his fellow students. Unlike last football season, when the Cardinals stumbled to an 0-9 record. Or 2007, when they won their opener and dropped the rest. "The negative talk is all friendly," Morris said. "But it still takes a toll on you because there's some truth to it. " Now hear this!
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