NHL general managers showed there is interest in extending the extra period to cut down on the number of shootouts by possibly changing the structure of overtime in regular-season games.
On Sunday, Bryant threw fuel on the fire after receiving an unsportsmanlike penalty in the second half for removing his helmet while arguing with officials.
The New York Jets and New England Patriots have been fined a combined $88,500 from their game last week that included a late sideline skirmish.
Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph was fined $15,750 for a low hit on Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo in the third quarter of the team’s game last Sunday night.
NASCAR confiscated the roof flaps, which are designed to keep cars on the ground during spins and high-speed wrecks, from 16 teams for further inspection.
Players who target and hit defenseless players above the shoulders will be ejected from games under a proposal unanimously approved by the NCAA Football Rules Committee.
A Garland middle school band has received an apology after being silenced by a referee for playing during a football game.
The Louisiana Legislature is asking the NFL to reconsider the penalties imposed on the New Orleans Saints because of its bounty program.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday that it will ask banks for information about how overdraft fees affect consumers, how overdraft protection is marketed and what information consumers receive.
Repeat offenders or players committing flagrant illegal hits will have a much greater chance of being suspended during the 2011 season.