The Pac-12 Conference is in turmoil Tuesday after a CBSSports.com report alleged that Pac-12 head of officiating Ed Rush offered a bounty to referees who either gave a technical foul or ejected Arizona Wildcats head coach Sean Miller from a Pac-12 Tournament game.
Paul Tagliabue affirmed Roger Goodell’s findings in the Saints bounty case but, in a stunning turn of events, vacated all player discipline handed out to Jonathan Vilma (one year), Anthony Hargrove, Scott Fujita and Will Smith.
An appeals panel has overturned the suspensions of four New Orleans Saints players for their role in the alleged bounty case where players were rewarded for intentionally injuring opponents, according to SI.com’s Jim Trotter.
The Miami Dolphins can breathe a sigh of relief Thursday morning that they didn’t hire Jeff Fisher to be head coach and have to be involved with the increasingly ugly New Orleans Saints bounty scandal.
In what may be one of the more disturbing facets in the effort to bring charges against the man who killed Trayvon Martin and claimed it was in self defense, the New Black Panthers have offered a $10 thousand “reward” for the “capture” of neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman.
The National Football League dropped the discipline hammer on the New Orleans Saints for the team’s bounty program which rewarded players for hits that knocked out other players or forced them to be carted off the field.
Lost amidst the dearth of allegations by Nevin Shapiro was that he put bounties out on opposing teams’ players. But, one of those players is now laughing off the reported bounty.
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