Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor received six years probation for pleading guilty to sexual misconduct and patronizing a 16-year-old prostitute back in May 2010, reports ESPN. Taylor says the girl said she was 19 when he asked how old she was. Taylor did not apoligze for his behavior and even went as far as saying, "I don't card them."
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic will team up with other players for charity soccer match.
The Association of Tennis Professional World Tour No. 1 Singles Player Rafael Nadal will team up with the No. 2 Singles Player Novak Djokovic on Wednesday to play a soccer game as part of a fund-raising event to benefit relief efforts in Japan, according to ESPN. Andy Murray and David Ferrer are amongst the tennis stars that will join Nadal and Djokovic and play against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, a professional soccer team.
Lawrence Taylor receives probation for sexual misconduct.
Former NFL player and Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was sentenced to six years probation after pleading guilty to sexual misconduct with an underage girl, according to CNN.
Along with the six years probation, Taylor will have to pay $2,000 in fines. He pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges in January. A trial on April 12 will decide what level sex offender Taylor identifies as.
After being suspended for the remainder of the regular season and the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday, Pittsburgh Penguins left winger Matt Cooke talked to reporters today, according to ESPN. He told them that he's accepting the punishment and recognizes he must change the way he plays.
Cooke was suspended for elbowing Ryan McDonagh of the New York Rangers in the head during a game Sunday.
All four players still competing in NCAA tournament.
Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, BYU's Jimmer Fredette, Duke's Nolan Smith and UConn's Kemba Walker have all been named as the finalists for the Naismith Player of the Year award, according to Sporting News. The award is given out annually to the best player of the year in college basketball.
All four players have been named as All-American's and are still competing in the 2011 NCAA Tournament.
The season came to an end for Syracuse last night inside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, according to ESPN. Darius Johnson-Odum's 3-pointer with 27 seconds left gave Marquette the lead for good. Syracuse bungled its final three possessions to end the season with a 66-62 loss.
Syracuse men's basketball season is now over. The Orange lost to Marquette University 66-62 in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Syracuse had high expectations in the tournament being placed as a three seed but couldn't live up to their potential. Led by Darius Johnson-Odom's 17 points and four assists, the 11-seed Golden Eagles out-played and out-hustled the Orange.
The Golden Eagles now move on to Newark, New Jersey to play North Carolina in the Sweet 16. Syracuse finished the season with a 27-8 record going 12-6 in Big East conference play.
Syracuse basketball's head coach says he can see the end coaching career within next four years.
Jim Boeheim says his tenure as head coach for Syracuse Men's basketball is nearing its end, according to ESPN. The 66-year-old Boeheim spoke after the Orange defeated St. Johns to advance to the semi-finals of the Big East Tournament.
A tired Boeheim talked about the difficult and long schedule of playing in the Big East each season. Coach Boeheim told reporters he plans on returning next season but he won't be coaching in four years time.
NFL Players Association plans to decertify if no deal is reached.
The second deadline, delayed a week from last Friday, March 4, is fast approaching, according to ESPN. The collective bargaining agreement between the NFL Players Association and NFL owners is set to expire at midnight tonight.
Drew Brees, representative for the NFL players, tweeted his disputes with the owners requesting an extra $1 billion of the total revenue.