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NBA fines Rockets owner $100000 for confronting referee

NBA fines Rockets owner $100000 for confronting referee

The NBA doesn't like it when anyone calls into question the integrity of referees, but that's especially the case for owners, who can expect to fork over six figures for any antagonization of an official in person. What makes Alexander's incident rare is that it actually occurred while the game was going. But the clock was running and it actually drew Kennedy's attention away from the floor.



Thunder without Russell Westbrook were worse than the Tune Squad

After a back-and-forth defensive battle through three quarters, the Jazz were able to hold off the Clippers in a fourth quarter that represented an offensive explosion from these two teams. While it's a valid discussion to have, there's really no evidence that Westbrook intentionally tries to damage his teammates' chances of scoring - it's not like he goes out there and blocks his own teammates' shots or something.


Eagles (likely) draft target accused of rape

Eagles (likely) draft target accused of rape

The Cleveland Browns and New York Jets come to mind most of all. "Even if he's (Trubisky) not (the right pick), if you can't trade out of the first round, there is an argument to be made that if you're going to miss on a player, miss on a quarterback", Cowherd said, as transcribed by Fox Sports' Nick Schwartz.



Raptors top Bucks in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

While Toronto's star guards produced in the clutch, the defense threw up roadblocks after the Bucks ran roughshod all over the court on Thursday night. There are a handful of tactical reasons why the Raptors were able to limit Antetokoumpo's impact on Saturday. Still, the momentum was starting to swing in Toronto's favour.


Texas A&M releases WR charged with indecent exposure

Texas A&M releases WR charged with indecent exposure

Court documents show that "about a day later", another tutor alleged Merritt pulled down his trousers and touched himself while also sitting close to her. Brown noted Merritt was suspended on October 28 after Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin received the police report of the incident. "Obviously, we are disappointed that the university would remove Kirk from the Texas A&M Football team, apparently in response to recent negative publicity about his charges", Merritt's attorney Rick Davis said, ...