Michael Vicks 23 month sentence ends in July and the decision to reinstate him into the NFL rest with the Commissioner, Roger Goodell. One individual with the ultimate decision of his future income will determine his fate. There is no panel or legal proceedings, or legal recourse if the Commissioner decides that Vick’s image is not consistent with the NFL’s mission.
Lance Armstrong, winner of the Tour de France on seven occasions, could very well be punished by the French anti-doping agency AFLD. The agency claims that Armstrong violated protocol and did not remain under the direct and permanent observation of the tester, although the actual test of his blood and urine showed no traces of drugs.
Marcus Jordan, son of NBA Hall of Famer, Michael Jordan has given his verbal commitment to UCF that he will be playing college basketball there. Tyrone Slaughter, Jordan’s high school coach at Whitney Young in Chicago said Jordan felt that UCF was a good fit for him.
Ticket pricing for the first round of the 2009 Playoffs, presented by Bright House Networks, remains the same as regular season gate tickets. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, April 4th at 10:00 am. Highlights include: 3,263 seats priced $27 or under per game; a $40 lower bowl ticket; and tickets priced at $10 per game.
The Orlando Magic announced today their participation in the inaugural National Basketball Association (NBA) Green Week 2009 which tips-off on April 2 and runs through April 10. The NBA will partner with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on its efforts.
Tiger Woods started the final round of the 2009 Arnold Palmer Invitational five strokes behind the leader Sean O'Hair, but put together one of his best closing rounds to win at the final hole. Woods hit a 16-foot birdie on the 72nd hole to finish one ahead of O'Hair.
Wisconsin defense, Trevon Hughes, took his team to victory over Florida State, Friday night when he pulled of a crazy, spinning, bank shot with two seconds left in overtime. The Badgers won the game 61-59 in the first round of the NCAA. Florida State coach, Leonard Hamilton said, following the defeat, "I think we got beat by a team that stuck to their game plan".