Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden was suspended for this week’s National Football League game against the Arizona Cardinals after ripping the helmet off an opposing player and then head-butting him.
Tampa Bay Lightning All-Star center Steven Stamkos, who is tied for the National Hockey League lead in goals and points scored, will have surgery today to repair a broken bone in his right leg and is out indefinitely.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez became the third native of Cuba voted as Major League Baseball’s rookie of the year, taking the National League award over fellow Cuban Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he plans to meet with Jonathan Martin tomorrow to discuss claims of harassment by teammates that led the second-year offensive lineman to walk away from the organization.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was voted the National League Rookie of the Year over Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig after both Cuban players had breakout debut seasons in Major League Baseball.