Miller Guarantees Denver Super Bowl Win; AP Sportsminute
NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area during Sunday’s game. The league also upgraded the Flagrant Foul 1 Ibaka was given for hitting Griffin to a Flagrant Foul 2, meaning Ibaka should have been ejected from the game.
DENVER (AP) — Denver’s star pass-rusher Von Miller is already guaranteeing a Super Bowl title for the Broncos next season. Miller said he’s dedicating the season to his 6-year-old cousin who recently emerged from a coma after a car accident in West Texas that also injured his mother and 8-year-old brother. Miller tweeted: “You can post this where ever.. Denver broncos will win the Super Bowl” in the 2013 season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne, the late Jerome Brown and LaDainian Tomlinson are on the final ballot for College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. The National Football Foundation on Tuesday announced the 77 former players and five former coaches who will be considered for induction.
DALLAS (AP) — A judge in Dallas is ordering an auction company to hold onto a champion’s green jacket from the Masters golf tournament until ownership can be determined at trial. The judge granted Augusta National Golf Club a temporary injunction yesterday to stop Dallas-based Heritage Auctions from selling the jacket won by Art Wall Jr. in 1959. The club says the jacket was stolen from there and was granted a temporary restraining order last month, days before it was to be auctioned.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A co-owner of the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Titans football team is selling his stake through Craigslist. The Titans announced earlier this week that owner Mike Polaski is trying to sell his 20 percent stake in the two-year-old Indoor Football League team, for $80,000.