Jim Irsay was fined the maximum amount allowed under NFL rules.
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) -
The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay six games and fined him $500,000 on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty in Indiana to a misdemeanor charge of impaired driving.
Irsay entered his plea in Hamilton County court and was sentenced to a year of probation and mandatory drug tests. He had previously pleaded not guilty to a pair of misdemeanors stemming from a traffic stop in March.
The NFL issued its punishment under the league's personal conduct policy. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a letter to Irsay that "owners, management personnel and coaches must be held to a higher standard than players."
Officials the story in Seattle again?
By John McMullen, NFL Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -
Baseball analysts often say a batted ball will find a poor fielder.
Over in the NFL, it seems controversy always seeks out the biggest stage.
The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will kick off the 2014 season on Thursday when they host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, a rematch of the famed "Fail Mary" game of 2012 in which...
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