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Plaxico Burress

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Longest Suspensions In Sports History

With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.

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Plaxico Burress.  (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Steelers Put Plaxico Burress On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have put wide receiver Plaxico Burress on the injured reserve list, likely ending his season.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

Jovan Belcher.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Belcher Tragedy Has No Bigger Meaning

It makes us feel better when we can determine direct causes, identify means of prevention of similar acts, or categorize those involved as somehow different, distant or foreign.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Tiger Woods celebrates after his birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the Chevron World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club on December 4, 2011 in Thousand Oaks, California. Woods finished at 10 under par to beat Zach Johnson by one stroke. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

America’s Most-Disliked Athletes

Check out this list of the most-disliked Athletes in America.

670 The Score–02/08/2012

Michael Vick

Charch: Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings

Paul Charchian’s complete Week 3 position rankings for fantasy football.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

LeBron James at the podium after Sunday night's loss. (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hoge: LeBron Among Most Foolish Athletes Ever

LeBron James latest decision to attack his critics’ “personal problems” officially supplants him among some of the most foolish athletes of all time.

670 The Score–06/13/2011

Plaxico Burress

Burress To Help Prevent Gun Violence

After spending nearly two years in prison on a weapon possession charge, former New York Giant Plaxico Burress will work with the National Urban League and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Plaxico Burress

Burress: Prison Took ‘An Emotional Toll’

Plaxico Burress wants another chance to play in the NFL. The former New York Giants wide receiver told The Wall Street Journal in a story posted Friday that spending nearly two years in prison on a gun charge took “an emotional toll.”

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Plaxico Burress

Why The Bears Won’t Pursue Burress

Former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress spent nearly two years in prison before being released on Monday. While he may no longer be what he was before he was sent to jail, the Bears are still in need of a big receiver, so pursuing Burress would make sense.

670 The Score–06/07/2011

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Burress Released From Jail After 20 Months

Former New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress was locked up for 20 months for illegally carrying and firing a gun at a Manhattan nightclub.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Plaxico Burress

Should The Bears Be Thinking About Plaxico?

The Chicago Bears will have a number of options to improve their offense, defense and special teams. Receivers are always risky picks in the NFL Draft, so the best upgrade at that position might come via free agency.

670 The Score–01/27/2011