The NHL has suspended Blues forward Maxim Lapierre for five games for his check from behind on Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle in Tuesday night’s game at Scottrade Center.
Wide receiver Chris Harper, waived by the 49ers on Thursday, was claimed Friday by the Green Bay Packers, the NFL announced on its daily transaction wire.
Right tackle Anthony Davis was fined $15,750 for an illegal clip during Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals, the NFL announced on Friday.
The Raiders schedule seemed tougher before the season than it does now. That’s due to improved play and disappointing starts from several established powers.