Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said before Wednesday's game that he was fined in excess of $1,000 by the commissioner's office for his comments critical of MLB's replay system. A major league source said the amount was $2,500.
Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Sunday for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp on Saturday night.
Public-address announcer Sean Heath will be shouting into his courtside microphone at the American Airlines Center in the Dallas Mavericks' regular-season home finale Saturday night after all.
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The International Weightlifting Federation has fined Azerbaijan $500,000 and waived a possible suspension after nine lifters were caught doping last year.
Brooklyn Nets guard Jorge Gutierrez received his first multi-year contract on Friday -- just in time to pay his first fine.
Washington forward Drew Gooden has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to throw the Lakers' Nick Young to the floor during the Wizards' victory Friday night.
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