Arbitrator rules against T.O., upholds suspension
PHILADELPHIA -- Terrell Owens was shut down completely: his grievance, his time with the Philadelphia Eagles, his season.
For conduct proven to be a "destructive and continuing threat" to his team, an arbitrator ruled Wednesday that the Eagles were justified in suspending their All-Pro receiver for four games, and are within their rights to deactivate him for the rest of the year.
The Eagles will now look to trade or release Owens before next
March, when he's due a $5 ...
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THE T.O. SAGA
The ruling and the reaction:
• Ramifications for T.O.
• Cossack: Stunning ruling
• Arbitrator rules against T.O.
• Pasquarelli: T.O left waiting for '06 release
• Kreidler: No winners here
• Mortensen: Union to remove Bloch
• Text of arbitrator's ruling: 'Grievance is denied'
• SportsNation: What's next?
• Kreidler: Don't tamper with truth
Theismann: T.O. got his
Sal Pal says right message was sent
Owens talks about ...
Excerpts from Graham Bensinger's exclusive interview with Terrell Owens for ESPN.com:
The Super Bowl: People take the things I say out of context
Contract negotiations: Owens: Somebody's got to win, somebody's got to lose
Donovan McNabb: We'd be in a better situation [with Favre]
Media attention: It's almost like I'm in a no-win situation with the media