Donell "DJ" Cooper was suspended by The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) when a urine drug test revealed he was pregnant. Cooper, who was not selected in the 2013 NBA draft, was playing for a pro team in France when his urine test revealed he was with child.
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72 Philadelphia police officers were placed on administrative desk duty following an extensive probe into racist and offensive social media posts.
A Palmdale California principal has been suspended after she and three other educators smiled for a photo with a noose during school hours.
Past accusations made against CNN commentator Paris Dennard four years ago may have come back to bite him. CNN suspended the pro-Trump commentator this week after discovering he was fired from a university for sexual harassment allegations in 2014.
A North Carolina teacher was suspended from her job teaching sixth graders after the school found out she had a side gig teaching pole dancing.
A United Airlines flight attendant was suspended after she told passengers they f---ed up if weren't wearing their seatbelts.
A Cincinnati 911 operator was suspended after mishandling an emergency call from a terrified 16-year-old high school student who was crushed to death when his minivan seat fell on him.
Kyle Plush died inside his family's minivan in a parking lot of his private school in Madisonville, Ohio on Tuesday.
Tom Brady abruptly cut short a radio interview after one of the station's hosts referred to his 5-year-old daughter Vivian Brady as "an annoying little pissant".
The 40-year-old New England Patriots quarterback was seeing red after WEEI's on-air personality Alex Reimer made the statement last week on a different show, according to the Daily Mail UK.
Tavis Smiley lashed out at PBS for suspending him for accusations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Late Wednesday night, the broadcaster and noted author took to social media to defend himself against the scurrilous accusations.
Smiley said PBS "overreacted" and launched a "sloppy investigation" into the allegations. He said he was "just as shocked" as everyone else about PBS's decision to suspend him.
A troubled nurse angered many on social media by tweeting a racist post denouncing white women for breeding sons.
On Friday, Taiyesha F. Baker, who apparently works at a children's hospital, tweeted, “Every white woman raises a detriment to society when they raise a son."
ESPN sports anchor Jemele Hill bit off more than she could chew when she objected to a statement by Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones.
ESPNS says Hill, 41, crossed the line when she urged her followers to boycott Jones' sponsors after he said he wouldn't tolerate any of his players disrespecting the American flag.
In yet another sign of the times, a Georgia middle school teacher was suspended for assigning homework to her sixth grade students that featured explicit lyrics by rapper Kodak Black.
Five nurses at a Denver area hospital were suspended for viewing a deceased man's genitals and discussing the size with other hospital staff.
The incident occurred at Denver Health Medical Center between March 31 and April 3, 2017, but it wasn't reported to hospital supervisors until May 8.