facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Umenyiora fined for missing interview

Feb. 1, 2012 at 6:34 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora was slapped with a $20,000 fine for missing a pre-Super Bowl media appointment, the team said Wednesday.

Umenyiora wasn't present Wednesday for a mandatory 45-minute interview session, for which he apologized.

The player said he "misunderstood the schedule," adding, "It won't happen again and I will be at tomorrow's media session and available after the game."

Umenyiora was with the Giants in Indianapolis as they prepared for Sunday's Super Bowl against the New England Patriots.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month
2
Lorde's song 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio until World Series Lorde's song 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio until World Series
3
Seattle news station uses photo of NBA star for Peyton Manning Seattle news station uses photo of NBA star for Peyton Manning
4
Peyton Manning breaks record for most touchdown passes Peyton Manning breaks record for most touchdown passes
5
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback