Trade deadline deals means Astros going for it all in 2015

The Houston Astros weren't able to pull off the reported trade for Aroldis Chapman with the Cincinnati Reds before the non-waiver trade deadline Friday afternoon. Despite missing out on the hard-throwing closer, the Astros still managed to send a message to the rest of the league with the acquisitions they did make (and didn't make). They are going for it all in 2015. Scott Kazmir...
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Steven Tyler to headline pre-race concert for Irwin Tools Night Race

The iconic Steven Tyler, with Nashville-based band Loving Mary, is bringing his undeniable swagger and sound to Bristol Motor Speedway for the August 22 IRWIN Tools Night Race. “Aerosmith front man, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy-award winner—Steven Tyler is not just an American icon, but a worldwide phenomenon,” said Jerry Caldwell, general manager of BMS. “You...
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Dodgers' Joc Pederson upset Taylor Swift didn't invite him to concert

Is anybody not a fan of Taylor Swift?Apparently Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson is (or was?) a big fan.When the Dodgers were in Washington, Taylor Swift performed a concert at Nationals Park...and upset Pederson in the process.Here's what he told MLB.com:"I'm just kind of jealous she put on that good of a concert and didn't invite us. If she's gonna blow the lights out...
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Houston Astros cancel Taylor Swift on would-be playoff date; "in thick" of Cole Hamels talks

View image | gettyimages.com In the 2008 World Series, Taylor Swift sang the national anthem at Citizens Bank Park before her hometown team and Cole Hamels. The Houston Astros in 2015 find themselves in the thick of Taylor Swift, Cole Hamels, and the playoffs. That is because the Astros are...
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Astros bump Taylor Swift to prepare for postseason run

So remember back in December 2014 when Taylor Swift announced all the tour dates for her 1989 tour, and the Houston Astros sent out a tweet saying that the date was subject to change due to an Astros' postseason run. Remember when everybody (Ok, it was me) made fun of the Astros because nobody thought it was likely they would make such a run. Well, jokes on me, because Monday, the...
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Astros' playoff chances force Taylor Swift to reschedule Minute Maid park gig

Prior to the 2015 season, the phrase 'Houston Astros playoffs' elicited nothing than snickers and snark, the Internet's principal currency. And yet, it's July 27 and the Astros enter play Monday 55-45, a game back of the Los Angeles Angels for first place in the AL West and forcing pop star Taylor Swift to change her concert schedule around.This is the world we live in in 2015,...
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Astros move up Taylor Swift concert for possible playoff run

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros have shaken off Taylor Swift's original tour date at Minute Maid Park in case of a playoff run. The Astros announced on Monday that they'd moved up the date of the Grammy Award-winning singer's show in Houston from Oct. 13 to Sept. 9. Houston, which hasn't been to the postseason since 2005, wasn't expected to contend entering this season. But the...
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Taylor Swift’s October Houston Concert Rescheduled With Astros In Playoff Hunt

Wanna know how serious the Houston Astros’ playoff push is getting? It’s getting Taylor Swift serious. The Astros signaled they’re in it to win it Friday when they traded for Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir. However, the real indicator that the Astros have their sights set on October has to do with a little bit of schedule tinkering at Minute Maid Park. The Astros announced...
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The Astros actually rescheduled that Taylor Swift concert

Remember back in December, when everyone had a good laugh about the Astros saying that an October Taylor Swift concert could be rescheduled in the event of a playoff game? Note: the date of the Taylor Swift 1989 tour show at #MMP is subject to change if it conflicts with an #Astros postseason home game. — Houston Astros (@astros) December 11, 2014 On Monday, the Astros announced...
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The Astros actually rescheduled that Taylor Swift concert

Remember back in December, when everyone had a good laugh about the Astros saying that an October Taylor Swift concert could be rescheduled in the event of a playoff game? Note: the date of the Taylor Swift 1989 tour show at #MMP is subject to change if it conflicts with an #Astros postseason home game. — Houston Astros (@astros) December 11, 2014 On Monday, the Astros announced...
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Boxer Cam F. Awesome After Losing Match at Pan Am Games--I'm the Taylor Swift of Boxing

To compete in a sport as tough as boxing it helps to be confident in your game. It helps to believe that you are the baddest man in the world (or at least the ring). Hopefully, that confidence along with some skill and training will combine for a good match and a victory.For Cam F. Awesome that was not the case at the Pan Am Games after he lost in the semifinals to Cuba's Lenier...
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Boxer Cam Awesome kind of dubs himself the ‘Taylor Swift of Boxing’ (vid)

A boxer who goes by the name Cam Awesome certainly lived up to such an interesting moniker during a post-fight interview on Wednesday following his loss to Cuban pugilist Lenier Pero at the Pan-Am Games. In a roundabout way that was as equally impressive as his “surname” — his real name is Lenroy Thomson —...Read More The post Boxer Cam Awesome kind of dubs himself the ...
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Denis Savard shares funny Patrick Kane-Taylor Swift story

Despite being a dynamic force on the ice, scoring goals and winning Stanley Cups, Patrick Kane is something else entirely off the ice. Given his penchant for being distracted by things off the ice, it should come as no surprise that during his rookie season in 2007-08, he was somewhat easily distracted. Except one specific ...
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A Girl Fight Breaks Out Between Taylor Swift & Nicki Minaj, Twitter Goes Nuts

A cat fight heated up on Twitter yesterday between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift after the ass-loving popstar was snubbed by MTV for Video of...
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Taylor Swift training for her music video 'Bad Blood' like watching a baby giraffe learn to walk

Taylor Swift training for her music video 'Bad Blood' looking every bit like Mike Teavee after the Oompa-Loompas have taken him to the taffy-pulling machine and stretched him out. [Next Impulse Sports]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Watch Taylor Swift get some MMA training in to prepare for music video

In order to have some fake fighting fun in her music video for her Bad Blood single, Taylor Swift first had to spend some time working on her moves. As you can see in the video above, this time her training had more to do with back hands, elbows, and knees than guitar picking or dancing. Watch Swift dispatch stunt man after stunt man with her six-strike combo. First, she misses with...
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That Time Taylor Swift Distracted Patrick Kane, Leading To An Opponent's Goal

The Blackhawks Fan Convention took place over the weekend at the Hilton in Chicago. The three-day event reunited fans with players and coaches, both past and present, just one month after the team's recent run through the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Video: Taylor Swift is a really awful fighter

Let’s all be thankful that Taylor Swift is a talented recording artist, because if she ever had to count on her fighting ability, the lanky pop star would be completely out of luck. Swift took to social media on Tuesday to share a funny video from her training for the music video “Bad Blood.” Apparently, it was Swift’s first day in the gym learning her choreographed moves...
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Concert Review: Taylor Swift @ Soldier Field

She came. She saw. She conquered. Taylor Swift is the perfect human. Why? When we walked in you got a FitBit Force looking device filled with LED lights that went off in conjunction with the stage show all night (you can kind of see them in my terrible photo above). And while the visuals these wrist-lights provided was impressive, the fact that she made the stadium workers at the...
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Max Scherzer blames Taylor Swift for power outages

The Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers were forced to suspend Friday night’s game, and if you ask Max Scherzer, it’s all Taylor Swift’s fault. Nationals Park experienced three separate power outages to its stadium lights throughout the night, causing two separate delays that totaled more than two hours. After the third delay at the beginning of the sixth inning...
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Nationals Reveal Cause of Lights Outage

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals blamed a faulty circuit breaker as the cause of Friday night’s light outage. The game between the Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers was suspended in the sixth inning after a bank of lights along the third base line went out for a third time. The team released a statement early Saturday morning, apologizing to fans for the...
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MLB players blame Taylor Swift for electrical problems at Nationals Park

A set of lights on the third-base line went out three times during Friday night’s Dodgers-Nationals game and, after a sequence of delays, the 3-2 game was suspended in the fifth inning. And players, tired of the light-related problems, took to social media to pin the blame on someone — namely Taylor Swift. Pitcher Max Scherzer started it by blaming the Shake It Off singer...
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Max Scherzer knows who's to blame for Nationals' blackout: Taylor Swift

So, what jocular take did you have when a big chunk of the lights went out at Nationals Park on Friday night during the Nats-Dodgers game, twice delaying and then suspending the action? Somebody didn't pay the electric bill. Geez, that's the best you can do? See, that's one of the differences between you and a major leaguer. Let Nats pitcher Max Scherzer show you how it's done: First...
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Max Scherzer Blames Taylor Swift for Nationals Park’s Power Outage with Epic Tweet

View image | gettyimages.com Following Friday’s lights debacle at Nationals Park during the game between the Nats and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Nationals’ skipper Matt Williams stated stadium officials were “troubleshooting” but there was no source for the issue. According to Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer, he may already know the culprit — Taylor Swift. Scherzer...
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U.S. Women's World Cup team gets 25 Sports Illustrated covers

The accolades for the U.S. women's soccer team keep coming. A few days after the World Cup champions hit the stage with Taylor Swift on Saturday, each and every team member has gotten their own Sports Illustrated cover. The latest issue of the magazine features 25 different covers, one for each of the 23 members of the team, one for coach Jill Ellis and a group shot. SI's Twitter...
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