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Yankees’ Michael Pineda faces suspension for using pine tar

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night’s 5-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the second inning for having an illegal substance on his neck that he was applying to the baseball. Pineda was believed to have pine tar on the right side of his neck during his start against the Red Sox. From MLB.com:  Official...
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NHL suspends Wilds’ Matt Cooke seven games for kneeing

Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for kneeing Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. If the suspension is not fully served during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the remaining games will be served at the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season. Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing in the second period of the Wild’s First Round Stanley...
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2014 NFL schedule released for all 32 teams

The NFL announced its 17-week regular-season schedule for 2014, which kicks off on Thursday night, September 4 in Seattle. The opener will feature the defending champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on Sept. 4 on NBC. Thanksgiving will feature the Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions (12:30 PM ET, CBS) then the Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys...
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Padres’ Josh Johnson to have Tommy John surgery

According to MLB.com’s Corey Brock, San Diego Padres right-hander Josh Johnson will have Tommy John surgery tomorrow, April 24, to repair his Ulnar Collateral Ligament. #Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will have TJ surgery tomorrow. Technically a revision of the UCL. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) April 23, 2014 In November, 2013, Johnson signed with the Padres for one-year worth...
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Phillies’ Cole Hamels comes off disabled list

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Twitter today that their ace, Cole Hamels, has come off the disabled list. LHP @TheHamels has been reinstated from 15-day DL. RHP B.J. Rosenberg was optioned to @IronPigs. #Phillies — Phillies (@Phillies) April 23, 2014 Hamels missed part of spring training, and the entire 2014 season to this point, with what the Phillies called bicep tendonitis...
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Ducks sit Teemu Selanne in Game 4

Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne is a healthy scratch for Game 4.   Selanne, who is playing his final NHL season, has one assist in three games for Anaheim, which leads the Dallas Stars 2-1 in their best-of-7 series. “Well, obviously we lost the last game and a lot of times the lineup is going to be different,” Selanne said after the morning skate. “I didn’t...
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Have Patriots found Tom Brady’s successor?

The New England Patriots might have found their successor for future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. Pitt’s Tom Savage appears to be one of the Patriots top targets in May’s NFL draft. From DraftInsider.net: “The talk of the quarterback position the past few weeks has centered around Tom Savage of Pittsburgh.  So what’s the inside story?  Ever since the combine I’ve...
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RG3 to drive Toyota Owners 400 pace car thanks to Dale Jr.

NASCAR’s Most Popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. used his star power to bring in Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to be the honorary pace car driver in the Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. @RIRInsider If y’all don’t have a Grand Marshall for the upcoming race you should invite @RGIII. He needs to come...
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Ben Roethlisberger’s agent says contract discussions are ongoing

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has two years remaining on the $102 million deal he signed in 2008.  The same number he had on his rookie contract when the Steelers made him the highest-paid player in franchise history. But Roethlisberger and the Steelers haven’t agreed on a new contract this offseason. “There’s been ongoing (contract) discussions for...
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Paul Pierce: Nets played ‘soft’ in Game 2

The Brooklyn Nets held an early fourth quarter lead in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series with the Toronto Raptors.  But they allowed Toronto to score 36 points and make 12-of-16 shots in the final quarter en route to a 100-95 loss. Paul Pierce was frustrated with the Nets effort on defense and in the paint. “I thought guys stuck to their man individually for the most part...
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Exclusive Interview: Kiante Walton, CB, Indiana

Kiante Walton is a 2014 defensive back commit to the Indiana Hoosiers, and is expected to be a big part of their defense in the next couple of years. He has agreed to do an exclusive interview with us here at SportsGlory.com, and we hope that you enjoy it! If you’d like to share the link around to your friends and fellow college football fans, we’d love for you to do that. Q...
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Can the Chicago Bulls come back from their 2-0 deficit?

The Chicago Bulls were expected to make some noise in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, but so far haven’t won a game in their series against the Washington Wizards. Washington has exploded to a 2-0 series lead, taking both of the first two games on the Bulls’ home floor. Things certainly aren’t looking good for Chicago, but the series isn’t over yet. Is there any chance that the Bulls...
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Can Luis Scola turn things around for the Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers were able to pick up a huge win last night largely in part to a huge game from veteran power forward Luis Scola. Scola has been one of the key Pacers that have been struggling through the last couple months, but things certainly took a major turn for the better yesterday evening. Can Luis Scola turn things around long-term and help lead the Pacers back to being...
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LaMarr Woodley believes Raiders are a playoff team

The Oakland Raiders went out and made quite a few moves this offseason, and one of their newest pickups believes that the Raiders are currently a playoff caliber football team. According to LaMarr Woodley, the Raiders are a playoff caliber team that has a ton of potential. It is possible that the team could make the playoffs, but they also still have some question marks on the roster...
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Fan gives Pujols’ 500th career home run ball back

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Angels fan Tom Sherrill caught Albert Pujols’s 500th career home run Tuesday night and will give the Angeles slugger the milestone ball back. Pujols became the 26th player in MLB history to hit 500 home runs. Sherrill, a 29-year-old staff sergeant in the Air Force, told Angels broadcasters Victor Rojas and Mark Gubicza on Fox...
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Orioles Manny Machado to go on rehab assignment

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is getting closer to retuning to the Major Leagues. Machado, 21, suffered a gruesome knee injury on September 23rd in Tampa Bay against the Rays. According to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com, Machado will play for the Frederick Keys, the Orioles Single A affiliate, on Friday. Machado will play for Class a Frederick on Friday. — Brittany...
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Season Review: Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns had one of the most surprising seasons in the NBA this past season, and the main reason was point guard Goran Dragic’s improved play. Many expected Dragic to put together a good season, but no one saw what Dragic actually did coming. He was able to take his game from good to great, and improved in every single aspect of his game. Dragic has always been a good point...
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Mike Trout-Bryce Harper matchup reignites lopsided debate

Separated by just 14 months, Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels have drawn comparisons to each other since before both were coincidentally called up to the majors for the last time on April 28th, 2012, and will forever be connected throughout their careers. But outside of a possible meeting in the fall classic or a brief encounter during...
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DeMarcus Ware: ‘You can’t double-team both of us’

Denver Broncos new defensive end DeMarcus Ware is already getting to work with his pass-rushing partner Von Miller. Ware and Miller lifted weights together on Monday and watched tape of each other rushing the passer. “Some of the moves that he was doing on tape were some of the moves that I have been doing,” Ware said, per the team’s website. “I was critiquing him, he was...
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Maurice Jones-Drew: ‘My goal this year is to be explosive again’

The Oakland Raiders offseason program started Tuesday at the team’s compound in Alameda, Calif. Raiders new running back Maurice Jones-Drew spoke with Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle about the upcoming season. “My goal last year was to show people I was healthy again and finish the season strong,” Jones-Drew said. “My goal this year is to be explosive again....
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Patriots’ Matthew Slater: ‘There’s a lot to be excited about’

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater is excited about what he sees at the team’s voluntary offseason program, but acknowledges that this is just the start to a long journey. “There’s a lot to be excited about,” Slater said Tuesday at Gillette Stadium. “There are some extremely talented players that we’ve added to the roster, along with some extremely...
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Steelers’ Lance Moore: ‘It tells you guys want to win’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore met with his new teammates and took part in the first day of Phase One of the Steelers’ offseason program, which consists of strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation activities only. “I feel like I am the new kid in school today,” Moore said to the team’s website. “I was in New Orleans for nine years and this being...
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Report: Brewers’ Martin Maldonado suspended five games

Your browser does not support iframes. Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado has been suspended five games by Major League Baseball for his role in Sunday’s benches-clearing fight with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney. Maldonado also was fined $2,500, according to Olney’s source. Sunday’s incident began when Brewers’ Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh...
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Report: Seahawks, Richard Sherman nearing deal to make him top-paid NFL CB

The Seattle Seahawks are prepared to make All-Pro Richard Sherman the NFL’s highest-paid corner. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Seahawks are close to getting Sherman signed to a long-term contract that will surpass Darrelle Revis’s $12 million compensation in 2014. Several league sources anticipate the contract will be worth more than $13M a season when finalized...
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Spurs’ Gregg Popovich named 2013-14 Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced Tuesday. Popovich led the Spurs to a league best’s 62-20 (.756) record, which gives them homecourt advantage throughout the postseason. The Spurs roster features no player to average 20-plus points, nor 30-plus minutes, with Tony Parker’s 16.7 ppg and 29.4 mpg leading...
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