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Japanese martial artist breaks 10 stone blocks before throwing out first pitch

We have seen some impressive first pitches over the last few years but Rina Takeda may have topped them wall. Takeda, 23, threw out the first pitch prior to a game between the Chiba Lotte Marines and Seibu Lions. Rather than just wind up and throw one, she broke 10 stone blocks with her head and then delivered the pitch. Well I for one am impressed.
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Four teams scouted Bartolo Colon and A.J. Burnett on Monday

getty images With the July 31 trade deadline approaching one player almost certain to be moved is New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon. Another pitcher who could be traded in Philadelphia Phillies right hander A.J. Burnett. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports that the Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves all had scouts present during the matchup...
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Diamondbacks willing to talk about trading Addison Reed

getty images Addison Reed could be available as the MLB trade deadline approaches confirms ESPN writer Jayson Stark. The Diamondbacks could look to trade Reed but apparently are not as keen on trading Brad Ziegler. Should Reed be moved, Ziegler could move firmly into the closers role. Others who could be traded on the Diamondbacks roster include Aaron Hill, Oliver Perez, Martin Prado...
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Red Sox not interested in acquiring Matt Kemp

getty images The Boston Red Sox are not currently looking to acquire Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. Rumors about a potential trade of Kemp to the Red Sox have floated around multiple times this season but WEEI’s Rob Bradford says that the Red Sox are “not looking to trade for the Dodgers outfielder at the moment.” A few teams are interested in Kemp but given that...
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WWE Monday Night RAW Live Results and Updates for June 28, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports’ coverage of WWE Monday Night RAW for June 28, 2014! Tonight’s episode of RAW will air LIVE on the USA Network beginning at 8 PM ET from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Follow along below for results and a LIVE Blog from tonight’s show. Quick Results for WWE Monday Night RAW Scroll down for the live blog with more WWE action WWE Monday Night RAW Live Blog
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Kate Upton admits she begged for her body

instagram Kate Upton admitted in a recent interview with Elle that she is like many of her male admirers. She begged for her body. “When I first started modeling, I was a normal catalogue model,” she told Elle. “Then, I became a woman, and I was really excited about becoming a woman.” And that led to begging “I’ve been begging for this body my whole life!” Upton’s...
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Phillies release Tony Gwynn Jr.

The Philadelphia Phillies have released outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. Gwynn passed though waivers unclaimed after being designated for assignment by the Phillies last week. Phillies announce that Tony Gwynn Jr was released. — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN) July 28, 2014 The 31-year-old Gwynn was hitting just .163/.281/.204 in 199 plate appearances for the Phillies and will likely...
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JGR plane hits Stewart-Hass plane at Concord Regional Airpot

Apparently the race track is not the only place that NASCAR teams do some rubbing. Late Sunday night a Joe Gibbs Racing plane hit a parked Stewart-Haas Racing plane. The SHR plane was empty at the time and no injuries were reported according to the Charlotte Observer. The JGR plane was returning from Sunday’s running of the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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JGR plane hits Stewart-Hass plane at Concord Regional Airpot

Apparently the race track is not the only place that NASCAR teams do some rubbing. Late Sunday night a Joe Gibbs Racing plane hit a parked Stewart-Haas Racing plane. The SHR plane was empty at the time and no injuries were reported according to the Charlotte Observer. The JGR plane was returning from Sunday’s running of the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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JGR plane hits Stewart-Hass plane at Concord Regional Airpot

Apparently the race track is not the only place that NASCAR teams do some rubbing. Late Sunday night a Joe Gibbs Racing plane hit a parked Stewart-Haas Racing plane. The SHR plane was empty at the time and no injuries were reported according to the Charlotte Observer. The JGR plane was returning from Sunday’s running of the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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JGR plane hits Stewart-Hass plane at Concord Regional Airpot

Apparently the race track is not the only place that NASCAR teams do some rubbing. Late Sunday night a Joe Gibbs Racing plane hit a parked Stewart-Haas Racing plane. The SHR plane was empty at the time and no injuries were reported according to the Charlotte Observer. The JGR plane was returning from Sunday’s running of the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Jason Heyward leaves game with back soreness

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward left Monday’s game against the San Diego Padres with lower back soreness. Heyward grounded out to first base in the bottom of the second inning during his only at-bat of the game. He was then replaced by Ryan Doumit in right field. Jason Heyward left this afternoon's game with lower back soreness. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 28...
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Jason Heyward leaves game with back soreness

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward left Monday’s game against the San Diego Padres with lower back soreness. Heyward grounded out to first base in the bottom of the second inning during his only at-bat of the game. He was then replaced by Ryan Doumit in right field. Jason Heyward left this afternoon's game with lower back soreness. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 28...
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Jason Heyward leaves game with back soreness

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward left Monday’s game against the San Diego Padres with lower back soreness. Heyward grounded out to first base in the bottom of the second inning during his only at-bat of the game. He was then replaced by Ryan Doumit in right field. Jason Heyward left this afternoon's game with lower back soreness. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 28...
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WWE Monday Night RAW Preview for July 28, 2014

Welcome to the Tireball Sports preview for WWE Monday Night RAW for July 28, 2014! The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will be the site of tonight’s episode of RAW which will air on the USA Network at the usual 8pm ET time slot. So what can we expect to happen tonight on RAW? Well first, and foremost, Brock Lesnar has been named the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight...
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Jeff Gordon leads Sprint Cup Series points following Indianapolis, full standings

Jeff Gordon entered Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the points leader. Following 160 laps of racing at the 2.5-mile track he will maintain that point lead and be celebrating a win. WINNER: Gordon wins at Indy, Full Results While Gordon now has two wins, the points leader after the reset would be Brad Keselowski who has three wins. NASCAR...
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Jeff Gordon wins at Indianapolis, full Sprint Cup Series results at the Brickyard

xxxxxxxxxxxxxx won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS finished ahead of Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin to claim the win at the 2.5-mile track known as the Brickyard. Kevin Harvick and Jeff Gordon began the Crown Royal Presents John Wayne Walding 400 on the front row but it was not long before Kasey...
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NASCAR Brickyard Starting lineup, green flag and tv info for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick will lead a field of 43 cars to the green flag for the start of tomorrow’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Harvick will be joined on the front row by Jeff Gordon for the race at the famed 2.5-mile track located in Speedway, Indiana which is famous for its brick beginnings. The Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 will be...
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Daniel Bryan places would be burglar in chokehold

Daniel Bryan may be out of action while he recovers from surgery but that has not stopped the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion from defending his home. Bryan and his wife Brie were returning to their Phoenix home when they noticed a door start to open on the house. That is when Bryan took matters into his own hands. “I saw the guys running out the back. I chased them. I caught...
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Troy Tulowitzki visited sports hernia surgeon about leg injury

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been out of action since July 20. Placed on the disabled list it is currently unclear when Tulowitzki will return to the field. On Saturday the All-Star visited a sports hernia surgeon in Philadelphia about his strained left hip flexor. #Rockies SS Troy TulowitKi has flown to Philadelphia to consult with sports hernia surgeon Dr. William...
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Julio Teheran picks up win against Padres

Atlanta Braves starter Julio Teheran allowed three runs in six innings of work in a 5-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Teheran gave up a two-run double to Yasmani Grandal in the fourth inning and an RBI single to new Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte in the fifth. On the night Teheran recorded five strikeouts without issuing a walk in addition to the three runs...
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Rockies give out replica jerseys with Troy Tulowitzki’s name misspelled

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki went on the disabled list on Tuesday with a thigh injury. A few days later the Rockies have already forgotten how to spell his name. The Rockies handed out 15,000 replica jerseys honoring the All-Star with his last name spelled “Tulowizki.” Fans who got the jersey on Saturday night will have a chance to exchange it for one with the correct...
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A.J. Pierzynski records three hits in Cardinals debut

Catcher A.J. Pierzynski had a strong debut with the St. Louis Cardinals recording three hits in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. Pierzynski, 37, recorded singles in his final three at-bats providing a insurance run in the seventh inning after signing with the Cardinals earlier in the day. “People that played with me and know me, know what I’m about and that’s all that really...
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Chris Sale tosses eight shutout innings as White Sox win

getty images Chris Sale continued to pitch well on Saturday night as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-0. Sale cruised though the Twins lineup allowing five hits and two walks while recording 12 strikeouts in eight innings of work. With the win he is now 10-1 on the season with a 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, and 122/19 K/BB ratio in 110 innings. He will face the Twins...
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Ty Dillon wins Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, full results

Ty Dillon won Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro led 24 of the 100 laps finishing ahead of pole sitter Kyle Busch. Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano rounded out the top five. Nationwide Series Results for Indianapolis Ty Dillon Kyle Busch Matt Kenseth Kevin Harvick Joey Logano...
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