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Matt Kenseth wins pole at Texas, full qualifying results for AAA 500

Matt Kenseth will be on the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Joining the driver of the No. 20 Dollar General on the front row will be Jeff Gordon. The second race of the Eliminator round will take place on Sunday afternoon when 43 cars take to the track for the AAA 500. Based in Fort Worth, the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway  will see eight...
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Tyler Reddick wins truck series pole at Texas, qualifying results for WinStar World Casino and Resort 350

Tyler Reddick will set on the pole for Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 19 Ford F-150 will be joined on the front row by Kyle Busch for the start of the WinStar World Casino and Resort 350. Friday’s race will consist of 140 laps around the 1.5-mile Fort Worth track making up 220.5 miles. Coverage of this race can be...
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Trucks Series at Texas: Starting lineup, green flag and tv info for WinStar 350

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night for the WinStar World Casino and Resort 350. Beginning the race on the pole will be Tyler Reddick in the No. 19 Ford F-150 who set the fast time in qualifying. He will be joined by Kyle Busch on the front row. The WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 will consist of 140 laps around the 1.5-mile...
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Rays pick up 2015 option on Ben Zobrist

The Tampa Bay Rays have exercised the 2015 option on Ben Zobrist. Zobrist, 33, will make $7.5 million this coming season in the final year of his contract. Given the Rays needs and his future free agency, it would not be a complete shock if the Rays traded Zobrist this spring. Zobrist appeared in 146 games last season hitting .272/.354/.395 with 10 home runs and 52 RBI. HIs ability...
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Brian Vickers fastest in opening practice, full practice speeds from Texas

After Chevrolet’s and Ford’s topped the speed list for much of the opening round of practice it was the Toyota of Brian Vickers who finished the session as the fastest. The first championship eligible driver was Kevin Harvick who was second. The next driver still in the Chase was Jeff Gordon at fifth. Each of the top 25 cars topped 196 mph. There are just 43 cars on the entry...
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Connor Cook expects to return to Michigan State

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook said he expects to return to quarterback the Spartans in 2015 for his senior season. “I’ve always talked about it with my parents and stuff, and you want to use up your eligibility,” Cook said after Thursday’s practice. “Michigan State’s a great place, and I’ve had a lot of fun here and I had...
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Elliott Sadler joining Roush Fenway Racing for 2015

Elliott Sadler will join Roush Fenway Racing in 2015 driving the No. 1 Ford Mustang in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Sadler and long-time sponsor OneMain Financial will move out to RFR for next season. Previously known as CitiFinancial the company has sponsored RFR entries in the Nationwide Series from 2008 to 2010. OneMain Financial will be the primary sponsor of Sadler’s car for...
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Cowboys to start Brandon Weeden against Cardinals?

The chances of Brandon Weeden being under center for the Dallas Cowboys in Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals appear to be growing by the day. Speaking to reporters after Friday’s practice, Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan called it “rare” that a quarterback misses an entire week of practice and then plays. Tony Romo is not at practice. I asked Scott...
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Redskins: Bashaud Breeland injures knee in Friday practice

Coming off of his best game, rookie cornerback Bashaud Breeland hurt his knee in Friday’s practice. Breeland is now questionable to play in Sunday’s Week 9 contest against the Vikings. The Redskins will await the status of an MRI to determine if Breeland will be able to play. Tracey Porter and E.J. Biggers would move up to the depth chart if Breeland is unable to go.
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Bengals: A.J. Green practicing, Giovani Benard sidelined

Getty Images It is looking as if running back Giovani Benard will not play this weekend for the Bengals. Jeremy Hill is expected to get the start as they play against the Jaguars. Injuries to Benard’s collarbone and then his hip have really zapped the play of Benard who had 137 rushing yards against the Panthers on Oct. 12 but has managed just 62 over his last two games in contests...
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Report: Ray McDonald to avoid any domestic violence charge

The San Francisco 49ers have allowed defensive lineman Ray McDonald to start all seven games this season. He looks likely to start the rest as well. McDonald is expected to avoid being changed with domestic violence reports the San Jose Mercury News. McDonald had been suspended of “roughing up” his pregnant fiancee. An official announcement is expected to come soon from the...
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DeAngelo Hall re-tore Achilles at home

Already on season ending injured reserve with a torn Achilles’ tendon, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall suffered a setback. Hall re-tore his Achillies’ while at home. It is unclear how Hall re-tore the tendon but it will set him back five weeks. He was already out for the season and had the tendon repaired on Thursday. DeAngelo Hall did indeed tear his Achilles' tendon...
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Duke Blue Devils at Pitt Panthers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Duke Blue Devils will travel to take on the Pitt Panthers in a match-up of two ACC schools. No. 24 Duke (6-1) and Pittsburgh (4-4) will each be looking for their third ACC win on the season. Coverage of this game will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA. The Odds: The Pitt Panthers are 4 point favorites against the...
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Stanford Cardinal at Oregon Ducks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Months ago a November match-up between Stanford and Oregon appealed to many. Now these two SEC foes face off with Oregon having the most to lose. No. 5 Oregon (7-1) and Stanford (5-3) will each be looking for the win here. Oregon knows a win is necessary if they want to make the college football playoff. Coverage of the game between Stanford and Oregon will air on FOX...
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Virginia Cavaliers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday two ACC foes meet up when the Virginia Cavaliers travel to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Virginia (4-4) and Georgia Tech (6-2) will each be looking to score the win in this one. Coverage of which will air on ESPNU beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA. The Odds: Georgia Tech is a 3.5 point favorite against Virginia in this...
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Northwestern Wildcats at Iowa Hawkeyes: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images Two Big Ten schools will face off against one another when the North Western Wildcats travel to play the Iowa Hawkeyes. Northwestern (3-4) and Iowa (5-2) each will be looking for a win in this game that will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, IA. The Odds: The Northwestern Wildcats are 4 point underdogs against the Iowa...
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Tennessee Volunteers at South Carolina Gamecocks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday evening the Tennessee Volunteers and South Carolina Gamecocks will meet in a match-up of two SEC foes. Tennessee (3-5) and South Carolina (4-4) will each be looking for a win here to salvage what has been two disappointing seasons. Coverage of the game between Tennessee and South Carolina will air on the SEC Network and WatchESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Williams...
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Maryland Terrapins at Penn State Nittany Lions: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday the Maryland Terrapins will travel to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions in a match-up of two Big Ten schools. Maryland (5-3) and Penn State (4-3) will each be looking for a B1G win on Saturday on ESPN2. Coverage of the game will begin at 12:00 pm ET from Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. The Odds: The Penn State Nittany Lions are 3.5 point favorites...
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Texas Longhorns at Texas Tech Red Raiders: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two under-performing Texas schools from the Big 12 will meet up on Saturday evening when the Texas Longhorns travel to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Both Texas and Texas Tech enter this game at 3-5 on the season. Coverage of the game between Texas and Texas Tech will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, TX. The Odds: The Texas...
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Navy Midshipmen: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The annual match-up between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Navy Midshipmen will take place on Saturday evening. No. 10 Notre Dame (6-1) will be looking to continue its path to the college football playoff with a win over Navy (4-4) in this one. Coverage of the game between Notre Dame and Navy will air on CBS beginning at 8:00 pm ET from FedEx Field in Landover, MD. The Odds:...
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Indiana Hoosiers at Michigan Wolverines: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday it is yearly battle of Indiana and Michigan, two schools from the Big Ten. Given the effort of Michigan this season many may prefer if this was basketball and not football. Both enter this game unranked as Indiana (3-4) and Michigan (3-5) each look for their fourth win of the season on the football field. Coverage of the game between Michigan and Indiana will air on...
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Oklahoma State Cowboys at Kansas State Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Oklahoma State Cowboys and Kansas State Wildcats will lock up in a match-up of two Big 12 schools on Saturday. The No. 9 Kansas State Wildcats (6-1) will be looking for their seventh win of the season against unranked Oklahoma State (5-3). Coverage of the game between Oklahoam State and Kansas State will air on ABC and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Bill Snyder Family...
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Baylor Bears vs. Kansas Jayhawks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Big-12 schools will face off against one another Saturday afternoon when the Baylor Bears host the Kansas Jayhawks. No. 13 Baylor (6-1) will look to keep unranked Kansas (2-5) winless in Big-12 play. Coverage of the game between Baylor and Kansas will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 4:00 pm ET from McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. The Odds: Baylor is a 36 point favorite against...
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Wisconsin Badgers at Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two unranked Big Ten schools will face off against one another on Saturday when the Wisconsin Badgers travel to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Wisconsin (5-2) and Rutgers (5-3) will each be looking for their sixth win of the season in this one. Coverage of this game can be seen on ESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, NJ. The Odds:...
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Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Ohio State Buckeyes will host hte Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday in a match-up of two Big Ten schools. No. 16 Ohio State (6-1) will look to remain unbeaten in Big Ten play when they play against Illinois (4-4) on Saturday. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Ohio Stadium in Columbus, OH. The Odds: The Ohio...
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