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Belgium World Cup fan loses modeling contract over hunting photo

So much for 17-year-old Axelle Despiegelare’s modeling contract with  L’Oreal.  Just days after the teen signed a deal with the cosmetics company it is over. Backlash to a photo posted by Despiegelare on her Facebook page prompted the termination of her contract. She posted a photo of herself next to a dead gazelle. Hunting aside, the most offensive part of the ordeal was...
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Erik Jones wins truck series race at Iowa, full results for American Ethanol 200

Erik Jones won Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway. The driver of the No. 51 Toyota Tundra finished ahead of Ryan Blaney and Matt Crafton. Darrell Wallace Jr. began the race on the pole but it was his Kyle Busch Racing teammate who was the first to the checkered flag. The win is the second in the career of Jones. Three different drivers have...
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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Iowa: Starting lineup, green flag and tv info

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is at Iowa Speedway on Friday night for the running of the American Ethanol 200. Bubba Wallace will lead 36 trucks to the green flag for Friday’s race at the 0.875 mile track for 200 laps of racing. Coverage of the American Ethanol 200 will begin on FoxSports1 at 8:30 pm ET with the green flag to wave at 8:45 pm ET. Timothy Peters won this...
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Bubba Wallace wins truck pole at Iowa, qualifying results for American Ethanol 200

Bubba Wallace Jr. will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to the green flag on Friday night for the start of the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway. The driver of the No. 54 Toyota Tundra will be joined by Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Erik Jones on the front row for what is scheduled to be 200 laps of racing around the Iowa track which measures just 0.875 miles around...
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Kyle Busch wins pole at New Hampshire, Qualifying results for Camping World RV Sales 301

Kyle Busch has claimed the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 18 Toyota Camry will be joined on the front row by Jimmie Johnson for the Camping World RV Sales 301. Sunday’s race will consist of 301 laps around the 1.058 mile track located in Loudon, New Hampshire making up a total of 318.46 miles. Last season...
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Kasey Kahne driving Shark Week paint scheme at New Hampshire (Photos)

It’s that time of the year. Shark Week. The No. 5 Chevrolet SS driven by Kasey Kahne will be decorated with Shark Week and Great Clips as the veteran driver attempts to score his first win of the season at New Hampshire. A small logo appears on the hood of Kahne’s car but its the quarter panels that will have people noticing the car which appropriately is red and blue. Shark...
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Colts release wide receiver LaVon Brazill

The Indianapolis Colts have had enough of wide receiver LaVon Brazill. Brazill, 25, had some success as a target of Andrew Luck but two suspensions have soured the Colts on him.  Facing a year long violation, Brazill will not be eligible to play this season regardless of whether someone claims him on waivers. In 25 NFL games Brazill caught 23 passes for 347 yards and three touchdowns...
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LeBron James returning to Cavaliers

The wait is over. LeBron James is returning to Cleveland. James told SI.com that he was returning to the Cavaliers adding, “Who am I to hold a grudge.” In a open letter on SI.com, James said that his decision to leave Cleveland was purely based on winning championships. “When I left Cleveland, I was on a mission. I was seeking championships, and we won two. But Miami already...
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Mets fan cannot take teams inability to score

H/T: Deadspin The New York Mets lost again on Thursday night. Scoring has been a problem for the Mets lately, they were 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position in the 3-1 loss the Atlanta. When Juan Lagares popped out in the eight inning to Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman one fan had enough. He got “excited” according to MLB.com….. yea, anyone who has watched the Mets...
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Rockies owner: “Maybe Denver doesn’t deserve a franchise”

Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort is not looking good in the court of public opinion after his response to a unidentified season ticket holder. The ticket holder sent sent a email to the Rockies via their online submission box writing “The Monforts have no business owning a baseball team and their missteps in hiring ‘the good old boys’ for front office and management positions...
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NASCAR at New Hampshire: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, Fantasy Picks, TV Info and Weather

NASCAR is at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend in Loudon, New Hampshire. Both the Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series will race at Loudon, while the Camping World Truck Series will race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. The Truck Series will run the American Ethanol 200 on Friday. The Nationwide Series will run the Sta-Green 200 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup Series...
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WWE SmackDown Results for July 11, 2014 (Spoilers)

WWE SmackDown Results for July 11, 2014 can be seen below. The event which took place at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada will be airing on SyFy Friday night but fans can go ahead and find out what happened ahead of time. Rusev and Lana kicked off the show with some pro-Russia sentiment. Roman Reigns interrupted and promised not to be crushed like Rusev’s other...
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Colby Lewis gives up 13 runs before being pulled out of game

getty images Texas Rangers pitch Colby Lewis did not have it tonight. In fact Lewis put up one of the worst pitching lines you will see this season. In 2 1/3 innings of work Lewis allowed 13 runs – 11 earned – on 13 hits while striking out just one batter. Lewis went seven inings allowing three runs – two earned – in his last start on Saturday against the New York Mets...
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Holly Holm signs deal with UFC

On Thursday UFC President Dana White broke the news that many MMA fans have been waiting for, the company has signed Holly Holm. Holm, 32, is a former boxer with a 33-2-5 career line. She is 7-0 in her MMA career and immediately becomes a future threat to women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite...
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Phillies transfer Cliff Lee to 60-day DL, call up Grady Sizemore

getty images The Philadelphia Phillies have transferred left handed pitcher Cliff Lee from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Lee will be first eligible to rejoin the Phillies rotation on July 18 and is expected to pitch on July 19 for the team. Cliff Lee will go on 60-day DL. Can be activated July 18. Expected to pitch July 19 in Atlanta. — Matt Gelb (@magelb...
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Yankees lose Masahiro Tanaka for at-least six weeks

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will miss at-least the next six weeks. Speaking on Thursday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that the Yankees star free-agent signing from last winter would attempt non-surgical rehab as a way to return to the field this season from a partially torn UCL. Masahiro Tanaka diagnosed w/ partially torn ligament in throwing arm. Rehab...
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Homer Bailey leaves start with knee injury

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey left his Thursday start against the Chicago Cubs early due to pain in his right knee. Bailey left with an issue in his right patellar tendon after giving up three runs in five innings of work. Your browser does not support iframes. Though his first 117 2/3 innings of work this season Bailey owns a 4.21 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP to go with a 105/38 K...
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TNA Impact Wrestling Results for July 10, 2014 (Spoilers)

TNA Impact Wrestling will come to you taped from Bethlehem, PA. Below you can find the full results for Thursday’s show. The Wolves defeated Magnus and Bram. Austin Aries defeated Sanada to become the new X Division Champion. Bobby Roode calls MVP to the ring and gets attacked by Kenny King. Eric Young makes the save but Bobby Lashley is out next. Lashley, King and MVP get the...
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Andre Johnson tells Texans he wants to play elsewhere

Once the face of the Houston Texans offense, wide receiver Andre Johnson now wants to place elsewhere. Thus far the Texans have shown no desire to trade Johnson whose status with the team has been an ongoing question. The hangup around Johnson’s status with the Texans is about a $1 million workout bonus reports NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. The question revolved around his $1 million...
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Rockies interested in re-signing Michael Cuddyer

The Colorado Rockies are interested in re-signing Michael Cuddyer. Cuddyer, 35, is a favorite of team owner Dick Monfort meaning that while the Rockies are 14 games under .500 on the season the team has no intentions to move the outfielder reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Currently sidelined with a broken shoulder, Cuddyer is hoping to begin his rehab prior to the end of July. ...
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TNA Impact Wrestling Results for June 10, 2014 (Spoilers)

TNA Impact Wrestling will come to you taped from Bethlehem, PA. Below you can find the full results for Thursday’s show. The Wolves defeated Magnus and Bram. Austin Aries defeated Sanada to become the new X Division Champion. Bobby Roode calls MVP to the ring and gets attacked by Kenny King. Eric Young makes the save but Bobby Lashley is out next. Lashley, King and MVP get the...
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Joey Logano to have AutoTrader scheme for New Hampshire

This weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway the No. 22 Ford Fusion driven by Joey Logano will have a new AutoTrader.com paint scheme. Through the relationship with Team Penske, AutoTrader.com will help build its brand with NASCAR fans and integrate Logano and Team Penske into its marketing programs. AutoTrader has more than 17 million visitors...
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Ronda Rousey has broken thumb, set to undergo knee surgery

Ronda Rousey retained her title at UFC 175 with a dominant 16-second win over Alexis Davis. Perhaps even more impressive was that Rousey managed to break her thumb in the contest. MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani confirmed the news on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight. Surgery is not expected to be needed for Rousey’s thumb. The impending knee surgery for Rousey is expected...
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World Cup fan scores modeling contract

While Belgium may not win the World Cup this year, one of its fans scored big. Axelle Despiegelare, 17, has landed a modeling contract from L’Oreal Professionnel after photos of herself went viral on social media sights during last Saturday’s game between Belgium and Argentina. Despiegelare posted the following message on her Facebook page that now has over 20,000 followers....
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Adam Lind to miss six to eight weeks

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to add players to the disabled list. Adam Lind is the latest. The 30-year-old Lind will miss the next six to eight weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his right foot. An MRI revealed that Lind had a fracture in his foot after he expressed discomfort. Already without Edwin Encarnacion the Blue Jays are going to be without a pair of heavy hitters the...
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