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Andy Dalton confident of working out deal with Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton may be entering the final year of his contract with the team but he is not expressing any concerns. “I’m confident. And both sides are working on it,” Dalton said via NFL.com. “We haven’t given a deadline, we haven’t talked about a deadline. We don’t expect it to get to that point, but if it does, it does.” Dalton has one...
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Yankees hesitant to trade for John Danks due to remaining salary

The New York Yankees are interested in left handed pitcher John Danks but are hesitant to pull the trigger on a trade for the 29-year-old due to the $28.5 million owed to him over the next two seasons. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports the Yankees have “no real interest” in adding Danks if they will be on the hook for the entire cost of his contract for 2015 and...
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Cowboys sign Tyron Smith to eight year extension

getty images The Dallas Cowboys have signed left tackle Tyron Smith to a eight-year extension. Smith is a Pro-Bowl player who is considered among the best in the NFL at his position. The Cowboys have now signed Smith though the the 2023 season. Smith will reportedly make $110 million throughout the course of his current deal. Smith’s new deal includes $40 million in guaranteed...
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Pirates, Royals and Marlins all interested in Ian Kennedy

With the MLB trade deadline approaching one player who has been in the headlines recently is San Diego Padres pitcher Ian Kennedy. Kennedy is not a certainty to be moved at the deadline but FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins have all expressed interest in the 29-year-old right hander. The Padres reason for keeping...
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Orioles interested in trading for reliever Neal Cotts

The Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers have had discussions about a trade that would send reliever Neal Cotts to the Orioles according to T.R. Sullivan. With Zach Britton moving into the closers role, the Orioles have a need for a left handed reliever. Orioles and Rangers talking about Neal Cotts…. Orioles looking for reliever who can get both sides out. — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger...
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Carlos Gonzalez to miss Wednesday’s game against the Cubs

getty images The Colorado Rockies will be without outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs. Gonzalez has been dealing with left knee soreness and rolled his ankle on Saturday. He should return to the Rockies lineup in a day or so. In 64 games this season Gonzalez is hitting .243/.294/.432 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI.
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Greg Ives to be Dale Earnhardt Jr’s crew chief in 2015

On Wednesday Hendrick Motorsports announced that Greg Ives would be the crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Ives currently serves as the crew chief of the No. 9 driven by Chase Elliott in the Nationwide Series. “This is an incredible opportunity for me and my family,” Ives said. “Dale Jr. and I have a great relationship from being...
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Indians could move Justin Masterson and Asdrubal Cabrera

Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America With both Justin Masterson and Asdrubal Cabrera set to become free agents at the end of the season the Cleveland Indians could look to move both players. Buster Olney of ESPN writes that others believe that the Indians are ready to move both Cabrera and Masterson. Perception of the Indians continues to be that they are ready to move...
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Dolphins lose offensive lineman Sam Brenner in practice

The Miami Dolphins lost backup center Sam Brenner during an 11-on-11 drill on Tuesday. Brenner was taken off the practice field on a cart with his right shoe removed. A second-year player who was undrafted out of Utah last season, Brenner started four games as a rookie last season. Backup C Sam Brenner is leaving the field on a cart. — Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) July 29...
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Ryan Williams being viewed as longshot to make Cowboys roster

Ryan Williams is considered a longshot to make the Dallas Cowboys’ 53-man roster because he is not a good special teams player according to the Dallas Morning News. Williams, 24, was signed by the Cowboys in the offseason after he was let go by the Arizona Cardinals. Drafted with the No. 38 overall pick, Williams missed his entire rookie season with a ruptured right patellar tendon...
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Maaco to be featured on Jeff Gordon’s car at Pocono (photos)

Jeff Gordon captured his fifth win at the Brickyard on Sunday. Now the driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet SS will hit the triangular track of Pocono Raceway, a track he has six career wins at, for the running of the GoBowling.com 400. Joining Axalta on Gordon’s car will be Maaco. Maaco has been helping customers with their automotive repair needs since 1972 and will occupy the rear...
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Fantasy Football Analysis: Chris Ivory to be goal line vulture for Jets

Those looking for fantasy running options may want to keep an eye on Chris Ivory of the New York Jets. While Chris Johnson may was added over the offseason that does not mean that he will be the one toting the football across the goal line. In fact it appears that Chris Ivory is the favorite thus far. “If we were playing tomorrow, Chris Ivory would be on the goal line, obviously...
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Luxury Diamond Rings and Sports: A Brief History

Professional athletes are no different than mainstream celebrities. They both enjoy a life of luxury and are fond of jewelry. Whether they are commemorating a championship, an engagement or being used as an apology; diamond rings have long been attached to athletes. Below we take a look at some of the more memorable rings in sports. Walter Payton’s Super Bowl Ring The 1985...
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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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