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Astros among teams interested in David Robertson

David Robertson may very well return to the Yankees for the 2015 season but that does not mean that other teams will not try to land the 29-year-old who saved 39 games last season. Robertson is said to be seeking a contract along the lines of Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon after he finished with a 3.08 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP upon taking over for Mariano Rivera. As many as six teams...
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WWE Survivor Series PPV Full Card and start time

WWE Survivor Series will be airing LIVE on Sunday from the Scotttrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. This PPV has been hyped largely with the WWE offering a free month of the WWE Network to include this event. The biggest questions about Survivor Series is what will happen with the rumored return of Randy Orton and whether or not Sting will make an appearance. Full Card for WWE...
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Mike Matheny gives up No. 22 to newly acquired Jason Heyward

Jason Heyward will continue to wear the No. 22 when he takes the field for the Cardinals in 2015. After wearing the number for his full tenure with the Braves, Heyward was traded along with reliever Jordan Walden to the Cardinals. Saturday Heyward announced via twitter that he would continue to wear the number which had been worn by Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. Would like to...
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Mike Gundy to leave Oklahoma State for Florida?

Mike Gundy very well could be the next head coach at the University of Florida. And who could blame him. Since taking over as the head coach at Oklahoma State in 2005, the 47-year-old Gundy has already moved to the top of the schools wins list but his Cowboys appear to have plateaued. Known for fielding the high power offensive unity that the Gators crave, Gundy is reportedly pursing...
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Is this the end for Jamey Wright at the big league level?

For the better part of a decade major league baseball teams attempted to use Jamey Wright as a starting pitcher. Then one day someone had the idea to place the right hander in the bullpen, and finally he began to thrive. A former first-round pick, Wright has found success in the bullpen even as he had to accept minor league deals and pitch his way onto rosters during spring training...
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Amanda Dufner shares topless vacation picture on Instagram before deleting it

I do not know much about golf but I do know that Amanda Dufner is one WAG that has quite a following. Probably a bigger following than golfing husband Jason. While on vacation Amanda posted a photo of herself without her bikini top on to Instagram before quickly deleting the image. Ah but we live in the internet age and someone has it…. And to think many did not think it could...
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Orioles sign Rey Navarro to minor league deal

The Orioles have landed free agent infielder Rey Navarro to a minor league contract pending a physical. On Friday it was reported that the 24-year-old Navrro and the Orioles were close to a contract so it is not a surprise that the team got a deal worked out. In Navarro the Orioles got a defensively sound shortstop who hit .282/.343/.435 this past year while in the Reds minor league...
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Anu Solomon suffers foot injury in blowout against Utah

Anu Solomon won the quarterback job at Arizona in the offseason and later led the Wildcats to an upset win over the Oregon Ducks. On Saturday he suffered a injury to his foot and was later seen in a walking boot on the sideline. Prior to leaving Solomon was 8-of-17 for 158 yards and ran five times for 22 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter which gave the Wildcats...
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Reggie Bush to miss Week 12, Chris Johnson probable

Getty Images Lions running back Reggie Bush will be out of action again this week. Bush’s name will continue to be spelled by Theo Riddick who has performed quite well. Bush would seem to be a better option to play in Week 13. Joique Bell is firmly the starter on the Lions ahead of Sunday’s game against the Patriots. Speaking of Detroit…. When the Jets travel there to take...
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Red Sox remain favorites for Pablo Sandoval, Giants could make offer to Yasmany Tomas

While the Padres are believed to have made the largest offer to free agent Pablo Sandoval, the third baseman is believed to be leaning towards joining the Red Sox. The Giants – a team that Sandoval has won three World Series rings with – are expected to be left out with the 28-year-old going elsewhere. Sandoval finished 2014 hitting .270/.324/.415 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI...
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Bills expected to start Kyle Orton, Fred Jackson

The Bills are expected to play both Kyle Orton and Fred Jackson for Monday’s game against the Jets. Orton has been listed as probable with a toe injury for the Week 12 game which will be played in Detroit. While the toe is a cause for concern it never appeared as if the Bills would bench Orton for E.J. Manuel this week. Likewise Jackson is expected to play against the Jets. Jackson...
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Samaje Perine breaks single game FBS rushing record

Move over Melvin Gordon. Your reign as the record holder for a single college football game is over after two weeks. On Saturday Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine broke Gordon’s record as he ran for 427 yards in a 41-7 trashing of the Kansas Jayhawks. That was fast. With 427 yards, @OU_Football's Samaje Perine broke Melvin Gordon's single-game rushing record. pic.twitter.com/xEiCEPs0nC...
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Doug Martin in line to regain Buccaneers starting RB role

Doug Martin received the bulk of the first-team reps at running back this week and is in line to regain the starting job at running back for the Buccaneers. Martin is listed as questionable with an ankle injury but is expected to start ahead of Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims. While the Buccaneers continue to rotate names on their depth chart they have found no success in the run...
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Redskins head coach on Griffin “He’s gotta play”

Getty Images Redskins head coach Jay Gruden believes it is time for quarterback Robert Griffin III to step forward and elevate his play. “He’s auditioned long enough,” Gruden told NFL.com. “Clock’s ticking. He’s gotta play. “We’ll see. … We want Robert to excel, we really do. But the last two games, it hasn’t been very good, anywhere. We gotta play better around...
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Seahawks consider playing Richard Sherman at WR

The Seahawks passing attack is ranked 30th in the NFL in yards per game leaving head coach Pete Carroll open to the idea of using cornerback Richard Sherman at wide receiver. “He’s been very clear in that intent for a long time around here,” Carroll told KIRO Radio on Friday. “It’s always been a conversation that we’ve had, and if I need him I’m going to him and he...
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Rockies sign Aaron Laffey and John Lannan to minor league deals

The Colorado Rockies have signed left handed pitchers Aaron Laffey and John Lannan to minor league contracts. Laffey, 29, spent the 2014 season at Triple-A Syracuse for the Washington Nationals posting a 3.67 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 91/37 K/BB ratio over 147 innings. The 30-year-old Lannan appeared at Triple-A Las Vegas within the New York Mets system. Lannan produced a 6.75 ERA over...
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Sting to appear at Survivor Series PPV

Wrestling icon Sting will appear at the Survivor Series pay-per-view this weekend in St. Louis, MO. Sting has been signed to a WWE deal for weeks but has yet to step foot in a ring. That is expected to end this weekend but what happens beyond Survivor Series remains to be seen as Sting is not scheduled to appear on any WWE television afterwards. It is expected that Sting will assume...
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Colts waive WR Griff Whalen

The Indianapolis Colts have waived wide receiver Griff Whalen. Whalen was waived in order to make room for running back Zurlon Tipton on the active roster. Used as a return man this season, Whalen’s time on the roster was over the moment the Colts signed Josh Cribbs earlier this week. Whalen caught two passes for 23 yards this year on three targets. Tipton will be the third man...
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Braves sign Jacob Brigham, Phillies re-up Koyie Hill

The Braves have signed right handed pitcher Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract. Brigham, 26, had a 3.99 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 79/31 K/BB ratio over 99 1/3 innings at Triple-A Indianapolis. He figures to fill out a minor league rotation spot for the Braves at Gwinnett. Meanwhile the Phillies have re-signed catcher Koyie Hill to a minor league contract. The 35-year-old hill saw...
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Tennessee Titans at Philadelphia Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Sunday the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles will face off against one another. The Titans (2-8) are on a four game losing skid while the Eagles (7-3) were beaten up a week ago themselves. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA. The Odds: The Philadelphia Eagles are 11 point favorites...
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Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins head into Sunday’s game against one another with a lot of question marks. Most of these questions revolve around who will actually be on the field for it. The Dolphins (6-4) are coming off a win against Buffalo last week while the Broncos (7-3) are coming off an upset loss to St. Louis last week. Coverage of the game between these two will...
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Washington Redskins at San Francisco 49ers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two of the NFL’s more mobile quarterbacks will be on display in Sunday’s contest between the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers. The Redskins (3-7) remain committed to starting Robert Griffin III at quarterback as they try to figure out if he is their franchise quarterback. The 49ers (6-4) have not had their normal success this season but are only a win streak away...
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Detroit Lions at New England Patriots: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Sunday one of the better games of the day will occur when the Detroit Lions travel to take on the New England Patriots. The Lions (7-3) are coming off a loss to Arizona while the Patriots (8-2) pounded Indianapolis on the ground last week. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. The Odds: The Patriots...
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Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two weeks ago the Dallas Cowboys got back in the win column with a dismantling of Jacksonville. Coming off a bye week the Cowboys will now look to knock off a fellow NFC East foe in the New York Giants as they look to make it back to the playoffs. The Cowboys (7-3) are 4-0 on the road as they head to take on the Giants (3-7). Coverage of the game between the Giants and Cowboys will...
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Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two longstanding NFC North foes will face off against one another when the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings meet on Sunday. The Packers (7-3) and Vikings (4-6) will each be aiming for the win in this one which kicks off at 1:00 pm ET on FOX from TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. The Odds: The Packers are 8.5 point favorites against the Vikings. The over/under for this...
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