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Stars: Tyler Seguin could return Thursday

Tyler Seguin has missed the last two games for hte Dallas Stars with concussion-life symptoms but could play in Thursday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Stars head coach Mike Heika said that that Seguin was improving and could be ready for tomorrows game, via Dallas Morning News. He’s doing well. He did really well [Monday], he’ll be the one guy who will skate [Wednesday...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson and Mets heat up talks

The New York Mets and outfielder Curtos Granderson continue to move towards a deal. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was told by a source that talks between the Mets and the free agent outfielder “intensified” late Tuesday. Late Tuesday the New York Yankees, Granderson’s former team, signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year deal worth $153 million. Whole Rubin’s report is hardly...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Burgundy interviews Peyton Manning (Video)

Ron Burgundy will soon host the Dec. 5 edition of Sportscenter but Will Farrell has been living as the character for a month now. Now Burgundy is interviewing NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling the Broncos signal caller gifted even though he lacks a mustache. Peyton points out that his brother Eli tried to grow a mustache with no success. So here it is… are we tired of Ron...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Morneau close to two-year deal with Rockies

getty images The Colorado Rockies have been targeting Justin Morneau as the replacement for Todd Helton and are closing in on a two-year deal. A deal for Morneau could fall in the $12-14 million range over two seasons after he hit just .259/.323/.411 season with 17 homers and 77 RBI in 152 games. There are a few hurdles to clear still but no other teams have shown as much interest...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees closing in on seven-year deal with Jacoby Ellsbury

getty images The New York Yankees and outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury are closing in on a seven-year deal. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News the deal is done and will exceed the seven-year $142 million deal that Carl Crawford received a few years ago. Feinsand reports that the deal is for $153 million. Yankees deal with Ellsbury is seven years and $153 million. That...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota returning to Oregon in 2014

getty images The Oregon Ducks will be among the favorites to win the national championship next season with the announcement that Marcus Mariota will return for the 2014 season. Mariota has decided to stay in school and forego the 2014 NFL Draft. Expected to be a first round pick, Mariota was a leading candidate for the Heisman Trophy prior to a No. 7 loss to Oregon. Marcus Mariota...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins sign Jarrod Saltalamacchia to three-year deal

The Miami Marlins were one of the teams most interested in signing Jarrod Saltalamacchia this winter. On Tuesday the club signed the backstop to a three-year deal worth $21 million. All that is stopping the Marlins from announcing the deal is a physical. Satalamacchia is from West Palm Beach and will earn $7 million a season after averaging .244/.306/.457 with 18 homers and 60 RBI...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Swan Racing expanding to two teams in 2014

Swan Racing will expand to two teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 2014 season. “When we launched Swan Racing we pledged to race hard every lap of every race.  That’s what we have done and what we will continue to do.  We learned a lot this year and now is the time to plan for the long term future by adding more resources to be more competitive,” said owner Brandon...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers denies he could be shut down for season

getty images Aaron Rodgers denied that there were plans to shut him down. Speaking to reporters Rodgers said he was disappointed that he was not cleared for a return to the field but said he planned on returning this season. “At this point, it’s really about the risk of going back out there,” Rodgers said on his weekly radio show. “I can’t say this morning was the greatest...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Mike Woodson Close To Dismissal?

Credit: Getty Images Mike Woodson, New York Knicks Coach, has led the Knicks to nine straight losses tying them with last play in the Eastern Conference, The Milwaukee Bucks. Knicks Owner, James Dolan, has given the warning to Woodson explaining he could be removed from the Knicks if the losing streak continues according to sources. Woodson is expected to coach on Thursday against...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan signs two-year deal with Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have solved their ninth inning problem signing Joe Nathan to a two-year deal. Nathan, 39, spent the last two seasons with the Texas Rangers picking up 80 saves with a 2.09 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP in 133 games. The Tigers had previously spoken to Brian Wilson about a contract but Nathan is as sure of a bet as there is available. Wilson may now opt to re-sign as a setup...
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Dodgers close to re-signing Brian Wilson

getty images Brian Wilson is about to turn 13 2/3 innings of work into a big contract, it just may be as a setup man. The 31-year-old Wilson finished with a 0.66 ERA and a 0.88 WHIP in 2013 for the Los Angeles Dodgers and according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal he may stay with the team acting as a setup man. Wilson was said to be talking to a handful of teams at the beginning of...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama fan allegedly leaves Auburn server a tip to ‘Roll Tide’

In case you did not know, Auburn vs. Alabama is a pretty big deal. With Saturday’s over over the Crimson Tide, the Tigers jumped up to No. 3 in the BCS and that has left some people upset. Like the person who visited this restaurant and was waited on by a Auburn fan. The Alabama fan allegedly left a note on the bill with the tip being ‘Roll Tide.’ @espn this is the tip my Auburn...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart to appear on NASCAR 14 game cover

credit: getty images for NASCAR Jimmie Johnson may have won his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title in 2013 but fans prefer Tony Stewart to appear on their video games. NASCAR has announced that Tony Stewart won a social media contest voted on by fans which will see the driver of the No. 14 Mobil/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet appear on the cover of the upcoming NASCAR 14 video game....
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys to get Sean Lee back in time for Bears

getty images The Dallas Cowboys expect linebacker Sean Lee to be ready for next Monday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Lee had missed the last two games after suffering a hamstring injury in a Nov. 10 loss to New Orleans. When healthy Lee is one of the NFL’s best middle linebackers and a difference maker. In 10 games this season Lee has 93 tackles, four interceptions and a...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks lose Alex Burrows to broken jaw

The Vancouver Canucks will be without Alex Burrows going forward. Burrows, 32, was injured when hit by Chris Tanev’s attempt to clear the punk in Sunday’s game. While Burrows returned to the game he will now sit out for some time to heal. It has been a difficult few weeks for Burrows as he had been on a long goalless streak and had just three assists in 17 games with a minus...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

46th annual Snowball Derby to take place Sunday

The 46th annual Snowball Derby will take place on Sunday at 5 Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL. A slue of notable names have entered their names into this event. Recent winners of the Snowball Derby include Erik Jones, Chase Elliott, Johanna Long, Kule Busch, Augie Grill, Clay Rogers, Eddie Mercer and Steve Wallace. Five Flags Speedway is a 1/2 mile oval located in Pensacola, FL which...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins non-tender Webb and Coghlan

getty images The Miami Marlins non-tendered reliever Ryan Webb and outfielder Chris Coghlan. Webb, 27, should have no trouble finding a new home after posting a 2.91 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP over 80 1/3 innings of work in 2013. While he does not rack up the strike out numbers he has more than made up for it with ground balls. In addition to Webb the Marlins opted to non-tender for NL...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Pierzynski signs with Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have signed free agent catcher A.J. Pierzysnki to a contract. Pierzynski, 36, played the 2013 season on a one-year contract with the Texas Rangers responding with a .272/.297/.425 line with 17 home runs and 70 RBI over 134 games. aj pierzynski, red sox agree to a deal — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 3, 2013   The move essentially means that the Red Sox...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle fans reclaim noise record

Move over Kansas City, Seattle is back on top. The fans of the Seattle Seahawks reclaimed the Guinness World Record for noise. While the fans were unable to reach the record before kickoff they were able to reach a decimal of 137.6 after the Seahawks took a 17-0 lead over the New Orleans Saints. Here is the proof and celebratory tweet from the Seahawks. 137.6 is a new @gwrnews record...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres avoid arbitration with Eric Stults

getty images Eric Stults will remain a part of the San Diego Padres in 2014. On Monday the Padres and Stults agreed to a one-year deal worth $2.75 million to avoid arbitration. Source: #Padres re-sign Eric Stults, one year, $2.75M. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 3, 2013   The 33-year-old Stults has put together a nice season and a half with the Padres of late. In 2013...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles reach deal with Steve Pearce

getty images The Baltimore Orioles and Steve Pearce avoided arbitration by agreeing on a new one-year deal. Pearce, 30, appeared in 44 games for the Orioles last season hitting .261/.362/.420 with four home runs. He will see limited action at first, outfield and DH in 2014. The new deal calls for Pearce to make $850,000 next season. Currently the Orioles are still trying to find...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

John Axford non-tendered by Cardinals

Due to make over $5 million in arbitration, the St. Louis Cardinals made the decision to non-tender reliever John Axford. Axford was not even considered a set-up option with the Cardinals and will now seek out an opportunity to compete for a closers job. Last season Axford appeared in 75 games posting a 4.02 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP.
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Bailey non-tendered by Red Sox

Andrew Bailey was non-tended by the Boston Red Sox. Bailey figures to miss half of the 2014 season which made the decision easy for the front off in Boston as he was expected to command around $4 million in arbitration. Bailey appeared in 30 games in 2013 finishing with a 3.77 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and eight saves.
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets non-tender infielder Justin Turner

The New York Mets made the decision to non-tender Justin Turner on Monday. Turner, 28, hit .280/.319/.385 with two home runs and 16 RBI in 214 plate appearances in 2013. He was expected to make around $1 million in arbitration which makes the Mets decision to let him go a bit of a surprise but obviously general manager Sandy Alderson felt he did not warrant bringing back. There should...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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