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Oklahoma Sooners at Iowa State Cyclones: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images The Oklahoma Sooners will travel to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday. No. 18 Oklahoma (5-2) will be looking to beat up on Iowa State (2-5) in this one. Coverage of this game will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, IA. The Odds: The Oklahoma Sooners are a 16.5 point favorite against the Iowa State Cyclones. The over...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

TCU Horned Frogs at West Virginia Mountaineers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two ranked Big-12 schools will face off against one another on Saturday when the TCU Horned Frogs travel to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers. No. 7 TCU (6-1) is just outside of the playoffs and would love nothing more than to beat up on No. 20 West Virginia (6-2) in this one. Coverage of the game between TCU and West Virginia will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your market...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

East Carolina Pirates at Temple Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two schools from the American Athletic Conference will face off against one another when the East Carolina Pirates travel to play the Temple Owls. No. 23 East Carolina (6-1) will be looking to remain unbeaten in conference play against Temple (4-3) in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPNews and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Lincoln Financial...
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Purdue Boilermakers at Nebraska Cornhuskers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Big Ten schools will face off against one another when the Purdue Boilermakers travel to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers. No. 15 Nebraska (7-1) will look to move to 4-1 in Big Ten play when they take on Purdue (3-5). Coverage of the game between Nebraska and Purdue will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your market. Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE will play host to this one...
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Cincinnati Bearcats at Tulane Green Wave: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Cincinnati Bearcats will travel to take on the Tulane Green Wave. These two schools from the American Athletic Conference both enter unranked. Cincinnati (4-3) and Tulane (2-5) will each be seeking the win in this one. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, LA. The Odds: The Cincinnati...
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California Golden Bears at Oregon State Beavers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Pac-12 schools play against one another on Saturday night when the California Golden Bears play against the Oregon State Beavers. California (4-4) and Oregon State (4-3) will each be looking for their fifth win of the season in this one. Coverage of this game will air on Pac-12 Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR. The Odds: The Oregon State Beavers...
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Texas Motor Speedway for the second race of the Eliminator Round. A week ago at Martinsville it was Dale Earnhardt Jr. earning the victory which means that no one earned a free pass to the finale at Homestead. There will be eight drivers aware of that as they seek to win the Sprint Cup this year. Of course while there are eight drivers...
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Jimmie Johnson driving red Lowes car at Texas

Jimmie Johnson will be driving a red car during Sunday’s AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson’s car which traditionally has been blue and white will feature red this week at the 1,5-mile track located in Fort Worth as a nod to the employees of Lowe’s who wear red vests. “I know what the red vest means to everyone at Lowe’s. That’s why I’m proud to have red on my...
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Orioles pick up Chen’s option, decline Markakis’

Getty Images The Baltimore Orioles will count on left handed pitcher Wei-Yin Chen to be a big part of their rotation next season. Chen’s $4.75 million option for 2015 has been picked up after the 29-year-old made 31 starts in 2014 going 16-6 with a 3.54 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP. This was a no-brainer for the Orioles as Chen will be one of the better bargains in all of baseball next...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres decline option on Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson did not play during the 2014 season and after a second Tommy John surgery is questionable to start the 2015 season. With the knowledge the Padres have declined a $4 million option on the 30-year-old. Both sides are said to be interested in working out a smaller deal which would contain incentives. The 6-foot-7 Johnson has proven to be a valuable rotation member when...
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Texas A&M tabs Kyle Allen as starting QB for Saturday

True freshman quarterback Kyle Allen will start on Saturday for Texas A&M when they play against Louisiana Monroe. Allen replaces sophomore Kenny Hill who started the season out strong with a record-setting performance against South Carolina. Hill has since regressed and Texas A&M has fallen completely out of the Top 25 thanks to the quarterbacks six touchdowns and six interceptions...
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Cowboys optimistic Tony Romo will play Sunday

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett told reporters that he was optimistic that quarterback Tony Romo would be able to play in Sunday’s game against Arizona. Romo suffered a back injury in Monday’s loss to Washington but was able to return later in the game. Romo’s return came after the Cowboys had run the ball effectively and scored 10 points with backup Brandon Weeden...
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Dennis Pitta’s career in question

On Wednesday night Dennis Pitta, his wife and young son dressed in Halloween costumes making fun of his current injured status. It has been five weeks since Dennis Pitta had a second surgery to repair a fractured hip. When or if the Ravens tight end returns to the football field remains in question. “In a few months, we’ll see how I’m feeling and how things are going, and...
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Florida State Seminoles at Louisville Cardinals: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Florida State Seminoles and Louisville Cardinals will match-up in a game that features No. 2 and No. 25. Two ACC foes, No. 2 Florida State enters this game 7-0 while No. 25 Louisville is 6-2. Coverage of the game between Florida State and Louisville will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, KY...
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New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two teams from the NFC South face off against one another on Thursday night when the New Orleans Saints travel to take on the Carolina Panthers. The Saints enter this game at 3-4 while the Panthers are 3-4-1. Both the Saints and Panthers are looking to return to .500 with a win. The Saints have had a tough time on the road going 0-4 this season while the Panthers are just 2-2 at...
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Troy Trojans at Georgia Southern Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Troy Trojans and Georgia Southern Eagles will face off against one another in a match-up of two Sun Belt schools. Troy (1-7) and Georgia Southern (6-2) will play against one another on ESPNU beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, GA. The Odds: The Georgia Southern Eagles are 25.5 point favorites against the Troy Trojans. The over...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants win World Series behind brilliant Madison Bumgarner pitching performance

Madison Bumgarner pitched the San Francisco Giants to their third World Series in five years on Wednesday night. Bumgarner, 25, could be described with many adjectives but he was the difference maker for the Giants in their series against Kansas City. In 52 2/3 innings of October baseball, Bumgarner posted a 1.03 ERA saving his best performance for Game 7 pitching five scoreless...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns coach says team will not force starting Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Browns are still staying the course with Brian Hoyer as their starter. Few could have expected the Browns to be 4-3 at this point so Hoyer at-least deserves some credit for his game manager ability. While Hoyer continues to start, the big question remains what is going to happen with first round pick Johnny Manziel. “That’s a position that can be frustrating,”...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady on match-up against Manning: “You wait a year to play this game”

On Sunday afternoon Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will play against one another yet again. It has become a yearly thing. Manning vs. Brady. “You wait a year to play this game,” the Patriots quarterback told reporters. “You’ve got one of the best teams in the league against us, and we feel like we’re a pretty good team. That’s why you play the game. It doesn’t get any...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs to hire Joe Maddon as manager

Getty Images Move over Rick Renteria, the Chicago Cubs have hired Joe Maddon as their manager according to multiple reports. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says that a deal is done that will make the former manager of the Tampa Bay Rays the new manager of the Cubs in 2015. joe maddon to become cubs manager. story up soon at @CBSSports — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) October 29, 2014...
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Reds decline option on Ryan Ludwick

The Cincinnati Reds have declined the 2015 option on outfielder Ryan Ludwick. Ludwick, 36, would have made $9 million had the option been picked up. Given that the Reds owe him $4.5 million as part of the buyout the team must feel the 36-year-old has nothing left to contribute. A big 2012 campaign landed him a two-year deal worth $18 million from the Reds. After playing in just...
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Robert Griffin participates in full at practice

Robert Griffin was a full participant in Wednesday’s practice session for the Washington Redskins. Griffin even took the first round of repetitions for the Redskins while Colt McCoy came in after him. The plan currently is for Griffin and last weeks starter Colt McCoy to share the first-team reps in practice this week. A decision will be made later in the week about who will start...
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Cowboys sign veteran Tim Dobbins to contract

With Justin Durant out for the season the Dallas Cowboys have signed free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins. The 32-year-old Dobbins has appeared in 110 games over eight seasons in the NFL. His last two seasons were spent with the Houston Texans and prior to that he was a member of the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins. That no one wanted Dobbins when the Atlanta Falcons let him...
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Cubs in discussions with Joe Maddon

Getty Images After choosing to leave Tampa Bay, Joe Maddon quickly became linked to the Chicago Cubs managerial position. That is not just wishful thinking, according to Dylan Van Schouwen of the Chicago-Sun Times the two sides have indeed engaged in talks. The Cubs are hoping to have an answer by Friday which could also determine the fate of current manager Rick Renteria. Maddon...
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Jose Canseco accidentally shoots himself while cleaning gun

Former Major Leaguer Jose Canseco accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning a gun on Tuesday. Just in: According to KSNV-TV in Las Vegas, former baseball star Jose Canseco shoots self in finger while cleaning gun. Accidental. Surgery. — Ron Mott (@RonMott) October 29, 2014 TMZ reports that Canseco shot off his middle finger with the following details: Jose’s fiancée...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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