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Toby Gerhrat expected to play against Redskins

Running back Toby Gerhart confirmed on Thursdays that he expects to play in Sunday’s game against the Redskins. The Jaguars had a scare when Gerhart was tackled from behind by Fletcher Cox in Week 1 but it looks like all is good on his ankle. Gerhart expects to workout on Thursday and should be again handed the ball early and often against a Redskins defense who allowed 115 yards...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at North Texas Mean Green: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and North Texas Mean Green will face off against one another in a match-up of two teams with 1-1 records. Coverage of the game between Louisiana Tech and North Texas will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Mean Green Stadium in Denton, TX. The Odds: North Texas is a 4.5 point favorite against  Louisiana Tech. The...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night two AFC North teams face off as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens meet for the first time this season. Thursday’s game marks the first CBS Thursday night game of the season. It features the Steelers (1-0) and the Ravens. (0-1) While Ray Rice talk has dominated the lead up to this game, the real story here is the Steelers rebound from a poor start last...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars at BYU Cougars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Houston Cougars and BYU Cougars will tangle. Houston (1-1) hits the road to take on No. 25 BYU (2-0) who is coming off a laughable win over Texas. Coverage of the game between Houston and BYU kicks off at 9:00 pm ET from LaVelle Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT on ESPN and WatchESPN. The Odds: BYU is a 18.5 point favorite against Houston. The over/under for this...
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Rams: Chris Long to undergo surgery, Shaun Hill not practicing

Getty Images Chris Long will undergo surgery on his left ankle and miss the next several weeks, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher announced on Wednesday. Long is expected to miss the next 8-10 weeks which would place him out until November and other further adds to the injury woes of the Rams who began the season without quarterback Sam Bradford. Rams DE Chris Long is expected to miss...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

John Abraham leaves Cardinals, may retire

Getty Images John Abraham suffered a concussion in Monday’s win over San Diego and reports indicate that the outside linebacker may be ready to retire. The 36-year-old Abraham is one of the few pass rushing options on the Cardinals The veteran has 133.5 career sacks – ninth all-time. To compensate for Abraham leaving the team the Cardinals have signed Marcus Benard who played...
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Ben Tate out for Week 2, Jordan Cameron day-to-day

getty images The Cleveland Browns will be without Ben Tate for their Week 2 game against New Orleans. Tate is dealing with a sprained knee and is week-to-week. Rookies Terrance West and Isiaiah Crowell will be handed the ball in his absence. With the Saints allowing 123 yards rushing to Atlanta is Week 1 the Browns will want to attack with a similar game plan. Pettine: Ben Tate ...
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Redskins TE Jordan Reed out for Week 2

Getty Images On Wednesday Robert Grinffin III confirmed to media members that tight end Jordan Reed would not play. Reed, 24, pulled a hamstring while trying to hurdle a Houston defender in Washington’s Week 1 loss. His status beyond the upcoming game against Jacksonville is still up in the air. RG3 says Redskins will be without former Gators TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) against...
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Tyler Eifert expected to be out 4-6 weeks

Tyler Eifert is expected to miss four to six weeks with his elbow injury suffered in Week 1. Eifert could end up on the injured reserve-recall list. The Bengals would be able to have him back in time for their tenth game of the season reports the teams website. With Eifert out of the picture, the Bengals will drop their two tight end sets for now. Jermaine Gresham could see a slight...
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Brett Gardner to miss time with latest abdominal strain

The New York Yankees have been without outfielder Brett Gardner since last Friday and they do not appear to be close to getting him back. Gardner, 31, will miss what has been deemed a “significant amount of time” according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News. “I’m not sure when we’ll get him back,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “It’s a concern of mine...
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Bryce Petty to start against Buffalo on Friday

Bryce Petty will be on the field when Baylor takes on Buffalo this Friday night. While Petty was dealing with two cracks in his back, Baylor ruled him out of last weeks 70-6 win over Northwestern State. In a season opening win over SMU, Petty was 13-of-23 for 161 yards and two touchdowns. He was removed from the game due to his bac injury. Baylor wide receivers Antwan Goodley (quad...
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Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant out 3-4 weeks

The Dallas Cowboys thin defense has gotten thinner. Linebacker Justin Durant will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a groin injury suffered in Week 1. Kyle Wilber is expected to fill in for Durant who had been named a defensive captain in the wake of middle linebacker Sean Lee going down during training camp. “@MikeGz111: @BryanBroaddus .. Morning Bryan.. Heard 3-4 weeks for Durant...
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Dustin Pedroia to undergo season ending wrist surgery?

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia could end his 2014 season early if he undergoes surgery on his left hand. Pedroia has been bothered by an issue with his wrist/hand for much of the season compiling a .278/.337/.376 batting line with seven homers. The 31-year-old dealt with a left thumb issue in 2013. Pedroia says surgery an option; a decision will likely be made Wednesday...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event Results for Sept. 9, 2014

On Tuesday night WWE Main Event aired on the WWE Network. Below are the full results for the show. Night of champions matches are announced. Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns and Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho are added Seth Rollins vs. Jack Swagger Swagger takes control early on and sends Rollins to the floor. We go to commercial. Back from the break and Swagger is in control on the...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets shut down David Wright for season

The New York Mets have shut down third baseman David Wright for the rest of the 2014 season with inflammation in his left rotator cuff. Wright has been dealing with the inflammation since mid-June but is not expected to require surgery. He will now get a few more weeks of rest before starting a strength and conditioning program. With his season over Wright finishes the year with...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vladimir Guerrero's son hits baseballs like his dad

Vladimir Guerrero was one of baseball’s best power hitters during his prime. Known by nicknames such as “Vlad the Impaler” the slugger had a knack for swinging at anything and finding a way to place it over the outfield wall. The apple does not fall far from the tree apparently as his son is also quite the slugger. In a video of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. posted to YouTube the 15...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills work out quarterback Tajh Boyd

Tajh Boyd failed to make the New York Jets roster after being taken in the sixth round of this years NFL Draft. That does not mean that his chances in the NFL are over. Boyd has a workout with the Buffalo Bills. The Bills currently have starter E.J. Manuel and Kyle Orton on their 53-man roster. Jeff Tuel is signed to the practice squad. If the Bills do not sign Boyd he will then...
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Michael Shumacher to continue recovery at home

The recovery of former Formula One champion Michel Schumacher will resume at his home. On Tuesday the manager of the seven-time champion said that Schumacher had left a hospital in Lausanne where he had stayed since June. He had previously spent six months at a hospital in France. “Considering the severe injuries he suffered, progress has been made in the past weeks and months...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Janay Palmer, wife of Ray Rice, blames media for suspension

On Monday Ray Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a new video showing Rice hit then fiance Janay Palmer in an elevator on Feb. 15 emerged online. Palmer has since lashed out at the media for its coverage of Rice insisting that they were out to hurt her and Rice while saying that she loved her husband. “I woke up this morning...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Pegula to be next owner of Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills will be staying in Buffao as Terry Pegula has been identified as the next owner of the team. Pegula is also the current owner of the NHL’s Buffalo Sabers. According to Forbes.com, the successful bid made by Terry and Kim Pegulas to purchase the Bills was $1.1 billion. The winning bid by Pegula beat out offers by a groups led by Jon Bon Jovi and another led by...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Entry List for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the first of 10 Chase races. The MyAFibStory.com 400 has only 43 cars on the entry list meaning everyone will qualify for this race at the 1.5-mile track. Winning this race a year ago was Matt Kenseth. He has yet to win a race this season. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List for Chicagoland Entry Car No....
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dylan Axelrod leaves start with strained oblique

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Dylan Axelrod is likely done for the season after leaving Monday’s start with a strained right oblique. Axelrod, 29, lasted only seven pitches before leaving his start against St. Louis. With only a few weeks left in the season and a disabled list stint on the horizon the right handers season figures to be over. strained right oblique for Axelrod #Reds —...
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Jeff Fisher throws support behind Shaun Hill

getty images Rams head coach Jeff Fisher tried to defuse the thought that quarterback Shaun Hill was benched due to ineffective play in Week 1. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Fisher said that the journeyman would start in Week 2 against Tampa Bay if he is healthy. Hill played the first half of Sunday’s loss going 8-of-13 for 81 yards with an interception. The Rams trailed 13...
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Cam Newton will start for Panthers in Week 2

Cam Newton will start for the Carolina Panthers in Week 2 says a Associated Press report. Newton sat on the sidelines supporting his teammates in a Week 1 win over Tampa Bay as Derek Anderson looked every bit of capable should Newton have needed more time away for his fractured ribs. Newton will be playing at less than 100-percent against the Detroit Lions but those seeking fantasy...
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Robert Mathis has torn Achilles’ tendon

Suspended Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis will miss the entire 2014 season with a torn Achilles’ tendon. Mathis, who was suspended for the first four games of the season, injured himself while working out on his own last week reports Pro Football Talk. He has one year left on his contract at $7 million. He is set to make $5 million this season. The loss of Mathis for...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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