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More details on Ultimate Warrior’s death

The Ultimate Warrior passed away on Tuesday April 8 in Arizona. “On April 8 at 5:50 pm 54-year-old “Warrior” James B Hellwig collapsed while walking with his wife to their car at the Gainy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz. Scottsdale Fire transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead soon after arrival. At this point in the investigation, it appears as though...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign RHP Kameron Loe to minor league deal

getty images The Kansas City Royals have signed relief pitcher Kameron Loe to a minor league deal. Loe, 32, recently opted out of his minor league deal from the San Francisco Giants. He had hoped to find a big league deal but could not find any takers. His new deal with the Royals includes an opt out date of June 15. #Royals deal with Kameron Loe is pending a physical. — Chris...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

David Carr hoping to sign prior to NFL Draft

Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America Free agent David Carr is hoping to land a new NFL contract prior to May’s NFL Draft. While some have speculated that he could be signed by the team that drafts his younger brother, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that is not the case. After sitting out the 2013 season, Carr is hoping to resume his NFL career at the age of 35. And of course...
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Brian Vickers to drive car celebrating Florida State’s National Championship at Daytona

When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Daytona International Speedway the No. 55 Toyota Camry of Brian Vickers will have a special paint scheme. Vickers will have his Michael Waltrip Racing machine wrapped in the colors of the 2013 NCAA National Champions, the Florida State Seminoles. A logo celebrating Florida State’s championship will be on the hood while MWR sponsor Aaron’s...
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Jason Giambi to begin minor league assignment on Friday

Jason Giambi of the Cleveland Indians is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment on Friday. Giambi, 43, will be assigned to Double-A Akron where he expects to spend several games before rejoining the Indians next week. #Indians injury rehab news: Michael Bourn will continue rehab at Double-A Akron tomorrow. Jason Giambi will play for Akron on Friday. — Nick Camino (@NickCaminoWTAM...
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WWE icon Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

On Saturday night The Ultimate Warrior was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, days later the former wrestler has passed away. The WWE released the following statement: WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior. Warrior began his WWE career in 1987 and quickly went on to become one of the biggest...
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Adam Jones wants fans who run onto the field tasered

getty images Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones does not like it when fans run onto the field and believes there is only one solution. Jones spoke following Tuesday’s game against the New York Yankees in which two fans ran onto the field before being tackled by security. “I let them know how I felt, obviously a lot of choice words because I think it’s idiotic for people...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn dominates Notre Dame for second straight Women’s title

The University of Connecticut dismantled Notre Dame on Tuesday night claiming their second straight NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship. The UConn women’s win came one night after the men defeated Kentucky. Tuesday’s game between the Huskies and Fighting Irish marked the first time in the NCAA Women’s  Tournament that two undefeated teams faced one another. The UConn women...
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Entry list for NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Darlington Raceway this weekend for the Bojangles’ Southern 500. Known as the track that is “Too Tough to tame” or “The Lady in Black” this 1.366 mile track has been frustrating drivers for years, though it has shown a lighter side in recent years. Below is a full list of drivers who will attempt to race in Saturday’s race. How many...
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Adrian Beltre leaves game with tightness in left quad

getty images Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre left Tuesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox after experiencing tightness in his left quad. This is not the first time that Beltre has dealt with tightness in his quad. He also experienced it during spring training forcing him to miss a week. He has been playing through issues for the past few years. Still its doubtful that...
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WWE Main Event LIVE Updates and RESULTS for April 8, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports’ coverage of WWE Main Event for April 8, 2014. Tonight’s show is coming to you LIVE from the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Shield will face The Wyatt Family as the Main Event of tonight’s show. QUICK RESULS Full results and updates below WWE Main Event Results for April 8, 2014
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Austin Dillon gets Talladega sponsor in Bass Pro Shops (Photos)

via RCR NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie of the year candidate Austin Dillon has picked up sponsorship on his No. 3 Chevrolet SS for two races. Bass Pro Shops, who has sponsored Dillon in both the Camping World Truck and Nationwide Series, will join forces with the Richard Childress Racing driver for events at Talladega Superspeedway and Daytona International Speedway. All I can say...
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Reggie Wayne ahead of schedule, expects to get clearance by end of April

Reggie Wayne says he is ahead of schedule and expects to gain clearance by the Indianapolis Colts soon. Wayne is working his way back from an October surgery to repair a torn ACL.ry to repair a torn ACL. Appearing on 1260 WNDE in Indianapolis, Wayne said Tuesday that he expects the Colts to clear him for football activities on April 25. “I’m way ahead of schedule,” Wayne said...
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Bengals re-sign WR Dane Sanzenbacher to one-year deal

The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher to a one-year deal worth $1.431 million. Sanzenbacher, 25, has played in 31 games across the last three seasons for the Chicago Bears and Bengals. Last season he appeared in 10 games for the Bengals catching six passes for 61 yards. “I’ve had a sense of comfort in Cincinnati for whatever reason,” he said...
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Rays place Matt Moore on DL with elbow injury

getty images The Tampa Bay Rays have placed pitcher Matt Moore on the 15-day disabled list with a injury to his left pitching elbow. Moore, 24, left Monday’s outing against the Kansas City Royals after experiencing discomfort in his elbow. An MRI was performed on Tuesday and thus far the results are not known. The Rays have gone ahead and placed him on the DL. Here is your #Rays...
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Dodgers catcher Ellis undergoes knee surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis underwent arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday to clean up the medial meniscus of his left knee. Ellis suffered the injury while running the bases on Saturday. He is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. Drew Butera was his backup, but the Dodgers will be calling up Miguel Olivo or Tim Federowicz to help for the time being. Last season Ellis appeared in...
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WWE Main Event Preview for April 8, 2014

WWE Main Event will air LIVE on the WWE Network tonight April 8, 2014. The event which will take place in the The Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana. WWE SmackDown will also be taped at the same time following Main Event. The Shield will face The Wyatt Family as the Main Event of tonights show. With John Cena, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, Triple H, Hulk Hogan and others being advertised...
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Ervin Santana to make season debut on Wednesday

The Atlanta Braves will have pitcher Ervin Santana make his season debut on Wedensday. This had been the plan all along after the Braves signed Santana in mid-March.  The right hander will be facing off against the New York Mets at Turner Field. In his lone minor league outing Santana pitched poorly allowing six runs (five earned) over 5 1/3 innings with Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday...
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40th Anniversary of Hank Aaron’s historic home run

Forty year have passed since Hank Aaron became baseball’s all-time home run leader. While Barry Bonds has since displaced him as No. 1 all-time in home runs the moment that took place when Aaron connected with a pitch from Al Downing of the Dodgers will live on forever. Sure it was in that moment that a black man became baseball’s all-time home run leader but it was so much more...
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NCAA Women’s Championship Game: Notre Dame vs. UConn start time and tv info

A day after the Connecticut Huskies men’s team won the NCAA Basketball Championship their women’s team will attempt the same feat against Notre Dame. Tuesday’s match-up between the UConn Huskies (39-0) and Notre Dame Fighting Irish (37-0) marks the first time that two undefeated teams will face one another in the Women’s Championship game. So when does the NCAA Women’s...
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UConn defeats Kentucky to win NCAA Men’s Championship

The Connecticut Huskies have won the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship defeating the Kentucky Wildcats by a 60-54 score at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Connecticut entered Monday’s game 31-8 while Kentucky was 29-10. Few could have envisioned a No. 7 in Connecticut facing off against a No. 8 in Kentucky when the Men’s Basketball Tournament but that is exactly what...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers pitcher Evan Reed being investigated for sexual assault

getty images Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed is being investigated by police for an alleged sexual assault of a woman in a Motor City Casino hotel room the night before Opening Day. Reed, in his second year with the Tigers, has not yet been charged with any crime and is with them as they start a road trip Tuesday. “The organization is aware of the very serious allegation that...
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Scott Kazmir solid as Athletics blast Twins

Scott Kazmir had been dealing with some back stiffness prior to Monday’s game so it should not come as a surprise that he did not have his best stuff. Still he had enough to pitch his way to a win over the Minnesota Twins. Kazmir allowed three runs on six hits while walking four and striking out five during his six innings of work in what ended up being a 8-3 win for the Athletics...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins sign Michah Owings to a minor league deal

The Miami Marlins have signed free agent Micah Owings to a minor league contract. Owings, now 31, is attempting to be a pitcher again after spending last season as an outfielder/first baseman. He was released by Washington mid-way though last season after spending time at Triple-A. Later he signed with Milwaukee. The Marlins will have Owings report to extended spring training. He...
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WWE Monday Night Raw Live Updates and Results for April 7, 2014

WWE Monday Night RAW will come to you live from the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans, LA on Monday April 7, 2014. The show will air on the USA Network at the usual 8:00 pm ET time slot with the pre-show appearing on WWE Network at 7:30 pm ET. Ultimate Warrior will be on the show tonight. Last night at WrestleMania XXX Daniel Bryan captured the WWE World Heavyweight Championship...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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