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WWE SmackDown Results for April 4, 2014

WWE SmackDown is the last event leading up to WrestleMania XXX. The show will come to you taped from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (It took place prior to RAW) This appears to be one of the worst editions of SmackDown and did little to nothing other than hype WWE Network an the Andre the Giant Battle Royal match. WWE SmackDown Results for April 4, 2014 Hulk Home comes out...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks to announce extension for Pete Carroll

getty images The Seattle Seahawks will reward head coach Pete Carroll with a contract extension at a Friday press conference reports NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Since he returned to the NFL, Carroll has led the Seahakws to a 38-26 record over the last four regular seasons. With a win in this years Super Bowl the 62-year-old coach became one of just three coaches to win a NCAA title...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gavin Floyd struggles in first rehab start

The Atlanta Braves had hoped that Gavin Floyd would make it though three innings in his first rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett. Instead he lasted just 1 1/3 innings allowing two runs on two hits and a walk. Floyd is working at Triple-A as he regains arm strength from Tommy John surgery last season. Signed to a one-year deal worth $4 million the Braves are hopeful that the 31-year...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds fan prevents Matt Adams from getting to foul ball, flicks him off

A fan of the Cincinnati Reds prevented St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams from getting to a foul ball in Thursday’s game. Adams gave the fan a tap with his glove which the fan returned with the middle finger. Ah baseball and its seemingly endless number of plays which involve players going into the stands. We are sure the fan will enjoy his 15 minutes of fame.
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears safety undergoes shoulder surgery

Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte has undergone shoulder surgery and will be out for the next four to five months. Conte is entering the final year of his rookie contract while the Bears had signed three safeties in free agency already. Now they will not have to contend with him during OTAs or minicamps. March shoulder surgery puts #Bears safety Chris Conte in rehab mode into and...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens add free agent TE Owen Daniels

getty images The Baltimore Ravens have added some tight end depth signing free agent Owen Daniels to a one-year contract. Daniels, 31, spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Houston Texans. The Ravens are not expecting Daniels to suddenly recapture his form from a few years ago but simply want someone to be a middle of the field presence along with Dennis Pitta. His...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks running out of $25 corndogs

When news of a $25 corn dog at a baseball stadium first hit the internet there were jokes everywhere. Who would pay that much for a corn dog? Apparently everyone. So many that the Arizona Diamondbacks cannot keep Chase Field stocked with the D-Bat. (I guess it takes more work than it would appear to make a 18-inch corndog?) “We sold 300 on the first night,” team president Derrick...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson’s goal is to be the best QB ever

mlb.com Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has one goal, to be the best quarterback ever. Seriously though, what else would you expect from the 25-year-old who recently won his first Super Bowl ring? Wilson threw out the first pitch in Wednesday’s game between the Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies and afterward spoke about his late father who asked him why he could...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Witten to be honorary pace car driver at Texas Motor Speedway

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is one of the NFL’s more recognizable players winning the Walter Payton Man of the Year award in 2013. On Sunday the Cowboys No. 82 will drive the pace car for NASCAR’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. Witten will take laps around the 1.5-mile track prior to the start of the Duck Commander 500. For those wondering Witten does have a rooting...
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TNA Impact Wrestling Results for April 3, 2014

TNA Impact Wrestling will offer another taped episode on Thursday night. The show was taped from the Universal Studios in Orlando. Below are the results for the April 3, 2014 edition of TNA Impact Wrestling. Magnus opens the show and calls out Abyss. Abyss is dressed in a suit because Magnus wanted him to be. Eric Young comes out and they beat him up until Samoa Joe arrives. Brittany...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon sporting “Aggie Brilliance” paint scheme at Texas

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon will sport a paint scheme titled “Aggie Brilliance” for Sunday’s running of the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The paint scheme on Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet is to celebrate a new partnership between Axalta Engineering an the Texas A&M College of Engineering. “Engineering is integral to racing and...
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A’s manager behind Jim Johnson as closer after another ugly outing

Jim Johnson was supposed to give the Oakland Athletics a veteran presence at the back end of their bullpen. Instead he has pitched poorly blowing a save, taking two losses and posting a 45.00 ERA though his first two outings. “Those guys are playing their butts off and we should be 3-0,” Johnson said of hits teammates, via San Francisco Chronicle. “I’ll take the blame for...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson wanted No. 10, will not get it with Redskins

getty images DeSean Jackson created a minor news story when he talked about wanting to wear No. 10 with the Washington Redskins. Signed to a new three-year deal worth $24 million, Jackson had hoped to get quarterback Robert Griffin III to give up his number. That will not happen as Griffin quickly shot down talk of that saying “Fans everywhere please calm down. Not changing my...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros give Derek Jeter cowboy boots and golfclubs

Another year, another New York Yankees legend going around to major league ballpark and collecting free gifts. This year it is Derek Jeter and the first stop was Houston where the Astors gave him a pair of cowboy boots, a hat and a set of golfclubs. #Astros will present Jeter with golf clubs, Stetson cowboy hat, and custom boots. pic.twitter.com/xQ5F4wj5PW — Houston Astros (@astros...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Is this the new Florida State logo?

Via Imgur For reasons that appear to be none other than financial, the Florida State Seminoles could be changing their logo. While Florida State will not confirm that the new logo (above right) will be their new logo, it was spotted by a Tomahawk Nation reader in a Walmart store. Florida State will formally address its logo situation at their Ignition … Tradition event on April...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions add veteran backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky

The Detroit Lions have signed veteran quarterback Dan Orlovsky to a one-year contract. Murmurs of the 30-year-old’s return to Detroit began this week. With the Lions he will be listed as the teams No. 2 quarterback after the team failed to re-sign Shaun Hill. In addition to his time with the Lions, Orlovsky is familiar with new coach Jim Caldwell who he started five games for while...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton, Devin Mesoraco expected to make Reds return next week

getty images The Cincinnati Reds are expecting to get reliever Jonathan Broxton and catcher Devin Mesoraco back next week. Broxton’s return would give the Reds an experienced option at closer while Aroldis Chapman remains out with a head injury, Reds manager Bryan Price believes Broxton will be ready to come off the disabled list at the start of next week. He had been slow to...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey films scenes for Entourage movie (Video)

UFC fighter Ronda Rousey is taking a little time away from the sport as she films scenes for the upcoming Entourage movie. In the clip Rousey gets out and hits a Escalade with a pink baton. I’d elaborate but really what more do you need to know?
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Austin believes CM Punk will return at WrestleMania XXX

While WWE Superstar CM Punk has been unseen on television since the Royal Rumble, the self proclaimed “Greatest in the World” has been dominating the rumor mill. Is CM Punk simply riding out the final days of his WWE contract or is there something more in store? Stone Cold Steve Austin believes that CM Punk will return at WrestleMania XXX and talked about it on the lateset episode...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets recall Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A

Relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth was unable to make the New York Mets roster out of spring training but has already been summoned to the major league level. Farnsworth will occupy a spot in middle relief for the Mets after showing decreased velocity this spring, throwing in the 87-89 mph range. The Mets previously had cut Farnsworth during spring training only to re-sign him to a minor...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers add receiver depth by signing Darrius Heyward-Bey

getty images On Wednesday the Pittsburgh Steelers added wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey on a one-year contract. Heyward-Bey underwhelmed with the Indianapolis Colts last season as they entrusted him with a starting role opposite of Reggie Wayne. He and was finally benched playing only 32 snaps over the teams final four games. Overall he caught 29 passes for 309 yards and one score...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks: Jonathan Toews to miss rest of regular season

getty images The Chicago Blackhawks will be without team captain for the rest of the regular season. While this had been expected the news was confirmed by Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Wednesday who said that the center will be “100 percent” for the playoffs. Coach Q: Toews will sit out for the remaining regular-season games but is expected to be "100 percent" for the...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers: Starting Lineups and Tv Info for April 2, 2014

The Kansas City Royals go from facing one Cy Young pitcher to star the season to facing another on Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers place Max Scherzer on the hill. Opposing Scherzer will be Jason Vargas. Coverage of this game will get underway at 1:08 pm ET on Fox Sports Detroit and Fox Sports Kansas City. Below are the lineups for both teams: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos to undergo surgery

getty images Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has confirmed that catcher Wilson Ramos will need surgery on his left hand. Ramos will undergo hamate bone surgery on his left hand causing him to miss the next four to five weeks according to Wilson. The Washington Post lists him as out for as long as eight weeks. Regardless of the exact timetable it is safe to say that the...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers: Starting Lineup for April 2, 2014

getty images After splitting their first two games against one another, the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers will play their third and final game of their opening season series on Wednesday April 2. The Brewers will go with Matt Garza on the mound while the Braves have the recently signed Aaron Harang on the bump. The game is scheduled to get underway at 1:10 pm ET from Miller...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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