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Soccer on Projectors: An Attractive Alternative

The world over, no sport gathers more attention than soccer. Every few years, the world grinds to a halt after 200 teams compete to enter the World Cup and people gather to watch the number dwindle until new champions are crowned. With a sporting event garnering such attention, it’s no wonder that one of the main concerns among fans is how they will choose to watch. It’s no mystery...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Martinsville 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR NASCAR heads to Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA this weekend for the sixth races of the 2014 season. Both the Truck series and Sprint Cup series will race at the 0.526 mile short track.  The Nationwide Series is off this week. The Truck Series will run the Kroger 200 on Saturday while the Sprint Cup cars will run the STP 500 on...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE SmackDown Results for March 28, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports coverage of WWE SmackDown for March 28, 2014. Below are the results for the WWE SmackDown show which was taped in the TD Garden in Boston, MA. The show will air on SyFy at 8:00 pm ET on Friday night for those who want to watch. WWE SmackDown Results for March 28 // Batista came out to complain about having to be in a triple threat match for the WWE World...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Roddy White pays up on bet, gives fan season tickets to include Super Bowl

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White recently made a bet on March Madness. Prior to the game White told the fan he would give season tickets if Mercer somehow pulled up off the upset. It happened and almost immediately White announced that he would give the fan tickets to the Chicago game. While that was fine enough for the fan (he did not wager anything after-all) there were...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NASCAR driver Shawna Robinson diagnosed with breast cancer

Former NASCAR driver Shawn Robinson has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Robinson became the first woman to win a pole in what is now called the Nationwide Series. She revealed on Facebook this week that she was set to begin five to six months of chemotherapy and would then require surgery. “I’m getting ready to start a new journey that was unexpected but I am prepared to...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders close to deal with Maurice Jones-Drew

The Oakland Raiders are “very close” to signing free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew. CSN’s Scott Blair reports that “all signs point to this thing getting done very soon.” Jones-Drew, 29, would give the Raiders someone to share time with the recently re-signed Darren McFadden. #Raiders, Maurice Jones Drew are very close to a deal. All signs point to this thing getting...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz’s CT scan comes back clean

Results of a CT scan on Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz has come back clean. Cruz took a pitch off his helmet in Thursday’s game against Tampa Bay. The pitch was a slow breaking ball and he scan was considered precautionary. After being hit Cruz was able to stand back up before being attended to by team trainers. Cruz CT scan came back clean. He's fine #Orioles...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans give Shaun Phillips two-year deal

Shaun Phillips turned an impressive season with the Denver Broncos into a new two-year deal with the Tennessee Titans worth $6 million. Phillips, 32, will be guaranteed $2.5 million but this deal seems very team friendly to the Titans who will get a linebacker who racked up 10 sacks a season ago. After nine seasons in San Diego, Phillips went to Denver last season. He put up another...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers reach six-year extension with Miguel Cabrera

The Detroit Tigers and superstar Miguel Cabrera have agreed to terms on a new six-year contract. Cabrera, 30, will have the six-year extension tacked onto his current deal which has two years remaining. This means the Tigers will have Cabrera under contract for the next eight years. According to FOX Sports’ Jon Paul Morosi the deal will be worth at-least $30 million a season. If...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots re-sign Vince Wilfork to three-year deal

Source: Winslow Townson/Getty Images So much for Vince Wilfork leaving New England. The Patriots came to terms with the defensive tackle to a new three-year deal worth $22.5 million. While only $3 million of Wilfork’s new deal is guaranteed, the soon to be 33-year-old can make up to $8 million in 2014. My thoughts pic.twitter.com/MUW3I3ml4Y — Vince Wilfork (@wilfork75) March...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins agree to deal with free agent Knowshon Moreno

getty images The Miami Dolphins have signed free agent running back Knowshon Moreno. Moreno will earn around $3 million on the one-year deal with the Dolphins according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Knowshon Moreno’s 1-year agreement with the #Dolphins is for about $3M, per source. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 27, 2014 While the Denver Broncos were said to have interest in...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu given release after failing to win roster spot with Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies have given outfielder Bobby Abreu his release after he failed to win a roster spot with the team for Opening Day. Abreu, 40, signed on with the Phillies in January hoping to compete for a spot on the teams bench after not playing during the 2013 season. Recently Abreu had dealt with some shoulder soreness this spring. For the spring he hit .244/.404/.366...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers reportedly held a team meeting about Yasiel Puig

A lightning rod for news, it should come as little surprise that the Los Angeles Dodgers first team meeting of 2014 centered around outfielder Yasiel Puig. The Dodgers will play their third game of the season on Sunday but the actions of Puig in Australia had been setting uneasy with management and teammates. In the Dodgers second win over Arizona, Puig made two base running errors...
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March 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

TNA Impact Wrestling Results for March 27, 2014

TNA taped parts of this weekends TNA Impact Wrestling in Orlando, Florida. Below are the results for the March 27, 2014 edition of Impact Wrestling. MVP announced Magnus vs. Samoa Joe vs. Abyss in a three-way for the TNA Title for the next show. Eric Young appears to have been added. Samoa Joe defeated Eric Young Gunner beat James Storm in a no count out, no DQ match. Angelina Love...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly’s cancer is treatable but inoperable with surgery

Jim Kelly and daughter Erin Doctors believe that the aggressive cancer of former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is “very treatable and potentially curable.” The problem is that they will not be able to help him with surgery which had been planned. Surgery turned out to be “not the best option for Jim,” according to Jill Kelly, the wife of the Pro Football Hall of Famer...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw scratched from Sunday start

getty images The Los Angeles Dodgers will not have Clayton Kershaw on the mound when they play in Sunday’s regular season game against the San Diego Padres. Kershaw, 26, has been scratched from his start due to an inflamed back muscle. The Dodgers are going to be careful with their two-time Cy Young Award winner and had planned to limit his number of innings early in the season...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin has metal removed from eye, will race at Martinsville

getty images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin will return to the track this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin was forced out of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry last week at Auto Club Speedway after experiencing blurred vision. Hamlin first sought medical attention last Saturday before again seeing officials in the infield care center prior to last Sunday’s race...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana to throw from mound, Dylan Bundy begins throwing from half-mound

  The Baltimore Orioles have remained hopeful that former Cy Young winner Johan Santana will be able to help them at some point this season. On Thursday Santana will began throwing from a mound. Santana, 35, missed the entire 2013 season after undergoing  his second shoulder capsule surgery. Another pitcher the Orioles hope to see this season is Dylan Bundy. The former top prospect...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels release pitcher Joe Blanon

getty images The Los Angeles Angels have released pitcher Joe Blanton. Blanton, 33, was given a two-year deal worth $15 million which immediately the Angels regretted. Last season Blanton appeared in 28 games last season making 20 starts and posted an ugly 6.04 ERA and a 1.61 WHIP in 132 2/3 innings. He has not posted a sub-4 ERA since 2007. The Angels are on the hook for his $7...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians name Carlos Carrasco fifth starter, send Josh Tomlin to minors

The Cleveland Indians have announced that Carlos Carrasco has won the fifth spot in their rotation to open the season. Carrasco, 27, gets the nod for the final rotation spot ahead of Josh Tomlin. Last season Carrasco appeared in 15 games posting a 6.75 ERA and a 1.76 WHIP across 46 2/3 innings of work. His spring numbers were also unimpressive with a 5.17 ERA in five appearances...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth and wife, Katie, welcome third daughter

getty images Matt Kenseth and his wife Katie welcomed their third daughter into the world on Tuesday evening. Clara Mae Kenseth was born on March 25 at 7:39 pm ET weighing in at eight pounds and five ounces. Both Katie Kenseth and Clara Mae are doing fine. She becomes the third daughter of Matt and Katie joining Kaylin and Grace. Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Toyota Camry, will...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears lock up Jared Allen on four-year deal

The Chicago Bears have replaced recently released defensive lineman Julius Peppers with free agent Jared Allen. Allen, 31, and the Bears reached an agreement on a four-year deal worth $31 million. Two years and $15.5 million of Allen’s deal is guaranteed which will give the Bears the ability to dump him should he continue to decline. A former member of the Minnesota Vikings, Allen...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates reach six-year extension with Starling Marte

getty images The Pittsburgh Priates have reached a six-year extension with outfielder Starling Marte. According to MLB NEtwork Radio’s Jim Duquete the deal is worth $31 million. The contract will include two option years and buys out at-least two years of free agency. Source confirmed that the Marte deal is for 31 million – over 6 years. — Jim Duquette (@Jim_Duquette) March...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers would like to re-sign Matt Flynn

getty images If Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy had his way, the team would have three quarterbacks on their game roster next season. McCarthy and the Packers have not had three quarterbacks on their roster since the 2008 season, and it is hard to believe they would want to change that trend now. Green Bay won the NFC North lasts season going 8-7-1 after Flynn led the...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Vick still believes he is a “legitimate starting quarterback”

getty images Michael Vick was signed by the New York Jets last Friday. The 33-year-old Vick will be competing with Geno Smith for the starters role with the Jets as head coach Rex Ryan says it is currently an open competition. “Geno Smith is going to be hard to beat out,” Ryan said at the NFL owners’ meetings, via Newsday. “I’ve said that for a long time . . . but it is...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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