The memo has been sent. The NFL is serious about its drug testing policy. Just ask Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins about his recent encounter.
NFL’s off-season drug testing at my grandma’s town-home! I’m all for a clean game but weird having a stranger watch u in your own bathroom
— Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) March 13, 2013
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Clint Bowyer will for go his usual 5-Hour Energy paint scheme this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway and instead feature a familiar paint scheme to Michael Waltrip Racing; the NAPA Auto Parts colors of yellow and blue. March is filters month at NAPA Auto Parts, and will be on the No.15 at Bristol to celebrate the month-long promotion. Bowyer’s No.15 Toyota Camry will promote NAPA’s [...]
Veteran Nationwide Series driver Mike Wallace will head to Bristol Motor Speedway with a new sponsor. Calhoun’s will sponsor the No. 01 car driven by Wallace in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol.
Calhoun’s is a part of the Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants including Copper Cellar, Smoky Mountain Brewery, Chesapeake’s, and Cherokee Grill. Calhoun’s has...
Chris Cooley caught on with the Redskins for the final ten games of the 2012 season. Now the 30-year-old Cooley is not quite ready to call it a career.
“I’m just hanging out and waiting to see what’s going on,” he told the Washington Examiner.
Cooley was cut at the end of training camp last season and then brought back after Fred David went down with an injury. Used sparingly...
The Arizona Cardinals have reunited running back Rashard Mendenhall with former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
Turning 26 in June, Mendenhall should have a few good years left in him as he will be a full year removed from his ACL tear.
The Cardinals will hope that Mendenhall returns to his previous form when he racked up 2,381 yards and 20 touchdowns between 2009 and 2010.
NASCAR reinstated driver Jeremy Clements on Wednesday, March 13 upon the successful completion of stipulations following his indefinite suspension from NASCAR on Feb. 27. Clements was suspended for violating NASCAR’s Code of Conduct policy. It was later revealed that the driver had uttered a racial slur when talking to a reporter about the race. Clements will [...]
Towson University announced that it was cutting the baseball program so the players decided to do the same to the school’s name on their jerseys.
Players on the Towson baseball team covered up the school’s name with black duct tape. The players are planning to play out the remainder of the season with duct tape covering the school’s name.
Baseball is not the only sport being...
Not too long ago the Buffalo Bills were preparing to build their team around quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Roughly a year later he is out of work.
Fitzpatrick spoke with WGR-AM on Tuesday, hours after he learned of his release during a flight to Arizona.
“This isn’t something that all of a sudden was thrown at me, I was blindsided by it, this is something that we talked about...
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price attempted to throw another strike from the mound today. He almost succeeded.
Price is working with the “Bowl For Kids’ Sake” Program and attempted to throw a bowling ball from the pitching mound.
Funds raised from Bowl For Kids’ Sake will allow the agency to pair more children with carefully screened volunteers, as well as provide professional...
Three NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers will appear on this Sunday’s episode of The Cleveland Show. Here is a quick look at the episode according to NASCAR.
When Donna runs for the school board, she tries to keep an embarrassing Cleveland out of her campaign. But her efforts blow up in her face when Cleveland keeps her out all night drinking and she recruits NASCAR drivers (Kasey Kahne...
The Florida Marlins likely saw the addition of Kevin Kouzmanoff to the organization as an option at Triple-A. Instead the 31-year-old infielder is putting on a power display this spring.
Kouzmanoff hit his third home run of the spring on Tuesday, combined with his three doubles he now has a .400 batting average.
Reading too much into spring training numbers is always dangerous especially...
Aric Almirola knows that there is a difference between his team and others in NASCAR’s top series. “When you really sit down and think about it, you look at the race teams that are on the racetrack, you’ve got four Hendrick Motorsports cars, and three Gibbs cars, and you know, the three Roush cars, two Pe
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Paul Kruger has signed a five-year contract with the Cleveland Browns. Kruger was a pivotal part of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl winning team last season.
Kruger’s deal with the Browns is worth $41 million with $20 million of it guaranteed.
The deal stacks up well for the four-year veteran who has recorded 15.5 career sacks. It was assumed for weeks that the Browns would target...
In the middle of all the excitement and anticipation of the nation’s biggest college basketball tournament, are the sidelights that make it even more interesting. There are the crazy fans, endless media coverage, and many others. This magnitude of focus brings each school, college, and university closer to the people which eventually make them recognizable institutions in the nation...
The Yankees will welcome their captain back to the field on Wednesday as Derek Jeter is set to play his first spring game at short stop. Jeter’s return comes at a time when many other prominent Yankees have been forced to the disabled
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Jason Hanson will turn 43 in June but that will not stop the 21 year veteran from returning to the NFL.
Hanson is currently a free agent after playing his entire NFL career with the Detroit Lions. Since the season ended he has been weighing whether or not he wanted to play in the 2013 season.
The veteran minimum is $940,000 and Hanson has said in the past he would be willing to return...
Notre Dame and the Big East reached an agreement Tuesday allowing the Fighting Irish to leave the league two years early and join the ACC on July 1. Early reports suggested that Notre Dame had negotiated a $2.5 million exit fee but those are untrue. Sports Illustrated reported Monday night, however, th
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Scott Kazmir continued his impressive string of spring training outings. On Monday the 29-year-old left handed pitcher threw four scoreless innings against the Angels.
In the outing Kazmir struck out four, walked one and allowed three hits.
Daisuke Matsuzaka figured to be the favorite for the fifth spot in the Indians rotation but that is up in the air after he suffered a cramp...
The saga is over. Anquan Boldin has been traded. Baltimore traded the wide receiver to San Francisco for a sixth round pick in the upcoming draft.
Boldin will provide Colin Kaepernick another target down field.
The Ravens were said to be on the verge of releasing Boldin so Ozzie Newsome did well to get a draft pick in return. It is unclear exactly what Boldin would have gotten on...
There are 44 cars on the entry list for Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The race at Bristol is the fourth of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season and thus far there have been three different winners.
Brian Vickers will make his first start of the season filling in for Mark Martin in the Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 Toyota.
The No. 44 car of XXXtreme Motorsport driven by Scott...
Jay Ratliff will remain with the Dallas Cowboys. The team has restructured the defensive tackle’s contract for the upcoming season.
There was some speculation that Ratliff would be released by the Cowboys but that will not be the case after the team converted $3.66 million of his salary into a bonus. The move will save the Cowboys $2.93 million against the salary cap.
Outfielder Ben Francisco was released by the Cleveland Indians on Monday. A few hours later he was signed to a minor league contract by the New York Yankees.
Francisco asked for his release from the Indians in order to pursue a better opportunity. That opportunity will be in New York where he should take over as part off the Yankees solution in left field while Curtis Granderson...
The New York Yankees find themselves with a lack of depth at first and third base so Brian Cashman is leaving no stone unturned. Cashman’s latest targets include Chipper Jones and Derrek Lee. Cashman spoke to reporters
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After months of rumors Percy Harvin has been traded by the Vikings to the Seahawks.
Harvin is one of the NFL’s most explosive wide receivers when healthy and will provide another viable target for Seahawks quarterback Russel Wilson.
The Seahawks now have three options in the passing game in Harvin, Sidney Rice and Golden Tate. Marshawn Lynch, the teams running back, is also an...
The days of the Chicago Cubs being lovable losers are gone and now the team is looking for ways to bring fans back to the ballpark. Being one of the few teams that do not employ a mascot their is talk that the Cubs could add one as part of a renovation of their 99 year old ballpark.
Of course not everyone is happy about that.
Pitcher Jeff Samardzija told the Chicago Tribune that...