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Greg Biffle releases statement about 3M leaving RFR

Greg Biffle will return to Roush Fenway Racing in 2015 without longtime sponsor 3M. 3M had been appearing on the No. 16 Ford driven by Biffle since 2005 but will shift their NASCAR sponsorship to Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 next season. Biffle released a statement on Facebook on Thursday thanking the company. “I have to say that 3M has been a great partner and I’ve created so many...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

TNA Impact Wrestling Results for August 14, 2014

TNA Impact Wrestling for August 14, 2014 was taped in New York City, NY. Below you can see the full results for the show prior to it airing on television. Bully Ray is out next. He cuts a promo and thanks the fan for helping him put Dixie Carter through a table. Devon joins Bully and Team 3D gets a big pop. They’re interrupted by Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy. Matt Hardy said it was...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka still hoping to return this season

getty images On Wednesday New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro threw ten pitches from the stretch. Tanaka’s throwing session came on flat ground at Camden Yards with pitching coach Larry Rothschild catching. The Yankees and Tanaka are hoping that the right hander can avoid Tommy John surgery. Tanaka has been trying to rehab a small tear of the ulnar collateral ligament with an eye...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders TE Nick Kasa tore ACL in Tuesday’s practice

Getty Images Oakland Raiders tight end Nick Kasa tore his ACL in Tuesday’s practice according to CSN Bay Area. Last season Kasa played 76 snaps for the Raiders catching one pass for nine yards and a touchdown as a rookie. The torn ACL will rule him out for the season. He will spend the season on injured reserve and try out for a roster spot next season. DA: preliminary reports...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Truex to miss practice and qualifying at Michigan

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. will miss practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Truex’s longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Filling in for Truex during practice and qualifying will be reigning Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton. Truex will drive in Sunday’s Pure...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles place Manny Machado on DL, recall Cord Phelps

getty images On Wednesday the Baltimore Orioles placed third baseman Manny Machado on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee ligament sprain. Machado went down in Monday’s game against the New York Yankees when his knee buckled on a swing. He had to be helped off the field and was later seen using crutches in the dugout. An MRI on Tuesday revealed no structural damage in Machado’s...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wood Brothers to hold teleconference, Ryan Blaney as new driver?

The Wood Brothers will hold a teleconference on Thursday to talk about the 2015 plans for the No. 21 Sprint Cup Series car. In recent seasons Trevor Bayne has driven the teams Ford Fusion part-time but he will move to a full-time seat in the No. 6 car at Roush Fenway Racing leaving open his spot at the Wood brothers. The expectation has been that Ryan Blaney will become the driver...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mars to remain with Kyle Busch, renews contracts with NASCAR, Joe Gibbs Racing

Mars has signed multi-year sponsorship deals with both Joe Gibbs Racing, NASCAR and Kyle Busch. This means the M&Ms brand that joined up with Busch and Joe Gibbs in 2008 will stay with the No. 18 of Busch and not move over to speculated incoming teammate Carl Edwards like some rumors had stated. “Being the M&M’s driver and representing Mars on and off the track has been...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clausen moves up to second on Bears depth chart at QB

When Jay Cutler leaves Thursday’s game against Jacksonville it will be Jimmy Clausen who is first off the bench. Clausen is looking to restart a career that flamed out after being selected in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. After a tough rookie season he was replaced by Cam Newton in Carolina and then missed the 2013 season with injury. “Right now, we’re going to have...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart on Michigan entry list, Ward Sr. statement on accident

The accident at Canandaigua Motorsports Park that took the life of 20-year old Kevin Ward Jr. will take “at least two more weeks” of investigation according to the Ontario County Sheriff, who released the following statement on Tuesday afternoon. “The investigation into the death of Kevin Ward, Jr., of Lewis County, N.Y., is ongoing and is expected to continue for at least...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event Results for August 12, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports’ coverage of WWE Main Event for August 12, 2014! Below you can read the full results for tonight’s airing of Main Event. Seth Rollins defeated Kofi Kingston The Usos defeated RVD & Sheamus and Rbaxel in a three way tag match
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Romo to play in Cowboys second preseason game

Tony Romo will play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. After sitting out the opener the Dallas Cowboys will have Romo back under center. The plan for Romo is to play a few series according to team owner Jerry Jones. The Cowboys are slowly working Romo back into the fold after he underwent his second back surgery in as many years last December. Romo is fully...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Scandrick apologies for positive drug test

getty images A day after receiving a four game suspension for a positive drug test, Dallas Cowboys cornerback issued an apology to the team and its fans. Scandrick claims that his positive drug test is the result of recreational drug use in April with his ex-girlfriend in Mexico. Reports have circulated that Scandrick used Ecstasy or Molly. “I made a bad decision,” Scandrick...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

MRI reveals no structural damage to right shoulder of Justin Verlander

An MRI taken on Tuesday revealed no structural damage in the right shoulder of Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander. Verlander, 31, left his start on Monday against Pittsburgh after allowing five runs – four earned – in just one inning of work. The loss against the Pirates dropped him to 10-11 with a 4.76 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP on the season. No major structural damage for Justin...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons out of lineup again on Tuesday

getty images Andrelton Simmons will not be in the starting lineup for the Braves when they take on the Dodgers Tuesday evening. Simmons remains sidelined by a ankle injury. While he worked out on Monday eyeing a return to the lineup on Tuesday the Braves will instead give him another day of rest. Once again, Emilio Bonifacio will start at SS tonight. No Andrelton Simmons. #Braves...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers sign Shawn Hill to minor league deal

On Tuesday the Detroit Tigers added pitcher Shawn Hill via a minor league deal. The 33-year-old right hander has been assigned to Triple-A Toledo. Released by the Chicago White Sox over the weekend, Hill had a 4.81 ERA and 27/9 K/BB ratio over 58 innings at the Triple-A level. Hill made one appearance with Toronto in 2012 pitching three innings and picking up a win in relief. The...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays: Neil Wagner to visit Dr. James Andrews

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Neil Wagner will visit Dr. James Andrews next week. Out since mid-June with a strained forearm, Wagner threw just three pitches in a minor league rehab start with the GCL Blue Jays last Thursday before leaving with elbow pain. The Blue Jays are concerned that the 30-year-old Wagner may have ligament damage which could lead to Tommy John surgery. Over the...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince McMahon celebrates with Hulk Hogan after RAW (Photos)

Vince McMahon joined Hulk Hogan’s birthday bash last night after Backstage Pass went off the air. Here are some photos from Twitter of the two celebrating. HULK HOGAN & VINCE MCMAHON. #RAW #WWE pic.twitter.com/nxRO107sLV — Iη Rσмαη’ѕ Vєѕт ♡ (@WWEPixiePanther) August 12, 2014
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Network rolls out globally, releases new pricing structure

Today the WWE Network has gone global. Now more than 170 countries will carry the network including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, Spain, and the Nordics. The WWE Network is expected to hit the U.K. in October while Italy, UAE, Germany, Japan, India, China, Thailand and Malaysia will follow sometime after. Also the WWE today announced that WWE Network will...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns sign Rex Grossman as quarterback depth

On Tuesday the Cleveland Browns signed former first round pick Rex Grossman to a contract. Grossman left Miami without a contract on Monday but waited little time signing with the Browns who released Tyler Thigpen in a corresponding move. The veteran of 11 seasons has throw 56 touchdowns and 60 interceptions last seeing time as a starter with the Washington Redskins in 2012 under...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

3M leaves Greg Biffle and Roush to sponsor Jeff Gordon, Hendrick

Jeff Gordon will acquire a new sponsor for the 2015 through 2017 seasons in 3M. Gordon’s new sponsor comes at the expense of competing NASCAR team, Roush Fenway Racing in which 3M has sponsored Greg Biffle since 2005. RFR announced Biffle was re-signing with the team earlier this Summer, noting that there are sponsorship opportunities available. One thing we know is it won’t...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dog the Bounty Hunter is going after War Machine for alleged attack on Christy Mack

Duane “Dog” Chapman is the most famous bounty hunter, largely due to his presence on television. Now he has a new target in War Machine. Jonathan Koppenhaver, better known as War Machine, is accused of beating girlfriend Christy Mack. Should War Machine not turn himself in the Dog made it clear he was coming after him. War Machine is currently wanted on 7 charges issued by Las...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toby Gerhart returns to practice for Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are expecting running back Toby Gerhart to be an every down back. On Tuesday the veteran returned to practice from a hip injury. Gerhart, 27, will attempt to play in Thursday’s second preseason game. Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart practicing today — Mark Long (@APMarkLong) August 12, 2014 Last season Gerhart ran the ball 36 times for 283 yards and two touchdowns...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson to undergo season ending back surgery

The 2014 season has come to an end for Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Brett Anderson. On Thursday the left hander will undergo seaso-ending surgery to repair a disk in his lower back. Dr. Chris Yeung will preform the surgery on Anderson in Arizona. With an estimated recovery time around five months, Anderson should be ready to go when spring training starts reports the Rockies...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

X-ray does not show ligament damage to Manny Machado’s knee

getty images An x-ray on the right knee of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado did not reveal any ligament damage. Machado will undergo an MRI on Tuesday which should tell everyone more about his knee. Your browser does not support iframes. The 22-year-old went down on Monday night when his knee buckled on a swing. Machado had to be helped off the field. He was spotted...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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