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Cowboys draft Zack Martin at No. 16

The Dallas Cowboys drafted tackle Zack Martin with the No. 16 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Martin made 52 career starts at Notre Dame. The Cowboys have used three of their last four first round picks on offensive lineman. A season ago they got Travis Frederick and before that they landed Tyron Smith. By selecting Martin the Cowboys left Johnny Manziel on the board, much to the dismay...
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WWE SmackDown Results for Friday May 9, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports’ coverage of WWE SmackDown. Fans can go ahead and read the results for Friday’s show from Buffalo, NY below. Sheamus defends the US title against Dean Ambrose WWE announced John Cena will team with The Usos later in the night to take on The Wyatt Family. Cesaro and Bad News Barrett defeat Big E. and Rob Van Dam when Cesaro gets the pin on Big E. Paul...
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Browns trade up to get Justin Gilbert at No. 8

After previously trading down to the N0. 9 spot the Cleveland Browns moved up to No. 8 by pulling off a trade with the Minnesota Vikings. In addition to swapping picks, the Vikings will also get the Browns fifth round pick. The Browns selected cornerback Justin Gilbert. While playing at Oklahoma State Gilbert was a 2014 1st team Big-12 selection. Given the history of Mike Pettine...
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Buccaneers draft WR Mike Evans at No. 7

With the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted 6-for-4 wide receiver Mike Evans. Evans played his college football at Texas A&M. He follows offensive tackle Jake Matthews as back to back Aggies selected in the draft. The winner of the 2013 Biletnikoff Award (best WR) Evans becomes the second wide receiver to come off the board in the draft...
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Falcons select OT Jake Matthews at No. 6

The Atlanta Falcons selected offensive tackle Jake Matthews at No. 6. Matthews spent his college career at Texas A&M starting four seasons. In recent years he blocked in front of Johnny Manziel. Speaking after his selection Matthews described himself as blessed and thanked the Falcons for his “amazing opportunity. Mathews becomes the seventh member of his family to be drafted...
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Bills select WR Sammy Watkins at No. 4 after trading with Browns

The Buffalo Bills had been linked to wide receiver Sammy Watkins of Clemson this past week. While the Bills had the No. 9 pick it was unlikely that Watkins would be on the board at that point. With that knowledge the Bills made a trade with the Cleveland Browns. In exchange for the rights to get Watkins, the Bills gave up the No. 9 pick, their 2015 first round pick and their fourth...
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Jacksonville Jaguars select Blake Bortles at No. 3

The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Bortles spent his college career at UCF and has all of the ideal measurements that teams like to see at the quarterback position. The Jaguars need a lot of pieces on their team but they will go with Bortles now. With Chad Henne signed for two seasons there is no rush to place...
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Rams select Greg Robinson with No. 2 overall pick

Two years ago the St. Louis Rams traded away their first round pick which ended up being Robert Griffin III. In exchange the Rams got a pair of first round picks from the Washington Redskins. On Thursday night the Rams selected Greg Robinson at No. 2 overall with the second of those first round picks. Robinson, a tackle out of Auburn, is expected to provide running lanes for the...
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Houston Texans select Jadeveon Clowney with No. 1 overall pick

With the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the Houston Texans selected Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney out of South Carolina. The move hardly was a surprise as Clowney had become the consensus No. 1 pick following his massive hit in the Outback Bowl game against Michigan more than a season ago. Clowney was the 2012 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Clowney is a two-time...
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2014 NFL Draft LIVE UPDATES and picks for Round 1

It is Thursday and that means it is time for Round 1 of the NFL Draft. The show will be airing on ESPN and NFL Network beginning  for those who want to watch on television. Or you can simply follow along here for all of the first round picks! 2014 NFL Draft First Round
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Doc Rivers says everyone not ok if Shelly Sterling retains control of Clippers

getty images Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers does not believe everyone would be on board with Shelly Sterling retaining her control of the team. Speaking on Thursday at the Clippers training facility Rivers said “it would be a very hard situation” if wife of Donald Sterling was allowed to retain her portion of ownership in the team. Shelly Sterling’s attorney, Pierce...
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Trying to keep up with Johnny Manziel rumors ahead of the 2014 NFL Draft

getty images Johnny Manziel is the most polarizing player in this years NFL Draft. What Manziel lacks in size, he makes up for with intangibles. Manziel has been positioned anywhere from first overall to not even in the first round. Personally I find the latter impossible to believe but alas some teams and their scouts feel that way. Basically we know very little about where Manziel...
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MLB Start Times and Probable Pitchers for Thursday May 8, 2014

getty images Major League Baseball has a smaller slate of games for Thursday May 8, 2014. The first of nine games on Thursday will get underway at 12:05 pm ET when the Minnesota Twins send Kevin Correia to the mound to face Justin Masterson and the Cleveland Indians. For those on the west coast or who simply like to watch baseball late, three games do not start until 10:10 pm ET...
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Game 2: Portland Trail Blazers at San Antonio Spurs start time, betting odds and tv info

Game 2 of the second round series between the San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers will get underway on Thursday night. The Spurs took a 1-0 series lead in Game 1 and will be looking to go up 2-0 in this one. Coverage of Game 2 between the Spurs and Trail Blazers will get underway at 9:30 pm ET and air on ESPN2 from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX. Entering Thursday’s...
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Game 2: Brooklyn Nets at Miami Heat start time, betting odds and tv info

On Thursday Game 2 of the second round series between the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat will take place. The Heat hold a 1-0 series lead heading into Game 2. Coverage of Game 2 between the Nets and Heat will get underway at 7:00 pm ET and will air on ESPN2 from American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL. Entering Thursday’s Game 2 the Miami Heat are an 8 point favorite against the Brooklyn...
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Game 3: Anaheim Ducks at Los Angeles Kings start time, odds and tv info

Game 3 of the second round series between the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings will get underway on Thursday night. Entering game 3 the Kings hold a 2-0 series lead, combined with their first round series they have now won six straight. The Ducks are tasked with stopping that streak in this one. Coverage of Game 3 between the Ducks and Kings will get underway at 10:00 pm ET and...
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Game 4: Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens start time, odds and tv info

On Thursday Game 4 between teh Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will take place. Entering Game 4 it is the Canadiens who hold a 2-1 series lead over the Bruins. Will they make it 3-1 or will this one be evened up? Coverage of Game 4 between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins will get underway at 7:30 pm ET and air on NBCSN from the Bell Center in Montreal, Canada. Entering...
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NFL Draft tv info, start time and more for Thursday May 8, 2014

The first round of the 2014 NFL Draft will take place on Thursday night from the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The annual draft will again host the first round in primetime and this year there are numerous ways in which to watch. Both ESPN and NFL Network will be trying to maneuver themselves to the top of your draft board. Will you go with the traditional ESPN coverage...
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Sheamus responds to reports about backstage fight with Sin Cara, Cena topped in online sales

There were plenty of report that Sin Cara an Sheamus got involved in a backstage scuffle during Tuesday’s taping for WWE SmackDown. Accounts have Sin Cara getting the better of the US Champion. On Wednesday Sheamus offered up the following response: “Must be getting punchy. Don’t remember being beaten up by Sin Cara backstage… It’s just how Mexicans & we Irishmen hug...
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TNA Impact Results for Thursday May 8, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports ‘ coverage of TNA Impact Wrestling! Like just about every other edition of TNA Impact Thursday’s show on SPIKE was pre-taped. Below are the results of TNA Impact Wrestling which was taped before. Knux defeated Kazarian. Knux came out with his family, a bunch of carny characters. He had Rebel, the female from his videos, a crazy clown with balloons,...
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Braves to keep Gavin Floyd in rotation

getty images Gavin Floyd allowed just one run over seven innings of work in his season debut on Tuesday. The Braves liked what they saw in Floyd and will keep him in their rotation going forward. Of course Floyd remaining in the Braves rotation means that someone will be coming out. “I don’t want to go six-man rotation,” Fredi Gonzalez said via the Atlanta Journal Constitution...
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Dinosaur throws out first pitch at Padres game

A baby t-rex named Baby T threw out the first pitch at Wednesday’s San Diego Padres-Kansas City Royals game at Petco Park. Baby T is a part of the “Walking With Dinosaurs” arena show that is touring North America this summer and fall.
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Josh Hamilton throws prior to Wednesday’s game

getty images Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is working his way back from April surgery on his left thumb. Prior to Wednesday’s game he could be spotted in left field doing some soft-toss. Hamilton is still a few weeks away from returning to the field but is expected to take some batting practice on Friday. Josh Hamilton, with his left thumb taped up, taking soft-toss...
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Matt Wieters does not need surgery on elbow

GI The Baltimore Orioles got some good news on Wednesday after it was revealed that catcher Matt Wieters did not require surgery on his right elbow. According to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, Wieters is not considered a candidate for surgery after having his MRI examined by Dr. James Andrews. Matt Wieters elbow MRI has been reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and he's is not considered...
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Seahawks make Richard Sherman NFL’s highest paid corner

Richard Sherman’s new deal with the Seattle Seahawks will make him the NFL’s highest paid corner. Sherman’s new four-year deal is worth $57.4 million of which $40 million is guaranteed. The new deal can keep Sherman in Seattle for the next five seasons as he will make $1.389 million this season in the final year of his rookie contract. New contract signed! Great moment for...
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