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Trevor Bayne diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), statement

Getty Images Roush Fenway Racing and Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne  announced that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. MS is a potentially debilitating disease in which your body’s immune system eats away at the protective sheath (myelin) that covers your nerves. Damage to myelin causes interference in the communication between your brain, spinal cord and other areas...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bulls vs. Toledo Rockets: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The Toledo Rockets will host the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday night/ This match-up of two MAC teams features Buffalo (7-2) traveling to play against Toledo. (6-3) Coverage of the game between Buffalo and Toledo will air on ESPNU beginning at 7:30 pm ET from the Glass Bowl in Toledo, OH. The Odds: The Toledo Rockets are 3.5 point favorites against the Buffalo Bulls. The over/under for...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Tirico calls Richie Incognito for unnecessary roughness (Video)

During Monday Night’s game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins there was a penalty called on Richie Incognito. Well, sorta. Not by the officials but rather by announcer Mike Tirico who made an unfortunate slip and identified Mike Pouncey as Richie Incognito. I guess Incognito is on everyone’s mind, especially after his sit-down interview with Jay Glazer yestereday.
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds to add Jay Bell as bench coach

getty images The Cincinnati Reds will add Jay Bell as their bench coach. Bell had been serving as the hitting coach of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bell, 47, will have a short stay in Pittsburgh as he will leave for Cincinnati after just one season. Sources: #Reds to hire #Pirates hitting coach Jay Bell as bench coach. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 12, 2013 The addition...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NASCAR Cup Entry list for Ford Ecoboost 400 at Homestead

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will come to an end on Sunday afternoon at Homestead-Miami Speedway. There are 43 cars on the entry list for the Ford EcoBoost 400. Coming into Sunday’s race Jimmie Johnson is on his way to capturing his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Johnson holds a 28 point lead over second place Matt Kenseth. Last year it was Jeff Gordon who...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mutual interest between Joe Nathan and Tigers

getty images There appears to be mutual interest between the Detroit Tigers and Joe Nathan. Nathan, 38, declined his option for 2014 and almost immediately became linked to the closer’s role in Detroit. At this point in his career Nathan is looking to catch-on to a contender and earn his first World Series ring. Sources: Mutual interest has developed already between Tigers and...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers sign Matt Flynn, Tolzien to start in Week 11

getty images The Green Bay Packers have signed Matt Flynn who previously served as a backup for the club from 2008-2011. Flynn left following the 2011 season and signed a massive $14.5 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks who later traded him to the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders released Flynn after one underwhelming start. Briefly Flynn was on the Buffalo Bills roster this...
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Travis Pastrana out at RFR, leaving NASCAR

getty images Travis Pastrana has not had the results he had hoped for in the first 41 races of his NASCAR Nationwide Series career. Pastrana has notched just four finishes inside the top ten during his brief Nationwide Series career and those results have made it difficult to any necessary sponsorship for Roush Fenway Racing to continue to fund the No. 60 car. On Monday Pastrana...
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Wil Myers and Jose Fernandez earn MLB Rookie of the Year honors

getty images Wil Myers and Jose Fernandez took home rookie of the year honors in the American and National League respectfully. In the American League Wil Myers became the first player to ever win the award while playing in less then 100 games. Still 23 of 30 voters picked him as their first choice in the American League and he easily outpaced second place Jose Iglesias. Myers finished...
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Debating Who’ll Drive The No. 20 For 2014

Credit: Getty Imagesab Rumors are boiling like stew in a pot about who will be the primary driver for the No. 20 Toyota in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) in 2014. The Dollar General machine was piloted by Brian Vickers until he suffered a season ending blood clot. Nevertheless, Brian isn’t returning to Gibbs in 2014 because he’ll be promoted to...
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WWE Monday Night Raw Results For November 11, 2013

WWE Monday Night RAW was taped early Monday afternoon in Manchester, England. The show is airing on the USA Network at 8:00 pm/ET as normal. If you are planning on watching the show tonight – do not read below, as this post contains the full results for WWE RAW. WWE Raw Results: Results via WrestlingInc.com WWE Champion Randy Orton kicks off RAW and cuts a promo. He’s interrupted...
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Injury Update: McGee Out Indefinitely For Nuggests

Credit: Getty Images The Denver Nuggets broke to the media that starting center JaVale McGee will be out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his lower tibia. JaVale has been bothered by the tibia over the last several weeks and re-injured it during Saturday night’s game for the Nuggets. Timofey Mosgov is expected to be the start at center for the Nuggets during McGee’s absence...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzles vs. Pacers: Preview, Prediction and Game Info

Credit: Getty Images The Indiana Pacers are off to a franchise best 7-0 start as they compete with the Memphis Grizzlies (3-3) on their home floor. “I really don’t get too caught up in the historical value of it, other than we’re ahead of the race,” Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. “We’re trying to get the (No.) 1 seed to put ourselves in the position come playoff time...
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Thunder beat Wizards in OT

Credit: Getty Images By MURRAY EVANS Posted Nov 10 2013 11:23PM OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) It took a late stretch of what Kevin Durant called some of the best basketball he’s ever seen the Oklahoma City Thunder play to beat the Washington Wizards on Sunday night. Durant had 33 points, 12 rebounds and six assists, hit the tying 3-pointer late in regulation and made the go-ahead foul shots...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Mauer moving to first base in 2014

getty images The Minnesota Twins will move Joe Mauer to first base for the 2014 season. “After consultation with doctors from Mayo Clinic and team doctors, and given the inherent risks of future injury at the catcher position, the organization and Joe determined that it would be in the best interest of both him and the Twins for a position change,” said the club in a statement...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler ‘week to week’ with high ankle sprain

Getty Images Chicago Bear’s quarterback Jay Cutler has been diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain, and is week to week. Bears: QB Jay Cutler is week-to-week with a high left ankle sprain. — Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) November 11, 2013 Cutler just returned from a groin injury and now will likely miss Week 11 and possibly even Week 12. Cutler’s injury is still a major blow for...
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Cowboys: Sean Lee to miss 3-4 weeks with hamstring

getty images The Dallas Cowboys defense will be without linebacker Sean Lee for 3-4 weeks with a hamstring injury. Lee played just six games last season and the Cowboys defense was never the same without him in the middle of the field. Cowboys LB Sean Lee expected to miss 3-4 weeks with his hamstring injury, source tells @FOXSports1 — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 11,...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers name Scott Tolzien quarterback for Week 11

Scott Tolzien will become the third quarterback to start for the Green Bay Packers in as many weeks when he begins Week 11 under center. Tolzien took over for an injured Seneca Wallace during the Packers 27-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. “I thought Scott Tolzien played as well as could be expected,” McCarthy said in praise of the 26-year-old former quarterback...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning to play against Chiefs after MRI

An MRI on Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning came back with encouraging news that there was “no new damage” to his existing high ankle sprain. There was cause for concern after Manning told reporters that he would undergo an MRI following the Broncos 28-20 win over the San Diego Chargers in Week 10. Broncos source: Manning: "Absolutely will play Sunday against Chiefs...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rick Hendrick believes Mark Martin will race again

  Credit: NASCAR.com Mark Martin sounded as if he career in NASCAR was coming to a close at Homestead when he spoke to reporters prior to the running of the Advocare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. It is not the first time that Martin had implied that he was done racing stock cars and one of his biggest supporters is not ready to declare the Batesville, AR driver as retired...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons: Mike Smith’s job not in jeopardy

The job of Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is not in jeopardy even as the Falcons are 2-7 this season. General manager Thomas Dimitroff responded to a report from CBSSports.com that the Falcons would consider Jon Gruden at the end of the season to replace Smith. “Mike Smith is a hell of a football coach; he’s the leader of this team,” Dimitroff told ESPN.com in defense...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves to have new stadium for 2017

The Atlanta Braves are leaving Turner Field when their 20 year lease agreement runs out after the 2016 season. Turner Field has served as the home of the Braves since the 1997 season. The new stadium will be located in Cobb County near the intersection of I-75 and 285. “We believe the new stadium location is easy to access while also giving our fans a first-rate game day experience...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The Miami Dolphins will stay in state this week as they face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Miami (4-4) has been distracted this week with details of alleged behavior from offensive lineman Richie Incognito against Jonathan Martin. Things have not been much better in Tampa Bay (0-8) as they have dealt with MRSA and locker room control issues all season long. Coverage of the...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Lee leaves Sunday’s game against the Saints, Ruled OUT

getty images Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee left Sunday night’s game with a left hamstring injury and has been ruled out reports NBC sideline reporter Michelle Tafoya. Lee had to have his helmet taken away from him as he walked to the locker room. Last season Lee was one of numerous linebackers who were injured for the Cowboys. Lee played in just six games last season. More...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwyane Harris leaves game after being knocked out of bounds

Dallas Cowboys return man Dwayne Harris was knocked out of Sunday night’s game against the New Oreleans Saints. Harris has been a valuable asset for the Dallas Cowboys on special teams this season and even recovered fumble early which gave the Cowboys an initial 3-0 lead. Dwayne Harris walking off the field #SNF pic.twitter.com/0tFI16683I — SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) November 11...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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