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Capriati avoids battery and stalking chargers

Jennifer Capriati will avoid chargers for battery and stalking which stemmed from a 2013 confrontation with an ex-boyfriend. Mike Edmondson, spokesman for the Palm Beach County state attorney’s office, said the charges were dropped in exchange for Capriati’s completion of 30 hours of community service and four hours of anger management counseling. Capriati attended anger management...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson out two months due to herniated disk

The New Orleans Pelicans will be without Ryan Anderson for the next two months as the forward has a herniated disk in his back. Since losing Anderson the Pelicans have lost five straight including three double-digit losses. In 22 games Anderson had 19.8 PPG, and 6.5 RPG.
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night RAW Live Updates and RESULTS for Jan 13, 2014

Welcome to coverage of WWE Monday Night RAW for January 13, 2014. Tireball Sports will be here to provide complete coverage of Monday’s edition of RAW which will come to you LIVE from Dunkin’ Donuts arena in Providence, RI. With tonight’s episode of RAW we start the march towards Royal Rumble with just under two weeks to go until the PPV. We can expect to find out a few more...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles sign Delmon Young to minor league deal

The Baltimore Orioles have signed Delmon Young to a minor league deal. Young, 28, began the 2013 season with the Tampa Bay Rays but was later released and picked up by the Philadelphia Phillies near the end of the year. He finished with a .260/.307/.407 line with 11 home runs and 38 RBI in 103 games. The Orioles will give Young a chance to earn playing time in left field and designated...
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Report: Lions focusing on Jim Caldwell

The Detroit Lions are targeting Jim Caldwell in their search for a new head coach. Caldwell was axed as the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts as the organization dumped anything to do with Peyton Manning. Caldwell was 24-8 in his two seasons with Manning under center. After Manning missed the 2011 season Caldwell was axed for a 2-14 finish. The Ravens added Caldwell mid-way though...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Octomom charged with Welfare fraud

Octomom is facing five years in the slammer. The mother of 14 attempted to get wel-fare in the state of California in 2013 while failing to report income she had earned. Natalie Denise Suleman, 38, rose to “fame” when she gave birth to octuplets in January 2009. Since then her life has been tabloid fodder. According to TMZ the $30,000 that Suleman failed to report came from residuals...
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Titans hire Ken Whisenhunt as new head coach

The Tennessee Titans have hired Ken Whisenhunt as their head coach. The 51-year-old Whisenhunt had been serving as the offensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers. He had also been linked to the head coaching position in Detroit. While they struggled on Sunday, the Chargers were one of the NFL’s better offenses with Philip Rivers having a bounce back season and running back...
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Danny Green out four weeks with fractured head

San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green will miss the next four weeks with a fractured hand. Green, 26, suffered the injury in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In 37 games this season Green has 7.4 PPG, 3 RPG and 1.3 assists.
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Deion Sanders says he will suit up for Pro Bowl

Deion Sanders is planning to suit up for the Pro-Bowl. Under a new format, Sanders and fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Rice will selectPro Bowl  players for their teams prior to the Jan. 26 game which will take place in Honolulu. Now Sanders is saying he will suit up for the game. Ladies and Gentlemen I am officially announcing "I WILL SUIT UP IN HAWAII" Please let @JerryRice...
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Tavares, Hiller, Lundqvist earn ‘Three Star’ honors

John Tavares, Jonas Hiller and Henrik Lundvist have all earned ‘Three Star’ honors for the week. Tavares led all players with four goals, six assists and 10 points as the New York Islanders scored four straight wins. Hiller posted a 3-0 record with a 1.67 goals-against average and posted a shutout in the process as the Anaheim Ducks won four games this week. New York Yankers...
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Robert Griffin III defends sleeve wearing

Robert Griffin III took time this weekend to lash out at fans on Facebook who questioned his wearing of a sleeve. In short Griffin III said he wore a sleeve because it was comfortable to him. I usually don’t do this because everyone will have an opinion on what you do or don’t do. But to answer your question. I wear a sleeve because….well the same reason Pierre Garcon wears...
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Cowboys: Doug Free undergoes ankle surgery

Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Doug Free underwent surgery on his right ankle. Free is expected to be ready for for offseason programs in April reports ESPN. He accepted a pay-cut to $3.5 million last season so there is a good chance he will return to the Cowboys in 2014.
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WWE Monday Night RAW Preview for Jan 13, 2014

January 13 – WWE Monday Night RAW will come to you LIVE from the Dunkin’ Donuts arena in Providence, RI. With two weeks until the Royal Rumble PPV  expect some of the 28 unknown entrants into the Royal Rumble to be announced. Thus far we only know about Batista and Alberto Del Rio. Daniel Bryan and Bray Wyatt will face off against the Usos. Randy Orton plans to complain about...
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Seahawks vs. 49ers: NFC Championship Betting Odds, Point Spread and tv info

On Sunday the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers meet in the NFC Championship game. This is the third meeting of these two teams with each winning once. Coverage of the NFC Championship game between the Seahawks and 49ers will air on FOX beginning at 6:30 pm ET from CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA. The Odds: The Seattle Seahawks are a 3.5 point favorite against the San Francisco...
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Broncos vs. Patriots: AFC Championship Game Betting Odds, Point Spread and tv info

The Denver Broncos and New England Patriots will face off against one another in the AFC Championship game. It will be the familiar match-up of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning as the Broncos (14-3) and the Patriots (13-4) vie for a appearance in the Super Bowl. Coverage of the AFC Championship game between the Patriots and Broncos will air on CBS beginning at 3:00 pm ET from Sports...
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Orioles avoided Balfour contract due to concerns about wrist/knee

The Baltimore Orioles backed out of a two-year deal with reliever Grant Balfour earlier this offseason. It was initially believed that the Orioles backed out of the deal over concerns with Balfour’s shoulder. Buster Onley hears from sources that the Orioles were concerned about the right handers wrist and knee. Balfour has received only scant interest since the deal fell about...
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Reggie Wayne confident about return

Reggie Wayne plans to return from a torn right ACL and play in 2014. Wayne stressed to reporters his confidence in his rehab and believes he will be better than ever. Obviously Wayne is speaking things up but its not unreasonable to believe that he could return and form a good 1-2 punch with T.Y. Hilton Wayne on rehab: Knee’s good. So far, so good. #Colts — George Bremer (@gmbremer...
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Cubs and Samardzija still far apart in contract talks

The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Jeff Samardzija are still far apart from a new long-term deal reports CSN Chicago. Samardzija is two years away from free agency so there is time for the Cubs but some believe if a new deal is not worked out soon that the pitcher may opt to close the Cubs out of future talks. Teams who have inquired about Samardzija from the Cubs have been told that the...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks not selling tickets to people in California for NFC Championship

If you live in California and root for the Seattle Seahawks you’re going to have a tough task getting playoff tickets. The Seahawks will release tickets for sale but the only people who can purchase them are those with billing addresses in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Alaska, Hawaii and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta according to the teams website...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ahmad Brooks jumps over offensive line to hit Cam Newton, gets penalty

The Carolina Panthers couldn’t punch it in from the goal line again but it had nothing to do with Ahmad Brooks jumping. In what ended up being a half-yard penalty, Ahmad Brooks of the 49ers jumped over the Panthers offensive line in an attempt to get to Cam Newton. Brooks jumped off sides early and ended up hitting Newton in the head with his legs. Newton fell down and threw his...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Newton hits Sam Newton with TD pass (GIF)

The Carolina Panthers were unable to punch into the endzone on the first plays of the second quarter, even failing to score on fourth down. Fortunately for the Panthers their defense held the 49ers and forced a punt. After a nice return by Ted Ginn the Panthers went to work. It took all of seven seconds as Cam Newton hit Steve with a 31-yard touchdown pass. A extra point by Graham...
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Will Tukuafu exits game with leg injury

San Francisco 49ers full-back Will Tukuafu left Sunday’s NFC playoff game against the Carolina Panthers with a knee injury. Tukuafu, 30, is a converted defensive end who appeared in two regular season games for the 49ers in 2013. He is questionable to return.
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Trent Richardson finishes with one yard in Colts loss

getty images Trent Richardson finished the Indianapolis Colts season ending defeat against the New England Patriots with one yard. Richardson’s carries went for 2 yards, 0 yards and -1 yards. A week ago he had one carry which resulted in a fumble. It was a sad and fitting end to the season for Richardson who finished the regular season with 563 yards (3.0 avg) and three touchdowns...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson’s house burglarized, $250k missing

  Police in Philadelphia say that someone broke into the home of Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson stealing a handgun and more than $250,000 in cash and jewelry. The burglary happened someone earlier in the week with jewelry, cash and a silver 9mm handgun missing reports police. Jackson had 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns in 2013. He is currently hoping to re-work...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

LaVon Brazil catches 38-yard TD pass from Andrew Luck

getty images The Indianapolis Colts fell behind early in Saturday’s AFC Playoff game against the New England Patriots. That has not stopped them from “showing up” as the Colts stayed in the game and have cut the lead in half. via MarcusD Andrew Luck hit LaVon Brazil for a 38-yard touchdown pass. Shortly after the Colts defense forced a punt.
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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