LATEST STORIES FROM TIREBALL.COM

Chase Elliott wins Nationwide Series race at Texas, Full Results for O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

NASCAR via Getty Chase Elliott, 18, won the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night leading 38 of 200 laps around the 1.5-mile track. The driver of the No. 9 Napa Chevrolet won his first Nationwide Series race beating out Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson for the win at Texas Motor Speedway located in Fort Worth, TX. Kevin Harvick began the race on the pole and...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson denies affiliations with gangs in ESPN interview

getty images Newly signed Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson denied an affiliation with gangs or gang members in an interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. The interview aired Friday on SportsCenter and Jackson talked about his departure from the Philadelphia Eagles in addition to the rumors that he was associated with gangs. Jackson spoke about his conversation with...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos extend John Fox though 2016

getty images The Denver Broncos have locked up head coach John Fox on a new three-year contract that will ensure that he is the coach of the Denver Broncos though the 2016 season. Armed with Peyton Manning as his quarterback, Fox led the Broncos to the Super Bowl last season. Fox owns a 34-14 record as the Broncos head coach during his three seasons there since being ousted from...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira leaves Friday’s game with hamstring injury

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left Friday’s game after straining his right hamstring. Teixeira, 33, was injured while chasing a foul ball. While the Yankees have not given any indication of how severe the injury is, Kelly Johnson was moved to first base in Friday’s game and could be an option going forward. Strained right hamstring for Teixeira. — Mark Feinsand...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Saunders diagnosed with bruised ankle

getty images Texas Rangers pitcher Joe Saunders left Friday nights start after being hit with a comebacker. The veteran left hander had x-rays taken and was later diagnosed with a bruised ankle. While Saunders appears to have avoided a serious injury his time in the Rangers rotation could be short lived as it appears to be just a matter of time before he is replaced by Colby Lewis...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying at Texas to take place on Saturday

Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway will take place on Saturday. With the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four taking place on Saturday in nearby Arlington, Texas there will be no competition from the NASCAR Nationwide Series which will run its race on Friday night at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway. NATIONWIDE: Harvick wins pole, full starting...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationwide Series at Texas: Starting Lineup, green flag start time and tv info for O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

The NASCAR Nationwide Series is at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. This is the sixth race on the Nationwide Series schedule. Kevin Harvick will lead  field of 40 car to the green flag on Friday evening after setting the fast time in qualifying. Coverage of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300  will take place on ESPN2 beginning at 8:30 pm ET with the...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick wins Nationwide Series pole at Texas, Full qualifying results for O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

getty images Kevin Harvick won the pole for Friday’s NASCAR  Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 5 JR Motorsprots Chevrolet beat out Matt Kenseth and Regan Smith for the top spot. In the final segment of knockout qualifying  Harvick set the fast time with a lap speed 29.195 seconds, claiming the pole at the 1.5-mile track located in Fort Worth...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans release running back Chris Johnson

The Tennessee Titans have formerly released running back Chris Johnson. By releasing Johnson the Titans will save $6 million against the salary cap and take a $4 million hit in dead money. “As an organization, we want to thank Chris for his contributions to the Titans,” general manager Ruston Webster said in a release. “Chris produced many memorable moments, broke franchise...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills give up sixth round pick for WR Mike Williams

Mike Williams is done in Tampa Bay. On Friday the team sent the wide receiver to Buffalo for a sixth round pick. In Buffalo, Williams will be reunited with Doug Marrone who coached him at Syracuse before the receiver quit after breaking team rules. He went on to be selected in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by Tampa Bay and led all rookies in catches, yards and touchdowns...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky on cover of Golf Digest, LPGA upset

NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky’s daughter has made the front of a magazine for a sport in which she does not play. How is that for a great one? Paulina Gretzky will be on the cover of Golf Digest and not everyone is happy with her yoga pants and sports bra. Stacy Lewis has two majors to her credit but has never appeared on a Golf Digest and was not too happy when speaking...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Texas 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Qualifying, Practice, TV and Weather Info

NASCAR heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend for the seventh races of the 2014 season. When will the race start? The Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup series will race at the 1.5 mile track. The Truck Series is off this week. The Nationwide Series will run the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 on Friday evening while the Sprint Cup cars will run the Duck Commander...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie’s Duck Diner paint scheme on Clint Bowyer’s car at Texas

Via Duck Diner Facebook Clint Bowyer will feature a special paint scheme on his No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota for the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. Bowyer’s car will feature multiple ventures by the Robertson family, including ‘Willie’s Duck Diner’ which will be prominent on the hood of the car. Willie’s Duck Diner is a restaurant...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE SmackDown Results for April 4, 2014

WWE SmackDown is the last event leading up to WrestleMania XXX. The show will come to you taped from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (It took place prior to RAW) This appears to be one of the worst editions of SmackDown and did little to nothing other than hype WWE Network an the Andre the Giant Battle Royal match. WWE SmackDown Results for April 4, 2014 Hulk Home comes out...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks to announce extension for Pete Carroll

getty images The Seattle Seahawks will reward head coach Pete Carroll with a contract extension at a Friday press conference reports NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Since he returned to the NFL, Carroll has led the Seahakws to a 38-26 record over the last four regular seasons. With a win in this years Super Bowl the 62-year-old coach became one of just three coaches to win a NCAA title...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gavin Floyd struggles in first rehab start

The Atlanta Braves had hoped that Gavin Floyd would make it though three innings in his first rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett. Instead he lasted just 1 1/3 innings allowing two runs on two hits and a walk. Floyd is working at Triple-A as he regains arm strength from Tommy John surgery last season. Signed to a one-year deal worth $4 million the Braves are hopeful that the 31-year...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds fan prevents Matt Adams from getting to foul ball, flicks him off

A fan of the Cincinnati Reds prevented St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams from getting to a foul ball in Thursday’s game. Adams gave the fan a tap with his glove which the fan returned with the middle finger. Ah baseball and its seemingly endless number of plays which involve players going into the stands. We are sure the fan will enjoy his 15 minutes of fame.
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears safety undergoes shoulder surgery

Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte has undergone shoulder surgery and will be out for the next four to five months. Conte is entering the final year of his rookie contract while the Bears had signed three safeties in free agency already. Now they will not have to contend with him during OTAs or minicamps. March shoulder surgery puts #Bears safety Chris Conte in rehab mode into and...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens add free agent TE Owen Daniels

getty images The Baltimore Ravens have added some tight end depth signing free agent Owen Daniels to a one-year contract. Daniels, 31, spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Houston Texans. The Ravens are not expecting Daniels to suddenly recapture his form from a few years ago but simply want someone to be a middle of the field presence along with Dennis Pitta. His...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks running out of $25 corndogs

When news of a $25 corn dog at a baseball stadium first hit the internet there were jokes everywhere. Who would pay that much for a corn dog? Apparently everyone. So many that the Arizona Diamondbacks cannot keep Chase Field stocked with the D-Bat. (I guess it takes more work than it would appear to make a 18-inch corndog?) “We sold 300 on the first night,” team president Derrick...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson’s goal is to be the best QB ever

mlb.com Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has one goal, to be the best quarterback ever. Seriously though, what else would you expect from the 25-year-old who recently won his first Super Bowl ring? Wilson threw out the first pitch in Wednesday’s game between the Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies and afterward spoke about his late father who asked him why he could...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Witten to be honorary pace car driver at Texas Motor Speedway

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is one of the NFL’s more recognizable players winning the Walter Payton Man of the Year award in 2013. On Sunday the Cowboys No. 82 will drive the pace car for NASCAR’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. Witten will take laps around the 1.5-mile track prior to the start of the Duck Commander 500. For those wondering Witten does have a rooting...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TNA Impact Wrestling Results for April 3, 2014

TNA Impact Wrestling will offer another taped episode on Thursday night. The show was taped from the Universal Studios in Orlando. Below are the results for the April 3, 2014 edition of TNA Impact Wrestling. Magnus opens the show and calls out Abyss. Abyss is dressed in a suit because Magnus wanted him to be. Eric Young comes out and they beat him up until Samoa Joe arrives. Brittany...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon sporting “Aggie Brilliance” paint scheme at Texas

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon will sport a paint scheme titled “Aggie Brilliance” for Sunday’s running of the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The paint scheme on Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet is to celebrate a new partnership between Axalta Engineering an the Texas A&M College of Engineering. “Engineering is integral to racing and...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s manager behind Jim Johnson as closer after another ugly outing

Jim Johnson was supposed to give the Oakland Athletics a veteran presence at the back end of their bullpen. Instead he has pitched poorly blowing a save, taking two losses and posting a 45.00 ERA though his first two outings. “Those guys are playing their butts off and we should be 3-0,” Johnson said of hits teammates, via San Francisco Chronicle. “I’ll take the blame for...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Tireball.com
Tireball Sports Media - latest happenings in NASCAR, MLB, NFL, NBA and more.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.