What is your favorite candy? I would venture to say not many listed Jolly Ranchers. Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church says his candy habit forced him out of practice at Cowboys camp. Church loves Jolly Ranchers and was munching away on a cherry one when he chipped his tooth. Church said the chipped tooth was not a big deal until he work up on Monday. “The pain was crazy,” Church...
Fans are great but those who dress up are the BEARD… uh, best. Anyone can put on a hat or shirt and proclaim their love for a team but only a select few can go that extra mile and place beer cans in their beard.
That is exactly what one Cincinnati Bengals fan did on Tuesday. The man has an entire six pack wrapped up in his beard.
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The sight of the fan make Bengals...
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Tony Stewart will be driving for GoDaddy Racing this weekend at Pocono Raceway for the Go Bowling 400 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Stewart’s car will be primarily black, while Patrick will keep her usual iconic green design.
Stewart finished fourth at Pocono earlier this season, and holds the fourth best average finish at the track. Only...
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The Philadelphia Phillies will not be trading Chase Utley, but instead are working on a contract extension with the 34-year old.
Utley as been termed as the the teams, “franchise player.”
CBSSports Jon Heyman reported that the Phillies and Utley are working on an extension that would cover three years or two years with a vesting...
Hours remain until the MLB trade deadline and there has been more smoke then fire thus far. Here is a quick rundown of what is happening.
On Wednesday night Boston acquired Jake Peavy in a three team deal with Chicago and Detroit. Oakland also made a deal picking up Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels.
With Peavy now off the block other names are beginning to appear in...
The Houston Astros jumped out to a 3-0 lead when shortstop Jonathan Villar stole home plate against the Orioles on Tuesday. Villar begins walking towards home and sneaks past Wei-Yin Chen who attempts to throw him out at home.
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Unfortunately for the Astros they still lost the game, 4-3. Still stealing home plate is pretty cool and for Villar...
A WWE fan has attacked two wrestlers in Cape Town, South Africa during the company’s tour of events there.
A fan jumped over the security railing and hit Randy Orton between the legs. The fan does not appear to get a good shot in and well lets be honest Orton would be stupid to not be wearing a cup.
After the attack Orton goes to approach the fan who is escorted away by security...
Jake Peavy has been on the trade block and it looks like the White Sox have finally dealt him. See who is involved in the deal.
Remember when Justin Bieber got to touch the Stanley Cup and then stood on the logo of the Chicago Blackhawks in order to take a photo of it?
If you are a hockey fan you sure do and last Saturday a group of Blackhawk fans got together to stand on the face of the pop singer.
— Stand On Bieber (@StandOnBieber) July 27, 2013
The face standing took place...
Cris Carter may be preparing for enshrinement in the NFL Hall of Fame but that has not stopped one former teammate from sharing his thoughts on the former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver.
Just days ahead of his induction into the Hall of Fame, Cris Carter has received a less-than-flattering assessment of his personality and sportsmanship from former teammate Qadry Ismail, who played...
The Seattle Seahawks were hopeful that Percy Harvin would not need surgery for his ailing hip but on Tuesday the wide receiver delivered the bad news via twitter.
Harvin tweeted that his injury would require surgery.
when everything is goin good sometimes life throw u a curve ball… sorry to half to report that my injury will require surgery…
— Percy Harvin (@Percy_Harvin...
The Atlanta Braves are hopeful to have two of their outfielders back next week. B.J. Upton and Jordan Schafer are both set to begin rehab assignments at Triple-A Gwinnett.
Upton will begin his assignee on Wednesday while Schafer will wait until Saturday.
The Braves have been without Upton since he went on the DL with a strained right abductor muscle on July 12.
Mike Miller has signed a two-year de with the Memphis Grizzlies. Miller, 33, was a key part of the playoff run of the Miami Heat but was let go with more than $12 million owed to him.
Multiple teams were interested in Miller but in recent days it became clear that the Grizzlies were the frontrunners.
“We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome Mike Miller back to Memphis,” Grizzlies...
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The Buffalo Bills signed Kevin Kolb and then drafted E.J. Manuel hoping to improve on their quarterback play in 2013.
Now the two are competing for the starting job as the Bills signal caller.
The Buffalo News has the unofficial count of 38 snaps for Kolb to 22 for E.J. Manuel in practice on Tuesday. Jeff Tuel amassed eight snaps as the third...
Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America If Michael Young is going to leave Philadelphia, it will only be to one team, and that team is the Texas Rangers according to sources. Sources: #Phillies’ Michael Young only approve trade to #Rangers. Has full no-trade clause. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 30, 2013 The Red Sox and Yankees were among two of the teams...
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Tony Stewart has flipped yet another sprint car. On Monday night Stewart flipped his sprint car five times while racing at Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario, Canada. Stewart was racing for the lead when he got sideways. The result was an end over end tumble that Stewart fortunately was able to walk away from unharmed. It has been a interesting couple of weeks for the three-time NASCAR...
Texas A&M defensive lineman Polo Manukainiu, a redshirt freshman, and Gaius Vaenuku, an incoming freshman defensive tackle at Utah, were killed in a rollover accident near Cuba, N.M according to Texas A&M University officials.
Manukainiu was driving back to Texas when the accident occurred. He had posted the following tweet on his account earlier in the morning...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are the frontrunners to sign free agent reliever Brian Wilson. It was reported on Monday by CBS Sports’ Scott Miller that the Pirates and Giants were “serious suitors” for Wilson, but according Bob Nightengale of USATODAY, he is hearing that the Dodgers have moved ahead of the pack.
The #Dodgers have now moved ahead and are the frontrunner to sign...
Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigned on Sunday amid reports that he had abused players physically and verbally.
According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Martinez called out players for not picking up balls they hit in the batting cage. Picking up balls in the cage is standard practice according to the 45-year-old Martinez.
After seeing players repeatedly refuse to...
The will to win is not an official baseball statistic but Chicago White Sox announcer Hawk Harrelson believes in it. Harrelson, a former big leaguer, is not fond of sabermetrics calling them a “joke” in a Monday piece run in the New York Times.
The Times notes:
Harrelson maintains that he does, in fact, like numbers and that sabermetrics does have a valued place in baseball,...
The Chicago White Sox have only the Houston Astros buffering them from the floor of the American League.
With a roster lacking talent, depth or potential the White Sox were sellers when the season began. Yet it is July 30 and the White Sox are talking about building their team around 32-year-old Jake Peavy.
Peavy is a fine pitcher when healthy. He no longer has the dominating stuff...
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Reed Johnson has landed on the disabled list with Achilles tendinitis.
Johnson, 36, figured to be a bench bat when the season began but found his way into 66 games for the NL East leading Braves.
The Braves have dealt with injuries throughout their outfield this season. Jason Heyward, Evan Gattis, Jordan Schafer, and both B.J. and Justin Upton have dealt...
There are 44 cars on the entry list for the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. The race which will be held on Sunday is the second event at the 2.5 mile superspeedway.
Jimmie Johnson won Pocono’s first race the Party in the Poconos 400.
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Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto hit a walk-off home run to beat the Angels during Monday night’s game. Soto’s home run was the second off Angels pitcher Ernesto Frieri in the ninth. A.J Pierzynski hit the first.
The Angels led 3-0 until the Rangers scored their first run in the bottom of the sixth.
The Rangers are 57-49.
George “Boomer” Scott died on Sunday at the age of 69. The three-time All-Star hit 271 home runs in a 14-year major league career and is a member of the Boston Red Sox hall of fame.
Washington County coroner Methel Johnson confirmed Scott died on Sunday in Greenville, Miss., his hometown.
A three-time All-Star, Scott spent most of his career with the Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee...