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Texas Motor Speedway unveils largest video board, Big Hoss TV at track

Image via Twitter Texas Motor Speedway unveiled the world’s largest high-definition video board Wednesday night called Big Hoss TV. The track flipped a switch on a huge remote control that in turn set off fireworks, before the screen began playing highlights from past races at the track. Via TexasMotorSpeedway: The state-of-the-art video board is the largest ever built by Panasonic...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane to miss three weeks with injury

getty images The Chicago Blackhawks will be without forward Patrick Kane for the next three weeks after he suffered a lower-body injury in a 4-0 win over St. Louis on Wednesday. Kane was injured in the second period when his left leg was hit by Blues forward Brenden Morrow who had been checked by Sheldon Brookbank. Morrow’s hit Kane’s left leg and the forward fell to the ice...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Major League Baseball partnering up with Match.com?

Baseball fans across the United States can now rejoice. They no longer have to worry about finding the girl or guy of their dreams is pulling for the opposition. Match.com announced on Thursday that it is launching fan pages for all 29 U.S. teams which will allow it’s users to connect with singles who are also fans of those clubs. According to the Associated Press, Match.com President...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooke Werner steps down from Miss Sprint Cup

Former Miss Vermont USA Brooke Werner has stepped down from her position as Miss Sprint Cup.  Werner announced the decision on Wednesday citing, “personal reasons.” Werner was in her second season, and filled the role of Miss Sprint Cup with Kim Coon and Madison Martin. Martin is in her first year of duty, while Coon is in her fourth. Werner posted the following on Facebook...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen makes second visit to Seattle

Free agent defensive end Jared Allen could make his decision about 2014 in the next couple of days according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. Allen, 31, has been one of the NFL’s premier pass rushers and is coming off a season in which he was in on 52 tackles and recorded 11.5 sacks for the Minnesota Vikings. When free agency began it appeared that Allen was ticketed for Denver but after...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

TNA Impact Results for March 20, 2014

TNA Impact Wrestling held the taping for this weeks edition of the show in Orlando, Florida. Below are the results for the March 20 edition of TNA Impact Wrestling. Angelina Love wants to reform the beautiful people, she gets Velvet Sky to come out and they hug. She wants Madison to join as well but Madison wants no part of it. BroMans defeated The Wolves and Sanada & Tigre Uno...
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Johnny Weir files for divorce from husband of two years

Johnny Weir and his husband of two years are getting divorced. The former skater, turned analyst, announced the news on twitter that he and Victor Voronov were splitting up. It is with great sadness that I announce that my husband and I are no longer together. My heart hurts, and I wish him well. — Johnny Weir (@JohnnyGWeir) March 19, 2014 Two weeks ago the couple appeared in court...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Farnsworth unlikely to crack Mets roster

Kyle Farnsworth’s days of being a shutdown relief pitcher are gone. Now the 37-year-old may not even crack the roster of the New York Mets this season. Farnsworth spent last season with the Tampa Bay Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates posting a 4.70 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP across 38 1/3 innings of work. Signed to a minor league deal in February, Farnsworth has been “sitting mainly at 87...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Vickers Driving for Blood Clot Awareness at Auto Club Speedway

Brian Vickers will be bringing awareness of blood clots to Fontana, Cali by sporting a new paint scheme this weekend at Auto Club Speedway for the Auto Club 400. Vickers has overcome blood clots twice in his life and is taking steps to help others who may face a similar situation. Vicker’s car will be sponsored by TreatMyClot.com, a website that will help others learn the signs...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals add backup quarterback Jason Campbell

The Cincinnati Bengals have added a backup quarterback behind Andy Dalton on their depth chart. New Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson will be reunited with Jason Campbell. The expectation is that the 32-year-old Campbell will provide a capable backup behind Dalton. Jackson and Campbell previously worked together in Oakland. Last season Campbell appeared in nine games for...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves: MIke Minor out until mid-April

The Atlanta Braves will be without Mike Minor until mid-April. With Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy succumbing to injuries Minor, 26, will be expected to replicate his stats from a year ago that saw him post a 3.21 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP across 204 2/3 innings of work. The left handed Minor underwent a urinary tract procedure on Dec. 31 and then dealt with some shoulder discomfort during...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Sean Lee cleared for workouts

getty images Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has been cleared for offseason workouts reports ESPN Dallas. Lee, 27, missed the final three games of the 2013 season after suffering a torn ligament in his neck. MELTON: Cowboys land DT The Cowboys defense ranked at the bottom or near it in nearly every statistic last season. They will be counting on Lee for the 2014 season as he is...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins on rumors: “I’m not tradeable”

There appears to be a growing rift between Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and management but both sides are trying to downplay reports that a trade is in the works. Rollins says the whole point is mute. “Because I can’t be traded,” said Rollins, via Todd Zolecki. “It doesn’t matter. I don’t care which way it is tried to be twisted or said, or if it is exactly...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson learning, improving with each Sprint Cup race

Kyle Larson moved up to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after only spending one season in the Nationwide Series. The rookie driver assumed the No. 42 Chevrolet SS at Chip Ganassi Racing. Larson, 21, raced in four Sprint Cup races last season to prepare for his full season in the Cup series. In the first two of those races, Larson experienced engine issues. In the next two, he finished...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans release kicker Rob Bironas in cap move

getty images The Tennessee Titans have released kicker Rob Bironas. It was just a year ago that the Titans signed Bironas to a two-year deal worth $6.67 million. Now they save $3.125 million of that against the cap by cutting ties with the 36-year-old. The Titans were allegedly concerned about the Bironas’ performance on kickoffs. In a team released statement general manager Ruston...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox set to go with Rule 5 pick as backup catcher

Barring a unforeseen acquisition the Chicago White Sox will enter the 2014 season with Rule 5 pick Adrian Nieto as their backup catcher. Nieto will become just the second catcher ever to make the leap from Class-A to the majors. The 24-year-old was acquired in the Rule 5 draft from Washington. In nine spring games thus far Nieto has had 13 at-bats and was hitting .231/.333/.231....
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dbacks willing to trade Gregorius, not Owings in search for pitcher

getty images The Arizona Diamondbacks are seeking to acquire a major league ready starting pitcher after they lost Opening Day starter Patrick Corbin to a UCL tear. To acquire a starter for their rotation the Diamondbacks have made Didi Gregorius available via trade. The shortstop has lost out to Chris Owings for the starting gig in Arizona. According to ESPN New York, the Diamondbacks...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vin Scully meets a koala in Australia

The Los Angeles Dodgers will open the 2014 baseball season in Australia playing a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. So to mark the occasion, Vin Scully met with a koala. Shut down the Internet: pic.twitter.com/z2vlYQ9ko5 — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) March 19, 2014 Shut down the internet indeed. Scully, 86, is in his 65th season with the Dodgers.
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys land DT Henry Melton

getty images The Dallas Cowboys have reached terms with defensive tackle Henry Melton. Melton, 27, appeared in three games last season for the Chicago Bears before he suffered a torn ACL. In Dallas he will be reunited with former Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. A fourth-round pick of the Bears in 2010, Melton had 15.5 sacks in his first three seasons under Marinelli. Melton...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs: Contract talks with Alex Smith are ongoing

getty images Contract talks between the Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Alex Smith are ongoing according to general manager John Dorsey. Smith, 29, was one of a handful of additions along with head coach Andy Reid who saw the Chiefs go from 2-14 to 11-5. #Chiefs GM John Dorsey said on conference call the contract extension talks with QB Alex Smith are ongoing. Offered no timetable...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Elvins Andrus unconcerned about elbow tightness

getty images Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is not worried about tightness in his right elbow. Andrus, 25, believes the tightness in his right elbow has been over-reported. “I feel good,” Andrus, via the Dallas Morning News. “There was a little tightness there, but there is nothing to worry about. I’m good.” The Rangers scratched him from Tuesday’s night game against...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event LIVE Updates and RESULTS for March 18, 2014

WWE Main Event will be back on WWE Network on Tuesday March 18, 2014. The show will be coming from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. As always Tireball Sports will have Live Coverage of the show. Tonight’s show promises to be special as it will mark the first time that the Undertaker will appear on Main Event. LIVE UPDATES AND RESULTS
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round Schedule

March Madness is here. The first games will take place on Tuesday with the first round running though Friday. Below is a full list of the first round match-ups with times and how you can enjoy them on television. Access your Printable Bracket Here. Tuesday March 18 TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV 6:40 PM (16) Albany vs (16) Mount St. Mary’s* truTV 9:10 PM (12) North Carolina State vs...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Entry List for Auto Club Speedway

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is headed back out west this weekend for the running of Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway located in Fontana, CA. This is the fifth race of the season for the series. There are 44 cars on the entry list for the race.  Kyle Busch won this race a year ago. That event will best be remember for the contact between Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano which forced...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to have ankle surgery

getty images Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo ankle surgery on Wednesday. Newton dealt with ankle issues towards the end of the season. The surgery on Newton’s ankle will be preformed by Panthers team doctor Robert Anderson. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer the goal is to “tighten up the ligaments” in the quarterback’s ankle. Panthers...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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