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Jeff Gordon 2014 Drive to End Hunger Paint Scheme

The 2014 Drive to End Hunger Paint Scheme for Jeff Gordon has been unveiled. Gordon will again pilot the No. 24 for Hendrick Motorsports in 2014. A photo  of Gordon’s new paint scheme was posted on the Drive to End Hunger Facebook page. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale is this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a race that Gordon won at last season. Gordon has 88 career wins in the NSCS.
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Heat: Preview, Predictions, And Game Info

Credit: Getty ImagesNBA The Milwaukee Bucks (2-3) are at American Airlines Arena today against the Miami Heat (4-3). The Bucks are looking to end a six game losing streak against the Heat in Miami tonight. LeBron James and the Heat have had time to dwell on the amazing buzzer beater by Jeff Green to defeat the Miami team. James also hasn’t been the best on his game due to a nagging...
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Report: Phillies targeting A.J. Pierzynski if Carlos Ruiz leaves

getty images The Philadelphia Phillies have made it clear that they will not wait around for Carlos Ruiz to decide if he wants to return to the team next season. A name the Phillies are considering bringing in at catcher is A.J. Pierzynski who hit .272/.297/.425 with 17 home runs and 70 RBI in 134 games this past season with the Rangers. Sources say #Phillies making A.J. Pierzynski...
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Entry List for Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead

There are 41 cars on the entry list for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This is the final race of the season and entering it Austin Dillon holds a eight point lead over Sam Hornish in the championship battle. Saturday’s race at Homstead will consist of 200 laps around the 1.5-mile oval. Entry List for NNS at Homestead Entry Car# Driver...
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Cowboys: Justin Durant out 3-4 weeks

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant will be out 3-4 weeks with a hamstring injury. Durrant would have been in line for more playing time with Sean Lee out with his hamstring injury. Now the Cowboys will have to rely on Ernie Sims and Kyle Bosworth. Jerry jones tells 105.3 the fan that Sean Lee and Justin Durant will be out 3-4 weeks with hamstring injuries — Nick Eatman (@nickeatman...
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Jerry Jones focused during bye to get Dez Bryant the ball more

Getty Images Jerry Jones said the  Cowboys coaches will use the bye week to focus on getting Dez Bryant the ball more. Bryant saw just two targets in Week 10 and is averaging a meager 6.3 targets per game over the last three weeks. Bryant caught one pass for 44 yards in Sunday night’s game against New Orleans, and seemed outlandish when asked by the media why “I just do as...
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A’s hoping to bring back Colon on one-year deal

getty images The Oakland Atheltics are hopeful that they can bring back starting pitcher Bartolo Colon on a one-year deal. Colon, 40, made $3 million while pitching for the A’s last season. He responded with a 18-6 record and a 2.65 ERA. Due to his age, Colon figures to be limited to one-year offers. It will likely come down to who pays the most.
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Steve Nash to miss at least two weeks

Getty Images Steve Nash will miss at least the next two weeks. The Los Angeles Lakers guard was examined on Monday by back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, who diagnosed Nash as having nerve root irritation. Treatment will include an epidural block, which Nash is expected to receive on Tuesday. He will be re-evaluated in approximately ten days, and an update will be given at that time.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Mike James has fractured left ankle

Getty Images Mike James fractured his left ankle in Monday night’s game against the Dolphins and is “out indefinitely,” according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. For #Bucs RB Mike James, X-rays revealed an ankle fracture, per source. He is out indefinitely. Had 5 carries for 41 yards before exiting. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 12, 2013 James carried five times for...
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Derrick Rose has ‘minor’ hamstring injury

Getty Images Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has a ‘minor’ hamstring injury according to  to coach Tom Thibodeau. Rose reportedly was walking around in the locker room, which solidifies the “minor” claim but the team will re-evaluate him on Tuesday and his status will be updated then. Rose had ACL reconstructive surgery on his left leg in the past, so this injury...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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