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Former Steeler Larry Foote not planning to retire

getty images Free agent linebacker Larry Foote is not ready to retire from the NFL. The 33-year-old was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers last Wednesday. After missing nearly all of the 2013 season there does not figure to be much of a market for Foote. Just got off the phone with LB Larry Foote. Foote told me he has no immediate plans to retire and he'd still like to play for...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys: Mackenzy Bernadeau takes pay-cut

Dallas Cowboys right guard Mackenzy Bernadeau has accepted a $1.15 million pay cut for 2014. Bernadeau will also take a $1.75 million paycut in 2015. The 28-year-old has appeared in all 32 games for the Cowboys over the last two seasons. He will receive $1.1 million with a $500,000 roster bonus in 2014 and should open the season as the Cowboys starting right guard. OL Mackenzy Bernadeau...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots give two-year deal to Michael Hoomanawanui

The New England Patriots and tight end Michael Hoomanawanui have reached an agreement on a new two-year contract. Hoomanawanui, 25, caught 12 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown. Those numbers came with Rob Gronkowski missing nine games and Aaron Hernandez in jail. They represent the high end of Hoomanawanui’s output and the Patriots are expected to pursue additional options at...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota state representative speaks about NBA and street crime, defends talk with drug policy

On Sunday Minnesota state representative Pat Garofalo attacked the NBA and its players. “Let’s be honest, 70% of teams in NBA could fold tomorrow + nobody would notice a difference w/ possible exception of increase in street crime,” Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, wront on twitter. Let's be honest, 70% of teams in NBA could fold tomorrow + nobody would notice a difference...
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WWE Monday Night RAW Preview for March 10, 2014

WWE Monday Night RAW will air on March 10, 2014 LIVE from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN. Hulk Hogan will return to the show to make a big announcement regarding WrestleMania XXX. Of course the thing many will be waiting to see will be the Undertaker as he will return to promote his upcoming match against Brock Lesnar. Daniel Bryan has been asking for a match with Triple H at WrestleMania...
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Ganassi signs Dylan Kwasniewski to developmental deal

Ganassi Racing signed 18-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski to a developmental deal. The deal was announced prior to Sunday’s running of the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Kwasniewski is currently competing in the NASCAR Nawiondie Series for Turner Scott Motorsports. He was the 2012 K&N Pro Series West championship and the 2013 K&N Pro Series East championship.  “This...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr: “format has definitely allowed teams to gamble”

NASCAR changed the points system in its top series prior to the start of the 2014 season. Already it has been evident that certain drivers and teams are taking the new format as a chance to gamble. One driver who gambled on Sunday at Las Vegas was Dale Earnhardt Jr. The driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet came up half a lap short on fuel but nearly won his second race of the season. “I...
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Report: Lance Armstrong dated Ashley Olsen, was told to stop

Once there was a rumor that Lance Armstrong and former Full House star Ashley Olsen was dating. They were even spotted making out once. Ah but that was it… or was it? In a new tell-all book about Armstrong, New York Times writer Juliet Macur says that the two dated before his handlers warned him his relationship with her could negatively impact his cancer work. Armstrong was...
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Bears re-sign Jordan Palmer to backup Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears have re-signed quarterback Jordan Palmer to a new one-year contract. Palmer was third on the depth chart for the Bears last season but his re-signing could be taken as a sign that the Bears do not feel they will be able to re-sign free agent backup Josh McCown. The Bears could opt to keep Palmer around. The 30-year-old Palmer has not appeared in a regular season...
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TNA Lockdown Pay Per View Results for March 9 2014

TNA is having their Lockdown Pay-Per-View tonight. The event will take place from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. The event started at 8 pm ET from Miami, Florida. Ah but enough about the details. You came here for Results! TNA Lockdown PPV Results Madison Rayne def. Gail Kim to retain title Gunner def. James Storm Samuel Shaw def. Mr. Anderson Tigre Uno def. Manik...
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Colts nearing deal for CB Vontae Davis

getty images The Indianapolis Colts have been trying to re-sign cornerback Vontae Davis. It appears their efforts will pay off as CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the two sides will reach a deal on Monday. All teams were free to negotiate with free agents this weekend with Tuesday being the first day that a player could sign with a new team. Davis is believed to be have...
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Brad Keslowski gets beer in his eye during victory lane celebration (Video)

Brad Keselowski had a great car on Sunday. The driver of the No. 2 Ford Fusion gave team owner Roger Penske his first trip to victory lane at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Keselowski ran down Dale Earnhardt Jr. and passed him on the back stretch of the last lap as Earnhardt’s car ran out of gas. After a celebratory burnout it was time for Keselowski to make his way to victory lane...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads points following Las Vegas, Full Sprint Cup Standings

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will leave Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the points lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The driver of the No. 88 Chevorlet SS. entered Las Vegas with an 11 point lead over Kevin Harvick. He will leave with a 1 point lead over race winner Brad Keselowski. WINNER: Keselowski wins at Vegas, Full Results Keselowski along with Earnhardt Jr. and Phoenix winner Kevin...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski wins at Las Vegas, Full Results for the Kobalt 400

Brad Keselowski won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of gas mid-way though the last lap. The driver of the No. 22 Miller Lite Ford Fusion was the first to take the checkered flag ahead of Earnhardt Jr. and Paul Menard. Sunday’s running of the Kobalt 400 (formerly the Kobalt Tools 400) was the first 1.5-mile race...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens offensive lineman arrested and charged with battery

Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Jah Reid was arrested and charged with two misdemeanor battery counts following an altercation at a bar early Sunday morning in Key West, Fla., according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Key West police department. Reid and another man got into a fight at the Red Garter Saloon  reports the Baltimore Sun. Police were called t the scene...
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Rays pitching coach has great label on his clipboard

Tampa Bay Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey is probably tired of people touching his stuff. Why do we assume that? well…. on Sunday he was spotted holding a clipboard that told everyone just who it belonged to. You have been warned. Do not go around touching ”Hickey’s Sh*t”
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Medlen diagnosed with forearm strain

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen has been diagnosed with a right forearm strain. Medeln, 28, will be evaluated by the Braves on Monday after New York Mets team doctor Strauan Coleman examined him on Sunday. The right hander could be seen rubbing his elbow after his second-to-last pitch. He quickly left the mound and went into the clubhouse at the end of his session. From...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots coaching staff would like to re-sign Julian Edelman

At one point it seemed the chances of Julian Edelman returning to the New England Patriots for the 2014 season were slim. That is no longer the case as there is a “strong push” among the Patriots coaching staff to see Edelman return. Michael Girardi reports that the wide receivers “work ethic and production as a dual threat,” make him someone the team wants to keep. MALLETT...
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Jets release corner Antonio Cromartie

getty images The New York Jets have released cornerback Antonio Cromartie. By releasing the 29-year-old Cromartie the Jets will save $9.5 million against the salary cap as well as dumping a $4.3 million salary, $5 million roster bonus and a workout bonus scheduled to be $200,000. On twitter Cromartie relayed the news tweeting “I would also like to give a big up to The Jets Fan...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans will not be signing Ryan Mallett

getty images The Houston Texans will not be giving up a bounty in order to trade for New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett. Texans beat writer John McClain says the team simply has too many holes to fill and he is right. Expect the Texans to bring in a veteran but it will not be Mallet. These rumors never made much sense. I told you last week Texans wouldn't be signing...
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NASCAR at Las Vegas: Starting Lineup, green flag start time and tv info for Kobalt 400

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for Kobalt 400. (Formerly the Kobalt Tools 400). This is the third race of the 2014 season following the seasons first two races at Daytona and Phoenix. Joey Logano will lead  field of 43 car to the green flag on Sunday after setting a new track record in the third and final session of knockout qualifying....
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Keselowski, Elliott fail post-race inspection at Las Vegas

getty images Following Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas issues were found on the cars driven by race winner Brad Keselowski and fifth place finisher Chase Elliott. According to NASCASR, Keselowski’s No. 22 Ford Mustang had a problem with the right rear shock. Meanwhile the No. 9 Chevrolet Camero of Elliott was too low in the left front. Penalties will be...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashard Mendenhall retires from NFL

getty images Rashard Mendenhall has opted to retire from the NFL. Mendenhall, 26, has not been the same player he was prior to his 2012 ACL injury. Recently he hinted in a Huffington Post blog that he was considering retirement. The six-year career of Mendenhall will come to a close with 4,236 rushing yards, 72 touchdowns and a 3.9 average yards-per-carry. Teams told Cardinals UFA...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp getting closer to game action

creative commons Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said on Saturday that outfielder Matt Kemp is getting close to returning. “We’re seeing him take fly balls, getting jumps,” said Mattingly. “He’s swinging the bat good. It won’t be long before he’s in a game.” It remains to be seen as to whether or not Kemp plays prior to the Dodgers heading to Australia to...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox owner jabs Marlins about regular season lineup

It was just a few days ago that the Miami Marlins were expressing their outrage about the lineup that the Boston Red Sox placed on the field in a spring training game. Eventually Red Sox general manager Ben Cherrington sent an apology via email to the Marlins hoping to diffuse the situation. On Saturday Red sox owner John Henry figured it was time he weighed in on the whole situation...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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