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Kurt Busch finishes sixth in Indy 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch finished sixth in his first IndyCar race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Driving the No. 26 Andretti Autosport car, Busch began the 500 mile race from the 12th position. He fell as low as 20th but with 39 laps to go he had worked his way back up to ninth, A season ago another NASCAR driver in AJ Allmendinger finished seventh in this race...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens prepared for multiple game suspension of Ray Rice

getty images The Baltimore Ravens are preparing for a multiple game suspension of running back Ray Rice. Rice is alleged to have assaulted his now-wife Janay Palmer. Since the assault the two have gotten married and tried to distance themselves from the situation but that does not figure to be enough to avoid a suspension being handed down from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. ...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets fan buys Mark Sanchez “butt fumble” jersey

getty images One New York Jets fan paid big for a Mark Sanchez game worn jersey. This was not just any jersey worn by Sanchez, it was from the Nov. 22, 2012 contest against the New England Patriots. Still not ringing any bells? Butt Fumble. Yes, a fan bought the No. 6 jersey worn by the former Jets quarterback in the butt fumble game. The final cost for this historic piece of NFL...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs sign Manny Ramirez to minor league deal

Manny Ramirez has landed a contract. The 41-year-old Ramirez last played in the majors in 2011 as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays. His most prolific stretch of hitting came as a member of the Boston Red Sox for whom he spent eight seasons with, seven of which current Cubs president Theo Epstein was the team’s general manager. “We are excited to welcome Manny to the Cubs’ organization...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nico Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix, Full Results

Nico Rosberg won the F1 Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday finishing ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton who spent much of the race in second ahead of Daniel Ricciardo. The race began with Nico Rosberg on the pole as he would go on to win the 78 lap race. It marks he second year in a row that he has won this race from the pole. One driver who had a bad day was four-time champion...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox send Frank Francisco to Triple-A

getty images Relief pitcher Frank Francisco has cleared waivers and will now report to Triple-A Charlotte. Francisco, 34, was designated for assignment after allowing five runs on 3 2/3 innings of work. The White Sox needed a roster spot with the activation of Chris Sale last week. Scott Carroll was allowed to remain with the team and was moved into the bullpen. It has been a few...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 3: San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder start time, betting odds and tv info

The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder will play Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Final on Saturday. With convincing wins in the first two games of the series, the Spurs are out to a 2-0 series lead. Coverage of Game 3 of the series between the Spurs and Thunder will get underway Sunday at 8:30 pm ET on TNT from Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK. With the...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Charlotte: Starting Lineup, green flag start time and tv info for Coca-Cola 600

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Coca-Cola 600. This is the twelfth race on the Sprint Cup Series schedule. Jimmie Johnson will lead  field of 43 cars to the green flag on Sunday evening after setting the fast time in the final round of knockout qualifying. Coverage of the C0ca-Cola 600 will take place on FOX beginning at 6...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis 500: Start Time, Lineup, and tv lineup

It is here. The 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place. Dubbed “The greatest spectacle in racing” the Indianapolis 500 is the biggest race of the IndyCar season. For that reason 33 drivers will attempt to find victory line at the Brickyard and write their name into the history books with a jug of milk. The Indy 500 will consist of 200 laps around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 4: Montreal Canadiens at New York Rangers start time, odds and tv info

Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers will take place on Sunday. The Rangers jumped out to a 2-0 series lead before the Canadiens took Game 3. Now these two teams meet again in Madison Square Garden. Coverage of Game 4 will get underway at 8:00 pm ET on Sunday on NBCSN. The Odd: The Rangers remain a 1.5 goal favorite in this...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Start time and Probable pitchers for Sunday May 25, 2014

getty images A full slate of games is on tap for Sunday May 25. You can view the start time and probable pitchers for all of Sunday’s action below. tarts Visitors Home 1:07 PM ET OAK - Drew Pomeranz (4-1, 0.94) TOR - J.A. Happ (3-1, 4.37) 1:08 PM ET TEX - Colby Lewis (3-3, 5.40) DET - Justin Verlander (5-3, 3.55) 1:10 PM ET MIL - Jimmy Nelson (0-0, -) MIA - Randy...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel parties in Las Vegas for Memorial Day

Johnny Manziel is putting that NFL Draft fall behind him. He’s headed out to Las Vegas to party this Memorial weekend. The start of summer? Nah, the start of Johnny Football “wrecking this league.” Anyway, on with the photos because that is what everyone came here to see right? Seem’s Johnny still has game. I don’t always ask for pictures, but when I do, it’s so I can...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain cuts short bullpen session, could still make next start

San Francisco Giants starter Matt Cain cut short a bullpen session on Saturday according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Cain has dealing with what the Giants called a Grade 1 hamstring strain. While one could take this as a sign that Cain will not make his next scheduled start manger the Giants have not released any information yet. Through eight starts Cain has a 3.66 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP.
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Capitals close to hiring Barry Trotz

The next coach of the Washington Capitals will be Barry Trotz according to multiple reports. A deal between the two is close and the two could have a deal done in the next few day. Trotz met with Captials owner Ted Loensis and team president Dick Patrick on Tuesday. Trotz deal with #capitals is close but not complete. If things proceed as expected – announcement could come early...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Regan Smith leads Nationwide Series points after Charlotte, Full Standings

Regan Smith will leave Charlotte Motor Speedway as as the points leader in the NASCAR Nationwide Series ending a five week run of Chase Elliott as the points leader. Entering Sunday’s race Chad Elliott held a 2 point lead over Elliott Sadler and Regan Smith. Elliott had trouble early in Saturday’s race with something failing in the right front of his car sending him into the...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson wins Nationwide Series race at Charlotte, Full Results for History 300

Kyle Lason won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon. The driver of the No. Larson led 82 of 300 laps claiming the win in the History 300. Larson beat Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch to the checkered flag at the 1.5-mile oval located in Concord, NC. Kyle Busch began Saturday’s race on the pole and led early before giving way...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ric Flair return, WWE title situation, AJ Lee television return?

Ric Flair is going to undergo a physical so he can return to television as a regular character reports PWI Insider. He is believed to be teaming with The Miz in a continuation of a storyline in which he gave Miz his blessing to use the figure four. The status of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship is expected to be announced on Monday. While the WWE could have dragged this out...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals to activate Adam LaRoche on Sunday

getty images The Washington National are expected to activate first baseman Adam LaRoche on Sunday. LaRoche, 34, last played on May 9. He will rejoin a .319/.421/.504 line with five home runs and 21 RBI. Adam LaRoche says all pain in his quad is gone. He's playing tomorrow. — Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) May 24, 2014 The Nationals had LaRoche play a pair of games at Harrisburg...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

F1 Monaco Grand Prix: Starting Lineup, start time and tv info

On Sunday a trifecta of racing will start with the running of the 2014 F1 Monaco Grand Prix. Coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix will get underway at 7:30 am ET on NBC. From there fan will be treated to F1 action which will later be followed by the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 and then the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600. Nico Rosberg will lead the field to green at Monaco after he won...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles acquire Nick Hundley from Padres

getty images The Baltimore Orioles have acquired catcher Nick Hundley from the San Diego Padres. Hundley had been listed as the third catcher with the Padres but now will head to Baltimore where he will pair with Steve Clevenger to fill in behind the plate while Matt Wieters is on the disabled list. In 59 at-bats with the Padres, Hundley was hitting .271/.271/.373 with a homer and...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon misses final practice with back spasms

getty images Jeff Gordon is atop the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings but back spasms forced the four-time champion out of his No. 24 Chevrolet SS on Saturday. Rather than run laps in final practice Gordon left Charlotte Motor Speedway to get treatment. “I’ve had some spasms in the past, but this one, it was a little bit different,” said Gordon who has been battling...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox: Mike Napoli expected to miss multiple games

getty images The Boston Red Sox are expected to be without first baseman Mike Napoli for multiple games. Napoli was not in the lineup for the Red Sox for Saturday’s game and is expected to miss a few more games as he deals with what has been termed “finger and other ailments.” Mike Carp should see time at first in Napoli’s absence. Napoli out more than just today with finger...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Venters to throw off mound on Sunday

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jonny Venters will throw off the mound for the first time on Sunday. The elbow soreness Venters had been experiencing is gone and ideally the left hander will began throwing to batters sometime next week. Jonny Venters plans to throw off the mound tomorrow. Hopes to start live BPs at some point next week. Says elbow soreness is gone. #Braves — Kevin...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch fastest in Final Practice, Full Speeds for Coca-Cola 600 Happy Hour

Kyle Busch was the fastest in Happy Hour practice for the Coca-Cola 600. The driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry sat the fast time in final practice on his first lap of the session but soon crashed his car. He will head to a backup for Sunday’s race. Busch also wrecked his Nationwide Series car this weekend. In total 40 of the 43 cars which will race took timed laps....
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch runs fast lap, hits wall in Happy Hour

Kyle Busch went to the top of the speed chart in Happy Hour for Sunday’s running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway but it was not without cost. Busch spun in turn two hitting the wall with the right side of his No. 18 M&M’s Toyota forcing his Joe Gibbs crew to unload their backup car. He had qualified seventh for Sunday’s race. It was not the first time Busch...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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