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Phillies place Cliff Lee on DL, recall Darin Ruf

getty images On Wednesday the Philadelphia Phillies placed starting pitcher Cliff Lee on the 15-day disabled list. Lee has a strain in his left elbow. Right now the Phillies are optimistic that Lee will be able to return to their rotation once his 15 days are up. He has been shut down for the rest of the week and will resume throwing later. Lee was scheduled to start on Saturday...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driving Superman paint scheme at Charlotte (Photos)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will feature  Superman the world’s first and most recognized Super Hero on his No.88 Chevrolet SS this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Naturally with the new Dale Jr. Superman car there is already die-cast, shirts, hats and more available to purchase. SHOP NOW (Link opens in a new window) The Superman-themed paint scheme will pair the Army National Guard...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets GM not expecting Matt Harvey to return this season

Matt Harvey has made it clear that he would like to return to the mound for the New York Mets late this season. The Mets however are not counting on the 25-year-old right hander returning. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is cautioning those who are hoping for a Harey return telling the Newark Star Ledger: “Not being a medical doctor and having not really been faced with that...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Elbow of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is getting better

GI The discomfort in the right elbow of Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wiester’s elbow has been improving. According to the Baltimore Sun, Wieters has reported improvement daily since a platelet-rich plasma injection on May 12. This is good news but no date has been set for Wieters to begin throwing. A two-time All-Star, Wieters was hitting .308/.339/.500 with five home runs and...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy calls off wedding to Caroline Wozniacki

Today we bid farewell to the much ballyhooed relationship and wedding of golfer Rory McIlroy and female tennis star Caroline Wozniacki. The wedding is off. “The problem is mine. The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realize that I wasn’t ready for all that marriage entails.” said McIlroy in a released statement. “There is no right way to end a relationship...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Start Times and Probable Pitchers for Wednesday May 21, 2014

getty images Below you can find the start times and probable pitchers for Major League Baseball games from Wednesday May 21, 2014. Starts Visitors Home 12:05 PM ET DET - Max Scherzer (6-1, 1.83) CLE - Zach McAllister (3-4, 5.36) 2:05 PM ET SEA - Chris Young (3-1, 3.22) TEX - Nick Tepesch (0-0, 1.69) 2:20 PM ET NYY - Chase Whitley (0-0, 0.00) CHC - Jeff Samardzija ...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 2: Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs start time, odds and tv info

Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs will take place on Wednesday. The Spurs took Game 1 of this series at home by a convincing 122-105 score but it would be hard to believe that the Thunder will just allow themselves to get beat like that again in Game 2. Coverage of Game 2 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 2: Los Angeles Kings at Chicago Blackhawks start time, odds and tv info

On Wednesday night Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks will take place. The Blackhawks took Game 1 by a 3-1 score and will be looking to go up 2-0 in this series at home. What time does the game start? Coverage of Game 2 between the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks will start at 8:00 pm ET on NBCSN from the United Center...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy wins Dancing with the Stars

Meryl Davis has followed up her gold medal performance in Ice Dancing in Sochi with a winning performance on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Davis, 27, was teamed with pro-dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy in the 18th season of the competition. The team of Amy Purdy and Derek Hough finished in second place. Following the announcement of Davis and Cherkovskiy winning Charlie White joined...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports continues to mull manufacturer change

getty images Richard Petty Motorsports is considering a move away from Ford. At first owner Richard Petty elicited laughter when he broke the news. “We talk to everybody all the time; I’ve been talking to Volkswagen,” said Petty during a visit to the Dollar General’s annual Race Day. Currently RPM fields who cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with drivers Aric Almirola...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Teheran tosses shutout against Brewers

getty images Julio Teheran had one of the best games of his young career on Tuesday night as he threw a complete game shutout against the Brewers. Teheran scattered six hits while racking up eight strikeouts in what turned out to be a 5-0 win for the Braves. Entering the ninth inning Teheran had thrown 109 pitches but Fredi Gonzalez allowed him to pitch the full inning ending at...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Zimmerman’s thumb still not fully healed

On Monday the Washington Nationals had X-rays taken on the right thumb of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. The results showed that Zimmerman’s fractured right thumb still had some healing to do. Nationals manager Matt Williams did not give any indication of when Zimmerman could return to the lineup. “It’s hard to say. Everybody is different. Everybody heals differently. It was...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Sale could rejoin White Sox this weekend

The Chicago White Sox could be getting back left handed pitcher Chris Sale as soon as this weekend. Sale, 25, has been out with an elbow injury but according to Dan Hayes of Chicago Sports Net could return this weekend to face the New York Yankees. The White Sox want to see how Sale’s arm responds to some tossing from Tuesday before going forward. Chris Sale threw free and easy...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event Results for Tuesday May 20, 2014

WWE Main Event is airing on WWE Network but since the show has been taped overseas the show is taped. You can find the results for this show below: Cesaro and Paul Heyman kick off Main Event to a big pop. Heyman cuts one of his usual promos. Mark Henry is out next to break up the show. These two will fight later. Damien Sandow comes out dressed as Sherlock Holmes. He defeats R-Truth...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Glennon to compete for starters role with Buccaneers

Mike Glennon will compete with Josh McCown for the starting quarterback spot with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter’s report on NFL Insiders. Glennon, 24, was inhertied from former general manager Mark Dominik and with new head coach Lovie Smith joining the Buccaneers it seemed almost certain that McCown would be the teams starter. It is hard to read...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox sign Stephen Drew to one-year deal, to start him in minors?

The Boston Red Sox have signed short stop Stephen Drew to a one-year contract for the remainder of the 2014 season. During the offseason Drew turned down the Red Sox $14.1 million qualifying offer. He will now earn the prorated portion of that, or roughly $10 million. Drew, 31, had remained unsigned as he was tied to draft pick compensation. A reported four teams were interested...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners recall Nick Franklin, place Corey Hart on DL

getty images The Seattle Mariners have recalled utility man Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma. Franklin, 23, could be an option at short stop going forward given the struggles of Brad Miller. In 30 games for Tacoma, Franklin was hitting .376/.481/.633 with seven home runs and 26 RBI’s. Whether or not Franklin can translate those numbers to the majors this year remains to be seen...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox call up Javy Guerra, place Matt Lindstrom on DL

The Chicago White Sox have purchased the contract of right handed relief pitcher Javy Guerra from Triple-A Charlotte. Guerra, 28, will take the roster spot of injured reliever Matt Lindstrom who lands on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle injury. Guerra had pitched well at Triple-A compiling a 2.33 RA and a 11/8 K/BB ratio in 19 1/3 innings of work. Guerra once was the closer...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners sign Todd Coffey to minor league deal

Relief pitcher Todd Coffey has signed a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners according to Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune. Coffey, 33, did not play last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He must have impressed the Mariners enough last week during his throwing session to garner a deal. #Mariners have signed veteran RHP Todd Coffey to a minor-league deal, pending...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Brett Hundley watching students as 'Campus Enforcer'

How does Brett Hundley stay on top of his football game during the offseason at UCLA? By playing the role of Campus Enforcer. In a new video released by the Bruins, Hundley can be seen throwing footballs at those who are talking in class, using cigarettes or simply skipping out on breakfast. Luke Gayne joins Hudley as his “Hype Man.” All and all I’d say this was an excellent...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds sign Jair Jurrjens to minor league deal

The Cincinnati Reds have signed pitcher Jair Jurrjens to a minor league deal. Jurrjens, 28, appeared in just two games a season ago after landing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. He has appeared in just 13 games, 11 starts since the start of 2012. Expectations should be tempered but it’s worth mentioning that Jurrjens was 50-38 with a 3.58 ERA with a 1.33 WHIP during...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 2: Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers start time, betting odds and tv info

The Indiana Pacers played one of this best games in a month as they took Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat. Now the Pacers are looking to get out to a 2-0 lead in their best of seven series. Game 2 of the Packers and Heat series will gt underway at 8:30 pm ET on ESPN from Bankers Field House in Indianapolis, IN on Tuesday night. The Miami Heat are...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Start Times and Probable Pitchers for Tuesday May 20, 2014

After a light schedule of baseball on Monday, everyone returns to action on Tuesday. Below you can see the start times and probable pitchers for May 20, 2014. Starts Visitors Home 7:05 PM ET DET - Justin Verlander (5-2, 3.15) CLE - Trevor Bauer (0-1, 1.50) 7:05 PM ET CIN - Johnny Cueto (4-2, 1.25) WAS - Doug Fister (0-1, 4.76) 7:05 PM ET BAL - Miguel Gonzalez ...
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Angels planning to keep Raul Ibanez on roster

getty images The Los Angeles Angels are planning to keep veteran Raul Ibanez around even as some tough roster decisions will be coming. Soon the Angels will have David Freese, Kole Calhoun, Josh Hamilton and Ian Stewart return. Since they have landed on the disabled list Grant Green, Efren Navarro and C.J. Cron have all played well in their place. Still someone in that trio is expected...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice Jr. to visit 49ers for workout

The Baltimore Ravens did not sign wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. following rookie mini camp. Now the son of the greatest wide receiver in NFL history is headed to the Bay Area for a try out with his fathers old team, the San Francisco 49ers. Rice Jr. broke the news on twitter. Working for the next opportunity… Appreciate the ravens for getting my feet wet… Now preparing for #49ers...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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