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Alex Morgan will appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (Photo)

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan will be one of many beautiful women appearing in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Morgan, 24, of Diamond Bar, CA has long been one of the internet’s favorite athletes for both her soccer ability and her figure. Morgan was just one of three athletes to pose for the issue in 2012 when she took on some bodypaint. Now she will again be featured i...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Barry Zito is taking time off but is not retiring?

Barry Zito plans to take some time off according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. That is not meant to be read as retiring. Zito, 35, is not planning to pitch this season after posting a 5.74 ERA across 133 1/3 innings of work last season for the San Francisco Giants. While older players have come back it’s hard to imagine that Zito will be better off in a year. The Giants declined...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikaela Shiffrin and Julia Mancuso fail to medal in Women’s Giant Slalom, Full Results

Mikaela Shiffrin of the United Stats finished off the podium in the Women’s Giant Slalom on Tuesday. The 18-year-old from Vail, CO was making her first appearance in the Olympics and was in fifth place after her first run. It was a tough day for USA’s Julia Mancuso who did not complete the course in run No. 1 thus ending her day. Mancuso missed a gate roughly halfway though the...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Deibold of the USA wins bronze in Men’s Snowboard cross, Full Olympic results

Alex Deibold of the United Stats claimed a bronze medal in the Men’s Snowboard Cross on Tuesday. Deibold, 27, of Vermont claimed the bronze medal in his first Olympic appearance.  Deibold was the only U.S. rider in the final with Nate Holland and Nick Baumgartner being eliminated in the 1/8. Pierre Vaultier of France won gold and Russia’s Nikolay Olyunin took silver. Full Olympic...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic schedule for Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014 from Sochi, TV times with Results

Weather may have impacted some of Monday’s events but that simply means that there will be even more action packed into Tuesday at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It’s Tuesday at the Olympics in Sochi, Russia and there are seven medal events scheduled for Feb. 18. Coverage of the Men’s Snowboard Cross, Men’s Biathlon, Women’s Bobsleigh and Hockey are just some of...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles land free agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez

getty images The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. Jimenez, 30, has landed a deal close to four-years and $48 million. All that stands in the way of this deal is his physical. Source: #Orioles in agreement with Jimenez. Deal is pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 17, 2014   Last season Jimenez had a 3.30 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: CM Punk granted release from WWE

There are rumors swirling on the internet that WWE wrestler CM Punk has been granted his release from the company. The rumors have CM Punk being given an early release from the WWE last Friday. Punk has not been on WWE television since the Royal Rumble on Jan. 26. Reports have said that CM Punk had a disagreement backstage prior to RAW and stormed out. It’s worth nothing that the...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night RAW LIVE UPDATES and RESULTS for February 17, 2014

WWE Monday Night RAW is LIVE tonight from the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. Randy Orton will continue his gauntlet of matches against WWE Elimination Chamber opponents with Sheamus tonight. Expect Alberto Del Rio and Batista to continue their feud and perhaps another stare-down between the Wyatt Family and The Shield. As always TIREBALL SPORTS will be covering this event LIVE with...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens getting no where in talks with Pitta and Ngata

getty images The Baltimore Ravens are trying to re-sign tight end Dennis Pitta but to do so they may need to extend nose tackle Haloti Ngata. Contract talks have not gotten far with either player according to the Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson. The Ravens would like to lower the burden of Ngata’s team high $16 million cap hit next season. He has two years left on his deal and the...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys not expected to use franchise tag on Jason Hatcher

Jason Hatcher may be coming off his best season in the NFL but the Dallas Cowboys are not expected to use the franchise tag on the defensive tackle. Dallas again finds itself in a tough spot with the salary cap and would be hard pressed to find a way to keep Hatcher around at the near $9 million price of the tag. This is not a shock but a Cowboys official told me he doesn't expect...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Newton not going to holdout

getty images Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is not considering a holdout as he heads into the final year of his rookie contract. “Being the leader of this team, I don’t think that would be a good look for me. Not taking anything away from Patrick, he’s an unbelievable player, and an elite corner in the league. But there’s some things cornerbacks can do that quarterbacks...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Get to know Tanith Belbin, Charlie White’s girlfriend (Photos)

Tanith Belbin and Charlie White Charlie White formed quite a team with Meryl Davis at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia but many are sad to hear that the two who have been skating together since the age of six are not dating. White has been dating former figure skater Tanith Belbin for years. Belbin, 29, was born in Canada but competed for the United States. She was a five...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys and DeMarcus Ware have not had contract talks

getty images DeMarcus Ware had a career low six sacks in 2013. Set to count $16 million against the salary cap in 2014, the Cowboys need to rework Ware’s deal as they are $30 million over the cap. Ware is set to make $26 million over the next two seasons but thus far the Cowboys and the defensive lineman have not had any talks about a restructured deal reports Pro Football Talk...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany wins Men’s Team Ski Jumping gold, Full Olympic Results

The Germany team beat out Austria and Japan in Men’s Team Ski Jumping on Monday. Eight teams qualified for the final run, with the top three claiming medals. Full Results for Men’s Team Ski Jumping Rank Country Total 1 GER 1041.1 2 AUT 1038.4 3 JPN 1024.9 4 POL 1011.8 5 SLO 995.6 6 NOR 990.7 7 CZE 967.8 8 FIN 942.8
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets could keep Jenrry Mejia in bullpen

Jenrry Mejia may be the favorite for the fifth starters spot of the New York Mets rotation but manager Terry Collins says the 24-year-old right hander could always make the team out of the bullpen. Terry Collins says Mejia is a candidate for the Opening Day bullpen if he does not make the rotation. #Mets — Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) February 17, 2014 In five starts at the...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kushnir of Belarus wins gold in Men’s Aerials as USA’s Bohonnon misses medal, Full Results

Anton Kushnir of Belarus beat out David Morris of Austraillia and Zongyang Jia of China to win the gold media in Men’s Aerials on Monday. Kushnir, 29, previous competed at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics but did not medal. The highest finishing USA athlete was Mac Bohonnon who failed to qualify for the final round. Full Olympic Results for Men’s Aerials Rank Country Name...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Meryl Davis and Charlie White win gold medal, Full Figure Skating Results

After setting an Olympic record with their short dance the United States duo of Meryl Davis and Charlie White set their sights on the gold medal in Ice Dance. They then set a record with 116.63 in their free dance. Davis, 27, and White, 26, have been skating together since the age of six but are not dating. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada initally set a World Record with their...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars expected to keep Mercedes Lewis?

getty The Jacksonville Jaguars may be keeping tight end Mercedes Lewis for the 2014 season. Still Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports hears that Lewis will be back as the Jaguars  still consider him an asset despite a $6.7 million salary. With $50 million in cap space the Jaguars can afford to pay Lewis. In 11 games during the 2013 season Lewis caught 25 passes for 359 yards and four...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Labonte gets sponsorship for Daytona 500

getty Terry Labonte will have a familiar sponsor on his No. 32 Ford Fusion for the 56th running of the Daytona 500. For the fourth year in a row, C&J Energy will sponsor Labonte at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series level. C&J Energy will provide sponsorship for GO FAS Racing at all four restrictor plate races this season. “It is exciting for the GO FAS Racing team to be heading...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

USA wins bronze medal in Two-Man Bobsled, Full Olympic Results

The United States team of Steven Holcomb and Steven Langton claimed the bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Two-Man Bobsleigh. Holcomb and Langton sat third after the first two runs on Sunday and entering their final run were poised for a podium finish. Their bronze medal marks the first time since 1952 that a two-man USA team has earned a medal at the Olympics. Alexander...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams not looking to extend Sam Bradford

The St. Louis Rams are not planning to extend quarterback Sam Bradford beyond his current deal reports Jason LaCanfora. Bradford has two-years and $27 million left on his contract. While the Rams appear set to enter the season with Bradford as their quarterback it’s worth noting they could save $10.42 million by simply releasing him as he’s set to count $17.6 million against...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Darya Domracheva wins Women’s 12.5 km Mass Start, Full Olympic Results

Darya Domracheva of Belarus continued her dominance of the Women’s Biathlon on Monday winning the Women’s 12.5 km by just over 20 seconds. This marks Domracheva’s third gold of the 2014 Winter Olympics after winning the Women’s 10 km Pursuit and the Women’s 15 km Individual. Gabriela Soukalova of the Czech  Republic  finished with the silver medal while Tiril Eckhoff...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Russian curler Anna Sidorova garners attention on and off ice (Photos)

Anana Sidorova was not always into curling. In fact she envisioned herself as a figure skater but after injuring her leg at the age of 13 switched sports to curling. Sidorova, 23, first appeared on the world scene when she was added to the Russian curling team for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. She’s hoping to become known for her skills at curling but a lot of people are not...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins could use franchise tag on Brian Orakpo

getty images Brian Orakpo is set to get a new deal this offseason, but if he does not then the Washington Redskins would have no problem using the franchise tag on the linebacker according to ESPN’s John Keim. The Redskins have spoken as if Orakpo will be back and every local news story follow that beat. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett considers him the top priority to the 3...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller defends NBC reporters line of questions following bronze medal win

A lot of people were upset after NBC reporter Christin Cooper repeatedly pressed Alpine Skier Bode Miller on his deceased brother. Miller began to cry and ended the interview with Miller. But Miller has taken to twitter to ask everyone to lay off of Cooper. Thanks for all the support, today was one of the most emotional days of my life. I miss my brother. I appreciate everyone sticking...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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