LATEST STORIES FROM TIREBALL.COM

Chicagoland Speedway: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry list

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins its ten race Chase this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. The Geico 400 will be held at the 1.5 mile oval located in Joliet, IL. There are 44 cars entered into the race, of which 43 will compete. Last year Brad Keselowski won this race and went on to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. This season the driver of the No. 2 Ford did not...
Via Tireball.com
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

MWR accepts penalties from Richmond

Michael Waltrip Racing has accepted the penalties levied against them following the events of Richmond International Racway. Well, at-least when it comes to the actions of the No. 55 team. Michael Waltrip, founder and co-owner of MWR released the following statement. “What occurred on the No. 55 radio at the end of Saturday night’s race in Richmond was a split-second decision...
Via Tireball.com
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant has a sprained foot, expected to play Week 2

The sign of relief you are hearing is from the Dallas Cowboys and their fan base. On Monday star wide receiver Dez Bryant underwent an MRI on his left foot. The results of the MRI as well as x-rays from Sunday indicated that the 24-year-old Bryant has a mild left foot sprain. WR Dez Bryant MRI indicates mild foot sprain. Cowboys expect him to play vs KC but unsure how much he will...
Via Tireball.com
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox picking up Jon Lester’s option for 2014

The Boston Red Sox will pick up Jon Lester’s option for the 2014 season. Lester, 29, is due a modest $13 million next season. Currently the left  hander has a 3.86 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP over 193 1/3 innings of work. Sources: Red Sox have agreed to pick of Jon Lester’s $13 million club option next season. Agreed upon, may still need to be signed. — Anthony Witrado (@awitrado...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter goes after Yankee dugout to confront Joe Girardi

getty The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees are fighting for a AL Wild Card spot. In the first inning of Monday’s game between the two teams Orioles manager Joe Girardi went after the Yankees dugout and manager Joe Girardi. Apparently the Yankees believe the Orioles are stealing signs and took exception with an inside pitch to Nick Markakis in the bottom of the inning. Showalter...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars: Blaine Gabbert ruled out for Week 2

  getty images Blain Gabbert will not start Week 2 for the Jacksonville Jaguars. The third-year Gabbert will miss Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Gabbert,23, will be replaced by Chad Henne. Blaine Gabbert will not play this week due to laceration on his hand. #Jaguars — Jacksonville Jaguars (@jaguars) September 9, 2013   Henne and Gabbert had a competition for the...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Statement: Newman looking forward to NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase

Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America Ryan Newman released the following statement after NASCAR penalized Martin Truex Jr. 50 points,  knocking him out of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Chase, giving Newman the second Wild Card Spot in the Chase. “I am proud that NASCAR took a stand with respect to what went on Saturday night at Richmond, I know it was a tough decision to make...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NASCAR penalizes MWR, Chase change with Newman in, Truex out

Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America NASCAR has penalized Michael Waltrip Racing after the events that took place Saturday night at Richmond International Speedway. Clint Bowyer was said to of purposely spun out his No. 15 5-Hour Energy Toyota and Brian Vickers was penalized due to slowing and making a questionable pit stop. These sequence of events helped  Martin Truex...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  2 Comments

WWE Monday Night RAW LIVE UPDATES & RESULTS for September 9, 2013

Tonight’s edition of WWE Monday Night RAW will air LIVE from Toronto. This is the last episode of RAW before the Sunday’s Night of Champions Pay-Per-View. The show will be highlighted by an appearance from former WWE and World Heavyweight Champion Edge and a match that sees Goldust versus Randy Orton. We can also expect more of Paul Heyman, Curtis Axel and CM Punk as well as...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Heyward to take batting practice Friday

Jason Heyward will take batting practice on Friday according to Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren. Heyward, 24, has not appeared in a game since Aug. 21 when he was hit in the jaw by Mets pitcher Jon Niese. Wren said Heyward will be on the field taking BP with the team on Friday. Still too early to place a definitive timetable for his return. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman)...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Newman: MWR changed outcome of race, NASCAR Chase

Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America Ryan Newman will drive for Richard Childress Racing in 2014 but was hoping to finish the final ten races at Stewart Haas Racing competing for a championship in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Instead the driver of the No. 39 Chevrolet will be racing for 13th place in the standings after seeing a win at the 3/4 mile Richmond International...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant to get MRI on foot after x-rays “negative”, Romo bruised ribs

Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America   Dez Bryant will have an MRI on his sprained left foot. Bryant suffered the injury in the Cowboys Week 1 win over the New York Giants. X-rays on Bryant’s foot came back negative and Bryant has proclaimed that he intends to play against Kansas City. Dez Bryant is going to get an MRI on his sprained left foot. He’s in flip flops, not...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

USC sticking with Cody Kessler at QB

Harry How/Getty Images North America USC head coach Lane Kiffin has stated that Cody Kessler will start at quarterback on Saturday. The Trojans are coming off a loss to unranked Washington State in which Kessler and backup Max Wittek struggled to generate any offense. Kiffin is trying to reshirt freshman Max Browne but he may not stick around long enough to see him start if USC does...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots: Shane Vereen to miss 2-3 games after wrist surgery

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen will miss two to three games after undergoing wrist surgery on Monday. Jay Glazer reports that Vereen broke a small bone in his wrist on the first play of Sunday’s game against Buffalo. The 24-year-old Vereen ran 14 times for 101 yards and caught another seven passes for 58 yards. Big hit for patriots, RB Shane Vereen broke a small...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Miley Cyrus new song Wrecking Ball

If you were one of the thousands confused and/or disturbed by Miley Cyrus’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards then her newest video for the song ‘Wrecking Ball’ is probably not for you. I’ll be honest. I did not subject myself to seeing the whole song but what I did see featured odd nakedness, weird panties and a make-out scene with a sledgehammer. I can already envision...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Newman named to drive RCR No. 31 car

Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America Ryan Newman has been named as the driver of the No. 31 car for Richard Childress Racing in 2014. Newman has 17 wins in NASCAR’s top series including one at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July. The 35-year-old Newman had been driving the No. 39 car at Stewart Haas Racing since 2009 but was jettisoned to make room for Kevin Harvick. Later...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins cheerleaders do Blurred Lines video with mascot

The Miami Dolphins have some creative cheerleaders. When the ladies are not cheering on the team they are doing parody’s of musical videos. Robin Thicke’s hit song “Blurred Lines” was the latest target of the gals and mascot T.D. also made his way into the video. For those wondering the Dolphins are 1-0 this season after beating the Cleveland Browns on the road Sunday. The...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexander Guerrero signing to happen “any minute now”

Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero will sign with a major league team “any minute now” according to ESPN Deportes’ Dionisi Soldevila. The favorites to land Guerrero are the Los Angelels Dodgers who reportedly reached an agreement in July on a seven-year $32 million contract prior to Guerro being cleared as a free agent by the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night Raw Preview for September 9, 2013 (Toronto)

TORONTO – Tonight WWE RAW delivers another show leading up the the Pay Per View Night of Champions. This is the last edition of RAW before the PPV and is the last chance to embellish story lines. Former World Heavyweight Champion Edge will be on hand tonight since the show is in Toronto. Expect him to cut one-hell of a promo. As for matches tonight… the big match tonight will...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets will start QB Geno Smith on Thursday

Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America Rex Ryan says that Geno Smith will start the New York Jets game on Thursday against the New England Patriots. Smith, 22, had a solid debut in Week 1 against Tampa Bay completing 24-of-38 passes for 256 yards, a touchdown and an interception. The Jets won the game thanks to a late penalty from Tampa Bay linebacker Lavonte David. It is hardly...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers brining back Jonathan Dwyer

getty images Jonathan Dwyer was cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers at the end of the preseason. Now the Steelers are bringing back the 24-year-old. The Steelers suffered a rash of injuries in their Week 1 loss to Tennessee. Among them was running back LaRod Stephens-Howling who blew out his knee. #Steelers will re-sign RB Jonathan Dwyer — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 9, 2013...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves promote catcher Christian Bethancourt

The Atlanta Braves have promoted catching prospect Christian Bethancourt to the major league roster. Bethancourt, 22, spent the 2013 season with Double-A Mississippi and could be the Braves Opening Day catcher as early as next season if Brian McCann is not re-signed. With Double-A Mississippi, Bethancourt hit  .277/.305/.436 with 12 homers and 45 RBI in 90 games. He is likely to...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans at San Diego Chargers: Odds, spread, over/under and tv info

The Houston Texans got off to a hot start last season and will look to do the same this season when they travel to San Diego to play the Chargers. ESPN and WatchESPN will carry the Week 1 game between the Texans and Chargers from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA. The Houston Texans are 4 point favorites against the Chargers. The over/under for this game is 44.5 total points. San...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins: Odds, Point Spread, over/under and tv info

The Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins meet in an NFC East match-up to start their 2013 seasons. On Monday night the Eagles under first-year head coach Chip Kelly travel to FedEx Field in Landover, MD to play against the rival Washington Redskins. The came will be carried on ESPN with coverage beginning at the unusual time of 6:55 pm ET. The Washington Redskins are 3.5 point...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan falls, dies at Candlestick during 49ers-Packers game

SEPTEMBER 8 — A fan fell from an elevated pedestrian walkway and died at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park just after kickoff of the 49ers and Packers game. San Francisco police spokesman Gordon Shyy says multiple people witnessed the man’s fall onto a sidewalk from the Jamestown walkway, which goes around Candlestick. The fan appeared to be intoxicated when he fell at 1:30...
Via Tireball.com
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Tireball.com
Tireball Sports Media - latest happenings in NASCAR, MLB, NFL, NBA and more.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.