A total of 40 NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers will take to Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday night. Kyle Busch was the fastest qualifier and will begin the race on the pole.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series will run 200 laps around the 1.5- mile Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday night for a total of 300 miles.
Entering Friday nights race Austin Dillon has an eight point...
Getty Images The NFL has suspended Jets TE Kellen Winslow four games for violating the league’s policy against PEDs. The Jets will move forward with Jeff Cumberland as their primary tight end. They also have former Patriot Zach Sudfeld on the roster, and the player once nicknamed “Baby Gronk” is expected to be active in Week 6 against the Steelers. Winslow has played in all...
Another member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has come down with an MRSA staph infection.
Johnthan Banks is the third member of the Buccaneers to be diagnosed with a staph infection this year.
Source: #Bucs CB Johnthan Banks is the latest Tampa Bay player to have contracted MRSA.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 11, 2013
Kicker Lawrence Tynes and guard Carl Nicks...
The Oakland Athletics will pick up Coco Crisps $7.5 million option for 2014, according to General manager Billy Beane on Friday.
Beane says Crisp’s option will be picked up.
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) October 11, 2013
Crisp had his first ever 20/20 season and then batted .389/.455/.611 in the ALDS. As long as the almost 34-year old centerfielder can stay healthy, he...
Adrian Peterson plans to play in Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers even as his son is in critical condition following an attack from the boyfriend of the child’s mother.
“I really appreciate all the support from fans and the Vikings,” Peterson said after Friday’s practice, via the Pioneer Press. “I ask y’all respect my privacy.”
Peterson described himself...
The Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals will meet in the 2013 National League Championship Series.
Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri will play host to Game 1 of the series. Zack Greinke will be on the mound for the Dodgers while Joe Kelly starts for the hometeam Cardinals.
TBS will have coverage of the game between the Dodgers and Cardinals beginning at 8...
The Oakland Athletics were a game away from going to the American League Championship Series but fell short.
To make matters a little more painful Sonny Gray, who pitched Game 5 for the Athletics, suffered a broken thumb on his non throwing hand reports CSN Bay Area.
An x-ray after the game confirmed the break which happened when Gray fielded a comebacker off the bat...
Adrian Peterson was excused from practice on Thursday by the Minnesota Vikings, and was later spotted in South Dakota.
It turns out the running back is dealing with a “tragic” situation reports NBC’s ProFootball Talk.
Stu Whitney of the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls reported that Peterson was in Sioux Falls “dealing with a medical issue involving young family member”...
It appears that Anna Kounikova and Enrique Iglesias have called it quits after 12 years together according to OK Magazine.
There had been questions about the couples status for the last couple of years but Kournikova had appeared in public wearing rings suggesting that the two were engaged at times.
It was not long ago that a source revealed to Page Six that “Anna is getting tired...
The Temple Owls and Cincinnati Bearcats will face off on Friday in a match-up of two All-American Conference schools.
While Temple enters the game 0-5, a 3-2 Cincinnati team is looking to rebound following a 26-20 loss to a previously winless South Florida team.
Coverage of the game between Temple and Cincinnati will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:30 pm ET from Nippert...
The New York Jets are concerned after cornerback Antonio Cromartie went down with a knee injury during Thursday’s practice.
Cromartie suffered a non-contact injury but is undergoing an MRI.
CB Antonio Cromartie suffered non-contact knee injury today in practice, taken for MRI, per sources. Team concerned. Story posted soon. #nyj — Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) October...
Brandon Marshall was spotted wearing green cleats during Thursday’s game against the New York Giants.
Marshall is donning green to promote mental health as the rest of the NFL is wearing pink for breast cancer awareness.
Brandon Marshall rocking the Nike Hypervenom out there tonight. These: pic.twitter.com/katb1T1fDs
— TDdaily (@TDdaily) October 11, 2013
Should Marshall get...
Following qualifying, Travis Kvapil spoke about his arrest earlier this week.
“Obviously, I’m embarrassed about the situation,” he said. “I don’t like the negative effects it’s brought on. So I apologize to NASCAR, my team, supporters of my team, my fans anyone else who was impacted by what happened Tuesday night.”
Kvapil, 37, was arrested on Tuesday night after a domestic...
Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said on Thursday that the team would listen to offers to safety Jairus Byrd even if they are not out trying to make a deal happen.
“Our focus right now is Jairus getting on the field and playing the best he can for the Buffalo Bills,” Whaley said, via the Associated Press. “We are not actively on the phone hammering out...
Brandon Jacobs has a habit of thrusting after scoring and Thursday night was no different.
With moves like that it is hard to believe the Giants are 0-5 and trailing at halftime of Wee 6′s game against the Chicago Bears. Then again considering Brandon Jacobs is on the field for the Giants probably explained it all.
If it was not already clear, 2013 is turning into a lost season for the Giants.
Follow here for complete TIREBALL SPORTS coverage of TNA Impact for Thursday September 10, 2013. Tonight’s edition of TNA Impact will air for Tulsa, Oklahoma.
A week after Hulk Hogan left his job as general manager the question remains will the legend re-sign before the Bound for Glory PPV?
And… How will AJ Styles and Bully Ray interact with one another?
Tonight TNA promises...
Jeff Gordon won the pole for the Bank of America 500. The No. 24 of Gordon will lead a field of 43 to the green flag for Saturday nights race at the 1.5 mile Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Joining Gordon on the front row will be Kevin Harvick.
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This is the fifth race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase. After four races Matt Kenseth holds a three point...
The MRSA infection of Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks has returned. General manager Mark Dominik told reporters on Thursday of the return of the infection in Nicks’ foot.
“This is a recurrence for Carl Nicks of the MRSA – same place, same location,” Dominik said. “From everything we’ve been told and understand, this does happen, which is why MRSA is a bacteria that...
Ashley Stremme captured the win in the 2013 edition of the Better Half Dash at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Wives and girlfriends of NASCAR drivers and crew members competed in a 25 lap bandolero race which ran across the front stretch and pit lane area of Charlotte Motor Speedway.
When the race ended it was Ashley Stremme, wife of David Stremme, who found victory lane.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Travis Kvapil will drive the No. 93 Toyota of BK Racing despite an arrest on Tuesday night.
Kvapil, 37, was charged with assault and false imprisonment following an altercation with his wife, Jennifer. On Wednesday morning Kvapil was released after being assigned a Nov. 19 court date.
“After discussions with NASCAR and the Kvapil family, BK Racing...
getty images The Max Scherzer trade rumors are getting hotter, even as the Tigers prepare for Game 5 of their ALDS series against the Athletics. Danny Knobler is the latest to report that the Tigers could trade the right-handed Scherzer during the offseason. Scherzer is the favorite to win the American League Cy Young award but his future with the Tigers is unclear. The 29-year-old...
Hard to imagine that the Dallas Cowboys offense could do better then the 500-plus yard they amassed last week but the team may be able to welcome wide receiver Miles Austin back.
The Cowboys are hoping that Austin will be back for Sunday nights game against the Washington Redskins.
“I thought he did some good things. He seemed comfortable,” head coach Jason Garrett said,via DallasCowboys...
The Pittsburgh Cardinals season ended on Wednesday night with a a loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. That left Pittsburgh reporter Guy Junker in the unenviable position of reporting for the losing team with a bunch of Cardinal fans celebrating.
You have to give Junker credit he did as good a job as anyone could do given the circumstance until one fan goes for the kiss.
She must really...
The Cincinnati Reds have interest in speaking to former outfielder Paul O’Neill about their managerial vacancy. O’Neill is also interested in speaking to the Reds.
Before we start putting the cart and horse together it must be noted that no talks have taken place yet between O’Neill and Reds owner Bob Castellini.
O’Neill was drafted by the Reds in the fourth round of the...
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NASCAR heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC this weekend. Both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series will be racing at the 1.5 mile track. The Nationwide Series will run the Dollar General 300 on Friday — while the Sprint Cup teams hit the track on Saturday night for the Bank of America 500.
The Camping World Truck Series is off...