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USA’s Gold and Wagner fail to medal, Full Women’s Figure Skating Results

United States figure skater Gracie Gold, 18, finished fourth in the Women’s Figure Skating event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Ashley Wagner, 22, finished in seventh place. The gold medal went to Adelina Sotnikova of Russia. Yuna Kim of Korea took silver while Carolina Kostner of Italy claimed the bronze medal. Women’s Figure Skating Results: Place Start...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

American Maddie Bowman wins Gold in Ski Half pipe, full results

Getty Images United States skier Maddie Bowman captured Olympic Gold  at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Ski Halfpipe. Bowman, 20, also won the 2013 X Games Aspen women’s superpipe final in January. Bowman took the lead with her first run, scoring 85.80, then followed it up with 89.0 in her second run. Marie Martinod of France won silver, while Ayana Onozuka of Japan will take home...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals to start Adam Wainwright on Opening Day

getty images The St. Louis Cardinals will have Adam Wainwright take the mound on Opening Day against the Cincinnati Reds. While the decision may have been obvious, it still needed to become official. Last season Wainwright was second in the Cy Young voting for the National League. He finished the season 19-9 with a 2.94 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. C Martinez to start spring opener, Waino...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

GM wants Roethlisberger to retire a Steeler

getty images Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said that the organization wants quarterback Ben Roethlisberg to play there for the rest of his NFL career. “It’s unanimous that we want Ben to be a Steeler for the rest of his career,” Colbert said on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh, via ESPN. “There’s nobody that I’d rather have or the franchise would rather...
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Switzerland defeats Sweden to win bronze in Women’s Ice Hockey

Sweden held a 2-0 lead after two periods of play on Thursday but saw that go to the wayside as Switzerland fired off four goals in the third period to win the bronze medal in Women’s Ice Hockey. The gold medal game will be a rematch of the United States and Canada.
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Models celebrate Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s 50th anniversary in Miami (Photos)

On Tuesday Sports Illustrated released it’s Swimsuit issue for the 50th time. To celebrate the magazine and the occasion the models of yesterday, today and tomorrow headed to Miami Beach to celebrate with Captain Morgan White Rum. Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge and Nina Agdal, were all present at Miami’s Fontainebleau Hotel for Sports Illustrated’s Poolside Party at Arkadia...
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Norway wins Nordic Combined large hill, Full Results

Norway won the 4×5 km Nordic Combined Large Hill event held Thursday in Sochi, Russia. The Norwegian team of Joergen Graabak, Haavard Kemetsen, Magnus Krog and Magnus Hovdal Moan finished 0.3 seconds ahead of second place Germany. Full Olympic Results for Men’s Nordic Combined Large Hill Rank Time / Difference 1 47:13.5 (0.0) 2 47:13.8 (+0.3) 3 47...
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France sweeps Men’s Ski Cross, Full Olympic Resuts

France took home the gold, silver and bronze medals in Men’s Ski Cross on Thursday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Jean Frederic Chapuis, Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol finished 1-2-3 as France swept the podium for the event.   Full Results for Men’s Ski Cross Rank Bib Country Name 1 15 FRA Jean Frederic CHAPUIS 2 17 FRA Arnaud BOVOLENTA 3 11...
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Great Britain wins bronze in Women’s curling

The women of Great Britain have won the bronze medal in women’s curing by defeating Switzerland on Thursday. Below is the final score for the bronze medal game. Teams LSFE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Great Britain 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 6 Switzerland • 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
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NASCAR Budweiser Duels Starting Lineup, Green Flag Start time and TV info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series welcomes the Budweiser Duels to prime time this year as the two races which will determine the startling lineup for the Daytona 500 will be run under the lights for the first time. Austin Dillon and Martin Truex Jr. have earned spots on the front row for the 56th running of the Daytona 500 via their qualifying efforts from Sunday but the rest of the field...
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Olympic schedule for Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 from Sochi, TV times with Results

The 2014 Winter Olympics are nearing their end. As Thursday Feb. 20 rolls around there are six medal events from the games in Sochi. Coverage of the Women’s Figure Skating, Men’s Ski Cross, Women’s Ski Halfpipe, Women’s Curling and Women’s Hockey Medal games are just some of what you will see on Thursday. Tireball Sports will again be covering all of the events from Sochi...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney involved in wreck, will miss Daytona 500

Dave Blaney will miss this year’s season-opening Daytona 500 after his No. 77 Ford Fusion was involved in a wreck during Wednesday’s Sprint Cup series practice. The incident started when Matt Kenseth attempted to move around in the middle grove, Joey Logano was then hit from behind by Trevor Bayne and the result collected the cars of Paul Menard, Brian Vickers, Parker Kligerman...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE SmackDown RESULTS for February 21, 2014 *SPOILERS*

WWE SmackDown on Friday will be the last tv show prior to Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. This event was taped in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Daniel Bryan defeats Jack Swagger. Kane and Vickie then book him in a match against Cesaro. Daniel Bryan defeated Cesaro by DQ after Kane chokeslammed Bryan. Cesaro then did the Neutralizer on Bryan/ The Wyatt Family defeated...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

TNA Impact Wrestling RESULTS for Feb. 20, 2014 *SPOILERS*

TNA Impact for Thursday February 20, 2014 was taped in Manchester, England. Below are the results for this event. Gunner cashes in his World Title briefcase for a match against Magnus. Samoa Joe defeated Zema Ion and Bro Mans in a 3 on 1 handicap match. Dixie Carter offers Bobby Roode 10% of TNA if he will captain her team at Lockdown against Team MVP. He accepts. The Wolves defeated...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano considering retirement?

getty Coming off a year in which he swatted 34 home runs it would be surprising to hear Alfonso Soriano is considering retirement, but that appears to be the case. “It depends on how I feel,’’ Soriano told The New York Post. “If I am healthy I will play [in 2015]. If not, I will let it go. It depends how I feel.’’ Soriano turned 38 in January and knows he is one down...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart speaks out on Petty’s comments about Danica

Tony Stewart has finally spoken out about comments that were made by Richard Petty regarding his driver, Danica Patrick. Stewart told Performance Racing Network that he suggested that Patrick challenge the 76-year-old Petty, NASCAR’s all-time leader in wins to a race. “I told her she should challenge Richard to a heads-up race,” Stewart said. “I think that would pretty much...
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WATCH: Big names involved in big wreck at NASCAR practice

Multiple NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams are going to backups after a crash during practice on Wednesday. The incident appears to start when Matt Kenseth attempts to move around in the middle grove, Joey Logano is then hit from behind by Trevor Bayne and the result collected the cars of Paul Menard, Brian Vickers, Parker Kligerman, Dave Blaney, Ryan Truex, Cole Whitt. Parker Kligerman’s...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Davis suspended indefinitely for violating substance-abuse policy

getty images Fred Davis has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating the leagues substance-abuse policy. About to become a free agent the problem of Davis’ suspension will no longer be that of the Washington Redskins. Davis, 28, once appeared to be a top tight end in the NFL but a torn Achilles tendon and now suspensions have kept him off the field. He was a seldom...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman will play anywhere, just not safety

getty images Charles Tillman believes he is still an above average cornerback in the NFL and is not open to playing safety. Tillman, 32, has been a fixture with the Chicago Bears but knows he may not be back with the team when free agency starts in a few weeks. “My gut is I will be on an NFL team next year,” Tillman said Wednesday while appearing on The McNeil and Spiegel Show...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gracie Gold fourth, Ashley Wagner sixth; Figure Skating Results after Short Program

United States figure skater Gracie Gold is fourth after the short program on Wednesday. Gold, 18, is hoping to turn her win at U.S. Nationals into a medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Gold is currently a sizable 6.29 points behind leader Yuna Kim of Korea. Ashley Wagner, 22, is currently sixth while 15-year-old Polina Edmunds sits seventh. The trio will compete on Thursday with their...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada takes gold as USA wins silver and bronze in Women’s Bobsled, Full Olympic Results

The United States has won silver and bronze in Women’s bobsled. United States 1 piloted by Elana Meyers with brakewoman Lauryn Williams sat atop the leaderboard after the first two runs by 0.23 seconds. After four runs they were second to Canada 1. Williams was trying to become only the second person to ever win a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Eddie Eagan...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Daytona 500: NASCAR Schedule for Wednesday and Thursday

Here is the full schedule for Wednesday and Thursday at Daytona International Speedway:   Wednesday: 2:30-3:50 p.m. ET, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice, FOX Sports 1 4-5:30 p.m. ET, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1 6:30-8 p.m. ET, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1 Thursday: Noon-1:20 p.m. ET, NASCAR Nationwide Series practice, FOX Sports...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen gets head shaved for charity

Kris Medlen shaved his head today for charity. The Braves pitcher did the job for the ‘Medlen for Rally Foundation’ which goes to fight cancer. Here are some photos of the event reported by David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. #Braves Medlen about to get his head shaved for a good cause, to fight cancer pic.twitter.com/grfIdKPv5f — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves...
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Braves give extension to Frank Wren and Fredi Gonzalez

getty images The Atlanta Braves signed several arbitration eligible players to extensions this offseason, now they are locking up their front office and manager. John Schuerholz would not reveal the terms of the deals but general manager Frank Wren and manager Fredi Gonzalez have both been given new deals. Wren and Gonzalez were entering the final years of their contracts. #Braves...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video shows Ray Rice dragging fiance out of elevator

getty images Ray Rice and his fiancee Janay Palmer were both arrested over the weekend for assault at the Revel Casino. While there reportedly is video that show both parties attacking one another, the one that TMZ posted to its website today shows Rice dragging Palmer out of an elevator. The footage from Feb. 15 is right before Rice and Palmer were arrested. Someone who appears...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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