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Jim Ross retires from WWE after 20 years of service

Jim Ross is retiring from the WWE. On Wednesday the commentator announced that he was retiring from the WWE after 20 years. Ross was the unofficial voice the “Attitude Era” and called some of the most memorable matches in the history of the WWE. Ross made his WWE debut at WrestleMania IX in 1993 wearing a toga and later found himself inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007. Know...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees: Derek Jeter lost for season

  Source: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America Derek Jeter’s season is over. On Wednesday the New York Yankees placed their shortstop on the disabled list with an ankle injury. Jeter, 39, played in just 17 games this season hitting a dismal .190/.288/.254 with a home run and eight runs scored. The last time Jeter played was on Saturday against Boston. He would leave that game...
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Doug Williams fired from Grambling State

Grambling State began the season 0-2 and has decided to fire head football coach Doug Williams. Wiliams guided Grambling to the SWAC title in 2011 but the school fell to 1-10 last season. Grambling university president Frank Pogue announced Wednesday that the school has bought out the remainder of Williams’ contract, which ran through the end of the 2014 season. “We recognize...
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Jeff Gordon does not belong in the Chase

Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America Jeff Gordon did not earn a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Richmond. Or Daytona. Or Texas. Or Bristol, New Hampshire, Charlotte…. see where I am going here? Jeff Gordon did not earn a spot in NASCAR’s post season because he did not win a race, he had the worst season of the four Hendrick Motorsports teams and no amount of social...
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NASCAR investigating Logano, Gilliland for events at Richmond

getty images NASCAR is investigating communications between Joey Logano and David Gilliland at Richmond International Raceway from Saturday night. Logano, driver of the No. 22 Penske Racing Ford may of had help ensuring his spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase by Front Row Motorsports Gilliland, who like Logano drives a Ford. Gilliland may of given up a position to Logano in the closing...
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Steelers to be without Le’Veon Bell for another month

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without running back Le’Veon Bell for a month. Bell has a mid-foot sprain that is being classified as a Lisfranc injury. Bell’s course of action will be to rest according to the Pittsburgh Tribune. Pittsburgh struggled at running back in Week 1 and will again trot out Issac Redman on Sunday. Felix Jones and Jonathan Dwyer will also be in the mix...
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Michael Waltrip Racing sponsors release statements

getty images Two sponsors of Michael Waltrip Racing released statements on Wednesday that said they were discussing their partnership with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race tea. NAPA’s Facebook page has the following message: “The actions taken by Michael Waltrip’s Racing team this past weekend leading to the penalties assessed by NASCAR, are very concerning. We are disappointed...
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Wladimir Balentien ties Japanese single season homer record

Wladimir Balentien was known for his ability to hit long balls while stateside but the outfielder could never produce consistently at the the major league level. Balentien, 29, headed to Japan and on Wednesday tied the Japansese record for home runs in a season with his 55th. Sadaharu Oh set the record in 1964. It was equaled by former major leaguers Tuffy Rhodes (2001) and Alex...
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Yankees: Cano is not “re-sign at any cost” player

getty The New York Yankees will have to pay a large amount of money if they want to keep Robinson Cano in pinsripes. In an interview on Tuesday, Yankee president Randy Levine said that the Yankees would be willing to lose Cano if they were uncomfortable about matching or exceeding an offer this winter. In his eighth season with the Yankees, Cano leads the club in nearly every offensive...
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Von Miller facing more legal trouble

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is in trouble with the law again. Miller was stopped for speeding and cited for driving with a suspended license last week. Currently Miller is serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. This marks the second time Miller has been caught driving with a suspended license in the last year. Arapahoe County officials...
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Waltrip: There was no plan to get Truex in Chase

Michael Waltrip, c0-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing spoke out on FOXSports 1 RaceHub where he was interviewed by reporters after NASCAR handed down the biggest penalty in NASCAR history. Waltrip said there was no “master plan” going into Richmond to influence Martin Truex Jr. getting into the Chase for the Sprint Cup. “We didn’t go into that race with a plan of helping Martin...
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Giants to activate Jeremy Affeldt from DL on Wednesday

  The San Francisco Giants will activate relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt from the disabled list on Wednesday. Affeldt, 34, has not pitched since July 20. The veteran left hander has been dealing with a strained groin. Bochy says Affeldt could be activated tomorrow and Gaudin will likely face live hitting on #sfgiants first day in LA, 9.12. — Amy Gutierrez (@AmyGGiants) September...
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Giants add longtime RB Brandon Jacobs

Brandon Jacobs is back with the New York Giants. Jacobs, 31, was signed by San Francisco last season but was cut loose before the season ended. The addition of Jacobs comes after David Wilson twice fumbled against Dallas on Sunday. Jacobs figures to be behind Jacobs and Da’Rel Scott on the Giants depth chart. Jacobs totaled just five caries last season and appeared used up in...
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Akron Zips vs. No. 11 Michigan Wolverines: Odds, point spead, over/under and tv info

The No. 11 Michigan Wolverines invite the Akron Zips to The Big House on Saturday hoping to avoid a let down after beating rival Notre Dame last week. Michigan (2-0) is doing a good job of saying that every game matters but the atmosphere against Akron (1-1)  figures to be significantly toned down as it will be a daytime game played against a team from the Mid-American conference...
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Ndamukong Suh fined $100K for low block against Vikings

Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions has been fined $100,000 for his hit on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan. Suh’s hit came on an interception return by DeAndre Levy. The Lions were penalized on the play nullifying a touchdown on the return. The Lions won the game 34-24. This was not the first time that Suh has been fined by the NFL for his rough and sometimes dirty play....
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Kaepernick and Wilson wager eyebrow on game

A off-season of trash talking has come to this. Loser shaves an eyebrow. (We guess?) The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks play each other on Sunday and one team’s quarterback is going to lose an eyebrow according to this video for Madden 25 between Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson. Kap: “Big game on Sunday.” Wilson: “Yup. You know what we should do? Whoever loses...
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Matt Harvey optimistic he will not need Tommy John surgery

  New York Mets pitcher Matt Harven is said to be “optimistic” that he will not need to undergo Tommy John surgery. Harvey, 24, started the All-Star game this season but has not pitched since Aug. 24 after suffering a partially torn ACL. He will visit Dr. James Andrews on Monday. FWIW, Harvey says his arm feels good. But all he’s done is ice it and ride a stationary bike....
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Clint Bowyer called Ryan Newman to apologize

Ryan Newman is in the NASCAR Chase and received an apology from Clint Bowyer for the incidents that happened at Richmond. Just what incidents Bowyer was apologizing for are unknown. Newman told ESPN’s SportsCenter that Bowyer called him after learning that Newman would be added to the Chase for the Sprint Cup at the expense of teammate Martin Truex Jr. The driver of the No. 39...
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Katherine Webb to appear in new Carl’s Jr commercial

Since being shown on national television during Alabama’s thrashing of Notre Dame in the 2012 National Championship game one thing is for sure – America can not get enough of Katherine Webb. Webb, a former Miss Alabama, was at the game as the girlfriend of Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron but nowadays shes become known for her expanding portfolio of commercials, magazine...
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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Texas A&M Aggies: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

  getty The most anticipated college football game of the season takes place on Saturday when the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide faces the No. 6 Texas A&M Aggies. Alabama went on to win their second consecutive National Championship but suffered a loss to Texas A&M along the way. The buildup for this game began as soon as last season. As for the actual game it will be carried...
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Danny Amendola not at Tuesday morning walkthrough

Rick Stewart/Getty Images North America New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola was not spotted at Tuesday morning’s walkthrough. While it is too early to declare him out for Thursday’s game against the New York Jets, the New England Patriots  have a habit of sitting players who miss walkthroughs. Tuesday’s walkthough is considered valuable by the Boston Herald since...
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Oklahoma State paid football players

MIke Gundy’s Blog At least eight Oklahoma State football players were paid during the head coaching tenure of Les Miles and current coach Mike Gundy. According to report by Sports Illustrated payments “were primarily delivered three ways: a de facto bonus system based on performances on the field, managed by an assistant coach; direct payments to players from boosters and coaches...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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