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Redskins have no plans to trade Kirk Cousins

getty images While there have been a lot of back and forth about the future of Kirk Cousins, ESPN’s Adam Schefter says a trade is not going to happen. Cousins believes he has the ability to start in the NFL even as his results have been mixed. Shefter says that the quarterback who is entering his third year in the NFL is “not going anywhere.” Redskins have no plans nor interest...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sweden beats China in extra end, wins Olympic Men’s Curling bronze

Sweden won the bronze medal in men’s Olympic curling on Friday beating China 6-4 in a game that was not decided until the final shot of an extra end. China skip Liu Rui had the last shot but his rock glanced off a Swedish stone that was stationed on the button. “Super thrilled,” said Sweden skip Niklas Edin, whose world champion team finished the round-robin in first place...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Daytona 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

NASCAR starts their season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. All three series race at the 2.5 mile track. The Camping World Truck Series will run the Next era Energy Resources 250 on Friday evening, the Nationwide Series will run the Drive4COPD 300 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup cars will finish the weekend with the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Austin Dillon had the fastest...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Wagner and Former US coach question figure skating scores

Another Olympics, another judging controversy in figure skating. You may remember the Olympics began with questions of the United States and Russia conspiring, but it ended with Russia getting what some considering an unfair assist from some of it’s former Soviet Union members. “It’s sad that I just presumed Sotnikova was going to get a boost (in points) because this was in...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada’s Marielle Thompson wins gold in Women’s Ski Cross, Full Olympic Results

Marielle Thompson of Canada won the gold medal in Women’s Ski Cross on Friday. Thompson,21, entered as the No. 3 seed but went on to win every race including the finale over fellow countrywoman Kelsey Serwa. Anna Holmund of Sweden won the bronze medal. Full Olympic Results for Women’s Ski Cross Rank Heat Start Order Color Country Name 1 Big final 3 Blue CAN Marielle THOMPSON...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

USA vs. Canada: Preview, Start time and TV info for Olympic Men’s Hockey

 The United Stats and Canada will meet up in the semi-finale round of Men’s Hockey on Friday. In 2010 Canada won the gold medal in Men’s Hockey with a win over the United States. A win on Friday will place them in the final against either Sweden or Finland. The loser of this game will play the loser of that one for the bronze. By now you are probably wondering…. HOW DO I WATCH...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic schedule for Friday Feb. 21, 2014 from Sochi, TV times with Results

The 2014 Winter Olympics are nearing their end. As Friday Feb. 21 rolls around there are eight medal events from the games in Sochi. Coverage of the Women’s Ski Cross, Short track skating, Men’s Curling Medals, and Men’s Hockey are just some of what you will see on Frday. Tireball Sports will again be covering all of the events from Sochi with up to date results. And of course...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira weeks away from game action

Spring Training is underway but one player who will not be hitting the field is New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira. Teixeira will be out until March 3 with his surgically repaired right wrist according to the New York Post. It’s unclear when Teixeira will even be ready to swing at live batting practice, though he has been taking swings off a tee. “Probably a week to...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks view re-signing Golden Tate as priority, not planning to use franchise tag

getty images The Seattle Seahawks are not intending to use the franchise tag. On Thursday, general manager John Schneider said that he had no plans of using the tag on any of the Seahawks free agents. The list of players hitting free agency include Michael Bennett, Steven Haushka and Gold Tate. “I don’t anticipate us having to do that,” Schneider said in an interview with 710...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

O.J. Mayo stops playing defense to tie his shoe

In what an only be considered as funny, O.J. Mayo of the Milwaukee Bucks took a break from playing basketball to tie his shoe on Thursday. The problem is that Mayo took his own timeout while still on the court. And sadly for Mayo his knot tying skills were not good enough from stopping a dunk by the Denver Nuggets. Surprisingly, Mayo’s man just stood there. Perhaps he was confused.
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James does not have concussion, getting x-rays on nose (Video)

LeBron James and the Miami Heat planted the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night. James totaled 33 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and had 4 steals in the 103-81 win. Of course there was one scary moment towards the end of the game as LeBron James busted his nose while finishing off a dunk. The good news it that James has passed a concussion test but he will have X-ray done on...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb to Terrell Owens: Let It Go

Donovan McNabb has three words for Terrell Owens: “Let it go”. Speaking on Fox Sports Live, the panel was asked if Owens could still play football. The panel immediately answered [...]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson ready to report to Spring Training with Rangers

Russell Wilson was selected by the Texas Rangers in the Rule 5 draft. He then went on to win the Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks. Now the quarterback is back to baseball, as he tweeted out a photo and caption that said he would join the Rangers on March 3. Hey @Rangers fans… See you at “Surprise” Arizona on March 3! #SpringTraining pic.twitter.com/ZiaEmtL0nW — Russell...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet and logo released

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released their new logo and helmet on the NFL Network on Thursday evening. It’s really a tweaking of their previous logo but the team hopes the new look is more fierce and angry. Tampa Bay also has a new logo which features a pirate ship. Th Buccaneers font is also more block nowadays. Lovie Smith takes over as the Buccaneers coach in 2014.
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Daytona 500 Field Set following Budweiser Duels, Full Lineup

Austin Dillon claimed the pole and Martin Truex Jr. won a spot on the front row for the Daytona 500 via their qualifying times, but the rest of the field had their starting spot for the 56th annual Great American Race determined by their finish in Thursday’s Budweiser Duels. A total of 43 cars will start the Daytona 500 on Sunday headed by Dillon. Matt Kenseth will start third...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson catches on fire, Clint Bowyer flips and lands back on wheels (Video)

On the last lap of the second Budweiser Duel at Daytona International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson ran out of fuel which caused a cluster of wrecking cars around him. Johnson’s car caught on fire, while the No. 15 of Clint Bowyer did an Olympic worthy flip landing back on it’s wheels. Martin Truex Jr., Jamie McMurray, Michael Waltrip, Carl Edwards, David Ragan were among some of...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin wins Budweiser Duel 2, Full Results from Daytona

getty for nascar Denny Hamlin won the second Budweiser Duel held Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway. He crossed the start finishing line of the 60 lap (150 mile) race first ahead of Jeff Gordon. The race began with Martin Truex Jr.  on the pole by virtue of his speed on Sunday. Truex Jr. would have started the Daytona 5oo from the front row but was involved in a last...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth wins Budweiser Duel 1, Full Results from Daytona

Matt Kenseth won the first of two Budweiser Duels held Thursday evening at Daytona International Speedway. He crossed the start finish  of the 60 lap (150 mile) race first ahead of Kevin Harvick and Kansey Kahne who made it three wide at the finish line. The race began with Austin Dillon on the pole by virtue of his speed on Sunday. Dillon will start the Daytona 5oo from the pole...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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