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David Price to make three rehab starts before returning to Rays

credit: getty images David Price will make three rehab starts before returning to the Tampa Bay Rays. On Friday Price felt good after his first bullpen session  since May 15. Three rehab starts would mean Price could return late June or early July. Price has been dealing with a left triceps strain. In nine starts this season Price owns a 1-4 record and a 5.24 ERA.
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Verlander tries to avoid ‘Handshake of Doom’ in Tigers win

credit: getty images Justin Verlander pitched a quick seventh and hoped to return for the eighth inning in Friday nights win over the Indians. To return for another frame the Tigers starter would need to avoid a move so synonymous with leaving the game that it has earned the name the ‘Handshake of Doom.’ When Tigers manager Jim Leyland is ready to pull a starter after an inning...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers: Matt Magill to start Sunday in place of Ted Lilly

Ted Lilly will not make his scheduled Sunday start against the Atlanta Braves. Lilly is dealing with a neck issue and has made just five starts this season after beginning the year late due to a strained rib cage. In Lilly’s place the Dodgers will start Matt Magill. Magill has struggled during his stints in the majors posting 6.38 ERA and a 1.88 WHIP in five starts. The Dodgers...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeb Burton wins WinStar World Casino 400k, full truck race results from Texas

credit: getty images Jeb Burton won the WinStar World Casino 400k from Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night. It is the first career win in the Camping World Truck Series for Burton. All three of NASCAR’s top series are at different tracks this weekend which allowed the trucks to race as the Cup Series was rained out at Pocono. Johnny Sauter won both races at Texas last year and...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaq loses shooting contest to 2 year old

“Just like the old days, right?” Jimmy Kimmel joked as former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal continued to miss shots. O’Neal managed not a single basket in 30 seconds losing a shooting contest to a 2-year-old boy nicknamed “Trick-shot Titus” for his trick shot videos on the internet. The shooting contest took place on Thursday’s edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live and serve as...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez adds laywer of Ryan Braun to legal team

Alex Rodriguez could be facing a 100-game suspension. The former All-Star has hired David Cornwell to his legal team according to USA Today. Cornwell helped overturn the suspension of Ryan Braun last year after the Brewers outfielder was suspended for a positive drug test. Rodriguez is gearing up for a legal battle after Anthony Bosch, head of the now-closed Biogenesis of America...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari tied knot? post ring photo

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and reality tv star have gotten married. On Friday Cavallari posted a photo of the rings the two will wear. Im officially Kristin Elizabeth Cutler!!!!! instagram.com/p/aRHsY0tQ0P/ — Kristin Cavallari (@KristinCav) June 7, 2013 The couple was to get married this weekend in Tennessee. So it is unclear after Cavallari’s posting whether that has...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Power wins pole at Texas, full IndyCar starting lineup at Texas

Will Power won the pole for the IZOD IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Chevrolet was a full mile and a half per hour faster then second place driver Marco Andretti. The Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway will take place at 8:30 pm ET (7:30 pm local) Saturday night. ABC Sports will carry coverage of the race. Starting Lineup for...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Surgery to remove cancer from Jim Kelly’s jaw goes well

Former NFL quarterback Jim Kelly underwent surgery to remove cancer from his upper jaw on Friday. “The surgery went very well,” according to a news release issued by Buffalo’s Erie County Medical Center. “We are hopeful for and anticipate a speedy recovery and successful outcome.” Doctors say that part of Kelly’s jawbone was removed during the operation and then reconstructed...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

David Ortiz “Famous as F**K” t-shirt

David Ortiz really likes the F-word, we guess? Ortiz dropped a F-bomb in response to the Boston Marathon bombing and was sporting a t-shirt that read “Famous as F**K” after hitting a walk off home run on Thursday night against Texas. The t-shirt may not have been the best idea but considering Ortiz is hitting .325/.399/.624 with 11 home runs and 45 RBI there does not figure...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex teacher and Ben-gal Sarah Jones gets engaged to former student

Sarah Jones and Cody York have gotten engaged. Jones, a former Ben-gal, made headlines when it was revealed that she and York had a sexual relationship while she was a teacher at Dixie Heights High School in Kentucky. As part of plea deal struck last, Jones avoided jail time when she pleaded guilty to felony custodial interference and misdemeanor sexual misconduct for having sex...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Francisco Liriano and Pirates blank Cubs 2-0

Francisco Liriano tossed seven shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates went on to beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Friday. Liriano allowed just two hits while walking a season high five batters in the day contest at Wrigley. He also recorded eight strikeouts. On the year Liriano has a 1.47 ERA and 47 strikeouts though 36 innings of work. Pirates closer Jason Grilli notched his 23rd...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson, Montoya still disagree about final restart at Dover

Juan Pablo Montoya was the leader with 19 laps to go at last weekends FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, but during a restart, Jimmie Johnson passed him — before he was suppose to. Johnson was cited for jumping the restart– and black flagged. Johnson went from having a chance at winning the race — to finishing 17th after the penalty. Montoya ended up finishing the race in...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson on pole at Pocono, qualifying results

GETTY IMAGES FOR NASCAR Jimmie Johnson is on the pole for the Party in the Poconos 400 at Pocono Raceway this Sunday. Qualifying was cancelled due to inclement weather on Friday that cancelled all track activities for the day. The starting lineup is set by owner points. All 43 drivers entered will be in the race, with no drivers going home. Starting Lineup Party In the Poconos 400...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon could see much needed win at Pocono

Patrick Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR Jeff Gordon has six wins and is ranked first among drivers all-time at Pocono Raceway. He has led 965 laps marking the most among drivers all-time at the track. He has captured two poles, 18 top-fives and 28 top-10′s at track drivers and fans alike, call, “The Tricky Triangle.” Gordon’s last win at the track came last August, albeit rain...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Brent tests positive for marijuana, bond could be revoked

Prosecutors want the bond of Josh Brent revoked after he failed a court-mandated drug test. Brent tested positive for marijuana. Brent failed the drug test last month according to KDFW. It was just last month that Brent was in court after his SCRAM device was set off for alcohol use. Brent’s defense attorneys argued that the device could have been triggered by the the being in...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Tony Parker beats buzzer as Spurs win Game 1

credit: getty images Tony Parker just beat the 24 second clock prompting the Spurs to beat the Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Parker led all scorers with 21 points and also recorded six assists in the opening game of the NBA Finals. The Spurs entered the contest as 5 point underdogs. Game 2 of the series will take place on Sunday.
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts and Ahmad Bradshaw reach stalemate in contract talks

Ahmad Bradsaw did not generate much interest early in free agency because he was recovering from foot surgery. Early Thursday word came out that the Colts were in talks with the former Giants running back. Those talks between the Colts and Bradshaw have come to a stalemate according to NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones. Last season Bradshaw totaled 1,015 yards and six touchdowns while...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NASCAR at Iowa, Texas and Pocono race weekend schedules

This weekend the top NASCAR Series are headed to three different tracks. The Cup cars are headed to Pocono Raceway, for the Party in the Poconos 400, while the Nationwide cars are in Iowa for the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250. The Camping World Truck Series is in Texas for the WinStar World Casino 400k. Below you can find qualifying times, race start times, weather info, and this weekends...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bud Selig refers to MLB Draft as 2000

credit: bud selig Either Bud Selig is wrong or everyone got 13 years younger. On Thursday night the MLB commissioner repeatable referred to the 2013 first year player draft as the “2000 first year player draft.” Selig announced Mark Appel as the first selection of the 2000 first year player draft. He would go on to refer to the No. 6 and No. 8 and No. 19th selections as happening...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas: Truck Series starting lineup, green flag time and streaming info for WinStar World Casino 400k

credit: getty images Johnny Sauter won both NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Texas Motor Speedway in 2012. On Friday night Sauter will start on the pole for the WinStar World Casino 400k. Sauter will be joined by Ty Dillon on the front row. A total of 32 trucks will take the green flag on Friday night. This weekend is different for NASCAR as all three of its top series...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick does not hate Tim Tebow?

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick does not hate Tim Tebow. “Every single player has strengths and weaknesses but regardless of that, for anyone to have represented that is the way I feel about Tim Tebow is completely untrue, baseless and irresponsible. It is unfortunate that something so inaccurate was reported.” said Belichick to ESPN Boston. The thoughts of Belichick...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals recall Kevin Siegrist from Triple-A

credit: USA Today Sports The St. Louis Cardinals have called up left hander Kevin Siegrist from Triple-A. Siegrist will provide depth for a tired Cardinals bullpen. At Triple-A Memphis the 23-year-old Siegrist compiled a 1.95 ERA and a 44/10 K/BB ratio in 27 23 innings of work. In order to make room for Siegrist the Cardinals optioned Maikel Cleto down. Cleto allowed five runs in...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Spurs Game 1 betting odds, spread, start time, info

The Miami Heat face off against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The game starts at 9:00 p.m EST on ABC. The game is in Miami at American Airlines Arena. The Spurs are coming off of nine days rest, while the Heat just finished off the Indiana Pacers after going seven games in the Eastern Finals. RELATED: Full NBA Finals Schedule “They are going...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Axalta Coatings, Jeff Gordon, extend sponsorship

Axalta Coatings systems, formally DuPont Performance Systems has extended it’s sponsorship of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet through the 2016 season. Gordon said he is excited that Axalta has decided to move forward with the team beyond 2013, “They’ve been with me since the beginning and I look [...]
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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