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Yankees inquired about Padres third basemen Chase Headley

Source: J. Meric/Getty Images North America The New York Yankees inquired about San Diego Padres third basemen Chase Headley. While the Yankees could be welcoming Alex Rodriguez back next week that has not stopped the team from seeking upgrades. Headley, 29, is making $8.575 million this season and will be eligible for arbitration for the final time this winter. The Yankees were...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 ESPY Awards Winners List: Live Updates, Commentary and More

The 2013 ESPY Awards are live tonight, Wednesday July 17 on ESPN. Jon Hamm is the host, and Selena Gomez is your presenter. Follow along with us for live updates and commentary to see who takes home this years ESPY’s! ESPY Winners List Best MLB Player: Miguel Cabrera Best Male Olympic Athlete: Michael Phelps Best Male College Athlete: Johnny Manziel Best Championship Performance...
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Detroit Lions release RB Jahvid Best

Leon Halip/ Getty The Detroit Lions announced today that they have released RB Jahvid Best. Best, drafted 30th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft played in 22 games for the Lions. He saw action in all 16 games as a rookie in 2010, but was limited to only six games in 2011. Best suffered a concussion and  was placed on Physically Unable to Perform on August 27, 2012 and missed the duration...
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One Direction new song “Best Song Ever’ leaked early LISTEN HERE

The popular boy band One Direction from the UK were set to release another single on Friday entitled, ‘Best Song Ever”, but Wednesday fans were in for a treat when the song was leaked early. Reaction was mixed on Twitter as usual, with some fans happy to hear the new song from their favorite band, and others complaining about the leak, and how fans should wait till its official...
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(Video) Tony Stewart involved in massive Sprint Car wreck

Tony Stewart was involved in a massive Sprint Car wreck on Tuesday evening at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. Fifteen cars were involved in the wreck that happened on lap 7 of the 25 lap feature. The wreck left 19 year old Alysha Ruggles hospitalized with [...]
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James Finch says Phoenix Racing is sold

Phoenix Racing has been sold, according to team owner James Finch in a report from the News Herald. Finch announced the sale on Wednesday but declined to name the buyer, saying that the new owner preferred to make an announcement of his own either Friday or Monday. Finch said that he will assist the new owner through the Sprint Cup race at Atlanta on Sept. 1. That race will mark...
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Alex Rodriguez possible to return as early as Monday

Alex Rodriguez expects to be back with the New York Yankees early next week, even as early as Monday when they face off against the Texas Rangers in Arlington. Rodriguez  is trying to return from a second hip surgery. He has not played in a major league game since the 2012 postseason in which he went 3-for-25 with 12 strikeouts. He was pinch-hit for and benched during the playoffs...
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Yankees say no decision has been made on Derek Jeter

After returning from the disabled list after fracturing his ankle last season, Derek Jeter return to the big leagues may be short lived after suffering a Grade 1 strain of his right quad in his first game back last Thursday. Cashman said Cano is day-to-day and no decision on Jeter yet. — Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) July 17, 2013 The Yankees have been waiting things out in...
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Ryan Newman to drive Truck at Eldora Speedway race

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman will return to the Truck series for the first time in over two years next week to drive at the Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway, for the series first race on dirt ever. The Inaugural Mudsummer Classic will be the first NASCAR-sanctioned national series event on dirt since Richard Petty’s Grand National win at Raleigh, NC in September 1970. Newman will...
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POLICE BLOTTER

Arrest warrant out for Ric Flair

Wrestling legend Ric Flair has a warrant out for his arrest for failing to pay alimony to his ex-wife. He can avoid jail time by paying the money owed.

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Eagles LT awarded $2 million in walker lawsuit

Source: Hunter Martin/Getty Images North America Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters, 31, did not play during the 2012 season after a Roll-A-Bout knee walker broke in March causing him to re-injure his torn Achilles tendon. The 340 pound Peters was using the device – which is sold for patients up to 500 pounds – when it broke below the handlebars. After a second operation...
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Keith Olbermann returning to ESPN in August

Keith Olbermann will be returning to ESPN in August. The former SportsCenter anchor will return to the network with a hour-long show airing on ESPN2. Olbermann’s new show will be called “Olbermann” and will begin airing on Aug. 26 at 11 pm ET. Since leaving ESPN in 1997 the now 54-year-old Olbermann went on to work at MSNBC, FOX and Current TV. “Apart from the opportunity...
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Lindsey Vonn: I will never marry Tiger Woods

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods will not be stepping up to the alter anytime soon — or ever according to the 28 year old. “No, thanks! I am definitely not getting married. To anyone,” the gold medal-winning skier told Vogue in a story released online Wednesday. Her thoughts about marriage doesn't mean that the couple are [...]
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Daunte Culpepper loses Florida home to foreclosure

Daunte Culpepper last took a snap during the 2009 NFL season and now the 36-year-old quarterback has lost a Florida home to foreclosure. The Broward County court records show the 9,867-square-foot home was surrendered in April to SunTrust Bank in lieu of foreclosure. The bank dropped its lawsuit against Culpepper earlier this month. Culpepper bought the house for about $3.6 million...
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Falcons: Matt Ryan contracts ongoing

Matt Ryan is in the final year of his rookie contract. Ryan, 28, led the Falcons to the NFC Championship game last season and is 56-22 in his career as a starter. The durable signal caller has missed just two games and is coming off back-t0-back seasons of 4,000 yards passing. Ryan is expected to command a salary which rivals Joe Flacco’s which would mean $50 million guaranteed...
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Johnny Manziel: I wasn’t hung over at Manning Camp

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel was released from Manning Passing Academy on Saturday afternoon, after he was late showing up to camp. Numerous reports surfaced that Manziel took a night out on the town and was partying. Manziel apologized to Texas A&M coaching staff earlier this week citing “illness” and “dehydration.” Manziel, a sophomore, has made stayed in the headlines...
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Mariano Rivera brings crowd to their feet at All-Star Game

Yankee fan or not, you would be hard pressed to find anyone who would argue that Mariano Rivera is not the best closer in baseball. Today, Yesterday, All time. On Tuesday night the 43-year-old entered Citi Field to a standing ovation from the crowd and both benches. With Enter Sandman blasting the sound system at the home of the Mets it was simply the Yankee closer on the field...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch clarifies comments, apologizes after calling out Newman

Kyle Busch took to Twitter on Tuesday to do a little damage control going into day 3 of the Busch vs. Newman saga. Busch, who called out Ryan Newman on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was upset that Newman was involved in a wreck with his brother, Kurt Busch during the Camping World RV Sales 301. I want to clarify that I was answering what I felt was two separate questions...
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Video: Fan runs on field during All-Star Game

One fan was so psyched up about the 84th edition of the MLB All-Star Game that he ran onto the field. While the fan did not make the FOX broadcast of the game there is video of the event. And no he is not naked. It’s just tan shorts.
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Jay Cutler not worried about contract status with Bears

Jay Cutler is in the final year of his contract with the Chicago Bears. While Cutler and the Bears were said to be working on a deal that all came to a stop when new head coach Marc Trestman arrived in the Windy City. Trestman wants to see how Cutler fits into his offense and the quarterback has not complained. “I haven’t thought about it in a while, actually,” Cutler said...
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Photos: Adam Levine is engaged to VS Angel Behati Prinsloo

Getty Images Adam Levine and Angel Behati Prinsloo are back together and headed to the alter, People magazine is reporting. Levine, 34, frontman for Maroon 5, and Prinsloo, 24, the Victoria’s Secret Angel, split up several months ago, but Levine’s rep, Carleen Donovan, confirmed that they’re heading to the altar now. The couple recently reunited and Levine proposed this past...
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Tom Seaver wears butterfly shirt to All-Star Game

Since Tom Seaver is a hall of famer, has 311 wins and 3,640 strikeouts he can do almost anything he wants. Even if that means wearing a butterfly shirt to the All-Star Game. I could spend a lot of time trying to dissect the fibers of Seaver’s shirt but really all I can say is “Tom Terrific.”
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Matt Harvey hits Robinson Cano in knee with pitch

After Mike Trout led off the All-Star Game with a double, Matt Harvey hit Robinson Cano in the knee with a pitch. Cano stayed in the game initially while walking to first but left the game a batter latter. Harvey would escape the inning without allowing a run and pitch a perfect second inning before departing the game. Update Told Cano got hit more in the quadriceps than the knee...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida QB Jeff Driskel was hog hunting with GF when drafted by Red Sox

Kevin C. Cox Jeff Driskel was drafted 29th overall by the Boston Red Sox, and signed earlier this month even though he has no desire to play baseball at all. Driskel was out hog hunting with his girlfriend captain of the Gators cheer team Tarin Moses in Arcadia, FL when he heard the news. Moses and Driskel both caught hogs that day. “Hopefully football works out and I never have...
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Dewayne Wise suffered yet another right hamstring strain at Triple-A

Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America The Chicago White Sox had planned to activate Dewayne Wise after the All-Star break but the he has suffered another strain in his right hamstring. Wise, 35, began his most recent rehab assignment on July 6 after suffering a rib injury in June. In 30 games for the White Sox this season the outfielder was hitting .234 with one home...
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