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Braves change plans, keep Alex Wood in bullpen

getty images The Atlanta Braves had listed Alex Wood as their probable pitcher for Saturday but things have changed. Rather than use a six-man rotation the Braves will go back to the traditonal five-man rotation, in part due to the absence of Jordan Walden in their pen. Rather than start Wood on Saturday, the Braves have moved Aaron Harang up and will send Gavin Floyd to the mound...
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Diamondbacks grant Randy Wolf release, pitcher signs with Marlins

getty image The Arizona Diamondbacks have given pitcher Randy Wolf his release. Wolf exercised his opt-out clause in his contract. He had been playing at Triple-A Reno making six starts with a 4.50 ERA. Wolf must have felt he had no chance of earning a call up soon from the Diamondbacks and instead simply will try to latch on elsewhere. Upon getting his release Wolf signed on with...
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Jazz to contact John Stockton about coaching job

The Utah Jazz plan to contact former player John Stockton about their head-coaching job. Stockton spent his entire 19-year NBA career with the Jazz becoming the leagues all-time leader in assists and steals. According to ESPN, the Jazz will use the coming weeks to check in on Stockton’s interest: “Sources told ESPN.com that Jazz officials intend to at least pose the question...
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Aaron Rodgers dating Oliva Munn?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and acress Olivia Munn are currently romantically involved according to US Weekly. Munn recently split from “RoboCop” star Joel Kinnaman. She was spotted with Rodgers at Nobu Malibu as the couple was seen kissing, laughing and doing all the things that are associated with new couples according to US Weekly. It is not that Rodgers has...
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Cardinals keeping Patrick Peterson to defensive snaps only

getty images No longer will Patrick Peterson be involved in the Arizona Cardinals offense or special teams. Instead the Cardinals will limit Peterson solely to defensive snaps in 2014. The Cardinals hope that by taking Peterson out of all equations of the game his fresh legs will allow for even better pass defense. “You know me,” Peterson said. “If I had my choice, I wouldn’t...
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Knee of C.C. Sabathia structurally sound

The New York Yankees got a bit of good news on Tuesday when Dr. James Andrews confirmed that CC Sabathia has no structural damage in his right knee. In 2010 Sabathia had surgery on the same knee to repair a torn meniscus. Sabathia simply needs his knee drained which is what was originally suspected when gone Yankees Ces him on the DL. Sabathia allowed four runs (one earned) in...
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Game 6: Anaheim Ducks at Los Angeles Kings start time, odds and tv info

Not long ago the Los Angeles Kings held a 2-0 series lead, now they are facing elimination at the hands of the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks have reeled off three straight wins and can close this series out with a win on Wednesday night in LA. Coverage of Game 6 between the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings will get underway at 9:30 pm ET on NBCSN from the Staples Center in Los Angeles...
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Game 5: Brooklyn Nets at Miami Heat start time, betting odds and tv info

On Wednesday Game 5 between the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat will take place. The Heat are up 3-1 in this series after LeBron James scored 49 points in a Game 4 victory on Monday. Now the Heat look to close this one out while the Nets simply want to force a Game 6. Coverage of Game 5 between the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat will take place at 7:00 pm ET on TNT from American Airlines...
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Game 5: Portland Trail Blazers at San Antonio Spurs start time, betting odds and tv info

Game 5 of the second round series between the San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers will take place on Wednesday. San Antonio jumped out to a 3-0 series lead but Portland got in the win column in Game 4. Can they keep the momentum going or will they be eliminated on Wednesday? Coverage of Game 5 between the Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs will get underway at...
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Game 7: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins start time, odds and tv info

It has come to this, Game 7. The Boston Bruins will host the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night as Game 7 of their second round series gets underway. Tied up at 3-3 this one ends tonight. Coverage of Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will get underway at 7:00 pm ET on NBCSN from the TD Garden in Boston, MA. Entering Game 7 it is the Bruins who are the 1.5...
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MLB Start Time and Probable Pitchers for Wednesday May 14, 2014

getty images Below you can find the start time and probable pitchers for all of Wednesday’s games. All 30 Major League teams will be in action on Wednesday. Starts Visitors Home 12:35 PM ET DET - Justin Verlander (4-2, 2.67) BAL - Wei-Yin Chen (4-2, 3.95) 1:05 PM ET LAA - Garrett Richards (3-0, 2.80) PHI - A.J. Burnett (2-2, 2.90) 2:10 PM ET COL - Jhoulys Chacin ...
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Former NY Giant DB arrested after trying to flee from police on scooter

getty images Former New York Giants defensive back Tyler Sash was arrested Saturday morning after leading Oskaloosa (Iowa) police on a chase while riding his motorized scooter. Sash eventually ditched the scooter and tried to flee on foot, choosing to hide behind a tree. Once found police used a stun gun on Sash. Tyler Sash, 25, was charged with public intoxication and interference...
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Ravens inducting Todd Heap into ring of honor

getty images The Baltimore Ravens will induct former tight end Todd Heap into their Ring of Honor this year. “It’s pretty surreal,” Heap said. “There are a lot of special players in Ravens history. It’s going to be cool to be listed among them. You never know how deserving it is, but I was pumped and I think it’s going to be cool for years to come.” Heap will be the...
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WWE Main Event Live Updates and Results for May 13, 2014

Welcome to Tireball Sports’ coverage of WWE Main Event for Tuesday May 14, 2014. Fans can tune into the WWE Network at 8 pm ET to watch Main Event live from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. After an exciting edition of WWE RAW there is plenty to see tonight on WWE Main Event. Tonight’s Main Event on the show will be Sheamus versus Cesaro in a non-title match...
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Kevin Gausman to make start for Orioles on Wednesday

getty images The Baltimore Orioles will call up pitcher Kevin Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk to start on Wednesday. Gausman will face the Detroit Tigers in his first big league start of the season. It is currently unclear if Gausman is just being recalled for a spot start to inserted into the Orioles rotation though it figures to be just a matter of time before he is a fixture at...
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Greg Hardy arrested on domestic violence charges

Greg Hardy of the Carolina Panthers has been charged with domestic violence stemming from an incident with his girlfriend. According to a police report, officers responded to a call at 4:18 am on Tuesday morning at a residence on North Tryon Street in Charlotte reports ESPN’s David Newton.. After arriving police spoke to a woman who said she had been assaulted and threatened by...
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Jose Fernandez has torn UCL, surgery recommended

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has been diagnosed with a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament. Tommy John surgery has been recommended for the right hander. Obviously the loss of Fernandez would be a blow to the Marlins and fantasy owners alike. Surgery would cost Fernandez the rest of the 2014 season as well as the start of next year. surgery recommended for tear in jose...
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Blake Koch driving No. 32 car in Sprint Showdown and Coca-Cola 600

The No. 32 Ford Fusion of Go FAS Racing will have a new driver in the seat for the next two race weekends. Blake Koch will step behind the wheel of the car for the Sprint Showdown and the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Koch made his Sprint Cup Series debut at Charlotte last far driving the No. 95 Ford Fusion of Leavine Family Racing. “I had Blake in our part time cup...
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Daniel Bryan surgery, will WWE strip Bryan of the title?, Bobby Roode suspended

Daniel Bryan will undergo surgery on Thursday for a minor break in his neck. Right now it is not considered something complex or something that would keep him out of action for longer than 6-8 weeks. The WWE has not made any decision as to whether or not he will be stripped of the title. On RAW they conveniently had Kane bring him out and then loaded him into an ambulance before...
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Eli Manning believes he is 100-percent, trainers say otherwise

getty images Eli Manning believes that his left ankle is 100-percent after undergoing surgery on it a month ago. “I feel 100%,” Manning said to the New York Daily News. “But the trainers tell me I’m not.” Giants general manager Jerry Reese has already ruled Manning out for OTAs but that has not changed the quarterbacks thoughts on his ankle. “I already feel like I can...
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Browns extend Joe Haden though 2019

getty images The Cleveland Browns are becoming known for their secondary and that is largely due to the presence of cornerback Joe Haden. On Wednesday the team reached agreement with Haden on a five-year extension though the 2019 season. Haden was the seventh overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Mike Garafolo reports that Haden’s new deal is worth $45 million guaranteed and $68...
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Report: Teddy Bridgewater did not want to play in Cleveland

There have been numerous reports as to what happened when the Cleveland Browns traded up for the No. 22 pick in this years draft. Was it a homeless man that convinced Browns owner Jimmy Haslam to take Johnny Manziel, were the Browns really leaning towards Teddy Bridgewater? Did Teddy Bridgewater even want to play for the Browns? “I actually told my agent that that’s not the place...
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Texans not trading for Ryan Mallett?

getty images Ah, make it stop already. The ongoing saga about the Houston Texans and New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett continues. After NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said that the Texans and Patriots had interest in working out a deal, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that a trade will not happen. Texans will not be trading for Ryan Mallet. — John...
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Redskins never came close to trading Kirk Cousins

Now that the NFL Draft is over, Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says that the team never came close to trading backup quarterback Kirk Cousins. Cousins was the talk of trade rumors since the end of the 2013 season. While the Redskins demands were never publicly revealed, it is believed they were seeking a second round pick. Simply put – that was not going to happen...
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First picture of Batmobile from upcoming movie!

The new Batman vs. Superman movie already has millions excited millions and it will not be released until sometime in 2016! Part of the excite around the movie is the Batmobile, because who doesn’t want to drive the Batmobile? Rather than sit around and let photos of the Batmobile leak to the internet, director Zack Snyder is doing it himself posting the following image to his...
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