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Harvick, Newman, Logano and Hamlin move onto championship finale, full NASCAR Cup Standings

Four drivers will go to Miami-Homestead Speedway with a chance to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Either Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman or Denny Hamlin will be the series champion this year after all four men qualified for the final round. The third and final race of the Eliminator round was held on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. It was there...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

SHR will not pull Kurt Busch out of car

Getty Images Kurt Busch will remain as the driver of the No. 41 Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet as long as co-owner Gene Haas has anything to do with it. “He’ll be in the car until someone else pulls him out,” Haas told reporters prior to Sunday’s race at Phoenix. “I’m not pulling him out.” Haas Automation will continue to be the sponsor of Busch while the Delaware...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves expected to bring back Kris Medlen, count on him for rotation

getty images The Atlanta Braves have decisions to make on arbitration-eligible pitchers Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy. While both men are recovering from their second Tommy John elbow surgery, each should return to the Braves in 2015. Dave O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that “Medlen’s recovery has gone smoothly so far” and that his return could ...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies want three prospects for Cole Hamels

It is no secret that the Philadelphia Phillies have left handed pitcher Cole Hamels on the trade market. While the Phillies were unable to find a trade partner a week ago, it is quite possible that a move happens this winter. According to Jim Salisburgy of CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies want three prospects for Hamels, Salisburgy adds that the Phillies want “two that can play right...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Tannehill makes touchdown saving tackle (GIF)

In Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, Ryan Tannehill threw an interception. Of course while the interception was unfortunate the Miami Dolphins quarterback would stay with the play and make a touchdown saving tackle. Tannehill even took a hand to the facemask on the play while pulling down James Ihedigbo. GIF – Ihedigbo INT's Tannehill #MIAvsDET http://t.co/0gdKAEcFt6...
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Sammy Watkins, Fred Jackson both active for Bills

Getty Images Sammy Watkins and Fred Jackson will both be on the field for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. While Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone attempted to play mind games with the status of wide receiver Watkins, everyone expected the team to have Jackson in their backfield this weekend. Both players were listed as questionable this week with groin injuries...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Locker listed as second on Titans depth chart

The Tennessee Titans will again start Zach Mettenberger on Sunday. Baltimore’s defense will look to tee-off against the rookie Mettenberger who will be making his second NFL start. While Mettenberger struggled early in his first start, the Titans are hoping to some of what they saw in the second half against Houston. Backing up Mettenberger will be former starter Jake Locker....
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Buccaneers: Charles Sims and Vincent Jackson active, Doug Martin not

Doug Martin will not play in Sunday’s game against the Falcons. After not practicing all week, the Buccaneers will have Martin inactive due to his ankle injury. That means that Bobby Rainey will again get the start with Charles Sims also seeing carries in what will be his NFL debut. Vincent Jackson (knee) will also play for the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers have Josh McCown back...
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Tony Romo will play against Jaguars

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will play in Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. With the Cowboys having dropped two straight – including last week’s poor performance with backup Brandon Weeden – they are ready to get back in the win column against the lowly Jaguars in London. Romo has completed 68.2-percent of his passes this year for 1998 yards while producing...
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Phoenix: NASCAR Cup Series starting lineup, green flag and tv info for Quicken Loans 500

The final race of the Eliminator Round will take place this Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series runs the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500. Beginning the race on the pole will be Denny Hamlin. He will be joined by Brad Keselowski on the front row. Coverage of the race will air on ESPN beginning at 3:00 pm ET. The green flag is set to wave at...
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Percy Harvin ready to be focal point of Jets offense

Acquired weeks ago Percy Harvin is now ready to be a focal point of the New York Jets offense. ESPN New York reports that Harvin has been “fully integrated into the offense” and will be a major part of the Jets this weekend. Harvin has 22 targets and five rushing attempts over the last two games. With more than enough time to get the playbook down, Harvin is now trending upwards...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott clinches Nationwide Series championship, full standings

Chase Elliott has become the first rookie winner of a NASCAR championship. The driver of the No. 9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro has won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship beating out a slue of drivers more experienced. Elliott will enter Homestead next week with a xxxxxxx point lead over Regan Smith, more than enough to cover even a last place finish. His father, Bill...
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Brad Keselowski wins Nationwide Series race at Phoenix, full results for DAV 200

Kyle Busch won Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race from Phoenix International Raceway. The driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang finished ahead of Kyle Busch and Elliott Sadler in the DAV 200 leading the last laps of a race that was dominated by Kyle Busch. Beginning the race on the pole was Busch. He cruised for much of the day but a late race caution allowed...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Martin expected to meet with multiple teams next week

Getty Images Russell Martin is the top catcher on the free agent market and the Pirates backstop from a season ago will be looking to be paid like it. On Thursday Martin met with the Cubs but he is expected to meet with the Pirates, Dodgers and Blue Jays in the next few days reports CBS Sports. Bruce Levine believes that the deal Brian McCann signed in the fall of 2013 could be...
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Fred Jackson could play, be lead back for Bills against Chiefs

Fred Jackson could return from yet another injury after missing just one week of action. Jackson got in three straight limited practices this week and his return could push both Anthony Dixon and Bryce Brown down the depth chart. Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 in Buffalo believes that Jackson will play citing the post writing “With three days of practice behind him, it wouldn’t be...
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Nationwide Series: Starting lineup, green flag and tv info for DAV 200 at Phoenix

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will be running the DAV 200 at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend. Chase Elliott can claim a championship in today’s race so much of the race will be dominated by where the rookie is running. Beginning the race on the pole will be Kyle Busch. This Nationwide Series will run 200 laps around the 1-mile track making up a total of 200 miles. Coverage...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide Series pole, qualifying results for DAV 200 at Phoenix

Getty Images Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race from Phoenix International Raceway. The driver of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the start of the DAV 200. This Nationwide Series will run 200 laps around the 1-mile track making up a total of 200 miles. Coverage of the race will begin...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Weatherford travels with Giants to Seattle

The New York Giants should have punter Steve Weatherford available for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. After working out Robert Malone earlier this week, the Giants had Weatherford travel with them for the road game. The Giants are not going to bring Weatherford out west for him not to play. Weatherford is having a typical season even as he deals with an ankle and back injury.
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Things are looking good for the Arizona Cardinals a week after defeating Dallas, but they best be careful with St. Louis coming to town. At 3-5 the Rams are looking outside of the playoff picture but two of their wins have come against NFC West opponents in Seattle and San Francisco. The Cardinals (7-1) are currently in the drivers seat as far as the NFC playoff picture looks. Coverage...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday one of the early match-ups of interest will be one between the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills. The Chiefs (5-3) and Bills (5-3) will play against one another on CBS beginning at 1:00 pm ET from Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo, NY. With Kyle Orton inserted under center the Bills have suddenly been winning, while the Chiefs have gotten past their early season struggles...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants at Seattle Seahawks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The New York Giants and Seattle Seahawks will match-up Sunday in an NFC match-up. The Giants (3-5) and Seahawks (5-3) each will be looking for a win in this one. Coverage of this game will air on FOX beginning at 4:25 pm ET from CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA. The Odds: The Seahawks are 9 point favorites against the Giants. The over/under for this game is 44.5 total points. Will...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins at Detroit Lions: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

One of the more interesting early games on Sunday could be the match-up between the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins (5-3) and Lions (6-2) each are in good position for the playoffs as the second half of the season moves along but a win in this one would surely help both. Coverage of the game between the Lions and Dolphins will air on CBS beginning at 1:00 pm ET from...
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Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two NFC North rivals will face off against one another Sunday night when the Chicago Bears travel to take on the Green Bay Packers. Entering this one the Bears (3-5) and Packers (5-3) are headed in opposite directions. The Packers are 3-0 at home, while the Bears have only found wins on the road this year. Coverage of the game between these two will air on NBC’s Football Night...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles will face off against one another on Monday Night Football. Mark Sanchez’s turn under center for the Eagles (6-2) will continue in this one and perhaps for the rest of the season after Nick Foles suffered a broken collarbone. The Panthers (3-5-1-) will look to take advantge of this as they try to resemble the team that made the playoffs...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys at Jacksonville Jaguars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Sunday the Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars will face off against one another in London. The Cowboys (6-3) are looking to rebound from two straight losses and are hoping that quarterback Tony Romo is healthy enough to defeat the Jaguars (1-8) in this one. Coverage of this game will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET from Wembley Stadium in London. How important is Romo...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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