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Human error led to last caution at Bristol

A person leaning on the switch to trigger the caution lights at Bristol Motor Speedway brought out the final yellow in Sunday’s Food City 500. Carl Edwards’s had his third Bristol victory in land when the caution lights came on, shortly thereafter rain came earning him the win. NASCAR’s Robin Pemberton spoke about the incident during his media availability after Sunday’s...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros tab Scott Feldman for Opening Day assignment

The Houston Astros have confirmed what many thought. Scott Feldman will be the club’s Opening Day starter. Feldman, 31, inked a three-year deal with the Astros over the winter worth 30 million. Last season Feldman spent time split between the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles posting a 3.68 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. Feldman will start opening day for Astros — Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay jailed on drunk driving charge

Source: WishTV.com Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, 54, was arrested Sunday evening by Carmel Police and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Officials say the arrest happened at 11:41 p.m. Sunday night. The news was confirmed by the county website, but was first reported by WishTV.com. Irsay has been preliminarily charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night RAW Preview for March 17, 2014

WWE Monday Night RAW will come to your households LIVE on Monday March 17, 2014 from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Last week Triple-H finally accepted a match with Daniel Bryan for WrestleMania XXX. The stipulation is that if Bryan wins, he will be added to the WWE World Heavyweight title match between Randy Orton and Batista. Last week on SmackDown The Shield did not...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys to see Henry Melton and Brandon Weeden on Monday

getty images The Dallas Cowboys will have visits from defensive tackle Henry Melton and quarterback Brandon Weeden on Monday reports ESPN Dallas. If the Cowboys were to land the 27-year-old Melton, he would be reunited with Rod Marinelli who turned him into a Pro Bowl player during their time together with the Chicago Bears. The Cowboys are desperate for a presence in the middle...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski leads points following Bristol, Full Sprint Cup Standings

Brad Keselowski will leave Bristol Motor Speedway with the points lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered Bristol with a 1 point lead over Brad Keselowski. Following 500 laps at Bristol Brad Keselowski has a 10 point lead over him. WINNER: Edwards wins, full results from Bristol Race winner Carl Edwards as well as previous winners Brad Keselowski, Kevin...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards wins at Bristol, Results for the Food City 500

getty images Carl Edwards won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway after the race was stopped with two laps to go for rain. The driver of the No. 99 Ford Fusion was the first to take the yellow/checkered flag ahead of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Aric Almirola. Tony Steawart was fourth with Marcos Ambrose fifth. Sunday’s running of the Food City 500 consisted...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvick crashes, catches on fire at Bristol

Kevin Harvick had worked his way up to fourth but began smoking with less than 50 laps to go. His No. 4 Chevrolet SS would end up hitting the wall ruining his chances of winning the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick would try to make his way to the garage but his car would become engulfed in flames. Eventually a crew member told Harvick to “get the hell out of there”...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NCAA Tournament bracket unveiled

Alright everyone. It’s that time of the year when everyone wastes paper and thinks they are the smartest person in the room by declaring that this will be the year that they get all the picks right for the NCAA tournament. EH maybe next year… or …. For those who like to partake in the time honored task of filling out your NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket, here you go. A printable...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR driver takes laps around Bristol with toilet paper

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill took some laps around the track with what appeared to be toilet paper attached to the back of his No. 40 car on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway. The No. 23 car driven by Alex Bowman lost it’s battery which was stuffed into the left side of the car. A slue of cars ran into the battery busting it open on the track. Just for the record...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bristol: Live Blog and Updates for Food City 500

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. After a lengthy rain delay 43 cars hit the track for what hopes to be 500 laps of racing around the 0.533 mile short track. Coverage of this race is airing on FOX. Below is Full Coverage of the event by Tireball Sports. Food City 500 Live Updates from Bristol
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Doumit leaves game after taking foul ball to hand

Ryan Doumit of the Atlanta Braves left Sunday’s game after taking a pitch to his bare hand. Doumit had been catching Julio Teheran when a foul tip off the bat of Pete O’Brine hit his bare right hand. Doumit, 32, was acquired in a trade with the Minnesota Twins this offseason. He will serve as a third catcher, corner outfield and a bat off the bench. Doumit takes a foul ball of...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Weather wrecking havoc on Bristol NASCAR race start

Today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway has been delayed due to weather at the track. It is currently raining. The Food City 500 was scheduled to start at 1:00 pm/ET, but once the rain started NASCAR delayed the start of driver introductions which has pushed back the start. NASCAR is hoping to get the race in today, as the weather for Monday and Tuesday...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dbacks: Patrick Corbin has damage to UCL

getty images An MRI on Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin revealed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his left pitching elbow. Corbin, 24, had been slated to pitch for the Diamondbacks when their season gets underway in Australia. It is a tough blow for the Diamondbacks and Corbin who posted a 3.41 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP across 208 1/3 innings last season. Medical...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Rice has lost 15 pounds since season ended

getty images Ray Rice’s legal situation is still unfolding from his arrest in February but the Baltimore Ravens running back is doing his part to get in shape for next season. Rice, 27, was playing at 225 pounds last season but has lost 15 pounds since the season came to a close. Last season Rice had just 3.1 yards per carry and saw his yards per catch drop as well. Rice’ trainer...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Bristol: Starting Lineup, green flag start time and tv info for Food City 500

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for Kobalt 400. (Formerly the Kobalt Tools 400). This is the third race of the 2014 season following the seasons first two races at Daytona and Phoenix. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx will lead  field of 43 car to the green flag on Sunday after setting the fast time in qualifying. Coverage of the Food City 500  will take...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No “sense of urgency” with Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger on new contract

getty images The Pittsburgh Steelers and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger do not appear to be in a rush to get a new contract worked out. Roethlisberger, 32, has two years left on his current contract which was signed in 2008. Still his $18.9 million salary cap number make him an appetizing option for an extension given the Steelers current issues. While some tried to play up issues...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos sign wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders

getty images The Denver Broncos have signed free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders, 26, spent the last four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is coming off a career best season that saw him catch 67 passes for 740 yards and six touchdowns. Neither team nor player's agent will confirm, but Broncos are expected to sign former Steelers WR Emmauel Sanders, per...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers land safety Roman Harper, Browns get RB Ben Tate

The Carolina Panthers have landed safety Roman Harper on a two-year deal worth $4.5 million. Harper , 31, had spent his entire eight year career with the New Orleans Saints. The deal for Harper includes a $1.5 million signing bonus. His role in Carolina is undefined but the Panthers safety corps is far from ideal. Tate signs with Browns The Cleveland Browns had a thin rotation at...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots re-sign wide receiver Julian Edelman

The New England Patriots have re-signed wide receiver Julian Edelman according to multiple reports. Thus far no contract details have emerged. Edelman excelled as a target of Tom Brady’s out of he slot. At one point it appeared that Edelman’s chances of returning to the Patriots were slim to none but that began to change in recent days. Lat season Edelman caught 105 passes for...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Regan Smtih leads Nationwide Series points after Bristol, Full Standings

Regan Smith will leave Bristol Motor Speedway as the points leader in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Smith entered the day with a three point lead over Trevor Bayne with a slue of others close behind. After the 300 lap race Smith’s lead is down to one. WINNER: Kyle Busch wins, full Nationwide Series results at Bristol The next Nationwide Series race will be next week at the 1.5...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide Series race at Bristol, Full Results for Stop Diabetes 300

Kyle Busch won the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday leading 119 of 300 laps around the 0.533-mile track. The driver of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry was able to claim his third straight win at Bristol. Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race consisted of 300 laps around the World’s Fastest Half Mile located...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Bristol: Starting lineup, green flag and tv info for Stop Diabetes 300

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will have its fourth race of the season on Saturday afternoon from Bristol Motor Speedway. Kyle Larson will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the start of the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes. The Nationwide Series will complete 300 laps around the 0.533-mile Bristol Motor Speedway to make up 159.9 miles for Saturday’s...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson wins Nationwide pole at Bristol, full qualifying results for Stop Diabetes 300

Kyle Larson won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet Camero set the fastest time in Saturday’s qualifying session beating out Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth in knockout qualifying for the Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes. Dylan Kwasniewski crashed his car in the second qualifying session...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Newman fastest in second practice, full speeds for Saturday’s Cup practice

Ryan Newman turned the fastest lap of the morning session on Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Newman drove the No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet to a lap of 15.099 finishing ahead of Kevin Harvick and Friday’s fastest in practice Kurt Busch. Matt Kenseht and Paul Menard rounded out the top five. Denny Hamlin who won the pole for Sunday’s race at the 0.533 mile track turned...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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