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Matt Antoine of USA wins bronze, full Olympic results for Men’s Skeleton

Matt Antoine of the United States claimed the Olympic bronze medal in Men’s Skeleton which was completed on Saturday. Antoine, 28, of Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin posted a four run time of 3:47.26. The gold medal went to Alexander Tretiakov of Russia who had a time of 3:44.29 after his four runs. Martins Dukurs of Latvia claimed the silver medal. Full Olympic Results for Men’s...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Cook dealing with shoulder inflammation

Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Ryan Cook is dealing with inflammation in his right shoulder. Cook, 26, will be shut down for the next week or so and the A’s do not believe it will prevent him from being ready for Opening Day. Cook will be a couple weeks behind. He's dealing with shoulder inflammation. Melvin still thinks he can be ready by OD. — Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) February...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints re-sign kicker Shayne Graham

The New Orleans Saints have re-signed kicker Shayne Graham to a one-year contract. Picked up mid-season Graham took over the role of Garrett Hartley. The 36-year-old Graham was 6-of-6 before missing from 45 and 48 yards in the Saints Divisional Round loss to the Seattle Seahawks. The only other kicker the Saints have is Derek Dimke  who is signed to a futures deal.
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TJ Oshie USA game winner in shootout against Russia GIF

T.J Oshie of the St. Louis Blues is known for his prowlus for scoring shootout goals. Perhaps none are bigger then his goal on Saturday that gave the United States a 3-2 win over Russia. Oshie connected on four of his six shots in the shootout. Oshie has 14 goals in 57 games this season for the Blues in the NHL regular season.
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Shani Davis fails to medal in 1500 m, Full Olympic Results as Poland’s Brodka takes gold

It was another event that Shani Davis and his United States teammates failed to medal in. Davis finished 11th overall, while Brian Hansen finished seventh. The team had changed their suits prior to the event believing that it had a design flaw that slowed them down. Poland’s Zbigniew Brodka narrowly edged Koen Verweij by 3-thousandths of a second. Canada’s Denny Morrison took...
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Zhou Yang of China wins Women’s 1500 m Short Track, Full Olympic Resutls

Zhou Yang of China claimed the gold in the Women’s 1500 m Short Track event from Sochi. It marks the second straight Olympic gold for Yang, 22, who previously won gold in the 1500 m at the 2010 games in Vancouver. Korea’s Suk Hee Shim took the silver while Arianna Fontana of Italy took home the bronze. Full Olympic Results for Women’s 1500 m Rank Country Name Result 1...
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Russia claims gold and silver in Mens 1000 m Short Track, full results

Russian skaters Victor An and Vladimir Grigorev claimed the Olympic gold and silver in the Men’s 1000 m Short track event on Saturday. Sjinkie Knegt of the Netherlands won the bronze medal. No US skater qualified for the final round with Chris Creveling finishing tenth overall. Full Short Track Men’s 1000 m Results Rank Country Name Best Result 1 RUS Victor AN 1:24.102...
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Sweden wins Women’s Relay 4x5km, Full Olympic Results

Sweden won the gold medal in the Women’s 4x5km Relay on Saturday. The Sweden team consisted of Anna Haag, Ida Ingemarsdotter, Charlotte Kalla, and Emma Wiken. Finland claimed the silver while Germany took the bronze. Full Women’s Reyla 4×5 km Results Rank Country Time Behind 1 SWE 53:02.7 0.0 2 FIN 53:03.2 +0.5 3 GER 53:03.6 +0.9 4 FRA 53:47.7 +45.0 5...
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NASCAR Sprint Unlimited starting lineup, green flag and tv info

On Saturday night the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will run the Sprint Unlimited at the 2.5 mile Daytona International Speedway. While this race does not count for the season  long championship it does mark the beginning of the NASCAR season as 18 drivers take to the track seeking a checkered flag. The Sprint Unlimited will run on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 8:00 pm/ET and will also air on...
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ARCA at Daytona starting line, green flag time and tv info for Lucas Oil 200

After a wild qualifying session the only thing anyone knew for the ARCA season opener is that Dylan Kwansiewski had won the pole. He will start on the pole for Saturday’s ARCA season opener in the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV. A series of drivers had their qualifying times thrown out on Friday and unfounded reports of altercations spread on social media. When it was all said...
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Julia Mancuso and USA skiers fail to medal in Women’s Super-G, Full Olympic resutls

Anna Fenninger of Austria claimed the gold medal in Women’s Super-G Alpine Skiing on Saturday from the Winter Olympics. Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany and Nicole Hosp of Austria claimed the silver and bronze medals on the mountain of Rosa Khutor. Julia Mancuso, 29, of the United States successful made it down the course but was not fast enough to earn a medal. Mancuso finished...
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Jeff Samardzija says emotional attachment to Cubs only goes so far

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija has not hid his thoughts on the organization’s decisions and his contract negotiations. The 29-year-old right hander is signed though the 2015 season but the two sides have already attempted contract negotiations and thus far they have not gone well. Samardija told reporters on Friday that he is starting to realize the business aspect of baseball...
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Olympic schedule for Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 from Sochi, TV times with Results

The weekend is here but the Olympics are showing no signs of slowing down. The Olympics from Sochi features seven medal events. Coverage of the Speed Skating, Curling, Ladies Super-G, Men’s Skeleton and Hockey are just some of what you will see on Saturday. Tireball Sports will again be covering all of the events from Sochi, and you can watch many of these events LIVE on television...
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Carmelo Anthony willing to take less money to stay with Knicks

Mark Runyon | BasketballSchedule.net Carmelo Anthony is open to the idea of returning to the New York Knicks. Anthony would even be willing to sacrafice some of his pay if it were to help the Knicks land additional players. “Without a doubt,” Anthony said Friday, via ESPN. “Any opportunity I have to build that up in New York, I’d do it. I told people all the time, always...
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Tim Hudson running and throwing at Giants camp

getty images Tim Hudson should be on the same schedule as the rest of the San Francisco Giants pitchers this spring. The 38-year-old right hander is working his way back from a broken ankle that caused him to miss the end of the 2013 season. He threw a bullpen session and did some running on Thursday. Bochy said Hudson (ankle surgery) ran yesterday, threw bullpen session. They expect...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart says leg was pain free

Tony Stewart is back and ready for action as Speedweeks officially began on Friday with Sprint Unlimited practice. Stewart has been a focal point leading up to the start of the season after he suffered a broken leg during a Sprint car crash in Iowa on Aug. 5. Stewart underwent three surgeries to surgically repair his broken right leg and missed the final 15 races of the season....
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Denny Hamlin fastest in second Sprint Unlimited practice, full practice speeds

The fastest driver in practice session number two for the Sprint Unlimited was Denny Hamlin. Hamlin’s top lap was 199.867 mph which edged out Jamie McMurray, Ricky Stenhouse and teammate Kyle Busch. After a lost season deal with back issues, Hamlin is back behind the wheel of the No. 11 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing looking to extend a streak that has seen him win every season...
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Johnny Manziel wants to become first rookie to win Super Bowl

Johnny Manziel is making the jump to the NFL after two seasons at Texas A&M and he has big goals, become the first rookie to win the Super Bowl. Manziel spoke openly about the chances of the Houston Texans, who have the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draf,t selecting him first overall. “I want them to say absolutely, without a doubt, with 100 percent certainty, that I...
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Irish skeleton slider Sean Greenwood goes airborne, hits ice, finishes run (GIF)

Ireland’s Sean Greenwood loses control on his second run in Friday’s men’s skeleton competition at the Sochi, Olympics. Greenwood attempts to regain control as he rounds a turn but ends up high on the wall, eventually finding himself airborne. Greenwood never actually lets go of his sled, he lands on his side, sliding down the track, momentarily in direct contact with the ice...
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Matt Harvey is now dating model Ashely Haas

It did not take Matt Harvey long to get over model Anne V. After he two spent eight months dating the couple broke up, but now Harvey is back in the game with model Ashley Hass  according to the NY Post’s Page Six. As the story goes Harvey and Haas were seen at the Cinema Society and Grey Goose party for the upcoming film “Pompeii.” Harvey underwent Tommy John surgery in October...
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Dylan Kwasniewski wins ARCA pole at Daytona, full qualifying results for Lucas Oil 200

Dylan Kwasniewski was the fastest of 43 cars who attempted to qualify for the ARCA season opener at the 2.5 mile Daytona International Speedway. Joining Kwasniewski on the front row for the  Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV will be Spencer Gallagher. The race will be run on Saturday at 4:00 pm ET and air on FOX Sports 1. It will consist of 80 laps or 200 miles. Last year it was...
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Mat Latos has surgery on knee to repair meniscus cartilage

getty images Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds underwent surgery on his left knee on Friday to repair torn meniscus cartilage. Latos was injured a few days ago when he slipped while long tossing. It will be ten days before he resumes throwing. “He felt something and they looked at it,” Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said, via MLB.com. “He came in the next day and saw there...
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Jake Westbrook retires from baseball

getty After failing to land a contract this winter, pitcher Jake Westbrook has announced his retirement from baseball. Westbrook, 36, spent 13 seasons in the majors and will finish his career with a 105-103 record and a 4.32 ERA. “The interest that I was getting wasn’t significant enough for me to go through the grind of another year and be away from my family,” Westbrook told...
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Yuzuru Hanyu wins gold in Men’s figure skating as USA’s Jeremy Abbott fails to medal, full results

Yuzuru Hanyo of Japan won he gold medal in Men’s figure skating on Friday from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Hanyu set the bar with his short program. Canada’s Patrick Chan had to settle for the silver medal.   Dennis Ten of Kazakhstan finished wih the bronze medal thanks to a strong free skate program. The highest finishing stater from the United States was Jason Brown...
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Alla Tsuper wins gold in Women’s Ski Aerial, Full Olympic Results

Alla Tsuper competing for Belarus claimed the gold in Women’s Ski Aerials. The 34-year-old Tsuper was competing in her fifth Olympic Winter Games. It was a break though moment for Tsuper who had never won a medal in her previous events. China’s Mengtao Xu won the silver while Austria’s Lydia Lassila took the bronze. Full Olympic Results for Women’s Ski Aerial Rank Start...
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