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Archive for May, 2013

Giants kick off OTA without WRs Cruz and Nicks

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Coach Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants knew Victor Cruz wouldn’t show up for the organized team activity without a contract, so his absence was expected. Not so with fellow receiver Hakeem Nicks. Nicks surprised Coughlin Wednesday when he failed to show up for the team’s first voluntary workout. […]

Seattle TE McCoy sustains Achilles injury

Posted on: May 25th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have lost backup tight end Anthony McCoy for possibly the entire 2013 season after he sustained a torn Achilles during an organized team activity earlier this week. The Seahawks confirmed McCoy injury on Friday, which was first reported by USA Today. McCoy has already undergone surgery to repair […]

Spurs confirm C Tim Duncan, wife getting divorced

Posted on: May 25th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – San Antonio Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan is getting divorced. Amy Duncan apparently filed for divorce in March according to court documents obtained by the San Antonio Express-News. Spurs spokesman Tom James confirmed Saturday that Duncan and his wife are divorcing. Duncan did not speak to reporters after Saturday morning’s shootaround, but […]

Brewers closer Henderson out with hamstring injury

Posted on: May 25th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says closer Jim Henderson is expected to be out “a while” with a pulled hamstring. Henderson was injured Friday against the Pirates. Roenicke says the right-hander was limping Saturday and is scheduled to be examined by a doctor. He says the injury might force the team to make […]

Bengals sign RB Bernard, only 1 pick left unsigned

Posted on: May 25th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) – The Bengals have signed running back Giovani Bernard of North Carolina, leaving only one of their 10 draft picks without a deal. Bernard was the second of their two picks in the second round. He’ll get a chance to win a spot as a change-of-pace back, complementing BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Earlier in the […]

Game 3: Spurs vs. Grizzlies

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

The Grizzlies look to climb back into the Western Conference Finals with the Spurs when the series shifts to FedEx Forum on Saturday night for Game 3. Line: Memphis -4.5, Total: 178.5 Memphis nearly pulled off an amazing comeback in Tuesday’s Game 2, erasing an 18-point deficit with 14 minutes to play by outscoring San […]


Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Entering the weekend 10 games below .500, the Mets will finish their three-game set against NL East-leading Atlanta on Sunday night. First pitch: Sunday, 8:05 p.m. ET Shaun Marcum takes the mound for the Mets Sunday with an 0-5 record (team 1-5) in six appearances (5 starts) this season, sporting a 6.59 ERA. He’ll go […]

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Coca-Cola 600

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Sunday, May 26 – 6:00 p.m. EDT NASCAR gets back to its regular schedule after last week’s All-Star Race, staying in Concord, NC for the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday afternoon. Charlotte Motor Speedway is a 1.5-mile, intermediate track completed in 1959 in a quad-oval shape. Every turn has the same 24° banking and straightaways are […]

UFC 160: Teixeira vs. Te Huna

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Glover Teixeira will put his 18-fight winning streak on the line Saturday night on UFC 160’s main card against James Te Huna in a light heavyweight bout. Saturday, May 25 – 10:30 p.m. ET Line: Teixeira -300, Te Huna +240 For much of his winning streak, Teixeira has romped through lower-level circuits before making the […]

UFC 160: Dos Santos vs. Hunt

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 p.m. ET MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV Coming off his first career loss and relinquishing the heavyweight title, Junior Dos Santos returns to the Octagon Saturday to face Mark Hunt on the main card of UFC 160. At UFC 155 on Dec. 29, Dos Santos lost the […]