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2013 College Football Preview: Big 12

Posted on: July 31st, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

To get you prepared for the upcoming college football season, we continue our run of all FBS conference previews over the next several weeks. Next up is the Big 12, which has the same 10 members as last season. Odds to Win Big 12 27-to-10: Oklahoma State 3-to-1: Texas 7-to-2: TCU 15-to-4: Oklahoma 12-to-1: Baylor […]

Chiefs reach 5-year deal with overall No. 1 pick

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with No. 1 overall pick Eric Fisher on Friday, ensuring that the big right tackle out of Central Michigan will be in training camp with plenty of time to prepare for the season. A person familiar with the situation, speaking on condition of […]

Yankees get Soriano from Cubs, put him in lineup

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs on Friday, bringing back the seven-time All-Star to give a power boost to a team that desperately needs more pop. Soriano immediately went into the starting lineup, batting cleanup and playing left field against Tampa Bay. The Cubs got minor […]

#5 Georgia Takes On #8 Clemson

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Kickoff: Saturday, 8:00 p.m. ET Line: Georgia -1.5, Total: 72 A pair of top-10 teams look to start the 2013 season on a high note when No. 5 Georgia visits No. 8 Clemson on Saturday night. These teams last met in 2003 when Georgia, a road favorite, won 30-0. The Bulldogs are set on offense […]

The Crimson Tide Takes On Virginia Tech

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Georgia Dome – Atlanta, GA Kickoff: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. ET Line: Alabama -18, Total: 45.5 No. 1 Alabama begins its quest for a third straight national title on Saturday afternoon when it meets Virginia Tech at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Eventual Heisman winner Mark Ingram led the Crimson Tide to a 34-24 win-and-cover over […]


Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Cowboys Stadium – Arlington, TX Kickoff: Saturday, 9:00 p.m. ET Line: LSU -4, Total: 50 Two highly-ranked schools square off on Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium with a clash between No. 12 LSU and No. 20 TCU. New offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will try to ignite the Tigers’ underachieving offense that ranked 87th in the […]

Dodgers OF Kemp expected to miss at least 3 games

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

TORONTO (AP) — Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to miss the three-game series against the Blue Jays after spraining his left ankle. Out of the lineup for 11 games with a sore left shoulder, Kemp came off the 15-day disabled list before Sunday’s 9-2 win over the Washington Nationals. He went 3 for 4 […]

Rodgers’ Twitter bet over Braun attracts attention

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

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One NFL fan is having a little fun with Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers over his vociferous support of Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun. It all started when Todd Sutton tweeted last year that Rodgers was delusional over his insistence that Braun had not used performance-enhancing drugs. Rodgers then responded that […]

Orioles acquire K-Rod from Brewers for prospect

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

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles bolstered their bullpen with a late-inning arm Tuesday, acquiring reliever Francisco Rodriguez from the last-place Milwaukee Brewers for minor league infielder Nick Delmonico. “We’re not playing for (anything) here. But going there now, every game is going to count. I’ve got to be on top of my […]

Redskins’ RG3: ‘Doctors cleared me to practice’

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Griffin III has passed a major test toward his goal of playing in Week 1, getting the go-ahead from the team doctors days before the Washington Redskins open training camp. “Doctors cleared me to practice. Coach is going to ease me in,” Griffin announced Monday […]