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Archive for May, 2014

Farrell to decide Wednesday on next Buchholz start

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

ATLANTA (AP) – Red Sox manager John Farrell says he’ll make a decision on Clay Buchholz’s next start after the struggling right-hander throws in the bullpen on Wednesday in Boston. Buchholz set a career high with eight walks and allowed six runs in only three-plus innings before Boston rallied to beat the Braves 8-6 on […]

Thomas may get 1st shot as Seahawks punt returner

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Apparently Earl Thomas’ $40 million extension with the Seattle Seahawks did not mean fewer responsibilities on his plate. Next up for the All-Pro free safety: punt returning? Don’t scoff. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday after the first organized team activity of the Seahawks’ offseason program that Thomas would be the […]

Romo progressing, still limited after back surgery

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

IRVING, Texas (AP) – Tony Romo looked like the man in charge of the Dallas offense for the first offseason practice until the drills got a little more competitive. Five months removed from back surgery, Romo donned a baseball cap for 11-on-11 work. There’s no use in rushing, as coach Jason Garrett has been saying […]

Chargers WR Floyd cleared for contact

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd says he’s been cleared for contact after missing most of last season following a scary neck injury. Floyd participated in the first day of the Chargers’ organized team activities Tuesday. In his words, ”It’s good to be back out there. I’m cleaned for contact. I’m cleared […]

Nets’ Williams has surgery on both ankles

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

NEW YORK (AP) – Deron Williams has had surgery on both ankles and the Brooklyn Nets say their point guard should be ready for the start of training camp. Williams had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to remove spurs from the front and back of his left ankle. Also, a loose bone fragment was removed from his […]

PGA Tour stays in Texas for Crowne Plaza Inv.

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

by Freddy Wander – Statfox Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Tees Off: Thursday, May 22 Colonial Country Club – Ft. Worth, TX Odds to Win Tournament Golfer Odds Matt Kuchar 12-to-1 Adam Scott 14-to-1 Zach Johnson 14-to-1 Jim Furyk 15-to-1 Jordan Spieth 15-to-1 Dustin Johnson 22-to-1 Jimmy Walker 25-to-1 Graham DeLaet 29-to-1 Rickie Fowler 35-to-1 […]

Suspended Miguel Tejada signs with Marlins

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

MIAMI (AP) – Suspended infielder Miguel Tejada has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins. Tejada is serving a 105-game suspension he began last year for testing positive for an amphetamine. He would be eligible to play in the Marlins’ 65th game, which would be June 10 at Texas if they don’t have […]

Warriors, Kerr complete 5-year, $25M deal

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Golden State Warriors and Steve Kerr have completed the coaching contract agreed to last week. The sides finalized the five-year deal worth up to $25 million Monday. The team said it will introduce Kerr at a news conference Tuesday at its downtown Oakland practice facility. Kerr had been in talks […]

NBA owners approve sale of Bucks to Edens, Lasry

Posted on: May 15th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

NEW YORK (AP) – The NBA’s board of governors has unanimously approved the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to New York investment firm executives Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. Former U.S. senator Herb Kohl reached agreement with them last month for about $550 million after they pledged to keep the team in Milwaukee. The NBA […]

Parker has Grade 1 hamstring strain

Posted on: May 15th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

The San Antonio Spurs say point guard Tony Parker has a Grade 1 strain of his left hamstring and is listed as day-to-day. Parker had an MRI exam on Thursday, one day after leaving Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against Portland with the injury. A Grade 1 strain is considered the least severe […]