Derek Carr to Start for the Oakland Raiders

#NFL: Rookie QB Derek Carr Named the Starter for the #Raiders

The Oakland Raiders will be going with their young quarterback after naming rookie Derek Carr the starting quarterback for week one of the NFL 2014 season, beating out veteran quarterback Matt Schaub.

In 3 pre-season games, Carr threw 4 touchdowns and 1 interception for 326 yards. For a rookie, that’s pretty good. He proved that he can handle the starting job during his 5 years at Fresno State,…

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Astros fire manager Bo Porter

Astros fire manager Bo Porter

The Houston Astros, who are 59-79, have fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley. They have named bench coach Tom Lawless as interim manager. In addition, Adam Everett will serve as the bench coach for the remainder of the season.

The Astros have relieved Bo Porter of his managerial duties. Tom Lawless named interim manager.

— Houston Astros (@astros) September 1, 2014

Bench coach…

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Top 5 Mexican transfers

Top 5 Mexican transfers

European football had some great moves during this summer transfer window, some moves were expected and some actually surprised us, and with a few Mexican players making some big moves, a countdown seems to be in order. Let’s take a look at the top five transfers for Mexican players to European clubs.

Number 5:

gudino

Raul Gudiño

Position: Goalkeeper

Age: 18

Transfers From: C.D. Guadalajara (Chivas)

Tr…

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Chelsea Defeats Everton 3-2 in the Fight of the Season

Chelsea Defeats Everton 3-2 in the Fight of the Season

It was an exciting day off football at Goodison Park as Roberto Martinez’s Everton took on Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea.

Striker Diego Costa did not train much the past week and was on the injured list before the game. Nevertheless, he gave Chelsea an early lead after just 36 seconds after kick-off, putting a through-ball from Cesc Fabregas in-between the legs of American keeper, Tim Howard.

Everton’s…

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Athletics’ Adam Dunn Considering Retiring after Season Ends

Athletics’ Adam Dunn Considering Retiring after Season Ends

As he found out that he would join a new team — a contender — first baseman/designated hitter Adam Dunn announced that he will likely call it a career after the 2014 season ends. Jen Lada of CSN Chicago announced the news after hearing of the trade.

Dunn on playing after this year: this is probably it

— Jen Lada (@JenLada) August 31, 2014

According to NBC Sports’ Rotoworld, Lada got the quote…

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Javier Hernandez joins Real Madrid

Javier Hernandez joins Real Madrid

Mexican striker Javier Hernandez has joined Real Madrid on a season-long loan deal. The forward had lost his place in the Manchester United squad and has now joined the Spanish side. Real Madrid will most likely use him as a backup to Karim Benzema.

Hernandez — or Chicharito as he is popularly known — comes to Real Madrid after Manchester United signed Falcao on loan from Monaco. Javier Hernandez…

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Does Justin Upton Deserve More NL MVP Consideration?

#MLB: Does #Braves #JustinUpton Deserve More NL #MVP Consideration?

Atlanta’s slugger Justin Upton has recently been a key contributor for the Braves as they continue their hunt for a playoff spot. A couple of weeks ago when we had conversations of who should win the NL MVP award this season Upton wasn’t even mentioned (CLICK HERE). The Braves were going through a terrible stretch at that time, a stretch that included an eight game losing streak and a record of…

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Chivas and Cruz Azul Fail to Impress, but Split the Points.

#Chivas and #CruzAzul Fail to Impress, but Split the Points.

Two frustrated sides, poor technique, tactical fouls, 7 yellow cards, plays down the wings, and more failed crosses into the box than any other approach on goal. This is the breakdown of a terrible 90 minutes of football at the Omnilife Stadium, where Club Deportive Guadalajara faced off against one of their biggest rivals, Cruz Azul in what I personally describe as a glorified match of…

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