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WWE Laying off 7% of Their Staff

The WWE is going through a rough patch right now. They haven’t had the success with their WWE Network that they hoped for and now they will need to make up for that somewhere. They will be laying off 7% or 53 of the 762 people in their Samford, CT offices: Here is what Vince McMahon had to say: “Additionally, we identified efficiencies that will improve our 2015 [operating...
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Glover Teixeira vs Phil Davis in the Works for UFC 179 in Brazil

Phil Davis laid an egg in his last fight and Glover Teixeira was dominated by champion Jon Jones in his previous bout. That makes this proposed UFC 179 fight even more interesting. Brazil’s Combate News broke the news that Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira are in talks to be the co-main event for UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event is currently set with featherweight...
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Nick Fairley Avoids Jail Time On ’12 DUI Conviction

Detroit Lions stud defensive tackle Nick Fairley was convicted of drunken driving and reckless driving in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama, but won’t serve any jail time after having his sentence suspended.  Lions DT Nick Fairley sentenced in DUI case http://t.co/n7zLGiEVwK pic.twitter.com/3q6QRb4PxR — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 1, 2014 Fairley will spend one year on...
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Nike Unveils Team USA Basketball Uniforms (Photos)

Nike has revealed to the world what they have up their sleeve for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup. There are pretty nice, with nothing too crazy to complain about. I do prefer the blue ones to the white though. Nike officially unveils the new USA Basketball uniform pic.twitter.com/B6TRlCRldm — Heidi Burgett (@heidiburgett) August 1, 2014 [Nike]
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Dean Cain is Sorry For Upsetting Matt Leinart About Being a Bust (Video)

This mini feud between Matt Leinart and Dean Cain is pretty funny. The short version is that Dean said that Johnny Manziel needed to be careful to not end up like Leinart which promoted Matt to fire back about Dean being on the “D-List.” Now the former Superman is saying he is sorry but twisted the knife just a bit: Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Dean Cain...
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Redskins Fan Proposes to Girlfriend After Training Camp Practice (Photo)

RG3 and the Skins’ performance at practice today must’ve really been great because it inspired a fan to make a life changing decision. This Redskins fan obviously couldn’t wait until actual games began to do the cheesy ‘Marry Me’ jumbotron proposal, so today after training camp practice he pulled his girlfriend to the side and proposed. The Redskins twitter got a good...
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Lance Stephenson Shows Off Sick Handles At Nike Pro Am (Video)

Lance Stephenson is a New York City legend, so of course he should be able to handle the ball like a wizard at times.  The newly signed Charlotte Hornets guard put those handles on display recently at the Nike Pro City League in New York City. Stephenson, aka Born Ready, really put the hurting on this defender. H/T Lance Stephenson 
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Fan Gets “Clowney’d” for Running on Soccer Field (Video)

For the life of me I will never understand why fans run unto the field knowing that they’re going to be destroyed by stadium security. However, it continues to happen, and it happened again last week when the LA Galaxy hosted Manchester United to a friendly match at the Rose Bowl. The fan ran unto the field right after the final whistle sounded off and headed directly to the players...
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Pharrell Designs ‘Red October’ Style Timberlands (Photo & Release Date)

Pharrell seems to turn every project he’s on into gold, whether it’s producing the soundtrack for movies, making goofy hats popular, or in this case turning a classic boot into something much more. For as long as I can remember the Timberland 6″ boot was a staple of street fashion, specifically the ‘Contruction’ style Timbs. Pharrell has decided to take the boot to the...
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Miami Cop Re-Hired After Blaming Positive Coke Test On Sex Cream

If you test positive for cocaine as a top homicide investigator, you’d better be prepared for the long, slippery slide down the ladder of public dignity and employment…unless you have a damn good reason why the drug was in your blood. Well, lucky for Miami Beach homicide detective Reinaldo Casas this appears to be the case exactly. After Casas tested positive for cocaine and...
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Cowboys Send Playoff Tickets With Season Tickets (Photo)

Not sure why the Cowboys did this, but season ticket holders for “America’s Team” received an added bonus with their 2014 packages…playoff tickets, including the NFC Championship game, which Dallas hasn’t been to since 1995. This has Jerry Jones written all over it. Cowboys send season ticket holders playoff tickets, including NFC champ game http://t.co/81EoQ55V3h pic.twitter...
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Bo Pelini Models New ‘Red Rising’ Uniform (Video)

The Summer of Bo continues. Here is Bo Pelini modeling the new Nebraska ‘Red Rising’ uniforms that will be worn on Homecoming vs Illinois. The country loves this new funny Bo.
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Jon Jones Gets Stitches Above Eye; DC Says He’ll “Put a Bullseye On It” (Video)

Jon Jones suffered a cut above his left eye during his UFC 178 training and posted a video of him getting 4 stitches on his Instagram. That led to challenger Daniel Cormier posting a message to Jon Jones on his Instagram warning the champ that’ll he’ll target that eye and Jones should “Keep some things private.” Here’s the video that started it all. Cormier saw the videos...
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Jessica Alba in Tiny Bikini in Maxim (Photo & Video)

Jessica Alba has been missing in action recently but she’s back and in a big way. I assume there is a movie coming out she needs to promote. Check her out in this small bikini and a behind the scenes video as a bonus. FLIP THE PAGE FOR THE BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO
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Man With No Arms Throws Out First Pitch and Nails It (Video)

This is craziest things you’ll ever see. Thursday night at a Kansas City Royals game, a man with no arms threw out the first pitch and he absolutely nailed it. How does a man with no arms throw a baseball? With his feet of course. Check the video out below couresty of TMZ. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. The man is 54 year old Tom Willis and he is a motivational...
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Brandon Jacobs Making Acting Debut In Upcoming Action Flick

Retired New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs knows that football is probably behind him. But he’s only 32 so there’s a lot of time left for him to fill. So, what better way for a highly-tuned, athletic,  young man to fill his 30s than a career in action movies? According to a report published by TMZ, Jacobs is doing just that. He’s just shot his first movie, and of...
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Huskers Reveal All-Red Everything Alternate Uniforms (Photos)

The day that Husker fans have been looking forward to or dreading is here. Nebraska has unveiled it’s alternate uniforms to be worn against Illinois on homecoming. I can’t say there is anything I actually like about these except the gloves. D- effort here for me. It might be time for Nebraska to get away from Adidas. FIRST LOOK: Nebraska helmet for 9/27 game vs Illinois pic.twitter...
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Caption the Photo: 29 Sumo Wrestlers on a Plane

This really doesn’t have anything to do with anything but it’s just amusing. Check out these 29 sumo wrestlers hanging out on a plane together. The only thing that could have made this better is if some sharks or Tara Reid showed up. The jokes about leg room and snacks write themselves right? Also look at them packed onto a bus. 激励会場へ向かうバスの車内。 暑苦しとは言わ...
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LeSean McCoy: “I own Dallas”

It’s a little early for this but I’m still here for all the trash talk we can get. Eagles star running back LeSean McCoy doesn’t exactly lack for confidence. Here are his feelings about how he does against the Cowboys: LeSean McCoy walking over to do interview with Michael Irvin, turned back to some fans and said, "I own Dallas." — Jimmy Kempski (@JimmyKempski)...
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Tampa News Station Tweets Bad Joke About Detroit After Price Trade

After David Price was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon, a Tampa news team took it upon themselves to tweet an insensitive joke about the city of Detroit. Of course they deleted it shortly after but there’s always screenshot. They posted another, more appropriate picture comparing the two cities and then issued an apology to the city of...
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D Wade Says He’s on a Diet & Bron is Still His Boy

I have a feeling we are going to be hearing a lot from Dwyane Wade during the offseason and when the season starts when he isn’t on PTO. He opened up to Ethan Skolnick and spoke on his new diet and his relationship with LeBron now that he has left Miami: Dwyane Wade says his diet has been "1 of hardest things I've ever done." Especially the vegetables. Lighter now...
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Grant Hill Donates $1.25M to Duke

Former Duke star Grant Hill made a $1.25 million donation to his alma mater Wednesday. This money will go towards improving Duke’s athletic facilities as well as the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. Via ESPN: Of the seven-figure sum donated by Hill and his wife, Tamia, $250,000 will be used to support the Annual Fund for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the rest...
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Chris Bosh Admits He Was Close To Leaving The Heat

Money talks, but Chris Bosh is admitting that it wasn’t always about the money, and he was really close to bolting the Miami Heat for greener Pastures. Per ESPN.com:  “It was close. I’m not going to lie,” Bosh said on “The Zaslow and Joy Show” on FM 104.3 The Ticket in Miami. “It was close. It was a weird situation because we were waiting so long and I didn’t know...
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Redskins Rookie Hazed with Awful Haircut (Photos)

If there are two things you should never ever do as an NFL rookie, it’s opt out of any type of (reasonable) hazing activity and let your teammates pick a haircut for you. Redskins rookie kicker Zach Hocker did both of those and now he is paying the price. Hocker opted out of a rookie activity where he had to prepare a funny skit because he couldn’t think of anything. So his solution...
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Paul George Says He’s Ready To Live Up To The Pressure

Sometimes you have to go through the fire to be able to handle adversity in the future.  Paul George and the Indiana Pacers experienced life as the hunted after jumping out to an early lead in the Eastern Conference at the beginning of last season. The pressure and expectations took a toll on the Pacers as they struggled to finish the regular season and barely made the conference...
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