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HS WR Trucks Defender on TD Score (Video)

Watch as wide receiver Davey Thayer from Charles Page High School (Okla.) lowers the boom on a defender on his way to score. Was that the best hit from an offensive player you’ve seen this year? Watch the video and let us know! H/T Bleacher Report
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Final Four: College Football Playoff Predictions Week 9

College football is the gift that keeps on giving. This weekend threw another wrench into the playoff picture, as yet another undefeated team bit the dust. With so many one loss teams in the playoff picture, things are going to be very interesting when it comes to who the committee puts in and leaves out. All I can say is, I’m glad I’m not the one making the decisions this year...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Table Tennis Star Celebrates Too Hard; Costs Him $45K Prize (Video)

There aren’t too many sports where it’s ok to destroy advertising while celebrating your victory, and apparently table tennis is isn’t one of them. China’s Zhang Jike beat top seed Ma Long and proceeded to go to town on the advertising hoardings. Needless to say, Jike’s celebration didn’t go over too well with the powers that be, so he was subsequently stripped of the...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

6’1″ Pro-Dunker Puts on Dunk Clinic Dressed as Spiderman (Video)

If you’ve ever wondered if dressing up like Spiderman would ever affect a pro-dunker’s skills, then Jordan Kilganon is here to help. Kilganon is notorious for his crazy dunking skills. This video just proves that he can do it while dressed as a superhero, too. [h/t Bleacher Report]
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Devon Still’s Daughter Signs One of His Bengals Jerseys (Video)

Bengals DE Devon Still continues to share the heartwarming story of his daughter, Leah, and her fight to beat cancer. The Bengals organization is donating all proceeds from Still’s jersey sales to cancer, but it gets better. Leah Still officially autographed one of her dad’s jerseys today as a present to her uncle. The crazy thing about this is that Leah’s story is such an...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers DeAngelo Williams Trolls Saints with “Aints”

Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams has missed most of this season with injury, but it was finally announced today via the Panthers official Twitter page that Williams would play on Thursday against the Saints. The Saints official Twitter page responded with a RT, so Williams wasted no time in getting some Twitter trolling time fitted into his day. Is it weird to u @adamschefter (or...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hand Injury Could Force UFC’s Phil Davis to Miss 6 Months

Phil Davis bounced back from a loss earlier in the year to dominate Glover Teixeira at UFC 179  on Saturday but he didn’t leave the fight unscathed. Phil is on the list of fighters that will have to serve a medical suspension due to injuries suffered at UFC 179. Phil will undergo an MRI when he gets back to the country to further assess the damage in his hand. Phil called out...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Maradona Caught on Video Beating His Ex-GF

Argentine soccer legend, Diego Maradona, is becoming infamous for his violent tendencies. In August of this year, he hit a reporter for allegedly winking at his girlfriend. New video evidence has now surfaced to show that Diego doesn’t only hit strangers. Apparently, he doesn’t have a problem hitting his girlfriend either. His girlfriend, Rocio Oliva, claimed in June of this...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Nick Fairley To Miss 5-Weeks With MCL/PCL Sprain

The Lions dodged a major bullet with this one. According to reports, defensive tackle Nick Fairley will only miss 4-5 weeks with a sprained MCL and PCL. ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright reports Lions DT Nick Fairley sprained his MCL and PCL, and is expected to be sidelined 4-5 weeks. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 27, 2014 Fairley hurt his knee in the first half...
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Congrats to LeBron & Savannah on Birth of Their Baby Girl Zhuri

It felt like Savannah was pregnant for 100 months, but finally according to TMZ, LeBron and Savannah welcome their new bundle of joy into the world. Zhuri James is LeBron’s 1st daughter as a proud parent of a not so little girl anymore, I wish him well. Only fathers of daughters know the struggle and the struggle is real.
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Smith on Being Benched: “I Just Went on With My Day”

Oh Eugene………….. Quote of the day: Geno Smith on reaction to not starting: "There was none. I just went on with my day." — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) October 27, 2014 It is hard being a quarterback in NYC. It is harder when you are dealing with limited skill position players, but the one thing you can control are turnovers. Geno has been a turnover machine and...
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Laila Ali: Im Not Going To Force My Son Into Sports (Video)

Im sure seeing the grandson of Muhammad Ali in the boxing ring would be a great sight for sports enthusiast but his mother hopes he has other plans. Its no surprise to see Laila feel this way, to witness the affects of boxing on the body and the rising injuries and concussions in football, keeping your son in a less contact sport isn’t far fetched. According to TMZ, Laila told...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: Kobe Is Serious About Titles, Dwight Howard Isn’t

If Lakers head coach Byron Scott was trying to get on Kobe Bryant’ good side, this is definitely a proper start. The Lakers host the Rockets on Tuesday night to open the regular season, and Scott fired a shot directly at Dwight Howard. In Scott’s eyes, Kobe is serious about his rings, Dwight is not. “My outside perspective is Kobe is a real serious guy and wants to win championships...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fully Customize Your Own LeBron 12s on NikeID (Photos)

Don’t like the “Heart of a Lion” LeBron 12 colorway that comes out on the 30th? Don’t worry Nike has made the sneakers fully customizable through Nike ID. It’ll be interesting to see high school/college teams, fans, and sneaker heads create their own colorways for the sneaker. Nike will surely have LeBron wearing a Cavalier PE version of the sneakers when they open up...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Signs New 15 Fight Deal with UFC

Anderson Silva, 39, hasn’t fought since breaking his leg a year ago but that isn’t stopping him from signing a new deal with the UFC. “I had seven fights on my contract,” Silva told Combate. “I met (UFC executives) Lorenzo (Fertitta) and Dana (White) on Thursday, and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights. To make Dana crazy, I signed for 15 more...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nike LeBron 12 “HRT of a Lion” Releasing Thursday, Oct. 30 (Photos)

The wait is finally over. After the Nike LeBron 12 release went delayed, no one knew when it was going to come out. It was initially was supposed to come out in the beginning of October, but we’re almost approaching the end haven’t heard anything. Well, Nike just dropped this tweet today: Untamed game. The @nikebasketball LeBron 12 ‘HRT of a Lion'. Available 10.30: http...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Put Bo Outlaw Instead Of Travis Outlaw On Roster Page (Photo)

The Philadelphia 76ers are going to suck this season, and it appears they suck at updating their website as well. The team recently acquired Travis Outlaw from the New York Knicks. Of course, that means they have to update the “Roster” page on their website to show Outlaw is now on the team. Too bad they put the wrong Outlaw. Instead of putting Travis, they put Bo Outlaw, who...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Name Michael Vick Starter vs Chiefs

The Michael Vick era is set to begin in New York. The Jets have named Michael Vick the starter for Sundays game vs the Kansas City Chiefs. Rex Ryan on starting QB: "We've decided to go with Mike Vick this week." — New York Jets (@nyjets) October 27, 2014 Smith threw three interceptions in the first quarter of Sundays game and was pulled from the Jets’ 43-23 loss to the...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears G Matt Slauson Out For Season With Torn Pectoral

The Bears injury woes continue to pile up. Bears guard Matt Slauson will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right pectoral muscle according to GM Phil Emory. Emery says Matt Slauson tore his right pectoral muscle and is also out for season. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 27, 2014 Slauson sustained the injury during the Bears’ loss to the New England...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Out Few Weeks With Foot Sprain

The Baltimore Ravens have played a pretty good brand of defense lately. They’ll be preparing to face a Steelers juggernaut without their best cover guy. The Ravens have announced that Jimmy Smith will miss a few weeks with a foot injury. CB Jimmy Smith is going to be out a "few weeks" with a foot sprain, Coach John Harbaugh announces. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) October 27...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics To Honor Isaiah Austin In “Heroes Among Us”

The NBA season starts this week and while you’re cheering on your favorite team, there’s one player we will all get to celebrate during the Boston Celtics season opener and thats Isaiah Austin. The Boston Celtics announced Monday that they will honor Austin as a part of “Heroes Among Us”. Isaiah Austin, a Baylor stand-out, career was cut short due to a diagnosis of Marfan...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Cut CB Richard Marshall

One day after getting the business from Emmanuel Sanders, Richard Marshall has been released by the San Diego Chargers according to reports. Chargers release CB Richard Marshall, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 27, 2014 Marshall started seven of 24 games in San Diego over the past two seasons.
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Trade Travis Outlaw To 76ers

I have no idea what the 76ers are doing, whatsoever. In the latest display of tanking at its worst, the New York Knick have agreed to trade Travis Outlaw to the 76ers. ESPN sources say Knicks have agreed to terms to trade Travis Outlaw to Philly — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 27, 2014 Philadelphia will get a future second-rounder from the Knicks as well as rights...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mookie Blaylock Gets 3 Yrs in Jail For Vehicular Homicide of Mother of 5

Blaylock reached a plea agreement that will reduce a 15-year sentence down to three years for killing a mother of 5 in car accident. Blaylock who wasn’t drunk at the time, but had been told not to drive because of seizures he had from years of alcoholism. Here are the details of the deal via AJC. That plea came on the day jury selection was to start, attorney Amanda Palmer told...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameis’ Lawyer Will Handle Karlos Williams’ Case

Tim Jansen at this rate will be able to buy a nice mansion in Tallahassee just off the Florida State cases. The school foots the bill and Jansen represents the players. First it was Jameis Winston and now Karlos Williams who has been accused of domestic battery on his pregnant girlfriend. Tim Jansen, who represented Jameis Winston, representing Karlos Williams in alleged domestic...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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