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Man Killed Trying to Take Selfie in Front of Moving Train

People let’s all learn a lesson from this next story, taking selfies for the Gram is not, I repeat, is not worth losing your life. A man in Portland had to learn this lesson the hard way according to Fox News.  A man posing for a photo in front of a moving train in Oregon on Saturday was struck and killed by another train that he didn’t notice heading in the other direction...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Spends Quality Time with Jay Z (Photos)

Dez Bryant doesn’t seem to be that worried about his contract situation with the Dallas Cowboys. He posted this picture on Instagram of he and de facto agent Jay Z in what looks like a private booth at a club. Roc A photo posted by Dez Bryant (@dezbryant) on Feb 22, 2015 at 4:51am PST Let’s hope that Hova can work his ‘Robinson Cano’ magic and get Dez a record contract...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Breakdown on How Mayweather Will Make $120+ Mil on Pacquiao Fight

Here is a breakdown with help from Forbes on how Mayweather will get paid. The PPV will cost between $90-100 (depending on HD or standard) assuming at minimum 3.5 million buys that is between $310-350 million in revenue. Half of that goes to cable operators so that leaves let’s $155-175 million for Mayweather and Pacquiao. The tickets from the fight will generate around $40 million...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Wants To Stay With 76ers, Mentor Noel & Embiid

I’m not sure many people would peg JaVale McGee as the mentoring type. According to Keith Pompey at the Philadelphia Inquirer: — that’s exactly the mercurial centers plan for his stay in Philadelphia. While many — including myself expected McGee to clamor for a buyout — the talented big man says he wants to stay in Philadelphia and help brand a winner. “I don’t want...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs GM: There Are Legit Off The Field Concerns With Jameis

You have to give Bucs GM Jason Licht points for being honest on his worries over Jameis Winston. Via MMQBSI, At one point Saturday morning Licht mused about the two possibilities of Winston the person. “Bad guy or immaturity?” Licht said. “I’m leaning toward the latter.” When he pushed on, Licht had other worries past the immaturity aspect. “I’d be lying if I said...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Average Resale Ticket Price for Mayweather-Pacquiao Close to $10k

  t’s the fight that’s seen been shrouded by uncertainty for the better part of a decade, but Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao is official. Two of the sport’s most prolific boxers will battle at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 2, and fans looking to get past the turnstile will be greeted by the most expensive boxing tickets ever recorded on the secondary...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Bitter About CM Punk Beating Them in Legal Fight

The WWE recently fired shots at CM Punk by releasing a video and statement supporting WWE Dr. Chris Amann in his lawsuit against CM Punk and Colt Cabana. The reason why they are firing back now? Via Dave Meltzer, “There’s a reason this all came out. WWE lost round one to a guy they now believe beat them at their own game and they can’t say that so this is what they are doing...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Sign Yoan Moncada To Record $31.5 Mil Deal

The Red Sox have reportedly agreed to a record amateur deal with Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada. While the deal is said to be worth $31.5 million dollars, the Red Sox will have to pay north of $60 million dollars since they exceeded the international bonus pool limit. The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal with Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada, MLB.com first reported Monday...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

U of L Dismissed Chris Jones For Threatening to ‘Smack’ His Woman via Text

Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones allegedly threatened in a text message last week to “smack” a woman with whom he was having a relationship, according to records obtained by WDRB News. The woman claimed she went to Jones’ apartment and waited for him, but he didn’t return, according to the police report. Around 3 a.m., according to the report...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Nash & Madusa Joining 2015 WWE Hall of Fame

The WWE Hall of Fame class for 2015 is shaping up nicely after confirming the addition of the Bushwackers there are a few more names that the WWE will be adding in the coming weeks. Kevin Nash, founding member of the nWo and Diesel in the WWE, will reportedly also be inducted this year. I don’t think this is a big surprise but the question I have is will he be inducted as Nash...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Sam To Appear On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Michael Sam will continue to keep himself in shape, but it won’t be to play football any time sooner. The former Rams and Cowboys pass rusher will be appearing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Sam — the NFL’s first openly gay draft pick — will be part of Season 20, which fires up next month. Sam was scheduled to take part in the first-ever veteran’s combine on March...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Blames Media for Having Only One MVP Award

Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players to ever bless the NBA. During his 19-years on the court he has made 17 All-Star apperences, 11 times he made All-NBA first team, 5 NBA championship and 2 scoring titles but has only won the league MVP 1 time, during the 2007-2008 season. Kobe made an appearance on The Grantland Basketball Hour and Kobe blames the media for not having more...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Lobster Clears Eagles Nate Allen in Masturbation Case

  After a very sticky situation, Eagles safety Nate Allen has been officially cleared of all charges in a pending masturbation case, thanks to Red Lobster. After being wrongly accused of driving around town while pleasuring himself, Florida prosecutors have cleared his name thanks to evidence that put Allen at a Red Lobster during the time accused. Allen was arrested last week...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Bball Coach Locks Team Out of Locker Room After Loss

  Following his team’s 74-46 home loss to in-conference foe Iowa, Nebraska head coach Tim Miles banned his team from the locker room and lounge which includes iPads in every locker, a kitchen, a state-of-the-art sound system, a pool table and a plasma video wall. “If we’re not going to play with pride, play to represent our fan base and our university better than we did today...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach: Mayweather Can’t Move Anymore

Manny Pacquiao trainer, Freddie Roach, has watched Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26 knockouts) for years. His client, Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs), will fight Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Vegas. A few weeks ago, Roach said his review of fight film has convinced him that Mayweather Jr., who will be 38 this week, has fallen off. Roach even has full confidence that Pacquiao to...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

You Must Have $250K+ Credit Line To Sit Ringside Mayweather-Pacquiao

My credit line at the MGM I believe is $50 so I am only $249,999,950 away from being ringside for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. Bob Arum tells @ESPNLasVegas: Only people with a $250K+ credit line w/MGM can get Floyd/Manny ringside seats (H/T @scottwins) — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 23, 2015
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Undertaker Looking a Little Bit Better 5 Weeks Before WM (Video)

Undertaker’s wife WWE Diva Michelle McCool posted a video on IG thanking some people for a raising money for a charity. Undertaker doesn’t look that bad in the video. A video posted by Michelle McCool-Calaway (@mimicalacool28) on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:50am PST Much better than the photo below. Undertaker is scheduled to face Bray Wyatt at Wrestlemania. H/T UPROXX
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Admits He Hid Injury For Weeks

Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls has played pretty solid this year offensively but his defense as well as the team’s total defense has been less than stellar all season. There has been many eyebrows raised questioning why Gibson hasn’t been as effective and active on defense. It’s because Gibson has hide the fact he had a significant injury in his left hand, a stage 2 ligament...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Hampton: Jay Cutler Would’ve Won My Bears Team 5 Super Bowls (Audio)

Is this a shot at Jim McMahon — an assessment of the current state of the Bears — or simply a Hall of Fame defensive tackle speaking delusion? During a Jan. 29 interview with Artie Lange — Hampton, a Hall of Fame defensive lineman who played for the Bears from 1979-1980, said that with Cutler at the helm, the Bears would have won five Super Bowls. “I would have gave anything...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dam Hampton: Jay Cutler Would’ve Won My Bears Team 5 Super Bowls (Audio)

Is this a shot at Jim McMahon — an assessment of the current state of the Bears — or simply a Hall of Fame defensive tackle speaking delusion? During a Jan. 29 interview with Artie Lange — Hampton, a Hall of Fame defensive lineman who played for the Bears from 1979-1980, said that with Cutler at the helm, the Bears would have won five Super Bowls. “I would have gave anything...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Cut WR Ted Ginn Jr.

  After signing a 3-year contract in 2014, the Cardinals have parted ways with WR/Return Specialist Ted Ginn Jr. The Cardinals will save $2.5 million in cap space by releasing the WR. Ginn finished the season with a disappointing 14 catches for 190 yards and no touchdowns. His longest catch was 27 yards. Ginn was not able to standout as a returner either. After a week 2 71-yard...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Likely Only a Few 100 Mayweather-Pac Tickets Will Be Available to Public

Fans have a lot of questions about Mayweather-Pacquiao, but one of the main ones is when are tickets going on sale for the fight. It will likely be soon, but your chances of getting one at face value will be very slim. Dan Rafael of ESPN explains why. Organizers of Mayweather-Pacquiao are looking to scale the house to produce a gate of about $40 million from the sale of probably...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Company Designs Alternative College Football Helmets (Photos)

The Oregon Ducks paved the way for a bold uniform look in NCAA college football.  About a week ago, fans fell in love with new NFL helmet concepts dropped Deeyung Entertainment. The same design company has now added their take on new college football helmet designs. Oregon Ducks, college. Design concept by @deeyungentertainment. #ffh #design #concept #designconcept #freshfootballhelmets...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo Played Most of Season with Torn Patellar Tendon

Carmelo Anthony played a total of 30 minutes in the All-Star game despite being injured but never seem to get into a rhythm. Melo missed several games during the season before he decided to shut it down last week after the All-Star a break. His surgery was successful and and it was determined that he played most of the season with a partial tear of his left patellar tendon. The...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

A-Rod Reports To Yankees Camp Early

Fresh off a full year suspension, Alex Rodriguez returned to his team, the New York Yankees, three days earlier than the normal veteran. A-Rod worked out for about an hour, hitting 6 home runs in 71 swings at bat during his practice. A-Rod turns 40 this year and has not played a full MLB season since 2007. A-Rod has 3 years left on his current contract and the Yankees will owe him...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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