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Lions Nate Burleson’s Car Accident That Broke His Arm Was Caused By Falling Pizza

This could only happen to a player on the Lions. You can’t make this stuff up. Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson’s season is in jeopardy after he broke his arm in two places in a single-car accident on westbound I-696 at about 2:25 a.m. today in Farmington Hills. Burleson was driving a 2009 GMC Yukon SUV when he was distracted by pizza falling off his front seat, according...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Wants “Twerk Queen” Miley Cyrus to Bring him to the Ring

  This is what I want for Christmas. Undefeated WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr, likes aligning himself with polarizing figures or “the best” as he phrases it, probably because he is one himself. So it’s not a complete shock that Mayweather would want the incredibly polarizing Miley Cyrus, at his side when he makes that walk to the ring for his next fight. ...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Coughlin Not Happy With Hakeem Nicks Saying He Can’t Throw The Ball to Himself

Nicks is thinking about his next contract, so besides taking the L, if his stats fall off, he is worried he might not get a monster deal. Tom Coughlin though didn’t like the comments he made after the 38-0 blow out to the Panthers and had this to say. Nicks  was targeted once and ended the game without a catch. “I can’t throw the ball to myself,” he said after the game....
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Adidas Unveils The D Rose 4: All In For Derrick Rose Shoe Launch (Video)

Derrick Rose is back, and regardless of whether or not you like him, Adidas is hitching their company to his back right now and Rose and Chicago loves it. Adidas chose Rose’s homecourt, The United Center, to launch the D Rose 4′s, and to show the city that Rose is back and the shoe company is all in for the former Simeon star. There was an extremely large media contingent, thousands...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan’s ‘FLU GAME’ Sneakers Being Sold At Auction

    June 11, 1997, were your eyes glued to the TV like mines? That night was one of the greatest moments in sports history as the greatest ever to play the game of basketball, Michael Jordan, fought a 103 fever to beat the Utah Jazz in a Game 5 finals appearance. 38 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and a game winner 3 pointer, all in 44 minutes and you complain about waking up on...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Shane Battier Thinks Nicknames on Jerseys is a Terrible Idea

While Heat fans are anxiously awaiting the start of the season so they can see their favorite players’ nicknames on jerseys, there are some party poopers who are raining on the nickname parade. Surprisingly (or maybe not so much a surprise), Miami’s own Shane Battier is one of the main people talking down on the nicknames idea. The Miami Herald posted some of Battier’s tweets...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers & Colts Fans Brawl in Stands, Female Gets Punched in Face (Video)

What was homeboy in the Reggie Wayne jersey doing? The poor female gets clocked about 5 times with straight right hands. It is always dangerous to attend a 49ers game, there always seems to be some sort of fight. The Big Lead provides the video, no one screamed out WORLD STAR!!!
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor Suffered Concussion In Raiders Loss To Broncos

Terrelle Pryor continues to get better as a quarterback with each passing week, but he might have his progress slowed this week by injury. Pryor was diagnosed with a concussion after taking a helmet to helmet shot from Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard late in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s 37-21 loss to Denver. Official now. Terrelle has been formally diagnosed...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys Players Being Sued for Near Drowning at Youth Football Camp

Athletes often hold camps for kids or have charitable foundations so that they can give back to their community. The sad part about doing this is that is sometimes turns around and bites them in the butt. The latest debacle as reported by TMZ is a camp that was held by Cowboys players Miles Austin, Anthony Spencer and Brandon Carr. The story is the parents of James Jackson Jr are...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler on Trucking Steelers’ Safety: ‘I’m not sorry’

After one of the bonehead moves of the weekend when Jay Cutler trucked Steelers S Robert Golden, of course he was asked about it. During an interview with WMVP-AM when asked if he regrets doing that he said: “No, I don’t,” Cutler told WMVP-AM, via Comcast SportsNet Chicago. “I know what I’m doing out there, but thanks for your concern, I appreciate it … But I have...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Nate Burleson Breaks Arm in Car Accident

It is always something with the Lions. The good news is no alcohol was involved. Nate Burleson broke his arm in 2 places in an early morning car accident. Will undergo surgery. Obviously a huge loss for the #Lions. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 24, 2013
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos RBs Played ‘rock, paper, scissors’ To Decide Touchdown Carry

The Broncos were so dominant in their win last night over the Raiders that their RBs Ronnie Hillman, Knowshon Moreno, and Montee Ball decided to play ‘rock, paper, scissors’ to decided who was going to score a touchdown in the 4th quarter: As the officials deliberated if Hillman had crossed the goal line after a 13-yard gain, Hillman, Moreno and Ball decided to play rock-paper...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals Rashad Johnson Tweets a Photo of His Missing Finger

We reported earlier about Cardinals Rashad Johnson who lost a piece of his finger during the game yesterday. Luckily he will be ok, but he decided to let the world know he wasn’t faking. #thefinger Blessed to be able to still go out and do what I love this season. #thankful #trulyblessed #birdgang pic.twitter.com/Z9WYq5TUz1 — Rashad Johnson (@49foyamind49) September 24, 2013
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Leafs David Clarkson Suspended 10 Gms for Role in Brawl Vs Sabres (Video)

  Well it appears David Clarkson’s tenure with the Toronto Maple Leafs will get off to rocky start after the NHL announced that he will be suspended for 10 games, for leaving the bench during a massive brawl that took place in a pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. According to Puck Daddy of Yahoo! Sports, the NHL released this statement concerning Clarkson’s...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapper The Game Allegedly Punched Brandon Jennings in The Mouth

You ever play that game where you are in a circle and the goal is to past along a story to the person next to you? By the time the story goes around the circle it turns into something totally different than how it started. When I hear stories like this, I figured that is what happened and the truth is somewhere in the middle, but here is what Hip Hop Hollywood says went down at the...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers C Sam Gagner Shows Off His Broken Jaw On Twitter (Photo)

I can admit I don’t know much about Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner, but he’s one tough son of a b*tch. Gagner is out indefinitely after he suffered a broken jaw Saturday night from a high stick from Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian. The incident occurred at 18:33 of the second period of the Oilers’ 5-2 win.  Gagner took to Twitter to thank the fans for all their...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Church Accepts $19.5 Million to Move For New Falcons Stadium (Video)

The Atlanta Falcons did get a win on Sunday, but it wasn’t the victory they were expecting.  The Falcons may have won the battle for extra land, but Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta won a holy war for the ages. Fox5 in Atlanta is reporting that Friendship Baptist board members made the vote Sunday to accept the Falcons $19.5 million buyout to relocate their church so the Falcons...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh’s Nickname Jersey Has Been Revealed (Photo)

I posed the question on Twitter what should Chris Bosh’s nickname be on the back of his jersey, since the NBA is going to allow that for the Nets vs. Heat game. I was shock, truly shocked at some of the replies and someone even went as far to post the photo above. You guys should be ashamed of yourselves. H/T @The2nd_JEH
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bulls’ And Derrick Rose Expect His Return To Go Smoothly

Derrick Rose is all in for Chicago, and whether he likes it or not, all eyes in the basketball world will be on Rose and the Bulls opening night. The NBA did Rose no favors when they matched the Bulls up with the defending champion Miami Heat on banner night. Rose for his part isn’t buying into the pressure, and seems to be taking his return in stride.  During his first public...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Donte Whitner: Any Big Hit In The NFL Is Automatically A Flag

Donte Whitner is saying what we all know, but he needs to get used to the defensive rules of the NFL, because their not changing anytime sooner. Referee’s seem to throw a flag anytime a offensive player stays down after a big hit, and Whitner, the 49ers hard hitting safety was on the receiving end of one of those flags after he drilled Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw in the flat...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Astros Sunday Game Drew A 0.00 Nielson Rating

  This is sad. This past Sunday’s Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians game drew literally a 0.00 rating in the Houston market. To be fair, there’s some important factors to take into account: 1) The game went up against the Texans’ game and 2) Nielson numbers are calculated through a limited number of meters, in this case 581. So it would be more accurate to state that out...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat sign Larry Drew II

Heat head coach Eric Spoelstra seems to be stacking up on training camp bodies. The Heat Index is reporting that the Heat have signed former UNC and UCLA guard Larry Drew II.  Drew II of course is the son of former Hawks and current Bucks head coach Larry Drew. Drew averaged 7.5 points and 7.3 assists at UCLA last season after transferring from North Carolina. Drew II appeared in...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Release WR Jeremy Ross After Cost Fumble vs Bengals

When you’re a fringe player in the NFL, the career lifespan depends on your ability to make plays and not mistakes.  Jeremy Ross is learning that the hard way today. ESPN.com is reporting that the Green Bay Packers have released wide receiver Jeremy Ross after his first quarter fumble against the Bengals. Mike McCarthy possibly wanting to send a message to his team, sacrificed...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

TBS Hires Pedro Martinez As Playoff Analyst

  Pedro Martinez is back in baseball. TBS has hired the beloved Red Sox ace as a studio analyst for their post season coverage. The network announced that Martinez will join host Keith Olbermann. TBS’ coverage of the MLB post season begins on Tuesday October 1 with the NL wild card game. Pedro has always been quite talkative, so this is a match made in heaven. Think Charles Barkley...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Nets and Heat to Wear Nicknames on Back of Jerseys

How often do you call LeBron “King James”? How often do you call Paul Pierce “The Truth”? When was the last time you watched Kevin Garnett play and didn’t refer to him as “KG” at least once? If you’re anything like me, you’ve always called certain players by their nicknames. But the thing is, it was always just that. A nickname. Reportedly though, it could now be...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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