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Tony Parker Shoots Worst Free Throw Ever (Video)

Tony Parker is good free throw shooter. Maybe he just got nervous about shooting one or the ball slipped out of his hand. Lucky for him they let him get a re-do and he made it. h/t FTW
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Eli Manning, Giants Being Sued For Distrubuting Fake SB Memorabilia

This is weird. New York Giants star quarterback Eli Manning is being sued for distributing fraudulent memorabilia. According to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Bergen County (N.J.) Superior Court, a helmet displayed at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton as the one Eli Manning wore in Super Bowl XLII is a fake. The New York Post is reporting that sports memorabilia collector...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Caption the Photo: Peyton Manning Tucked in Jersey & Flooding Pants

I don’t know what made Peyton Manning wear this to his press conference today. Somehow I think his kids are embarrassed though. h/t @peytonshead
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Spencer Hawes Makes Business Decision To Not Get Posterized (Video)

Spencer Hawes decided he was not going to be a Jeff Green victim or end up on a poster. He made a complete “business decision” by getting out of the way here. Smart move. h/t Basketball Insiders
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Think Someone At Monday Night Raw Stole Retired Jersey

This sounds like something completely made up but it isn’t. The Cleveland Cavaliers are missing the Austin Carr retired jersey in the rafters. They think they know what they can blame the stolen goods on: Monday Night Raw. As of this morning, Cavs’ VP of Communications Tad Carper said that there were no updates on the ongoing investigation but that they had determined the jersey...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Rod Streater Spoofs Beats by Dre Commercial (Video)

The Beats by Dre commercials have been everywhere lately. The ones featuring Colin Kaepernick and Richard Sherman have been really good. Now the Raiders Rod Streater wants to get his own. Well sort of. He decided to spoof one. He puts the noise cancelling feature to good use to tune out his annoying neighbor selling cookies. Funny stuff.
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Kevin Durant & LeBron Put On A Show (Video)

Nothing really needs to be said. Kevin Durant sent LeBron James a message Wednesday night in Miami, and the look in James eyes lets you know that he understands Durant is coming for the crown. Kings James can no longer be considered the overwhelming pound-for-pound king of the NBA, and the fact that Durant has been so efficient in his explosion makes the feat even more special. The...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman on Peyton Manning: “He throws a lot of ducks”

Richard Sherman has been pretty tame this week which I believe is because of a couple of reasons. First, I think a coach got to him and told him to cool it. Second, I think there are a couple of sides to him which is perfectly fine. He went a little bit towards his Ric Flair side when he was describing Peyton Manning: “His arm, however, is another story. His passes will be accurate...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Hire Gregg Williams As DC

The Rams will finally have Gregg Williams as the teams defensive coordinator. Williams, one of the center-pieces of the Saints Bounty Gate scandal, has been hired to replace Tim Walton as the teams defensive coordinator. Jeff Fisher fired Tim Walton after just one year in charge of the defense, and ESPN reported that in doing so, Fisher planned to hire Williams as the replacement.  
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Baldwin: It’s Ridiculous NFL Forces Marshawn To Talk To Media

Marshawn Lynch has provided quite the bit of entertainment over the past two days during his quest to avoid speaking to the media at the Super Bowl. Media types are up in arms, with the PFWAA ripping Lynch yesterday for his standofish ways towards reporters.  Lynch’s teammates  have done a great job of supporting his cause, and trying to deflect some of the spotlight off the...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Fan Turns Down SB Tickets Until Browns Are In It

And some say there’s no loyalty is sports anymore. Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden offered super fan Rhett Wennes game and plane tickets to this year’s Super Bowl. Wennes, a self-proclaimed ride or die Browns fan, declined the offer stating that he will not attend the game until Cleveland plays in it. I feel bad for Rhett, it’s tough being a Browns fan. They haven...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs GM Says Fans Deserve Better

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had a disappointing season so far. Kyrie Irving hasn’t quite become that superstar he looked like he was about to become. Also, the Bynum experiment obviously didn’t work out. Cavs GM Chris Grant knows fans are frustrated and he is too: “We’re all accountable for it, including myself,” he told reporters, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer‘s Mary...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

FAMU Prototype Metallic Helmets Are Awesome (Photos)

These FAMU metallic helmets were floating around the internet today. I really hope FAMU sees all the buzz and wears these next season. The red one with the rattler is the best one to me. h/t HBCU Gameday
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Models Tight Bobsled Suit (Video)

Lolo Jones and teammate Jamie Greubel modeled the extra tight bobsled suits in the picture above from her Facebook page. They are skin tight so they can go faster in the bobsled of course. They are designed by Under Armour who seem to be everywhere these days. If that wasn’t enough for you, Jones posted a Vine in the suit.
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

McDonald’s Announces All-American Games Rosters

The 2014 McDonald’s All-American Games rosters were announced tonight on ESPNU. The game will feature  number 1 overall recruit Jahlil Okafor from the host city Chicago who is committed to Duke. The boys game features a trio from the Chicago area.  Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young – Chicago, Ill.), is playing for the West Team. The East Team’s top big man Cliff Alexander...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: Mayweather’s Masseuse Doralie Medina on Makeup Line & The Money Team

Floyd Mayweather’s Money Team are unique characters in their own right. Because of them being featured on the various 24/7′s and now Showtime’s All-Access, many people wonder what are they like behind the scenes. BSO had the opportunity to speak to Mayweather’s personal massage therapist Doralie Medina about her new makeup line BADMEDINA, the origin on how she became Floyd’s...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Son Surprises His Mom, A Long-Time Seahawks Fan, With SB Tickets (Video)

If a picture is worth 1000 words, a video is priceless. Vicky Harris, a Seahawks fan since the 1970’s (yes they do exist), thought for the second time her family would not be able to afford to travel to see her team play in the Super Bowl. So, you can imagine her reaction when her son surprised her with tickets to Sunday’s game. Vicky’s son Mike, who recorded the video, said...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Cancels UNC at Georgia Tech Broadcast Due To Inclement Weather

The winter storm that has paralyzed the 9th largest city in the nation is now spilling over into the wide world of sports. ESPN’s broadcast of the UNC/Georgia Tech game has been cancelled due to inclement weather. ESPN has canceled Wednesday’s broadcast of the North Carolina at Georgia Tech men’s basketball game. ESPN crews were unable to safely get their equipment to McCamish...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers’ Ron Rivera Signs 3-Year Extension

Carolina Panthers’ head coach, Ron Rivera went from questions swirling about whether he would remain employed through the end of a season following a 1-3 start, to inking a 3-year extension yesterday. The deal is reportedly worth $4-5 million per season. Owner Jerry Richardson says he plans on continuing to build on the team’s new winning foundation. “The improvement of our...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg Eyes 135 lb Weight Class & Rousey Fight in 2014

Cris Cyborg is the most lethal striker in Women’s MMA and she is about to make a move to challenge the World’s #1 ranked fighter, Ronda Rousey. Here is Cris’ manager George Prajin in an interview with MMAJunkie.com. “I think she could make 135 for a few fights; I just don’t see her doing it for her career,” Prajin said. “[The UFC] just didn’t make it easy. They wanted...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Berkman Announces His Retirement

According to a story via Richard Justice of MLB.com, former Houston Astros first baseman Lance Berkman has decided to hang up his cleats and gloves for good. “It doesn’t make sense to play in the physical condition I’m in,” he said. He has had continuing problems with his right knee, the same injury that limited him to 73 games for the Rangers last season. “I’m not going...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili Out Up to 4 Weeks With Hamstring Injury

The Spurs will be without Manu Ginobili for 3-4 weeks because of a left hamstring injury. Manu Ginobili will miss three-to-four weeks with a strained left hamstring, the Spurs say. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) January 29, 2014 Tough break for the Spurs who are already without Tiago Splitter, Danny Green, and Kawhi Leonard.
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Tells Story About How He Body Slammed Bieber’s Bodyguard (Video)

It’s no secret that Keyshawn Johnson won’t be rocking Bieber Mania shirts anytime soon and reports of their un-neighborly altercation were all over the news when it happened. But no one told the story quite like Keyshawn did when speaking to a class at his alma mater USC Good to know Keyshawn didn’t hold anything back while speaking to the students, including the profanity. H/T: TMZ
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lala Explains How She Handles Carmelo’s Groupies

Unfortunately, there is no way to stop groupies, they are like the Cuban Boxing machine, but Lala gives her tips courtesy of Sister to Sister. “They always get too close. I just think that’s how some girls can be,” LaLa explained to Bravo’s Andy Cohen. “As long as it’s respectful, I can deal with it.” LaLa doesn’t have a problem with her NBA hubby, Carmelo Anthony...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle schooler spikes opponent's Gatorade with bleach

Well this is one way to get an advantage over your opponent. A Gaffney Middle School student in Gaffney, SC has been disciplined after admitting to putting a capful of bleach on a cooler of Gatorade. Of course they identified the kid after he was bragging to his friends via text message. Fomr WBTW News in SC: Cherokee County School Superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore confirms the incident...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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