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Minor league team offering tickets for LeBron Heat jerseys

The St. Lucie Mets, Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, have devised a way to dispose of all the unwanted LeBron James Miami Heat jerseys.In a deal almost too good to be true, the Mets are offering fans a chance to score tickets to all remaining home games this year (25) by simply trading in a No. 6 James Heat jersey.If that alone isn't good enough for you, the Mets are...
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Masahiro Tanaka apologizes to Yankees for elbow injury

Masahiro Tanaka just threw his name into the hat for teammate of the year after writing a sincere apology to fans and his team after suffering a partially torn ligament in his elbow this week.The injury is expected to sideline Tanaka for at least six weeks while the Yankees try to move on in their bid for the playoffs without him. The Japanese hurler will try to rehab his elbow,...
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Greg Maddux used to do what to rookies in the shower?

By all means, Greg Maddux is one of the finest pitchers our generation has ever seen. And this is why the right-hander will enter the Hall of Fame later this month in just his first year of eligibility.But it seems Maddux was much more than an excellent pitcher during his playing days. He was also a wizard at terrorizing rookies in the clubhouse. Specifically, in the shower.Here...
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Photo: Miami Heat championship mural already defaced

A Miami Heat championship mural that took over two years to complete was defaced in a matter of just minutes following LeBron James' decision on Friday.The mural, which is located on Northeast 29th Street between Miami Avenue and 1st Avenue, was ruined by someone who chose to cover up James' face with black spray paint.Keep it classy, Miami.Via Deadspin
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Chris Broussard confirms LeBron James' first-person essay

On Friday, LeBron James announced to the world through a first-person essay on Sports Illustrated that he was returning to Cleveland to play for the Cavs.For some reason, ESPN's Chris Broussard felt the need to check with his "sources" to confirm that James had indeed declared his intentions to go home.Solid work, Broussard. Solid work.Done deal. LeBron to Cavs, credit...
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Woman claims she was drugged while drinking with Rodman

A police report has been filed in Ft. Lauderdale which names Dennis Rodman by a woman who alleges she was drugged last week while drinking in a hotel bar with the former NBA star.According to the report, a 22-year-old by the name of Angela Torre claims she met Rodman and a friend named Charlie on July 1st at the Ocean Manor Resort Hotel. It's worth noting that Rodman in fact...
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Video: Indians present Derek Jeter with a guitar and mosaic

Your browser does not support iframes.The Derek Jeter farewell tour continued through Cleveland this week as it was the Indians turn to shower the Hall of Fame-bound shortstop with gifts.The Tribe did not disappoint by giving the New York legend a mosaic and an electric guitar in honor of his illustrious career in pinstripes.With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just down the street...
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Video: Cubs catcher hilariously celebrates drawing walk versus Aroldis Chapman

Your browser does not support iframes.It's no easy task to reach base against the likes of Aroldis Chapman. After all, the Reds closer is arguably the hardest-throwing pitcher in baseball.This probably explains why Cubs catcher John Baker was so psyched about drawing a walk against the Cuban southpaw on Thursday. Watch as Baker gives a fist pump and then a point to the sky immediately...
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Favre jersey retirement called off in 2014 over fear of booing?

A time will come when Brett Favre has his No. 4 jersey retired by the Green Bay Packers. That time just doesn't appear like it will come in 2014 though.Packers president Mark Murphy talked about the matter recently with ESPNWisconsin.com, and despite continually saying that the franchise plans to retire Favre's jersey, Murphy admitted it was highly unlikely such an occurrence...
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Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins trolls Cavaliers fans about LeBron James

Andrew Hawkins knows what it is like to play professional sports in Cleveland. After all, he does play wide receiver for the Browns.Hawkins is also aware of how desperately locals want to see the return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers. And he went to great lengths to capitalize on this fact Thursday by trolling them on Twitter.It all started when Hawkins sent out a tweet saying...
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Video: Benches clear as tempers flare in Cubs-Reds game

Your browser does not support iframes.Tempers flared at Great American Ball Park on Thursday between the Cubs and Reds after Aroldis Chapman stirred the pot in the ninth inning.With Nate Schierholtz at the plate and the game tied at four, Chapman uncorked back-to-back 103-mph pitches high and tight, which whistled to the protective screen behind the dish.This sparked players from...
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Photo: Tide detergent trying to cash in on LeBron James saga

LeBron James still hasn't made his decision on where he will play basketball next season. But the folks at Tide are really hoping he chooses Cleveland.Check out the photo (seen below) the detergent brand tweeted out Thursday afternoon which depicts a No. 23 Cavaliers jersey sitting in a box with black tape over it. The photo also includes a caption that reads "wash away...
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Charles Barkley: Manziel 'too immature' to handle fame

Charles Barkley has some sage advice for Johnny Manziel.On Wednesday, the former NBA player appeared on the Bull and Fox Show on WKRK-FM in Cleveland where he said that Manziel is too immature to handle fame. Barkley also urged Manziel to tone it down with the selfies."You should never take selfies of yourself doing anything that can be considered stupid," Barkley said...
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Justin Upton receives All-Star vote push from Kate Upton

The final roster spot for both leagues in the 2014 All-Star Game will be awarded Thursday after several days of fan voting.In the National League, it appears Justin Upton received a huge boost in support when actress/model Kate Upton urged her baseball-loving Twitter followers to "keep it in the family" and vote to send Upton the ASG."Everyone go and vote for @JUP_8TL...
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Photo: Lionel Messi stuck in doping test room during Argentina celebration

Argentina's dramatic win over the Netherlands on Wednesday earned the country a spot in the World Cup finals to oppose Germany.After the match, the Argentina squad was bursting with joy and happiness in celebration of the monumental victory. But not Lionel Messi because the star was stuck taking a mandatory doping test instead.Seen here is a picture Messi posted of himself on...
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Photo: Jurgen Klinsmann's family bakery trolls Brazil's loss to Germany

The dust is still settling on Germany's historic 7-1 beatdown of Brazil on Tuesday in the World Cup. But enough time has passed for Jurgen Klinsmann and his family to have some fun at Brazil's expense.For reference, Klinsmann's family has a bakery in Stuggart, Germany in which they sell delectable pastries and such. On Wednesday, the family baked up some special treats...
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Photo: Cleveland company creates 'For6iven' shirt in hope of LeBron's return

It remains to be seen where LeBron James decides to play basketball next season. But folks in Cleveland are seriously hoping he chooses the state of Ohio.If James does return to the Cavaliers, a local company is prepared to distribute t-shirts for the masses to celebrate the King's glorious return.As you can see, all will be "For6iven" if James returns to the Cavs.Via Bleacher Report
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Texas Rangers unveil two-foot long taco

Your browser does not support iframes.The Texas Rangers have unveiled a food item that puts foot-long subs to shame.Their latest concession stand offering is the "Tanaco." The Tanaco includes nachos, chicken, beef, pico de gallo, queso, jalepenos, shredded cheese and more.Seen here is a family of Rangers fans doing their best to devour it after the menu item is introduced...
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Rafael Soriano vows to turn down All-Star invite as replacement player after snub

Rafael Soriano is still steaming mad that he wasn't included among the names listed for the National League All-Star roster released on Sunday. In fact, his exclusion from the roster is being called one of the biggest snubs of the entire selection process.With that being said, Soriano has an excellent chance to earn a trip to the game as a roster replacement for another player...
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Germany-Brazil most discussed sporting event in Twitter history

On Tuesday, Germany obliterated host country Brazil, 7-1, in the World Cup. The win effectively advanced the Germans to the finals while the Brazilians were left in utter shame and humiliation.The defeat wasn't all bad for Brazil though. If it is any consolation, the country's massive collapse helped make the semifinal match the most-discussed single sports gave ever in the...
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Jeopardy! takes shot at Notre Dame over 2013 title game

Jeopardy! held nothing back Tuesday when the show decided to take a shot at Notre Dame football's performance in the 2013 BCS championship.Needless to say, it was a night Fighting Irish fans would assume to forget forever. But it seems Alex Trebek is trying his best to do otherwise.As bad as that night was for Notre Dame supporters, it was nowhere near the level of disappointment...
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WATCH: Swedish league player has great reaction to red card

If there is a better reaction to receiving a red card, I don't know what it is.Seen here is Alhaji Kamara getting hit with a red card during a recent match in a Swedish professional soccer league. It seems Kamara knew it was coming, because he was already running off the pitch screaming uncontrollably as the referee officially pulled out the card. Needless to say, it was quite...
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Fugitive busted after discussing Redskins name with paper

Everyone has an opinion on whether the Washington Redskins should change their nickname.This includes one former fugitive named Jake Close who couldn't help giving his opinion at the expense of getting caught.It all started when Close was approached by the Press Enterprise recently to give his thoughts on the Redskins name controversy. Close obliged and allowed his own name and...
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Photo: Colin Kaepernick gets new 'money is root of all evil' tattoo

Not far removed from signing a $126 million contract, Colin Kaepernick has gotten a new tattoo to remind him of how evil money can be.Kaepernick posted a photo of the new body ink on Instagram which depicts a pile of money attached at the root of a tree with an arm, constricted by a snake, reaching up while holding an apple.It goes without saying, really, but the tattoo seems extremely...
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Jay Williams says Justin Bieber is 'changing lives'

ESPN college basketball analyst and former NBA player Jay Williams tweeted out a photo of him posing beside Justin Bieber on Monday night. Yes, that Jay Williams.The photo appears to have been taken on a private jet and included the following caption by Williams: "Spending the last 2 hours with @justinbieber was truly inspiring. He is changing lives. #BELIEVE" Changing...
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