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WATCH: Squirrel interrupts Phillies-Rockies game

Your browser does not support iframes.Fans who spent Saturday evening at Coors Field came to watch their hometown Rockies take on the Phillies. However, they were also treated to some in-game entertainment by a rogue squirrel.The furry creature made its appearance during the bottom of the third inning when it scurried around the playing field with unprecedented energy.So cute.
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Photo: Packers fan has awesome mailbox

There's a very slim chance that your mailbox is as cool as this one.Seen here is a creatively designed mailbox by an individual who clearly loves the Green Bay Packers.The custom 'box features a mini goalpost and green and yellow decor.Word on the street is that this is their mailman's favorite house to deliver to.Via @darrenrovell
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Video: Is this swing by Billy Hamilton one of the worst in history?

Your browser does not support iframes.Billy Hamilton is arguably the fastest player in the major leagues. But the youngster is still learning the ropes at the plate as evidenced by his .176 batting average and .222 on-base percentage.On Friday, the rookie went down on strikes against Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija in the top of the first inning. And the swing Hamilton took on strike...
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Video: Rays fan takes a tumble onto the field going for foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Last night, an ambitious Rays fan went all out to retrieve a foul ball struck during the game between Tampa Bay and New York.It took a tumble over the railing and a short crawl along the third base foul line for the fan to finally secure the baseball.However, the fact that the fan went to great lengths to get the ball cost him the ability to...
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Photo: 'Toronto Sun' trolls Brooklyn Nets hard

The Toronto Sun didn't hold anything back for its front page coverage of the Raptors-Nets series beginning this weekend.As you can see, the newspaper takes a shot at Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce for their ripe old age, essentially calling the whole Nets roster "Dinosaurs."Oh, there's even this punch line, "Garnett & Pierce are so old the...
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Clemson fan pulls prank on South Carolina field

For the second time in as many years, a mischievous vandal (or vandals) has snuck into the premises of South Carolina's football facilities and left their mark. Namely, the paw print logo of the Clemson Tigers.Gamecocks strength coach Joe Connolly tweeted out the visual evidence on Friday. Make not mistake about it. That's a Clemson-inspired paw print.While the Tigers may...
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Photo: Columbus Zoo hangs Blue Jackets banner over penguins exhibit

In support of the Columbus Blue Jackets squaring off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL playoffs, the Columbus Zoo did something that is likely to irk one of its species in captivity.As you can tell, the zoo decided to show their support by hanging a Blue Jackets flag over the Penguins exhibit. Poor penguins. They don't deserve to be in the crossfire in this sports matter...
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Video: Navy baseball players lip-sync perfect rendition of 'Frozen' song

There are plenty of renditions of Frozen songs floating around the internet. But I opine that this one by a pair of Navy Midshipmen baseball players ranks among the best.Check it out as the pair perfectly lip-sync "Love is an Open Door" to win the hearts of countless Americans. These guys are so good that it's impossible to think they didn't practice long and hard...
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Photo: French soccer player threatening lawsuit over Burger King ad

Professional French soccer player Andre-Pierre Gignac is reportedly threatening to sue fast food giant Burger King for what he believes to be an offensive and deregatory advertisement.For those of you who might be unaware, Gignac is not the slimmest player in the sport, and is often the target of unsavory chants from opposing fans about his weight.In an attempt to capitalize on this...
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Photo: Kentucky police searching for bank robbery suspect with giant 'UK' back tattoo

It's been nearly two weeks since the Kentucky Wildcats fell to the Connecticut Huskies in the national championship game. But at least one Kentucky fan is still taking the defeat pretty hard.This is because police in Ludlow, Ky. are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery whose distinguishing mark might just be the giant "I Bleed Blue" tattoo inked on his back.So, residents...
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Mark Emmert: Shabazz Napier's 'starving' comment did not influence NCAA's new food policy

Despite evidence to the contrary, NCAA president Mark Emmert went on the record Friday morning to say that recent comments made by Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier did not influence the NCAA's new ruling to now allow unlimited food and snacks to student athletes.Napier made headlines in the days leading up to the men's national title game when he told reporters he often goes...
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Video: Pro golfer leaps into lake after getting stung 20 times by hornets

Friday's second round at the Malaysian Open was an eventful one for Spain's Palo Larrazabal.This is because the Euro Tour golfer was attacked by hornets and was stung 20 times before escaping to safety into a lake.“They were three times the size of bees," he said. "They were huge and like 30 or 40 of them started to attack me big time. My caddie told me to run...
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Photo: Eric Wood receives very strange autograph request

There's been some weird autograph requests over the years. Very weird. But the request Eric Wood recently received from a Bills fan in Ohio might just top them all.Yes, the picture above pretty much says it all. What you see is a signed jockstrap. Wood called it "the weirdest autograph request I've got."Here's what else Wood had to say about it:For all those...
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Minor league team invites fans to see, eat huge cupcake mural

Thursday evening was a sweet night to attend the minor league baseball game between the Reno Aces and Las Vegas 51s.Why? Well, because the Aces were offering fans the chance to see and then eat the giant cupcake mural shown above.No word on whether there was a limit to the number of cupcakes per person.Via Twitter
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Photo: Read a note Jackie Robinson penned about breaking color barrier

Earlier this week, Major League Baseball honored the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier.There was also another Robinson-related occurrence that happened earlier this week: A note written by Robinson discussing the importance of smashing the color barrier sold for an astounding $13,021 at an auction.The note, auctioned off by RR Auction in Boston, was written...
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WATCH: Patrick Beverley has interesting pre-game routine

Everyone has their own way of warming up before a game. But the routine employed by Patrick Beverley is sort of of mind-boggling.Seen here is the Houston Rockets guard dribbling a basketball between his legs while catching and tossing a tennis ball simultaneously.If the NBA ever implements tennis balls into games, I know who I want on my team.Via For the Win
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Video: Jim Rome still raking in cash from 'Space Jam' cameo

Jim Rome's role in the epic basketball film Space Jam lasted less than a minute. However, the sports broadcaster continues to rake in the dough nearly two decades after the film was released.Rome shared this knowledge with us via Twitter late Wednesday:Space Jam! Bam! 5 more bucks to Van Smack.— Jim Rome (@jimrome) April 17, 2014Space Jam. I ain't playin. pic.twitter.com...
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Video: Kevin Durant is a giant, has rocket boosters in new commercial for Sprint

In a new commercial for Sprint, Kevin Durant stars as a giant man who invades a child's dream to offer him a new cell phone plan.As you can see, the child really wants to add the Oklahoma City Thunder star to his family's plan, however, it's just not meant to be as Durant has to break the news to the kid that he's dreaming.Durant then proceeds to exit the dream thanks...
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Photo: Minor league team's new mascot is terrifying

The El Paso Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, unveiled a new mascot on Tuesday and I must say it is simply terrifying.Apparently, the mascot's name is Chico, and the humongous canine comes fully equipped with frayed ears, a spiked collar, and a creepy smile.In the immortal words of Antoine Dodson, "hide your kids, hide your wife."Via MLB Cut 4
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New dating website created exclusively for Packers fans

Are you single? Are you looking for love? More importantly, are you a fan of the Green Bay Packers?If so, you are in extreme luck! A new dating website called greenbaypackerslovers.com has been created to help fans looking for love to connect with fellow fans looking for love too.Here's how the website describes its mission:Green Bay Packers fans are the most loyal fans around...
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Photo: A Reddit user made a drinking game for NHL playoffs

Wednesday marks the beginning of the NHL playoffs and a creative Reddit user whipped up a unique drinking game in celebration.It goes without saying, but proceed with the booze at your own risk, because there appears to be plenty of drinking opportunities in this game.Again, proceed with caution all of you hockey fans.Via For the Win
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Eric Bledsoe has great comeback for fan trolling him on Twitter

Any athlete who chooses to be on social media knows full well that they're likely to face criticizing from time to time. It's how they deal with this criticism that matters though.Let's take Eric Bledsoe for example. The Phoenix Suns guard is averaging 18 points and 5.5 assists per game this season. So it's safe to say he's been a pretty productive player.These...
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Nick Young believes he's the best shooting guard in the NBA

In the mind of Nick Young, there is no debate about who is the best shooting guard in the NBA. It's him and it isn't even close.The man known as "Swaggy P" took to Twitter Tuesday night to answer questions from followers about his off-court hobbies and such. One fan in particular decided to ask him when he thought he was going to be a top five player in the NBA...
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Brittney Griner rips Baylor's anti-gay stance in new book

Brittney Griner's career as a Baylor Bear will go down as one of the greatest in the history of college sports. She dominated women's college basketball in a way that was previously unseen.Now, Griner has moved on to the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury, but she hasn't forgotten about her time in college. In her new memoir entitled In My Skin, Griner reveals how she didn...
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Jared Lorenzen tweets great joke about new food policy

In case you missed it, the NCAA announced a new ruling today that requires schools to provide unlimited meals and snacks to its student athletes.Naturally, Jared Lorenzen, the former University of Kentucky and NFL quarterback who is also known as the "Hefty Lefty" for his big-boned physique, had something to say about the news. And he took to Twitter Tuesday night to share...
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