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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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Bubba Watson leaves huge tip on Waffle House bill

It's a relatively well-known fact that Bubba Watson dined at Waffle House after winning the prestigious Masters Tournament on Sunday. However, what probably isn't common knowledge is what kind of tip Watson left the establishment for his meal.According to The Augusta Chronicle, Watson reportedly left a whopping $148 tip on the bill.A waitress told a customer Tuesday morning...
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Video: Lance Armstrong mocks doping scandal while changing tire

In a "How To" video for OutsideOnline.com, Lance Armstrong shows us all how to change a bike tire, and even makes reference to his shameful doping scandal in order to help his cause.As you can see, Armstrong tries his best to come across as an average guy doing some mechanical work, but the cheesiness of it all just seems like too much to overcome.Oh, not to mention the...
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Report: Hernandez allegedly threatened to kill guard

According to a report by TMZ Sports, Aaron Hernandez is under investigation for allegedly threatening to shoot and kill a security guard at Bristol County Jail in late 2013.Apparently, the whole incident was sparked by Hernandez's attempt to deviously obtain extra food for himself. After a while, one security guard in particular called him out on it and that's when Hernandez...
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Nick Saban gets rejected by five-star quarterback through an email

You have got to be one courageous soul to turn down a scholarship offer to play football for Nick Saban. But to reject Saban's offer through an email is about as bold as it gets.Well, five-star quarterback Ricky Town did just that recently. Town, ranked as the No. 2 pro-style quarterback for the Class of 2015 by 247Sports.com, originally committed to Alabama before withdrawing...
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St. Louis Rams offering $100,000 to anyone who guesses their schedule

The St. Louis Rams are offering a near impossible chance to win $100,000.This is because the franchise is offering the huge cash prize to anyone who can correctly guess their entire schedule. For those of you scoring at home, that means correctly identifying every opponent for each week, which games are on Monday and/or Thursday night and which week is the bye week.The statistical...
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Chandler Parsons involved in car accident near arena, other driver asks for autograph

There might be a new way to secure an autograph from a professional athlete.Chandler Parsons was involved in a car accident on his way to the game Monday night when his car was struck by a woman who ran a red light. Amazingly, the woman apparently wasn't dazed by the damage done to her car, because she had the presence of mind (or odacity) to ask for Parsons' autograph.From...
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Highly touted quarterback turns down offer from Nick Saban via email

You have got to be one courageous soul to turn down a scholarship offer to play football for Nick Saban. But to reject Saban's offer through an email is about as bold as it gets.Well, five-star quarterback Ricky Town did just that recently. Town, ranked as the No. 2 pro-style quarterback for the Class of 2015 by 247Sports.com, originally committed to Alabama before withdrawing...
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Adrian Beltre expresses displeasure with Rangers putting him on the disabled list

The Texas Rangers placed third basemen Adrian Beltre on the disabled list over the weekend and Beltre doesn't seem too happy about it.The following is what the MLB veteran had to say about the situation via star-telegram.com:“I did not agree with this decision, but it was out of my hands,” Beltre said. “The medical staff and the front office thought it was best, but it...
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Video: Loose tire nearly decapitates driver during race

This is probably the scariest thing you will all day.Seen here is driver Lloyd Read nearly getting his head taken off by a loose tire at the start of the IndyLights race in St. Petersurg a couple of weekends ago.Here's how Read described the incident on YouTube:Start of the first race of the season. It was going great up until turn 3. I never want to have to dodge a tire at 120...
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Video: Adam Wainwright and Trevor Rosenthal sing karaoke song from 'Frozen'

The music from the highly-successful animated film Frozen is sweeping this great nation like nothing we have ever seen before. And it appears as if it has made it way into the hearts of major league players as well.Seen here are teammates Adam Wainwright and Trevor Rosenthal belting the lyrics of "Love is an Open Door" from the aforementioned blockbuster.The duo performed...
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Photo: Randy Johnson's new Twitter avatar draws inspiration from infamous dead bird incident

Randy Johnson's new Twitter avatar is simply the best.The Big Unit drew inspiration from both South Park and an infamous scene from 2001 where Johnson accidentally killed a bypassing bird with a fastball.You can re-live that moment by viewing the GIF below.Via MLB Cut 4
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Video: Obnoxious fan gets ejected for heckling Raymond Felton

An obnoxious fan was removed from Madison Square Garden on Sunday for heckling Raymond Felton.The incident came in the fourth quarter of New York's game against Chicago, where the fan suddenly started shouting at Felton while teammate Tim Hardaway Jr. shot free throws.Apparently, everything was quiet until the fan started screaming "bang, bang bang, Felton! Where's your...
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Phil Ivey being sued for alleged card cheating

As the old saying goes, if you aren't cheating, you aren't trying.One would have to believe poker star Phil Ivey lives by this adage after being slapped with lawsuit by the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. over alleged card cheating. The casino claims Ivey noticed a defect in the cards being used during a baccarat session and used that to win $9.6 million...
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Video: 'SNL' spoofs David Ortiz in hilarious skit

David Ortiz made headlines recently when he took a selfie with President Obama during Boston's visit to the White House.Naturally, Saturday Night Live couldn't wait to add their take on the situation, and decided to have some fun with it on Weekend Update last night.Seen here is Kenan Thompson playing Ortiz and causing laughter everywhere.Via Bleacher Report
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Video: Giancarlo Stanton obliterates a baseball against Phillies

Your browser does not support iframes.Giancarlo Stanton might want to lay low for awhile because he's probably wanted for murdering baseballs at Citizens Bank Park.The Miami Marlins slugger already has two home runs in Saturday's game against the Phillies, including this one he deposited deep into the left center stands. It reportedly traveled an estimated 470 feet.According...
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Joe Girardi: I wasn't hired to give Derek Jeter's farewell tour

Joe Girardi is not responsible for making sure Derek Jeter's final season goes over smoothly with fans.On Saturday, the Yankees skipper gave his shortstop the day off against the rival Red Sox, much to the disappointment of fans who filed into Yankee Stadium to watch him play.While Girardi understands that fans came to see Jeter, he says his main priority is to keep Jeter healthy...
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Cardinals fan trolls Cubs fans with custom jersey

People don't refer to the Chicago Cubs as the Lovable Losers for nothing.It's been a really long time since the Cubs won a World Series. In fact, you have to go all the way back to 1908 since the franchise last reigned supreme in the baseball world.This Cardinals fan wants to make sure everyone remembers how long it's been by toting around this jersey which reads "...
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Photo: Family shows up in style to Tennessee spring game

People love their college football in the south.Just take this family of Tennessee supporters for example. They decided to show up to the Volunteers spring football game on Saturday elaborately dressed.Mom and dad are decked out in burnt orange while their two sons are dressed to the nines in white suits complete with top hats and canes.Go big or go home, right?Via @darrenrovell
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Company selling hand-stitched glove for $14k?

How much would you pay for a carefully crafted baseball glove?Chances are that most people wouldn't be willing to spend what one company is charging for its gold swift calfskin mitt. Oh, just $14,100.Hermes, a company known for its premium leather products, says the glove took 25 hours to stitch by hand, which likely means they spent more time playing with leather than any of...
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Video: Rob Ford destroys youth soccer player in penalty kicks

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is simply the best. Or worst depending on how you look at it.On Wednesday, Ford attended a youth soccer camp for underprivileged children and was offered the chance to kick a few shots at point blank range. The hefty politician accepted the challenge and proceeded to show no mercy in his penalty kicks.The victim of Ford's strong leg was none other than...
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Video: Curtis Granderson loses cool after fans violates 'no touching' rule during play

Curtis Granderson was pretty steamed after an Angels fan violated the "no touching" rule during a routine play Friday night.As you can see from the clip, Granderson runs over to the first base foul line to track down a fly ball, but an Angels fan reaches out from the stands to touch the Mets outfielder on his back, which results in Granderson giving the fan an ear full...
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