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Auburn player arrested for weed two days after D.A.R.E. event

On Wednesday, Auburn Tigers defensive back Jonathon Mincy spoke in front of a large group of kids for a D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) event. On Friday, irony kicked in when the senior football player was arrested and charged with second degree marijuana possession.Here's more on the story courtesy of ESPN.com:"It was a routine stop on 431 near Great Southern Wood in Abbeville...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Memphis Grizzlies owner can dunk a basketball

There aren't too many owners in professional sports who can probably throw down a dunk. But Robert Pera, the 36-year-old owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, apparently can do just that.Pera uploaded this video of himself dunking a basketball to his Instagram account Friday.Pretty impressive, eh? But can we confirm that the goal was set at regulation height?Via Bleacher Report
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dallas Cowboys players read mean tweets about themselves

Over time, the power of Twitter and Jimmy Kimmel has led to some pretty comical segments featuring celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves. And now the Dallas Cowboys, also unofficially known as "America's Team," is getting in on the fun.Watch as several Cowboys players read some relatively harsh tweets about themselves and the team as a whole. Some are comedic gold. Some...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Cavaliers introduce Andrew Wiggins as 'Mitchell' at press conference

Let's hope Andrew Wiggins' time with the Cleveland Cavaliers goes much smoother than his introductory press conference did on Friday.As you can see from the video, Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod accidentally announced the No. 1 overall pick as "Mitchell Wiggins."Fortunately, McLeod caught the mistake (or was tipped off by someone in the crowd) and quickly corrected...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Fan breaks into Ronaldo's room at World Cup

As if being eliminated before the knockout stage wasn't already enough, Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his hotel room at Portugal's World Cup base in Brasilia, Brazil to find a 15-year-old boy had broken in.According to the report, Ronaldo was shocked to find a teenager by the name of Yago Leal had managed to sneak past security and enter his room with relative ease. The photo seen...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wimbledon dress code making women play bra-less?

Officials at Wimbledon are apparently giving zero slack on the all-white dress code required by all players competing in the tournament. This is because some women have allegedly been told to play bra-less after their undergarments were deemed too colorful to adhere to the strict dress policy.“One of the players was called into the referees’ office because he had blue underwear...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Georgia Tech linebacker allegedly locked oldest son in room for two years

Former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets linebacker Recardo Wimbush is facing some serious legal trouble after being accused of locking his oldest son in the basement of their home for two years. Wimbush and his wife have been charged with "cruelty to children" and are expected to turn themselves into authorities on Friday.The following is an excerpt from the Atlanta Journal Constitution...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sen. McCain says he'd 'probably' change Redskins name

On Thursday, Arizona Senator John McCain reiterated that he believes the Washington Redskins should "probably" change their nickname due to its offensive nature among Native Americans. McCain made the comments while speaking at the Associated Press Sports Editors conference.“We have many local tribes in my state of Arizona, and they come to me and tell me its offensive,” McCain...
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June 27, 2014  |  2 Comments

Adam Sandler sent Michelle Wie flowers for U.S. Open victory

Michelle Wie hit the jackpot in more ways than one following her victory at the U.S. Women's Open.In addition to receiving a monstrous trophy, Wie also received a bouqet of flowers from the one and only golf legend Happy Gilmore, otherwise known as actor Adam Sandler.“I feel like that’s the biggest prize in golf, getting flowers from Happy Gilmore,” Wie said in her pretournament...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dr. Andrews releases app to help reduce elbow injuries among youth baseball players

Renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews has teamed up with Dr. Kevin Wilk to release the "Throw Like A Pro" app designed to help reduce the number of elbow injuries among youth baseball playrs.If the app is used properly, the doctors estimate a 60 percent reduction in related baseball injuries in the coming years. The most notable anticipated reduction caused by the app is...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated: Astros will win 2017 World Series

No team in professional sports has lost more games over the last few years than the Houston Astros. After all, the slumping franchise has lost at least 106 games in each of the last three seasons. But this fact hasn't prevented the fine folks at Sports Illustrated from projecting the Astros to win the 2017 World Series.What's that? You don't believe me? Just check out the latest...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins on LeBron James: We'd be good together

After being selected as the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, Andrew Wiggins is already campaigning for LeBron James to team up with him in Cleveland.The former Kansas star joins All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving on what is becoming an exciting and young Cavaliers roster. But Wiggins couldn't help but think of the prospect of luring King James back to his home state after shaking NBA...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

German tabloid gives Klinsmann black eye on eve of match

Well, this isn't very nice.Check out the most recent cover of German tabloid called Bild, a daily circulation of 2.5 million readers, which had some fun at the expense of Jurgen Klinsmann ahead of Germany's showdown against the United States on Thursday.Klinsmann, a German native, has a long history with the national team the Americans will oppose next. In 1990, Klinsmann led the...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Carlos Pena's first home run of the season lands in beef brisket tray

Your browser does not support iframes.Carlos Pena smashed his first home run of the regular season Wednesday night and you won't believe where the ball ended up.As the headline probably gives away, the baseball landed in a tray of beef brisket before ultimately ending up in the hands of the lady in the video.Hey, it's not everyday you see a home run land in food.
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Neymar under investigation by FIFA for his underwear?

Brazilian striker Neymar is reportedly under investigation after FIFA discovered he might have wore non-sponsored underpants during a World Cup match against Cameroon.In the aftermath of Brazil's 4-1 win over Cameroon, images emerged (similar to the one seen above) showing Neymar with his underpants slightly exposed. All was well until FIFA noticed the underoos weren't the sponsored...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians could face $9 billion lawsuit over nickname

It was only a matter of time before the Cleveland Indians took heat over their Native American nickname.According to USA TODAY Sports, the MLB franchise could be facing a $9 billion lawsuit over its name. You may recall this photo (seen above) of a genuine American Indian confronting a fake one before Cleveland's home opener this season. It turns out that this man just so happens...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Hulk Hogan's pep speech for U.S. soccer team

There are few Americans more appropriate to deliver a pep talk than Hulk Hogan.With that being said, the wrestling icon did not disappoint when it came to delivering a message to the USMNT on the eve of their crucial World Cup match against Germany.If this doesn't get you jacked for the match, nothing will, BROTHER!Via For the Win
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Your official 'get out of work' excuse note from Jurgen Klinsmann

The United States is set to battle Germany in a pivotal World Cup match Thursday afternoon. And Jurgen Klinsmann has any of you having to work during the game covered with this excuse note.In case you didn't know, the contest is set to begin at noon eastern standard time, which is problematic for the average-working American.There is no guarantee the note from Klinsmann will work...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds to hold on-field mass wedding before August game

Church bells will be ringing and champagne will be flowing on August 22 when the Cincinnati Reds host their festive "I Do's On The Diamond" event at Great American Ball Park.For the second consecutive year, the Reds will allow numerous couples to exchange vows on the field in front of thousands of fans before the home team hosts the Atlanta Braves. The wedding package includes a...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Florida high school football player jukes defenders out of their shoes

Meet 15-year-old wide receiver Emmanuel Greene.The Coconut Creek, Florida native turned heads this weekend at a Miami Hurricanes camp hosted by Al Golden by pulling off three ridiculous juke moves after catching a pass. The feat is even more impressive when you consider it occurred during a simple touch drill. And apparently nobody could lay a hand on Greene.The sophomore-to-be already...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA president backpedals on critique of minor league sports

NCAA president Mark Emmert is backing down on comments he made against minor league sports. The remark that really got minor league baseball officials up in arms was when Emmert alleged that "minor league sports aren't successful either for fan support or for the fan experience."On Tuesday, Emmert published a letter explaining that his comments were meant to have a more narrow focus...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gamblers made money on Luis Suarez's infamous bite against Italy

Who could have foreseen Luis Suarez taking a bite out of an Italian opponent during Tuesday's 1-0 World Cup victory for Uruguay?Well, apparently at least 167 people did after laying down bets that Suarez would bite during the Group D match. This is according to Darren Rovell who references online gambling site Betsson.According to Rovell, the pre-match odds for Suarez to bite an...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern California will now offer four-year scholarships to student athletes

In an effort to set themselves apart from the rest, the Southern California Trojans are set to do something no other school will do, which is award four-year scholarships to football and men's and women's basketball players.The current system typically involves student athletes being on one-year scholarships that are either renewed or not on a year-to-year basis. But USC is aiming...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon bans three student athletes from campus for up to 10 years over sexual misconduct

The trio of Dominic Artis, Brandon Austin and Damyean Dotson could face a campus ban of up to 10 years after the University of Oregon found them responsible for sexual misconduct.The former men's basketball players allegedly sexually assaulted a female classmate on the night of March 8 at multiple off-campus locations. However, local prosecutors opted to drop the case after deeming...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL wide receiver survives plane crashing into house

Former NFL wide receiver Kole Heckendorf spent time with the Lions, Packers, Seahawks, Chargers and Colts over his handful of years in the league. But I would imagine he encountered nothing close to as scary as what happened to him last Friday.According to the Dickinson Press, Heckendorf and his brother-in-law Jeff Hill had just returned home to Hille's residence from a golf outing...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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