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Video: Ottawa Senator pulls out bag of tricks for shootout

The Boston Bruins beat the visiting Ottawa Senators 3-2 in a shootout on Monday, but it was the flashy shot attempt by Ottawa's Kaspars Daugavins that has everyone talking now.The Senators forward took off from the middle of the ice toward Boston goalie Tuuka Rask by guiding the puck with the blade of his stick. As he gets within striking distance of the goal, Daugavins turns...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Vick cancels book signing amid threats of violence

Michael Vick has cancelled an upcoming appearance at an Atlanta-area bookstore following multiple threats of violence to store employees, store property, his family, and himself.The Eagles quarterback was scheduled to autograph copies of his book, "Michael Vick: Finally Free" at three Barnes and Noble locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Atlanta. All three have been...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NFL kicker has two Super Bowl rings stolen from home

Former San Francisco 49ers kicker Mike Cofer earned two Super Bowl rings with the team. However, both are now missing after burglars swiped the commemorative jewelry from Cofer's Las Vegas-area home.The crime reportedly occurred last Thursday at the scene of Cofer's four-bedroom home while he was out watching his son's high school baseball game.The thieves also made off...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Towson baseball players put black tape over uniform after school announces its dropping sport

On Friday, Towson University announced the decision to cut baseball and men's soccer from its athletic program beginning next season.As a sign of protest, the Towson baseball team proceeded to place black tape over the school's name on their jerseys. They did this for each of their games on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.Dropping the sports is expected to allow the athletic...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Landry Fields drills guy in the face on missed shot

Buzzer beaters have been getting a lot of attention lately. This is mostly because postseason basketball is being played all across the land and the stakes for these games are obviously high.But what about the long distance shots at the buzzer that don't go through the net? Here is some love for those who missed.On Sunday, Toronto Raptors guard Landry Fields heaved a full court...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
CHILLING STUFF

Ice climber captures death-defying fall in POV

Ice climber Mark Roberts recently had a brush with death, and he caught the entire thing on video.Roberts, 47, was mountain climbing in Wales when he was struck by a chunk of falling ice, which caused him to tumble more than 100 feet down the slope. Luckily, he managed the terrifying fall without suffering any major injuries.Thanks to his helmet-mounted camera, Roberts was able to...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
BEAR DOWN

Cubs looking to add kid-friendly mascot?

In an attempt to make the experience attending a game at Wrigley Field more kid-friendly, one of the many ideas the Cubs are considering is adding a mascot.

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March 11, 2013  |  1 Comment

Friend: Oscar Pistorius is on 'verge of suicide'

South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius has seen his life flip upside down since being charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, 29, on Valentine's Day.The mental, emotional, and financial toll weighing on the former Olympian seems to be taking its toll.Pistorius, known as Blade Runner for his prosthetic legs, has since had huge endorsements deals...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss
RUNAWAY RODENT

Wild animal invades soccer pitch, bites player

A Switzerland soccer match between Zurich and FC Thun was temporarily delayed Sunday after a wild animal invaded the pitch.The guilty culprit, a wild marten, a common creature found in the northern hemisphere, ran onto the field to cause some chaos. At first, the sight of the little thing darting around the playing surface is both hilarious and adorable. The intruder weaves his way...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland outfielder Michael Taylor injured while throwing away gum

The latest freak injury sustained during spring training comes courtesy of Oakland Athletics outfielder Michael Taylor. And it involves a rather bizarre incident with bubble gum.According to SFGate, the 27-year-old has been sidelined lately because of two gashes he suffered on his right pinkie finger, while throwing away a wad of gum. Last week, Taylor was chewing gum in the dugout...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kendall Marshall with the spectacular assist

The passing lane wasn't quite there for Phoenix Suns guard Kendall Marshall during a play Saturday night against the Houston Rockets.So, the rookie decided to improvise and whip a stellar bouncepass between-the-legs of Houston's Omer Asik to teammate Jared Dudley for an easy basket.Marvelous, simply marvelous.
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: High school kicker boots 70-yard field goal with relative ease

Even the elite kickers can only dream of booting a 70-yard kick through the uprights.In fact, there have only been twelve field goals made from 60 yards or beyond in the history of the NFL. Four players are tied for the longest made field goal at 63 yards.But for Cypress Bay High School (Fla.) kicker Jonathan Semerene, kicking a 70-yard field goal is a reality. The senior-to-be put...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Italians play funny prank on ball boy

Baseball players are pranksters. It is just way the way it is. This fact was further evidenced on Saturday during the Italy-United States contest in Phoenix.The Italians decided to have a little fun with their ball boy by bubble-gumming a cup to the back of the kid's helmet. The poor ball boy is greeted by thousands of amused fans at Chase Field as he trots out to give the home...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Canada, Mexico engage in brawl during WBC

Things turned violent in the ninth inning during Saturday's World Baseball Classic affair between Canada and Mexico.A benches clearing brawl broke out ofter Mexican pitcher Arnold Leon pegged Canadian Rene Tosoni in the back, just moments after the home umpire had issued a warning to both dugouts about intentionally throwing at hitters.As you can see, mayhem breaks out after...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Displeased fan throws bottle on court, gets ejected

A visiting N.C. State fan didn't care much for the ACC officiating on Saturday.The Wolfpack paid a visit to Florida State for their regular season finale and trailed by just two with a little over a minute to go in the game.Following an N.C. State turnover on a traveling call, the fan displayed his displeasure by tossing a water bottle in the direction of the referee, who made...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: NASCAR car dons pirate theme exterior to help lure sponsors

NASCAR drvier Scott Speed and his crew faced a dilemma following the Daytona 500.The No. 95 Leavine Family Racing car found itself without any sponsors. Thus, the crew was left to find an interesting way to acquire funding elsewhere.So, Speed came up with an idea of turning the exterior of the car into a mix between a pirate ship and an old Jolly Roger F-14 fighter jet.After getting...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss
PLAYING GOLF

Jim Boeheim hints at retirement

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim seemed to hint at retirement following his team's loss to Georgetown. See what the 'Cuse coach said.

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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Ray Lewis selling Florida mansion for $5 million

Ray Lewis made a good chunk of change during his 17-year NFL career.Now, the recently retired Baltimore Raven and reigning Super Bowl champion is selling his West Palm Beach, Fla. mansion for a cool $5 million.The immaculate residence consists of 6,700 square feet of oceanfront property. It boasts seven bedrooms nine bathrooms, an elevator, a five-car garage, and two elephant statues...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals reliever Marc Rzepcyznki suffers freak eye injury while golfing

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Marc Rzepczynski was scheduled to pitch Saturday against the Miami Marlins, but he won't be able to after suffering a freak eye injury during a round of golf FridayRzepcynski's injury was sustained when he took a swing and launched something that got lodged into his eye. An acorn, rock, or some other form of projectile is suspected to...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton busts windshield of Diamondbacks employee, then autographs it

On Wednesday, Alex Kim parked his car at the Arizona Diamondbacks spring facility in Scottsdale to work a season ticket holder event.However, he was greeted with an unpleasant surprise when he returned later in the day. Kim discovered that his windshield had been smashed on the driver's side, courtesy of a long homer hit by Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew McCutchen steps behind camera for spring training game

Your browser does not support iframes.Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen is really good at baseball. He can hit, he can throw, he can catch, and he can run. In fact, you might even say McCutchen can do it all on the diamond.But on Friday, he tried his hand at working a video camera.The All-Star wasn't in the lineup for his team's game against the Baltimore...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss
WHO NEEDS EHARMONY?

Report: Coach suspended for bizarre reason

Recently hired high school softball coach Troy Hennum has been suspended for allegedly enlisting the help of players in his efforts to meet women.

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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick gets knocked to the ground by rock

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has been hit with plenty of criticism over the past few years. But what hit her Thursday night may be a first.According to the USA TODAY, Patrick was struck in the head by a flying rock while attending a dirt race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The force was so great that it even sent the diminutive driver to the ground."I feel like I have a concussion...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron reportedly played with broken ribs during final half of Alabama's title run

Quarterback AJ McCarron led the Alabama Crimson Tide to a second straight national championship this past season. And he reportedly did so playing the final six games with injured ribs.McCarron said he suffered the injury while being sacked during an Oct. 27 game against Mississippi State. He was forced to limit his throwing in practice from that point forward due to significant...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State football coach rips into kicker after asking for a water break

People in Columbus take their spring football very seriously. Supporting evidence can be seen near the end of the video clip above.Ohio State special teams coordinator Kerry Coombs pulled out his best Coach Boone impersonation during the Buckeyes' first spring practice Tuesday.During warmups, Coombs ripped  into one of the team's kickers after asking for a water break....
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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