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Bible containing 31 signatures from 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates discovered in Sacramento

A Bible signed by 30 players from the 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates, and manager Fred Haney, was recently discovered in California.The historic book was among the many items donated to the Friends of the Sacramento Public Library last year. However, it took until one week ago for Joanne Murphy, a book repairer, to open it up and peek inside.The first page of the Bible included 31 different...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss
HE'S A BELIEBER

Redick takes wife to Bieber concert

Orlando Magic guard JJ Redick spent the night at a Justin Bieber concert, but don't worry -- he went to the concert for his wife.

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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier gives reporters $100 for answering trivia question

South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier held a makeshift meeting with reporters on Saturday. It came in the tunnel at Colonial Life Arena during halftime of the basketball game between South Carolina and Arkansas. He shared some news, nuggets, and tidbits on the football program. Oh, and a trivia question as well!From The Post & Courier:“I came across a certain statistical...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video; Halldor Helgason suffers concussion after huge crash in Winter X Games

One snowboarder took quite a tumble during Friday's Big Air final in the 2013 Winter X Games.Iceland's Halldor Helgason sustained a concussion after this nasty crash. The 22-year-old failed in his attempt to complete a triple backflip on an 80-foot jump in the Big Air challenge, which sent him slamming into the snow and hitting his head on the ice.The good news is that Helgason...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Miami Heat fan gets tackled by LeBron James after hitting half-court shot

What a glorious night it was for one Miami Heat fan in particular on Friday.Not only did he get to witness his team clobber the visiting Detroit Pistons, 110-88. But he also won $75,000 after sinking a half-court heave via hook shot.Oh, and the lucky guy was also joined in celebration by LeBron James, who virtually tackled the guy immediately after the fan drilled the impossible...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Fake Manti Te'o stars in fake eHarmony promo

It was only a matter of time before a fake online dating commercial featuring Manti Te'o popped up. Well, here it is, courtesy of the fine folks over at Funny or Die.Seen here is Te'o oozing over his wonderful relationship with girlfriend Lennay Kekua. In real life, the two met on Twitter. But in this version of the story, the happy couple met up on eHarmony. Hey, why not...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals set to introduce fifth member to Presidents' Race

On Saturday, the Washington Nationals will officially introduce William Howard Taft, our country's 27th President, as the fifth member of their infamous Presidents' Race.He will join George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt in the exclusive fleet-footed club.The Nationals considered many presidential options, but Taft made the most sense...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NFL kicker charged with running a Ponzi scheme, again

Former NFL placekicker Russell Erxleben was arrested on Thursday and charged with operating an illegal investment fund. The 56-year old is charged with running a Ponzi scheme which netted over $2 million.From the Associated Press:According to a federal indictment, the 56-year-old Erxleben scammed investors from 2005 to 2009 with fraudulent deals that promoted dealing in post-World...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Man alleged in Manti Te'o hoax to appear on Dr. Phil in first on-camera inverview

Move over, Oprah Winfrey. Dr. Phil has secured the first on-camera interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, according to TMZ. Tuiasosopo is the man allegedly behind the fake girlfriend hoax of Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o.Te'o recently went on Katie Couric's daytime television show to share his story on the bizarre scandal. Now, Tuiasosopo will reportedly share his...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss
THE NAME GAME

Team named Pelicans in a pickle?

Now that the NBA team in New Orleans also is called the Pelicans, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a minor league baseball team, is contemplating a re-branding.

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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Blake Griffin ***** back and throws down one-handed dunk

The Phoenix Suns scored a home victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night by a tally of 93-88.However, Blake Griffin provided this highlight reel slam midway through the second quarter when he took a pass and then proceeded to throw down a powerful one-handed dunk.Griffin finished with 12 points and eight rebounds in the losing cause. The loss drops the Clippers to 32...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sign a petition on the White House website to help make Monday after Super Bowl a national holiday

Taxes, education, and other serious issues usually occupy the White House website. But a new one has emerged that may raise the attention (and support) of many red-blooded Americans. This is because there is a petition on the site which pushes for the government to declare the Monday after the Super Bowl as a national holiday.Here's how the petition information reads:In 2012...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Johnny Manziel stars in trick shot compilation with Dude Perfect

Heisman winner Johnny Manziel has been making the rounds this offseason. He has been seen at various NBA basketball games, in a casino, and on a couple of late night talk shows. Now, the Texas A&M quarterback is starring in a trick shot compilation with the guys known as Dude Perfect.They recreate the world's longest basketball shot and throw the pigskin around, among other...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss
TAKING THE HIGH ROAD

Cameron happy Ravens fired him?

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron had the following to say about the decision to fire him in December "It was a brilliant move." 

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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick and fellow driver dating?

Less than a month from filing divorce paperwork, has Danica Patrick already found her a new squeeze?Fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. fielded questions from the media on Thursday as part of the Roush Fenway Racing stop on a preseason tour. Most of those questions involved the possibility that he and Patrick are dating.When he was asked whether or not he could confirm the rumor...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cedric Benson allegedly allowed his dogs to run loose and attack livestock

Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson is set to appear in court next month after neighbors claimed his dogs viciously attacked their baby livestock.The 30-year old Benson is also due in court for an unrelated incident involving speeding and driving without a license.Charges filed by his neighbors allege that Benson's two Rottweilers bit 17 calves at their Manitowoc County...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Baby boy crushes golf balls better than a young Tiger Woods

The next golf prodigy has been discovered thanks to YouTube.Seen here is a 17-month old baby crushing plastic golf balls with his plastic club. His hand-eye coordination is absolutely incredible. And he is already a few months ahead of where Tiger Woods was at this age. We know how his professional golf career has turned out.Could this little guy be the next star? Look at, Rory McIlroy...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tuiasosopo was the voice of Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend

Things just keep getting worse for Te'oAs if the Manti Te'o situation wasn't already bizarre enough, a new twist has emerged stemming from Te'o's taped interview Katie Couric. The full interview is set to air Thursday.Milton Grimes, the lawyer for alleged hoax mastermind Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, told the The Daily News that the voice of who impersonated fake girlfriend...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick has applied for trademark for signature pose

'San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has burst onto the NFL scene to help lead his team to a berth in the Super Bowl. But that isn't the only thing he has been up to lately. On Jan. 14, he reportedly filed for a trade to his signature pose with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.The colorful Kaepernick has created an internet craze called "Kaepernicking...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Delmon Young will receive $600,000 from Phillies if he can drop some pounds

It isn't unusual for players to have odd incentives sprinkled into their contracts. Some of these include performance-based goals. Others may include things such as loyalty, staying out of trouble, etc. But what about a $600,000 incentive for losing weight?This is precisely one of the incentives included in the contract of new Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Delmon Young. Philly...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Joba Chamberlain says Kevin Youkilis still hasn't returned call

Could Kevin Youkilis still be holding an old grudge toward new teammate Joba Chamberlain?In December, Youkilis signed with the rival Yankees after spending nearly a decade with the rival Red Sox. The move was certainly a bit of a surprise to the baseball community, but the 33-year old was welcomed to New York with open arms, nevertheless.One of the Yankees who attempted to reach...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Chelsea's Eden Hazard gets sent off after kicking ballboy in ribs

Here is a prime candidate for bush league play of the week.Seen here is Chelsea's Eden Hazard delivering a swift kick to a helpless ball boy during his team's match against Swansea on Wednesday. Hazard was sent packing after receiving a red card for the ridiculous gesture.The play occurred during the 80th minute of play.The Belgian appeared to be upset with the ballboy delaying...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Teens accused of writing racial slurs on home of college coach must meet with him

On Tuesday, a pair of teens were ordered to meet Louis Orr, men's basketball coach at Bowling Green State University, for allegedly drawing a swastika and writing the words "white power" in chalk at the coach's home.Wood County Juvenile Court Judge David Woessner summoned Orr to meet with the teens per the request of the prosecutor's office. The outcome of the...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NFLer Elvis Patterson arrested for DWI

Former NFL defensive back Elvis Patterson was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on Sunday.The 52-year old was booked into Douglas County Jail on multiple charges including driving with a suspended license, DWI, and refusing to take a breathalyzer test. He has since been released on a $1,500 bond.Patterson was also arrested on similar charges in 2011, but his DUI...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

Cowboys DT arrested for DWI

Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested on suspicion of DWI and charged with the offense. He reportedly crashed into an 18-wheeler.

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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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