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Will Jets beat writer hitchhike after bad draft prediction?

The New York Jets had 12 picks in this year's NFL Draft. This includes whopping nine picks on Saturday alone.Beat writer Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News didn't believe the team would actually use all of its allotted picks. So, he sent out the following tweet proclaiming that he would hitchhike home if the Jets did in fact use all of them.Jets are scheduled for a league...
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May 11, 2014  |  1 Comment

Russ Smith's national championship jersey lost by FedEx

Russ Smith has a major beef with FedEx after the shipping giant allegedly threw away and lost the national championshp jersey he was presented with on Senior Night at the University of Louisville.The All-American and NBA hopeful took to Twitter Friday night to slam FedEx and to share his bad experience with others. Here's more on the story from WHAS 11:The framed jersey was shipping...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Giants fan snags Buster Posey's broken bat, flees stadium immediately

Your browser does not support iframes.On Friday, this San Francisco Giants fan wasted no time in running to safety after he snagged Buster Posey's bat in the stands following a fourth inning at-bat against the Dodgers.This was an unusual situation because bats that end up in the stands typically get there in one piece. Posey's bat was definitely not. But it didn't deter...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi donates baseball equipment to Jackson State following bus fire

Earlier this week, the Jackson State baseball team was dealt an unfortunate blow when most of its equipment and luggage was lost when their bus caught fire en route to a game in Alabama. Fortunately, nobody was injured. But it did leave Jackson State without some essential needs for baseball.Thankfully, the fine folks at Mississippi State have stepped in and volunteered to donate...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: LeBron James wears Johnny Manziel Browns jersey

We can add LeBron James to the list of people who are really excited to have Johnny Manziel with the Cleveland Browns.Seen here is James sporting a Manziel jersey as the Heat prepare to make their way to Brooklyn for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Note: Manziel will wear No. 2 with the Browns and not No. 1. But hey who's counting?Cleveland fans are hoping the arrival...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker pens goodbye, thank you letter to Duke fans

Jabari Parker's time as a Duke Blue Devil was short and sweet -- sort of like the program's run in the NCAA Tournament earlier this year. But I digress.With the spring semester in the books and with pre-draft camp looming, Parker uploaded a photo of an empty Cameron Indoor to his Instagram account on Thursday with an accompanying farewell letter to Duke fans. It reads as...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Deontay Wilder knocks out internet troll in real life

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.After taking years of harassment and verbal abuse from a wannabe fighter, undefeated heavyweight champion boxer Deontay Wilder finally got even this week when he beat the stuffing out of a real life internet troll.Charlie Zelenoff was the man who received punishment from Wilder after TMZ Sports reports that Zelenoff has been trolling...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Michael Sam explains how he wants to be judged in new Visa commercial

Will Michael Sam become the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL?We will know the answer to this question by the end of the weekend. In the meantime, the former Missouri standout has a message he wants people to know. And he unveiled it during a new commercial spot for Visa.In the commercial, Sam explains how he wants the world to judge him. Basically, he wants folks...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Subway makes bust of NFL draft hopeful Anthony Barr

Anthony Barr has a lot to be excited about these days. On Thursday, the former UCLA linebacker is expected to be picked among the top 15 selections in the NFL Draft. And as if that wasn't already enough, Subway has produced an edible sculpture in his likeness as well.Each year, Subway commissions a bust to be made in honor of their Famous Fan. This year's honoree was Barr...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Judd Apatow: LeBron James has accepted a role in new movie

We all know what LeBron James can do on the hardwood. But what about the big screen?We'll soon find out as director/producer Judd Apatow recently announced that James has accepted a role in an upcoming feature film called "Trainwreck."The film will also star Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Tilda Swinton and Method Man. Yes, that Method Man.Lebron James has joined the cast...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wes Welker allegedly fails to pay up to fan over horse name

Wes Welker won big during the Kentucky Derby last weekend after his horse, Undrafted, finished second in one of the races.Now, a fan has come forward claiming that Welker never paid up in a contest he held on Twitter in 2012 to name the racehorse. New Jersey resident Nick Boyle was promised a trip to a race to watch the horse run after Welker chose his name submission (Move the Chains...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Marlins ball boy dives into stands to catch foul ball

Somebody give this guy a contract.During the third inning of Wednesday's Marlins-Mets game, Ruben Tejada hit a shot foul down the third base line that appeared to be heading into the stands. The Marlins ball boy had other ideas and wound up making a catch worthy of YouTube and SportsCenter greatness. Well, he almost made the catch.The ball boy's name is Trevor Takasc and...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan considered himself a racist as a teenager

Racism in sports is a hot topic nowadays thanks to a certain someone who owns a certain NBA franchise. But now the player who many consider to be the greatest to ever play the sport has been tossed into the conversation as well.Michael Jordan is drawing headlines after ESPN.com referred to a biography in which Jordan essentially admits he was somewhat racist in his younger years...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan nearly beheaded by Steve Pearce's blazing foul ball

This fan is so incredibly lucky that it seems unreal.The brush with near decapitation came during Tuesday night's game between the Rays and Orioles at Tropicana Field when Baltimore's Steve Pearce yanked a pitch foul off into the front row of seats behind the third base dugout.As you can see, the smoking liner comes within inches of smacking the unsuspecting fan in the white...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Alex Smith urges crowd to boo him during commencement speech

Alex Smith is no stranger to adversity. He's also no stranger to criticism and jeers from unruly fans.He's come a long way since being the No. 1 pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. Injuries and poor performances haunted the beginning of his professional career before he finally got things on track a few seasons ago. Now, Smith is the undisputed starting quarterback for the Kansas...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Warriors make glaring mistake in email to season ticket holders

Contrary to an email sent out by the Golden State Warriors to season ticket holders, the team did not in fact beat the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 to move on to round two.The Warriors made the glaring mistake of saying the former is true when sending out this email to announce the firing of head coach Mark Jackson. As you can see, the subject line contains incorrect information...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Three Oregon basketball players sexually assaulted woman at party

                         Three Oregon Ducks basketball players are being held out of team activities following their involvement in a police report that alleges the trio sexually assaulted a woman at a party and then an apartment in March.Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin are the players named in the cringeworthy police report that is full of graphic details...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers settle $5 million class action lawsuit with cheap tickets

The Los Angeles Clippers have settled a $5 million class action lawsuit by simply handing out cheap tickets in the worst seating area of the arena.The franchise was sued by Ari Friedman who claimed that the Clippers spammed his cell phone with messages after he participated in an interactive text message game during a game at the Staples Center last year. Friedman demanded $5 million...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Peyton Manning trolls Roger Goodell on Letterman

Peyton Manning took some time out of his offseason to make an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman last night.The duo talked about a number of things, but perhaps the most interesting topic they covered from a fans' perspective is Manning's pre-snap calls. You may remember the term "Omaha!" going viral last season in tribute to Manning's propensity...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Youth baseball coach bans player for having long hair

Post by Kimberley Jorgenson.Being clean cut used to be the norm in baseball. But modern society has relaxed its stance on this issue. Well, with the exception of this youth baseball coach from Canada.Seen here is an Alberta community coach getting into a rather awkward and intense argument with a mother to explain why her teenage son cannot play on his team. Apparently, the kid&...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New Texas defensive coordinator causes stir with tweet about Johnny Manziel

New Texas Longhorns defensive coordinator Vance Bedford is taking some heat from Texas A&M fans after a tweet he sent last Sunday night about former Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel.The aforementioned tweet can be seen below:Manziel is a top 10 pick by the scouts. I wish him the best. He played backyard ball for 3 years. Now he will have to learn how to be a Qb— Vance Bedford...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals set to offer private suite for peanut allergy sufferers

Peanuts have been a staple at baseball games since the sport was created. This is fantastic for folks who love peanuts, but possibly deadly for those who have an allergy to them.Beginning May 28, the Kansas City Royals are taking steps toward mitigating the risks involved with peanut allergy sufferers attending games at Kauffman Stadium. This will be done by offering a private suite...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: John Daly sports Hooters pants at tournament

Hooters was given some (presumably) free marketing on Sunday as the always colorful John Daly rocked a pair of pants with the restaurant chain's logo on them. The proof is in the photo seen above.Daly might want to consider burning the pants though. He finished dead last in the tournament after shooting a whopping 48 on the front nine on Sunday.He missed tying for second-to-last...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baby on the horizon for Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy?

Both Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki have enjoyed extremely successful careers in their respective sports at a young age. And it's expected that the engaged couple continue their success in the future as well.However, in a recent interview with Lime magazine, Wozniacki hinted at the possibility that a baby could be on the horizon for her and McIlroy in the not-so-distant...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Saturday Night Live does its take on Donald Sterling controversy

It was only a matter of time before Saturday Night Live took a stab at the whirlwind controversy surrounding the recently outlawed Donald Sterling.The show opened its episode last night by doing a mock press conference featuring NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Sterling. The situation involving the maligned Clippers owner is anything but funny. However, SNL always finds a way to...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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