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Donald Sterling's son-in-law latest to lash out at Sterling over racist comments

Donald Sterling's son-in-law is the latest to come out and voice his support against the deeply maligned Clippers owner.Eric Miller, Director of Basketball Operations for the Clippers, recently told TMZ Sports that his father-in-law is ignorant and racist, adding that he doesn't care if standing up against racism might ultimately cost him his job."I find the statements and representations...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Racism is the true enemy

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has taken a different approach to opining his thoughts about racist comments attributed to Clippers owner Donald Sterling.Abdul-Jabbar made these thoughts known in a column written for Time.com in which he argues that the greatest enemy in this whole situation is racism itself.Make no mistake: Donald Sterling is the villain of this story. But he’s...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Village People lead singer bans Clippers from playing 'YMCA' song

Don't expect the timeless musical hit "YMCA" to be playing during a Los Angeles Clippers home game anytime soon because the lead singer of the Village People has banned the Clippers from using it.Victor Willis is the front man for the group and is so outraged by Donald Sterling's racist remarks that he is going to great lengths to ensure the Clippers don't use his song.Willis took...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Major corporate sponsors pulling support of Clippers amid controversy

The fallout from Donald Sterling's racist comments caught on tape is beginning to take a toll on more than his personal reputation.According to BuzzFeed, several corporate sponsors are pulling their support of the Los Angeles Clippers effectively immediately. These sponsors include CarMax, Southern California-based performance water brand, AQUAhydrate, Kia, and Virgin America. Meanwhile...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: College softball game features tremendous act of sportsmanship

One of the more incredible displays of sportsmanship took place during a recent softball game between Eckerd College and Florida Southern College.With two outs in the top of the seventh inning, Eckerd sophomore Kara Oberer stepped to the plate and subsequently delivered a three-run home run off Florida Southern senior pitcher Chelsea Oglevie. However, Oberer was unable to round the...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Trump says Donald Sterling was 'set up' by girlfriend

On Monday, Donald Trump made an appearance on Fox and Friends to give his thoughts on the controversy swirling around racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.You can hear the audio of Trump's remarks in the video above. However, if you want the short version, Trump essentially called Sterling's views "despicable" and predicts that Sterling will be "expelled...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets protest New York Post after Bartolo Colon fat joke

Share this image:The New York Mets did not take kindly to jokes made by New York Post writer Mike Puma about Bartolo Colon's weight following the pitcher's win over the Cardinals on Thursday.The newspaper highlighted the game with a headline that read, "Lardball," and Puma opened his game recap with the following sentence:If the umpires searched Bartolo Colon’s neck for a foreign...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: President Obama weighs in on Donald Sterling comments

Although President Obama is currently overseas in Malaysia, he took time during a press conference on Sunday to address the controversy surrounding the alleged audio clip of Donald Sterling making racist remarks.In case you missed it, the Los Angeles Clippers owner is under fire after TMZ Sports obtained audio of him condemning African Americans during a conversation with his girlfriend...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio: Clippers owner caught on tape making extremely racist comments

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.People aren't likely to forget what Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling said in the audio clip above.In the clip, obtained by TMZ Sports, Sterling makes a rash of racist comments to his girlfriend, who is ironically mixed between black and Hispanic.The audio stems from an argument on April 9 after she posted a photo on Instagram...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State quarterback requires surgery after injuring himself moving a couch

Moving a couch has never been more dangerous than it was for Colorado State Rams quarterback Garrett Grayson on Friday.Apparently, the signal caller suffered a freak injury while hoisting the piece of furniture in the air. The injury is so severe that it will require Grayson to undergo surgery.From the Denver Post:Garrett injured his clavicle this morning while moving a couch,...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Impatient dad pushes poor kid on skateboard down halfpipe

And the winner for "Worst Dad of the Year" may go to this guy.Apparently, pops grew a little too impatient about his son's hesitance to ride down a halfpipe on his skateboard. Any one who has ever been a kid before (all of us) knows how scary such things can be. So the son showing caution and concern before proceeding is pretty normal.But his father wasn't having any of it and decided...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Indiana basketball players arrested for having false identification cards

A pair of Indiana Hoosiers were arrested early Friday morning near a nightclub in downtown Bloomington and were charged with minor consumption of an alcoholic beverage and possession of false identification.Guards Yogi Ferrell and Stanford Robinson were slapped with handcuffs outside Kilroy's Sports Bar around 1 a.m. when both attempted to enter the establishment using fake I.D....
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch a baseball get crushed by 100,000 pounds of pressure

We've all seen our fair share of baseballs getting crushed over the years. But it's safe to assume none of us has seen anything quite like this.Seen here is a baseball getting smashed by 100,000 pounds of pressure because, well, it's just awesome. The end result is a confetti-like mix of cork, yarn, rubber and leather.Again, it's pretty freaking awesome.Via For the Win
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Troy Vincent: I played with six openly gay players

There has yet to be an openly gay individual to play in the NFL. However, according to former defensive back Troy Vincent, there have been plenty to compete in the league over the years.While speaking to a group of sports editors in an annual conference, Vincent, who now holds the title of senior Vice President of player engagement, revealed that gay players competing in the NFL...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada man suing Seahawks for barring him from buying playoff tickets

The Seattle Seahawks are facing a $40 million lawsuit from a man who is still pretty upset that the team didn't allow him to purchase tickets to last year's NFC playoffs.According to the suit, John E. Williams III is suing the Seahawks over not letting him purchase tickets to the 49ers playoff game because he lives in Nevada.Seattle's own website clearly stated that tickets were...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Young Nationals fan pulls out her own tooth during game

We can't often pick the times we lose our teeth as kids. These baby teeth pretty much come and go as they please in order to make room for the adult ones.For this young Washington Nationals fan, today marked a glorious day in her development, because she removed one of her baby teeth on her own. Oh, and all the while watching her hometown Nats host the San Diego Padres. Good times...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs throw away 400-pound cake made for Wrigley's 100th

The Cubs did the most Cubs thing ever with their 400-pound cake.On Tuesday, the Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in part by putting a giant replica cake of the historic stadium on display. It was a grand gesture and certainly one that deserved eating.Unfortunately, this photo taken by a Reddit user charged with disposing of the cake shows what was left of it...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Herschel Walker: I could still play in the NFL

At 52-years-old, Herschel Walker is far from what most would consider a decent age to play professional football. However, the former Heisman winner believes he could still put on the pads and hang with the best of 'em these days.“I can play in the NFL today,” Walker insisted to USA TODAY Sports. “I couldn’t take every snap. But running backs nowadays don’t play every down...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Auburn's Gus Malzahn call a game of 'hurry-up' bingo at nursing home

Under the guidance of head coach Gus Malzahn, the Auburn Tigers have developed a reputation of going very fast. On Wednesday, Malzahn volunteered at the Oak Park Nursing Home to speed up activities in this establishment as well.Seen here is Malzahn leading a game of "hurry-up, no-huddle bingo" with the residents of the nursing home. It was part of Auburn's annual community service...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Noah sued former shoe sponsor for messing up feet

Joakim Noah has sued former shoe sponsor Le Coq Sportif for making shoes that may have damaged his feet and for screwing him out of more than $1.65 million.According to a report by TMZ Sports, Noah filed a lawsuit against the French company in a Washington D.C. court in November, alleging that Le Coq Sportif inked him to a 6-year, $6 million deal in 2007, but failed to completely...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Roy Hibbert put up for sale on fake Amazon listing

Times are tough for Roy Hibbert and his Indiana Pacers.After beginning the regular season hot as a pistol, the Pacers have lost their groove lately and part of this because Hibbert's production has gone way down. For example, the big man scored just eight points and tallied no blocks in Indiana's Game 1 loss at home to the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks.Now, the folks at Page Q Sports...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Drake uses a lint roller on his pants while watching game courtside

Toronto native and unofficial Raptors ambassador Drake was sitting courtside for Game 2 between the Nets and Raptors Tuesday night when he was spotted pulling out a lint roller to clean up his black slacks.This either means Drake brought a lint roller into the basketball arena or he bought one once inside. I'm going to venture to guess the former on this one.Anyways, this shenanigan...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New site gives fans the chance to score tickets at great prices

There's nothing quite like attending a professional sporting event. However, the cost associated with seeing a live sporting event in-person often prohibits those wanting to go from actually going.One way to decrease the price of attending a game is getting free tickets. Unfortunately, obtaining such in this manner is easier said than done. Another option is to try your hand in getting...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech allowing fans to choose how to cut outfield grass

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are giving the power of the lawn mower to their fans ahead of an upcoming conference clash against the Virginia Tech Hokies.From May 2-4, Georgia Tech will play host to the Hokies on the baseball diamond. And the Jackets are letting fans decide how the outfield grass will be mowed for that series based on responses they receive through social media...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former boxing champ arrested for battery after victim allegedly made gay advances

On Friday, former professional boxing champion Kassim Ouma was arrested in Los Angeles on battery charges for allegedly beating a man who made gay advances toward him. This is according to a report by TMZ Sports.According to the report, Ouma was spending time in Hollywood early Friday when he met the man and eventually invited the individual over to his house for a drink. This is...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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