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Tyler Seguin's game-used cup for sale on eBay

Is anyone in the market for a game-used cup by Tyler Seguin?If so, this strange "collectible" could be all yours for a cool price of $250, assuming you take advantage and buy the item from eBay.Apparently, the cup was worn when Seguin played for the Boston Bruins. He now suits up and plays hockey for the Dallas Stars.Here are some more details on the one-of-a-kind piece:Up for sale...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge: Jadeveon Clowney is 'not a very good football player'

Despite being projected by some as the top player taken in the upcoming NFL Draft, football analyst Merril Hoge doesn't believe Jadeveon Clowney is a good football player.You can see and hear Hoge make such comments in his appearance on SportsCenter from Monday. Aside from calling the former South Carolina standout "not a very good football player," Hoge also went on the record as...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland police department jabs Rockets with clever tweet

We don't normally endorse theft, but stealing 1 from the @HoustonRockets is just fine with us @trailblazers #RipCity #PORvsHOU #NBAPlayoffs— Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) April 21, 2014The best NBA postseason series thus far in terms of Twitter might just be the matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets.After Portland escaped with a 122-120 victory at Houston...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Little league player crushes home run on intentional walk attempt

This is a fine example of how not to intentionally walk someone.The scene unfolded during a recent youth baseball game where the opposing pitcher tried to do the sensible thing by giving a free pass to the other team's slugger. As you can see, the first two pitches go as planned as they sail far and wide outside the strike zone. However, the pitcher wasn't so lucky on his third pitch...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Oh, just Mark Mangino posing with an Easter bunny

Mark Mangino appears to have had a fantastic Easter holiday.Seen here is the Iowa State Cyclones offensive coordinator posing for a picture with none other than the famed Easter Bunny.This photo is either really humorous or really terrifying depending on who you ask.Via Extra Mustard
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets troll Robin Lopez with tweet about his hairstyle

The official Twitter account of the Houston Rockets decided to poke fun at Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez on Sunday.The tweet came after Lopez was smacked with a technical foul for arguing with the referees. To add insult to injury, the Rockets then tweeted out a photo comparing Lopez's large head of hair to Sideshow Bob from The Simpsons laughing maniacally.Portland got...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sitcom planning tribute episode to Ultimate Warrior

The creator behind the ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs" is planning to dedicate an upcoming episode to the Ultimate Warrior after learning of his childhood hero's death.Creator Adam Goldberg desperately wanted to pay tribute to the Ultimate Warrior and thought producing a 1980s wrestling themed episode would do just the trick."With the help of fans on Twitter, I was able to get in touch...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nationals game program cover lauds Bryce Harper's hustle

In case you missed it, Bryce Harper was benched by Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams on Saturday for perceived lack of hustle while running out a groundball.Ironically, the program cover for Saturday just so happened to laud Bryce Harper's knack for hustling with a headline that reads, "nothing but hustle." If that isn't irony I don't know what is.In fairness to Harper,...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Squirrel interrupts Phillies-Rockies game

Your browser does not support iframes.Fans who spent Saturday evening at Coors Field came to watch their hometown Rockies take on the Phillies. However, they were also treated to some in-game entertainment by a rogue squirrel.The furry creature made its appearance during the bottom of the third inning when it scurried around the playing field with unprecedented energy.So cute.
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Packers fan has awesome mailbox

There's a very slim chance that your mailbox is as cool as this one.Seen here is a creatively designed mailbox by an individual who clearly loves the Green Bay Packers.The custom 'box features a mini goalpost and green and yellow decor.Word on the street is that this is their mailman's favorite house to deliver to.Via @darrenrovell
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Is this swing by Billy Hamilton one of the worst in history?

Your browser does not support iframes.Billy Hamilton is arguably the fastest player in the major leagues. But the youngster is still learning the ropes at the plate as evidenced by his .176 batting average and .222 on-base percentage.On Friday, the rookie went down on strikes against Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija in the top of the first inning. And the swing Hamilton took on strike...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Rays fan takes a tumble onto the field going for foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Last night, an ambitious Rays fan went all out to retrieve a foul ball struck during the game between Tampa Bay and New York.It took a tumble over the railing and a short crawl along the third base foul line for the fan to finally secure the baseball.However, the fact that the fan went to great lengths to get the ball cost him the ability to...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: 'Toronto Sun' trolls Brooklyn Nets hard

The Toronto Sun didn't hold anything back for its front page coverage of the Raptors-Nets series beginning this weekend.As you can see, the newspaper takes a shot at Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce for their ripe old age, essentially calling the whole Nets roster "Dinosaurs."Oh, there's even this punch line, "Garnett & Pierce are so old the Raptor had to ask his dad...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson fan pulls prank on South Carolina field

For the second time in as many years, a mischievous vandal (or vandals) has snuck into the premises of South Carolina's football facilities and left their mark. Namely, the paw print logo of the Clemson Tigers.Gamecocks strength coach Joe Connolly tweeted out the visual evidence on Friday. Make not mistake about it. That's a Clemson-inspired paw print.While the Tigers may be winning...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Columbus Zoo hangs Blue Jackets banner over penguins exhibit

In support of the Columbus Blue Jackets squaring off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL playoffs, the Columbus Zoo did something that is likely to irk one of its species in captivity.As you can tell, the zoo decided to show their support by hanging a Blue Jackets flag over the Penguins exhibit. Poor penguins. They don't deserve to be in the crossfire in this sports matter...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Navy baseball players lip-sync perfect rendition of 'Frozen' song

There are plenty of renditions of Frozen songs floating around the internet. But I opine that this one by a pair of Navy Midshipmen baseball players ranks among the best.Check it out as the pair perfectly lip-sync "Love is an Open Door" to win the hearts of countless Americans. These guys are so good that it's impossible to think they didn't practice long and hard before filming...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: French soccer player threatening lawsuit over Burger King ad

Professional French soccer player Andre-Pierre Gignac is reportedly threatening to sue fast food giant Burger King for what he believes to be an offensive and deregatory advertisement.For those of you who might be unaware, Gignac is not the slimmest player in the sport, and is often the target of unsavory chants from opposing fans about his weight.In an attempt to capitalize on this...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky police searching for bank robbery suspect with giant 'UK' back tattoo

It's been nearly two weeks since the Kentucky Wildcats fell to the Connecticut Huskies in the national championship game. But at least one Kentucky fan is still taking the defeat pretty hard.This is because police in Ludlow, Ky. are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery whose distinguishing mark might just be the giant "I Bleed Blue" tattoo inked on his back.So, residents of the...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Emmert: Shabazz Napier's 'starving' comment did not influence NCAA's new food policy

Despite evidence to the contrary, NCAA president Mark Emmert went on the record Friday morning to say that recent comments made by Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier did not influence the NCAA's new ruling to now allow unlimited food and snacks to student athletes.Napier made headlines in the days leading up to the men's national title game when he told reporters he often goes to bed...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Pro golfer leaps into lake after getting stung 20 times by hornets

Friday's second round at the Malaysian Open was an eventful one for Spain's Palo Larrazabal.This is because the Euro Tour golfer was attacked by hornets and was stung 20 times before escaping to safety into a lake.“They were three times the size of bees," he said. "They were huge and like 30 or 40 of them started to attack me big time. My caddie told me to run, so I start running...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Eric Wood receives very strange autograph request

There's been some weird autograph requests over the years. Very weird. But the request Eric Wood recently received from a Bills fan in Ohio might just top them all.Yes, the picture above pretty much says it all. What you see is a signed jockstrap. Wood called it "the weirdest autograph request I've got."Here's what else Wood had to say about it:For all those asking 1) the jock was...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league team invites fans to see, eat huge cupcake mural

Thursday evening was a sweet night to attend the minor league baseball game between the Reno Aces and Las Vegas 51s.Why? Well, because the Aces were offering fans the chance to see and then eat the giant cupcake mural shown above.No word on whether there was a limit to the number of cupcakes per person.Via Twitter
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Read a note Jackie Robinson penned about breaking color barrier

Earlier this week, Major League Baseball honored the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier.There was also another Robinson-related occurrence that happened earlier this week: A note written by Robinson discussing the importance of smashing the color barrier sold for an astounding $13,021 at an auction.The note, auctioned off by RR Auction in Boston, was written...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Beverley has interesting pre-game routine

Everyone has their own way of warming up before a game. But the routine employed by Patrick Beverley is sort of of mind-boggling.Seen here is the Houston Rockets guard dribbling a basketball between his legs while catching and tossing a tennis ball simultaneously.If the NBA ever implements tennis balls into games, I know who I want on my team.Via For the Win
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Rome still raking in cash from 'Space Jam' cameo

Jim Rome's role in the epic basketball film Space Jam lasted less than a minute. However, the sports broadcaster continues to rake in the dough nearly two decades after the film was released.Rome shared this knowledge with us via Twitter late Wednesday:Space Jam! Bam! 5 more bucks to Van Smack.— Jim Rome (@jimrome) April 17, 2014Space Jam. I ain't playin. pic.twitter.com/f8FGfZaJIx—...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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