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High schooler loses award because of obscene tweet

A high school basketball player in New Hampshire was stripped of his Player of the Year award recently after idiotically sending out an ill-advised tweet trashing an opponent.Pat Welch of Pembroke Academy is the guilty party after sending out this tweet (seen above) on March 15 after scoring 15 points to guide his school to a second straight state title.It didn't take long for Welch...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: 'Jeopardy' contestants have disgraceful lack of knowledge about college football

You don't make it on to Jeopardy! without knowing a little bit about everything.With that being said, the three contestants featured in this particular episode apparently know nothing about college football (save from maybe Amy).Have a look as the group gets stumped on inquiries about college football. Ohio State, Michigan, and Texas fans have to be shaking their heads after seeing...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach calls Johnny Manziel's pro day a 'sideshow'

Most people who witnessed Johnny Manziel perform at his recent pro day came away extremely impressed with the former Texas A&M signal caller.However, as always, there were a few critics in the bunch as well. One critic in particular is Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer.Simply put, Zimmer though Manziel's workout was too "choreographed" and placed way too much empasis on...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Steve Mariucci shares vintage picture of Tom Izzo from 1977

Tom Izzo & I at the Grand Canyon on a cross-country roadtrip post college grad 1977 #TBT How's that #MarchMadness! pic.twitter.com/bXQv8DLAvk— Steve Mariucci (@SteveMariucci) March 27, 2014So, here's a nearly 40-year-old picture of Tom Izzo posing alongside NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci at the Grand Canyon.The two have apparently been best friends since high school where...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Barkley makes everyone bust out laughing with dig at Shaq

In case you missed it, Charles Barkley provided some comedic entertainment during halftime of the Florida-UCLA game Thursday night by taking a few good-natured digs at Shaquille O'Neal and Boomer Esiason.Watch as Sir Charles propels his fellow panelists into hysterics after Shaq started it all with a tweet poking fun at Barkley's "tired belly."The jokes only flow naturally from there...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Paul George explodes out of bottle of Gatorade for slam

Paul George is looking mighty intense in this new television ad for Gatorade which shows the Indiana Pacers star exploding out of a battle for a slam dunk.The whole commercial only lasts for 15 seconds. But it's message is clear and powerful. Gatorade Fierce is the stuff you want to consume if you want to elevate your game.Yes, Paul George has officially arrived.Via For the Win
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominique Wilkins takes over spokesperson role formerly held by Paula Deen

NBA legend Dominique Wilkins is capitalizing on the misfortune of Paula Deen by taking over spokesperson duties formerly held by the celebrity chef personality.Last year, Novo Nordisk, a medication to help in the fight against diabetes, dumped Deen following her nonchalant use of the n-word. Now, the company has tabbed Wilkins, who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes over a decade...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: This Rockies bobble gnome of Sasquatch is scariest thing ever

On Sunday, June 8, the Colorado Rockies will be playing host to the division rival Dodgers at Coors Field.Do you want to know what else the Rockies are doing on this particular day? Apparently, they're going to give away 15,000 of the creepiest bobbleheads known to man.As you can see, these aren't your typical bobbleheads. No, these are garden gnomes made in the likeness of Sasquatch...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Fan takes a spill attempting to catch foul ball

Not everyone can be as graceful at fielding flyballs as the professionals.Exhibit A came earlier this week when this poor fella tried and failed to secure a foul ball hit down the third base line. As you can see, the guy was in perfect position to make the grab until a cruel twist of fate, okay maybe more like lack of balance, derailed his hopes of grabbing a souvenir.Hey, at least...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Old Dominion wide receiver charged with 'malicious wounding'

Old Dominion wide receiver Jakwail Bailey finds himself in deep trouble after he was arrested this week and subsequently charged with felonious malicious wounding.Bailey was suspended from the team by head coach Bobby Wilder on Wednesday for an unspecified violation of team rules. It now appears we know the precise explanation for his suspension.Here's the breakdown of the story...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Goalpost dunk ban receives Taiwanese animation treatment

Earlier this week, the NFL decided to put the stop sign on celebratory goalpost dunking after touchdowns.This news was generally received with disappointment and anger from some fans. Apparently, they claim the NFL is doing its best to change its name to the No Fun League.While some fans chose apathy with the ruling, infamous Taiwanese animators chose to have some fun with the situation...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant has very strict stipulations in Cowboys contract

Dez Bryant's contract with the Dallas Cowboys requires him to walk a straight and narrow line off the field. It's much straighter and narrower than the average professional football player has to walk too.Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas highlighted some of these strict stipulations for Bryant that have been in play since 2012. Here is a list of the more notable ones:A midnight curfew...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dwyane Wade laughs as Lance Stephenson is ejected for taunting

Lance Stephenson was shown the exit door during Wednesday night's game between the Heat and Pacers after banking in an acrobatic layup in the fourth quarter.The reason for ejection came when Stephenson bounced up off the floor and proceeded to try and taunt Dwyane Wade as he walked down to the other end of the floor. Wade simply responded with a smile and then jockeyed for the official...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Cowlishaw takes cheap shot at Kentucky Wildcats

The wrath of Big Blue Nation is about to engulf Dallas Morning News writer Tim Cowlishaw over the cheap shot he took at the Kentucky Wildcats on Wednesday.It came during an episode of ESPN's Around the Horn when Cowlishaw basically slammed the university for being sub-par in the education department.“What’s the difference between having a degree from Kentucky and almost having...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league manager makes bold guarantee about weather

Phil Nevin, manager of the Triple-A Reno Aces, has made a bold bet with fans.The former MLB slugger is guaranteeing the temperature will be 60 degrees or above on Opening Day (April 3) when his Aces host the El Paso Chihuahuas. If the temperature falls below 60 degrees, Nevin has promised to buy all fans in attendance a ticket to a future game."I'm really looking forward to heading...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Arian Foster a 'natural' in first movie role

Once Arian Foster's career in professional football is finished, the Houston Texan might just have a career waiting for him in Hollywood.According to TMZ Sports, Foster recently wrapped up his role in the upcoming movie "Draft Day," which is about an NFL general manager (played by Kevin Costner) vying to land the No. 1 pick, and by all accounts Foster nailed his part."Arian was very...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: White Sox to sell 3-pound banana split in helmet

Boy, do the Chicago White Sox have a treat for ice cream lovers or what?Fans who make their way inside U.S. Cellular Field this season will not only have the chance to watch the White Sox play baseball, they will also have the chance to purchase a banana split that weighs three pounds, which includes a mammoth 12 scoops of ice cream.For the low price of $17, this sweet treat can...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona bookstore apologizes for predicting team's loss in tournament

Contrary to evidence you may have found on the bookstore website of the Arizona Wildcats, the one-seeded squad is still very much alive in the NCAA Tournament. However, if you base your truth by this t-shirt they formerly had for sell, you would be led to believe Arizona was bounced in the Elite Eight.The description of the shirt reads as follows:“The Wildcats had an amazing season...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Vick giving up number out of respect to Geno Smith

Mike Vick has worn the No. 7 on his jersey from high school to college to the pros. It goes without saying, but the southpaw has become quite attached to the number.However, the quarterback said he won't start a tug-of-war with the Jets player already wearing it. Out of respect to Geno Smith, Vick says he's going to back off and simply pick another digit to don for the 2014 season...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph had perfectly timed videobomb of Joe Girardi

Get out your pencil and paper and take notes.Willie Randolph proceeded to show us all how videobombing is done Tuesday night when he strategically crept into the background of an interview featuring Joe Girardi.Poor Joe never saw it coming and neither did most of the viewers either.Well done, Willie.Via MLB Cut 4
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimmy Kimmel exploits people claiming to be college basketball fans

March Madness seems to be growing in popularity each and every year.For most, the NCAA Tournament is a chance to get behind the same cause everyone else is excited about. And then there are those that are actually true college basketball fans who love the tournament for what it is.Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel aimed to exploit these so-called bandwagon March Madness fans...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Terrell Owens says he would destroy Michael Jordan on basketball court

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.Despite being unemployed, Terrell Owens still hasn't lost his confidence.TMZ Sports obtained this video clip of the former NFL wide receiver shamelessly boasting about his basketball prowess on the video streaming app called "HangWith." Owens even went so far as saying he would crush 51-year-old Michael Jordan on the court."I'm...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Trey Burke: Fans who root for team to tank are 'selfish'

This year's draft class promises to be loaded with talent at the top and that naturally has many teams eyeing the potential for a high pick.While the NBA maintains that no team seriously loses on purpose in order to increase lottery pick odds, there are many who suspect they do, and select fans of these losing teams have actually come to embrace it.Let's just say Trey Burke isn't...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Adorable cat tries to play ping pong

This is what happens when an adorable cat gets involved with a ping pong game.Watch as this feline named "Oreo" does his best to keep pace with the back-and-forth game. Eventually, Oreo just settles for laying down next to the net.Hey, it's safe to say this cat performed much better than Garfield would have.Via For the Win
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State athletic director gets $18k bonus after wrestler wins title

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is over $18,000 richer this week after Buckeyes junior Logan Stieber claimed the title for his weight class at the NCAA wrestling championships on Saturday.The figure equates to one week of Smith's base salary. Meanwhile, Stieber receives nothing more than the pride of being a national champion for the third straight season.The bonus comes...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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