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Video: Jaguars mascot belly flops into stadium cabana pool

If this video of Jackonsville Jaguars mascot Jaxson de Ville is any indication of how the team's season will go, Jaguars fans are in for an awesome ride.Watch as the furry cheerleader executed a perfectly timed belly flop into a cabana pool to the tune of Turn Down for What.Largest scoreboards in the world? Check. Stadium cabana pools? Check. Crazy fun mascot? Check. Let the good...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Bo Pelini poses with baby Cornhuskers fan

This photo of Bo Pelini posing with an adorable baby dressed as a Cornhusker might be the early favorite for college football photo of the year.It took place Friday at Memorial Stadium during Nebraska's annual Fan Day which gives fans the opportunity to meet players and coaches and get autographs.Said the mother of the child who took the picture and posted it to Twitter: "I will...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: McKayla Maroney throws out acrobatic pitch at White Sox game

And the most athletic first pitch thrown at a baseball game this season now belongs to Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney.Watch as the 18-year-old acrobatically wheels and deals toward home plate before rifling the ceremonial pitch before the White Sox took on the Twins.Well done.Via For the Win
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wade: I knew LeBron was leaving before he told me

Perhaps it was his body language, overall demeanor, or intuition, but Dwyane Wade knew LeBron James was leaving Miami before James actually told him.Before James made his decision official, the two spent some time together in Las Vegas. And apparently James didn't exactly play his cards close to the vest.From the South Florida Sun Sentinel:“He called me the next day. But I knew...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nike didn't like Jimbo Fisher's son in Under Armour gear

Last November, Florida State beat rival Miami on the gridiron, which led to plenty of celebratory photos and videos after the game on the part of the Seminoles.One of the photos featured Jimbo Fisher's son Ethan, who is battling a rare blood disorder, jumping into his father's arms in pure joy. As happy as this moment was, it didn't sit well with everyone, mostly because Ethan was...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

On-deck circle used for Jeter's 3,000th hit sells at auction

How much is an on-deck circle worth that was used just prior to a player joining the exclusive 3,000 hit club? Apparently, the cost for such a historic item is valued at $16,730, which is the price the winning bidder paid at auction for it on Thursday.For the record, Derek Jeter recorded his 3,000th hit on July 9, 2011, when he blasted a home run off Tampa Bay ace David Price. Jeter...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Cubs, Rockies spell out team names using cups in dugout

Your browser does not support iframes.The Cubs and Rockies engaged in a battle both on and off the field Thursday.The whole ordeal began when the visiting Rockies marked their territory by spelling out "Rox" in the opposing dugout at Wrigley Field. In response, the Cubs quickly assembled their own team name made of cups in their own dugout.Hey, when you are in last place and own...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Orioles fan makes great barehanded grab with beer in other hand

Your browser does not support iframes.Somebody give this Baltimore Orioles fan a contract!Watch as the guy makes a great barehanded snag on a foul ball hit by Angels third basemen David Freese during the third inning of Thursday's game at Camden Yards.What is important to note is that no beer was spilled in the process as the fan makes the catch with the use of just one hand.Oh,...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Walmart builds fantastic Illinois football display

The Walmart in Champaign is gearing up for Illinois football.Check out this awesome soda display a local sports reporter snapped a photo of during a recent visit. As you can see, the Fighting Illini logo is alive and well among the boxes of pop.Of course, Walmart wasn't going to let this display stand without putting their own logo smack dab in the middle as well.Via For the Win
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics to hold Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt giveaway days after trade

Saturday may be a bit awkward for the Oakland Athletics.This is because the A's are planning to give away Yoenis Cespedes t-shirts to the first 10,000 fans through the turnstiles. This coming just after the club traded the Cuban native to the Boston Red Sox in the hours leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline.Every fan loves free stuff. But Saturday's giveaway (assuming Oakland...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks rolling out scratch-and-sniff football tickets?

We can always count on the Oregon Ducks football program to be on the cutting edge of innovation.In the past, the Ducks have turned heads with their uniforms. Now it seems the football program is garnering attention once more with the introduction of scratch-and-sniff tickets.On Sept. 6, Oregon will play host to Michigan State at Autzen Stadium, with fans for that game receiving...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson sends wedding guests iPad invitations

It seems no expense is being spared in the wedding of Keyshawn Johnson.The former NFL wide receiver and television personality recently sent out wedding invitations and it's safe to say they are pretty much the best wedding invitations of all-time.This is because the invitations came in the form of iPad 4s with each device pre-programmed with the schedule of Johnson's special day...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Redskins kicker gets awful haircut as part of rookie hazing

Washington Redskins rookie Zach Hocker appears to be currently sporting an atrocious hairstyle thanks to the tradition of rookie hazing.Hocker, who was drafted in the seventh round of this year's NFL Draft as a kicker, posted this photo (seen above) to his Instagram account Wednesday along with a caption that reads: “No one ever said your rookie season would be easy…"Right you...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Indians honor traded teammate by wearing high socks

Your browser does not support iframes.On the heels of watching one of their teammates be traded, the Cleveland Indians honored pitcher Justin Masterson on Wednesday by each wearing their socks in Masterson's signature style.Masterson had been a member of the Indians organization since coincidentally being acquired via trade in July 2009. Now the right-hander will make his home in...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Television broadcast introduces Twins rookie pitcher to viewers with funny facts

The photo above shows how the Fox Sports North broadcast introduced Minnesota Twins reliever Logan Darnell to viewers during a recent game. The appearance marked just the second of his major league career.As you can see, Darnell cannot grow a mustache, signs in the car all the time, and apparently dresses like a slob in the minor leagues.Who needs win-loss records, innings pitched...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes offer students chance to win free tuition by buying season tickets

With overall season ticket sales in steep decline, the Iowa Hawkeyes are offering students an enticing deal to try and get more fans in the stands this year at football games.According to the Associated Press, the school is offering to give five random students a year's worth of free tuition by simply purchasing season tickets for the upcoming campaign.The AP has more:The move is...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

'Caucasians' t-shirt trolls Indians logo, selling like crazy on reservation

In an attempt to raise awareness about the Cleveland Indians' use of the Chief Wahoo logo, the Toronto Star recently came across the following t-shirt design, which is an obvious jab at the Indians nickname.As you can see, the logo features the word "Caucasians" with the logo of Chief Wahoo altered to reflect a dollar sign dressed as headwear.Apparently, the t-shirt is a hot item...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Joe Riggs accidentally shoots himself in the hand, leg

Joe Riggs was scheduled to make a comeback fight against Paulo Thiago after spending more than eight years away from the UFC.Unfortunately, that fight has been cancelled after UFC revealed that Riggs has sustained self-inflicted albeit accidental gunshot wounds to his hand and leg.We were made aware that newly-signed UFC competitor Joe Riggs was involved in an unfortunate accident...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills great Andre Reed rips Johnny Manziel, Jon Bon Jovi in candid interview

Andre Reed is clearly not a fan of NFL rookie Johnny Manziel nor the idea of singer Jon Bon Jovi buying the Buffalo Bills and potentially moving the franchise to Toronto.In a very candid interview with members of the "Buffalo Fan Alliance," Reed didn't hold back in ripping both Manziel and Bon Jovi. The following is what Reed had to say about Manziel sending a congratulatory tweet...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher: Baseball has made Winston 'a better football player'

How does Jimbo Fisher feel about Jameis Winston playing both baseball and football at Florida State? Apparently, the Seminoles head football coach is completely fine with it.Fisher made an appearance on ESPN's First Take on Monday and proceeded to give his thoughts on the Heisman winner being a two-sport athlete in college. The following is what Fisher had to say:“Baseball is a...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Epic table tennis rally for the ages

You may go your entire life without seeing a table tennis rally as compelling and exciting as this one.Seen here is a Commonwealth Games semifinals match between Segun Toriola of Nigeria and Gao Ning of Singapore which features a 41-shot rally at one point!Watch as Ning puts Toriola on his heels by repeatedly smashing offensive shot after shot. However, Toriola is able to play defense...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Ryan Lochte shares glimpse of 10,000 calorie meal

While most people keep in shape by consuming fewer calories, Ryan Lochte is not most people, as clearly evidenced by the 10,000-calorie meal he recently shared on Twitter.Chicken? Check? Asparagus? Check? What appears to be macaroni and cheese? Check.Hopefully the Olympic swimmer observes the 30-minute wait time between devouring this meal and hopping back into the pool.Via For the Win
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Clubber Lang fight robe worn by Mr. T in 'Rocky III' headed for auction

A piece of boxing history could very well be yours for the right price.Beginning on Tuesday, the bidding will open on the Clubber Lang fight robe worn by Mr. T in "Rocky III." The historic drab is being auctioned off by Grey Flannel Auctions.Here is a description of the item:Robe screen-worn by Mr. T who played the character Clubber Lang in “Rocky III”, an installment of one...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Greg Maddux make a fart joke during Hall of Fame speech?

On Sunday, Greg Maddux took his rightful place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. As per tradition, Maddux also delivered an acceptance speech, which may have featured the first Hall of Fame speech that included a fart joke in the history of the storied institution.My brother, Mike, led by example. Everything I was about to do on and off the field, he had already done. I was...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kirk Cousins riding in style with grandma's conversion van

Nobody will be rolling up to training camp in more style than Kirk Cousins.The Washington Redskins quarterback is proudly pictured above behind the steering wheel of a conversion van he just bought from his grandma.Here's more on the slick set of wheels from the Washington Post:“It’ll serve us well,” Cousins said. “Because my wife and I each have a car, but then when people...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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