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Dennis Rodman: I won't go back to North Korea

Dennis Rodman took a lot of heat for his recent trip to visit North Korea and dictator Kim Jong Un. Many in the United States, and around the world for that matter, saw the shrewd move as highly dangerous for both political relations and national security. But Rodman decided to visit and organize a celebrity basketball game to celebrate Un's birthday anyway.Now, the backlash that...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Washington Capitals fan does baffling celebration after goal

So, I can't quite tell if this odd goal celebration by a Washington Capitals fan is genuine, sarcastic, or just plain awkward.The scene came during the third period of Washington's game against Phoenix after the Capitals tied things up with a goal. As you can see, the mustached guy in the green sweatshirt takes full advantage of the camera panning to him.We may never know what exactly...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

High school state hockey title ends in tie after 7 OTs

Who knew state titles could be shared in high school?Apparently, that's exactly what happened Saturday after Cleveland Saint Ignatius and Sylvania Northview played to a 1-1 tie. With the score knotted up at the end of regulation, the two schools proceeded to battle it out in overtime. Well, seven overtime periods to be exact.At the end of overtime No. 7, game officials said enough...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: C.J. Wilson's windshield gets smashed by baseball

As you can see from this Instagram photo, C.J. Wilson's windshield was on the wrong end of a baseball on Saturday, as his beloved vehicle took one hard in the face.Apparently, one of Wilson's Angels teammates stroked a long foul ball down the line, and the end result was a lot of shattered glass in the parking lot.Here's the caption Wilson attached to the photo:Haha! First time in...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati earns top seed in conference tournament by coin flip?

Coin flip about to take place to determine top seed for conference championship.— American MBB (@American_MBB) March 8, 2014The No. 1 seed for the American Athletic Conference Championship is Cincinnati. Louisville will be the No. 2 seed.— American MBB (@American_MBB) March 8, 2014With both teams wrapping up identical 15-3 records in conference play on Saturday, including a 1...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam already cashing in on newfound fame with new line of merchandise

Hey Guys, #StandWithSam and #SamStrong gear is finally available at http://t.co/8eA9jfcnOx— Michael Sam (@MikeSamFootball) March 8, 2014It didn't take long for Michael Sam to do what any sensible person would do when finding newfound fame. And that is to cash in by launching his own line of merchandise.Sam, who is set to become the first openly gay man to play in the NFL once he...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox owner zings Marlins in response to lineup dispute

They should apologize for their regular season lineup.— John W. Henry (@John_W_Henry) March 8, 2014Earlier this week, the Boston Red Sox apparently received some "outrage" from the Miami Marlins for marching out a sub-par lineup in a spring training game. No big deal, right?Well, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has already delivered an apology for the minor miscue. However...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan student creates social app that blocks Ohio State students

A former Michigan Wolverines student has created a social media app called "Blend" that is intended to let anyone with a university email address share photos similar to the way Twitter and Instagram does. However, what makes Blend unique is that the app features a theme of the day, such as "Tailgate Saturday."Another thing which makes this app unique is the fact that Blend doesn...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Alleged Miami Heat con artist charged with 11 felonies

The man who tried to rip off athletes and celebrities by claiming he could hook them up with Miami Heat season tickets and partial ownership of the team is in big trouble. In fact, the man was recently slapped with 11 felonies, including grand theft, obtaining money by false pretenses, and identity theft.According to TMZ Sports, the scheme ran by George French Jones started to go...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Ole Miss quarterback Jeremy Liggins be the next Jared Lorenzen?

At 6-foot-3 and 300 pounds, Jeremy Liggins is built more like an offensive lineman than a quarterback. However, quarterback is exactly the position Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze plans to give him a shot at when suiting up for the Rebels this spring.If he ceases the opportunity, Liggins has the chance to follow in the footsteps of arguably the greatest hefty quarterback our generation...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Study: Popularity of MLS and MLB now equal among teenagers

Could Major League Soccer one day surpass the popularity of Major League Baseball?The reality of such a shift in league popularity occurring probably seems like a longshot to most. However, according to a recent study published by Luker On Trends and ESPN, results show that MLS and MLB are equal in terms of avid fans between the ages of 12 and 17."MLS has been around since 1996,...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Young lady steals Luke Donald's golf ball at Cadillac Championship

Luke Donald's ball was swiped by an unsuspecting young lady on the 10th hole at the Cadillac Championship on Friday.Well, that was until a vigilant photographer ran after her (and her accompanying group of friends) to inform her of the miscue.The immediate reaction by the poor young lady is priceless as she quickly tries to amend her wrongdoing. Unfortunately, she didn't drop a marker...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher rips Bears for releasing Devin Hester

It's only been one year since Brian Urlacher and the Chicago Bears parted ways. But old wounds were opened again on Thursday when the Bears announced their decision to also cut ties with longtime return specialist Devin Hester. Simply put, Urlacher was not happy with the franchise's decision.“I was really surprised to hear the news,” Urlacher told FOXSports.com in a telephone...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James voices displeasure over sleeved jerseys, again

LeBron James and the Miami Heat suffered their biggest loss of the season Thursday night when the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 24-point victory.After the game, James appeared to have put at least part of the blame on the team's tight-fitting jerseys, which led James to go 6-for-18 from the floor in the game.“I’m not making excuses, but I’m not a big fans of the jerseys. Every...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Raptors bringing back 'Dino' uniforms for next season

The Raptors have announced that the team's original "Dino" jerseys will make a glorious return for select games during the 2014-15 season.Here's more on the news from a written statement released by the team:“We are excited to bring back a piece of team history as part of our 20th Anniversary celebration,” said Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager of the Raptors. “Our...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: College volleyball player takes wicked spike to the face

This was the scene during a recent volleyball match between Cairn University and Hannibal-LaGrange University.As you can see, a guy by the name of Trey Biggs is on the receiving end of a vicious spike by Cairn University's Ryan Garven. The impact is so powerful that it literally knocks Biggs to the ground.It appeared to happen all so fast for the poor guy.Via Bleacher Report
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols takes extreme offense over being compared to Mike Trout

There are far worse players one can be compared to than Mike Trout. But just don't tell that to Angels teammate Albert Pujols.Apparently, the three-time MVP took real offense when someone asked him whether he was motivated to match the numbers produced by Trout. USA TODAY's Bob Nightengale has the lowdown:Can you imagine someone saying that to me? I felt like saying, 'Come on...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Arkansas judge under fire for sexist comments made on LSU message board

Mike Maggio, a Circuit Judge in the state of Arkansas, is reportedly under investigation by the state's Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission after confessing to writing a series of comments made on an LSU message board, Tiger Droppings.Under the screen name "geauxjudge," Maggio is said to have made several posts which were deemed both racist and sexist. Furthermore, Maggio...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Transgender athlete suing CrossFit for $2.5 million

CrossFit is facing a $2.5 million lawsuit after a transgender woman claims the fitness company refused to allow her to compete in the women's division at the upcoming CrossFit Games. Why? Well, because she was technically born a man.In 2006, Chloie Johnson underwent sex reassignment surgery to become legally recognized as a woman by the State of California. But she was denied her...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Auburn church zings Nick Saban with marquee message

An Auburn-area church poked fun at Nick Saban's support of the recently shot down 10-Second Snap rule by posting the above message on their marquee.As you can see, it reads "Support the Ban on Slingshot" - Goliath." St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church is responsible for the content of the message and have be known to post witty religious quotes on their sign before this one...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. issues apology after awkward interview

In case you missed it, Ken Griffey Jr. was the orchestrator of a pretty awkward interview with ESPN's Linda Cohn on Wednesday. "The Kid" appeared to be less than thrilled about having to go on camera and he definitely did nothing to hide his feelings either.After the interview, viewers took to social media to bash Junior for his perceived lack of enthusiasm, including Cohn herself...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video:Dude Perfect guys perform trick shots with Nerf balls

The guys at Dude Perfect are at it again and this time they have incorporated the use of Nerf balls into their trick shot routine.Watch as the guys who perfected the art of editing trick shot videos online try their hand manipulating football, soccer, and baseball Nerf objects too.Pretty awesome.Via Extra Mustard
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Nevada's Deonte Burton posterizing slam is dunk of the year candidate

Let's all agree that the dunk Nevada's Deonte Burton threw down at Boise State Wednesday night is a candidate for dunk of the year.Watch as Burton gets a full head of steam, receives a pass, and then proceeds to slam all over a helpless Broncos defender for the finish.It was a thing of beauty.Via College Basketball Talk
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo once had to hitch a ride with fans to arena

Sometimes the hardest part about a game is just finding a way to get there on time. Just ask Giannis Antetokounmpo, the beloved rookie of the Milwaukee Bucks, who earlier this season didn't have enough money on him to pay for a cab, so he was forced to take off sprinting to the arena in an effort to make it on time for the game.Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated has the story:Favorite...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Guy burns off net after dunking over man on fire

So, here's something you don't see everyday.Kenny Dobbs is apparently the gold standard when it comes to combining props and showmanship with dunking. And his latest spectacle came when he jumped over a man on fire en route to a dunk. While Dobbs and the man on fire survived, the flammable net did not, burning up in a matter of seconds after Dobbs completed the flush.I've only seen...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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