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Video: C.J. Wilson answers trivia questions while flying in wild stunt plane

C.J. Wilson is no stranger to being in tough spots when it comes to pitching in the major leagues. But the position he recently found himself in with two-time world champion aerobatic pilot Kirby Chambliss may just take the cake.As part of a promotional video for Red Bull, Chambliss took Wilson on the ride of his life, tossing, turning, twisting, and flipping in mid-air, all the...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath: Derek Jeter is an 'angel'

Joe Namath was on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch between the Yankees and Nationals game Monday afternoon. And afterward the former Jets quarterback had nothing but glowing praise to say about fellow New York icon Derek Jeter.In short, Namath called Jeter an "angel" and lauded his life both on and off the field of play."Over all the years, I've learned to respect what...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: San Francisco sports radio station posts notice warning against downloading porn at work

The San Francisco-based sports radio station known as KNBR apparently has an issue with at least one employee slyly downloading pornographic movies at work.In fact, the issue has gotten so problematic that it compelled the management team to issue this notice warning against any future movie downloads. This comes after discoveries were made on an older computer recently taken out...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

John Axford is a wizard when it comes to picking Oscars winners

John Axford is apparently a prophet when it comes to predicting Academy Award winners.The Cleveland Indians closer went a perfect 18-for-18 in picking the correct winner of 18 Oscar categories this year. This comes on the heels of going 14-for-15 in 2013, 11-for-15 in 2012, and 11-for-13 in 2011.What's his secret? That's a great question and one that has yet to be revealed by the...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former mistress of Tiger Woods is on government's most wanted list

Tiger Woods knows how to pick 'em.Former mistress Joslyn James, who makes her money working in the adult entertainment industry, is so behind on paying child support that she's earned a spot on the government's "Most Wanted" list. Apparently, she owes close to $20,000 to the father of her 14-year-old son. This is according to information obtained by TMZ Sports from the Washington...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Mickey Mantle's handwritten note from death bed speech up for auction

In 1995, Mickey Mantle gave an emotional farewell speech from his hospital bed at the Baylor University Medical Center.In the speech, Mantle famously pleaded with fans, "Please don't do drugs and alcohol. God only gave us one body."Unfortunately, the ex-Yankees legend passed away four weeks after delivering the speech at the age of 63, suffering from liver cancer, cirrhosis, and...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy scratched from start after fishing injury

Jake Peavy scratched from Mon. start after lacerating left index finger w/ fishing knife on Sat. Got stitches, no-throw for at least 3 days.— Sean McAdam (@Sean_McAdam) March 2, 2014If it's one thing we have come to expect during spring training, it's weird injury stories.The latest involves Jake Peavy lacerating his left index finger with a fishing knife on Saturday. Apparently...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jeff Van Gundy makes on-air joke about Derrick Rose's knees

Derrick Rose is all too familiar with serious knee trouble. In fact, a torn meniscus is to blame for keeping him off the court since November.On Sunday, Rose and his adorable son were in attendance to watch the Bulls battle the Knicks. It was a rather lopsided affair, you know, one of those games that requires the commentators to find interesting things to talk about other than the...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Time Warner Cable says sorry to customers over Super Bowl blackout with stingy gift cards

Here's another reason for us to hate cable companies in this country.Last month, select Time Warner Cable customers in Southern California experienced a blackout for a little over an hour during the Super Bowl. Just imagine the horror those poor souls felt as they helplessly wandered how the game was going while being blacked out.Now, the cable company is hoping to make amends for...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh's 'act has worn thin' with 49ers

According to Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle, Jim Harbaugh's "act has worn thin" among several members of the San Francisco 49ers locker room."One source with inside knowledge of the team says that Harbaugh's act has worn thin in the locker room, particularly among some key 'face of the 49ers' type players," Killion writes. "While the team is winning, that's not a problem...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Twitter account responds to misinformed tweet about Super Bowl wins

Umm, hello? "@OMGFactsSports: The SF 49ers & Dallas Cowboys share the record for most Super Bowl wins. Both teams have 5 Super Bowl titles.”— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 1, 2014The Pittsburgh Steelers found the best way to respond to a misinformed tweet about the number of all-time Super Bowl wins they have.@OMGFactsSports recently tweeted that the San Francisco...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton gets dangerously close to an alligator

Spring training means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.For Giancarlo Stanton, it means preparing for the regular season by wrestling with alligators, apparently.This is the photo the Miami Marlins slugger posted to his Instagram account Saturday afternoon. As you can see, it shows Stanton decked out in a bucket hat sneaking up from behind on the bloke.No word...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Parsons spoofs Johnny Weir on 'Saturday Night Live'

Jim Parsons played guest host to Saturday Night Live last night and began the show by spoofing former Olympic figure skater-turned-commentator Johnny Weir.The Big Bang Theory star entered the scene around the 3:20-mark to join Kate McKinnon as Ellen Degeneres. From there, Parsons took over with the Weir impressions.“No, no, I just sort of blended in,” he said. “I actually looked...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Billboard of Joe Maddon flexing his muscle for ticket promotion

Joe Maddon is just the best, isn't he?Seen above is a billboard located in the greater Tampa Bay area which shows the Rays manager flexing his bicep to help sell tickets. At 60-years-old, the spectacle-wearing Maddon is far from Popeye, but he's no slouch in the fitness department either.Maddon told Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times that the team talked him into it. Also adding...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Neal rips Bucks, thankful to get traded out of Milwaukee

On Feb. 20, Gary Neal was traded by the Milwaukee Bucks to the Charlotte Bobcats. He made his first appearance with his new team on Friday night and had plenty to say after the game. Namely, that he was super glad to get out of Milwaukee and be with a team that plays "real basketball."From Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News:Q: Better than your last trip to SA with the Bucks...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Teddy Bridgewater's signature is very short and sweet

Leaf CEO says this is indeed Teddy Bridgewater's new signature http://t.co/enrra27nFd pic.twitter.com/tx03Lx0ihy— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) March 1, 2014Teddy Bridgewater is undoubtedly living a busy life right now as he prepares to fulfill a childhood dream of playing in the National Football League. The former Louisville Cardinals quarterback is expected to go fast in the...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Charity may sue Red Sox over use of 'B Strong' logo

Following the tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon, the "Boston Strong" moniker was a rally cry that united a city and propelled the Red Sox to the World Series last year.However, an unrelated charitable organization located in El Paso, Texas is mulling whether or not to sue the Red Sox, because it believes their "B Strong" logo was unrightfully taken.This news report from a CBS...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russ Smith throws half-court alley-oop to Harrell

Although Louisville lost the game, they produced plenty of highlight-worthy plays in the rivalry clash against Memphis, including this amazing alley-oop pass from Russ Smith to teammate Montrezl Harrell.As you can see, Smith lets go of the lob pass well behind the midcourt line, making the connection even more eye-popping. As for Harrell, he has already smashed the single season...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Cavaliers fan runs onto court during game, gets taken down and handcuffed immediately

With just over six minutes remaining in Friday's game against Utah, a Cleveland Cavaliers fan ran onto the court to tell Kyrie Irving that he loved him. And then was immediately taken to the ground and handcuffed by security.Irving called the ordeal an honor to the Cleveland Plain Dealer afterward:“He told me he loved me, I told him, ‘I love you, too, bro,’” Irving said....
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yao Ming thinks playing in today's NBA 'would not be easy for me'

Despite injuries cutting his career short, Yao Ming still had a very successful run in the NBA, tallying 19.0 points and 9.2 rebounds per game in 15,818 career minutes.However, in a recent interview with Karan Madhok of Slam Magazine, Ming discussed a variety of basketball topics, namely how he would perform in the modern day NBA of floor-spreading lineups."I’ve thought more than...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy slams 76ers for 'embarrassing' roster

Stan Van Gundy says what Philadelphia is doing, that roster on the floor is embarrassing. Said he'd like to do away the draft altogether.— Steve Kyler (@stevekylerNBA) February 28, 2014Stan Van Gundy is not a fan of the way the Philadelphia 76ers are running their team right now.At 15-43, the 76ers are undoubtedly one of the most worst teams in the league, and the 110.9 points...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Zook's daughter appears in Wendy's commercial

How about my daughter in the Wendy's commercial @jacquelynzook pic.twitter.com/s1ZE7qSPj0— Ron Zook (@RonZook) February 28, 2014So, you know those Wendy's commercials that constantly shoot across our television screens? Well, apparently Ron Zook's daughter is the brunette in at least one of them.The former Florida and Illinois head football coach tweeted out a screenshot Friday...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucky guy lands prom date with Texans cheerleader thanks to retweets

Crosby High School (TX) offensive lineman Michael Ramirez has reached legend status after convincing a Houston Texans cheerleader to attend prom with him.A Texans cheerleader by the name of Caitlyn accepted Ramirez's request after he pledged 10,000 retweets in order to secure the date. Ramirez eclipsed the 10,000 threshold Friday afternoon and Caitlyn appears to be standing by her...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Piers Morgan: American football is 'girly'

Piers Morgan believes American football is girly.We now know this because TMZ recently caught up with the British television personality and asked what he thought about the gossip network expanding their operations into England. Simply put, Morgan said American-based TMZ needs to learn about real football first.“You gotta learn proper football,” Morgan said. “The real one with...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jameis Winston videobombs telecast by doing 'The Robot'

We know by now that Jameis Winston is a talented athlete.He has won the Heisman in college football and throws a baseball in excess of 90 mph. Both are rare and impressive feats in their own rights. But can he dance?If The Robot qualifies as dancing than Winston is all set in that department too.Watch as the Florida State student-athlete videobombs this recent pre-game telecast by...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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