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Video: Memphis point guard Joe Jackson blocks 7-foot-1 Gonzaga center at rim

A 6-foot-1 point guard is not supposed to block a 7-foot-1 center. But Joe Jackson did against Przemek Karnowski on Saturday.The Gonzaga center caught the ball down low and thought he had an easy path to the basket for two points. That was until the Memphis point guard rose to the occasion and challenged Karnowski's shot.The Tigers rallied to win the game, 60-54.Via Bleacher Report
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Maddon spoofs Mike Gundy's epic rant

Your browser does not support iframes.To celebrate his 60th birthday, the always intriguing Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays decided to spoof the epic rant laid down by Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy from 2007.In case you don't know the reference, video of Gundy's blowup can be seen below.My favorite part of the Maddon interview is the guy holding the remote like a voice...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kid Rock hits the links with patriotic pants

Not to be outdone by his playing partner, Kid Rock sported some rather patriotic slacks during Saturday's round at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.On Friday, John Daly created some internet buzz when he wore American flag pants, too. This coming on the heels of Daly donning (literally) money pants on Thursday.Good times in So Cal.Via Eye on Golf (Photo: Getty Images)
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Calipari says his players 'poop ice cream'

Calipari: "We have 18 and 19 year olds playing 22 & 23's. We have kids who've been told their whole life they poop ice cream." Awesome.— Robby Donoho (@RobbyDonoho) February 8, 2014Following his team's 69-59 win on the road Saturday, John Calipari had an interesting quote to describe his young Kentucky Wildcats.Apparently, his players "poop ice cream."Calipari's remark is an...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Football is much easier than golf

Bill Belichick knows a thing or two about football. And he believes the sport is much easier to play than golf."Yeah, I mean there is a lot more pressure here playing golf because it's just you," he said in an exclusive interview with NFL Network. "I was talking to Tom and Peyton, actually, I played both of them this week, we were just commenting on how much easier it is to play...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: President Obama likens piece of legislation to Mike Trout

How does President Obama compare the new piece of legislation known as the farm bill? By likening it to versatile MLB outfielder Mike Trout, of course.Speaking to a group of college students at Michigan State University, Obama was describing the essence of the new farm bill, and threw out a swiss army knife analogy, as well as a Trout reference to drive his point home.Well played...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: T-shirt featuring opening ceremony mistake already being sold

We should have seen this coming, guys.During Friday's Opening Ceremony in Sochi, one of the five Olympic rings failed to open, and it quickly made the rounds on social media.Now, less than a day removed from the miscue, someone has already created a shirt attempting to capture that fateful moment.Proceeds from the shirt will go toward a yet-to-be-determined charity.Via Eye on Olympics
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

K.J. Wright: Seahawks would probably beat Broncos 90 times out of 100

The dominating performance by the Seattle Seahawks over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII is still fresh in the mind of football fans. But would the outcome be the same if the game was played again? No, not according to Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright, who said if the two teams met 100 times, Seattle would win virtually every time."Probably 90," Wright told NBCSN, via PFT...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sochi-area restaurant won't serve FBI or CIA agents

FBI and CIA agents looking to grab a bite to eat in Sochi may want to think twice.This is because at least one Sochia-area restaurant won't be serving any such United States agents during the Olympics.As you can see above, Associated Press photographer Jae C. Hong snapped this photo of a sign hung outside the greater Sochi area.Yes, I think I'm just fine with watching the games from...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: John Daly's pants at Pebble Beach are money, literally

John Daly is gracing the fairways at Pebble Beach in style.As you can see, his pants are quite literally money.Oh, and he is also playing partners with Kid Rock. Enough said.Via Eye on Golf
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Google makes bold statement against Russian policy

If you've done a Google search over the last 24 hours, which chances are that you have, you may have noticed the rainbow-themed "Google Doodle" located on the page. The Google Doodle dates back to 1998 and occasionally features illustrations involving current events and happenings around the world.In an effort to protest Russia's anti-gay policies, which includes an anti-propaganda...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers chairman rips NHL's long Olympic break

The NHL regular season is heading into a temporary break due to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. And it's a break that Philadelphia Flyers Ed Snider chairman absolutely loathes.Speaking to Dan Gelston of the Associated Press, Snider said he "hates" the Olympic break, and added that the whole idea of a three-week furlough is "ridiculous.""It's ridiculous, the whole thing is ridiculous...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Customs dispute with Russia depriving Americans of yogurt at Olympics?

There may be plenty of food to eat for American Olympians during their stay in Sochi. But Chobani yogurt is not among the choices.This is because the yogurt company has been unable to ship approximately 5,000 cups of product due to a customs battle with Russia. Naturally, the Olympians who expected their yogurt to be available are not happy, saying it affects their routine and deprives...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Guy obliterates milk carton with golf shot

There's no crying over spilled milk and there certainly won't be crying over this spectacle, either.Seen here is a guy obliterating a gallon of milk by smashing a golf ball straight through one side and out the other. Why? Your guess is as good as mine.The real takeaway is the fact that the milk is strangely in a yellow-colored carton.Via Eye on Golf
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Myrtle Beach Pelicans double offer to Russell Wilson for appearance

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans really, really, really want Russell Wilson to make an appearance with them in 2014. Even if he doesn't suit up and play a game.Last week, the Class-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers made Wilson a $10,000 offer to make an appearance this season. Now, the Pelicans are doubling their offer to $20,000, in addition to partnering with businesses throughout the...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Russian official claims video surveillance present in Sochi restrooms

Not even the restroom areas in Sochi are safe anymore.According to a Russian political official, who was addressing the widespread reports of people sabotaging the Olympic facilities, there is surveillance in place to keep any eye on visitors, even when they are using the bathroom. The revelation, made by Dmitry Kozak, could have been a mere slip of the tongue, or maybe it was just...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: World Cup stadium boasts wider seats for obese fans

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is just around the corner and tournament officials in Brazil want to do everything they can to help fans feel comfortable.So, this is why Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro is accommodating plus-size futbol lovers by offering wider seats. Yes, that's right. The photo above serves as proof.Although some may be led to believe that a seat such as this one would...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing blames being tall for lack of head coaching opportunities

Former NBA player and longtime assistant coach Patrick Ewing is beginning to become frustrated at the lack of head coaching opportunities presented to him. And he attributes part of the reason for being exceptionally tall.“There probably is a big man perception,” Ewing told Yahoo Sports. “They think that all guards are the best thing. It’s a guard-oriented league right now...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Milwaukee Bucks to hold 'Y2K Night'

The Milwaukee Bucks are offering fans a blast into the past on Feb. 22 when they host Y2K Night at the BMO Bradley Harris Center.Starting at just $7, fans can have access to this glorious night of nostalgia and basketball when the Bucks play the Indiana Pacers.The halftime entertainment will be provided by hip-hop artist Coolio. Need I say more?Via Gamedayr
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Chris Kaman looks comfortable laying down across bench during gae

This was the scene in Cleveland during the third quarter of the Lakers-Cavaliers game on Wednesday night.As you can see, Chris Kaman is making himself feel right at home on the bench, as he stretches the length of his body across the chairs.To be fair, the Lakers had just eight active players on their roster for the Cleveland game. So, it was safe to say there was plenty of space...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Budweiser backs out of Sochi in fear of situation surrounding Olympics

The situation in Sochi surrounding the Winter Olympics has made Budweiser decide not to throw its traditional party this year.In recent games, namely 2010 in Vancouver and 2006 in Turin, the U.S.-based brew company threw "Club Bud" bashes to celebrate the good times involving the winter games.However, the King of Beers won't be hosting such an event in Russia, because they are simply...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams: NFL doesn't care about players using marijuana

Although the NFL insists it wants to crack down and help players who use marijuana, former running back Ricky Williams tells TMZ Sports that the league's gesture is all for public relations purposes.Williams would know because he was pushed out of the league in 2004 after testing positive multiple times."I don't think the NFL really cares about whether or not players use marijuana...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Gorgui Dieng tips Derek Fisher's shot into own basket

Gorgui Dieng probably won't be living this play down anytime soon.The blooper came during Wednesday's Timberwolves game against the Thunder in which the former University of Louisville product tipped Derek Fisher's shot into his own net. Doh!The fact that Dieng, a rookie, was the one who made this mental mistake is even crazier when you learn that he speaks five different languages...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Kessel goes overboard on smelling salts

Phil Kessel was in serious need of a pick-me-up during Toronto's game against the Florida Panthers. So, he enlisted the help of smelling salts to help get him through.Go ahead and count the amount of sniffs yourself. Not one, not two, not three, but Kessel took seven sniffs before calling it quits.Apparently, the salts didn't do much for him, as Kessel went pointless in the affair...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chaos ensues after football recruit signs with three different schools

National Signing Day is a thrill and a dream come true for the student athletes who get to take part in it. This could help explain why Dacorius "D.J." Law reportedly signed three letters of intent for three different schools this year.According to Eye on Football, Ole Miss, Utah, and East Mississippi Community College all claimed to have received a LOI from Law today, albeit at...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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