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Photo: Michael Jordan plays beer pong at hotel

What is Michael Jordan doing these days now that he isn't playing basketball for a living? Well, apparently he is taking on any and all competitors in the old game of beer pong.Seen here is the 50-year-old NBA legend participating in a game at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Miami.At first glance, it seems anybody would be crazy to challenge Jordan to a game that involves shooting...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods: I'm a nerd, not a dork

Last week, Tiger Woods was described by girlfriend Lindsey Vonn as dorky-goofy. Vonn then immediately told Katie Couric that Tiger would probably not be too excited that she said that.In an interview with CNN's Rachel Nichols, Tiger somewhat agreed with Vonn's assessment, however stopped short of calling himself a dork, but rather referred to himself as a nerd, instead....
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Love gives priceless reaction to reporter's 'question'

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost a close one to the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. Naturally, Minnesota big man Kevin Love was disappointed after the game, but because he is a professional, decided to field media questions anyway.But as any good reporter knows, when you get a chance to ask a pro athlete a question, you better make it a good one, and you also better make it...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA denies BYU runner eligibility after running in costume race

In yet another example of why the NCAA's selective enforcement is both puzzling and stupid, Brigham Young senior Jared Ward, a four-time All-American cross country and track star, has been ruled ineligible after he participated in a recreational race, which included participants dressing up in light-hearted costumes.What makes the situation even more unsettling is the fact that...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Darrell Revis tells 'bitter' Jets fans to 'let go' of the fact he no longer plays for them

Darrelle Revis says Jets fan can't accept the fact that he no longer plays in New York.Revis told the New York Post that Jets fans are still "bitter" about him taking more money and signing with the Buccaneers. And those fans have expressed their displeasure by sending Revis threatening messages and harassing him on Twitter.“You’ve got to have a backbone, because...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Jazz ball boy tells story of how he obtained Michael Jordan's shoes from infamous 'flu game'

Apparently, all it takes to get your hands on infamous shoes worn by Michael Jordan is a little courage, graham crackers, and applesauce.That is precisely what former Utah Jazz ball boy Preston Truman, who is now 35-years-old, did to obtain the sneakers worn by Jordan in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, which is otherwise known as the memorable "flu game." However, a more...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Major League Baseball partnering with MTV for new series

Major League Baseball and MTV are teaming up to bring viewers a new series that will attempt to blend pop culture and baseball together.Furthermore, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen will serve as producers. Wait, what?From ABC News:MTV Networks and Major League Baseball said Monday they are collaborating on a weekly 30-episode series...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Harlem Globetrotters player suffers scary accident when entire basket falls on top of him

Harlem Globetrotters guard Bull Bullard experienced a brush with possible death during a recent game in Honduras when an entire basket malfunctioned.The incident occurred when Bullard threw down a two-handed dunk, which caused the basket, backboard and all, to come tumbling down on top of him. As you can see, the spectacle was certainly a scary one.Luckily, Bullard was able to walk...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Referee punishes goalkeeper after opponent ties his shoe laces

A tremendous example of sportsmanship was displayed during a recent soccer match in Saudi Arabia even though the referee did his best to sour the moment.In the match between Al Nahdha and Al Ittihad, with the score knotted at two, goalkeeper Taisir Al Antaif was about to clear the ball before he realized his left shoe lace was untied.Unable to easily tie the shoes by himself, due...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor's Big Ten championship ring up for auction on eBay

If you are in the market for a used Big Ten championship ring, especially one that once belonged to former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, then you need to check out this list listing on eBay!Here is a description of the item:This may be the single most famous piece of Ohio State memorabilia available! This ring was the start of the Tattoo Scandal involving former Ohio State...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers fan fined nearly $300 for throwing a football during tailgate party

Fans attending Qualcomm Stadium for a future San Diego Chargers game might want to think twice about bringing a football.Chargers fan Jesse Unger found this out the hard way while tailgating at the Colts-Chargers game in October. The 27-year-old said he received a ticket from a police officer for throwing a pigskin around in the parking lot. Apparently, that is not allowed.According...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Craziest push-up you have ever seen

This is Ahmed "Iron Monkey" Kerigo and he is responsible for executing the craziest push-up you have and may ever see.He begins the insane exercise by laying on the ground before pushing himself up and on top of boxes stacked over four feet tall.Why does he choose to do such silly things? Who knows. But it makes for an interesting video clip for us to watch. Oh, and it...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers general manager Ted Thompson describes Brett Favre leaving Green Bay as a 'car wreck'

In the summer of 2008, Brett Favre and the Green Packers found themselves in a precarious position, as Favre wanted to return to the team after announcing his retirement months earlier, while the Packers were ready to move on without him in favor of Aaron Rodgers.The situation eventually turned into a messy one. Favre claimed the Packers pressured him into retiring and urged the...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Nike founder Phil Knight sports Alabama gear in Tuscaloosa days after Oregon's crushing loss

An interesting spectacle occurred in Tuscaloosa on Saturday as Nike founder Phil Knight attended the Alabama-LSU game while donning Crimson Tide gear.Seen here is the Standford and Oregon graduate, donning an Alabama cap and hoodie on the sidelines, just two days removed from Oregon's crushing loss to the Cardinal, which all but ended any hopes of a national title chance for...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Anthony Davis stripped naked and spanked while at Kentucky?

There was once a time when Anthony Davis was in Lexington, Ky. starring for the Wildcats. He did great things at the university, as he brought Big Blue Nation its eighth national title en route to National Player of the Year honors, and was eventually drafted No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft.Now, the Chicago native stars for the New Orleans Pelicans, but a past experience in the Bluegrass...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: High school quarterback pulls a fast one on defense, scores touchdown

It's the oldest football trick in the book. And El Camino Real (Woodland Hills, Calif.) ran it to perfection last Friday.Watch as junior varsity quarterback Jahlil Pinkett, who just so happens to the nephew of Jada Pinkett Smith, pulls a fast one on Cleveland High School, by pretending to act as if there was something wrong with the football, then darts away from the defense...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wife of LeBron James to open a juice business in Miami

Savannah James, the woman most notably known for owning the key to the heart of LeBron James, is aiming to win the hearts of Miami by introducing a new juicing business to the area.King James gave a sneak preview of The Juice Spot, set to open its doors in December, via Instagram last week. Although Mr. James is in support of the company, Mrs. James says the company is entirely her...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Audio: Eastern Michigan fires Ron English for 'inappropriate language'

The use of some "wholly inappropriate language" has triggered Eastern Michigan to fire head coach Ron English in the midst of his fifth season at the helm."We hold our coaches and staff to high standards of professionalism and conduct and there is no place, particularly in a student environment, where this language is appropriate," athletic director Heather Lyke...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Lee says there is an underwear thief in the Cowboys locker room

Sean Lee has had a rough go of it this season as it relates to traveling home after games with no underwear and no socks.Appearing on a Dallas radio show, the Dallas Cowboys linebacker revealed that somebody keeps stealing his beloved undergarments during the games, and he has no clue why or who."I haven't gotten to the bottom of it yet," he said. "I don't...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Richie Incognito feels 'shocked' and 'betrayed' by Martin

There hasn't been much said from Richie Incognito since the maligned Miami Dolphins guard was suspended from the team on Monday.However, on Friday, we heard from him through a source, who revealed that Incognito feels "shocked" and "betrayed" by Jonathan Martin's claims of harassment and bullying.“It’s probably a combination of totally blindsided and...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo suggests complaining John Calipari forfeit game

Tom Izzo came up with a really good response to John Calipari calling Tuesday's impending matchup between No. 1 Kentucky and No. 2 Michigan State "unfair" to play for Calipari's young Wildcats this early in the season.But first let's take another look at exactly what Calipari said about the game to serve as context.“The issue becomes playing teams (like Michigan...
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November 09, 2013  |  2 Comments

Video: Watch how Major League Baseball depended on this couple for over two decades to make schedule

For over two decades, Major League Baseball enlisted the help of Holly and Harry Stevenson, natives of Martha's Vineyard, Mass., to develop the schedules for every team in the league.For those of you doing the math at home, the process consists of 30 teams who play a combined 2,430 games over the course of a 180-day span. Additionally, each team has to play each other a very...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Fresno State squeaks past UC-Irvine with incredible halfcourt heave as time expires in overtime

On Friday, Fresno State escaped with a thrilling 98-97 victory over UC-Irvine thanks to a halfcourt shot that miraculously banked in as time expired in overtime.Fresno State's Allen Huddleston was the player who dashed UC-Irvine's hopes of an upset with the 45-foot prayer. Seriously, just listen to the disappointment around the fan who shot this video footage.As you can see...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Eagles lineman 'disgusted' by treatment he received from Donovan McNabb

Donovan McNabb may have some apologizing to do do with former Philadelphia Eagles lineman and teammate Shawn Andrews.Appearing in a lengthy interview on 97.5 The Fanatic, Andrews revealed some hard feelings toward McNabb by the way he felt McNabb treated him when they were teammates. In fact, Andrews was so upset that he said he was "disgusted" by it.“I’m disgusted...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert no longer a fan of Andre Drummond after too much trash talk

Roy Hibbert is no longer a fan of Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond after Hibbert claims his counterpart did way too much trash talking during their game Tuesday.The Indiana Pacers star made his view perfectly clear to DetroitNews.com afterward:“To tell you the truth I was a fan of his until tonight,” Hibbert said Tuesday. “He is a real good prospect, but it seemed like...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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