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DeMarcus Cousins: Chris Paul is 'a cheater'

DeMarcus Cousins is not fond of the physical style of play Chris Paul employs.In a recent interview with Grantland, the Sacramento Kings big man criticized the Los Angeles Clippers' knack for rough play, saying he doesn't respect it, and even going as far as calling Paul a cheater.“It’s just, some players I don’t respect,” Cousins told Grantland. “Just their playing style...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Maddux will not enter Hall of Fame as an Atlanta Brave

Of the 23 illustrious seasons Greg Maddux pitched in the major leagues, majority of them came as a member of the Atlanta Braves, and it's also the team most baseball enthusiasts remember Maddux playing for.However, when Maddux officially enters the Hall of Fame this summer, he will not be going in as a Brave. In fact, the 355-game winner has chosen not to go with a team logo at...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lady Minnesota Gophers fans take silly selfies with bedazzled phone

The Minnesota Golden Gophers had a basketball game against the Wisconsin Badgers Wednesday night. The end result saw Richard Pitino's squad score an 81-68 upset over top-ten ranked Wisconsin.The game also featured a trio of lady Gophers fans taking selfies with a sparkly phone. The television crew happened to catch the ladies in the act and the above GIF is just comical.Yes, it was...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State commit body slams security guard at shool

It was a normal Wednesday at Cass Tech High School in Detroit before four-star Michigan State quarterback commit Jayru Campbell decided to bodyslam a security guard at school.The proof is in the video above. It clearly shows Campbell picking up the guard and whipping him to the ground. The impact makes a noticeable sound in the video in and of itself.In November, Campell was suspended...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-New York Giant: NFL doesn't care about former players

Derrick Ward played for the New York Giants from 2004 to 2008 before playing a few seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texans, too. So, it's safe to say that Ward knows what it is like to play in the National Football League.However, the 33-year-old, who is now a full-time screen writer, recently expressed his discontent with how the league treats former players, basically...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Chipper Jones accidentally sets backyard on fire

Chipper Jones seems to be enjoying his retirement from Major League Baseball. Well, with the possible exception of the events that transpired on Wednesday evening.Apparently, the Hall of Fame bound Jones accidentally started a blaze in the woods located behind his house, after some ashes from his fireplace caused a fire when he went to dump them in his yard.Yikes!Fortunately, the...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston furniture store loses $600,000 in risky NFL conference title game promotion

A risky promotion by a Houston furniture store has cost them dearly.Basically, Gallery Furniture offered customers the chance to receive their goods for free (for customers who bought more than $5,000 worth), on the condition that the customer could correctly predict the winners of both NFL conference title games.As fate would have it, more than 100 customers, or roughly 80 percent...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Washington teen fired from job over Broncos jersey?

A Washington teenager was faced with a difficult decision last Sunday as he basically had to choose between keeping his job or supporting the team he loves.The teenager, Nathaniel Wentz, chose to stand up for his Denver Broncos rather than succumb to pressure from his boss.Okay, so here is the quick story. On Jan. 19, Wentz went into his job at Odyssey 1, a family entertainment center...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders being sued by cheerleaders for unfair wages

On Wednesday, a suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of former and current Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, also known as "Raiderettes."The lawsuit claims that the NFL franchise participated in wage theft and unfair employment practices. Specifically, the suit alleges that the Raiders withhold all of the Raiderettes' wages until after the season is finished, leaving...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Snow forcing workers to paint Super Bowl end zones under tents

The weather is already playing a big role in how the Super Bowl is shaping up.Although the game won't be played for another 11 days, crews are working hard to get MetLife Stadium looking its best, but they are battling snow and cold in the process.Seen here is a picture taken on Wednesday by NFL Public Relations employee Brian McCarty. If you can't quite make out the scene, it shows...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

John Madden says Richard Sherman's rant was 'embarrassing'

Richard Sherman's post-game tirade on Sunday following the NFC Championship continues to be one of the major story lines as we approach the Super Bowl.Adding yet more fuel to the fire on Wednesday was NFL legend John Madden. Madden went on the air with Sirius XM and proceeded to condemn Sherman's rant.“I think it's too much,” Madden said on Sirius XM (via PFT). “To me, it was...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Norwegian curling team to sport some rather wacky attire

The talk of the Sochi Olympics will no doubt be the Norweigian curling team after the group has decided to wear some rather colorful attire to compete in.It all started back at the 2010 games, when the team was forced to settle on some gear they received by accident, because their supplier sent them the wrong goods. But they have embraced it and moved forward.Now, the Norwegians...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight teams identified as candidates to do 'Hard Knocks' in 2014

According to a report by Deadspin, the next team to appear in Hard Knocks could be chosen from a group of eight teams, which include the Bears, Bills, Cardinals, Giants, Jaguars, Raiders, Rams, and Steelers.The reason that these teams are presumed to be favorites are that they 1) have a new head coach, 2) made the postseason in one of the last two seasons or 3) were on the show in...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: High school junior DT bench presses 225 lbs 37 times

Breiden Fehoko is one strong dude.This can be evidenced by the video above, which shows the Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (Honolulu, HI) defensive tackle executing an impressive feat. Namely, bench pressing 225 pounds an astounding 37 times.Okay, so before some of you inevitably invade the comments section, claiming that the feat is easy, please know that just three...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Aaron sends rare tweet in support of Richard Sherman

.@RSherman_25 - hang in there & keep playing as well as you did Sunday. Excellent job - you have my support.— Hank Aaron (@HenryLouisAaron) January 21, 2014Baseball legend Hank Aaron isn't much of a Twitter user. After all, the Hall of Fame slugger has sent just eight tweets since joining the social media site in March 2013.But his latest came in show of support of maligned...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett offering $1 billion to anyone who fills out perfect basketball bracket

March Madness is still about a month and a half away. But the madness has quite literally already begun.This is because noted billionaire Warren Buffett has pledged to award a $1 billion prize to any individual who can complete a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket this year. Yes, you read that correctly. ONE BILLION DOLLARS.Furthermore, Buffet is offering the potential winner the choice...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Olympic facility strangely has two toilets in one stall

Supporters of the restroom buddy system rejoice!Seen here is a picture taken by BBC reporter Steve Rosenberg that curiously shows two toilets in one stall inside the Olympic Biathlon Center in Sochi.Why would any person need two toilets to do their business in? I'm not sure. But rest assured that whoever enters the stall will now have a backup potty in case they clog the other one...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Denver billboard takes shot at Richard Sherman

Let the trash talking for the Super Bowl officially begin!Seen here is a billboard nestled in Denver that trolls Richard Sherman of the Seahawks. It shows the boisterous cornerback alongside Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey and aims to compliment the latter on his unrivaled class and Sherman for his lack thereof.The visual is most obviously in reference to Sherman's epic rant immediately...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former agent alleges that Ryan Leaf rigged the NFL draft

What if Ryan Leaf had been drafted No. 1 overall by the Indianapolis Colts in 1998?According to Leaf's former agent, Leigh Steinberg, who is releasing a tell-all book entitled "The Agent," Leaf purposefully rigged the draft so that the Colts would be willing to select Peyton Manning, instead. Seriously.Leaf has drawn plenty of negative attention to himself over the years by acting...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Company makes 'conference participants' shirt for Detroit Lions

This ought to invoke emotion in Detroit Lions fans.Seen here is a snapshot taken of a shirt that Alternative Hero is selling. As you can see, it boasts the Lions as "Conference Participants." Ouch.The Lions failed to make the postseason this year and this is obviously a fact that the t-shirt company did not neglect. But I doubt you will find many serious Lions fans rushing to go...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Giannis Antetokounmpo has freakishly big hands

Well, they don't call Giannis Antetokounmpo "The Greek Freak" for nothing.Seen here is an image that goes to show how freakishly big the 19-year-old rookie's hands are.The other hand seen in this Instagram post is NBA Canada reporter Payal Doshi. As you can see, her hand pales in comparison in regards to size.The crazy thing is that Antetokounmpo is still growing. And that has to...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady isn't planning on watching Super Bowl

For the second straight season, Tom Brady and the Patriots came within one win of playing in the Super Bowl, and will be forced to watch the title game at home. Or will he?New England's hopes of participating in the big game were dashed on Sunday when the Broncos upended them in Denver. Now, Brady says he has no intentions of watching the Super Bowl.I don’t have much of a rooting...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dutch speed skater flips off double bird to bitter rival

Emotions ran high after the recent 5000m relay at the European Short Track Champoinships.Watch as Dutch speed skater Sjinkie Knegt shows his displeasure of winning bronze by firing off double middle fingers towards his hated rival, who took gold.The man on the receiving end of that double bird is none other than Russian Viktor Ahn.Not surprisingly, Knegt was disqualified for the...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Modell's loses $500,000 gamble on Patriots AFC championship gear

Hey, you win some and you lose some.This has to be the mindset employed by major sporting goods retailer Modell's after the store spent roughly $500,000 on New England Patriots gear in anticipation of the team winning the AFC title.“We took a tremendous risk, but you know what? People expect us to have the merchandise,” CEO Mitch Modell said. “We printed up everything: hats...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: United States will have warships nearby to evacuate athletes at Olympic Games

The anticipation for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi continues to build. And so does the fear that something could possibly go very wrong.As a contingency plan, the United States will have warships and air transport ready to evacuate athletes and officials if anything bad happens during the games themselves. This is according to a report by CNN.Planes and ships are clearly there...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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