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Photo: CC Sabathia looking suprisingly thin this offseason

CC Sabathia has long had a reputation of being more on the hefty side.But a recent photo of him, posted by his wife over the weekend at a wedding, shows a much slimmer version of the New York Yankees ace.Despite the visual evidence, Sabathia maintains that he has not lost any weight, attributing the tighter physique to intense training that has helped tone his muscles."I...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander: Richard Sherman would get thrown at in baseball

So Russell is a class act! Sherman on the other hand.... If he played baseball would get a high and tight fastball.— Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) January 20, 2014Richard Sherman is receiving a lot of criticism for his candid interview with reporter Erin Andrews following Sunday's NFC title game, including Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander.The MLB star took to Twitter Sunday...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks fan dresses up in Skittles costume

Marshawn Lynch's love of Skittles has become household knowledge around Seattle.On Sunday, one fan in particular decided to pay homage to this fact by sporting an original Skittles costume to the NFC title game.Perhaps his costume worked like a charm because the Seahawks held off the 49ers, 23-17, to punch their ticket for the franchise's second-ever Super Bowl.Also, the...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Richard Sherman has candid interview with Erin Andrews

Richard Sherman was the talk of the town Sunday night after his Seahawks edged out the 49ers to win the NFC crown.But it wasn't just because of his game-saving pass deflection near the end of the fourth quarter to prevent a touchdown. No, his postgame interview with Erin Andrews was what had people buzzing.Check it out as Sherman engages in a candid and energetic interview with...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Paul George threw down a beautiful 360 dunk against Clippers

If you haven't seen it by now, Paul George was the creator of a jaw-dropping dunk Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers.Watch as the Pacers star takes a steal in the fourth quarter and proceeds to throw down a magnificent 360 windmill slam to punctuate a blowout win for Indiana.Dunk of the season? Quite possibly so.Via Larry Brown Sports
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Drake nails Alex Rodriguez impression in SNL skit

Saturday Night Live made its long-awaited return following their holiday break and wasted no time in delivering a jab at Alex Rodriguez.The man portraying A-Rod in this skit is none other than guest host and famed Canadian rapper Drake. Drake served as a childhood actor years ago and that no doubt led to his ability to nail this impression of Rodriguez.Watch as Drake looks and sounds...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Seahawks fan gets 'Super Bowl XLVIII champ' tattoo

The Seattle Seahawks better win Super Bowl XLVIII or else this avid fan is going to have some explaining to do to outsiders.Seen here is a man by the name of Tim Connors. You see, Connors decided to get a tattoo on his inner-wrist that proudly proclaims the Seahawks as "XLVII Champs" along with the team's logo.Now, the Seahawks aren't too far away from making this...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: New York City retailer already selling Patriots AFC title shirts

The outcome of the AFC Championship Game won't be determined until later on Sunday evening, but a retailer in New York City is already getting a head start, as evidenced by their willingness to sell shirts proclaiming the Patriots as conference champions.It's a bold move by Modell's in Manhattan, located about 15 miles from where Super Bowl XLVIII will be played, because...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Doctor offers to trade vasectomy for tickets

                         A doctor in Colorado has an unusual proposal for AFC Championship Game tickets.On Sunday, the Denver Broncos will play host to the New England Patriots, with the winner of the game advancing to the Super Bowl. And Dr. Steven Broman really wants his staff to be there to see it happen. So much so, in fact, that he is offering any willing soul with...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Geno Auriemma goes on expletive-laced rant about religion in sports

Just as many have argued the place of religion with government throughout history, so have folks with religion as it comes with sports. Namely, Geno Auriemma, the famed coach of the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball program, who went on an expletive-filled rant Friday when asked about his opinion of religion in sports.Here is a quick rundown of his response, courtesy of...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Crews deflate Metrodome roof for good

An iconic piece of the Minneapolis skyline literally disappeared Saturday morning as construction crews permanently deflated the roof of the Metrodome.Home of the Minnesota Vikings since 1982, crews began deflating the roof at 7:15 a.m. in a process that involved shutting off fans and opening up vents to let compressed air out.By 8 a.m., the roof was completely down, aided in part...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado brewing company offering free food and drinks to Patriots player

The West Flanders Brewing Company in Boulder, Colorado is offering the New England Patriots a pretty sweet deal. The only catch is that the deal is only available between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Unfortunately, those hours fall during the same time frame that the AFC Championship game will be played.Nonetheless, Patriots players who would rather stroll into the establishment...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Rockets release trailer for Dwight Howard action figure giveaway

On Saturday, a miniature version of Dwight Howard will be making the rounds inside the Toyota Center, as the Houston Rockets are set to giveaway thousands of action figures made in Howard's likeness.To promote this glorious occasion, the Rockets decided to create a humorous video trailer, and the end result is pretty fantastic. Check it out.Where else can you see a seven-foot...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Keegan Bradley sinks hole-in-one at Humana Challenge

While most of us were slaving away at our average jobs on Friday, Keegan Bradley was busy playing golf at the Humana Challenge, which included nailing an ace on the par-three No. 3.Bradley's feat was part of a second round tally of 66 that left him nine strokes back of the first-place Patrick Reed. Nonetheless, the shot was a beauty and the reaction was almost just as good.Hooray...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Aaron Hernandez barred from watching Patriots play in AFC title game

Aaron Hernandez wasn't among the large contingent of fans who watched the Patriots eliminate the Colts in the divisional round last week. And he won't be watching when his former team plays the Broncos in the AFC Championship game on Sunday, either.This is because Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hogsdon has informed the media that Hernandez will not be allowed to watch the...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Market sends witty advice to Kellen Winslow Jr. in wake of arrest

.@kellenwinslowjr Next time, you can use our convenient store locator to find the #BostonMarket near you http://t.co/Kgog8nxZ5V— Boston Market (@bostonmarket) January 17, 2014Boston Market has decided to strike while the iron is hot.In the wake of Kellen Winslow Jr.'s bizarre arrest, which the police report states that Winslow claimed he was just trying to find a Boston Market...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Time lapse of crew building hockey rink at Dodger Stadium

Your browser does not support iframes.Later this month, a hockey game will be played at Dodger Stadium.This NHL game will be played between the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings in what is sure to be an interesting spectacle for anyone who ventures into the historic venue to serve as witness.It goes without saying, but an undertaking like this doesn't come easily. It goes...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa prep player makes bounce shot from behind his own basket

This basket made by Hinton High School (IA) senior Logan Jurgensmeier wasn't orthodox. But it counts as two points in the box score, though.Take a look at this outrageous video clip from Thursday which shows Jurgensmeier attempting to save a ball from going out of bounds. Except his attempt to throw the ball off of an opposing player results in a wacky shot conversion.Perhaps...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Seattle restaurant mocks Colin Kaepernick, Jim Harbaugh on sign

A rivalry game for the ages is brewing this weekend as the San Francisco 49ers are set to pay a visit to Seattle to butt heads with the Seahawks.Naturally, Seattle fans are already creating a hostile environment for their division foes, with this sign located above Seattle's Metropolitan Grill serving as small evidence. As you can see, it pokes fun at 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tim McCarver not retiring from broadcasting baseball games after all

The 2013 season was supposed to be the last in the illustrious broadcasting career of Tim McCarver. But not so fast. The 72-year-old already wants back in the game. Well, at least back behind the mic.According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, McCarver said Thursday night that he is nearing an agreement to broadcast roughly 30 Cardinals games this season for Fox Sports Midwest. In...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kobe Bryant stops by night classes at Boston College

Kobe Bryant has been traveling with the Lakers despite being unable to play due to a fractured knee. And his knee didn't stop him from making a surprise visit to the campus of Boston College on Thursday night ahead of his team's game against the Celtics on Friday.Naturally, the college students at the university were absolutely thrilled to be paid a visit by the Black Mamba...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson: I want to be first player to play for every NBA team

Nate Robinson: "If I can be the first player to play for every team in the league, I want to do it."— Geoff Lepper (@geofflepper) January 16, 2014Nate Robinson is one of the more well-traveled players in the NBA.He currently resides with the Denver Nuggets, but has served previous stints with the Knicks, Celtics, Thunder, Warriors, and Bulls. A simple math calculation...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan's mom claims recruitment letter up for auction is just replica

Goldin Auctions believes it has obtained an original recruitment letter sent from Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith to a high school player by the name of Michael Jordan in 1980. In fact, Goldin Auctions is even labeling it "the most important recruiting letter ever written by a head coach in the history of college basketball."Unfortunately, Jordan's mother, Deloris Jordan...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Eric Decker and his pregnant wife to appear together in upcoming GQ spread

Hold everything, folks. Eric Decker and his country-signing (and pregnant!) wife, Jessie James, are set to appear in an upcoming photo spread for GQ Magazine. Yes, you read that correctly.In case you haven't been tuning in to the married couple's reality series, Eric & Jessie, here is a look at some of the things the Broncos wide receiver and James have been up to.What...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Little league coach's lawsuit seeks over $500,000 in damages from player

This may be the craziest little league baseball story you have ever read.Alan Beck, a little league coach in the state of California, is reportedly suing one of his 14-year-old players, and is seeking more than $500,000 due to pain, suffering, lost wages, and medical bills.Why? Well, because the player accidentally tossed his helmet in the air during a walk-off celebration, and it...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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