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Photo: Fan trolls Jason Kidd with shirt mocking 'Cupgate'

The Brooklyn Nets traveled to Houston to take on the Rockets Friday night and one fan in particular was ready and waiting.Seen here is a fan sporting a custom-made shirt that pokes fun of Nets head coach Jason Kidd for his role in "Cupgate."In case you can't quite make it out, the shirt reads, “4 SALE, COLA & ICE, $50,000 PER CUP, HIT ME UP."Props to the guy for managing to...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida AD's tires slashed during game at UCF

As if things weren't bad enough for South Florida Bulls athletic director Doug Woolard before he returned to his car after Friday night's heart-breaking loss to Central Florida.Woolard left Bright House Networks Stadium feeling down and defeated after his football squad narrowly missed a chance to score an upset over their rivals. This is when he entered the parking lot only to discover...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd admits to spilling drink on purpose

Jason Kidd has admitted to spilling his drink during a game on purpose Wednesday night in an effort to buy his team a timeout.After initially denying intent and blaming the incident on sweaty hands, instead, Kidd confessed on Friday after the league handed the Brooklyn Nets head coach a $50,000 fine for the stunt.Kidd said he was just trying to help put his team in a position to...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Gerald Henderson's errant pass knocks down lady in stands

It was not a good night to be in the second row watching the Charlotte Bobcats play host to the Milwaukee Bucks.This is because Charlotte's Gerald Henderson let an errant pass fly that literally nailed the unsuspecting fan and knocked her over.After the game, Henderson tweeted about the incident.nailed a lady tonight with a pass.if u follow me on twitter PLEASE tweet me. I know that...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Manziel proudly shows off buck he killed during bye week

Johnny Manziel can apparently do it all.During Texas A&M's bye week, Manziel decided to reacquaint himself to the great outdoors by participating in some deer hunting.As you can see, Manziel was successful in killing himself a buck, which he proudly showed off in this photo.A week later, Manziel suffered through one of the worst performances of his career, a 34-10 loss to LSU...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Timberwolves selling tickets offering fans chance to high-five Heat

On Dec. 7, the Minnesota Timberwolves will welcome the two-time defending champion Miami Heat to town for a little hardcourt action.In an attempt to make sure every seat is filled, the Timberwolves have chosen to take a rather interesting sales angle, which involves offering fans the chance to high-five LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the rest of the Heat players as they make their...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Adidas to give away free soccer balls to Brazilian newborn babies

Adidas, the official ball supplier of the 2014 World Cup, is set to give away free soccer balls to all babies born in Brazil on Tuesday, the same day it unveils the precise ball that will be used at next year's tournament.The move is said to be part of a marketing campaign based on the idea that every Brazilian "is born with a futbol by his or her feet."The ball itself is called...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Sean Suisham pulls Charlie Brown in botched field goal attempt

Sean Suisham did his best Charlie Brown impression during Thursday's Thanksgiving affair against division rival Baltimore.The spectacle occurred when the Steelers lined up for a 50-yard field goal attempt midway through the second quarter, and as you can see, things certainly did not go according to pln.Suisham appears to start his approach to the kick much too early, which meant...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Tech punter rips off spectacular fake punt for touchdown

Fake punts have all the makings to be either the best or the worst.And Texas Tech punter Ryan Erxleben can stash the fake punt he executed against Texas Thursday night in the "best" category.Check it out as Erxleben fools everyone in a Longhorns uniform by rumbling 51-yards for a touchdown in the first quarter of the game.It would be one of the few highlights of the game for the...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Minor league hockey player flips opponent with huge hit

Big hockey hits aren't anything we haven't seen before.However, this hit unleashed by Utica Comets winger Darren Archibald against Lake Erie Monsters defenseman Karl Stollery on Tuesday is sure to leave a memorable impression.Watch as Archibald absolutely crushes the unsuspecting Stollery and causes him to flip head over heels onto the ice.Via Bleacher Report
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Bucks offering fans extremely cheap tickets in desperation to boost attendance

The Milwaukee Bucks are having loads of trouble drawing fans to the arena this season.Entering Friday, the Bucks ranked 29th in the NBA in attendance with a mark of 14,437 fans per game. And at 2-12, Milwaukee also boasted the second-worst record in the league.So it shouldn't be too surprising that the team has gone to extreme measures in a desperate attempt to boost attendance levels...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic carve a Thanksgiving turkey

On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Orlando Magic have an ongoing tradition of having their star players carve a turkey as part of the post-game interview festivities. This year's version involved Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic.Take a look at how each player approaches "carving" the bird. While Davis simply rips one of the legs off, Vucevic takes a more subtle approach, showing his veteran...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Houston Rockets butcher 'Dreidel Song' for Hannukah

Your browser does not support iframes.The Houston Rockets attempted to sing their version of the "Dreidel Song" in celebration of Hannukah, and as you can see by this video, it didn't go so well.You would think the team would have learned to avoid forcing their players to do something their not good at, singing, by simply watching how the New York Mets version of "Sleigh Bells" turned...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA official: David Stern wants to legalize betting so league can profit

Disgraced ex-NBA referee Tim Donaghy, who was sentenced to 15 months in prison back in 2008 for betting on games he officiated, claims that NBA commissioner David Stern is secretly launching a campaign to legalize betting in pro basketball in an attempt to profit.Stern appeared on WFAN New York this week, and said he believes betting on all pro sports will be legal in all 50 states...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Jones does not endorse Todd Jones for the Hall of Fame

The 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released this week and it included a whopping amount of eligible candidates.One of those candidates included former reliever Todd Jones, who had a very lengthy and respectable career in his own right, but probably won't receive near enough votes to stick around the ballot beyond this year.Heck, even Jones agrees that he doesn't...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Cavaliers fans launch campaign to lure LeBron James back to Cleveland

It seems folks in Cleveland have nearly forgiven LeBron James for the way he spurned the Cavaliers in favor of the Miami Heat on national television in 2010.Beginning with Wednesday night's Heat-Cavs game at the Quicken Loans Arena, a contingent of loyal fans launched a "Come Home LeBron" campaign designed to lure their basketball prodigy back to his home state.As part of the campaign...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Sliced cucumber features Michael Jordan 'Jumpman' logo

Michael Jordan's presence is everywhere. You just have to look around.Do you need an example? Well, look no further than the evidence Reddit user "mctenold" found when discovering this sliced cucumber featuring the Air Jordan "Jumpman" logo on it.Discuss...Via Bleacher Report
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay uses strange idiom when referring to banning stat sheets from Raptors locker room

Stat sheets are no longer welcome inside the Raptors locker room after Rudy Gay has reportedly put an unofficial ban on them.Aside from the whole angle of bringing the team together as one, here is the explanation Gay gave to the Toronto Sun:“We’re not playing for stats,” Gay said.“I wanted to just nip it in the butt before it became an issue,” he said. “We come in here...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Tony Romo touted as 'America's whipping boy' by Sports Illustrated

Here is a look at this week's front cover of Sports Illustrated.As you can see, Tony Romo, quarterback of "America's team," is featured beside a headline that touts him as "America's whipping boy."The Cowboys signal caller has been the subject of widespread criticism throughout his career. Some of the criticisms include not being clutch, lacking decision making skills, and just generally...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Eddie Vedder rips city of Sacramento for blocking Kings move to Seattle

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is still fuming at the city of Sacramento for the NBA's decision to block a potential move of the Kings franchise to Seattle.Ironically, Vedder expressed his displeasure at a recent concert in the same city where his beloved SuperSonices transplanted in 2008.A fan’s video shows Vedder saying that “the people that really (expletive) us over is Sacramento...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Diamondbacks to avoid signing players with link to PEDs

Don't count on the Arizona Diamondbacks signing players connected to using performance-enhancing drugs anytime soon. According to a report by beat writer Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, the team won't be pursuing free agent Nelson Cruz because of the policy, or any PED user for that matter.As far as the Diamondbacks are concerned, their hardline stance appears to be spearheaded...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan football player charged and arrested for credit card theft after pumping gas in uniform

Central Michigan quarterback Darrien Boone was charged with stealing a credit card and using it to purchase gasoline after he was identified on surveillance wearing his Chippewas football attire at the gas pump.Boone, a Chicago native who redshirted this season, was arraigned in court on Monday on one count of stealing/retaining without consent a financial transaction device, a four...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Deadspin buys 2014 Hall of Fame vote, turns to readers for input

On Tuesday, the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was revealed by the BBWAA. Shortly after the ballot was made public, Deadspin.com announced their plan to "make a mockery and farce" of the voting process, by allegedly buying a vote from an unnamed BBWAA member. Their plan is to crowdsource the vote via readers and the unnamed BBWAA member will then cast the official ballot...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Stephen Tulloch dresses up turkey with sunglasses, cigarette, dog tag

It's been said many times before that you shouldn't play with your food.Apparently, linebacker Stephen Tulloch of the Detroit Lions didn't get that message, as he he went to great lengths to dress up a turkey for Thanksgiving this week.Seen here is a picture of how the bird's makeover turned out. Tulloch's turkey sports oversized sunglasses, an unsmoked cigarette, and a dog tag...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans: Twitter will hurt your damn feelings

Twitter is a marvelous tool when used appropriately. With that being said, the social media site also opens the door to a barrage of hurtful criticism, which former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans knows all too well.Here's what he had to say about it:“If I read a couple and get mad, and I feel like saying something back? That’s when I know I need to cool out for...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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