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Photo: Top recruit has superman symbol inked across chest

Jalen Tabor is a college football recruit who has many schools vying for his services.The 6-foot-1, 188-pound defensive back out of Washington D.C. is ranked as a four-star prospect by both ESPN and Rivals, and is projected to be a star at the next level.Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Notre Dame, and Ohio State are just several of the major programs who have...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight ensues after customers mistake Aaron Hernandez's brother for Aaron Hernandez

Let's face it, folks.Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is not the most popular man in America right now. After all, the man has been charged with first-degree murder, and stands to receive life in prison without parole, if convicted.So, you can only imagine the kind of wrath ordinary citizens would give Hernandez if they spotted him out in public. Well, this...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss
SHOT DOWN

Minor league team cancels gun promo

The Huntsville Stars came under scrutiny for their scheduled 'Second Amendment Night' promotion that would offer three fans gun vouchers to redeem at a local store, and have opted to cancel.

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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: New Orleans Pelicans unveil new court design

The New Orleans Pelicans, formerly known as the New Orleans Hornets, took another step to rebrand itself on Monday, as the team unveiled its new home court design.The design features the incorporation of their new colors of red, blue, and gold, in addition to a giant Pelicans logo at mid-court. Additionally, the sidelines boast the team's Twitter handle and website information...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kirsten Flipkens stops match, tells broadcaster to hush

Belgium tennis pro Kirsten Flipkens stopped her fourth-round match against Flavia Pennetta at Wimbledon on Monday to ask for quiet from a BBC broadcaster.Flipkens reportedly became upset when journalist John Watson was speaking too loudly while presenting a segment on BBC World News.During the second set, Flipkens decided that she couldn't take anymore, and gestured angrily up...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cam Newton has a fear of baseballs

Like most boys growing up in the United States, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton played baseball in his youth. However, like most boys who grew up playing baseball, there came a time when he had to give the sport up. This time came at the age of 14 for Newton.For most boys, the decision to walk away from baseball has something to do with skill, or the desire to pursue some...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Tiny bug barely avoids being crushed by tennis ball

The life of a small bug during a tennis match is a torturous one.This bug can definitely testify to this fact as it narrowly avoided death during the Laura Robson-Kai Kanepia match at the Wimbledon Open.The bug is just wandering around the green playing surface of the court, minding its own business, when this happens.Whew. Close call.Via The Big Lead
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

Report: Matthews not arrested

Contrary to original reports, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was not arrested Sunday following his alleged involvement in a fight outside a nightclub.

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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis played with concussions 'all the time'

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis played nine seasons in the National Football League before officially deciding to retire last August.Any running back who plays that long in the league is bound to take a beating to their body. And Portis admits that he definitely did. But the 31-year-old also claims that he played through "numerous" concussions during...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Pirates mascot face plants after falling over rail

Your browser does not support iframes.The Pittsburgh Pirates are absolutely rolling right now.The Buccos have won nine straight and currently own the best record in baseball. That's not too bad for a franchise that hasn't had a winning season in over 20 years.This obviously makes their beloved mascot, Pirate Parrot, very happy. So happy, in fact, that the furry creature is...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Maddon uses water cooler to clean glasses

Your browser does not support iframes.Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has developed a reputation around the league as being one of the more unorthodox coaches in the game.His action seen in the video clip above will do nothing to hurt that reputation, either.Seen here is Maddon using one of the team's water coolers to clean off his glasses during the eighth inning of Sunday...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Royals fan tumbles backwards to make catch

Your browser does not support iframes.You won't see a better effort by a fan on a foul ball this season than the one made by this Kansas City Royals fan on Sunday.The momentous play came in the top of the fourth inning when Billy Butler popped a ball foul off into the first base side of the stands at Target Field.Watch as the sure-handed fan leans backwards and tumbles over his...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lance Berkman injures knee in freak accident

Texas Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman hasn't played in a game since Wednesday because of a sore knee, but is expected to be back in the lineup by Tuesday.This in and of itself isn't exactly notable news. However, the precarious manner in which he injured the knee sure is.The 37-year-old told reporters Sunday that he hurt his right knee when he fell down the stairs...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jessica Korda fires caddie midway through round

An unusual occurrence happened during the third round of the U.S. Women's Open Saturday.LPGA golfer Jessica Korda was so unhappy about the way she was performing, and the performance of her caddie, Jason Gilroyed, that she decided to fire him in the middle of the round. The Donald Trump-like moment came after the ninth hole at Sebonack Golf Club."We had a couple of disagreements...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Packers tight end says league wants retired players to die off

Gary Knafelc spent 10 seasons in the National Football League, with nine of those coming as a member of the Green Bay Packers, but he claims the league no longer cares about him or any other retired players.The 81-year-old told NBC 26 in Green Bay that players from his era who have experienced health problems since retiring are viewed as a thorn in the side of the NFL, and that the...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Eatery offering Dwight Howard chicken fingers for life to sign with Mavericks

A Dallas-area restaurant is offering All-Star center Dwight Howard quite the deal to entice him to sign with the Mavericks.According to the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas eatery is promising Howard free chicken fingers for the rest of his life if he casts his lot with the local NBA franchise.No, seriously. This is really happening.On Monday, Raising Cane's will kick off a campaign...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss
CLUCK CLUCK

Dallas eatery offers Howard free chicken

A Dallas-area restaurant is offering All-Star center Dwight Howard quite the deal to entice him to sign with the Mavericks.According to the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas eatery is promising Howard free chicken fingers for the rest of his life if he casts his lot with the local NBA franchise.No, seriously. This is really happening.On Monday, Raising Cane's will kick off a campaign...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tobias Enstrom robbed, assaulted in Sweden

What began as eating dinner out with family quickly became a scary situation for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom on Saturday.Enstrom was reportedly assaulted and robbed by three men after he had gone outside the restaurant to an automated teller machine to take out cash for the bill. The incident occurred overseas in Enstrom's home country of Sweden.“I haven’t spoken...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tobias Enstrom robbed, assaulted in Sweden

What began as eating dinner out with family quickly became a scary situation for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom on Saturday.Enstrom was reportedly assaulted and robbed by three men after he had gone outside the restaurant to an automated teller machine to take out cash for the bill. The incident occurred overseas in Enstrom's home country of Sweden.“I haven’t spoken...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tobias Enstrom robbed, assaulted in Sweden

What began as eating dinner out with family quickly became a scary situation for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom on Saturday.Enstrom was reportedly assaulted and robbed by three men after he had gone outside the restaurant to an automated teller machine to take out cash for the bill. The incident occurred overseas in Enstrom's home country of Sweden.“I haven’t spoken...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former MLB pitcher Justin Miller found dead at 35

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Justin Miller has been found dead at the age of 35 and the cause of death remains a mystery.Miller's body was found Wednesday night in Palm Harbor, Fla., the place he had been living since 2002, and his death was confirmed Friday by his sports agent.Miller spent seven seasons in the big leagues while pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays, Miami...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Paper airplane lands on field during Dodgers game

Your browser does not support iframes.An errant paper airplane made its way onto the Dodger Stadium field during Friday night's game between the Phillies and Dodgers.It's not too hard to blame the culprit, though. The few Los Angeles fans who were still left by the time this happened in the ninth inning had likely grown extremely restless and bored.In fact, the airplane&...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Lead guitarist for Pearl Jam rocks national anthem at Mariners game

Your browser does not support iframes.Fans who attended the Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field Friday night were treated to an amazing rendition of the national anthem.This is because Mike McCready, lead guitarist for Pearl Jam, was on hand to perform the traditional tune and did so with the help of his electric guitar. McCready followed up this performance by tossing out the...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers affiliate giving away guns to celebrate second amendment

A minor league affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers has decided to offer a promotion celebrating the second amendment.On July 3, the Double-A Huntsville Stars will be offering fans the chance to win one of three guns to honor the right to bear arms in the United States.The image you see above is the poster detailing the momentous night. You may even notice that National Rifle Association...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Vanderbilt Commodores suspended amid sex crimes investigation

Four members of the Vanderbilt Commodores football team have been suspended by the university as police investigate their involvement in a sex crime that allegedly occurred on the Nashville campus."I can confirm that the Metropolitan Police Department's Sex Crimes Unit began an investigation on Wednesday in regard to a matter that was alleged to have occurred at a Vanderbilt...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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