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Yoenis Cespedes Nearly Gets Decapitated, Then Hits A Game-Winning Home Run On The Next Pitch

Yoenis Cespedes nearly got beaned in the head with a 95-MPH fastball last night. If not for a last-second reaction to dip his head away from the pitch, Cespedes might not be alive. Yeah, that pitch was a bit off the strike zone…. The next pitch from Jonathan Broxton caught a bit more of the strike zone. And, Cespedes made Broxton pay for his attempted head shot, hitting the game...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Madden Gamer Blows A Gasket After Losing Super Bowl On Horrendous Call

Apparently, even the virtual world knows that Cleveland can’t have nice things (note: this video was uploaded before LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, so I’m playing the “ex post facto” card and saying the rule applies). One Madden 25 gamer found this out the hard way recently when his Browns squared off against the Arizona Cardinals in the Super Bowl (there’s...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

This Is What Michael Jordan’s Personal Basketball Court Looks Like

In order to help promote the upcoming Air Jordan XX9 basketball shoe, Nike invited some sneaker bloggers and reporters to play basketball in the shoe so that they could give their honest opinions on how the shoe performs on court. What they didn’t tell them was where they would be playing ball. Nike would only say that the shoes would be tested at an undisclosed location. And...
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PGA Tour Fires Back At Jimmy Fallon Over His Tonight Show Superlatives

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } You may remember how Jimmy Fallon did his Tonight Show Superlatives earlier this week by having some fun with PGA players...
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Borussia Dortmund Player Shows Everyone How To Properly Celebrate A Goal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a goal today. His goal gave Borussia Dortmund a two-goal lead over Bayern Munich. And, his celebration will hopefully inspire millions of athletes out there to think a bit outside the box when it comes to celebrations. How to celebrate a goal, by Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Pull out a Spider-Man mask and put it on. pic.twitter...
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Gatorade Teams Up With DC Entertainment To Make RG III, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Cam Newton and JJ Watt Into Superheroes

Last year, Gatorade teamed up with DC Entertainment to make digital comics for JJ Watt and Cam Newton. Now that every superhero seemingly needs tie-ins with a whole extended universe, this year’s Gatorade superhero roster has been expanded to also include Robert Griffin III, Peyton Manning and Eli Manning. The quintet even get their own superhero squad name “The League of Captains...
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Daniel Colman Wins $15 Million In Poker, Doesn’t Care

This is over a month late — props to Deadspin for digging it up — but it’s still dumbfounding. Daniel Colman won $15 million in a $1 million buy-in poker game — the same kind of game that resulted in this brutal bad beat. Despite winning, Colman didn’t seem to be very pleased with the results, saying: First off, I don’t owe poker a single thing. I’ve been fortunate...
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Jennifer Lopez Has A New Single Called “Booty” With A Fitting Cover & Music Video

Jennifer Lopez released a new album earlier this summer called A.K.A. and now she has just dropped a new single off that album called “Booty.” We can think of very few people in this world more qualified to make a song with that title, and J.Lo’s cover art for the single proves that she’s still got plenty of authority to speak on the subject. Yuuuuuup…definitely still...
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Chris Walla Is Leaving Death Cab For Cutie After 17 Years

Everyone’s favorite “indie” rock band, Death Cab for Cutie, just lost 1/4 of itself. Chris Walla, the band’s guitarist, has announced that his last show with Death Cab will be on September 13th. Walla has been a member of the band for 17 years. Longer version: I think I long for the unknown. It might be that simple. I will miss being a quarter of this band, and will support...
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There Is Only One State Which Believes Johnny Manziel Should Start The Season Opener For The Browns And It’s Not Ohio

Bet you can’t guess the one state that believes Johnny Manziel should start the season opener for the Browns. pic.twitter.com/R9c7x6t5xU — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August 13, 2014 I’m not sure if it’s more surprising that only one state believes that Johnny Manziel should start Week 1 for the Cleveland Browns or that the one state isn’t Ohio but here we are. Hell, even ESPN...
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Anthony Davis’ New Boost Mobile Commercial Is Going To Be Very Weird, If This Photo Is Any Indication

This strange photo popped up on Reddit this week and is reportedly from a recent Boost Mobile commercial shoot featuring Pelicans center Anthony Davis. I’m not really sure what the hell is going on here, and I’m not really sure I want to know either. I can only hope that is his real hair because it is some glorious flow. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Ryan Malone is “Baffled” on Why Cocaine Was in Pocket During April Arrest

Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone’s face was plastered across the country after a DUI arrest in April, one that also led to the discovery of cocaine. While the DUI charges are severe and could hurt the remainder of his NHL career, the 1.3 grams on cocaine specifically raise eyebrows across the league. Malone, however, has no clue how the drugs were found in his pocket...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Graphics In ‘NBA 2K15′ Are Just Okay, I Guess

2K Sports released some early looks at the graphics that will be featured in their upcoming release of NBA 2K15 and, well, they’re crazy impressive. Just take a look at the digital version of their cover athlete, Kevin Durant, in the screenshot (above) that the publisher released on Wednesday. You can also check out digital Durant in action with this short teaser video: Basketball...
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Report: NBA offered to rescind fine if Raptors fired Drake

The Toronto Raptors found themselves in some hot water with the NBA when their ambassador, Drake, “recruited” Kevin Durant at a recent concert. The NBA fined the Raptors $25,000 for “tampering” thanks to Drake’ stunt but they did offer to lift the fine if the Raptors fired Drake. The Raptors turned down the NBA’s offer: Raptors officials would not comment on the Drake...
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Chris Nelson Perfectly Mimics Derek Jeter’s Famous Catch In The Stands

October 15th, 2001: Derek Jeter August 12th, 2014: Chris Nelson Your browser does not support iframes. Now, the two put together: [MLB] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Brooklyn Pizza Shop Honors Robin Williams With Awesome Specials Board

As a Boston native, it was awesome to see the touching memorial that people created for Robin Williams at the famous Good Will Hunting bench in the Boston Public Gardens after the news of his death this week. But this tribute to Williams by a Brooklyn area pizza shop might top that simply because of creativity and illustrations involved. Vinnie’s Pizzeria is somewhat famous for...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The MLB’s NL West Division Stadiums As Portrayed By MLB 14: The Show

We’re ending our slideshow of MLB stadiums with the NL West division. The great folks at MLB The Show have some of the more realistic graphics you will find for any sports game, and they have shared some remarkable photos of each MLB stadium with us. Teams in the NL West include, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies...
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The Most Memorable NFL Touchdown Celebrations Of All Time

The NFL season is right around the corner. I’m excited to see my favorite team (49ers) play, but kind of, almost, more excited to see what celebrations these players have in sore for us. Touchdown celebrations can result in anything from dancing, chest bumps, football give-away or leaping. A new season brings in new touchdown celebrations, until then, lets reminisce on some of...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Water Sports Fails Compilation Is Mesmerizing and Brutal

I had a very hard time watching this video featuring a ridiculous numkber of fails in and around water. If you have a squeamish stomach, this may not be the video for you. [Mentality Mag] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jimmy Fallon’s Tribute to Robin Williams Was Fantastic

It is hard not to love everything about Jimmy Fallon’s tribute to Robin Williams, we suggest having a Kleenex box around. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Mario Balotelli Gets ‘Interesting’ Birthday Wish From Teammate

Buon compleanno/Happy 24th bday to @FinallyMario. Finally mature, so act like a grown up now please Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Atlanta Sportscaster Seamlessly Drops 22 Robin Williams References Into His Broadcast

Atlanta sportscaster Zach Klein pulled off one of the better Robin Williams tributes this week during a broadcast for WSB-TV in Atlanta. Check out the video featuring the sportscaster dropping 22 different Robin Williams references into the sports rundown. Quite impressive, and a great tip of the hat to Robin. Good luck spotting all 22. [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mesut Ozil’s London Mansion Is Insane

Fresh off winning the World Cup with his German squad, midfielder Mesut Ozil is back in England preparing for his second season with Arsenal in the EPL. As one of the better players on the Gunners, he’s also one of the highest paid – earning $228,000 a week in salary from the club. Combine that with sponsorships and that makes Ozil a pretty wealthy guy who can afford to live...
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Boise State Unveils Scintillating Orange Helmet for Ole Miss Game

Boise State might have lost head coach Chris Petersen to Washington and some of the national attention has died down, but the Broncos have no intention of becoming lost in the shuffle of average non-power conference teams. As the fringe top 25 team prepares for a tough season opener against Ole Miss, they unveiled a vibrant, yet scintillating orange helmet for the game. The design...
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NHL Players Try Their Hand At Rugby On Halifax Commons

During the offseason, many athletes turn to other sports and forms of competition to help them stay active and in shape while away from their day jobs. NHL players Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, Alex Grant of the Anaheim Ducks and Andrew Bodnarchuk of the Los Angeles Kings decided to give rugby a shot to disrupt the repetitive nature of offseason training. The trio joined their...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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