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Mike Trout first MLB player since Ken Griffey Jr. to get Nike cleat

Mike Trout is in his own category as a player on the field, and now he’s in elite company off of it. Nike has created its first signature for a cleat for a player since they did with Ken Griffey Jr. The cleat is called the Nike Lunar Vapor Trout, and it’s part of an […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucy Li rests her hand on her side like a classic 11-year-old

Lucy Li is the talk of the US Women’s Open at Pinehurst this week for obvious reasons: she’s 11 years old and qualified to play in one of the top golf tournaments in the country. Though Li’s week will end after just two days — she shot an 8-over 78 in each of her first […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan has gray turf for new field nicknamed ‘The Factory’

Eastern Michigan is joining the alternate field surface color crew this fall. Like Boise State, Eastern Washington and Central Arkansas, EMU will be playing home games on a non-traditional surface color. They decided that gray will be their color. The process of installing the gray FieldTurf at Rynearson Stadium will begin in July so that […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Cromartie: Me and Darrelle Revis are two best corners in league

Someone better keep an eye out on Richard Sherman’s Twitter account for a response, because we know he won’t like what Antonio Cromartie had to say recently. Cromartie was on NFL Network’s “Total Access” Thursday and was asked to rate some of the best cornerbacks in the league. Cro was shown the results of a […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Only 52,000 fans watched Clayton Kershaw’s no-hitter on SportsNet LA

Clayton Kershaw had one heck of an outing on Wednesday night. It was one of the most dominant pitching performances in MLB history. It would have been nice if most Dodgers fans in LA could have seen it. According to the LA Times’ Joe Flint, Nielsen metrics say only 52,000 people in the LA market […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis: Bill Belichick is a ‘players’ coach’

Isn’t it amazing how fast a player’s tune can change after he switches teams? Two years ago, Darrelle Revis called Bill Belichick a “jerk” and later said he was sticking to it. Of course, that was when Revis was a New York Jet. Now that he is a member of the New England Patriots, it […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Parker stole Larry O’Brien trophy to take pic with new baby

Tony Parker had himself some unauthorized alone time with the Larry O’Brien trophy after the San Antonio Spurs won the NBA title, but he had a great reason for it. During his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, Parker admitted that he stole the championship trophy so he could bring it home and snap […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fans investigated for jumping out of wheelchairs to cheer

Police are reportedly investigating a group of fans who attended a World Cup game in wheelchairs for possible ticket fraud. According to The Telegraph, several photos shown on CCTV and seen on social media sites appear to show Brazilian fans that claimed to be wheelchair-bound jumping out of their seats in celebration. Police believe the […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips responds to heckling fan with autographed ball, selfie

Brandon Phillips may have successfully turned a drunk Pittsburgh Pirates fan into a Cincinnati Reds fan earlier this week. A recent story that was posted on Reddit describes a scene in which a Pirates fan started giving Phillips the business after a rain delay in the seventh inning. The Reddit user, who was the brother […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley on Redskins potential name change: I’m protesting the Chargers name

Former Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley does not support the efforts to change his former team’s name. Cooley, who hosts a show on ESPN 980 with Steve Czaban, spent a good portion of their Wednesday show ridiculing sports writers who are calling for the Redskins to change their nickname. Czaban and Cooley criticized the […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Joyce hits ball into pitching machine, machine spits it back (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce had himself a once-in-a-lifetime experience on Thursday. The rare moment actually came before the game while Joyce was taking batting practice. Joyce was taking pitches from a pitching machine and fouled one off the top of the cage. It somehow deflected off the […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clausen caught attention of Bears staff

The Chicago Bears signed Jimmy Clausen earlier this month as a potential backup to Jay Cutler, and the former Notre Dame star may actually have a shot at making the team. According to Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com, Clausen “caught the coaching staff’s attention” during minicamp this week. “We’re going through the process today of […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid has same foot injury as Yao Ming, Bill Walton

How serious is Joel Embiid’s foot injury? Unfortunately for the former Kansas star, there are some examples of superstar NBA players who have essentially been forced into retirement by the same injury he has. Bill Walton and Yao Ming are two of the more alarming examples. Embiid’s agent Arn Tellem announced on Thursday that the […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Hall calls out Chael Sonnen for stealing his line

Chael Sonnen is one of the best crap talkers in sports. The guy is a classic heel and totally embraces it. He makes his living off of it. He does it better than many others. He’s even turned his ability to talk like a madman into a nice broadcasting gig with FOX. But one thing […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnathan Franklin to retire because of neck injury

Johnathan Franklin’s NFL career is over after just 11 games. The Green Bay Packers said Thursday that Franklin won’t be back with the team next season because of a neck injury. Franklin also confirmed over Twitter that he was not cleared to play or resume his NFL career. pic.twitter.com/aeONfR0Myp — Johnathan Franklin (@JFrank2308) June 19, […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks get their Super Bowl rings

The Seattle Seahawks capped their offseason minicamp Thursday in probably the best way possible. They had a ceremony to give out their championship rings from winning the Super Bowl in February. “It’s really an honor. It really is an honor,” coach Pete Carroll said of the Thursday night event via the Seahawks’ website. “And I […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gavin Floyd leaves with elbow issue after throwing curveball

Gavin Floyd left his start Thursday against the Washington Nationals after throwing his first pitch of the 7th inning. Floyd hung a curveball to Jayson Werth which was pulled deep to left and foul. Floyd immediately looked over to the Atlanta Braves dugout because he knew something was wrong. A trainer came out to examine […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The time Donald Sterling tried to wreck Chris Paul's marriage

Donald Sterling is such a repugnant being, he once tried to publicly ruin Chris Paul’s marriage. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne has a pretty incredible piece on Sterling that is full of incredible details and insight about the man and his character. We really recommend you read the entire thing. One of the notable nuggets mentioned in […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James and wife Savannah expecting third child – first girl

Looks like the rumors about Savannah James being pregnant are true. Back in March, we posted a report saying that Savannah was expecting the couple’s third child and first girl. The word at the time was that Savannah was 15 weeks along in the pregnancy, which would put her at just shy of 30 weeks […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kostas Katsouranis sent off after second yellow card (Video)

Greek captain Kostas Katsouranis was sent off Thursday during Greece’s Group C game against Japan at the 2014 World Cup after receiving his second yellow card of the match. Katsouranis was going for the ball and slide tackled Makoto Hasebe 38 minutes into the match. It was Katsouranis’ second yellow card, which meant he received […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Swisher hits walk-off grand slam in extra innings

Your browser does not support iframes. Nick Swisher proved on Thursday that in the game of baseball, it’s never too late to be a hero. Swisher was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts against the Angels in his first four at-bats, but he got the hit when it counted. Stepping up to the plate with the bases […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rip Hamilton offers to give Clint Dempsey his mask

Clint Dempsey suffered a broken nose during USA’s win over Ghana when he was kicked in the face by a high leg. The 31-year-old striker’s nose was shaped like a Christmas tree and he was coughing up blood, so it’s going to kill if he gets hit in the face again. Despite that, Dempsey said […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors favorites to land Kevin Love, may include Klay Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are reportedly the favorites to land Kevin Love. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, Golden State’s new willingness to include Klay Thompson could end up sealing the deal. The Warriors were initially hesitant to include Thompson, which led to speculation that the Boston Celtics may have the best offer on the […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney scores his first ever World Cup goal (GIF)

Wayne Rooney finally scored the first ever World Cup goal of his career on Thursday, and it was a big one. Rooney netted the equalizer for England as they were trailing Uruguay 1-0 late in the second half. Thursday’s game was Rooney’s 10th career World Cup game, and people were amazed by his scoring drought. […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvaro Pereira appeared knocked out by knee to the head (GIF)

Uruguy midfielder Alvaro Pereira took a brutal knee to the head during Thursday’s match against England. Pereira went for a slide tackle on England’s Raheem Sterling and Sterling ended up inadvertently kneeing him in the temple. For a moment, it appeared that Pereira was knocked unconscious by the blow. He was somehow able to walk […]
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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