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Daniel Hudson unhappy with his Topps baseball card

Every young boy or girl who wants to play sports for a living dreams of someday being featured on a playing card. Usually kids envision themselves on the front of a card jacking a home run or catching a touchdown pass. It didn’t exactly work out that way for Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson. Hudson is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery after he blew out his elbow last...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress reportedly has his driver’s license suspended

Plaxico Burress will be returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers next season after appearing in four games with them last year, but he may have to hitch a ride or take a bicycle to training camp. According to TMZ, the 35-year-old receiver recently had his driver’s license suspended. The suspension reportedly stems from an incident where Burress refused to pay a six-figure judgment...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Bears DT Anthony Adams announces retirement in hilarious fashion (Video)

Anthony Adams spent nine seasons in the NFL as a defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers. While he was certainly a reliable player during his career, the big fella was more of a space-filler than a playmaker. For that reason, many of you may have probably only heard of him because of his entertaining YouTube channel. Others may have never heard of Adams at...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart on Joey Logano fight: He’s a little girl, I’m gonna bust his ass (Video)

Joey Logano has not made many friends in the Sprint Cup Series over the past two weeks, and the 22-year-old doesn’t seem to care. Last weekend, Logano was spun out by Denny Hamlin near the finish of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Logano went after Hamlin after the race (video here) and some mild shoving took place. Coincidentally, the two drivers found themselves...
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March 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kevin Durant tackles Thunder fan who made $20,000 half-court shot (Video)

Earlier in their careers, it would probably be a bad thing if we told you that Kevin Durant had pulled a LeBron James. LeBron has been working to improve upon his public image over the past year or two and has been doing a tremendous job of it. On Saturday, Durant took a page out of LeBron’s book when he tackled a fan who drained a $20,000 half-court shot. “I’ve seen the LeBron...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel reportedly shoved a graduate assistant during a scrimmage

Johnny Manziel may be spending his offseason living it up and doing seemingly anything that will put a smile on his face, but that does not mean he has lost his competitive edge. Texas A&M held a spring scrimmage on Saturday and Manziel looked a bit rusty. He threw three interceptions, the last of which came on a short pass into the end zone as he was rolling to his right. That’s...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

FGCU reportedly scrambling for funds to keep head coach Andy Enfield

Florida Gulf Coast University is a small school that is having the type of season that typically earns a head coach a job at a bigger program. The Eagles are the first 15th-seeded team to ever advance to the Sweet 16. They shocked the world by kicking off the tournament with a win over Georgetown and were impressive yet again in a victory against San Diego State on Sunday. Now, the...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Arthur Jones starts Ravens ‘dream team’ talk after Elvis Dumervil signing

Baltimore Ravens fans have watched their Super Bowl champion defense basically fall apart over the offseason. Ray Lewis has retired and Ed Reed, Paul Kruger, Dannell Ellerbe, and Cary Williams have all left via free agency. That means Baltimore will have an entirely new look on defense, but fans will be happy to know that the makeover now includes the addition of Elvis Dumervil....
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
SIGHTS ON SHAKA

USC, UCLA interested in Smart?

With both having head coaching vacancies, reports indicate that the Trojans and Bruins could be interested in Shaka Smart, VCU's red-hot coaching commodity.

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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Larranaga danced like Muhammad Ali after win

Jim Larranaga gave us one of the best and most stunning postgame celebration dances after his team squeaked out a win over Illinois Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. “I told you guys I wanted to see fighters,” Larranaga told his team. “You know what I saw out there? Muhammad Ali.” The 63-year-old coach then busted out his best impression of the legendary...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner dunks again in Baylor win (Video)

Brittney Griner highlighted Baylor’s first-round NCAA tournament victory over Prairie View A&M Sunday with an easy dunk from the baseline. Griner took a pass from Odyssey Sims that went nearly three-quarters of the court and went under the basket for a one-handed dunk. The dunk marked the 15th in Griner’s career. She finished with 33 points, 10 rebounds, and six blocks in...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Illinois get robbed by referees at end of loss to Miami?

Referees may have hurt Illinois with a bad call in the final minute of the Hurricanes’ 63-59 win in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament Sunday. Illinois was down 57-55 with 45 seconds left when senior guard D.J. Richardson attempted a 3-pointer from the wing. Richardson’s shot was short and his ball appeared to be knocked out of bounds by Miami’s Kenny Kadji, who had jumped...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gulf Coast had the celebration to end all celebrations

Florida Gulf Coast went a little crazy in its celebration after beating San Diego State 81-71 Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. At this point, the grouchy types would tell them to “act like they’ve been there before.” But how can you blame them? They became the first 15 seed to ever reach the Sweet 16, and they celebrated accordingly. These dudes were running...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow spoke to Wichita State’s basketball team (Video)

Even Tim Tebow is finding a way to get involved with March Madness. The New York Jets quarterback spoke to Wichita State’s basketball team Sunday as the squad returned home from Salt Lake City after beating No. 1 seed Gonzaga Saturday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. According to The Wichita Eagle, Tebow’s jet had stopped at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport to refuel...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

RG3 went to the circus, played with an elephant, and put on a Prince jacket

Robert Griffin III went to the circus with his family Sunday, and it looks like he had a blast. That’s him in the picture above wearing a “Prince jacket,” making it purple rain. Below are photos of him playing catch with an elephant and posing next to a little person. Hopefully he didn’t bring Cosmo Kramer with him. Robert Griffin IIINFL Player, Washington Redskins ...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina made one of its fans cry

North Carolina got wiped by Kansas in their South Region NCAA Tournament game Sunday 70-58, and the blowout loss left one Tar Heels fan in tears. It’s understandable why the North Carolina fan was so distraught. The Tar Heels were actually in control and winning for a 10-minute span between the end of the first half and beginning of the second half, but that turned out to be nothing...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Henderson and Johnny Manziel are now Twitter pals

Marshall Henderson and Johnny Manziel have bonded over Twitter in the past few days and are in the process of forming one of the most perfect friendships in all of collegiate athletics. It all started with a tweet from Johnny Football to the Ole Miss guard on Saturday that resulted in a response from Henderson a day later: @jmanziel2 preciate ya big dog!!! ima be in college station...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Madame Tussaud’s Kobe Bryant wax figure was also rehabbing its ankle (Picture)

The good folks at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood updated Kobe Bryant’s wax statue during the week to reflect the ankle injury the Lakers star was fighting. As you can see in the photo above, a big “get well soon” mat was placed in front of the wax figure. They also added a muscle stimulator to Bryant’s left ankle and attached the device to his shorts. Bryant sprained his...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sergio Garcia climbs tree to hit crazy shot, withdraws from round (Video)

Sergio Garcia made one of the wildest golf shots we have seen, and it took place during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Sunday. Garcia’s tee shot on the 10th hole ended up in a tree, so he climbed the tree to locate the ball which was stuck between branches. He grabbed hold of a branch to his left and backhanded a shot that knocked the ball back onto the fairway...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries had a jump ball, and the LA crowd loved it (Video)

When Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries were paired against each other for a jump ball during the fourth quarter of the Clippers-Nets game Saturday, the fact that the two were former brother-in-laws via the Kardashian family was not lost on the Los Angeles crowd. Initially, Humphries was going to jump against Blake Griffin, but after Humphries kept pointing that Odom was supposed to jump...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo loved that his players got into a towel fight in team huddle (Video)

Michigan State looked like it had some chemistry problems when Derrick Nix and Keith Appling got into a towel fight in a team huddle Saturday during the Spartans’ 70-48 win over Memphis, but coach Tom Izzo says he loved it. “Oh it’s great, isn’t it?” Izzo responded when asked about the incident by CBS’ Rachel Nichols after the game. “It reminds me of [Mateen] Cleaves...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Paul exhibited unbelievable hang time on this crazy shot (Video)

Chris Paul took over during the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers’ 101-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets Saturday at Staples Center, scoring 17 of his 29 points in the period, including an incredible shot to seal the win with 22 seconds left. Paul went around Deron Williams and stopped in the key to take a shot with 22 seconds left and the Clippers up 94-92. After realizing...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

MMA fighter Charles Rowan faked his death

There’s a place in the world for people like Charles Rowan, and it’s not heaven where so many people believed he’d gone to last month. Rowan is an amateur MMA fighter with a 1-3 career record. He was scheduled to fight last month in Traverse City, Mich., but his girlfriend called the fight promoters to inform them that Rowan had died in a car wreck on his way to the fight....
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh had a mariachi band for his birthday (Picture)

Had a Mariachi Band for my Birthdaysay.ly/VLV5r5e — Chris Bosh (@chrisbosh) March 24, 2013 Chris Bosh turned 29 on Sunday, and it seems like he threw himself quite the fiesta to celebrate the occasion. The Miami Heat forward appeared to celebrate his big day on Saturday when the team had a day off instead of Sunday since they have a game. He tweeted that great photo you see above...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State, Buzz Williams celebrate tourney wins by dancing

There must be something about winning a game in the Big Dance that makes people actually want to dance. No. 9 seed Wichita State knocked off No. 1 seed Gonzaga 76-70 in the West Region Saturday for one of the biggest “shockers” of the tournament. Several of Wichita State’s players — led by junior guard Nick Wiggins — broke out a dance circle on the court at EnergySolutions...
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March 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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