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James Harden traded to Rockets for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade James Harden to the Houston Rockets for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, and several draft picks. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news and says the trade comes after the Thunder and Harden were unable to agree on a contract extension. The two sides were days away from the deadline for 2009 draft picks to sign an extension...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore reportedly tore all knee ligaments, broke femur

South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore appeared to suffer one of the worst leg injuries we’ve ever seen, and early reports suggest the injury was every bit as bad as it looked. Lattimore, a junior from Duncan, S.C., was injured on a second quarter carry against Tennessee on Saturday. He took a handoff out of the I-formation and gained a few yards before being wrapped by linebacker...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

De’Anthony Thomas outran Colorado’s entire team on punt return (Video)

De’Anthony Thomas lived up to his reputation as one of the fastest and most exciting players in college football with this punt return on Saturday. The Oregon running back took a second-quarter punt 73 yards to the house for a touchdown to make it 42-0 against Colorado in Eugene just 19 minutes into the game. The 5’9″ sophomore also had five carries for 97 yards and a touchdown...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed fumbled by goal line and appeared to cry on Florida’s bench

Florida lost to Georgia 17-9 in Jacksonville on Saturday for their first defeat of the season, and perhaps nobody was more heartbroken about the loss than Jordan Reed. The junior tight end led the Gators with five catches for 74 yards, but he had one costly mistake at the end of the game. Reed caught a pass from Jeff Driskel on second-and-six with 2:22 left in the game. He broke...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera gets Triple Crown trophy from MLB (Pictures)

Detroit Tigers third baseman/DH Miguel Cabrera received an awesome crown trophy from MLB for winning the Triple Crown in the American League during the 2012 season. The trophy is an actual crown, and it features a Detroit Tigers “D” on the front. The front says: “2012 American League Triple Crown presented by Major League Baseball to Miguel Cabrera.” The back is further...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

‘Joke’ Phillips coached Kentucky against Missouri (Picture)

Missouri football’s sports information department made a bit of a blunder on their game notes for Saturday’s Missouri-Kentucky game, but it may have been clairvoyant. The Tigers’ notes called Kentucky coach Joker Phillips “Joke,” in what we’re assuming was a simple spelling typo rather than a slight aimed at the Wildcats coach. Either way, Kentucky played like a joke...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Video of football player flipping over defender is part of AT&T commercial

A 19-second video clip of a football player flipping over a defender went viral on Friday (seen above), but there were no details about the awesome play in question. Deadspin posted it and called it “The Most Athletic Football Play Of The Year Took Place In A High School Scrimmage.” “Since the video was uploaded more than three weeks ago, and barely has 400 views, it’s...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski spikes mic in London at fans’ request (Video)

Rob Gronkowski is a crowd pleaser if nothing else. The Patriots tight end was addressing fans in Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday ahead of New England’s game against the St. Louis Rams when he began receiving calls to “spike the mic!” Gronk started laughing, stopped talking about the Rams, took one look at the mic in his right hand, and happily obliged with a vicious...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers indicates Ray Allen wasn't a good team player last season

The NBA season begins on Tuesday with an exciting matchup between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. Not only is the game a rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference Finals, but it also marks the first game for Heat guard Ray Allen against his former team. Allen chose to sign with the Heat in free agency and was called a traitor for choosing to play for Boston’s rival. Allen’s...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil Coke’s Miguel Cabrera story is phenomenal (Video)

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Phil Coke has emerged as a key figure during the team’s playoff run this season, and one of the byproducts has been the public getting to know his cool personality. Take for instance the video above. Deadspin shared this brilliant clip with us on Friday, and it’s from an interview Coke did with MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” with Kevin Millar...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Nick Saban statue receives message from Mississippi State fans (Picture)

Mississippi State may be a big underdog against No. 1-ranked Alabama on Saturday, but don’t bother telling that to Bulldogs fans. The University launched a Twitter campaign that features a “#WeBelieve” hashtag to promote positive spirit leading up to the clash with the Crimson Tide. Those supporting Mississippi State tag their tweets with a “#WeBelieve,” [...]
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps tries crowd surfing in Las Vegas club, fails (Video)

Michael Phelps was at XS nightclub in Las Vegas on Monday night, and he appeared to be the hit of the club. As you can see in the video above, the 18-time gold medalist even attempted to go crowd surfing at one point. Unfortunately, his trip in an inflatable raft with a woman did not go so well — the crowd dropped him straight on his butt. That’s a straight party foul on the...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Sarah Jones reportedly getting reality TV show

The former NFL cheerleader who admitted in court to having sex with a minor reportedly is getting her own reality TV show. Radar Online reports that 495 Productions, which created the popular MTV show “Jersey Shore,” is giving a reality show to ex-Bengals cheerleader Sarah Jones. Jones admitted to having sex with her then-underage student while she was a high school teacher....
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October 26, 2012  |  1 Comment

Tebow responds to most overrated vote

Tim Tebow displayed a masterful ability to answer difficult questions during a recent interview with the New York Daily News. Tebow was pressured by Manish Mehta multiple times about being the backup quarterback on the New York Jets, but he never took the bait to criticize Mark Sanchez and campaign for the starting job despite having several chances to say something controversial...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi reportedly asked Yankees PA announcer not to say A-Rod was being pinch-hit for

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi reportedly went out of his way to try to spare Alex Rodriguez’s feelings during the playoffs. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, Girardi called the Yankees public address announcer to have A-Rod’s name omitted from the announcement when Eric Chavez pinch-hit for the aging slugger during the postseason. Typically, pinch hit announcements...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera considering retirement

Mariano Rivera was adamant that he would be back next season after tearing his ACL shagging fly balls in May, but now he is having second thoughts. The New York Yankees closer announced his plans to return for 2013 in the most badass way possible. Several months later, he’s reconsidering his future plans. ESPN New York reported on Thursday that Rivera informed General Manager...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants fan Dawn Price arrested after getting Pablo Sandoval home run ball

San Francisco Giants fans who attended Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday were treated to many memorable moments, but the game will be remembered for other reasons for Dawn Price. Price told CBS San Francisco that she was arrested for trespassing after getting slugger Pablo Sandoval’s third home run ball from the game. [...]
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley wanted case of beer negotiated into his contract

Chris Cooley is a favorite among Washington Redskins fans, and stories like this make it easy to see why. Cooley was released by the Skins in August, and he was so loyal to the team he refused to sign a contract anywhere else. His patience paid off when Washington’s starting tight end, Fred Davis, was lost for the season with an Achilles’ injury. The Redskins re-signed Cooley...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith speaks much less ‘fastly’ at start of Friday’s First Take show

Stephen A. Smith alluded to the controversial phrase many believed he said in Thursday’s edition of “First Take” during the opening moments of Friday’s show, telling viewers he would speak “slowly and clearly” to avoid future misunderstandings. “You know what? I’m very, very good,” Smith said after being introduced by the show’s moderator. “I’m just very...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Flo Rida giving his former high school football team insane uniforms (Pictures)

Rapper Flo Rida recently decided he wanted to give back to the high school he graduated from, Miami-Carol City High in Florida, and it appears he is doing so in the form of football uniforms. But not just any football uniforms — some of the ugliest, loudest, most visually violent football uniforms you will ever lay eyes on. According to the Palm Beach Post, Miami-Carol High is...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida fans use ad in Georgia school newspaper to talk trash (Picture)

(click to enlarge) As a college student, the one place you would expect to be free from trash talk during a big rivalry week is on your own campus. Chances are there are very few Florida Gator fans on the Georgia campus, so one would think only positive stuff would be floating around about the Bulldogs heading into arguably their most important game of the season this weekend. As...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Teenager Bladimir Barreto nearly dies after trying to jump over moving car (Video)

A 19-year-old named Bladimir Barreto nearly died on Wednesday after he tried to impress college football recruiters by jumping over a moving car. According to WKMG in Orlando, Barreto was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical center with several broken bones and head injuries. He needed 89 stitches in one leg alone and has not woken up since the accident. As you can see from the disturbing...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss
MONKEY > KUNG FU PANDA?

Monkey source of World Series run?

The Giants have not lost since a monkey sporting the team's colors was born at the San Francisco Zoo and now the François’s langur is viewed as a good luck charm.

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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss
ALSO A BIG LIFETIME GUY

Kobe Bryant: I loved ‘Sex and the City’

In an article for iVillage, the Lakers superstar wrote that his wife was a big Sex and the City fan and that he would watch the show with her. He referred to the show as "informative."

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October 26, 2012  |  2 Comments

DeAngelo Hall: Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame player and super smart

DeAngelo Hall insists he did not mean any disrespect earlier this week when he said the Washington Redskins gave Eli Manning and the New York Giants a win last Sunday. When discussing New York’s game-winning 77-yard touchdown, Hall basically said anyone could have made the throw and that it was nothing more than a blown coverage. Several Giants players ripped him for the comments...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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