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JJ Watt proposes to 6-year-old girl who wants to marry him (Video)

Earlier this month, a hilarious video surfaced of a 6-year-old girl crying because she wants to marry Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt. As you can understand after watching the video, fans didn’t know whether to laugh or cry while watching the young fan pout. On Monday, Watt was made aware of the video and asked his Twitter followers for help in finding the little girl. Does...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Google has tribute to Jackie Robinson in honor of his birthday (Picture)

Google dedicated its search homepage to Jackie Robinson in honor of the deceased former baseball player’s birthday Thursday. Robinson died in 1972 at the age of 53. He would have been 94 on Thursday. Robinson, of course, broke MLB’s color barrier in 1947 as a first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Playing at a time when much of the country was still segregated, Robinson faced...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jered Weaver would accept gay teammate; Robert Fick would be uncomfortable

Former MLB All-Stars — and yes, we say that lightly — Robert Fick and Dmitri Young have a new video podcast. They debuted their show on Tuesday, which was before San Francisco 49ers CB Chris Culliver’s homophobic remarks were publicized. The Southern California natives were joined by brothers Jered and Jeff Weaver (also from SoCal) for the show. Jeff, Robert, and Dmitri were...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Kwame Harris: Chris Culliver spreading ‘vitriol and hate’

Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Kwame Harris (pictured) admonished current Niners CB Chris Culliver for making homophobic remarks during a Media Day interview on Tuesday. Harris played for the Niners from 2003-2007. He is now openly gay, but that fact wasn’t publicized until this week when he it was revealed he was charged with domestic violence and assault against...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

James Franklin apologizes for calling Nick Saban ‘Nicky Satan’ (Video)

Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin phoned Nick Saban to apologize for calling the Alabama coach “Nicky Satan” while speaking at a Georgia high school banquet on Monday. Video of Franklin speaking at the Macon (Ga.) Central High School fall sports banquet went viral on Wednesday, leading the Vandy coach to smooth things out with the Crimson Tide coach. “There’s this...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick offered free Red Robin for life if he wins Super Bowl

Colin Kaepernick will have more on the line Sunday than just the Super Bowl. If he wins the game, he will cash in on a sweet offer from one of his favorite restaurants. According to sports business reporter Darren Rovell, Red Robin has taken out an ad that will run in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle offering the 49ers quarterback free food for life if he wins the Super Bowl...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Henderson reportedly tested positive for cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, leading to jail time last year

Marshall Henderson has drawn attention this season for exhibiting colorful behavior and stellar skills while leading Ole Miss to success. The junior guard is averaging 19.3 points per game and has helped the Rebels go 17-3. He received attention after taunting Auburn’s fans during a win over the Tigers last weekend, and his fiery personality was on display when he threw some ice...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes ejected for pushing Greg Stiemsma in neck; Stiemsma retaliates on Grant Hill

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was ejected from the team’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday after violently pushing Greg Stiemsma in the neck during the second quarter. Barnes may have been upset with a screen from Stiemsma and reacted by pushing the center. He was ejected immediately after being assessed with a flagrant 2 foul. Stiemsma must have still...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver apologizes for homophobic remarks

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has apologized for his homophobic remarks. During an interview with Artie Lange on Tuesday at Media Day for the Super Bowl, Culliver said he wouldn’t want any gay players on his team. Hours after the comments began making headlines, he issued a statement. “The derogatory comments I made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress of all people is hosting a Super Bowl party

The Super Bowl is about the parties almost as much as the focus on the game. Not only is there a week of fiestas leading up to the big game, but people often get together for viewing parties to watch the game. Even Plaxico Burress is getting in on the fun. According to the photo seen above that was tweeted by Darren Rovell, Burress will be hosting a party in N. Miami Beach on Sunday...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Reggie Evans: LeBron James’ ring doesn’t prove anything because of lockout

LeBron James was finally able to get the monkey off his back last year by winning an NBA championship with the Miami Heat. He will never silence all of his critics, but there is much less to rag on LeBron for now than there was seven months ago. However, Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans still feels that LeBron has yet to accomplish much. Why? Because of the lockout. “It doesn’t...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers CB Chris Culliver makes homophobic remarks (Audio)

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver made some homophobic remarks during a media day interview with Artie Lange at the Super Bowl on Tuesday. Lange is a former Howard Stern sidekick and is known for asking off-the-wall questions. He asked Culliver — presumably in a joking fashion — if the 49ers had a gay player on the team. He got back a serious, homophobic response...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis on PED accusation: ‘That’s the trick of the devil’

Ray Lewis almost always gives credit to God and Jesus for everything positive that happens in his life and his NFL career. His religious preaching has become particularly unbearable during the final stretch of his career — so much so that even “SNL” recently decided to rip on Lewis for his obsession with drama. If all the good things that happen in the Ravens linebacker...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Spending habits of Ravens, Niners proves defense still wins championships

During the 2012 regular season, 11 NFL quarterbacks threw for more than 4,000 yards. Through the 2008 season, only two quarterbacks in league history had ever thrown for more than 5,000 in a single season — Dan Marino with 5,084 in 1984 and Drew Brees with 5,069 in 2008. Then, in 2011, Brees, Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford all threw for over 5,000 yards. Eli Manning just missed...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Vitt: Gregg Williams offered rewards to players for taking out opposing coaches’ knees

Just when you thought the allegations from the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal could not get any crazier, we get a further glimpse into just how carried away former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams may have gotten. On Monday, The Times-Picayune obtained a copy of assistant coach Joe Vitt’s Dec. 3 bounty appeals hearing testimony in front of NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
AVERAGE JOE

49ers LB confused about Smith's name

49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks referred to Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith by a name that would be more fitting if it were baseball season and not Super Bowl week.

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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Patriots target Ed Reed? Safety says he could ‘definitely’ play for Bill Belichick

After the AFC Championship Game between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots ended, we got the impression that a lot of the guys in purple and black despise Tom Brady and company. Despite the fact that Brady may have tried to cleat him during the game, Ed Reed does not sound like he is one of the Ravens players who dislike the Patriots. With Reed set to become a free agent...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol unhappy with fourth-quarter benching against Hornets

Earlier this week, Pau Gasol made it clear that he does not like coming off the bench for the Los Angeles Lakers but insisted he will not become a distraction by complaining about it. After hearing the comments he made following L.A.’s win over the New Orleans Hornets Tuesday night, you have to wonder how long that will last. Gasol was benched in the fourth quarter of the 111-106...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin has goal wiped away during shootout after fan throws hot dog on ice; scores again (Video)

The Boston Bruins are off to a roaring start to the lockout-shortened season, and their hot streak continued with a shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. You know things are going particularly well when a flying hot dog wipes out one of your shootout goals and you still find a way to win. Tyler Seguin was Boston’s first shooter when the shootout began, and...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Faulk still feels Patriots cheated to beat Rams in the Super Bowl

It has been more than five years since the New England Patriots were caught videotaping their opponents’ signals, but there are plenty of people who are not ready to let it go. Marshall Faulk is one of those people, as the former St. Louis Rams running back feels he was personally affected by the spygate scandal. On Tuesday, Faulk spoke with CSNNE.com’s Tom E. Curran and said...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Dogg’s son Naijiel Hale reportedly receives scholarship offer from Boise State

Naijiel Hale is a high school defensive back prospect and the son of late rapper Nate Dogg, aka Nathaniel Hale. It appears that Naijiel is going to continue the trend of legendary rappers’ sons playing college ball at top-tier schools, as he reportedly received his first Division-1 scholarship offer on Tuesday. According to Greg Biggins of FOX Sports (via @ScottEnyeart), Hale landed...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo tells Dr. Phil he is gay, then says he is confused

In an interview that is set to air on Thursday and Friday, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo reportedly briefly revealed to Dr. Phil McGraw that he is gay. Tuiasosopo admitted to being responsible for the entire Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax. He also described himself as romantically involved with Te’o, but it sounds like Ronaiah has confused even himself by creating the Lennay Kekua persona...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers, Ticketmaster give Super Bowl tickets to couple scammed over Craigslist

Earlier this week, a group of San Francisco 49ers fans from Hayward, Calif. fell victim to a Craigslist scam after paying someone $5,900 for what they thought were four tickets to the Super Bowl. That price would mean the tickets were selling for double face value, which is reasonable compared to the triple and beyond that most secondary markets are charging. However, 49-year-old...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum takes fall for Tim Tebow trade

From the time it became obvious that Tim Tebow was not going to be a fit with the New York Jets, the media and fans have been looking for someone to blame. It seems fairly obvious that trading for Tebow wasn’t Rex Ryan’s idea, otherwise you would assume he would have given him a shot at some point during the course of the season. Last week, a report indicated the trade was ...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
SCARY SCENE

UNC’s PJ Hairston taken off court on stretcher

North Carolina guard PJ Hairston was taken off the court in a stretcher and diagnosed with a concussion after hitting his head on the floor following a collision with one of his teammates during the Tar Heels’ 82-70 win at Boston College Tuesday. Hairston was attempting to block a shot on defense when he collided with teammate Dexter Strickland. His head landed hard on the floor...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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