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WNBA coach Cheryl Reeve has meltdown, rips off jacket (Video)

Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve lost it during Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night and melted down after she didn’t get a call she wanted. Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen was driving to the hoop during the third quarter of the game and lost the ball while trying to shoot a scoop shot. Indiana Fever guard Briann January appeared to slap her on the wrist, indicating that...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees, Marlins reportedly have discussed A-Rod trade

Alex Rodriguez continues to be a non-factor for the Yankees, and now reports have emerged indicating that the Yankees and Marlins have discussed a potential trade that would send the third baseman/DH to Miami. Keith Olbermann, writing on his “Baseball Nerd” blog on MLB.com, first reported that the teams have engaged in discussions about the possible trade. Sources close to both...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Ryan mistakes Colt McCoy for Brandon Weeden

Republican vice president candidate Paul Ryan made an embarrassing blunder while meeting with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. Ryan and former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice attended the team’s practice in Berea, Ohio, after a rally at nearby Baldwin Wallace University. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Ryan mistook starting quarterback Brandon Weeden for backup quarterback...
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Attempting a cannonball into a frozen pool can be painful (Video)

Bro, if you’re going to try and be all bad ass and attempt a cannonball into a frozen swimming pool, might want to check the surface beforehand. Ouch. Dude is lucky he didn’t break anything. Mother nature 1, defiant German 0. Thanks Deadspin, Barstool, BuzzFeed, Sam, and everyone else who posted this tremendous video today.
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson thinks being more mature may be hurting the Lions

Just when it looked like the Lions were finished on Sunday and the book was going to be closed on their season, they dug deep and gutted out a tough win on the road against the Eagles. The victory was the difference between 1-4 and 2-3, and it keeps Detroit in playoff contention for the time being. In order to stay there, receiver Nate Burleson feels his team needs to not get carried...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Babin duped by Bleacher Report trade suggestion

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jason Babin was duped on Wednesday by a trade suggestion from the sports website “Bleacher Report,” and began to wonder if he was traded to the Ravens like the article suggested. The Eagles are on a bye week and made a big move on Monday when they fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Michael Vick’s starting job is in question, and it...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA has set a 90-second limit on players’ pregame routines and ritutals

Is this the end of the LeBron James and Kevin Garnett chalk toss? We may still see pregame rituals such as those this upcoming season, but they’ll have to be completed in a timely fashion. According to The Oklahoman, the NBA has decided to require teams to return to the court for the opening tip no more than 90 seconds after pregame introductions have concluded. Kevin Durant is...
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Jared Allen on Robert Griffin III: ‘I’m not going to crown him anything yet’

Last Sunday, the Vikings got a chance to see first-hand what Robert Griffin III is capable of doing at the NFL level. RG3 put the team on his back on a day where the Redskins need a boatload of points to win. He rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another 182 and a score. The Vikings were impressed, but Jared Allen made sure to knock the rookie down a peg during...
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THE DONALD SPEAKS

Trump: A-Rod is a liability for Yankees

Donald Trump, one of the most notorious Alex Rodriguez bashers, recently suggested that A-Rod is a liability and that the Yankees should terminate his contract.

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BCS rankings are an SEC party

It’s that magical time of year again: The one where people are talking nonstop about humans and computers as if this were “Tron” played out in real life. No, this isn’t science fiction run amok but the annual reminder that the BCS standings are here. Danger, danger Denard Robinson. If you are not a Dixie-ophile, perhaps you should look away from the BCS polls and pick up...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant gave Alex Rodriguez a pep talk: ‘You’re one of the best to ever do it’

As we said before, the 2012 postseason is probably the toughest portion of Alex Rodriguez’s career to date. Once considered to be the best baseball player on the planet, A-Rod has been reduced to merely a bat off the bench in certain situations. As someone who knows something about being an aging superstar, Kobe Bryant says he decided to give the Yankees third baseman a pep talk...
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Jarrett Jack says the NBA has warned him about flopping

It may only be the preseason, but the NBA is apparently already warning players about flopping. As we know, the league intends to take acting jobs very seriously this upcoming season. Or that’s the intention, at least. The league has announced it will review potential instances of flopping after games and fine players accordingly, similar to the way technical fouls are upgraded...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Cain indicates he may throw at or near Matt Holliday

Your browser does not support iframes. Matt Holliday has become a hot topic of discussion during the NLCS after his take-out slide of Giants shortstop Marco Scutaro in Game 2 on Monday while breaking up a double-play. While he remained in the base path, the slide was certainly very late and began well after Holliday reached the bag. Scutaro suffered a strained hip on the play and...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis responds to Matt Millen criticism: Who is this guy?

In addition to being a well-known ESPN analyst, Matt Millen is also a former NFL player. As a two-time All Pro and four-time Super Bowl champion linebacker, Millen knows a little something about playing the position Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman play. During an interview with 95.7 The Game in San Francisco on Monday, Millen said Willis and Bowman had the worst game he’s ever...
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Rafael Nadal targeting Australian Open return

Rafael Nadal has been out with a knee injury since losing in the second round of Wimbledon in July, and it doesn’t look like he’ll be returning to competition this year. Nadal’s unle and coach, Toni, indicated earlier this month that Rafa might be able to play again this year at either the ATP World Tour Finals or the Davis Cup. That doesn’t sound like it will happen. ...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo the quiet leader of the Celtics?

Rajon Rondo has long been considered a supremely talented player who has an attitude problem. He was supposed to be the leader of the Celtics for the past few years, but there were reports saying Boston was considering trading him because he had become so difficult. He’s had several run-ins with referees, blowups at the media, and he notably struggled to get along Ray Allen last...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss
BRONX BAMMER

Young takes shot at Yankee Stadium

Tigers slugger Delmon Young, when describing his home run in Game 3 of the ALCS on Tuesday, took a subtle jab at the smaller dimensions of Yankee Stadium.

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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Torrie Wilson brushes aside A-Rod report

Alex Rodriguez’s girlfriend seems unfazed by a gossip report that suggested the Yankees player was trying to cheat on her. Torrie Wilson, who has been dating A-Rod since at least last December, wrote the following message on Twitter during Game 3 of the ALCS:Gotta love the gossip mills. It’s amazing how ppl get their kicks, huh?— Torrie Wilson (@Torrie11) October 17, 2012Wilson’s...
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October 16, 2012  |  26 Comments

British Gas picked an odd spot for its logo on British swimsuits (Picture)

British Gas is a sponsor for British swimming, and either their product placement on the swim trunks weren’t well thought out, or they were a little too cleverly placed.A Tumblr site called Poison Paradise posted this picture of British diver and teen heartthrob Tom Daley over the weekend. Their caption was “I understand putting sponsors’ names on uniforms but maybe the a...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee DL Darrington Sentimore wants to take it to Nick Saban

Tennessee defensive lineman Darrington Sentimore wants to win every game he plays, but he especially wants to win on Saturday. The Vols will be hosting No. 1-ranked Alabama on Saturday, and Sentimore has extra motivation to beat his former coach. Sentimore was a four-star recruit who signed with Alabama in 2009, redshirted for them, and then played the 2010 season with the Crimson...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwestern will have mandatory nap time before Nebraska game

Northwestern is having a strong season, but that doesn’t mean they’re all set with their game-day routines. In fact, coach Pat Fitzgerald is switching up the team’s schedule for Saturday’s home game against Nebraska. The Chicago Tribune reports that Fitzgerald will have a mandatory nap time for his players on Saturday about five hours before the game. The reason is due to...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Ozzie Smith selling Gold Gloves, World Series rings in auction

Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith is selling many of his valuable baseball belongings in an auction scheduled for November. As ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick first reported, Smith is selling his 13 Gold Gloves, 11 All-Star Game rings, and his Roberto Clemente and Lou Gehrig Awards. He’s also selling the 2006 and 2011 World Series rings he received from the Cardinals for being one of...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva vs. GSP fight seems likely

After Anderson Silva beat Stephen Bonnar at UFC 153 over the weekend, the cries for the Spider to face Jon Jones grew. UFC President Dana White even talked about locking the two men in the room and getting them to agree to fight, despite each of their reluctance to face one another. But now that we know Jon Jones’ next fight will be against Chael Sonnen in April, we can forget...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones to fight, coach on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’

After all the drama surrounding the cancelation of UFC 151 because of Jon Jones’ refusal to fight Chael Sonnen on short notice, the UFC finally has the fight it wanted. UFC President Dana White told the LA Times’ Lance Pugmire that Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones will serve as coaches for the third edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” on FX, and then fight in April. The show is set...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric Decker’s girlfriend Jessie James jokes that his third leg made him trip

No one is more relieved that the Broncos erased a 24-point deficit and came back to beat the Chargers on Monday night than Eric Decker. With Denver trailing 10-0 in the second quarter, Decker caught a pass from Peyton Manning and had as clear a path to the end zone as you will ever see. However, his feet got in the way and he tumbled to the ground. Or maybe it wasn’t his feet....
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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