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Ronda Rousey hints at potential movie career

We’ve already seen Gina Carano transition from being one of the top female MMA fighters in the world to acting in movies. Could Ronda Rousey follow her path? The Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion says it’s a possibility. Rousey was asked following her win over Sarah Kauffman last weekend if Hollywood has come calling and if she would have interest in acting. “I’m...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

AAU coach believes Tyler Roberson will eventually be No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Sandy Pyonin has coached many top NBA and college players throughout his career as an AAU coach of the NJ Roadrunners. The top player on his current team is 6’8″ small forward Tyler Roberson, who’s one of the most sought-after recruits for the 2013 class. Pyonin spoke to LBS recently and told us in an interview that he believes Roberson will eventually be the No. 1 overall...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Reid, Cullen Jenkins have heated argument

Andy Reid is considered one of the most player-friendly coaches in the NFL, so it’s not often that you see him all steamed and in the face of one of his players. But that’s what happened on Monday night during the Eagles-Patriots preseason game. Reid was upset with defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins and the two got into it. The two could be seen yelling at each other for 5-10...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss
BETTER LAWYER UP

'DWTS' star may sue Hope Solo

Dancing With The Stars star Maksim Chmerkovskiy reportedly is mulling over his legal options against Hope Solo for her allegations that he once slapped her in a practice session.

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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeff Kent will compete on ‘Survivor: Philippines’

A most unlikely former All-Star is joining the cast of “Survivor” to compete on the latest season of the reality TV game show. Jeff Kent, who was known throughout his MLB career as a surly character, will attempt to make friends with his fellow tribesmen in hopes of becoming the sole survivor. In the video below, the former NL MVP says he doesn’t want to embarrass himself...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida, Michigan, Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina get their own Pop Tart

Five universities have partnered with Kellogg’s on limited edition Pop Tarts. The Pop Tarts are dubbed “printed fun,” and they feature school logos. The flavor also has a reference to the school’s athletic teams. Michigan’s Pop Tart flavor is Go Blue Strawberry; Georgia is Bulldog Berry; Arkansas is Razorback Red; Florida is Florida Gators Strawberry; and North Carolina...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp still thinks Jeremy Shockey was Saints bounty snitch

Warren Sapp still believes Jeremy Shockey snitched on the Saints about their alleged bounty program, though he has slightly revised his original stance. During a 40-minute visit with Mike Francesa on WFAN to promote his new book “Sapp Attack,” the former Bucs and Raiders defensive tackle maintained his belief that Jeremy Shockey snitched on the Saints. “I stick by my source...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Roger Clemens to pitch for independent Sugar Land Skeeters; Astros scouted him

Roger Clemens is attempting a pitching comeback, and the Houston Astros might be interested in him. Clemens worked out for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the South Atlantic League on Monday, and the Astros’ scouting director was in attendance, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The 50-year-old reportedly hit 87mph on his fastball and showed good command with his breaking stuff...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Skip Bayless: White Redskins fans support Kirk Cousins over RG3 (Audio)

ESPN talking head Skip Bayless is paid to say some of the most extreme, ridiculous things possible in order to generate controversy, but he went too far on Monday when he accused Redskins fans (and white and black fans) of racism. Discussing the Redskins quarterback situation, Bayless said white fans would want fourth-round pick Kirk Cousins, who is white, to succeed over first...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Justin Tuck defends Prince Amukamara being throw into cold tub

The Giants don’t seem to be apologetic about hazing Prince Amukamara, they’re just sorry that their private locker room behavior became public. “None of us condone bullying,” defensive end Justin Tuck told the media on Monday. “We just have to do a better job of being conscious of how that looks and how people can perceive it.” Tuck then defended the hazing, suggesting...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Condoleezza Rice, Darla Moore become first female members at Augusta National

Augusta National has finally broken its gender barrier for club membership. The exclusive Georgia golf club invited Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore to become members when the club opens for a new season in October, and both women accepted. The acceptance of female members ends a long-standing debate that raged in 2002 when Martha Burk of the National Council of Women’s Organizations...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss
SCENE IT

Marlins end 'The Franchise' early

The Miami Marlins have pulled the plug on The Franchise reality series one week early due to the woeful and disappointing season the team has suffered through.

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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant had difficulty intentionally missing shots for movie ‘Thunderstruck’

How good is Kevin Durant? So good that he has trouble missing shots on purpose. Kevin Durant doesn’t miss shots — he bangs them down with an arena full of 20,000 people screaming and the game on the line. That’s why he had difficulty throwing up bricks while filming the upcoming movie ‘Thunderstruck,’ which is a story about a klutzy 16-year-old and a basketball star who...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Prince Amukamara not sure why he’s still getting hazed as a second-year player

Over the weekend, a video of a few Giants players hazing second-year cornerback Prince Amukamara at the Giants facility went viral after it was posted on Pro Football Talk. The clip showed defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul carrying Amukamara over his shoulder and throwing him into a cold tub. Several players looked on and cheered, trying to rally Prince to stand up for himself. When...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jon Jones doesn’t want to fight Lyoto Machida: He’s high risk, low reward

Now that Jon Jones is more established as a UFC champion, he’s developing a painfully corporate attitude. The UFC light heavyweight champion admitted last month that he doesn’t want to fight Anderson Silva because they each have too much to lose. Now he says that if he beats Dan Henderson on Sept. 1, he’s not really interested in a rematch with Lyoto Machida, who is set to...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Thunder reportedly would love to acquire Jimmer Fredette

Jimmer Fredette struggled during his rookie season and didn’t seem to be a good fit on the Sacramento Kings. Fellow rookie Isaiah Thomas outplayed him, and then the Kings further complicated Fredette’s role by signing Aaron Brooks in the offseason. If the Kings decide to move the former No. 10 overall draft pick, it sounds like the Thunder would be interested in discussing a...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Guthrie loses no-hitter on controversial infield single (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Jeremy Guthrie lost a no-hit bid against the White Sox on Sunday when a controversial infield single was awarded to Paul Konerko. Guthrie went six and two-thirds no-hit innings before Konerko was awarded with Chicago’s first hit of the game in the seventh. Konerko hit a ground ball in the hole between third baseman Mike Moustakas and shortstop...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Jordan reportedly won’t play senior season for UCF

Marcus Jordan, the son of Michael Jordan, reportedly has decided not to play his senior season for Central Florida. There was speculation that Jordan would not play at the school for his senior season after he did not participate in summer workouts with his teammates. The Orlando Sentinel points out that Jordan may have been leaning toward not playing after losing two friends from...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Fan arrested for diving after Adam Dunn's 400th homer

Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Dunn belted the 400th home run of his career on Saturday night, which is a massive feat for any slugger to accomplish. Unfortunately, not all White Sox fans were able to enjoy it. Dunn’s homer came at Kauffmann Stadium in Kansas City and fittingly landed in the fountains beyond the outfield bleachers. When the ball came down, a Chicago...
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August 19, 2012  |  10 Comments

Jim Harbaugh says replacement officials gave him a ‘headache’ against Texans

As expected, the NFL’s replacement officials have been a popular topic of discussion throughout the preseason. Just as replacement players who are filling in for holdouts do, the guys in the stripes have experienced some rough moments over the past couple of weeks. A few of those moments came during the Niners-Texans game on Saturday night. There were several calls during the game...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss
THE PHONY GET PHONIER

Report: Cabrera used fake website

Melky Cabrera's camp reportedly created a fake website in an attempt to cover up his positive drug test. Here are the details of the supposed scheme.

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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

D-Backs rookie Ryan Wheeler gets serious silent treatment after first homer (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Diamondbacks rookie third baseman Ryan Wheeler experienced one of the most exciting moments of his career on Saturday night. In the seventh inning of a game against the Astros, Wheeler popped his first big league home run. His veteran teammates did exactly what they were supposed to do to make the milestone more memorable, as they gave the rookie...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Canadian Little Leaguer Thomas Neal makes incredible diving catch (Video)

Whether the Little League World Series interest you or not, you have to admit the fact that kids who are 12 and 13 years old can make plays like the one you see above is amazing. During Friday’s first-round game between Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, center fielder Thomas Neal made an incredible diving catch that would be a top play on...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Dempster reportedly missed start in Toronto because of a passport problem

Roy Oswalt started for the Rangers against the Blue Jays on Saturday in place of Ryan Dempster, who did not make the trip to Toronto for what reportedly is an odd reason. The Rangers only said Dempster was missing the series because of “personal reasons,” but Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News may know what the problem was. Grant reported on Twitter that Dempster “may have...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Kelly Shoppach reportedly sent text message to Red Sox owners from Adrian Gonzalez’s phone

Adrian Gonzalez denied the information in a Yahoo! Sports report that said he and other prominent Red Sox players blasted manager Bobby Valentine to the owners, and it looks like he was partially truthful. Yahoo!’s Jeff Passan reported that some Red Sox players met with the owners on July 26 to complain about Bobby Valentine after Adrian Gonzalez sent a text message on behalf...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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