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Video: Chipper Jones runs over Erik Kratz in collision at home plate

    Earlier this week we saw St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina take a vicious hit from Josh Harrison of the Pittsburgh Pirates at home plate and get up with the ball, despite being shaken up in the process. Fast forward to last night and we had a similar situation when Atlanta’s Chipper Jones [...]
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State WR Devin Smith makes one-handed touchdown catch

The Urban Meyer era of Ohio State football began Saturday, with sophomore wide receiver Devin Smith cristening the occasion with this spectacular one-handed TD grab: Welcome back, football season. You have been missed. -ALR
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans receiver Kenny Britt suspended only 1 game

Tennessee Titans young wide receiver Kenny Britt, who has been in a number of incidents involving law enforcement since entering the NFL, will have to face suspension by the NFL of only 1 game, according to the Jason Wyatt of the Tennessean. Here are details, courtesy of PFT: Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reported and Mike Florio of PFT [...]
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss
CUTTING OPEN A VEIN

Mayweather on boxing, Pacquiao and jail life

Pound for pound champ Floyd Mayweather recently sat and to chat with Juan Epstein from Hot 97 radio in New York about a number of topics, including why the Pacquiao fight has yet to happen and his time spent behind bars earlier this summer: It’s a bit refreshing to see Floyd in a different mindset [...]
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Jr. bets $3 million on Michigan football

Floyd “Money” Mayweather has never been shy about throwing around his wealth. Just recently, video surfaced of him counting out a million dollars cash while on a private jet to Miami, just weeks out of prison. Mayweather is also no stranger to making large sports wagers, but this latest is a doozy. Mayweather has reportedly [...]
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss
FEELING COCKY

Company guarantees Vick won't get hurt

One company thinks it has solved Michael Vick's biggest problem over his career.

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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss
FISTS OF FURY

Rays IF breaks hand punching locker

Sean Rodriguez's 2012 season may be over after he punched a locker out of frustration, just days before the Rays wanted to recall him from AAA.

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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Aaron Rodgers gets shaving cream pie in the face during interview

Apparently no one is safe from pranks in an NFL locker room, not even reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers, who got a pie in the face while talking to reporters Monday: Video: Rodgers gets pie in the face Here’s another angle: The culprit of the prank was fullback John Kuhn, who had great timing with pulling [...]
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

University of Louisiana-Lafayette teams up with SONIC for “Ragin’ Cajun burgers”

      College football season kicks off this week, thankfully. Among the many season openers to take place will be the Southland Conference’s Lamar Cardinals heading to Cajun Field to face off against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns of the Sun Belt Conference. Tailgating is a must prior to any college football game, especially the [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Jerry Jones rapping in ‘Papa Johns’ pizza ad

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made headlines (as usual) this past weekend when news was revealed that the Cowboys were putting star young wide receiver Dez Bryant under strict rules to keep him out of trouble. Now Jones, arguably the most visible and involved owner in all of sports, is appearing in a Papa John’s [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Cowboys put strict rules on Dez Bryant to keep him out of trouble

Dez Bryant hasn’t exactly been a model citizen since being drafted by the Cowboys in the first round in 2010. There was the incident where Bryant was banned from a Dallas area mall for sagging his pants. Petty, but still unnecessary negative attention. There were also smaller incidents, culminating with Bryant’s recent arrest for a [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills release QB Vince Young

Vince Young, former #3 overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft, announced via Twitter that he was no longer a member of the Buffalo Bills: “I want to thank the Bills organization for the opportunity and wish the organization and my teammates good luck this season”. — Vince Young (@VinceYoung) August 27, 2012 Young was [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins trade Vontae Davis to the Colts for draft picks

As the Miami Dolphins are attempting to change their locker room culture under new head coach Joe Philbin, the team has traded former first-round draft pick Vontae Davis to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2013 second-round pick and a conditional, late round pick. Davis, the younger brother of 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, had lost [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Adidas welcomes Robert Griffin III to DC with projection on 74-foot wall

    Since being selected with the #2 overall pick in this year’s draft by the Washington Redskins Robert Griffin III has been highly visible. We’ve seen him in Gatorade spots. And in Subway commercials. Nissan got in on the act and is featuring last year’s Heisman Trophy winner in magazine ads. RGIII’s biggest deal [...]
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss
CATCH THE BREEZE

Long Beach State unveils new beach court

Located not far from the water Long Beach State University is embracing “The Beach” brand. During this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament LBSU received alot of attention, most of it positive, for its uniforms which proudly display “The Beach” on the front. When the school’s men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams do battle [...]
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Matt Cassel’s touchdown celebration doesn’t end well

    Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson was the star of the show that was Seattle’s 44-14 beat down of the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium last night. Wilson got the start and made the most of it, completing 13 of 19 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed the [...]
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss
WHAT ARE THE ODDS?

Davis accomplishes rare feat

By making a pitching appearance this season and hitting for power, Baltimore's Chris Davis accomplished a feat that only two other players have pulled off since 1900.

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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Complete list of violations of MLB’s joint drug prevention and treatment program since 2005

    Earlier this week Oakland A’s pitcher Bartolo Colon became the second big league player in a matter of days, joining Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants, to violate MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Both tested positive for testosterone and each received a 50-game suspension. Since 2005 there have been 599 [...]
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers win waiver claims for Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett

The Los Angeles Dodgers quest to solidify a playoff spot continues, as the team has placed (and won) a waivers claim for 1B Adrian Gonzalez and starting pitcher Josh Beckett, both current disgruntled members of the Boston Red Sox. By claiming the two players, the Dodgers can open up trade talks with the Red Sox [...]
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers place waiver claims on Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett

The Los Angeles Dodgers quest to solidify a playoff spot continues, as the team has placed (and won) a waivers claim for 1B Adrian Gonzalez and starting pitcher Josh Beckett, both current disgruntled members of the Boston Red Sox. By claiming the two players, the Dodgers can open up trade talks with the Red Sox [...]
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Female Soccer Star Fails To Make LSU Football Team

The LSU football team held try-outs this week. Among those attempting to make the team was Mo Isom, Homecoming queen and LSU soccer goalie. Les Miles saw her tryout for placekicker and simply said “She made a couple and missed a couple.” Isom’s dream of becoming the first female LSU football player may have been [...]
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Nike Stands By Lance Armstrong

Guilty or not guilty? For reasons only known to himself, 7-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has given up his fight against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. The USADA has long accused the cyclist of doping to to win his titles. Armstrong, 40, declared “enough is enough” and stated he would not fight them anymore. [...]
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss
WEIRD PHOTO SHOOT

Dwight Howard took Lakers rookie's number

Thankfully Dwight Howard has been traded and the saga that seemed like it would never end finally came to an end. Unfortunately for the Brooklyn Nets they weren’t the recipient of the league’s best center because the Los Angeles Lakers stepped in and shattered those hopes. Robert Sacre, a 7’0″ rookie center for [...]
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns all time leading scorer auctions 1976 Olympic gold medal

    During the recently completed 2012 Summer Olympics we got a little taste of what athletes are willing to do to get their hands on a gold medal. Badminton players were caught cheating and subsequently expelled from the games. A swimmer used an illegal kick during his gold medal winning race. Thanks to Grey [...]
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss
EASY BIG FELLA

Mike Francesa loses it during Mets tirade

Earlier in the season the New York Mets were one of the surprising stories in baseball. R.A. Dickey was near unhittable. Johan Santana was unhittable (for one game) and reminded us how good of a pitcher he can be when his arm/shoulder are healthy. David Wright was hovering near a .400 batting average [...]
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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