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Video: Canadiens goalie Carey Price loses tooth, skates over to give it to trainer

Tweet Hockey players lose their teeth; that’s the stereotype that goes with the sport and that is often backed up by the countless hockey players that are legitimately missing teeth. However, it’s uncommon for goalies to find themselves in situations where they lose teeth. Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price found himself needing to pull a [...]
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The week through the eyes of the Elias Sports Bureau

Tweet   As the official statistician of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and the WNBA the Elias Sports Bureau provides a look into sports that goes beyond the home run saving grabs, made-for-highlight-reel stiffarms, and ankle breaking crossovers. They sift through the streaks, trends, and numbers to often provide us with interesting and little known bits of information about our...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss
KILLER JUKE MOVE

Nate Robinson puts Kris Humphries on skates

Tweet   Nate Robinson is a player some Chicago Bulls fans have a love/hate relationship with. His shot selection can be erratic at times. His decision making with the ball isn’t always the best. On the other hand, Nate has the ability to catch fire and score alot of points in a hurry like he [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Suit coat worn by Aaron Rodgers on draft day up for auction

Tweet   Aaron Rodgers is a three-time Pro Bowl selection, Super Bowl (XLV) winner, former NFL MVP, and recently signed a contract extension with the Green Bay Packers that will pay him $110 million over five years. On April 23, 2005 at the NFL Draft the projected high first round pick had a longer wait [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Juan Pierre becomes 18th player in MLB history with 600 career stolen bases

Tweet   Juan Pierre began his Major League Baseball career on August 7, 2000 with the Colorado Rockies. Since then he’s played for the Florida Marlins, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Philles, and currently the Miami Marlins. Over the course of his 14-year career one thing you could count on from [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: David Kahn out as president of basketball operations for Minnesota Timberwolves

Tweet The Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t had a great deal of success and have made some questionable moves as an organization over the past few years. Many of those issues have been caused by David Kahn, the team’s president of basketball operations. Timberwolves fans are rejoicing today, though, as reports from earlier in the week have [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Vick beat younger Lesean McCoy in 40-yard foot race at Eagles’ practice

Tweet People have been highly critical of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick over the past few seasons, questioning his ability and the injury-risk that he brings because of his style of play. However, one thing that people have never been able to call into question is Vick’s elite speed. Apparently he put that speed on [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma City Thunder execute the double flop

Tweet The NBA recently instituted rules to deter players from flopping to get an official’s call to go their way, but apparently a couple members of the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t get the memo. Watch this video of Derek Fisher and Kevin Martin pulling of a rare double flop while trying to draw a charge [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Damian Lillard speaks openly, honestly in Rookie of the Year press conference

Tweet The majority of the time athletes offer very little insight into themselves when they are behind the microphone at a press conference. They give calculated answers to calculated questions and that’s that. However, after winning the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, Blazers guard Damian Lillard was surprisingly candid and honest in his press [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: James Harden lets ball roll up floor, perfectly executes 2-for-1

Tweet Through the first four games of the Houston Rockets’ series with the Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden had struggled to really get it going. He was feeling it in game five, though. It was never more evident that he was on than when he perfectly executed this 2-for-1 at the end of the third [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Laynce Nix makes leaping catch at wall to rob Drew Stubbs

Tweet   After injuries, reportedly caused by the cleats he was wearing, limited Laynce Nix to just 70 games in 2012 the veteran has appeared in 23 of the Philadelphia Phillies’ first 27 games to start this season. With those calf and Achilles problems behind him Nix gives manager Charlie Manuel a decent outfield option [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Draft Pick Quinton Patton eagerly flew to San Francisco, forced to leave per NFL rules

Tweet Quinton Patton was drafted in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers with the 128th overall pick. The wide receiver out of Louisiana Tech was eager to get to the Bay Area and get to work on his NFL career. Apparently he was a little too over-zealous, though, [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss
GAMER DUDE

Colts pick learned about NFL by playing Madden

Colts first-round draft pick Bjoern Werner says he learned about the NFL by playing the popular Madden football video game.

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May 01, 2013  |  1 Comment
STAY YOUR LANE

Mayweather's tour bus involved in accident

Tweet A tour bus belonging to pound for pound boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was involved in a five-car accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico earlier Wednesday, according to a report from the local ABC affiliate KOAT: Interstate 40 has reopened after a five-car crash near University Boulevard slowed traffic for most of the afternoon. One of [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

CBS blogger who called OKC cheerleader “chubby” has been fired

Tweet Last week we posted a story about a blogger for CBS Houston that published an article inquiring if a cheerleader for the Oklahoma City Thunder was “too chubby” for her position (you can read the story here). CBS quickly pulled the article, and has now fired the blogger responsible for it. Here are details: [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew Bynum dancing in Madrid

Tweet Andrew Bynum sat out the entire 2012-2013 season while dealing with chronic knee problems, all while collecting over $16.8 million dollars from the Philadelphia 76ers. Correct me if I’m wrong, but does this look like a man who just had knee surgery a month or so ago? Maybe it’s just me, but there’s something [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons release concept designs for new stadium that would open in 2017

Tweet In March the Atlanta Falcons announced a deal with the city that would allow them to build a new stadium, one with a price tag around $1 billion. What exactly does a billion-dollar stadium look like in theory? According to an exclusive report from WSBTV in Atlanta, two new designs for the new stadium [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Damian Lillard to win 2012-2013 Rookie of the Year award

Tweet In news that should come as a shock to no one, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will reportedly be named Rookie of the Year for the 2012-2013 NBA season, according to Blazers Edge. Lillard took the NBA by storm from the beginning of the season and swept the Rookie of the Month [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Edwin Encarnacion becomes 14th player to hit HR into 500 level at Rogers Centre

Tweet   In 2012 Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit a career-high 42 home runs, good for fourth in the American League. According to ESPN’s Home Run Tracker he hit one 488 ft. on September 1 versus the Tampa Bay Rays, the second longest in MLB last season behind Giancarlo Stanton’s 494 ft. [...]
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kyle Korver, yes that Kyle Korver, gets up to block shot at the rim

Tweet Kyle Korver is about as close to a one-trick pony as you can get in the NBA. Korver is simply known as a sharpshooter that really doesn’t have a diversified skill-set. Among the things he is not known for is his defense. In fact, he’s known as one of the poorer defenders in the [...]
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss
HOW YOU REMIND ME...

Dustin Penner has funny take on gay teammates

Tweet One of the more major announcements in the world of professional sports happened yesterday when SI released their cover story with Jason Collins becoming the first active athlete to come out as gay in professional sports. This sparked a mostly positive reaction for Collins’ courageous act from athletes across all sports. However, no one [...]
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss
IN YOUR FACE

Carlos Delfino dunks over Kevin Durant

Tweet   Kevin Durant has put together a decent sized list over the years of people he’s put on posters, like Marcin Gortat. During Game 4 of Oklahoma City’s first round playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Monday KD was the victim, courtesy of Carlos Delfino. This seems like a good time to look [...]
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox invite Jason Collins to throw out first pitch

Tweet   Much of the talk in the sports world Monday centered around NBA veteran Jason Collins and his announcement, via a Sports Illustrated article, of being gay. The outpouring of support he’s received has come from far and wide, including Major League Baseball.   We salute you, @jasoncollins34 for your courage and leadership. Any [...]
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: LFL’s Alli Alberts knocked out after collision with Ashley Salerno

Tweet   There may be some who still doubt the legitimacy of the Legends Football League and continue see it as a gimmick, despite it’s re-branding from the formerly named Lingerie Football League, but we have seen on a few occasions that these ladies take games seriously. Angie Williams showed her determination to get into [...]
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LFL makes contract offer to Tim Tebow

Tweet Former NCAA all-time great quaterback Tim Tebow was cut by the New York Jets earlier Monday morning, and the Legends Football League (LFL, or formerly known as the Lingerie Football League) quickly moved to extend a job offer to the polarizing and now unemployed QB. See the official offer letter below (click the image [...]
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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