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Jameis Winston Involved In Florida-Florida State Bench-Clearing Brawl (Video)

Reigning Heisman Trophy winner and Florida State relief pitcher Jameis Winston was involved in a bench-clearing brawl between the Seminoles and the University of Florida Gators Tuesday night in Jacksonville. #FSU's Jameis Winston is held back by a cop as he takes part in a bench-clearing fight in the 8th inning against #UF http://t.co/OiWeWw3ZZM—   (@jaxdotcom) March 26, 2014...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Catcher Tony Sanchez Chooses ‘Let It Go’ From ‘Frozen’ As Walk-Up Song

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez is bringing Disney to the ballpark this season. The 25-year-old has decided to take a less-traditional route when it comes to walk-up music, bypassing the rock and rap genres for at least one of his three choices, and instead opting for the Oscar-winning song “Let It Go” from the Disney animated hit “Frozen.” It's official. "Let it...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Peyton didn't want to make more money than Brady

Peyton Manning had just one demand when he hit the open market in 2012: He didn’t want to make more money than Tom Brady. Manning asked his agent, Tom Condon, how much money the New England Patriots quarterback made after he had decided to sign with the Denver Broncos, Condon told themmqb’s Andrew Brandt on Friday. When Condon told Manning that Brady made $18 million, Manning...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Prank Wichita State Alum Mike Pelfrey With Fake March Madness Speech (Video)

Wichita State’s early exit from the NCAA tournament might have been disappointing, but the prank that the Minnesota Twins pulled on Shockers alum Mike Pelfrey was anything but. Before the No. 1 Shockers were bounced from the tourney by Kentucky, Glen Perkins and manager Ron Gardenhire decided to have a little bit of fun with their big right-handed pitcher. Gardenhire called Pelfrey...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers’ Chris Kreider Could Miss ‘At Least A Month’ With Hand Injury

The New York Rangers likely will go into the Stanley Cup playoffs without winger Chris Kreider, who has suffered a hand injury and could miss more than a month, per TSN’s Bob McKenzie. Chris Kreider expected to be out of NYR lineup for extended period: at least a month, maybe much longer. Hand injury, possibly broken bone.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 26, 2014 The Rangers...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Can ‘Help’ Raptors Toward Second-Ever Division Title This Week

Not much was expected of the 2013-14 Toronto Raptors after the team went 34-48 last season and overhauled its front office in the offseason. Most projections had Toronto finishing third in the Atlantic Division only because the Celtics and 76ers were going through rebuilding seasons. Yet here we are with a few weeks remaining in the regular season and Toronto is in the driver’s...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Kimmel Stumps Fans When He Asks Them To Name A College Basketball Player (Video)

Everyone loves tuning into March Madness, but it appears college basketball fans aren’t spending a whole lot of time tuning in to the actual players. With the 2014 NCAA tournament in full swing, Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets and asked self-proclaimed March Madness fans if they could name a single college basketball player. That turned out to be a harder feat than filling out...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pep Guardiola Steers Bayern Munich To Bundesliga Title In Record Time

BERLIN — Bayern Munich defeated Hertha Berlin 3-1 to become the earliest Bundesliga champion in 51 years of the league on Tuesday, when the defending champion claimed its 24th German title. The result ensures Pep Guardiola’s side wraps up the title with seven games to spare in the Spaniard’s first season as coach, beating the mark set in last year’s record-breaking campaign...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Athletic Director Gets $18K Bonus For Wrestler’s NCAA Title

Ohio State wrestler Logan Stieber won the NCAA championship on Saturday for a school-record third national title, but he wasn’t able to benefit financially from the remarkable accomplishment. Instead, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith was rewarded with a bonus exceeding $18,000 for Stieber’s victory, per the Associated Press. “Smith signed a new contract this year that...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vote: Which Bruins Divisional Opponent Would Be The Toughest Playoff Matchup?

The NHL playoffs will kick off in three weeks, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about postseason matchups. The Boston Bruins clinched a playoff spot with a win over the Avalanche on Friday, so which Bruins divisional opponent do you think would be the toughest playoff matchup? If the NHL playoffs started today, the Bruins would square off against a struggling Toronto Maple...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Everton’s Ross Barkley Dribbles 70 Yards, Scores Against Newcastle (GIF)

Ross Barkley put himself in the running for the Premier League’s “Goal of the Season” award on Tuesday by, wait for it … running. Barkley scored Everton’s first goal in its 3-0 victory over Newcastle United on Tuesday in spectacular fashion. The 20-year-old midfielder took a pass and dribbled nearly 70 yards before beating Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul with a left-footed...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham Bends Uprights, Drew Brees’ Fail Among Best And Worst Goal Post Dunks (GIFs)

Jimmy Graham will have to go back to the drawing board and come up with a new touchdown celebration for the 2014 season. NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino told ”The Dan Patrick Show” Tuesday that dunking the football over the goalpost will be illegal next season. The New Orleans Saints tight end has become synonymous with the touchdown celebration, which was made popular...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grady Sizemore ‘Didn’t Expect To Feel This Good’ In Short Time With Red Sox

Grady Sizemore didn’t win the Boston Red Sox’s center field job with Tuesday’s two-run homer. But the 31-year-old certainly added to his case. Sizemore, who is scheduled to play three games in a row this week, launched a two-run blast over the right field wall in the sixth inning Tuesday to propel the Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. The home run was Sizemore...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Can Make A Mean Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich (Video)

Bill Belichick might seem like a boring guy with little to no sense of humor when he’s walking the sideline or speaking to reporters, but the New England Patriots head coach actually is pretty funny when he wants to be. Belichick cracked a few jokes for the media Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. Among them was the suggestion that the league host a bake sale and...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino’s Walk-Up Music Limited By New Rule; Outfielder Unhappy

Every little thing isn’t all right for Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino. Victorino, in addition to battling a physical ailment, recently learned his walk-up song at Fenway Park — “Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley — is going to be trimmed down this season. Major League Baseball has mandated that walk-up songs for hitters be limited to 15 seconds in 2014. That obviously...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo Feeling Stronger, Preparing For Crucial Summer

WALTHAM, Mass. — Notorious soft-talker that he is, Rajon Rondo somehow dropped his voice even lower before practice Tuesday, making an admission about his offseason workout plan that must pain him to the core. “I’ll probably ramp it up a little more, given the fact that I’ll probably have a long break,” he said. That is as close as Rondo will ever come to admitting defeat...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier Hits Crossbar, Both Posts In Failed Scoring Attempt (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Vincent Lecavalier has been somewhat of a disappointment in Philadelphia this season after signing a five-year, $22.5 million deal with the Flyers in the offseason. The veteran center was the victim of some horrible luck during Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Kings when he shot a puck that hit both goal posts and the crossbar before...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward, Jared Sullinger Show NCAA Tournament Is Mixed Bag For NBA Prospects

WALTHAM, Mass. — Jared Sullinger resurrected an old story about Stephen A. Smith on Tuesday. Back in 2012, when Sullinger was finishing up his career at Ohio State, Smith loudly declared in his Stephen A.-way that the sophomore big man was not worth an NBA draft pick. Sullinger was too heavy, Smith complainted. He was too short. He didn’t have the athleticism or the work ethic...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grady Sizemore Hits First Home Run Since 2011 In Red Sox’s Win (Video)

Grady Sizemore kicked off his big week with a bang. Sizemore on Tuesday launched his first home run as a member of the Boston Red Sox. It was a two-run blast that propelled the Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Port Charlotte. Rays starter Jake Odorizzi walked Mike Carp to begin the sixth inning with the score tied 2-2. Rays manager Joe Maddon then turned to reliever...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Scalabrine 'reassigned' by Mark Jackson

Another valued assistant coach might have found his relationship with Mark Jackson to be unworkable. Golden State Warriors assistant Brian Scalabrine has reportedly been reassigned by Jackson, the team’s head coach. The situation draws to mind Jackson’s contentious relationship with former assistant Mike Malone, who is now the head coach of the Sacramento Kings. “Ownership...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Ace Yu Darvish To Miss Opening Day With Neck Stiffness

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Yu Darvish will miss his scheduled start in Monday’s season opener, leaving the already injury-riddled Texas Rangers without their ace. Darvish said through his interpreter Tuesday that he knew he wasn’t going to be ready to pitch in the opener at home against Philadelphia because of neck stiffness. The announcement came a day after Darvish stopped throwing...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool To Offer Glen Johnson New Contract

Glen Johnson has cemented his place among world soccer’s best fullbacks during his Liverpool career, and Brendan Rodgers wants to keep him in place for the long term. On Tuesday, Liverpool manager Rodgers told the Liverpool Echo that he plans to offer Johnson a new contract after this season. “We want to keep Glen here,” Rodgers said. “There is no question about that, especially...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph Wilson Dies At 95

The NFL announced Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson died Tuesday. He was 95 years old. Wilson was the last of the original AFL owners. He founded the Bills in 1959 for the start of the league. The Bills moved to the NFL when the two leagues merged in 1970. Wilson was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009. The Bills were AFL Champions in 1964 and 1965, and they won the...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grady Sizemore-Jackie Bradley Jr. Tale Of The Tape

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell made it clear Tuesday the club likely won’t carry both Grady Sizemore and Jackie Bradley Jr. on its Opening Day roster. That means the Red Sox’s center field job still hangs in the balance. The Red Sox simply don’t have the roster space to carry both players to begin the season. Shane Victorino’s health could alter those plans, but for...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox To Celebrate 2013 World Series Championship With White House Visit

The Boston Red Sox will take their World Series celebration from Lansdowne Street to Pennsylvania Avenue when they travel to Washington D.C. to visit the White House. The defending champions will be honored by President Barack Obama during a visit to the White House on April 1. The event will start at 11:15 a.m. Having some fun with the announcement, White House regional communications...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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