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College Baseball Team Can Live At Field With Dorm Built Into Stadium (Photos)

The Cornerstone University baseball team has no reason to be late for practices or games. The NAIA program has is trying to revolutionize the college athletics housing situation by building dorms into its baseball stadium. MLB.com showcased the Golden Eagles’ digs, and it’s a dormitory that certainly doesn’t let the team forget about baseball. The small section of stadium seating...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire’s Buyout Given Taiwanese Animation Treatment (Video)

Amar’e Stoudemire’s days as a New York Knick are over, and his Big Apple buyout apparently was big enough news to catch the eyes of the Taiwanese Animators. Stoudemire’s animation has all the wackiness we’ve come to expect from these videos, including Carmelo Anthony as a pig, Knicks owner James Dolan getting thrown in a trash can and Zach LaVine pulling out a selfie stick...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Celtics Interested In Suns Guards Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas

This embed is invalid" /> The Phoenix Suns might be readying for a major backcourt shakeup, and the Boston Celtics are one of the teams looking to take advantage. With Thursday’s NBA trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Celtics have shown interest in Suns point guards Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas, according to multiple reports. Dragic, who was voted the...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez ‘Writes Like A Girl,’ According To Handwriting Expert

Alex Rodriguez said he was sorry, but it’s how he did it that has everyone talking. The New York Yankees third baseman released a formal apology Tuesday, as he said he was sorry for all those performance-enhancing drugs and the ensuing lying. To prove how sorry and heartfelt he really is, Rodriguez did so in a handwritten letter. The letter was written...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Makes Surprise Appearance At Indiana Basketball Practice

Bill Belichick had some free time after he arrived early for the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, so he made an impromptu appearance at Indiana Hoosiers basketball practice. Indiana head coach Tom Crean, who knows Belichick through his brother in-laws John and Jim Harbaugh, initially expected New England Patriots assistant to the coaching staff Mike Lombardi to visit the team...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Analyzing Top Players Contenders Should Target

The rumor mill is churning with the March 2 NHL trade deadline less than two weeks away. The action already has begun with the Leafs and Predators completing a trade Sunday that saw defenseman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli, two of the most coveted rental players, going from Toronto to Nashville. The Leafs received a 2015 first-round draft pick, veteran forward Olli Jokinen...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald reportedly closing in on deal

By Mike Cole Larry Fitzgerald is in position to end his career right where it started. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that the Arizona Cardinals and the veteran wide receiver are nearing a multi-year contract that likely would keep him in Arizona for the rest of his career. Cardinals and Larry Fitzgerald closing in on multi-year deal that will get done and enable...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor Swift, Jimmy Fallon Might Be Best Jumbotron Dancers Around (Video)

Taylor Swift’s dance moves were made for the Jumbotron. The pop star is known for breaking it down at just about every live event she attends, so Jimmy Fallon decided to have some fun with that fact on the one-year anniversary of “The Tonight Show” on Tuesday night. Fallon admitted to Swift that he missed the days when the two of them would dance together at various sporting...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ 2015 Cornerback Outlook: Losing Darrelle Revis Would Change Scheme

Editor’s note: NESN.com will go position by position to break down the Patriots’ depth chart heading into the 2015 offseason. Next up: the cornerbacks. Losing Darrelle Revis would completely alter the New England Patriots’ defensive philosophy. That’s not hyperbole. There is no cornerback in free agency or the NFL draft like Revis, and if the Patriots can’t retain him...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Slashes Kris Letang Hard, Which Leads To Beer Flying (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin has been in the news a lot lately. The Washington Capitals superstar was at the center of attention Tuesday night in Pittsburgh where he was a key player in one of the NHL’s most entertaining games of the season. Ovechkin scored a goal and added an assist as the Caps knocked off the Pittsburgh Penguins. One of the game’s biggest plays came, coincidentally,...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely Growing Frustrated With Bruins, Is ‘Disappointed’ With Effort

Cam Neely has just about seen enough. The Boston Bruins president is starting to get pretty frustrated with his team’s play, arguably the Black and Gold’s worst and most uneven stretch of hockey since Neely assumed his current position in June of 2010. Neely broke his recent silence in an interview with The Boston Globe on Tuesday, and he let it be...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Giants QB Jared Lorenzen Burns Jameis Winston With ‘Fat Tuesday’ Joke

Former New York Giants quarterback Jared Lorenzen certainly knows how to celebrate Fat Tuesday. The 320-pound signal-caller — who now plays in the Continental Indoor Football League for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters — took to Twitter to make a Mardi Gras-themed joke about Jameis Winston’s possible weight gain. In honor of #FatTuesday I will...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Consider Franchise Tag For Dez Bryant; WR Blasts Team On Twitter

INDIANAPOLIS — The Dallas Cowboys are still trying to come up with the perfect pitch to Dez Bryant. With free agency looming and a March 2 deadline to use their franchise tag, the Cowboys still are debating whether to put the tag on Bryant, their top receiver, even as they try to work out a long-term deal. They still hope to keep running back DeMarco...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats locker room attendant tried to sneak in unapproved ball

  There’s a new detail in DeflateGate, and it’s a mighty strange one. Four sources told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that a New England Patriots locker room attendant tried to put an unapproved kicking football into the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts. The attendant — identified as 48-year-old Jim McNally — was interviewed by NFL-hired investigator...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Yankees First Baseman Jason Giambi Retires After 20 MLB Seasons (Video)

After 20 successful — and sometimes controversial — seasons in the MLB, Jason Giambi announced his retirement on Monday. The 2000 American League MVP played for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Indians, hitting 440 home runs with a career .277 average. The 44-year-old five-time All-Star thanked family and friends...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kubiak: I’m expecting Manning to come back to Broncos

By Sam Galanis There’s been a lot of talk about where Peyton Manning will end up next season, but Gary Kubiak doesn’t seem too worried. The new Denver Broncos head coach was asked about the star quarterback as he arrived in Indianapolis on Tuesday for the NFL Scouting Combine. Kubiak not only believes Manning will be back for another year, but he also squashed the rumor...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez, Robbie Ross Jr. Get Fit For Spring Training With Boxing, Yoga

For a few of the Boston Red Sox newcomers, regular old weight training and cardio just won’t cut it. With their first full workout scheduled for Feb. 25, Red Sox players have been arriving at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., in cycles to get in some early workouts before the real thing begins. And as WEEI’s Rob Bradford found out, not all of them are getting back into shape...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Chatham: Players In NFL Combine Should Wear Helmets, Shoulder Pads

It sounds crazy, but Johnny Manziel might have been ahead of his time. The Cleveland Browns quarterback got some attention last year when he elected to throw his Texas A&M pro day in a helmet and pads. But why should playing in the standard NFL uniform be such a novel idea? Matt Chatham asked this question in his latest FootballByFootball.com column...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

David Beckham’s Son, Brooklyn, Shooting Through Arsenal’s Youth Ranks (Video)

Soccer fans soon might wonder seriously whether Brooklyn Beckham can become as good a player as his father David was. Brooklyn, 15, is progressing through Arsenal’s youth system, and his recent call-up to the Premier League club’s under-18 team has prompted speculation that his first professional contract isn’t too far away, according to the Mirror. Brooklyn was an unused substitute...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Philippe Coutinho Voted Liverpool’s Best Player For January 2015

Philippe Coutinho is enjoying 2015. Coutinho was named Liverpool’s player of the month for January 2015, the club announced Tuesday. Coutinho started in all eight games Liverpool played last month, helping the Reds continue their impressive mid-season revival. Fans voted Coutinho as Liverpool’s player of the month for the third time this season. He...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Kevan Miller Returns To Boston To Have Shoulder Evaluated

The Boston Bruins are staring down a four-game losing streak, and they might have to take another big loss. Coach Claude Julien told the media Tuesday, per Boston.com, that Kevan Miller flew to Boston to have his shoulder evaluated. The defenseman left Monday’s loss against the Calgary Flames in the second period with an injury to his right shoulder...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Henry Owens, Fan Of John Lackey, Brushing Aside Red Sox Trade Rumors

This embed is invalid" /> Henry Owens saw one of his boyhood idols get traded last season. Now, the Boston Red Sox prospect is the subject of trade speculation. Owens, a big John Lackey fan growing up, is entering his second major league spring training with the Red Sox. There’s been no indication that Boston is open to dealing the 22-year-old left...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

David Luiz Wipes Away Referee’s Vanishing Spray In Chelsea-PSG (Video)

David Luiz wants others to play by his own rules. Luiz wiped away the referee’s vanishing spray and tried to re-set it nearby Tuesday in the first half of Paris Saint-Germain’s UEFA Champions League game against Chelsea. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was lining up a free kick from the designated spot when Luiz intervened to the delight of the soccer world. #DavidLuiz doesn't like #MagicSpray...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nike Unveils New, Blue Team USA Soccer Road Uniforms For 2015 (Photos)

The United States men’s and women’s national soccer teams’ road trips will turn them blue almost everywhere except in the face. Nike unveiled new road uniforms for the men’s and women’s national teams Monday. Gone are the firecracker-popsicle-looking uniforms of yesteryear. Both Team USAs now will wear an almost entirely blue uniforms on their travels. New USA away kit...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin: Maybe Ryan Getzlaf is jealous of my hair

By Anna Fogel Alex Ovechkin went there. The Washington Capitals superstar fired back at Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf on Tuesday, and he hit him where it really hurts — his hair. His sick burn comes two days after Getzlaf accused Ovechkin of diving “all over the (expletive) ice” following the Caps’ 5-3 win over the Ducks. “Maybe he’s just jealous. I have hair...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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