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Man Grows Awe-Inspiring Beard in Shape of Washington Nationals Logo

The sports world has been graced with three of the better acts of logical fandom over the last few weeks, from the Brian Dozier back hair jersey to an impromptu Dante Exum sunburn jersey. Now, this ingenious Washington Nationals fan has crafted his epic beard into the shape of the team’s logo. The result is simply mesmerizing. [Instagram] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Fan Confuses Random Dude for Pete Carroll in Best Mistaken Sports Identity Ever

Pete Carroll’s mug is on TV, in the newspaper, plastered on advertisements and printed in magazines thousands of times every football season, yet one supposed football fan doesn’t have a clue what the Super Bowl-winning coach looks like. Check out the photo below of his claim to fame after meeting the Seahawks coach:     Now, check out an actual photo of Pete Carroll, carefully...
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Braves Shortstop Andrelton Simmons Records an Unbelievable Web Gem

Andrelton Simmons shockingly remains a little-known shortstop, even after winning a 2013 Gold Glove, signing a fat extension last February and making routine web gems like this one. As the Marlins put on a hit-and-run, Simmons glided toward the bag before Jordany Valdespin ripped one to the gap vacated by him. He flawlessly reaches back then contorts his body to record a seemingly...
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Tim Tebow Doing Absolutely Insane Workouts To Try And Earn Another NFL Shot

Say what you want about Tim Tebow but there’s no denying that the guy is pretty darn persistent. Even after signing a deal with ESPN to serve as a college football analyst for the upcoming season, Tebow still isn’t giving up his dreams of being an NFL quarterback. That’s why he’s been traveling to Arizona to work out with trainer Ian Danney, who has several professional...
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Real Madrid Breaks The Bank For James Rodriguez

Colombian superstar James Rodriguez – winner of this year’s Golden Boot as the top goal scorer in the World Cup – has cashed in on his outstanding performance showcased last month in Brazil. James’ World Cup ended with a tearful loss to Brazil, but his transfer deal to Real Madrid should help cheer him up. The 23-year old winger/midfielder has reportedly agreed to join Real...
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Kendall Marshall Thanks Chipotle After Being Waived By Lakers

It’s pretty standard procedure for athletes to thank their former organization, coaches, and teammates as they prepare to move on to another club. Kendall Marshall did just that after being waived by the Los Angeles Lakers (and then picked up by the Milwaukee Bucks) on Monday, but he also extended another thank you – this one not so standard procecure – to Chipotle. I'...
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Afternoon Link Bomb: Where Weird Al Yankovic Drops His “Mission Statement”

Here are some links to help you get through your afternoon: 1. Weird Al Yankovic wraps up his eight days of music videos with “Mission Statement” [Wall St. Journal] Fittingly, Weird Al’s parody ode to “synergy” and all things corporate-speak will be exclusively available at the Wall Street Journal website until tomorrow. “Mission Statement” is in the styling of Crosby...
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Kanye West’s Upcoming Sneaker Collaboration With adidas May Have Leaked

Kanye West’s “Yeezy” line with Nike is one of the most successful sneaker collaborations of all-time. The producer turned rapper turned fashion designer managed to create some kicks which resonated with the sneakerhead community and can now fetch thousands of dollars on the secondary market. Since his Nike collaboration, Kanye has moved on from the Swoosh and signed with adidas...
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Ranking The Best Championship Games/Series From the Past Year

Now that the World Cup and the NBA season are over, we’re truly at a dead point in the sports world. NFL training camp will be in full swing by the end of the month, but preseason football is more scary than entertaining, as you can only hope and pray that your team’s best players don’t ruin the regular season by picking up a preseason/training camp injury. But this dead period...
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Fat 49ers Fan Eats It, Gets Taunted After Being Juked By Seahawks Mascot

Single game tickets for the upcoming Seattle Seahawks’ season went on sale Monday morning, and many fans camped out to get first dibs on the few available seats left at CenturyLink Field. As expected, some San Francisco 49ers fans joined in, presumably to snag tickets for the highly anticipated matchup in Seattle on December 14th. Also on hand for the camp out was Blitz, the Seahawks...
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Meet The E-Sports Team That Just Won $5 Million By Competing At The Dota 2 International

With nearly $11 million in total prize money, Dota 2′s fourth “International” was one of the largest e-sports tournaments in the history of pro-gaming. Teams from all over the world came to Seattle’s Key Arena to battle it out for the first place prize of roughly $5 million. And at the end of the day, Team Newbee, hailing from China, claimed first place. For the uninitiated...
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E-Sports Goes Mainstream On ESPN With Dota 2 Tournament “The International”

  ESPN does have a history of broadcasting games that don’t involve freakish athletic skill. The leading 24-hour sports network used to broadcast Magic: The Gathering tournaments (no, really) and the World Wide Leader in Sports can widely be credited with the surge in popularity of no-limit Texas Hold’em poker. So, ESPN deciding to broadcast an e-sports tournament (video game...
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The WNBA All-Star Game Featured A Cringeworthy Alley-Oop Layup Attempt

In case you missed it, the WNBA held its All-Star Game over the weekend. There’s not much to report other than the final score (a 125-124 win for the East) and a 29-point performance — an All-Star record — from Shoni Schimmel, a player who doesn’t even start for her team (Atlanta Dream), but was voted in as a starter thanks to a large Native American fan base stuffing the...
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Alabama Fan Sucker Punches Zach Mettenberger at Bar, Yells Roll Tide

Former LSU quarterback  Zach Mettenberger remained in SEC country after being drafted by the Tennessee Titans in May, and apparently has found a few SEC enemies in his new home. The Tennessean is reporting that Mettenberger was at a popular Nashville Bar, Loser’s, over the weekend when two Alabama fans approached him from behind. One yelled “Roll Tide” and the other proceeded...
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J.J. Abrams Reveals The X-Wing Model For The Upcoming Star Wars Sequel

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Here’s The Kobe Bryant-Jeremy Lin “Rush Hour” Parody You Didn’t Know You Needed

If this is the best thing to come out of the Jeremy Lin Era in Los Angeles — a definite possibility — then so be it. [YouTube] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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8 TV Shows You Must Binge Watch This Summer

For the people who can’t get enough of tv shows- the ones who are heart broken when their favorite tv series ends, this list is for you. We all have those moments in life when being productive sounds awful, instead we sit in front of the tv and binge watch. Don’t be embarrassed, we all have a favorite series that keeps us coming back for more! Here’s a list of tv series that...
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Johnny Manziel Leads The NFL In Jersey Sales

So, this Johnny Manziel kid is pretty popular. A tally of the total number of jerseys sold in the first quarter of the NFL’s fiscal year revealed that the Cleveland Browns’ rookie quarterback had the best selling jersey. Seriously, a member of the Cleveland Browns had the best-selling jersey in the NFL. This is something which has (unsurprisingly) never happened since the NFL...
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To The Surprise Of No One, Tony Dungy Wouldn’t Have Drafted Michael Sam

With contributions from Sean Wagner-McGough. Michael Sam is going to be the first openly gay NFL rookie. However if Tony Dungy was still a coach in the NFL, he would not have drafted Michael Sam for fear of Sam being a “distraction.” Shockingly, Dungy also has a long track record of homophobia and generally not understanding the very concept of “gay” itself! It’s almost...
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FXX to Air Longest TV Marathon of All-Time with The Simpsons 12-Day Binge

There are 522 episodes of The Simpsons and there will be 522 episodes airing on FXX from August 21st through September 1st. To celebrate their acquisition of the wildly popular animated show, the network is gearing up to host the longest TV marathon of all-time. The marathon begins at 10:00 AM on the 21st and will run 24 hours per day for 12 straight days, rolling through a whopping...
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Charles Barkley Sucks At Golf

Lake Tahoe’s American Century Celebrity Golf Championship took place this past weekend. Though the tournament featured stars like Marshall Faulk, Steph Curry, Joe Sakic, Jerry Rice, and Trent Dilfer (jk), there was only one true MVP in the tournament.  I present to you Charles Barkley and his beautiful golf swing: Barkley came in last place in the tournament, but finished in...
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Colby Lewis Acts Like He’s Five, Accuses Baseball Player Of Trying To Raise His Batting Average

The Texas Rangers are in the middle of a bit of a rough patch — they’re 39-59 and are in last place in the AL West. Yup, they’re worse than the Houston Astros. On Saturday, frustrations seemed to boil over for Colby Lewis. Facing Colby Rasmus at the plate, the Rangers were playing in a shift, meaning most of the left side of the infield was open for Rasmus. Seeing this, Rasmus...
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Watch Jackie Bradley Jr. Throw A Ball Over The Center Field Wall From Home Plate

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Weezer Release “Back To the Shack” Off Upcoming Album

So, like most people, I love Weezer.  The Blue Album and Pinkerton were pretty much the only albums I listened to during high school.  Those are without a doubt, their two best albums.  Then came The Green Album and Maladroit, they weren’t bad they just weren’t as good as their first two.  After Maladroit it gets a little hazy and kind of strange, like, collaborations...
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Watch Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney And Other NFL Rookies React To Their Madden Ranking

Follow Ryan Wong on Twitter @ryantwong616 .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } EA invited some of the top rookies from this year’s NFL draft class including...
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