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ICYMI: Royals Win Best New MLB Wildcard Game Ever

((ht: mlb.com))This was a great baseball game with some odd decisions....The Kansas City Royals won their first playoff game in nearly 30 years Tuesday night in one of the most improbably ways ever.The Royals beat the Oakland A's 9-8 in 12 innings. The game was won by Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez. His single was a walk-off winner.Part of the 40,000 plus fans at a sold-out...
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FCC Ends NFL Blackout Rule

Congratulations NFL fan, you can now watch your hometown team on TV whether or not they sell out their game.The FCC put an end to the 39-year old NFL Broadcast rule Tuesday morning with a unanimous 5-0 vote.The ruling was put in place in 1975 to help the league which at the time got most of their profit from people going to games. It was an easy way to force people to attend if they...
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Oh No! TBS Baseball Guy's do a "Boom Goes the Dynamite" Parody

((ht: mlb.com))For many of us in the world of TV Sports, this local TV sportscast by Brian Collins is arguably one of the most awkward segments in history.In 2005, it was one of the early "Viral Videos" that now populate the Internets..For some reason, which we guess the promo department at TBS Sports would have to explain, the folks doing the Major League Baseball playoffs...
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NFL Admits Refs Erred on Penalty for Prayer

The NFL admits that the referees in Monday nights Kansas City vs. New England game made a mistake when they penalized Chiefs DB Husain Abdullah for praying after he scored a TD on an interception return.Abdullah and the Chiefs were penalized 15-yards for an unsportsman like conduct penalty after he slid to his knees and bowed down in the end zone for a brief Muslim prayer.The NFL...
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OTL: Jovan Belcher's Brain Had CTE Traces

((HT: ESPN-OTL/Delsohn))Steve Delsohn's story on the two years since the death of Kansas City Chief Jovan Belcher, really, is no surprise.In 2012, Belcher would kill his wife and child in the early morning hours of December 1st. The ensuing investigation after the exhuming of his body yielded the possibility of the Tau protein in his brain that is an indicator of CTE.The hook...
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Dwyer Formally Charged With Hitting His Wife

Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer has been charged with 9 counts- involving assaulting his wife in two separate incidents in July. The final tally is felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors, including assault, criminal damage and disorderly conduct.Investigators say Dwyer broke his wife's nose with a head-butt during the first argument and he allegedly punched his...
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Tony Stewart Speaks Publicly For 1st Time Since Ward Incident

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and team owner Tony Stewart spoke publicly Monday morning for the first time since the August incident that changed his life.Stewart has been mostly a recluse since a dirt track car he was driving collided with driver Kevin Ward Jr. who got out of his car after a spin out at an upstate New York track.There were tons of questions as to whether Stewart deliberately...
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Duck! Auburn Has A Gatling Gun That Shoots T-Shirts

((ht: cbssports.com))And we thought you just had to pay attention during baseball and hockey games for objects flying into the stands.We were wrong.Check out the "T-Shirt Gatling" gun rolled out at Auburn during the Auburn/Arkansas game earlier this season. There's a really good chance someone in the crowd got drilled if they weren't paying attention.And if you...
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Paul Konerko Says Good Bye

((HT: MLB.com))This retirement kinda got lost in all the Derek Jeter hullabaloo, but Paul Konerko played his last game in the majors for the Chicago White Sox.He was pulled in the 6th inning for a defensive replacementYour browser does not support iframes.PK actually gave time to talk about what was going down before the game as well...((HT:CSNChicago))Your browser does not support...
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Souza's Grab Preserves Nats No-No

((HT: MLB.com/MASN))Steven Souza was put into left field for defensive purposes sunday afternoon...Now, all of us know why...Your browser does not support iframes.Jordan Zimmerman went the distance for the first no-hitter in Nationals history. The opposing pitcher in the 1-0 win was Henderson Alvarez for the Marlins. If that name is familiar to you, it's because he had a no-hitter...
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And, Then, There Was This Streaker...

((HT: WAVY-TV))Some folks, when they run on the field, are like the guy at Ohio State Saturday...Others are like the guy at Old Dominion who actually get some work done and make a statement...Looks like he got off the field in one piece. No word on his success rate off the field after he ran into the concourse...
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Ess-E-Cee Recap: Congrats To UK And What Was Bielema Thinking...???

((HT: WLEX-TV/KBTX-TV))Mark Stoops was able to do something that his successors have not been able to do- actually beat an SEC opponent for the first time in almost 1,100 days...The Wildcats knocked off Vanderbilt (who are looking to be a really bad football team, by the way) in Lexington- even as a favored program heading into Saturday. Strangely, fans would like to see the stands...
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Pac-12 Recap: Turned Into The Wild West For A Day

((HT: Pac-12 Network))It seemed to be all about comebacks and close ones Saturday...First, for those of us who play fantasy college football Wazzu's Connor Halliday is usually a solid selection. Last week was no different as Halliday threw for 4 TD's ana orchestrated a fourth quarter comeback as the Cougs beat Utah 28-27.Here's Ted Robinson and Glenn Parker to discussAnd...
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Yes, We're Showing Yale Highlights...

((HT: WTNH-TV))This wasn't really one of those games that comes up and bites you as a reason to be shown under a normal circumstanceBut, it turned out to be one of the games of the dayJohn Pierson has the contextThe HQ has always been one of those groups that enjoys telling the story of the underdog- and when a Division I-AA squad knocks off a Division I squad... doesn't...
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Record Breaker: Watson Brown Breaks NCAA Loss Record

Watson Brown is probably the last of a dying breed in the coaching business.A good man who does things the right way and now the holder of a record not likely to be broken: Most losses by a College Football coach with more than 10-years experience.Brown lost his 200th game as a coach Saturday when his team, Tennessee Tech got beat by Northern Iowa 50-7.The scary part for this incarnation...
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So, How Turbo-Fired Is Brady Hoke NOW???!!!

((HT: BTN))Minnesota got the "Little Brown Jug" back from Michigan for the first time since 2005 with a win in Ann Arbor. For the first time in the 135-year history of the program, the Wolverines have three losses before the end of September. Brady Hoke fired Al Borges after the collapse last season and hired Doug Nussmeier- and that hasn't gone well. Michigan was 12th...
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Charlie Weis Fired at Kansas

The Charlie Weis era at Kansas is over.The former Notre Dame head coach, University of Florida offensive coordinator and former offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots was fired Sunday morning after compiling a 6-22 record at Kansas in 3 seasons.The school announced Defensive Coordinator Clint Bowen will be the interim coach for the rest of the 2014 season.From athletic...
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Don't Run Onto The Field In Columbus

((HT: Scout.com/Jeremy Fogel's Instagram))Lest ye get Rock Bottomed...Some genius, a little lighted up on liquid courage at the Ohio State-Cincy game last night, decided to get onto the field at the Shoe.The tOSU strength coach (which as a rule, you don't want to cross), Anthony Schlegel, took matters into his own hands before the yellow jackets got involved.
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Head Ball Coach Can't Believe South Carolina Lost To Mizzou

Early in the fourth quarter South Carolina wide receiver Pharoh Cooper caught a 23 yard touchdown pass from Dylan Thompson to give the Gamecocks at 20-7 lead at home. Though the '***** nailed the extra point head coach Steve Spurrier's gut said go for two.'I messed up on the two-point conversion, should have gone for it." Spurrier said.  "I wasn’t even thinking...
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Royals Back In Post-Season For First Time Since '85

((HT: MLB.com))The HQ just thought this was a cool happening last night...The Kansas City Royals, with their win Friday night, clinched their first post-season bid in almost three decades.Closer Greg Holland has been solid at the back all year long and, with a lot of blue in the crowd at Comiskey, the visotors got the win over the White Sox and made it to play one more game.Your...
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You Haven't Seen A Display Like This In A While...

((HT: York Revolution their own selves))The Atlantic League playoffs are going full bore and York needed some offensive help to square their game.Sean Smith obliged, but something went wrong along the way.What followed was an act of dedication the HQ hasn't seen in a long time...The Revs won 2-1 in extras and Smith was due for surgery on his torn ACL before Game 4 Saturday night...
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Whoa! UCLA Kicks It Up a Notch Runs Away From Az. State

((ht: foxsports.com))It was supposed to be a battle of two top 15 ranked teams. And by all expectations, the game was supposed to be a close one.And for about a quarter or so, the Arizona State vs. UCLA game was close.Then the Bruins scored 28 points in 7 minutes on the strength of a 95-yard interception return and 100-yard kickoff return by Ishmael Adams and annihilated the Sun...
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Yeah, Jeter's Last Game Was What It Should Have Been...

((HT: MLB.com/YES))It was the last night for Derek Jeter in the Bronx as he is hanging them up after two decades as a Yankee...The HQ knows that is news to all of you, but the scriptwriters were out in full force.Here's his last charge of the infield...Your browser does not support iframes.And, then, getting the first Yankees runs on the board with a shot to left-centerYour browser...
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Report: Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith to Consult Charlie Strong on Discipline

Roger Goodell((ht:texas.247sports.com))Huh?According to reports by noted University of Texas insider Chip Brown, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Head DeMaurice Smith are seeking out Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong about Strong's "Core Values".Specifically, Brown lists Strong's commitment to having his Longhorns live up to the Core Values, which are...
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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Pushed To January

((HT: MyFoxBoston))But a change of venue request was denied that was put forth by the defense team of suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.Judge George O'Toole has now ruled that the trial will begin after the New Year's holiday instead of early November as was previously designated. Tsarnaev's lawyers wanted to delay the trial for a year and wanted a change of venue- saying...
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