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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Passes At 76

((HT: CBC))A dominating middleweight in the 1960's, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders in a tavern in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1966. Carter and friend John Artis were convicted in 1967 and again in a new trial in 1976.Carter was freed in November of 1985 when his convictions were set aside after years of appeals. It was ultimately decided...
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Pirates and Brewers Brawl Over Carlos Gomez

Say what you will, but Milwaukee Brewers star Carlos Gomez is a talented guy. A fantastic baseball player, who hits for power, has speed to spare and can go get them in centerfield.But Gomez also seems to be a lightning rod for trouble because he shows off.In 2013, he set off a bench clearing situation with the Atlanta Braves on a home run when Braves catcher Brian McCann wouldn...
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Gregg Popovich's Message to Craig Sager: True Class

For all the grief San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gets about his gruff and often short answers when being interviewed during games, nobody can give him grief anymore.Pop did what can only be called one of the classiest things a coach could ever do as a sign of respect.During Sunday's Spurs game vs. Dallas on TNT, Popovich came over to do an interview between the 3rd and...
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ICYMI: Navy Baseball Players Lip Synch to Frozen: It's Hilarious

((ht: ftw.usatoday.com))The video you are about to see is alternately cheesy and yet pretty hilarious at the same time.Enjoy Navy baseball players Brad Borosak and Matt Kilby doing a spot-on lip-synch to a song from the Disney movie "Frozen".The two--and apparently a third teammate in the back absolutely nail the song "Love is an Open Door".Really, there is nothing...
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ICYMI: Andy Roddick Drills Fox Sports Hosts With Tennis Balls

Wait, what?Yeah, you might of missed this unless you are one of the small group of people who watch the nightly Fox Sports Live show on the FS1 Cable network.And quite honestly, we aren't in that group of people.But, videos from 2 of the hosts, Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole seem to always find their way to the Internet. And they are quite often pretty funny.So we thought we...
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Bryce Harper Benched For "Lack of Hustle"

((HT: MASN Nationals/MLB))Matt Williams, when he played in the majors, didn't take any crap from anybody and played all-out all the time.He expects the same as manager of the Washington Nationals...Slugger Bryce Harper didn't run out a ground ball in the bottom of the 6th inning in, what would amount to, a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Williams benched him for the...
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Do Not Chirp In Blake Griffin's Ear

((HT: Tyler Lashbrook's Vine))Lest this happen to you...
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Brent Seabrook Should Expect A Phone Call

((HT: Kukla's Corner))David Backes got dropped and was not all together with his faculties after this shot by SeabrookIt earned Seabrook an ejection as the two teams headed to overtime...Again...Seabrook looks like he stayed down on the ice and did not intentionally leave his feet, but the league will look at the forearm and elbow making contact with Backes' head...Think, maybe, 2 games...
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OSG Prem: Sunderland Shocks The World...

((HT: NBCSN/BPL/BBC Sport/SkySports))To explain what happened to college football fans, it would be like Kentucky beating Alabama in Tuscaloosa...So, by extension, the HQ wonders if there were couches burned by Sunderland fans after knocking off Chelsea at Stamford Bridge- making it the first loss for a Jose Mourinho-coached side in 78 games...The Special One was not pleased...But...
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An Odd Day For Blackpool...

((HT: ant_b11 Instagram/youtube))The HQ will admit that protesting in the English soccer leagues takes on a life of its own...For Blackburn Rovers, as an example, the fans have taken to releasing live chickens onto the pitch as a protest of the Venky's chain of poultry producers for their lack of interest in making the team competitive.For Blackpool, it has taken just as interesting...
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Taiwanese Animation and the SEC Bag Man: A Love Story

((ht: awfulannouncing.com))This would be the funniest video we've seen all week if there weren't a fairly serious story attached to it.Until this afternoon (Saturday) we hadn't read a fascinating tale of the "SEC Bag Man" or the alleged guy with the money to sign recruits and keep players flush with money.We don't know how much of it is completely true,...
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Giancarlo Stanton and the Walkoff Grand Slam

If it weren't for the exploits of one Giancarlo Stanton, we aren't sure anyone would pay attention to the Miami Marlins.But Mr. Stanton, well, he provides an awful lot of highlights and few are better than what he did Friday night.After a reviewed play loaded the bases for the Marlins in a 4-4 game with the Seattle Mariners, Stanton strode to the plate with nobody out.He...
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Just How Frustrated Are The Bruins In Game 1...???

((HT: NBCSN/NHL))Just ask Danny DeKeyser after getting this from Milan LucicThe only thought the HQ had was this, though..."Low Bridge!"
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The Most Out-of-Control Half-Inning On The Mound Ever

((HT: Deadspin/MLB))The HQ has a lot of friends north of the border and all we saw on the Twitter machine was the live responses to this... It broke down like this... A franchise-record 8 walks in the 8th inning over three pitchers- Delabar, Santos, and JA Happ... A reliever who throws three wild pitches in Santos... The at-bats went this way... Steve Delabar started...
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Golfer Stung By Hornets Mid-Round, Makes Birdie

((HT: European Tour))Pablo Larrazabal was on the fifth hole of his round in Malaysia when this went down...He went into the clubhouse and went through the Q-and-A:“They were three times the size of bees,” said Larrazábal “They were huge and like 30 or 40 of them started to attack me big time. I didn’t know what to do. My caddie told me to run, so I start running like a crazy...
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Mark Emmert Defenses The Indefensible

((HT: ESPN))It appears that Mark Emmert, the head of the NCAA, decided to go go Bristol this morning to do some kind of media tour dressed in Casual Friday fashion...And, as the gentleman that has to defend the presidential stances of the NCAA, he has to tow the party line- no matter how silly the presidential party line is...Like this run on the new meal standing even invoking Shabazz...
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Overtime, Overtime... Did We Mention Overtime...

((HT: NHL/NBCSN/CNBC))There were a few games that ended in regulation last night in the Stanley Cup Playoffs...And some went into the next day...The Blues and Blackhawks, the HQ figured, would go for a while... and it did... they went into the third overtime before the first game of the series was decided by Alex Steen...Then, down 4-2 in the third period, the Colorado Avalanche...
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Coach Q Did Not Like Your Call, Sir...

((HT: Josh Gold-Smith's Vine, NHL on NBC))The Blackhawks-Blues game went into multiple overtimes and ended after midnight eastern time this morning...At a key moment in the second overtime, Chicago head coach Joel Quenneville wanted a delay of game call for a puck that cleared the boards and went into the crowd...He didn't get the call- which brought this display...No word...
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Easiest Triple Play You'll See For A While...

((HT: MLB/YES))Sean Rodriguez did the one thing you really don't want to do with runners on first and second...Pull a pitch right at the third baseman...You can guess what happens next...Your browser does not support iframes.CC Sabathia has now been on the mound for the last three triple plays the Yankees have fielded and Rodriguez has now hit into the last two triple plays the...
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Strange Moves: Reports Surface Frank Haith to Leave Mizzou for Tulsa

It's not often coaches leave a "Power" conference to move backwards.But that's exactly what soon-to-be former Missouri head basketball coach Frank Haith appears to be doing. Multiple reports say Haith will leave the SEC East Division Tigers and replace Danny Manning at Conference USA's Tulsa.There are conflicting reports as to why Haith would step down. CBSSports...
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Swan Racing On Life Support...???

((HT: NASCAR on FOX))Swan Racing looked like they would be an interesting player in the small-team big-money world of NASCAR this season. 50 Cent's SMS Audio and Speed Stick Gear signed on for the two-car team of Cole Whitt and Parker Kligerman...Here's the SMS presser from Daytona:But with 10 wrecked cars between the two, and the two ranked 34th (Whitt) and 38th (Kligerman...
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Aaron Hernandez Associate Arrested On Lying To Grand Jury

((HT: WHDH-TV))And obstruction of justice and witness tampering involved with the investigation around the Odin Lloyd murder...Nice hat trick...Allegedly...Oscar Hernandez, Junior (no relation to the ex-Patriots tight end) was arrested as a part of a gun trafficking investigation from Florida to Massachusetts. Three firearms involved in the shooting have been linked to the murder...
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Jabari Parker Is Going To NBA, Will Enter NBA Draft

Is anyone surprised Jabari Parker would enter the 2014 NBA draft?After the year Parker had for Duke he was ready to go.Duke University has announced that Parker will forgo his college eligibility and entire the NBA Draft.Here's Parker explaining his decision.  Thanks SI.comParker won the 2014 ACC Freshman of the Year award averaging 19.7 points per game, second in the ACC in...
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Mankato Players Meant No Disrespect To Old Coach, Paragraph Taken Out Of Context

((HT: KEYC-TV))When you say something publicly, you can't take it back...That's what the Minnesota-Mankato football team is facing right now after they went public with their desire that their old football coach who was their new head coach return to being their football coach after their old-old football coach who had his contract not renewed and came back after an arbitor...
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"We The North" Campaign Rolls Out For Raptors

((HT: Toronto Raptors their own selves))Drake was given the title of "global ambassador" for his hometown NBA team...And the first part of the marketing campaign has been trotted out...It started as a series of :10 spots, but has now seen its first expansionWhaddya think..???
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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