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Hoffner Wrongfully Terminated, Will Return To MN-Mankato

((HT: MyFoxTwinCities))In August of 2012, Todd Hoffner was escorted off the practice field at Minnesota-Mankato and placed under arrest for having child pornography images on his school-issued cell phone.Three months later, a judge dismissed the charges saying the videos were nothing more than images of his children playing in their house after a bath.That didn't change Mankato...
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DEVELOPING: Boston PD Bomb Squad Tipping Backpacks At Marathon Finish Line

((HT: MyFoxBoston/WHDH-TV's Sarah S. French's Instagram via Trenni Kusnierek))On the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a gentleman has been taken into custody for allegedly dropping two suspicious-looking backpacks near the finish line. The Green Line train system service has been suspended at the Copley Street stop while the bomb squad for Boston Police...
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More Ex-NHL'ers File Concussion Lawsuits

Another federal class action lawsuit has been filed against the National Hockey League alleging their attitude towards treating ex-players who suffer from health-related problems directly resulting from their efforts on the ice has been non-existent.The lawsuit was filed in Minneapolis with ex-NHL'ers Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett named as plaintiffs. The suit...
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So Much For The Abbottsford Heat

((HT: Sportsnet))It was a relationship that wasn't working...The city of Abbottsford, British Columbia was in a deal with the Calgary Flames to have their American Hockey League team be in the arena as the primary tenant. There was a ten-year deal that had been signed and, without the attendance figures matching what the city thought they would be and what the Flames wanted-...
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Trump Still Serious About Bills Investment

((HT: WIVB-TV))And Donald Trump has even said that he will divest himself of his casino interests if he is considered to be a substantial partner or principal owner of the Buffalo Bills.Trump claims that the Bills are vital to the fabric to western New York and he would keep them there. Here's a peek at how serious he may be... despite the appropriate skepticismAnd here...((HT...
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Oscar Pistorius Trial Day 22: The Cross Ends

((HT: SABC Digital News))Prosecutor Gerrie Nel rested his cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius after five days- maintaining that the sprinter lied, and is still lying, about his version of events from Valentine's Night, 2013. The prosecution is saying Pistorius lied about his shooting of Reeva Steenkamp was accidental- thinking she was a burglar holed up in the bathroom.Pistorius...
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Hillsborough At 25: A Town United

((HT: SkySports))It is the 25th anniversary of one of the most tragic events in the history of sport- the Hillsborough disaster. There wasa memorial service (pictured right, thanks Huffington Post UK) at Anfield to mark the day and there was a sight to see... Everton and Liverpool, blue and red, inside the Liverpool ground remembering as one...And for someone who has only been blue...
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Calipari Avoids O'Reilly's Factor

((HT: Fox News))Kentucky head coach John Calipari was making the rounds yesterday in New York promoting his new book...Which meant the standard amount of appearances on select television shows that the publishers think would benefit the sale of the book. There was the standard amount of jousting with Dan Patrick- which actually was good television...((HT: Dan Patrick Show))And then...
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Torts Responds To Wrong Name In Kind

((HT: Sportsnet))This is what happens when a reporter calls John Tortorella by the wrong first name...Bad to think of him as the GM...Very bad...
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Oscar Pistorius Trial Day 21: 6th Day Of Cross

((HT: SABC Digital News))Oscar Pistorius endured his sixth day of cross examination by Gerrie Nel and the state Monday...Nel accused Pistorius of tailoring his testimony to fit the evidence at the scene and went through all the alleged inconsistencies the sprinter detailed during his defense testimony.Pistorius twice broke down under cross- once when he was asked to repeat the how...
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DEVELOPING: Trotz Dismissed In Nashville

((HT: NHL))The only head coach the Nashville Predators have ever had has been let go...After fifteen seasons, but not making the playoffs in the last couple Barry Trotz was dismissed from the position. He was offered a position in hockey operations for the franchise.From the team:“Our organization has high expectations and we have not met them in the past two seasons,” Poile...
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Torts Has Choice Words For Hartley... Again...

((HT: Sportsnet))It was the end of the regular season and Vancouver and Calgary...And Bob Hartley and John Tortorella do not like each other...They don't like how each operate and they don't like each other teams and how they operate...If this Sunday was the last press conference by Torts as Canucks coach, then he went out with Tortorellian flair...
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OSG Prem: Liverpool Wins Emotional Day At Anfield, Inches Closer To Title

((HT: BPL on NBC/BBC Sport))It was one of those days...With all the emotion of the Hillsborough anniversary coming Tuesday, Anfield was all behind the Reds- starting pre-gameYour browser does not support iframes.And you thought, that if the script writers had their say, it would be a day that Liverpool fans would remember for a lot of reasons- a win that would get them that much...
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Ryan Smyth: A Classy Ending

((HT: NHL.com))Let's face it...The Edmonton Oilers had a bad year on the ice...But one of the guys on the roster has always been a good one. When Oilers GM Craig MacTavish said that there wouldn't be a contract offer for Smyth after this season was over, he did the only thing he thought was right...Call it quits as an Oiler...Remember, Smyth cried at his press conference...
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On Jeff Ears: Elaborate Prank on Jeff Francoeur is Documented and it's Awesome

((@ajcbraves))Oh, this is epic. And no, the prank isn't the former wunderkind Jeff Francoeur is still playing baseball.Here's the set-up. Francoeur, a former MLB Rookie-of-the-Year is playing AAA Baseball for the San Diego Padres team in El Paso, Texas. And he's apparently on a veteran laden team with several of his ex-Atlanta Braves teammates including Blaine Boyer and...
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Union College On Top Of The College Hockey World. Dutchman Defeat Minnesota 7-4 To Win NCAA Frozen Four

For those who have never heard of Union College its a liberal arts college located in Schenectady, New York with an enrollment of 2,200.  Hockey is the only sport the Dutchmen compete on the Division I level with the rest competing on the NCAA Division III level.Saturday night in Philadelphia Union met Minnesota for the NCAA Frozen Four title, the first championship game appearance...
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One Pelini To Another: Fine, You Can Keep Her...

((HT: BTN))This is what happens during Spring Football games... stuff that's not normal...For those of you that follow Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini on the Twitter Machine, he has a fake account from someone else @FauxPelini and the avatar for that account has him looking like this (pictured right, thanks Fake Bo Pelini)...So, you knew that with Spring Football being Spring Football...
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OSG Prem: The Bottom Get Closer, The Middle Get Closer

((HT: BPL on NBC/BBC Sport))Just when you thought things couldn't get any tighter...Wins from the bottom by Fulham and Cardiff make the relegation battle even more interesting...Let's review... and, let's face it, Norwich has zero offense, van Wolfswinkle has zero confidence in his game, and the Canaries are in deep doo-doo especially after their last reasonable chance...
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BREAKING: Bolts Malone Busted On DUI And Possession Charges

((HT: 98.7 The Fan-Tampa/SunSports))Last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 behind the work of Kristers Gudlevskis in net and Eric Brewer's two goals. Right now, the Bolts are second in the Atlantic Division ahead of Montreal. And the second place team gets home ice in the first round of the playoffs...It might be done without one of their players...
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Braves Win on Bloop Single Scoring Runner from 1st

No, this headline won't make any sense until we explain it and you see it.The Atlanta Braves who seem to have the number of the much-hyped Washington Nationals, won a bizarre, attempted replay and error filled game Friday night on a walk-off bloop single by Justin Upton.Why is this noteworthy?Upton's 120 foot pop-fly dropped to the ground in front of National's rightfielder...
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Follow Up: Florida State Releases New Look (We reported this two weeks ago)

We first told you about this happening back on March 27th. We were one of the very first outlets to report that Florida State was about to do a major overhaul to their athletic team logos and jerseys.A reminder RIGHT HERESorry, we don't get to brag much.Anyway, if you look at the video in that link, the release date says 4/11/14. Well, today is 4/11/14 and the new look has been...
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Missouri Dismisses Green-Beckham from Team

Talented but oft-troubled University of Missouri wide reciever Dorial Green-Beckham has been asked to leave the Tigers football team.Coach Gary Pinkel announced Friday afternoon that the parting was in the best interest of everyone involved.Beckham made news yet again after getting in trouble for an incident where he's alleged to have forced his way into an apartment and pushed...
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DEVELOPING: Two Hernandez Associates Charged With Murder

((HT: MyFoxBoston))Two associates of Aaron Hernandez have been indicted in the Odin Lloyd murder from 2013 according to the Bristol County (MA) District Attorney's Office. A grand jury returned separate murder indictments on both Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace- who have been the focus of the prosecution's efforts in getting someone allegedly involved in the Lloyd murder...
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Pete Holmes Catches Up With Mutombo

((HT: Pete Holmes Show/TBS))The HQ just files this under the category of "anything with Deke is funny..."Pete Holmes catches up with one of the good sports around...
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OSG High: "When The Game Stands Tall" Trailer Released...

((HT: Sony Pictures Entertainment))For twelve years, De la Salle High School didn't lose a football game...151 in a row... and then, they lost...The bigger story there is what happens when you lose and all the questions that go along with it- mental, physical, emotional, class, geography, place, and everything else associated with it. Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, and Laura...
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