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Wanna know how a baseball smells? Just ask this inquisitive young fan (video)

During Thursday’s tilt between the Philadelphia Phillies and San Diego Padres, a young fan got his hands on a foul ball off the bat of Wil Nieves. As the announcers note, the boy who corralled the ball bears a strong resemblance to “Squints” from “The Sandlot,” but it’s the other kid involved in the snagging […] The post Wanna know how a baseball smells? Just ask this...
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RG3 likely decided on his own to turn Jesus shirt inside-out to avoid fine (photo)

A slight buzz was generated after Robert Griffin III was spotted wearing a t-shirt inside-out when meeting with the media after the Washington Redskins quarterback suffered a broken ankle in the team’s 41-10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. The shirt in question bore the message “Know Jesus Know Peace/No Jesus No Peace” and […] The post RG3 likely decided on his...
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Troll TV analyst on Derek Jeter: ‘This clown’s a fraud and you are all suckers (video)

  In what may be a troll job for the ages, “SportsNet NY” host Chris Carlin went off on Derek Jeter during Thursday’s show, specifically for how the retiring New York Yankees shortstop bastardized his legacy by allowing not one, but two tribute commercials be made during his season-long farewell tour. Carlin apparently had all […] The post Troll TV analyst on Derek Jeter...
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Cam Newton talks ‘Donkey Kong Suh’ flap, deems himself ‘Sensei of Nicknames’

Cam Newton caught a little flak after he referred to Ndamukong Suh as “Donkey Kong Suh” ahead of the Carolina Panthers’ 24-7 win over the Detroit Lions last Sunday. But Newton has a perfectly reasonable excuse for his bestowing said moniker upon the intimidating defensive lineman. First, he was trying to pay Suh a compliment. […] The post Cam Newton talks ‘Donkey Kong Suh’...
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Ravens fans come out in droves for team’s Ray Rice jersey exchange (photos)

The Baltimore Ravens announced last week that the team would be offering a Ray Rice jersey exchange at some point in the near future so fans could even further distance themselves from the disgraced former running back. @charliecash1126 here’s the paper they handed out pic.twitter.com/fvREjcaUeI — Michelle (@StrGazer79) September 19, 2014 While there were some […] The post...
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Falcons fan grabs handful of her boyfriend’s crotch during blowout of Bucs (video)

Atlanta Falcons fans had plenty of reason to cheer right from the get-go during Thursday night’s prime-time, nationally televised showdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers … a showdown that turned into spectacle pretty quickly. In more ways than one. And given that this was a prime-time, nationally televised airing of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS, […] The post Falcons...
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Falcons mascot lays out Buccaneers fan who ran onto field in staged bit (video)

Whoever was inside Freddie Falcon’s costume more than earned his (or her?) pay on Thursday night given the on-field heroics demonstrated by the Atlanta Falcons mascot during the savage 56-14 throttling the home team laid on the woeful Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As the football team was busy setting records all over the field during a […] The post Falcons mascot lays out Buccaneers...
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Ron Washington says marital infidelity was reason he resigned as Rangers manager

After nearly eight seasons of mostly successful management of the Texas Rangers — up until the 2014 campaign, where the team was on pace for a near-100-loss season — Ron Washington abruptly resigned from the team’s skipper job on Sept. 5. In his first public comments since his shocking resignation, Washington claims that the reason […] The post Ron Washington says marital...
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Incomplete NBA player portrait posted to Facebook is nightmare fuel (photo)

aaaaaaa pic.twitter.com/SxAXy2YebB — michael (@michaeljhudson) September 18, 2014 No. Words. No. Words. Okay, a few words. Anyone willing to venture a guess as to who the unnamed NBA player is in this utterly terrifying portrait? Actually, even making a guess would be horribly offensive to any player named and do an irreparable disservice to them. […] The post Incomplete NBA...
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Seattle Seahawks ’12th Man’ puppies? Seattle Seahawks ’12th Man’ puppies (photo)

Since reading most NFL-related stories over the past few weeks read like testimony from a war crimes tribunal, perhaps this is as fitting time as ever to simply share a photo of some adorable puppies … make that Seattle Seahawks “12th Fan” puppies. Adorable, aren’t they? 11 pups and a proud mother? And Seahawks fans […] The post Seattle Seahawks ’12th Man’ puppies?...
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Bryce Harper got custom helmet from D.C. firefighter

When Bryce Harper began to prepare for the Washington Nationals’ imminent and inevitable division-clinching win last week, he realized he wanted to do something special. Or better put, wear something special. That’s why the Nationals slugger reached out to the D.C. firefighter community to make a personal request. In a since-deleted tweet, Harper asked the […] The post Bryce...
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Cue up Yello: Giants’ Matt Duffy has bats with Duffman on the knobs (video)

Given his name, it’s hardly surprising that San Francisco Giants rookie infielder Matt Duffy gravitated toward Duffman, the beloved, ego-maniacal, macho, beer-pushing corporate spokesman from “The Simpsons” when coming up with a way to identify himself, and more notably, his bats. That’s right, Duffy has Duffman emblazoned upon the knobs of his bats. Your browser […] The...
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Peyton Manning: Legalized pot helped Papa John's business

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning recently took part in an interview with Peter King. Aside from the issues related to his Hall of Fame career — when he plans on retiring, etc. — the topics discussed were kind of random and far-reaching: Does he vote, does he pay attention to current events, his best round […] The post Peyton Manning credits Colorado legalizing pot...
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Knicks fans jimmy rig air conditioning unit to pay tribute to Mike Woodson (video)

The New York Knicks may have cut Mike Woodson loose all the way back in April, but the oft-criticized and constantly beleaguered former head coach still weighs on the hearts and occupies the minds of some Knickerbocker backers. Or at least two of them. Two Knicks fans posted a video to VINE showcasing how they, […] The post Knicks fans jimmy rig air conditioning unit to pay tribute...
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Steve Smith addresses domestic violence, claims he impregnated wife in elevator (photo)

Steve Smith took to Twitter on Wednesday to share his thoughts on the entire Ray Rice saga and the troubling domestic violence controversy currently pervading, denigrating and consuming the National Football League in light of several high-profile and disgraceful stories. You know its not that hard get!!!! Keep your damn hands off women!!!! God made […] The post Steve Smith addresses...
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Tom Brady shares his Michigan post-college resumé on Facebook (photo)

Few could have predicted the heights Tom Brady would soar in professional football when he was a middling — if that — quarterbacking prospect for the Michigan Wolverines … even Brady himself. The New England Patriots’ multiple Super Bowl-winning quarterback took to Facebook to share his resumé from those not-so-heady days heading into the 2000 […] The post Tom Brady shares...
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Gatorade unveils ‘Made in New York’ commercial tribute to Derek Jeter (video)

It’s reaching the end of the end of the season-long Derek Jeter Super Happy Funtime Retirement Tour. And as we pay our final respects to the career of the man simply known as “The Captain,” Gatorade has rolled out a new spot to pay tribute to the retiring Bronx Bomber living legend. Entitled “Made in […] The post Gatorade unveils ‘Made in New York’ commercial tribute...
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Braves fan trying to catch foul ball with hat gets smashed in face instead (GIF)

A fan taking in the Atlanta Braves-Washington Nationals game at Turner Field on Wednesday evening attempted to snag a souvenir with his hat but instead got a face full of baseball as a reward for his comically futile efforts. With arms outstretched and hat in hand, the dude probably thought he was about to make […] The post Braves fan trying to catch foul ball with hat gets smashed...
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After night of revelry, Nationals scrubs will play hungover Wednesday in Atlanta

The Washington Nationals clinched the National League East on Tuesday night courtesy of a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. As major league ball clubs are wont to do, the Nats celebrated wildly following the team’s division-clinching victory. The notion that teams engage in such demonstrations of revelry despite the fact they […] The post After night of revelry...
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LeBron James' hairline looking fuller at Nike event

LeBron James was at Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., on Tuesday to play in part in the official unveiling of the new Nike sneaker that bears his name, the LeBron 12. But it isn’t footwear that is causing a buzz on Wednesday — although a lot of attention has been heaped upon the release of […] The post The Mystery of LeBron James and His Seemingly Regenerating Hairline...
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Umpire suspended for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon after pitcher grabbed himself (vid)

Major League Baseball announced in a press release issued Wednesday that umpire Joe West has been suspended for one game without play for initiating contact with Jonathan Papelbon after he had ejected the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher during Sunday’s game with the Miami Marlins. After West ejected Papelbon, the pitcher and umpire argued, with Papelbon blocking […] The post Umpire...
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Gerardo Parra gives ball to kid seated next to guy who interfered with catch (video)

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Gerardo Parra had every right to be peeved with at least one St. Louis Cardinals fan during Tuesday’s game at Busch Stadium. Instead, he took the high road, demonstrated a lot of class and even went above and beyond to make nice. While chasing down a Chris Carpenter pop-up that drifted into […] The post Gerardo Parra gives ball to kid seated next...
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Lexi Thompson all grown up in photo shoot for GolfPunk Magazine (pics)

Lexi Thompson has been a figure in professional golf since she qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open at the age of 12 in 2007. In 2011, she became the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA tournament, the Navistar LPGA Classic, at the age 16 years, seven months, and eight days. She officially joined the LPGA in 2012. […] The post Lexi Thompson all grown up in photo shoot for GolfPunk...
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Blake Griffin, no Jeannie Darcy, does stand-up set at Laugh Factory open mic (video)

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin may not be the next Dane Cook — which should be considered a compliment — but he also is not the next Louis CK, either. And yet, when Griffin took the stage at the Laugh Factory during the comedy club’s “Open Mic Night” to work through some material, it’s […] The post Blake Griffin, no Jeannie Darcy, does stand-up set at Laugh...
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Tour Championship winner Billy Horschel’s wife gives birth to daugther (photo)

Billy Horschel arguably was playing fast and loose with the responsibilities expected of a doting husband and soon-to-be father last week — with his wife’s consent and blessing — but the gamble paid off quite well, both in his pocketbook, and more importantly, on the home front. Horschel’s wife, Brittany, gave birth to the couple’s […] The post Tour Championship winner...
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