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Kobe jokingly blames torn rotator cuff on passing

Kobe Bryant remains in good spirits despite the expectation that his 2014-15 NBA regular season campaign is over due to a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Both the Lakers and Bryant anxiously await further news regarding the severity of the veteran’s shoulder injury, Lakers head coach Byron Scott admitted that he’s “worried,” while...Read More The post Kobe Bryant...
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Seattle butcher sells Lynch Skittles sausage

Marshawn Lynch arguably is about as well-known for his affinity for Skittles as he is for amassing fines imposed by the NFL for grabbing his groin and avoiding the media. Given Lynch’s love for grabbing a handful or two of Skittles to “Taste the Rainbow,” a butcher shop in Seattle last year, during the Seahawks’...Read More The post Seattle-area butcher shop’s ‘Beast...
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Anthony Davis draws Barkley portrait on 'Inside the NBA'

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis is not only one of the most talented young players in the NBA, he’s also something of an artist. Davis sat down for an interview with Rachel Nichols for an “Inside the NBA” segment and it was mentioned that he is something of a doodler. Nichols asked Davis...Read More The post Anthony Davis’ Charles Barkley portrait pegs him...
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Eugenie Bouchard’s solution to ‘Twirlgate’ controversy: Ask the guys to flex

Eugenie Bouchard is not only one of best women’s tennis players on tour, she is a sage and savvy problem-solver. Events at the Australian Open this week haven’t been only about the world’s best tennis players competing in one of the highest-profile tournaments in the world. Instead, discussions about and allegations of sexism and what...Read More The post Eugenie Bouchard’s...
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‘Sesame Street’ zings Patriots with Friday’s ‘Word of the Day': ‘Inflate’ (video)

The New England Patriots probably will not be asking how to get to Sesame Street anytime soon. In what is either one of the most amazing, hilarious and timely coincidence ever or an indication that the folks scheduling programming at PBS are a bunch of snarky — not to mention savvy — wisenheimers, Friday’s episode...Read More The post ‘Sesame Street’ zings Patriots with...
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Shane Victorino apparently texting pics of his abs to Red Sox manager John Farrell

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino suffered through an injury-plagued 2013 campaign that saw him play in only 30 games and ultimately had season-ending back surgery on Aug. 5. But he’s clearly motivated to show the team that he will be ready and raring to go come Spring Training, by texting pics of his presumably...Read More The post Shane Victorino apparently texting pics...
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Ad imagines Washington without the Redskins name

Change the Mascot, an organization seeking the removal of the name and other assorted imagery and likenesses associated with the name of the Washington Redskins, has released a new spot in which it is imagined how different it would be, if at all, if the team’s controversial name wasn’t an aspect of the team. To...Read More The post New ad imagines Washington’s NFL team without...
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Incarcerated Cowboys fan files $89 billion lawsuit against NFL

Dallas Cowboys fans were understandably outraged over the controversial overturned call that went against them during the team’s Jan. 11 divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers a few weeks ago. Some clearly are unwilling to let go, as reports indicate one irate Cowboys fan has filed an absurdly pricey lawsuit against the NFL...Read More The post Incarcerated Cowboys...
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Unseemly bench hijinks: Blake Griffin pulls trainer’s head toward his crotch (vid)

U The Los Angeles Clippers easily won in a laugher Thursday night, wiping the court with the Brooklyn Nets in 123-84 blowout. Blake Griffin, who was likely in good spirits after being named a starter in the All-Star Game, was so at ease with the wide margin the Clippers held with almost a full quarter...Read More The post Unseemly bench hijinks: Blake Griffin pulls trainer’s head...
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Boston Globe publishes article entitled, ‘What can I tell my kids about Deflategate?’

Granted, folks in the Greater New England region are reeling quite a bit more than others living in other parts of the country in light of the New England Patriots becoming embarrassingly embroiled in the “DeflateGate” controversy. It’s not surprising, then, that after taking the pulse of the region, The Boston Globe tried to provide...Read More The post Boston Globe publishes...
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Marshawn Lynch blasts NFL for fining Seahawks teammate

It certainly seems that Marshawn Lynch cares little about having to pay the piper, a/k/a the NFL, in the form of fines for his various transgressions, but the Seattle Seahawks running back draws the line when the league goes after one of his own. Lynch, who was fined $20,000 by the NFL for grabbing his...Read More The post Marshawn Lynch blasts NFL for fining teammate Chris Matthews...
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Supercut of Tom Brady talking about balls is completely nuts (video)

The big NFL news of the day obviously revolves around both Bill Belichick and Tom Brady standing in front of substantial media throngs to address how the New England Patriots have become more and more maligned as the organization gets deeper and deeper embroiled in the “DeflateGate” scandal. Coverage of the respective pressers of course...Read More The post Supercut of Tom Brady...
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Bud Selig portrait commissioned by Padres is creepily macabre (photo)

A portrait of outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig now hangs in the lobby of the San Diego Padres’ offices at Petco Park. And to be kind, the portrait of Selig is, well, kinda creepy. The Padres last year renamed a plaza outside Petco Park “Selig Hall of Fame Plaza.” The suspicion then was that it...Read More The post Bud Selig portrait commissioned by Padres is creepily macabre...
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Bryce Harper dropped by ‘Modern Family’ set, took photos with show’s stars (pics)

It’s unknown at this exactly why, but Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper on Wednesday dropped by the set of the multiple-Emmy Award-winning series, “Modern Family.” Harper’s presence on the set was first tipped off by Julie Bowen, who plays Claire Dunphy on the ABC hit comedy, who tweeted a photo of herself and fellow cast...Read More The post Bryce Harper dropped...
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‘NFL Bad Lip Reading’ back with hilariously brilliant 2015 edition (video)

Featuring the likes of Tony Romo, Cam Newton, Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick, the immensely gifted wisenheimers behind the Internet phenomenon “Bad Lip Reading” are back with a new video. And as expected, given their previous NFL-related endeavors (see here and here), it is as funny as all get-out. “NFL 2015 — A Bad Lip Reading...Read More The post ‘NFL Bad Lip Reading’...
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Carmelo on tanking: I don't know how to have that mindset

Even if the best case scenario for the New York Knicks is to lose as many games as possible down the stretch (unintentionally, of course) in the team’s already-lost season, Carmelo Anthony stated that it isn’t in his nature to lose simply for the sake of losing. Following the team’s 98-91 win over the similarly...Read More The post Carmelo Anthony on tanking: ‘I don’t...
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Male interviewer asks Eugenie Bouchard to ‘give us a twirl’ after match (video)

A profoundly uncomfortable and arguably inappropriate incident during the Australian Open involving Ian Cohen, a male presenter, and Eugenie Bouchard has ignited accusations of sexism at the prestigious tennis tournament. After Bouchard, the seventh-ranked female tennis player in the world, easily defeated Kiki Bertens 6-0, 6-3, an on-court, post-match interview was conducted by...
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Metallica drops ceremonial puck at Sharks game

James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo of Metallica were in the house at “The Shark Tank” Wednesday night as the San Jose Sharks paid tribute to the legendary band during the team’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. The fellas, three-fourths of the band — Kirk Hammett was not present — took part in...Read More The post Metallica does ceremonial puck drop at...
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Crikey! Australian Open ball boy drilled in crotch by 121-mph serve (video)

An ball boy at the Australian Open working the Feliciano Lopez-Adrian Mannarino match took a ball to his “boys” during the second-round match, courtesy of a blistering 121-mph serve off the racket of the Spaniard Lopez. An audible gasp emanated from the crowd immediately upon crotchal contact, and the million-to-one-shot to the groin elicited looks...Read More The post Crikey...
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Lynch fined $20,000 for crotch grab during NFC title game

For Marshawn Lynch, the chickens again have come home to roost related to his recent affinity for grabbing his crotch following  touchdown runs. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports in a Facebook post that an NFL official told him, as expected, that the Seattle Seahawks running back has been fined $20,000 by the league for his celebratory...Read More The post Marshawn Lynch fined $20...
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Will Ferrell drills NBA cheerleader in head with ball for movie shoot (videos)

  Actor Will Ferrell ran afoul of Smoothie King Center security during a New Orleans Pelicans game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night after drilling a cheerleader in the face with a basketball during a halftime attempt at a half-court shot gone awry. The entire ball-to-the-face debacle of course was staged and was...Read More The post Will Ferrell drills NBA cheerleader...
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Fan gets haircut featuring visages of Tom Brady, Russell Wilson (photo)

It’s safe to say that this guy is going to have trouble ultimately deciding whether to cheer for the New England Patriots or pull for the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. It’s written all over his scalp. Yep, those are the faces of Tom Brady and Russell Wilson shaved into the fellow’s head. The...Read More The post Fan gets haircut featuring visages of Tom Brady, Russell...
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Victoria’s Secret teases Super Bowl ad with ‘Don’t Drop the Ball’ promo (video)

Victoria’s Secret on Wednesday released a teaser video in advance of the lingerie retail giant’s commercial that will premiere during Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1. The spot, entitled, “Don’t Drop the Ball,” is just a shade under 90 seconds and features several Victoria’s Secret models, all outfitted in full football gear, fittingly tossing around...Read More The post Victoria’s...
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Lee Westwood saved man from drowning in Barbados

Golfer Lee Westwood is being hailed as a life-saver by the man he pulled from the Atlantic Ocean last week in Barbados. Westwood was vacationing with his wife Laurae on the Caribbean island last week when he reacted to cries of help from the water. That’s when the 41-year-old English golfer came to the assistance...Read More The post Lee Westwood saves man from drowning while...
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Hit the Lights: Sharks hosting ‘Metallica Night’ during game against Kings

The SAP Center, colloquially — and fittingly — known as “The Shark Tank,” an NHL venue already known for its passionate fans, will be especially rocking on Wednesday night when the San Jose Sharks host the Los Angeles Kings. Why? Because it’s Metallica Night, that’s why. Among the festivities planned for the evening include band...Read More The post Hit the Lights: Sharks...
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