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Peyton Manning got paid $105K by college to spew a bunch of cliched mumbo-jumbo

Peyton Manning was on the Oklahoma State University campus on Wednesday night for a speaking engagement. The Denver Broncos quarterback spoke to 4,250 people inside school’s basketball gym, Gallagher-Iba Arena for about 30 minutes and afterward held a half-hour Q&A session. For the appearance and the hour of his time, Manning was paid a reported $105,000, […] The post Peyton...
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Crotchgrabgate 2014 update: Joel Quenneville apologizes for obscene gesture

After having some time to contemplate his actions and a night to sleep on it — and possibly ice his crotch — Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville apologized for grabbing his junk while gesticulating wildly while hollering at the referees over what he perceived to be a missed call during the team’s 4-3 triple […] The post Crotchgrabgate 2014 update: Joel Quenneville...
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This toddler Pittsburgh Penguins fan is super-amped-up for the playoffs (video)

The Pittsburgh Penguins took Game 1 of its Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday, winning 4-3. From the looks of this intense toddler, he’s pretty pumped up about it and the chances of his favorite NHL team making a deep run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The passion. The intensity. […] The post This toddler Pittsburgh Penguins fan...
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Aroldis Chapman’s recovery to the point he’s cleared to throw live batting practice

It’s only been about a month since he was struck in the face by a line drive, but Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman’s recovery has progressed so surprisingly well and so remarkably quick that he’s been cleared to throw live batting practice, according to a report from John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The recovery […] The post Aroldis Chapman’s recovery to the...
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Here’s eleven-and-a-half minutes of James Harden playing atrocious defense (video)

James Harden, while a deadly offensive threat anytime he touches the ball, isn’t the strongest defensive player. In fact, the Houston Rockets scoring machine is a flat-out atrocious, careless and uninterested defender, as evidenced by this wonderfully delightful — or for lovers of fundamental basketball, shameful — video highlighting how Harden freelances, stands still and...
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Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson, calls him a ‘father figure’

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Carmelo Anthony, seemingly in a state in denial over how the Knicks missed the postseason, came out and publicly supported embattled head coach Mike Woodson during comments made on Thursday. “Mike Woodson has become a guy I can talk to, almost a father figure, a friend, a guy […] The post Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson...
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Blue Jays’ Munenori Kawasaki working hard on his English, is awesome (video)

Munenori Kawasaki began the season with the Buffalo Bison, the Toronto Blue Jays’ Triple-A affiliate but was called up on Thursday when Maicer Izturis tore his ACL. This afforded the Internet the opportunity to again marvel at the unbridled enthusiasm of the young man. Not only that, Kawasaki has been working on his English — […] The post Blue Jays’ Munenori Kawasaki working...
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DeSean Jackson’s ‘Welcome to DC’ party highlighted by huge champagne bottle (photo)

Following a tumultuous month that saw him cast aside by the Philadelphia Eagles due to perceived affiliations with gangs — something he denied — new Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson was lavishly welcomed to D.C. during a swanky affair at The Huxley, a luxury nightclub and lounge, this week. Highlighting the swanky soiree was […] The post DeSean Jackson’s ‘Welcome...
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Ryan Getzlaf’s mouth a mangled mess after taking slap shot to face (photo)

During Game 1 of the Anaheim Ducks’ Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday, team captain Ryan Getzlaf suffered a deep facial laceration after a slap shot off the stick of Tyler Seguin caught him up high late in the third period of the team’s 4-3 win. (video here). On Thursday, Getzlaf’s […] The post Ryan Getzlaf’s mouth a mangled mess...
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Spurs fan gets amazing ‘Mount Spursmore’ haircut featuring team’s stars (pic/GIF)

In yet another example of “Gotta Support the Team: Hair Edition,” (see here), a San Antonio Spurs fan chose to memorialize his fanatical devotion to his favorite NBA team by getting the faces of the team’s “Big Four” players — Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili — shaved into his head. The […] The post Spurs fan gets amazing ‘Mount Spursmore’...
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Did Papelbon annoyingly direct a fart at reporters?

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon has been known at times over his career for being something of a surly interview subject. Following Thursday’s 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves in which the closer converted his fourth save of the season, Papelbon expressed extreme annoyance at a line of questioning regarding how his velocity is […] The post Did Jonathan Papelbon...
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Joel Quenneville emphatically protests non-call by grabbing handful of crotch (GIF)

The Chicago Blackhawks were involved in an emotional, tense and bitter overtime battle with the St. Louis Blues when a perceived non-call by the refs prompted head coach Joel Quenneville to briefly went rigging berserk on the bench. Quenneville clearly believed that the Blues, already down one man due to a delay of game penalty, […] The post Joel Quenneville emphatically protests...
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NOT THE BEES! Euro golfer Pablo Larrazabal attacked by hornets, jumps in lake (video)

In one of the most bizarre scenes ever to play out in a golf tournament, European Tour golfer Pablo Larrazabal was forced to take cover by jumping into a lake during play when a huge swarm of hornets descended upon him and began to attack and sting him. Larrazabal reportedly was stunk approximately 20 […] The post NOT THE BEES! Euro golfer Pablo Larrazabal attacked by hornets,...
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Gotta support the team: Rangers fan shaves Rick Nash’s face into back of head (photo)

Well … that’s certainly something. Face painting? So … played. Hair dyed in team colors? Whatev. How about shaving a team’s logo into one’s head? Not good enough.  A clearly die-hard, dedicated and devoted New York Rangers fan and avid Rick Nash backer showed other hockey fans how a true fanatic pledges his support for […] The post Gotta support the team: Rangers fan...
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Arizona sheriff releases mugshot of Donovan McNabb with no information (pic)

Donovan McNabb apparently has found himself on the wrong side of the law in Arizona, but in what manner and why he was arrested at this point is anyone’s guess. According to a tweet from @azfamily, the above mugshot of the former NFL quarterback was released by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office but little information […] The post Arizona sheriff releases mugshot of Donovan...
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Kobe Bryant refers to Lakers’ season as ‘s–t,’ instructs fans to ‘flush it’

Kobe Bryant, as he is wont to do, didn’t pull punches, mince words or hold back one iota when expressing his thoughts on the miserable season the Los Angeles Lakers have endured. The usually competitive Lakers finished the season with an atrocious 27-55 record, the most losses by the team in franchise history. Given that […] The post Kobe Bryant refers to Lakers’ season as...
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Cardinals pitchers sing ‘Love is an Open Door’ duet from ‘Frozen’ (video)

As the parent of a nearly three-year-old girl, it’s suffice to say that I am all too familiar with the Disney smash “Frozen,” which has transcended traditional smash hit status and turned into an undeniable cultural phenomenon. The animated blockbuster now is the highest-grossing animated film of all-time, netting a whopping $1,112,629,935 worldwide and $399,529,935 […] The...
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Idiot Rangers fan storms field, flashes thumbs up before he’s tackled (pics/vid)

A fan with more bravado than brains briefly interrupted the Texas Rangers-Seattle Mariners game at Globe Life Park in the seventh inning on Wednesday night. The moronic field invader did manage to execute a pretty amusing “thumbs-up” pose before being tackled by security. Well played, idiot guy. But this is what happened to him shortly […] The post Idiot Rangers fan storms...
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Rick Adelman reportedly won’t be back as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman’s tenure as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves is over after only three underwhelming seasons, according to the venerable and surprisingly still well-connected Star Tribune sportscolumnist Sid Hartman. Hartman writes on Thursday that a source of factors ultimately will contribute to Adelman’s departure, beginning and ending with the health of his wife,...
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Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf drilled by slap shot right in the face (video)

In the latest of about a million examples demonstrating the toughness of hockey players, Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was drilled directly in the face by a slap shot off the stick of Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin. The scary incident occurred as time was running down in the third period with the Ducks holding […] The post Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf drilled by slap shot...
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Secret Service agent once threatened to rain sniper fire down on Mr. Met

AJ Mass, who spent some time in the costume of beloved New York Mets mascot Mr. Met, alleges in a new book that a secret service agent once threatened sniper fire upon the baseball-headed mascot if he happened to get too close to President Bill Clinton. If it isn’t hard enough to be a mascot […] The post Secret Service agent once threatened to rain sniper fire down on Mr. Met...
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Fan takes great selfie using Lightning-Canadiens scrum as backdrop (GIF)

A Tampa Bay Lightning fan took advantage of a little dustup between players along the glass during Game 1 of the team’s first round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens to take what must have been one helluva selfie. Sadly, the dude’s selfie may have ultimately been the highlight of his night, as Dale Wiese’s […] The post Fan takes great selfie using Lightning-Canadiens...
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Nick Young says what he’s going to do to Iggy Azalea ‘shouldn’t be legal’ (video)

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Nick Young, otherwise known as “Swaggy P,” was at his downright swaggiest while exiting an L.A. club on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Lakers guard was both boastful and somewhat vile as he left the 1 Oak club on Sunset Boulevard along with pop star girlfriend Iggy Azalea. […] The post Nick Young says what he’s going...
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Cubs fan nearly causes Bartman-like incident for Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano (GIFs)

Despite a Chicago Cubs fan’s best — or worst — efforts, New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano somehow managed to snag a foul popup during the sixth inning in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader after chasing it down near where the left field line and the seats almost meet in Yankee Stadium. What makes […] The post Cubs fan nearly causes Bartman-like incident...
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Giants fans’ issues with letter placement results in ‘BAET LA’ derp (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. During Wednesday’s tilt between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants, a couple of hometown fans at AT&T Park attempted to let some large letters do the talking regarding how they hoped the Giants would beat the Dodgers but instead came up with a hilarious letter placement spelling […] The post Giants fans’ issues with letter...
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