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Tampa Bay Rays players again greet fans at gates on Opening Day (photos)

While the Tampa Bay Rays may play in the worst stadium in Major League Baseball, but for fans who make their way to Tropicana Field to take in a ballgame, the way the team treats them is first-class. As the team has done every season since the franchise’s first in 1998, way back when they […] The post Tampa Bay Rays players again greet fans at gates on Opening Day (photos) appeared...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wes Welker autographs head of young girl battling cancer (video/photos)

Wes Welker helped brighten the day of a brave young girl battling cancer by autographing her head during a recent visit to a hospital in Aurora, Colo. The Denver Broncos wide receiver appeared at a celebrity chef charity event at Aurora’s Children’s Hospital when he met Delaney Clements, 11, who is fighting stage IV neuroblastoma. […] The post Wes Welker autographs head of...
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Dwyane Wade: ‘Big 3′ will meet before all decide on future, free agency

Dwyane Wade claims in a cover story for ESPN The Magazine that he, LeBron James and Chris Bosh will engage in serious discussions before any of them determines what the future holds for all three and ultimately, the future of the Miami Heat has well. Wade, James and Bosh can all opt out of their […] The post Dwyane Wade: ‘Big 3′ will meet before all decide on future, free agency...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox fan fails miserably with sign labeling Jacoby Ellsbury as a ‘trader’ (photos)

Sigh. A disgruntled and apparently spelling-challenged Boston Red Sox fan took in the New York Yankees-Houston Astros tilt at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday. Clearly still smarting — perhaps not the right word … ‘stupiding’? (okay, that just brings me down to her level) — from former BoSox star Jacoby Ellsbury signing a seven-year, $153 […] The post Red Sox fan fails miserably...
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Nosebleed seats at Final Four may literally make a person’s nose bleed (photo)

Yamma hamma, that’s way up there. People won’t even be able to see John Calipari arrogantly mugging from those seats. The Final Four will be held in AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, this weekend. On Saturday, when the Florida Gators and Connecticut Huskies take the court and later, the Wisconsin Badgers and […] The post Nosebleed seats at Final Four may literally...
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Nolan Ryan’s ceremonial first pitch to Craig Biggio not a good one (video)

A momentous event celebrating two of the most beloved players in Houston Astros history may have not gone off without a hitch, but fans of the team must have been thrilled to watch Nolan Ryan throw a ceremonial first pitch to Craig Biggio before Tuesday’s game at Minute Maid Park. Before the Astros took the […] The post Nolan Ryan’s ceremonial first pitch to Craig Biggio not...
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Tough night: Sidney Crosby slapped by linesman, takes stick to the crotch (GIFs)

On a night when Sidney Crosby scored his 100th point of the season (above) — the fifth time he has reached that statistical achievement in his career — during a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, assisting on a Chris Kunitz goal. But the superstar had a helluva time dealing with some unexpected […] The post Tough night: Sidney Crosby slapped by linesman, takes...
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Chip Kelly declines wedding invite from fans, he’s got the Draft that weekend (pic)

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly probably would have loved to attend, but he had to politely decline an invitation to the upcoming nuptials of two clearly die-hard Eagles fans. You see, his calendar is pretty booked up for the weekend of the wedding. Yeah, he’s got the NFL Draft and stuff. Thomas Froschle and […] The post Chip Kelly declines wedding invite from fans...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers issue apology regarding trashed memorial

Two years ago, the Texas Rangers erected a touching and heartfelt memorial in honor of Shannon Stone, a fan who tragically died after falling over an outfield railing while reaching for a baseball tossed to him by Josh Hamilton. Stone plunged 20 feet onto concrete below, right in front of his son, Cooper, who was […] The post Texas Rangers issue apology after fans litter memorial...
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Lawsuit alleges Houston Rockets players harassed gay Barclays Center caterer

A 28-year-old homosexual food service worker alleges in a recently filed lawsuit that he was harassed by members of the Houston Rockets last year. Tate was an employee of Levy Restaurant catering department whose job is to provide food service for the locker rooms housing the visiting team, the Nets dancers and referees. The suit […] The post Lawsuit alleges Houston Rockets players...
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Eric Decker shelled out $25K (and a steak dinner) to land No. 87 Jets jersey

When Eric Decker signed his 5-year, $26.25 million deal with the New York Jets a few weeks ago, one aspect of moving to his new team nagged at him: Someone on the roster already was wearing his No. 87 jersey. Jeff Cumberland, who signed a three-year deal in the offseason to stay with the Jets, […] The post Eric Decker shelled out $25K (and a steak dinner) to land No. 87 Jets jersey...
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Twins unveil Bloody Mary that has bacon cheeseburger garnish

The home opener for the Minnesota Twins is not until next Monday, but the team unveiled some of the more interesting new offerings that will be available for fans at Target Field during the 2014 MLB season. Among the many savory and fattening offerings, there is the Valentini’s Bucket of Meatballs at Frankie V’s, the […] The post Twins unveil Bloody Mary that features a Bacon...
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Parker: Popovich not happy about Spurs' winning streak

After the team dispatched the Indiana Pacers on Monday, the red-hot winning streak the San Antonio Spurs have been on reached 18 games in a row. One would assume without thinking too hard about it that any head coach in the NBA would be thrilled over such a torrid streak of excellence. But as far […] The post Tony Parker says Gregg Popovich isn’t happy about Spurs winning 18...
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John Wall succeeds in helping young cancer patient meet Nicki Minaj (photos)

In early March, Washington Wizards star John Wall posted the above video to his Instagram account in an effort to get in touch with Nicki Minaj in order to help a young girl’s dream of meeting the pop star come true. Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson, 5, has been undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments for Burkitt’s lymphoma, which […] The post John Wall succeeds in helping young...
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David Ortiz takes selfie with President Obama because of course he did (photo/GIF)

David Ortiz got in on the selfie action Tuesday during the Boston Red Sox’ visit to the White House to celebrate the team’s 2013 World Series title, but his partner in crime was quite the esteemed individual: President Barack Obama. As you may know, a momentous moment just isn’t a momentous moments anymore unless it […] The post David Ortiz takes selfie with President Obama...
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April Fools! DeMarcus Cousins is not releasing an R&B album (video)

On Sunday, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins announced via his Instagram account that he was all set to release an R&B album. Cousins revealed the supposed album would be released under the name of his musical alter ego, Boogie Smooth (Boogie Cousins is his NBA nickname). The title of the album allegedly was “Misunderstood.” A […] The post April Fools! DeMarcus Cousins...
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Tiger Woods announces he’s had surgery, will be unable to play in the Masters

Tiger Woods took to social media on Tuesday to announce that he has undergone surgery and will be unable to compete in the Masters. According to a report on his official website, Woods underwent successful microdiscectomy surgery for a pinched nerve in his back that despite his best efforts to compete, has been plaguing the […] The post Tiger Woods announces he’s had surgery...
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Paulina Gretzky lands on ‘Golf Digest’ cover, walks dog in a bikini (photos)

While the two parts of the above headline are completely unrelated, the details covered both are true, so there you have it. First off, it was announced by Golf Digest that none other than Paulina Gretzky will grace the cover of its second annual “Fit Issue,” set for its May 2014 publication. Of course, her […] The post Paulina Gretzky lands on ‘Golf Digest’ cover, walks...
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Newspaper headline: ‘Mets Blow a Save and Fan 18 times in Opening Loss’ (pic)

Awkward. It’s funny because the phrasing of the headline makes it sound like the New York Mets not only had a blown save, the team also blew a fan 18 times while the squad lost to the Washington Nationals on Opening Day. To be honest, the effort that went into reviewing that headline before publication […] The post Newspaper headline: ‘Mets Blow a Save and Fan 18 times in Opening...
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Lance Stephenson, George Hill reportedly had to be separated during timeout

To say the things are unraveling for the Indiana Pacers down the stretch of the regular season arguably can be both an understatement and an overstatement. Reports of infighting continue to the plague the team, but the Pacers nevertheless are sitting in the No. 2 spot in the Eastern Conference with a 52-23 record. The […] The post Lance Stephenson, George Hill reportedly had to...
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Jonny Gomes is wearing his American Flag blazer to the White House (photos)

The Boston Red Sox will visit the White House on Tuesday to be honored as 2013 World Series champions and to properly commemorate the event, left fielder Jonny Gomes literally is wearing his patriotism on his sleeves. Teammate Mike Napoli tweeted the below photo of Gomes rocking the Stars and Stripes blazer as the team […] The post Jonny Gomes is wearing his American Flag blazer...
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Tommy Lasorda checks out a life-sized Tommy Lasorda bobblehead (video/photo)

Los Angeles Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda came face-to-face with a life-sized bobblehead version of himself and even posed for a photo standing alongside the wobbly-headed depiction. Lasorda, along with Dodgers announcer Rick Monday, examined the Lasorda bobblehead inside Dodger Stadium. The bobblehead is an accurate representation of the Hall of Famer and is holding Lasroda’s ...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews destroyed on vicious check from Brooks Orpik (video)

Not only did the Chicago Blackhawks go down by a score of 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, Jonathan Toews suffered an arm injury and was forced to leave the game after being on the receiving end of a violent, vicious and apparently, perfectly legal check (at least in the eyes of officials), from […] The post Jonathan Toews destroyed on vicious check from Brooks Orpik ...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

There is a life-sized Max Scherzer bobblehead — it is nightmare fuel (photo)

To celebrate the seventh annual “April in the D,” FOX Sports Detroit has commissioned life-sized bobblehead dolls of seven prominent Detroit athletes. The huge bobbleheads ultimately will be placed throughout the city after being displayed outside Comerica Park on Opening Day for the Tigers. Created by two Detroit-based firms, the athletes honored with the ginormous […] The...
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Padres ball girl saves Dodgers fan’s life by snagging screaming liner (video)

In a superb demonstration of cat-like reflexes, a San Diego Padres ball girl spared a Los Angeles Dodgers fan from a potentially ugly scene and terrible injury by snagging a screaming liner down the first base line during the eighth inning of the teams’ game on Sunday. With Yonder Alonso at the plate, the ball […] The post Padres ball girl saves Dodgers fan’s life by snagging...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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