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People are totally harshing Johnny Manziel’s mellow with all the criticism, dude

The heat of the white hot spotlight Johnny Manziel has been living under for years has increased exponentially since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. It seems like a week doesn’t go by — or better put, a weekend — where stories about his hard-partying ways […] The post People are totally harshing Johnny Manziel’s mellow with...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro tries to turn double into inside-the-park homer, fails (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Catchers, by nature, typically are not the fleetest of foot, which is probably why they should never attempt something on the basepaths that relies on speed. Such was the case on Thursday, when Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro attempted to leg out an inside-the-park home run after a […] The post Dioner Navarro tries to turn double...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Phil Jackson setting up Carmelo Anthony to look like a liar if he leaves Knicks?

Either Phil Jackson is attempting to pull of some kind Zen-inspired, Jedi mind trick or he simply made something of a tactical error when discussing how he not only hopes Carmelo Anthony re-signs with the New York Knicks, he believes — or at least implied — that if the superstar remains true to his word, […] The post Is Phil Jackson setting up Carmelo Anthony to look like a...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Network debuts ‘Ryan Dempster and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Ryan Dempster may be taking off the 2014 MLB season — and leaving $13.25 million on the table by doing so — but that does not mean he has retreated from the public eye. In fact, in light of the former (current?) Boston Red Sox pitcher’s role as color […] The post MLB Network debuts ‘Ryan Dempster and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Which movie star sent Michelle Wie flowers after US Open win?

Among the many deserving accolades, well wishes and congratulatory gestures Michelle Wie was afforded in light of her U.S. Women’s Open victory last weekend, the strangest demonstration of goodwill had to be the fact that Wie reported she received congratulatory flowers from Adam Sandler. Wie acknowledged that getting flowers from the “Happy Gilmore” star was […] The post...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins players bobble heads like bobbleheads in odd commercial

The Minnesota Twins organization have developed a great reputation for coming up with creative, offbeat and quirky commercials over the years that have raised the bar for MLB teams when it comes to putting out immensely entertaining promotional spots (see here and here and here for a primer). The team’s most recent commercial promoting […] The post Twins players shake heads like...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

San Rafael Pacifics to wear women’s unis to honor breast cancer survivors (pic)

San Rafael Pacifics to don pink AAGPBL women’s uniforms to honor breast-cancer survivors: http://t.co/LGd9PTEFf9 pic.twitter.com/NVOVkY3PpK — Ballpark Digest (@ballparkdigest) June 20, 2014 In one of the more interesting — and worthwhile — forays into the concept of alternate uniforms, the San Rafael Pacifics, an independent baseball team that plays in the Pacific Association...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper wearing protective pad on thumb that resembles an oven mitt (pics)

Bryce Harper currently is playing some baseball with the Single-A Potomac Nationals in a rehab assignment as he continues his recovery and comeback following thumb surgery earlier this season. Going with the old philosophy that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the young Washington Nationals slugger was sporting an interesting accessory […] The post Bryce Harper...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant defends LeBron James: ‘I don’t know what the big deal is’

LeBron James has been on the receiving end of some criticism over his decision to exercise the early termination clause in his contract with the Miami Heat and opting to pursue free agency. Whether it’s fair or not, it’s hardly surprising. Nothing a person of James’ stature does occurs in a vacuum, and each and […] The post Kevin Durant defends LeBron James: ‘I don’t...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball au jus? Carlos Pena’s home run lands in pan of brisket (video)

Carlos Pena hit his first home run of the season — and first in over a year — on Wednesday during only his second game as a member of the Texas Rangers organization. But what made the homer that landed in the right field bleachers of Globe Life Park is exactly where it landed. After […] The post Baseball au jus? Carlos Pena’s home run lands in pan of brisket (video) appeared...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods rolls in first birdie in months at Quicken Loans National (video)

Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf started off a little clunky as he went bogey-bogey on his first two holes at Congressional during the first round of play at the Quicken Loans National on Thursday. Starting off on the 10th hole in his round, Tiger made par on No. 12 and 13 and then rolled […] The post Tiger Woods rolls in first birdie in months at Quicken Loans National...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzzworthy: Charlotte Hornets unveil fantastic new honeycomb court (gallery)

As part of the re-branding process as the Charlotte Bobcats transitioned into the Charlotte Hornets, the team debuted its new uniforms last week and on Thursday, the team officially unveiled its brand-spanking-new court in Time Warner Cable Arena to considerable “buzz.” And let’s just say from the get-go that the Hornets nailed it with the […] The post Buzzworthy: Charlotte...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum dons USMNT jersey, knight’s helmet following no-hitter (GIF)

Tim Lincecum notched his second career no-hitter on Wednesday, once again shutting down the San Diego Padres, the same team the San Francisco Giants pitcher no-hit last season on July 13. This time, Lincecum only needed 113 pitches compared to the staggering 148 he threw in his first gem last year. Lincecum walked one and […] The post Tim Lincecum dons USMNT jersey, knight’s...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Astros fan gets slapped by sister after licking baseball (video)

There’s not really much to add to this video that highlights how a young Houston Astros fan, for some bizarre reason known only to him, made the decision to lick a baseball he managed to track down in the seats after second baseman Jose Altuve fouled it off into the stands Wednesday night at Minute […] The post Young Astros fan gets slapped by sister after licking baseball (video...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs fan drilled in chest by foul popup, goes down in heap of hilarity (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A fan was in perfect position to secure a ballpark souvenir by nabbing a Lonnie Chisenhall foul popup during Tuesday’s Arizona Diamondbacks-Cleveland Indians game at Chase Field. But, as it often goes in life, things did not go off without a hitch. In the end, the D-backs fan did […] The post D-backs fan drilled in chest by foul popup, goes...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Babatunde suffers broken arm after being hit

A frighteningly horrific scene played out during the Nigeria-Argentina match on Wednesday when a shot off the foot of a Nigerian player drilled his teammate in the arm, resulting in what appears to be a catastrophically nasty injury. After taking a big run at the ball, Ogenyi Onazi unleashed an absolute blast from about 10 […] The post Nigeria’s Michael Babatunde appears to have...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel visiting LeBron’s charity HQ in Akron is a sign … or it isn’t (photo)

With the wheel of speculation nearly spinning of its axle courtesy of reports coming in so fast no one can keep track of them regarding the future of LeBron James, every single thing the superstar does, says and tweets — or even does not do, not say or not tweet — are being meticulously parsed, […] The post Johnny Manziel visiting LeBron’s charity HQ in Akron is a sign ...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper rocks great shirt: ‘I Love Bad Pitches That’s My XXXXX Problem’ (pic)

Bryce Harper’s t shirt tonight pic.twitter.com/6F4xPWIbuO (via @eric_smith34) — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) June 25, 2014 Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper is nearing recover from thumb surgery earlier this season and expected to return to the team’s lineup sometime next week, with the reported target date being July 1. In the interim, Harper has graduated from [...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Body Issue’ teaser stars Marshawn Lynch, naked dude on motorcycle (video)

ESPN officially unveiled the list of athletes who will be featured in the upcoming installment of the annual ESPN The Magazine: The Body Issue. It is the sixth installment of the wildly popular issue and the latest is set to hit the newsstands on July 11. “We somehow manage to raise the bar each year,” […] The post ‘Body Issue’ teaser stars Marshawn Lynch, naked dude on...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

President’s Cup team, wives (including Amanda Dufner) visit White House (pics)

#451175628 / gettyimages.com All twelve members of the winning 2013 President’s Cup team, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jason Dufner, were on hand for a ceremony in the East Wing of the White House on Tuesday. The event was hosted by President Barack Obama, who delivered a five-minute speech where he cracked jokes about […] The post President’s Cup team, wives ...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kid catches Kaepernick pass, does epic TD dance

Colin Kaepernick held a football camp for kids over the weekend at St. Ignatius College Preparatory and from the photos taken at the event it certainly looks like a good time was had by one and all. Bearing the heavily sponsor-laden name of “Citi Colin Kaepernick Football ProCamp in partnership with State Farm” — […] The post Kid drops sick celebration dance after catching...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio billboard praises Tim Duncan’s loyalty over LeBron James’ royalty (pic)

A snarky billboard has become a common means through which fans or some other entity or organization can troll or criticize a rival or alternatively praise a hometown hero. A billboard erected this week in San Antonio accomplishes both, praising Tim Duncan for what is deemed as his noteworthy and praiseworthy qualities while simultaneously […] The post San Antonio billboard praises...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Young fan busts a move on Marlins Fan Cam

A Vine video of a young Miami Marlins that recently surfaced is taking the Internet by storm, although it is not going viral without some controversy. The video, purportedly from a Marlins game earlier this season, thankfully was brought to our collective attention courtesy of the Sporting News video host Rayven Tirado, who claims it […] The post Young Marlins fan freaking on Fan...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Show me to detox! Cuba Gooding Jr. was a puddle at 2014 NHL Awards (videos)

The annual NHL Awards show, while certainly no ESPYs — whatever that means (is that even a rip?) — does nevertheless attempt to draw in “celebrities” outside of the sports world to help add a little glitz and glamor to the festivities. But unlike the ESPYs, the NHL doesn’t quite possess the gravitational pull to […] The post Show me to detox! Cuba Gooding Jr. was a puddle...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

EA Sports officially unveils ‘Madden 15′ cover featuring only Richard Sherman (photo)

Despite his best efforts to get his fellow “Legion of Boom” cohorts on the cover with him, Richard Sherman appears alone on the cover of “Madden 25,” as EA Sports officially unveiled the solo Sherman cover online on Tuesday with the following poorly cropped image of the covers: It’s almost Madden Season. Pre-order #Madden15, dropping […] The post EA Sports officially...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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