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Baltimore Orioles fans name son Camden Yards because there you go (video)

A couple of Baltimore Orioles fans, presumably with the surname “Yards,” apparently in a flash of baseball-and-ballpark-loving inspiration as they awaited the birth of their son, decided it would be a hoot (do Orioles hoot? If so, that would be funny) to named their son Camden. Ipso facto, there is now a child living on […] The post Baltimore Orioles fans name son Camden Yards...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers snubs Richard Sherman after game, but the two later hug it out (GIF/pic)

It was a snub for the ages when Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, fresh off a 36-16 whupping at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night, appeared to throw shade at Richard Sherman after encountering the cornerback during the teams’ postgame of-field meet-and-greet. Cold-blooded! There probably hasn’t been as an egregious of […] The post Aaron Rodgers...
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Madden 15 GIFERATOR deems ‘Rice’ and ‘Welker’ banned words, ‘Gordon’ okay (pic)

Everybody seems to be going crazy over this highfalutin “Madden 15 GIFERATOR” thingy which allows users to create their very own customizable GIFs featuring a bevy of NFL players, some backgrounds and their own choice of text. Granted, there is a laundry list of words that cannot be used in the “GIFERATOR” thingamajobber — use […] The post Madden 15 GIFERATOR deems ‘Rice’...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson on Percy Harvin: ‘Lord have mercy, we got Percy’ (video)

Fresh off the Seattle Seahawks’ thorough beat down of the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night, quarterback Russell Wilson dropped a line that probably will be repeated over and over by some member of the Seahawks or another throughout the season. When asked by Michele Tafoya following Seattle’s 38-16 blowout of Green Bay about the […] The post Russell Wilson on Percy Harvin...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman sculpture constructed entirely out of Chunky Soup cans and labels (pic)

With the kickoff of the 2014 NFL season on Thursday and the Seattle Seahawks beginning the defense of its Super Bowl title against the visiting Green Bay Packers, Campbell’s unveiled a sculpture of Richard Sherman constructed entirely out soup cans and labels. It depicts the Seahawks cornerback making his now-legendary tip of Colin Kaepernick’s attempted […] The post Richard...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Tiger Woods portrait made entirely of Nike swooshes

Tiger Woods’ season may have ended prematurely due to injury, but the golfer remains one of the most popular athletes on the planet, and will remain so until he ultimately decides to put the clubs down for good, if not longer. Whether the time that comes is up to him or it is forced upon […] The post Tiger Woods portrait comprised entirely of Nike swooshes is incredible (photo...
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Adrian Peterson on season-opening game against Rams: ‘Touchdown, first run’

Adrian Peterson has never shied away from bold proclamations throughout his NFL career. During his seven-year stint with the Minnesota Vikings, he has consistently declared that he is the best running back in the league, something few disagree with at this point. Following his MVP season in 2012 when he came just nine yards short […] The post Adrian Peterson on season-opening game...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Undercover cops in Seattle to wear opposing teams jerseys

For Seattle Seahawks fans primed and pumped to cheer on their championship squad and break sound meters with their thunderous, deafening support during home games at CenturyLink Field this season, be forewarned: Undercover cops are patrolling the stadium watching out for any inappropriate or unsavory behavior. Not only that, Seahawks fans should be careful about […] The post Undercover...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Girlie Man: Aaron Rodgers’ new State Farm commercial features ‘Hans & Franz’ (video)

Unbeknownst to most of the young whippersnappers out in Internetland, “Saturday Night Live” used to be funny. Supremely funny. We’re talking gut-busting, laugh-out-loud, roll around on the floor level of hilarity. The show’s golden age arguably was the late ’80s through the early ’90s, when the old guard featuring the likes of Phil Hartman, Dana […] The post Girly Man...
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Bears’ Lance Briggs catching flak for skipping practice to attend restaurant opening

Even though his absence from Monday’s one-hour practice was excused by the team — in a way — Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs nevertheless is catching a little heat over skipping out on working alongside with his teammates as they prepare for Sunday’s season opener against the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field. Instead of being […] The post Bears’ Lance Briggs catching...
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Josh Gordon lands job working at car dealership during NFL suspension

Josh Gordon is not allowed to practice, visit team facilities, attend team functions or have any other involvement with the Cleveland Browns as he serves his year-long suspension, it makes perfect sense that the wide receiver found a different job to occupy his time … and hopefully keep him out of any additional trouble. ESPN’s […] The post Josh Gordon lands job working at...
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Chris Pratt throws out first pitch, sings ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ at Wrigley (vids)

Actor Chris Pratt, one of the hottest actors in Hollywood, made an appearance at Wrigley Park on Wednesday night, not only throwing out the ceremonial first pitch (not so great, below) but also performing the traditional “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh-inning stretch of the game between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee […] The post Chris Pratt throws out first...
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New York Daily News announces it will ‘Sack the Name’ Redskins from paper (pics)

The New York Daily News announced on Wednesday in an editorial entitled “Sack the Name” that the newspaper will no longer use the Redskins name in its NFL coverage, joining papers all across the country (see here) who have decided against using the team’s name, instead opting to refer to the team as Washington and […] The post New York Daily News announces it will ‘Sack...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Living large: Portly, semi-clothed Dodgers fan suns himself in the bleachers (photo)

Well there you go. An abundantly portly fan taking in the Los Angeles Dodgers-Washington Nationals afternoon ballgame on Wednesday had no qualms whatsoever over removing as much clothing as legally possible while sunning himself in the bleachers at Dodgers Stadium. Whether the man came into the situation already completely comfortable in his ample amount of […] The post Living...
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Colts wideout T.Y. Hilton zings Richard Sherman with snarky autograph (photo)

To one-up Richard Sherman in trash-talking is a difficult undertaking, but Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton may have accomplished the challenging feat by zinging the outspoken Seattle Seahawks cornerback by giving him a taste of his own medicine. A photograph autographed by Hilton surfaced on Twitter Tuesday that indicates the wideout knows a little […] The post Colts...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league hockey’s Bakersfield Condors to don ‘Seinfeld Puffy Shirt Jerseys’ (photo)

In a promotion Kenny Bania would proclaim as “The best, Jerry, the best,” the Bakersfield Condors, the ECHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, have announced that on Nov. 16, the team will wear jerseys inspired by the infamous “Puffy Shirt” from the classic, fifth-season episode of “Seinfeld.” To add further silliness to the already zany […] The post Minor league hockey’s...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup organizers announce reversal of original ban on selfies, social media

Facing a burgeoning public relations nightmare, the powers-that-be running the Ryder Cup have reconsidered its original ban on selfies, fan photography and other social media-related activities. And in doing so, have now reversed course, announcing that not only spectators, but competitors as well (including Rory McIlroy, an avid selfie-taker, above), will not be subjected to [...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Ronda Rousey a Pokémon forum moderator as a teenager? (photo)

A fantastic find emerged on reddit MMA on Tuesday that indicates that Ronda Rousey, the reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion and all-around cool chick, may have a little bit of nerd in her, at least during her teenage years. A screengrab that purportedly is of Rousey’s Pokémon forum moderator profile page from GameTalk.com when […] The post Was Ronda Rousey a Pokémon...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State fans can use text to rat each other out at games

It goes without saying that attending any kind of football game, be it professional, college, high school, what have you — not to mention any other kind of sporting event — can come with the risk of being annoyed by those fans seated around you. In fact, being annoyed by other people is part and […] The post Report: Ohio State fans now able to nark on fans ‘who do not sit...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Another NFL season, another edition of ‘NFL Quarterbacks If They Were Bald’ (pics)

The concept is simple enough, but the payoff is phenomenal. Take headshots of prominent NFL quarterbacks such as Eli Manning, Johnny Manziel, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and the like and Photoshop a good old fashioned chrome dome atop their signal-calling scalp. Thankfully, much as they did last season, the wisenheimers at Mandatory.com pulled out […] The post Another NFL...
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Sherman on Kaepernick’s INT in NFC title game: ‘You would think he would learn’

Heading into the 2014 NFL season, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman clearly has no intention to stop ratcheting up the antipathy that exists between his squad and divisional rival San Francisco 49ers. The latest inflammatory comments to emanate from Sherman’s smack-talking mouth came to light in advance of the premiere of NFL Films’ “America’s Game,” […] The...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres third base coach Glenn Hoffman takes foul ball right off buttocks (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. With the San Diego Padres announcers later saying, “That’s gotta hurt,” and that he utilized his “old rusty-dusty” — whatever that means — to protect himself, Padres third base coach Glenn Hoffman had little time to do anything except turn away and bear the brunt when Yangervis Solarte rocketed […] The post Padres third base...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge savages Johnny Football, calls Browns rookie QB ‘a juvenile punk’

ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge, no stranger to making inflammatory comments about players, took to the radio waves on Wednesday to lay a verbal beatdown upon Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel, who himself is no stranger to being on the receiving end of harsh criticism. Hoge, appearing on the “Randy Baumann and the DVE […] The post Merril Hoge savages Johnny Manziel...
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WATCH: Rory McIlroy scares crap out of sleeping caddie

Rory McIlroy experienced some very minor struggles  — at least for him — during his final round at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday, carding a 70, a score that nevertheless was good enough for a tie for 5th. Given the torrid streak he has been on of late on the course, odds are Rory […] The post Rory McIlroy scares the ever-living crap out of sleeping caddie JP Fitzgerald...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees send Derek Jeter off into retirement by making him wear Jeter patch (pic)

In a move the retiring New York Yankees great probably loathes, the team announced on Tuesday that beginning on Sept. 7 — Derek Jeter Day — and running through the end of the season, the Yankees, Jeter included, will sport commemorative patches celebrating his Hall of Fame career, both on the left sleeve of the […] The post Yankees send Derek Jeter off into retirement by making...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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