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Tony Romo rips NFL over its role in cancellation of fantasy football event

Tony Romo chastised the NFL on Tuesday over how it effectively strong-armed the cancellation of a fantasy football event scheduled for next month that the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was scheduled to host in Las Vegas, arguing that it seemed to be over money, not ethics or league standards. The league never contacted Romo, his agent...Read More The post Tony Romo rips NFL over its...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynch stars in new ‘Call of Duty': ‘Whole game is Beast Mode’

By Jason Rowan Marshawn Lynch has starred in Super Bowls and is one of the most compelling personalities playing professional football. But to hear it from the Seahawks running back, landing a guest spot in the upcoming “Call of Duty” video game is his crowning achievement in life. Lynch, an avid “COD” fan who plays almost daily with his pals, took part in a motion capture...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kindergartner surprised with one-day Panthers coaching contract (pics)

Six-year-old Braylon Beam received a wonderful surprise on Tuesday when the Carolina Panthers signed him to a one-day coaching contract during a pep really hosted by the NFL team at Rock Springs Elementary in Denver, N.C. Beam is battling cancer and losing his vision after doctors discovered a tumor on his optic nerve. Through the...Read More The post Kindergartner surprised with...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez responds to woman's letter with flirty reply

By Jason Rowan Aaron Hernandez is locked up in prison after being found guilty of the murder of Odin Lloyd in the first degree, which means he has plenty of time to reply to letters from fans. The former NFL star apparently has been inundated with fan mail and it appears he was very interested in responding to a letter from a woman who hinted that she may be interested in visiting...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James says he has ‘other motivation’ for winning Finals

By Jason Rowan LeBron James strapped the injury-depleted Cleveland Cavaliers to his back and led the team to a critical 95-93 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals to even the series at one game apiece. He played over 50 minutes in the game and scored a game-high 39 points, pulled down 16 rebounds and dished out 11 assists for yet another postseason...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas drilled in crotch by liner, Ned Yost cracks joke about it (video)

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jason Vargas earned the victory in Monday’s tilt against the Minnesota Twins, pitching six strong innings while giving up only five hits and no earned runs in a 3-1 win. But Vargas is probably counting his lucky stars — among other things — after experiencing a frightening close call during the...Read More The post Jason Vargas drilled in crotch by...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez takes cute photo with adorable little girl before game (pic)

Alex Rodriguez played nice and posed for a cute photograph with an adorable little girl before the New York Yankees hosted the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, complying with the request on a sign the youngster was holding that read, “Can You Take A Picture With Me?” How can you be mad...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez takes cute photo with adorable little girl...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Car that Ronda Rousey once lived in sold on eBay for $21K

By Jason Rowan The 2005 Honda Accord Ronda Rousey used to live in as she struggled before making it big in MMA sold on eBay for $21,300, well beyond original estimates that the car would net between $4,000 and $5,000, TMZ reports. The auction was a team effort between Rousey and her sponsor Armbar Nation. The listing on eBay read in part: There are many of Ronda’s personal...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh emasculated 49ers CEO Jed York in front of players

The tempestuous and dysfunctional relationship between Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers front office ultimately resulted in the parties agreeing to go their separate ways, and that came despite the coach’s remarkable run of relative success. Reports continue to emerge that illustrate just how utterly toxic things became between Harbaugh and team executives, in...Read More...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Gronk shaves head to support kids with cancer

By Jason Rowan New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made an appearance at a charity event at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, getting his head shaved as part of the “One Mission” Buzz Off for Kids with Cancer. The event, where Gronk shaved other people’s heads after getting his buzz cut,raised a reported $1 million and involved more than 1,000 folks going under...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson leaves $99 tip for kids at lemonade stand (video)

Phil Mickelson didn’t put up one of his best performances on the course over the weekend at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, a 5-over 293 that landed him in a tie for 65th, but the golfer did something away from the course that only bolsters his reputation as an all-around good guy with fans....Read More The post Phil Mickelson leaves $99 tip for kids at lemonade stand...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

FIFA president Sepp Blatter believed to be a former lover of Irina Shayk

As the fallout from the all-encompassing FIFA scandal continues to run roughshod over “The Beautiful Game,” a piece of gossip about resigning FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s supposed relationship with Russian supermodel Irina Shayk arguably is the best,  story to emerge out of the mess. According to a piece entitled, “All the women in Blatter’s life” from...Read More...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Young fan wades into water to retrieve Rickie Fowler’s ball (video)

A young golf fan — and apparently a huge Rickie Fowler supporter — got himself a bit soaked simply to retrieve a ball hit into the drink by the 26-year-old PGA Tour star. Fowler hit an errant shot during second-round play at the Memorial Tournament on Friday. The youngster must have had a great view...Read More The post Young fan wades into water to retrieve Rickie Fowler...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry’s wife Ayesha pens Time op-ed about Riley’s rise to stardom

One of the biggest breakout stars of the NBA postseason isn’t even a player. Instead, it’s Riley Curry, the precociously adorable two-year-old daughter of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha. Little Riley became an instant sensation the moment she joined her father on the podium at a post-game press conference,...Read More The post Stephen Curry’s...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Reddick: 'Space Jam' is why Jordan is better than LeBron

By Jason Rowan It should come as no surprise that Josh Reddick — along with his Oakland Athletics teammates — is pulling for the Golden State Warriors to upend the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. The outfielder, while discussing the Warriors, also made a compelling argument why LeBron James will never be in the same league as Michael Jordan. And the reason Reddick...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Social media campaign lands Dwyane Wade at HS graduation

By Jason Rowan Dwyane Wade on Thursday made an appearance at a high school graduation in South Florida in response to a persistent social media campaign that had its beginnings nearly one year ago. The campaign, started last summer by Negeen Fallahzedeh, a now-graduating senior at Western High School, revolved around the hashtag, #WadetoWestern. It obviously paid off, as the Miami...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James now 1-5 in Game 1 of Finals, but won both titles after losses

LeBron James put up a superhuman effort, scoring a NBA Finals career-high 44 points (albeit on a career-high 38 shots), but the Cleveland Cavaliers still came up short in its Game 1 showdown with the Golden State Warriors, losing in overtime by a score of 108-100. Given the loss and the potentially devastating injury to...Read More The post LeBron James now 1-5 in Game 1 of Finals...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love reiterates he'll be back with Cavs: 'I want to win'

By Jason Rowan After feeling helpless while watching his teammates come up short in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, losing to the Golden State Warriors 108-100 in overtime, Kevin Love again reaffirmed his public stance that he intends to be back with the Cleveland Cavaliers. When asked directly if he wants to be back in Cleveland next season, Kevin Love bluntly stated, “Yes, I want...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson, Ciara visit patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital (pics)

Russell Wilson typically spends most Tuesdays visiting with patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and has done so since his rookie season in 2012. This week, however, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback brought along a special guest for his weekly pop-in: His new girlfriend, pop star Ciara. In an earlier statement released by the hospital entitled, “I...Read More The post Russell...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning brilliantly zing Jimmy Fallon over ‘NHL Superlatives’ bit

Jimmy Fallon busted out another round of his “NHL Superlatives” routine in honor of the Stanley Cup Final, and took aim at the players currently competing, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks. Among the observations made about the players included referring to Blackhawks sniper Patrick Kane as “Most Likely To Be A Little...Read More The post Lightning brilliantly...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon takes ridicule over his at-bats personally

By Jason Rowan Bartolo Colon, the portly, seemingly ageless 42-year-old New York Mets pitcher, is enjoying a remarkable season, defying logic with each successive successful outing. But what attracts even more attention than his great run on the mound of late is his often-comical at-bats. In fact, Colon’s wild, clumsy, off-balance swings — some that even cause his helmet to...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates fan graciously gives souvenir baseball to little girl (video)

As noted elsewhere, it is arguably an adult’s moral obligation to give any souvenir ball to a child seated nearby. Sadly, there are some cretinous types who don’t ascribe to the philosophy, often demonstrating their aversion to generosity in a shamefully deplorable manner. But what occurred during the Pittsburgh Pirates-San Francisco Giants game on Wednesday...Read More The post...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Artist creates amazing tribute to LeBron James on Etch A Sketch (video)

An artist amazingly skilled in Etch A Sketch wizardry created an absolutely stunning tribute to LeBron James in honor of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ upcoming appearance in the NBA Finals. George Vlosich II, a Cleveland-based artist, posted a video on YouTube Wednesday to document his Etch a Sketch prowess. Vlosich, who has had his work used...Read More The post Artist creates amazing...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rumored Nik Stauskas-Taylor Anderson breakup ruins school’s prom night?

Rumors are swirling that Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas and Taylor Anderson have broken up. While the news may be devastating in its own right — not really — one high school senior is watching his fanciful prom plans go down the drain. Anderson apparently agreed to be the prom date for Jamie Guerra, a...Read More The post Rumored Nik Stauskas-Taylor Anderson breakup ruins...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith 'absolutely' believes Knicks discarded him like trash

By Jason Rowan When the Cleveland Cavaliers ousted the Chicago Bulls in the second round of the playoffs, J.R. Smith offered up a cryptic Instagram post in which he declared, “One Man’s Trash. Another Man’s Treasure.’’ The photos attached to that comment were of him and Iman Shumpert looking dejected while wearing New York Knicks jerseys and happy while rocking Cavs gear...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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