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WATCH: Seahawks mascot jukes out 49ers fan

In the arguably the best rivalry in the NFL, nothing is off limits and everyone hates everyone. This includes mascots and fans. The Seattle macot, “Blitz,” was at CenturyLink Field yesterday when the Seahawks single game tickets when on sale. A 49ers fan was there and challenged the mascot. The rest, as they say, is history: Sports Kings Writer Jon Judd Follow me on Twitter @JJ_SK28
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VIDEO: Kid asked Dwyane Wade why he flops

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall run a Sports Academy and Cheerleading Skills camp for kids. Yeah, I didn’t know that either. Wade and Marshall took time to hold a small press conference, during which Wade told a story about when one of the kids at the camp asked him why he flops. Wade chuckled at the question, but who knows how he really...
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Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder has advice for new Texas Longhorns coach

As new Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong makes his first appearance at the Big 12 Media Days in Dallas, TX,, he found a veteran coach willing to pass on some advice.  Kansas State Wildcat head coach Bill Snyder, the veteran of Big 12 coaching (even with a three-year hiatus from coaching) had some well-meaning words of advice for the new face (via Brandon Chatmon of ESPN.com)...
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Tony Dungy clarifies Michael Sam comments

(Credit: eurweb.com) Tuesday, former NFL head coach Tony Dungy released a statement clarifying his comments about Michael Sam, who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams. Sam is attempting to become the first openly gay player to make an opening day roster. Dungy’s original comments were in the following context: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy...
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Mike Brown believes Andy Dalton’s deal should be in the Colin Kaepernick range

(Credit: Fansided) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick signed what looked like a massive contract earlier this year, but of the $126 million it could eventually be worth, only $61 million is potentially guaranteed, with only $13 million guaranteed as a signing bonus. There’s plenty of fluff in Kap’s deal, with mid-level base salaries until 2017 and non-guaranteed...
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Ronda Rousey loves to be hated in The New Yorker magazine

Ronda Rousey and the UFC are getting all sorts of exposure these days. Rousey literally is. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion recently posed nude for the ESPN Magazine Body issue. She also won an ESPY last week. Now Ronda has been interviewed by The New Yorker. YOU CAN READ THE FULL ARTICLE BY CLICKING HERE
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VIDEO: Fan has Lionel Messi’s name and number tattooed on his back

Lionel Messi is one of the most recognizable soccer players in the world, and has legions of adoring fans. One supporter, however, went above and beyond to show his allegiance to the Argentinian star. In a short video, a tattoo of Messi’s name and number on fan Hernan Baigorria is showcased. Messi himself was anticipating seeing the tattoo, and he traveled to Baigorria’s hometown...
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Johnny Manziel has best-selling jersey in the NFL

(Credit: CBS Cleveland) Even though Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel isn’t guaranteed to be the starter, his #2 jersey is the best-selling in the NFL, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Given his polarizing nature and the massive amounts of hype surrounding Manziel, this isn’t too surprising. Manziel’s jersey sales beat out the like of Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick...
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Tony Dungy makes unanticipated comments about Michael Sam

(Credit: Sports-Kings) Former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, who is trying to become the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster, was selected with one of the final picks of the draft in May by the St. Louis Rams. While most coaches and front-office personnel aren’t always honest with the media about the firestorm that could come with drafting a player with a unique...
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VIDEO: Jamal Crawford hits DEEP game-winner in Pro-Am game

Many NBA players take part in summer leagues and recreational games to stay sharp during the offseason. Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford is no different, as he has been tearing up a Seattle Pro-Am league this summer. Not only did he score over 100 points in the span of two games last week, but Crawford hit a very deep game-winner to give his squad a 117-115 win over the...
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Sounders Start Make-a-Wish Teen Against Tottenham

What a moment this was yesterday as Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders started 18 year old Xander Bailey against Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. As part of the Make-a-Wish foundation, Xander got to sign a contract with the Sounders, be introduced at a press conference, and participate in a training session with the team. But that wasn’t all, he was put on the Seattle...
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The Top Three Half Pipe Tricks for Your Vault Pro Scooter

If you have started to master the basics on your scooter, there are many more advanced tricks that you can try. Here are a few of the more challenging tricks along with some helpful tips on how to accomplish them. 1. Disaster One of the most straightforward tricks to learn on your scooter once you become comfortable on the half pipe is called a Disaster. In order to complete this...
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SEC Network signs deal with Comcast

The SEC Network, set to launch in less than a month, landed Comcast, the United States largest cable provider, for distribution rights.  The deal was the largest hurdle for wide-spread distribution of college athletics in the Southeast Conference in football (40+ games) and all major sports.  The SEC Network Twitter account proudly affirmed the deal: NEWS: @XFINITY will carry the...
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WATCH: NHL Star lets someone hit a golf ball off his crotch

I’m not sure if I would ever let anyone do this, and if I did I’m not sure I’d want it filmed in case anything went terribly wrong – but I’m not Tyler Seguin. The Dallas Stars center was at a charity golf tournament doing his thing when all of a sudden somebody decided it would be a good idea if Seguin used his crotch as a tee box. I won’t give you any spoilers, so check...
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MLS Fan XI Released for All-Star Game

(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley) Last night during the New York-Philadelphia game, Major League Soccer released the fan XI for August 6th’s all-star game. This group of eleven players are not guaranteed to start, but were the top eleven selected by the fans. Thus, the top vote-getters at each position make up the XI. Timbers head coach Caleb Porter will name the rest of his gameday roster...
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Epic tribute to LeBron's homecoming, wedding style

Ever think of having an epic wedding photo with your groomsmen? I’m sure you have (if you’re a guy), but you may want to think a bit harder if you plan to top this beauty. Nick Jones did his best powder toss, as his eight groomsmen all donned various LeBron James’ (no Heat) jerseys for what has to be the best sports-related wedding photo of all time. Photo Credit: Jarred Wagner...
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NBA executive calls out Rockets GM for arrogance

(Credit: outsidetheboxscore.com) The Houston Rockets missed out on basically everyone in free agency, and the blame seems to be coming from all directions. One anonymous front-office executive said in more or less words that Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s arrogance is the reason Houston failed miserably trying to sign players. Per ESPN: Daryl wants everyone to think he...
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Tracy McGrady retires from baseball after pitching first career strikeout

(Credit: Bleacher Report) Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady signed on to pitch for the Atlantic League’s Sugar Land Skeeters last February. His struggles were well documented, T-Mac notched a lackluster 6.75 ERA while serving up a plethora of easy hits and wild pitches. In a nice gesture, McGrady was given a spot on the Atlantic League’s All-Star team this week, and things immediately...
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Patriots defensive lineman retires at 23

(Credit: nfl.com) After spending one season in the CFL, defensive lineman Armond Armstead signed with the New England Patriots last year. Now, Armstead’s career has come to an end before it even got started. Armstead went undrafted out of USC in 2011 after having a heart attack, and missed last season following a surgery unrelated to his heart. Via NFL.com: “It has been a pleasure...
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John Elway tells Julius Thomas that he’s not on Jimmy Graham’s level

John Elway told Julius Thomas that he is not on Jimmy Graham’s level Denver Broncos general manager John Elway gave Julius Thomas a stark warning while the two sides continue to work on a contract. Elway didn’t beat around the bush when letting Thomas know what he thinks of him in comparison to New Orleans Saints’ tight end Jimmy Graham. Although Elway said he wants Thomas...
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WATCH: Jailhouse fight starts over LeBron James

(Photo: WJW video) LeBron James’ decision to come back to Cleveland was a hot topic in the basketball world the last week. And, now, apparently it’s a hot topic in the jail cells of Ohio as well. According to the Sandusky Register, Michael Milner, who was convicted of killing a 3-year-old boy, ended up with a broken nose in a jailhouse fight that was started over King James...
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VIDEO: Yasiel Puig’s hilarious reaction to thunderstorm

Major League Baseball star Yasiel Puig has quite the entertaining Instagram account. He didn’t disappoint today, as he decided to have an impromptu pool party in the rain – until that rain turned into a thunderstorm. Puig’s first reaction to the thunder sounds a bit funny, but I think there’s real fright in the second one. Check out the video below!
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Idiotic radio host fires expletive at Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews

It’s no secret that sports talk radio can get pretty heated – especially in Boston. The Dennis and Callahan show is one of the most well-known firestorms when it comes to radio show, and they cemented their legacy Wednesday morning. On this morning’s show, Kirk Minihane went on a pig-headed rant about Fox Sports reporter, the lovely Erin Andrews. Per Deadspin: While setting...
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WATCH: Young Heat fan distraught over LeBron signing with Cavs

The internet has exploded during the aftermath of LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Miami Heat Twitter account lost over 300,000 followers after LeBron left, and some fans took it a lot harder than others. This particular young Heat fan just couldn’t handle the news, as she sobbed uncontrollably until her mother came up with a solution: buying her...
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Form Follows Function When it comes to Wakeboard Towers

As any true wakeboarding enthusiast will attest there’s nothing quite like flying behind a fast-moving motorboat to get the adrenaline pumping. With that adrenaline, however, comes inherent dangers, and it’s essential that any extreme sports enthusiast use the very best equipment available to improve rider safety and the overall wakeboarding experience. This includes not just...
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