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Neymar Out of the World Cup After Fracturing Vertebra

Brazil’s Neymar sits on the pitch during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Brazil and Chile at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Francois Xavier Marit) According to reports, Brazilian star forward Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after suffering a fractured vertebra today against Colombia. Neymar was stretched...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid goes from recruiting LeBron to blocking him; asks for Rich Paul’s Twitter account

Joel Embiid has officially blocked LeBron James from Twitter Philadelphia 76ers rookie big man Joel Embiid has reversed his stance with The King. Embiid went from trying to recruit LeBron James to the Sixers, to now blocking him. The University of Kansas product certainly has a sense of humor – I think. However, if Embiid really was serious about James coming to the Sixers, his...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

President Obama congratulates USMNT in 4th of July address

(Credit. philly.com) Despite being eliminated from the World Cup, the United States Men’s National Team gained a lot of new fans and believers along the way. They made soccer popular in American, even if it was just for three weeks. Friday morning, President Barack Obama gave his annual 4th of July address, which he kicked off with a congratulations to the USMNT and goalkeeper...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack wants to put Peyton Manning on his back

(Credit: gannetcdm.com) Oakland Raiders rookie linebacker Khalil Mack has set some lofty goals for himself going into his debut season. The first is to win the Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. The second is to sack Peyton Manning. Per PFT: “I want to prove that they got a top guy,” Mack said. “My goal for my rookie season is to be defensive rookie of the year.” On Peyton...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany Hit With Flu Outbreak in Brazil

A crisis has fallen upon Germany mere 24 hours before the Germans hits the field to take on France in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Coach Joachim Low has confirmed that seven player on the team have reported having flu-like symptoms. Low did not name the sick players, but did confirm that the bug was spreading throughout the team:  Seven players are slightly ill with flu...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten of the greatest World Cup winning sides of all time

The World Cup is almost over.  The quarterfinals are just about to start.  In seen more games, we will have a new World Champion.  The 2014 World Cup is the twentieth competition that is held ever four years.  There was a eight year break between the 1938 and 1950 World Cup’s on account of the Second World War starting in 1939. The World Cup was originally started in 1930 by...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten of the greatst World Cup winning sides of all time

The World Cup is almost over.  The quarterfinals are just about to start.  In seen more games, we will have a new World Champion.  The 2014 World Cup is the twentieth competition that is held ever four years.  There was a eight year break between the 1938 and 1950 World Cup’s on account of the Second World War starting in 1939. The World Cup was originally started in 1930 by...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

USA Eliminated From World Cup After Loss to Belgium

The run had to end sometime, but unfortunately for US fans it was in the round of 16 at the hands of the Belgians. Even a miracle performance from Tim Howard could not keep the USA in it, but he tried. Howard’s 16 saves were the most in a World Cup game in 50 years. That is unreal. United States’ Omar Gonzalez (3) tries to defend as Belgium’s Jan Vertonghen gets a shot on United...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Donovan Reacts to Wondolowski Last Second Miss

For basically every stage of the World Cup, most Americans have had the same thought: What is going through Landon Donovan’s mind as he watches? Luckily, Sportscenter has this covered. During yesterdays 2-1 defeat to Belgium in the Round of 16, Sportcenter had the cameras fixed on Donovan. His reaction was the same basic reaction that most Americans had yesterday when Chris Wondolowski...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drake’s electrifying 2014 ESPY’s promo

Rapper Drake, who has become an international mega-star, will be hosting this year’s ESPY Awards on July 16th. Check out his ESPY promo video below, which highlights the best sports moments of the past year. Not bad Drizzy, not bad at all!
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mugsy Bogues takes to Twitter over funny beef with NBA 2K15

Former NBA player Muggsy Bogues has a bone to pick with 2K Sports and the new NBA2K15 game, which will be released in October. Bogues tweeted the @NBA2K account, pointing out that the picture of him….isn’t him. Check out the hilarious conversation below:
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Sports And Media Stars Are Confirmed For The Richard Sherman Softball Game

Seattle Seahawks Corner Richard Sherman will be holding his second annual ‘Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game’ to benefit his ‘Blanket Coverage’ campaign as well as other local Seattle charities on July 20th. ‘Blanket Coverage’ is a non-profit charity Sherman founded that provides school supplies, clothing and basic necessities to succeed in school to underprivileged...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson doesn’t think he will be used “strategically”

(Credit: Rant Sports) Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn said last month that he planned to be “strategic” with how many carries former Titans running back Chris Johnson will get this season. The Jets want to keep Johnson fresh so he can make the dynamic plays he became famous for in Tennessee. Johnson is very confident heading into training camp, and he believes his production...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 New York teams since 1990

New York sports has a long and storied tradition, and some of the most successful franchises in all of sports call NY home. One thing you know in New York is that when a sports team is successful, the whole state is abuzz and behind them with the heart and energy that makes NY famous around the world. Since I was born in 1990, I wanted to count down the 10 best teams of my lifetime...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Fan at World Cup mistakes NFL QB for Michael Phelps

Residents of the United States take plenty of international flak for not being huge soccer fans, and not really knowing much about the sport. Although a case can be made after the 2014 World Cup that the USA is on the soccer map, international fans don’t really know much about American sports, either. A soccer fan at the World Cup took a photo with Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Candidates

Every year, an NFL player makes a huge comeback. They can go from worst to first in the span of one season. Some previous winners include Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady. Yes, there is a trend there, a quarterback has won the award the most times since it was re-introduced in 1998. Here are the Top 10 players who could take home the honor after the 2014 season. (Credit...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Orlando City Complete Signing of Kaka

AP Photo/Marc Visini One of Major League Soccer’s newest additions have signed their first Designated Player. Brazilian star midfielder Kaka touched down in Orlando today to complete the signing. Orlando City Soccer Club will not begin MLS play until 2015, so Kaka will be loaned to Sao Paulo FC in Brazil until the 2015 MLS season begins. The Brazilian is one of the greatest players...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

USA vs Belgium Preview and Predictions

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard can’t stop a shot by Germany’s Thomas Mueller during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. Mueller scored on the play. (Photo: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) We are now approaching 24 hours from kickoff for tomorrow’s game against Belgium in the round...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Inspirational ‘Flip the Script’ USA World Cup hype video

Now that the United States Men’s National soccer team has completed their first surprise of the 2014 World Cup by advancing from the “Group of Death” to the final 16, they now set out to prove they weren’t lucky. They plan to show the world they are a legitimate force in the knockout round. National pride is abundant across the USA, and a new pump-up video about “flipping...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jozy Altidore Declared Fit to Play Against Belgium

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) According to various reports  the USA will have their main striker tomorrow against Belgium. Altidore had missed the past two games after sustaining a hamstring injury against Ghana. The Sunderland man had been getting better daily, according to Jurgen Klinsmann, and had begun to resume running in training recently. #AreYouReady for #USAvBEL? @JozyAltidore...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Randy Orton bleeds profusely at Money in the Bank

During last night’s WWE ‘Money in the Bank” pay-per-view, Randy Orton apparently suffered head lacerations twice during the WWE Championship ladder match. Towards the end of the match, the cut was re-opened, and since there was no time during the action to treat the wound, the audience and viewers got an up-close look at The Viper’s whole head covered in blood. (Twitter.com/mikegilliam)
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson is delusional about Andy Dalton

(Credit: thacover2.com) I have always said that in any sport, every player and coach is going to say he believes he is the best at what he does. Otherwise, why are they even there? Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive coordinator Hue Jackson is no different, and after recent comments he made, I don’t think anyone is going to accuse him of  not being supportive of his players. Jackson...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Airline under fire for insensitive tweet after Mexico-Netherlands

In the euphoria of a near-impossible two-goal comeback victory, Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) might have crossed over the line with a stereotypical symbol next to the word “Departures”.  Shortly after the victory, the message below was tweeted (and later deleted).  Credit New York Daily News: Via Twitter & NYDN Definitely not in the tradition of sportsmanship expected of countries...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Online Poker Reviews and Bonus Info go Hand in Hand

  When it comes to signing up at online poker sites, players break down into two groups: those who do prior research and those who immediately sign up. But if you’re looking to get the best bonus deal possible, we definitely suggest that you be in the former group. That’s because reading online poker reviews and bonus information go hand in hand with getting an excellent signup...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Police Department falsely claims Aqib Talib was arrested

(Credit: ESPN) Sunday morning, the Dallas Police Department posted on Twitter that Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib had been arrested for throwing bottles at a club in the city. The only issue? It wasn’t Aqib Talib. The Dallas PD corrected their mistakes shortly thereafter, as it was Aqib’s brother Yaqub who was arrested. Via PFT: “#BREAKING CORRECTION – Yaqub Talib...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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