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Ben Tate makes makes cocky statement about his role on the Browns

(Credit: wkyc.com) The Cleveland Browns significantly bolstered their running game this offseason, signing former Houston Texan Ben Tate, then drafting the dynamic Terrance West out of Towson. There’s rumblings that the Browns are impressed with West, and some believe he will push Tate for the starting running back gig. Tate, however, isn’t threatened at all by this talk, and...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Detroit Lions’ fan gets crazy tattoo

The Detroit Lions haven’t won a Superbowl in, well, ever. In fact, the Lions are incredibly bad by most standards. When you think of the Detroit Lions you think three things. 1) Barry Sanders. 2) The NFL’s only 0-16 season. 3) Megatron! Ready to add a fourth thing to that list? A crazy Lions fan got a Detroit Lions’ tattoo on his arm that reads… well, just look at the photo...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dreaming of playing in the World Cup one day?

Soccer is quickly gaining momentum here in the states, as one of the fastest growing sports leagues in the United States. With the addition of new professional teams, and better competition being brought in from other countries, it is now harder than ever for a young U.S. player to break through and play in the MLS. Players from lower income areas could be some of the brightest stars...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Union Berlin provide 750 sofas for fans to watch World Cup in their stadium

Union Berlin, a soccer team from Germany, have had a great idea to allow fans to watch the World Cup from the comfort of their sofas…without actually being at home. They have filled the pitch at their home stadium with 750 sofas. Great public viewing idea at Union Berlin’s stadium, where 750 sofas have been lined up to watch #WorldCup matches. pic.twitter.com/jWEWiSUMle — Christian...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the 2022 World Cup Be Coming to the US?

Whilst the unrest in Qatar is coinciding with the events of this year’s World Cup, the US Soccer Federation has begun organizing a committee for the 2022 World Cup, according to reports. Qatar were awarded, very surprisingly, the 2022 bid in 2010 when FIFA overwhelmingly voted for Qatar over the US. The vote is still coming under fire, and recently the Sunday Times of London...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Randle calls out Yahoo! Sports reporter

(Credit: USA Today) Highly-touted NBA draft prospect Julius Randle has taken offense to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, in which Wojnarowski claims Randle is undergoing foot surgery after the NBA draft this month. Randle, and his mother, both vehemently deny that anything is wrong with his ankle, and both claim there is no surgery in the works whatsoever. After the...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pop on what he's learned over the years: 'To shut up more'

Gregg Popovich said he’s learned to “shut up more” during his long career San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has shown his softer side over the past several weeks. Last season, Popovich was a Ray Allen three-pointer away from collecting his fifth NBA championship as coach of the Spurs. Now, fast forward a year, and Pop is once again in  position to win the Larry O’Brien...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick will not be charged in Miami incident

(Credit: Bleacher Report) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who recently signed a contract extension, will not be charged in regards to an alleged incident two months ago in Miami. The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office said Thursday that it did not find enough evidence to prosecute Kaepernick or the two others NFL players present in what was initially investigated...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 FIFA World Cup: It’s showtime!

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off this Thursday, with the host nation Brazil taking on Croatia, in an opening match that is set to be held in São Paulo. This is the tournament all football fans have been waiting for in the last 4 years and no better place to host it than Brazil, “the country of football” as many like to call it. Four years ago, Spain clinched their first World...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Worst Sports Game Malfunctions

The 49ers and Ravens experienced a Super Bowl power outage One of the worst things that can happen during a sports game is a technical failure or mechanical malfunction. It can cause controversy during a game or even stop the game from being played. Unfortunately, it is something that happens from time to time and sometimes in some of the biggest games of the year. We see it happen...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig conquers his fear of snakes at Cincinnati Zoo

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in Cincinnati for a series against the Reds. Some members of the Dodgers took a trip to the Cincinnati zoo, where star outfielder Yasiel Puig faced his fear of snakes up close and personal. Puig is pictured with what looks to be a python, but don’t quote me on that. I personally don’t like snakes either, and Puig’s face tells the whole story. Poor...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

95% chance LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony to play for the Knicks in 2015-2016 says Stephen A. Smith

Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James could be playing for the Knicks in 2015-2016 Stephen A. Smith is never short for wild predictions, but this newest bold proclamation could come true. The Knicks added a ton of respectability with the hiring of team president Phil Jackson along with newly appointed coach Derek Fisher. This alone could attract free agents with the clout the two have...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers linebacker sets sack goal of 400

(Credit: FanSided) When asked how many sacks he thinks he will record this season, Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds replied mockingly, “400.” While his answer induced laughter from reporters, it speaks to the confidence Worilds has coming into the 2014 season. While Worilds was obviously joking about the sack total, he worked very hard in the offseason in preparation...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan plays “Can Jordan Palm It?” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

It doesn’t get much more entertaining on late-night television than watching Michael Jordan try to palm numerous random objects. This was the idea for a segment on Tuesday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Kimmel opened the show with his usual witty introduction: “Michael Jordan is someone I have always dreamed of having on the show,” Kimmel said. “Unfortunately...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron’s new BFF wears Cavs hat to Heat game

For the uninitiated, LeBron James and Cleveland’s new favorite son Johnny Manziel have a bromance in the works. From hanging out together to sporting each other’s jerseys, their relationship is well-documented, especially after Manziel was drafted by the Browns last month. Manziel, however, showed that is heart with his new team and city, and not with LeBron, as he wore a Cleveland...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton weighs in on Colin Kaepernick’s contract

(Credit: addosports.com) With the San Francisco 49ers signing quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a whopping seven-year,$126.97 million contract that includes $61 million guaranteed, the bar is now seemingly set for other quarterbacks looking for extensions. However, Kaepernick took home just over $13 million at signing, with the rest of the money coming in the form of bonuses with the...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Celebs back US men's national team in 'I Believe' World Cup ad

With the 2014 World Cup just days away, the United States men’s national team has adopted a rallying cry – “I Believe.” The motto is based off a promo first released in April by ESPN. Several celebrities are jumping on board, as a pump-up video themed around “I Believe” has been released, where several celebrities and fellow athletes show their support for the US men’s...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 FIFA World Cup Preview, What Do You Need to Know?

We are now just a mere two days away from the start of the FIFA World Cup – the event that brings the globe together every four years. This year’s event, which marks the 20th tournament all-time, will run from June 12-July 13, and has a total of 32 teams separated into eight groups of four. So, what do you, the casual soccer fan, or the die-hard fan need to know about the 2014...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant endorses Brandon Weeden

(tddaily.com) Cowboys star wide receiver Dez Bryant has known his backup quarterback Brandon Weeden since 2007, when they were both at Oklahoma State. Bryant believes Weeden is a much better player than people think, although let’s not get the rumor mill started about Tony Romo losing his job. Per PFT: “He’s been doing an outstanding job since he got here,” Bryant told the Dallas...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes football rolls out baffling ad campaign

There is no question that the Miami Hurricanes have had nothing short of embarrassing home crowds in recent years.  A revolving door of coaches, bowl bans, a lack of NFL talent has all added up to some stadium photos that almost don’t look real (Exhibit A, Exhibit B, Exhibit C).  So why would the Hurricanes roll out an ad campaign encouraging fans to attend fewer games?  Desparation...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh stumbles upon engagement of Ravens fans

Usually, when two people become engaged to be married, there is something special about the moment and the way the question is asked.For one huge Baltimore Ravens fan, her boyfriend brought her to the Ravens practice facility to pop the question. But I don’t think either of them were prepared for what happened next. While the guy already had a great idea to make it a special moment...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck on Reggie Wayne: “He’s a freak”

(Credit: profootballrosters.com) Indianapolis Colts ageless receiver Reggie Wayne turns 36 in November and is coming off an ACL tear. The Colts are holding Wayne out of OTA’s and are being very cautious regarding his knee, but that didn’t stop quarterback Andrew Luck from raving about him. Per Pro Football Talk: “His attitude is awesome,” Luck said, via Mike Wells of ESPN...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant loses $20K bet to rapper The Game

Among a crowd of high-profile celebrities including James Harden and Drake, rapper The Game won a $20,000 bet against NBA superstar Kevin Durant. The terms of the bet? Whether or not Game could make an NBA three-pointer. The rapper, who has an extensive basketball background, calmly sank the triple. For losing the bet, KD had to pay $20K to Game’s youth league team, and he also...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James signaled time out before Bosh’s pass to Wade for layup happened

The pivotal play of Game 2 between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs should have never happened. While the Miami Heat were holding on to a slim two point lead, the Spurs elected not to foul as there was about a four second difference between shot clock and game clock left in the waning moments of the fourth quarter. The Spurs forced LeBron James to give up the ball which led to...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace tweets out Chalmers stole his “move”

Metta World Peace said that Mario Chalmers stole his move The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs Game 1 of the NBA Finals might go down in history as the “cramp” game. Well, Game 2 might end up being known as the “elbow” game. During the fourth quarter, Mario Chalmers was driving baseline when he gave Tony Parker an elbow shot to the ribs. Parker would stay on the floor for...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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