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Chuck Wepner to be honored with Bayonne, N.J. mural (PHOTO)

Artists have begun their work on a mural of former heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, the pride of New Jersey and original inspiration for the first "Rocky" film. The painting of the fighter better known as The Bayonne Bleeder, which is being organized by the Bayonne Community Development Office, is headed by artists Nicholas Macchia and Nestor Uraga, who have previously worked...
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Stolen NASCAR Sprint Car found in woods: Report

Police in Georgia found a NASCAR Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot days before the driver was scheduled to race. Travis Kvapil's No. 44 race car was found today in Loganville, Georgia — not far from where the trailer holding the car was taken — according to Team Xtreme Racing. It had been stolen early Friday morning. Before police found the car...
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Tyler Hansbrough, Festus Ezeli ejected after fight (VIDEO)

An already physical game took a rougher turn after Warriors center Festus Ezeli and Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough were ejected for fighting during Golden State's 113-89 blowout victory in Toronto on Thursday.MUST-SEE VIDEO: Festus Ezeli, Tyler Hansbrough ejected after scuffle in Toronto http://t.co/Nxws4Zj1pU #Warriors #NBA pic.twitter.com/ph9efvhM2D— Comcast SportsNet (@CSNAuthentic...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao records own entrance song for Mayweather fight (VIDEO)

Manny Pacquiao is pretty good at a lot of things — boxing, basketball ... did I mention boxing? Hoops aside, one talent PacMan really enjoys showing off is his love of song. And, while the boxer prepares for his May 2 fight against undefeated Floyd Mayweather, the Filipino hit the studio and laid down a track titled “Lalaban ako para sa Pilipino” or “I will fight for the...
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Drunk fan pukes on himself during Canadiens-Senators game (VIDEO)

It's been a while since Montreal Canadiens fans had anything to celebrate but, even when your team is a front-runner in the NHL, that's still no reason to overindulge in the Molson. That's what apparently happened to this guy who did a slow puke while seated in the Belle Centre stands.Drunk Canadiens Fan Throws Up On Himself http://t.co/1Ah7IEQyIL pic.twitter.com/Upm3XtfSsa— Charm...
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Travis Kvapil has Sprint Cup car stolen from parking lot, out of Sunday’s race: Report

Travis Kvapil was slated to drive the No. 44 Team Xtreme Racing Chevrolet in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but the car was stolen Thursday night. According to ESPN.com's Bob Pockrass, a trailer containing the car was taken from the parking lot of a hotel in Morrow, Georgia. With the car now missing, Team Xtreme has no choice other than to withdraw...
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Las Vegas approves Olympic betting: Report

This summer, while the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals in Rio de Janeiro, gamblers in Las Vegas will be cashing in their betting slips at casino windows. On Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Commission voted to allow the state's sports books to offer bets on the Olympics for the first time in over a decade. Prior to yesterday's reversal, betting...
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Mayweather-Pacquaio WBC title belt will have new look : Report

The boxing world finally has the high-profile fight it has been waiting for, so it's only fitting it gets a special championship belt to match its record-breaking purse. World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman announced the winner of the long-awaited bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will receive a new belt to highlight the event's importance. ...
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Soccer team admits video of couple 'having sex' on pitch was PR stunt (VIDEO)

More than a million people have viewed a video of a couple "having sex" on an English soccer team's stadium pitch before it was revealed that the amorous rendezvous was just a publicity stunt. The footage was uploaded to a Vine account on Wednesday afternoon and appeared to show a mystery couple sneaking into Charlton Athletic's soccer stadium — The Valley in south east...
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Rex Ryan gets new Buffalo Bills-themed pick-up truck (PHOTO)

Ex-Jets coach Rex Ryan is really taking this Buffalo Bills thing pretty seriously. First Ryan changed the colors of his famous Mark Sanchez tattoo, from Jets green to Bills blue. And now, a photo of a Bills-themed design for Ryan's pick-up truck is making the rounds: Rex Ryan has a new truck in Buffalo; It is decked out Buffalo style (LOOK) - http://t.co/z8YlWgFrvI pic...
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Aaron Hernandez 'drunk and high' and dancing at gas station an hour before alleged murder (VIDEO)

Aaron Hernandez and a group of friends ran up a $243 bar tab and smoked marijuana in the hours before the boyfriend of his fiance's sister was shot to death, according to testimony at the ex-New England Patriot's murder trial on Thursday. Just over an hour before the killing of Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013, video surveillance shows Hernandez staggering at a gas station and dancing...
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Kevin Garnett reunites with fat shirtless Timberwolves fan (VIDEO)

Kevin Garnett got a rousing introduction during his return to Minnesota — after a not-so-joyous stint with the Nets — and got a chance to rekindle his relationship with the dude who dances shirtless at Timberwolves games. And KG reciprocated the love: Never saw him smile like that in Brooklyn.
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Calling Yankees 'cheap' really irks Hal Steinbrenner: Report

Want to get a rise out of Hal Steinbrenner without mentioning the name A-Rod? Try saying "cheap."That's cheap as in skinflint, tightwad or penny-pincher. Words not normally associated with the New York Yankees. In an interview with the New York Post's Joel Sherman on Wednesday, Steinbrenner said the idea that the Yankees — just two days after losing out on the Yoan Moncada bidding...
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Alex Rodriguez gets physical from Yankees doctor he sued: Report

One of the more awkward moments in a man's life is having a physician doing a turn your head and cough examination but, imagine what its like when the doctor squeezing your boys is someone you sued for malpractice? Ouch Doc. Isn't that just a little too tight? That kind of unit-shrinking doctor’s visit took place Monday in Florida when Alex Rodriguez got a physical examination...
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Robinson Cano cites Seattle weather for last season’s weight gain: Report

During Robinson Cano's first season with the Mariners his stats were a little lighter than the ones he usually put up when he was with the Yankees. But they reportedly didn't coincide with the heavier numbers he put on the bathroom scale by season's end. The second baseman still put up decent numbers on the stat sheet. He was an All-Star Game starter, a Gold Glove finalist and...
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Did Luis Suarez bite another opponent for fourth time? (VIDEO)

The old saying goes Never bite the hand that feeds you. But it never mentions anything about the hand that tries to defend you — at least in Luis Suarez's book.The newly acquired Barcelona striker, who has a taste for his opponents as well as the net, looks like he took a little nibble from the hand of Manchester City's Martin Demichelis' hand in the waning minutes of the Champions...
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Alex Rodriguez has unlikely supporter in Hank Aaron: Report

Alex Rodriguez has been hard at work repairing his tattered image and beside cultivating new fans by high-fiving kids too young to be haters, the Yankees pariah is getting support from one unexpected person.  Namely, Hank Aaron, the Hall of Famer. "I am rooting for him," Aaron told Newsday. "Despite all of the things that people say he had been involved in, I'm rooting...
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Dez Bryant's 'Ray Rice-style' video could jeopardize career: Report

Dez Bryant’s may have more than contract problems to deal with if a video clip reportedly "five times worse than the Ray Rice video" is released. Word is the Dallas Cowboys star's entire NFL career could be in jeopardy if the video he allegedly appears in is as bad as the rumors imply. The rumored clip of Bryant doing something ‘Ray Rice-worthy’ has reportedly stalled...
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Texas' Jonathan Holmes ejected for throwing hard elbow on WVU player (VIDEO)

Late in the first half of the Texas Longhorns' game against West Virginia, Texas forward Jonathan Holmes was pushed in the back by the Mountaineers' Devin Williams.The shove was a little hard, but not as stiff as the elbow Holmes throws in retaliation. Holmes connected right on Williams' chin, and that earned him a flagrant-2 foul and an ejection.  But, from this angle, it looks...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dude makes insane, behind-the-back ping pong shot (VIDEO)

This spinning, behind-the-back ping-pong winner by a NexyUSA.com player left his opponent in the fancy shirt playfully threatening to throw his shoe at his table tennis rival. Thankfully, all it led to was some thumbs-up action.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspicious tunnel under Toronto stadium raises fears of terrorist attack: Report

A sophisticated tunnel has been discovered hidden near a major sporting venue and a university in Toronto and, with Canada already on edge over the threat of possible terrorist attacks, authorities are aren't counting out an extremist affiliation.  The unusual tunnel was discovered by a municipal worker was walking through woods near York University and the Rexall Centre last...
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Bowler rolls 36 straight strikes for a series score of 900 (VIDEO)

A Massachusetts man who never bowled a perfect game in his life finally got one the other night.Then he added two more for a "perfect series" score of 900. Hakim Emmanuel accomplished the incredible feat of rolling 36 straight strikes Friday at Westgate Lanes in Brockton, Massachusetts. The 38-year-old's triple-300, if it goes down in the books, would make him the 27th person...
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Goalkeeper sparks brawl by jumping into stands (VIDEO)

A English soccer match ended in a brawl between players and fans, after a goalkeeper hopped into the stands to confront a loudmouth fan.  After Kingstonian were beaten 2-1 by Bognor Regis Town at home in a Ryman Premier League game, goalkeeper Rob Tolfrey jumped the advertising boards in response to something shouted by someone in the crowd. Punches and words are exchanged...
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Phil Jackson rips Knicks via Twitter after loss to Cavaliers

Phil Jackson apparently wasn't too happy with the Knicks' performance during a 101-83 blowout loss to the Cavaliers Sunday night. And afterwards, the Knicks president tweeted his feelings about the team he helped dismantle after the embarrassing defeat. Late Sunday night, Jackson tweeted that the game gave the basketball gods " heartburn." He ended with the acronym "smh...
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'Instagram Guy' gets in Nick Marshall's way at NFL Combine (VIDEO)

While Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall was setting up for his 40-yard dash at the NFL combine, some doofus was taking pictures where he wasn't supposed to be. You can hear someone in the video below, yelling "Hey, Instagram guy, move!" And former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes was able to out the Insta-idiot.The Elusive "Instagram Guy" pic.twitter.com/9XRzMBj9Zb— Lawrence...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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