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Michigan fan has the most fantastic mullet (PHOTO)

Joe Dirt would be proud of this Michigan fan who sports an amazing mullet at Saturday's game against SMU. Or maybe the dude lost a bet on that embarrassing upset by NJIT a few weeks back?This Michigan fan has the most amazing mullet - http://t.co/pCyTWyzlVI pic.twitter.com/7fEiSoyC3X— For The Win (@ForTheWin) December 20, 2014The Wolverines got shedunked by the Mustangs yesterday...
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Muhammad Ali hospitalized with case of pneumonia: Report

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was hospitalized on Saturday after coming down with pneumonia. A spokesman for Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of the illness and is in stable condition. Spokesman Bob Gunnell says Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday and that the 72-year-old boxing great is being treated by his...
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Sports world slowly sends condolences for two gunned down NYPD officers

Two NYPD cops were executed Saturday after a cowardly gang member from Baltimore trekked to Brooklyn to kill random police officers in a twisted bid to avenge the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown Saturday. The vile shooter — identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley— boasted about wanting to murder cops in the hours before he ambushed two officers outside a Bedford-Stuyvesant...
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Darko Milicic loses kickboxing debut due to bloody gash on shin (VIDEO)

Former NBA center Darko Milicic — a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years in the league — lost his first kickboxing fight when he was disqualified after sustaining a nasty gash on his leg.The pudgy 29-year-old's debut was cut short after one round of the exhibition match when he injured himself against fellow Serbian fighter Radovan Radojcic. The World Kickboxing Association bout was...
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Carmelo Anthony to critics: I'm not 'a loser': Report

Despite leading the New York Knicks to the worst start start in the history of the franchise, Carmelo Anthony fired back at his critics who called him "a loser."  The Knicks forward tried to take the pressure of his new $124 million contract and superstar status off himself by claiming the team's 5-23 start — on pace to post its worst record ever after going 37-45 last season...
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Derek Jeter can't find baseball team to buy: Report

Pity poor Derek Jeter. And I don't mean poor in a financial sense. Or any sense, come to think of it. The retired former Yankees shortstop has a sizable amount of cash at his disposal (net worth $185 million) with plenty of investors more than willing to throw money at the thought of partnering with the MLB legend. But sadly for The Captain, he reportedly still isn’t having...
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Washington Redskins name ruled not obscene by FCC: Report

The name of the Washington Redskins NFL team will not be considered a profane term when used on radio airwaves, according to the Federal Communications Commission's response to a petition Thursday. The petition called for a Virginia radio station owned by football team owner Dan Snyder to not have its license renewed due to its repeated use of the word "Redskins." John Banzhaf...
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Martin Brodeur gives up ridiculous center-ice goal to Dwight King (VIDEO)

Martin Brodeur has more saves than anyone in the history of the NHL, which means the Blues' new netminder has also given up his share of goals too. But Ol' Marty probably never saw the puck get by him as ridiculously as this shot from Dwight King Thursday night. When the Los Angeles Kings forward sent this seemingly harmless shot from center ice towards Brodeur, nobody in the...
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Sen'Derrick Marks' sack earns $600K bonus on final play of game (VIDEO)

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks needed half a sack in Thursday night's game against the Tennessee Titans to earn a nice $600,000 bonus. And, with 17 seconds left in the game, it looked like time was running out. But, not only did Marks' game-ending, take-down of Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst for a 9-yard loss preserve the Jaguars' 21-13 victory...
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Kuwaiti soccer player gets finger probed by opponent during match (VIDEO)

There's two ways to look at this finger-in-the-butt incident that happened during a Kuwaiti soccer match the other day. You could either call it taking one for the team or just plainly taking it up the ass. It was nice of this guy to try and give his opponent a free prostate exam but, at least at the doctor's office, you hear that butt-tightening warning snap of a rubber glove first...
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High schooler slams face into backboard blocking shot (VIDEO)

A high school basketball player from powerhouse DeMatha Catholic (MD) High School had just a little too much hops blocking a shot — and has the bump on his head to prove it. Sophomore D.J. Harvey soared above his opponent to get up and block his shot, but the 6'4" guard got so much air he went face-first into the backboard. D.J. was okay but, ouch.Capitol Hoops Play...
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Floyd Mayweather throws fit at Saks after employee barred him from using bathroom: Report

When Floyd Mayweather has to go, man, he really has to go. That's what police are saying after the welterweight champ got into nasty spat with a salesgirl at Manhattan's upscale Saks Fifth Avenue when she refused to let him use a restroom, according to TMZ. Cops got called to the famous department store about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday after a 23-year-old salesgirl called 911...
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Phil Jackson defends Tyson Chandler trade to Mavericks on Twitter 

Phil Jackson's mellowness, which has been put through the ringer in recent weeks, got tested just a little more on Thursday when the Knicks president responded to three separate reply tweets to a link about a story suggesting that he “got hornswoggled in his first big move” in trading Tyson Chandler to Dallas in June. “Negative, I'm okay with the Dallas deal. Tyson fits there...
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Luke Petitgout on Giants sideline angers estranged wife: Report

Former Giants lineman Luke Petitgout is facing charges of assaulting his wife in New York and New Jersey, but that didn't stop the former NFL star from hanging out on the sidelines of MetLife Stadium with his old team Sunday. And Jennifer Petitgout was shocked to hear that her estranged husband was allowed on the field while facing the domestic abuse charges, according to Page...
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Eagles fan posts Craigslist ad seeking secondary help and a new quarterback (PHOTO)

One Eagles fan got so fed up with the team's defense, he resorted to Craigslist with a hilarious ad looking for some help. After the Eagles' secondary got undressed for 38 points and three touchdowns to Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant in last Sunday's loss, this ad appeared in the "gigs" section of the Philadelphia Craiglist: The title? "Playoff caliber football team...
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5-year-old does his part to save UAB football program (PHOTO)

The UAB football program was shut down earlier this month due to budget restrictions and one little boy in Ohio wanted to do whatever he could to try to help keep the program alive. So five-year-old Bennett Williams sent his allowance (one dollar) and this sweet message to try and help out. My five year old son feels bad for href="https://twitter.com/UAB_Football">@UAB_Football...
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Nets pay tribute to deceased 'Superfan' with custom warmup suits (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn Nets organization honored superfan Jeffrey Gamblero, who died on Sunday night, with a nice tribute before Tuesday night's game against the Miami Heat. All of the Nets players and staff wore customized warmups to honor the colorful Gamblero — real name Jeffrey Vanchiro — the 38-year-old former poker star who tragically died after tumbling from a two-story Brooklyn...
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Jorge Posada bilked out of $11 million in 'jaw-dropping' money scam: Report

Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada has reportedly lost $11 million in a money-management scam that his lawyers have labeled "jaw-dropping." The Puerto Rican catcher, once worth $117 million, was approached by a pair of Cuban-American men in 1999 who targeted Latin American baseball stars. Juan Carlos Collar and Anthony Fernandez proceeded to take total control of Posada...
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Somebody actually stole Josh Thomas' NY Jets playbook: Report

New York Jets backup cornerback Josh Thomas tweeted Monday that his playbook — stored on a team-issued iPad — was stolen. According to a team spokesman, Thomas' iPad, which contained the playbook, and his passport were among several items taken. The incident occurred in New Jersey, but not at the Jets' facility. The good news is that the Jets were able to wipe the data...
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Philly politician calls Gov. Christie a 'Fat assed ... creep' for being Cowboys fan: Report

Gov. Chris Christie, that unabashed Dallas Cowboys fan from New Jersey, created quite a stir when he sat with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones during the Philadelphia Eagles' 38-27 loss on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field.And it didn't take long for that kinship to ignite a social media frenzy. Eagles fans called for Christie's impeachment and Cowboys fans in Texas already...
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Nets fan with prosthetic leg who was escorted from game falls to death: Report

The Brooklyn Nets superfan who had to be carried out from a game amid claims that he attacked another spectator with his prosthetic leg earlier this month, has died. Jeffrey Vanchiro was killed after falling from a window on the second floor of his father's house in Queens, on Saturday night. He sustained severe brain damage and a fractured spinal cord in the fall. Vanchiro...
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Tom Coughlin has 99.9 percent chance of returning to Giants: Report

After 11 seasons, it's beginning to sound like Giants fans may be seeing Tom Coughlin at MetLife Stadium for at least one more. And, despite three consecutive playoff misses, Ol' Redface might get one more chance to get things right. “99.9 percent he’s back,” a source familiar with the club’s thought process told The  N.Y. Post Sunday night. Quite remarkable,...
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Texans quarterback Tom Savage hands off ball to invisible back (VIDEO)

When rookie Tom Savage first entered the Texans' game in Indianapolis against Colts, the noise from the hostile crowd made for a miserable start.  But things only got worse when was sacked on this botched exchange with running back Arian Foster who wasn't even there. Savage held his own and finished the game with 10 completions on 19 passes for 127 yards. He was...
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Tyson Chandler gets double-double and a blocked shoe (VIDEO)

Tyson Chandler picked up a double-double (11 points, 12 rebounds) in the Mavericks' 105-98 loss to the white-hot Warriors, but it was a bizarre defensive play by the former Knick center that got the greatest cheer from the crowd at the American Airlines Center. Golden State forward Marreese Speights lost his shoe in the third quarter on Saturday, and as Stephen Curry tried...
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Auburn football player shot and killed in same complex where three Tigers were shot and died two years ago: report

Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus — a place that was the scene of another shooting that killed three Tigers players two years ago, according to police. Auburn Police Capt. Will Matthews told The Associated Press that police responded at 12:25 a.m. Sunday morning...
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