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Giants' Jameel McClain loudly objects to Tony Romo calling him 'the Mike' before play (VIDEO)

During Sunday's game with the Giants, Cowboys signal-caller Tony Romo designated Big Blue's Jameel McClain as the "Mike" before the snap on a 3rd-and-5 situation.Mike is a common term used by quarterbacks on almost every play to identify the middle linebacker on defense and it seems McClain took offense at being labelled such.It's usually not a big deal, but...
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Indian Premier League soccer player dies from goal celebration (VIDEO)

A pro soccer player died Sunday from a goal celebration which went tragically wrong in India's Mizoram Premier League last Tuesday.Peter Biaksangzuala died in hospital five days after landing on his head while attempting a multiple-somersault after scoring for Bethlehem Vengthlang FC — a club based in the north east Indian province of Mizoram.The 23-year-old midfielder tied...
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49ers did one thing Sunday night that made Peyton Manning mad (GIF)

For most of the game against the 49ers Sunday night Peyton Manning had a big grin on his face. And why not? The Broncos quarterback had set an NFL record for career touchdown passes, toyed with the Niners defense and even got to spend the fourth quarter relaxing on the bench during his team's 42-17 blowout win.Then the Niners called a timeout while they were trailing 42-10...
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Rangers score two goals in four seconds in victory over Sharks (VIDEO)

The New York Rangers scored two goals in four seconds against the Sharks Sunday night and it happened so fast, San Jose goalie Alex Stalock wasn't even certain it really happened.Amazingly, the two quick scores by Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash wasn't a record. They tied a mark set by Kris King and James Patrick in 1991. But the second goal in that game was scored into an...
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NFL tweets graphic of recipients of Manning's 509 TD passes

In case you didn't know, Peyton Manning is the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes. And, while his receivers were playing keep-away with the milestone ball Sunday night, the NFL wasted no time in letting everyone know who was on the the receiving end of all 509 scores. The league posted this tweet and graphic: This is what 509 TDs look like. #Peyton509 pic.twitter...
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Carson Palmer and Khalil Mack get stuck to each other in uncomfortable situation (GIF)

Carson Palmer and Khalil Mack seem to be stuck on each other — and not intentionally.The Cardinals quarterback and Raiders linebacker tangled their cleats on a fourth-quarter pass play and had to be separated by a couple of offensive linemen.A quick blast from a garden hose might have worked just as well too.
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Virginia high school football player dies after hit on field: Report

A Virginia high school football player died after he took a hit and was injured during a game Friday night.Park View High School junior Jamond Salley was hit just before halftime during a game against Brunswick High School in Brunswick County. As he received  medical attention on the sideline, Salley became unconscious and had seizures, according to WTVR.After rescue personnel...
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Giants fan who returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run ball gets World Series tickets (PHOTO)

Imagine being a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan and holding a piece of team history in your hands — and giving it up. Willingly.That's what Frank Burke did — after catching Travis Ishikawa's dramatic Game 5 NLCS Series walk-off home run ball (video at bottom) that gave the Giants the pennant and sent them to the World Series last Thursday — when he returned the prized...
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Police reportedly use tear gas to quell West Virginia celebrations (VIDEO)

West Virginia fans have a reputation for some of the craziest and most inflammatory celebrations of any fanbase in college football.So it was no surprise that  Mountaineer fans once again took to the streets of Morgantown— matches in hand — after their team's 41-27 upset over No. 4 Baylor by setting fire to couches and numerous other objects. And not long after, the images...
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Gov. Christie signs bill to permit sports betting in New Jersey: Report

New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state and one racetrack already said it will start taking bets as early as next weekend.Despite a federal challenge lodged by major professional sports leagues and the NCAA to halt betting on team sports, on Friday, Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially repeal...
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WATCH: Tubby Smith falls off motorcyle during intro

Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith looked ready to rumble when he was introduced during Friday night's Midnight Madness event sitting straddling a pretty big motorcycle.Too bad the Red Raiders coach was probably more prepared to tumble.Dressed like Shaft from the old movie franchise, Smith rode onto the court atop the hog with Isaac Hayes' iconic theme song playing in the...
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Argentinian soccer match called off after mass brawl and 12 red cards (VIDEO)

A wild brawl involving players, substitutes and riot police forced an Argentinian soccer match to be called off midway through the second half after 12 players were red carded.With Deportivo Roca trailing 1-0 in a home home match against Cipolletti in Group One of the Torneo Federal A, the third tier in Argentina, the game erupted into chaos after two players were sent off following...
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Blake Griffin, Trevor Booker tangle after flagrant foul (VIDEO)

Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker fouled Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin a little too hard under the net during the third quarter of Friday's preseason game. Griffin did not appreciate it, and the two exchanged words. Then things got a bit out of hand — or more like hands-on.The fact that it was only an exhibition game probably didn't warrant Booker giving Griffin the...
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H.S. runner carries injured opponent across finish line

If a picture says a thousand words, then this photo of a cross-country runner carrying an injured competitor across the finish line during a North Dakota race speaks volumes about the true meaning of sports.The amazing show of compassion happened Saturday at the Eastern Dakota Conference’s Cross County Championship. Fargo South runner Danielle LeNoue was nearing the final stretch...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz speaks for first time since knee surgery via Instagram (VIDEO)

After all of the disheartening news during and after the New York Giants pitiful loss to the Eagles on Sunday night, the team and its fans got a little good news from none other than Victor Cruz.For the first time since Cruz underwent surgery to repair the patellar tendon in his right knee, he spoke on an Instagram video posted on Thursday night.Sporting an enormous brace visible...
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Official helped Patriots avoid penalty before Jets' field goal got blocked (VIDEO)

The Jets have long-standing theories about the Patriots' suspicious means to past victories — going back to the famous Spygate days. But when the NFL officials seemingly help the New Englanders beat their rivals, it starts to look like a conspiracy.Prepare yourself for Officialgate.The latest controversy happened Thursday night at the end of the Jets-Patriots game when Jets...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Ball State football players with friend who left feces-smeared tip at restaurant: Report

Three Ball State football players had finished eating at a Muncie, Indiana restaurant when one of the people at their table allegedly tipped the server using dollar bills smeared with feces.The Cardinals' defensive back Darius Conaway, defensive lineman Kennan Noel and linebacker Nicholas Isaacs were with the party of six — including the 17-year-old who reportedly left the...
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High school football coach under fire for Facebook rant after victory (PHOTO)

A Houston-area football coach apparently took his rivalry with another freshman team a little too far and is now on paid leave because of an obscene rant administrators say he posted on Facebook.The post was allegedly made by Scott Griffin and it bragged about Goose Creek Memorial High School beating its rival Lee High School 40-6 on Oct. 6. The post-game mocking used profanity and...
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J.J. Watt gives youth football team a speech they didn't expect and won't soon forget (VIDEO)

We all know J.J. Watt does a lot of good things on the football field — sacking quarterbacks, collecting fumbles and scoring pick-sixes — but the Texans defensive end also does nice deeds off of it as well.The one-man wrecking crew was on his way home from practice late last month, when he saw a youth football team at their own practice and decided to stop by and give the...
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Worried Giants briefed on Ebola breakout before Dallas trip

The Ebola outbreak is big news in Dallas, and before the New York Giants head to that city this weekend for their key NFC East matchup with the Cowboys, the team was briefed about the deadly disease after some players expressed concern about making the road trip.Giants senior vice president of communications Pat Hanlon confirmed that players and staff received an electronic briefing...
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At 6-foot-11, Logan Routt is the tallest quarterback ever (VIDEO)

In case you haven't noticed, quarterbacks are getting a lot bigger these days, but nobody even comes close to the height one high school signal caller has reached.Logan Routt, a 6'11", 220-pound quarterback at Cameron High School in Cameron, West Virginia is a playmaker who towers over teammates and opponents on the field and, according to Bleacher Report, is being called...
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Dog interrupts Argentine soccer match, gets petted and carried around (VIDEO)

An Argentina Primera Division soccer match between Belgrano and Quilmes had to be halted late in the first half when a lost dog wandered onto the pitch.Instead of chasing away the curious pooch, Quilmes' Sebastián Romero decided to calm the nervous black Labrador down with a tummy rub.The dog was then gently carried off the field by another Quilmes player, Jonathan Zaccaria...
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49ers Davis films fan arrested for seeking autograph at Rams game (VIDEO)

Anthony Davis sat out Monday night's game between the 49ers and the Rams in St. Louis with an MCL sprain.But that didn't stop the Niners tackle from seeing a little action on the sidelines when Davis filmed St. Louis cops throttling a fan, in a Batman T-shirt, who allegedly just wanted an autograph after the game.Loading View on Instagram Davis took to Twitter after the...
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Cruz's knee likened to car in accident, won't ever be the same

As if Sunday's night's 27-0 beating by the Eagles wasn't bad enough, the Giants woke up Monday with the knowledge that their best playmaker, Victor Cruz, would be out for the rest of the season after a freak third quarter play the night before.And if Cruz's screams of pain after the wideout's devastating knee injury weren't enough to shield your ears, a highly...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hazing charges cost star NJ football player scholarship to Penn State: Report

A star football player at the New Jersey high school caught up in a allegations of sexual hazing rituals carried out on other players has lost his scholarship to Penn State University.Myles Hartsfield, a highly-touted cornerback in his final year at Sayreville War Memorial School was dropped by the Penn State coaches Monday, according to BlueWhiteIllustrated, a fan site for the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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