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Chris Weidman out of UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort: Report

A broken left hand has forced middleweight champion Chris Weidman to pull out of his title defense at UFC 181 against Vitor Belfort, the UFC announced Monday night.The Dec. 6 Las vegas fight likely will be rescheduled for February.Weidman's trainer Ray Longo thinks the break will benefit his fighter."I'm looking at it different," Longo said. "I'm looking...
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US Soccer president defends Hope Solo playing despite domestic violence charges: Report

U.S. Soccer defended its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play for the women's national team while she faces domestic violence charges.The 33-year-old Solo is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault in Washington state stemming from an altercation with her sister-in-law and 17-year-old nephew in June — but is still...
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Rickie Fowler shaves 'USA' into hair for Ryder Cup (PHOTO)

Rickie Fowler has decided to show his support for America in the 2014 Ryder Cup by shaving the letters 'USA' into his hair.The 25-year-old golfer, who is making his second appearance in the competition, proudly showed off his new haircut during practice. He took off his cap to reveal 'USA' shaved into the hair behind his right ear, before pointing out the simple message...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett looking for fan involved in brawl during 49ers-Cardinals game (VIDEO)

A wild brawl broke out between Cardinals and 49ers fans in the upper deck at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday. It's not clear how the fight started, but a YouTube video shows that things got out of hand after one fan was pushed and fell down two rows of seats and a lone security guard was attacked.As the number of participants involved continued to grow, the scrum moved...
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WATCH: Flyers fan boo 'Ice Guys' who replaced 'Ice Girls'

The boo-birds were tuned and ready for the Philadelphia Flyers' first preseason game at Wells Fargo Center Monday night. But most of the noise wasn't directed at any skaters during the game — it was for the dudes on the ice during game stoppages.It became very clear early in the game that the crowd's hostility was reserved for the new all-male ice clearing crew who...
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Giants rookie hits first homer, gets it back with adorable message (PHOTO)

Giants rookie Chris Dominguez connected on his first major league hit of his career on Sunday — and it was a towering home run no less.Getting the prized memento back to stash on his trophy case seemed like a long shot until the little girl who ended up with it returned the ball with with a nice back story and adorable congratulatory note scrawled over the hide.It seems the little...
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Derek Jeter denies he gave gift baskets to one-night stands

Derek Jeter may be retiring from baseball with a giant pile of farewell gifts from major league teams but, it seems the Yankees shortstop wasn't quite as generous with parting gifts for his one-night stands.The Captain claims he's never given gift baskets of signed memorabilia to his female "conquests," according to an article in this week's New York Magazine...
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Victor Cruz does first salsa dance in 12 games after TD catch (VIDEO)

Victor Cruz caught a touchdown pass at home for the first time since 2012 against the Texans Sunday. The Giants wideout also had his 12 straight game streak without a TD salsa dance broken too.Check out the nifty new step he added on the way to the end zone too.
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Hope Solo still playing despite domestic violence charges: Report

In case you haven't noticed over the past few weeks, the NFL and its commissioner Roger Goodell have come under fire for their lax punishment of no less than five players being charged with various domestic violence and child abuse incidents.While the media seems to find numerous angles in crucifying Goodell and team owners over their less than sparkling record for disciplining...
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Jose Bautista's fake toss to stands doesn't go over well with Yankee fans (VIDEO)

Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista tried to have a little fun with Yankees fans in the later innings of Saturday's game at Yankee Stadium but the joke didn't fly too well with the Bomber faithful.Joey Bats thought it would be a hoot to gesture toward the Yankee Stadium crowd like he was going to throw a ball into the stands.Not!Realizing that this might lead to some hefty...
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WATCH: Mike Trout beaned with rosin bag during celebration

Angels outfielder Mike Trout had himself a pretty good night on Saturday against the Rangers. The MVP candidate went 2-for-3 with a walk, a two-run home run and a triple.So how did Trout's teammates honor their teammate? No post-game Gatorade shower or shaving cream pie for this group. Nope. They just hit him in the back of the head with a rosin bag during an interview:Speaking...
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Tom Coughlin hoping music can inspire Giants

There was something different in the air during the New York Giants stretching routine at their training facility outside MetLife Stadium before practice Friday, reported the N.Y. Post.And no, it wasn't the stench of 0-2 team's desperation to salvage a season before it reeks worse than a Meadowlands landfill.It was the sound of music.While some players bopped to the tunes...
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Rays fan makes sweet no-look catch on Wil Myers' liner (VIDEO)

Catching a foul ball off the bat of major league player is no easy feat. Now try doing it with your eyes closed and the prized souvenir coming towards you at 120 mph.This Rays fan makes a great no-look catch down the third-base line on a foul ball off the bat of Wil Myers Friday night — even with another fan in front of him diving for the same ball.Yeah. I planned that.Your browser...
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Shaq rocks Bon Jovi song in LSU college bar (VIDEO)

Shaquille O'Neal got on stage at a college bar at LSU this week and belted out "You Give Love a Bad name" and really didn't disappoint.The Diesel was at Fred's In Tigerland near the LSU campus Thursday night — his old stomping ground — when he decided he wanted to jump on stage with a local band and jam out to the Bon Jovi classic, according to TMZ.  TMZ...
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Report: Rutgers AD made crude Sandusky remark in meeting

Just days after putting her foot down on Rutgers fans who called Penn State "Ped State" and other "regrettable actions," an investigation of the university's athletic director, Julie Herman, claims she reportedly once put that same foot in her mouth and made a questionable joke about the child sex scandal involving former Penn State assistant coach Jerry...
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Ferguson protestors threaten to shut down Rams game

Lost in all of the headlines of the domestic abuse charges involving NFL players are the demonstrations surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. this summer.Now, those Ferguson demonstrators — who once had a stranglehold on media coverage — plan on bringing their issues back to the forefront by threatening to shut down this week's St. Louis Rams game...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic football team practices with the Grim Reaper (PHOTO)

The Florida Atlantic football team was outscored a combined 96-7 by Nebraska and Alabama, respectively, in the first two games of the season. Although the Owls came to life and won their third game against Tulsa by 29, it wasn't exactly a good sign to see the Grim Reaper show up on your practice field before this week's game against 2-1Wyoming.A cowboy in Laramie is one...
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Falcons fan celebrates first down by grabbing boyfriend's crotch (VIDEO)

After Matt Ryan hit Julio Jones for 20 yards during Thursday night's Buccaneers-Falcons game, this woman celebrated by grabbing her boyfriend's own first down marker.Thankfully, nobody on the field or in the stands had to do a measurement.Wonder how she celebrates a touchdown?    
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FSU QB's parents to miss first start after giving tickets away

After Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was suspended for the first half of Saturday's game against the Clemson Tigers, sophomore Sean Maguire found out that he'll be getting his first career start in a prime-time conference showdown.Sadly, it doesn't look like his parents are going to be there to see it.According to Brendan Sonnone of the Orlando Sentinel...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's "Made in New York" Gatorade ad is pretty awesome (VIDEO)

Whether you are tired of all the Derek Jeter tributes and farewells — or just sick in your stomach knowing that the Captain probably won't be playing again after the final game of the regular season — Jeter's walk in the Bronx video spot might just cure whatever ails you.Just ahead of the future Hall-of-Famer's final playing days comes this Gatorade ad, "Made...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning takes strong stand on domestic violence: Report

After no less than five NFL players have been hit with separate instances of domestic violence or child abuse charges in the past week,  Eli Manning became one of the first high-profile players to speak out publicly against the rash of abuse off the field that is wracking the league.The Giants quarterback mixed his disdain for the incidents with a plea for his fellow NFL players...
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k.d. lang romancing Calgary Flames owner's wife: Report

It sounds like k.d. lang's constant craving has led her to a hockey wife — sort of.The Canadian singer is said to be having a hot romance with Heather Edwards, the wife of billionaire N. Murray Edwards, and co-owner of the Calgary Flames hockey team, according to Page Six of the N.Y. Post.Edwards is one of the richest men in Canada.“They’re often seen together, dining out...
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Bettor loses $100,000 on Colts' late-game choke

A Delaware bettor put down $5 for a 15-team parlay, looking for a shot to win $100,000. In order to win, the gambler would need to pick all 15 games correctly against the spread. And the odds are long.But things looked pretty good for this person after Indianapolis rolled to a 14-point third quarter lead and the individual had correctly picked the first 14 games.All that was needed...
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Coritiba striker Joel leaps fence, falls down a hole celebrating goal (VIDEO)

After putting his side 3-1 up against Sao Paulo in the closing minutes of a Brazilian league match, Coritiba striker Joel jumped over the advertising hoarding next to the pitch to celebrate — but didn't realize there was a giant hole on the other side.Joel scored two late goals to seal the victory for Coritiba and, after scoring the second, intended to celebrate the moment...
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Giants punter's Twitter account hacked by Eagles fan?

It's no secret that New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford has one of the NFL's most active Twitter accounts. On Tuesday, his followers were stunned when he posted, "The Giants are stink and I'm no good! Fly eagles fly!"It didn't take long for everyone to surmise that the out of character tweet presumably came from a Philadelphia Eagles fan who hacked...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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