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Colorado school district bans students from wearing Peyton Manning jerseys

While Peyton Manning gets ready to play possibly his last game in the NFL, one Colorado school district has banned students from wearing the future Hall of Famer’s No. 18 jersey — and it's not because they are Cam Newton fans. That's because Manning’s iconic jersey number could be used to show loyalty to the local “18th Street Gang, according to officials at Greeley-Evans...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres fans take being '7th Player' to another level (VIDEO)

They might not actually know the pain of an NHL cross-check, but a couple of of Buffalo Sabres fans looked like they were part of the team when turned their seats along the Bell Centre glass into their own extension of the hockey bench. The two Sabres "players" sat there in full team regalia — home white jerseys with white helmets complete with all the appropriate decals — ...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Bromley rape accuser might have once tried to extort actor Taye Diggs: Report

Jay Bromley denied Sunday that he attempted to rape a woman at a Manhattan hotel Saturday morning after meeting her on Instagram. The woman claims the New York Giants defensive end hit her with his car after a hotel room encounter went bad and he tried to flee the scene. Bromley's manager, Keko Payne, told the New York Daily News that the allegations were "absolutely not"...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

'A lifelong fan of the Bears (except Jay Cutler)' disses quarterback from beyond the grave

A lifelong Chicago Bears fan didn't let a little thing like death keep her from throwing some serious shade at the team's current quarterback Jay Cutler.From her grave, the late Elizabeth Porter Bowman made it known that she was not a huge fan of 32-year-old Cutler, and even mentioned him in her obituary. According to the 78 year-old woman's obituary published in the Chicago...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey admits to having 'three-way' and sex on the diamond

Remember the days when a sit down with a sports star usually meant stats and offseason training?Well, kiss those days goodbye. Matt Harvey appeared on the Bravo talk show "Watch What Happens: Live" on Thursday night and the New York Mets pitcher titillated hosts Connie Chung (remember her?) and Bravo reality guru Andy Cohen with naughty tidbits about his sex life. New York's...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks' Clayton Stoner hit with hunting ban for killing grizzly bear

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner has been banned from hunting for three years and fined $10,000 for killing a grizzly bear on British Columbia’s central coast nearly three years ago. Stoner acknowledged through his lawyer Wednesday that he had breached the provincial Wildlife Act during the hunt in May 2013. Lawyer Marvin Stern said his client mistakenly believed...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa fight song inexplicably blares from vacant Niagara Falls building for 8 hours a day (VIDEO)

Even though the school sits over 800 miles away, over the last six straight months and for reasons unknown, the University of Iowa fight song has reportedly played on a loop out of a vacant downtown Niagara Falls building for eight hours a day — every day.The horns and drums start up every afternoon around the same time — lasting from about 3 p.m. until 11 p.m. — and the inexplicable...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Undefeated high school wrestler lets opponent with special needs win (VIDEO)

An undefeated Massachusetts high school wrestling champion didn't let his ego get in the way of making another grappler's wish come true. Norton High School wrestler Deven Schuko — who, until this match last weekend, was undefeated throughout his senior season — was beaten by an overwhelmingly underdog opponent from Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School team. That opponent...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Australian rugby star facing huge fine, ban for lewd act with dog (VIDEO)

If you thought the antics of Johnny Manziel recently caught on video were shocking, wait until you see the obscene actions that were captured on tape of Australian rugby star Mitchell Pearce.The Sydney Roosters bad boy make the Browns quarterback look like a choirboy. Pearce is set to be stripped of the club's captaincy and fined up to $50,000 after video emerged of him forcing himself...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mammoth bones dug up during Oregon State football stadium renovation (PHOTOS)

Construction workers building an extension to Oregon State University's football stadium uncovered some large bones believed to belong to a very large animal from prehistoric times — namely a mammoth.  On Monday, the crew digging in the north end zone in Reser Stadium in Corvallis discovered several large bones believed to be 10,000 years old.  Fortunately, the university...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Advice columnist punked by Keith Hernandez 'Seinfeld' plot

Here's one advice columnist who definitely isn't a master of her domain — or at least of pop TV culture.One sneaky reader wanted counsel from syndicated advice columnist Amy Dickinson and used a well known Seinfeld episode — the one when Jerry meets former MLB star Keith Hernandez and gets taken advantage of — as a real-life dilemma for the Dear Amy writer to offer some...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hound dog goes for walk and finishes seventh in half-marathon (PHOTOS)

An Alabama hound dog turned doing her business into running a half-marathon — and even got a medal for it. Two-and-a-half-year-old Ludivine snuck out of her backyard and made her way unnoticed to the starting area of the Trackless Train Trek Half Marathon in Elkmont, Alabama, about a quarter mile away from her home on Saturday.  And, without her owner's knowledge, mingled...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Girls basketball team is kicked out of league for being 'too talented'

The Everybody Gets a Trophy police have struck again — and this time it's a Minnesota girls basketball team who are the target of a wussification warrant. The Rogers Area Youth Basketball Association (RAYBA) girls' high school team said they were told by the North West Suburban Basketball League that they would be no longer welcome to play league games because they are "too talented...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Excited Panthers fan falls out of stands after Kuechly pick-six (VIDEO)

After Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly put the finishing touch on Sunday’s NFC Championship Game victory over the Arizona Cardinals with his fourth-quarter pick-six, a fan came flying out of the stands. Kuechly was trotting along the back of the end zone, high-fiving everyone when the pumped up dude fell over. The All-Pro and a security guard helped shaken the fan...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Transgender athletes can compete in Olympics without having gender reassignment surgery: Report

The International Olympic Committee has reportedly adopted a new policy which will open the field of competition to transgender athletes who will be able to participate in events — even without having gender reassignment surgery. According to OutSports, the IOC upgraded its guidelines in November from its "Consensus Meeting on Sex Reassignment and Hyperandrogenism," which allow...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Seinfeld takes some credit for Yoenis Cespedes signing with Mets

Nobody was happier that the Mets signed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a three-year, $75 million deal on Friday night than the team's most famous fan — Jerry Seinfeld. And the New York comedian summed up the Metsies' enthusiasm over the news with a pair of tweets:  Yes-pedes! @Mets — Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) January 23, 2016It even sounded like he helped seal...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers' Matt Hendricks blocks hockey puck with groin, shows off shattered cup (VIDEO)

You can say Matt Hendricks took two for the team Thursday night in Dallas, after blocking a a hockey puck with his crotch. Men. Get ready to cringe. The Oilers' forward reportedly collapsed in the tunnel on his way to the locker room for medical attention, but returned to the ice after missing a few shifts.And if you don't think it was a solid hit, Hendricks later tweeted...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Seeing China's Mysterious Li River By Boat Is A Trip Back in Time

Article and photos by Tony Mangia China can be a frustrating and exhausting place for even the most laid-back traveller. With all of the pushing and shoving, the smog, crowding and communication barriers, it’s easy to have your enthusiasm smothered as you tour this great country. So it’s no wonder if a short boat cruise away from it all might just be the antidote for your...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills hire first full-time female assistant coach in NFL history

Rex Ryan took a big step towards to bringing more women into the NFL after the Bills announced Wednesday that they hired Kathryn Smith as a "special teams quality control coach."  While the title seems a little vague, it does make Smith the first-ever full-time female NFL assistant coach in the league. “Kathryn Smith has done an outstanding job in the seven years that...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

High school girl's basketball teams have seasons suspended for ugly brawl (VIDEO)

Two Indianapolis high school girls basketball teams which engaged in a benches-clearing brawl Saturday night — a melee that reportedly involved punching, pushing, shoving and stomping — will now have their seasons, and postseasons, cancelled after the state school athletic board took a firm stand against the seemingly increasing rash of violent sports incidents. Ben Davis...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

China's Scooter Culture is Changing the Environment in Many Ways

Article and Photos by Tony Mangia The first thing visitors probably notice on the city streets of China is the vast number of mopeds and scooters flying down the streets. Not surprising since almost an estimated 200 million of them are buzzing through the traffic-clogged roadways everyday. With the prices of cars too high and the hoards of bicycle riders declining rapidly,...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

You may not want to see what one of these fighters is about to reveal (PHOTO)

Travis Browne and Matt Mitrone both stood in the octagon after their Sunday night bout at UFC Fight Night 81. And one of them was about to reveal something pretty shocking. WARNING: This might be one of the most gruesome black eyes you will ever see: One of the more graphic looking images... Matt Mitrione's eye after his bout.
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury storms ring to demand fight with Deontay Wilder after KO (VIDEO)

In a scene that was more WWE than WBC, Tyson Fury stormed into the ring and demanded a fight with Deontay Wilder after the heavyweight beat Artur Szpilka with a stunning knockout at Barclays Center Saturday night. Fury, who beat Wladimir Klitschko in November, was in Brooklyn to watch WBC champion Wilder beat the Polish fighter — who was still sprawled out on the canvas — when...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Slap to face sparks Monmouth-Iona postgame scuffle (VIDEO)

The Monmouth Hawks have been tearing up social media with their hilarious sideline celebrations all season long but, on Friday, those slapstick antics sparked a confrontation complete with a real slap. The Hawks defeated the Iona Gaels 110-102, but it was what happened after the game that became the big story. Here are some clips of the incident, starting with one that shows center...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Adam Pelech takes skate blade to the face (VIDEO)

Sharp objects and slippery surfaces are never a good combination but, when it comes to hockey, the two are just part of the game.And nobody realizes that more then New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech. Especially after the young player chased down New York Rangers center Derek Stepan after a defensive zone turnover and came up with a nasty cut from Stepan's foot Gitsu. Stepan...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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