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Maple Leafs fans sing the 'Star-Spangled Banner' after singer's mic fails (VIDEO)

The Maple Leafs hosted the Nashville Predators Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre and, as the "Star-Spangled Banner" was being sung, technical difficulties cut off the microphone. Living up to the reputation that Canadians are the nicest people in the world, our neighbors to the north took over singing the U.S. National Anthem without missing a beat.  Watch it unfold...
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Detroit radio station organizing Jets rally to spite ex-Lions coach: Report

The NFL announced Friday tickets for the transplanted Jets-Bills game on Monday night in Detroit will be free to the general public and all seating will be general admission. Since the two teams really have much of a fan base in Motown,  one Detroit radio station — WMGC-FM — which still holds a grudge against former Lions coach and now Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz...
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Semi-truck jumps over F-1 racer in mind-blowing stunt (VIDEO)

A couple of stunt drivers risked life and well ... life to break a world record this week for longest jump and all for the sake of advertising.  A semi-tractor trailer driven by expert stuntman Mike Ryan jumped 83 feet and 7 inches over a Formula F1 car driven by Martin Ivanov in a commercial for a data management company. Car and Driver reports that the heart-pounding...
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Valencia FC sued by DC Comics for stealing bat logo: Report

Something seems to have Batman's tights in a twist and it has nothing to do with any of the Gotham City crimefighter's arch-enemies. Nope, the Bat Phone is ringing off the hook because the Caped Crusader's parent company, DC Comics, could be on the verge of suing the Valencia F.C. soccer team due to the club's apparent attempt at copying the Batman logo, according to MailOnline...
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Papa John's eases promotional rules due to 76ers' futility: Report

How bad are the Philadelphia 76ers? Bad enough that pizza chain Papa John's lowered its qualifications in a joint promotion to give fans a discount on pies every time the team won. Sixers fans, who already are starving for wins this season, can now get the half-priced pies when the futile 76ers score only 90 points — without winning! Sadly, that's still a reach because...
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Russian boxer takes out gang of thugs who harassed wife (VIDEO)

A gang of supposed Russian hoodlums paid the price for picking on the wrong guy, after a verbal confrontation in a bar turned into a full knock-out for three of them. Nicolai Vlasenko returned from the bathroom to find a group of men harassing his wife to get her to join them at their table in a bar, according to MailOnline. Vlasenko, a 29-year-old professional boxer and...
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Duke football assistant loses it in locker room rant before UNC game (VIDEO)

Duke Blue Devils assistant Chris Hoover went nuts trying to pump up his team in the locker room before their game against the North Carolina Tarheels Thursday night.  Hoover screams, throws a chair and just totally loses it trying to fire up the troops. The tirade didn't help and the Tarheels routed the Blue Devils 45-20.Next time put a little more oomph into it.
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Brian Cashman spends night sleeping on street for charity

Brian Cashman has probably lost more than a few hours of sleep pondering life with Alex Rodriguez for the next three years, but at least he did it from the cozy comfort of his own bed.On Thursday night though, the Yankees general manager joined hundreds of executives nationwide by participating in the annual "Sleep Out" organized by Covenant House, sleeping on the streets...
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Uproar after Missouri girl's powder-puff football team plays game in blackface (PHOTOS)

A Missouri high school is under fire after photos emerged showing a dozen seniors, all of them white, taking part in a powder-puff football game while in full-on blackface.The racially insensitive photos were taken November 5 at Sullivan High School during an annual game — organized to raise prom money — where girls from each grade faced off against one another on the field.Considering...
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Table tennis player shoves ref out of chair after losing match (VIDEO)

This might be the best worst reaction to losing ever caught on video — depending on your warped point of view. While losing is never an excuse for a display of poor sportsmanship, this teen-aged table tennis player's fit of anger after a loss is pretty funny. The losing player in this Russian table tennis match apparently had a big problem with the referee (who's even younger...
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Brandon Knight botches easy, game-winning layup (VIDEO)

Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight went from hero to zero faster than Jason Kidd as a Nets coach against Brooklyn Wednesday night at the Barclays Center. With the game tied in the final seconds of the first overtime, Knight intercepted a pass by the Nets' Joe Johnson. Knight was able to get a look at a wide-open layup, but he put a little bit too much on the ball and missed...
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WATCH: Jason Kidd returns to chorus of boos in Brooklyn

In Jason Kidd’s first game back in Brooklyn since leaving the Nets in June, fans welcomed him back with a chorus of boos Wednesday night at Barclays Center. Kidd. who left this past summer to be the head coach for the Milwaukee Bucks, was booed and taunted as a traitor in the arena where his retired jersey hangs in the rafters.It wasn't exactly a Mr. Kotter moment....
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Female handball fan might have the 'scariest voice in the world' (VIDEO)

Video footage of an attractive blonde woman vocally supporting her home team during a handball competition has gone viral with local fans claiming she has the scariest voice in the world.The unnamed Russian woman is seen seated at a match between Macedonia's Metalurg Skopje and Admiral at the Fetisov Arena in Vladivostok, a city in eastern Russia, where her roaring cheer is better...
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Tebow, Strahan land in People's 'Sexiest Man Alive' issue

Actor Chris Hemsworth may head the list for People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive issue but that didn't stop a couple of athletes turned analysts from making the cut. Ubiquitous television personality and former Giants football star Michael Strahan made the list along with the sexy Thor star. But it was the inclusion of former Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow — currently...
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Filipino basketball player rocks wild 'lizard' haircut (PHOTOS)

This has to be the wildest haircut that any athlete has ever sported — and I do mean wild.Filipino basketball player Ogie Menor decided he wanted to opt out of his usual mohawk when he recently visited his barber and changed over to a "butiki," or "lizard" cut.Ogie's awesome hairdo really resembles a fuzzy reptile, from its flat head, feet and slithery...
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Angry fan throws Maple Leafs jersey onto ice during play (VIDEO)

The Toronto Maple Leafs got their arses waxed at home Tuesday night, giving up five third-period goals to the Predators en route to a 9-2 loss. And one fed up Leafs fan vented his frustration by tossing a jersey onto the ice late in the third period. Another night, another Leafs jersey on the ice. This time during play. pic.twitter.com/mut2YS8Vnp— Josh Gold-Smith (@GoldAndOrSmith...
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NBA donated $1M for William, Kate to attend Cavs-Nets game

In a bid to make the bring basketball to an even bigger worldwide audience, the NBA is donating $1 million dollars to Prince William and  Kate Middleton's charity for attending a Cavaliers-Nets game featuring LeBron James at Brooklyn's Barclays Center next month. The NBA honchos' generous donation to the Duke and Duchess' new conservation charity is reportedly...
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Patriots' Jonas Gray opened up for Screech at a comedy club (VIDEO)

Running the ball up the gut of an NFL defense for 199 yards and four touchdowns might be hell for most people but, if you ask the Patriots' Jonas Gray, doing a stand-up comedy routine just might be the toughest 20 minutes he'll ever experience.The New England running back — who lit up the Colts defense Sunday night— has apparently tried his hand at comedy and even opened...
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Yankees reportedly considering talks with Max Scherzer

After showing little interest in any high-priced player this offseason, the Yankees sound like they may be reconsidering their reported plan to avoid spending a lot of money and go after one of baseball's top free-agents — namely right-hander Max Scherzer.The Tigers' workhorse is arguably the top starter on the market this year, on a list which also includes Jon Lester...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco wants to sell his detached finger: Report

Just when you thought you couldn't find that Christmas gift for the sports fan who has everything, Jose Canseco may have solved your problems.The former baseball slugger and disgraced player is planning to sell the finger he shot off while cleaning his gun earlier this month, according to his Twitter account.Canseco, you might remember, shot off his finger while cleaning his...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson blasts Redskins teammates on Instagram: Report

The Washington Redskins were already familiar with DeSean Jackson's abilities on the field, but now they are finding out why the Eagles were less than thrilled with the wideout's excessive antics off of it — especially with his activity on Instagram and Twitter — and let him go.  On Monday, Jackson was at it again and appeared to take aim, while using some pretty graphic...
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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander learn to swing (PHOTOS)

Yup. That was Kate Upton and boyfriend Justin Verlander flying through air with the greatest of ease Saturday afternoon. The supermodel and Tigers pitcher took a class at the New York Trapeze School in Queens and posted photos of themselves on Instagram flying through the air as they learned to swing, reports Page Six of the N.Y. Post. Kate later posted, “I learned @justinverlander...
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Bakersfield Condors rock 'Puffy Shirt' on 'Seinfeld Night'

The Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL have always been one of the more creative minor league clubs when it comes to promotions. And on Saturday night, the team hosted Seinfeld Night and didn't disappoint. Starting with the Condors players wearing jerseys that replicated the “Puffy Shirt” from a classic episode of the popular comedy down to putting some names from the show...
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Italy-Croatia soccer match suspended after fans litter pitch with flares (VIDEO)

Italy's European Championship qualifier with Croatia was suspended after 75 minutes Sunday — after Croatia fans threw flares and fireworks on to the San Siro pitch — leaving the stadium covered with smoke and flames.The players were off the field for 10 minutes before they returned to the pitch after emergency crews extinguished and removed the flares. It was the second time...
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DEA Agents surprise NFL teams with drug checks after Sunday games: Report

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs, according to the Washington Post.The San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, after they played the New...
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