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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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Canadian college football player crashes into goalpost (VIDEO)

University of Regina wide receiver Mitch Thompson made a nice attempt at catching a touchdown. But the Canadian football player was unable to haul in the pass, because the goalpost got in the way.Thompson's full speed, wide open sprint to glory was abruptly ended by the pesky goalpost — which Canadians have not yet figured out is in the middle of the end zone — and he was...
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WATCH: Rays' Jeter tribute night gets chippy, benches clear

Derek Jeter added a few more gifts from the Tampa Bay Rays to his Farewell Tour collection Tuesday night. Before the game, the organization gave him a $16,000 donation to his Turn2 foundation, a Don Zimmer jersey, and a pinstriped kayak.Then in the eighth inning, Rays pitcher Steven Geltz chipped in with a fastball to Jeter's elbow.Your browser does not support iframes.Jeter...
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Mets' logo change had fans in a panic (PHOTO)

Sharp-eyed Mets fans blew up the Internet Monday night after they noticed that the team's longtime skyline logo had been slightly altered on the team's social-media sites. The squared-off top of the United Nations building on the far right had been replaced with the slanted rooftop of the building formerly owned by Citicorp — which pays the Mets $25 million annually for...
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Astros mascot slips and takes stadium railing to his boys (VIDEO)

Orbit, the Houston Astros mascot, got a little nutty Monday night and took a stadium railing to his double-O's after a little slip.The mascot was demonstrating his exercise skills to a group of fans when the green alien took an unfortunate tumble on his fuzz-covered boys.In space — or Minute Maid Park — no one can hear you scream.Your browser does not support iframes.
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Angry boyfriend tears up two golf courses with pick-up after being dumped (PHOTOS)

An angry boyfriend allegedly tore up two golf courses with his pickup truck because he was so enraged that his girlfriend dumped him.Austin Christopher is charged with trespassing and felony criminal mischief for driving the vehicle on to the golf courses and doing several doughnuts — causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage on the New York course, reported WIVB.Police in...
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Jeter has hard time paying a compliment to Tropicana Field

Derek Jeter met the press Monday — before playing his final series against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg — and got a little tongue-tied when trying to come up with a reason he might miss playing at Tropicana Field.  A reporter asked the Yankees shortstop, "Is there anything you're going to miss about playing here in the Trop?"After a pause, Jeter smiled...
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Arkansas St. player fakes death on field, then gets buried (VIDEO)

An Arkansas State special teams player must have thought playing dead during a fake punt would somehow fool the other team but his phony demise did nothing but give them one less man on the field.For whatever reason this guy clutched his chest and fell over, his demise was completely ignored by the other players — including his own teammates.The best part? After a zombie-like return...
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Radisson pulls Vikings sponsorship deal in wake of Adrian Peterson charges: Report

The fallout from the Adrian Peterson arrest is beginning to hit the Minnesota Vikings where it hurts most — and it's not on the playing field.Radisson pulled out of its corporate sponsorship deal with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, as a second child abuse accusation against the team’s running back was made public.The huge hotel chain announced it was “suspending its limited...
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D-backs ballboy adds drop-and-roll to foul ball catch (VIDEO)

The Diamondbacks ballboy made a great diving catch to snag a foul ball from Buster Posey's bat on Monday night.Not only did the "Gold Glove" ballboy make the catch, he added a little drop-and-roll at the end to spice things up:Your browser does not support iframes.
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Columbian women's cycling team sports bizarre nude-looking uniforms (PHOTO)

The Colombian women's cycling team showed a little too much flesh at a race in Italy, according to some onlookers, even though the ladies were covered almost head-to-knee in Spandex.As the smiling athletes posed before cameras this weekend, they seemed oblivious that their body-clinging uniforms and skin-shaded mid-section left little to the imagination and looked completely...
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LeSean McCoy's 20-cent tip receipt is for sale on eBay

The receipt signed by LeSean McCoy last week at the restaurant PYT, in which the Eagles running back stiffed a waiter with a tip of 20-cents, is up for sale on eBay and the bids are soaring.After being posted on Saturday, the receipt has gone up from a starting bid of 20-cents all the way up to  a staggering $760.00 as of Monday morning.Call it the lousy tip that keeps on giving...
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Miss America contestant asked controversial question about Janay Rice during pageant (VIDEO)

The Miss America pageant is a chance for beautiful women to show off their bodies, talent and sometimes asks its finalists to address tough issues as part of the question portion of the competition. On Sunday night, 2015 Miss America judge Kathy Ireland put Miss Florida, Victoria Cowen, on the spot when she threw the contestant a question about domestic violence — namely one about NFL...
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Hannah Storm gives tearful monologue on state of NFL at close of Sportscenter (VIDEO)

Hannah Storm provided a powerful, impassioned and personal message at the close of Sunday morning’s Sportscenter, scolding the NFL and how they’ve handled this week’s series of violent incidents. She raised a lot of great questions to fans and to those at the NFL, including what does zero tolerance even mean in light of what we’ve seen now and in past episodes of criminality...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman nearly loses his left hand in chainsaw accident: Report

Golfing legend Greg Norman is lucky to escape with his his left hand intact after nearly cutting it off with a chainsaw, according to a post on his Instagram feed."Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected," the 59-year-old Norman said in the caption to a photo of the Australian golfer in a hospital bed. "I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but...
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Yankees' Chris Young appears on Mets' tickets (PHOTO)

Chris Young may have been dumped by the Mets but that won't keep the image of the one-time poster boy for the team's futility from popping up at Citi Field — even if it's in in a smaller version.Young, now having a resurgence for the cross-town Yankees, was prominently featured on Mets-Nationals tickets at Citi Field Saturday. The photo was of him running the bases...
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Adrian Peterson smiles in mugshot after being charged in abuse of 4-year-old son (PHOTO)

In a photo that's sure to be floating around the Internet forever and come back to haunt him, NFL star Adrian Peterson appears to be smiling in his mugshot after being charged with severely abusing his 4-year-old son.The Minnesota Vikings running back was arrested for allegedly beating the young boy on the back, buttocks, legs and scrotum with a "switch" back in May...
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CBS Sports rejects ad featuring Pledge of Allegiance: Report

The CBS Sports Network will air a portion of the recent Horse Heaven Round-Up Rodeo from the Benton Franklin Fair in Washington this Sunday — but might have stunk up the corral with their own little cow pile in return.The network rejected a local real estate commercial, featuring a cute 4-year-old girl reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, because it is too political, according to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

College football coach moves game to accommodate daughter's wedding: Report

Wagner College head coach Walt Hameline had a dilemma on his hands after his youngest daughter, Kelly, told him last fall that the wedding date she had her heart set on fell on a day the Staten Island football team was scheduled to play Monmouth University."How can you do this?" was the coach's first reaction said Hameline. "What are you thinking about? It&...
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Alex Avila uses backstop netting as trampoline to make catch (VIDEO)

If you thought that netting behind home plate was only there to protect fans from wayward foul balls, don't tell Alex Avila.The Detroit Tigers catcher used the web-like backstop as his own personal trampoline Friday night to make a sensational leaping catch in the fifth-inning against the Indians.Coincidentally, the Tigers also bounced back into first place of the AL Central...
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Adorable bear cub does pole dance on golf green (VIDEO)

Here's a video of an adorable bear cub who ran onto the green of a golf course and began performing a little pole dance — but not before stealing the golfer's ball.The bear was spotted by Andi Dzilums as he played with friends at the Fairmont Hot Springs' golf course in British Columbia, Canada. Two other cubs remained on the edge of the green as this guy gets his freak...
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Rival fans don tee with mugshot of teen at H.S. soccer match

An Indiana family is angry at their son's former school after students and parents showed up at a soccer game against his new team wearing t-shirts with the teenager's mug shot on them.Alex Rittenhouse was arrested last summer after he was caught with pot and his dad turned him into police, local ABC 6 reported.After the bust, Rittenhouse, now 18, was bullied at school, so...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young breaks up no-hitter in 8th, hits walk-off home run for Yankees (VIDEO)

Maybe there is a little magic left in the Yankees playoff push this season. And last night it came from one of the newest jigsaw pieces filling in the Bomber's lineup puzzle.If the Yankees somehow make it to the playoffs, the team might want to look back at Chris Young's game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night and say thanks.The former Mets outfielder — who was the scapegoat...
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Oscar Pistorius granted bail despite judge finding him guilty of culpable homocide: Report

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been released on bail despite being found guilty of the manslaughter of his girlfriend early Friday morning.As the shamed sprinter stood patiently in the dock, his hands folded in front of him, Judge Thokozile Masipa convicted him of culpable homicide after he shot Reeva Steenkamp dead at his home, reported the Daily Mail.Pistorius could now face...
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Giancarlo Stanton has facial fractures after getting hit by pitch (VIDEO)

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has multiple fractures to his face and dental damage after he was hit by an 88-mph pitch from the Brewers' Mike Fiers in the fifth inning of a 4-2 loss to Milwaukee Thursday night.Stanton, who leads the majors with 105 RBIs and has a National League-leading 37 home runs, is probably done for the season, Marlins Manager Mike Redmond said...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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