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Yankees to pay for the education of murdered cop Rafael Ramos' children: Report

A New York Yankees charity will pay for the education of the sons of murdered NYPD cop Rafael Ramos, after their father was ambushed and gunned down in his patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday. The Yankee Silver Shield Foundation, which provides for the children of officers who died in the line of duty, will take on any education expenses for 13-year-old Jaden and Ramos' other...
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Part of Texas A&M's Kyle Field imploded for $485 million renovation (VIDEO)

Johnny Manziel wasn't the only Texas A&M product that crashed to the ground this weekend, after big chunk of the university's football stadium was demolished to make way for a $485 million renovation. Three elevator shafts vanished in a cloud of dust Sunday morning as crews imploded one side of Kyle Field with several thousands pounds of explosives, according to KBTX-TV. The...
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Tom Coughlin tells Odell Beckham Jr. to tone down celebrations (VIDEO)

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin may have introduced a more relaxed atmosphere around his team this season, but that doesn't mean he'll tolerate any nonsense. And it starts with Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. toning down his touchdown celebrations. In between Beckham's elaborate touchdown dance in the first quarter and his way more subdued third-quarter...
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Giants' Josh Brown mule-kicks Rams' Cody Davis in the face (VIDEO)

A kicker's greatest weapon is his foot and St. Louis Rams' Cody Davis found that out the hard way when he he ventured too close to New York Giants kicker Josh Brown while in a pile-up on Sunday. The result: Brown's mule-kick caught the special team's player right in the face. Brown was penalized for unnecessary roughness on the play.
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Kenny Albert wears snowman with carrot penis sweater during NFL broadcast (PHOTO)

Frankly, this whole Ugly Christmas Sweater thing has gotten a little tired in recent years and it seems like decades since it was only your weirdo aunt who wore the loud attire. But then something like Kenny Albert's freaky knit shows up on television and makes the whole thing funny again. Anyone who watched Albert and Darryl Johnston during the Vikings-Dolphins game Sunday got...
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Tom Coughlin wears subtle tributes to the slain NYPD officers (PHOTO)

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin honored the memory of the two New York Police Department officers slain on Saturday by wearing a black stripe on the left shoulder of his sweatshirt and a peace sign medallion pinned below the “NY’’ logo over his heart during Sunday's game against the Rams. It was Coughlin's subtle tribute to officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos —...
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Fans struck by lightning outside Raymond James Stadium after Packers-Bucs game: Report

As many as seven people were struck by lightning at Raymond James Stadium just as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers game ended Sunday afternoon, according to Tampa (Fla.) Fire and Rescue. At least seven people were being treated by paramedics, according to BayNews9. Firefighters responded to reports of a lightning strike on the north side of Raymond James Stadium...
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Jets hold moment of silence for two slain NYPD officers (PHOTO)

The New York Jets held a 10-second moment of silence before Sunday's game against the New England Patriots in honor of the two slain NYPD officers.Jets center Nick Mangold wore a black NYPD cap and held it over his heart during the singing of the anthem at MetLife Stadium. The officers were killed Saturday afternoon by a gunman who then killed himself. The gunman has posted...
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Michigan fan has the most fantastic mullet (PHOTO)

Joe Dirt would be proud of this Michigan fan who sports an amazing mullet at Saturday's game against SMU. Or maybe the dude lost a bet on that embarrassing upset by NJIT a few weeks back?This Michigan fan has the most amazing mullet - http://t.co/pCyTWyzlVI pic.twitter.com/7fEiSoyC3X— For The Win (@ForTheWin) December 20, 2014The Wolverines got shedunked by the Mustangs yesterday...
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Muhammad Ali hospitalized with case of pneumonia: Report

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was hospitalized on Saturday after coming down with pneumonia. A spokesman for Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of the illness and is in stable condition. Spokesman Bob Gunnell says Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday and that the 72-year-old boxing great is being treated by his...
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Sports world slowly sends condolences for two gunned down NYPD officers

Two NYPD cops were executed Saturday after a cowardly gang member from Baltimore trekked to Brooklyn to kill random police officers in a twisted bid to avenge the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown Saturday. The vile shooter — identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley— boasted about wanting to murder cops in the hours before he ambushed two officers outside a Bedford-Stuyvesant...
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Darko Milicic loses kickboxing debut due to bloody gash on shin (VIDEO)

Former NBA center Darko Milicic — a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years in the league — lost his first kickboxing fight when he was disqualified after sustaining a nasty gash on his leg.The pudgy 29-year-old's debut was cut short after one round of the exhibition match when he injured himself against fellow Serbian fighter Radovan Radojcic. The World Kickboxing Association bout was...
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Carmelo Anthony to critics: I'm not 'a loser': Report

Despite leading the New York Knicks to the worst start start in the history of the franchise, Carmelo Anthony fired back at his critics who called him "a loser."  The Knicks forward tried to take the pressure of his new $124 million contract and superstar status off himself by claiming the team's 5-23 start — on pace to post its worst record ever after going 37-45 last season...
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Derek Jeter can't find baseball team to buy: Report

Pity poor Derek Jeter. And I don't mean poor in a financial sense. Or any sense, come to think of it. The retired former Yankees shortstop has a sizable amount of cash at his disposal (net worth $185 million) with plenty of investors more than willing to throw money at the thought of partnering with the MLB legend. But sadly for The Captain, he reportedly still isn’t having...
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Washington Redskins name ruled not obscene by FCC: Report

The name of the Washington Redskins NFL team will not be considered a profane term when used on radio airwaves, according to the Federal Communications Commission's response to a petition Thursday. The petition called for a Virginia radio station owned by football team owner Dan Snyder to not have its license renewed due to its repeated use of the word "Redskins." John Banzhaf...
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Martin Brodeur gives up ridiculous center-ice goal to Dwight King (VIDEO)

Martin Brodeur has more saves than anyone in the history of the NHL, which means the Blues' new netminder has also given up his share of goals too. But Ol' Marty probably never saw the puck get by him as ridiculously as this shot from Dwight King Thursday night. When the Los Angeles Kings forward sent this seemingly harmless shot from center ice towards Brodeur, nobody in the...
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Sen'Derrick Marks' sack earns $600K bonus on final play of game (VIDEO)

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks needed half a sack in Thursday night's game against the Tennessee Titans to earn a nice $600,000 bonus. And, with 17 seconds left in the game, it looked like time was running out. But, not only did Marks' game-ending, take-down of Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst for a 9-yard loss preserve the Jaguars' 21-13 victory...
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Kuwaiti soccer player gets finger probed by opponent during match (VIDEO)

There's two ways to look at this finger-in-the-butt incident that happened during a Kuwaiti soccer match the other day. You could either call it taking one for the team or just plainly taking it up the ass. It was nice of this guy to try and give his opponent a free prostate exam but, at least at the doctor's office, you hear that butt-tightening warning snap of a rubber glove first...
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High schooler slams face into backboard blocking shot (VIDEO)

A high school basketball player from powerhouse DeMatha Catholic (MD) High School had just a little too much hops blocking a shot — and has the bump on his head to prove it. Sophomore D.J. Harvey soared above his opponent to get up and block his shot, but the 6'4" guard got so much air he went face-first into the backboard. D.J. was okay but, ouch.Capitol Hoops Play...
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Floyd Mayweather throws fit at Saks after employee barred him from using bathroom: Report

When Floyd Mayweather has to go, man, he really has to go. That's what police are saying after the welterweight champ got into nasty spat with a salesgirl at Manhattan's upscale Saks Fifth Avenue when she refused to let him use a restroom, according to TMZ. Cops got called to the famous department store about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday after a 23-year-old salesgirl called 911...
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Phil Jackson defends Tyson Chandler trade to Mavericks on Twitter 

Phil Jackson's mellowness, which has been put through the ringer in recent weeks, got tested just a little more on Thursday when the Knicks president responded to three separate reply tweets to a link about a story suggesting that he “got hornswoggled in his first big move” in trading Tyson Chandler to Dallas in June. “Negative, I'm okay with the Dallas deal. Tyson fits there...
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Luke Petitgout on Giants sideline angers estranged wife: Report

Former Giants lineman Luke Petitgout is facing charges of assaulting his wife in New York and New Jersey, but that didn't stop the former NFL star from hanging out on the sidelines of MetLife Stadium with his old team Sunday. And Jennifer Petitgout was shocked to hear that her estranged husband was allowed on the field while facing the domestic abuse charges, according to Page...
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Eagles fan posts Craigslist ad seeking secondary help and a new quarterback (PHOTO)

One Eagles fan got so fed up with the team's defense, he resorted to Craigslist with a hilarious ad looking for some help. After the Eagles' secondary got undressed for 38 points and three touchdowns to Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant in last Sunday's loss, this ad appeared in the "gigs" section of the Philadelphia Craiglist: The title? "Playoff caliber football team...
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5-year-old does his part to save UAB football program (PHOTO)

The UAB football program was shut down earlier this month due to budget restrictions and one little boy in Ohio wanted to do whatever he could to try to help keep the program alive. So five-year-old Bennett Williams sent his allowance (one dollar) and this sweet message to try and help out. My five year old son feels bad for href="https://twitter.com/UAB_Football">@UAB_Football...
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Nets pay tribute to deceased 'Superfan' with custom warmup suits (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn Nets organization honored superfan Jeffrey Gamblero, who died on Sunday night, with a nice tribute before Tuesday night's game against the Miami Heat. All of the Nets players and staff wore customized warmups to honor the colorful Gamblero — real name Jeffrey Vanchiro — the 38-year-old former poker star who tragically died after tumbling from a two-story Brooklyn...
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