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'Fire Idzik' billboard updated with suggestion for Jets owner

There is a new twist to the "Fire John Idzik" billboards which have been popping up around MetLife Stadium. The newest sign on Route 3, the main thoroughfare right outside the stadium where the Jets play, not only calls for owner Woody Johnson to clean house and fire Idzik — the Jets embattled general manager — it also suggests Johnson (and Jets fans) would be better...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Infographic: Terrell Suggs' sack victims after notching 100th

Terrell Suggs topped 100 career sacks in Monday night’s 34-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints, bringing down quarterback Drew Brees on a key play in the third quarter.  Immediately after the sack, the Ravens linebacker held up his arms to signal that he’d passed the century mark. And later, the Ravens organization made sure that every quarterback who helped him...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Soccer player gets clobbered by goalkeeper, scores amazing goal anyway (VIDEO)

Nico Lopez scored an equalizing goal in the 39th minute against Fiorentina on Sunday, but he certainly paid a price for it. Neto, the Fiorentina goalkeeper, came well out of the box to challenge the hard-charging Lopez. He was late but followed through with the tackle anyway, completely upending the Hellas Verona midfielder and earning a yellow card in the process.  Gol de...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aussie cricket player in coma after being hit by ball (VIDEO)

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in critical condition after being struck in the head by a ball during a match at the Sydney Cricket Ground Tuesday. The 25-year-old South Australia batsman was knocked unconscious and reportedly stopped breathing as doctors attempted to resuscitate him on the field after being hit by the "bouncer" on the side of his head, according to BBC...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James, other athletes respond to Ferguson verdict via Twitter

Within minutes of Monday’s Ferguson verdict, NBA star LeBron James used social media to express his remorse for the family of dead teenager Michael Brown and the chaos that followed. The grand jury’s decision not to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson was announced on Monday evening during the Cleveland Cavaliers' 106-74 win over the Orlando Magic. After the game...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills' Scott Chandler celebrates TD by pretending to shovel snow (VIDEO)

Buffalo residents had a rough week due to the snow storm in New York state, with many of them having to dig out of up to seven feet of the white stuff just to get outside of their homes. Luckily, the Buffalo Bill were able to escape the white hell and play the New York Jets in Detroit Monday night. So how did Bills tight end Scott Chandler celebrate scoring a touchdown in the...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brawling parents cause two pee-wee football teams to be banned from championship series: Report

A fight between groups of parents caused two teams of five and six-year-old football players to be banned from their local Super Bowl series. The pee-wee teams from St. Martin, Mississippi, who take part in the state's Gulf League were disqualified from each of their games following the fight in a parking lot, reported the Mississippi Press. "A handful of parents can't control...
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Beckham Jr.'s 'Fingertip' catch can't top Tyree's 'Helmet' catch

While Odell Beckham Jr.'s  one-handed, super-stretch touchdown grab against the rival Cowboys on Sunday night was a remarkable feat, it started a debate Giants fans will be having over at the office cooler for days to come. Was it the greatest catch in NFL history, as it's being called, or even in the Giants own glorious past? For the argument, one only has to look back at...
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Katy Perry confirmed as Super Bowl XLIX halftime performer

Katy Perry will be the headlining act at the next Super Bowl halftime show when she takes the stage on the NFL's biggest night and during one of the world's most watched events, it was announced Sunday night. The pop singer was picked for the vaunted spot during the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show next February 1, the singer and the National Football League both confirmed...
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ESPN announcers crack up at Virginia fan singing to plastic goose (VIDEO)

A lot of strange things happen before, during and after ESPN college football games (i.e. Lee Corso comes to mind) but this Virginia football fan even had the network's experienced announcers at a loss for words Saturday. Cameras caught a young man singing along to Journey's Don't Stop Believin' holding a very large plastic goose during the Cavaliers' 30-13 win over Miami and, before...
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Broncos players weren't very happy after kicker missed FG (VIDEO)

With the Denver Broncos trailing the Miami Dolphins, 21-17, in the third quarter Sunday, Denver kicker Brandon McManus missed a routine 33-yard field goal when it hit the upright. And that didn't sit well with Broncos guard Manny Ramirez or wideout DemaryiusThomas. The two players were hardly the only players who were angry over the botched chip shot — McManus...
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Close-up of Odell Beckham Jr.'s unbelievable catch makes it even more incredible (PHOTO)

If you didn't see Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. make what is being called one of the greatest catches of all time on dozens of replays Sunday night, you're sure to see it all over ESPN along with the tweets and numerous memes making the rounds on the Internet Monday morning.The only thing that could have made Beckham's one-handed grab of Eli Manning's wayward...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao calls out Mayweather after dominating Algieri (VIDEO)

Manny Pacquiao dominated Chris Algieri for 12 rounds in Macau Saturday night and while PacMan didn't get the first knock out in six years which he so mightily predicted, the one-sided victory did set the table for the boxing match everyone is waiting for. The six knock-downs Pacquiao landed on Algieri didn't finish off the Long Island fighter but showed that the Filipino is still...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs remember to salute fans after beating Red Wings (VIDEO)

The Maple Leafs have won two games in a row thanks to their 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night following a victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. And this time the players didn't forget the fans by making sure to take part in their post-game salute by raising their sticks to the Leaf faithful before skating off to the locker room. It seems the team...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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 the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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