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Who will occupy Derek Jeter's locker remains a question with Yankees

A lot of questions face the New York Yankees as they head into the final week of spring training but one lingering quandary stands now out: Who's getting Derek Jeter's locker? It's decision that will have to be made sometime within the next few days, before the team's Opening Day game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium April 6, clubhouse manger Lou Cucuzza Jr. said....
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McDonald's All-American game shoes will have Big Mac insoles (PHOTO)

McDonald's officially stepped into the fashion business this week, launching its Big Mac Lifestyle collection in Sweden on Tuesday. The lifestyle line consists of sweatshirts, galoshes, and cozy comforters so you can cuddle with those cheesy, gut-busters all night long.  And the Mickey D stylists didn't forget the sporty types either — namely the MacDonald's All-American...
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Steve Lavin, St. John’s ‘mutually agree’ to part ways: Report

Steve Lavin will no longer be the men's basketball coach at St. John's, the school announced Friday, after the two sides mutually parted ways. The news comes days after reports said Lavin was in talks over a contract extension and one week after the Red Storm were bounced from the NCAA tournament in the first round. Those extension talks didn't last long, as reports later...
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NBC bringing back 'Coach' with Craig T. Nelson: Report

Craig T. Nelson will be returning to the sidelines after NBC ordered 13 episodes of a sequel series to the '90's sitcom Coach.The 70-year-old actor will reprise his role as Division-1 football coach Hayden Fox in a story that picks up two decades or so after the original show ended in 1997, according to EW.com. Just think Lou Holtz goes back to Notre Dame — but with less...
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Blake Griffin wannabe fails spectacularly in dunk contest (VIDEO)

Lloyd Hickinson tried to channel Blake Griffin at the Golden Chihuahua All-Star Game in Mexico, hoping to hurdle a car on his way to a crowd-pleasing dunk during a contest. And the initial results were, let's say, way less than spectacular. As Hickinson dribbles toward the convertible filled with people — he tries to clear the vehicle but only gets rim, followed by both...
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Late Dean Smith surprises former players with $200 dinners in will

When former North Carolina coach Dean Smith died last month at the age of 83, he left behind more than a basketball legacy deeper than just Xs and Os. Smith was the first coach at North Carolina, and among the first in the segregated South, to offer a scholarship to a black athlete and his humble "Carolina Way" became the standard of the school he cared so much for. And now...
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Third-grader banks in a no-look backwards 3-pointer at the buzzer (VIDEO)

At the AAA County Championship Game in Maryland between the Allentown Arrows and Bowie Bulldogs, third-grader Tyrik Petway banked in a no-look, backward three-pointer as time expired.  From the video below, you can see him backing up into his defender near the three-point line and launching the ball without looking at the hoop. It hit the backboard and amazingly goes in...
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Xavier's Matt Stainbrook drives an Uber to make up for scholarship he gave away

Matt Stainbrook does more a lot more driving than what your typical college basketball center usually does. At least off the court. You see, Stainbrook, a fifth-year player enrolled in grad school and currently leading Xavier into the Sweet 16 this weekend, also drives an Uber car to help pay his bills. Stainbrook was on The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday and explained how...
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Jimmy Fallon submits to Ronda Rousey in six seconds (VIDEO)

Last month a video of Ronda Rousey busting some web show dude's ribs with a judo toss made the rounds and should have put all television hosts on alert. Anyway, on Tuesday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the MMA fighter known as "The Arm Collector" demonstrated how easily she could go about snapping one with her signature move — the arm bar. And the perpetually...
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Top selling throwback jersey sales state-by-state may surprise you

You've seen them worn at every stadium and arena in the country and if you ever wondered what old school throwback jersey fans purchase the most in each state, here is your answer. The clothing company, Mitchell & Ness, put together a map of the best-selling old school jerseys in each state — and some of the big sellers may shock you.  Kobe Bryant (A throwback...
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Vinny Lecavalier selling his Tampa house next to Derek Jeter for $4.5M (PHOTO)

If you're a Tampa Bay Lightning fan and you're currently house-hunting, here's a deal for you: Vinny Lecavalier's Tampa-area estate went on the market Monday. And, as a bonus, you get to be Derek Jeter's neighbor. The retired Yankee great lives just three doors down in his monstrous St. Jetersburg manse. Lecavalier, who helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win a Stanley Cup...
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Swedish soccer team avoided fatal Alps crash with last minute flight change: Report

A Swedish soccer team escaped the deadly Germanwings crash in the French Alps after the club made last minute plans to change flights at a Barcelona airport. Dalkurd FF, a third league team from Borlange was returning to Sweden after a training stage in Catalonia, Spain. The squad had their seats booked on the doomed Germanwings Airbus A320 plane that crashed Tuesday in southeastern...
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Bartolo Colon gets Mets' Opening Day nod ahead of Harvey, deGrom: Report

The New York Mets have spent most of the offseason hyping up fans with all of their talk about their young pitching. But, despite being blessed with that abundance of young arms, the team’s Opening Day starter will be a man north of age 40. On Monday, Terry Collins made the announcement that Bartolo Colon will start on Opening Day in Washington against the Nationals’ Max...
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Ronda Rousey: ‘I’ll beat Laila Ali In boxing’ ... with some training

Ronda Rousey sounded very confident when she was asked if could beat Laila Ali in a boxing match while strolling Monday night in New York City. The toughest lady in MMA told TMZ she could take the one-time baddest female fighter in a boxing match ... if she had a little training in the ring. Ali told TMZ a while back that no woman alive could take her inside the ropes. But...
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Maryland women celebrate win over Princeton with Obama cutout (VIDEO)

After Maryland beat Princeton in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament, the Terrapins celebrated with a cutout of President Obama in the locker room. The 85-70 victory not only ended the Tigers undefeated season but, as Maryland coach Brenda Frese exclaims to the smiling, cardboard Obama, "Sorry man, but we had to bust your bracket."On Saturday, Obama attended Princeton...
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Giants content letting Eli Manning play out final year of contract: Report

The New York Giants do not seem any closer to working out a contract extension with Eli Manning than they were at the end of last season and appear quite content to let him play out the final year of his deal, according to an ESPN report. ESPN New York's Dan Graziano reported from the league meetings in Phoenix on Sunday night that the Giants had another conversation with Manning...
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Gonzaga coach Mark Few does handstand after team makes Sweet 16 (VIDEO)

After five straight early departures on the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, Gonzaga (34-2) was more than overjoyed to be back in the Sweet Sixteen. So much so that guard Eric McClellan did a backflip and coach Mark Few did a handstand in the locker room. A video posted on Twitter by Bulldogs forward Kyle Wiltjer shows the crazy post-game acrobatics after their win...
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Tim Tebow visits Manny Pacquiao at training camp (PHOTOS)

Manny Pacquiao got a little lift in the spiritual department when he welcomed Tim Tebow to his training camp Saturday. While Pacquiao prepares for his much-anticipated May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas, the Heisman Trophy-winner posted photos on Instagram of the two together in Pacquiao's gym in Los Angeles. Besides their strong Christian beliefs, both...
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Teary-eyed Villanova fan ignites flute vs. piccolo debate on Twitter (VIDEO)

After No. 1 seed Villanova’s 71-68 loss to North Carolina State in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, a camera caught a Wildcats band member crying into her instrument. And that image not only captured the television viewing audience’s hearts at home, the Vine took off and started a flute vs. piccolo battle on Twitter. Miss Piccolo, are you willing to play at weddings &...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NYPD hunting three men in Jets jerseys for wild St. Patty's Day brawl (VIDEO)

Three men wearing New York Jets jerseys are wanted for attacking two teens during a St. Patty’s Day brawl outside of a Midtown Manhattan pub before taking it on the lam. The three men, wearing green and white Gang Green jerseys with the numbers 12, 87, and 23, got into a verbal argument inside of O’Brien’s Irish Bar and Restaurant on W. 46th St., according to officials from...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Noted neurosurgeon says football is safer than riding a bike: Report

A renowned Pittsburgh Steelers neurosurgeon who advises the NFL on head, neck and spine injuries told the NFL Network on Wednesday that football "has never been safer" and that youth football is safer than riding a bike or a scooter or using playground equipment. He also downplayed the risk of CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, based on current data. "I think the problem...
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Dude gets elaborate Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao images shaved onto head (PHOTO)

A boxing fan had his own cut man get him ready for the superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio by shaving the images of both boxers onto his head — complete with full color national flags! The dude is now a walking advertisement for the Las Vegas extravaganza after getting the elaborate 'do by the haircut artist aptly known as Anthony Barber. #TeamElegance...
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Dayton's Dyshawn Pierre got pantsed by teammate on court (VIDEO)

During the play-in game against Boise State, Dayton center Dyshawn Pierre got a big rebound but lost a little something in the process. Namely, his dignity, after his teammate accidentally pantsed him on a rebound attempt. When Pierre came down with the rebound, teammate Kyle Davis' foot appeared to get caught in his shorts, bringing them down.  And the cheerleaders' reactions...
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La Liga soccer player pees in water bottle during game (VIDEO)

Maybe someone forgot to tell this La Liga soccer player that the drug tests are usually taken after the games.Or maybe he just really had to go. Sevilla defender Fernando Navarro didn't seem to realize that matches tend to be captured by the TV cameras at every angle so, when Mother Nature called, he just grabbed a water bottle and took a leak with the nonchalant assistance of a...
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Greg Popovich takes selfie with fan, asks for $10 (PHOTO)

Gregg Popovich is usually pretty tightly wound leading up to a game, but the San Antonio Spurs coach is known to have a little fun too. This was evident when a reddit user named skillzdan ran into Pop in New York City. The Spurs were playing the Knicks, but the team came into the city a day early. According to skillzdan, he ran into the coach and wine connoisseur outside of...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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