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Boris Becker brings nasty-looking 'tennis' elbow to US Open (PHOTOS)

Boris Becker showed up at a U.S. Open practice court with what appeared to be an extraordinarily nasty case of tennis elbow.The former number-one ranked tennis player, who won the Grand Slam event in 1989 and is at the tournament as Novak Djokovic's coach, was seen sporting the golf ball-sized bump on his left arm.But the former German star's injury might not be tennis related...
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Seahawks fan gets team logo on prosthetic eyeball

It's hard to look Bill Vandenbush in the eye and not know which NFL team he roots for. That's because the die-hard Seattle Seahawks fan has the team's navy and neon logo printed on his prosthetic right eyeball.“I had mentioned it to my wife. She wasn’t a big Seahawks fan,” Vandenbush said, as reported by KIRO-TV. “I said it’d be cool to have the Seahawks logo...
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Jonny Gomes lays out for diving catch and saves two runs (VIDEO)

Jonny Gomes took a dive out in left field to make an amazing catch, stealing two runs from the Astros at Minute Maid Park Tuesday night.The A's left fielder's third-inning stretch wasn't enough though. Houston ended up winning 4-2.Your browser does not support iframes.
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Tennessee recruits Shy Tuttle with Beyonce on photo-shopped 'Rolling Stone' cover (PHOTO)

College coaches will do just about anything within NCAA boundaries (snicker) to recruit high school football players but, if you can get the hottest female celebrity in the world to help out — why not?The University of Tennessee is using pop star Beyonce to recruit one of their top targets, defensive tackle Shy Tuttle of Lexington, N.C., with an ingenious photo-shopped cover of...
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Christine Stanley delivers devastating spinning kick for MMA knockout (VIDEO)

MMA fighter Christine Stanley delivers a spectacular spinning kick knockout that leaves her opponent flat on her back in the ring.And it just may be one of the best the KOs of the year.Although it was apparently recorded as a five-second knockout, amazingly, Stanley connected on the kick just 2.3 seconds after the bell. Her opponent, Katie Anita Runyan, hit the mat after 3.5 seconds...
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WATCH: Adam Jones robs HR, nails runner for double play

The Orioles got back on track Monday night with a 9-1 rout of the Rays — aided by five O's homers, including back-to-back-to-back shots in the fifth inning.But it was an outstanding play by All-Star center fielder Adam Jones in the sixth inning that added a little defense to the night's power-packed highlight reel.Jones scaled the wall in center to rob Evan Longoria...
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Eric LeGrand compares moment he was paralyzed to Beyonce's MTV VMAs performance: Report

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand continues to show how he's mentally able to handle the paralysis suffered back in 2010 — but that doesn't mean a little sense of humor can't help.During the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, LeGrand watched a Beyonce performance that left social media buzzing. And the former defensive joined the fun:Beyoncé got...
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Mountain biker Annefleur Kalvenhaar dies following World Cup crash: Report

Dutch mountain biker Annefleur Kalvenhaar died following a crash in the qualifying rounds of the cross-country Eliminator at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup stop in Méribel, France this weekend.The 20-year-old Focus XC Team rider, the 2013 under-23 European cyclocross champion, was taken via helicopter to the intensive care unit at a Grenoble hospital, but died Saturday morning...
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NFL fan's outrageous 'free drinks for world' Twitter promise backfires: Report

Michael Sam's sack of Johnny Manziel proved to be costly for one emboldened Twitter user — but not as expensive as it might have been.A fan named Fisher King, @SquareKnight, took to Twitter before the St. Louis Rams-Cleveland Browns game claiming if the Rams defensive end recorded a sack on the Browns quarterback , he'd buy free drinks for the world.Rams vs Browns tonight...
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Black cat invades the pitch at Barcelona's season opener (VIDEO)

Lately invaders on the the soccer pitch have become an annoying part of the game. And, after a succession of hairy, naked idiots interrupting play, fans were bound to see another furry little critter taking his turn at 15 minutes of fame. But this little uninvited interloper was a black cat. During Barcelona's opening La Liga match versus Elche the adventurous black cat ...
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Hunter Mahan breaks Barclays trophy after win, blames friend (PHOTO)

Hunter Mahan pulled away with three straight birdies late in the final round Sunday to win The Barclays golf tournament, ending more than two years without a title on the PGA Tour.After his sixth career PGA win, Mahan posed for several surprise photos with his wife and daughter. But before leaving the 18th green for the post-tournament press conference, he posed for one last photo...
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WATCH: Coby Fleener fakes goal post dunk after scoring

Since dunking over the crossbar is banned in the NFL now, Colts tight end Coby Fleener put a new twist on the move Saturday: He fake dunked over the crossbar.After catching a 21-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Luck, Fleener walked up to the crossbar like he was going to dunk it. The referee then stared Fleener down, as if he was daring Fleener to slam it down.That's when Blue...
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Jake Lamb gets silent treatment after first home run, high fives imaginary teammates (VIDEO)

We've seen it plenty of times before. A hot-shot rookie gets called up, teammates wait for things to happen and bingo — nothing.Jake Lamb had worked his way through the minors before being called up to the Diamondbacks on Aug 7. and, after a slow start in the majors, the 23-year-old third baseman finally launched his first home run over the center field fence Saturday nightAfter...
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Wolfburg's Junior Malanda may have worst open net miss ever (VIDEO)

Wolfsburg's Junior Malanda produced one of the biggest open net misses you are ever likely to see on a soccer pitch.Facing defending champions Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga opener Friday night, the 19-year-old defensive midfielder found space in front of the goalkeeper to shoot but Manuel Neuer managed to deflect the shot onto the crossbar.After the rebound, Malanda was alone...
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Matt Simms does salsa dance and Victor Cruz is OK with it (VIDEO)

Matt Simms’ rendition of the salsa may not have measured up with Victor Cruz's trademark celebration, but the Giants receiver won't take away anything from his rival Jet player's fun.Even the ref had to drop his head and laugh at Simms' stiff moves after throwing an 11-yard touchdown pass Friday night at MetLife Stadium.Cruz has a history of getting a little miffed...
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Red Sox fan takes out entire row of people going for foul ball (VIDEO)

A desperate Red Sox fan dived across the other fans in his row and was still unable to make the grab on Yoenis Cespedes' foul ball Friday night at Fenway.While the enthusiastic man was willing to sacrifice staining his plaid shorts and taking out a few of the people around him for the sake of a prized souvenir, he might want to show a little consideration for his fellow fans...
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Firefighters injured when marching band's extreme Ice Bucket Challenge goes wrong: Report

Four Kentucky firefighters were injured — two seriously — when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they helped a college marching band take part in an Ice Bucket Challenge, police said Thursday.The firefighters were taking part in extreme version of the challenge that helps raise money for ALS research by dumping water on members of the Campbellsville...
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Twin UNM soccer players drop out after hazing ritual of drinking, 'stripping and urine spraying': Report

A set of female twin soccer players at the University of Mexico have dropped out of the school after one of the women was hospitalized from drinking alcohol and reportedly being abused during a hazing ritual.The 18-year-old fraternal twin sisters, Danielle and Devin Scelsi, from Trabuco Canyon, California, pulled out of the school following Sunday night's bizarre incident, reported...
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Kid with popcorn bucket on head takes foul ball to face (VIDEO)

A young Nationals fan took a nasty foul ball to the face from his baseball idol Bryce Harper while reaching for a prized souvenir at Nationals Park the other night.It's easy to spot the kid sporting a popular Harper jersey in the video below because he's the only one wearing a popcorn bucket on his head!It all went down in the bottom of the sixth when Harper rocketed a...
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Rex Ryan rips rookie Andre Williams for calling Giants the 'real New York team' :Report

New York Giants Andre Williams hasn't been in New York long enough to remember when the Jets were actually the toast of New York but he found out that Gang Green head coach Rex Ryan still does and doesn't take kindly to anyone burning his team — even a rookie.The newbie running back, who will face the Jets for the first time this week, recently delved right into the MetLife...
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A-Rod takes ALS ice bucket challenge (VIDEO)

The ALS ice bucket challenge has gotten so big it's taken Alex Rodriguez away from rehabbing at the University of Miami to put his time to another good use.The embattled Yankees third baseman hasn't been seen or heard from much since losing his appeal and serving his 162-game suspension for alleged performance-enhancing drug violations. But love him or loathe him, A-Rod returned...
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David Ortiz and Albert Pujols have adorable battle at first base (VIDEO)

When you think of David Ortiz and Albert Pujols, the first things that comes to mind are probably home runs and championships.The last thing you would think of is the two future Hall of Famers fighting each other at first base.And you would be right … sort of.On Wednesday night, the two sluggers had a playful battle with each other while meeting up at the corner a couple of times...
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Brett Gardner does his own incredible version of Derek Jeter's 'The Catch' (VIDEO)

Brett Gardner tracked down a ball in foul territory and made an incredible catch at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night, flipping over the left field wall and tumbling into the stands for the out.Brett Gardner, superhuman: http://t.co/CyGShCdycg #Yankees http://t.co/i7qkvAj4CR— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 21, 2014In a way, it's sort of reminiscent of Derek Jeter's legendary...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL wants performers to pay to play Super Bowl halftime show: Report

Last year's Super Bowl halftime show had more viewers than the actual game and the freebie television extravaganza is so coveted by artists in the music industry, they schmooze the NFL long before a big name performer is secured for the gig.But this year the National Football League is asking potential performers to pay to play the high-profile concert, according to The Wall...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kole Calhoun robs Brock Holt of home run with towering catch at wall (VIDEO)

Kole Calhoun — the Angels outfielder with a rodeo wrangler's name — corralled a long fly ball to rob Brock Holt of a three-run homer with a ridiculous catch Tuesday night at Fenway Park.Calhoun timed his second-inning catch perfectly before leaping over the right field wall bailing out Jared Weaver — who looked ready to be stampeded by the Red Sox doggies..@KoleCalhoun...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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