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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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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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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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WATCH: Jason Kidd returns to chorus of boos in Brooklyn

In Jason Kidd’s first game back in Brooklyn since leaving the Nets in June, fans welcomed him back with a chorus of boos Wednesday night at Barclays Center. Kidd. who left this past summer to be the head coach for the Milwaukee Bucks, was booed and taunted as a traitor in the arena where his retired jersey hangs in the rafters.It wasn't exactly a Mr. Kotter moment....
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Female handball fan might have the 'scariest voice in the world' (VIDEO)

Video footage of an attractive blonde woman vocally supporting her home team during a handball competition has gone viral with local fans claiming she has the scariest voice in the world. The unnamed Russian woman is seen seated at a match between Macedonia's Metalurg Skopje and Admiral at the Fetisov Arena in Vladivostok, a city in eastern Russia, where her roaring cheer is better...
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Tebow, Strahan land in People's 'Sexiest Man Alive' issue

Actor Chris Hemsworth may head the list for People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive issue but that didn't stop a couple of athletes turned analysts from making the cut. Ubiquitous television personality and former Giants football star Michael Strahan made the list along with the sexy Thor star. But it was the inclusion of former Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow — currently...
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Filipino basketball player rocks wild 'lizard' haircut (PHOTOS)

This has to be the wildest haircut that any athlete has ever sported — and I do mean wild. Filipino basketball player Ogie Menor decided he wanted to opt out of his usual mohawk when he recently visited his barber and changed over to a "butiki," or "lizard" cut. Ogie's awesome hairdo really resembles a fuzzy reptile, from its flat head, feet and slithery tail running...
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Angry fan throws Maple Leafs jersey onto ice during play (VIDEO)

The Toronto Maple Leafs got their arses waxed at home Tuesday night, giving up five third-period goals to the Predators en route to a 9-2 loss. And one fed up Leafs fan vented his frustration by tossing a jersey onto the ice late in the third period. Another night, another Leafs jersey on the ice. This time during play. pic.twitter.com/mut2YS8Vnp— Josh Gold-Smith (@GoldAndOrSmith...
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NBA donated $1M for William, Kate to attend Cavs-Nets game

In a bid to make the bring basketball to an even bigger worldwide audience, the NBA is donating $1 million dollars to Prince William and  Kate Middleton's charity for attending a Cavaliers-Nets game featuring LeBron James at Brooklyn's Barclays Center next month. The NBA honchos' generous donation to the Duke and Duchess' new conservation charity is reportedly...
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Patriots' Jonas Gray opened up for Screech at a comedy club (VIDEO)

Running the ball up the gut of an NFL defense for 199 yards and four touchdowns might be hell for most people but, if you ask the Patriots' Jonas Gray, doing a stand-up comedy routine just might be the toughest 20 minutes he'll ever experience.The New England running back — who lit up the Colts defense Sunday night— has apparently tried his hand at comedy and even opened up...
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Yankees reportedly considering talks with Max Scherzer

After showing little interest in any high-priced player this offseason, the Yankees sound like they may be reconsidering their reported plan to avoid spending a lot of money and go after one of baseball's top free-agents — namely right-hander Max Scherzer.The Tigers' workhorse is arguably the top starter on the market this year, on a list which also includes Jon Lester...
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Jose Canseco wants to sell his detached finger: Report

Just when you thought you couldn't find that Christmas gift for the sports fan who has everything, Jose Canseco may have solved your problems.The former baseball slugger and disgraced player is planning to sell the finger he shot off while cleaning his gun earlier this month, according to his Twitter account. Canseco, you might remember, shot off his finger while cleaning his gun...
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DeSean Jackson blasts Redskins teammates on Instagram: Report

The Washington Redskins were already familiar with DeSean Jackson's abilities on the field, but now they are finding out why the Eagles were less than thrilled with the wideout's excessive antics off of it — especially with his activity on Instagram and Twitter — and let him go.  On Monday, Jackson was at it again and appeared to take aim, while using some pretty graphic...
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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander learn to swing (PHOTOS)

Yup. That was Kate Upton and boyfriend Justin Verlander flying through air with the greatest of ease Saturday afternoon. The supermodel and Tigers pitcher took a class at the New York Trapeze School in Queens and posted photos of themselves on Instagram flying through the air as they learned to swing, reports Page Six of the N.Y. Post. Kate later posted, “I learned @justinverlander...
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Bakersfield Condors rock 'Puffy Shirt' on 'Seinfeld Night'

The Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL have always been one of the more creative minor league clubs when it comes to promotions. And on Saturday night, the team hosted Seinfeld Night and didn't disappoint. Starting with the Condors players wearing jerseys that replicated the “Puffy Shirt” from a classic episode of the popular comedy down to putting some names from the show...
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Italy-Croatia soccer match suspended after fans litter pitch with flares (VIDEO)

Italy's European Championship qualifier with Croatia was suspended after 75 minutes Sunday — after Croatia fans threw flares and fireworks on to the San Siro pitch — leaving the stadium covered with smoke and flames. The players were off the field for 10 minutes before they returned to the pitch after emergency crews extinguished and removed the flares. It was the second...
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DEA Agents surprise NFL teams with drug checks after Sunday games: Report

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs, according to the Washington Post. The San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, after they played the New York Giants...
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Northwestern players got really excited about Chick-fil-A after upsetting Notre Dame (VIDEO)

The Northwestern football team was pretty stoked after upsetting No. 16 Notre Dame, 43-40, in overtime on Saturday. But while the Wildcats were full of joy after shocking the Fighting Irish, nothing could prepare them for the excitement of seeing a Chick-fil-A dinner waiting for them when they exited the field."And we got Chick-fil-A! This is the best day ever!"Indeed it was.Imagine...
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Gronk does Happy Dance after epic touchdown (VIDEO)

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is used to scoring impressive touchdowns, but this effort in his team's 42-20 win on Sunday Night Football over the Indianapolis Colts was one for the ages.  Gronk catches the ball on the 18-yard line, brushes off or runs over five Colts players before steamrolling into the end zone for a 26-yard score. Then came a well deserved Happy Dance...
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Jose Canseco's re-attached finger falls off during poker match: Report

It's one thing to have a losing hand during a poker game, but what about anteing up one of your fingers? Just around a month after doctors reattached Jose Canseco's middle finger — when he shot it off by accident — the former baseball player has revealed that the re-attached digit once fell off — during a game of poker. The disgraced MLB star lost his finger when...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Burke's buzzer-beater trumps Carmelo Anthony's trey with 2.3 seconds left (VIDEO)

Trey Burke made a buzzer-beating jumper from the corner to give the Utah Jazz a 102-100 victory Friday night over the Knicks, despite 46 points from Carmelo Anthony.Anthony, who looked like he had a game-tying three-point shot with 2.3 seconds left in the game, was trumped by Burke after the sharpshooting guard hit a corner jumper at the buzzer to hand the Knicks their seventh straight...
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Hidden player trick play has to be seen twice to believe (VIDEO)

The St. Francis High School football team in Wheaton, Illinois, decided to pull the old "hidden player" trick play during a game against Grayslake North last week — and it needs to be seen twice to see how it works.Diminutive running back Dom Cosentino — hiding behind the right guard and tackle and during the snap — fakes out everyone (including the cameraman) once...
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Regatta descends into chaos when rowers can't find finish line (VIDEO)

A New York rowing regatta ended up in chaos — boats collided into each other, got grounded and rowers were thrown overboard — when teams couldn't locate the finish line.As competitors in Sunday's Snowflake Regatta on Long Island approached the finish line, a quiet run turned into a disaster scene when one of the lead teams veered off course and crashed into a pier, reported...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Long's 'tee-rrific' reason for going to Mets from Yanks

The Yankees fired hitting coach Kevin Long in October, only to see him land with the Mets in the same position soon after. Long, who had been the Yankees hitting coach since 2007, had a few good reasons to sign with the cross-city rivals including a hitting philosophy which will match the Mets' style of play. But it was a wardrobe concern which won the coach over. ...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers blames back strain from standing around during Bears blowout: Report

Bears fans might be spitting out their coffee this morning after finding out Aaron Rodgers strained his back due to "standing around" so much during the second half of Sunday's 55-14 rout of Chicago.The Green Bay Packers quarterback attributed his tight "blowout back" to to idling on the sideline during on his Milwaukee radio show Tuesday.Rodgers threw six...
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