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Blackhawks' Duncan Keith takes little girl for heartwarming first skate (VIDEO)

Things have been frighteningly cold all around the country but, sometimes, someone does something that warms more than the hands and feet.NHL star Duncan Keith recently spent some time with a young fan born with disabilities to assist her with the first skate of her young life.And if it doesn't warm your heart, you're colder than the snow. The Blackhawks defenseman welcomed...
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MSNBC gets pranked by foul-mouthed Larry Donnell imposter on air (VIDEO)

New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell was one of the 127 passengers aboard the Delta flight that slid off the runway at LaGuardia Airport Thursday morning. Donnell shared photos and video of his experience after the incident, and even joked about what had just happened, writing: "Look at this sh*t! Knew I shoulda stayed my ass at home." Larry Donnell on plane that skidded...
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Flyers offer free admission, snacks to attract fans during snowstorm

Thursday's constant snowfall and dropping temperatures made conditions for traveling around Philadelphia very difficult for most Flyers fans. And Mother Nature's wrath left a whole lot of empty seats at Wells Fargo Center for a very important and tough game for the back-in-contention Flyers. By the opening faceoff, the arena was more than half empty, so quick-thinking management...
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Coyotes' Mike Smith rocks terrifying Alice Cooper mask against Canucks (PHOTOS)

You don’t have to be a fan of rock legend Alice Cooper to appreciate this nightmarish-looking goalie mask worn by Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith Thursday night. Smith wore the Alice Cooper-themed mask for their game against the Vancouver Canucks in honor of the Arizona native and longtime fan of the Coyotes. The Hall of Fame shock-rock star even came to the game to check out...
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Cheerleader squads brawl before college hoops game (VIDEO)

The cheerleaders and dance squads from two SIAC schools were sent home after they brought it on during the half-time of their basketball team's first-round tournament game. The pep squads from both Albany State and Tuskegee were sent packing with their pompoms Tuesday night from Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham, Ala., just hours after the extracurricular splits and pikes...
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Walt Frazier calls female referee 'nice-looking' during Knicks broadcast (VIDEO)

Former New York Knicks legend and current MSG analyst, Walt Frazier, who has been known to turn a phrase, found himself in a little bit of hot water after saying two words about a female NBA referee during a broadcast. The one-time man-about-Manhattan called Lauren Holtkamp, the female referee who worked Wednesday night's Knicks loss to the Indiana Pacers, "nice-looking...
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Fan at Rockets-Grizzlies game hits half-court shot for $25,000, gets carried out (VIDEO)

There was one happy home town fan who didn't care about the  controversial James Harden "non-call" in the final seconds of the Rockets’ loss to the Grizzlies Wednesday night at the Toyota Center. That's because this guy become the first local to sink a promotional half-court shot at the venue for $25,000. The dude's heave from mid-court hit glass but was still on target for...
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Tony Romo ran across court to sit with Cameron Crazies (PHOTOS)

The Dallas Cowboys brought their own version of the Core Four to Cameron Indoor Arena Wednesday night as Jason Garrett, Tony Romo, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray all sat together to watch the Duke Blue Devils take on Wake Forest.Crazies want the Dallas Cowboys to sit with them. @dallascowboys pic.twitter.com/FVpo6xt0Tf— Blue Devil Nation (@BlueDevilNation) March 5, 2015But at...
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Navy's Will Kelly sinks Army's Tanner Plomb dunk attempt (VIDEO)

It's been a while since a Navy big man has made such a splash on the highlight reels — almost 28 years since The Admiral David Robinson patrolled the Midshipmen's lane — but Will Kelly did just that Tuesday night. In last night's game against Army, the 6' 9" Kelly swatted away eight shots but made his most spectacular rejection against Black Knights junior Tanner Plomb who...
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Basketball player comforts young fan after wild melee on court (VIDEO)

Fan fights never produce any winners and, sometimes, it's the innocent bystanders who pay the price. After a game between two Spanish league basketball teams turned into an all-out bench-clearing brawl last weekend, one of the players took a moment to check on a frightened little boy who was sitting way to close to the free-swinging action and attempted to calm the shaken kid...
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Two women at center of huge brawl in stands during Avalanche-Wild game (VIDEO)

All hell broke loose after a woman slapped another woman during an argument in the stands during the Avalanche-Wild game last weekend. A few rowdy fans had to be escorted out of the Pepsi Center another woman punched an Avalanche fan in the back of the head.WARNING: Videos have naughty language. There’s a point at which you actually see a guy in an Avalanche jersey reaching to...
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A-Rod goes hitless against pitching machine: Report

Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees took part in a six-inning intrasquad game Monday afternoon, the first “game” action for manager Joe Girardi’s team this spring. And if facing a 90 mph pitching machine known as “Iron Mike” is any indication, A-Rod might end up apologizing for more than his past PED use this summer. Apparently, his shame has flowed over to the batting...
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Jon Stewart goes low on Seth Rollins during WWE's Monday Night Raw (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart made an appearance at WWE Raw Monday night and, besides bringing his trademark wit and perplexed facial expressions, brought along a sneaky left foot. The Daily Show host, who made a living mocking public figures putting a foot in their mouths, last night landed his own size 10 (I'm guessing) in the tender bits of wrestler Seth Rollins. Stewart might be hanging...
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Jordan Leopold's daughter predicts dad's trade in adorable letter to Minnesota Wild

The Columbus Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild for defenseman Justin Falk and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 draft. Not so much big news if it wasn't for the fact that Leopold's 11-year-old daughter Jordyn predicted the trade — if not brokered the deal.This letter is courtesy of KFAN's Paul Allen, who received Jordyn's handwritten...
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Free-falling skydiver rescued after having seizure mid-air (VIDEO)

A free-falling student skydiver who had a mid-air seizure at 9000-feet was rescued by another jumper who courageously caught up to his convulsing companion and managed to pull the ripcord to deploy his parachute in mid-jump. Remarkable footage shows the terrifying moment Australian Christopher Jones had an epileptic seizure while free-falling outside of Perth. The 22-year-old Jones...
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Mystery of Toronto Pan Am Games stadium tunnel solved: Report

Toronto Police have solved the mystery behind the baffling tunnel constructed near one of the venues to be used in the 2015 Pan Am Games this summer. And while the public is still in the dark about who dug the mysterious Toronto tunnel near the Rexall Centre or why — police said Monday that they know who built it, and they posed no threat or criminal intent. Two men...
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Nets drawing interest from China, Qatar and Hollywood: Report

It looks like Mikhail Prokhorov's five-year window for a Brooklyn Nets championship is about to close without a title, even though the Russian billionaire will still come out a big winner himself — at least financially. The Nets are for sale and there is no shortage of suitors showing interest as the free-spending Prokhorov gets ready for his own big payday. Via the New York...
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NHL veteran Dustin Penner gets fired from TV gig over Twitter rape joke

Outspoken NHL star Dustin Penner has been dropped from a scheduled analyst spot on TSN after making an offensive rape joke and then following it up with a series of equally tasteless remarks.  The former Washington Capitals winger and current free agent had been scheduled to appear on TSN's TradeCentre on Monday discussing the hockey league's trade deadline, but that was before...
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Odell Beckham Jr. once had dreams of playing professional soccer: Report

We already know Odell Beckham Jr. has, arguably, the best hands in the NFL but, did you know the New York Giants wide receiver once wanted to concentrate on a sport that utilized his feet? Beckham was touring the United Kingdom last week, and went on the talk show "Soccer AM" to discuss his breakout rookie season and about his dreams of playing soccer as a teenager. "I started...
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High school basketball team loans fans and cheerleaders to prison opponents: Report

Most high school basketball teams usually have plenty of fans cheering them on but, what happens when your opponents' whole student body is confined to detention?  You loan them some school pep is what you do. That's what a Texas high school team did when they played the Gainesville Tornadoes — a school where the teenage players reside at a juvenile correction facility...
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Knicks pay tribute to Anthony Mason before and during win over Raptors (VIDEO)

The sudden death of Anthony Mason on Saturday came just hours before the Knicks’ game against the Toronto Raptors, leaving a somber atmosphere permeating around Madison Square Garden and throughout the NBA.The #Knicks honor Anthony Mason @TheGarden. WATCH http://t.co/aA2MobvLrA pic.twitter.com/dI20Iriu4m— NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks) March 1, 2015 Before Saturday's tip-off...
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Chuck Wepner to be honored with Bayonne, N.J. mural (PHOTO)

Artists have begun their work on a mural of former heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, the pride of New Jersey and original inspiration for the first "Rocky" film. The painting of the fighter better known as The Bayonne Bleeder, which is being organized by the Bayonne Community Development Office, is headed by artists Nicholas Macchia and Nestor Uraga, who have previously worked...
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Stolen NASCAR Sprint Car found in woods: Report

Police in Georgia found a NASCAR Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot days before the driver was scheduled to race. Travis Kvapil's No. 44 race car was found today in Loganville, Georgia — not far from where the trailer holding the car was taken — according to Team Xtreme Racing. It had been stolen early Friday morning. Before police found the car...
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Tyler Hansbrough, Festus Ezeli ejected after fight (VIDEO)

An already physical game took a rougher turn after Warriors center Festus Ezeli and Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough were ejected for fighting during Golden State's 113-89 blowout victory in Toronto on Thursday.MUST-SEE VIDEO: Festus Ezeli, Tyler Hansbrough ejected after scuffle in Toronto http://t.co/Nxws4Zj1pU #Warriors #NBA pic.twitter.com/ph9efvhM2D— Comcast SportsNet (@CSNAuthentic...
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Manny Pacquiao records own entrance song for Mayweather fight (VIDEO)

Manny Pacquiao is pretty good at a lot of things — boxing, basketball ... did I mention boxing? Hoops aside, one talent PacMan really enjoys showing off is his love of song. And, while the boxer prepares for his May 2 fight against undefeated Floyd Mayweather, the Filipino hit the studio and laid down a track titled “Lalaban ako para sa Pilipino” or “I will fight for the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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