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Islanders to replace Ice Girls squad with co-ed crew after move to Brooklyn: Report

In a move that reeks more of political correctness than equal opportunity, the New York Islanders said they are thawing out their Ice Girls squad and replacing them with a co-ed ice cleaning crew. The NHL hockey team is dropping the sexy, cheerleader-like team when it moves from Nassau Coliseum to Barclays Center in Brooklyn this fall, according to Sports Illustrated. ...
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CC Sabathia may face drug test for Instagram photo: Report

CC Sabathia could possibly face additional drug screening for marijuana after he posted a photograph on his Instagram account showing him standing on the balcony of his hotel room in Atlanta over the weekend smoking what appeared to be either a small, brown cigar, cigarette — or a joint. The photograph arrived in wife Amber Sabathia’s email account Saturday morning, according...
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Michael Kay says tipsy Red Sox fan thought Yankees announcer was Curt Schilling

It sounds like Yankees bases weren't the only things left loaded at Fenway Park during Monday night's punchless 4-3 loss to the Red Sox.Longtime New York Yankees play-by-play announcer Michael Kay says he encountered a tipsy Boston fan who insisted the YES Network announcer was former Red Sox pitcher and censored ESPN analyst Curt Schilling.Kay tweeted about the boozy encounter:...
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Kevin Kiermaier's home run-robbing catch at Camden Yards was 'Trout-like' (VIDEO)

During the Rays' 6-3 win over the Orioles at Camden Yards on Monday, Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier showed once again why he is quickly becoming one of the best defensive outfielders in Major League Baseball. Kiermaier chased down a first-inning Manny Machado fly ball to deep right-center and made a leaping catch that was well ... "Trout-like." The...
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Ridiculed courtroom sketch artist paints Tom Brady in new light (PHOTO)

The sketch artist mocked for her terrible rendition of Tom Brady in court is now ready to draw cheers with her new and improved rendition of the embattled Patriots quarterback's chiseled features. Jane Rosenberg’s new portrait of the Super Bowl champion looks nothing like the monstrous drawing she did of Brady during the quarterback's first appearance in Manhattan Federal Court...
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Braves, Yankees hold moment of silence for man who died booing A-Rod (VIDEO)

The Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees held a moment of silence before Sunday's game at Turner Field for for the baseball fan who fell over a balcony and died while booing Alex Rodriguez Saturday night.   A-Rod was one of the players paying their respects to Braves fan Gregory Murrey of Alpharetta, Georgia, who plummeted from the top deck of the stadium during the seventh inning...
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Virginia Tech to honor WDBJ-7 shooting victims with helmet sticker (PHOTO)

Virginia Tech will honor the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, the WDBJ-7 journalists tragically killed by a gunman last week, with a special helmet decal for the season opener at Lane Stadium against No. 1 Ohio State on Sept 7. #Virginia Tech teams to honor slain #WDBJ journalists w/ special helmet stickers: http://t.co/CVdEBxrX9l pic.twitter.com/RpR1wYAf7W — WSLS (@wsls)...
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U.S. 4X400-meter relay team strikes 'Charlie's Angels' pose before race (PHOTO)

The U.S. Women's 4x400-meter relay team may have only won silver at this year's world championships in Beijing, but the foursome of Francena McCorory, Sanya Richards-Ross, Natasha Hastings and Allyson Felix went onto the track feeling like movie stars. Before Sunday's race at Bird's Nest stadium, the team struck a pose straight out of "Charlie's Angels" — pointing...
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Wiener dog escapes, runs wild through minor league park (VIDEO)

The El Paso Chihuahuas  hosted the Wiener Schnitzel Weenie Dog Race on Sunday but watch what happened when one of the elongated pups escaped its people and made a break for it. An adorable dachshund (the breed that looks like a Dr. Seuss drawing) took flight during the event in which the San Diego Padres AAA affiliate staged a race to find out once and for all who was “the fastest...
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Giants announcer drops birthday cake meant for Carl Banks on air (VIDEO)

Bob Papa, the New York Giants broadcaster calling the "Snoopy Bowl" game against the Jets Saturday night, should have been called for a personal foul after the analyst dropped a birthday cake meant for Carl Banks live on the air. The former Giants linebacker, who turned 53 on Saturday, was about to receive a cake baked by the the production staff when Papa coughed up the frosted...
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CC Sabathia: I was smoking cigar in photo, not a blunt: Report

Apparently, it’s nothing more than a cigar claims CC Sabathia after the Yankees ace posted a picture, taken by an unknown photographer, on Instagram early Saturday afternoon showing him smoking what looks like a funny, little brown cigarette on the balcony of an Atlanta hotel. On the Instagram account, Sabathia said he was smoking a cigar, but skeptics said otherwise, Yankees...
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Odell Beckham Jr. gets crowd's approval for 'almost' making another one-handed catch (VIDEO)

Odell Beckham Jr. almost broke the Internet again after almost making another sensational one-handed catch during a preseason game Saturday night. In the second quarter of of the "Snoopy Bowl" between the New York Giants and the New York Jets, OBJ almost came down with a gravity-defying, one-handed grab by the sideline. And it has to come to the point these days where...
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Kevin Kiermaier left hanging on curious home run at Tropicana Field (VIDEO)

Kevin Kiermaier was left in a precarious position after climbing the wall during Kendrys Morales' curious home run that bounced off Tropicana Field's catwalk Friday night. The Rays player has been one of the best defensive outfielders in Major League Baseball this season, but even Kiermaier couldn't anticipate — or figure out — what happened on this play. After Morales...
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Al Arbour, who led Islanders to four straight Stanley Cups, dies at 82

New York Islanders fans will be losing more than Nassau Coliseum this season, they will also be without one of the men who helped bring the old arena to prominence. Al Arbour, the Hall of Fame Islanders coach who combined old-school discipline with out-of-the-box creativity to produce a modern sports dynasty with four straight Stanley Cup titles, died Friday after a long illness...
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Futsal player kicks opponent in throat for showboating (VIDEO)

A frustrated Brazilian futsal (five-on-five indoor soccer) player used an opponent's head for a soccer ball after taking exception to a little showboating on the court. After No. 10 in orange seemed to be dominating play, her angry opponent in black came over and landed a full-on corner kick to her throat.The Mean Girl's facial was a vicious and dangerous action, but it looked like...
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Odell Beckham Jr. becomes new NFL spokesperson for Head & Shoulders (VIDEO)

It looks like Odell Beckham Jr. took that New York Giants' 'Spa Day' a just a little too seriously. Just a day after coach Tom Coughlin let Giants players choose from an array of body-soothing therapies such as a massage, yoga and placing their legs in compression boots instead of practice, Procter & Gamble released a 70-second YouTube video on Friday to announce Beckham Jr...
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Sarah Palin defends Curt Schilling, rips ESPN on Facebook

Sarah Palin had some harsh words for ESPN on Thursday night, calling the network "whimpering" and "intolerant" for suspending baseball analyst Curt Schilling for a tweet comparing radical Muslims to Nazis. In a blistering Facebook post titled "ESPN IS A JOURNALISTIC EMBARRASSMENT," the former governor of Alaska and Republican vice president candidate accused ESPN of buying into...
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Jets' Nick Mangold helped police nab car burglary ring: Report

A group of teenage car burglars learned what NFL defensive lineman have known for years — don't mess with Nick Mangold. The New York Jets All-Pro center heard his car alarm go off on Sunday morning while at his home in Chatham, N.J., and when he went to check it out, he found the vehicle's door was ajar. Mangold then picked up his phone and dialed 911 to report the suspicious...
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Rutgers giving $100,000 to 100 fans in attendance if team returns 1st kickoff for TD

Rutgers is doing everything it can to have students fill High Point Solutions Stadium for the Scarlet Knights’ opener against Norfolk State on Sept. 5. So much so, the school is willing to pay $100,000 to 100 randomly chosen students if RU takes its first kick return of the season into the end zone. That's $1,000 to each lucky student after they divvy it up. The Knights' kick...
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Usain Bolt gets hit by Segway after completing sprint double (VIDEO)

Shortly after Usain Bolt won a fourth 200-meter title and a 10th gold overall at the world championships on Thursday, a cameraman proved that the World’s Fastest Man is still no match for one on two wheels. While taking in the victory with a bare-footed walk on the track, some doofus on a Segway ran into Bolt from behind and knocked the Jamaican sprinter for a loop. The Olympic...
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IK Enemkpali once punched a ‘man he thought was a woman’: Report

Two weeks after Ikemefuna Enemkpali was released by the New York Jets for punching out  his then-quarterback Geno Smith in a locker room incident, the outside linebacker's fists are in the news again — this time because of a catfishing incident first reported by ESPN. According to an "Outside the Lines" report, Enemkpali missed Louisiana Tech's season opener in 2011 because he...
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Reds fan's dog uninterested in game, just wants owner's hot dog (VIDEO)

Wednesday was National Dog Day around the country and what better way to celebrate than by bringing your best friend to a baseball game — namely your pooch. One lucky pup ended up at Wednesday night's Dodgers-Reds game but seemed way more interested in this hot dog than the game or anything else his owner was yakking about: Here's just a few of the other canine fans who...
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Kevin Kiermaier and Daniel Nava take chest bump to extreme on fly ball in outfield (VIDEO)

Daniel Nava seemed really excited when Rays teammate Kevin Kiermaier caught this fly ball during Wednesday night's game against the Twins. So stoked you might say, that Nava gave his fellow outfielder a premature chest bump congratulation even before Kiermaier hauled in the ball. Both players came up laughing after the accidental collision and then resorted to a more traditional...
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Dez Bryant to appear on cover of 'Rolling Stone' magazine

Like the Dr. John song says: But the thrill we've never known, Is the thrill that'll getcha when you get your picture, On the cover of the Rollin' Stone.And according to an excited Dez Bryant’s Instagram account, the Dallas Cowboys wide out will be the next face to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. It’s the iconic magazine’s NFL Special, and the Bryant article...
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President Obama claims Derek Jeter hustled him on golf course

Everyone knows how much President Obama loves his golf — and that includes Derek Jeter. The five-time World Series champion, who was known for his extraordinary hustle on the diamond, apparently brought that same killer instinct to a golf course in Nevada last November when he met the leader of the free world for a friendly round of golf. Only it wasn't that friendly, if you...
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