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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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Benches clear during Astros-Yankees blowout after Carlos Gomez bat flip (VIDEO)

There wasn’t much for Yankees fans to get excited about during the Astros’ 15-1 beatdown of the Bombers Tuesday night, but Carlos Gomez and the Yankees’ bench did their best to provide a little drama in the top of the sixth when the benches cleared. After Gomez flied out to center for the second out of the inning, he slammed his bat down, seemingly angry with himself. ...
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ESPN removes Curt Schilling from LLWS broadcast for 'unacceptable' tweet comparing Muslims to Adolf Hitler

In another controversial statement in a career filled with controversy, Curt Schilling, the former major league pitcher and ESPN Sunday Night Baseball analyst, paid the price for posting a tweet Tuesday comparing Muslims with Adolf Hitler. And as of Tuesday afternoon, the former Red Sox starter and current ESPN analyst will no longer appear on the network’s Little League...
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Wilmer Flores throws out Ryan Howard from his butt (VIDEO)

The Phillies may want to brief Ryan Howard on the fundamentals of baseball — namely running out every play.Watch as Mets second baseman Wilmer Flores throws out Howard from his butt Monday night when the Phillies' slugger runs towards the dugout instead of first base thinking Flores made the catch: Route efficiency: 0. http://t.co/u9f5N8NN8w pic.twitter.com/0jNO1XIzbn — MLB GIFS...
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Jon Stewart gets bodyslammed by John Cena at 'Monday Night Raw' (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart came out of retirement to host the 2015 SummerSlam in Brooklyn Sunday night. The former Daily Show host nearly stole the show when he entered the ring during John Cena and Seth Rollins' match and rammed a metal folding chair into Cena's stomach, rendering the WWE star just vulnerable enough for Rollins to come in and finish him off. WATCH: #JonStewart Hits @JohnCena...
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Yankees beat Astros 1-0 with a 'no-hits' ninth inning walk-off rally (VIDEO)

Carlos Beltran lofted a sacrifice fly to deep center field off Chad Qualls in the bottom of the ninth inning, driving home Brett Gardner with the only run of the game as the New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros, 1-0, on Monday night at Yankee Stadium. Nothing exceptional except the that the Yankees did it with a "no-hits" ninth-inning rally for the walk-off victory. No...
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Jason Pierre-Paul tries to duck media with really bad decoy: Report

Jason Pierre-Paul's Sunday began nicely enough after the Giants defensive end posted three tweets via his Twitter account.He said God has bigger plans for him after his fireworks accident, and then even posted a LOL about a typo on it by blaming it on his amputated finger. But before those tweets, Pierre-Paul sent out an Instagram link that announced he and his fiancee would be...
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Chris Mullin, St. John's sign four-star forward Kassoum Yakwe: Report

Chris Mullin continued his quest to keep top New York area prospects from slipping away and on Sunday the first year St. John's head coach announced the signing of four-star forward Kassoum Yakwe from Long Island. Yakwe, from Our Savior New American school,  is the highest-rated of nine recruits signed by Mullin's staff. The 6'7" forward is a consensus top-100 recruit who...
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Cris Carter apologizes for 'fall guy' comments to NFL rookies

Former NFL star Cris Carter has apologized for comments he made a year ago at the 2014 Rookie Symposium, where he advised players to designate a "fall guy" in the event they get in trouble with the law.  "Just in case y'all not going to decide to do the right thing, if y'all got a crew, you got to have a fall guy in the crew," Carter advised a room full of young NFL players...
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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson in coma after being struck in head by piece of wrecked car (Video)

British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway. The debris broke off Sage Karam’s car when Karam spun into the wall Sunday. Wilson’s car veered left and directly into an interior wall. Wilson was swarmed by...
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Mets' Triple-A team abandons dugout after sewage overflow (PHOTOS)

Stinking up the joint is a term used pretty often in sports, but never has it been so appropriate as to what happened during a Triple-A baseball game at Cashman Field in Las Vegas Saturday night.Only this time it had nothing to do with play on the field when a game between the Las Vegas 51s (Mets) and the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) was disrupted after sewage from the locker rooms...
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Athletics ballboy lays out to save bullpen from line drive (VIDEO)

An athletic Athletics ballboy went the extra mile — or at least a few extra feet — to save the A's pitchers and closers from a line drive foul ball screaming towards the bullpen Saturday night. With the ground ball bearing down on the Oakland players during their game against the Rays, there was little time to react, and the fast-thinking A's ballboy laid out to make...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores autographed 'crying in dugout’ photos are available from memorabilia company

Mets fans are no strangers to tears and have had plenty of reason to bawl for about the last decade or so. So what better gift for your Metsie than a photo of a heartbroken Wilmer Flores infamously crying in the Citi Field dugout about the trade that never was this summer. And it's autographed too! Steiner Sports is selling autographed photos from the July 29 game, when...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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