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Knicks players ripped Woodson after firing: Phil Jackson

In what sounds like the back door hitting fired Knicks coach Mike Woodson on the way out, new Knicks president Phil Jackson revealed that several players — during their exit interviews  — told him the club didn’t play as a team this season and relied solely on its talent, reported the N.Y. Post.The Knicks finished 37-45 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2009...
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Report: Joe Girardi files protest about ESPN dugout camera

Joe Girardi believes ESPN was out of line and took it out on the mobile camera the "Worldwide Leader in Sports" network had perched on the dugout railing during Wednesday night's game against the Red Sox.After Michael Pineda was ejected for having pine tar on his neck, the camera swung around and focused in the tunnel. There, Pineda was engaged in a discussion with...
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'Everybody Wei-Chung tonight!' Brewers honor pitcher with Wang Chung dance song (VIDEO)

Wei-Chung Wang pitches for the Milwaukee Brewers. Wang Chung is a New Wave band from the '80s. And it's about time someone made the connection between the two. Bullpen catcher Marcus Hamel posted this video of a group of Brewers players, including Wei-Chung himself, dancing to the band's hit party song 'Everybody Have Fun Tonight!'Wang even has a little...
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Mike Trout robs Bryce Harper of hit with diving catch (VIDEO)

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper have been exhaustedly linked since 2012, when both of the youthful, talented outfielders were summoned to the major leagues for good.On Wednesday, we finally had a moment where the players went head-to-head, but by the time the play was over it was Trout who came out on top.Trout made an impressive diving catch in center field to rob Bryce Harper of an...
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Cops' guns, badges stolen from locker room while LAPD, San Diego officers play charity football game: Report

An team of thieves made the biggest score of the day after the brazen bunch reportedly robbed the locker room during a Los Angeles Police Department charity football game Saturday afternoon.The theft of three guns, four badges, jewelry and cash occurred during the first half of the game between LAPD's Los Angeles Centurions and the San Diego Enforcers police team at Bishop Mora...
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Ex-Bills cheerleaders sue over wages, exploitative 'jiggle tests'

Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are suing the NFL team in New York Supreme Court for unspecified damages, claiming they weren't paid for their time at games or mandatory public appearances that left them open to groping and sexual comments.Two members of the Buffalo Jills squad held a news conference Tuesday with their attorney, Frank Dolce, explaining how they were each...
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Bolivian soccer crowd spooked by 'ghost' which appears to run through fans during match (VIDEO)

Soccer observers are scratching their heads after a ghostly figure appeared to run through fans during a match in Bolivia last Thursday night.The unexplained shadow gliding quickly through the stands was captured during a Fox Sports live broadcast of Bolivia's The Strongest versus Defensor Sporting match in Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz.Who ya gonna call?Believers noted the...
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Rangers' Carcillo stares down finger-flipping Flyers fan after goal (VIDEO)

Daniel Carcillo skated out of the penalty box and scored a goal giving the Rangers a 4-1 lead over the Flyers they would never relinquish Tuesday. While he celebrated near the glass, surrounded by his New York teammates, one Philadelphia fan congratulated the former-Flyer with double middle finger salute, right in his face.Carcillo noticed and stared back at the glass-shielded fan...
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Matt Holliday robs Chris Young of home run with leaping catch (VIDEO)

Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday robs the Mets' Chris Young of a home run with a perfectly timed leaping grab Tuesday night at Citi Field.The 5th-inning catch helped the Cards go on to a 3-0 victory.This is probably one Holiday that Young would rather not celebrate.Your browser does not support iframes.
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Cop caught tripping high school students storming soccer field (VIDEO)

A Texas policeman — who was once named "Police Officer of the Year" — has been placed on leave after being caught on video tripping and pushing high school students at a soccer match last weekend. Fans of the Vandegrift High School girls soccer team stormed the field after the team won the state championship Saturday at Georgetown's Birkelback Stadium. But a few...
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Report: Will Hill fails another drug test, faces long suspension

Will Hill, the troubled New York Giants safety who has received drug-related suspensions each of the past two seasons, has apparently failed another test. According to a person familiar with the situation — who requested anonymity in order to speak freely on the matter — the team has been informed of the incident, according to NJ.com.It is unclear if Hill failed for performance...
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Angels' Garrett Richards catches own pitch on freak play (VIDEO)

Who needs a catcher when you have a backstop made of concrete? Garrett Richards of the Angels apparently doesn't. On this ball-four pitch to the Nationals'  Denard Span,  Richards unintentionally went back to being a kid bouncing pitches off a garage door back to himself.While he missed his spot on the throw, Richards' play will remind many of summer afternoons...
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New York City soccer club will share stadium with Yankees: Report

The New York Yankees will be sharing their valuable turf in the Bronx with New York City's new professional soccer team next year — at least on a temporary basis.That's when New York City FC will play its inaugural Major League Soccer season at Yankee Stadium and most likely several more while the club looks for a permanent site for a soccer-specific stadium in one of the...
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Cliff Lee high-fives Phillies fans from on-deck circle (VIDEO)

Cliff Lee looked as dominant as ever while tossing eight shutout innings and striking out 10 batters without a walk on his way to a 7-0 win over the Dodgers.The Phillies ace even added a single from the plate and looked so comfortable he took time out to high-five a couple of young fans through the netting near the on-deck circle.Yes sir, Cliff. You earned that high-ten. Your...
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Red Wings' Smith wants no part of Bruins' Chara (VIDEO)

Nothing represents the Boston Bruins physical presence like 6' 9" captain Zdeno Chara. And, as a much more beefed up Bruins team evened up their series with the Detroit Red Wings, with a 4-1 victory Sunday, at least one Red Wings player seemed a little intimidated by the big Bruin.Brendan Smith, at 6' 2", is a pretty big himself, but looked like he wanted no part...
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Notorious Manhattan late night hangouts for athletes shut down by authorities: Report

A pair of notorious Manhattan nightclubs favored by many famous athletes — and the location of a rash of violent incidents involving them — has been closed by the City of New York.Troubled Soho celebrity hot spots Greenhouse and W.i.P. were raided by cops and shut down over the weekend — and they may never reopen, sources told The New York Post.The Varick Street nightclubs...
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Andy Roddick drills TV co-hosts Jay and Dan with tennis balls (VIDEO)

Fox Sports co-hosts Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole wanted to see how hard Andy Roddick could serve, so he fired a few forehands at the podcasters — and didn't hold back.The pair wore some protective gear, but clearly not enough.  And if you thought Roddick’s serve might have lost a little zip since his retirement — then think again. Here's the proof:Well that left...
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Man dresses as Iron Man tries to get in Mike Trout's head

Iron Man — who was seated just behind home plate for Sunday's Angels-Tigers game — made sure to give the slumping Mike Trout some hitting advice before his at-bat in the top of the 8th in a tight, 2-1 contest.No, it wasn't baseball's version of Iron Man, Cal Ripken — or even Tony Stark — but some Tigers fan dressed in a cloth version of the superhero's exoskeleton...
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TV sitcom 'The Goldbergs' planning tribute to The Ultimate Warrior: Report

It seems only fitting for a Eighties-based television sitcom — which touches on that decade's pop culture icons from Alf  to Rubik's Cubes  — to reminisce about the the early years of the World Wrestling Federation and one of its pioneering stars — the late, great Ultimate Warrior.The guy behind the ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs" is a hardcore Ultimate Warrior...
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Andrei Kirilenko's wife upset that husband was benched

The Nets’ 94-87 victory over the Raptors in Game 1 of their best-of-seven first round series had a lot of Brooklyn fans tweeting their joy at the win — all except one. Kind of.The win was surprising considering the fact that super sub and mid-game spark-plug Andrei Kirilenko didn't play a single minute for Brooklyn.And it appears his wife, Russian pop singer Masha Lopatova...
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NY Post responds to Raptors GM and Toronto Sun with one spectacular headline (PHOTO)

The Toronto Raptors took shots at the Brooklyn Nets from all different angles before Saturday's Game 1 playoff matchup at the Air Canada Centre.You may recall the Toronto Sun's cute headline calling the Nets team "dinosaurs" before the Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri amped up the Toronto faithful by saying "F**k Brooklyn" at a pre-game rally outside...
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Chinese Grand Prix ends two laps early after checkered flag blunder: Report

The Chinese Grand Prix ended two laps earlier than scheduled after the checkered flag was waved before the end of the race. The embarrassing blunder stunned the leader, and eventual winner, Lewis Hamilton, who reported the mistake over the team radio as he began his final lap."That was very strange. I was thinking 'am I seeing things?'" Hamilton said afterwards...
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Bryce Harper, Babe Ruth featured in MLB commercial (VIDEO)

Bryce Harper "already looks like a legend."That's what the voice says in MLB's newest commercial, which features the 21-year-old Harper posing with Babe Ruth and other baseball greats. Parts of the CGIed spot also show the Nationals outfielder hanging with Ted Williams and taking Nolan Ryan deep.It's a 30-second promo for one of baseball's youngest stars...
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Coors Field fans go nuts over loose squirrel (VIDEO)

A squirrel ran out on to the field multiple times during the Rockies and Phillies game at Coors Field Saturday night, but it was the little guy's third-inning romp around the the basepaths that really got the fans going nuts.The furry crowd pleaser made its way into the outfield and past the Rockies bullpen before finally being corralled through an opening into a more natural...
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Raptors GM apologizes for ‘F—k Brooklyn’ rant (VIDEO)

The general manager of the Toronto Raptors had a couple of choice words for the Brooklyn Nets before Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series and they weren't the friendly Hello Brooklyn New York fans have become accustomed to.Speaking to several thousand fans in Maple Leaf Square outside of Air Canada Centre before the opening game Saturday, Toronto general manager Masai...
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