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Eagles fan posts Craigslist ad seeking secondary help and a new quarterback (PHOTO)

One Eagles fan got so fed up with the team's defense, he resorted to Craigslist with a hilarious ad looking for some help. After the Eagles' secondary got undressed for 38 points and three touchdowns to Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant in last Sunday's loss, this ad appeared in the "gigs" section of the Philadelphia Craiglist: The title? "Playoff caliber football team...
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5-year-old does his part to save UAB football program (PHOTO)

The UAB football program was shut down earlier this month due to budget restrictions and one little boy in Ohio wanted to do whatever he could to try to help keep the program alive. So five-year-old Bennett Williams sent his allowance (one dollar) and this sweet message to try and help out. My five year old son feels bad for href="https://twitter.com/UAB_Football">@UAB_Football...
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Nets pay tribute to deceased 'Superfan' with custom warmup suits (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn Nets organization honored superfan Jeffrey Gamblero, who died on Sunday night, with a nice tribute before Tuesday night's game against the Miami Heat. All of the Nets players and staff wore customized warmups to honor the colorful Gamblero — real name Jeffrey Vanchiro — the 38-year-old former poker star who tragically died after tumbling from a two-story Brooklyn...
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Jorge Posada bilked out of $11 million in 'jaw-dropping' money scam: Report

Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada has reportedly lost $11 million in a money-management scam that his lawyers have labeled "jaw-dropping." The Puerto Rican catcher, once worth $117 million, was approached by a pair of Cuban-American men in 1999 who targeted Latin American baseball stars. Juan Carlos Collar and Anthony Fernandez proceeded to take total control of Posada...
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Somebody actually stole Josh Thomas' NY Jets playbook: Report

New York Jets backup cornerback Josh Thomas tweeted Monday that his playbook — stored on a team-issued iPad — was stolen. According to a team spokesman, Thomas' iPad, which contained the playbook, and his passport were among several items taken. The incident occurred in New Jersey, but not at the Jets' facility. The good news is that the Jets were able to wipe the data...
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Philly politician calls Gov. Christie a 'Fat assed ... creep' for being Cowboys fan: Report

Gov. Chris Christie, that unabashed Dallas Cowboys fan from New Jersey, created quite a stir when he sat with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones during the Philadelphia Eagles' 38-27 loss on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field.And it didn't take long for that kinship to ignite a social media frenzy. Eagles fans called for Christie's impeachment and Cowboys fans in Texas already...
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Nets fan with prosthetic leg who was escorted from game falls to death: Report

The Brooklyn Nets superfan who had to be carried out from a game amid claims that he attacked another spectator with his prosthetic leg earlier this month, has died. Jeffrey Vanchiro was killed after falling from a window on the second floor of his father's house in Queens, on Saturday night. He sustained severe brain damage and a fractured spinal cord in the fall. Vanchiro...
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Tom Coughlin has 99.9 percent chance of returning to Giants: Report

After 11 seasons, it's beginning to sound like Giants fans may be seeing Tom Coughlin at MetLife Stadium for at least one more. And, despite three consecutive playoff misses, Ol' Redface might get one more chance to get things right. “99.9 percent he’s back,” a source familiar with the club’s thought process told The  N.Y. Post Sunday night. Quite remarkable,...
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Texans quarterback Tom Savage hands off ball to invisible back (VIDEO)

When rookie Tom Savage first entered the Texans' game in Indianapolis against Colts, the noise from the hostile crowd made for a miserable start.  But things only got worse when was sacked on this botched exchange with running back Arian Foster who wasn't even there. Savage held his own and finished the game with 10 completions on 19 passes for 127 yards. He was...
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Tyson Chandler gets double-double and a blocked shoe (VIDEO)

Tyson Chandler picked up a double-double (11 points, 12 rebounds) in the Mavericks' 105-98 loss to the white-hot Warriors, but it was a bizarre defensive play by the former Knick center that got the greatest cheer from the crowd at the American Airlines Center. Golden State forward Marreese Speights lost his shoe in the third quarter on Saturday, and as Stephen Curry tried...
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Auburn football player shot and killed in same complex where three Tigers were shot and died two years ago: report

Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus — a place that was the scene of another shooting that killed three Tigers players two years ago, according to police. Auburn Police Capt. Will Matthews told The Associated Press that police responded at 12:25 a.m. Sunday morning...
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Could Marcus Mariota's thanks to Eagles Chip Kelly lead to a reunion in Philly? (VIDE)

Marcus Mariota became the first Oregon player to earn the Heisman Trophy and the first Hawaii native to take home the coveted prize. After receiving the 25-pound trophy, Mariota gave an emotional speech, thanking his family, his teammates and home state. During the tearful speech Saturday night, the soft-spoken quarterback — who beat out Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper...
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Wladimir Klitschko and Hayden Panettiere welcome baby girl: Report

One of Hollywood and the sports world's most inconceivable pairings did conceive and, last week, Hayden Panettiere and her fiance Wladimir Klitschko finally welcomed their first child together, a baby girl named Kaya, into the world. new  Baby Klitschko weighed in at 7 lbs., 14 oz, and 20 inches. “We are over the moon and madly in love!” the parents told People magazine...
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LeBron James posts photoshopped image of Prince George in Cavs jersey (PHOTO)

After giving Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge a pint-sized Cleveland Cavaliers jersey for their baby son following his team's win against the Brooklyn Nets Monday, James couldn’t wait for the little prince to try it on. So King James posted a photoshopped picture of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge’s son, Prince George, wearing the little No. 1 top...
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Mayweather calls out Pacquiao for May 2 fight in Las Vegas (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has finally said the words everyone has been waiting to hear and named May 2 as the date for a long-awaited fight with Manny Pacquiao. The richest fight in boxing history is now the closest ever to being made.The super-fight had been highly speculated after Pacquiao's impressive 12-round unanimous decision over Chris Algieri in Macau two weeks ago.Now that...
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Car lands in sleeping man's bed, but he's mad about damage to NASCAR memorabilia collection (PHOTO)

A huge NASCAR fan is lucky to be alive after an alleged drunk driver drove through his bedroom wall and the car landed on the bed he was sleeping in Thursday morning. Terry Brouillette must have thought he was dreaming of a NASCAR wreck when the car came crashing into his Worcester, Mass. ground-level apartment about 2:30 am, literally stopping on top of Brouillette’s bed. Brouillette...
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DeSean Jackson has customized 'I can't breathe' cleats made for Giants game (PHOTO)

 Many athletes are throwing their support behind the protests recognizing the death of Eric Garner by wearing 'I can't breathe' t-shirts in pre-game warmups. Garner, who died while in a New York City police officer's chokehold, is heard on an eyewitness video saying 'I can't breathe' several times right before he took his last breath. A grand jury chose not to indict the police...
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Timberwolves' Corey Brewer takes leisurely stroll on his way to dunk (VIDEO)

As the first quarter of their game against Oklahoma City was winding down, Minnesota's Corey Brewer stole the ball from Kevin Durant, which started a fast break.Even before the Timberwolves swingman took off for the dunk, Brewer shuffled his feet and then took a few more steps before making the bunny shot. The announcers counted 13 steps. That isn't traveling, it's a stroll through the park.
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Penquins deny Sidney Crosby has mumps, but face tells a different story (PHOTO)

Although Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will sit out the next two games as a precaution, the Pittsburgh Penguins refuse to say whether or not their star has the mumps. General manager Jim Rutherford says it does not appear the star is dealing with the mumps even if his visibly puffy right cheek says differently. Medical specialists did recommend that Crosby not play...
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NHL won't hold hearing for Seidenberg hit on Jonathan Toews: Report (VIDEO)

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety decided on Friday that Dennis Seidenberg’s hit that rattled Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday night isn’t worthy of supplemental discipline, and there won’t be a hearing for the Boston Bruins defenseman. As nasty as the behind-the-back check looks, both players were chasing the puck and Seidenberg legitimately uses...
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Youth football team has some ugly ass Seahawks-inspired uniforms (PHOTO)

What youth football team wouldn't be thrilled wearing Seattle Seahawks-inspired uniforms? Pretty much every one — unless they look like a new pair of pajamas. NextImpulseSports.com’s Pete Blackburn spotted these youngsters wearing the Seahawks-themed unis and they don't look too happy. Nighty night. pic.twitter.com/S9ddPuPrsp— Dan Carson (@Dr_Carson_...
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Carmelo Anthony will consider waiving no-trade clause: Report

Just when you thought it couldn't get any darker for the Knicks — with that worst start in franchise history and all — Carmelo Anthony says he'd be willing to take his game out of New York. Just five months after all the hoopla surrounding the All-Star's free-agency and finally signing a five-year, $124 million contract with the Knicks, the N.Y. Post is reporting that Anthony...
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Cam Newton says he's on God's fantasy team (VIDEO)

Some players might be upset after after an injury knocks them out of any game, but the fact that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is even standing after a scary car wreck is enough to give him solace that he is a lucky man — even with playoff hopes on the line. And Newton believes it's no coincidence that God is looking out for him — and for good reason. "I'm on somebody's fantasy...
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Jessie James Decker announces she's doing concert during halftime of Jets-Pats game

If Jets fans thought they heard the last of Jessie James Decker this season, think again.James Decker, the tweet happy wife of Jets receiver Eric Decker, announced Thursday morning that she will be doing a concert during halftime of the Jets-Patriots game on Dec. 21 at MetLife Stadium. How did the country singer — known for defending her oft-injured hubby on her social media accounts...
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A-Rod's weight might be an issue for Yankees: Report

When it comes to where Alex Rodriguez will fit in after returning to the Yankees, the organization's wait-and-see attitude might now become more weight-and-see. Reports are circulating that the disgraced slugger has packed on a few pounds during his suspension. Brian Cashman, who has been busy trimming the fat from the Yankees' payroll and hasn't seen A-Rod in a while...
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