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Bill Belichick says Mark Bavaro worthy of Hall of Fame

Bill Belichick might have the best tight end in the NFL right now in Rob Gronkowski but, it was another brutish tight end that the Patriots coach made his bones with and still hasn't forgotten: Mark Bavaro. At Tuesday's Media Day session, Belichick reminisced about being the Giants' defensive coordinator when Bavaro played for the Giants and helped the team to Super Bowl victories...
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Mayweather and Pacquaio meet up at Miami Heat game

The most awesome thing happened at a Miami Heat game and it had nothing to do with basketball.After Manny Pacquaio’s flight was canceled due to Winter Storm Juno, he was at the Heat-Bucks game in Miami at the same time Floyd Mayweather showed up. The two fighters met at halftime, and shook hands after a few words and a once over. It was reportedly the first time either boxer had...
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Hotel fire alarm wakes Patriots in middle of the night: Report

The New England Patriots players and coaches were able to get out of Boston before the big blizzard shut down the airports but, getting a good night's sleep in advance of Tuesday's Media Day? Not so easy. NFL Media's Jeff Darlington tweeted early Tuesday that a fire alarm at the Patriots' hotel went off for about 10 minutes at approximately 1:30 a.m. local time. According...
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Hope Solo could be left off US World Cup team: Report

Hope Solo faces the possibility of being left off the American roster for this year's Women's World Cup if the goalkeeper fails to complete tasks set for her by the U.S. Soccer Federation, which may include alcohol counseling. The troubled soccer star was suspended for 30 days last Wednesday for what the U.S. Soccer Federation called "an incident that occurred during the current...
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MMA fighter destroys opponent with brutal kick to ribs (PHOTO)

Vitor Nobrega fought Philip Mulpeter for the International Pro Combat welterweight title Monday night — and this image of  the defending champion unleashing a devastating kick to Mulpeter's side was captured perfectly by a photographer. The image shows the brute force behind Nobrega's roundhouse at the moment of impact. Ouch!: http://t.co/oScNRYLVkw pic.twitter.com/tRAI0fhnRR—...
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Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim goes public about her 'ordeal' in documentary

The woman who accused Florida State University football star Jameis Winston of raping her has come forward for a new documentary that premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. Kirby Dick's The Hunting Ground (trailer at bottom) investigates sexual assault on campuses across the country and features Erica Kinsman —  the college coed who claims she was raped by 2013 Heisman...
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Seahawks players booed by fans at Pro Bowl — and they weren't even playing (VIDEO)

The Seattle Seahawks had no players participating the Pro Bowl because the team is happily playing in the Super Bowl next week. But midway through the first quarter of Sunday night's NFL talent showcase, five Seahawks players — safety Kam Chancellor, running back Marshawn Lynch, cornerback Richard Sherman, safety Earl Thomas and linebacker Bobby Wagner — who were elected...
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Odell Beckham Jr. reveals he played with muscle tears during season: Report

Odell Beckham Jr. continued to dazzle fans during his spectacular rookie season after snagging five catches for 89 yards in his first Pro Bowl Sunday night. But, after setting a New York Giants rookie records with 91 catches for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns, the receiver had some surprising news to share after the game. Right after the Pro Bowl, Beckham revealed to reporters...
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Cowboys fan files $88 billion lawsuit against NFL for reversed call on Dez Bryant: Report

One Cowboys fan — with more than enough time on his hands — thinks that the overturned Dez Bryant catch two weeks ago is just plain criminal and wants someone to pay. Inmate Terry Hendrix, who is incarcerated in a Colorado correctional facility, has filed a lawsuit against the National Football League seeking over $88 billion in damages because of the controversial call...
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Mayweather heckled by fans calling for Pacquiao fight at Clippers game (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather's appearance at the Clippers-Nets game with celebrity pals Justin Bieber, Beyonce and Jay Z drew a lot of attention courtside at the Staples Center Thursday night. And maybe more than the boxer wanted. As the undefeated welterweight champ tried to enjoy the Clippers 123-84 blowout, more than a few fans used the opportunity to heckle Mayweather about...
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Angry hockey dad breaks glass with wedding ring (VIDEO)

An rabid hockey dad got a little upset with a missed penalty call during youth league game and took out his frustration on the glass. The d-bag parent punches the glass during a tournament in York, Penn. and sends shards all over the ice. Listen for another parent yell out, "Way to go, Paul" after the childish stunt. The arena's president said the man's wedding ring concentrated...
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Charlotte McKinney goes au naturel in Carl's Jr. Super Bowl commercial (VIDEO)

Carl's Jr. is once again pushing the limits of Super Bowl censorship with a racy new ad starring Guess model Charlotte McKinney strolling through a farmer's market totally nude. Well apparently nude. The hamburger chain's ad features the shapely 22-year-old McKinney — who's being called the next Kate Upton — walking among the vegetable stands naked, using strategically...
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Blake Griffin did what to Clippers trainer? (GIF)

Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 24 points in the first half of the Clippers 123-84 rout of the Brooklyn Nets Thursday night at the Staples Center.After having his way with the Nets in the first half, it looks like Griffin thought he could do the same with one of the Clippers trainers on the bench in the fourth-quarter. We know it was a blowout Blake but, we get the point.
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Australian Open ballboy takes 121-mph serve to nuts (VIDEO)

Balls have been in the headlines a lot lately — whether under-inflated in New England or overblown on Justin Bieber. But here is one guy who's making ball news for all the wrong — and painful — reasons. This poor Australian Open ballboy ended up on the receiving end of a 121-mph serve from Spain's Feliciano Lopez that hit him directly in the man-zone. Even Lopez, ranked...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees won't sign free-agent James Shields because of A-Rod: Report

As if Yankee fans need another reason to vilify Alex Rodriguez, along comes this little tid-bid of info coming from Brian Cashman on Wednesday afternoon. The Yankees general manager claims that James Shields, one of the most desirable starting pitchers available in free agency this offseason, will not be contacted by the team.  And the reason the Bombers — just one...
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Yankees announcer, John Sterling, among hundreds displaced by apartment complex blaze: Report

Hundreds of people were left homeless after a massive fire tore through a luxury apartment complex in New Jersey Wednesday — leaving many families out in the cold. The "surreal" blaze, which broke out in the late afternoon and was still raging 12 hours later, engulfed The Avalon at Edgewater, located along the shores of the Hudson River directly across from Manhattan. One...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell nails cheerleader in face with basketball (VIDEO)

Ever wonder how Hollywood manages to get those crowd-filled sporting events on film without having to pay thousands of extras (excuse me, background actors)? Well, if you are sports parody king Will Ferrell, you just take over the arena during halftime.Ferrell, channelling his best Andy Kaufman,  hit a cheerleader in the face with a basketball and was then dragged out of the arena...
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Nuggets' Randy Foye gets beer shower during game (VIDEO)

Randy Foye was scrambling for a loose ball in the first quarter of the Denver Nuggets' game vs. the San Antonio Spurs at the Pepsi Center Tuesday night when he got tangled up with defender Kawhi Leonard. Leonard's power sent Foye flying out of bounds and into a beer vendor, causing the brewmaster to spill all of his goods, much of which landed on the Nuggets guard. Randy...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry likes Speedo-wearing Davidson fans' free-throw distraction (PHOTO)

When the Davidson Wildcats hosted the Dayton Flyers in North Carolina on Tuesday night, the home-town fans left little to the imagination when it came down to distracting the visiting team.  With future Atlantic 10 seedings possibly at stake, the Davidson students knew it was their job to give the Wildcats a true home-court advantage. That's why they stripped down to their...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski tweets logical reason why Patriots balls were soft

On Monday the NFL said it was investigating the alleged deflating of footballs during the Patriots lopsided victory over the Colts. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has said that his team will cooperate fully with the investigation of the Deflategate scandal until the tampering charges are cleared. But he need not look any further than Rob Gronkowski for a logical explanation for...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks apologize for tweet comparing Martin Luther King Jr. to football

The Seattle Seahawks have apologized for a tweet that linked their incredible NFC championship game victory over the Green Bay Packers to Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the organization sent out a Twitter message that said, "We shall overcome." The tweet featured a picture of a tearful Russell Wilson, the team...
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Fitness star, Greg Plitt, was killed 'trying to outrun oncoming train' during video shoot: Report

The bodybuilding model and fitness star who was killed by a train while filming a sports drink commercial in Los Angeles last Saturday was allegedly trying to outrun the 200-ton engine when he was struck. Greg Plitt, among the more recognizable faces and physiques in the fitness industry, was shooting the dangerous stunt for his website with two crew members when the Metrolink...
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Chinese Basketball Association failed dunk stunt leaves Stephon Marbury rolling (VIDEO)

Bet you didn't know that the Chinese Basketball Association has a dunk contest. And after seeing this video, even their league might wonder why.For some reason a competitor tried to leap over five standing people and couldn't even clear the first one — face-planting under the net. And if you were wondering what Stephon Marbury was up to, that's the former NBA star rolling with...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods surprises Lindsey Vonn at finish line with missing tooth (PHOTO)

Tiger Woods was sporting a toothy smile when he surprised Lindsey Vonn following her winning run in Cortina D'Ampezzo — a record-breaking 63rd World Cup victory on Sunday. Too bad that full set of choppers belonged to a skeleton-covered scarf he was wearing during the competition and his own set of pearly whites was short a tooth. After Vonn's winning run, Woods, who...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Inventor of TV instant replay, Tony Verna, dies at 81: Report

The man who invented instant replay for live sports 51 years ago, passed away Sunday at age 81. Tony Verna — a name not recognizable to most fans but a well-known innovator in his field — is gone but, left behind, arguably, the most important invention in live sports television broadcasting ever. The noted television director and producer was behind the idea of using...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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