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Navy's Will Kelly sinks Army's Tanner Plomb dunk attempt (VIDEO)

It's been a while since a Navy big man has made such a splash on the highlight reels — almost 28 years since The Admiral David Robinson patrolled the Midshipmen's lane — but Will Kelly did just that Tuesday night. In last night's game against Army, the 6' 9" Kelly swatted away eight shots but made his most spectacular rejection against Black Knights junior Tanner Plomb who...
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Basketball player comforts young fan after wild melee on court (VIDEO)

Fan fights never produce any winners and, sometimes, it's the innocent bystanders who pay the price. After a game between two Spanish league basketball teams turned into an all-out bench-clearing brawl last weekend, one of the players took a moment to check on a frightened little boy who was sitting way to close to the free-swinging action and attempted to calm the shaken kid...
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Two women at center of huge brawl in stands during Avalanche-Wild game (VIDEO)

All hell broke loose after a woman slapped another woman during an argument in the stands during the Avalanche-Wild game last weekend. A few rowdy fans had to be escorted out of the Pepsi Center another woman punched an Avalanche fan in the back of the head.WARNING: Videos have naughty language. There’s a point at which you actually see a guy in an Avalanche jersey reaching to...
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A-Rod goes hitless against pitching machine: Report

Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees took part in a six-inning intrasquad game Monday afternoon, the first “game” action for manager Joe Girardi’s team this spring. And if facing a 90 mph pitching machine known as “Iron Mike” is any indication, A-Rod might end up apologizing for more than his past PED use this summer. Apparently, his shame has flowed over to the batting...
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Jon Stewart goes low on Seth Rollins during WWE's Monday Night Raw (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart made an appearance at WWE Raw Monday night and, besides bringing his trademark wit and perplexed facial expressions, brought along a sneaky left foot. The Daily Show host, who made a living mocking public figures putting a foot in their mouths, last night landed his own size 10 (I'm guessing) in the tender bits of wrestler Seth Rollins. Stewart might be hanging...
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Jordan Leopold's daughter predicts dad's trade in adorable letter to Minnesota Wild

The Columbus Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild for defenseman Justin Falk and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 draft. Not so much big news if it wasn't for the fact that Leopold's 11-year-old daughter Jordyn predicted the trade — if not brokered the deal.This letter is courtesy of KFAN's Paul Allen, who received Jordyn's handwritten...
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Free-falling skydiver rescued after having seizure mid-air (VIDEO)

A free-falling student skydiver who had a mid-air seizure at 9000-feet was rescued by another jumper who courageously caught up to his convulsing companion and managed to pull the ripcord to deploy his parachute in mid-jump. Remarkable footage shows the terrifying moment Australian Christopher Jones had an epileptic seizure while free-falling outside of Perth. The 22-year-old Jones...
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Mystery of Toronto Pan Am Games stadium tunnel solved: Report

Toronto Police have solved the mystery behind the baffling tunnel constructed near one of the venues to be used in the 2015 Pan Am Games this summer. And while the public is still in the dark about who dug the mysterious Toronto tunnel near the Rexall Centre or why — police said Monday that they know who built it, and they posed no threat or criminal intent. Two men...
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Nets drawing interest from China, Qatar and Hollywood: Report

It looks like Mikhail Prokhorov's five-year window for a Brooklyn Nets championship is about to close without a title, even though the Russian billionaire will still come out a big winner himself — at least financially. The Nets are for sale and there is no shortage of suitors showing interest as the free-spending Prokhorov gets ready for his own big payday. Via the New York...
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NHL veteran Dustin Penner gets fired from TV gig over Twitter rape joke

Outspoken NHL star Dustin Penner has been dropped from a scheduled analyst spot on TSN after making an offensive rape joke and then following it up with a series of equally tasteless remarks.  The former Washington Capitals winger and current free agent had been scheduled to appear on TSN's TradeCentre on Monday discussing the hockey league's trade deadline, but that was before...
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Odell Beckham Jr. once had dreams of playing professional soccer: Report

We already know Odell Beckham Jr. has, arguably, the best hands in the NFL but, did you know the New York Giants wide receiver once wanted to concentrate on a sport that utilized his feet? Beckham was touring the United Kingdom last week, and went on the talk show "Soccer AM" to discuss his breakout rookie season and about his dreams of playing soccer as a teenager. "I started...
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High school basketball team loans fans and cheerleaders to prison opponents: Report

Most high school basketball teams usually have plenty of fans cheering them on but, what happens when your opponents' whole student body is confined to detention?  You loan them some school pep is what you do. That's what a Texas high school team did when they played the Gainesville Tornadoes — a school where the teenage players reside at a juvenile correction facility...
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Knicks pay tribute to Anthony Mason before and during win over Raptors (VIDEO)

The sudden death of Anthony Mason on Saturday came just hours before the Knicks’ game against the Toronto Raptors, leaving a somber atmosphere permeating around Madison Square Garden and throughout the NBA.The #Knicks honor Anthony Mason @TheGarden. WATCH http://t.co/aA2MobvLrA pic.twitter.com/dI20Iriu4m— NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks) March 1, 2015 Before Saturday's tip-off...
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Chuck Wepner to be honored with Bayonne, N.J. mural (PHOTO)

Artists have begun their work on a mural of former heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, the pride of New Jersey and original inspiration for the first "Rocky" film. The painting of the fighter better known as The Bayonne Bleeder, which is being organized by the Bayonne Community Development Office, is headed by artists Nicholas Macchia and Nestor Uraga, who have previously worked...
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Stolen NASCAR Sprint Car found in woods: Report

Police in Georgia found a NASCAR Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot days before the driver was scheduled to race. Travis Kvapil's No. 44 race car was found today in Loganville, Georgia — not far from where the trailer holding the car was taken — according to Team Xtreme Racing. It had been stolen early Friday morning. Before police found the car...
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Tyler Hansbrough, Festus Ezeli ejected after fight (VIDEO)

An already physical game took a rougher turn after Warriors center Festus Ezeli and Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough were ejected for fighting during Golden State's 113-89 blowout victory in Toronto on Thursday.MUST-SEE VIDEO: Festus Ezeli, Tyler Hansbrough ejected after scuffle in Toronto http://t.co/Nxws4Zj1pU #Warriors #NBA pic.twitter.com/ph9efvhM2D— Comcast SportsNet (@CSNAuthentic...
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Manny Pacquiao records own entrance song for Mayweather fight (VIDEO)

Manny Pacquiao is pretty good at a lot of things — boxing, basketball ... did I mention boxing? Hoops aside, one talent PacMan really enjoys showing off is his love of song. And, while the boxer prepares for his May 2 fight against undefeated Floyd Mayweather, the Filipino hit the studio and laid down a track titled “Lalaban ako para sa Pilipino” or “I will fight for the...
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Drunk fan pukes on himself during Canadiens-Senators game (VIDEO)

It's been a while since Montreal Canadiens fans had anything to celebrate but, even when your team is a front-runner in the NHL, that's still no reason to overindulge in the Molson. That's what apparently happened to this guy who did a slow puke while seated in the Belle Centre stands.Drunk Canadiens Fan Throws Up On Himself http://t.co/1Ah7IEQyIL pic.twitter.com/Upm3XtfSsa— Charm...
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Travis Kvapil has Sprint Cup car stolen from parking lot, out of Sunday’s race: Report

Travis Kvapil was slated to drive the No. 44 Team Xtreme Racing Chevrolet in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but the car was stolen Thursday night. According to ESPN.com's Bob Pockrass, a trailer containing the car was taken from the parking lot of a hotel in Morrow, Georgia. With the car now missing, Team Xtreme has no choice other than to withdraw...
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Las Vegas approves Olympic betting: Report

This summer, while the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals in Rio de Janeiro, gamblers in Las Vegas will be cashing in their betting slips at casino windows. On Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Commission voted to allow the state's sports books to offer bets on the Olympics for the first time in over a decade. Prior to yesterday's reversal, betting...
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Mayweather-Pacquaio WBC title belt will have new look : Report

The boxing world finally has the high-profile fight it has been waiting for, so it's only fitting it gets a special championship belt to match its record-breaking purse. World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman announced the winner of the long-awaited bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will receive a new belt to highlight the event's importance. ...
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Soccer team admits video of couple 'having sex' on pitch was PR stunt (VIDEO)

More than a million people have viewed a video of a couple "having sex" on an English soccer team's stadium pitch before it was revealed that the amorous rendezvous was just a publicity stunt. The footage was uploaded to a Vine account on Wednesday afternoon and appeared to show a mystery couple sneaking into Charlton Athletic's soccer stadium — The Valley in south east...
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Rex Ryan gets new Buffalo Bills-themed pick-up truck (PHOTO)

Ex-Jets coach Rex Ryan is really taking this Buffalo Bills thing pretty seriously. First Ryan changed the colors of his famous Mark Sanchez tattoo, from Jets green to Bills blue. And now, a photo of a Bills-themed design for Ryan's pick-up truck is making the rounds: Rex Ryan has a new truck in Buffalo; It is decked out Buffalo style (LOOK) - http://t.co/z8YlWgFrvI pic...
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Aaron Hernandez 'drunk and high' and dancing at gas station an hour before alleged murder (VIDEO)

Aaron Hernandez and a group of friends ran up a $243 bar tab and smoked marijuana in the hours before the boyfriend of his fiance's sister was shot to death, according to testimony at the ex-New England Patriot's murder trial on Thursday. Just over an hour before the killing of Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013, video surveillance shows Hernandez staggering at a gas station and dancing...
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Kevin Garnett reunites with fat shirtless Timberwolves fan (VIDEO)

Kevin Garnett got a rousing introduction during his return to Minnesota — after a not-so-joyous stint with the Nets — and got a chance to rekindle his relationship with the dude who dances shirtless at Timberwolves games. And KG reciprocated the love: Never saw him smile like that in Brooklyn.
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