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La La wants to cash in on KG smack talk

La La tweeted that everyone involved should get some free cereal with all the publicity generated for Honey Nut Cheerios by the Kevin Garnett-Carmelo Anthony confrontation.

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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Brent Musburger introduced America to Jenn Sterger too

Call Brent Musburger what you will — a football analyst calling it like it is or lecherous old man saying too much — but last Monday wasn't the first time he turned a college-age beauty into a television sensation. While Katherine Webb, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, was featured on television screens during the Crimson Tide's rout of Notre Dame...
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hal Steinbrenner says Yankees will spend more if team isn't 'championship-caliber'

Hal Steinbrenner has made it clear that the New York Yankees are steadfast in getting the team's payroll under $189 million by the 2014 season — even if it means not re-signing valuable Yankees players and passing on desirable high-profile free agents. Much to the chagrin of longtime Bronx Bomber fans, Hal and his brother Hank are committed to showing everyone these ain...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Melo will sit out game, KG walks after altercation

Kevin Garnett might have said Carmelo Anthony's wife LaLa tasted like Honey Nut Cheerios, but the Knicks forward probably wishes she was a box of Lucky Charms after the NBA suspended Melo one game for confronting Garnett for Monday's post-game skirmish. The suspension will be served tonight against the Indiana Pacers at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Anthony defended his...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeter's gal Hannah Davis is frontrunner for Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover

Derek Jeter's latest girlfriend, Hannah Davis, has apparently made a big splash during her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue photo shoot and is believed to be a frontrunner for this year's prized cover shot. The 22-year-old Ralph Lauren and Victoria's Secret model is being compared to last year's SI swimsuit sensation and cover girl, Kate Upton, according to...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Thrill-seekers' 'Zorbing' stunt on Russian slope goes horribly wrong

An extreme sport thrill ride became someone's death trap after a Russian man and his friend went rolling down the side of a ski slope in a large inflatable ball and couldn't stop. A video captured the final moments of the two men inside the giant polyurethane ball — known as Zorbing or globe-riding —as it hurtled down the slope at the Dombai ski resort, went off course...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama BCS Trophy's first stop — a Walmart store

A Tuscaloosa Walmart will be adding a little Waterford® Crystal to its inventory this Friday when The Coaches' Trophy, which was awarded to Alabama on Monday night as the 2012 national college football champions, will make its public debut. The exact Coaches' Trophy, which was awarded on the field to Alabama as the convincing winner of the Discover BCS National Championship...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss
HIT 'EM WHERE IT HURTS

R.A. Dickey takes parting shot at Mets

The veteran knuckleballer says that he is thrilled to join the Blue Jays, subtly ripping the Mets by saying Toronto is a team he said is "all in" to win the World Series.

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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NEW VIDEO: 'Melo and KG almost came to blows inside tunnel

New video has appeared which shows that Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett did meet up outside after Monday night's Knicks-Celtics game and looked more ready to tangle than just talk. TMZ posted a video of Garnett approaching Anthony inside the Madison Square Garden tunnel where the Boston team bus was waiting and its pretty clear both men were ready to take it to another level...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE's John Cena bumps Fred Flintstone from Pebbles boxes

Pro wrestling has a history of larger-than-life characters throwing each other out of the ring but this has to be a first — knocking a caveman off of a box. That's exactly what WWE Superstar John Cena has done by replacing the iconic Fred Flintstone on the popular Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal boxes. Yabba Dabba Don't. Fred's stint on the sidelines won'...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeter on course for Yankees Opening Day lineup

The last time we saw Derek Jeter he was hobbling around with his dad sporting a protective boot at a Knicks game inside Madison Square Garden back in December. The Captain is no longer wearing the clunky fashion accessory on his surgically repaired left ankle and is "doing well," according to Brian Cashman, and remains right on schedule to play on Opening Day. Jeter...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss
CAN'T FIGHT CITY HALL

Bloomberg: I pushed Jackson

NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg now claims that Spurs player Stephen Jackson did not fall on the waitress but that "He came close and I just pushed him a little bit."

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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Hillary Clinton presented with football helmet on first day back from concussion

Hillary Clinton was welcomed back to the State Department after her recent blood clot health scare, with the outgoing Secretary of State's top aides presenting her with a football helmet to guard against suffering another concussion. The 65-year-old Clinton received the light-hearted gag gift Monday on her first day back on the job in nearly a month. She had battled a stomach...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Saban uses video of Mariano Rivera to inspire 'Bama team

Mariano Rivera may pick up a save tonight without even jogging out from the bullpen if Alabama captures the BCS National Championship with a victory over Notre Dame. It wouldn't go down in the record books as career save No. 609, but could play a small part in the history of Alabama football, nonetheless. Alabama head coach Nick Saban said he had his players watch a video of...
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss
TOWN AIN'T BIG ENOUGH...

Nets waiting out Kobe-Howard feud?

The two Lakers stars reportedly got into a heated argument after a recent game, causing speculation that the rift could ultimately lead to Howard ending up in Brooklyn via trade.

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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss
WEAR IT WITH PRIDE

Rex Ryan's wife tattoo: Now available on a t-shirt

You too can show off Rex Ryan's wife, Michelle, sexily wearing only a Mark Sanchez jersey and — unlike Ryan's permanent tattoo of his Tebowing spouse — will be able to take it off at the end of the day. Inspired by a photo of Ryan's infamous inked tribute to his wife (and Sanchez?) on his right arm, a New York company has designed a T-shirt with a likeness of the...
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rex covers up sexy tattoo with 'I heart me' T-shirt

Rex Ryan covered up his tacky tattoo of his wife clad only in a Mark Sanchez jersey with an even less subtle "I heart me" T-shirt. Yesterday, the New York Jets head coach was spotted at the same Bahamas resort wearing the faded black tee shielding the public from the infamous ink on his right arm. At least this fashion miscue can be removed without a laser. It's...
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January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Big East's 'Catholic 7' optimistic about possible TV deal

The seven non-FBS football members of the Big East met informally on Friday to continue discussions on breaking away from the league and forming their own conference. The prospect of leaving the Big East without a big television contract was one of the largest hurdles facing the the seven Catholic schools. On Saturday night, ESPN's Darren Rovell reported that the "Catholic...
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January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

High schooler makes unbelievable 'accidental' 3-point shot

Gabrielle Gary made the shot of the year — not an easy feat considering there are still 360 days left in 2013 — when she went to save a loose ball and inadvertently put it through the net. Gary, a sophomore at McCutcheon High School (Ind.) made the twisting, accidental shot when she chased down the ball against Lafayette Jeff High School.  Using her right arm, Gary scooped...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith thinks he belongs on the All-Star team

J.R. Smith is aiming for something more than winning this year's NBA Sixth Man Award and has publicly gone on record by saying he should be considered for All-Star selection for the first time in his career. The New York Knicks super-sub point guard — backing it up with a five-game streak of 20 points or more — spoke out about being selected for the elite team fresh from...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Miss Universe Olivia Culpo denies romance with Ryan Lochte

Miss Universe Olivia Culpo threw some cold water on the rumors of a romance heating up between her and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. Culpo, the beauty who took the Miss Universe crown last month, told "Extra" host Maria Menounos that she was going to "just go with the flow" and sounded like the only thing that the two share right now is an affinity for bathing...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay-Z and Beyonce drop $1 million on Blue Ivy's nursery at Barclays Center

Nothing is too expensive for little Blue Ivy Carter — the daughter of Jay-Z and Beyonce — even when her father has to watch his Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. Us Weekly reports the music power couple rents a "luxurious basement suite for $1 million a year" as the little tyke's nursery.  You might literally call it the most lavish crib in the city. ...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants GM Reese will reach out to Strahan to help JPP

Jason Pierre-Paul went from being one of the best pass rushers in the NFL last season to being just another body on the New York Giants seemingly overwhelmed defensive line in 2012. Even after being selected to his second straight Pro-Bowl, JPP said he wasn't happy to see his production fall to 6-1/2 sacks in 2012 from 16-1/2 in a breakout season in 2011. General manager Jerry...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mayor Bloomberg gets assist in Knicks victory over Spurs

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg played an unwitting part in the New York Knicks 100-83 victory over the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.  Bloomberg was sitting courtside (where else?) at last night's game when he ordered a box of popcorn and a bottle of water — No large sodas for this mayor — when he got up close to the action. As the waitress...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan spotted with tattoo of wife wearing nothing but a Mark Sanchez jersey

Rex Ryan was spotted vacationing in the Bahamas showing off his new slimmed-down beach body just days after his New York Jets finished their season with a dismal 6-10 record. It wasn't the only thing the Jets head coach revealed in his blue and white swim trunks after fellow poolside sunbathers saw what might be a clue as to why Ryan stuck with his quarterback Mark Sanchez...
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January 04, 2013  |  26 Comments
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