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A-Rod costs Yankees first place with error and a whiff

Alex Rodriguez brought out the boo-birds last night in the Bronx after his throwing arm and swinging bat helped the Tampa Bay Rays defeat the New York Yankees, 7-3, costing the Bombers first place in the AL East. A-Rod's third-inning throwing error and fifth-inning strikeout with the  bases loaded snapped the Yankees three-game winning streak and ruined a 12-strikeout performance...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Jacobs' 6-year-old fan would pay $10.99 to keep Victor Cruz

The little boy who broke open his piggy bank— actually a dinosaur— and sent $3.36 to  keep Brandon Jacobs on the New York Giants was "sad" after he found out the running back wouldn't be coming back but sounded like he has already found a new favorite player in Victor Cruz.  Six-year-old Joseph Armento added that he would pay $10.99 to keep Cruz with Big Blue...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Euro 2012 anti-hooligan police equipped with testicle-biting dogs

Polish anti-hooligan squads will be using everything from testicle-biting police dogs to sonic cannons capable of inducing involuntary urination to keep the peace at Euro 2012.  So if you plan on rabble rousing on your way to a soccer match, don't forget to wear your cup and a pair of Depends. The English-language Krakow Post newspaper published an editorial warning that local...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries dating Kim Kardashian lookalike

Is Kris Humphries a glutton for punishment or what?  The New Jersey Net has had a new girlfriend since January and she looks eerily similar to his soon-to-be-divorced-from-wife Kim Kardashian, according to TMZ. If the big guy has a type, now we know what it is.  An what better way to date a Kardashian— without the annoying siblings, cameras and Bruce Jenner's face— than...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Eli Manning's ranking on NFL Network's top 100 still not 'elite'

Eli Manning has finally made his debut on the 2012 NFL Network's top 100 list coming in at No. 31 after being left off the list last year.  It's not exactly an "elite" position but it's better than be left out of the equation altogether. No matter what you think of the arbitrary list voted on by a handful of players in the NFL, the thought that they think...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
'BIGGEST FAN'

Adam Carolla wears Kings gear on Kimmel

Comedian Adam Carolla visited his old pal on the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show last night dressed in full Los Angeles Kings gear— including pads, helmet and on rollerblades— to show support for his "favorite" team. Taking a jab at Los Angelelans— or whatever they're called— coming out of the woodwork during the Kings playoff run and hockey fever takes...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera to undergo surgery June 12

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera— who injured his right knee May 3 while shagging fly balls in Kansas City— announced he will undergo surgery to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament on Tuesday, may 3. The all-time saves leader had put off the surgery until now because of a blood clot in his right calf.  The blood clot has cleared up, Rivera said, so he can have...
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

6-year-old sends Brandon Jacobs $3.36 to return to Giants

A 6-year-old New York Giants fan was so heartbroken to hear that the team did not have the money to keep Brandon Jacobs, he broke open his piggy bank and sent $3.36 and a letter in the hope the running back would return to the team. "So you could go to the Giants, here is my money.  Love, Joe" the letter that his mom mailed read. Jacobs— who signed with the San Francisco...
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Scottish rugby celebration ends up with bloody head-butt

A Scottish rugby celebration ended up leaving a couple of players with blood running down their smiling faces after an inadvertent head butt. Call it a Glasgow Kiss. After ending a seven game losing streak and beating Australia in the land down under for the first time since 1982, Scotland celebrated its 9-6 victory over the Wallabies with a friendly team scrum on the field....
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Madison Square Garden's Facebook page posts sex tips

Madison Square Garden management is scratching its head on how a racy online link which promised fans can "get laid with any woman you want ... tonight!!" was posted on its Facebook page Tuesday night. The post— which was displayed at about 9 p.m.— was linked to an unaffiliated site that claims a video will show users how to get a women in bed "in 2 hours flat...
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

NY Giants' rookie can't practice until he gets work visa

Markus Kuhn was the New York Giants final pick of the draft and they are still waiting to see what the former North Carolina State defensive tackle can do on the practice field at the OTAs. The 6-foot-4, 302 pound giant was in uniform for for the team's organized team activity, but didn't participate.  And it wasn't because of the lacerated leg that kept him out of...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

A's fan gets second chance at foul ball

A baseball-gloved Oakland A's fan was bummed out when a foul ball landed right next to him and he still missed catching the souvenir because he was too busy yapping on his cell phone. But as luck— and the empty seats at The Coliseum— would have it, the very next pitch went foul in the exact spot and this time he caught it— while still on the phone.   Both balls...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss
SWEET BURN

'Jersey Shore' used to taunt Devils

Some Kings fans sitting behind New Jersey's bench during Game 3 on Monday night at Staples Center taunted the team by holding up giant heads of Jersey Shore stars.

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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson's Broadway debut will be a Spike Lee joint

Spike Lee will be in Mike Tyson's corner when the former heavyweight champ makes his Broadway debut with his one-man show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth." TMZ reports that Lee is in final talks to direct Tyson's show which had a  week-long April run in Las Vegas.  Call it a Spike Lee Joint. "Lee is gonna be involved," Tyson told the site.  "Oh...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Sanchez invites Tebow to his 'Jets West' passing camp

 Mark Sanchez has extended an invitation to competing New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow to join him at his private passing camp in Southern California this summer. Tim Tebow told the New York Daily News that he will be attending Sanchez's "Jets West" passing camp in a few weeks.  Sanchez, hoping to establish himself as the unquestioned leader of the offense,...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss
INMATES RUNNING ASYLUM?

Yankees bemoan lack of security

Manager Joe Girardi and several players criticized security personnel at Comerica Park after a fan got on the field Sunday and interacted with outfielder Nick Swisher.

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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Meanest 'DWTS' fan ever steals Donald Driver's shoe from kid

A lady— who has to be the meanest "Dancing with the Stars" fan ever— forcibly ripped Donald Driver's spiked shoe out of the hands of a young boy he had just tossed it to after the Green Bay Packer's annual charity softball game at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wisconsin. The fanatical Wisconsin woman— who was later identified as Jen Ereth— even had a...
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June 04, 2012  |  1 Comment
FUNNY BUSINESS

Bill Maher buys Mets minority stake

Comedian Bill Maher has reportedly purchased one of the 12 minority stakes in the New York Mets that became available to investors over the winter.

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June 03, 2012  |  1 Comment
NO LOVE

Lil Wayne feels 'unwanted' by OKC

The Lil Wayne saga continues. The rapper was denied by the Thunder for Game 3 and maintains that he's unwanted by the team.

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June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather gets pedicure before heading to jail

World champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. may be better known for using his hands but, before he prepared to begin his three-month jail sentence for a domestic violence conviction, the boxer got a pedicure. Mayweather who surrendered himself to the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas Friday morning revealed he spent some his final free moments getting a pedicure at home before...
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June 01, 2012  |  Discuss
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

Revis sees QB controversy brewing

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis said not only is there a potential for a quarterback controversy to develop involving Tebow and Sanchez, "it's already started."

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June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley arrives outside studio on high horse

Charles Barkley, who was recently voted the "favorite announcer" in a player's poll conducted by Sports Illustrated, celebrated winning the showdown by arriving outside TNT's "Inside the NBA" studio the only way they do it in Oklahoma— by horseback. Even though Barkley is technically a studio analyst— and not an announcer— he rode in on his high...
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June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan cheers for Devils at The Rock

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan took a break from Tebow-mania and OTAs by taking in the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals between the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings at the Prudential Center. Sporting a Ilya Kovalchuk jersey, Ryan showed up at The Rock to cheer on the Devils with his wife Michelle and their son Seth. The Jets' training camp is just a few miles...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Diddy's kid gets controversial free ride at UCLA

The son of wealthy music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs is getting a $54,000-a-year scholarship to play football at UCLA and a lot of people aren't too happy about it. Justin Combs, a senior at Iona Prep in New Rochelle, N.Y.,  is getting a full ride to one of California's most elite schools on a football scholarship and his pops won't have to shell out one penny...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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