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14 year-old sets national weightlifting record (VIDEO)

A 14-year-old weightlifting phenomenon wowed a national audience once again this weekend by breaking one of USA Weightlifting’s oldest records.In his third attempt Saturday at the U.S. National Weightlifting Championships in Salt Lake City, C.J. Cummings broke the American men’s clean-and-jerk record for the 62-kilogram (about 137-pounds) division of 152.5 kilograms (about 336...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Harvey spotted with new model on good arm

Matt Harvey — who already has been seen with an unending stream of super models while going through rehab following Tommy John surgery last year —  was recently spotted at a Manhattan hotspot with another piece of arm candy on his good wing.The Mets pitcher hit the Meatpacking District nightclub Up & Down, where the hard-throwing righty got cozy with Shannon Rusbuldt, according...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas trademarks famous “Woo Pig Sooie!” Hog Call: Report

The famous Hog Call chanted by fans of the sports teams of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks is now a registered trademark owned by the school.Not a song or a slogan mind you, but the cheer Wooo, Pig! Sooie! that is accompanied by raised arms and wriggling fingers at stadiums during Hogs' games.Forbes.com reported late this past week that, earlier this month, the United States...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy wins Presidents Race with head bizarrely wrapped in tinfoil (VIDEO)

President Teddy scared a lot of fans Sunday after he had his head completely wrapped in tinfoil for  Sunday's President Race at Nationals Park. The makeshift "space helmet" was apparently some freaky tribute to the 45th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing — or an attempt at making the world's largest ball of foil.But either way, it didn't hinder old Teddy from winning the...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees don't sign Mariano Rivera's son: Report

The Yankees announced Saturday that draft pick Mariano Rivera Jr., the son of their retired legendary closer, did not sign a contract before Friday's deadline.The team had selected Rivera Jr., a righthander from Iona College, in the 29th round of the June amateur draft. Rivera Jr. has decided he will return to school for his junior year.The Yankees did sign 27 of the 38 other players...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tour de France cyclist uses fan's camper for bathroom break (VIDEO)

Sometimes nature calls when you are least prepared for it to come-a-knocking.That's what happened to Tour de France cyclist Arnaud Demare early in Saturday's Stage 14 in the Alps when he had some urgent business to take care of.Only the Frenchman didn't settle for the traditional "natural break" as it is called in cycling — by going on the side of the road using the surrounding...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jackie Bradley Jr. throws baseball over center field wall from home plate

Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is known as an excellent fielder but wanted to show everyone that he has a pretty good arm as well.During Saturdays' batting practice, the Boston centerfielder took a short hop behind home plate and threw a ball over the Fenway Park center-field wall just to prove it.That's a heave of about 400 feet from the plate as the crow flies — or as...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals fan accidentally drops beer from balcony onto women below (VIDEO)

A Cardinals fan unintentionally drops his beer from a balcony above other fans and gives a couple of women below an unexpected King of Beers cooling off during Saturday's game. The good news. He's at Busch Stadium so there's plenty more brew where that came from.Your browser does not support iframes.
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

5'9" tennis player needs chair to congratulate 6'10" opponent at Claro Open (VIDEO)

Instead of going straight to the net for the customary handshake, after a loss to Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, 5'9" Dudi Sela instead took a tiny detour to grab a chair from the sidelines to give his much taller opponent a hug.Sela had the sense of mind and even higher sense of humor to stand on the chair and hug it out with the 6'10" Karlovic after Thursday...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Moron invades field to get selfie with Gerardo Parra (VIDEO)

Here's another attention-seeking idiot using a sporting event to make people hate Millennials and their gadgets even more Friday night.  The iPhone-clutching moron jumped on the Chase Field outfield during the Cubs-Diamondbacks game and got a selfie with D-backs rightfielder Gerardo Parra before being wrangled down.The loud-mouthed chick in the shot was apparently thrilled.
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devoted Giants fan shows off wide array of tattoos (VIDEO)

We've seen plenty of baseball fans who have their their favorite team's greatest triumphs forever inked onto their bodies — and then there's this devoted Giants supporter.There's no doubting this guy's allegiance to his team after he showed off his tattoos at Marlins Park on Friday.The fan revealed a gallery of ink work which included pieces to commemorate San Francisco's 2010...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn's double bounces twice off top of the wall (VIDEO)

Adam Dunn has hit plenty of doubles during his 14-year career — but probably never a two-bagger that looked like this one Friday night.Chicago was trailing Houston 2-0 in the fourth when Dunn laced into a Scott Feldman pitch and sent it deep to left. Astros outfielder L.J. Hoes raced back but missed the ball which landed directly on the top of the wall then bounced up into the...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki takes 'short' jab at Rory McIlroy by wearing stilettos (PHOTO)

After being punched in the gut by by her ex-fiancee's surprise public breakup, Caroline Wozniacki has taken a short jab at Rory McIlroy — by wearing a pair of stiletto high heels.The 5-foot-10 tennis player posted a picture of herself shopping with a friend in Istanbul where she is competing in the Istanbul Cup with the following words:"Out and about in Istanbul. It's been three...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Female rowing club's nude charity calendar banned from Facebook after being branded 'porn' (PHOTOS)

A women’s university rowing club had their images banned from Facebook after their nude charity calendar was branded as pornography.Female students from England's University of Warwick Rowing Society took it off for the tasteful photo shoot, which sold 1,500 copies, and raised thousands of dollars for Macmillan Cancer Support.The 17 members of the group stripped down to nothing...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Howard wants to play for the Knicks (PHOTO)

U.S. World Cup goaltender Tim Howard wants to take his game from the pitch to the court and if you believe the international soccer star, he's ready to help the Knicks.Howard wore a Knicks jersey and offered his athletic skills to the team via Twitter as Phil Jackson tries to rebuild the team with re-signed Carmelo Anthony and new coach Derek Fisher.And if any team could use some...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: A.J. Hawk tackles fan at celebrity golf tournament

The Green Bay Packers training camp doesn't begin until next week but that didn't stop A.J. Hawk from getting in a little scrimmage time while relaxing on a golf course.Hawk spent his final free weekend in Lake Tahoe, playing in the American Century Championship Celebrity Golf Tournament and obliged a fan who asked to be tackled by the NFL linebacker at the tee area.The bro-am...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Murdered transgender woman ID'd as Clippers player's sibling

The body of a transgender woman found brutally murdered in Baltimore has been identified as a sibling of Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Bullock.Mia Henderson — who was born Kevin Long — was found by police in an alley in the northwest part of the city in the early hours of Wednesday morning.Bullock paid tribute to Henderson in two tweets send on Wednesday with the hashtag...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiger's back, goes off on photographers at British Open (VIDEO)

Tiger Woods is back at the British Open. And so are those pesky photographers clicking away in the background of the Royal Liverpool GC.Woods,  in his first major since returning from back surgery, shot a 69 in the first round Thursday — good enough for eighth when he had finished his round. But he got a little teed off when the photographers started snapping away.Just like old times, Tiger.
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankee Stadium suite for Jeter's final home game going for $244K

Didn't get enough of Derek Jeter during the All-Star Game?Well, if you didn't get your fill of ovations, Wainwright's "grooved" pitch  or "The Flip," here's news that just might make your Jeter meter go off the charts.According to Dana Wessel of K-TWIN radio in Minnesota, he stumbled across a listing on Stub Hub selling a Yankee Stadium luxury suite for Jeter's final scheduled...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former gymnast becomes first woman to complete 'American Ninja Warrior' course (VIDEO)

Kacy Catanzaro continued her impressive run on NBC's American Ninja Warrior during Monday night's telecast and made history while doing it. During her incredible performance at the 2014 Dallas finals, Catanzaro became the first woman to ever qualify for "Mt. Midoriyama," a 70-foot steel structure that will push her and other seasoned athletes to their limits. It is the last obstacle...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Trout chooses Corvette over pick-up truck for MVP prize (PHOTO)

For winning the Most Valuable Player Award in the MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis on Tuesday night, Mike Trout had a decision to make on his prize: a silver Corvette or a white Chevy Silverado pickup truck.Either vehicle would have suited Trout's speedster or workmanlike traits on the baseball field but, in the end, the 22-year-old New Jersey native took the sleek sports car.Trout...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dude surfs 60-foot wave on skimboard (VIDEO)

Surfers conquering monster waves are all over the Internet these days, but try doing it on a skimboard. Yup. One of those little sheets of wood you see kids gliding across the shoreline of your local beach.Professional skimboarder Brad Domke took the simple beach sport to high-adrenaline heights earlier this month after he was filmed effortlessly gliding down a 60-foot wall of water...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany printed 5M victory stamps before World Cup final

Germany printed five million stamps commemorating their fourth World Cup title before the final against Argentina even started on Sunday.The 60-cent stamps are due to go on sale this week after the first commemorative copies are offered to the players and staff.While this bold decision ended up being a supreme example of German confidence (vertrauen), it could have been a regrettable...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos to wear 'throwback' blue uniforms in Week 7 vs. 49ers

The Denver Broncos will wear their alternate, all-navy blue uniforms in Game 6 (Week 7) against the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 19. The Sunday night game will be played at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.That means a national audience will get a chance to go back in time when the Broncos don their 2011 "throwback" uniforms.So go ahead Denver fans. Find that old Von Miller jersey...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Two guys showed up for the Winter Classic and got the All-Star Game instead (PHOTO)

We know that the Polar Vortex sweeping across the Midwest has lots of Minnesotans getting their parkas and snow boots out of storage this summer — but these two guys showed up at the All-Star Game looking like they were ready for the NHL Winter Classic.Maybe there was a pick-up game on the frozen Target Field parking lot later.They came straight from a pond hockey All-Star Game...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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