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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander learn to swing (PHOTOS)

Yup. That was Kate Upton and boyfriend Justin Verlander flying through air with the greatest of ease Saturday afternoon. The supermodel and Tigers pitcher took a class at the New York Trapeze School in Queens and posted photos of themselves on Instagram flying through the air as they learned to swing, reports Page Six of the N.Y. Post. Kate later posted, “I learned @justinverlander...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bakersfield Condors rock 'Puffy Shirt' on 'Seinfeld Night'

The Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL have always been one of the more creative minor league clubs when it comes to promotions. And on Saturday night, the team hosted Seinfeld Night and didn't disappoint. Starting with the Condors players wearing jerseys that replicated the “Puffy Shirt” from a classic episode of the popular comedy down to putting some names from the show's characters...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy-Croatia soccer match suspended after fans litter pitch with flares (VIDEO)

Italy's European Championship qualifier with Croatia was suspended after 75 minutes Sunday — after Croatia fans threw flares and fireworks on to the San Siro pitch — leaving the stadium covered with smoke and flames. The players were off the field for 10 minutes before they returned to the pitch after emergency crews extinguished and removed the flares. It was the second...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

DEA Agents surprise NFL teams with drug checks after Sunday games: Report

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs, according to the Washington Post. The San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, after they played the New York Giants...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern players got really excited about Chick-fil-A after upsetting Notre Dame (VIDEO)

The Northwestern football team was pretty stoked after upsetting No. 16 Notre Dame, 43-40, in overtime on Saturday. But while the Wildcats were full of joy after shocking the Fighting Irish, nothing could prepare them for the excitement of seeing a Chick-fil-A dinner waiting for them when they exited the field."And we got Chick-fil-A! This is the best day ever!"Indeed it was.Imagine...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gronk does Happy Dance after epic touchdown (VIDEO)

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is used to scoring impressive touchdowns, but this effort in his team's 42-20 win on Sunday Night Football over the Indianapolis Colts was one for the ages.  Gronk catches the ball on the 18-yard line, brushes off or runs over five Colts players before steamrolling into the end zone for a 26-yard score. Then came a well deserved Happy Dance...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco's re-attached finger falls off during poker match: Report

It's one thing to have a losing hand during a poker game, but what about anteing up one of your fingers? Just around a month after doctors reattached Jose Canseco's middle finger — when he shot it off by accident — the former baseball player has revealed that the re-attached digit once fell off — during a game of poker. The disgraced MLB star lost his finger when...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Trey Burke's buzzer-beater trumps Carmelo Anthony's trey with 2.3 seconds left (VIDEO)

Trey Burke made a buzzer-beating jumper from the corner to give the Utah Jazz a 102-100 victory Friday night over the Knicks, despite 46 points from Carmelo Anthony.Anthony, who looked like he had a game-tying three-point shot with 2.3 seconds left in the game, was trumped by Burke after the sharpshooting guard hit a corner jumper at the buzzer to hand the Knicks their seventh straight...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hidden player trick play has to be seen twice to believe (VIDEO)

The St. Francis High School football team in Wheaton, Illinois, decided to pull the old "hidden player" trick play during a game against Grayslake North last week — and it needs to be seen twice to see how it works. Diminutive running back Dom Cosentino — hiding behind the right guard and tackle and during the snap — fakes out everyone (including the cameraman) once he gets...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Regatta descends into chaos when rowers can't find finish line (VIDEO)

A New York rowing regatta ended up in chaos — boats collided into each other, got grounded and rowers were thrown overboard — when teams couldn't locate the finish line.As competitors in Sunday's Snowflake Regatta on Long Island approached the finish line, a quiet run turned into a disaster scene when one of the lead teams veered off course and crashed into a pier, reported the...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Long's 'tee-rrific' reason for going to Mets from Yanks

The Yankees fired hitting coach Kevin Long in October, only to see him land with the Mets in the same position soon after. Long, who had been the Yankees hitting coach since 2007, had a few good reasons to sign with the cross-city rivals including a hitting philosophy which will match the Mets' style of play. But it was a wardrobe concern which won the coach over. "I have a lot...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers blames back strain from standing around during Bears blowout: Report

Bears fans might be spitting out their coffee this morning after finding out Aaron Rodgers strained his back due to "standing around" so much during the second half of Sunday's 55-14 rout of Chicago.The Green Bay Packers quarterback attributed his tight "blowout back" to to idling on the sideline during on his Milwaukee radio show Tuesday.Rodgers threw six first-half touchdowns in...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies wait five minutes to get buzzer-beater win against Kings (VIDEO)

It seemed nearly impossible that the Grizzlies could score a winning basket trailing 110-109 with only 0.3 remaining on the clock against the Kings Thursday night. But somehow Memphis pulled out a dramatic victory thanks to a buzzer-beating inbound pass-to-tip-in from Vince Carter to Courtney Lee. Too bad it took officials nearly five minutes of checking replays for the Griz to...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton take in Knicks game (PHOTOS)

The Knicks lost their sixth game in a row on Wednesday night — a 97-95 defeat by the Orlando Magic and are now 1-4 at Madison Square Garden. But that doesn't seem to stop the team from drawing a stream of famous people to Celebrity Row. For instance, Kate Upton and Justin Verlander made the scene: And yes, that's New York's Global Welcome Ambassador and the Knicks...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Knoblauch goes on odd 'tribute to drunk drivers' Twitter rant

Former MLB second baseman Chuck Knoblauch took to Twitter early Thursday and unleashed a rant that seemed to come out of left field — maybe even out of the stadium.The 46-year-old Knoblauch, a four-time All-Star in Minnesota before joining the New York Yankees, seemed just a little out of touch with reality when he implied people who drive drunk and commit domestic violence should...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Soccer club takes legal action against player for career-ending tackle on pitch (VIDEO)

A German Super League soccer club has started legal proceedings against an opposing player after a brutal knee-high tackle on the pitch injured their star midfielder and reportedly ended his career.FC Zurich's Gilles Yapi-Yapo suffered the injuries as a result of what is being called "the worst tackle ever" and his club has begun legal action against FC Aarau's Sandro Wieser.On...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Eminem references Ray Rice punching wife in rap song (VIDEO)

In a shocking new video, rapper Eminem fantasizes about assaulting pop star Lana Del Rey in a freestyle rap for his greatest hits compilation and, in the same line, he refers to disgraced Baltimore Ravens NFL player, Ray Rice — who was caught on camera knocking out his girlfriend and dragging her limp body out of an elevator — to describe the scene. "But I may fight for...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman, Girardi divided on A-Rod's role with Yankees

Publicly, the New York Yankees have been putting on a unified face in accepting the return of Alex Rodriguez and the remaining three-year, $61 million contract he hauls into spring training — namely, a blank stare.Probably because there is little they can do about A-Rod putting on pinstripes in 2015 and the less talk of the admitted steroid cheat, the better.But behind the scenes...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

High school player destroys QB with helmet-flying hit (VIDEO)

Romeo Finley—a 4-star safety out of Niceville High School in Fort Walton Beach, Florida—is somewhat of an apparition coming out of the defensive backfield on this sack. The 16-year-old junior appears out of nowhere and absolutely destroys the opposing quarterback with a massive hit that sends his helmet five yards down the field. Romeo, Romeo...where for art OWWW! It's...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks mascot really...really likes punter Jon Ryan's girlfriend (PHOTO)

The Seattle Seahawks mascots found themselves in a couple of of public relations conundrums before Sunday's game against the Giants.First, Taima the hawk got real cozy with a fan's shoulder. But just when you thought things couldn't get more embarrassing, the human mascot, Blitz the Seahawk, goes and hits on a Seattle player's girlfriend — and it looks like he really is enjoying...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith unhappy with player posting penalty pose pic

Buccaneers rookie Austin Seferian-Jenkins scored Sunday in a loss to the Falcons. And posed like Captain Morgan in the end zone while using the ball as a barrel after his touchdown. Too bad the pirate pose was a 15-yard penalty, which, it turns out, led to Falcons go-ahead touchdown.But the tight end wasn't done. Later he posted an image of the guilty touchdown celebration to Instagram...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NJ football team hazing suspects to be tried as juveniles: Report

In a announcement released Monday evening, a New Jersey county prosecutor confirmed that the seven juvenile defendants charged in connection to the highly-publicized sexual hazing allegations which led to the cancellation of a high school football teams' remaining season will not be tried as adults. Monmouth County Prosecutor Andrew Clay said the seven Sayreville War Memorial...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Seth Griffith scores amazing, backwards, no-look, through-the-legs goal (VIDEO)

There have been plenty of backwards or no-look or through-the-the-legs goals scored in the NHL over the years. And all are pretty remarkable on their own but, have you ever seen all three plays on one score?Well, the Bruins' Seth Griffith performed the amazing triple-feat against the Devils goalie Corey Schneider Monday night. After blocking a shot to start a breakout, Griffith...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

British rugby player smashes through door during team party (VIDEO)

An alcohol-fueled post-game party got a little out of hand when a British rugby star smashed through a door head-first after a loss. England hooker Josh Hodgson will be disciplined after smashing through the door during the wild celebration in Dunedin at the end of their Four Nations tour. Footage of the incident below shows the former Hull KR forward taking a running start...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez celebrates victory by getting first Philly cheesesteak (PHOTOS)

Mark Sanchez has waited a long time for this — and I'm not talking about his first victory as a starter since beating the Jaguars on Dec. 9, 2012.We're talking about his first ever Philly cheesesteak. The former Jets quarterback, making his first start for the Eagles in place of injured starter Nick Foles, was solid in a 45-21 rout of the Panthers at Lincoln Financial Field on...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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