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Jada Pinkett Smith's nephew pulls off incredible HS football trick play (VIDEO)

We all know about the old Statue of Liberty play but now you can add another ruse to your sandlot offensive arsenal. El Camino Real (Woodland Hills, Calif.) junior varsity quarterback Jahlil Pinkett lines up behind center, bends down to receive the snap, and — requests a new football from the sideline? The Cleveland defense didn't understand it either, as El Camino Real...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fresno State wins amazing game at the buzzer

On a day when the college basketball season opened with so many great dunks and plays, Fresno State decided to do their part to make the highlight reels The Bulldogs' Allen Huddleston buried a prayer from about 40 feet for the season opening victory. The final score: Fresno State 98, UC Irvine 97, in overtime.  Can't get any more exciting —or high-scoring — than that.
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

VMI's Jordan Weethee's monster slam against The Citadel (VIDEO)

The college basketball season kicked off Friday afternoon and if VMI forward Jordan Weethee's insane dunk at the All-Military Classic is any indication, it's going to be a good one. Go ahead Jordan, enjoy the camera time. You earned it. The host VMI Keydets defeated The Citadel 82-71 in one of the first games of the season. Happy Veteran's Day.
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Richie Incognito held offensive line meetings at strip club: Report

Richie Incognito has been suspended indefinitely by the Miami Dolphins, presumably for his alleged role in bullying left tackle Jonathan Martin, who left the team last week and is currently in California seeking counseling. While the NFL investigates the matter, new details of the left guard's antics continue to pile up. The latest accusation against Incognito, according to NationalFootbal...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford players dressed as nerds after beating Oregon (PHOTO)

Chalk one up for the Jonathan Martins of the sports world. Stanford already won the game with its physically dominating performance on both sides of the ball in the 26-20 win against the favored Oregon team. But some Stanford players gave fans a memorable reminder of what the school really represents in their postgame media presser. When asked why the players were wearing...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dr. J has Long Island road renamed in his honor

The pride of Long Island, Julius Erving, told fans gathered on a Roosevelt street corner that he often thought of his hometown while he was away, playing pro basketball. "You guys don't know how many nights I dreamed of just walking up and down Nassau Road — the street formerly known as Nassau Road," the retired ABA and NBA star known as Dr. J joked Thursday. ...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA teams to wear sleeved uniforms for Christmas Day games  

If you thought the NBA's color-on-color Christmas Day uniforms were bad last year, you'll probably think the league's plans for this season's holiday games are just as ho-ho-horrible. Paul Lukas of Uni Watch confirmed on Thursday in a tweet that the NBA will unveil new sleeved uniforms on Christmas Day. Uni Watch Exclusive! NBA Xmas uniforms CONFIRMED: http...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sports Authority offers reward for wave of Chicago-area flash mob robberies (VIDEO)

A wave of disturbing flash mob robberies has hit three separate Chicago-area Sports Authority stores this week and the retail sports equipment giant is offering a reward to catch the looters. Police said a group of between five and six people have ripped off thousands of dollars in merchandise in a string of flash mob robberies at one city and two suburban locations, reports  ...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

California high school’s ‘Arab’ mascot considered offensive

A California high school is feeling the heat for the use of its "Arab" mascot at the school. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, based in Washington D.C., sent a letter to the Coachella Valley Unified School District Thursday stating the mascot, which is painted on the walls of Coachella Valley High School (Thermal, CA.), on the basketball gym floor and performed...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston hooligans celebrate Red Sox championship with violent brawl (VIDEO)

A gang of Boston thugs celebrated the Red Sox World Series victory by sucker punching and ganging up on each other during wild brawl that turned a joyous parade sideline into shameful crime scene. A violent and graphic video first posted by Barstool Sports shows a fistfight after Saturday’s Red Sox parade turn into an all-out melee with the bodies of unconscious  men sprawled...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Odom, Khloe Kardashian secretly selling family home

It's looks like time is winding down for the marriage of Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian who are secretly selling their Los Angeles mansion, according to TMZ. Real estate sources tell the gossip site that Kardashian has given several San Fernando Valley realtors a pocket listing — meaning the house will not appear in the multiple listing service —  in order to sell the...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry left game with sprained ankle, but not before leaving this incredible pass (VIDEO)

Check out this between-the-legs pass from Stephen Curry to Harrison Barnes for a dunk during the Warriors’ 106-93 win over the Timberwolves Wednesday night. Later in the game, Curry went down with what initially looked like a knee injury, but the Warriors are saying that their star player suffered an ankle sprain. While the team says it doesn’t appear to be very...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Rutgers coach Mike Rice talks about his mistakes: 'I've changed'

In his first television interview since the well-publicized scandal that cost him his job six months ago, former Rutgers University men's basketball coach Mike Rice said he has learned from his mistakes and is now a changed man. "I won't be perfect moving forward, but I've changed," the once fiery Rice told "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

23-year-old wins $8.4 million in World Series of Poker ... year after being flat-broke

A 23-year poker player from East Lansing, Michigan, who was almost completely broke a year ago, stormed to victory in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas — taking home $8.4 million in prize money. Ryan Riess — slightly disheveled and wearing a Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson jersey — burst into tears of joy, embraced his mother and sister and simply screamed out 'yes...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NY Giants heir arrested for arson after torching motorcycles

The grandson of late New York Giants owner Wellington Mara was busted early Tuesday for allegedly setting motorcycles on fire in his Manhattan neighborhood. Stephen Mara targeted people making a racket revving their motorcycle engines and setting off car alarms, sources told the N.Y. Post. The 26 year-old Mara — whose dad, Stephen Sr., infamously pummeled a fellow broker...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor league hockey team to commemorate Gettysburg Address with Abe Lincoln jerseys (PHOTO)

Nothing says hockey in the U.S. like corporate America and the Gettysburg Address. Now, with some shrewd (askew ed?) marketing, one minor league team has found a way to commemorate President Abraham Lincoln's timeless pep talk together with Bud Light. The Bakersfield Condors, an East Coast Hockey League team in central California — who once held “Charlie Sheen Night”...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern's blood-splattered football uniforms under fire

Northwestern University has sparked outrage after it unveiled special edition 'blood splattered' football uniforms, which the team will wear to raise funds for injured veterans. The university released photos Monday of its Wounded Warrior uniforms, which the Wildcats will don instead of their usual purple for their upcoming home game against Michigan on Nov.16. The...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: James Dolan doesn't want Knicks City Dancers to dance

James Dolan is unhappy about the New York Knicks poor start, and is apparently taking it out on the Knicks City Dancers. The Knicks owner was “ready to erupt” during Sunday’s lopsided loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to the New York Daily News. After his team lapsed into a 23 point second quarter deficit, he reportedly went stomping across the new Madison Square...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky's James Young makes incredible no-look basket for other team (VIDEO)

The college basketball season hasn't even officially started yet — and we already have a candidate for Play of the Year. Too bad it was for the other team. Kentucky had an exhibition game against Montevallo on Monday, and while it should have been a phoned-in romp, the Wildcats James Young did his part to help keep the other team in the game. Chasing a ball going out...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pamela Anderson rests in bed after running New York City Marathon

Pamela Anderson showed off her post-marathon therapy after running the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with a Twitter photo simply captioned "Ouch!" The 46 year-old former "Baywatch" beauty joined almost 50,000 other runners in this year's event but needed a little post-race resuscitation after finishing in 5 hours and 41 minutes.  Ouch! pic.twitter...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan woman’s Boston Marathon bombing costume sparks outrage

A 22-year-old woman who dressed as a bloody Boston Marathon bombing victim unleashed the wrath of Internet vigilantes. Alicia Ann Lynch posted a photo of herself wearing the bloodied Halloween costume on her Twitter account and the backlash for the insensitive costume was predictably harsh and swift, reported the website Buzzfeed. Sydney Corcoran, who was injured along...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Merrill's NHL debut cut short by shot to face (VIDEO)

It would be understandable if New Jersey Devils head coach Peter DeBoer wanted to blow off some steam after back-to-back losses this weekend, but that doesn't mean he'll blame Minnesota's Torrey Mitchell for tripping rookie Jon Merrill on Sunday: “It looked accidental to me,” DeBoer told nj.com after the bloodied Devils defenseman had to be helped from the ice...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Richie Incognito suspended by Dolphins for Jonathan Martin bullying allegations: Report

Less than 24 hours after ESPN reported that he wanted his "name cleared," now Miami Dolphins’ offensive lineman Richie Incognito has been suspended indefinitely by the team. Incognito had been named as the “ringleader” of a group of Dolphins’ players who had been allegedly bullying and tormenting teammate Jonathan Martin since his rookie season of 2012. Fox Sports...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu prays on sidelines during 55-31 loss to Patriots (Video)

Troy Polamalu is one of the most spiritual players in the NFL but even a direct line to who art in heaven (and not Art Rooney) could have helped the Steelers avoid a 55-31 thrashing by the Patriots. That didn't stop the Pittsburgh defensive back from making the sign of the cross more than a few times while on the pew bench at Gillette Stadium as the game was winding down. ...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt ran on McNuggets and sex during Beijing Olympics

During the Beijing Olympics, a then 22 year-old Usain Bolt thought that Chinese food was “odd.” So the Jamaican sprinter ran to the nearest McDonald’s in search of his favorite food: chicken McNuggets — and ending up eating 1,000 pieces of the fried chicken parts over the course of the Games. Besides his Kobayashian feat (and Olympic gold), this is just one of the tidbits...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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