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Jets' Jeff Cumberland grimaces while getting finger popped back into place (VIDEO)

That snap, crackle and pop you heard on the sideline of MetLife Stadium Sunday wasn't just the whole Jets team falling apart against the Bills, it was also the sound of their tight end, Jeff Cumberland, having his dislocated finger twisted back into place.Cumberland had his finger popped back in by a member of the Jets' medical staff after an incomplete pass from Michael...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins celebrates TD prematurely, gets tackled before score (VIDEO)

Bills quarterback Kyle Orton hit Sammy Watkins behind a pair of Jets defenders Sunday and it looked like the speedster was off to six-point heaven. All Watkins had to do was keep running and it was a TD.Too bad Watkins, who must have assumed no Jets players were even chasing him, slowed down about 20 yards short of the goal line — with a celebratory finger in the air — and got...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackets' Cam Anderson OK after taking skate to face (VIDEO)

There was a scary moment Friday night after Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson was bloodied by the skate of Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Kesler with an inadvertent back-kick.This is how close Kesler's skate came to taking out one of Atkinson's eyes:Here's the video replay:Luckily for Atkinson, his cheek caught the brunt of the sharp blade and missed his peeper...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns' Andrew Hawkins 'evicts' son for liking Bengals players (VIDEO)

Andrew Hawkins plays for Cleveland Browns, but before signing there last winter, he spent three years with the Cincinnati Bengals.His son Austin, who is now two years old, really only knows his dad from his Bengals days. So when asked who his favorite player is, the little guy says A.J. Green and Mohamed Sanu. That answer gets him sent outside with his bags packed and a curt ...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

8-year-old scores first touchdown, earns a $500 fine and coach's suspension (VIDEO)

How do you tell an eight-year-old not to score a touchdown after you've been coaching him to take it to the house every chance you get all season?Well, unfortunately for Brooke Burdett, head coach of the Lawrenceville (Ga.) Black Knights, one little player's touchdown will cost him $500 and a week-long suspension. The play in question occurred with the Black Knights leading...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Homeland Security confiscates bootleg Royals panties in Kansas City: Report

In what has to be the panty raid of all panty raids, Homeland Security descended upon a Kansas City lingerie shop and confiscated a number of undies accessorized with the Royals logo — all because they didn't have the expressed written consent of Major League Baseball.During the undercover underwear raid, the Department of Homeland Security confiscated the bootleg women'...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas mayor delays Halloween for Friday night football game

When Halloween falls on a Friday in a town where high school football is king, there's only one thing to do — reschedule the holiday.Facing an upcoming Friday night dilemma, one Texas mayor called an audible by postponing the trick-or-treating and moving it to the next day so it wouldn't interfere with the big game, reported KETK-TV.Van mayor Dean Stone made the Halloween...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Another high school cancels football season amid sexual hazing and 'waterboarding' allegations: Report

A second high school has cancelled its football season after freshman players were allegedly forced to sexually assault each other in humiliating hazing rites, according to officials from the Pennsylvania school district.The final two football games at Central Bucks High School West near Philadelphia, were cancelled after it emerged that players engaged in pre-season hazing rituals...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning calls out Mile High scoreboard operator for noise (VIDEO)

If Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning seemed a little irked at Broncos fans for making too much noise late in the fourth quarter during Thursday night's win over the Chargers, you weren't alone.Manning kept shaking his head and signaling the crowd to quiet down while it took the fans a little too long in bringing the noise level down:Peyton Manning needed Denver...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid U19 star fires worst penalty kick ever (VIDEO)

When it comes to penalty kicks, even David Beckham has shanked a few but Real Madrid U19 star Borja Mayoral couldn't even bend it towards the goalkeeper with this epic miss against Liverpool in the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday. Instead, Mayoral's freebie flew high, wide and even higher — thus becoming one of the worst penalties of all time. This is the worst penalty...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

World Boxing Council shortens women’s bouts because of periods: Report

The World Boxing Council, one of the four major organizations which sanctions championship boxing matches, has decided to shorten women's professional bouts ... because of periods.In a statement published on its website, the Mexico City-based non-profit said its first World Female Convention unanimously decided to shorten championship bouts from 12 rounds to just 10 after several...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Rex Ryan pranks Sammy Watkins on conference call

Rex Ryan continues to show he isn't above having a little fun even while his 1-6 Jets team sings the blues. Ryan, who has already played "reporter" as a gag a couple of times, turned the tables once again.On Wednesday, with a little help from the New York media, Ryan duped an unwitting Sammy Watkins of the Bills with his Clark Kent routine during a conference call.Watkins...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mo’ne Davis' Chevy commercial won't affect amateur status

Mo'ne Davis made her television commercial debut during Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night but according to an ESPNW Report, the paid promotion will not impact her amateur status.The 13-year-old Davis — who became a star at the 2014 Little League World Series  — was able to skirt the rules and make the Spike Lee-directed commercial, titled 'Throw Like a Girl...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ref abandons soccer match after five players feign injuries all at once (VIDEO)

A Peruvian soccer team sure picked a strange way to have a salvage their dignity and have a one-sided game abandoned during a Copa Peru playoff rout by having five players go down at once with faked injuries so the referee would call the game.Defensor Bolivar were losing 4-1 in the first round of the semi-final match against Defensor La Bocana, and already had two men sent off, before...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Zamboni door gets assist in Maple Leafs goal against Islanders (VIDEO)

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has meant a lot of good times for the New York Islanders — well, 30 some-odd years ago — and lately the old building has been a little cranky.Tuesday night against  the Toronto Maple Leafs the 42-year-old structure might have said what a lot of Islander fans are thinking since the team announced it will move to Brooklyn next season — &...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL fan wears offensive Ray Rice costume ... complete with blowup 'wife' he drags around by hair (PHOTOS)

With Halloween just around the corner, one NFL fan already found a way to offend just about everyone by wearing a Ray Rice costume — complete with a blowup version of the player's then-to-be wife he'd just beaten unconsciousness.Photos of a man dragging the limp blowup doll by its hair showed up on Reddit Sunday in a forum reserved for taboo and tasteless humor called...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' Jameel McClain loudly objects to Tony Romo calling him 'the Mike' before play (VIDEO)

During Sunday's game with the Giants, Cowboys signal-caller Tony Romo designated Big Blue's Jameel McClain as the "Mike" before the snap on a 3rd-and-5 situation.Mike is a common term used by quarterbacks on almost every play to identify the middle linebacker on defense and it seems McClain took offense at being labelled such.It's usually not a big deal, but...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Indian Premier League soccer player dies from goal celebration (VIDEO)

A pro soccer player died Sunday from a goal celebration which went tragically wrong in India's Mizoram Premier League last Tuesday.Peter Biaksangzuala died in hospital five days after landing on his head while attempting a multiple-somersault after scoring for Bethlehem Vengthlang FC — a club based in the north east Indian province of Mizoram.The 23-year-old midfielder tied...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers did one thing Sunday night that made Peyton Manning mad (GIF)

For most of the game against the 49ers Sunday night Peyton Manning had a big grin on his face. And why not? The Broncos quarterback had set an NFL record for career touchdown passes, toyed with the Niners defense and even got to spend the fourth quarter relaxing on the bench during his team's 42-17 blowout win.Then the Niners called a timeout while they were trailing 42-10...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers score two goals in four seconds in victory over Sharks (VIDEO)

The New York Rangers scored two goals in four seconds against the Sharks Sunday night and it happened so fast, San Jose goalie Alex Stalock wasn't even certain it really happened.Amazingly, the two quick scores by Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash wasn't a record. They tied a mark set by Kris King and James Patrick in 1991. But the second goal in that game was scored into an...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL tweets graphic of recipients of Manning's 509 TD passes

In case you didn't know, Peyton Manning is the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes. And, while his receivers were playing keep-away with the milestone ball Sunday night, the NFL wasted no time in letting everyone know who was on the the receiving end of all 509 scores. The league posted this tweet and graphic: This is what 509 TDs look like. #Peyton509 pic.twitter...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer and Khalil Mack get stuck to each other in uncomfortable situation (GIF)

Carson Palmer and Khalil Mack seem to be stuck on each other — and not intentionally.The Cardinals quarterback and Raiders linebacker tangled their cleats on a fourth-quarter pass play and had to be separated by a couple of offensive linemen.A quick blast from a garden hose might have worked just as well too.
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia high school football player dies after hit on field: Report

A Virginia high school football player died after he took a hit and was injured during a game Friday night.Park View High School junior Jamond Salley was hit just before halftime during a game against Brunswick High School in Brunswick County. As he received  medical attention on the sideline, Salley became unconscious and had seizures, according to WTVR.After rescue personnel...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants fan who returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run ball gets World Series tickets (PHOTO)

Imagine being a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan and holding a piece of team history in your hands — and giving it up. Willingly.That's what Frank Burke did — after catching Travis Ishikawa's dramatic Game 5 NLCS Series walk-off home run ball (video at bottom) that gave the Giants the pennant and sent them to the World Series last Thursday — when he returned the prized...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Police reportedly use tear gas to quell West Virginia celebrations (VIDEO)

West Virginia fans have a reputation for some of the craziest and most inflammatory celebrations of any fanbase in college football.So it was no surprise that  Mountaineer fans once again took to the streets of Morgantown— matches in hand — after their team's 41-27 upset over No. 4 Baylor by setting fire to couches and numerous other objects. And not long after, the images...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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