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Giants to try out Brandon Jacobs and Willis McGahee

It seems you can go home again. Words former New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs has wanted to hear ever since being released by Big Blue after the 2011 season. Now — after the Giants starting running back  David Wilson played so badly Sunday night he was benched — the Giants will work out free-agent running backs Jacobs and Willis McGahee on Tuesday, a league...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Eli Manning pouts after pick-six interception (GIF)

New York Giants’ Eli Manning did a lot of pouting Sunday night. But none was more obvious than the pick-six that cost his Giants the game. This self-loathing came after his late fourth-quarter interception that was returned by Brandon Carr 49 yards for a touchdown to ice the Cowboys’ victory. Manning threw three interceptions  in Sunday's 36-31 loss to the 'Boys...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: No gatorade shower for Ichiro, precious glove too valuable

Ichiro Suzuki scored the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth on a walk-off wild pitch from Brandon Workman to salvage a much-needed 4-3 win against the Red Sox Sunday. Breaking tradition, Yankees teammate Brett Gardner didn't douse Ichiro with Gatorade after the important victory during a postgame interview because Ichiro was holding his beloved glove...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones accuses Giants of faking injuries

Jerry Jones finally had a reason to gloat and then added insult to the Giants’ injuries after Sunday night's 36-31 whooping over his New York rival, accusing Big Blue of faking injuries to slow the Cowboys hurry-up offense. "It was so obvious it was funny," the Cowboys owner said after his team beat the Giants for the first time inside his billion dollar playground...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

England soccer star Kyle Walker caught inhaling 'hippy crack' from balloon at nightclub: Report

England soccer star Kyle Walker has been photographed appearing to inhale "hippy crack" from a balloon while partying with friends inside a hometown nightclub. The 23-year-old right-back, who played for England against Moldova in Friday's World Cup qualifier, allegedly sucked in the potentially deadly nitrous oxide several times during a night out in Sheffield last...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Legends (Lingerie) Football League player celebrates touchdown by pretending to pee (VIDEO)

This might be the first touchdown celebration that gives the phrase "We're Number One" a whole new meaning. The Legends Lingerie Football League found one new way to get attention besides wearing panties and bras. This Chicago Bliss player celebrated a touchdown by pretending to take a leak and used a few of her teammates as the toilet bowl, the seat and even the tank...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns goes 10 rounds with broken jaw, wins controversial draw

Just getting into the ring to fight is tough enough — but the odds of finishing the last 10 rounds of a battering with a cleanly broken jaw and winning are staggering — even if you're the hometown favorite. Scotland's Ricky Burns (36-2-1, 11 KOs) has had a titanium plate fitted after breaking his jaw in the second round of his controversial draw with his American opponent...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Weightlifter faints after dead lift attempt (VIDEO)

A weightlifter went from dead lift to dead weight when he tried heaving almost 600 pounds to his knees and fainted. The failed attempt must have sucked all of the blood from the heavy lifter's skull and left him a little light headed. Although the muscleman didn't lock his knees on that attempt, he still managed to take fifth-place in the 181 lb. raw division at the 2013...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan brings own Barcalounger chair to stands at Petco Field (VIDEO)

In what has to be the most inventive example of mixing business with pleasure, this fan brought what looks like a pleather Barcalounger® and his own desk to Petco Field Saturday night. The mellow looking dude took in the Rockies-Padres game while lounging in the cushy chair in the comfort of the empty stands. Portable man-cave or travelling office? Only this innovative guy knows...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Eminem gives whacked-out interview on ESPN's 'Saturday Night Football' (VIDEO)

The rarely seen Eminem appeared on ESPN's "Saturday Night Football" to offer a sneak peek of his video for new single "Berzerk" that will introduce the show every week — and might now wish he stayed at home. A sort of bugged out-looking Marshall Mathers (check out the GIF below) appeared with announcers Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit in the booth during halftime...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dude caught eyeballing Kate Upton at US Open (PHOTO)

This guy seemed to be paying a little more attention to Kate Upton sitting down than to the action on the court or the woman next to him trying point out something at the semifinals of the US Open Saturday. Apparently, the Model of the Year gets to sit in the section where they sip their beverages out of silver chalices. Next time dude, keep your eyes on the ball. Remember, she...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tokyo celebrates victory to host 2020 Olympics (VIDEO)

Tokyo was selected Saturday to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, beating out Istanbul and Madrid in a major victory for a country still recovering from a tsunami, a nuclear plant meltdown and years of financial struggle. Tokyo, which hosted the 1964 Summer Games, was seen as the safest course for the International Olympic Committee, because of its experience organizing major...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Eli Manning says Peyton made it `look easy' against Ravens

After Peyton Manning joined Sid Luckman, Adrian Burk, George Blanda, YA Tittle and Joe Kapp as the only NFL quarterbacks to throw seven touchdowns in a single game, Eli Manning chimed in on his big brother's remarkable feat. The New York Giants quarterback downplayed Thursday night's brilliant performance by Peyton as only a younger sibling could. “Yeah, he did okay...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Students injured after railing collapses at high school football game (VIDEO)

Students at a high school football game might have been cheering just a little too hard and — when a television camera was pointed in their direction — the railing in the bleachers gave way and they tumbled to he ground in a pile of school spirit. At least two St. Charles Preparatory School (Ohio) students were treated at a hospital last night after they were injured when...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL player won't apologize for decapitating bear

An NHL player has sparked outrage after photos surfaced on social media showing him holding the remains of a decapitated grizzly bear and brandishing its head and severed paws for a photograph. Clayton Stoner, a defenseman for the Minnesota Wild ice hockey team, posted the photograph of himself brandishing the gnarly trophy after a hunting trip last May in an area known as...
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September 06, 2013  |  16 Comments

Ryan Braun loses restaurant chain deal

A Wisconsin corporation, which licensed Ryan Braun's name in affiliation with its restaurants all over the state, will be the latest company to cut ties with the shamed ballplayer. On Thursday, the SURG Restaurant Group announced that it has decided to end its business relationship with Milwaukee Brewers outfielder, who is under suspension by Major League Baseball for violations...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Native American tribe urging NFL to sack 'Redskins' name via radio ads

An American Indian tribe in upstate New York said Thursday it will launch a radio ad campaign pushing for the Washington Redskins to shed a name often criticized as offensive. The Oneida Indian Nation said the first ad will run on radio stations in Washington before the team hosts the Philadelphia Eagles in its season opener Monday night. In the ad, Oneida Indian Nation representative...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rugby player left with hammer in head after nightclub brawl

A rising English rugby star was left with a claw hammer embedded in his head during the early hours of Sunday morning after a horrifying attack by another patron outside a nightclub. Scunthorpe Rugby Club player Matthew Probert was photographed slumped against a wall with the claw of the tool embedded in his skull after a night out with pals. He was attacked at about 1 a.m...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira explains the Ravens pre-game pat down before Broncos game

Cameras caught referees checking random Ravens and their uniforms as they left the locker room (Video) before Thursday's opening game against the Broncos at Mile High. For anyone wondering what that whole TSA-style security procedure was about, it's standard practice by the NFL. The whole pat down procedure was explained via Twitter by Mike Pereira. The Rules Analyst...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants fan has tough time taping up K sign in AT&T Park (VIDEO)

A Giants fan found himself in a real conundrum as he struggled to tape up a K sign after a Ryan Vogelsong strikeout and the broadcast camera caught the frustrated guy's every attempt to make his little letter hang correctly. As the announcers keep repeating the mantra "duck (duct) tape," the man still can't get his little letter to stay flat. Maybe it would...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant shoots ping-pong balls on French television (VIDEO)

Kevin Durant is in France as part of a Nike promotional tour of Europe where he appeared on a French talk show doing some sort of stupid human tricks segment. This French version of Jimmy Fallon had the bamboozled Oklahoma City Thunder star shoot colored ping-pong balls into a basket on top of his host's head while answering questions he was asked in French. Durant looks like...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Bon Jovi's son makes Fighting Irish football team

Notre Dame football has always mined the state of New Jersey for its blue-chip players but now the Fighting Irish will have a little Garden State blue-blood — via Brooklyn — under The Dome. Jesse Bongiovi — son of Jon Bon Jovi, the famed Jersey rocker behind the anthem "Livin’ On a Prayer" — has earned a spot on the roster of Notre Dame’s football team as...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets owner blames Mark Sanchez for injury

You would think that Woody Johnson might have learned by now how to pick and choose what to say and when to say it.  For Gang Green sakes, even Rex Ryan has turned down the rhetoric and now keeps his words to a minimum —maybe too much so. Either way, on Wednesday, the Jets owner spoke with such cringe worthy carelessness that it revealed just how much the Jets have distanced...
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September 05, 2013  |  1 Comment

Thunder's DeAndre Liggins accused of dropping Xbox 360 on girlfriend's head

Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins has been accused of beating up his girlfriend Jasmine Horton — allegedly punching her and dropping a fan and an Xbox 360 on her as their 2-year-old son looked on. Liggins has been accused of beating Horton and was released from jail on an $8,000 bail. According to The Oklahoman, Liggins supposedly punched her, and dropped a fan...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Plexiglas saves Yankees fans from dangerous shards of broken bat (VIDEO)

Bats break at baseball games all of the time — but few of the incidents are as scary as this video shows. The fans at Yankee Stadium had to take cover as Dayan Viciedo's bat shatters and flies into the stands during Wednesday night's game between the Yankees and White Sox. Luckily, a Plexiglas barrier separated them from the frighteningly sharp dagger and sword made of...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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