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Smooth little kid charms group of lady fans with foul ball switcheroo (VIDEO)

A quick thinking little kid with Clooney-sized charm — who was handed a game ball at Globe Life Park at Arlington during the Rangers-Blue Jays game on Saturday night — already knows how to impress the ladies.Too bad what must have seemed like the most charming gesture to a group of pretty older women sitting behind the young guy — after he takes the prized souvenir he got from...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro surfer/model charged with attempted murder after road rage attack: Report

A 30-year-old professional surfer and model has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly following an elderly woman back to her apartment and running her down as part of a road rage incident.Jill Hansen was formerly charged around on Friday in Hawaii following the gnarly noontime attack in Waikiki, Honolulu on Wednesday, Hawaii News Now reported.A witness, Chris Khory,...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rare footage of FDR walking at 1937 All-Star Game made public (VIDEO)

An extremely rare video showing a walking President Franklin Delano Roosevelt — who was paralyzed from the waist down by polio at age 39 — has been donated to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.The video, with only the second such footage known to be in existence, shows the polio-stricken President, his legs supported by braces, moving gingerly while holding on...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State turns two triple plays in one game (VIDEO)

Triple plays don’t happen all that often. The major leagues average roughly four triple plays each season. So that's what makes this pair of triplets by the Penn State baseball team even more amazing.During the first game of Friday's doubleheader against Michigan State, the Nittany Lions baseball team managed to turn two triple plays in the span of four innings. The first came...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Woman falls down elevator shaft at Fenway Park

Boston fire officials say a 22-year-old woman fell down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park after the Tigers-Red Sox game Friday night.Firefighters say they responded to the elevator at Gate B at about 11:15 p.m. after the doors on the fourth floor somehow opened and the woman apparently fell into the shaft and landed on the roof of the elevator stopped at the second floor. Firefighters...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth's leaping catch robs Daniel Murphy of game-tying home-run (VIDEO)

Jayson Werth's leaping grab robbed Daniel Murphy of a game-tying three-run homer in the 9th-inning Friday night.The Nationals outfielder timed his leap just in time to pull down the ball and end the game — giving the Mets their third straight loss."I thought it had a chance," Murphy said of his last-ditch drive. "In my heart of hearts, I knew it was going to be close."Your browser...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey nearly in Manhattan bar fight over a girl: Report

On Thursday, just hours before saying its a "little alarming and a little shocking" to see himself in the gossip pages, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey might have already known this juicy tidbit was going to be hot off the presses.Harvey—who at the interview insisted, “I live my life” — narrowly avoided being drawn into a 2:30 a.m. brawl at a Manhattan hot spot earlier that same...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Irina Shayk ripped for racy #Bringbackourgirls Instagram

A sexy Sports Illustrated swimsuit model's heart might have been in the right place but, according to a lot of Internet critics, it's too bad her clothing wasn't covering it.Irina Shayk, best known for appearing in the annual beachwear issue and being soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend, posted pictures online supporting the campaign to save nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Trout's first walk-off HR completes Angels rally over Rays (VIDEO)

Mike Trout launched a three-run walk-off home run, the first walk-off homer of his career, to finish off a dramatic rally by the Los Angeles Angels Thursday night. Trout greeted Brad Boxberger with the game-ending homer to cap a four-run ninth inning and give the Angels a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a four-game series.Something tells me, it won't be...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cat who rescued kid from dog will throw out first pitch at minor league game: Report

The hero cat that saved a boy from being ferociously attacked by a dog earlier this week in California, will throw out the first pitch at a minor league baseball game.The Bakersfield Blaze — the Class A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds — reached out to the cat's owners hoping to get Tara to make the ceremonial first pitch at a game next week.A representative for the team told...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets present Jeter with mosaic made from NYC subway tile (PHOTO)

Before Derek Jeter's final Subway Series game Thursday night at Citi Field, the Mets gave him a subway tile mosaic with his iconic number 2 on it. They also gave The Captain a $22,222.22 check for his Turn 2 Foundation.Next year's Subway Series will be the first without Jeter on the Yankees roster.That's too bad.Mets present Jeter with this artwork made from NYC subway tile and check...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Funeral for mom of Martin St. Louis pushed back for Game 1

To call Martin St. Louis' past week an emotional roller-coaster would be a gross understatement.The New York Rangers forward's mother, France, died unexpectedly the day before Game 5 of New York's playoff series with the Penguins and, afterwards, the unified team came to life by winning the final three games in an improbable push to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals.The Rangers...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazilian soccer fans celebrate goal with automatic weapons (VIDEO)

With the World Cup less than a month away, Brazil is once again asked to explain another episode of soccer-related violence after heavy gunfire broke out at an amateur game near Rio de Janeiro.Fans cheering a penalty kick goal are drowned out by the sound of automatic weapons fired by five gunmen in a video reportedly taken on May 4 in the town of Bangu. The shooters — some wearing...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks to try out second deaf player: Report

The Seattle Seahawks are planning to try out a second deaf player after the success of fullback Derrick Coleman. Coleman, who has been deaf since the age of three, helped Seattle win their first ever Super Bowl last February all while becoming an inspirational fan favorite.Now, Seattle has invited another deaf player Adham Talaat to take part in a mini-camp in a bid to earn a spot...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks pick new D-League name and its ... the Knicks

The Madison Square Garden Company held a fan vote to name their new NBA Developmental League team, and the fans reportedly pooled their collective thoughts and came up with " The Knicks."That's right. After two months of fan polling and contests, the Knicks introduced the minor league team to the world and the most creative name the they could come up was the boring: the Westchester...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam gets his own reality TV series to be produced by Oprah: Report

You can bet this is exactly what the St. Louis Rams were afraid of when they signed Michael Sam last week. Sam, the first openly gay player to be selected in the NFL Draft, has landed his own TV deal for a reality series.The sixth-round pick will be the focus of a new multi-part documentary series to air on Oprah's OWN network, produced by the same crew that filmed Lindsay Lohan...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yangervis Solarte executes Puig-like bat flip ... after a walk (GIF)

During Wednesday night's game against the Mets, Yangervis Solarte may have just dethroned Yasiel Puig as the King of Ill-Timed Bat Flips.The red-hot Yankees infielder's second-inning bat flip gets a 10 for technicality — but too bad it came after a walk:And good for him.Solarte — who bounced around in the minors from 2005 through 2013 and was signed by the Yankees as little...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins announcers laugh at BoSox pitcher's mound stumble

During Wednesday night's Red Sox - Twins game, Boston reliever Burke Badenhop made a pretty nifty grab of a bouncer to the mound only to follow it up with an off-balance throw past second base. On the same play, after comically turtling-up on the mound, Badenhop's attempt to stand up turned into an even funnier stumble to the plate.No one seemed more entertained at the trip and...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers dating Olivia Munn: Report

Two weeks after her split from actor Joel Kinnaman, Olivia Munn has switched playing fields and moved on with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Us Weekly reports.While dining with a group at Nobu Malibu on May 10, sources tell the magazine that the pair behaved like a couple, laughing and kissing throughout the meal.But this isn’t the first time they’ve been spotted...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jr. high runner carries injured twin across finish line (PHOTO)

They were a pair of runners who came in tied for dead last in an 880-meter race but that didn't stop the the crowd was standing on their feet in anticipation.Thirteen-year-old twin sisters Chloe and Claire Gruenke had been competing in the race at the Southern Illinois State Track Meet when Chloe felt something pop and went down."I thought oh my goodness what just happened," Claire...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale basketball star quits team to join a cappella group

A star player on the Yale basketball team has chosen to give up b-ball for a b-flat after being selected to join the university's elite men's choir group — the Whiffenpoofs.Brandon Sherrod, a 6-foot-6-inch junior who played as a forward on last year's team has been selected as one of the 14 members of newest generation of Whiffenpoofs, the school's famous male a cappella singing...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Homegrown Mike Trout gets standing ovation in Philly

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout grew up in Millville, New Jersey — which is roughly 45 miles from Philadelphia. So if Trout does have a "hometown" city in Major League Baseball, it would be The City of Brotherly Love.And the appreciative Phillies crowd inside Citizens Bank Park Tuesday night embraced the visiting phenom like a hometown hero.That's right. The same fans...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodger teammates turn Puig into human bobblehead (VIDEO)

Adrian Gonzalez and Juan Uribe had a little fun with Yasiel Puig in the Dodgers dugout during their five-run 6th inning Tuesday night. While the Dodgers were handing out ceramic versions of Puig, his teammate's turned the real right fielder into a human bobblehead.On second thought, it looks pretty painful.Your browser does not support iframes.
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly, still battling cancer, dances with his wife on Mother's Day (PHOTO)

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly grabbed his wife Jill for a slow dance this Mother's Day.Sounds pretty normal until you know the dance hall was a hospital room and remember that the former Buffalo Bills quarterback is battling cancer and has endured a tough year of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.Kelly's daughter Erin caught the tender moment on camera and uploaded the touching...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Shelly Sterling brands NBA as sexist for decision to take her Clippers shares away (VIDEO)

Shelly Sterling fired back at the NBA — for a decision to take away her shares of the Los Angeles Clippers — by branding the league as sexist and accusing them of having their own sort of discriminatory issues.The wife of Donald Sterling — the banned owner of the team — alluded to the S-word during an interview with the  Today show to describe how she is being forced to...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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