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TV cameras linger on Tony Romo's wife as he lays injured on field (VIDEO)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo suffered a left collarbone injury on the final play of the third quarter after a 10-yard sack by Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis Thursday night. And as the Cowboys faithful watched their season just go down in a heap, Romo's wife Candice couldn't even bare to look at her husband laid out on the AT&T Stadium turf. And CBS...
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November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

France bans all visiting team fans from soccer matches in wake of Paris attacks (VIDEO)

French authorities have extended an extra measure of security by banning fans of visiting teams from attending soccer matches in the wake of the Paris attacks. The French football league said all professional matches this weekend all across the country will be played without visiting fans in accordance with a decision by Interior Ministry. Officials said the measure will be...
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November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado player ejected for biting Air Force opponent (VIDEO)

Colorado's Tory Miller might pushing away that first helping of turkey on Thanksgiving after he already had a mouthful of a Falcon in his mouth Wednesday night. The Buffaloes forward appeared to bite the shoulder of an Air Force player while vying for possession and it was all caught on camera. The Buffaloes ended up beating the Falcons, 81-70 after Miller was ejected from the game...
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November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

College basketball team forfeits game after coach gets fired

A Division III basketball team forfeited a conference game right before tip-off to protest the firing of its coach Tuesday night. Players from William Paterson in Wayne, N.J., dressed and warmed up before collectively walking off the court as the game was about to begin. The forfeit against Ramapo College was a show support for longtime coach Jose Rebimbas, who was in his 21st...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets replace ‘Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow promo with Matt Harvey (PHOTO)

After the HBO hit show “Game of Thrones” sent the Twitter world into a frenzy Monday by including a photo of Jon Snow, a popular character who was presumably killed at the end of the last season, in a promotional tweet for the upcoming season, the New York Mets answered with a copycat tweet of their own. Only the Mets’ tweet features pitcher Matt Harvey in place of Snow...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Referee robs Patriots of potential touchdown with ‘inadvertent whistle’ in game against Bills (VIDEO)

It looks like more than just the wind was blowing at Gillette Stadium last night. There were also "inadvertent" whistles and a referee's overinflated call to keep things swirling about. But it was indeed a blown call during the Monday Night Football game that almost derailed the Patriots unbeaten streak before they managed a 20-13 win over the Bills. Early in the third quarter...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Cromartie's wife gets in nasty Twitter war with Jets fans

While her husband Antonio Cromartie was battling on the field against the Texans Sunday, the Jets cornerback's wife, Terricka, was having her own little war with Jets fans on her Twitter account. Most of the tweets started early in the second half and got increasingly more vile. Many of them were insults about the number of children her husband has and the number of women he...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss fan allegedly assaulted by police during LSU game (VIDEO)

Police officers working during Ole Miss' 38-17 win over LSU on Saturday appear to have assaulted an Ole Miss fan inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium during the game. Shocking video shows the moment a university police officer appears to punch Chris Barnes, a soldier with the National Guard, while he was at the game with his wife, Holly, after three officers approached him and tried...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Australian kid hiccups way through national anthem at baseball game (VIDEO)

Seven-year-old Ethan Hall was given the honor of singing the national anthem ahead of the Australian Baseball League game between the Adelaide Bite and Brisbane Bandits and turned what could have been a vocal disaster into one of the cutest renditions of the song in history. Seems the red-headed youngster got a case of the hiccups during the song. But Ethan didn't let the little...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez defeats Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision 

Canelo Alvarez made a case for himself as boxing’s next superstar after winning a unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto and win a piece of the middleweight title in Las Vegas. And in doing so, Alvarez becomes first Mexican to win junior middleweight AND middleweight titles and set up the possibility of a megafight with Gennady Golovkin, the middleweight champion who was watching...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Galeano outpoints Cameron for NY title during Broadway Boxing card in Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Photos by Tony Mangia There was plenty of action to go around Friday evening, when DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing returned to the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn for the latest installment of the popular show. The main event featured a battle of the boroughs between Bronx’s Chris “Golden” Galeano and Brooklyn’s Shawn “Killa” Cameron with the...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's rallies back from 16 down to beat 'out-hearted' Rutgers

It's totally illogical how St. John's could shoot 32.3 percent from the field and make only 13 of 24 foul shots yet come from 16 points down in the second half to pull out a 61-59 win over Rutgers in front of a roaring crowd of 4,540 Thursday night at Carnesecca Arena. But frustrated Scarlet Knights coach Eddie Jordan had an answer."I told my team they 'out-hearted' us," Jordan...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Storm Barney gets assist on wind-aided own goal (VIDEO)

This might be the most bizarre own goal you have ever seen — thanks to an assist from the 70 mph winds of Storm Barney. A video captured the hilarious moment Thurrock FC defender Kamarl Duncan was near the halfway line when he attempted to play the ball up field when a sudden gust of wind had other ideas and lifted the ball into the air and blew it back towards keeper Rhys Madden...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Coughlin thinks Odell Beckham Jr.'s play vs. Patriots was a touchdown

Odell Beckham’s non-touchdown catch in Sunday’s last-second 27-26 loss to the New England Patriots should have been a touchdown. At least that’s what New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Wednesday, when he took issue with one of the many controversial plays that cost his team a victory — and the NFL’s definition of a catch. “We’ve made this a very difficult...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Here's what happens when two 7'6" centers meet for opening tip-off (VIDEO)

The UC-Irvine Anteaters played the UCF Knights in Orlando Wednesday night, but the really big news was that it was the first time two 7'6" players ever appeared on a basketball court at the same time. UC-Irvine has Mamadou N'diaye, a junior from Dakar, Senegal and UCF has Tacko Fall, a freshman who comes from the same home city — both seven-and-a-half footers.  ...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton puts end to lame 'Red Ryder BB gun' fued with JJ Watt

Right after Monday night's game at Paul Brown Stadium, the Texans' J.J. Watt and Bengals' Andy Dalton got into a public war of words after the defensive end joked on national television that "Our goal was to come out here and make the Red Rifle look like a Red Ryder BB Gun." ICYMI: Andy Dalton lectures @JJWatt before grounding him for 2 weeks. pic.twitter.com/hoC1xKu9BY — Faux...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Fisher knocks out Kevin Bieksa's tooth in fight (VIDEO)

In the scoreless first period of the Predators-Ducks game Tuesday night, Kevin Bieksa and Mike Fisher got into a tussle, with Fisher appearing to give the Anaheim defenseman a little free dental work. And no, that isn't a Chicklet. looks like Bieksa loses a tooth as he gets punched squarely in the face. gross. pic.twitter.com/5wXtaDXnRq — Stephanie (@myregularface) November...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fans boo, chant 'Allahu Akbar' during moment of silence for Paris attacks before Turkey-Greece game (VIDEO)

In what has to be one of the most vile displays of behavior in the history of sport, fans at a soccer "friendly" in Istanbul whistled, booed and chanted "Allahu Akbar" during a moment of silence for the Paris attacks on Tuesday. Before the Turkey-Greece men's soccer match, some Turkish supporters booed and chanted Allahu Akbar — an Islamic phrase meaning "God is great" — during...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Half-marathon runners go extra 4 miles due to re-routing error

A lot of runners in the Bangkok half-marathon had to be asking themselves more than usual, 'When is this race gonna end?' while thumping the pavement Sunday. That's because instead of running the usual 13.1 miles, the participants had to run four extra miles after organizers directed them "to make a U-turn at the wrong place," thus adding more than 1.8 miles to each of two laps...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan screams ‘Let’s Go Rangers’ during moment of silence for Paris attacks (VIDEO)

A boneheaded hockey fan ruined a moment of silence at Madison Square Garden by yelling “Let’s Go Rangers” during a solemn tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks Sunday night. The clueless loudmouth had to be shouted down by other fans during the tribute before the Rangers game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The moment of silence was observed prior to the...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Harvard band appears to spell 'penis' on the field vs. Penn (PHOTO)

It looks like these Harvard band members may need a refresher course in spelling — or do they? During the Crimson’s game against Penn on Saturday, the home band appeared to spell out the word "penis" during their routine. While certainly amusing, this may not have been intentional. It's possible that the band was trying spell the word "Penn" and just got mixed up or they...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey taken to hospital after second round knockout by Holly Holm

So much for all that hype surrounding Ronda Rousey — the UFC women's bantamweight title holder since 2012 whose last three fights lasted a total of 64 seconds. In what has to be the biggest upset in UFC history, Rousey was knocked out at UFC 193 by Holly Holm in front of a record crowd of 56,214 in Melbourne, Australia Saturday night with a kick heard round the world. Rousey...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers' Mark Streit out six weeks with painful sounding 'pubic plate detachment'

Philadelphia Flyers' Mark Streit is going to be sidelined for at least the next six weeks after he has surgery on Tuesday morning. And in describing the defenseman's injury, the Flyers decided to be specific. Painfully specific. The team tweeted on Saturday morning that the 37-year-old Streit is going to be on the mend after he undergoes surgery to repair a "pubic plate...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Monmouth upsets UCLA in OT at Pauley Pavilion (VIDEO)

In what was a long night of college basketball upsets, Monmouth pulled off a big one against one of the most storied programs in college basketball history. Monmouth — a MAAC school from New Jersey — went across the country to Pauley Pavilion and upset UCLA 84-81 in overtime. Not only that, but the Hawks did it after being down 13 points with 12 minutes left in the game...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel denies he ever supported student movement: Report

Only days after being hailed as a hero for a tweet he wrote supporting the #ConcernedStudent1950 movement against racism at the University of Missouri, football coach Gary Pinkel stated that not only did he not author the now famous tweet, he said he does not support the #ConcernedStudent1950 movement. The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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