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Andrew McCutchen has hard time chasing ducks off the field at PNC Park (VIDEO)

Andrew McCutchen is pretty territorial when it comes to his turf out in PNC Park and — when a gaggle of ducks invaded his space Monday night — the Pirates outfielder tried to humanely shoo them away.It was late and Pittsburgh was clinging to a 10-9 ninth-inning lead over the Giants, so one of the Pirates bullpen catchers had seen enough and came out waving his arms to get rid...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson's lookalike has awesome reaction to pitcher's strikeout (VIDEO)

After a long rain delay, the Dodgers still found themselves down two runs in the late innings of Monday night's game with the Nationals. When the game resumed, Brian Wilson and his famous facial hair came in to pitch the bottom half of the seventh and surrendered two hits and issued a walk, but struck out the side to get out of a bases-loaded jam.And nobody was more ramped up to...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Baker's walk-off double bounces off Yasiel Puig's face (VIDEO)

Yasiel Puig is used to putting his body on the line during a game (and real life) but on Sunday, his face came into play as well.Puig crashed into the fence and took one to the puss during Jeff Baker’s walk-off double to cap the Marlins’ 5-4 win over the Dodgers.It was a thrilling game before the bottom of the ninth. The Marlins took the lead three times, twice on Giancarlo...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Australian rugby player suspended for hurling homophobic slur during live broadcast (VIDEO)

An Australian rugby player has been suspended for two games after calling an opponent a “f***ing gay c**t” during a live broadcast.Previously not named, the player has been revealed as Mitchell Moses, who been banned by the National Rugby League (NRL) for two matches.Mitchell MosesThe homophobic slur occurred during a high-profile rugby league match between Queensland and New...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Stampede after Mayweather-Maidana fight injures dozens (VIDEO)

Dozens of people were injured after a chaotic scene erupted following the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas Saturday night.A battalion chief for the Clark County Fire Department said 24 people were taken to Las Vegas hospitals after a panicked crowd stormed out the doors of the MGM Grand Garden arena following the Mayweather-Maidana fight.Witnesses...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Angels fan makes a great bare-handed grab over upper deck railing (VIDEO)

A young Angels fan decked out in red face paint was seated in the first row of the upper deck at the Angel Stadium on Sunday, when a long foul ball found its way toward his section.Instead of panicking or bailing on the souvenir, this kid leans over the railing and grabs it with his bare hand for an incredible catch.Remember kids, don't try this at home.  Only at the ballpark.Just...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A-Rod considering going to U of Miami for MBA: Report

Alex Rodriguez is apparently making good use of his free time during his suspension. Besides picking the brains of finance wizards Steve Cohen and Warren Buffett, the Yankees third baseman is considering going back to school for an MBA.He is considering getting the advanced degree at the University of Miami, reported Page Six of the N.Y. Post.And why not? He already has his PED.A...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Woman is pretty angry she doesn't get Yankees home-run ball (VIDEO)

While this Yankees fan is probably thrilled that Mark Teixeira is looking more like the slugger of old, it seems like she really wanted that home-run ball Tex launched into the stands during Saturday's 9-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.At least she didn't throw in the towel.Your browser does not support iframes.
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazilian soccer fan killed by toilet thrown from stadium by rioters (VIDEO)

A 26-year-old Brazilian man was killed when rioters ripped out three toilets from Arruda Stadium and threw them into a crowd of people during a match between Santa Cruz and Panama Friday night. Police said one of the toilets struck the man and killed him instantly.WARNING: You can see one toilet in the video (0:10) as it crashes into a crowd of people.Brazil — which in recent months...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric separate after five years of marriage: Report

Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric headed to splitsville.Jaric — the former NBA player who definitely did better off the court than on it — and the beautiful Victoria's Secret model have separated after five years of marriage together, the couple confirmed to People."After long and careful consideration, we have decided to separate after five years of marriage," Lima and Jaric said...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dude hits a football through a basketball hoop with a golf club (VIDEO)

I'm not really sure why someone even gave thought to trying this in the first place. But for whatever reason, this guy hits a football through a basketball hoop with a golf club.The triple-threat athlete still has to work on that celebratory run though.
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Derby-bound bachelor party finds dead body in RV

A group of Minnesota friends riding in a rented RV en route to Kentucky Derby for a bachelor party weekend made a gruesome discovery when they pulled over to investigate a foul odor.Anoka County Sheriff's officials say the RV pulled off the freeway in Winona Thursday and found a man's body lodged in a compartment of the RV that was accessible only from the outside.Officers with the...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU outfielder makes unbelievable game-saving catch (VIDEO)

LSU leftfielder Jared Foster made about as clutch of a play as you will see this or any season.With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, the bases loaded and the game tied at 4-4, Texas A&M’s Blake Allemand drove an opposite-field hit toward the left-field wall that looked like a walk-off game-winner during Friday night’s series opener for the Aggies against LSU.Foster ...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Benches empty during Nationals-Phillies game (VIDEO)

During a crucial at-bat with one out in the top of the fifth and his team down 3-1, Denard Span requested a time out from home plate umpire Jim Reynolds, but was denied. In the middle of the request, the Phillies Cliff Lee continued with his wind-up and fired an inside fastball that nearly hit the Nationals batter.Span was upset that Lee threw inside, as he could clearly be seen...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NYPD baseball team misses championship game after someone stole their gear: Report

Someone gave the steal sign at a baseball tournament championship game between a New York Police Department squad and a Dallas-area firefighters team and — unfortunately for the NYPD nine — it happened before the game even started.The New York Finest Baseball Club, as the team is known, won two games Thursday to make the championship game. But when the players left their hotel...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Rice pleads not guilty on Atlantic City assault charge: Report

Ray Rice arrived Thursday morning to court holding wife Jenay Palmer's hand and pleaded not guilty to assaulting her earlier this year in an Atlantic City casino.In February, the Baltimore Ravens running back was caught on security camera footage dragging his then-fiancee Palmer's body out of an elevator. They have since married despite the Super Bowl champion being charged with...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

George Costanza meets Donald Sterling in 'Seinfeld' parody (VIDEO)

There's really not a lot to laugh about in this whole Donald Sterling situation — at least not until you mix it in with Seinfeld.We all remember when George Costanza worked for the Yankees and had his memorable one-sided talks with boss George Steinbrenner on the classic sit-com.Now, Adult Swim has imagined Costanza as an L.A. Clippers employee on the receiving end of the disgraced...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carlos Gomez again robs Joey Votto of home run

Carlos Gomez leaps up against the center-field wall and comes down with the baseball, robbing Joey Votto of a solo home run Thursday night.For Gomez — who was himself robbed of a homer by Billy Hamilton in the top of the first inning — it was sweet revenge. For Votto, it was deja vu.You may remember Gomez robbing Votto of a potential game-winning homer to end a game last...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton makes diving catch, leaves game with bruised knuckles (VIDEO)

Billy Hamilton lays out for this spectacular catch Thursday night, but was forced to leave after bruising his knuckles on the play.The Reds center fielder injured the knuckles on his left hand while making the grab to open the game against the Milwaukee Brewers. He's expected to be sidelined a few games.Most people would have black-and-blue bodies after that catch. Just saying.Your...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA draft pick signs with Jay Z right after getting eyeful of Rihanna: Report

Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports has landed some of the biggest names in sports during its short existence. Robinson Cano, Victor Cruz, Kevin Durant, Geno Smith and CC Sabathia are just a few of the names the rapper/agent has lured from other agencies.Possible NBA lottery pick James Young reportedly just signed with the burgeoning sports agency on Thursday and now we might know Jay Z's...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

HS scholastic star picks Yale in LeBron-like press conference (VIDEO)

Whether it's a football star picking up a college baseball cap at the Under Armour All-American Game or Lebron James dissing Cleveland on national television, sports fans have been watching the country's top athletes hold some sort of press conference to announce where they will be playing their respective sports.That math wunderkind going to MIT — not so much.Now the Long Island...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets send fans 'loyalty letter' in a bid to boost attendance

Even when things are going pretty well for the New York Mets, the organization finds a way  to blame someone else for their problems and muck up the good time feel.Now, the Mets have interpreted the low attendance at Citi Field as a fan problem — not five straight losing seasons — and this is what they are asking of them: a loyalty oath.With the youthful, exciting Mets playing...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan makes one-handed foul ball catch with son in other arm (VIDEO)

A quick-reacting father made a great one-handed catch on a line-drive foul ball all while holding his son in his other arm.The fantastic bare-handed grab came during Wednesday night's Cubs-Reds game. Afterwards, the humble dad (and former college player) just shrugged and said it was nothing because his glove hand was free.The kid in the throwing hand was left speechless but mom...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NY State declares competitive cheerleading an official sport: Report

New York State education officials voted Tuesday to recognize competitive cheerleading as an interscholastic sport, in an effort to improve safety and coaching standards.The state Board of Regents voted unanimously in favor of the measure a day after it was approved by one of its committees.All 17 of the Regents voted to authorize the change.Now, starting with the winter athletic...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Crimson Tide swimmer dies saving girlfriend during tornado

The word "hero" gets tossed around in sports (and life) way too often these days. But if anyone deserves the the title, it's John Servati. And with a big H.The University of Alabama dive and swim team member died after protecting his girlfriend from a collapsing wall during a tornado on Monday evening.While deadly storms swept through the South, killing dozens of people and ripping...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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