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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

Little Astros fan gets foul ball from Nolan Ryan (VIDEO)

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan was a Houston Astros starter from 1980-1988, but on Tuesday, Ryan gained two new Astros fans who wouldn't know The Ryan Express from a Panda Express.In the eighth inning of the Nationals-Astros matchup, Washington shortstop Ian Desmond fouled one of Chad Qualls' pitches into the netting behind home plate — directly in front of the Astros' executive...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeter inspects Cano's new beard during Bronx return (VIDEO)

Derek Jeter welcomed Robinson Cano back to Yankee Stadium Tuesday night and and the first thing he did was examine his former teammate's new facial hair. Something the Yankees captain never grew in the Bronx.Next year Derek. Next year.Your browser does not support iframes.
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros mascot Orbit in underwear is a frightening sight (PHOTO)

Orbit was the Houston Astros' official mascot from 1990-99, but was replaced by Junction Jack from 2000-12. But now old Orbit is back and maybe now we know why he was sent away for a while.Hopefully the green alien was just was just carrying a bat yesterday.HOW DO I UNSEE THIS RT @j_nelsn: @JWerthsBeard I am concerned. pic.twitter.com/hK7lGmRX0J— Jayson Werth's Beard (@JWerthsBeard...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers-Flyers fans brawl in stands during game (VIDEO)

Things turned ugly in Philadelphia on Tuesday night when a melee broke out in Section 209 during Game 6 of the Rangers-Flyers playoff matchup.And here it is in a three-part video series.The fight occurred in the waning minutes of the contest in which the Rangers were soundly defeated 5-2 inside the Wells Fargo Center. A video from a fan in the section was quickly uploaded to YouTube...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Korean league baserunner slides into home plate as teammate swings bat (VIDEO)

When you're on third and your team's down one run with two outs in the ninth inning, it's difficult to find a way to score. But this Korean league baserunner almost turned a squeeze play video into a splatter film. The LG Twins batter ended up flying out to end the game, so the play didn't matter much. But luckily it was not the runner's head that ended up in the fielder's glove.[Cut4]
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling's ex-mistress shows up at court in wild get-up (PHOTOS)

The ex-girlfriend of Clippers owner Donald Sterling showed up at court Monday looking like she was going to do a little spot weld on her Harley after seeing the judge.V. Stiviano wore a huge, multicolored visor to hide her face from photographers as she headed to a Los Angeles courthouse. She accessorized the look with Donald Duck T-shirt underneath a red leather motorcycle jacket...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild fans distract Semyon Varlamov with mugshot, prison jumpsuit photos

Semyon Varlamov was nominated for the Vezina Trophy on Monday morning in what had to be the shining moment so far this 2013-14 season.But at a bleak point back in October, the Colorado Avalanche goaltender was arrested on domestic violence charges. Those charges were later dropped, but certainly not forgotten — at least by Minnesota Wild fans. And with the Avalanche in Minnesota...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaq under fire for mocking disabled fan's selfie (PHOTO)

Shaquille O’Neal is usually good for a lot of innocent fun, but the former NBA star might have gone a little too far and is under fire for mocking a disabled fan’s selfie.Shaq posted a picture on Instagram of his own contorted face next to Jahmel Binion’s innocent selfie.The post, captioned “Smile today,” earned more than 14,000 likes with former University of Michigan...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Desmond Jennings tags up and scores from second base (VIDEO)

White Sox centerfielder Adam Eaton made a pretty incredible catch at the wall Monday night but it was the Rays' Desmond Jennings' baserunning on the play that was really impressive.After Eaton fell to the ground with Matt Joyce's long fly ball, he flipped it to rightfielder Dayan Viciedo. Jennings already tagged up at second and — after seeing the commotion out by the fence ...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA fighter Cathal Pendred saves a beached baby dolphin (PHOTOS)

On Sunday morning, The Ultimate Fighter 19 competitor Cathal Pendred was out for a walk on an Irish beach with his girlfriend when he spotted a group of concerned people looking into the ocean.As it turns out the crowd was gathered because a baby dolphin had washed up on shore, injured and frightened, it unable to get back into the ocean without the currents pushing him onto the...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flare-waving soccer fan set on fire after being sprayed by cops

A Polish soccer fan waving a lit flare was set on fire in the stands after being sprayed with pepper spray by riot police.During the game between Slask Wroclaw and Zaglebie Lubin on Saturday, the spectator climbed a fence while holding the flare and — when a security guard appeared to fire pepper spray at him— he burst into flames.After turning into a human fireball, the spectator...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

CNN shows Charles Barkley mugshot while he speaks about Donald Sterling (VIDEO)

CNN may want to update their photo image files — especially for some of their own.The news network had TNT analyst Charles Barkley on the phone to discuss Clippers owner Donald Sterling's alleged racist remarks Saturday night. But as Barkley spoke, CNN used his mugshot from a 2008 DUI arrest on the TV screen, making the former NBA star appear slightly less credible as he gave his...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dad kicks his 6-year-old son down a skateboard ramp for stalling (VIDEO)

An over-stoked Florida father was booted from a local skate park after he was caught kicking his 6-year-old son down a skateboard ramp.Marcus Crossland was apparently impatient with his son when the boy took too much time to roll down the half-pipe, dubbed Big Brown — the biggest ramp at Kona Skate Park — when he kicked him down the 15-foot drop on Friday afternoon.The little...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard's unfortunate slip against Chelsea gets the Twitter treatment (PHOTOS)

Steven Gerrard, the king of Liverpool soccer and one of the greatest players ever to grace the Premier League is getting an un-royal treatment on Twitter after an unfortunate slip on the pitch led to an easy Chelsea goal Sunday.Pranksters have been quick to mock the farcical play which was like a gift opening goal for Chelsea's Demba Ba at Anfield.In a unending series of memes,...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling asks the girlfriend: 'How Can We Make This Go Away?': Report

While everyone from NBA players to the President have spoken out about the racist comments attributed to Donald Sterling, the Los Angeles Clippers owner reportedly contacted his ex-girlfriend Sunday and, in an attempt to quell the controversy, asked her flatly, "How can we make this go away?"Sources close to Sterling told TMZ that the team owner is keenly aware V. Stiviano is in...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Young fan gets emotional over meeting Carlos Gomez

Carlos Gomez makes a young fan's day at Miller Park as she shares a hug and is overcome with emotion while meeting the Brewers star.Tears notwithstanding, it looks like you just made the starstruck fan's day a little better Go-Go.Your browser does not support iframes.
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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