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Penguins’ Robert Bortuzzo and Predators’ Colin Wilson in bloody ice brawl (VIDEO)

A first-period brawl between Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and Nashville center Colin Wilson Tuesday night left both skaters a bloody mess.Both Bortuzzo and Wilson were hit with five-minute majors for fighting in the final minute of the first period.The bare-knuckled bout was a draw, but the Penguins skated away with a 3-1victory.
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Ryan Callahan to Lightning for Martin St. Louis: Report

The New York Rangers, unable to strike a deal on a contract extension with Ryan Callahan, have traded their captain, along with a first- and second-round pick, for Tampa Bay’s Martin St. Louis, reports The New York Post.St. Louis —who had his own personal issues in Tampa —  had asked Lightning ownership to trade him to the Rangers — and Rangers only — after he was originally...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn's locker gets Oscar-themed makeover (PHOTO)

White Sox first baseman Adam Dunn returned to the team Tuesday after attending the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, where “Dallas Buyers Club,” a film which he helped finance and had a cameo in, took home three awards.Upon his return, Dunn found out an unidentified member of the team decided to give his locker the red carpet treatment..@adamdunn_44 found a remodeled locker...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard elbows LeBron James in face (VIDEO)

Miami Heat fans held their breaths when LeBron James hit the deck Tuesday night after Dwight Howard inadvertently elbowed the MVP (Most Valuable Proboscis) in the face. James Harden tried to make an ill-advised pass ahead to Howard in the final seconds of the Rockets-Heat game when the the center's elbow whacked the masked James in the jaw. To add insult...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays reunite for 'Airplane!' spoof (VIDEO)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays are back in the pilot's seat for a hilarious series of Wisconsin tourism commercials.The "Airplane!" duo have reprised their characters from the hit 1980 movie for the three television spots spoofing the iconic movie — the godfather of all film parodies.Each promo begins with Hays' character Ted Striker — sitting alongside former NBA legend...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

University of Ottawa men's hockey team suspended over sexual assault: Report

Police are investigating allegations of a sexual assault involving multiple hockey players from the University of Ottawa which has prompted the indefinite suspension of the entire men’s team and coaching staff, and renewed concerns about “rape culture” on campuses.On Monday, the university announced that it had benched the entire men’s hockey program over an “incident involving...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Collins makes Barclays Center debut to fan ovation

Impatient Brooklyn Nets fans tired of waiting for the chance to witness another historical milestone — in the same borough that debuted Jackie Robinson 67 years ago — began chanting "Jason Collins! Jason Collins!" in hope of seeing the first publicly gay man to participate in a major professional American team sport debut in his home arena.After it appeared Collins might not...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan wears Dirty Harry T-shirt at Yankees game (PHOTO)

There was definitely a New York Jets presence at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Monday.Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath put on the pinstripes and threw out the first pitch before the spring-training game against the Nationals.And, as usual, Jets head coach Rex Ryan threw his own fashion sense into the mix. Rex Ryan wearing a great shirt at the Yankees game. pic.twitter...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Mantle's handwritten death bed speech up for auction

The hand-scribbled notes from Mickey Mantle's emotional farewell address — recited from his deathbed — is about to hit the auction block. The legendary speech —  televised from the Baylor University Medical Center on July 12, 1995 —  includes the hard-living Mantle begging his fans, "Please don't do drugs and alcohol. God only gave us one body."Mantle died just 4 weeks...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gazdic KOs Westgarth with one final punch during lengthy brawl (VIDEO)

As far as hockey fights go, this was a good one — until one final punch reminded everyone how bad these skirmishes can end.Kevin Westgarth and Luke Gazdic exchanged punches during the latest installment of the Battle of Alberta between the Flames and Oilers Saturday night. And, for a while, the first period dust-up looked pretty even.Just as the announcers observed the length...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Carleton College Ultimate Frisbee team members die in car crash

Three members of the Carleton College Ultimate Frisbee team were killed Friday on a Minnesota highway when the SUV they were riding in spun on the icy road and was broadsided by an oncoming semitrailer truck.Killed were James P. Adams, 20, of St. Paul; Paxton M. Harvieux, 21, of Stillwater, and Michael D. Goodgame, 20, of Westport, Conn.Neither alcohol nor excessive speed appear...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Premier League coach facing sanctions after headbutting opposing player (VIDEO)

Newcastle United led 3-1 with 20 minutes to go against Hull City on Saturday when Newcastle coach Alan Pardew used his head or, more precisely, lost it in a moment of frustration. Pardew could be looking at a heavy fine and lengthy ban for inexplicably headbutting Hull's David Meyler on the sidelines— particularly after a having a long record of such transgressions during...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ex-NBA player attacks father after AAU game

Former NBA player Erick Barkley replaced the post-game handshake with some fists on a third grader's father when he allegedly went berserk after his 9-year-old son’s AAU basketball team lost a close playoff game by one point.The altercation stemmed from Barkley believing a player on the opposing team was ineligible, according to the New York Post.Barkley was coaching his son’s...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NBA tells LeBron James to wear clear mask

It looks like The Lone Ranger won't ride again — not if the NBA has its way.The league has ordered LeBron James to lose the black carbon-fiber mask in favor of a clear version, but the superstar is appealing the decision, according to ESPN.NBA officials want to see the change by Saturday night, when the Heat play the Orlando Magic in Miami.James' mask, which he wore to protect...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

High schooler scores prom date with Texans cheerleader

In today's Internet world, high school kids all over the country have found creative ways to ask celebrities to their prom, and most of those proposals end in disappointment. But for one lucky Texas football player, his persistence paid off.Crosby (Texas) High School offensive lineman Michael Ramirez got in touch with a Houston Texans cheerleader named Caitlyn and — after he came...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler ejected for roughing up Marreese Speights (VIDEO)

The bad news for Tyson Chandler Friday? The Knicks center got ejected letting Marreese Speights get under his skin.The good news? He wasn't on the court for the final minutes of the Warriors' 126-103 rout.
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2-year-old, $60 million Texas high school stadium closed for "extensive cracking': Report

A $60 million Texas high school football stadium that got national attention for its opulence and price tag will be shut down indefinitely just 18 months after its opening, school district officials said Thursday.Eagle Stadium in the Dallas suburb of Allen will be closed until at least June for an examination of "extensive cracking" in the structural concrete of the stadium's concourse...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh wants to be a masked hero like LeBron James (PHOTO)

Miami Heat center Chris Bosh had some fun with LeBron James' carbon fiber protective mask that he wore in the Heat's blowout victory over the New York Knicks Thursday night.Bosh grabbed LeBron's mask and added a cape before posting this photo on Instagram with the caption saying he's Batman.Hate to break it to you Chris. You're not even Robin on your own team.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon gets revenge on cynical reporter with wild police chase prank (VIDEO)

About a year ago, Travis Okulski wrote a post calling a Pepsi video in which NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon did a crazy test drive with a used car salesman fake. Just about everyone else thought most of it was fake too, but it was the New Jersey native's story for Jalopnik that really stuck in Gordon's exhaust pipe.Well, Gordon finally got his revenge big time —after he disguised...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former NHLer Sean Avery joining ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Sean Avery is joining the cast of “Dancing with the Stars,” according to Page Six of The New York Post.The former NHL goon and fashionista has been spotted working out in preparation for the show at the New York studio of Gwyneth Paltrow’s trainer Tracy Anderson, sources told the gossip site.The move will be Avery’s latest career change after working at high-fashion ad agency...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Luis Suarez to help adidas unveil world's first knitted soccer shoes (PHOTO)

Premier League superstar Luis Suarez is hoping that a new style of adidas shoes will put an end to his mini scoring slump.Suarez will team up with the athletic apparel giant to unveil their new Samba primeknit limited edition soccer shoes that "combines the comfort and responsiveness of playing barefoot with the protection of a traditional design." Suarez will have the honor of...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Russian skier still paralyzed from waist down after breaking spine

Maria Komissarova, the Russian freestyle skier who was severely injured during a training accident in Sochi, says she still  has no feeling in her body from the waist down.The 23-year-old Komissarova crashed and dislocated her spine on Feb. 15 during a training run. She fractured the 12th dorsal vertebrae, located in her lower back. During emergency surgery that lasted more than...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez gets 30 days in isolation for 'beating up' handcuffed inmate: Report

On Tuesday, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was involved in an altercation with another inmate in the Bristol County Jail.  On Wednesday, Hernandez landed in isolation for 30 days as a result of the incident.According to NECN.com, Hernandez will spend 23 hours per day in a cell located in a more restricted area of the facility.  When he leaves the cell, he’ll...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers #BallparkPup Hank takes part in his first Sausage Race (VIDEO)

Last week, the Brewers discovered a lost puppy hanging around their Spring Training facility and welcomed him into the team's family as their unofficial mascot.On Wednesday, that stray puppy (nicknamed Hank) dressed in a tiny hot dog suit and took part in his very first running of the famous Brewers Sausage Race.For now, Hank will be practicing his sprinting in Spring Training...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Refs flee court after controversial girls' basketball game

A girls' high school basketball game ended in confusion and controversy after the three referees ran off the court following a highly contested decision at the end of the game.With a place in the state championships at stake, Celina trailed Argyle by just one point with 4.8 seconds left in the Texas 3A Girls' Region II final, when the bizarre incident took place.Celina's Kynese...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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