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Get used to seeing Richard Sherman boast for the next two weeks (VIDEO)

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman gave one of the most intense postgame interviews in recent memory after his team beat the San Francisco 49ers, 23-17, Sunday in the NFC Championship Game and advanced to Super Bowl XLVIII.The third-year defender called out 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree, calling him a "sorry receiver" and telling him not to "ever talk about me."And...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden Tate tries catching Skittles in his mouth and fails (GIF)

Seattle Seahawks receiver Golden Tate was ready for the Skittles shower after Marshawn Lynch's 40-yard touchdown run in the NFC Championship Game. When the Seattle fans started throwing Skittles onto the field (as is custom when Lynch scores at CenturyLink Field), Tate tried to taste the rainbow and failed.
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fans throw food at 49ers' NaVorro Bowman as he's carted off field

The 49ers’ NaVorro Bowman suffered a nasty-looking injury (it’s a likely ACL tear) during a goal-line stand late in the fourth quarter, as he got his leg bent under him, apparently twisting his knee. He kept possession of a fumble, but the Seahawks players grabbed it away from him as he lay in pain, and officials awarded the ball to Seattle.So Bowman, one of the best linebackers...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gay protester detained for waving rainbow flag during Olympic torch relay in Russia: Report

A gay Russian protester was detained on Saturday for unfurling a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch relay as it passed through his hometown of Voronezh, 560 miles north of Sochi, where the games will begin Feb. 7, according to The Associated Press.Photos uploaded by his friends show Pavel Lebedev pulling out the flag and then being held by Olympic security personnel, who wrestle...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco to dock cable cars for 49er-Seahawks game: Report

Sightseers who planned on riding San Francisco's famous cable cars or streetcars Sunday afternoon during the 49ers-Seahawks game or into the night might want adjust their travel plans.That's because Muni wants to protect its historic rides from overzealous fans, vandals and other troublemakers who might get a bit too rowdy after the Niners win — or lose  — in Seattle. It also...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki's engagement ring is the size of a Titleist (PHOTO)

Caroline Wozniacki flew to Abu Dhabi on Sunday to watch her fiance Rory McIlroy finish second at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Wozniacki lost to Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the Australian Open which freed up her schedule to watch some golf.McIlroy proposed over New Year's and by the looks of it, was thinking about golf balls when he picked out the diamond.McIlroy lost by one to Pablo...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Rodman checks into rehab center for alcoholism treatment: Report

The twisted road of Dennis Rodman has reportedly taken another turn and hopefully this is in the right direction.The former NBA star and unofficial U.S. ambassador has checked into a New Jersey alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, reports TMZ.The 52-year-old Rodman recently returned to the United States from his latest trip to North Korea...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers’ David West ejected for elbowing Blake Griffin (VIDEO)

Blake Griffin is used to being the target of unnecessary fouls — with his reputation for high-flying dunks and all — but David West's totally uncalled for elbow to the Clipper's head warranted a stiff penalty. And he got it. Although it seemed minor in real time, the referees determined that the act required a flagrant-two foul, which comes with it an automatic ejection...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ John Tortorella challenges Flames after line brawl two seconds into game (VIDEOS)

The tension swirled even before the first puck was dropped and, as expected, it took only two seconds into Saturday's Flames-Canucks game for total chaos to break out. After the puck fell, every player on the ice—but the goalies—paired up and threw punches.This wasn't totally unpredictable, though, if you looked at the lineups. The Flames, being the visiting team, released their...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Metrodome deflated for final time

Inside the Metrodome, home of the @Vikings, as it is deflated! MUST-SEE: http://t.co/zHOLJOWYDh #FinalDeflation— NFL (@nfl) January 18, 2014
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Check out what Metta World Peace wears to bed (PHOTO)

The Knicks forward posted this photo before saying "nighty-night" in his Cookie Monster PJs.Please come back to us Ron Artest.Goodnight pic.twitter.com/2pAv4l1Vp2— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) January 18, 2014
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Neurologist warns Schumacher could have different personality

Michael Schumacher is no longer listed in "critical condition" but the Formula One racer "will not be Schumacher" if he wakes up from his coma, a leading neurosurgeon has claimed. Like an episode of The Twilight Zone, Dr. Richard Greenwood, a consultant neurologist at London’s Homerton Hospital, said the international racing legend will be a "regular Joe" if he recovers, as a...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

High School wrestler uses The Force to pin opponent (VIDEO)

Even with three more Star Wars movies on the way, fans can't get enough of The Force. Watch these two high school wrestlers decide that a match would be the perfect place to demonstrate the powers of a Jedi and give the $4 billion franchise a little free publicity.That's until the ref went Darth Vader on the two grapplers.Apparently these two teammates — they each have the same...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Keegan Bradley makes hole-in-one at Humana Challenge (VIDEO)

Keegan Bradley made a hole-in-one on Friday at the Humana Challenge and his reaction was pretty ... well ... Keeganesque.The ace came on the 180-yard, par-3 third hole and was part of a second-round 66 that left the quirky golfer nine back of leader Patrick Reed.And given that Bradley came into this week a little under the weather this should help him feel quite a bit better.
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez can’t watch AFC title game says sheriff: Report

While every New Englander and their grandmother will be watching Tom Brady duke it out with Peyton Manning in Sunday's AFC Championship game, inmate Aaron Hernandez can only hope to get game updates from an over-enthusiastic guard or maybe a fellow jailbird's kite.“He’s not allowed to watch any TV,” Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson told The Associated Press on Friday....
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Clemens steroids question stumps three Jeopardy contestants (VIDEO)

The only thing funnier than these three contestants' answers to this "Jeopardy" show question (answer?) is host Alex Trebek's reaction.Still, two women apparently heard about gambling and steroids in baseball and all three knew  that Pete Rose, Curt Schilling and Mark McGwire aren't in the Hall.
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' David Wilson moons Manhattan after surgery (PHOTO)

New York Giants running back David Wilson underwent neck surgery on Thursday and seems to be feeling better already. The 2012 first-round pick was sidelined in October by a herniated disk.Wilson seems to be in a very good spirits the day after his surgery. On Friday he posted a photo — taken by the doctor — of him on Instagram standing on a table, mooning New York City.Thank...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Witness says Jets' Kellen Winslow Jr. was masturbating in his car: Report

When New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana outside a New Jersey Target store back in November, police were called to the scene because a woman thought she saw him masturbating in his vehicle in the parking lot, according to court documents.The incident report from East Hanover police shows that on Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m., cops...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Westminster Kennel Club dog show to welcome mutts after 138 years: Report

This year, for the first time ever, mutts, mongrels or whatever what ever you want to call mixed-breed canines will be allowed to participate in the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden.The nation’s premiere dog show event has a long history of only allowing purebreds to compete, but will now let the common pooches in, reports The Associated Press.Talk about...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators goalie Carter Hutton robs Michael Raffi of 'open net' score (VIDEO)

Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton recovers from a bad bounce by making a ridiculous, baseball-like sliding grab to rob Michael Raffi of what looked like a sure goal for the Flyers Thursday night.The remarkable second-period save happened after Hutton went behind the net to get the cleared puck rolling around, but it unpredictably bounced in front of a completely empty net...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Costco offering big-ticket Super Bowl deals starting at $13,999

There’s Super Bowl packages and ticket deals all over the Internet up for sale these days, but for some reason the package offered by Costco seems as funny as their giant jars of mayonnaise. Besides the bulk items, and next to the Blanco Diamond Sigranit® sinks, Costco now offering all-inclusive deals with tickets, hotel rooms, and everything else you need for a two-person weekend...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mayweather won't rule out fighting Pacquiao in near future

Floyd Mayweather is ready to name Amir Khan as his opponent for his ring return on May 3 within the next week. Khan confirmed earlier this month that he had already signed a contract to fight the pound-for-pound No. 1 fighter in the world.But the talk —as always— is still about Money meeting Manny Pacquaio.On Wednesday,  Mayweather, who is on a week-long tour of South Africa...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Zany high-fashion Super Bowl helmets up for auction

Here's what happens when you mix Seventh Avenue couture with the National Football League culture — and results are just fabulous.The closest any of these fashion designers have probably come to a concussion was a stumble on the catwalk, but a group of New York's top fashionistas were commissioned by Bloomingdale’s — teaming up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

A-Rod calls MLB suspension 'a favor' and 2014 is 'a good year to rest'

Despite Alex Rodriguez's legal team fighting to get him back in pinstripes in 2014, the suspended New York Yankees third baseman sounds like a man ready to accept his fate and make the most of his banishment.Rodriguez, speaking in Spanish at an appearance in Mexico, broke his silence when he spoke with the media Wednesday for the first time since Saturday when an independent arbitrator...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning explains the meaning of 'Omaha' … sort of (VIDEO)

The true meaning of "Omaha" still remains one of the best-kept secrets in the NFL — even after Peyton Manning offered an explanation on Wednesday.Manning yelled the name of Nebraska's largest city 44 times during the Denver Broncos' 70 offensive plays as they defeated the San Diego Chargers in their AFC divisional-round playoff game on Sunday.One reporter asked Manning the obvious...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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