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Suarez bites another opponent

Liverpool strker Luis Suarez appeared to bite an opponent during Sunday's match against Liverpool, and it wasn't the first time. Here is a video of the chomp.

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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson's three-home run jersey taken off auction block for being wrong one

An auction house in New Jersey pulled a New York Yankees jersey that Reggie Jackson claimed was the one that he wore when he had his historic three-home run game during the 1977 World Series.  After no one bid on the legendary pinstriped top, an alert memorabilia expert discovered it was the wrong shirt and it was yanked from the block. The retired Yankees great said he kept the...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dramatic 'funny car' explosion during race sends debris into stands (VIDEO)

Fans escaped serious injury Saturday at the ZMax Speedway in Concord, N.C. when the whole body of a "funny car" broke loose from its chassis and flew into the stands. The accident happened when an engine explosion caused the carbon fiber body to tear free of a car driven by Robert Hight competing at the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals. The car's body flew over a group of front...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Soccer player has controversial 'Love' tattoo spelled out in weapons

Seeing a pro athlete who doesn't have at least a few tattoos inked on his body these days is about as rare as seeing Tim Tebow start for the New York Jets. Coincidence? I don't think so. One British soccer player has taken his body art to a new — and maybe ill-advised — level by getting the word "Love" permanently inked into his body spelled out in weapons...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith posterizes Jeff Green and lets crowd know about it

The New York Knicks' most entertaining tweeter, J.R. Smith, did all his talking on the court Saturday and beefed up his Sixth Man of the Year credentials to boot. The New Jersey product slam-dunked a beauty over Celtics forward Jeff Green during the Knicks hard fought 85-78 win in Game 1 of the their first-round NBA matchup at Madison Square Garden. Smith came off the bench...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Michaels busted for suspicion of DUI

Al Michaels — the legendary sports announcer most famous for his call of the "Miracle on Ice" hockey game at the 1980 Olympics — was arrested Friday for suspicion of DUI, reports TMZ. Law enforcement officers told TMZ the 68-year-old Michaels went through a a DUI checkpoint in Santa Monica at approximately 10 p.m. on Friday.  The officers detected the odor of alcohol...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants' Cruz gets no offers and midnight deadline passes

Don't throw out those salsa CD's and No. 80 jerseys just yet Giants fans. Victor Cruz is probably not going anywhere. The clock struck midnight last night — meaning the deadline (11:59 on Friday) for him to sign an offer sheet during the restricted free agency period expired — and, as expected, Cruz got no offers because no team was willing to give the Giants a first...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Swan Racing customizes Sprint Cup car with 'Prayers for Boston' paint scheme

The Swan Racing Toyota of driver David Stremme will run a special paint scheme in tribute to the victims of the attack on the Boston Marathon at Kansas Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 this weekend. The No. 30 Toyota will be customized with a ribbon and the words "Prayers for Boston" in the paint scheme. Earlier this season, Swan Racing honored the...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rivera tells Jeter to 'be selfish' in order to recover from injury

Mariano Rivera may understand the the frustration New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is going through more than anyone right now. Afterall, besides being teammates for 18 years and sharing five World Series titles together, Rivera knows the fear of having an injury which could unwillingly force him out of the game in the twilight of a Hall of Fame career. After learning that...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dead Boston Marathon 'bomber' was avid boxer, had hopes of making U.S. Olympic Team

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, killed early this morning in a shootout with cops, was reportedly an avid boxer and Olympic hopeful with aspirations of making the U.S. Boxing Team. Records show that the dead terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev,26, a community college dropout who became a devout Muslim over the past several years, had even competed in the 2009 Golden Gloves National...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Humphries and Kardashian reach settlement in divorce case

Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian have reached an agreement on a divorce settlement that was finalized Friday morning.  The news that the 536 day battle over a 72 day marriage ensures that the Brooklyn Nets forward won't miss any practice or a playoff game as the team gears up for their first-round game against the Chicago Bulls. Humphries didn’t have to fly to L.A. for the...
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April 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

Ballhawk snags two home run balls at Yankee Stadium from right AND left field

Your eyes weren't playing games on you Thursday night if you think you saw the same guy catch two different home run balls from both right and left field at Yankee Stadium.  It was the same guy. Zack Hample, the guy obsessed with collecting major league baseballs and has a collection of over 6,500 of them, snagged home runs from Diamondbacks rookie Didi Gregorius (in the third...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss
OPINIONATED AS ALWAYS

Williams weighs in on Tiger at Masters

Caddie Steve Williams, now with Adam Scott, said that he believes that Tiger Woods, the guy he used to carry the bag for, should have been disqualified at the Masters.

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April 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

One Boston Marathon bombing suspect dead, second on run: Police report

One of the two men suspected in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing is dead, and the other remains at large after an early morning shootout with police in the Boston suburb of Watertown, reports The Associated Press. The men are accused of shooting a MIT University police officer, then carjacking a Mercedes-Benz. The officer later died and a transit officer was seriously wounded...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeter still has fracture in ankle, out until after All-Star break

The New York Yankees got some bad news Thursday when they learned that a CAT scan on Derek Jeter's rehabbing left ankle revealed a small crack still exists in the area where the previous fracture was. Brian Cashman announced that the Yankees star shortstop won't be back on the team until "sometime after the All-Star break" to give the bone more time to heal. ...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Argentina U-17 player scores on incredible overhead kick

It didn't take long for Argentina to score against Uruguay in a South American U-17 championship match and there was sure nothing U-17 about the way they did. Argentina's Sebastian Driussi made an amazing overhead kick for a goal from outside the box to give his team the lead in only the third minute of the match. Set up by a lovely cross, Driussi chested the ball up and...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NY Bike Tour eliminates fireworks out of respect to Boston Marathon victims

The Five Boro Bike Tour — an annual cycling event through New York City — will be do away with the usual fireworks at the starting line for this year's ride.  Organizers said eliminating the towering pyrotechnics at the start was out of respect to the Boston Marathon victims. It would also prevent rattling some skittish riders and spectators too. "We felt it was...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss
JAGER

Soccer coach steals credit card, fired?

A Croatian soccer coach was fired for allegedly stealing an opposing player's credit card so he could purchase 36 bottles of Jagermeister.

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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Real-life Batman soars through rock arch at 155 mph in wingsuit (VIDEO)

Here's another extreme sport daredevil stunt that will make the adrenaline rush you get when you secure that last raisin bagel at Starbucks seem pretty lame. This video of Alexander Polli wearing a wingsuit and navigating his way through a narrow cave at a speed of 155 mph has gotten over a million hits since it was posted on YouTube — and it's easy to see why. Polli...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Did people loot merchandise from Boston Marathon stalls in wake of explosions? (VIDEO)

Video footage moments after the Boston Marathon bombings appears to show dozens of people grabbing merchandise — which was meant for the exhausted runners who finished the race—  and hauling it off for themselves In the video, individuals — who are dressed in street clothes and apparently not runners — appear to be grabbing blue and yellow jackets from the cardboard boxes...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

JPP: Giants 'can't BS around this year'

Jason Pierre-Paul knows the New York Giants have the talent to win another Super Bowl but sounds like he's tired of the complacency surrounding the team. "We can't BS around this year," JPP said Tuesday night at a charity dinner on Long Island.  "The falling down, and going up, that stinks, you know what I mean? Because it’s like every year it happens...
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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies fan builds snowman to keep him company at Coors Field

A lonely Colorado Rockies fan took advantage of all the snow that covered Coors Field the last couple of days and built himself someone to talk to.  During the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the New York Mets, this creative young man created someone that actually likes seeing baseball played in arctic climates. The problem was figuring out why the dude in a purple...
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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankee Stadium to host two NHL Winter Classic games in 2014

The NHL really loves their outdoor games and yesterday announced that they will expand the Winter Classic to six games next season, according to si.com. Yankee Stadium will be the lucky recipient of two of those games involving all three of the New York City metro area NHL teams. The New York Rangers are tentatively scheduled to play the New Jersey Devils at the stadium on Jan...
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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss
THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS

Yankee Stadium does 'Sweet Caroline'

The New York Yankees and its fans paid tribute to the victims of Monday's bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon with what could only be called fair rendition of Sweet Caroline at the end of the third inning of Tuesday night's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Bronx Bombers at Yankee Stadium. The 1969 Neil Diamond hit song about a young Caroline Kennedy has been...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dutch soccer player scores hilarious own goal

Just call this play soccer's version of The Buttfumble — without the butt and sort of a fumble.  Switch Mark Sanchez with Mike van der Hoorn, put him on a soccer pitch and watch the Dutch player score one for the other team then fall on his face. To add insult to injury, Van der Hoorn's comical own goal came when his FC Utrecht team was already down 3-0 and reduced...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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