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Belgian soccer team uses lingerie models' bottoms for target practice (VIDEO)

Practice took a strange turn for Royal Antwerp after the soccer club swapped their goalkeeper for some lingerie models in a unique winter shooting exercise this week.The Belgian side, who are managed by former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, tested out their accuracy by hitting the bare behinds of two lace-clad beauties.The stunt was organized by the men's magazine Clint...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto mayor Rob Ford immortalized in action figure (PHOTO)

Controversial Toronto mayor Rob Ford — and America's favorite Canadian sports fan— has been immortalized in an action figure.The US toy company Hero Builders created the $79.95 doll, which comes in three styles, including one which talks.“The Talking Mayor,” when activated says some of Ford’s most memorable lines, including: “Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine.”Other...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State's locker room whiteboard was smashed up (PHOTO)

Dieter Kurtenbach of the Sun-Sentinel tweeted this photo from Ohio State's postgame locker room — and if a picture tells a thousand words, you would assume all 1,000 from this one would be very offensive:But before you jump conclusions about the Buckeyes' response to their 40-35 defeat to Clemson, know that Kurtenbach asked about how the whiteboard ended up like that ... and was...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints fans cancel 'Rocky Run' following threats from Eagles fans: Report

The City Of Brotherly Love just got a little colder — even without a windchill.Apparently, someone thought it would be a good idea for New Orleans Saints fans visiting Philadelphia to run in solidarity up the Art Museum steps in advance of this Saturday’s Eagles vs. Saints playoff game at the Linc.It doesn't take a genius to figure out what happened next after fired up Eagles...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Renowned sand artist creates incredible 'Get Well' sculpture to Michael Schmacher (PHOTO)

World renowned sand sculpture artist Sudarshan Pattnaik must be a big supporter of Formula One auto racing and an even bigger fan of Michael Schumacher.The Indian artist created this elaborate "Get Well Soon" sentiment in the sand at Puri, on the eastern coast of India, while the seven-time F-1 champion recovers from a serious skiing accident.It even includes a color replica of a...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron’s shoes leave skid marks on the court after he slips vs. Warriors (VIDEO)

There was a time earlier this season where LeBron James wasn’t wearing his latest signature shoe due a reported issue with the fit.That problem has since been corrected, as James has been wearing the LeBron 11s on a regular basis. But a new quirk arose during the Heat’s game against the Warriors on Thursday, when LeBron slipped in transition and the shoes left quite the skid...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma players broke ESPN set after Sugar Bowl win (GIF)

The Crimson Tide wasn't the only thing Oklahoma busted up at the Sugar Bowl on Thursday night. Right after their stunning 45-31 upset of two-time defending BCS champion Alabama, several Sooners took down an ESPN stage. The players, still in uniform and pads, stormed ESPN's post-game set at the Superdome while their coach, Bob Stoops, and quarterback, Trevor Knight, were being interviewed...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lundqvist's mask pays homage to Yankees during Stadium Series

When the New York Rangers take to the ice at Yankee Stadium as part of the NHL’s Stadium Series against the Devils and Islanders, goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be paying homage to New York Yankees heroes of the past.Lundqvist is ditching his normal mask for a tricked-out paint scheme that has Yankee pinstripes down the front and images of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig on...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Smith accused of sending lewd photo to nursing student: Report

New York Jets rookie Geno Smith may have something more in common with former Gang Green quarterback Brett Favre than just calling signals. Namely, sending out out the wrong kind of messages.Atlanta nursing student Jackie Presley tells the N.Y. Daily News gossip site Confidenti@l that Smith and she began a virtual romance which ended with a frustrating tryst — but not before...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings fan's photobomb fails miserably during live newscast

A Detroit Red Wings fan on his way to the Alumni Showdown hockey game during the Winter Festival at Comerica Park ended up hitting the ice himself when he tried photobombing a live news broadcast and wiped out.As WJBK reporter Jennifer Hammond urged viewers to come down to the see the former-Detroit stars face the old Toronto Maple Leafs greats, a guy in a Red Wings jersey leaped...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Sky unveils racy and revealing cycling suits (PHOTO)

Team Sky's new racing suit for the 2014 season will leave very little to cycling fans' imagination after Chris Froome unveiled the Rapha-made gear via Twitter.The defending Tour de France champion modeled the sheer, skin-tight suit that is so close to actual skin they might need a Band-Aid to fix a tear.The sheer, netted fabric — that shows a little nipple — with a black panel...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson offers to rescue Bengals fans from blackout

As reported earlier this week, the Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers still had several thousand unsold tickets for this weekend’s playoff games.If the teams are unable to sell those tickets by a Thursday deadline, their respective playoff games will be blacked out on local television.The Bengals still have about 8,000 tickets to sell to avoid a blackout...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets players left court before blowout loss to Spurs was over (VIDEO)

Even after the Brooklyn Nets were totally embarrassed in a 113-92 loss to the San Antonio Spurs for over 47 minutes Tuesday night, the team still found a way to humiliate themselves even more with only the last sliver of time left in the game.The Spurs were just trying to dribble out the clock, but the shot clock was not off and there was 0.2 seconds left after their possession...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty's Fiesta Bowl flip freaks out his mom (VIDEO/GIF)

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty scored an incredible touchdown by leaping over a Central Florida defender late in the first half of Wednesday's Fiesta Bowl. It's not often you see a quarterback pull off a play like this, but Petty sacrificed his own body on his way into the end zone.Petty took off from the thirteen with the football and, when he got close to the goal line, he decided...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson posts 'Happy New Ears' on Twitter (PHOTO)

Some of Mike Tyson's relatives found some ear-shaped chocolate goodies in a Toronto sweet shop and sent a photo to the former heavyweight champion.Tyson is getting a lot of play from his infamous 1997 ear-chomping fight with Evander Holyfield lately and, after a funny Foot Locker commercial and Broadway show poked fun at the incident, he posted a photo on Twitter with the caption...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins goes coast-to-coast for the slam (VIDEO)

Sacramento picked up a big New Year’s Eve win over Houston thanks to five players finishing in double figures — including their big guy, DeMarcus Cousins.After battling through some early foul trouble, the Kings center finished the night with 17 points and 16 rebounds. But it was this lumbering coast-to-coast dunk that helped kick off the New Year's festivities by making sure...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jovan Belcher’s mother files wrongful death lawsuit against KC

The mother of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the team Tuesday after exhuming his body so that his brain could be examined for evidence of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Cheryl Shepherd in Jackson County (Mo.) circuit court, alleges Belcher was subjected to "repetitive...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey Jr. photographs son scoring first college touchdown at Advocare V100 Bowl (GIF/VIDEO)

Yes, that was Ken Griffey Jr. wielding a camera with the 600mm lens on the sidelines of the Advocare V100 Bowl Tuesday.Griffey, who recently joined Instagram, has been sharing a fair number of photos through Twitter and was on the Independence Stadium field as a credentialed media member for ESPN.Hopefully, the former Seattle Mariners great snapped some nice shots for ESPN, but...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Dude Perfect makes incredible trick basketball shot from 561 feet (VIDEO)

Dude Perfect, the guys who have pushed the game of H-O-R-S-E to new heights, are at it again — literally.For their latest trick, the boys simply threw a basketball into moving basket in a parking lot. The terrifying part, it was tossed from the deck of the Reunion Tower — 561 feet in the air. Though the basket is “moving” with the goal of making the ball go inside...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech punter tackles himself on fake kick (VIDEO)

Georgia Tech punter Sean Poole attempted to catch Ole Miss by surprise during the Music City Bowl but only succeeded in stumbling his way into a comical turnover on downs. During a fourth-and-11 play at midfield during the second quarter on Monday, Poole attempted a fake punt. He received the snap and then took off running rather than kick the ball to the Rebels. The senior took...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Weirdest way to revive a KOed fighter ... ever (VIDEO)

This is one of the strangest boxing matches you will ever see. A ring made of spectators with what looks like a one-hand-only punching rule.After one fighter takes a wicked right to the head, his cornermen come to his aid and try to revive him with something more than smelling salts.I don't know whether to score this a knockout or a happy ending.
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers LB Thomas Keiser involved in bar fight, arrested

San Diego Chargers linebacker Thomas Keiser was arrested on Sunday night on suspicion of misdemeanor battery, according to U-T San Diego. The arrest happened just hours after the Chargers beat the Chiefs to claim the final wild card berth in the AFC.Keiser was at a bar in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego when he got into an altercation that eventually turned into a fight."We're aware...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy unveils a rushing title championship belt and LeBron James gets jealous

LeSean McCoy had a championship belt slung over his shoulder during a victorious postgame chat with NBC’s Michelle Tafoya. When asked about it, McCoy, this season's NFL rushing champion, laughed about the golden trophy you wear around your waist.“It’s a joke. My friend, he’s from Texas, he told me he was going to give me the rushing title belt if we won the game, so here...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niners' Dan Skuta rips off opponent's shoe and sock

The 49ers' Dan Skuta just returned from the IR after a foot injury and it looks like the linebacker still holds a grudge against the appendage — anybody's.The Niners led the Cardinals with less than four minutes to go in the third quarter when Skuta took out his aggression on someone else's size 15-EEEs during a pile-up.Maybe it was the wrong size.
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Woody Johnson praises Rex Ryan in email to season ticket holders

The New York Jets 20-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins Sunday did more than end the Fish's playoff hopes and extend Rex Ryan's future in New York, it inspired Woody Johnson to sit at keyboard and screen to wax poetic.Shortly after the inspirational victory, and after Johnson told a choked up Ryan and Jets players in the locker room that Ryan would be back next season, the owner emailed...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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