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#AstrosMovies becomes a Twitter blockbuster

If Houston Astros fans can find humor in their sad team's plight, anyone can. That's exactly what happened after a trending Twitter account — started as a private joke among friends — exploded Thursday night after these long suffering Astros die-hards got blockbuster returns with their own hashtag called: #AstrosMovies. Piggy-backing on a Twitter exercise started by...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Gisele introduces latest Brady to the world via Facebook

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen introduced little Vivian Lake Brady to the world via a photo and heartfelt post on her Facebook page Friday morning. "Love is everything!!! Happy friday, much love to all," she said in the caption next to the photo of her and the one-month-old baby girl. Bundchen posted the photo from Hawaii where she and her husband, New England Patriots...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather comes out swinging against New Orleans wine bar

Floyd Mayweather is ticked off that a New Orleans wine bar took the liberty of using the boxer and Justin Bieber to attract fans and promote a pre-Super Bowl party without agreeing to appear. According to a federal lawsuit — obtained by TMZ — Mayweather claims The Wine Bistro heavily advertised that Floyd and The Money team would be hosting the February 1 bash.  The Money team...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh tells Letterman he hasn't spoken to brother Jim since Super Bowl

John Harbaugh sat down with David Letterman on "The Late Show" last night and revealed that he hasn't spoken to his brother Jim since the post-game handshake after his Baltimore Ravens narrowly beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII Sunday night. At the traditional midfield meeting, the winning coach lightheartedly admitted to Letterman that he told his steamed...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman will pay a whopping $1M a year to ex-wife

Brian Cashman has been a little stingy this offseason when it comes to the New York Yankees payroll and salary cap, but apparently had to channel his inner George Steinbrenner when it came to settling with his ex-wife. The Yankees general manager will fork over a whopping $1 million a year in alimony and child support to his  now ex-wife, Mary Bresnan, under the divorce settlement...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Alleged LA fugitive wrote online messages to Tebow and other celebrities

An ex-Los Angeles cop and accused killer at the center of a California manhunt wrote "goodbye" messages to a variety of celebrities on his personal website before allegedly murdering three people — including an L.A. police officer — according to TMZ.com. One of the reported messages was addressed to New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow. Christopher Dorner is...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Gronk offered porn role with old friend Bibi Jones

If that whole thing with the New England Patriots doesn't work out for Rob Gronkowski, he could always make a little coin in the skin trade. The Patriots tight end has been offered $3.75 million to film a scene with former adult film star Bibi Jones (who goes by Britney Maclin now) — who posted sexy photos of the couple on Twitter in 2011 and 2012. Sex.com — an adult video...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Leno recreates GoDaddy Super Bowl ad with Bar Refaeli

Supermodel Bar Refaeli made an appearance on The Tonight Show Wednesday night — hot off her controversial GoDaddy.com commercial which debuted during Sunday's Super Bowl game. In the opening of the show, host Jay Leno complimented Refaeli on the success of the television spot — where she locks tonsils with a nerdy-looking guy — and asks the Israeli beauty if they could...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyson does passable job in 'Law & Order: SVU' role

In an ingenious — but at the same time sort of creepy — bit of stunt-casting, Mike Tyson went a few rounds with his first real dramatic role on NBC's "Law & Order: SVU" and, suffice it to say, ended up with split decision It was a nice departure for Tyson. who was used to parodying himself in the "Hangover" movies or reliving the dark side of his...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss
JUST MY LUCK

Sapp surprised he made Hall of Fame over Strahan

Warren Sapp was surprised to get the Pro Football Hall of Fame nod over Michael Strahan, whom he called a media darling.

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February 06, 2013  |  2 Comments

Tortorella: Some Rangers players 'look scared' to me

After Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers coach John Tortorella made it clear that his players will not get ice time based on reputation and will have to earn it with merit. The Rangers dropped the game with their cross-river rivals in Newark at "The Rock" after what Tortorella called "two free ones" in the first period. With the...
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February 06, 2013  |  2 Comments

Monopoly fans vote to add cat token, toss out iron

Cat lovers rejoice.  The board game Monopoly has decided to add a feline game token after fans voted in an online contest to replace the iron in the property trading game, toy maker Hasbro Inc, announced Wednesday morning. The results were announced after the shoe, wheelbarrow and iron battled in a a down-to-the-wire elimination in the final hours of voting that had fans of each...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss
DIVORCE DRAMA

Doctor: Kardashian baby at risk

Kim Kardashian's doctor believes her unborn baby is at risk due to the stress caused by the stall tactics employed by Kris Humphries in the divorce proceedings.

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February 06, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kobe dunks on Nets' Humphries and Wallace at Barclays; Gets M-V-P chant

Even after 14 All-Star seasons, Kobe Bryant has been called just about everything while visiting an NBA opponent's building.  But one thing he is usually never called outside the comfy confines of Staple Center is, "M-V-P!." Bryant didn't hear the chant only once during the Lakers game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center Tuesday night — but three...
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February 06, 2013  |  1 Comment

Tony Parker uses Chris Brown-Frank Ocean fight as evidence in lawsuit

Tony Parker is using singer Chris Brown's fight with Frank Ocean as evidence in his $20 million lawsuit filed against the owners of a Manhattan nightclub where the San Antonio Spurs star was injured in his eye during a bottle-throwing brawl last summer. TMZ reports that Parker has filed new legal documents in his lawsuit against the nightclub W.i.P. — the site of a reported...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lindsey Vonn airlifted from race hill after bad crash

Lindsey Vonn crashed during the first day of the World Championships in Schladming, Austria and had to be airlifted from the race hill by a medical helicopter. Vonn was treated by medical personal for about 12 minutes on the snow covered course before she was hoisted into the rescue chopper. The crash occurred after Vonn's Super-G run was delayed three hours by heavy fog....
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: A-Rod feels Yankees and MLB are conspiring against him

Alex Rodriguez's silence regarding the allegations of using performance-enhancing drugs has led some cynics to believe the New York Yankees star is guilty by not coming out and speaking publicly about the ugly situation. Now, a source behind the scenes says the embattled slugger is "scared" that higher powers are conspiring to discredit his career and get him thrown...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss
YOU BET YOUR LIFE

Mets looking into building casino?

The New York Mets reportedly have looked into the possibility of building a casino nearby Citi Field to help raise some funds.

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February 05, 2013  |  2 Comments

Jeter won't comment on A-Rod PED report until teammate himself talks first

Derek Jeter has taken to the field for a full week now and even hit in the batting cage Monday for the first time since breaking his ankle last October.  The Yankees shortstop took 55 grounders — but doesn't move move laterally — and said his left ankle is healing right on schedule. He expects to be ready by Opening Day on April 1. "Everything's been good, everything...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Next year's Super Bowl could be without halftime musical act: Report

Forget about wardrobe malfunctions, lip-synching and power outages — because next year's Super Bowl in the frosty climes of MetLife Stadium might go on without a halftime show altogether. There is no plan for one at Super Bowl XLVIII in the open-air home of the Jets and Giants in New Jersey — because NFL officials can’t figure out how to stage the festivities...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ali is doing fine despite near death reports says daughter

Reports coming from Muhammad Ali's brother on Sunday claiming the boxing legend was so ill he was near death have been refuted by his daughter May May — who claims her father is doing just fine. The family even tweeted a photo of the 71-year-old boxing great wearing a Baltimore Ravens T-shirt while watching the Super Bowl from his home in Arizona Sunday. Alis' brother...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss
ZING!

MetLife Stadium tweet rips blackout

The operators behind the Twitter account for MetLife Stadium -- the site of next year's Super Bowl -- cracked a joke about the Superdome's power outage.

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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

MetLife Stadium game time weather report: Cold with snow showers!

Roger Goodell has been saying that the 2014 New Jersey-New York Super Bowl will be a barometer for other open-air stadiums in cold weather cities to host future Super Bowl games or  make Jersey's own Joe Flacco stop whining. According to Goodell — comfortably from the 70-degrees New Orleans temps and climate-controlled Mercedes-Benz Super Dome — he hopes temperatures at...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Iverson is a pathetic excuse for a parent says judge

If Allen Iverson wasn't the poster boy for everything an NBA player could do wrong off the court — he is now. Arguably once considered the best pound-for-pound player in the league, A.I. has seen his share of financial, personal and marital troubles over the years but now a judge is calling the former NBA star a terrible father. Iverson just officially became a single man...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Lewis slams down incredible in-bounds ally-oop pass

In what has to be the best in-bounds ally-oop dunk of the season, Eastern Kentucky's Marcus Lewis soared above the rim to embarrass Southeast Missouri State on Saturday. The junior guard not only slammed down the rock, he faked out two SEMO defenders on his way down the lane and into highlight reel immortality. 2,922 fans saw Lewis help the Colonels to a 81-72 victory in the...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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