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VIDEO: ESPN’s Reese Waters was able to convince fans he won the Super Bowl

There’s a moral dilemma that I have when it comes to man-on-the-street type videos. On the one hand, they specifically target unsuspecting civilians to make them look like idiots regarding some topic or person they probably have no idea about. On the other hand, they are often hysterical. This video presents that dilemma perfectly, with ESPN correspondent Reese Waters fooling...
Via Awful Announcing
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Elite Snowboarders Take Flight In Big Air At Fenway Qualifiers (Videos)

BOSTON — The snowboard Big Air at Fenway finals are just a few hours away, but the best snowboarders in the world have been at Fenway Park since the crack of dawn. In order to make it to the main event, which begins at 8 p.m. ET, the snowboarders had to qualify for the championship rounds. The men were divided up into two heats, and the five best scores from each group advanced...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

4-Star DL Jordon Riley Has Committed To North Carolina

North Carolina just landed a big in-state commitment from Durham (NC) Riverside four-star defensive lineman Jordon Riley, per multiple outlets. COMMIT: Big 2017 DL Jordon Riley has committed to #UNC https://t.co/7cOFW562VB @RyanBartow @iamjordonriley pic.twitter.com/TWJ9gHphHJ — Ross Martin (@Boss_Martin247) February 11, 2016 2017 DT Jordon Riley talks about his #UNC commitment...
Via College Spun
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Browns expected to draft quarterback at No. 2

The Cleveland Browns are in need of a franchise quarterback after their 2014 first-round pick of Johnny Manziel appears to have turned into a bust. Speaking in a video interview posted on Cleveland.com, Browns beat reporter Mary Kay Cabot said she believes the Browns will select a quarterback with their No. 2 overall draft pick this year. Cabot does allow for the possibility that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant shoots down notion he wants All-Star MVP record

While Shaquille O’Neal likes former teammate Kobe Bryant’s chances at winning a record fifth All-Star MVP, it doesn’t appear as though Kobe is at all concerned with winning the prestigious honor. O’Neal got the ball rolling earlier this week, implying that Bryant will go for the award. “If he can find his stroke and get it going a little bit, I can guarantee you he’s...
Via Sportsnaut
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Nazem Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slashing gesture

Nazem Kadri has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for making a throat-slashing gesture towards Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano during Tuesday night’s game in Calgary. Kadri's reaction to the hit from Giordano (s/t @Fan960Wills) pic.twitter.com/JjRETZZaxE — Stephanie (@myregularface) February 10, 2016   Nazem Kadri said following the game, he didn’t remember the incident...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Video: Tennessee Updated Its “Super Bowl Champion Players” Plaque In Training Center

Former Tennessee players and current Denver Broncos, quarterback Peyton Manning and defensive tackle Malik Jackson, are still celebrating the Super Bowl victory over the Panthers this past weekend. But they aren’t the only ones.  On Thursday, Tennessee released this short video capturing the moment staff updated the “Super Bowl Champion Players” plague in the Anderson Training...
Via College Spun
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Hassan Whiteside suspended one game for throwing elbow

The 2K rating may be going up, but the bank account rating is definitely on its way down. Heat big man Hassan Whiteside has been suspended for one game without pay for throwing an elbow at Spurs center Boban Marjanovic in Tuesday night’s 119-101 loss to San Antonio, per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports. Heat's Hassan Whiteside suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Raiders to announce lease extension in Oakland as reports come out owners don’t want them in LA

All signs point to the Oakland Raiders remaining in Oakland, though not really by their own free will. The Raiders and the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. Pacific Time, presumably to announce an extension of the team’s lease at O.co Coliseum.   Presser today for JPA/Raiders announcement. Short-term lease w/O.co...
Via The Comeback
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Yankees will honor Mariano Rivera with plaque on August 14

The New York Yankees will be honoring Mariano Rivera with a plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium before an Aug. 14 game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Yankees promo schedule is out! Don't miss Mo's Monument Park plaque dedication on 8/14. https://t.co/Yvlu1SHGFc pic.twitter.com/zOO0vvljxC — New York Yankees (@Yankees) February 11, 2016 Rivera is unquestionably worthy...
Via Sportsnaut
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum, out indefinitely

The luck of Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is about as rotten as the lead singer of the Sex Pistols. On Thursday, the team announced that an MRI on Kidd-Gilchrist revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He will be re-evaluted after the All-Star break, and there is otherwise no timetable for his return. INJURY UPDATE: @hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had MRI revealing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist likely out for season with dislocated shoulder

Since Michael Kidd-Gilchrist returned from a torn labrum that cost him the first half of the season, the Charlotte Hornets have won five of seven games (including five of their last six) to creep into playoff position in the Eastern Conference. But during Charlotte’s win over Indiana on Wednesday, Kidd-Gilchrist re-tore his labrum, likely shelving him for the rest of the...
Via The Comeback
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Drone Video Of Gus Kenworthy On Big Air At Fenway Jump Is Mesmerizing

BOSTON — It’s hard to picture a 140-foot manmade ski and snowboard jump in the middle of Fenway Park until you see it in person. Luckily, Gus Kenworthy is here to help. The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics slopestyle silver medalist will ski down that massive jump at Big Air at Fenway on Friday when the freeskiing qualifiers and finals take place, but he managed to get in a few practice...
Via NESN.com
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Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is injured again. An MRI revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team announced Thursday, and his status for the remainder of the season is unknown: INJURY UPDATE: @hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had MRI revealing torn labrum in his R shoulder. Will be re-evaluated after All-Star break. — Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR...
Via Sportsnaut
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NFL Scout’s Analysis Of Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott Is Getting Destroyed

An NFL scout’s analysis of former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is currently getting destroyed on Twitter.  The analysis is seen on Elliott’s NFL.com draft profile.  The portion being heavily criticized, unsurprisingly, is what was written in the “weaknesses” category.  Ezekiel Elliott’s “Weaknesses” show you that you should never finish or try hard. Ever...
Via College Spun
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Jets

The Boston Bruins are expected to trot out a new-look lineup Thursday night as they visit the Jets in Winnipeg to kick off a season-long six-game road trip. While Boston’s top line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and Brett Connolly is expected to remain intact, changes appear to be in store for both the second and third lines. Usual second-line left wing Loui Eriksson reportedly...
Via NESN.com
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Donovan McNabb: ‘I Didn’t Puke’ In Super Bowl XXXIX Loss To Patriots

More than a decade later, Donovan McNabb remains adamant he didn’t blow chunks. There’s long been a rumor that McNabb threw up in the huddle — likely due to nerves — during the fourth quarter of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl XXXIX loss to the New England Patriots. But according to the former Eagles quarterback, who recently answered questions on Reddit, no vomit was...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barry J. Sanders transferring to Oklahoma State

Barry J. Sanders, the son of Hall of Famer Barry Sanders, is transferring to his father’s alma mater. The younger Sanders, who has spent the last three seasons at Stanford, will transfer to Oklahoma State, the same school his dad attended, and be cleared to play one season immediately as a graduate transfer. So, how much of an influence did dad have on the decision? “His message...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Young soccer players didn’t think parking through before attempted casino heist

Here’s how you don’t pull off a heist at a casino. A trio of under-18 prospects for the German soccer team Hannover thought it would be an excellent idea to rob a casino and devised a plan which ended up failing miserably. The attempt reportedly went down like this. The three players put fake license plates on their cars, wore balaclavas and carried gas pistols. There are multiple...
Via The Comeback
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside suspended one game for elbowing Boban Marjanovic

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow and making contact with the head of San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic, the league announced Thursday. The incident occurred with 9:35 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Heat’s 119-101 loss to the Spurs on Tuesday. Whiteside was assessed a Flagrant 2 and ejected. Heat...
Via The Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Antonio Tarver suspended six months, fined $50,000 for positive test

Heavyweight boxer Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver has reportedly been handed down stiff punishment after testing positive for synthetic testosterone prior to his fight with Steve Cunningham last summer in New Jersey. Antonio Tarver has been suspended six months and fined $50,000 for testing positive prior to his fight against Steve Cunningham, per source. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors-Thunder was ESPN’s top non-Christmas game since 2014

If you want to break NBA TV ratings records, you better make sure you’re showing the Golden State Warriors. Just a couple weeks after NBA TV saw the Warriors and Spurs game pull in the best overnight ranking in the history of the network, Steph Curry’s team helped another network put up big numbers. Golden State’s 116-108 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday...
Via Awful Announcing
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson tries to recruit Peyton Manning to the Rams (Video)

Magic Johnson is trying to recruit Peyton Manning to the Los Angeles Rams. The two appeared together on Wednesday’s Tonight Show, and Johnson – who is on record as being the first Rams season ticketholder – began recruiting him right to his face. “I tried to talk somebody out of retirement and come to the Rams,” Johnson told Fallon while gesturing toward Manning. “I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Springsteen to release autobiography, Born to Run, in September

You might think that after 18 studio albums, 73 singles and hundreds of tracks, Bruce Springsteen would have run out of things to say. You would be wrong. Springsteen has announced a new autobiography — titled Born to Run, obviously — to be released Sept. 27. Via USA Today: The prolific but private singer/songwriter began discreetly working on the book, according to a press...
Via The Comeback
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barry Sanders Jr will transfer to Oklahoma State

It’s been rumored for a while but now it has been confirmed. Barry Sanders Jr will transfer to Oklahoma State via the graduate transfer rule. With huge footsteps to fill, Sanders has yet to really have an impact at the college level. 2015 was his best season as he ran for 315 yards and 4 TD in the shadows of Cardinal star Christian McCaffrey. Stanford running back Barry J. Sanders...
Via The Student Section
4 hours ago  |  Discuss
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