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  1. President Obama and poker star Phil Ivey will help you with your NCAA Tourney picks

    Mar 20, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT


    The deadline for your NCAA Basketball Tournament office pool is fast approaching and you of course are doomed need help. So we’ve brought out the big guns to advise you: President Obama and poker star Phil Ivey.

  2. What’s with kids and all these death-defying stunts?

    Mar 20, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT


    It’s the Year of Living Dangerously for kids, for sure. Every time I look up it seems some youngster is attempting a death-defying feat of some sort, with mom and dad’s permission. In the past couple of weeks we’ve told you about Jordan Romero, who at 13 became the youngest person ever to summit Mt.…

  3. What does your favorite sport or team say about your politics? Study reveals all (guess where Univ. of Alabama lands?)

    Mar 19, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT

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    What is the most liberal MLB team fan base? The team of choice for the most conservative NFL fans? And which college sports program fan base skews more Republican than any other in the U.S.? The National Journal did a study this past fall which is being re-released now due to the NCAA basketball Tournament, and some of the answers may surprise you.

  4. The Saint Louis Billikens watched the NCAA Tournament selection show at a Best Buy

    Mar 18, 2013, 2:08 PM EDT

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    The best thing about an entire college basketball team filing into a Best Buy would be the blue-shirted clerk at the front door having to give every one of them with the anti-shoplifting greeting, like they do with all customers. “Hello” (nods). “Hello” (nods). “Hello” (nods). “Hello” (nods) …  and it would get hilarious when…

  5. Little leaguer celebrates home run with slow trot and epic celebration (video)

    Mar 17, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT

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    There are times in the world of sports when celebrating is a good decision and this little league home run celebration might be the best one that I’ve ever seen. At this time, there isn’t exactly much known about the little leaguer except for the fact that the video title has deemed him, “Lil Papi”…

  6. Angry New England Patriots fan burns Wes Welker jersey (video)

    Mar 17, 2013, 11:28 AM EDT


    If you told me about two years ago, that New England Patriots fans would be burning the jersey of wide receiver Wes Welker, I would have called you crazy. However after Wes signed a two-year deal with the Denver Broncos this week, a couple of angry New England fans decided to celebrate his betrayal of…

  7. Squash player James Willstrop pulls off epic trick shot during tournament (video)

    Mar 17, 2013, 8:28 AM EDT

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    It’s not often that I come across squash trick shots but this one courtesy of England’s James Willstrop might be the most impressive one that I’ve ever seen. It occurred at the North American Open in a semifinal match against Egypt’s Ramy Ashour as James pulled off a pretty rare feat of a double-fake shot. After…

  8. Grandmother explains grandson’s poor performance in Maryland high school playoff basketball game, takes blame

    Mar 16, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT


    Over the years, we’ve seen players blame poor performances on a myriad of things but this might be the first time that a grandmother has come to the aid to explain a poor performance. Back on Thursday, Goddard Duval High School (Maryland) were upset in the Class 4A boys regional basketball semifinals by Upper Marlboro Wise who defeated…

  9. Baltimore Ravens fan has impressive Ray Lewis calf tattoo (picture)

    Mar 16, 2013, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Just when you thought that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was scary on Sundays, an epic calf tattoo of Mr. Lewis has reached the Internet. A man from Oklahoma by the name of JD Baker decided to share his special Ray Lewis ink to the world of Twitter and well, I’m not sure if I’ve…

  10. Former USA president Bill Clinton crashes Louisville celebration after win in Big East tournament (pictures)

    Mar 16, 2013, 8:31 AM EDT

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    After dispatching the Villanova Wildcats in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament, the Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team had a special guest in their locker room after the victory. The 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton stopped by to congratulate the team and thanks to the Louisville forward Chane Behanan along…

  11. Yo, Adrien: For $139K, you could own Rocky’s South Philly home

    Mar 15, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT


    Rocky buffs, ready your bank accounts. The 90-year-old home that Rocky lived in with his family during Rocky II is finally on the market after the lady who lived there ever since it was used in the movie passed away. And this house isn’t priced at some astronomical celebrity rate, helped by the fact that…

  12. Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he lost $900K on that last play of the Packers-Seahawks game

    Mar 14, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Remember that play that basically killed off the replacement referees and sent most of the NFL into a ruckus, mostly directed at Roger Goodell, who has definitely started to look sadder over the years from all of his errors in commissionership. But his biggest gaffe may have been his stubborn reluctance to work out a deal…

  13. PSA: Do not harass boxers over Twitter because they will track down your house and try to annihilate you

    Mar 14, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT


    This is the story of the keyboard warrior who found himself hiding out in his house from British boxer Curtis Woodhouse, who got so upset at the tweets of torment that he tracked down our nerdy antagonist and literally called him out into the street. Result: a troll who has learned a very important lesson…

  14. World rejoices as Minor League Baseball team invents the bacon shell taco

    Mar 14, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT


    Forget the new Pope: the world has moved on to the next big thing: the bacon shell taco. (Crowd in St. Peter’s Square cheers wildly). Yes, scientists or God (pick one) have finally invented a taco shell made entirely of bacon, and the only place one can get it is at West Michigan Whitecaps home…

  15. If you’re tired of insulting yourself, Adidas and Google have unveiled shoes that will do it for you (video)

    Mar 13, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT

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    It’s South by Southwest week in Austin, Texas, and that means misguided but earnest attempts at unveiling products that advance our culture. Google has a tentative hit with their ‘Google Glasses’, a version of which is to be released to the general public later this year. To go on that theme, they teamed with Adidas…

  16. Do we really need to be reminded that basketball Gatorade showers are a bad idea? I guess we do (video)

    Mar 13, 2013, 11:14 AM EDT

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    If you’re going to coach women’s college basketball, you have to expect a certain amount of hijinks and/or shenanigans. There’s no escaping it. But a Gatorade bath for the coach while he’s still on the court? That’s something new. Of course the folks in attendance at this game in Nebraska didn’t seem to think it…

  17. See through the helmetcam of a dude who fell 100 feet down a mountain… and survived!? (video)

    Mar 13, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT


    Mark Roberts was doing that thing he likes to do which is climb the sides of mountains, and it was going pretty well. Left pick, right pick. The usual. And then an ice ball fell off of another climber, knocking Roberts off his groove and turning what was an enjoyable mountain climb into a terrifying…

  18. What NFL jerseys would our presidents have worn? Here’s all 44 guesses

    Mar 12, 2013, 1:02 PM EDT


    So a reader of, Alec Tolivaisa, had this thought: what if I made a graphic that showed what NFL team each of our 44 presidents would have rooted for? And so he did. Of course it was easy for presidents such as Barack Obama and George W. Bush, whose rooting interests are known. But…

  19. Golfer swallowed by sinkhole, lives to tell about it

    Mar 12, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Yep, a hole-in-one. Only 43-year-old Mark Mihal didn’t score it in the conventional manner: it was Mark who went in the hole, and the ball that stayed on the fairway. It happened in Waterloo, Ill., when Mihal, who runs a fantasy golf site, fell into a sinkhole at the fairway of the 14th hole at…

  20. Furry weasel cousin disrupts Swiss soccer match, bites player, becomes team mascot (video)

    Mar 11, 2013, 11:28 AM EDT

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    To our list of mammals that have run onto the field in pro sports, please ad marten. What is a marten, you ask? They are omnivorous animals related to wolverines and weasels, and apparently enjoy soccer. That’s because one darted onto the field during a Swiss Super League match between Thun and Zurich recently, not…