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Arman Walia is the Social Media fellow at HuffPost Sports. He graduated from Gettysburg College where he played football and was a brother at Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He is a fitness addict and DJs on the side. You can catch Arman either running on the West Side Highway or trying to cut the line to get a Cronut.

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NFL Players Are Not Exactly Thrilled About Returning To Dorm Life

(1) Comments | Posted July 26, 2014 | 1:13 PM

Before the NFL returns, many players are heading back to school.

With teams opening up training camps across the country, many players have been moving into the dormitories they'll be staying in for a few weeks. Nine out of the 32 teams will be staying at college campuses and...

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Joel Embiid Is Already The NBA's Twitter Rookie Of The Year

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 1:58 PM

Joel Embiid is a character and he needs far fewer than 140 characters to show it.

The No. 3 overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, Embiid won't be on the court for the Philadelphia 76ers any time soon after undergoing foot surgery in June, but that...

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Reggie Wayne Went To The Colts Training Camp In An IndyCar

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 9:54 AM

Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne knows how to make an entrance. A year after arriving to Colts training camp via helicopter, the veteran receiver traveled to the first day of training camp this year in an IndyCar.

That customized Colts racing helmet is fabulous.

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This Guy Has Some Serious Bat-Trick Skills (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 1:01 PM

So you can hit a baseball, so what? Can you juggle the bat and flip the ball with your feet and then hit it? Didn't think so. A Vine user by the name of Bercules proves to everyone that he is the bat-trick king and the leader in...

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Andre Drummond Shows Us Why NBA Players And Bowling Don't Mix (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Ever wonder why basketball players never bowl? Look no further. Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond showed the world why NBA players should stick to basketball. From dribbling a bowling ball to passing it, this is one hilarious Vine.

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Red Sox Player Shows Off Arm Strength By Throwing Ball Over Center Field Wall From Home Plate (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 11:12 AM

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has a very, very strong arm. The 24-year-old was recently challenged to throw a baseball over the center field wall... from home plate. It's hard to see in the video, but judging by the reactions, he did it.


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Fan Asks A.J. Hawk To Tackle Him, So He Did (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 2:30 PM

Athletes certainly get some bizarre requests.

One fan at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament asked Green Bay Packers star A.J. Hawk to tackle him.

Yes, you read that correctly.

The linebacker obliged and speared the happy fan.


(H/T Packers News)...

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5'9" Tennis Player Needs Chair To Hug 6'10" Opponent (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 2:08 PM

What happens when a 5'9 tennis player loses to a 6'10 opponent? An awesome post-match hug.

This is exactly what happened when Dudi Sela was defeated by Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota on Thursday. Sela would not have needed a chair to congratulate his towering...

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Incredible Flip Book Shows Top Goals At The 2014 World Cup (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 1:25 PM

If you remember flip books as a child, you're going to love this. Artist Stabilo ranked the top three goals of the 2014 World Cup and transformed them into an animated flip book.

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This World Cup Final Cake Is Deliciously Confusing

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 5:20 PM

Someone made a fantastic-looking cake with the outer dressed nicely in a Argentina flag. Whoever made it decided to fill the inside with the colors of the German flag. So, it's unclear what fan this cake was made for, but it sure looks delicious!

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Fan Tries To Barehand Giancarlo Stanton Home Run Ball, Pain Ensues (PHOTO) [UPDATED]

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 2:12 PM

One fan underestimated the power of Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. During the 2014 Home Run Derby on Monday, a man in the stands named Jordan Jacobson attempted to barehand one of Stanton's home run balls. It turned out to be a painful attempt and to make matters...

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Yasiel Puig Is Taking Full Advantage Of MLB All-Star Break (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 11:21 AM

Going homerless in the Home Run Derby and striking out three times in the All-Star game didn't stop the party for Yasiel Puig. After the All-Star game on Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers phenom continued his break on a private flight to Miami with some...

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Lionel Messi Could Not Celebrate In Locker Room Because He Was Taking A Doping Test

(3) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 2:18 PM

Talk about bad timing.

Lionel Messi was not in the locker room with his teammates celebrating after Argentina clinched a spot in the World Cup final with a victory over the Netherlands. Instead, the soccer star was taking a mandatory drug test. The 27-year-old took to Instagram to...

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Brazil Does Not Want Soccer Fans At Home To Hear This Annoying Noise (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 4:58 PM

Take a moment to appreciate those noises you hear -- the chants of the crowd, the referee's whistle, maybe even the chatter amongst the players and coaches -- while watching games during the 2014 World. Cup. Take a moment and appreciate that those noises are audible instead of the blare...

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Royals Player Gets Nailed In The Head On Throw Back To Pitcher (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 1:15 PM

Kansas City Royals outfielder Nori Aoki was the unluckiest major leaguer of the night on Thursday when St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina accidentally hit him in the helmet trying to throw the ball back to the pitcher. Aoki went down immediately but fortunately he was fine and stayed in...

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Giancarlo Stanton's Broken Bat Hits Teammate In On-Deck Circle (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 11:39 AM

A scary moment happened at Marlins Park on Tuesday night when a piece of Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton's shattered bat hit his teammate standing in the on-deck circle. The piece flew backwards and caught teammate Casey McGehee right in the mid-section. Fortunately, McGehee was not seriously injured and stayed in...

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Wiffle Ball Umpire Couldn't Go On After Getting Hit In Groin (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 10:15 AM

An umpire's worst nightmare came true during a Wiffle ball league (seriously) game when he took a sharply hit Wiffle ball right to the groin. The ump went down immediately and eventually took himself out of the game.

Ouch.

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The Last Time There Was A Triple Crown Winner, Hungry Hungry Hippos Was The Latest Craze

(1) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 2:35 PM

No one under the age of 36 has ever seen a horse win the Triple Crown. California Chrome will attempt to end the drought on June 7th with a win at the Belmont Stakes in New York. Coming off impressive victories in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness...

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Lucky Bounce Bails Out Blue Jays Player (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 9:58 AM

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion lost sight of an infield fly ball on Sunday because of the sun. Base hit, right? Wrong. The ball took a wild bounce into foul territory and bailed out Encarnacion.

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A Fan Blew Into Lance Stephenson's Ear During Game Of Simon Says (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 3:42 PM

The Internet wasn't the only place to have fun with Lance Stephenson blowing into LeBron James' ear in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Indiana Pacers star participated in a game of "Simon Says" at a WNBA game over the weekend. As some might guess, one...

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