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The New York Post Is Still Very Thankful For Mark Sanchez's 'Buttfumble'

(13) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 3:05 PM

Thanksgiving traditions: Turkey, family and "the buttfumble."

Mark Sanchez isn't New York's problem any more. But that doesn't mean the New York Post isn't still a problem for him. With the former Jets quarterback set to start for the Philadelphia Eagles on Thanksgiving, the newspaper splashed him across...

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Lionel Messi Breaks All-Time Champions League Goal Record (But Might Not Hold It For Long)

(21) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 4:25 PM

Lionel Messi is coming for all the records.

Just days after becoming the leading scorer in La Liga history, the Barcelona star moved to the top of all-time scoring list in the Champions League. The 27-year-old notched his historic 72nd career goal in the competition...

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After Ferguson Decision, Adrian Peterson Tweets About His Own Indictment For Some Reason

(4) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 3:07 PM

Suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was one of many athletes sharing their thoughts on the news from Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday. Unlike the vast majority of them, Peterson managed to add a bit more confusion and controversy to an evening that needed no more of those...

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LeBron James Among Athletes Sharing Sadness, Concern, Anger After Ferguson Decision

(8) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 10:41 AM

Like the rest of the country, the biggest stars in the sports world were riveted by the news coming from Ferguson, Mo., on Monday night. Like many of their fellow citizens, some were shocked and saddened when it was announced that police officer Darren Wilson would not be...

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Chiefs' Eric Berry Visiting Lymphoma Specialist After Doctors Find Mass In His Chest

(11) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 8:02 PM

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been placed on the non-football illness list after doctors discovered a mass in his chest, the team announced on Monday. According to Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder, Berry first complained of chest discomfort following the team's game against the Oakland...

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Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. Made The 'Catch Of The Year' That Is Actually The Catch Of The Year

(114) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 9:42 PM

There are not enough superlatives.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made what may be the most incredible touchdown catch that most football fans will see in 2014 -- or ever. The 22-year-old rookie's jaw-dropping one-handed grab, made while falling down perilously close to the sideline after...

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Manny Pacquiao Gets What Fans Want, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Gets Paid

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 6:39 PM

Manny Pacquiao seems to get it. The Filipino fighter, who has won world titles in an unprecedented eight weight classes, seems to understand what boxing fans want. Like those fans, he also seems to have accepted that the only person with control over whether that long-awaited thing ever...

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Jason Collins: Fear Keeps Gay Professional Athletes From Coming Out

(14) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 5:13 PM

After he came out in April 2013, Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete active in any of the four recognized major North American professional team sports leagues. When the 35-year-old retired from the NBA in November 2014, he was still the only out athlete ever to...

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Tiger Woods Is Very Angry About Golf Digest's Very Fake Satirical 'Interview' With Him

(103) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 8:20 PM

Tiger Woods likes to think he has a good sense of humor. Woods likes to think he is willing to laugh at himself. With an angry rebuke of Golf Digest for a piece of satire in its latest issue, he may have ensured that no one else will think either...

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NFL Union Chief: 'National Football League Has Simply Been Making It Up As They Go Along'

(7) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 12:04 PM

The National Football League's credibility crisis continues.

In the wake of the NFL's announcement that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season for violating its personal conduct policy, the NFL Players Association was highly...

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Meet Jonas Gray, The Patriot Who Went From Open Mic Stand-Up Comic To NFL Standout

(4) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 1:36 PM

Jonas Gray is now a headline performer.

An unheralded, undrafted running back, Gray stepped into the spotlight for the New England Patriots in a four-touchdown performance that made him a sudden star in the NFL. The 24-year-old was appearing in just his fourth-career game when he exploded...

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This Is What A Perfect Shot On Goal Looks Like, Courtesy Of Spain's Isco

(19) Comments | Posted November 15, 2014 | 5:28 PM

Belarus goalkeeper Yuri Zhevnov might as well have been viewing this splendid goal by Spain's Isco on television. In that case, he could have at least seen a replay of the inch-perfect shot that gave Spain a lead it would never relinquish in a Euro 2016 qualifier. In this case,...

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New England Patriots Celebrate Twitter Milestone With N-Word

(70) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 12:07 PM

The New England Patriots learned the hard way that Twitter can also be an anti-social media platform. In a failed effort to celebrate its NFL-leading one millionth follower, the official Twitter account of the Patriots sent out a tweet including a racial slur on Thursday evening.


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11 Athletes Who Became Real American Heroes For Their Military Service

(1) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 4:05 PM

True heroism is not measured in touchdowns. Profound courage is not displayed by limping into Game 7 of the NBA Finals. Real sacrifice isn't something that advances a runner in a baseball game. But that doesn't mean that real heroes have not graced the World Series or been cheered in...

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Kobe Bryant Set An NBA Record For Failure, Because Of His Greatness

(32) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 9:22 AM

Only the greats can fail this often, for this long.

Playing in his 19th NBA season, Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant broke the NBA record for missed field goal attempts in a career, passing the previous mark of 13,417 missed shots set by Boston Celtics legend...

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These 5 NBA Players Have Higher Salaries Than LeBron This Season, Seriously

(10) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 10:37 AM

LeBron James may be @KingJames. He may also be a four-time NBA MVP and a two-time NBA champion. He may have even been described as the NBA's "Invisible Hand" for his apparent ability to dictate just about everything that happens in the...

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Steve Nash Writes Emotional, Open Letter To Lakers Fans Over Injury, Criticism

(4) Comments | Posted November 8, 2014 | 3:54 PM

The truth about Steve Nash's back hurts. It may hurt Los Angeles Lakers fans who want the two-time NBA MVP on the court. But it sure sounds like it hurts Nash much, much more.

In an open letter to fans and critics, the two-time NBA MVP detailed his back problems...

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Carmelo Anthony's Hat Game Is More Dominant Than The Knicks' Triangle Offense

(1) Comments | Posted November 8, 2014 | 2:46 PM

Carmelo Anthony has put Walt "Clyde" Frazier on notice with his fearless hat game. The New York Knicks may have a new All-Star trendsetter in the locker room. Unfortunately, opponents may not have as much to worry about these days when it come to the Knicks' on-court style....

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Roger Goodell's 'Ambiguous' Ray Rice Story May Be Hurt By Ravens GM's Reported Testimony

(22) Comments | Posted November 7, 2014 | 12:36 PM

Roger Goodell's job security as NFL Commissioner might be "ambiguous" after a two-day hearing on the appeal of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's indefinite suspension. According to a report from ESPN's "Outside The Lines," Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome testified under oath...

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A-Rod Revealed Secret Advice For Passing MLB's Urine Drug Test: REPORT

(78) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 4:23 PM

It doesn't seem that Alex Rodriguez was afraid to get his hands dirty when it came to evading detection from Major League Baseball's drug testing policy. The New York Yankees' PED pariah told Drug Enforcement Administration agents and federal prosecutors that he was instructed in how to pass a urine...

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