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You'll Have To See Tarik Cohen's One-Handed Backflip Catch To Believe It

(5) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 4:13 PM

Granted, Tarik Cohen of North Carolina A&T's football team is not wearing pads, nor are large men trying to hit him like they'd be doing in an actual football game.

But the running back's one-handed catch while doing a backflip is still impressive. Ridiculous, really.

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This Sure Looks Like NYPD Cops Dominating A Pickup Game

(7) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 2:48 PM

These street ballers have game. And a badge.

A video that purportedly shows uniformed NYPD officers showing off their moves in a pickup basketball game is making the rounds on the Internet.

Their opponents are rightfully impressed. These cops are good. Do they teach that...

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Jim Kelly Has 'No Doubt' Tom Brady Knew Balls Were Deflated

(145) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM

If we really need another opinion on "deflategate," it might as well come from a Hall of Fame quarterback.

Jim Kelly told CBS Sports Network's "We Need To Talk" that he's almost certain Tom Brady was fully aware that balls were being deflated for...

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There's Going To Be A Tackle Football League For Little Girls In Utah

(31) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 8:38 AM

Organizers in Utah are starting what they believe to be the country's first girls-only tackle football league this month, and it already has a marquee player.

Sam Gordon, whose viral 2012 highlight reel led to a Super Bowl invitation and her very own Wheaties box,...

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An 88-Year-Old Former NFL Coach Created A Twitter Account Just For His Adorable Garage Sale

(4) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 4:39 PM

This is no front-yard flea market selling rusty garden tools and broken action figures.

This is Bud Grant inviting you to his home to rummage through his stuff -- as in, the pro football Hall of Famer who coached the Minnesota Vikings to four Super Bowls. That Bud...

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Very Springy Individual Jumps High Enough To Hit His Chin On The Rim

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 4:10 PM

A basketball player identified on Instagram as Jecoby Bush jumped high enough to hit his chin on the rim.

Why'd he do it? Well, because he can -- and you probably can't. That's good enough or us.

His name was listed this past season as Je'Coby...

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J.J. Watt Posts Photo Of Huge Thigh Bruise

(23) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 1:13 PM

J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans posted Wednesday what he called a "throwback" photo that might make you throw up. The photo is of a thigh bruise he suffered while playing against the Buffalo Bills last September:

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TNT Colleagues Dress Like Craig Sager, Wear Their Hearts On Their Plaid Sleeves

(2) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 11:29 AM

Craig Sager's penchant for plaid and other sartorial splendor isn't being forgotten while he battles leukemia.

In the sideline reporter's honor, his TNT colleagues dressed like him Wednesday for the NBA playoff broadcast in Atlanta.

It was a sweet move and they all looked pretty spiffy.

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Shaquille O'Neal Kissed A Fan On The Cheek And She Absolutely Lost It And It Was Hilarious

(37) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 10:09 AM

A woman was brought to tears on Wednesday when Shaquille O'Neal agreed to take a selfie with her during TNT's NBA playoff broadcast in Atlanta.

Actually, "brought to tears" might be a bit of an understatement. She absolutely flipped out -- especially when he turned and gave her a...

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Mallory Edens, Milwaukee Bucks Co-Owner's Daughter, Shames Reporter Who Called Her 'Trophy Daughter'

(51) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 5:31 PM

Mallory Edens, the 19-year-old daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, took exception to the NBA Draft Lottery column by sportswriter Chris Sheridan -- she didn't like being called a "trophy daughter." (Who the hell would?)

Sheridan, a former ESPN.com and AP writer, posted a roundly criticized article...

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Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Already Served As The Lookout In A Prison Fight

(10) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 3:22 PM

Aaron Hernandez allegedly served as a lookout for a prison fight between two fellow inmates and has been disciplined, CNN reports, citing a law enforcement source.

Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who was convicted of murder, reportedly agreed to watch for potential interference...

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Jamie Foxx Does A Really Good Doc Rivers Impersonation

(4) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 2:12 PM

Jamie Foxx impersonated Doc Rivers on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday, nailing the Clippers coach's raspiness, cadence and just about everything else.

If only Rivers and his team could have avoided blowing a 3 to 1 game lead over Houston in the NBA Playoffs, maybe he could have avoided...

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Baylor's Shawn Oakman Completes 40-Inch Box Jump While Holding 70-Pound Dumbbells

(8) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 1:00 PM

The latest box jump from a large football player might be the one to end them all.

Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman recently leaped 40 inches while holding 70-pound dumbbells in each hand. To repeat: 40 inches. 70-pound dumbbells.

The 6-foot-9-inch, 275-pounder didn't even make it look that hard,...

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Hockey Header By Andrew Shaw Is So Cool It Should Have Counted

(11) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 10:59 AM

Andrew Shaw of the Chicago Blackhawks might want to think about replacing his skates with cleats.

In Game 2 of the NHL's Western Conference finals Tuesday, Shaw showed off his soccer skills by heading in a puck that appeared to be the game-winner in the second overtime of the team's...

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Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams Is A Good Sport About Reading Mean Tweets

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 4:03 PM

Buzz Williams may have lost 22 games in his first season as the basketball coach at Virginia Tech, but he certainly didn't lose his sense of humor.

In a video he posted Monday, Williams takes a page from "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and reads "mean tweets" about...

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Despreciable aficionado de Filadelfia le roba la pelota a una dulce abuelita

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 2:47 PM

¡Buuuuuu!

Un rechoncho aficionado de los Phillies de Filadelfia le robó una pelota de jonrón a una anciana el domingo en el juego entre Phillies y Diamondbacks. La pelota aparentemente rebotó en el guante de la señora y ella se inclinó para recogerla, sin percatarse que el patán de al...

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Jason Kidd Celebrates Fan's Birthday 14 Years After He Was Invited To The Party

(7) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 11:46 AM

As a young boy, Daniel Marks idolized Jason Kidd. So much so that he wrote the then NBA star a letter and invited his favorite player to his 10th birthday.

Marks must have figured at the time that Kidd would be a no-show, but it turns out, Kidd was just...

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Alfred Hitchcock Helped Make A Holocaust Documentary, And It's Whole Again

(13) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 10:09 AM

By the time British forces liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945, Alfred Hitchcock had already lived in Hollywood for years.

But fiction's master of suspense never forgot the very real horrors back in Europe.

Once denied entry into the British army because of his weight, the filmmaker...

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Really, James Harden, Who Throws A Shoe?

(1) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 2:39 PM

James Harden of the Houston Rockets threw one of his shoes into the stands Sunday after his team eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA playoffs.

We're guessing the souvenir probably needed some airing out.

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As for the other shoe, he merely signed it...

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Meanest Phillies Fan Ever Steals Home Run Ball From Cute Older Lady

(170) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 2:13 PM

Booooooooo!

A burly Philadelphia Phillies fan stole a home run ball from an older woman during Sunday's Phillies-Diamondbacks game in Philadelphia. The ball appeared to hit her glove, and as she bent over to retrieve it, he swooped into her space and wrestled it away. What did he do later...

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