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Basketball Pro's One-On-One Game Ends With Adorable, Romantic Twist

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2015 | 4:16 PM

Canadian basketball pro Alex Johnson made the move of his life Wednesday in a game of one-on-one with girlfriend Brey Dorsett.

He faked an injury, got down on a knee and proposed. She said yes. No word on if they ever finished the game.

The two reportedly met...

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Riley Curry On Her Mom's Cooking Show Is Everything You'd Expect It To Be

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2015 | 12:54 PM

If Internet sensation Riley Curry keeps this up, her dad's appearance in the NBA Finals next week is going to be a mere footnote.

Riley, adorable daughter of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, is now stealing hearts on her mom's CSN Bay Area cooking show, "Cookin' with...

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Tarik Cohen Catches Two Balls While Doing A Backflip

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2015 | 10:26 AM

Now that's an encore.

North Carolina A&T football player Tarik Cohen, who amazed the Internet recently with a one-handed catch while doing a back flip, just upped his game.

Cohen posted an Instagram this week of himself catching two balls while doing a backflip -- one for each...

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Bill Laimbeer Would Take LeBron James Over Michael Jordan 'No Question'

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 5:47 PM

Former Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer just added more fuel to the debate of who's better, LeBron James or Michael Jordan.

Laimbeer said on "The Dan Patrick Show" Thursday that there's "no question" he would take James over Jordan in his prime.

"He can do more,"...

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Jellyfish Lake In Palau Is Too Incredibly Surreal To Creep You Out

(4) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 4:35 PM

If the thought of swimming with a crazy number of jellyfish freaks you out, then maybe you could dive into this video expedition first.

Palau's Jellyfish Lake contains 13 million of the gelatinous critters. And they are beautiful. OK, they're a little creepy, too, and maybe you're having...

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Jon Stewart Gleefully Kicks FIFA Where It Hurts

(28) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 11:54 AM

If this were the World Cup of FIFA takedowns, Jon Stewart might already be champion.

On "The Daily Show" Wednesday, the host chewed on the bribery and other corruption charges announced against several members of soccer's governing body.

"Soccer is finally getting its perp walk," he said, before...

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Riley Curry Is Back On The Podium And Singing Drake

(79) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 10:11 AM

Riley Curry, Stephen Curry's daughter, already stole our hearts once during her dad's press conference after Game 1 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals.

But just in case anyone forgot, Riley made an adorable encore appearance Wednesday after the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets in Game...

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Just A Guy Snowboarding The Sky Attached To A Helicopter

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 6:24 PM

Who needs a snowy slope to snowboard?

If you've got the guts, an expanse of clouds and sky will do just fine.

In a video posted Tuesday by Happy Socks, daredevil Adrian Cenni, aka The Wildman, carved up the wild blue yonder while attached to a helicopter. He...

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Charles Barkley Assisted Unaware Shaquille O'Neal On A Ronda Rousey Sex Joke

(2) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 3:49 PM

Lads will be lads, even on national television.

In a TNT postgame segment Tuesday with the "Entourage" guys promoting their upcoming film, the conversation got around to UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. (She appears in the movie.)

"I can last 45 seconds with Ronda Rousey," co-host...

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After Outcry, Clemson Football Coach Dabo Swinney Says No To 'Anti-LGBT' Group Fundraiser

(164) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 3:06 PM

After protests over Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney's scheduled attendance at an event for a conservative group that opposes gay marriage, Swinney said Wednesday he is not taking part.

"After much thought, in order to avoid a distraction for the team and the entire football program, I've decided it is...

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Colin Kaepernick Says He's Sorry For 'Insensitive' Instagram About Houston Floods

(10) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 10:50 AM

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick probably wishes he could have called an audible on his ill-advised social media play Tuesday. But too late for that.

He apologized for an offensive Instagram post that appeared to make light of the floods in Houston.

Torrential rains this week...

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El portero más distraído del mundo permite gol por estar tomando agua

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 7:31 PM

Esperamos que a este portero chino al menos se le haya quitado la sed, porque está en 'el ojo del huracán' al dejar que el equipo rival anotara mientras él se hidrataba.

Sui Weijie del club Chongqing Lifan de la Súper Liga china no se percató cuando Ding...

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Paralyzed Ex-Football Player Chris Norton Walked Again, Graduated And Got Engaged. How Was Your Weekend?

(27) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 6:20 PM

Chris Norton, a former college football player who broke his neck during a game in 2010, said he was given a 3 percent chance of ever regaining movement below his neck.

Over a life-changing weekend, he beat the odds and then some.

On Saturday, he got engaged.

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Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Says Fans 'Don't Understand The Game'

(34) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 4:27 PM

Here's one way to alienate loyal followers of your baseball team: completely diss them.

In an interview with CSN Philadelphia on Monday, Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said the faithful have a lot to learn.

“They don’t understand the game,” Amaro said in reference to fans...

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Chinese Goalkeeper Gives Up Goal While Taking Water Break

(4) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 2:17 PM

We hope he at least quenched his thirst, because this Chinese soccer goalie is in hot water for allowing the opposing team to score a goal while he took a water break.

Sui Weijie of Chinese Super League team Chongqing Lifan let Ding Haifeng of rival Liaoning kick...

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Dwight Howard Spent The Night At Houston Arena Due To Floods

(7) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 11:41 AM

Dwight Howard had 14 points and 12 rebounds to help the Houston Rockets stave off elimination in Game 4 of the playoffs against the Golden State Warriors in a 128-115 victory in Houston on Monday night.

But he wasn't about to take on flood waters. After the Toyota...

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

(7) 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

(9) 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

(148) 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

(33) 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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