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Stephen A Smith: Abuse Victims Should Learn 'About The Elements Of Provocation'

(1454) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 2:11 PM

On Thursday, the NFL punished Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice with a two-game suspension after the player allegedly knocked out his fiancée during an altercation in February.

While many around the league have been highly critical both of Rice's conduct and of what's been perceived as a...

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Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth In India

(15) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 12:28 PM

Hate going to the dentist? Probably not as much as Ashik Gavai.

On Monday, the 17-year-old spent seven hours in a dentist's chair in Mumbai, India, to deal with a rare, abnormal growth in his right jaw. At first, doctors weren't sure what they might find, but as the surgery...

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Cubs' Anthony Rizzo Promises To Dedicate A Home Run To Fan With Cancer, Hits 2

(3) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 3:54 PM

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo may be a hard hitter, but he has a softer side, too.

Both aspects of the slugger's character were on equal display Tuesday, when the player pointed to the sky after each of his homers against the Padres. Turns out the mysterious gesture was...

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Family Asked To Deboard Plane After Dad Sends Tweet Criticizing Gate Agent

(18) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 2:44 PM

A Minnesota dad isn't exactly feeling the "LUV" after he and his two kids were removed from a Southwest Airlines flight last weekend following confusion over the airlines' boarding process for children.

Duff Watson was traveling with his two kids, ages 6 and 9, from Denver to Minneapolis...

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This Year's Mayfly Hatch Was So Big It Showed Up On Radar And Caused A Car Wreck (PHOTOS)

(70) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 4:50 PM

If you're an animal that enjoys eating mayflies, and you live in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, this is your time to chow down. If (as is likely the case) you are human, you're out of luck.

The annual mayfly hatch along the Mississippi River is in full swing,...

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Radio Host Apologizes, Then Says If Erin Andrews Weighed More She'd Be A Waitress

(9) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 3:16 PM

After calling Fox Sports' Erin Andrews a "gutless b**ch" last week, Boston sports radio host Kirk Minihane apologized for his language during his broadcast Wednesday morning -- then proceeded to berate Andrews one more time.

"I used a word to reference Erin Andrews that I shouldn’t...

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This Is Where Confiscated Wildlife Items Go To Die Another Death

(2) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 1:30 PM

Don't be fooled by the building's unremarkable exterior; inside this staid warehouse northeast of Denver resides one of the world's largest concentrations of items from the illegal wildlife trade.

The 22,000-square-foot warehouse, officially called the "National Wildlife Property Repository," belongs to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and...

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Boy Carries His Younger Brother Through Triathlon, Wins At Life

(17) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 6:29 PM

For 8-year-old Noah Aldrich, his 6-year-old sibling, Lucas, is more than a brother; he's a best friend.

And to say they go everywhere together doesn't even scratch the surface.

Earlier this month, Noah completed a mini-triathlon in Boise, Idaho, all while alternately pushing and pulling Lucas,...

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George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetle Infestation

(6) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 12:03 PM

All you need is love -- and maybe some insecticide, if you have it handy.

A tree planted in honor of George Harrison, a former member of The Beatles, was killed by -- wait for it -- a beetle infestation.

The pine tree, planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park...

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Terrifying Photo Beautifully Illustrates Why Grand Prix Drivers Wear Helmets

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 4:06 PM

There's a reason drivers in the German Grand Prix wear helmets, and this striking photo sums it up better than any words possibly could.

The photo, captured Sunday by Associated Press photographer Petr David Josek, permanently fixes in time the moment after a car flipped over, yet before the car...

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Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy Says He Wouldn't Have Drafted Michael Sam [UPDATED]

(229) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 2:16 PM

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy has a Super Bowl ring on his finger, but he wouldn't want Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, on his team.

In an interview published Sunday in the Tampa Bay Tribune, Dungy didn't mince words when it came to discussing Sam,...

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Instead Of Shutting Down This Streetball Game, These Police Officers Jumped In And Played

(23) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 11:50 AM

Life is better when police can shoot hoops instead of bullets.

Nobody knows that better than police in Kansas City, Missouri, who were caught on camera last week playing a game of basketball in the street with some local kids.

Samuel Lockridge, a special education teacher at J.C. Harmon High...

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Just A Forklift Forklifting A Forklift Forklifting A Package

(4) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 6:01 PM

Need a lift?

Not these guys.

These innovative forklift operators have figured out how to extract a maximum amount of lift from their rigs, with a maneuver likely to make OSHA inspectors sigh.

While most forklift operators use their rigs to simply lift stationary objects to a...

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Miss Idaho Wears An Insulin Pump, And She's Not Afraid To Show It

(178) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 2:16 PM

Miss Idaho 2014 is here to Pump. You. Up!

This isn't getting "pumped" in the conventional, Arnold Schwarzenegger-approved sense. Miss Idaho (aka Sierra Sandison) does it with her insulin pump, which the 20-year-old has started wearing with pride after struggling with her diagnoses of Type 1...

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This Husband's Love Letter To His Wife Of 61 Years Will Fill Your Heart With Joy

(7) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 3:49 PM

This is the story of Bob and Gail Phillips, a North Carolina couple who, after 61 years together, love each other as much as they ever have.

To celebrate their 61st anniversary on June 27, Bob wrote a love note to his wife. Instead of leaving the note for...

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Radio Host Loses It, Calls Erin Andrews A 'Gutless B***h'

(110) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 2:43 PM

If there wasn't already hostility between Fox Sports' Erin Andrews and Boston sports radio host Kirk Minihane, there sure is now.

On the "Dennis and Callahan Morning Show" on Wednesday, Minihane had some choice words for Andrews. The remarks were sparked by Andrews' dugout interview with...

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Reporter Baffled After TSA Agent Rejects His District Of Columbia ID, Demands To See Passport

(69) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 4:37 PM

It seems our nation's capital is giving TSA agents some difficulty.

A TSA agent at the Orlando International Airport demanded to see the passport of Justin Gray, a Washington, D.C., correspondent for central Florida's WFTV news. According to WFTV, the agent was not familiar with the District of Columbia, and...

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Weird Al's 'Word Crimes' Is The 'Blurred Lines' Parody Every Grammar Nerd Secretly Wanted

(36) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 1:38 PM

Grammarians, rejoice!

Weird Al's latest video, "Word Crimes," offers viewers a humorous schooling in the correct usage of often misused words, and it's set to the unmistakable tune of Robin Thicke's much-maligned "Blurred Lines."

If you're worried Weird Al is only jumping on the...

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Stolen Tillamook Cheese Vans Recovered After Police Sniff Out Hiding Place

(2) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 12:25 PM

You'd have to be a real muenster to steal a caravan of bright orange, Tillamook cheese-branded Volkswagen microbuses.

Yet, criminals in central California, a couple hundred miles northeast of Monterey, jacked three of the bright orange minibuses over the weekend, stealing the vans, along...

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Fan Jumps Onto Field, Drunkenly Charges The Mound After Batter Hit By Pitch

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 6:19 PM

When one of your team's batters gets hit by a pitch, it's best to take a deep breath and let it go.

Or you could do as this fan did, and put it on the charge card. As in, leap onto the field and charge the mound, seeking...

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