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NBA Referee Joey Crawford Falls Hard On The Hardwood

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | April 16, 2015 | Sports
He'll tumble for ya.

MLB Probably Won't Have A Female Umpire For At Least Six Years

Lucy McCalmont | April 16, 2015 | Sports
When will we see a female umpire? Not anytime soon.

Russell Westbrook Says Scoring Title Doesn't Mean 'Sh-t' As Thunder Fail To Make Playoffs

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | April 16, 2015 | Sports
Westbrook and the Thunder just missed a playoff berth.

After Missing 3 Shots In A Row, New York Knicks Fan Sinks Half-Court Shot And Wins $10,000

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | April 16, 2015 | Sports
The best player in a New York Knicks jersey Wednesday night might have been a guy who's not even on the team. Knicks fan Shawn Kelly of West Orange, New Jersey sunk an impressive half-court shot at Madison Square Garden, winning him a cool $10,000. ...

Richard Branson Becomes A Human Bowling Ball During Chicago Bulls Game

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | April 16, 2015 | Sports
Meet the world's most valuable bowling ball. Billionaire businessman and noted thrill-seeker Richard Branson became a human bowling ball on Wednesday night as part of a stunt during a game between the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks. Branson, who was in the Windy City for the...

Does Title IX Protect Accusers In Sexual Assault Cases Involving Athletes?

Al Jazeera America | Tyler Kingkade | April 15, 2015 | College
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Whether in college or the pros, athletes are revered nationwide; their training, dedication and discipline widely praised, their performance often earning some pros millions of dollars. But away from the spotlight, there’s a dark side to the world of sports. During her freshman year at the University...

Honoring Jackie Robinson Extends Into Orbit This Year

AP | Jessica Dickerson | April 15, 2015 | Black Voices
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year. While Rachel Robinson, the player's 92-year-old widow, and Commissioner Rob Manfred honored Major League Baseball's first black player in a ceremony at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night in conjunction with the annual Civil Rights Game, astronaut...

Mets Outfielder Curtis Granderson: Mets Roll Call Is A 'Sign Of Respect' To Yankee Fans

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | April 15, 2015 | HuffPost Live 321
New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday and weighed in on the roll call that cheering Mets fans initiated at Monday's opening day game against the Phillies, a move that some decried for being ripped from the Yankees' Bleacher Creatures. The...

Katie Nolan Delivers A Biting Takedown Of The Idea That Women Are Going To The Masters To Find A Husband

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | April 15, 2015 | Women
There is a real-life article on the Internet called "How To Land A Husband At The Masters," and Fox Sports' Katie Nolan isn't having any of it. On her Fox show "Garbage Time," Nolan ridiculed the article, which appeared on FoxSports.com blog Outkick...

Stanley Cup Made Of Bacon Is Better Than The Real Thing

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | April 15, 2015 | Sports
Victory has always been sweet. Now it's smoky and savory, too.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors, Rescuers Mark 2nd Anniversary With Call For Kindness

AP | Kimberly Yam | April 16, 2015 | Good News
BOSTON (AP) -- The second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings brought together survivors and rescuers Wednesday as the city prepared to mark the day with a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness. With the plaintive wail of bagpipes in the background, Mayor...

Aaron Hernandez To Face Boston Double Murder Charges Next

AP | Simon McCormack | April 15, 2015 | Crime
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has a long legal road ahead, even after being convicted of a 2013 murder charge. Hernandez is charged in a 2012 double killing in Boston, accused in the drive-by shooting of two men he felt disrespected him at...

Curtis Granderson: Mo'ne Davis Should Be Compensated To Pay For College Education

Jordan Schultz | April 15, 2015 | Sports
On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, believes that Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis should be compensated to help fund her college education down the road. Curtis Granderson On Mo'ne Davis. (function(){var src_url="http://embed.live.huffingtonpost.com/HPLEmbedPlayer/?segmentId=552e91062b8c2aac45000194&sid=577&showPlaylist=true&autoPlay=true&hpl_host="+window.location.hostname+"&hpl_ref="+document.referrer+"&onVideoDataLoaded=HPTrack.Vid.DL&onTimeUpdate=HPTrack.Vid.TC";if (typeof(commercial_video) == "object") {src_url += "&siteSection="+commercial_video.site_and_category;if (commercial_video.package) {src_url += "&sponsorship="+commercial_video.package;}}var iframe = document.querySelector(".js-hplive-frame");iframe.src = src_url;iframe.className="";})(); Click below to watch my entire interview with Granderson. (function(){var src_url="http://embed.live.huffingtonpost.com/HPLEmbedPlayer/?segmentId=5506f95602a7606fd600061e&autoPlay=false&hpl_host="+window.location.hostname+"&hpl_ref="+document.referrer+"&onVideoDataLoaded=HPTrack.Vid.DL&onTimeUpdate=HPTrack.Vid.TC";if (typeof(commercial_video) == "object") {src_url += "&siteSection="+commercial_video.site_and_category;if (commercial_video.package) {src_url += "&sponsorship="+commercial_video.package;}}var iframe = document.querySelector(".js-hplive-frame");iframe.src = src_url;iframe.className="";})(); Email me at jordan.schultz@huffingtonpost.com or ask me questions about anything sports-related at @Schultz_Report, and follow me on Instagram @Schultz_Report. Also, be sure to catch my NBC Sports Radio show "Kup and Schultz," which airs Sunday mornings from 9 to 12 EST, right

Mother Of Aaron Hernandez Murder Victim Says She Forgives Son's Killer

AP | Steven Hoffer | April 15, 2015 | Crime
The mother of the man former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of killing says she forgives anyone who hand a hand in her son's death. Ursula Ward gave a victim impact statement Wednesday after Hernandez was convicted of killing her son, Odin Lloyd, in June...

Curtis Granderson: Shortage Of Black Baseball Players Is A 'Big Problem'

Jordan Schultz | April 15, 2015 | Sports
On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, discussed the lack of black baseball players in the game today, the return of his teammate -- pitching phenom Matt Harvey, and the Mets' fans role call....

Nolan Arenado Makes THE Best Catch Of The Young MLB Season

Ron Dicker | April 15, 2015 | Sports
What. A. Catch. Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado made an over-the-shoulder grab of a foul pop and then spilled over the tarp and into the stands against the host San Francisco Giants Tuesday night. He nearly threw out an advancing base runner to boot. Arenado's eighth-inning acrobatics...

Aaron Hernandez, Ex-Patriots Star, Convicted Of Murder Of Odin Lloyd

Andres Jauregui | April 15, 2015 | Crime
A jury has found Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. On Wednesday, Judge E. Susan Garsh sentenced Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end, to life without the possibility of parole for killing Lloyd on June...

Cleveland Indians Pitcher Carlos Carrasco Gets Hit In Face By Line Drive

Lucy McCalmont | April 16, 2015 | Sports
The hit came in the first inning of the game.

Can You Hold Your Breath As Long As This Guy?

James Cave | April 15, 2015 | Sports
Take a breath. Hold it. Count to 30. That’s the average amount of time most of us can hold our breaths -- 60 seconds if we practice. But why would you want to? For Mark Healey, a Hawaii-based big wave surfer, freediver and spear fisherman,...

Stephen Curry Hits 77 Threes In A Row At Practice

Maxwell Strachan | April 15, 2015 | Sports
The rest of the NBA is screwed.
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