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Vick, Woods are America’s most ‘disliked’ athletes

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Michael Vick and Tiger Woods are America’s most “disliked” athletes, according to Forbes. Vick, the Eagles quarterback who spent time in jail over dog fighting charges, and Woods, the golf superstar still recovering from a scandal over his extramarital affairs, each had a “dislike” score of 60 percent. The survey was conducted by Nielsen and [...] [Read More]
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Soccer star’s girlfriend claims he’s on injury list because of too much sex

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Is there such thing as too much sex? If you are a professional soccer player, apparently yes. AC Milan standout midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng is on the sidelines with an injury, and his girlfriend Melissa Satta claims it’s because of their steamy bedroom behavior. “The reason why he is always injured is because we have sex [...] [Read More]
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Former NFL star Terrell Owens resurfaces in Indoor Football League

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Terrell Owens is back on the field. In the Indoor Football League. Owens, one of the most productive receivers (and biggest personalities) in NFL history, will join the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League. He made the announcement on a video, which appears to be shot in his house. “Uh oh! It’s official! It [...] [Read More]
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Watch tennis player’s epic tantrum at Australian Open

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Tennis players smashing their rackets in frustration happens all of the time. But four rackets? With two still in the plastic covers? That might be a first. Marcos Baghdatis took out his frustrations in the third set of his four-set loss to Stanislas Wawrinka Tuesday in the Australian Open. Baghdatis, a former Open runner-up, was [...] [Read More]
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Glen Davis earns one of the most bizarre technical fouls in NBA history

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Glen Davis’ nickname is “Big Baby.” Fitting. The Orlando Magic big man earned one of the most bizarre technical fouls in NBA history after protesting a foul on Richard Jefferson’s alley-oop dunk in San Antonio’s overtime win on Wednesday. Davis pulled his pants down. Just a few seconds into the video, the camera pans away [...] [Read More]
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Peyton Manning to retire … according to Rob Lowe; Manning’s dad says it’s not true

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Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning will retire, according to veteran NFL writer Rob Lowe. Wait … Rob Lowe? That Rob Lowe?? Why not?? After all, he LITERALLY is the finest sports writer on the planet. OK, so, he’s not a sports writer. Or a writer. (Except on West Wing). But maybe his great work in Parks [...] [Read More]
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High school basketball players brutally beaten for Tebowing

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Two South Carolina boys basketball players were slammed to the ground, punched and kicked “to the point of vomiting” for Tebowing during the game. Following a 20-point win, the Wando (S.C.) students were beaten by fans of West Ashley (S.C). The students celebrated during the game by getting down on one knee in Tebow’s signature [...] [Read More]
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Fans sit on the Mavericks bench during a game

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Talk about great seats. Check out these two fans who are sitting on the bench with the Mavericks during Tuesday’s game against the Pistons. Yes, on the bench. With the players. TV cameras caught the two fans, with beers in their hands, between Mavericks guards Delonte West and Vince Carter during the third quarter of [...] [Read More]
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