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BYU mascot too offensive for Utah high school

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A Utah high school is changing its mascot because the local school board finds it derogatory. [Read More]
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Man arrested for possessing a buttock of Saddam

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A man in England has been arrested for possessing part of a statue of Saddam Hussein — one half of his buttocks, more accurately “a buttock” — which is a violation of the 2003 Iraq Sanctions Order prohibiting the importation of “Iraqi cultural property,” British authorities claim in a story by the Guardian. [Read More]
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Hail to the crooner

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Will Obama be the next American Idol? Here’s his tribute to Al Green [Read More]
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Texas model makes first public appearance since plane accident

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TMZ online has published a photograph of Texas model/editor Lauren Scruggs appearing in public with her parents for the first time since she accidentally walked into the propeller of an airplane last month. Good Morning America also aired this video footage of the injured Plano fashionista, who lost her left eye and left hand in [...] [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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Trinity squash team loses for first time in 14 years

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Don’t get me wrong — the UConn women’s basketball team had a hell of a streak from 2008 to 2010, when the Huskies won 90 games in a row. As Jim Calhoun noted at the time, winning that many games in a row in Parcheesi would have been a noteworthy accomplishment. But here’s the thing: […] [Read More]
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