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By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Intern Hurt at Arkansas vs. Louisiana-Lafayette When T-Shirt Gun Explodes

I hope the kid is ok.  Here is the details courtesy of Bleacher Report. An intern in the University of Arkansas’ athletics marketing department was injured when a T-shirt gun exploded, according to Matt More...

By Natasha Paul On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Notre Dame Can’t Spell ‘Fighting’ on Game Day Cups (Photo)

When a small high school in Alabama makes a spelling mistake at a sporting event, folks just laugh it up and blame it on slurs like ‘redneck’ or ‘poe dunk’. However, when one of the most academically prestigious More...

By Mark Gunnels On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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76ers Will Likely Invite 20 Players to Training Camp

The Philadelphia 76ers front office has been under a lot of heat this summer. It all started when they traded all-star Jrue Holliday to New Orleans for Nerlens Noel. It’s apparent Philadelphia is building More...

By Ashley On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Pam Oliver Suffered Concussion After Being Hit With Football

  Far from a laughing matter. Unbeknownst at the time, the most embarrassing moment of Pam Oliver’s accomplished career could’ve been a way more tragic event. The biggest hit to the head by a football More...

By Greg Smith On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Johnny Manziel Signs Fake Autograph for Rice (Video)

The Johnny Football show is back on the field and we have ourselves a new troll God. It looks like Johnny told a kid on Rice that he would sign an autograph for someone during a little trash talk: Press box replays More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Jets Decide It’s Time to Move on From Sanchez and Start the Geno Smith Era

A lot of times reporters think they are smarter than they really are. This isn’t breaking news, this isn’t unexpected and this isn’t a huge scoop. It is simply common sense. Rex Ryan‘s shotgun More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Report: Pirates Acquire Justin Morneau From Twins

  According to a report via Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired the services of a former AL MVP to help fuel their push to the playoffs. Source: #Pirates acquire Morneau from More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Ray Lewis Accuses NFL of Super Bowl Power Outage & Helping The 49ers

I was there when it happened and my first thought was that we were under attack. My second thought was someone didn’t pay the light bill (product of growing up broke). My third thought was this is exactly More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Jets Release Greg McElroy

Matt Simms beat him out. The Jets have released QB Greg McElroy, paving the way for Matt Simms to make the 53-man roster, per sources. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August 31, 2013  More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Report: After Cutting Vince Young, Packers Interested in Jimmy Clausen

The Packers don’t have a true backup quarterback for Aaron Rodgers after cutting Vince Young (they kept #3 QB BJ Coleman). Clausen was just released by the Panthers and according to Pro Football Central the More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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JR Smith Says Paul Pierce is Going to Pay For Saying Nets Run NYC

What exactly is JR going to do? Have him date Rihanna? J.R. Smith on Paul Pierce saying the Nets will run NY: "Just know that his words have consequences & he's going to have to pay for them." — More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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USADA Suspends 80-year-old Weightlifter for Doping

  Can’t make this stuff up people. According to a story on ESPN, 80-year-old weightlifter Don Ramos, has been suspended by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for doping. The agency that brought down Lance Armstrong More...



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