Former NFL Star Terrell Owens Tries His Hand at Professional Bowling

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Former NFL standout, Terrell Owens, has traded in his football cleats (though not by choice) and replaced them with bowling shoes. That’s right, the always eccentric six-time Pro Bowler has taken up a different type of bowling. The former wide receiver made […]


A Lesson Learned From the Boston Marathon Tragedy

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As a parent, I often struggle with whether or not to discuss tragic events with my seven-year-old son; yet often times, no matter how much I try to protect him from news I know would frighten him and make him […]


A female’s surprising thoughts on Lauren Silberman’s NFL tryout

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Sports fans have no doubt heard about 28-year-old Lauren Silberman, the former soccer player who became the first female kicker to try out for the NFL regional combine over the weekend. Silberman’s attempt, as bold as it may have been, ended […]


Sports fans may soon have to say goodbye to time-honored tradition of stadium flyovers

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There is nothing quite like the feeling of crowing into the stands surrounded by thousands of sports fans as each team prepares to take the field. School songs have been played, the Star Spangled Banner has been sung, and just […]


High school basketball: One of the greatest displays of sportsmanship you’ll ever see

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Every once in a while, a story comes along that simply warms your heart and restores your faith in humanity. This story of a high school basketball manager out of Coronado High School in El Paso, Texas does just that, […]


Thanks to social media, basketball player with Down syndrome finds fame

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Never underestimate the power of social media. Thanks to Twitter, and the hashtag #GetOwenOnSportsCenter, one lucky special needs basketball player from Rochester Hills has found instant fame.  Owen Groesser, a 13-year old eighth grader with Down syndrome who attends Van […]


Shawn Marion stars in Dallas Mavericks remake of classic video game

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Sure, the Dallas Mavericks haven’t quite had the season they had hoped they would this year. Sitting at 13-20, things don’t look too good for the Mavs this season. In fact, since winning their first NBA crown two seasons ago, […]


Fan goes to extremes to express his appreciation for Johnny “Football” Manziel

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Texas A&M Aggies redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel, known by many as “Johnny Football,” has been incredibly impressive this season. So much so that many believe he is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy this year. If that does indeed […]


Now fans of select teams can buy Pop-Tarts to show off your college football spirit

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College football fans have always been a crazy bunch. They have a sense of pride in their favorite teams that is difficult to find anywhere else in the world of sports fandom. Companies realize this, and as a result  just […]


Little League baseball team headed to World Series thanks to two MLB teams

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The Petaluma Little League All-Star team is headed to the Little League World Series, and it wouldn’t have been possible without a little help. The team, based out of Sonoma County, California, earned the bid to the World Series on […]


NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers superstar Dwight Howard dating R&B singer Ciara?

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It’s been quite a summer for the NBA’s three-time Defensive Player of the Year, Dwight Howard. After nearly a year-long sweepstakes as to which team would land the NBA’s best big man, he finally landed with the Los Angeles Lakers. […]


Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada are headed for divorce

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I don’t think many people expected Chad Johnson’s marriage to Evelyn Lozada to last forever, but I doubt many thought it would end so quickly. Less than six weeks after the couple was married, Lozada, best known for her role on Basketball […]