Greg Oden Has a Younger Brother, He’s 6-foot-6, Still Growing and He Features an Ironic Nickname

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Former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden has had a professional career that has simply been devastated by injuries, to say the least. The 7-foot phenom burst onto the scene during his high school days, before helping anchor an Ohio […]

Dick Vitale Tweets “Supportive” Tony Parker Message to Eva Longoria

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There’s been doubt about who has been the San Antonio Spurs‘ MVP thus far in this year’s playoff run — it’s Tony Parker. On Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Parker brought his A game again, scoring […]

Army Rangers Jackets Becoming Post Game Theme For Boston Bruins During NHL Playoff Run

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Ever since the Boston Bruins went on a playoff run to claim the Stanley Cup championship in 2011, the team has presented a unifying item to their top performer to wear and showcase during the post game interviews. Here in […]

NBA Signs Licensing Agreement With Hello Kitty

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Breaking News — the NBA has reached a licensing agreement with Hello Kitty. Seriously though, I apologize for acting as if this is news — it’s really not. Hey good for the NBA and good for Hello Kitty. Take a […]

Los Angeles Lakers Forward Metta World Peace Reads Stories to Children, Obviously

Story time with Metta World Peace. Of course this is real, don’t act as if you weren’t expecting the Los Angeles Lakers forward to be doing good deeds. World Peace recently went on Time Warner Cable Sportsnet to read and […]

Pilot on Boston-Bound Flight Asks if Crying Baby is Pittsburgh Penguins’ Star Sidney Crosby

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It’s official — the line of the 2013 NHL Playoffs goes to a pilot of a Boston-bound flight who has no issue expressing his love for the Boston Bruins. The Bruins took a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference […]

Da’Shawn Hand, No. 1 College Football Recruit, Once Told By Coach That He Could Meet Michael Jackson

In what can certainly be described as one of the more bizarre stories that you will hear from the world of recruiting — college football’s top overall prospect revealed a unique, yet impossible promise that was offered to him. At […]

Is 111-Year Old New York Yankees’ Fan Bernando LaPallo Lying About His Age?

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Nobody really knows what to believe when questioning the age of Bernando LaPallo. He claims he’s 111 years old, but some public records seem to disagree. The LaPallo family claims that his birth date was documented incorrectly back in the […]

Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Bets $5.9 Million on Miami Heat in Game 7 of Eastern Conference Finals

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To some, he’s known as Floyd “Money” Mayweather. Well, he’s expected to earn approximately $90 million this year alone, so the nickname comes with good reason. With that being said, he’s also not afraid to throw some of that money […]

Basketball Fan Attends D-League Game…Wins $100,000 Two Months Later

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There’s no better feeling than hitting the lottery. Not that I know from personal experience, I am only speculating — must be nice. Well, for one NBA D-League season ticket holder, that’s exactly what happened. Holly Vogel, who is from […]

Boston Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Worked Taco Bell Shift to Support Boston Marathon Victims

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The list of professional athletes in the New England area that have lent a hand to help support the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions goes on and on. On Wednesday afternoon, Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger became the latest […]

Rutgers Reportedly Paid $70,000 For Background Check on Newly Appointed AD Julie Hermann

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According to a report from the Asbury Park Press, Rutgers University paid $70,000 for a background check on newly appointed athletic director Julie Hermann during their search for a replacement to Tim Pernetti. Pernetti was forced to resign from his […]