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Biff Henderson jokes around with US Olympians

King Ing August 7, 2008 0

FanHouse has one of the funniest videos I have seen in a while. Everytime Biff Henderson of the David Letterman Show does one of these skits they are comic gold and this is no

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Does Brett Farve make the Jets a lock for the playoffs?

King Ing August 7, 2008 3

With the trade for Brett Farve, the New York Jets have made themselves relevant again. Were they going to go anywhere with the quarterbacks they had? No offense Jet fans, but it was highly

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Who’s The Biggest Douche in Sports?

Justin August 6, 2008 1

Keep the suggestions coming, as we continue counting down the denizens of douche.  First, take a look back at the first 7 candidates. I can’t believe I’ve waited so long to include this guy,

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Napoli fan wins $3,000 for seeing banners badmouthing his city

King Ing August 6, 2008 1

Italian soccer club Inter Milan has to pay $3,000 to a Napoli fan for “existential damage” caused by banners calling Naples the “sewer of Italy” displayed at San Siro last October. “Ciao cholera sufferers!”

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Mitch Maier kind of robs Jason Bay of a home run

King Ing August 6, 2008 0

A similar play happened earlier this year when Kevin Youklis hit a ball that Johnny Damon nearly caught. In that game, the ball spun on top of the wall before dropping down. Now last

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The United States Masked Marauders

California Correspondent August 5, 2008 0

With the Olympics starting in just a few days, US cyclicsts have been spotted rolling into Beijing sporting specially designed surgical-type masks to protect them from the air pollution. These masks raise three questions

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Jocks with a start-up itch

California Correspondent August 5, 2008 1

By way of Valleywag (Deadspin’s sister site) comes a list of the worst athlete-funded start-ups of all time, including: WePlay.com: Peyton Manning, Derek Jeter and LeBron James this week announced they’ve thrown $8.6 million

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Who do the Yanks call up for Joba?

California Correspondent August 5, 2008 4

Last night Joba Chamberlain strained his shoulder and could be out for a game or more. With the Yankee’s struggling rotation, who do they call up? Peter Abraham has a list of top contenders,

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British motorcycle racer Craig Jones dies from crash

King Ing August 5, 2008 1

British World Supersport rider Craig Jones died in hospital following his crash at Brands Hatch on Sunday. Jones was challenging for the lead when he suddenly fell off his bike and then was hit

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Who’s The Biggest Douche in Sports?

Justin August 5, 2008 6

We’ve had a little break from our douchefest, but it’s time to jump right back into the competition by presenting our next candidate. But first, here’s a rundown of the first six nominees. Candidate

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