Indy 500 Winner Dan Wheldon Was Killed in a Horrible 15-Car Crash at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
33-year-old Indy 500 winner DAN WHELDON was killed yesterday in a 15-car pile-up at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. On lap 13, two cars bumped and set off a chain reaction. Then Wheldon ramped off another car, hit the wall, and his car caught fire.
He was airlifted to a hospital, but two hours later, they announced he didn't make it. He'd won the Indy 500 twice: In May, and back in 2005. Three other drivers were hurt, and it's not surprising . . .
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The 49ers beat the Lions 25-19 yesterday, and immediately after the game, Niners coach JIM HARBAUGH and Lions coach JIM SCHWARTZ almost got into a FIGHT.
Harbaugh was jumping up and down celebrating, and he gave Schwartz a pretty hard handshake at mid-field, and sort of dismissed him. And he also allegedly shouted a swear word.
And Schwartz apparently took offense . . . because he ended up CHASING Harbaugh down the field, while the players and coaches kept them from going at it.
Harbaugh tried to accept some of the blame for it, but not really. He said, quote, "I was really revved up . . . That's on me. [The] handshake was too hard."
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It was nice that Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber scored his first touchdown for his new team with 1:23 left in the Bears' 34-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers, but the ex-Dallas Cowboy needs to grab a few style points in the all-important post-touchdown celebration game. For Exhibit A, I give you this debacle:
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This is the guy I was talking about on my show today who was featured on "60 Minutes" last night. He learned how to climb at the Granite Arch Climbing Center in Rancho Cordova. This dude is amazing, check him out by CLICKING HERE
A cage fighting event which included children as young as eight has created a storm of controversy.
Footage of the bouts posted on the Internet have provoked an outcry with the British Cage Fighting Association describing parents who allow their children to take part as "morons."
The event was staged at the Greenlands New Labour Social Club in Preston.
At one point, one of the schoolboy fighters is seen to break down in tears.
Lancashire police say they will now investigate whether children were put at risk by taking part in the event.
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The official mascot at Auburn University is the tiger. But the eagle is kind of their bonus mascot. And before each football game, a bald eagle named Spirit flies across the stadium and lands at mid-field.
--But this week, Spirit went off-course . . . and slammed into one of the glass luxury boxes. Don't worry though. Spirit was okay, and eventually landed on the 50-yard-like like usual . . . after buzzing the crowd a few times.
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In honor of the NFL season kicking off tonight, Forbes just released its annual list ranking the 32 NFL franchises by their value. And for the fifth straight year, Dallas came in first place.
--The Cowboys are worth $1.85 BILLION, up 2% from last year. They have a powerful brand that includes huge merchandise sales . . . and the new Cowboys Stadium has been pulling in hundreds of millions in revenue.
--Even in this recession, NFL teams basically PRINT MONEY. The average franchise is worth $1.04 BILLION, which is up 1.4% from last year.
--And after the player lockout this summer, the owners are set to get an even BIGGER piece of revenue . . . which means their teams are just going to keep going up in value.
--The full top 10 most valuable teams are: the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins, the New England Patriots, the New York Giants, the New York Jets, the Houston Texans, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Chicago Bears, the Green Bay Packers, and the Baltimore Ravens.
--The bottom 10 are: the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders, the St. Louis Rams, the Buffalo Bills, the Minnesota Vikings, the Atlanta Falcons, the Detroit Lions, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Arizona Cardinals, and the San Diego Chargers. To see the full list, CLICK HERE
Last Saturday, the Sarasota Gators faced off against the North Port Husky's in a youth football game at Riverview High, in Sarasota, Florida. With about a minute and a half left in the first half, the ref called a personal foul against the Husky's.
--But for some reason, the Gators sideline FLIPPED OUT. Maybe because they were losing 30-to-6. And the ref called ANOTHER personal foul when they came onto the field and confronted him.
--A Husky fan was filming the whole thing, and she didn't capture all of what happened next. Apparently, someone threw a bottle of water on the ref, and a fight started. But it's unclear who threw the first punch.
--But she DID film the aftermath . . . where a player ran the ref over like a FREIGHT TRAIN, and started a brawl. An assistant coach for the Husky's tried to break it up, and got injured along with the ref.
--Now the Gators have been banned from playing on their home field, and suspended. And the cops are making arrests.
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MILWAUKEE -- Ryan Braun was about 75 feet shy of his first career inside-the-park home run when gravity took over. His tumble cost the Brewers a go-ahead run, and cost Braun a homer in his bid for the franchise's first 30/30 season in 41 years.
Watch the video by CLICKING HERE
There's a new ad from New Era, continuing the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry between ALEC BALDWIN and JOHN KRASINSKI.
--This time they're talking over their webcams, when Baldwin says he's, quote, "gonna make everyone in Fenway cry." Then he sets a whole bunch of Red Sox tickets on fire . . . but accidentally burns down his apartment building.
--So he freaks out and tells John to call "912 . . . it's 911 for rich people!" Here you go:
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In the new issue of "ESPN The Magazine", there's an article titled "What If Michael Vick Were White?"
The whole point the author is trying to make in this piece is that it's IMPOSSIBLE to imagine Vick as a white guy. Flipping his race would change too many variables. He simply wouldn't be Michael Vick anymore. So the attempt itself is foolish.
So many people have tried to do it anyway . . . especially when Vick was arrested for dogfighting, and the question came up again and again: Would Vick have received such a harsh sentence if he were white?
Anyway . . . The MORONS at "ESPN the Magazine" obviously didn't get the point . . . because they ran a computer-generated image with the story of MICHAEL VICK AS A WHITE GUY. You can see the photo below, along with the article, BY CLICKING HERE.)
LEBRON JAMES was at a pool in Barcelona the other day for some kind of Nike event. And he agreed to jump off the ten-meter high dive, which is about 33 feet. But when LeBron got up there, he FROZE. He did eventually make the jump, but it took him almost three minutes. And he made some other guy go first so he could see how to do it. And to add to the pressure, the announcer got the crowd to start chanting the word "jump." And at one point yelled, quote, "C'mon, LeBron! Everybody wants to see [it]!" So he finally did at 2:46 in the video:
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There was a triple play at a MINOR league game between the Nashville Sounds and Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday. And this one was crazy.
With runners on first and second, the batter hit a fly ball to center that bounced off the center fielder's glove. And the runners took off because they thought he dropped it.
But the ball hadn't hit the ground, and after it bounced off his glove, It bounced off his HEAD . . . went up in the air . . . and he CAUGHT it. Then he threw the ball back in, and they doubled-off the runners at first and second.
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A Guy here in Northern California Has Taken His Dog Skydiving 64 Times
The "Sacramento Bee" did a story this week on a former skydiving instructor in Northern California who's taken his dog Otis on 64 tandem jumps.
You could probably make the case that it's animal cruelty, but apparently the 10-year-old pug ENJOYS it.Â They posted a video of one of the jumps online, and he looks completely calm.Â He even has his own skydiving goggles. Check out the full story by clicking on THIS LINK
I've never taken my own pug sky-diving, but just for the hell of it, here's his picture. His name is Denny:
The Japanese have their own pro wrestling circuit, just like the WWE. And since the Japanese always take things to INSANE levels, this might not surprise you.
A wrestler named Kenny Omega recently faced off with an opponent named Hakura . . . who also happens to be a NINE-YEAR-OLD GIRL.
The video is online, and she did the same moves you'd see a normal wrestler do . . . like jumping off the top rope, and having her head slammed into a turnbuckle. She ended up losing the match, but she got one final slap in before it was over.
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The Oakland Raiders have picked their new cheerleading squad for the 2011-2012 NFL season, and one of their new ladies is . . . a GRANDMA. A 37-year-old grandma, but still, a grandma. (--Hey, if any woman could represent the female Oakland Raiders fans properly, I guess it is a 37-year-old grandma.) --Her name is Susie Sanchez. She's a mother of three, a grandmother of one, and she's been dancing since she was eight. --She says it's always been her dream to be an NFL cheerleader, and she's tried out five times in the past six years . . . but always got cut. --There were 232 women at the auditions, and Susie was one of 41 women picked to be on the Raiderettes. --The Raiderettes say she's the only grandma cheerleader in the NFL. But she's not the oldest cheerleader . . . the Cincinnati Bengals have a 42-year-old named Laura Vikmanis. Here's a couple of pics of Susie:
Wednesday at a Diamondbacks game, Brewers second baseman Ricky Weeks threw a ball into the stands, right at a little kid wearing a Brewers jersey.
--But it bounced off the kid's glove, and another kid got it. And if you think kids pretty much suck these days, get this: The kid with the ball GAVE IT BACK.
--The Diamondbacks announcers were so impressed, they gave him four free tickets, an autographed bat, and brought him up to the booth.
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
There's a new video on YouTube of a weird motorcycle crash that happened at a race in France. The two riders were fine, but the handlebars on their bikes got hung up on each other, and the bikes spun around in circles on the racetrack.
--It's also funny how angry the one guy gets at the racer who caused it.
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PEYTON and ELI MANNING are in a new, somewhat graphic ad for DirecTV. It's a fake promo spot for a TV drama called "Football Cops" . . . and instead of using guns, they kill criminals with deadly footballs.
--It's not clear if there's more to come, but DirecTV is promoting it like there is. On the official website, it even lists the back stories of the characters.
--It says, quote, "Both grew up together as orphans in a home for wayward boys. Both overcame the odds to become huge sports stars. Now both are the only hope for the rugged streets they once again call home."
--Odds are, DirecTV is just planning to run mini-episodes leading up to the football season . . . if there is one.
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In a game against Georgia on Saturday, the freshman catcher for Baylor University's softball team fouled a ball off her own face . . . and immediately started gushing blood from her right eye.
It's amazing it doesn't happen more often, because when you watch the video, it's a direct hit. According to reports, she suffered multiple fractures and got some stitches, but she's okay.
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P.S. What movie is the line "nobody makes me bleed my own blood" from?
You gotta check out the latest installment in New Era's ad campaign where ALECBALDWIN and JOHNKRASINSkI talk trash about the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry.
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The Crowd at the Players Championship in Florida Cheered Because A Turtle Jumped Off a Bridge Into a Water Hazard. Halfway through his first round on Thursday, TIGER WOODS had to bow out of the Players Championship in Florida due to an injury. So the next most exciting thing that happened in golf this weekend was when a turtle decided to jump off a 5-foot bridge and into a water hazard on the 16th hole. And the crowd cheered and went crazy!
Some idiot ran on the field at a Boston Red Sox game the other night, and a security guard absolutely leveled him. The guy had his hands in the air, and the security guard ran in from the side and drilled him.
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A Baseball Player Tried to Make a Catch Ten Feet Short of the Wall . . . But the Ball Bounced Off His Glove and Went Over for a Home Run.
Detroit Tigers outfielder RYAN RABURN has been having defensive issues all season. But this is something special... In Tuesday's game against the Seattle Mariners, Raburn tried to make a somewhat routine catch at the warning track in left field, but the ball bounced off his glove and went over the fence for a homerun. This type of play isn't really that rare, and it happened most notably in 1993 when a ball bounced off JOSE CANSECO'S HEAD.
--But this one was different, because if Raburn hadn't touched it, the ball would have landed about ten feet short of the wall.
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Real Madrid soccer team won the Spanish soccer championship the other day. And during the victory parade, a star player named Sergio Ramos dropped the trophy from on top of a bus . . . the bus ran it over. Fortunately, it wasn't crushed.
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After the Kings final game Comcast paid tribute to the team and Sacramento, using Tesla's "Love Song" as the soundtrack...enjoy this piece of local history:
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A golfer named KEVIN NA racked up 16 strokes on ONE HOLE at the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio over the weekend. His tee shot went in the woods, so he teed up another ball, which also went in the woods.
Then he couldn't get the ballOUT of the woods, and by the time it was all over, he'd set a new PGA record for most strokes on a par four.
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On Friday night, a Kansas City Royals groundskeeper named Trevor Hogan fell while the tarp was being rolled out for a rain delay, and the 1,500-pound tarp rolled right OVER him.
Luckily, he escaped with minor injuries, but he also has a new nickname around the ballpark: "Speed Bump"
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Imagine hitting your golf ball into a water hazard, walking to the edge of the water, and seeing a ten-foot SHARK swimming around. Well, it's possible at the Carbrook Golf Club in Queensland, Australia, which features a lake filled with 30 bull sharks.
--Club officials think the sharks washed into the lake during a flood in the early 90's, and there's a video on YouTube of one shark swimming right up to the edge of the shore.
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Some guy fell asleep at a Yankees game the other day, so the guy sitting behind him started stacking plastic beer cups on his head. When he got three stacked up, the people around him started cheering. Then he tried for four but couldn't do it.
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The baseball season may only be a few days old, but the Cleveland Indians already have a play that will undoubtedly be included on the team's 2011 highlight reel under their belt.
In the fourth inning yesterday against the Chicago White Sox, the Indians pulled off the major league's first triple play of the season when first baseman Carlos Santana, who normally plays catcher, made a diving catch of Alexi Ramirez's bunt with two Sox's players on the base paths. Santana then threw to first to double up A.J. Pierzynski. Orlando Cabrera, who received the throw at first, threw to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to nail Carlo Quentin at second, sealing the triple play.
The Indians took the game 7-1 for their first win of the season.
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Before Thursday night, Illinois College’s Jacob Tucker was a YouTube sensation with more than 3.1 million views on a highlight reel that swept the web in early March. Now he can also call himself a dunk contest champion.
Tucker, who has a reported 50-inch vertical leap, won the title belt at the State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship in Houston Thursday, edging out UNC-Asheville’s John Williams among other contestants.
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One of the most famous monster trucks in the history of the sport is called GRAVE DIGGER, and the driver's name is Dennis Anderson. But at Monster Jam 2011 in Las Vegas over the weekend, it was Dennis's son Ryan who stole the show.
Driving a truck named SON-UVA DIGGER, Ryan successfully landed a BACKFLIP. Apparently it's not the first backflip ever landed in a monster truck, but it's still impressive. And it looks like it shouldn't even be possible.
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Quick quiz: How old do you think the oldest cheerleader in the NFL is? 26? 30? 36? Wrong, wrong and wrong.
--Her name is LAURA VIKMANIS, and she cheers for the Cincinnati Bengals. And New Line Cinema is doing a movie about her.
--Laura decided to try out for the team at the age of 39 . . . after her husband left her for a younger woman.
--She didn't make it, so she kept working out . . . and she made it the following year, when she was 40.
Tiger Woods has a new girlfriend...Her name is Alyse Lahti Johnston.Â Her dad is former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jeff Lahti, and her stepfather is Alastair Johnston.Â He's a member of the board at IMG, the sports agency that reps Tiger.
Â --Alyse is training for the LPGA Tour . . . and she met Tiger through her coach.
Â --Some people are calling her an ELIN NORDEGREN look-alike.Â I'm not sure about that, but she is thin, white and blonde . . . so at the very least, you can say she's the same TYPE.Â
(--Check out some pics here . . . including a MUGSHOT from an October 2010 DUI arrest.Â She pleaded it down to reckless driving.)
The baseball season starts March 31st. And so far, the most homoerotic batting stance in spring training is the one San Francisco Giants outfielder AARON ROWAND has been experimenting with.
Basically holds the bat at his crotch, points it straight out, and waves it around like a light saber all over home plate. Kinda bizarre.
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Ever wonder what Rage Against the Machine songs would sound like played by a college marching band? George Mason University's Green Machine have made your dreams come true.
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Dwyane Wade Threw a Full Court Alley Oop Pass to LeBron James, and Some People Think It's the Best Pass Ever . . . Including LeBron
If you haven't seen the pass DWYANE WADE made to LEBRON JAMES on Tuesday night, check it out as soon as you're near a computer. He threw a full court alley-oop that looked more like a football pass. Then LeBron caught it in mid-air and laid it in.
--After the game, LeBron said it was probably the best pass in NBA history, and a lot of people agree.
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A College Student Tried to Make a Crazy Dunk During Halftime at a Phoenix Suns Game . . . and Ended Up Dunking Himself
Last month, a college student named Nicholas Corrales was taking part in an acrobatic dunk contest during halftime at a Phoenix Suns game . . . and it didn't go the way he planned.
--Nicholas ran across the court, jumped on a trampoline, and launched into the air. But he jumped too far . . . and ended up going through the hoop HIMSELF. FACE-FIRST.
--It was so good, it looked like he did it on purpose. But apparently he didn't.
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There's a walk-on quarterback at the University of Connecticut named JOHNNY MCENTEE, and he's never played a single down as quarterback. But he's become an overnight sensation because of a new football trick-shot video he posted on YouTube.
--Every shot he makes is impressive, including the one where he knocks a water bottle off a guy's head from 20 yards away. But the BEST shot is the last one:
--He throws a football through a basketball hoop from way up in the stands at the other end of UConn's basketball arena.
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No, not Wild Bill of Wild Bill's Tattoos in Roseville...it's WILD BILL OF UTAH. He goes to all the Utah Stae basketball games dressed as a Disney character to try to distract opposing players when they're at the free throw line. Yes, he's a major tool but he's kinds funny too...
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A high school basketball player shoved a referee, then BODY SLAMMED him during a game in Arcadia, Florida on Monday (--About 45 miles east of Sarasota). And now the six-foot-seven 18-year-old has been charged with felony battery. Police officers were at the game, and immediately led him out of the gym after it happened. To see the video click on this link:
You don't see many real fights in football because of all the safety gear. But in yesterday's game between the Titans and the Texans, defensive back CORTLAND FINNEGAN and wide receiver ANDRE JOHNSON got into a pretty major brawl. They ripped each other's helmets off, then Johnson landed a hard right hook to the side of Finnegan's head. Here you go:
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On Sunday, Oakland Raiders lineman RICHARD SEYMOUR got ejected for pimp-slapping Steelers quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER. So TotalProSports.com made a video list of "Nine Unexpected Attacks From Angry Athletes".
--It includes some you probably haven't seen, like the interview when former quarterback JIM EVERETT went after host JIM ROME for calling him "CHRIS Everett". Check it out by following this link:
Here's a video that football fans will never forget. 25 years ago today, Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann took what would become the final snap of his 12 year NFL career. Theismann attempted a flea-flicker play and was sacked by the Giants' Lawrence Taylor. Theismann suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of sports when his leg was completely fractured. The Washington Post called it, "The hit that no one who saw it can ever forget."
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A Huge Brawl Broke Out At A McDonald's Around The Corner From The World Series
After game one of the World Series in San Francisco last Wednesday, a huge brawl broke out at a McDonald's around the corner from AT&T Park.
A bunch of girls started the whole thing, and then the guys who were with them went at it. It was a solid four minutes of fighting before the cops got there. (--Search for "fight at Mission Bay McDonald's.")(--WARNING: This video includes the F-word and other profanity.)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHkUKLLm7Z0[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/lHkUKLLm7Z0" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]
A local news station in Dallas sent a reporter to San Francisco to cover the World Series, and the guy started his report by saying, quote, "This is San Francisco . . . and right over there, there's some people smoking weed." Is it a coincidence that JoeMaumee was at the game???
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In many parts of the country, high school football is just about the biggest and most important thing there is. There are fierce rivalries that invoke excitement, passion and one of the greatest touchdown calls ever. This frenzied call comes from a recent game in Arkansas.
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BRETT FAVRE got hit in the groin with a football during practice on Wednesday, then he rolled around on the ground writhing in pain. Whether you like Brett or not, you've gotta admit . . . it's one of the more ironic things that could have happened this week.
"HEY BRETT, THIS IS FOR E-MAILING PICTURES OF YOUR JUNK TO THAT CHICK!"
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The Dallas Cowboys haven't really been Super Bowl contenders in a long, long, long . . . deep breath . . . long, long, long time.Â But apparently, the fans they made when they WERE champs aren't the bandwagon jumpers we all thought.
Harris Interactive just released the results of its annual NFL poll, and for the fourth straight year, the Cowboys are the most popular team in the U.S.
Â The five most popular teams are the Dallas Cowboys, the Indianapolis Colts, the Green Bay Packers, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the New Orleans Saints.
Â As expected, everyone jumped on the New Orleans bandwagon last year, after they won the Super Bowl:Â They made the biggest jump, from the 24th most popular team in 2009, to fifth most popular in 2010.
For the second straight year . . . and the fifth time in six years . . . the Jacksonville Jaguars are the LEAST popular NFL team. So how did the Raiders and the Niners do? To see the article with all the stats, click on this link:
Here is the official press release from the Raider organization:
THE OAKLAND RAIDERS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2010
RAIDERS MOURN PASSING OF GEORGE BLANDA
We are deeply saddened by the passing of the great George Blanda. George was a brave Raider and a close personal friend of Raiders Owner Al Davis.
When the Raiders Owner presented him for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1981, Davis called Blanda the greatest clutch player the game of pro football has ever known.
The Miracle of George Blanda in 1970 will live for eternity in the history of the Raiders as well as all of professional football. That year, Blandaâs last-minute heroics as a quarterback and place kicker resulted in four victories and a last second tie for the Silver and Black.
Our heart goes out to his wife Betty and the Blanda family and we grieve with them for our great friend.
A private funeral service will be held for the family. A memorial service will be held with the time and place to be announced at a later date.
College football rivalries are so intense that a fan's hatred for the enemy university is passed down from generation to generation. Clearly that's the case in this University of Alabama family, who tested their young son's hatred of rival Auburn University by threatening to take him into the Auburn store at the local mall.
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With football season heating up, it's time to make sure you have everything you need for the months aheadÂ -- like a bandolier that holds a 12-pack of beer.There are 12 insulated holsters and each one holds a single can, so the next time you're tailgating or camped out on the sofa in front of your TV, you can avoid those long, thirsty walks back to the cooler or the fridge by keeping your brew right on your chest.Website: KegWorks.com
The United States was able to tie England at The World Cup thanks to one of the worst blunders in soccer history by goalkeeper Robert Green...here's the play along with some crappy music on a video I found on You Tube:
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I'm not exactly sure if this is new or old but it's a MUST-SEE. Let me repeat: IT'S MUST-SEE. It's five minutes of minor league manager (and former Mets second baseman) Wally Backman having the tirade of all tirades. However, I have to warn you. The f-word is used approximately 9,325 times. Put on headphones or lower your speakers. (Thanks to Jeremy Field, of Newark, Del., and Matt Kolpin, of Chicago, for the link.)
Major League Baseball almost had its third perfect game of the season and 21st in history last night. Almost. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, the Cleveland Indians' Jason Donald hit a ground ball between first and second base, fielded by the Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera. He tossed it to pitcher Armando Galarraga, who was covering first base. Galarraga should have been celebrating his achievement, but instead, umpire Jim Joyce called Donald safe, blowing the call and Galarraga's perfect game.Take a look for yourself...what do you think?
Okay, here's a video look at the same play:
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Don't you wish sportscasters would just tell it like it is, and not be so unbiased and diplomatic all the time? Well, Cleveland Indians fans, your wish has been granted in the form of local sportscaster Bruce Drennan. Clearly disturbed about another Indians loss last week, Drennan went on a tirade about how much the team stinks.
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The NBA Playoffs began over the weekend, but not without an incident. Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett was suspended by the NBA for throwing an elbow at the head of Quentin Richardson of the Miami Heat with 40 second remaining in Boston's 85-76 win in Game 1 on Saturday night. As a result of the suspension, Garnett won't be able to play in second game of the series on Tuesday and Richardson was fined $25,000.
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The first one is Homer Simpson, the second one is Christian Bale...WARNING!!! Explicit language on the second video, 18 and older only!
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A former porn actress, who claims she was one of the women to have an affair with Tiger Woods, has released a number of text messages that she claims prove her relationship with the golfer.Joslyn James says she put the messages out because she wants "the public to know and the truth to be out there for me to have people see what I was being told and not just judge me for being with a married guy."And if James is to be believed, Tiger's experience with playing in the rough hasn't been limited to the golf course.In the more than 100 texts released, many include details of the arrangements made for her to meet with Woods at hotels where he was staying and others reveal a desire for rough sex.She says she met Woods when she was working at a Las Vegas nightclub. She claims that he led her to believe she was the only woman in his life, other than his wife, of course."I was in love with Tiger... and I believed that he loved me too," she says.And why is James only sharing the messages she says are from Woods and none that she sent to the golfer? She claims that she wasn't able to save them because her phone often 'overwrites' outgoing texts.Anyway, here's some of what she had to share:- "I want to treat you rough, throw you around, spank and slap you."- "I would love to have the ability to make you sore."- "OK, I would like to have a threesome with you and another girl you trust."- "Next time I see you, you better beg and if you don't do it right I will slap, spank bite and f--k you til mercy."- "Baby I'm not going anywhere or doing anything. You please me like no other has or ever will. I am not losing that."- "Have you ever had a golden shower done to you? Just morbid curiosity."- "You are my f--king whore. Hold you down while I choke you."- "Whatever I want. You are mine."- "Having a few issues at home. Might be a little later before I see you tonight."
On NBA All-Star weekend, Dwight Howard broke a Guinness World Record by hitting a shot from 52 feet while sitting down.
Well, he's now been bested by Orlando teammate Vince Carter, who made a shot from 86 feet while sitting down at Tuesday's Magic practice.
Check out Vince Carter's shot from behind the opposing free throw line below:
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The world's strongest five-year-old is muscling in on a new record after performing a series of astonishing 'air' press-ups.
Romanian Giuliano Stroe - who has been trained by his gymnast dad Iulian since he could walk - stunned TV viewers in his homeland by almost doubling the current world record of 12.
The body-building youngster pulled off 20 of the special press ups - where the legs never touch the floor - before stopping.
Giuliano became a worldwide sensation after videos of his strongman feats became a You Tube sensation.
Last year, he managed to get into the Guinness Book of Records after performing a jaw-dropping handstand stunt on an Italian TV show.
He performed the fastest ever 10 metre hand walk with a weighted ball between his legs in front of an astonished audience.
Dad Iulian, 33, explained: "He has been going to the gym with me ever since he was born.
"I always took him with me when I went training. But he's still only a child and if he gets tired or bored we go and play."
This is embarrassing... for Oprah. Apparently, she didn't see the New Orleans Saints quarterback and Super Bowl MVP ever before in her life. Clearly, she had no idea what he looked like. She must not have watched the Super Bowl or she would have seen the birthmark on his face. She must not have seen any of the post-game appearances with Drew Brees or she would have asked someone about that mark on his face. She must not have cared very much about the interview to do the proper preparation. Fortunately for Oprah, Drew is a good-natured guy and he laughed off her attempt to clean his face. Watch:
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Watch as these rogue waves crash into the beach at the Mavericks surfing competition, injuring at least 15 people, including two with broken bones...gnarly dude!
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The University of Alberta in Canada, not to be outdone by the Winter Olympics, put together a Guiness Book World Record dodgeball game...with 1200 players. View the mind-numbing dumbosity below:
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Here she is...22 year old Brooklyn Decker, who just happens to be Andy Roddick's main squeeze...
Congrats to Sactown's own URIAH FABER with an impressive win over Raphael Assuncao in WEC action at The Arco Arena Sunday, January 10th....the California Kid is back!
FULL RESULTS OF ALL FIGHTS:
Benson Henderson def. Jamie Varner via submission (Guillotine)Â - 2:41, Rd 3
Urijah Faber def. Raphael Assuncao via submission (Rear Naked Choke) - 3:49, Rd 3
Mike Brown def. Anthony Morrison via submission (Rear Naked Choke) - 1:54, Rd 1
Kamal Shalorus def. Dave Jansen via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Deividas Taurosevicius def. Mackens Semerzier via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Charlie Valencia def. Akitoshi Tamura via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Wagnney Fabiano def. Clint Godfrey via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Hominick def. Bryan Caraway via submission (Armbar) - 3:48, Rd 1
Eddie Wineland def. George Roop via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Will Campuzano def. Coty Wheeler via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Although there still remains speculation on how Tiger got his lips cut up the other night....some say his lovely little wife did in fact take a 9 iron to his mug as a result of a domestic dispute over another woman.Â OthersÂ are saying that he did a face plant into the steering wheel or windshield when he hit a fire hydrant and then a tree ... But, NIKE has once again shown complete support for their prize athlete and have paid for reconstructive lip surgery....
Here's a few photos of Rachel Uchitel, the woman Tiger allegedly had a fling with and who might have caused the alleged incident at his home. For the record, she's denying any involvement with Tiger whatsoever...
New Mexico women's soccer player Elizabeth Lambert has been suspended indefinitely after engaging in rough play -- including hauling an opposing player to the ground by her pony tail -- in the Lobos' 1-0 loss to BYU .
Video footage of the game shows Lambert committing a series of excessively rough plays, including kicking, tackles, a forearm shiver to the back -- in response to an elbow to the ribs -- and yanking BYU forward Kassidy Shumway to the ground by her hair. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO RIGHT HERE:
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Okay this is my favorite story of the day: Matt Ziesel's touchdown run.Matt Ziesel, a freshman on the St. Joseph Benton High School football team, has Down's Syndrome, and so hasn't played an any of the actual games, never mind scored a touchdown... until now. St. Joseph Benton coach Dan McCamy 's team had the ball but were losing 46-0 when he approached opponent Maryville High School's defensive coach David McEnaney, asking Maryville to let Matt Zeisel, a 5'3", 110-lb running back, score a touchdown. Demonstrating great sportsmanship, Maryville agreed, and the moment is captured here in all its viral-video glory: Matt Zeisel's touchdown run.
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1. What Major League Baseball team has the best Opening Day record: New York Yankees, New York Mets or Los Angeles Dodgers?
ANSWER: New York Mets, with a 30-and-17 Opening Day record
2. How long is the average life span of a Major League baseball -- seven pitches, 11 pitches or 18 pitches?
ANSWER: seven pitches
3. True or false? No player in Major League history has ever hit two grand slams in a single game from opposite sides of the plate?
ANSWER: False. Bill Mueller did it in 2003
4. Only two Major League players have hit 70 or more home runs in a single season. Who are they?
ANSWER: Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire
5. What Major League team scored a record 30 runs in one game in 2007?
ANSWER: The Texas Rangers
6. What did Babe Ruth wear under his hat to keep cool: a cabbage leaf, ice cubes, or frozen deli meat?
ANSWER: A cabbage leaf, which he changed every two innings
7. What year did Nolan Ryan set a record by striking out 383 batters: 1971, 1972 or 1973?
8. Joe DiMaggio holds the Major League record for the longest hitting streak. How many consecutive games did he record a hit?
10. Why was there no World Series in 1994: earthquake, players' strike or wildfires?
ANSWER: Players' strike
11. Former president George W. Bush was a part owner of what Major League team?
ANSWER: Texas Rangers
11. Which one of the following teams has never won a World Series: Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians or Pittsburgh Pirates?
ANSWER: Houston Astros
12. The new Yankee Stadium opens today -- April 3rd, 2009. What year did the old Yankee Stadium first open?
13. True or false? The top ticket price for a single game at the new Yankee Stadium is more than 26-hundred dollars?
14. What Major League Baseball team lost 23 consecutive games in 1961: St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins or Philadelphia Phillies?
ANSWER: Philadelphia Phillies
15. True or false? As an Opening Day stunt in 1961, the Chicago Cubs employed little people as drink vendors at Wrigley Field.
ANSWER: True. Cubs' ownership figured the dwarfs wouldn't block the view of the field as they sold their beverages. However, the idea backfired because the trays were too heavy for them.