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Man pleads guilty in smuggling Yasiel Puig for fee

A Miami-area man has pleaded guilty for his part in a conspiracy to smuggle Yasiel Puig to Mexico from Cuba for a substantial cut from Puig's MLB …

Marcus Mariota has a chance to break 4 Heisman Trophy voting records Saturday night

Here are how many votes the Oregon quarterback will need in order to be one of the most definitive Heisman winners ever.<p>Marcus Mariota is going to win the Heisman Trophy.<p>I've been writing that for a couple of months now. Mariota's odds haven't been worse than even money at Bovada since October 21. …

4 theories on why Gary Andersen left Wisconsin for Oregon State

Another coach leaves Madison, but why does Barry Alvarez keep watching them go?<p>For the second time in three years, Wisconsin has lost a coach to an equal-at-best program. Head coach Gary Andersen has left Madison for Oregon State, stunning the Badger faithful and leaving athletic director Barry …

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The complete guide to Xbox One and Xbox 360 Black Friday Deals

Microsoft dropped a bunch of prices early this morning on a decent selection of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. The company also put together a fairly comprehensive list of Xbox-related deals on consoles, games, accessories and Live membership.<p>I've gone through and added the deals they missed to …

Former Navy SEAL on bin Laden: 'I watched him take his last breaths'

In 15 years of dangerous missions — from midnight raids on al-Qaida safe houses in Iraq to battling Somali pirates from the deck of a heaving Navy ship on the high seas — there had never been one so shadowed by dread. As Robert James O'Neill contemplated his jump from a helicopter into Osama bin …

FSU fans support Jameis Winston, angry at ESPN: 19 'GameDay' sign photos

#BlameJameis gets its morning in the sun on ESPN's road show.<p>For the second time this season, <i>ESPN College GameDay</i> returned to Tallahassee on Saturday. The Saturday morning circus has become second nature for FSU fans — it's the fifth time in four seasons that ESPN's road show has been on campus — …

‘The Wolf Of System Of A Down’ Is Your Surprisingly Perfect Monday Morning Mash-Up

There are so many “___ recut as ___” mash-ups flying around every day that for a new mash-up to cut through the static is a feat in itself. The Wolf Of System Of A Down certainly fits the bill. As you may have guessed, it’s <i>Wolf Of Wall Street</i> plus System of a Down, and while the name may explain …

Microsoft's new NFL ads for Xbox are very funny

"Very funny" and "NFL" haven't really gone together lately. Microsoft tries to change that.<p>You might have watched the NFL lately with just a tinge of distaste playing around your innards. Microsoft, however, has pumped an alleged $400 million into the NFL, so it must show a fine face on the matter. …

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Islamic State Life Laid Bare As Brave Woman Wears Hidden Camera Under Her Niqab

Heavily armed men dressed all in black; a little girl holding hands with her mother, who has an AK-47 casually slung over her shoulder and young …

Cristiano Ronaldo could return to Old Trafford but Manchester United will have to pay £140 million

Senior figures at Europe’s leading clubs have been given notice of player’s £380,000-a-week wage demands and Real Madrid seeking a £60 million fee<p><b>Manchester United</b> will have to fund a £140 million package to re-sign <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b> next summer if they pursue a second attempt to lure the <b>Real Madrid</b> …

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A Brief History Of Quentin Tarantino’s Feuds

Quentin Tarantino is a cinematic wunderkind. Having never received formal lessons in the art of filmmaking, he’s gone on to win two screenwriting Oscars, and has been nominated for Best Director on two separate occasions. Some say he’s a genius.<p>Others would say he’s a hot head. Never one to back …

Islamic State video threatens to target White House and US troops

Video purports to be trailer for film entitled Flames of War with strapline 'fighting has just begun'<p>Islamic State militants have threatened to target the White House and kill US troops in a new slickly made video response to Barack Obama's campaign to "degrade and destroy" the organisation.<p>The …

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The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Brazil’s Neymar obsession cost them the World Cup

Brazil’s failed World Cup campaign will undoubtedly be a dark cloud that will hang over the unsettled nation for many a year to come.<p>Brazil’s Neymar obsession cost them the World Cup<p>07/29/2014<p>Brazil’s failed World Cup campaign will undoubtedly be a dark cloud that will hang over the unsettled …

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FIFA 15 is focusing on emotion, but can't yet match the World Cup's extraordinary moments

History is made at every World Cup, but rarely in such shocking fashion as Brazil's embarrassing 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the semifinals of this year's tournament.<p>The match was not only historically significant — no team had previously scored more than six goals in a World Cup …

Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — When it was all over, it was the Netherlands receiving a standing ovation from the Brazilian crowd. Brazil walked off the field to boos, after another demoralizing loss to end its home World Cup.<p>The Netherlands' remarkable campaign ended on a high note after Robin van Persie …

Brazil's numbers show why soccer stats are a waste of time

The use of statistics to describe or explain football matches has been on the increase in the past few years but while numbers can explain a lot in many other sports, the value for football is highly questionable. And there is no better way to highlight that than to look at Tuesday's Brazil v …

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Heartbreaking Pictures Of Brazil Fans Before And After Their World Cup Loss

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Fires, Looting, And Mass Robbery In Brazil After Team's World Cup Loss

Hundreds of fans forced to leave Copacabana beach after a mass robbery.

Locals react as Brazil are eliminated from the World Cup

Brazilians cried, cursed their president and covered their faces in shame after their beloved football team's humiliating 7-1 thrashing by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals Tuesday.<p>After the fifth goal, well before half-time, hundreds of people left their expensive seats at the stadium in the …

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