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This Kid Found An Ingenious Way To Impress A Girl At A Baseball Game

This kid has moves.<p>At a Rangers/Blue Jays MLB game, a young kid impresses a group of girls sitting behind him when he hands off what looks like a foul ball to one of the women.<p>Here's what happened. The video helps you follow along.<p>When the boy catches the foul ball, he's already holding a different …

College Baseball Team Pulled Off Two Triple Plays In One Game (VIDEO)

It's no secret that a triple play in a baseball game is rare. But two in one game? That's a "wow" moment. Penn State pulled off two triple plays in the first game of a double-header against Michigan State on Friday. The Nittany Lions became the second team in NCAA Division I history to turn two …

The Phillie Phanatic once hit his mother in the face with a pitch

The year was 2011. The pitch was right in the weird bird-snout.<p>The Phillie Phanatic has a mother. Of course he does; everyone has a mother. His mother's name is Phoebe Phanatic. This is true. You can look it up.<p>So it's important to remember that this once happened:<p>The GIF is the stuff that dreams …

Toronto Raptors Are On Pace To Be The Worst NBA Playoff Team In 26 Years

Toronto's .391 winning percentage would be the worst for a playoff team since the 1987-88 season when the San Antonio Spurs made the playoffs with a 31-51 record (.378). Of course, in the late 1980s, the NBA only had 23 teams and just seven did not make the playoffs.<p>Even with 30 NBA teams now, more …

Aaron Rodgers out vs. Steelers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' ultra-cautious approach with quarterback Aaron Rodgers will continue at least another week.<p>Rodgers did not …

NFL

Bowl Schedule 2013-14: Highlighting Must-See Early Matchups

Link to Media<p>Why wait until January to enjoy some college football? Within the first week of bowl season alone, there are plenty of intriguing matchups that will provide plenty of entertainment.<p>This time of year is a smorgasbord for fans. You have tons of great games all in the space of a few …

College Football

Jabari Parker nabs double-double as No. 8 Duke picks apart UCLA

NEW YORK -- It was an average performance from Jabari Parker, and it drew praise worthy of another stellar effort by the Duke freshman.<p>"He's a …

College Sports

Kobe Bryant's injury puts Lakers' future in jeopardy

Can we just fast forward to the summer of 2014 in Laker Land please?<p>That's when the real intrigue — and hopefully a fully healthy Kobe Bryant — will return again.<p>Will the Los Angeles Lakers land a top-tier free agent to pair with increasingly brittle Bryant with all that salary cap space they've …

NCAA 'denies legal duty' to protect student-athletes, court filing says

The NCAA, in a recent court filing, denied having legal responsibility for the protection of its student-athletes, despite the NCAA's original …

Student Athletes

Kevin Huber not upset over hit

CINCINNATI -- While addressing reporters for the first time since taking a season-ending blindside hit Sunday night, Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin …

Nuggets forward Jordan Hamilton suspended by NBA

Denver Nuggets forward Jordan Hamilton has been suspended one game without pay for throwing a punch and making contact with the shoulder of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams, the NBA announced Wednesday.<p>Hamilton was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected for an incident that occurred with …

Obama sending gay athletes to Sochi as Harper says he'll skip Olympics

In a pointed snub to Russia's macho President Vladimir Putin over the Kremlin's harsh homophobic policies, the U.S. Olympic delegation to Sochi will include a pair of openly gay athletes: Caitlin Cahow, the Harvard-educated, Olympic women's hockey medalist and tennis legend Billie Jean King.<p>It's …

Ohio State vs. Delaware final score: Buckeyes win another at home, 76-64

LaQuinton Ross had another big night to help the Buckeyes remain unbeaten.<p>Delaware hung around, but in the end, the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes were too much. Ohio State stayed unbeaten with a 76-64 win over the Fightin' Blue Hens Wednesday night in Columbus.<p>The victory was the eighth in a row at …

2013's Most Amazing Sports Photos

2013 was a year of impossibilities come true — from a 64-year-old’s swim to Florida from Cuba to a football win fought out in eight inches of snow. Elsewhere, a bitter rivalry plays out, and the World Series brings a community together after tragedy. Ahead, find out top 10 sports moments of</i> …

Bulls Rumors: Chicago Should Lower Demands in Potential Dion Waiters Trade

If the Chicago Bulls want Dion Waiters, they'll have to be more accommodating to the Cleveland Cavaliers' needs.<p>Back in November, ESPN's Chris Broussard reported that the Bulls were a possible destination for the disgruntled shooting guard.<p>Waiters has gone on record saying that he isn't angling for …

NBA

ESPN 'Megacast' to show BCS title game in 6 ways on 6 channels

Want to watch Auburn-Florida State without announcers? From up high? With X's and O's experts? It's the biggest game of the year, so ESPN is giving you several ways to watch.<p>No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn meet on Jan. 6 in Pasadena to play in the final BCS National Championship Game. With …

Red Wings hold practice outdoors at Comerica Park

The sky wasn't so bright, Pavel Datsyuk didn't need to wear eye black.<p>"No sun," he said. "In Detroit, no sunny days. We start winning it might be sunny."<p>These are gloomy days for the Red Wings, losers of six straight dating to their last victory Dec. 6. Amid a torrent of injuries, they spent …

Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan Likely to Appear at WrestleMania XXX

For months, Hulk Hogan has made it abundantly clear through social media that he wishes to be part of WrestleMania XXX. According to a report from Wrestling Observer (h/t Wrestlezone), the Hulkster may be getting his wish.<p>Although Hogan has yet to sign a contract, Wrestling Observer sources feel …

WrestleMania

LeBron James Gets in Mario Chalmers' Face During Timeout

Link to Media<p>Members of the Miami Heat lost their cool on Wednesday night in a game against the Indiana Pacers. LeBron James and Mario Chalmers had to be separated during a timeout.<p>However, James took responsibility for the spat and was spotted telling Chalmers that it was his bad:<p>James and …

Basketball

College Basketball Picks: Duke Blue Devils vs. UCLA Bruins

The Duke Blue Devils have won 15 of their last 18 games at Madison Square Garden, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks on Thursday as they prepare to take on the UCLA Bruins in New York City.<p>Sports bettors will find that the Blue Devils are four-point …

College Basketball

Omer Asik trade rumor status: Celtics, Rockets reportedly haggling over draft pick

Boston is reportedly not keen on parting ways with one of its two 2014 first-round picks.<p>It's supposedly deadline day for anyone interested in acquiring the services of Rockets center Omer Asik, but so far there's not much news on that front in the morning hours on Thursday.<p>Currently, the Celtics …

Reggie Bush blames Lions' lack of discipline on players, not coaches

Detroit has been struggling to do the little things right, something its running back pins on the men in uniform.<p>The Detroit Lions have dropped two consecutive games, including an 18-16 heartbreaker to the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night.<p><b>Expert picks</b>: SB Nation's panel breaks down Week 16<p>Many in …

Ervin Santana rumors: Mariners 'showing interest'

Seattle remains in play for the 31-year-old right hander.<p>The Seattle Mariners have shown interest in signing free agent starter Ervin Santana, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi.<p><b>More</b>: Diamondbacks targeting Santana, Garza, Tanaka<p>The Mariners have had a busy winter, having already signed Robinson …

Was Paul George fouled at end of Heat-Pacers game?

LeBron James made significant contact on Paul George's game-tying attempt, but no call was made.<p>The matchup between the Heat and Pacers on Wednesday night was as great as expected, but it may have been marred by what looked to be a pretty egregious no-call at the end of the game.<p><b>More</b>: Indy Cornrows …

VIDEO: Miami Heat splash back to back from deep to beat Pacers

Chris Bosh and Ray Allen hit back-to-back threes to carry Miami to victory over Indiana.<p>The Heat and Pacers played another classic game Wednesday …

Basketball

Connecticut vs. Stanford final score: Cardinal upset No. 10 Huskies, 53-51

Down 10 at the half, Stanford handed Connecticut its first loss of the season with a second-half rally.<p>Stanford stunned No. 10 Connecticut in the XL Center, shutting down the Huskies' potent offense in the second half, 53-51. Chasson Randle had 22 points for Stanford, erasing the Cardinal's deficit …

Kemba Walker Makes Buzzer-Beater to Down Raptors in Overtime

With just one second left in overtime in Toronto, the Charlotte Bobcat's Josh McRoberts was able to find Kemba Walker on an out-of-bounds play. Walker was able to get off a high-arching, fall-away jumper that hit nothing but net as the buzzer sounded.<p>Link to Media<p>Walker played 44 minutes in the …

Basketball

Assistant Tosh Lupoi investigated

Washington Huskies assistant football coach Tosh Lupoi is being investigated for potential violations of NCAA rules after he allegedly paid for …

Mike Sanford, Marcel Yates leaving Stanford, A&M for Boise State

New head coach Bryan Harsin is putting together an impressive group of young assistants to aid him as he takes over the Broncos.<p>Bryan Harsin is wasting no time putting together a staff of top-flight assistants and coordinators as the new head coach at Boise State. On Wednesday, it was reported Mike …

Hit on Bengals punter was illegal

CINCINNATI -- The hit by a Pittsburgh return team blocker that ended Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber's season was an illegal one, Dean …

Football (U.S.)