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20 Best Reasons to Love Arsenal in 2014

2013 was a superb year for Arsenal. No team won more Premier League points than the Gunners.<p>However, 2014 could be even better. The bond between fans and players seems particularly strong at the moment: Arsenal is most definitely a club on the up.<p>Go to the next slide as we run through the 20 best …

Soccer

Associated Press News

Zach Randolph gives a fan the shirt off his back

The Memphis Grizzlies forward is a giant teddy bear, perhaps literally.<p>Zach Randolph left the Grizzlies bench to give his shooting shirt to a little fan. Sports!<p>(GIF via @gifdsports)

Tom Daley's Grandparents Support His Decision To Come Out

British Olympic diver Tom Daley sent shockwaves (and heart palpitations) through the gay community yesterday when he announced via a YouTube video that he is in a relationship with a man.<p>As with most celebrity coming out stories, this one was met with both a somewhat homophobic backlash and …

Stephen Curry Spins Around Serge Ibaka with Slick Moves

Link to Media<p>Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry showed that he can do more than just shoot threes.<p>He made Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka look silly by spinning him around with some crafty moves on Friday night.<p>Curry finished the game with 32 points, but the Thunder won 113-112 …

Basketball

Cordarrelle Patterson scores, give official a high-five

The Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson was drafted as a wide receiver and returner but he also does a pretty good Adrian Peterson impersonation.<p>The …

Cordarrelle Patterson

5 Ways Pep Guardiola Could Find the Bayern Munich Tactics Mole

Link to Media<p>Pep Guardiola is angry.<p>Despite an emphatic 3-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, the Bayern Munich coach is aware of a mole within his ranks. Clearly, someone didn't watch Robert De Niro's speech in <i>Goodfellas</i> and has been leaking tactical secrets to the media.<p>"It does not …

Soccer

50 Best GIFs so Far This Season

Link to Media<p>Although a game lasts 90 minutes, there are sometimes those glimpses of magic in football that only need a few seconds to capture the moment. For that reason, it's a good thing that GIFs are the latest trend to have become a part of the normal news cycle.<p>Scouring the deepest, darkest …

Soccer

261-pound lineman fakes punt, hurdles defender, scores touchdown

Kent State decimated Ohio 44-13 Tuesday night, and the shining moment came on fake punt executed by 6-4, 261-pound defensive lineman Nate Terhune.<p>In the third quarter with the Golden Flashes leading 24-13, Terhune took the snap on 4th-and-3, and hurdled — HURDLED — over a diving opponent and ran …

Red Sox handle curves en route to Pennant

Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports<p>Shane Victorino's seventh inning grand slam propelled the Red Sox into the World Series.The Boston Red Sox advanced to …

Baseball

Bulls Announcer Stacey King Drops 'Ooh, Kill 'Em' After Derrick Rose And 1

Link to Media<p>In his first game back in Chicago, Derrick Rose showed off some of his old moves with an incredible acrobatic finish in the paint.<p>Even better than the play itself was the call by Bulls announcer Stacey King, who paid tribute to Cousin Terio by dropping "ooh, kill 'em" during the call.

Basketball

Cards tired of Dodgers' Disneyland antics

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals spent the past week watching all the antics. The Mickey Mouse gestures. The home-run pimping. The umpire staredowns. Even the screaming actors.<p>They've seen enough of Hollywood to last a lifetime, and if they hear the Dodger Stadium scoreboard blare, "LET'S MAKE …

Rob Gronkowski Medically Cleared to Play Sunday vs. New York Jets

Link to Media<p>New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has reportedly received full medical clearance ahead of the team's Week 7 game against the AFC East rival New York Jets.<p>Agent Drew Rosenhaus told Pro Football Talk that Gronkowski was finally given the green light by all of his …

Football (U.S.)

Manning told Colts to draft Luck

Even Peyton Manning felt that the Indianapolis Colts could not pass up the opportunity to draft Andrew Luck.<p>Manning, a four-time NFL MVP who led …

NFL

Bell: Tom Brady makes Bill Belichick look like a genius

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick must be living right.<p>With just under three minutes on the clock at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, the New England Patriots coach dismissed the odds, cursed the football gods and pretty much took a torch to the conventional coaching manual.<p>He went for it on …

Chris Carpenter will retire, according to agent

Carpenter may move to a front office position with the Cardinals following his retirement.<p>St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter will retire instead of continuing his playing career, his agent Bob LaMonte told Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.<p>Carpenter did not pitch in 2013 due to …