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  • Nascar Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway Saturday, Jun 29 on TNT 7:30 PM ET

    06/26/2013 8:34:29 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 99 replies
    Heads up, Saturday night race! Camping World tomorrow night, Nationwide Friday night.
  • Ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez Officially Charged with Murder

    06/26/2013 1:18:31 PM PDT · by rikkir · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/26/2013 | Edmund DeMarche
    Aaron Hernandez, the former star New England Patriot tight end who has been at the center of a police investigation since a body was found near his Massachusetts home, was charged Wednesday with the murder of a semi-professional football player. Hernandez, who reportedly pleaded not guilty to six charges that included murder and other weapons charges, did not react inside the Attleboro District courtroom, which was filled with journalists, victim family members and court officers. Read more:
  • Awful: Woman Steals Foul Ball From Little Girl

    06/26/2013 1:12:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    michael berry ^ | michael berry
    Video at linky Awful: Woman Steals Foul Ball From Little Girl Read more:
  • High School Basketball Coach Tells Players He’s Gay, Gets Hugs

    06/25/2013 3:24:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | June 24,2013
    Your heartwarming story of the day: Anthony Nicodemo, the head coach for the Saunders High School basketball team in Yonkers, started to think about coming out of the closet after Jason Collins announced that he was gay in April. Last month, the 35-year-old went to an LGBT sports conference where he heard Collins speak firsthand. It was then that, despite his apprehensions about the reaction of his players and the risk of losing his position, Nicodemo resolved to finally come out. At a team meeting yesterday, he told a group of past and present players that he was gay. The...
  • Bruins lead 2-1, late in the 3rd (Bruins - Blackhawks)

    06/24/2013 7:37:01 PM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 45 replies
    Blackhawks defense determined to keep east coast freepers up all night ... Bruins finally score
  • NCAA CWS Championship, UCLA V Mississippi St (Jun 24- Jun 26) Best of 3

    06/24/2013 3:16:56 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies
    Game 1: UCLA V Mississipi St Jun 24 8pm EDT Game 2: Mississippi St V UCLA Jun 25 8pm EDT Game 3: If necessary - Last at Bat to be determined by coin toss. Jun 26 8pm EDT
  • Jackie Fargo struts into the afterlife (professional wrestler)

    06/24/2013 11:36:49 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling ^ | June 24, 2013 | Greg Oliver and Steven Johnson
    There would come a time in the match where Jackie Fargo would make his comeback, but before going into it fully, would look out into the audience with a knowing grin, and then begin to strut. And not just any strut, but the Fargo strut, shaking his hips, bent over forward, hands extended, all done slowly, suggestively -- and driving the crowd bananas. With Fargo's death today at the age of 82 -- he would have been 83 on June 26 -- there will be no more Fargo struts. And don't go saying that he stole the strut from "Nature...
  • Suki the Cat Takes Agilitly Training

    06/23/2013 7:00:40 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 41 replies
    You Tube imp ^ | 6-23-13
    You are not going to believe this cat!
  • Welcome, baseball fan. Go directly to jail. [Man arrested for selling baseball tickets]

    06/23/2013 6:04:26 PM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 21, 2013 | Joe Carr
    The Friday, June 7, night tilt between the Nationals and my Mighty Fighting Minnesota Twins was rained out by Tropical Storm Andrea. I was hosting five of my buddies on our annual baseball weekend, and, having lived in the D.C. area in the ’90s, I had booked the hotel, purchased the game tickets and planned the requisite Mall and monument tours. We were going to drop some serious cash (well, by Midwestern standards, anyway) into the local economy. The rainout resulted in my possessing six tickets — worth $360 — to the second game of a Sunday doubleheader scheduled to...
  • Driver Allan Simonsen dies in 24 Hours of Le Mans race

    06/22/2013 10:16:38 AM PDT · by Doogle · 21 replies
    FOX NEWS | 06/22/13 | AP via FOX
    LE MANS, France – Danish driver Allan Simonsen has died following a crash at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, race organizers said. The 34-year-old Simonsen was taken to the hospital Saturday after his Aston Martin No. 95 crashed out about 10 minutes after the start of the race. He died at the hospital soon after arrival "due to his injuries," organizers said.
  • Something Different: Beauty Beneath the Dirt: Thru-Hiking 101

    06/22/2013 9:33:52 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 49 replies ^ | May 23, 2013 | athike2010
    Watch the 7 minute 17 second video Beauty Beneath the Dirt: Thru-Hiking 101. It's brief description : Everything you need to know about thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 7 minutes. For the story beneath the surface... check out:
  • Long-range Shooting Instructor Ryan Cleckner’s Amazing 1,000-Yard Shot ~ Video

    NEWTOWN, Conn --( NSSF’s video playlist features alot of tips that take the mystery out of long-range shooting. But do these techniques really work? In this video shot at the Texas Triggers’ range, Ryan Cleckner, well known to Pull The Trigger subscribers for his long-range shooting tips, applies the fundamentals he preaches to make an incredible 1,000-yard hit. Though we don’t recommend shooting the Barrett 50 off-hand at 1,000-yard targets, Ryan proves that by applying the fundamentals of shooting, anything is possible.
  • Joe Torre’s Daughter Catches Falling Baby Boy In Brooklyn

    06/21/2013 1:36:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 19Jeun , 3201
    Baby's Parents Arrested After He Climbed Out A Window As They SleptThe daughter of legendary former Yankees manager Joe Torre was being hailed as a hero Wednesday, after she caught a 16-month-old baby that had fallen from an awning in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. As CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, everyone in the neighborhood was talking about how the baby was dangling from the awning of the Sweetie Frozen Yogurt shop at 9104 Third Ave. in Brooklyn, when Cristina Torre, 44, came to the rescue. She happened to be walking along Third Avenue near 91st Street around 10 a.m. Wednesday when...
  • Watch Drake get blocked from Miami Heat locker room

    06/21/2013 10:06:24 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 35 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 06/21/13 | Melissa Rohlin
    Drake, we get it. Everywhere you go, lines part and doors open. Traffic lights probably even know to turn green when you're approaching. There's one place, though, where your celebrity won't work: An NBA locker room.
  • Bear in the tree (Youtube)

    06/20/2013 8:35:29 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 6 replies ^ | 5-19-2013 | Jeffrey Moffatt
    So you want to bear hunt in Alberta, Canada?? Better pack extra underwear!!
  • Former major leaguer Gene Freese passes away at 79

    06/20/2013 8:15:44 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    SportsNOLA ^ | June 20, 2013 | Ken Trahan
    Long-time New Orleans resident and former major leaguer Gene Freese died late Tuesday in Metairie at the age of 79. Freese recently underwent back surgery, which he came through but complications arose. His heart stopped en route to East Jefferson hospital on Tuesday ... Freese was part of the 1961 Cincinnati World Series team that faced the New York Yankees ... Freese batted .277 with 26 home runs and 87 RBI as a major contributor to the Reds' success ...
  • [Vanity] NBA Finals Game 7 - Spurs vs. Heat

    06/20/2013 3:58:55 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 83 replies
    self | 2013-06-20 | Me, myself and I
    Game Seven. In the realm of sport ($1 to RINO Romney), those are two stirring words. And in just a few hours, the San Antonio Spurs have a shot at redemption after frittering away what should have been a slam dunk for a fifth NBA title and a deserved crowning of a dynasty. Game six is still fresh in my mind. Not only Tuesday's collapse when the Spurs were up by 5 with 20 seconds left. Yet another game six is still painful for this Texan. That of course was the 107th World Series when the Rangers were two...
  • Reports: Patriots Aaron Hernandez questioned in man’s murder

    06/18/2013 7:31:24 PM PDT · by massmike · 11 replies ^ | 06/18/2013 | O’Ryan Johnson, Karen Guregian

    A platoon of state police detectives are inside and outside the North Attleboro home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez tonight following multiple reports the star football player is being questioned about a murder at a nearby industrial park. The Bristol District Attorney’s Office tells the Herald a witness reported finding a body in an industrial park at about 5:30 p.m. yesterday. The industrial park is located about a half mile away from the sprawling Hernandez home. Flash photography lit up the home tonight while state police officers searched the road outside the player's home along the road leading up...
  • (Patriot Aaron) Hernandez Questioned In Homicide

    06/18/2013 5:55:45 PM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 4 replies
    ESPN ^ | June 18, 2013 | (STAFF)
    See video at source.
  • U.S. men's soccer will face a depleted Honduras side in World Cup qualifier [ESPN 8:30 EDT]

    06/18/2013 4:32:24 PM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 6 replies
    SALT LAKE CITY -- On the surface, it seems that Honduras is more than just depleted for its game against the USA Tuesday, it's decimated. It isn't just the number of players missing, it's the quality. Vital performers Boniek Garcia and Maynor Figueroa are injured, while hulking defender Victor Bernardez and defensive midfielder Luis Garrido are suspended. If the forced absences weren't enough, forward Jerry Bengtson has left the team after a spat with manager Luis Fernando Suárez, following the coach's decision to bench the New England Revolution forward in the team's last qualifier against Jamaica. While the U.S. may...