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Olivia Munn rips media for blaming her for Packers' slump

“Newsroom” actress Olivia Munn is taking reporters to J-School. The movie star girlfriend of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers slammed media outlets for picking up on a theme from the comments section of a sports story — never a good jumping off point — on the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s website. The commenter surmised that Munn was to blame for the Packers’ three-game ...

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Bryce Harper might MVP, but he has no idea how to say 'meme'

Daily News Photo Illustration Hey, Bryce, bald is beautiful, baby. Bryce Harper won the MVP Thursday night and he pronounced “memes” like it was somebody’s grandmother and not with the Internet-approved long-e sound. The horror. The Nationals star was on the midnight SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt and the bald broadcaster asked the newly-minted MVP if he’d rather “be as ...

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Van Slyke: Robinson Cano's ‘the worst' player I've ever seen

Andy Van Slyke is getting some hacks in on Robinson Cano. The former Mariners hitting coach took the lumber to Cano, calling him “the single worst third place (hitter), everyday player I’ve ever seen.” Appearing on 920-AM in St. Louis this week, the former big leaguer put the Mariners’ failures squarely on Cano’s shoulders, blaming him for their woeful offense ...

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Wisconsin cheerleaders forced to flee after snowball blitz

Michael P. King/AP There was plenty of snow in Camp Randall Stadium in Wisconsin Saturday for snowball fight. Talk about friendly fire. The Wisconsin cheerleaders were forced to leave the field and hide in a stadium tunnel after being pelted by snowballs thrown by the Badgers faithful, according to multiple reporters on the scene. More than a foot of snow ...

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Georgia Tech returns blocked FG 78 yards to beat Florida St.

[embedded content] ATLANTA (AP) — Lance Austin returned a blocked field goal 78 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the game, giving Georgia Tech a stunning 22-16 upset of No. 9 Florida State on Saturday night. Roberto Aguayo, one of the most accurate kickers in the country, attempted a 56-yard field goal to win the game for ...

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Justin Tucker misses field goal as hole opens in turf

Justin Tucker’s missed field goal on Sunday was symbolic of the Ravens’ entire day, their chances of victory sinking by the second. The field at the 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium is so awful that the Pro Bowl kicker’s plant foot literally sank into the turf, causing him to slip and miss a 45-yard field goal in the third quarter with the ...

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NFL Network's NSFW interview with Adam Jones

Timothy Burke/ Deadspin An NFL video shows nude Bengal players in the background during an interview with Adam Jones. There had to be a better spot for this interview. The NFL Network’s Albert Breer interviewed cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones in the Bengals’ locker room after the team’s 34-21 road win against the Bills on Sunday. A bunch of Jones’ teammates ...

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Greek footballer comically dropped off stretcher TWICE

[embedded content] It was like something from a slapstick sitcom. Ergotelis midfielder Leonardo Kutris was expecting to just be carted off the pitch to recover from a slight knock…but instead became an internet viral sensation. The Greek stretcher bearers tasked with the job of carrying him off literally did he opposite of their jobs. One of them managed to drop ...

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Maine football trolls Colts after punt debacle

The University of Maine gave trolling the old college try. Following the Colts’ inexplicable playcall against the Patriots on Sunday night — which Indy coach Chuck Pagano is still standing by as the right move — the Black Bears shared a video of the team pulling off a similar fake punt, mocking the Indianapolis Dolts. Boston Globe via Getty Images ...

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Mike Ditka denies farting on ESPN’s ‘Monday Night Countdown’

[embedded content] ESPN’s studio shows are filled with plenty of hot air, and Mike Ditka insists he wasn’t adding to it. On Tuesday, the former Bears coach and current NFL analyst denied that he supplied the gas that gave Cris Carter the giggles on “Monday Night Countdown.” “It wasn’t me,” Ditka, 76, told the Chicago Sun-Times. “Believe me, I’m to ...

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