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Mo'ne Davis: 5 Things to Know About the History-Making Little League Pitcher

Mo'ne Davis: 5 Things to Know About the History-Making Little League Pitcher

Originally posted 08/17/2014 11:30AM

At 13, Mo'ne Davis boasts two assets any baseball player would covet: a killer arm and fierce confidence.

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Filed Under: Sports
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Brittney Griner Engaged to Fellow WNBA Star Glory Johnson: See the Sweet Photo

Brittney Griner Is Engaged to Fellow WNBA Star Glory Johnson

Originally posted 08/16/2014 04:30PM

WNBA star Brittney Griner is engaged.

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UpdatePosted 08/07/2014 03:15PM

Chrissy Teigen Is the Best Model to Ever Throw Out a First Pitch

Originally posted 08/07/2014 01:00PM

It's safe to say that no celebrity has ever thrown out a first pitch quite like Chrissy Teigen.

The Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover star took the mound at an L.A. Dodgers game Tuesday night and threw one of the better celebrity first pitches in recent memory.

Her secret? Probably the large number of margaritas she downed before the game.

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Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As Spurs' Assistant Coach

Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As Spurs' Assistant Coach

Originally posted 08/05/2014 05:35PM

The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.

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Filed Under: Feminism, Sports

UpdatePosted 08/05/2014 11:50AM

VIDEO: Watch Adults Become a Giant, Human-Sized Foosball Table

Originally posted 08/04/2014 04:35PM

You would be forgiven for thinking the concept of a "human foosball table" was a logical impossibility. After all, who has the time to train dozens of people to do simultaneous backflips?

But Minnesota's Brownton Area Resource for Kids was able to make the dream of a human foosball table a reality, all by paring the concept of foosball down to its most basic elements – and then blowing it up to an adult size.

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Filed Under: Sports, Around the Web
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NBA Star Tony Parker Marries Axelle Francine

Tony Parker Marries Axelle Francine

Originally posted 08/03/2014 11:20AM

Tony Parker tied the knot with fiancée Axelle Francine at a ceremony in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, a source tells PEOPLE.

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Outraged Letter to the Editor Defends Fred Flintstone's History of Nonviolence

Outraged Letter to the Editor Defends Fred Flintstone's History of Nonviolence

Originally posted 08/01/2014 01:00PM


In her column on Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was suspended two games by the NFL after his arrest for domestic violence, Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins criticized the light response to Rice's actions, asking how the league could justify "a two-game penalty for a running back going all Flintstone on his wife."

On Thursday, Jenkins's column provoked an impassioned response from one Post reader, who sent a letter to the editor defending Fred Flintstone against implicit charges of spousal abuse.

As Martin Kramer of Takoma Park, Maryland, wrote, "Fred Flintstone had his faults, but he loved and respected his wife Wilma, often referring to her as his queen."

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GIF: Kate Hops in Heels While Playing 'Three Tins'

Kate Plays South African Game 'Three Tins' at Commonwealth Games

Originally posted 07/29/2014 05:00PM

After watching a track-and-field event at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Princess Kate tried out some field sports of her own – in heels, no less! (She also donned a favorite blazer).

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Male Rowers Get Naked, Female Rowers Get Censored

UpdatePosted 07/29/2014 02:45PM

Male Rowers Get Naked to Fight Homophobia While Facebook Censors Female Rowers

Originally posted 07/29/2014 11:15AM

As they have every year since 2009, the rowing team at England's Warwick University has gotten naked to raise money for an anti-homophobia charity.

The rowers have stripped down to produce an annual nude calendar, the proceeds of which will benefit Sport Allies, an organization that aims to combat homophobia and transphobia through the power of sports.

In its five years of existence, the project has proven to be a valuable fundraiser, selling over 15,000 copies in its last edition. A large part of this success is due to the crew team's enviable physiques, but just as important is the calendar's tasteful adherence to the Austin Powers rule of nudity: All the rowers, even the coxswains, are just barely covered up in the crucial areas.

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Filed Under: Sports, Around the Web

'Weird Al' Gives Us the Most Accurate College Fight Song of All Time

Originally posted 07/18/2014 01:55PM

As hardcore "Weird Al" Yankovic fans know, the pop parodist doesn't just spoof the latest hits of artists like Pharrell and Iggy Azalea. He also records wacky songs that parody entire genres, as is the case with "Sports Song," the latest music video from Yankovic's Mandatory Fun, which takes aim at the underappreciated genre of college fight songs.

With the help of a marching band, Yankovic spells out in exhaustive detail exactly why his team is going to win and your team is going to lose.

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