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Joakim Noah Leads Bulls In Overtime Win Over Heat

Joakim Noah scored 20 points, 7 assists, and 5 blocks for the Chicago Bulls in Sunday’s game versus Miami Heat. Noah filled up his team’s stats and led them through an overtime victory with a final score of 95-88. The Miami Heat are the two-time defending champions and have eliminated the Bulls twice during the last three seasons, making Sunday’s …

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Patrick Reed Triumphs At WGC-Cadillac Championship In Doral

The reign of Tiger Woods as the youngest World Golf Championships tournament winner has finally come to an end, thanks to Patrick Reed. The 23-year old Texan native won by one shot over Jamie Donaldson and Bubba Watson. Donning a red shirt and black pants, Reed also managed to make history on Sunday by scoring a 4-under-par 284, which tied …

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Here’s Danica Patrick’s ‘At Google’ Talk

Race car driver and “GoDaddy girl” Danica Patrick recently spoke in an “At Google” talk as part of the Women at Google series. Google has now made the discussion available for all. “As a woman in a male dominated field, Danica will share her story on how she succeeded against the odds,” Google says in the description. “She hopes that …

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Aaron Hernandez: Former NFL Star Involved In Jail Fight

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, 24, may face more charges due to an altercation he had with an inmate on Tuesday at the county jail in Bristol. Hernandez is held on weapons and murder charges for Odin Lloyd’s death. Prosecutors also said that he is one of the suspects in a drive-by shooting resulting in two deaths, which …

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UFC 170: Ronda Rousey Defeats Sara McMann in 66 Seconds

Ronda Rousey once again made history on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for the UFC 170 event. The champion clocked in the fastest knockout in women’s UFC history by knocking out Sara McMann just a little over a minute, 66 seconds to be exact, into their fight. Both Rousey and McMann came out swinging as …

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Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500

Muhammad Ali beat Sonny Liston to win his very first heavyweight title 50 years ago. Marking the special anniversary, his gloves from that fight were auctioned off on Saturday for $836,500, according to AFP. Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) was already an up and coming star when he fought Liston, after much taunting on his part. He won the …

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UNC Basketball Player Straps on Google Glass for Warmups

Though you’re unlikely to see college or professional athletes sporting Google Glass during actual games, plenty of them are showing what it’s like to really be in the moment, POV style, through Google Glass. Here’s another example of just how cool Google Glass could be and what an asset it can be for POV documentation (as long as we get …

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Ashley Wagner Says “You Can’t Just Be A Zombie”

Twenty-two-year-old U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner is a world-reknown athlete who knows how to thrill and entice a crowd. The talented skater coins herself as “Figure skater. Two-time US National Champion. Ice cream enthusiast” on her Twitter account. Wagner recently explained the importance of maintaining a unique balance in order to become a champion capable of performing memorable ice-skating routines. …

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Jennifer Nettles Talks New Album And Sports

You may know Jennifer Nettles as the lead singer of the country group Sugarland. However, Nettles recently took a step in her own direction and released her first solo album That Girl, in early January. During a recent interview with radio.com, Nettles opened up about her new album, and how she has tried to keep her album from sounding so …

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Evgeni Plushenko Bows Out Of Sochi Olympics and Skating Career

Evgeni Plushenko from Team Russia retired from his competitive skating career on Thursday right after withdrawing from the men’s short program skating event. The 31-year-old figure skater had just won a gold medal over the weekend for the team figure skating event. Plushenko opted out of the competition due to medical concerns. During warm-ups, he fell doing a triple axel …

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USA Women’s Hockey Team Bested By Canada In Sochi

The United States women’s hockey team faced off with—and lost to—their long-time rivals (and neighbors) the Canadians in a preliminary game on Wednesday, February 12 at the Shayba Arena. The final score was 3-2 in favor of Canada, to the dismay of the Americans but to the delight, of course, of the Canadian team. One proud and positively beaming member …

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Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault

Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who claim that this is an all-out assault on free speech. Duck Dynasty. #FreePhil. “I though we had free speech would …

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