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Los Angeles Dodgers Ink Cuban Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena To $25 Million Deal

Los Angeles Dodgers sign Cuban Erisbel Arruebarrena

The Los Angeles Dodgers most recent experiences with Cuban players have been quite successful, most notably the dynamic Yasiel Puig. With this in mind, the organization announced the signing of Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract worth $25 million. This total reportedly includes a $7.5 million signing bonus. The Dodgers are considered a… Read more »

Team Canada Defeats Sweden 3-0, Wins Olympic Gold Medal In Hockey

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Team Canada is again taking home gold. Four years after winning a thrilling gold medal game against the United States in overtime, the Canadians ditched the drama in Sochi and won convincingly over Sweden to take home the hold medal. The 3-0 victory was sealed in the first period when Jonathan Toews scored what would… Read more »

Manchester United Wins After Wayne Rooney Signs $500,000 Per Week Contract

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Manchester United, after weeks of speculation, made its sometimes troubled but clearly talented star striker Wayne Rooney one of the world’s highest paid footballers Friday, inking the 28-year-old to a contract that will pay him a reported £300,000 per week. That’s about $500,000 in American money. The contract runs through the end of the 2019… Read more »

Did Muhammad Ali Win Championship In Fixed Fight 50 Years Ago This Week?

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Muhammad Ali officially became “The Greatest” 50 years ago Tuesday when he stopped the heavily favored champion Charles “Sonny” Liston to win the heavyweight title for the first time. But was the fight, which ended in surprising and controversial fashion, fixed? The rumors persist even 50 years later, not helped by the shady connections that… Read more »

Olympic Hockey: United States Loses To Canada, Wins Justin Bieber

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There’s a bet that shouldn’t have been made. Those watching yesterday’s semi-final Olympic hockey game between the United States and Canada were greeted with an interesting wager put up by Command Sign, which is apparently the electronic billboard hanging on the side of the Command Transportation building in Skokie, Illinois. While its usual game is… Read more »

Wolf Hoax Video By Kate Hansen Just A Jimmy Kimmel Prank For Sochi

Wolf Hoax Video By Kate Hansen Just A Jimmy Kemmel Prank For Sochi

The wolf hoax photos and videos from Kate Hansen have been pouring in from the Sochi Olympics via social media, but it soon became obvious that Jimmy Kimmel orchestrated this prank. In a related report by The Inquisitr, a Talking Angela hoax claims the children’s app is actually a front for pedophiles to spy on… Read more »

J.R. Celski, Last Male American Speed Skater Standing, Fails To Medal

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American speed skater J.R. Celski fell during the 500-meter short track quarterfinal, but the US skater advanced to the semifinals after another competitor was disqualified at the Sochi Winter Games. The fall did not involve another skater, however, since Park Se-yeong of South Korea was eliminated by the judges for impeding J.R. Celski was allowed… Read more »

Ashley Wagner Slams Olympic Judges’ Scoring Standards

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Ashley Wagner finished seventh following her free skate performance on Thursday. Although she and her United States teammates won a bronze medal in the team competition, Wagner feels she was cheated. She blames the 2014 Sochi Olympic judges for unclear scoring standards. A native of Heidelberg, Germany, Wagner began skating at the age of five…. Read more »

Sarah Burke: Memory Of Trailblazing Canadian Skier Lives On At Sochi Olympics

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Sarah Burke was one of the main reasons the women’s freestyle skiing halfpipe event was introduced to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and athletes at the first ever competition have not forgotten her contribution. More than two years after the tragic accident that claimed Burke’s life, competitors at Thursday’s freeski halfpipe competition kept Burke’s memory alive… Read more »

Olympic Figure Skating Women’s Competition Ends With Surprise Winner

Adelina Sotnikova

Nobody can say that the women’s Olympic figure skating competition was dull, there was plenty of drama when Sochi crowned a brand new champion. In a free skate that was anything but predictable Russia captured it’s first gold medal in the sport ever, when 17-year-old Adelina Sotnikova won it all. The teen came seemingly from… Read more »

Cleveland Cavaliers To Ship Out Luol Deng Already?

Cleveland Cavaliers - Should They Trade Luol Deng Today?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Luol Deng on January 7, but he may be headed out of town as soon as this afternoon. Try to imagine a trade going worse for your team, and you may not be able to top the Deng deal for Cleveland. Multiple sources have told ESPN that the Cavs have… Read more »

Lamar Odom Has Left The Country And Moved To Spain

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Lamar Odom has left the country. That’s right: Odom, the now ex-husband to Khloe Kardashian, has moved to Spain and signed a deal with Laboral Kutxa. Sources revealed to ESPN that Odom is planning on playing out the rest of the season for the pro team in Spain before making the decision to make a… Read more »

Tony Romo Receives Advice From LeBron James

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Everyone has very high expectations for Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo, who is currently recovering from back surgery. Recently, NBA basketball star LeBron James offered Romo some advice on dealing with the criticism, and reaching those expectations, during a radio interview with 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. “Just don’t care what everybody thinks,” James said…. Read more »