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Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear Skirts Posted: 3 months ago by suebe
The Badminton World Federation has been searching for a way to drum up interest in female players before the 2012 Olympics. Its solution: Force women to play in skirts to create a more "attractive presentation." Amazingly, officials insist this isn't sexist.
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Ray Lewis thinks crime will increase with no NFL season Posted: 3 months ago by Bornbad
For all the craziness that is associated with Ray Lewis(notes), the man sure does seem to speak the truth on big issues. The latest one? How the lockout might affect our society as a whole, and what it might do to the nation's crime rate.
*but does B-MoreRavensFan agree?*
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Arizona Has An Official State Gun Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Thursday signed a bill into law that makes the Colt Single Action Army Revolver the state's firearm, making Arizona only the second in the nation to have such a designation.
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Yes, You Can Drive Your Car Over the Edge of the Grand Canyon and Live Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
An unidentified 21 year-old in Arizona drove his car over the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Accidentally, he says. They found his wrecked car 200 feet below the rim, lodged against a tree.
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Football Players Win Injunction in Court, NFL Lockout Lifted Posted: 4 months ago by B-MoreRavensFan
NFL players saw the labor fight tip in their favor Monday as a federal judge ordered the league to end its lockout, meaning football will continue while owners and players bicker over how to divide more than $9 billion in annual revenue.
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Wife of Brandon Marshall of the Miami Dolphins charged with stabbing him Posted: 4 months ago by 2manyusernames
Brandon Marshall star receiver for the Dolphins was stabbed by his wife, Michi Nogami-Marshall. He initially told the police he fell but investigation disproved that. His wife has confessed but claims self-defense leaving Marshall facing possible criminal charges himself.
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Road Trip! Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
How far would you go for an experience? How about two friends, 2,800 miles in a cab.
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On the Verge of Bankruptcy, L.A. Dodgers Taken Over by MLB Posted: 4 months ago by B-MoreRavensFan
Today, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig indicated he had been handed his last straw with regards to Frank McCourt's stewardship of the Dodgers. Selig responded by giving his office control of the Dodgers' operations.
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Cincinnati Red Caught Stealing... Shirts. Posted: 4 months ago by ragingherpes
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike Leake is scheduled to enter a plea to a charge of shoplifting Tuesday afternoon. Leake was arrested Monday at a Cincinnati Macy's department store, accused of stealing six American Rag T-shirts with a retail value of $59.88.

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Marathon Champion, Grete Waitz Has Died Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Grete Waitz, the Norwegian marathoner who won the New York City Marathon nine times, died today at age 57. She had been battling cancer for the past six years and passed away in Oslo.
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Marathon Champion, Grete Waitz Has Died Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Grete Waitz, the Norwegian marathoner who won the New York City Marathon nine times, died today at age 57. She had been battling cancer for the past six years and passed away in Oslo.
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Fans Bring Dead Body to Soccer Match Posted: 5 months ago by suebe
It was like a scene from "Weekend at Bernie's" when a Colombian soccer team recently got an unexpected fan. Pals of a teenage soccer fanatic who was murdered in Colombia brought his body to see his favorite team play one last time.
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Jose Canseco sends his twin brother Ozzie to celebrity boxing match in his stead Posted: 5 months ago by Moe
...hilarity of course, as it always does, ensues. Ozzie was escorted out by security and the bout was canceled.

How did they catch him? Ozzie was not sporting his brother's bicep tattoos when he removed his shirt at weigh in.

What a maroon.
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NFL Lockout Could Destroy Chicken Wing Industry Posted: 5 months ago by kakana
"It would kill wings, it would be terrible on wings,"

How can we allow this to happen?
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7 Strange And Unusual Sports From Around The World Posted: 5 months ago by Bornbad
If you’re wanting something a little different, you don’t have to stray too far and the following information details seven of the strangest and most unusual sports from around the world.
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Why Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and Drew Brees Have Earned My Respect Posted: 6 months ago by B-MoreRavensFan
In the wake of the CBA (collective bargaining agreement) that has yet to be reached between the NFL and the Players' Union, there is talk that the union may "decertify" if they cannot reach an agreement with the owners. In other words, the union would "commit suicide", cease to exist, and expose the NFL to antitrust lawsuits. Word has it that if such an event happens, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and Drew Brees, are preparing to name themselves as plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the NFL.
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Ugly altercation between coach, player leads to tense TV apology Posted: 6 months ago by Bornbad
In an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Thursday, Holy Family University coach John O'Connor apologized to sophomore Matt Kravchuk for knocking him to the ground with a forearm to the chest during a rebounding drill last month
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What if sports. Posted: 6 months ago by dOntEAtpOOp
What if the 1957 Packers play the 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers? The bulls with Jordan vs the Lakers with Wilt the Stilt, etc etc. You can simulate it all on this site, complete with scores and game stats.

And it's free.
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Boy won't wrestle girl Posted: 6 months ago by b2run
In a state tournament in Iowa, a boy who was one of the favourites to win his weight class, defaulted rather than wrestle one of the few girls ever to qualify for the tournament.
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How 'The Fridge' lost his way Posted: 7 months ago by Bornbad
Every day begins with William Perry needing help out of bed. Usually, it's 10 a.m. before he even gives it a try, and to support his 400 pounds, he shuffles to the living room on two legs that barely work and his sturdy black cane.
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360 Video of the world's largest dodgeball game Posted: 7 months ago by b2run
Students and staff at the University of Alberta used more than 1000 dodgeballs to play what may be the world's largest dodgeball game. The video included is a panoramic 360 degree view.
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Obama unmasked as fraudulent Chicago Bears fan on eve of Super Bowl Posted: 7 months ago by 2manyusernames
The president claims to be a Chicago Bears fan but his actions and behavior shows otherwise. This is even more evident in his actions towards Green Bay
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Seven hurt by falling snow at Cowboys Stadium, site of Super Bowl Posted: 7 months ago by hoosker
"All this stuff just keeps getting thrown at us, but we've been prepared and we're ready for these types of situations," Arevalo said, "other than the ice, that's one thing we didn't take into consideration."
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Yankees' Andy Pettitte Will Retire Posted: 7 months ago by suebe
Pettitte, who will turn 39 on June 15, has wrestled with thoughts of retirement for the past several seasons. Last season, he spoke several times about his desire to spend more time at home with his wife and their four school-age children. We'll miss you, Andy.
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What does “packers” in the Green Bay Packers refer to exactly? Posted: 7 months ago by suebe
In a few weeks much of the world will be glued to images of men in helmets and tight pants kicking around an egg-shaped ball. You may know a ton of Super Bowl trivia, as well as all of the arcane rules of football, but how about this word right in front of you: Packers.
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