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Wizard’s Gilbert Arenas Gets Suspended From NBA For Shotguns Incident

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Wizard’s Gilbert Arenas gets suspended from NBA for shotguns incident. According to TMZ, the NBA has decided to suspend the Washington Wizards’ star guard, Gilbert Arenas for bringing shotguns into the Verizon Center and allegedly getting into a standoff with his teammate Javaris Crittenton.

They say his suspension is indefinite,and the NBA commissioner David Stern delivered a statement on the situation stating, “Although it is clear that the actions of Mr. Arenas will ultimately result in a substantial suspension, and perhaps worse, his ongoing conduct has led me to conclude that he is not currently fit to take the court in an NBA game … Accordingly, I am suspending Mr. Arenas indefinitely, without pay, effective immediately pending the completion of the investigation by the NBA.” Read more »

Andre “The Hawk” Dawson Gets Elected To Pro Baseball’s Hall Of Fame

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Andre “The Hawk” Dawson gets elected to Pro Baseball’s Hall Of Fame. According to ESPN, right fielder/center fielder, Andre Dawson has been elected to pro Baseball’s “Hall of Fame.” He was nicknamed “The Hawk,” and played for four teams throughout his career from 1976 to 1996. He spent ten years with the Montreal Expos,five years with Chicago Cubs. Then he played for the Boston Red Sox and Florida Marlins before he retired at the end of the 1996 season. He received his first World Series ring in 2003 as a member of the Florida Marlins front office. He’s currently a special assistant to the Marlins president.

He was also an 8-time National League All-Star. He was named the league’s “Rookie Of the Year” back in 1977. He won the “Most Valuable Player” award in 1987 after he led the league with 49 home runs that year. He was also runner-up for MVP in 1981 and 1983. Read more »

The Cougars Got Beat Down In The Armed Forces Bowl

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The Cougars got beat down in the Armed Forces Bowl. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Cougars took a mean beatdown from the Air Force Falcons in today’s Armed Forces Bowl. They took an agonizing 47-20 loss. They say UH quarterback, Case Keenum threw six interception passes,which was a career high for him,and could send his NFL draft stock way down. The Courgars’ defense was also unable to stop the Air Force’s powerful rushing attack.

The Cougars missed out on their chance to get their first 11 win season since 1979,and to finish the season in The Associated Press’ Top 25. The Air Force finished the season 8-5 and got revenge on UH for beating them in last year’s Armed Forces Bowl in a 34-28 loss. Read more »

Texas Tech’s Mike Leach Gets Fired For Mistreating A Player

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Texas Tech’s Mike Leach gets fired for mistreating a player.According to ABC news, Texas Tech University football coach, Mike Leach got fired earlier today due to allegations of mistreating one of his players.They say he was about to receive an $800,000 dollar bonus tomorrow,and also signed a $12.7 million dollar contract for five years earlier this year. However, now he will just receive a severance package of $400,000 annually for the next four years.

He also got fired just days before his Red Raiders team is scheduled to play Michigan State in the nationally televised Alama Bowl game. The university had initially suspended Mike Leach,but he decided to fight back by hiring an attorney to challenge his suspension. Read more »

Urban Meyer Announced He’s Quitting As Florida Gators Football Coach

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Urban Meyer announced he’s quitting as Florida Gators football Coach. The New York Times reports that Florida Coach, Urban Meyer made the announcement earlier today that he is stepping down as coach due to health reasons. This will end his career with the Florida Gators after the Sugar Bowl on January 1.

Urban Meyer has been one of the most successful coaches in modern college football,winning two of the past three national titles with the Gators. Steve McClain who is a Florida spokesman said the Urban Meyer’s problem is more about stress. He stated, “It’s not like he’s been diagnosed with a disease,” McClain said. “It’s related to his ability to handle the stress. He only knows one way to go.” Read more »

Celtic’s Ray Allen Twitter Account Gets Hacked & Sends Naughty Tweets

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Celtic’s Ray Allen Twitter account gets hacked & sends naughty tweets. The Huffington Post is reporting that Boston Celtic’s shooting guard, Ray Allen’s “Twitter” account was hacked,and then naughty tweets were sent from it. The tweets read like this: “I’m getting there. When you masturbate think about my tongue or your cl*t and switching back and forth from my d**k to my tongue.”

The tweets got deleted later on,and 14 minutes later, another tweet showed up stating an apology,and claiming he was not responsible. It read like this: “I’m sorry my acct was hacked into. I need to changey tweet handle.” Then he changed his Twitter name from @sugarray20 to @greenrayn20. Read more »

Sportscaster, George Michael Dies At Age 70 Due To Cancer

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Sportscaster, George Michael dies at age 70 due to cancer. According to the Los Angeles Times, longtime sportscaster, George Michael died early this morning after a long two-year battle with cancer. He was 70 years old,and was most noted for his nationally syndicated TV program entitled, ” The George Michael Sports Machine.” It was a syndicated TV show that ran nationwide for 27 years. He was on TV for more than 25 years in Washington,and he was a sports anchor on NBC’s channel 4.

His producer, Matt Glassman said he was a pioneer. He stated, “George was a pioneer in sports broadcasting.He was a gifted interviewer, a master storyteller, and one of the hardest working journalists out there.” Read more »

Yankees Trade Outfielder Melky Cabrera For Pitcher Javier Vazquez

Yankees trade outfielder Melky Cabrera for pitcher Javier Vazquez. According to Bloomberg.com, the New York Yankees have traded outfielder, Melky Cabrera for the right-handed starting pitcher, Javier Vazquez who played for the Atlanta Braves. The trade is part of a five-player trade.

Relief pitcher, Boone Logan also got traded to the Yankees. Mike Dunn and minor-league pitcher, Arodys Vizcaino got traded to the Braves. The Yankees also said in a news release that they also sent an undisclosed amount of cash to the Braves. Read more »

Cowboy’s Nick Folk Misses Easy 24 Yard Field Goal & Is Getting Evaluated

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Cowboy’s Nick Folk misses easy 24 yard field goal & is getting evaluated. According to the Dallas news, Dallas Cowboy’s Nick Folk missed another field goal attempt in tonight’s game,with only 2:16 to play. The general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones said he is now going to evaluate it. He stated, “I’ll look at that as early as tonight and tomorrow.”

It’s strange because Nick Folk made a long 44 yard field goal to end the first half and put the Cowboys in the lead 17-3,but missed his third field goal try that was less than 30 yards when it was really important. Luckily the Cowboys were still able to pull out a 24-17 victory over the Saints,ending their undefeated winning streak. Read more »

Cincinnati Bengals’ Chris Henry Died This Morning Due To Car Injuries

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Cincinnati Bengals’ Chris Henry died this morning due to car injuries. TMZ reported the sad news earlier this morning that Cincinnati Bengals’ Chris Henry has died as a result of the car injuries he incurred after falling out of the back of a moving pickup truck yesterday evening.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says he died at around 6:36am this morning. he was 26 years old. The cops reported that they believed Chris Henry jumped into the back of the truck in an attempt to stop his fiancee,Loleini Tonga from leaving a “domestic situation” they were having at her parents’ house in North Carolina. After that, Chris was rushed to the hospital,and then died this morning. They also say that the authorities are still investigating the situation.

This is really sad,and it happened so fast too. It really seems like it was totally unnecessary. Read more »