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Mike Shanahan thinks he knows why RG3 has struggled

And, no, it has nothing to do with blowing out his knee, says the coach who watched him blow out his knee. Since winning Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2012, Robert Griffin III has seen his star fade in the nation's capital.Show More Summary

This guy just set the new distance record for hoverboarding

26 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Is it Back to the Future yet? Did we do it? Canada's Catalin Alexandru Duru just set the record for farthest distance traveled on a hoverboard at 275.9 meters. In the video's description, Catalin says: I will showcase that stable flight...Show More Summary

Ross is the worst Friends character

26 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

One thousand of you volunteered to answer some questions about Friends. After crunching the data, it would appear as though Ross is the worst. This morning, I asked a bunch of nice people to rank seven Friends characters -- Phoebe, Monica, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Ross, and Gunther -- in order of best to worst. Show More Summary

Bruins' Fist Bump Kid named Man of the Year for charity work

46 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Remember Liam Fitzgerald? He's the tough, teeny Bruins fan who couldn't get enough daps from the Bruins. The Internet dubbed him Fist Bump Kid and he even got his own hockey card. Remember fist bumping @NHLBruins fan Liam Fitzgerald? He was honored with an @UpperDeckSports inspiration card. Show More Summary

Normalizing USA-Cuba relations in an abnormal place, through wrestling

46 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The Cuban wrestling team came to Times Square, the world's least Cuban place. Thursday night, a team of wrestlers from Cuba wrestled a team of wrestlers from American in the most American, least Cuban place America has to offer: Times Square. The Cubans were here for a pretty good reason. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant expected to retire next season, Lakers GM says

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said in a radio interview that Kobe has expressed to him that next season will be his last in the NBA. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said on Friday in a radio interview that Kobe Bryant's next season will be his last in the NBA. "He has indicated to me that this is it," Kupchak told Sirius XM NBA Radio. Show More Summary

2015 Indy 500: Full results from Carb Day

Will Power and Scott Dixon led the final practice before Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. The prohibitive favorites to win Sunday's Indianapolis 500 each showed why, as Will Power and Scott Dixon led the final session of practice Friday at...Show More Summary

The X-factor players for all 32 NFL teams

Danny Kelly has a look at the one player on every roster that can put their team over the top. Every NFL team has a wild-card player or two. Prior performance be damned: 2015 is a blank slate, and if these players can perform up to their...Show More Summary

2015 Indy 500: Indy Lights Freedom 100 results

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports cars finished in the top four at the Indy Lights race held during Carb Day Friday in Indianapolis. Jack Harvey's goal to win the Indianapolis 500 may be a step closer after he took home the victory in the Indy Lights Freedom 100 under caution on Friday. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy misses cut in England as Adam Scott faces similar outcome at Colonial

A tale of two defending champs: Rory McIlroy’s out two days into a failed defense of his BMW PGA title, while Adam Scott’s putter is letting him down at the Crowne Plaza. With Rory McIlroy on his way home after a two-day outing in England...Show More Summary

Dion Jordan isn't talking to the Dolphins anymore

The former No. 3 overall pick appears to be distancing himself from the Miami Dolphins. Dion Jordan has plenty of free time in 2015 as the result of a season-long suspension for his third violation of the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy. Show More Summary

The Hawks begged for Lil B's mercy on Twitter

What a fun curse! Dear @LILBTHEBASEDGOD: We're not like the others. Please show mercy and spare us #THEBASEDGODSCURSE. Sincerely, The Hawks — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) May 22, 2015 Lil B has the mystical power of cursing basketball teams. Show More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Hawks, NBA playoffs 2015: Time. TV schedule and how to watch online

The Hawks need the win to avoid going to Cleveland down 0-2. The Hawks will host the Cavaliers in an early must-win game in the East finals. After losing the opening matchup at home, another loss would put Atlanta in the precarious situation of being down two games when the series moves to Cleveland. Show More Summary

Orlando Scandrick agrees to new deal with Cowboys

The cornerback will remain in Dallas through 2019. An important piece of the Cowboys' secondary will remain in Dallas through 2019. According to the Dallas Morning News, Orlando Scandrick has agreed to an extension that adds one year...Show More Summary

Sports people who are definitely police

JJ Watt would remind all passengers to please form two lines. This is all inspired by a single tweet: "He goes & takes those cop classes & now, he looks like a cop...He looks like Jeff Kent" are they saying Jeff Kent looks like a cop? — Michael Felder (@InTheBleachers) May 21, 2015 Jeff Kent totally looks like a cop. Show More Summary

Draymond Green gets asked about his mom's tweets in a Beats By Dre commercial

Beats By Dre is on the pulse of internet culture In a new Beats By Dre ad, Draymond Green steers into the skid and addresses some frequent criticisms: Is he too small for his position? Will the elbows come out? Will his mom be live-tweeting...Show More Summary

Andrew Bogut keeps making a big impact without putting up big numbers

Bogut didn't have eye-popping statistics, but as he has all season, he made a huge positive impact for the Warriors in their Game 2 victory. Game 2 of the West finals had a dramatic ending that saw the Warriors narrowly edging out the Rockets to get a 2-0 lead in the series. Show More Summary

Watch this Muay Thai fighter in disguise kick trainers' butts

Germaine Yeap is a champion Muay Thai fighter, but to unsuspecting employees at a Malaysian gym, she was another tiny woman wanting to bulk up. Yeap took everyone by surprise and sparred with trainers, one of whom naively told her, "I don’t think you’ll hurt me; it’ll be safe". LOL! How's that for a hit to the ego! h/t to Uproxx

15 proposed new nicknames for 'Kenny Trill,' now that he's going to TCU

The former Texas A&M quarterback must be known at all times by something that rhymes with his last name. Kenny Hill was very briefly a Heisman-contending Texas A&M quarterback. Like Johnny Manziel before him, he thus earned an instant...Show More Summary

NWSL Week 7 preview: The race for a second win

Sky Blue, Western NY and Houston all try to win a second game, while Boston and Washington look to build on last week’s success and FC Kansas City and Chicago try to keep their unbeaten streaks alive. Seven weeks in, and there's still no clear-cut league leader. Show More Summary

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