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Colin Cowherd addresses leaving ESPN

Cowherd

Last week, it was announced that Colin Cowherd would be leaving ESPN to join Fox. Cowherd was absent from his show Monday and Tuesday of this week but came back Wednesday to talk about his time with ESPN. “Yes, I’m leaving ESPN. It’s been unbelievable. I don’t want to get melancholy here. It’s amicable, I’m on the air today talking about ...

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HBO hires Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons

ESPN castoff Bill Simmons has new home and a new weekly talk show. Simmons has signed a multi-year deal with HBO.  His weekly show will air on HBO’s linear service as well as HBO Go and HBO Now in 2016.  Simmons will also have a production deal to produce content for the network and its digital platforms, delivering video, podcasts. “We have ...

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Mick Fanning recounts close call with shark

Surfer attacked

Three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning recounted his close call with a shark. Fanning was attacked during a competition off the coast of South Africa. The 34-year-old, was in the water in Jeffreys Bay waiting for his turn to compete when the shark came up behind him.

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Comedian throws money at Sepp Blatter during press conference

Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter held a press conference  on Monday in Zurich to announce the upcoming extraordinary session of FIFA congress to elect a new president. During the press conference, Blatter was interrupted by a “comedian” who ran to the front of the room and threw a huge wad of money at him. Coletiva interrompida por manifestante que jogou dinheiro em Blatter pic.twitter.com/8xzFaT8GEh — ...

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Pro surfer unharmed after shark attack during competition

Surfer attacked

Three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning nearly had his leg bitten off by a shark Sunday during a competition off the coast of South Africa. The World Surf League suspended the J-Bay Open shortly after the shark attack. “I just can’t believe it,” said Fanning, who was nearly overcome with emotion on multiple instances during his interview with the World Surf League’s ...

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Ronda Rousey waited over a year to get revenge on Floyd Mayweather

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

UFC fighter Ronda Rousey waited more than a year to get her revenge on Floyd Mayweather after the boxer called Rousey a man and acted like he didn’t know her. Mayweather was asked about the UFC champion, and said he “didn’t know who he is.” After receiving the ESPY for Best Fighter, Rousey took aim at Mayweather’s domestic violence record. “I wonder how ...

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Caitlyn Jenner accepts Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYS

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2015 ESPYS on Wednesday night. “If you want to call me names, make jokes, doubt my intentions, go ahead. Because the reality is, I can take it,” said Jenner. “But for the thousands of kids out there coming to terms with being true to who they are, they shouldn’t have ...

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Rob Gronkowski, Charlotte McKinney star in ‘A Gronking to Remember’ film

Gronking

Here is the official trailer to ‘A Gronking to Remember’ starring New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and model Charlotte McKinney. In the adaptation of the erotic fan fiction, Gronkowski plays for the New England World Champions, who play against the New York Planes. Rob Gronkowski Erotic Fan Fiction with Charlotte McKinney (and Rob Gronkowski) from Funny Or Die

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2015 ESPYS gift bag includes JetSmarter membership

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

While comedian Joel McHale will be keeping the crowd at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles entertained Wednesday night at the 2015 ESPYS, the athletes in attendance will be taking home awards and digging through their gift bags. This year’s ESPYS Passport includes several small items like a mobile smartphone breathalyzer, a dining card for Flemings’s Steak House and a gift card for a ...

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Graham DeLaet’s clubs arrive late to Open Championship covered in protein

Graham DeLaet

PGA golfer Graham DeLaet arrived in Scotland for the Open Championship over the weekend, but his clubs did not. Not until 54 hours later: You just can’t make this stuff up. pic.twitter.com/CWyEQXIPcK — Graham DeLaet (@GrahamDeLaet) July 14, 2015 The clubs were covered in protein powder. You just can’t make this stuff up. pic.twitter.com/CWyEQXIPcK — Graham DeLaet (@GrahamDeLaet) July 14, 2015

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