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Hey little buddy, where's your jersey?

7 adorable animals that interrupted sporting events [Updated]

These enthusiastic cats, dogs, and squirrels weren't content to remain on the sidelines

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Considering his pitching form, you'd think Joel Peralta's body would be pretty used to sudden, exaggerated movements.

The weirdest injuries in baseball history

Joel Peralta strained a neck muscle while pursuing a delicious sandwich. And Clarence "Climax" Blethen literally bit himself in the butt

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Oscar Pistorius of South Africa finishes with gold in the Men's 4x100m relay T42/T46 Final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Oscar Pistorius: Did the 'Blade Runner' kill his girlfriend?

The South African Olympic runner with prosthetic legs was arrested at his home in Pretoria, but the situation is murky

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Apparently, people aren't lining up around the block to see this ancient Olympic event anymore.

Why are the Olympics dumping wrestling?

If the ancient sport wants to get back into the 2020 Games, it will reportedly have to compete with wakeboarding, roller sports, and wushu

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The Snowmobile Snocross at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo., on Jan. 27

Why parents should let their kids play dangerous sports

Parental fear threatens to deprive many young people of the lessons of organized athletics — lessons they cannot learn anywhere else

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Notre Dame star Manti Te'o found out his dead girlfriend was a hoax back in Dec. 2012, but kept the news to himself.

The alleged Manti Te'o dead-girlfriend hoax: Is it the media's fault?

Deadspin drops a bombshell with a story saying the Notre Dame football star's lost love never existed

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Lance Armstrong: After finishing the Power of Four Mountain Bike Race in Colorado, Aug. 25, 2012.

What Lance Armstrong could gain from confessing to Oprah

The Associated Press reports that the disgraced cycling champ has admitted to doping. If it's true, why now?

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Barry Bonds tips his cap to the crowd as he walks off the field during his last game as a member of the San Francisco Giants on Sept. 26 2007.

The Hall of Fame's ridiculously unfair double standards

Had Craig Biggio cheated, voters would have spurned him. By not cheating, he failed to stand out

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A Detroit Red Wings fan offers a silent protest during a Detroit Lions football game on Dec. 30.

The NHL lockout ends — but will fans come back?

After a devastating 113-day lockout, the NHL faces a daunting task in winning back the loyalty of millions of disgruntled fans

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The aging basketball star can get a little, shall we say, excited.

A brief history of Kobe Bryant tirades

The Lakers star is one of the best players of his generation. He's also one of the most outspoken

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David Ortiz: Baseball's premiere designated hitter.

Why baseball's National League should adopt the DH

Designated hitters don't ruin America's pastime — they make it more fun to watch

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Jeremy Lin in a Knicks uniform: Don't expect to see this again.

The 10 sports stories that defined 2012

Linsanity, the London Games, and the fall of Lance Armstrong all made for quite a year

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Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey throws just one pitch well: The knuckle ball.

Why the Mets should trade R.A. Dickey, but probably won't

The 38-year-old knuckle-baller just won the Cy Young award. He's unlikely to repeat that feat

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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi: The greatest of all time?

Is Lionel Messi the best soccer player of all time?

The diminutive genius breaks the record for the most goals scored in a calendar year — and is being talked up (again) as the sport's ultimate hero

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Wil Myers: The next Mike Trout?

How the Tampa Bay Rays hosed the Kansas City Royals

In a mind-boggling trade, the Royals shortsightedly cough up cheap young talent in exchange for a couple of aging arms

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After the 2001 season, the Boston Red Sox signed Johnny Damon (pictured here as an Indian), and had to give the A's draft picks as a result.

Why MLB's new free agency rules fail to bring parity to the league

It's as hard as ever for small-market teams to compete with the big-spending Bronx Bombers

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