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Unlike Obama, Donald Trump won't fill out a March Madness bracket

Unlike Obama, Donald Trump won't fill out a March Madness bracket This shouldn't come as a surprise for anyone who's watched Trump's early interactions with the world of sports.But take a look at how his Super Bowl viewing party differed from Obama's.

Cry of the Week: UConn's indefatigable women and the world they made

Cry of the Week: UConn's indefatigable women and the world they made That's why UConn's big achievement does make the room a little dusty when considered in the context of another story involving basketball and young women this week.There's a reactionary, sexist line of thinking among many sports fans that has followed the UConn women's team for years.

GoFundMe teams up with Special Olympics to empower athletes with disabilities

GoFundMe teams up with Special Olympics to empower athletes with disabilities A new partnership will help Olympians get to Austria next month for the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, and it's empowering the intellectual disability community in the process.Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced a "global sponsorship" with the Special Olympics on Thursday, launching nearly 500 online campaigns to support athletes, teams and delegations.

Turns out there is hope for true love, and it's from Twitter

Turns out there is hope for true love, and it's from Twitter Genie Bouchard learned what we all did a couple a weeks ago — never, under any circumstances, should you bet against Tom Brady.The Patriots did, of course, win the Super Bowl, so Bouchard and 20-year-old Mizzou student John Goehrke hit the Nets game in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

Viral image of Phil Jackson on a bus perfectly encapsulates the state of the Knicks

Viral image of Phil Jackson on a bus perfectly encapsulates the state of the Knicks It's tough to say for sure that this is New York Knicks president Phil Jackson looking awkward as hell while riding a city bus.But this definitely for sure looks just like New York Knicks president Phil Jackson looking awkward as hell while riding a city bus.

MLB team has perfect Twitter response to Chris Christie's rant

MLB team has perfect Twitter response to Chris Christie's rant Just when you thought he was off the radar, Chris Christie is back making new friends.They're from Philadelphia, they're an awful team, they're an angry, bitter fan base and it's not safe for civilized people to go to Citizens Bank Park if you want to root for the other team.

Five years later, NBA star's viral ad set to become a feature film

Five years later, NBA star's viral ad set to become a feature film You've seen the "Uncle Drew" commercials.(Oh, and Uncle Drew wants you to drink Pepsi.

FIFA 17 Ultimate Team winter player upgrades just went live, and these are the best ten

FIFA 17 Ultimate Team winter player upgrades just went live, and these are the best ten EA has sought to breathe fresh life into FIFA 17’s Ultimate Team mode with winter upgrades to this season’s best performers – and, to that end, a whole batch of new Premier League cards went live at 6pm this evening.In total 50 players from the English top flight have been ‘enhanced’, with their old cards no longer available in packs.

Patriots star slams the door on criticism of his White House boycott

Patriots star slams the door on criticism of his White House boycott Like many of his fellow Patriots, defensive end Chris Long won't be making a trip to Donald Trump's White House when the Super Bowl Champions visit this year.And as edgy political statements in sports often do, Long's decision evoked plenty of backlash online, with Twitter users criticizing everything from his tolerance to his supposed "hatred" of white people.

Warriors learn once again that being the best team means the memes are coming

Warriors learn once again that being the best team means the memes are coming It's the NBA's All-Star Weekend, which annually warrants a bizarre, pseudo-magazine spread to celebrate the NBA all-stars.Just as the internet chuckled at the Warriors' photos last April, the trusty ol' Twittersphere is picking on these guys once again.

Huth movement: these Premier League players just got worse in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team

Huth movement: these Premier League players just got worse in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Yesterday GR+ revealed the list of Premier League players who received winter upgrades in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team – but it's not good news for everyone.A select few have received an especially distinctive 'reward', being downgraded for their abject performances (or missing games through injury) this campaign.

NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving actually thinks the Earth is flat

NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving actually thinks the Earth is flat Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers guard and NBA All-Star, thinks the Earth is flat and that it's "not even a conspiracy theory.He was joined during the podcast by his teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye ahead of NBA All-Star Weekend.

This is possibly the most hilariously brilliant sports interview of all time

This is possibly the most hilariously brilliant sports interview of all time Japanese pool player Naoyuki Oi doesn't speak English fluently but that didn't stop him from giving an impressive performance in a post-match interview:  Oi beat Cheng Yu Hsuan 8-6 at the World Pool Master tournament in Gibraltar on Saturday and was being interviewed by Sky Sports presenter Tony Wrighton.Yay!

Twitter can't get over this English cricketer who was sold for $2 million at the IPL auctions

Twitter can't get over this English cricketer who was sold for $2 million at the IPL auctions The Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions were held in Bangalore on Monday.This is its tenth year and the English Premier League replica is now one of the richest and buzziest sporting events of the world.

This viral picture of a goalkeeper eating a pie isn't what it seems

This viral picture of a goalkeeper eating a pie isn't what it seems Wayne Shaw is a 23-stone (322-pound) reserve goalkeeper who became an internet hero after pictures of him eating a pie during his team Sutton United's FA cup game against Arsenal made the rounds on social media.As many people noticed on Twitter, Sun Bets, a betting company linked to The Sun newspaper, offered odds of 8-1 against him eating a pie on the bench during the game.

Press Row Podcast - The Return of Mutant Football

Press Row Podcast - The Return of Mutant Football After more than 20 years a spiritual successor to the cult classic Mutant League Football has finally reached the red zone.The game is described as an “NFL Blitz arcade-style football game, with nasty mutants, ferocious monsters, deadly chainsaws, and lots of gory player deaths, along with some edgy, satirical humor that parodies America’s favorite sport.

Based on Magic Johnson's tweets, the Lakers basically just hired Perd Hapley from 'Parks and Rec'

Based on Magic Johnson's tweets, the Lakers basically just hired Perd Hapley from 'Parks and Rec' The Los Angeles Lakers named Magic Johnson — a three-time NBA MVP who won five championships in L.But the funniest nugget — per usual — comes courtesy of the internet, which resurfaced some hilarious old tweets from Johnson.