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Talk about clutch.

Blake Harper, a first grader at the Mater Dei School in Santa Ana, Calif., was given a chance to earn his whole class the day off last Monday, after the Super Bowl.

All he had to do was hit one free throw. No pressure.

Watch what happened, and the ensuing reaction ...

ICE in his veins. Eat your heart out, LeBron.

Even better? A seventh grader and eighth grader each missed three-pointers with the same prize on the line before Blake stepped up and drained that.

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Kris Humphries may be dragging out his divorce from Kim Kardashian, but the Brooklyn Nets are reportedly on the verge of splitting from the rebounding power forward.

Kris Humphries in Brooklyn

ESPN's Chris Broussard reports that the Nets are on the verge of dealing Humphries to the Charlotte Bobcats, receiving shooting guard Ben Gordan in return as the principal player in the deal.

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Hockey reporters may be is tough as hockey players. Almost.

On Thursday night, New York Rangers reporter John Giannone got hit in the face with a puck after an errant pass, suffering a pretty serious gash.

Not that he cared. When a colleague asks if he's alright, Giannone cheerfully answered "Oh, it's all good" as a medical staffer dabbed at the mess on his face.

That's how you handle adversity, people. NO PAIN!

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Rumors that Lindsey Vonn is dating Tiger Woods took a back seat this week when the skier suffered serious injuries at the Alpine World Championships.

But if there's one good thing to come out of the horrific crash that saw Lindsey Vonn airlifted to a hospital, it's this: Tiger offered her his private jet!

  • Eye of the Tiger Woods
  • Lindsey Vonn: HOT

Vonn, who's reportedly been Tiger's new girlfriend for a few months now, boarded the jet in Salzburg, Austria this morning to fly home to the U.S.

Sure, maybe they're "just friends" who share private jets, but the private jet photo confirms the rumors to a point - the pair is definitely very close.

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It turns out, there's little this country hates more than a celebrity who falls for a fake girlfriend hoax.

That's the main takeaway of a new poll conduct by Forbes in which the magazine asks readers to name their Most Disliked Athlete.

  • Manti Te'o ESPN Interview
  • Lance Armstrong Running

Based on based on how much an athlete appeals to those responding, here's a look at the top bottom 10:

  1. Manti Te’o 15% Appeal
  2. Lance Armstrong 15% Appeal
  3. Tiger Woods 19% Appeal
  4. Jay Cutler 21% Appeal
  5. Metta World Peace 21% Appeal
  6. Alex Rodriguez 22% Appeal
  7. Michael Vick 23% Appeal
  8. Kurt Busch 27% Appeal
  9. Kobe Bryant 27% Appeal
  10. Tony Romo 27% Appeal

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When it rains, it pours for Lance Armstrong, who is under federal investigation for obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation, according to reports.

Lance Armstrong on OWN

The U.S. Attorney's office is reportedly in the midst of an active criminal investigation of the disgraced, 41-year-old former Tour de France champion.

According to an ABC source, who agreed to speak to the network the condition that his name and position were not used regarding the matter:

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was arrested on charges of DUI this morning, with new details pertaining to the incident making it even more embarrassing for the hitting star.

According to the Thornton Police Department, the 39-year old was found stumbling out of a gas station, breath full of alcohol and lottery tickets in hand.

Yes, lottery tickets. For a guy who once signed a $141.5 million contract.

Todd Helton Mug Shot

Helton "made spontaneous statements about drinking two igloo cups of red wine," police say, and was booked on three counts of drunk driving.

To the ball player's credit, he was "respectful and professional" throughout the ordeal, authorities conclude.

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Swimming champion Ryan Lochte covers ESPN the Magazine's forthcoming music issue, and in doing so recreates Nirvana's seminal 1991 album Nevermind.

Smells like ... Olympic team spirit?

Ryan Lochte Nirvana

Of course, unlike the baby boy grasping for the dollar bill in the grunge rock band's iconic photo, Ryan didn't actually go completely nude for ESPN.

Don't worry ladies, the hunk's not going anywhere, There's always hope on E! Ryan Lochte reality show, What Would Ryan Lochte Do? Seriously.

For comparison, or for those of you too young to even know what the heck he's doing an impression of here, check out the Nevermind cover below:

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Oksana Baiul is suing NBC and a skating program producer for $5 million for using her name and likeness to promote two shows that never ended up airing.

Oksana Baiul Pic

The 1994 Olympic figure skating gold medalist claims that Disson Skating LLC offered her a deal to perform in two shows that were to air on NBC.

Baiul declined, never receiving a contract or signing a promotional deal.

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Lindsey Vonn is in rough shape, but the four-time world champion will be okay.

Vonn crashed during a run today in Austria, mistiming her jump landing and sliding all the way into the boundary gate before coming to a stop.

She was treated on the slope for approximately 12 minutes before a helicopter swooped in and took Vonn to a nearby hospital.

Lindsey Vonn in Peach

But an insider tells Us Weekly the rumored Tiger Woods girlfriend is "banged up but fine. She's been teeing people."

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