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Phil Mickelson made headlines this week, but not for draining any high-pressured birdie putts or choking away another Major.

Instead, on Sunday, the popular golfer stepped into the contentious world of politics, complaining to the press about Proposition 30, the state measure passed last year in California that raises the tax burden on wealthy individuals.

Along with federal taxes, Mickelson said he will now be paying nearly 63% of his income in taxes.

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“I’m not going to jump the gun, but there are going to be some (changes),” Mickelson said a few days ago, hinting at a move out of California. “There are going to be some drastic changes for me because I happen to be in that zone that has been targeted both federally and by the state and... it doesn’t work for me right now.”

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Your move, Baltimore Ravens fans.

A six-year old 49ers supporter named Sarah Redden has fired the first hilarious/adorable shot of Super Bowl 47, debuting the rap single "Kaepfornia Gold" and proving both her talent and her allegiance.

Watch below as the tyke does everything accept go Kaepernicking, rocking eye black and some fake tattoos as she honors her squad. No wonder the video has been viewed over 500,000 times on YouTube...

Who do you think will win the big game?

 

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Has the next big name in American tennis finally arrived?

Sloane Stephens shocked Serena Williams yesterday with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory, moving on to the semifinals of the Australian Open and leaving a visibly frustrated Selena slamming her racket and holding an aching back.

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Stephens, 19, tried to keep her composure after the match, simply telling reporters: "To be in the semis of a Grand Slam is definitely I say a good accomplishment. A lot of hard work."

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Anna Burns Welker would like to apologize for calling out Ray Lewis as a terrible human being.

The wife of Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker Facebookd in frustration after her husband's team fell to the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, telling followers that Lewis has six children by four women and was accused of murder many years ago and should NOT be celebrated simply because he's retiring.

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She has since deleted the Tweet and offered up this mea culpa:

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The Brooklyn Nets defeated the New York Knicks last night, with Kris Humphries coming off the bench for 11 points and a team-high 13 rebounds.

But afterward, attention was less on points in the paint and more on Kim Kardashian. Naturally.

Kris Humphries Pose

After receiving taunts from the Madison Square Garden crowd all game, Humphries tried to get the final say after the contest, telling reporters:

“They were harassing me when I was going in and out of the tunnel. But after, I asked them, ‘Why’s everyone so quiet?’"

He then followed that statement up on Twitter with: “the Garden got really quiet on the way out!”

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Ray Lewis should not expect a retirement muffin basket from Anna Burns Welker.

Following her husband's defeat yesterday at the hands of Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens, Mrs. Welker took to Twitter and tore apart the future Hall of Famer, writing of the linebacker:

"Proud of my husband and the Pats. By the way, if anyone is bored, please go to Ray Lewis' Wikipedia page. 6 kids 4 wives. Acquitted for murder. Paid a family off. Yay. What a hall of fame player! A true role model!"

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Welker is referring to the fact that Lewis has six children by four different woman - and was charged with murder in 2000 for his role in a stabbing that resulted in two dead bodies.

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A difficult sports loss turned violent last night outside the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, as multiple sources confirm a 35-year old man was stabbed in the neck following his team's 28-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Georgia Dome Scene

According to WSB-TV, the victim got into a verbal altercation with two San Francisco supporters. Toward the end of it, someone in the latter group pulled out a knife.

Said a witness of the incident:

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The matchup is set and television viewers ought to prepare for two things:

  1. A whole lot of Ray Lewis.
  2. The constant use of the term "HarBowl.

Indeed, following last night's 28-13 victory by the Baltimore Ravens, they will now take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.

That means it will be brother versus brother, as Jim Harbaugh coaches the 49ers and John Harbaugh helms the Ravens.

Har Bowl

Which sibling will be victorious? How many features will CBS run on retiring linebacker Ray Lewis? Which Super Bowl commercials will stand out? We'll learn the answers on February 3.

Oh, also: Who will win?

 

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Stan the Man.

A player so good he didn't require a last name, or even a full first name, beloved St. Louis Cardinals star Stan Musial died yesterday. He was 92 years old.

Musial

"I never heard anybody say a bad word about him, ever," fellow baseball legend Willie Mays said Saturday in a statement released by the Hall of Fame.

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Earl Weaver, the legendary ex-manager of the Baltimore Orioles, passed away early this morning on a cruise in the Caribbean. He was 82 years old.

A Hall of Famer, Weaver won 1,480 games and was well-known for both his temper and his penchant for the three-run homer.

Weaver

He collapsed with his wife, Maryanne, by his side and never regained consciousness, according to The New York Daily News.

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