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Go ahead and celebrate all six American fans:

It looks like there will be a professional hockey season after all.

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The NHL and its Players Association have reached a tentative agreement that will end the months-long lockout, with commissioner Gary Bettman swing today that the sides "still have a lot of work to do."

But "it's good to be at this point."

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Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles in 2012, is now considering an admission.

The New York Times cited anonymous sources and said Armstrong was considering a confession to restore his athletic career in triathlons and running events.

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Armstrong, 41, was banned for life from cycling and cannot compete in athletic events sanctioned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and World Anti-Doping Agency.

Yet attorney Tim Herman denied that Armstrong reached out to USADA chief executive Travis Tygart and David Howman, director of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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Just when you thought the New York Jets quarterback situation could not get any more confusing...

Head Coach Rex Ryan was spotted this week in the Bahamas, sunbathing with his shirt off and therefore exposing his right arm to all who passed by.

Which included a photographer from The New York Daily News, who snapped a photo that is already creating buzz in the Big Apple and all around the Internet:

Rex Ryan Tattoo

Yes, that appears to be a picture of Ryan's wife, Michelle, donning the #6 jersey of embattled starter Mark Sanchez, who sucked down the stretch in 2012 and was eventually benched for Greg McElroy.

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The man with 11 championship rings just purchased his most important one to date.

After 12 years of dating, Phil Jackson has proposed to Jeanie Buss, multiple sources confirm, with the event taking place on Christmas Day.

The daughter of Lakers' owner Jerry Buss announced the the engage via a photo of her new diamond on Twitter, along with with the caption: "Phil finally gave me that ring I wanted!"

Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss

Jackson was nearly offered the Los Angeles coaching job a couple months ago, while rumors are circulating that he may take over in Brooklyn.

In kind of related news, George Lucas is now engaged to Mellody Hobson. Congrats all around!

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Sergio Romo, the closer for this year's World Champion San Francisco Giants, was detained on New Year's Day after causing a scene at the Las Vegas airport.

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Insiders confide to TMZ that problems arose after Romo failed to produce proper identification and could not be cleared by security.

From there, the "angry and aggressive" relief pitcher was cuffed by police after he got into an argument with a TSA agent.

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ESPN's Hannah Storm was horribly burned in a gas grill accident last month, suffering first- and second-degree burns on her face, hand and chest.

On New Year's Day, she was back at work, hosting the network's Rose Parade coverage with a bandaged hand and some additional cosmetic help.

ABC News released some of photos of Hannah Storm in the aftermath of the accident as part of this video, and let's just say they are not for the faint of heart:

The fire burned off Storm's eyebrows, eyelashes, and hair (now replaced by an artificial substitute). She's lucky to be alive, let alone back at work so soon.

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Well... we now know of at least one person who believes Tony Romo should not start next year for the Dallas Cowboys.

Along with one person who will not be winning any Father of the Year awards any time soon.

A man has posted a video to YouTube in which he takes aim at a Romo jersey draped over a washing machine, needing multiple shots to blow up his target, all while his (presumed) kids and wife cheer him on.

"HE GONE!," the woman in the background bellows after her husband finally hits his mark, while a child giggles loudly. Watch now and try not to cringe too hard for America...

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Former NBA All-Star Latrell Sprewell has been arrested on charges of disorderly conduct.

The ex-Warriors, Timberwolves and Knicks shooting guard was booked in Milwaukee yesterday after police received two complaints about loud music emanating from his house.

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Sprewell, who infamously choked his head coach in 1997 and was suspended 67 games by the league, has run afoul of the law before:

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The NFL is about to lose one of its most colorful players.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced today that "it is time for me to create a new legacy" and end an incredible career after 17 seasons.

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Lewis plans to suit up this Sunday in Baltimore when the Ravens face the Bengals in a first-round playoff matchup, marking his first action since tearing his triceps two months ago.

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Sad news today out of the world of professional basketball.

Authorities have confirmed the death of Scott Sterling, the 32-year old son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Details are still coming in, but detectives arrived at Scott's Malibu home around 11:30 last night and reportedly discovered Scott's body; it is believed he died of a drug overdose.

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Donald Sterling purchased the Clippers in 1981.

The team has enjoyed little success ever since, but it currently owns the best record in the NBA and became just the third squad in league history to complete an undefeated month in December.

Our thoughts go out to the Sterling family.

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