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Grigor Dimitrov is a 21-year old Bulgarian tennis player ranked among the top 50 in the world.

But this up-and-comer sits atop a far more important list than the ATP ranking: he's number-one in the heart of Maria Sharapova!

Maria Sharapova in Action

Reporter Darren Rovell Tweeted on Saturday that Sharapova is "off the market" because she is dating Dimitrov, a rising star who has earned the nickname Baby Federer due to his fluid strokes and one-handed backhand.

That's an impressive accomplishment.

Not as impressive as the fluid strokes he is apparently earning from Sharapova... but still.

Maria , 25, was previously engaged to ex-NBA player Sasha Vujačić before the pair broke up in the spring of 2012.

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Already at 15-18 and not included in the Western Conference playoff picture, things are about to get even bleaker for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Marc Stein has confirmed via Twitter that Dwight Howard has a torn labrum and will miss a significant period of time.

Dwight Howard Pic

The Lakers, of course, acquired Howard in a blockbuster trade this offseason, but he's struggled to find his place following back surgery a few months ago.

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The Washington Redskins' season went from dream to nightmare in the course of one half last night, as the team blew a 14-0 lead in the first quarter... and then quarterback Robert Griffin III blew out his knee in the fourth quarter.

As a result, talk in the nation's capital today isn't of the team's 24-14 loss to the Seahawks, but of how serious an injury Griffin suffered.

And whether Coach Mike Shanahan should have taken him out as soon as his limp became noticeable.

QB hurt

"I think I did put myself at more risk by being out there," said Griffin, who missed a game earlier this season with a sprained MCL. "But every time you get on the field, you're putting yourself on the line."

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Chandler Wiliams, an Arena League football player who spent the 2012 season with the Tampa Bay Storm, died yesterday in South Florida. He was 27 years old.

Chandler Wiliams

Details are scarce, but the cause of death is likely heart-related, as Williams passed away during a flag football tournament in South Florida.

He had been a seventh-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 2007.

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Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M is in some hot water over a recent photo he posted on Instagram. He was at a casino at the time ... with a wad of cash.

The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner's caption: “casino ballin.”

Johnny Manziel Picture

The controversial picture was deleted shortly after it appeared.

Legally, the star did nothing wrong. He was at an Indian casino in Oklahoma, where patrons need only be 18 years old to play. Johnny Manziel is 20.

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Chad Johnson was cut by the Miami Dolphins this season and may never see an NFL field again; his wife, Evelyn Lozada, also divorced him after two months.

His life sort of sucks right now, but give him credit for one thing: Making $66,000 a month in"self-employment, partnerships, and/or independent contracts."

That's right, no NFL salary and he's still raking it in.

Eight Five

Johnson filed paperwork in his ongoing child support fight with one of his baby mamas, according to TMZ, listing $1.28 million in real estate assets.

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Go ahead and celebrate all six American fans:

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

NHL Logo

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.

Dope

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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