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Serena Williams may have given up on love, but she's all in on... rapping?!?

Yes, the multi-time Grand Slam champion, and arguably the greatest female tennis player who ever lived, has put down her racket for a moment in favor of a microphone. And she's not totally terrible!

I ball hard, no tennis racket/I can see the haters through my Gucci glasses/My name is Serena/On the court I serve em up, no subpoena, she beats out below. Give it a listen now:

What do you think? Should Williams give up tennis for good now in favor of a music career? Sound off: Serena rapping is...

 

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Denver Nuggets center Chris "Birdman" Andersen has been "excused indefinitely" from the NBA team as officials investigate him for crimes against children.

Authorities searched Andersen's Larkspur, Colo., home Thursday morning and seized property. Andersen, 33, has not been arrested or charged with a crime.

"The Denver Nuggets are aware of media reports involving Chris Andersen. It involves a legal investigation and we await further details," team officials wrote.

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The team declined further comment, as did Andersen, who has not played in the team's playoff series against the L.A. Lakers, which is now died at 3-3.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Deborah Sherman said the investigation is open but would not speak on the allegations against Andersen.

"It could include many different things. Right now we're not saying. They literally just got the property this morning," Sherman told reporters Thursday.

The spokesman went on to add, "The Sheriff's Office did contact Mr. Andersen this morning while he was at his house, and he cooperated fully."

With his colorful tattoos, hustle on the court and charitable endeavors, the reserve player has been a fan favorite in Denver area for years now.

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Only 15 players in Major League Baseball history have ever turned an unassisted triple play. In 120 YEARS. Now a six-year-old has joined the club!

Due in large part to terrible base-running by his opponents, but still.

In a youth baseball game in Georgia, a soft line drive floated directly to shortstop Ross Bernath, who nabbed it cleanly, raced back to touch third base, then chased down the somehow-still-advancing runner from second. Score it 5, unassisted!

The only sad part? Ross' career may have just peaked.

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Carl Beane, known to many baseball fans as "the voice of Fenway Park," died Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash after suffering a heart attack in Sturbridge, Mass.

He was 59.

Beane, a Massachusetts native, began his sports broadcasting career in 1972 at WMAS radio station in Springfield. He became the famed Fenway public address announcer in 2003 after winning a competition, the statement said.

Carl Beane

On his website, Beane touted the fact that he announced the first two games of the 2004 World Series and witnessed the Boston Red Sox claim the championship of Major League Baseball for the first time in 86 years.

"We are filled with sadness at this tragic news," Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said. "His legion of friends with the Red Sox and the media will miss him enormously, and all of Red Sox Nation will remember his presence, his warmth, and his voice."

“No one loved his role with the Red Sox more than Carl ... He adored the opportunity to contribute to the culture of Fenway Park, a place he loved passionately.”

Beane is survived by his wife, Lorraine; a daughter and two granddaughters.

"Rest in peace Carl Beane, God bless your soul. The voice of the Red Sox in Fenway. Carl Beane and Harry Kalas calling games on the ultimate field ... Heaven is blessed today," former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling said via Twitter.

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A talented Tampa Bay Rays fan lunging over a railing for a foul ball turned an epic fail into a highlight worthy of SportsCenter the other night.

After FALLING OVER THE RAILING onto the field, flinging his beer and flipping his entire body upside down ... he managed to land on his feet.

Appreciative of this unintentionally amazing feat, the crowd roared, the fan bowed and the judges gave him a perfect 10 on the dismount:

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We're not sure what's more incredible:

  1. This unreal catch by an Ultimate Frisbee player, who runs down a throw that appears to be 30 yards in front of him at one point, or ...
  2. That there is a sanctioned Ultimate Frisbee league of some kind that is televised and has good athletes! Learn something every day.

Anyway, watch in awe as Brent Anderson, who plays for something called the Connecticut Constitution, produces one of the sports highlights of the year:

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Terrell Owens appeared on Dr. Phil yesterday with the three (of the four) women he has children with, and the TV personality eviscerated all of them.

Very politely, but still.

The ex-NFL great and the mothers of the kids he fathered (and say he doesn't pay child support for) hashed out their differences in front of a live audience.

And Dr. Phil. The erstwhile TV shrink started the show by going fairly easy on Owens, and never got flat-out harsh with the footballer. But the truth hurts.

Phil basically told Owens he's an irresponsible human being (which T.O. to his credit acknowledged) and needs to be the father he personally never had.

It was a sad and confusing display, made all the more so by Owens, now nearly broke and alone, recalling of his (lack of) relationship with his own father.

Not that Terrell's previous flings were spared by any means.

Dr. Phil gave them a verbal dressing down as well, accusing them of stonewalling T.O. out of spite and likely scarring their children for life as a result.

We never thought we'd say this about the TV spectacle, but maybe they all needed to hear it from someone ... and Phil certainly doesn't mince words.

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When Bryce Harper stole home against the Phillies this week - following a beaning Philadelphia pitcher Cole Hamels later admitted was intentional - it was merely the culmination of an impressive set of opening games for the 19-year old phenom.

The Washington Nationals' outfielder is batting over .300. He's rifled multiple darts to home plate. He's crashed into walls, stretched singles into doubles and done it all with a reckless, hustling style not seen since Pete Rose.

Bryce Harper

The rising star is an inspiration to baseball fans everywhere, so much so that even Chuck Norris - actor, martial arts god and creator of countless mythical feats of lore - ought to be frightened of the athletic upstart.

After all, did you know...

... Bryce Harper is tough enough to make all the other guys named “Bryce” tough; he just chooses not to.

... Some say Bryce Harper is not old enough to drink alcohol. Turns out, all of the current alcohol is not properly aged enough to be worthy of his thirst.

... Bryce Harper doesn’t actually steal home; home is presented to him at the batter’s box in front of an audience of thousands.

... Bryce Harper once threw himself out at home just to see what it was like.

... Warning tracks around the Majors are in place to warn the wall that Bryce Harper is coming.

... Bryce Harper is soon to become the only player in MLB history to be intentionally walked from the on deck circle.

... Bryce Harper's eye black is actually designed to protect the eyes of mortals from adverse effects of his blinding speed.

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He can almost pull it off because married the world's richest supermodel and has played in five Super Bowls (losing the last two to the superior New York Giants), but NFL star Tom Brady debuted a ridiculous new hairstyle Monday.

With Gisele Bundchen doing her best Anja Rubik-Angelina Jolie leg pose, Brady walked the red carpet with an off-centered, quasi-mohawk that defies description. Dude probably dropped $450 at some trendy salon for the "fashion forward" look too.

How does one even leave the house looking like that? Oh yeah, with Gisele on his arm, and in his bed later. You win Tom. But you still look absurd.

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Vote below: What do you think of Tom Brady's new hairstyle?

 

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What did a half dozen members of the Harvard University baseball team do when they ran out of ways to pass the time during a recent road trip?

If you guessed "choreograph and perform a dance to Carly Rae Jepsen’s 'Call Me Maybe'" ... you would be correct. And very good at this game!

Not the most creative dance, but their range of motion is limited by their surroundings, so we'll give them a pass. Watch the performance below:

Filmed and directed by Conner Hulse, the video stars Jack Colton (asleep), Jeff Reynolds, Steven Dill, Andrew Ferreira, Marcus Way, Kyle Larrow, Jon Smart, and Joey Novak.

Yes, he was actually sleeping the whole time.

This likely won't be the last "Call Me Maybe" cover you see. If you haven't seen it, here's the Carly Rae Jepsen music video that spawned an infectious viral craze.

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