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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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Sharon Simmons has wanted to be a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader since her 20s. Now, at 55, the fitness model is finally reaching for her dreams.

“I thought about this when I was about 22 years old. I was a single mom, and I wanted to do it,” said Simmons, a grandmother, in an interview.

The 55-year-old cheerleader planned on auditioning decades ago, but money, time, and raising a family delayed her dream for half a lifetime.

But last weekend Simmons finally tried out.

Sharon Simmons, 55-Year-Old Cheerleader

Joining hundreds of others over the weekend to audition for the squad at Cowboys Stadium, she said: “It literally has been about the journey."

"I’ve met incredible people, I’ve learned so many new things.”

Fox reports that Simmons has written a book about ageless fitness and has won several competitions in her successful career as a fitness model.

She said: “I don’t see a number… If I do, it’s just a number. It’s not that I can’t keep up with [younger women] in the physical part of the training.”

If Simmons makes the team, she will be the oldest cheerleader in the league. She won’t be, however, the only grandmother in the NFL, though.

Suzie Sanchez of the Oakland Raiders is also a grandma ... though Sanchez is only 37. Laura Vikmanis is currently the oldest NFL cheerleader at 42.

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Michael Phelps is ready to swim into the sunset.

After winning a total of 16 Olympic medals, including a record eight gold medals in Beijing at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the star says this summer's games will be his last.

Phelps says after the 2012 Olympics in London, he's ready to see what the rest of the world has to offer after devoting virtually his entire life thus far to swimming.

During Sunday's interview on 60 Minutes, his mother, Debbie Phelps, admitted she'd like to see him compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

"C'mon Michael just a 50 freestyle," she begged. "I've never been [to Brazil] before."

"We'll go watch," the 26-year-old replied, letting his mom down easy at least. "But once I retire, I'm retiring. I'm done."

Phelps will need to win at least two more medals in London in order to at least tie with the ultimate record holder: Soviet gymnast Larysa Latynina, who has won 18 medals.

We wouldn't recommend betting against him.

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Yes, ESPN announcers: Bryce Harper is only 19 years old.

In the bottom of the first inning of last night's nationally-televised game, the Washington Nationals rookie sensation was hit by a pitch from Cole Hamels; made his way to third base on a single by Jayson Werth; and then sprinted for home when Hamels threw over for a pickoff attempt at first.

Harper successfully completed the most exciting play in baseball, marking the first stolen base of his eight-game career. It was rather awesome. Watch now:

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Megan Noderer, Junior Seau's girlfriend, called 911 shortly after discovering the future NFL Hall of Famer dead of apparent suicide Wednesday morning.

Police have ruled Junior Seau's death a suicide after he shot himself in the chest at his Oceanside, Calif., home, a suicide, so the 911 call isn't surprising.

It is as horrific and tragic as it gets, though. Be forewarned, as Nodereris so hysterical during the call she can hardly speak after finding Junior:

Megan tells the dispatcher that the 43-year-old athlete wasn't breathing when she arrived and had appeared to have shot himself "in the heart."

Authorities responded and attempted to revive Seau, but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful. Seau was soon pronounced dead on the scene.

Seau's family claims he exhibited no signs of depression before his death, but has since donated his brain to be studied for concussion research.

The star's tragic, shocking passing has renewed the serious debate over the link between pro football and lasting brain injuries to its players.

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And by best, we mean worst.

It not unclear where this took place, or why the fella below was even handed the task, but during a break in the action at what looks like an NBA game, he attempted to jump off a small trampoline for a slam dunk, only to fall a few meters short.

This guy might not want to quit his day job. Unless this is his day job, in which case he should hope he lives in a liberal state with good unemployment benefits.

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The career of Mariano Rivera, the greatest relief pitcher to ever play Major League Baseball and one of the most respected players to ever don a uniform, may be over.

The 42-year old closer tore his ACL prior to the Yankees/Royals game yesterday when he tripped in the outfield shagging fly balls during batting practice.

Mariano Rivera Wallpaper

Rivera fell to the ground in pain as Alex Rodriguez, watching from afar, uttered "Oh my God, oh my God." He was then carted off the field and taken for a MRI, where the diagnosis was made.

With his season almost definitely over, does this mean we've seen the 12-time All-Star throw his final pitch?

"At this point, I don't know," Rivera told reporters after the game, fighting off tears. "Going to have to face this first. It all depends on how the rehab is going to happen, and from there, we'll see."

The only people celebrating the injury to one of the classiest players in the history of professional sports? Nope, not Red Sox fans. That would be fantasy baseball owners who have Dave Robertson on their squad. He will likely move in to the Yankees' closer role.

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Just as football legend's Junior Seau's death was officially ruled a suicide by investigators, a forensic pathologist who identified chronic brain damage as a factor in the deaths of some NFL players flew in to help with the autopsy.

The pathologist, Bennet Omalu, assisted in the autopsy conducted by the San Diego County medical examiner because of his experience with NFL players and brain injuries, well placed sources confirmed to ESPN late Thursday.

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Omalu's involvement, less than 24 hours after Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, may help determine whether the future Hall of Famer's suicide could potentially be related to the link between football and concussions.

Omalu, the chief medical officer for San Joaquin County (Calif.), is credited with identifying Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a neurological disorder stemming from repeated head trauma in several deceased NFL players.

CTE can lead to erratic behavior also associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Serena Williams may play tennis, but she won't have anything to do with love any time soon.

So the multiple-time Grand Slam champion told Celebuzz this week, saying past relationships - she's been the rumored gal pal of Common and Drake - left too hurtful of a scar.

Serena Williams at Work

Sounds like the only balls Serena Williams will be hitting in the near future will be on the court. (Sorry.)

“I have given up on dating. It just hasn’t worked out well for me... I just have to remove myself from that atmosphere for about the next decade or so," Serena said.

Williams was involved with Common, off and on, for three years. She then dated Drake until this January, splitting with him amidst seemingly bitter circumstances, considering at least one Tweet she posted soon afterward:

You suck, it read.

“I’m a really emotional person. I give my all and everything," Serena explained. "I do make mistakes - like every human does - but the last relationship just was too much of a heartbreak for me. I just can’t go through that anymore. It was hard.”

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Forget take your kid to work day. This is Take a Supermodel to Work Day.

In honor of this made-up but lots-of-fun holiday, Kate Upton shadows a pair of NBA pros - Kevin Durant and James Harden of the Oklahoma City Thunder - at work in a new ad campaign for Skullcandy headphones.

Watch what transpires when the fun-loving SI swimsuit cover girl hangs with the ballers all day. It's pretty awesome. Not as awesome as the Kate Upton "Cat Daddy" dance video, but really, few things in life ever will be ...

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