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This is pretty funny. After spending four hours in makeup, 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving poses as an old man and absolutely DESTROYS some playground basketball players as part of a new viral ad for Pepsi Max.

In Bloomfield, N.J., a Pepsi crew posed as documentary filmmakers taking video of a player named "Kevin." Then his "Uncle Drew" (Irving) showed up.

At the beginning, Uncle Drew embarrasses himself pretty badly, but it turns out he's just softening up the crew for the trash talking and ass-whomping to come.

Marvel at the makeup department (and Irving's crossover) below:

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High school junior Meghan Vogel was the big winner at an Ohio Division III girls state track meet on Saturday afternoon, even though she finished dead last.

With 20 meters to go in the 3,200-meter race, Vogel was about to pass Arden McMath, a sophomore from a rival school, when McMath collapsed on the track.

Rather than continue running, Vogel stopped, helped McMath to her feet, placed McMath’s arm around her shoulders and carried her across the finish line.

“Any girl on the track would have done the same for me,” Vogel told ESPN.

Vogel even made sure McMath crossed the finish line first and said she was surprised by the widespread praise she received for an act of selflessness.

“It’s strange to have people telling me that his was such a powerful act of kindness and using words like ‘humanity,’” she said after the fact.

“When I hear words like that I think of Harriet Tubman and saving people’s lives. I don’t consider myself a hero. I just did what I was supposed to do.”

Wow. If only more people approached life like Meghan. Inspiring.

The cool thing: Under the rules, a runner is automatically disqualified for helping another runner during a race, but the officials allowed McMath and Vogel’s times to remain in the results, in second-to-last and last place, respectively.

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Some hilarious L.A. Kings fans who didn't mind pissing off the people behind them found a great way to get in the heads of the New Jersey Devils last night.

Right behind the visiting Devils bench, the hockey/MTV fans held up enormous cardboard cut-outs of the heads of some of gang from MTV's Jersey Shore.

Photos showed blown-up heads of The Situation, Pauly D, JWoww and Snooki right behind the bench as the surging Kings whomped visiting Jersey, 4-0.

We give all the credit to these clowns:

JS heads

While the Garden State boasts American pop cultural icons like Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra and Jon Bon Jovi, clearly there's not a lot to mock there.

The Jersey Shore cast, though? Ridicule away.

Of course, none of the Devils coaches or players are from New Jersey originally and 18 are not even American, but nevertheless, nicely played, fans.

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We've posted plenty of local news blunders on THG, but this woman saying that Game 4 of the NBA's Eastern Conference finals ended in a tie is up there.

On Sunday night's news broadcast of Portland, Maine, ABC affiliate WMTW - a New England station no less! - News 8's Meghan Torjussen failed hard.

"The Boston Celtics, hosting the Miami Heat in Boston for Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals," Torjussen said. "I guess the game just ended."

"It ended in a tie. This is what my producer is telling me right now."

At that point, a graphic reading "Miami 89, Boston 89" appeared on the screen ... which was the score at the time, but the game was, of course, not over.

"There you go," Torjussen said. "There's the score, 89-89. Down to the wire, 21 seconds left, ended in a tie. ... All right, moving on to professional baseball."

Hopefully she's not moving on to a new career later this week.

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Defense lawyers in Jerry Sandusky's child sex abuse trial, set to begin this week, asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for a delay in the proceedings.

A lower court rejected the request late last week.

Jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday in the trial of Sandusky, 68, who was arrested in November and faces 52 criminal counts for the alleged abuse of 10 boys over 15 years.

He denies all of the allegations, which tarnished Penn State University and brought down the legendary Joe Paterno, who passed away last winter.

Jerry Sandusky Mug Shot

The defense said it wanted more time to review material from the prosecution and a delay is warranted for their experts and potential witnesses to be available at trial.

Judge John Cleland, who will preside over the trial, wrote that another issue involved grand jury secrecy, so the motion for a continuance had been filed under seal.

Cleland did not rule on the defense's effort to have the charges thrown out. Sandusky's lawyers have argued that in some instances the allegations are too vague, and in other circumstances rely on impermissible hearsay or lack sufficient evidence.

The judge also had not addressed requests by five alleged victims for a court order that would prevent their identities from being disclosed to the public.

Opening statements are expected June 11.

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Shawn Johnson has mounted her final set of parallel bars.

The four-time Olympic medalist and 2009 Dancing with the Stars champion announced over the weekend that a knee injury has forced her to retire from the sport she loves, just a few weeks prior to the London Olympics.

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"I still have the heart, drive, and desire to compete and help the USA at the London Olympics," Johnson said in a statement. "Unfortunately, it has become obvious that my left knee is not able to sustain the demands of gymnastics any longer. All I can do now is gracefully retire and thank everyone who has believed in me and my journey."

Johnson suffered the injury while skiing in 2010.

Only 20, the athlete says she is unsure what's next - aside from a trip to England to cheer on her teammates - but she's excited for new challenges.

"I'm scared to death to know what the future holds because it's kind of a blinded road I've never thought about, but I'm excited as well. I'm ready to start the journey," Johnson told ESPN.

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Pablo Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants third baseman and a 2011 All-Star, is under investigation for sexual assault.

Santa Cruz County Deputy Sheriff April Skalland said yesterday that "no charges have been filed" and Sandovol "was not arrested," but he and his attorney did meet with authorities following an incident late Friday night regarding the ball player and a woman.

Pablo Sandoval Card

Sandoval was a guest last week at Seascape Beach Resort in Monterey Bay and had what his lawyer, Eric Geffon, claims in a statement was a "consensual personal relationship of a sexual nature" and "cooperated with the Sheriff's Department" in regard to allegations made against him.

No other details regarding the accusations have been made available at this time.

Sandoval has been on the Disabled List since May 4 with a broken hand and was batting .316 at the time of the injury.

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After the Oklahoma City Thunder denied Lil Wayne entry to Game 3 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals the other night, the rapper was left out in the cold.

And reeling emotionally. Despite the seemingly fair and straightforward reason for his denial - he had no ticket - he says he feels "unwelcome and unwanted."

The rapper said two Thunder players - Kevin Durant and James Harden - reached out to offer him tickets to last night's Game 4, but "that's not the point."

'That's the players stepping up but of course the players aren't white," Weezy lamented.

Lil Wayne, Gun

"I don't want to be sitting there next to a (person) that's like 'I don't want this (guy) sitting next to me.' (Forget) you ... I'm in Forbes,'' he laughed.

Lil Wayne Tweeted on Thursday night that he had been ''denied by the team to be in their arena.'' The team responded by saying the game was sold out.

But the Grammy-winner described a more complicated scenario later.

He said he typically procures tickets for such games ''from this guy named Mike'' who had requested special security, parking and entrance for LW.

According to Mike, whoever the heck that is, the team responded that they would only sell the courtside seats he requested for Mike's personal use.

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Memo to Lil Wayne: You need "tickets" to get into an "event."

If the tickets are sold out, then you usually can't go. Sometimes there are exceptions, but usually not for a game that has already been sold out for weeks, and generally not for seats better than 99.9 percent of the people who bought them already.

Lil Wayne learned this the hard way last night.

Lil Wayne and Birdman

Weezy felt like going to Thursday's NBA playoff tilt between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the visiting San Antonio Spurs. The Thunder, with no seats to spare (least of all any courtside seats, which he insisted on sitting in), politely declined.

Thunder spokesman Dan Mahoney says Lil Wayne's reps did contact the team requesting tickets, but insisted he sit on the front row, and no seats were available.

Oklahoma City sold out every game during the regular season and playoffs this year. Mahoney says: "We'd love to have him, but like anyone else, he needs a ticket."

Makes sense to us. But apparently not LW, who Tweeted this:

Weezy Tweeting

That's right, denied by the team, as if they were making some kind of statement. What a douche. Also, no way he was rooting for the Spurs last night. None.

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On Friday, boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. begins a three-month jail sentence in Las Vegas, Nev., for his recent domestic violence conviction.

The undefeated boxer's legal and ring advisers weren't immediately commenting about Mayweather's scheduled Friday morning surrender in court.

Mayweather's conviction stems from a hair-pulling, arm-twisting attack on Josie Harris, the mother of three of his children, in September 2010.

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Mayweather, whose arrest wasn't his last, pleaded guilty last December to reduced charges in the altercation with Josie Harris while their two sons watched.

In January, Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa agreed to let Mayweather remain free long enough to fight Miguel Cotto on May 5 at the MGM Grand hotel.

Mayweather won the bout. Harris' lawyer isn't commenting on Mayweather's scheduled surrender. Harris and the children now live in Southern California.

Hopefully the time in jail gives Floyd time to reflect, allowing him to return with a renewed sense of purpose and fresh excuses for not fighting Manny Pacquiao.

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