David Nelson, a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills, caught a touchdown pass in today's showdown against the Dallas Cowboys. It cut his team's deficit to 14 points.

How did Nelson celebrate? By running back down the field and handing the ball to his girlfriend. Sweet, right? Except for this: Kelsi Reich is a cheerleader for the Cowboys! She looked both pleased and embarrassed by the gesture, perhaps wondering what owner Jerry Jones thought of her interaction with the day's enemy.

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Penn State President Rodney Erickson took a new step yesterday to ensure no scandal affects his university ever again.

Erickson announced the appointment of an "Ethics Officer," telling the Penn State community via email that the goal is to "revisit all standards, policies and programs to ensure they meet not only the law, but Penn State's standard."

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Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has been fired amid the sexual abuse scandal that has roiled the university. He announced yesterday he would retire at season's end, only to be dismissed immediately just hours later.

The university's board of trustees voted late Wednesday night to fire Paterno.

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick may soon be caught up in a naked photo scandal, if a woman trying to hawk a “full frontal” picture of him has her way.

According to reports, the unnamed female is shopping around a pic of Michael Vick naked to various media outlets in an attempt to secure a big payday. Wonderful.

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Boxing great Joe Frazier died Monday after a battle with liver cancer. He was 67.

The fighter will forever be associated with Muhammad Ali, who he defeated for the first time in the legend's career (taking him down in March 1971), and who fought him two additional times in what became a storied sports rivalry.

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