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Two days after the Boston Marathon bombing that left three people dead and over 170 injured, one of the city's professional sports teams played its first home game.

And its fans rallied behind their squad and their country.

Holding signs that read "Boston Strong," those in attendance at the TD Garden belted out a stirring rendition of the national anthem. Watch them do so now:

Earlier in the week, in another show of supports, Yankee fans sang Sweet Caroline, a Neil Diamond track that is played at every Red Sox home game in the eighth inning.

If that is not a sign of unity, what possibly could be?

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College basketball star Brittney Griner, the #1 WNBA Draft pick, openly discussed her sexuality with Sports Illustrated and came out as a lesbian for the first time.

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Griner said she wants youth to know that it's okay to be who they are.

The other two top WNBA picks, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne, both chimed in and said that they support openly gay players in the league.

Griner said that while she hasn't discussed her sexual orientation in such a public way, she wasn't hiding and she's always been open about who she is.

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A video purporting to contain the world's greatest jump roping is circulating online. We don't have a huge frame of reference, but ... it's not wrong.

Dubbed the "world's greatest jump roper," this girl ain't doing double dutch here. Think cartwheels while jumping to jumping while sitting down, etc.

Watch in awe at her mad skills below:

One might not think of jumping rope as an extreme sport, but this athlete makes it look rather insane ... and makes us feel awfully out of shape and uncoordianted.

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The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets in overtime last night, earning the seventh seed in the Western Conference Playoffs.

But the seat below coach Mike D'Antoni still might feel a bit hot this offseason.

Sources confirm to ESPN that Phil Jackson, who owns a record 11 championship rings, is "itching" to return to the NBA in some capacity.

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It's possible he takes on a front office gig, but a head coaching job is likely his first choice.

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Seattle Mariners catcher Kelly Shoppach's throw to second Tuesday night may not have been a factor in the team's 6-2 loss, but it clearly made history:

We challenge you to find a worse throw than this.

At first, we thought he tried to stop himself from trying to throw out a base-stealer, but then he appears to give it a real go ... and launch it all of three feet.

Whatever happened, it's pretty darn awesome.

Feel free to watch it over and over again.

Worst Throw Ever
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It might not have been on the level of such actual Boston Marathon heroes as Carlos Arredondo and Joe Andruzzi.

But Yankee fans showed solidarity with their rivals yesterday by paying tribute to the victims of Monday's horrible attack in a moving manner:

They sang along to Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" at the conclusion of the third inning, an act that takes place during every Boston Red Sox home game.

Watch the tribute now:

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Pat Summerall has passed away, according to reports. The former NFL star and longtime broadcaster with CBS and Fox Sports was 82 years old.

His cause of death has not been revealed.

Summerall

Before becoming known to generations of fans as one of football's best known TV personalities, Pat was a star kicker with the Lions, Cardinals and Giants.

Partnering with John Madden, Summerall called the Super Bowl in 1982, the highest rated game of all time, along with 15 other Super Bowl contests.

His final game was Super Bowl XXXVI on February 3, 2002, when the Patriots stunned the Rams on a last-second field goal by Adam Vinatieri.

Watch and listen to Pat on the call below!

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Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday and helped carry a woman to safety.

The Patriots tweeted a photo of Andruzzi, who played on New England's three Super Bowl championship teams, in action at the scene of the explosions.

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Andruzzi's charitable foundation, which had participants running in the race, was hosting an event on Boylston Street, close to the Boston Marathon bombing.

Andruzzi and his wife Jen were near the finish line at the time of the first of two explosions, greeting runners. He later released a statement saying:

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Danny Amendola has not even played a game yet with the New England Patriots.

But the wideout endeared himself to fans yesterday after making a pledge related to the Boston Marathon bombing, Tweeting that he will donate $100 this season "for EVERY pass I catch to whatever Boston Marathon Relief Fund" there is."

And also? $200 for any dropped pass.

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It's a very nice gesture during a very difficult time for the city. Here is the latest:

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