Joe Flacco: The Best Quarterback in the NFL?

Joe Flacco: The Best Quarterback in the NFL?

Joe Flacco is hoping to work out a new deal with the Baltimore Ravens prior to the start of the 2012 NFL season and, in an interview with local radio station WNST 1570 today, said he didn't want to be paid like a very good quarterback.

He wants to get paid like the very best in football.

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Chris Singleton Loses Lottery, Chance to Change the World

Chris Singleton Loses Lottery, Chance to Change the World

Like countless other Americans, Washington Wizards swingman Chris Singleton learned that week that he did not win the Mega Millions jackpot valued at well over $400 million.

Unlike his fellow citizens, however, Singleton believed he actually had a relatively decent chance... considering he purchased $10,000 worth of tickets for the drawing!

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Nike NFL Uniforms: Hit or Miss?

Nike NFL Uniforms: Hit or Miss?

The world of fashion met the world of professional sports in Brooklyn today, as some of the NFL's biggest stars gathered with representatives from Nike and Commissioner Roger Goodell to unveil new uniforms for the league.

Dubbed the Nike Elite 51, the shirts and pants are meant to be more elastic and lighter. As you can see by this Chicago Bears mockup, the actual look varies little:

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New Tiger Woods Ad: In the Rough ...

New Tiger Woods Ad: In the Rough ...

Tiger Woods looks for his first major championship since 2008 this week when he tees it up at the prestigious Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

Having won last week for the first time since his sex scandal, he's already back on track on the course ... and in the ad game. Witness his latest below.

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Ryan Leaf, Former NFL Bust, Arrested for Felony Drug Possession

Ryan Leaf, Former NFL Bust, Arrested for Felony Drug Possession

Ryan Leaf - the number-two pick in the 1998 NFL draft and arguably the biggest bust in league history - was arrested in Montana yesterday.

Details are unclear, but authorities in Great Falls says the former Washington State standout was booked on charges of burglary of a residence, theft and felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. He was released on $76,000 bond and is due in court on Monday.

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Manny Ramirez: Cleared in Domestic Violence Case

Manny Ramirez: Cleared in Domestic Violence Case

Idiot baseball great Manny Ramirez will not be prosecuted for misdemeanor battery for allegedly slapping around his wife Juliana in their Florida home last year.

A rep for the State Attorney's Office explained as such:

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Alex Rodriguez: Under Investigation By MLB Over Celebrity Poker Ring

Alex Rodriguez: Under Investigation By MLB Over Celebrity Poker Ring

Aging, overrated New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is under investigation for participating in Hollywood’s underground poker ring, according to reports.

Major League Baseball is looking into a convicted fraudster’s stunning confession that the oft-controversial Yankees slugger played in high-stakes tournaments.

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Stair Bobsledding: A Collegiate National Pastime

Stair Bobsledding: A Collegiate National Pastime

Stair bobsledding needs to be an Olympic sport in 2012.

It's probably too late to qualify for this summer's London games, but come 2016, if this guy keeps up his training (i.e. alcohol consumption) and avoids more than a half dozen serious concussions, he will be the consensus odds-on favorite for gold.

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