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Ohio State QB Cardale Jones Insults Female Sports Fans on Twitter; Claims He was Hacked

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is no stranger to saying things on Twitter that get a rise out of people. But instead of jokes about himself, Jones decided during Game 1 of the NBA Finals to ruffle the feathers of female sports fans by saying the majority of them are only fans because of a team’s colors. He followed the aforementioned tweet with a series of questionable opinions before deciding this was a bad idea and starting hitting delete. After what I would assume was an onslaught of replies claiming women can indeed be legit sports fans without worrying about...

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Sepp Blatter resigns as FIFA president, and John Oliver explains how we got here

FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced on Tuesday afternoon he will resign from soccer’s governing body amid an international corruption scandal and said elections to choose the next President will be held sometime between December and March. Blatter was re-elected as President late last week, just days after a corruption crisis erupted and seven soccer officials were arrested in Zurich ahead of the FIFA congress. Blatter will continue in his present role until elections take place in late 2015 or early 2016. Last week, the rumors surrounding FIFA’s shady business practices were all but confirmed when the United States government, along with...

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Forget alligators, this golf course in Australia has sharks

Growing up in Florida and working for several clubs, I’ve seen my fair share of mother nature meets golf. I’ve seen a pack of wild dogs and cats steal a golf ball right off the green. I’ve seen a hawk capture a fish only to be then hunted by nasty crows to have the hawk give up on a 15lb pound catfish. I’ve had a squirrel pee on my golf cart seat in anger because I took my snacks (which were for sale) away from him. And if you drive by an alligator on the course, it must a day...

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This new app will help baseball players see farther without a prescription

Aaron Seitz, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Riverside has developed a new app, called UltimEyes, that when used for just a short amount of time, can help athletes, baseball players in particular, see up to 31% better without the need for prescriptions. From Popular Mechanics: In the journal Current Biology, Seitz worked with 19 players on the University of California, Riverside, baseball team, and showed that his app UltimEyes lengthened the distance at which the players could see clearly by an average of 31 percent. After using the app for 30 25-minute intervals, players saw an improvement...

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