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    The scandal involving Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is getting more bizzare by the day. Just a week and a half ago, his best friend Odin Lloyd was found dead, which kicked off an investigation seemingly centered around the NLF star. It was unclear what part, if any, he had played in the murder, but this morning, he was arrested and taken into custody. Check out the most shocking details in the case so far.

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    Well, this is ... weird. Jose Canesco took to his Twitter page recently to say that he's being accused of rape. The former MLB star, who has a strange Twitter account to begin with, initially named the accuser on the social media site, but then deleted the tweets.

    Canseco's first tweet read: "Breaking news this is a first folks las vegas police was just at my house i have been charged with rape by a [victim's name] from las vegas." Shortly thereafter, Canseco tweeted again, saying: "All media welcome to this drama filled event. Did I rape [victim's name] or is she lieing. Stay tuned to another day in the life of jose canseco".

    Now. Before we get into the specifics of what's going on here, can we all just take a moment to agree on the fact that running to Twitter after cops show up at your house and accuse you of rape is, well, super f*cking weird. Who does that?

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    I love people watching. I can do it anywhere. In the mall. At the park. But I have to admit, some of the best people watching moments come right in my house -- while I'm watching a baseball game. And the wife who doused her husband with her beer in the middle of the Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets game this weekend didn't disappoint.

    Hubby saw Cubs pitcher Travis Wood get a hold of a ball and send it barrelling at the bleachers -- right where he was sitting with his beloved. So he jumps up -- probably to snag the thing but also to save his wife's hide -- and ends up knocking his wife's beer all over her in the process. So what did she do? What do you THINK she did? Just watch:

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    I get how some sports fans take their love for their team to extremes, I really do. But there comes a point when you cross the line from loyalty and devotion to being a classless idiot. A fan at the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins NHL playoff hockey game last night proved this by holding up a sign that read, "Toronto Stronger" with a blue ribbon.

    I mean, WTF?! Everyone is well aware of what Boston has gone through this past April with the horrific Boston Marathon bombings that forever tainted a day that was supposed to be a celebration of pride, patriotism, and athleticism. The phrase "Boston Strong" was coined to help the city get through such a harrowing, difficult time. But then this dumbass fan had to make and hold up this sign ... I guess just to prove that dumbass people like this actually exist.

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    It may not have been his intention, but NBA player Jason Collins has made history this week. Featured in a new Sports Illustrated cover story, Collins said, "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." It's a simple statement, but an extremely ground-breaking one. The Washington Wizards star is the first professional athlete to come out while still playing the game.

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    Sometimes it's quite easy to dismiss the world of professional sports as nothing but psychotic, aggressive, delusional fans cheering on spoiled, multimillionaire athletes who lack any kind of class or moral compass -- but you have to admit, at the same time, sports can unite and inspire us unlike anything else. Just take a look at what happened during the National Anthem at the Boston Bruins vs. Buffalo Sabers game last night, the first professional sports event Boston hosted since the devastating and tragic Boston Marathon bombings.

    Blue and yellow ribbons were projected onto the ice at TD Garden before the game while Rene Rancourt appeared and began singing the National Anthem. Fans in attendance started singing along, and eventually their voices took over to the point that Rancourt deemed it appropriate to lower his microphone. What happened next is something you won't soon forget.

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    The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees may be as old as baseball itself. New York Yankees fans tend to hate the Neil Diamond song "Sweet Caroline" because of its association with all things Red Sox. But not last night. In an amazing show of solidarity, the rival team, the team I grew up calling the "Evil Empire," played that song during the game and the result is moving.

    As someone who has lived close to 20 years in Boston, I have no idea how it got started, but I know it was there when I arrived and seemed to be showing no signs of slowing when I left. It's an old rivalry. Time-honored and very real (just try wearing a Yankees cap at Fenway if you don't believe me). But last night, they set it all aside. See below:

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    Oh Oscar. Whatever you believe really happened in that Pretoria mansion on Valentine's Day, this is a shocker. Witnesses say murder suspect Oscar Pistorius was partying with friends at a trendy bar recently. The Olympic athlete was supposedly seen throwing back shots unfortunately known as "shooters." One witness says he even patted a friend's girlfriend on the bottom: "He was greeting a couple and then gave the woman a pat on her backside. It was so inappropriate."

    "Inappropriate" doesn't even begin to describe it! Reportedly, the room got suddenly quiet when Pistorius and his entourage entered Kitchen Bar, a restaurant in South Africa. Pistorius settled into a private dining area. It was his first public outing since the shooting death of fiance, Reeva Steenkamp. "He was drinking shooters and he was flirtatious. He didn't seem like someone [who had] lost the love of his life," a woman at the restaurant later said. And that's pretty much what bothers most of us.

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    What a difference a year makes. In 2012, Brian Banks was fighting for his freedom. In 2013, he’s getting a second shot at his dream of playing in the NFL. It’s the ultimate Cinderfella story, and football fan or not, you can’t help but be happy for the guy. When he was 16, he was a junior in high school with a verbal deal to play for Southern Cal, his college plans all but solidified, when one of his classmates claimed that he raped her. That sent him to prison for five years. Five long, unjustifiable years. Because Banks was innocent. His accuser recanted her claim and offered to help Banks clear his name. In May 2012, his conviction was overturned by a California court and his record was cleared. Justice righted that tremendous wrong, and that would’ve been reason enough to celebrate. (More on that levying-life-changing-false-accusations nonsense later.)

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    In a world where, unfortunately, hateful groups like the Westboro Baptist Church still exist and kids are routinely bullied for being different, it's refreshing -- inspiring! -- to hear about parents who support and love their children for exactly who they are ... especially when one of those parents happens to be Lakers legend Magic Johnson. Johnson's 20-year-old son Earvin Johnson III, otherwise known as EJ, recently strolled down the Sunset Strip holding his boyfriend's hand -- looking pretty dang happy, I might add. And Magic Johnson couldn't be happier for him: "Cookie and I love EJ and support him in every way ... We're very proud of him."

    Well, no wonder EJ looks happy! And he sounds equally proud of his dad.

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