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Fisherman reels in 1,368-pound giant blue marlin
When it comes to fishing there are impressive catches, and then there is this insane, freakishly large, gigantic specimen. Behold the Shaquille O'Neal of blue marlins:This beauty weighed in at a whopping 1,368 pounds. Marlin? More like a ...

Sculptor creates larger-than-life Peyton Manning chocolate statue
What's better than a five-time league MVP Peyton Manning? A Peyton Manning made of chocolate, naturally.Its creator, Tim King, is a professional sculptor from Longmont, Colorado. He's sculpted all sorts of things, including a Christmas ornament for ...

The feud continues: Shaq eviscerates Pippen on his podcast, calling him a 'bum' and saying 'those are Mike's six rings'
A week ago, Shaquille O'Neal and Scottie Pippen got into an Instagram feud over the former's suggestion that an all-time Los Angeles Lakers lineup would beat that of the Chicago Bulls ... by 50.On Tuesday, Shaq talked about it on his podcast, The ...

Report: Former NBA All-Star Vin Baker working to become Starbucks manager
The story of Vin Baker can be seen as a sad one: A former big man for the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics and other teams -- he of four straight All-Star appearances and one 20-and-10 season -- fell into alcoholism and ended up losing nearly ...

Larry Bird says Michael Jordan would 'kill' him in one-on-one today
Today in Hypothetical NBA Debates: Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan in one-on-one!No, we're not asking who'd win a battle in their primes, nor a real-life version of those Bird-Jordan McDonald's commercials. We're talking about a question posed to the ...

Bol Bol -- the 6-foot-10, 15-year-old son of Manute Bol -- has guard-like skills
Though never an All-Star, the late Manute Bol was an NBA legend, known for his incredible height (7-foot-7) and shot-blocking prowess (he averaged a stunning 5.0 per game as a rookie).His son, Bol Bol, a 6-foot-10 (or is it 6-foot-11?) big man from ...

Jordan Spieth turns 22, but still beyond his years
On Monday, Jordan Spieth turned the ripe old age of 22. And with two majors already in his trophy case, sometimes it's hard to remember he isn't a seasoned professional. His mom Chris wished him a happy birthday on Twitter with a photo of him and ...

Nick Young shuts down Drew League game with wicked move and deep buzzer-beater
There's a Nick Young quote that is one of the 21st century's greatest:Now here is the Los Angeles Lakers guard, in a Drew League game, after an opponent had tied up the game with his own clutch shot:The behind-the-back dribble. Then the ...

Leah Still challenges Riley Curry to dance-off, breaks out The Whip
For her third birthday, Riley Curry -- daughter of NBA MVP Stephen Curry-slash-probable most famous person related to basketball -- melted hearts and servers by breaking out The Whip and the Nae Nae.Well, Leah Still -- ESPYS Jimmy V award honoree ...

Watch 7-foot high school star Thon Maker break a defender's ankles like he's Chris Paul
You will very likely become familiar with the name Thon Maker in a couple of years.In fact, you might already be familiar with this high schooler's nearly unheard of mix of height and perimeter skill.Either way, the South Sudan-born 7-footer -- who ...

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