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Olympic gymnast Paul Hamm charged with drunkenly assaulting cab driver (video)

Remember Paul Hamm? That gymnast you were subjected to watching while you hoped NBC would show some other sport during the 2004 Olympics? Hamm is currently serving as a gymnastics coach at Ohio State, and he’s been charged with trying to start a new sport: Assaulting a taxi driver and refusing to pay for his ride.

According to Columbus police:
After an argument, Hamm damaged a window…

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Sepp Blatter Invites Placido Domingo & Henry Kissinger To Help FIFA

Beleaguered FIFA President Sepp Blatter knows he has an image problem. So who better to call on to help him out than Placido Domingo and Henry Kissinger?

The details of Sepp Blatter’s announcement, from The Guardian:

“These gentlemen are more or less advisers, they are not the experts but advisers and what they should be also…

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Landon Donovan goal sends USA on in World Cup 2010 (Video)

Enjoy!

The USA missed chance after chance, plus had yet another goal waved off, but Landon Donovan finally put the ball in the net in the 91st minute against Algeria to send the USA on to the next round.

Great work by Tim Howard to start the break, and by Jozy Altidore…

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Canadians refused to board Air Canada flight during Olympic gold medal game

We’ve all been there. You’re traveling somewhere & end up watching a game in an airport bar, only to find that it’s time to board and the game isn’t over yet.

Some Canadian travelers on an Air Canada flight from Vancouver unwisely booked their flights for during the gold medal match with the United States. I guess they…

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Landon Donovan Mexican lottery commercial (video)

I always thought Landon Donovan was hated with a vengeance south of the border, but apparently he is liked well enough that he was hired to appear in this Mexican lottery ad.

The commercial is for Ganagol, a game in which players pick the winners of soccer matches. Donovan, dressed up in the…

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