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Ronda Rousey And Thierry Henry Posed With The Stars Of ‘Entourage’

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Ronda Rousey and Thierry Henry are just two of the many athletes making cameos in the upcoming 'Entourage' movie.

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Of All People, Bob Uecker Claims That ‘Major League IV’ Is In The Works

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Bob Uecker told a Milwaukee Brewers beat writer that he has been approached for 'Major League 4' and he's down to return as Harry Doyle.

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Texas Rangers Funnyman Derek Holland Will Appear In ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

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Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland will make an appearance in Dumb and Dumber To after petitioning the Farrelly Brothers for a role.

73 SPORTS MOVIES IN 73 DAYS

73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: ‘Hell Comes To Frogtown’

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I had the incredible pleasure of speaking to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper on the phone earlier today about everything from ice cream to wrasslin’ to movies, and while I can’t publish that interview until next week, I got the wild hair to watch one his true classic acting roles for today’s installment of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days/" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>.

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Apolo Ohno Starred In A SyFy Movie Called ‘Tasmanian Devils’ With Winnie Cooper

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On Saturday night, as <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/01/with-leather-live-discussion-ufc-on-fx-7">we were doing the live chatty thing for UFC on FX 7</a>, I noticed a few Tweets that SyFy was airing a new original movie, Tasmanian Devils.

ASHTON KUTCHER

15 Super Famous Actors Who You May Not Have Known Played Football

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On Tuesday night, UPROXX’s beloved clown prince and star of Community, Joel McHale, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/11/joel-mchale-rose-bowl/">stopped by Conan to discuss how NBC might eventually air the final season</a> of Community, as well as his brief and underwhelming stint on Sons of Anarchy.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Great Moments In 'Whatever, Bro': Ryan Lochte Didn't Think SNL Was Funny

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Out of habit, after I watched the season premiere of Saturday Night Live this past weekend, I called it awful, because it followed the same old formula of opening strong and slowly trailing off into laziness.

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Damn It, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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I don’t remember when and how many times I’ve said it in the past, but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s performance in Airplane.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Ryan Lochte Will Ruin, I Mean, Guest Star On ’30 Rock’

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Back in 2008, NBC’s 30 Rock had an episode entitled “Believe in the Stars” that dealt with Kenneth learning that Olympic hero Tyler Brody was just a fake, because there was no such thing as Olympic tetherball, octuples tennis, or synchronized running.

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Metta World Peace Was On 'Yo Gabba Gabba', Didn't Violently Elbow Anyone

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Beyond my nieces and nephews, I’m not much of a guy who digs the whole kids scene, because I’ve been told that once you have children it’s “frowned upon” to take them to strip clubs, and it’s like, how the hell are they going to appreciate their mom if they can’t watch her work.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Ryan Lochte Is Going To Cost ABC $750,000

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As was discussed last week, Olympic gold medalist and total bro <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/this-week-in-youtube-commenter-swooning-ryan-lochte-wants-to-date-blake-lively">Ryan Lochte will be making his acting debut</a> on 90210 while he sorts through the bevy of acting offers he’s received from shows desperate to improve their ratings.

2012 OLYMPICS

Ryan Lochte As The Next ‘Bachelor’? Sure, That Makes Perfect Sense

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Just like any world class Olympic athlete with limited appeal and a temporary window, swimmer Ryan Lochte is trying to make the most of his current fame and inexplicable sex symbol status by throwing his name out there for reality TV appearances.

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Just What ‘The Expendables 2′ Needed: Tennis

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A lot of people like to bag on The Expendables and the upcoming sequel as terrible movies, but when you break the first film down for what it actually was – needless explosions and violence for the purpose of giving some old guys money – it was a pretty damn good film.




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