#2014 FIFA World Cup

Ann Coulter On The World Cup: ‘Growing Interest In Soccer A Sign Of The Nation’s Moral Decay’

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Ann Coulter will not stand for America's moral decay to be brought about by soccer, as she wrote in this hilarious rant of lunacy.

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Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell Had To Pull An Ad That Included Footage Of Duke Winning A Championship

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With Kentucky headed to the Final Four, Mitch McConnell's team quickly pulled a campaign ad when they realized it featured Duke's 2010 title win.

THAT'S A BURN

Today In Important Political Lessons: You Can't Offer NCAA Tournament Tickets For Campaign Donations

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Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp brewed up a little bipartisan and college feuding over the NCAA Tournament after he tried to give away tickets for donations.

#FOX NEWS

Fox News Incorrectly Reported That Jimmie Johnson Won The Daytona 500 And Then Things Got Really Political

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Fox News wrongly declared Jimmie Johnson the winner of the Daytona 500, and created a massive Facebook flame war after posting an apology.

WINTER OLYMPICS

An IOC Member Is Pissed At America For Sending ‘Four Lesbians’ To The Olympics

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Italy's Mario Pescante can't believe America would send 'four lesbians' to the Sochi Olympics instead of just letting the media handle the political stuff.

#BROS BEING BROS

This Miami Hurricanes Anti-Obamacare Tailgate Party Was Off The Hook

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Generation Opportunity traded free food and cornhole for signatures on their "Opt Out" petition against Obamacare before the Miami Hurricanes game Saturday.

#video games

Gaming Is Now A Professional Sport

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Ease up on the wedgies, Alpha Beta bros, it appears that the nerds have taken another huge step forward in driving the stereotype of the jock into extinction.

NRA

A Minor League Baseball Team Is Hosting 'Second Amendment Night' With A Gun Raffle

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I don’t do things like “watch the news” or “read” but I’m awake long enough during the day to know that gun control is a pretty controversial topic here in the good, ol’ U.

#UFC

South Dakota Lawmaker Calls MMA The ‘Child Porn Of Sports’ In Worst Analogy Of 2013

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As always, I apologize in advance for splashing politics into your sports bourbon, but we can’t go a full business week lately without a politician trying to act like he’s a sports expert.

#MLB

Worse Presidential Candidate: Sammy Sosa Or Wilmer Valderrama?

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Last we checked in on former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, he allowed me to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/01/sammy-sosa-flickr-hilarious">absolutely, 100% legitimately spend two days with him and his new public relations team</a>, as they are trying to attempt to rebuild his image with the hopes of getting him back into the good graces of the incredibly evil Baseball Writers Association of America.

#UFC

Attention New York Lawmakers: Here Are Some Very Good Reasons To Legalize MMA

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Much to the shock of many people who probably had no idea this is true, professional mixed martial arts matches are currently banned in New York.

TAKE YOUR POLITICS AND SHOVE IT

That New Fiscal Cliff Deal Includes A Ton Of Tax Breaks For New NASCAR Tracks

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Politicians are the worst people on this planet, so it shouldn’t have surprised people this morning when news leaked of the sordid inclusions in the fiscal cliff deal, <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/2/http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/02/from-nascar-to-rum-the-10-weirdest-parts-of-the-fiscal-cliff-deal/">from a heavier rum tax on Puerto Rico to financing Goldman Sachs’ new headquarters</a>.

TERRELLE PRYOR

Because President Obama Has Time To Deal With Ohio State University's Bowl Ban

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Back in 2010, five Ohio State Buckeyes football players were exposed for their roles in a horrifying murder-for-hire operation that included then-standout quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who was wanted by both the FBI and Interpol for his role in hundreds of global leader assassinations as far back as the 1830s.

#KATE UPTON

The Political Victory Nobody Is Talking About: Kate Upton’s Uncle Won His Election

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I don’t know anything about Michigan’s Fred Upton and his politics, but for circumstances that are important to the very fabric with which this site operates, I had to look them up.

#video games

Still Undecided? Let The Obama Vs. Romney Taiwan Animation Boxing Game Decide For You

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Normally, posts about <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/taiwan" target="_blank">Taiwan animation</a> sports recaps are pretty straight-forward; <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/01/yes-taiwan-seriously-just-animated-tim-tebow-being-crucified" target="_blank">Tim Tebow gets literally crucified</a>, a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/thats-what-you-get-for-swallowing-a-gun-during-pregnancy" target="_blank">newborn baby flies out of a womb with a handgun</a> or <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/taiwan-animation-australia-vs-britain-video" target="_blank">Queen Elizabeth beats a kangaroo to death with a baseball bat</a>.

TONIGHT SHOW

Chill, Hockey Bros: Barack Obama Knows How To End The NHL Lockout

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As a disclaimer, I hate politics and would like to just be able to bury my money in strategic places around my property and surround those spots with landmines Ron Swanson style, but we can’t really help but ignore politics when our leaders like to use sports as a distraction and our current President is such a huge sports nut.

UPPER DECK

Upper Deck Is Involved In A Big Lawsuit Over These Terrible Political Cards

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Back in 2010, a man from a company named Executive Trading called Upper Deck and proposed a partnership for a new series of political-themed trading cards that would be used as inserts in packs of baseball cards.

#FOX NEWS

It's Been A Rough Week For Michael Jordan

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Last week, Deadspin’s Tommy Craggs <a href="http://deadspin.com/5935747/a-letter-to-sports-illustrateds-thomas-lake-stop-writing-smarmy-letters-to-michael-jordan?tag=smarm">wrote a fantastic response</a> to <a href="https://twitter.com/thomaslake">Sports Illustrated’s Thomas Lake</a>, who penned <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/thomas_lake/08/13/letter-to-michael-jordan/index.html">a scathing, fart-sniffing letter to Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan</a> about what he supposedly owed his former high school basketball coach, Pop Herring, who suffers from a mental illness, among other things.

#MLB

Money Woes Got You Down? Let Jose Canseco Walk You Through Bankruptcy

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As I pointed out last week, Jose Canseco, the former baseball player <a href="https://twitter.com/JoseCanseco">who uses Twitter to beg Major League Baseball teams</a> to consider signing a 48-year old designated hitter, now has a new gig as <a href="http://www.vice.com/en_us">a columnist for Vice</a>.


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