Posts Tagged: Ohio

ARDEN MCMATH

As Snarky As We Get, Don't Forget That Sportsmanship Is Awesome

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After years of the <a href="http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/tag/florida-or-ohio" target="_blank">'Florida Or Ohio?'</a> game making criminals and ridiculous people easy to geographically identify, it looks like the people of Ohio are getting it together -- on the heels of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/tearjerking-story-of-the-day-matt-finishes-his-run-at-field-day" target="_blank">the most inspiring Ohio elementary school field day of all time</a> comes the story of West Liberty-Salem High junior Meghan Vogel, a state champion in the 1,600 meters who turned her burned-out 3,200 meters performance into the best acts of sportsmanship you're likely to see.

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One Year Later, ‘Golden-Voiced’ Homeless Man Ted Williams Is Doing Just Fine

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It's kind of hard to believe that <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/homeless-man-golden-voice-becomes-2011-first-viral-20110105-102908-016.html">it's been a year </a>since the internet made a "golden-voiced" homeless man from Ohio named Ted Williams the first viral sensation of 2011, but it has.

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Is This Powder-Faced Mugshot Man A Mystery Wrapped Within An Enigma Wrapped Within An 8-Ball?

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You know <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLLb5_YN3j4">that scene in True Romance where Eliot is getting blown by a whore</a> while speeding through the hills of Hollywood only to wind up with cocaine all over his face after getting pulled over by a cop.

Dave Race

3:33:01.40 The New World Record Pac-Man Prophecy Has Been Fulfilled

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Yes, that is actually how effed up Pac-Man's 256th level looks.

THE ECONOMY

Killing Duo Used Craigslist Job Listings To Lure Unemployed Prey In Ohio

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<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/02/us/three-lured-to-death-in-ohio-by-craigslist-job-ad.html?_r=2&seid=auto&smid=tw-nytimes&pagewanted=all">This is just heartbreaking</a> and a sad insight into how messed up things are out there for some people, in this case Ohio, a state with an economy that's almost completely f*cked: two murderous dudes posted an ad on Craigslist offering a job -- $300 per week to basically oversee a piece of land.

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One In The Ink, Two In The Stink: The Most Regrettable Tattoos You’ll See This Week

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The other day, the Interwebs went absolutely crazy over the story of an Ohio man, Ryan Fitzjerald, who inked his girlfriend, Rossie Brovent, <a href="http://www.metro.us/newyork/Life/article/1036923--rossie-brovent-and-ryan-fitzjerald-is-this-poo-tattoo-the-ultimate-revenge-debunked">with the above poop tattoo after she had asked for a Narnia landscape</a>.

FAT PEOPLE

History’s Most Depressing Video Of Two Fat Guys Fighting To The Death

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Imagine, if only for a moment, a fantasy situation wherein an evil witch or wicked stepmother casts a spell on two gluttonous, hyper-masculine men and turns them into pigs.

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The Heartbreaking End To The Wild Animal Escape In Ohio

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As <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/10/your-move-florida">you may have heard</a>, the owner of an "exotic animal" farm in Ohio set free <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/10/19/bloomberg_articlesLTC0OT6K50Y2.DTL">his entire cast of animals last night just prior to killing himself</a>.

BEARS

Your Move, Florida

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It's a pretty slow day in TV news, so I'd like to turn your attention to the story that's all over the Internet today: the Zanesville, Ohio residence of Terry Thompson, who last night released dozens of exotic wild animals from the cages on his property and then shot himself.

CLEVELAND BROWNS

Ohio’s Children Are In Good Hands

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Have you seen the episode of "Modern Family" where Luke gets taken to a psychologist and left in a parking lot, and when his parents realize what they've done they start freaking out, but he rolls up in a limo and it turns out he's smart and can find his way home.

BASEBALL MASCOTS

Crushers Rep: ‘You Won’t Be Punished For Stealing Our Bear’s Head’

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The best part of any sports mascot making national news is that I've probably got a picture with him.

EVERYTHING IS RACIST

Memes Have No Place In Sports, Bro

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One of the things we love most here at the Uproxx Fortress of Porn Solitude is free porn a good meme.

BLOOPERS

Ha Ha, It’s Funny Because of Farts

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Here's a local news blooper from Cleveland's Fox 8 in which anchorwoman Tracy McCool of the "News in the Morning" program loses her composure while reporting the story of a West Virginia man who was arrested for DUI and then got an additional charge for stinky farts.

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Dennis Rodman Will Fight You For Mentioning LeBron James

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It's been almost thirty years, but we have our first indication that Dennis Rodman is a normal human being: he hates LeBron James.

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Dirk Nowitzki Now From Bedford, OH

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Dear Cleveland, all of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers supporters wherever you may be tonight; As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very region that he deserted last year, is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier.

ACCIDENTS

Man Shot While Filming Spider-Man Fan Film

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The awesome <a href="http://www.geektress.com/2011/03/race_shirts.php">Bren</a> tipped us off to this story about an accidental shooting on the set of a Spider-Man fan film in the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.

FATTIES

R.I.P. Guy Fused to Chair

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Sad news, everybody: the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/03/oh-my-god-3" target="_self">Ohio man who didn't laeve his chair for two years</a> has passed away.

BOOZE

Want More Bad News, Rich People?

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Yesterday, my Uproxxian cohort Dan Seitz brought you the news that millionaires don’t consider themselves rich unless they have at least $7.


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