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Beer Of The Week: Coney Island Human Blockhead

Beer Of The Week: Coney Island Human Blockhead

deadspin.com Updated Dec 1, 2012
First time I ever stepped onto Coney Island was to cover the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, which is a lot of capital letters to ascribe to an event in which men and women choke down mountains of tube steaks on national television, yes, but ind…
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  • Fletcher’s streak remains in doubt

    Fletcher’s streak remains in doubt

    profootballtalk.com Dec 1, 2012
    Redskins linebacker London Fletcher managed on a short week to extend his consecutive-games-played streak to 235 despite an injured ankle. As he tries to push it to 236 with 10 days off instead of three, Fletcher once again is questionable, due to the a…
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  • Amid talks, LaRoche eager to stay with Nats

    Amid talks, LaRoche eager to stay with Nats

    MLB.com Dec 1, 2012
    Adam LaRoche wants to return to Washington, D.C., and the Nationals would certainly love to have their first baseman back next year. But the two sides have yet to come to an agreement, still at odds over the length of a potential contract.
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  • RG3 makes Redskins' hopes very real

    RG3 makes Redskins' hopes very real

    At the end of this interview with Robert Griffin III, he is asked to answer this question: The Washington Redskins are going to the Super Bowl in how many years? Griffin, nonplussed, offers this answer: "This year. I mean, it doesn't matter. Our se…
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  • Video - Monday Night Football Preview 01:17

    Monday Night Football Preview

    Dec 1
    Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico preview the Giants versus Redskins at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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  • Peter King: Agent for Belcher, Crennel in disbelief over tragic murder-sui…

    Dec 1
    The agent for both Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and Romeo Crennel, the coach who witnessed Belcher's suicide in a parking lot outside the team's Arrowhead Stadium training facility Saturday morning, said "never in a million years'' did he think …
  • Don Banks: Chiefs player involved in apparent murder-suicide at team facil…

    Dec 1
    Tragedy struck in the NFL early Saturday morning with the news that a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at the team's Arrowhead Stadium practice facility, after shooting and killing his girlfriend at home a short time earlier, SI.com has learn…