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Calvin Johnson will be on the cover of Madden 2013. After all the campaigning and tweeting, Megatron beat out rookie sensation Cam Newton for an opportunity to face off against the Madden curse.
Jets QB Mark Sanchez and his new BFF wide receiver Santonio Holmes were loudly booed when they attended a Knicks Game at Madison Square Garden recently. The loving duo sat side by side and tried to brush off the boos that rained down on them as their faces appeared on the Garden JumboTron.
The Philadelphia Flyers upset the Pittsburgh Penguins in their first round matchup. Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell and Maxime Talbot of the Flyers recently jumped onstage with Canadian rockers Nickelback, armed with beers and t-shirt cannons, as they celebrated with the crowd.
Ozzie Guillen and the Miami Marlins had some pitching issues on Tuesday against the New York Mets. When starting pitcher Josh Johnson started to struggle and walked in his last batter, Guillen's next three pitchers proceeded to walk their next and only batters. The Marlins now hold a record for walking four straight batters using four different pitchers.
Radar Online is reporting that Nets forward Kris Humphries' legal team wants to know whether producers for Kardashian's reality show were in contact with Kanye prior to the couple going public, and what those conversations consisted of. Team Humphries is hoping to bolster its case for getting an annulment on the grounds that the marriage was under fraudulent pretenses.