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Dual-wielding steaks: the Rob Gronkowski way.

Calling Rob Gronkowski a “meat and potatoes kind of guy” is like noting fish are into “that whole water thing.” As common knowledge as this may be, it’s still difficult to appreciate how they breathe.

The latest and greatest example of Gronkowski’s carnivorous ways surfaced on Monday night. The New England Patriots tight end grabbed two giant hocks of meat-on-the-bone and tweeted out a dinner picture that would make a Cro-Magnon man blush. 

Take it in, football fans. In between painting in caves and fleeing for their lives, this is what our ancestors did. They wore dress-casual V-necks and dual-wielded steaks.

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If Warren Buffett got you in the mood for impossibly difficult contests last month, the St. Louis Rams have just the thing for you. 

It's not quite $1 billion, but the team is offering up a potential prize of $100,000. All you have to do? Correctly predict the Rams' entire 17-week schedule. 

Rams Vice President of Marketing Brian Killingsworth talked about the contest, via the team's official website: "In anticipation of the Rams 2014 regular season schedule release, we are excited to offer fans the unique opportunity to win $100,000. We challenge our fans to accurately predict all 17 weeks of the team’s regular season schedule and win the cash prize," he said.

You can enter the contest here, and with the NFL's Brian McCarthy announcing that the official schedule will not be released this week, the Rams are setting a deadline of April 21 at 5:59 p.m. ET. 

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Spring is in the air, the flowers are in bloom and the NBA playoffs are just around the corner.

And nobody is more excited than Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah...at least until he hears from reporters that it is still snowing in the Windy City.

Noah played at the University of Florida, where it is definitely not snowing at the moment. Perhaps, if the Bulls advance in the playoffs, Noah will be able to walk outside without a jacket.

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With 2.6 seconds remaining and the score tied 93-93, Charlotte Bobcats wing Chris Douglas-Roberts put up a floater over two Atlanta Hawks defenders.

Nothin' but net.

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In the second quarter of the Houston Rockets' battle against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley spotted up for a corner three and let loose.

He'll want to forget that one. In one of the worst three-point attempts you'll see, Beverley's shot landed behind the backboard.

To his credit, he didn't try to blame sleeves, hand sweat or anything else. He just hung his head in shame.

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Big man Nick Collison and point guard Austin Rivers were ejected for fighting during Monday night's game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and New Orleans Pelicans.

The Pelicans broadcast picked up the start of the fracas—Collison bumping Rivers as the two ran up the court, per The Oklahoman's Anthony Slater:

Collison and the Thunder will be playing in the postseason, so he has to be smarter when playing against guys like Rivers, who have already been eliminated from playoff contention and have nothing to lose.

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Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons has had an interesting past few days. On Friday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the third-year player landed awkwardly after a dunk attempt after being fouled by Wolves forward Corey Brewer, injuring his wrist and hip in the process. (Brewer was assessed a flagrant foul.)

He missed Saturday's win over the New Orleans Pelicans, but he was hoping to get back on the court for Monday's home game against the San Antonio Spurs. While he made it to Toyota Center well before the game, his trip was not without incident, per the Houston Chronicle's Jonathan Feigen:

Perhaps the woman in question is a hardcore Rockets fan, the kind of person who would have asked Donatas Motiejunas. But there's no denying that Parsons carries a particular appeal to members of the opposite sex. He moonlights as a male model, as you can see from this, the ad campaign with Buffalo Jeans that he introduced via his official Twitter account in December:

The good news for Rockets fans is that Parsons was not injured further in the accident. The club can ill afford any more injuries. While reserve forward Francisco Garcia also sat out Saturday's game with back troubles, Houston's roster was bolstered by the return of center Dwight Howard and point guard Patrick Beverley.

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As prospects prepare for the NFL draft, they have to handle a variety of comparisons. Former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has received a bit of an odd comparison.

Most quarterbacks would love to be compared to Peyton Manning or Joe Montana. Being likened to a quarterback from a movie probably isn't the most flattering comparison.

According to Bleacher Report's Matt Miller, one AFC North coach doesn't appear to be too high on Bridgewater:

Yes, Willie Beamen from Any Given Sunday. That's an odd comparison.

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Robert Griffin III unveiled an "RG3" logo earlier this month, but now it's Adidas' time to steal the show.

The company recently showed off a pair of signature RG3 "carmouflage" cleats. There have been some crazy designs in recent seasons, but these cleats may be the wildest yet.

Adidas' new cleats are light and flexible, and they are supposed to fit like a sock. The laces tuck away into a special pocket on the tongue. The design makes for a bold look, and the cleats are designed to fit the foot for maximum comfort.

Griffin even took the time to model them:

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The Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard may only be in his second season in the NBA, but he has quickly become one of the league's most marketable players. He is already a member of the Adidas team, but the company decided to make sure that he stayed with it for years to come.

On April 14, Adidas announced that it had reached a long-term extension with Lillard. Earlier this year, it was reported that the point guard would opt out of his deal with Adidas and become a shoe free agent. That news put pressure on the company to find a way to keep Lillard.

Lillard confirmed the news:

Adidas head of global basketball sports marketing Chris Grancio highlighted why the company decided to make the move:

Obviously, any company would be thrilled to be able to sign one of the NBA's rising stars to a long-term agreement. Adidas was fortunate enough to be able to keep one of its own and have the 23-year-old become one of the company's faces for years to come.