Lil Terio Is With The Steelers, Bet The House On Pittsburgh
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Lil Terio Is With The Steelers, Bet The House On Pittsburgh

Kill 'emmmm.

Wild Card Weekend of the NFL Playoffs, otherwise known as a top three sports weekend of the year, is upon us. The Steelers have the Dolphins coming to town on Sunday. The Dophins aren't even going to know what hit them. It's going to be a massacre.

Antonio Brown, the best wideout in football, posted a live video of Lil Terio getting down in the Steelers locker room. That can only mean there's on thing you need to do. Bet everything on the Steelers to win the Super Bowl. It's a lock.

You don't bring a guy like Terio in to lose. Terio doesn't lose. He's the American Dream in living form. If the people around him are any version of smart, he's made some money off his internet stardom (RIP Vine). You can just feel the energy in that room. Steelers by 50 on Sunday.


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Another Athlete Made a Bad Rap Song

Stick to sports.

You may know him as "Juice" or, more likely, Le'Veon Bell. The Pittsburgh Steelers star running back is the newest rapper in the game with his SoundCloud release of Focus. Apparently, Le'Veon has some haters he is trying to silence, but this song probably will just fuel the fires.

I have not heard anyone, with the exception of Bengals and Ravens fans (sorry Browns, you're irrelevant), talk shit about Le'Veon Bell. I guess Le'Veon sees it differently. This rap is supposed to intimidate his "haters" who don't think he's focused. The lyrics and beat are pretty funny, but I doubt he was going for the comical route with this one.

Let's take a look at some of the lyrics.

"They think I need to refocus
They think that I'm smoking
...
I know they gon' hate on me cuz I'm the dopest"

Bell is referring to his three game suspension in 2015 when he was caught smoking pot with teammate Legarrette Blount. I guess people started to doubt how focused Bell was after this and whether or not he was a real baller.

His 2015 campaign was not great as he had the three game suspension then missed seven games due to a knee injury thanks to Vontaze Burfict. Bell played just six games last season and averaged 92 yards per game with three touchdowns and no fumbles. Maybe he did lose some focus, but I don't think anyone was really doubting his skills. It was a tough year.

He also raps about being focused and how nobody thinks he's focused for a while, but then it gets interesting.

"Ima need 15 a year and they know this
...
I pay for a check and don't look at the bill
...
These athletes they play it all for the fame
And I play it to give my family a name
These dudes they collecting a check
I play for 7 like I'm Leonard Fournette"

First of all, he says he needs 15 mil a year then he says he pays for the check without looking at the bill, presumably buying bottles like its water. Then he says other athletes do it for fame while he is just trying to give his family a name.

Isn't giving your family a name playing for fame? And didn't he just say he needs more money? He plays for seven like he's Leonard Fournette? Is he suggesting Fournette is being paid by LSU or that $7 mil is nothing? So many questions.

However poetic Juice's spit game is, it has some holes and that could be made up for with a nice beat, but he falls short there too. Every few seconds there is this static noise and every once in awhile it sounds like something between a man grunting and a cow dying. The he just kind of says "focus" a lot. Mediocre Future rip off at best.

Nobody is challenging your focus, Le'Veon. Stick to your day job cause you're damn good at it.

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Lil Dicky Goes After NFL Players And It's Awesome (Video)

Pitting people against each other is as good as it gets.

The NFL is an intense profession to be in. It's undoubtedly the league with the most testosterone flowing around, seeing as grown men try and rip each other's heads off on a weekly basis for our enjoyment (thanks!).

With so much testosterone comes the thirst for insane competition. Every player in the league thinks he is the best at his position, even Sam Bradford, (though he isn't close to even a good quarterback, but I digress).

Lil Dicky, who somehow has unlimited access to NFL players in full uniform, tried to get Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown and Von Miller to say bad things about each other and filmed it. It's pretty comical, and shows just how trained these guys are by their team's PR staffs to say the politically correct thing.

Regardless, the video is pretty funny. And it let us know that Gronk really likes bananas, and might think they're berries. Gronk is the best.

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Hockey In Vegas Is Going To Be Awesome

Let's hope there's football there soon, too.

NHL made a big announcement yesterday as they have agreed to expand the league by one more team and that it will be in none other than Las Vegas.

Now this doesn't mean that a Las Vegas team in the NHL is a sure fire thing. The league said that the city needs to make $500 million to pay for an expansion fee.The league's board of governors is scheduled to hold a formal vote during its meeting on June 22. Two-thirds of the board must approve the recommendation.

Quebec City was also considered for expansion, according to the ESPN report, but Las Vegas was a "done deal" after the recommendation of the NHL's executive committee.

While it would be until the 2017-2018 season that a Las Vegas team would be playing, but a lot of people are already excited about the possibility of watching a Las Vegas professional sports team. It also didn't take long for the Vegas jokes to start rolling in.

This may not even be the last we hear of a Big 4 sports league being putting a team in Las Vegas. According to reports, there is a possibility of the NFL's Oakland Raiders also moving to Las Vegas.

This is big news, still. Even if it is just the NHL having a presence in the "City of Sin," this would make Las Vegas an even more attractive place to go for sports fans.

Think about it: You go to Vegas, visit the strip clubs, go to the hockey game of your favorite team (whether it is the Vegas team or not), then spend the night away gambling in the casino at Caesars Palace.

This also makes sports betting in Las Vegas even more thrilling as you can bet on the hockey game that you're attending. All in all, this makes a weekend in Vegas even more exciting.

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Bengals-Steelers Has Become the NFL's Best Rivalry

Games full of cheap shots and suspensions are what really make rivalries great.

Forget the Steelers/Ravens rivalry. Forget the Bears/Packers rivalry. Forget the 49ers/Seahawks rivalry. It's all about the Bengals and Steelers these days.

The two or three Bengals-Steelers match ups each year may be a headache for our friend Roger Goodell, but sure is exciting for all of us fans. It has been feisty for a while, but last year's three late games -- including the one we all know in the Wild Card round -- really solidified this rivalry as the best in house.

To kick things off, Vontaze Burfict delivers a controversial hit on Le'Veon Bell that knocked him out for a year due to a knee injury. Then in the crazy Wild Card game, Burfict delivered a (clean) hit on Big Ben that knocked him out for part of the game, but he didn't seem to be throwing the ball the same when he returned to the field. Fnally, Burfict delivered a late game helmet to helmet hit on Antonio Brown that gave him a concussion that knocked Brown out for their next game against Denver that they ended up losing, likely due in part because of Brown's absence. Here is a nice video recap.

This season, Le'Veon Bell and Vontaze Burfict will be serving three and four game suspensions, respectively, which includes the first matchup between Cincy and Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh Week 2. You know tensions will still be high in this game and there will be some classic AFC North hits and an emotional factor from both the Steelers who want to protect their players who they felt were cheaply injured by Burfict last year; and the Bengals, who still cannot believe they let the Wild Card game slip from them which makes their fifth straight playoff loss.

After 13 weeks apart from each other, they face again in week 15 on Sunday Night Football. Vintage will be back. Le'Veon will be back. It will be the end of the season and both teams will likely be playing either for a playoff spot or, knowing the recent history of the AFC North, both teams will have clinched spots and be competing for the all-important playoff seeding. Then, if the stars align as they did last year, the two teams could play in the playoffs again and oh how special that would be.

Bottom line is that these are two classic hard hitting, grind it out AFC North teams that have been excelling recently and have been competitive with each other for a while now and have a new recent dirty component thrown into the games. So enjoy Week 2, but the real dirt will come Week 15.

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All Of These Events Got Less Media Attention Than Antonio Brown's Video

Read as: "Why ESPN needs to get its priorities straight."

I watch SportsCenter every morning. And when I say every morning, I don't mean almost every morning.

I mean I (like many 20-year-old males) watch SportsCenter literally every morning of my life. And what do I watch it for? Highlights!

But since Monday morning, rather than getting a hearty dosage of highlights, I've been getting a steady dosage of Antonio Brown and this ridiculous Facebook Live scandal. Instead of seeing dunks and top plays, I've been subjected to Mike Tomlin nearly losing his mind and a bunch of old NFL analysts mispronouncing and erroneously describing various social media platforms.

And call me crazy, but I think the extent to which SportsCenter has been harping on this whole Antonio Brown thing is downright disgusting. So without further ado, here are five events that, as far as I remember, received less attention than a man taking out his phone in an NFL locker room.

5. Deflategate
That was a joke. I don't think any sports topic has ever been talked about more than Tom Brady's deflated balls.

It's okay we're all here to have fun! Let's move onto the next one.

4. Andruw Jones Dragging His Wife Down A Staircase
I'm willing to bet that most people don't even know that this happened. However, in 2012, five-time all star Andruw Jones was accused of choking his wife, dragging her down a staircase, and even threatening to kill her.

This happened on Christmas morning. I was a junior in high school. Therefore, I was home the day the story broke, and almost definitely watching SportsCenter the morning the story would have been reported. Yet, I don't remember seeing anything about it. There may have been a brief mention of it, but no round-table discussions or heated debates.

Now, if Jones had dragged his wife down the staircase after she (unbeknownst to him) filmed him taking a dump or getting changed, I guess that would have been headline news?

But it wasn't.

Onward!

3. The Kansas City Chiefs Drafting Tyreek Hill
Why is this a big deal? Why should a fifth-round draft pick have garnered so much media attention? And while we're at it, what made a talented guy like Hill slip to the fifth round anyway?

All of these questions can be resolved with one answer: in 2014, Tyreek Hill, then a receiver at Oklahoma State, was arrested for allegedly choking and punching his pregnant girlfriend. Also, I use allegedly very lightly, because he ended up pleading guilty but was only sentenced to three years probation (and a whopping $500 fine).

So why does this make it onto the list? Mainly because I (whose opinion matters so much) didn't know this about Tyreek Hill until he started torching NFL defenses during the 2016 season.

Shouldn't we have known about his past before he became a household name? Ehhhh, I guess it really doesn't matter when you run a 4.24 40-yard dash.

2. Peyton Manning Assaulting An Athletic Trainer
The life of this story was almost as short as Johnny Manziel's football career (sorry, I'm in a anti-Manziel mood today). Remember this? Right before Peyton Manning's swan song two years ago?

Come on you remember. How could you forget? Peyton Manning "forcefully maneuver[ing] his naked testicles and rectum directly" onto the face of Dr. Jamie Naughright when he was the star of the Tennessee football team. You remember now, right? Classic!

Furthermore, remember how Peyton Manning actually failed to deny that said event happened? No you don't! Because far be it from ESPN or the media in general to slander the almighty Peyton Manning.

But just think about that: arguably the greatest quarterback of all time tea-bagged an athletic trainer like a 12-year-old playing Halo, and it was barely even a blip on the radar.

Go morals!

1. Steve Phillips Sleeping With An ESPN Intern
Oh lord, a top tier scandal straight from the source. A lot of people may not know who Steve Phillips is, but I do (so ha), and I even remember the day he got fired. Hell, I even vaguely remember the announcement... all 20 seconds of it.

The story was simple: Steve Phillips, married man with children, former MLB GM, has an affair with a 22-year-old productions assistant who then went on to harass Phillip's family. A story as old as time itself!

And most people have never heard it! Why? Because Facebook Live didn't exist yet? I'm not sure, something like that.

But that's beside the point! Get it together ESPN!

And leave Antonio alone!