1. Santa Sprints
During a recent college football game between Hawaii and BYU, a fan clad in full Santa gear ran onto the field. Normally, these fans are tackled, and in some cases tased, but security seemed to be in the holiday spirit. They allowed Santa to run the length of the field and out the back of the end zone, where he calmly allowed security to escort him back to the North Pole.
2. 76ers Need A New Mascot
After dumping Hip Hop the rabbit, the Philadelphia 76ers are in need of a new mascot to pump up the crowd and perform trampoline dunks during games. The new mascot is up for a fan vote, and the three choices are "Big Ben" (Franklin), "B. Franklin Dog" and "Phil E. Moose." Thankfully for all other cities, the choice is yours, Philadelphia.
3. Sauer Gets Smashed
Mike Sauer, meet Dion Phanuef. Phaneuf, a Maple Leafs defenseman, absolutely lit up Sauer, a defenseman for the Rangers, during a recent game at MSG. I have just one question for Sauer: How many fingers am I holding up?
4. Bicycle Kick Goal
Real Sociedad's Carlos Vela first headed the ball up to himself, and then scored an astounding bicycle kick goal in the 89th minute to tie the game against Malaga. Vela's Sociedad went on to win the game 3-2. There's nothing more awesome than a bicycle kick goal.
5. Getting Drunk: But At What Cost?
After weeks of research and countless hours of manpower, SaveOnBrew.com has finally released a comprehensive report on the prices of beer at each NHL stadium this season. Short on dough? Travel to Buffalo, where you can get a 16-ounce brew for just $5. Flush with cash? Head to Bell Centre, home of the Montreal Canadians, where the same 16-ounce cup of suds will cost you $9.94.
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