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Texas Tech Football Players Kick Off Practice with Epic Dance-Off

The team that dances together wins together.

So the players at Texas Tech University hope, at least.

In one of the more awesomely unexpected videos you’ll see this year, a recent Texas Tech spring practice got underway via an epic dance-off, one that ended with Coach Kliff Kingsbury getting his swag on.

Who won the battle of players shaking it to Cali Swag District’s “Teach Me How to Dougie?” What about the showdown set to Soulja Boy’s “Crank That?”

Watch below to find out and compare the moves of these linebackers and running backs to those of stars such as Miley Cyrus, Nina

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Jimmy Kimmel-Clinton Selfie Goes Viral: Eat Your Heart Out, Ellen!

Attention, Ellen DeGeneres: Jimmy Kimmel will see your Bradley Cooper and raise you three Clintons in the selfie he posted to his followers over the weekend:

Kimmel took the photo at the Clinton Global Initiative University in Tempe, Ariz., where he interviewed the former first family in front of 1,000 students.

“@TheEllenShow No Brad Cooper but 3 Clintons & a Kimmel @HillaryClinton @ChelseaClinton @Bill Clinton #selfie,” Kimmel tweeted Saturday.

He was referring to DeGeneres’ Oscar “selfie” featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey and Bradley Cooper

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Suzy Favor Hamilton, Former Olympian, Apologizes for Life as an Escort

Suzy Favor Hamilton, a former U.S. Olympian in track and field, issued a formal apology today after her life as an escort in Las Vegas was exposed.

In a story on The Smoking Gun, the 44-year old admitted she has worked under the alias “Kelly Lundy,” for the past year, selling herself for $600 an hour.

Favor Hamilton lives with her husband, Mark, and seven-year daughter and told the website that the former “tried to stop” her and “wasn’t supportive” of the escort lifestyle at all.

We wonder why.

“I take full responsibility for my mistakes. I’m not the victim and I’m not going

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Chamique Holdsclaw 911 Tape: Did WNBA Star Try to Blow Up Jennifer Lacy?

Chamique Holdsclaw, the ex-WNBA and University of Tennessee basketball star, is currently free on bail, following her arrest this week for allegedly firing a gun at ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lacy.

But new, disturbing information has leaked out regarding the incident, courtesy of a 911 call placed by a friend of Lacy’s, who was in the vehicle when the Holdsclaw confrontation took place.

This friend describes Holdsclaw as “mentally unstable.”

She goes on to tell the operator that the former Rookie of the Year poured gasoline all over Lacy’s Range Rover, presumably to set it on fire.

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Mark Basseley Youseff, Innocence of Muslims Creator, Arrested For Probation Violation

Mark Basseley Youseff, a.k.a. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a.k.a. Sam Bacile, is currently behind bars. His arrest has nothing to do with the his controversial film Innocence of Muslims.

U.S. Central District Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal said that the filmmaker should be held for a probation violation, stemming from a 2010 conviction for check fraud.

“The court has a lack of trust in this defendant at this time,” Segal said.

The exact nature of the hearing could not be released because the federal court documents have been sealed, however, Nakoula did reveal his actual

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Joe Paterno Statue: Removed from Penn State Campus

Following a scathing report by an unbiased investigator, which implicated Joe Paterno directly in a cover-up that allowed Jerry Sandusky to roam free years after he sexually molested a series of young boys, Penn State officially have taken down the statue of the legendary coach from its campus.

University President Rod Erickson said he reached the decision because the statue “has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing” and would be “a recurring wound” to victims of abuse had it remained.

Despite enormous public pressure for the statue to go, the Paterno family remains in

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James Holmes Identified as Colorado Shooting Suspect

James Holmes has been identified as the suspect who opened fire inside a Colorado movie theater early this morning, injuring over 50 attendees and killing at least 12 people on hand to watch a screening of The Dark Knight Rises.

The 24-year old is in police custody.

 

Colorado Shooting Update: James Holmes Identified

Sources say Holmes is a former University of Colorado School of Medicine student who dropped out last month. He does not have a criminal record, nor does he appear to possess ties to any terrorist organization.

Authorities raided Holmes’ Denver-area apartment today and

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THG Presents: The 2011-2012 NBA Preview!

At THG, we love celebrity gossip. We also love sports. And we especially love when the world of celebrity gossip collides with the world of sports.

Never is this more prevalent than on the NBA hardwood, and not solely due to the Kardashians! Therefore, with the season finally tipping off tomorrow, we present the definitive 2011-2012 season preview. Trust us, gossip lovers, there are more reasons why you should care than you may realize…

BOSTON CELTICS    Key losses: Glenn Davis, Jeff Green (heart surgery)Key additions: Brandon Bass, Chris WilcoxKey celebrity gossip related question: Can

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America Ferrara Finally Engaged

America Ferrara has announced that she and her long time boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams are engaged.

Her rep let the news be known to PEOPLE and on Wednesday she was spotted wearing a brand new shiny diamond ring while attending the Edinburgh Film Festival for a screening of The Illusionist in Scotland.

Ferrara and Williams met when Ferrara was cast in a student film Williams was directing at the University of Southern California.

PopEater says the couple:

“Currently live together and have two dogs, a Golden Retriever and a Great Dane.”

Unfamiliar with the works of Williams? He’s directed

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America Ferrera: Engaged to Ryan Piers Williams!

America Ferrera is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams, her rep confirmed earlier today. Congratulations to the happy couple!

The actress first met Williams at the University of Southern California when he cast her in his student film years ago. They’ve been inseparable since.

The first engagement rumors surrounding the couple were back in February 2007. They waited awhile to make it official, but have always gone strong.

On Wednesday, the actress sported her new diamond ring on the red carpet at the Edinburgh Film Festival screening of The Illusionist in More >

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