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Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Benny The Bull Busted For Possession Of Unlicensed T-Shirt Gun

CHICAGO—Noting that the suspect had been taken into custody after officers managed to tackle and wrestle the individual to the ground of the United Center concourse, police confirmed Monday that Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull was arrested for possession of an unlicensed T-shirt gun.

Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Sports collectibles have skyrocketed in popularity over the past several decades, with sales of such items as game-worn jerseys and autographed rookie cards generating billions of dollars each year. Onion Sports examines the most sought-after and highly valued sports memorabilia in the world.
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Horse Corking In Polo: What You Need To Know

In baseball, it's steroids. In football, helmet-to-helmet hits. Flopping in basketball and soccer have reached epidemic-levels. But another cheating scourge has hit a major world sport.

The Federation of International Polo has released a report indicating that the Chilean National Team has been corking their horses for the better part of the past decade. This creates a lighter, faster horse more capable of flashing around the polo pitch at lightning speed.

At times many competitors would cut open their horses and stuff them with silicon or some similarly malleable substance that allows the horses preternatural flexibility, giving them the capacity to squeeze into tight spots and even bounce back up quickly after taking an otherwise devastating fall. This has earned Chile's most famous polo horse the nickname Caballo De Goma or "Rubber Horse".

Here's what you need to know about Horse Corking. Click image to enlarge.

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