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From the "words we never thought would be strung together" file, Jay Cutler is hosting an 80s dance party and we're all invited.


The 21+ Jay Cutler Foundation charity event is coming to Joe's on Weed on July 18 and the lineup couldn't be more exciting. Self-described "jackasses in women's clothing" 80s tribute band The Breakfast Club will be headlining along with a special appearance by the original "Caribbean Queen," Billy Ocean.


While you have to assume Jay will be taking the stage to sing with Billy, here's hoping he doesn't stop there.

The 5 80s Karaoke Cuts We Hope Jay Cutler Sings

Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot

It's a contract year, so maybe Jay will have a little swagger to his step.



Queen - Under Pressure

Assume Jay will menacingly stare at his offensive line the entire time he's singing this one.



Tom Sawyer - Rush

Jay has always come off as the type of guy who is way into Rush.



Billy Idol - Rebel Yell

Between Smokin' Jay Cutler and supposedly drinking a beer while feeding his kid, Jay is a rebel to the core.


Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Done at the behest of Kristin Cavallari, because every 26-year-old loves this song.


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Florida International University running back Kendall Berry was found stabbed to death on the school's Miami campus Thursday night.


The Miami Herald reports that the circumstances behind the 22-year-old Berry's death are unclear, but that it's an isolated incident and the student body at large is not at risk.


Police were interviewing "several people that observed the incident," Baez said, though he could not confirm if any suspect was in custody.


"Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kendall's family,'' said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. "We are here to support them and our entire university community as all of us come to terms with this tragedy.''


Shortly after the university confirmed Berry's death, FIU indefinitely postponed football coaching clinics scheduled for Friday and Saturday.The football team's annual spring game is scheduled for Wednesday. It's unknown if that would take place as planned.


Police said the stabbing took place just outside the front doors of the campus recreation center, where he said the football team and other FIU athletes train.


Berry, from Haines City, Florida, was involved in an argument with one or more people, according to a Miami Police spokesman, and "One produced some type of a weapon and stabbed him."


Berry appeared in all 12 FIU games as a freshman in 2007. He sat out the 2008 season with a knee injury and then had some breakout moments in 2009, rushing for three touchdowns in a span of 13 minutes against Middle Tennessee on Nov. 7 and following that up with two more scores the following week in a win over North Texas.


Berry finished last season with a team-best seven touchdowns, despite not playing in the season's first seven games because of continued recovery from the knee injury.


His parents, Derrick and Mellissicia Spillman, have been notified, the university said. Berry had seven siblings, according to the Herald report.


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The Watch is officially on. Brett Favre is doing his now annual retirement song and dance.

Favre, who spent the NFC Championship game getting pounded into the turf courtesy of the Super Bowl-bound New Orleans Saints, tells ESPN's Ed Werder he's leaning toward ending his career. Again. For now.

In fact, the 40-year-old, who said after his valiant, but losing effort in the Louisiana Superdome Sunday night that he felt more like 49, said he's "highly unlikely" to come back. If true - and until the middle of training camp, nothing is certain - Favre will end a brilliant career on an interception at the end of regulation.

Of course, the man's probably too beat up to get into his Wranglers by himself, so this declaration may end up meaning very little, as Favre retirement announcements often do. So Vikings owner Zygi Wilf would be well-advised to keep the corporate jet available and coach Brad Childress should have his Escalade gassed up for the trip to the airport.

And all NFL fans need to come to grips with the beginning of the Favre Watch season, which runs through mid-summer. Maybe we can make a drinking game out of it or something.

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011710adams.jpgGaines Adams, the defensive end the Bears acquired for a second-round draft pick from Tampa Bay this season, died this morning at 26.

Adams, according to reports in The Greenville News, was pronounced dead at the emergency room of Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood, S.C. according to County Coroner James T. Coursey.

Adams, 26, was a standout player at Clemson at defensive end, and was the fourth player chosen in the 2007 National Football League draft by the Buccaneers. He was traded from Tampa Bay to the Chicago Bears in October, though didn't find much playing time with the struggling defensive unit.

An autopsy is planned by Anderson County officials and the cause of death is cardiac arrest due to an enlarged heart - natural causes.

In four years in the league, Adams, a native of South Carolina, recorded 13.5 sacks in 29 games.

Former Tampa Bay coach and current "Monday Night Football analyst tells the Sun-Times that Adams was a good teammate and well-liked:

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"He was a great kid, a hard worker who always had a smile on his face. I don't know anybody who didn't like Gaines Adams. He was a great teammate, just a stand-up guy, a class act."

The tragic news comes less than 24 hours after fellow Bears defensive lineman Dusty Dvoracek was arrested in relation to a bar brawl in Oklahoma.

dvoracek.pngOKBlitz is reporting that former Oklahoma Sooner and oft-injured Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek was arrested following some sort of bar-fueled dust-up in Norman, Okla.

Dvoracek was charged with public intoxication, assault and battery and interfering with an official process, according to the report, at Seven47.

Dvoracek played 13 games in four years for the Bears after being the definition of an injury-prone player. He missed all of the 2009 campaign after tearing his ACL during the preseason, and has ended each year of his NFL career on injured reserve.

If the charges are true, this is the most hitting he's done in a while.

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Weekends in the fall and winter mean one thing - football. NFL football.

By season's end, we're blessed with up to four days a week of hard-core football action, served up in three-hour bursts of smashmouth glory.

Or, at least it's three hours at a clip for the armchair quarterbacks. But according to the Wall Street Journal, your average NFL game doesn't even offer up a quarter hour of actual action - only 11 minutes of game play when all is said and done.

According to a Wall Street Journal study of four recent broadcasts, and similar estimates by researchers, the average amount of time the ball is in play on the field during an NFL game is about 11 minutes.

In other words, if you tally up everything that happens between the time the ball is snapped and the play is whistled dead by the officials, there's barely enough time to prepare a hard-boiled egg. In fact, the average telecast devotes 56% more time to showing replays.

So what do the networks do with the other 174 minutes in a typical broadcast? Not surprisingly, commercials take up about an hour. As many as 75 minutes, or about 60% of the total air time, excluding commercials, is spent on shots of players huddling, standing at the line of scrimmage or just generally milling about between snaps. In the four broadcasts The Journal studied, injured players got six more seconds of camera time than celebrating players. While the network announcers showed up on screen for just 30 seconds, shots of the head coaches and referees took up about 7% of the average show.

So while you're gorging on NFL playoffs - and lots of heart-healthy snacks, of course - keep in mind that you really do have to hurry through your bathroom breaks so you don't miss a moment of action. There are so few moments to miss, it turns out.

brittny.jpgBrittny Gastineau has reached another life milestone. Reality show star. Model. Reconciled half-sister.

The abandoned daughter of former New York Sack Exchange standout Mark Gastineau finally got to meet Killian Marcus Gastineau, the until-now secret son her dad fathered when he ran off with Brigitte Nielsen in the 1980s - before she took up with Flavor Flav, of course.

People.com has a bunch of detail on the heartwarming meeting that clearly has really impacted Brittny's life for good:

"It was very weird and surreal," says Brittny, who hasn't been in touch with her father for several years. "I didn't cry. I'm too tough to cry. But we hugged, we talked about old stories. He said he watched Gastineau Girls in Italy, so he knew what I looked like.

I asked him a million questions, but he doesn't speak English. He's really cute. He's like 6',5", blonde. He looks exactly like Brigitte."

Another precious moment born of reality TV - and a philandering sports star. Sigh.

terryglenn.jpgTwo-time Bill Parcells punching dummy Terry Glenn has added to his arrest record after a Tuesday night auto theft bust in Dallas.

Dallas-Ft.. Worth Airport Police report say Glenn rented a 2009 Chevrolet Suburban from National Rent A Car in November and had yet to return the truck. He was booked and released Tuesday night.

In all, the former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver has been arrested four times. The first was in 2001, after accusations of assaulting the mother of his then 5-year-old son. The second came in 2005, again for public intoxication. The third time was January of 2009 when Glenn was busted after reports he had been seen wandering naked through the halls of an Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel outside Dallas.

Glenn faced a number of charges for that incident, including public intoxication and possession of marijuana, reports CBSNews.

Glenn was a Cowboys wide receiver from 2003 to 2007 and led the team in 2005 with 132 catches, almost 2,200 yards and 13 touchdowns. Glenn also played for the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers before playing for the Cowboys in his 12-year career.

It wasn't as dramatic as the Statue of Liberty play from 2007's OT Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma State, but this latest bit of trickery in the No. 6 Broncos' bag was no less amazing.

Boise State's fourth quarter fake punt on fourth-and-nine picked up 29 yards and led to the game-winning drive in their 17-10 Fiesta Bowl win over No. 4 TCU to preserve a perfect 14-0 season.

Punter Kyle Brotzman hit Kyle Efaw for 20 yards with a defender in his face to carry the day. Brotzman also had a perfect punt to the TCU one-yard line to help seal the game with less than 2 minutes left.

And about that 2007 win:

Video turned up on YouTube that's apparently Adam James giving a brief tour of his holding pen, now infamous as the pit where former Texas Tech head footbal coach Mike Leach's career went to die.

It's a dark, grainy cell phone video that doesn't show much, but you get the idea that's it's a somewhat small tech closet and no great pace to spend three hours.