You might have seen Tom Brady's purported resume earlier today, which the New England Patriots quarterback shared on Facebook for Throwback Thursday.

Psssh. It's a fake. SportsNation got its hands on Brady's real resume. Check it out. (Note: This is 100 percent real, certainly not created today by SN staffers or anything.)

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DeAndre Yedlin was a revelation for Team USA at this year's World Cup, but he's still prone to the occasional mistakes that most young players make. The difference with Yedlin is that when he does misplay a ball that leads to a clear breakaway, he does stuff like this:

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That's what it looks like when a man with average speed for a professional soccer player gets chased down by a man who ran a 4.2 40-yard dash. We can't wait to see what an older, wiser (but hopefully still just-as-fast) Yedlin can do when 2018 rolls around.

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Takeru Kobayashi is the most dominant competitive eater in recorded history, a title he earned by scarfing down massive quantities of hot dogs, burgers, burritos and (horrifyingly) 17.7 pounds of cow brains.

He may have met his match, however, in the form of what appears to be the world's greediest hamster.

We can't fault Kobayashi for losing this one. Hamsters are well-known gluttons that take no prisoners when it comes to competition. They also make fine (if slightly boring) pets.

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Early MLB playoff predictions

MLB playoff-clinching season is here. The Los Angeles Angels snagged a playoff spot Monday and are close to sealing the AL West. The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals cemented their respective division titles Tuesday. Meanwhile, it appears the wild-card races are the most competitive, with each league seemingly embroiled in a three-way scrape for two spots. How will it all play out?

How will the Angels fare in the playoffs?

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    17%
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    34%
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    24%
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    25%

Discuss (Total votes: 99,092)

  • How will the Nationals fare in the playoffs?

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      33%
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      39%
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      17%
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      11%

    Discuss (Total votes: 51,149)

  • How will the Orioles fare in the playoffs?

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      31%
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      44%
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      11%
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      14%

    Discuss (Total votes: 52,688)

  • Which of these teams will win the AL Central?

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      64%
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      36%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,439)

  • Which of these teams is most likely to miss the playoffs?

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      18%
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      62%
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      20%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,808)

  • Which of these teams is most likely to miss the playoffs?

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      63%
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      13%
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      24%

    Discuss (Total votes: 14,857)

  • Which team will win the AL?

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      15%
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      39%
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      21%
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      17%
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      8%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,177)

  • Which team will win the National League?

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      18%
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      44%
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      8%
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      21%
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      9%

    Discuss (Total votes: 14,919)

  • Which team will win the World Series?

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      21%
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      25%
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      8%
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      14%
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      32%

    Discuss (Total votes: 15,531)

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Medieval siege weapons were kind of amazing. We're talking massive battering rams, mutant crossbows and wheeled towers bristling with archers. Our personal favorite is the trebuchet, a type of catapult that uses a counterweight on one end and a rope sling on the other to hurl huge stones several football fields away.

To the best of our knowledge, no one has ever used a trebuchet to shoot a basketball into a hoop -- at least, not until trick-shot group Legendary Shots came along:

Awesome. We would totally build our own trebuchet, but given the massive amount of effort and knowledge involved (and the fact that we don't have any castles held by recalcitrant rebels that we need to knock down), we think we'll pass.

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