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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 23883012 That was weird That+was+weird NFL

Dome disasters, freak injuries and a psychic cephalopod were just a few things that made us scratch our heads this year. But that doesn't fully cover our look back at the weirdest stories of 2010.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 23231247 It's snowing It%27s+snowing NFL

Brett Favre wasn't the only drama the Vikings had to deal with. On Dec. 12, a storm dumped snow on the Metrodome, causing the roof to rip under the weight of the slushy white stuff. The team had to move its home game that weekend to Detroit. A week later, the team played its final home game of the season outside at the University of Minnesota's football stadium. And during all that, Favre's streak of consecutive games played came to an end when he had to sit out because of a shoulder injury. Check out more of the best of 2010

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 23708320 Tough break Tough+break NFL

It was the joy of victory and the agony of defeat — all in one play. In May, Kendry Morales hit a walk-off grand slam for the Los Angeles Angels to secure the win for his jubilant teammates, who waited for him to round the bases. Unfortunately, the run ended with him jumping on home plate and breaking his leg in a freak celebratory injury. Morales ended up sitting out the rest of the 2010 season after his injury required surgery to heal.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 21474140 Calamari and the Cup Calamari+and+the+Cup NFL

World Cup fans were riveted to their TVs this summer, watching their favorite teams, complaining about the vuvuzelas, and obsessing over an octopus. Paul the Octopus, who lived in captivity in Germany, became an overnight sensation when his handlers used him to predict who would win World Cup matches by having him select food out of one of two boxes -- one for each team in a match. The octopus went eight for eight during World Cup action.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 22013965 Brady takes on Bieber Brady+takes+on+Bieber NFL

There has been talk around the league all season about Tom Brady's luscious locks. Why is he growing his hair out? When is he going to cut it? Is his supermodel wife making him do it? But a big blow to Brady's new 'do came from teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, who went as far as to accuse the NFL quarterback of stealing his look. Sorry, Tom, but in this debate, we're on Team Bieber.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 22545182 Junior league Junior+league NFL

A few days after his Portugal team was eliminated from the World Cup, soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo dropped a bombshell. "It is with great joy and emotion that I inform I have recently become father to a baby boy," the young and notorious playboy said in a statement. He also said he was taking sole custody of the child and would honor the mother's request to keep her identity confidential. Junior is now being raised by the soccer star with help from his mom.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 11951623 When squirrels attack When+squirrels+attack NFL

Poor Robby Ginepri. The tennis star swerved and fell while riding his mountain bike and broke his elbow — an injury that kept him out of competition for six weeks. But why swerve in the first place? He was trying to avoid a squirrel that ran into his path.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 12308611 Excuses, excuses Excuses%2C+excuses NFL

This year, we saw the usual failed drug tests by athletes — along with some more creative "explanations" for what went wrong. NFL player Brian Cushing blamed his positive test on a unique medical condition called "overtrained athlete syndrome," which caused his hormones to spike. And cyclist Alberto Contador blamed contaminated beef for a positive doping test. We can't decide whether they are guilty or innocent of using performance-enhancing drugs, but we're pretty sure their excuses were stupid.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 22505018 Are you there, God? Are+you+there%2C+God%3F NFL

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson dropped a potential game-winning touchdown against the Steelers in November, but rather than blaming himself, Johnson took to Twitter to have a heart-to-heart with God. "I PRAISE YOU 24/7!!!!!! AND THIS HOW YOU DO TO ME!!!!! YOU EXPECT ME TO LEARN FROM THIS??? HOW???!!! ILL NEVER FORGET THIS!! EVER!!! THX THO..." Maybe God was trying to teach you a lesson — like don't use all caps on Twitter.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 22175612 By a hair By+a+hair NFL

If you want to cut Troy Polamalu's hair, it's going to cost you $1 million. At least, that's how much the Steeler's hair was insured for this year by Head and Shoulders shampoo, which has an endorsement deal with the NFL safety.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 22172223 Cereal and sex chats Cereal+and+sex+chats NFL Chad Ochocinco gave parents another reason to have their kids avoid him. In September, the football star launched a breakfast cereal called OchocincO's and thought it would be a nice idea to add the phone number for a charity called Feed the Children to the box. Unfortunately, the number actually went to a phone sex line, which probably isn't the kind of place you want your kids calling. Andy Lyons - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/11/21/GYI0062560856_20101121182542_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/11/21/GYI0062560856_20101121182542_107_80.JPG
NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 23706029 LeBron and the rabbi LeBron+and+the+rabbi NFL

What do you do when your reputation has been tarnished and the public believes your ego is growing out of control? Hire a rabbi! That's exactly what LeBron James did after the media debacle surrounding his choice to play in Miami. According to the website TMZ, in August the hoops star hired a New York rabbi with Florida ties to be his business and spiritual guide. Too bad LeBron didn't have the rabbi on his side before taking his free-agent decision to TV.

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NFL 5 800 Weirdest sports stories of 2010 23709002 Waffling around Waffling+around NFL

All fans get frustrated at some point with their favorite team, but Maple Leafs fans are taking it to a new level. After another heartbreaking loss in December, one Toronto fan threw waffles onto the ice to show his frustration. "They need to wake up and eat some breakfast," the apparent waffle thrower told the Toronto Sun. "I’m just trying to help them out with a balanced diet." Since then, copycat wafflers have taken up the cause with one fan being indefinitely suspended from Toronto's arena after throwing waffles on the ice during game action.

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