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Rutgers students tailgate in the rain - HLN TUMS Ultimate Tailgate sweeps

Tailgating in the rain: Rutgers style

We checked out the pre-game party at one of the newest Big Ten teams: Rutgers University.

A rainy game day was no match for these Scarlet Knights fans!

Apollos Hester

High school footballer will get you fired up!

A high school football player gave such an impassioned interview Friday after his game that the video has gone viral.

Senior Apollos Hester, a wide receiver for the East View Patriots in Georgetown, Texas, was pumped up after his team overcame a 14-point halftime deficit  to defeat Vandergrift 42-41.

Chef Jim Stacy of Pallookaville near Atlanta and HLN Bleacher Report Brian McFayden (wearing the 'wolverine' pork shredding gloves) prepare a meal for their 'TUMS Ultimate Tailgate.'

TUMS Ultimate Tailgate: Pig butt 'palooza

Mexican Coca-Cola! That's one of the special ingredients that makes Chef Jim Stacy's tailgate pork butt special. HLN's Brian McFayden joined Stacy at his restaurant Pallookaville, near Atlanta to get schooled on how to make two tasty tailgate treats.

Post a pic of your tailgate, or game day party on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #TUMSTailgateSweeps and you could be one of our weekly winners!

Chris Kemoeatu, left, and his brother Ma'ake laugh during a news conference at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Baltimore. Chris Kemoeatu's football career was cut short after seven seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers when he learned he'd need a kidney transplant. That's when his older brother, a 99-percent kidney match and a former nose tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, stepped in, and left the Ravens in 2012.

Ex-Raven retires to give brother a kidney

More from the Bleacher Report: Former Ravens DL retires to donate kidney to brother

Today's must-see, must-share stories are in the daily speed feed.

File photo: Jameis Winston of the Florida State Seminoles

FSU quarterback suspended after obscene outburst

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, last year's Heisman Trophy winner, is in trouble again.

This time, it's for an obscene phrase (NSFW) he yelled at the student union.

Jonathan Dwyer mugshot

Police: NFL player Jonathan Dwyer head-butted wife

Jonathan Dwyer, a running back for the Arizona Cardinals, posted bond and was released from jail Thursday, a day after he was arrested on charges of domestic violence, according to authorities. 

Dwyer was booked Wednesday on one count of aggravated assault causing a fracture, one count of aggravated assault involving a minor, two counts of criminal damage, one count of preventing the use of a phone in an emergency and assault. 

File photo: Singer Rihanna attends the Edun fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Skylight Modern on September 7, 2014 in New York City.

Rihanna to CBS: "F*** you!"

Rihanna is blasting CBS for yanking her new theme song from last week's Thursday Night Football in the wake of the Ray Rice abuse scandal.

Rihanna tweeted:

File photo: The Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson takes part in practice exercises prior to an NFL game in London in September, 2013.

NFL star's case: Was it abuse or discipline?

New allegations have surfaced that NFL star Adrian Peterson was accused of abusing another son back in June.

Sources tell Houston affiliate KHOU the boy's mom said Peterson admitted in texts to disciplining the child, but said the boy hit his head on his car seat in the process.

The Ontario County Sheriff's office has finished its investigation into the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who died from his injuries after he was struck by a race car driven by Tony Stewart during a race in August.

Investigation into dirt track death over

The Ontario County Sheriff's office has finished its investigation into the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who died from his injuries after he was struck by a race car driven by Tony Stewart during a race in August. 

They have given the evidence they compiled to the district attorney, who will announce late next week what the next steps in the case will be.

NASCAR legend Richard Petty surprises Navy officer Peter Theodoracopoulos

Navy man and NASCAR fan sails into Richard Petty ambush

Peter Theodoracopoulos is a Navy officer who loves NASCAR but has never been to a race.

So Morning Express Bleacher Report anchor Brain McFayden enlisted the help of ‘The King,’ the one and only Richard Petty, and Operation Inspiration to give him and his family the surprise of a lifetime.

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