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Our periodic look at the insanity and hilarity of the sporting world.

As expected, every single member of the countdown got votes last week, and the returning champ got none.

This week there was a bunch of crazy stuff going on, so plenty of things to highlight for you.

Honorable Mentions:

Yeah, Screw You, Jeff Allen

This headline is just unfortunate.

N.Y. Governor's Race Now About Who Roots For Which Crappy AFC East Team

Because politics is about the issues that really matter.

Korean Mayor Egged By Councilman For Relocating Baseball Stadium

They take their baseball very seriously in Korea

Cam Newton Gives Same Answer Five Times, Talks About "Donkey Kong Suh"

Not sure if he thought he was clever, or just really liked to play Donkey Kong Country as a kid.

Texas Botched The Coin Toss, Has To Kick Off To UCLA Both Halves/Jets Call Timeout, Nullify Own Game-Tying Touchdown, Lose Game [UPDATE]

Two cases of players not understanding how things are supposed to work.

And now your top 5 for the week:

#5 Arkansas State Player Pretends To Die On Fake Punt, For Some Reason

Gives new meaning to the term "dead ball".  At first, it was just quirky, but with the new information, it seems like a rather pointless way to keep the guy from going downfield.

#4 This Jérémy Ménez Backheel Is A Front-Runner For Goal Of The Year

This goal is pretty amazing, and also really poor judgement on the part of the defense and goalkeeper.

#3 Straight Dudes Marry In New Zealand For Trip to Rugby World Cup

I get wanting to go the Rugby World Cup, it's like getting an all-expenses paid trip to the Super Bowl.  But I don't think I would go so far as to marry someone of the same sex just to get tickets.  It sounds like a really cheesy movie plot.

#2 Listen To Cheryl Tiegs's Very Sloppy Appearance On Twins TV And Radio

Makes me wish I could watch the Twins broadcasts.  I've heard way too many drunk dial messages that sound exactly like that.

#1 Here Is What a Double-KO to the Nuts in a Christian Fight Looks Like

So the take-down is brutal, but the prayer offered after the win just seems ludicrous.

So there you have it.  Can any of these unseat the champions from last week?