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Sir Alex Ferguson Tells Reporter to 'F*ck Off'

Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson took exception to this story written by Daily Mail reporter Bob Cass in which a source says Ferguson is frustrated with the contract negotiations with Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder and is prepared to move on. So when the two crossed paths after Man U’s friendly win over Barcelona, Ferguson accosted Cass and said, “You and your paper can fuck off.”

I love the British for instances like this. Not only does a coach feel comfortable saying something that would lead SportsCenter in this country, but the reporter shrugs it off and goes about his business like it’s no big deal.

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MTV2 Gets Into the High School Football Game

Perhaps in an attempt to cash in on the Friday Night Lights audience, MTV2 will air The Ride: The Road To The U.S. Army All American Bowl.

The “docu-series” follows eight high school quarterbacks as they try to win a spot in the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

“We are pleased to partner with Backfield Productions, LLC to bring The Ride to MTV2,” Eric Conte, SVP, programming and production, MTV2, said in a statement. “The Ride: The Road To The U.S. Army All American Bowl is a courageous journey, blending elements of competition, intense passion, and heartache that undoubtedly will resonate with MTV2 viewers. Watching these eight young high school football players compete for their ultimate dreams taps right into the vein of our young male audience and is sure to touch and inspire both die-hard and casual football fans alike.”

The quarterbacks after the jump. Read more