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Tim Tebow Officially Scores A Minor League Baseball Contract With The New York Mets — So Long, NFL!

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Tim Tebow is officially starting his career in professional baseball!

In case you didn't know, the former NFL quarterback decided to pull a Michael Jordan and try his luck at playing baseball recently — and apparently, the switchover is proving to be quite easy for the sports phenomenon.

That's because the New York Mets just signed the 29-year-old to a minor league contract to play for the team's Instructional League!

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Last week, the athlete worked out for nearly 50 scouts from 28 MLB teams in El Lay, and will now head to the Mets Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida, to start the next chapter in his Goldilocks-esque sports story.

The team made the official announcement on Twitter Thursday morning, saying:

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Olympian Katie Ledecky Got Michael Phelps' Autograph 10 Years Ago! See The Adorable Pic!

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Katie Ledecky is a three time Olympic gold medalist, often called the future of American swimming.

So, it doesn't surprise us that the nine-time world champion had another record-shattering idol to look up to growing up — a certain swimmer named Michael Phelps!

After winning her second and third gold medals on Tuesday, the 19-year-old is going to be signing a lot of autographs at the Rio games.

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But ten years ago, it was Ledecky who was asking for Phelps' autograph as a mere 9-year-old superfan!

On Tuesday, ESPN reporter Darren Rovell shared the adorable throwback pic, courtesy of the Ledecky family:

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No, Tim Tebow Won't Be The Next Bachelor — Instead, He's Going To Play Professional Baseball!

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Get ready, Tim Tebow lovers — your boy is pulling a Michael Jordan!!

Jordan, of course, quit the NBA's Chicago Bulls for one year in the mid-1990s to pursue a professional baseball career, and even though he did pretty well on the diamond, his experiment was short-lived.

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Well now, former NFL star Tebow wants much of the same for his career, now that he appears completely done with football — the QB is going after a baseball career and he's REALLY serious about it!

(Yeah, no, we know, it's not The Bachelor. Wouldn't he be amazing?! Sigh…)

But hey, a hunk in baseball pants?! Sign us up!!

According to Tebow's agent Jimmy Sexton, the athlete has been

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar BURNS Donald Trump For Being Racist In Incredibly Poignant DNC Speech — Watch!

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The support for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention sure has been great this year with incredibly emotional speeches, AH-Mazing performances, and even some late night fun — but now the sports world is getting in on the action!

And they play HARD!

During Thursday night's meeting at the DNC, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar briefly took the stage to get both serious and funny when he told the story of the late Army Captain Humayun Khan, who was one of 14 American Muslims who died serving under the United States since 9/11.

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Before the sports star talked about discrimination and religious freedom acts, he made sure to throw ANOTHER shot at Donald Trump — by introducing himself to the crowd as Michael Jordan because Donald "couldn't tell the difference." LOLz!

Ch-ch-check out the HIGHlarious clip (below) as Jabbar not only burns Trump but makes an AH-Mazing point about bigotry and fear!

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NBA Legend Michael Jordan Donates MILLIONS, Saying He 'Can No Longer Stay Silent' About Gun Violence & Police Brutality!
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NBA Legend Michael Jordan Donates MILLIONS, Saying He 'Can No Longer Stay Silent' About Gun Violence & Police Brutality!

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This is really powerful.

Unable to stay silent any longer in the face of multiple instances of unnecessary deaths of black men at the hands of police officers, as well as the horrific, targeted killings of officers in response, NBA superstar Michael Jordan has brought his voice to the conversation, and it is sobering.

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Jordan penned a piece for The Undefeated in which, acknowledging that, as the son of a victim of gun violence — Jordan's father was murdered two decades ago in a crime that has never been solved — he is looking for a solution to the recent stories of police brutality and horror.

Jordan wrote:

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Jimmy Kimmel Interviews Mariah Carey The Only Way She Deserves — In A Luxurious Bubble Bath!

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Jimmy Kimmel may not have Carpool Karaoke or Lip Sync Battle… but at least he has a bathtub!

The late night host welcomed Mariah Carey to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday and provided her some very luxurious amenities!

Since Kimmel knows the Infinity singer is accustomed to the finer things in life, he conducted most of their interview while soaking in a bubble bath!

Photo: Mariah Displays Her Toned Bod In A Leather Mini & Lace Bra!

After a fully clothed Kimmel and Carey stepped into the tub — complete with champagne and candles, of course — Mimi chatted about her Las Vegas residency and her upcoming wedding!

Before the tub action, the singer also discussed not understanding ANYTHING about sports, despite singing for NBA legend Michael Jordan multiple times!

Ch-ch-check out the clips (below) to see Mariah's squeaky clean interview!

[Image via ABC.]

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