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What's in Matthew McConaughey's Fanny Pack?

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Matthew McConaughey is single-handedly trying to bring back the fanny pack. And, I guess, if ever there were a person to try, Matthew McConaughey is the man for the job.

It started when he was spotted at Fenway Park wearing a fanny pack. Was this fashion choice ironic? Was it legit? The only way to find out was to ask. McConaughey revealed that he's totally serious about his fanny packs, guys.

In the interview, he said: "I'm not afraid of the fanny pack. Instead of stuffing your pockets... you kind of got to put it on the side to make it look a little not-as-nerdy, but still, practicality wins out. I've got so much gear in here that I don't want in my pockets, I'm not afraid of the fanny pack."

TicketNetwork.com has definitely been a proponent of fanny packs (we even hosted a "Bring Back the Pack" contest back in the day). Thankfully, McConaughey is doing the legwork for us.

But what's inside of that fanny pack? Here are some of my theories...

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Are Jay Z and Beyonce Divorcing? (A Complete Guide)

Are Jay Z and Beyonce Divorcing

It's a question many have been wondering, especially since the elevator incident: are Jay Z and Beyonce splitting up? Here, I'll break down everything surrounding the billionaire couple, rumors, speculation, and fans included, so you can become the resident Jay Z and Beyonce expert at your next family party/company event/watercooler conversation.

The Elevator Incident

This is really what started the whole 'Jay/Bey are done' rumors. It happened back in May, when some security footage leaked from a Met Gala after-party. There's no audio in the video, but it clearly showed Jay Z, Beyonce, and Solange (Beyonce's sister) on an elevator. Solange was yelling, and then she went after Jay Z. Theories behind why the bizarre 'incident' took place include:

1.) Jay Z cheated on Beyonce with Rihanna.

2.) Jay Z cheated on Beyonce with Rachel Roy.

3.) Jay Z was with Rachel Roy back in the day, and bragged about it the night of the Met Gala.

4.) Jay Z disrespected Beyonce in some way, cheating or otherwise, and Solange was sticking up for her.

5.) Solange's behavior that night is normal for her.

6.) Blue Ivy is actually Solange's daughter and now she wants custody?

7.) Solange's kid is actually Jay Z's and she's tired of hiding it?

8.) Solange and Jay Z were arguing over something Illuminati-related?

As you can see, things start to get weird, fast. This doesn't even include the joke theories! That said, all we officially know is what the three of them have said — essentially nothing.

Yet that hasn't stopped rumors from circulating that Jay Z and Beyonce are definitely, probably, maybe going to break up, separate, renew their vows, have another kid, or divorce soon, in the future, or never.

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Top 5 Baseball Player Cameos in Movies and TV

For as long as anyone can remember, athletes have wanted to be actors or musicians and vice-versa. Today we celebrate all those baseball players who took their shot in the TV/Movie business. Here are my Top 5 appearances in TV shows or movies by baseball players:

The Simpsons

Players Featured: Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs, Ken Griffey, Jr., Steve Sax, Ozzie Smith, José Canseco, Don Mattingly, Darryl Strawberry and Mike Scioscia

If you were to ask a "Simpsons" fan the question: what is the best episode ever? The majority of them would answer "Homer at the Bat." The 1992 episode of the classic cartoon features nine MLB players, each of whom have funny scenes throughout the episode. From Bart heckling Darryl Strawberry from the stands to Mr. Burns yelling at Don Mattingly to shave his sideburns, this is definitely the best example of MLB cameos.

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MLB Meets Taylor Swift in Twitter Sing-Along

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Things got a little crazy yesterday on Twitter, at least when it came to MLB and some of its teams. Someone over at the MLB headquarters must have been jamming along to Taylor Swift's "Love Story" because all it took was tweeting one lyric to the song before a sing-along began between the MLB Twitter account and the official accounts for teams like the Rangers, the Reds, the Brewers, and the Dodgers. Who knew they were all such big Taylor Swift fans?

Here's how it all got started...

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Top 5 Daily Show Correspondents of All-Time

It was announced this past week that another disciple of Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" will be getting his own show; this time it will be "Senior Black Correspondent" Larry Wilmore. Wilmore will be taking the time slot immediately following "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, which will be open when Stephen Colbert leaves his program at the end of 2014 (more on him later).

Seeing another "Daily Show" correspondent get his shot got us thinking: who are the best correspondents to make it big after their run on "The Daily Show"? Well, here is our list:

1 (tie). Steve Carell

Credits Include: The Office, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy, The 40 Year-Old Virgin

It was impossible to decide between Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert for the top spot in our list, so it was deemed a tie — it was completely even Stephen. Lame joke, but it perfectly segues into the video to the left that features arguably the best recurring segment in "Daily Show" history. Carell and Colbert are two of the biggest stars in world now, which make watching these videos even more awesome.

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