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WATCH: Dayton upsets Ohio State in final seconds

Aaron Craft and the No.6 Ohio State had a chance to beat No.11-seed Dayton at the buzzer during the second-round of the NCAA Tournament, but the senior playing in his last game with the Buckeyes had his attempt just roll out. Here’s video the final sequence of Craft and the eventual winner by Dayton’s Vee Sanford via Guyism: The post Aaron Craft Just Misses Game-Winner, Dayton...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Quits Twitter after Ripping Cam Newton & Signing with Patriots

Brandon LaFell signed a three-year contract with the Patriots on March 17 and was obviously extremely happy about getting the opportunity to catch balls from Tom Brady. The former LSU wideout was apparently recruited by his former Tiger teammate, Stevan Ridley, who is a New England running back. LaFell also took to Twitter earlier this week and called out his former QB, Cam Newton...
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Sam Thompson Gets Way Up There, Throws Down Alley Oop

Ohio State is playing Dayton right now in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament and Sam Thompson is doing what he does best: throw down alley oops. The 6’7” junior was at it again on Thursday, throwing down a nice two-hand alley oop that brought the Buckeyes within 2. We could be seeing our first March upset unfold with this 6-11 seed matchup. [ImGyasiG's Vine]   The post Sam...
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American’s Tony Wroblicky shoots one-handed free-throw

During its second-round game against Wisconsin on Thursday, American’s Tony Wroblicky showcased his one-handed free throw. Wroblicky shot an amazing 72% from the line on the season. The post American’s Tony Wroblicky shoots one-handed free-throw appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Phil Kessel Had Some Difficulties Squirting a Water Bottle

Move over Dustin Brown, the Maple Leafs’ Phil Kessel is now the holder for the biggest water bottle fail. The post Phil Kessel Had Some Difficulties Squirting a Water Bottle appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Frank Thomas Sues Reebok Over ‘Big Hurt’ Shoes

Frank Thomas, the one time slugger for the Chicago Whitesox, is filing a lawsuit after Reebok  re-releasing the ’Big Hurt’ shoe without his permission last year.  The shoe company reportedly brought back the shoe during its 2013 “Classic Retro Campaign,” but without Thomas’s consent. Thomas was signed to Reebok from 1995-98 when Reebok used his “Big Hurt” nickname...
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Kid Throws Tantrum After Not Receiving Baseball During Dodgers Trip to Australia

Kid ends up getting baseball after throwing tantrum during exhibition game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Australian baseball team.  ”ME! ME! ME! NO!! ME!” “Oh, cool”.  How nice is that other young kid, by the way? Tossing him the ball after his little spat. [MLB GIFs via Next Impulse Sports] The post Kid Throws Tantrum After Not Receiving Baseball During Dodgers...
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15 Photos of Kristine Leahy, CBS Sports’ NCAA Tournament Sideline Reporter

Kristine Leahy previously was the sideline reporter for the Boston Celtics and the New England sports radio station, WEEI, before joining CBS Sports.  She is doing the sideline reporting during the NCAA Tournament, so get used to seeing this face. The post 15 Photos of Kristine Leahy, CBS Sports’ NCAA Tournament Sideline Reporter appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Orioles’ Adam Jones steals second and third base on one pitch

The Baltimore Orioles open the season on March 31st against the Boston Red Sox. Center fielder, Adam Jones, had a double steal during Wednesday’s Spring Training game against Tampa Bay. After taking second base on a 1-0 pitch, Jones then took third after seeing that no one was covering the base because of the infield shift for Chris Davis. Hopefully we’ll see this play again...
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Daily Diehard: Guy Deadlifts 1,155-Pounds, Dude Perfect Trick Shots, Kevin Love Game-Winner, Quincy Davis

Zydrunas Savickas breaks World Record after deadlifting 1,55 pounds:  Dude Perfect consecutive trick shot video: Russian stuntman hangs from high rise from fingertips: Kevin Love’s game-winner lifts T-Wolves over the Mavericks: Guy cracks ‘Dez Nuts’ joke on People’s Court Reporter: Diehard Beauty: Surfer Quincy Davis: The post Daily Diehard: Guy Deadlifts 1,155-Pounds...
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Phil Jackson Receives Standing Ovation in First Game Back at MSG

Phil Jackson attended his first Knicks game as the new President of Basketball Operations on Wednesday night and New York won its seventh straight game. It was a great return to Madison Square Garden for the former Knick power forward and two-time NBA Champion as a player, who received a standing ovation after his name was announced on the jumbotron. [Bleacher Report] The post Phil...
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Aroldis Chapman Gets Hit in Face with Line Drive, Taken to Hospital Afterward

Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face with a comeback line drive courtesy of Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez on Wednesday night, immediately leaving the game on a stretcher and going to the hospital. Early reports indicate that the Reds’ closer has fractures above his left eye and nose, but that he never lost consciousness. Keep Chapman in your thoughts tonight. [Deadspin] The...
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Miguel Cabrera Stars in ‘MLB 14 the Show Commercial, is Funny & Weird as Usual

Miguel Cabrera does two things extremely well: act comedically while speaking broken English and play baseball. The reigning Triple Crown winner starred in a PS4 commercial for the platform’s new ‘MLB 14 the Show’ game, and it was exactly what you’d expect out of a Miggy commercial. Check it out as the Tigers’ first baseman lifts weights while girls hula hoop and say ...
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Tennessee’s Josh Richardson Throws Down Monster Baseline Jam, Goes Crazy Afterward

Tennessee won it’s play-in game on Wednesday night against Iowa largely in part due to G Josh Richardson’s stellar play. The junior scored 17 points and came down with 8 boards in the overtime victory; he also threw down this monster slam in the second half and promptly went insane running down the court afterward. Richardson being pumped was justified though, as the highlight...
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5’11″ J.J Barea Attempts Tip Dunk, Forgets to Palm Ball

Chalk this one up for fail of the week. Though it was subtle, on Wednesday night against the Mavs J.J. Barea attempted a tip dunk, failing to grab onto the ball and subsequently hanging on the rim. Barea, an ex-Mav, is 5’11”. [Talk Hoops YouTube] The post 5’11″ J.J Barea Attempts Tip Dunk, Forgets to Palm Ball appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Blake Wheeler Scores Ridiculously Patient OT Winner Against Colorado

Blake Wheeler, who made Team USA for the first time this year, is having an excellent season (56 points in 70 games) and is on pace for a career-high in points. On Wednesday night, he added to his impressive success, scoring a tremendously patient overtime winner against the Avalanche to get the Jets a much needed two points. With the win, Winnipeg is currently four points behind...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Ranger Taken Off On Stretcher After Being Boarded by Alex Kilhorn

Paul Ranger hasn’t exactly had a good season thus far in Toronto. The 6’3” defenseman who spent all of last year with the Leafs’ AHL affiliate, the  Toronto Marlies, has struggled to find consistent playing time this year and the hit he took on Wednesday night may have ended his hockey career. Let’s hope Paul can make a full and speedy recovery after falling victim to...
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Kobe Bryant: “Barack Obama Could Probably Make Lakers’ Current Roster”

Ever wonder what the POTUS would look like in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform? According to Lakers injured star Kobe Bryant on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday, President Obama would have no problem playing on the current Lakers roster. .@kobebryant said @BarackObama could probably make the current Lakers roster (on @dpshow) — Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters) March 19, 2014 As I explained...
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Chicago High Schooler Hits Game-Winning Shot Nine Days After Being Shot

Just days after being shot in the leg, Tyquone Greer of Chicago’s Orr Academy High School  hits a game-winning three pointer during Illinois Super Sectional Title Game. It was his first and only shot of the game. The details via ESPN: Less than two weeks after he was shot in the leg while attending a neighborhood get-together, Greer came off the bench and buried a wide-open...
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Johnny Manziel has Custom Oregon/Texas A&M Air Jordan Sneakers

Having recently signed an endorsement deal with Nike, Johnny Manziel is already reaping the benefit from the deal. Manziel, who originally committed to Chip Kelly and Oregon before settling on A&M out of high school, posted the not-yet-released  Air Jordan V “Oregon” shoes to his Instagram. The shoes have Texas A&M and his nickname Johnny Football stitched in the tongue...
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Hershey Bears Goalie David Leggio Imitates Pierre McGuire Perfectly

Hershey Bears goalie David Leggio created this epic video with his teammate Tyson Strachan and perfectly imitated Pierre McGuire. He nailed exactly how he speaks and the amount of information that Pierre tries to pack into his sentences. Here is a Pierre McGuire interview for comparison’s sake. [Puck Daddy Blog] The post Hershey Bears Goalie David Leggio Imitates Pierre McGuire...
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George Washington Coach Mike Lonergan Calls Out President Obama For Not Selecting GW over Memphis

George Washington is set to play Memphis in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Colonials, the No.9 seed in the East region, have a 45%  chance of beating the No.8 seed Tigers, according to FivethirtyEight. As close as that margin is, President Obama, while filling out his bracket, decided to spurn the local D.C. team and go with the favorite. This didn’t please George...
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San Jose Sharks Make Sam Tageson’s Dream Come True

17-year-old Sam Tageson was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means he only has two valves instead of four. On Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks helped Tageson realize his dream and signed him to a one-day contract. Tageson was able to skate with the team in practice, skate through the Shark head (the first non-player to do so), and was announced over the PA system. Truly...
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Yasiel Puig Shows of Cricket Bat-Flip in Australia

The L.A. Dodgers and Yasiel Puig open the season the season with the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia. The Dodgers Vine account posted the above clip of Puig taking a hack with his a cricket bat, which also includes his trademark bat-flip. Seems like the team is having a lot of fun in the land “Down Under.” When you in Australia and you turn 26, you get to hold a baby kangaroo...
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ESPN Columnist Picks 16-Seed Coastal Carolina to Beat 1-Seed Virginia

As you probably already know — a 16-seed has never beaten a 1-seed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. ESPN columnist Pablo Torre thinks this is the year it will get done (he also picked 16-seed Southern University to upset 1-seed Gonzaga last year).  Torre took to PTI to announce that Coastal Carolina was going to beat Virginia. He explained his reasoning later on Twitter...
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