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Brett Favre gets haircut and shave - for new commercial (Video)

Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre had been looking rather shaggy in recent public appearances, letting his hair grow and sporting a full grey beard. However, it would seem that Favre's recent grooming habits, or lack thereof, may have all been a setup for this commercial promoting MicroTouch razors and trimmers.Favre looks a lot better now after getting himself cleaned up...
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Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson 'revs it up' to celebrate stolen base (GIFs)

Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson busted out a "rev it up" celebration after coming through with a huge stolen base in the ninth inning of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card game against Oakland.With the Royals down 7-6, Dyson came into the game as a pinch runner after a Mike Moustakas single with no outs. After advancing to second on a sacrifice bunt...
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Royals infielder Omar Infante goes down swinging - literally (Video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante went down swinging - literally - during his first at-bat of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card playoff game against Oakland.Infante took the huge hack at the 0-2 pitch from A's pitcher Jon Lester which made him look really silly.Overall, however, Infante had a respectable game at the...
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Latvian soccer team celebrates goal with 'team photo' (Video/GIF)

In Latvian first division soccer action this past weekend, FK Ventspils celebrated a goal against Liepaja by posing for a "team photo", with one of their players using their shoe as the camera. Very creative, although maybe a bit excessive, especially given that the goal would be their only score of the match, which ended in a 1-1 draw. DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does...
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Pennsylvania farmstead creates Mario Lemieux corn maze (Photo)

Photo via Iron Mills Farmstead.The Iron Mills Farmstead in western Pennsylvania has created an amazing 10-acre corn maze as a tribute to Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins.If you're in the New Wilmington area and care to check it out, the Iron Mills Farmstead is giving out coupons for $1 off admission to the corn maze. For each coupon used, $1 will be donated to the Mario Lemieux...
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5 little-known facts: The Steve Bartman incident (Infographic)

Here at Holdout Sports, we've been getting ready for the MLB postseason by revisiting some of the great moments in the recent past. However, our MLB playoff retrospective wouldn't be complete without revisiting one of the most infamous moments in MLB history: the Steve Bartman incident.In 2003, the Chicago Cubs appeared to be on their way to the World Series for the first...
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Chris Jones hits Cowboys stadium scoreboard with punt (Video)

Dallas Cowboys punter Chris Jones hit the giant AT&T Stadium scoreboard with a fourth quarter punt during Sunday night's game against New Orleans.Jones' punt still traveled 33-yards, despite the tip of the ball scraping against the bottom of the scoreboard, as picked up by video replay. Since the trajectory of the ball wasn't altered enough to make it obvious to...
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Andrew Wiggins throws down alley oop from Ricky Rubio (Video/GIF)

On Monday night, the Minnesota Timberwolves gave their fans a glimpse of what to expect for the upcoming season when Ricky Rubio threw the alley oop to Andrew Wiggins, who finished with a slam dunk.The Timberwolves opened their training camp with a "Dunks After Dark" event at Minnesota State University, which featured three 12-minute scrimmages followed by a 10 minutes...
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Bill Belichick laughs off QB 'controversy' (Video)

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick laughed off a question that implied there might be a quarterback controversy brewing after Monday night's postgame press conference following their 41-14 loss in Kansas City.Tom Brady was 14-for-23 for 159 yards and 1 touchdown, but threw 2 interceptions, including a pick-six. In the fourth quarter, with the Patriots down 41-7,...
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Falcons coach Mike Smith picks his nose, pulls out giant booger (Video)

The video doesn't lie: Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith was caught picking his nose during Sunday's game against Minnesota...and pulled out a GIANT booger.Don't believe us?  Check it out for yourself: Now that's just nasty.DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does not condone nose picking. Kids, don't do this at home.H/T Deadspin.Related posts:Jim Boeheim picks...
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5 little-known facts: Roy Halladay's 2010 postseason no-hitter (Infographic)

The teams are set, and now the games begin. The MLB postseason starts this week, with 8 of the 10 NLDS games to be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1. As we get ready for the 2014 playoffs, this week we are looking back on great MLB playoff moments from the recent past. Today's highlight: In his first career postseason appearance, Roy Halladay pitches a no-hitter for the Philadelphia...
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Capitals goalie Braden Holtby head-bangs his mask off (Video)

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby shook his mask right off his head during Sunday's preseason game against Montreal.Holtby got hit in the side of the head with a high stick from Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher when he threw his head forward, throwing the mask off his head.As per NHL rules, play stops immediately when the goalie's mask comes off, provided that the...
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Tom Wilhelmsen lets loose, dances to 'Turn Down For What' (Video)

Seattle Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelmsen let loose by breaking out his best dance moves to "Turn Down For What" during Sunday's season finale against the L.A. Angels.The Mariners had nothing at stake, as their valiant efforts to make the postseason fell one game short. Still, the Mariners had their most wins in a season since 2007, so they gave it a good run.H/T NIS...
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Nick Punto rips Sonny Gray's jersey to shreds (Video)

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray pitched a complete game shutout of Texas on Sunday to help the A's clinch their third straight postseason appearance. As part of the postgame celebration in the locker room, teammate Nick Punto ripped Gray's jersey to shreds.“@omar01: A well deserved shredding for @SonnyGray2 by @Shredderpunto. https://t.co/loF4VnpD3l”.....
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Jeremy Maclin makes incredible catch (GIF)

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin made an incredible catch on a fourth quarter offensive drive during Sunday's game in San Francisco. On 3rd and 14, Maclin laid out and got his left hand on the ball, then cradled it underneath him while staying in bounds to make a first down and keep the Eagles drive alive.The Eagles drove down to the 1-yard line, but couldn'...
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FUNNY: Phillies fans mock Craig Kimbrel's pitching stance (Video)

Philadelphia Phillies fans entertained themselves by mocking the pitching stance of Atlanta Braves reliever Craig Kimbrel during the ninth inning of Saturday's game at Citizens Bank Park.To say that Kimbrel's stance is unusual would be a bit of an understatement, as he bends his upper body down towards the plate and spreads his arms out. In a way, it almost like he's...
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Peyton Manning spends bye weekend visiting Tennessee football team (Video)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is spending his bye weekend visiting his alma mater as he made a guest appearance in the Tennessee Volunteers football locker room before Saturday's game against Georgia.Special guest in the locker room today pic.twitter.com/8UpRXQlChD— Vol Photos (@Vol_Photos) September 27, 2014Manning also chatted with some of the coaches as he watched...
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Soccer linesman trips, falls over water bottle (Video)

A soccer linesman suffered an embarrassing mishap during Wednesday night's CONCACAF Champions League soccer match between DC United and visiting Tauro FC when he tripped and fell over a stray water bottle.No word as to who the water bottle belonged to, as they have not yet accepted responsibility. The linesman will remain nameless to protect him from the humiliation that he...
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5 little-known facts about David Ortiz's 2004 ALCS walk-offs (Infographic)

In the 2004 ALCS, the Boston Red Sox achieved a miracle as they came back from 3 games down to beat the New York Yankees in 7 games, something no other MLB team has ever done in the postseason. One of the key players who led the comeback was David Ortiz, who hit walk-off home runs in Game 4 and Game 5 of the 2004 ALCS to keep the Red Sox alive.Big Papi's heroics and Curt Schilling...
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FIFA 15 glitch features cameraman on the pitch (Video)

EA Sports released its FIFA 15 video game this week. Naturally, the game has its share of bugs that needs to be patched, but some of them are quite hilarious, like this one featuring a cameraman on the pitch just outside of the action.Now that's called getting a close-up.H/T WATTP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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5 things to know about Derek Jeter and 'The Flip' (Infographic)

With Derek Jeter playing his final home game at Yankee Stadium this evening, people are looking back at the great moments of his 20-year MLB career. Jeter may not have been the greatest fielder, but he was known for his hustle in the field. With the 2014 MLB postseason coming around the corner (which will include 8 of 10 NLDS games to be televised live on FOX Sports 1), it seems...
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5 things worth knowing about Ozzie Smith's 1985 NLCS walk-off HR (Infographic)

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith was known for his athleticism, grace and flair on the field, so it's rather ironic that one of his most memorable moments was actually a postseason home run.However, that's how it played out in Game 5 of the 1985 NLCS, as Smith's timely and unexpected power gave the Cardinals a walk-off victory over the L.A. Dodgers. The...
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Young Twins fan throws back foul ball (Video / GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes.A young Minnesota Twins fan was given a foul ball and threw it back onto the field during Wednesday's game at Target Field.It happened in the top of the fifth as Twins left fielder Aaron Hicks caught the foul ball to end the inning. Hicks gave the foul ball to the young fan, who didn't understand that the ball was his to keep. The boy...
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Lionel Messi choked by opponent during soccer match (Video)

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was choked by an opposing player during Wednesday's La Liga soccer match against Malaga.In the 82nd minute, Malaga defender Welington grabbed Messi by the throat and shoved him. As players from both sides converged, Malaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni stepped in to help keep the situation under control. Although Messi may have embellished a bit...
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5 things to know about Curt Schilling's 'Bloody Sock Game' (Infographic)

It's hard to believe that we're coming up on the 10-year anniversary of one of the most unforgettable moments in MLB postseason history: Curt Schilling grinding out 7 innings for the Boston Red Sox despite a severe ankle injury in Game 6 of the 2004 ALCS. With that in mind, our friends at Next Impulse Sports have created this infographic detailing 5 things to know about...
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