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Charles Barkley throws 'turrible' first pitch at Cubs game (Video)

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley threw the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night's Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field, but probably wishes he could have it back. Barkley threw from the top of the mound, but not only did his pitch come up short, but it went a few feet wide of home plate and bounced past Cubs infielder Anthony Rizzo, who was playing catcher. Barkley said...
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Fan catches Jorge Soler's HR ball, loses wedding ring (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A fan at Wrigley Field experienced a roller-coaster ride of emotions during Tuesday night's Chicago Cubs game after realizing that he lost his wedding ring while catching a home run ball.It happened in the bottom of the seventh as Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler hit a home run to left field, his first HR at Wrigley. The fan who caught the ball...
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Steven Stamkos makes 91-yard field goal...with a hockey stick (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning center (and captain) Steven Stamkos recently displayed his hockey skills by shooting field goals with hockey pucks. Using a Bauer Supreme Total One MX3 hockey stick, Stamkos was able to split the uprights successfully with shots from as far as 91 yards away.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Indians reliever C.C. Lee pranked with cup-on-the-hat (Video)

Cleveland Indians reliever C.C. Lee fell victim to the cup-on-the-hat prank during the opening moments of Monday night's game in Houston.Lee stood at the front railing of the dugout with no clue that a Powerade cup had been secured to the top of his cap with bubble gum. Lee finally figured it out as he walked out to the bullpen with the other relievers in the bottom of the first...
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Jacob deGrom starts game with eight strikeouts, tying MLB record (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom tied a major league record by striking out eight consecutive batters to start Monday night's game against the Miami Marlins.The streak was broken up by a base hit in the bottom of the third, but deGrom got a well-deserved hand from the Citi Field crowd.Unfortunately, deGrom didn't get the win...
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Redskins videobomb live ESPN report, leave teammates in hysterics (Video)

A few Washington Redskins players had a few laughs by videobombing an ESPN live report outside their training facility Monday, leaving their teammates in hysterics as they watched from the training room.ESPN reporter John Keim was on site providing an update on the injury to Robert Griffin III as the team awaited results of an MRI from his dislocated ankle. Meanwhile, Brian Orakpo...
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WATCH: Adam Jones shatters camera behind home plate

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones broke a camera behind home plate with a foul ball during Sunday night's game against the Yankees.During his fourth inning at-bat, Jones hit a 2-1 pitch straight back into the backstop, shattering the camera lens and effectively knocking it out of commission. The foul ball from Jones made for some interesting camera footage. No word as...
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Brandon Marshall kisses Jay Cutler on head after win over Niners (Video)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall kissed quarterback Jay Cutler on the head as he was being interviewed during a postgame press conference after their 28-20 victory over San Francisco on Sunday night.Jay Cutler laughed, but he appreciated the gesture.Marshall had five catches for 48 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter. Cutler threw for 176...
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Willie Young goes 'fishing' with sack dance celebration (Video)

Chicago Bears defensive end Willie Young celebrated a fourth quarter quarterback sack against San Francisco by pretending to go fishing and "reeling one in".Young finished with four tackles and two sacks as the Bears came from behind to beat the Niners 28-20.H/T Shutdown Corner. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Raiders wide receiver James Jones fumbles twice...on same play (GIF)

Oakland Raiders wide receiver James Jones made Sunday's NFL blooper reel for fumbling twice on the same play during the final minutes of the second quarter against Houston.Jones had the ball knocked loose by a Texans defender after making a 26-yard catch, then scooped the ball up and made a break toward the end zone before having the ball stripped by another Texans defender....
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CJ Spiller scores TD on 102-yard kickoff return (GIF)

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller scored a touchdown on a 102-yard kickoff return during the third quarter of Sunday's home opener against Miami.Prior to the season, it seemed to be a risky move by Buffalo to have their star running back return kickoffs. This play proves exactly why the Bills are letting him do it.GIF via GIFDsports. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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Greg Norman injures left hand in chainsaw accident (Photo)

Greg Norman was in the hospital Saturday night after suffering an injury to his left hand in a chainsaw accident."The Shark" posted an Instagram photo of himself laying in a hospital bed with his left hand wrapped in bandages. The caption with the photo reads "Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected. I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but not...
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East Carolina demonstrates how NOT to down a punt (GIF)

The East Carolina Pirates were able to pull off an upset victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday, but their punt team skills need a little work. This failure of ECU to down a punt on the 1-yard line despite having five players in position to do so is awfully painful to watch.GIF via SBNation. H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Pirates fans dress up as WWE wrestling superstars (Video)

A small trio of Pittsburgh Pirates fans attended Saturday's game at PNC Park dressed in costume as classic WWE superstars.The fans got the attention of television broadcasters during the fifth inning as fans dressed as Hulk Hogan, Iron Sheik and Roddy Piper were hamming it up walking down the aisle to their seats. Not sure why these fans were dressed as the famous wrestlers...
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Chandler Parsons addition helps Mavs' chances in the West

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ron of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. For more NBA news and updates, visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues today.Coming out of the University of Florida, Chandler Parsons was just looking to make an NBA roster. As a second-round pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, he was not guaranteed a contract. However, at 6-foot-9 he could spread the...
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Jake Peavy loses bat on swing, hits D-backs third baseman (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy lost the grip on his bat, sending it flying and hitting Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, while striking out during Thursday's game at AT&T Park.Lamb was playing on the edge of the infield grass to protect against a bunt with a Giants runner on third base. Peavy swung at a pitch low...
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Hatoli Ngata nearly knocks over John Harbaugh after interception (Video)

Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Hatoli Ngata nearly knocked head coach John Harbaugh to the ground while celebrating his interception that wrapped up Thursday night's victory over Pittsburgh.Harbaugh made the mistake of going up in the air for a celebratory bump with Ngata, who weighs about 340 pounds. Ngata responded by pushing him away, which naturally threw Harbaugh off...
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Stephen Curry, Kenneth Faried take shots from the bench (Video)

Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried held an impromptu shooting contest while sitting on the bench during a recent Team USA practice session as they prepare to advance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.Not surprisingly, Curry was able to sink a shot first. Did Faried even have a chance?On Thursday, Team USA plays in the tournament semifinals against Lithuania.Video via NBA. This post...
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Nationals fans salute Jayson Werth with werewolf, gnome costumes (Video)

Some Washington Nationals fans attended Tuesday night's game against the Atlanta Braves in werewolf and gnome costumes to salute their star right fielder Jayson Werth.The werewolf costume is in reference to one of Werth's choices of walk-up music, the Warren Zevon classic "Werewolves of London", which is in itself a self-deprecating reference to his large beard...
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Jeremy Lin 'comes to life' at Madame Tussauds (Video)

Last month, Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin attended the unveiling of his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco.  While he was there, Lin used the opportunity to pose as a statue himself and scare some of the museum's guests as he "came to life".Looks like Lin is still "taking no prisoners".Video via Madame Tussauds. Related posts:Jeremy Lin...
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Logan Morrison hits ground-rule double, baby chews on baseball (Video)

A baby at Safeco Field chowed down on the baseball that Seattle Mariners infielder Logan Morrison hit a ground rule double with during Monday night's game against Houston.After the ball bounced over the right field wall, the baby's father ended up with the baseball. The father let the baby hold the baseball, and naturally, the baby put the ball right in its mouth. Your...
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Justin Verlander distracted as bee buzzes in his face (Video)

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander had to contend with a bee buzzing around the mound during the opening moments of Monday night's start against Kansas City.Multiple times, Verlander found himself having to step off the mound as he was about to throw a pitch because the bee was getting right into his face. It was a strange sight, considering the bee had a lot of open space...
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Graham Gano practices FGs while surrounded by marching band (Video)

Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano got in some practice field goal attempts prior to the second half of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay despite being completely surrounded by a marching band.Gano gently nudged a trombone player from the Bethune-Cookman University marching band out of the way for one of his kicks, after which a nearby saxophone player appeared to taunt Gano...
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WATCH: Derek Jeter answers reporter's phone during presser

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter brought some laughs to his postgame press conference Sunday by answering a reporter's phone in the middle of Q&A.Jeter had a few phones placed in front of him as voice recorders as he was answering questions when one of them began buzzing. After wrapping up one of his answers, Jeter said "Someone's phone is ringing," then...
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Colin Kaepernick didn't like what he saw in his Gatorade (GIF)

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick didn't like something he saw in his Gatorade cup on the sideline during Sunday's game against Dallas. Kaepernick got himself a new cup of Gatorade, but rather than dumping the other cup, he put it back with the rest of them. No word as to what was in the cup, or if anyone else on the Niners picked it up and saw the same thing...
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