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Royals fans caught sleeping during World Series Game 1 (Photos)

You would think that after waiting for 29 years for their team to return to the World Series, Kansas City Royals fans would be so excited to see the games that there would be no chance of them falling asleep while watching them. Apparently, however, that was not the case for two Royals fans in attendance at Kauffman Stadium during Tuesday night's Game 1 of the 2014 World Series...
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WATCH: Isaiah Thomas forces OT, stares down Mayweather

Phoenix Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas hit a jump shot at the buzzer to force overtime, then stared down boxer Floyd Mayweather in the front row, during Tuesday night's preseason game against the L.A. Lakers.Thomas was in the perfect spot to grab the rebound of Gerald Green's missed three-pointer, and he sank the jumper to tie the game at 94-94 and force OT. After making...
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Chris Bosh sinks incredible circus shot off top of backboard (GIF)

Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh sank an incredible no-look circus shot off the top of the backboard during Tuesday night's preseason game against Houston.Bosh took the pass from Dwyane Wade near the basket and drew the foul, then just threw the ball up over his shoulder with his back to the basket. The ball took a couple of lucky bounces on top of the backboard before dropping...
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Ryan Callahan's hit on Taylor Hall knocks camera off glass (Video / GIF)

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan delivered a monster hit on Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall which was so powerful that it knocked a camera off the glass behind the Lightning net during the first period of Monday night's game at Rexall Place.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Vince Carter stuffs Dirk Nowitzki at the rim (Video / GIF)

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Vince Carter blocked a slam dunk attempt by Dallas Mavericks teammate Dirk Nowitzki in the closing moments of the first quarter Monday night's preseason game at the American Airlines Center.Nowitzki got his own rebound after his three-point attempt was blocked and appeared to have an easy dunk, but Carter displayed his hops and stuffed his former...
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Quincy Acy throws down powerful slam dunk (Video / GIF)

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy made his presence felt by throwing down a powerful slam dunk in the first quarter of Monday night's preseason game against Boston.Acy took the pass from Carmelo Anthony and slammed it home with such force that it brought the Knicks bench to their feet. It was the only basket Acy scored in the game.Video via NBA. This post appeared first on...
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FCS quarterback catches his own pass for touchdown (Video)

In FCS college football action this past weekend, North Greenville Crusaders quarterback Nelson Hughes caught his own pass off a deflection by a defensive lineman and ran it 42 yards for a touchdown against the Mars Hill Lions.In the end, Hughes received credit for a passing touchdown AND a receiving touchdown on the same play!H/T Sports Grid. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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Seattle TV station confuses Peyton Manning with Gary Payton (Photo)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning broke the NFL's all-time record for career touchdown passes on Sunday night, but Seattle's KOMO-TV goofed up the story during their late night newscast by reporting the news while showing the face of former NBA star Gary Payton.Now how do you explain this one? Photo via @AshokaESPN. H/T AA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
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Devante Smith-Pelly sends T.J. Oshie flying into boards (Video / GIF)

Anaheim Ducks forward Devante Smith-Pelly sent St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie flying into the boards with a huge hit during the first period of Sunday night's game at the Honda Center.Oshie was chasing the puck behind the Blues net when Smith-Pelly crushed him with the big check. Oshie was fine, but the Blues had a rough night as they lost to the Ducks 3-0.Video via NHL...
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Kobe Bryant dishes behind-the-back to Carlos Boozer (Video / GIF)

Kobe Bryant put on a show for L.A. Lakers fans with a fantastic behind-the-back pass to Carlos Boozer for the finish during the second quarter of Sunday night's preseason game at the Staples Center.Bryant led the Lakers in scoring with 26 points, while Boozer chipped in 19 points and grabbed 9 rebounds, as the Lakers beat the Jazz 98-91.Video via NBA. This post appeared first...
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DeAndre Jordan finishes alley-oop with thunderous slam dunk (Video / GIF)

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan started out strong in the first quarter of Saturday night's preseason game against Denver with a thunderous one-handed slam dunk to finish the alley-oop from teammate Chris Paul.CP3 drew two defenders as he dribbled down the lane, then threw up the ball to make it look like a shot, when in reality it was a perfect assist to Jordan, who...
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Blake Griffin, Spencer Hawes help wipe wet spot on court (GIF)

Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin and teammate Spencer Hawes helped one of the towel boys wipe up a damp spot on the court during the second quarter of Friday night's preseason game against Utah.As Jazz point guard Trey Burke was waiting to take a foul shot, the officials used the timeout to give the towel boy an opportunity to clean up the wet spot. However, the...
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Drake introduces John Calipari at Kentucky Midnight Madness

Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball coach John Calipari was introduced to the crowd at Friday's "Big Blue Madness" festivities by none other than rapper Drake.Although Rapper seems to be a fan of every sports team, he would seem to be most tied to the UK basketball team due to his close relationship with Coach Calipari. Drake credits Coach Cal for inspiring him...
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Tristan Thompson kisses Cavs sideline reporter after interview (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson wrapped up his pregame interview with sideline reporter Allie Clifton with a kiss on the cheek prior to Friday night's preseason game against Dallas.Thompson appeared to be in a playful mood and had no ill intentions, but clearly took Clifton a bit off guard. Video via @CJZero. H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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Kobe Bryant goes to work to prove 'idiots' wrong, scores 27 vs Utah (Video)

Kobe Bryant didn't waste any time going to work proving the "idiots" at ESPN who ranked him the 40th best player in the NBA wrong, as he led the Los Angeles Lakers in scoring with 27 points in Thursday night's game against Utah.Unfortunately, Bryant can't play all five positions at once, and the Jazz crushed the Lakers 119-86.Video via NBA. This post appeared...
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Madison Bumgarner chugs six beers as Giants reach World Series (Video)

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner chugged six beers (or at least attempted to) after Thursday night's NLCS Game 5 walk-off victory that sent the Giants to the World Series for the third time in the last five years.After chugging four beers when the Giants won the NL Wild Card playoff game and five beers when the Giants won the NLDS, Bumgarner had to up the ante once...
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WATCH: Canadiens fan targets Tuukka Rask with laser pointer

An unidentified Montreal Canadiens fan targeted Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask with a green laser pointer during the second period of Thursday night's game at the Bell Centre.Cameras captured the green dot moving around the crease in front of Rask for a few seconds during a Habs offensive play:Fortunately, the laser did not appear to impact the play on the ice. Rask said...
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Jimmy Butler drains game-winning buzzer-beater to down Hawks (Video)

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler topped off his 29-point scoring night by draining the game-winning shot at the buzzer to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 in Thursday night's preseason game at the United Center.With 1.5 seconds left in the game and the Hawks holding an 84-82 lead, Butler took the inbounds pass and sank the three-pointer as the buzzer soundedButler scored...
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Coyotes forward David Moss gets glove stuck in penalty box (Video / GIF)

Arizona Coyotes forward David Moss left the penalty box without his glove after it got stuck in the door as he skated back onto the ice during Wednesday night's game against Edmonton.As Moss left the box at the end of his penalty, his glove came right off, and when he turned around to get it, the door to the box was already shut: Moss stayed out on the ice and was eventually...
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Jamie Benn fights through Blue Jackets defenders for unassisted goal (Video / GIF)

Dallas Stars left winger Jamie Benn scored an impressive unassisted goal in the first period of Tuesday night's game against Columbus.Benn fought through two Blue Jackets defenders for control of the puck, then ripped a wrist shot past goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky for the score. The Stars beat the Blue Jackets 4-2.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check...
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Kevin Love lights up Milwaukee with 25 points (Video / GIF)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love led the way during Tuesday night's 106-100 preseason victory over Milwaukee. With LeBron James taking the night off, Love lit up the Bucks for 25 points on 8-11 shooting, including 5-7 from 3-point range. Love found himself open frequently, and when he wasn't, he gave himself space for a shot with moves like this:Video via NBA...
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Norway soccer midfielder accidentally slide tackles Bulgaria coach (Video)

In Euro 2016 qualifier tournament action, Norway midfielder Stefan Johansen accidentally took down Bulgaria head coach Lyuboslav Penev with a slide tackle as he tried to keep the ball in bounds near the sideline.After a retaliatory shove from Penev and two of Bulgaria's players, Johansen received a yellow card for the aggressive move.Norway won the match 2-1. Let's hope...
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'Dancing Kevin' steals show at Blue Jackets home opener (Video / GIF)

The Columbus Blue Jackets had their 2014-15 home opener Saturday night against the N.Y. Rangers, and "Dancing Kevin" was ready to put on a show. And what a show it was - for better or worse, depending on your opinion.Kevin was ready when the song "Bear Down For What" came on, pulling his Blue Jackets jersey off to reveal the words "CBJ: Let's Get to...
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Derrick Rose schools Ty Lawson with killer crossover (Video / GIF)

Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose schooled Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson with a killer crossover while scoring a fast break layup during the first quarter of Monday night's preseason game at the United Center.Rose used his speed to blow right by Lawson and made it look so easy.  Lawson had no chance to even slow him down.Rose finished with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists...
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Dayton kicker scores touchdown on his own kickoff (Video)

It's rare enough to see a football kicker score a touchdown, but scoring a TD on his own kickoff? That's unheard of - until now.University of Dayton kicker William Will kicked the ball off, then scooped up the fumble on the return and ran it into the end zone for six points. Now who says kickers aren't valuable?Video via Dayton Flyers. H/T NIS. This post appeared...
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