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Andre Miller's putback slam rejected by the rim (GIF)

Washington Wizards reserve guard Andre Miller failed to convert on a putback slam dunk, getting rejected by the rim, during the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against Minnesota.Miller was following a missed reverse jump hook by teammate Kevin Seraphin, but just wasn't high enough above the rim:Miller went 0-for-3 in 7 minutes of playing time. The Wizards beat the Timberwolves...
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Jets owner Woody Johnson favorites 'Fire John Idzik' Tweet

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is not immune to social media goofs. On Wednesday, Johnson accidentally marked a tweet as a a favorite which calling for the firing of his team's general manager John Idzik and called the Jets roster "garbagio". Woody Johnson favorited a tweet calling for John Idzik to be fired. pic.twitter.com/HTKQJD1o4o— Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) December...
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Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri slips on puck in pregame warmups (GIF)

Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri slipped on a puck and fell backwards onto the ice in pregame warmups prior to Tuesday night's game against Anaheim.Kadri was skating backwards as a group of pucks was tossed on the ice in his direction. As Kadri tried to control a puck and skate away with it, he stepped on one of the other ones, which led to the fall.Kadri got a good chuckle...
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Dwyane Wade poked in eye by referee (Video)

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was accidentally poked in the eye by referee Sean Corbin during Tuesday night's game in Brooklyn. It happened as Wade chased a ball out of bounds underneath the basket as Sean Corbin was covering the baseline. Corbin lifted his hands up as he was blowing his whistle and grazed Wade in the eye. However, the question as to whether Wade exaggerated the...
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Lewis Hamilton and His Bulldog Win Sports Personality of the Year

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is one of the biggest personal awards given out in the British sports world, and the race for the trophy is heated from day one.  This week finally saw the crowning of the 2014 winner, a man that made waves because of a victory that some saw as an upset as well as his choice of date. On Sunday night Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton first...
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Leaky roof at Barclays Center causes 'rain delay' at Nets game (Video)

A leak in the roof of the Barclays Center caused a "rain delay" during the second quarter of Tuesday night's Brooklyn Nets game against the visiting Miami Heat. Barclays Center PA announcement, "The roof is leaking. We hope to get it resolved and we look to be underway shortly"— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) December 17, 2014 You wouldn't expect rain to cause a delay in an NBA...
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Rendering of new Braves stadium shows them losing to Nationals (Photo)

On Monday, some artist renderings were unveiled for the Atlanta Braves' new baseball stadium, SunTrust Park, which is now being built and should be ready for the opening of the 2017 season. Interestingly enough, however, one of the renderings showed the Braves losing to the Washington Nationals. The rendering in question depicts a birds-eye view of SunTrust Park during a Braves...
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Saints safety Terrence Frederick accidentally clocks referee in head with shoulder (GIF)

New Orleans Saints safety Terrence Frederick accidentally clocked a referee in the head with his shoulder during the fourth quarter of Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears.The referee was placing the ball down on the line of scrimmage as both teams were lining up for the next play. Frederick apparently found himself on the wrong side of the field and ran through the middle...
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John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin (GIF)

New York Islanders captain John Tavares speared New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky in the groin during the final minutes of the third period in Monday night's game at the Nassau Coliseum.Zidlicky had just knocked Tavares to the ice with a big hit and was skating back on defense when Tavares got back up and speared him in the crotch. Tavares was given a two-minute minor...
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Khris Middleton rattles in 3-point game-winning buzzer beater against Suns (Video)

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton hit the 3-point game winning buzzer-beater against the Phoenix Suns Monday night.Middleton got a very lucky bounce, as the shot bounced off the backboard and rattled around the rim before finally going in.Middleton finished with 14 points off the bench on 6-9 shooting. The Suns have now lost six straight games.Video via NBA. This post appeared...
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Kevin Love throws full court 'touchdown' pass to LeBron James (Video)

After a sluggish start to the 2014-15 season, the Cleveland Cavaliers seem to be finding their groove. That was clear in Monday night's game against Charlotte as Kevin Love grab the rebound and throw a full court "touchdown" pass over the defense to LeBron James, who finishes with the one-handed slam dunk. Love scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, while LeBron scored 27 points...
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WATCH: Tom Izzo plays 'Jingle Bells' on his accordian

Michigan State Spartans men's basketball coach Tom Izzo played "Jingle Bells" on the accordion while his players and some friends sang along during his radio show on Monday night. As the videos show, it turns out Izzo is a pretty good accordion player.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Dez Bryant has heated argument with Malcolm Jenkins during warmups (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Philadelphia Eagles free safety Malcolm Jenkins got into a heated argument during warmups prior to Sunday night's game at Lincoln Financial Field.It's not clear what the confrontation was about, but Bryant seemed to initiate things and was clearly agitated about something. Bryant and Jenkins got face...
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Chris Christie hangs out with Jerry Jones during Cowboys-Eagles game (Photo)

New Jersey governor Chris Christie sat next to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in his private suite to watch Sunday night's game in Philadelphia against the Eagles.Christie is a Cowboys fan, and Philadelphia isn't that far of a drive from New Jersey. Since Christie obviously has connections, he didn't pass up the opportunity to watch the Cowboys in person.Christie is rumored to...
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Schalke assistant coach hit in head by metal object thrown from stands (Video)

In Bundesliga soccer action from Germany, Schalke assistant coach Sven Hubscher was hit in the head with a large metal object thrown from the stands during Saturday's 2-1 loss to Cologne.The impact left Hubscher bleeding, and he was taken to the dressing room immediately to get stitches for the gash on his head.Schalke trainer hit by metal lighter thrown from fans during today's...
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Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan to become third leading scorer all-time in NBA history (Video)

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has passed legend Michael Jordan to become the third leading scorer all-time in NBA history.It happened in Sunday night's game in Minnesota against the Timberwolves as Bryant made two free throws with 5:24 remaining in the second quarter to take sole possession of third place on the all-time NBA scoring list behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabaar...
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Joe Buck rips Johnny Manziel's performance...during Niners-Seahawks game? (Video)

FOX NFL broadcaster Joe Buck laid on some thick sarcasm to rip rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel's performance in his first NFL start...and he wasn't even covering the Cleveland Browns game.During the first quarter of Sunday's Seattle Seahawks game against the visiting San Francisco 49ers, Buck came out of a commercial break and went on the attack without any warning:"Hi, my name...
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Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has come a long way since Pop Warner (Video)

On Saturday, Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota was awarded the Heisman Trophy in a landslide vote for the best player in college football this season.Mariota has clearly come a long way since his Pop Warner days growing up in Hawaii, and OregonVideo has nicely spliced together some of that footage with his Oregon highlights in this tribute video. Mariota will be leading Oregon...
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Tyson Chandler swats away Mo Speights' shoe (Video)

Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler made a monster block during Saturday's game against Golden State - and it didn't involve the basketball. Warriors forward Marreese "Mo" Speights lost his shoe on the court, and teammate Steph Curry tried to toss it back to him, but Chandler stepped in between and swatted it down with authority. Chandler was the NBA's Defensive Player of the...
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SportsCenter presents Kings-Canadiens highlights NHL '94 style (Video)

ESPN SportsCenter presented highlights of Friday night's game between the Los Angeles Kings and Montreal Canadiens in the style of EA Sports NHL '94.They took the real highlights of Montreal's 6-2 victory and jazzed them up with some graphics and sound effects to make it look like classic video game, and it made for some enjoyable TV viewing. Video via CJZero. H/T NIS. This post...
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Charlotte Checkers break into 'bad lip reading' (Videos)

Like many of us, the AHL's Charlotte Checkers are big fans of the "Bad Lip Reading" videos that have gone viral over the past few years. We're still waiting patiently for BLR to branch into the world of hockey. Until they do, the Checkers are filling the void by making some videos of their own featuring their players, and they're doing a pretty goog job of it. You can check out...
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Corey Brewer gets away with flagrant traveling on fast break dunk (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Corey Brewer got away with what should have been an obvious traveling violation on a fast break dunk in the first quarter of Friday night's game against Oklahoma City. It's hard to see how all three officials missed this one, as it seems obvious to everyone watching that Brewer took at least four steps down the court without dribbling (by our count) before...
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Crow steals golf ball at Australian PGA Championship (Video)

A large crow picked up Samuel Eaves' golf ball and flew away with it during Friday's second round of the Australian PGA Championship in Gold Coast. As if the course at Royal Pines Resort didn't contain enough hazards, Eaves probably wasn't planning on birds stealing his golf balls. This comes just a week after a baboon chased Luke Donald on a South African golf course. Maybe...
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WATCH: Ronald Roberts Jr.'s impressive warm-up slam dunk (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers power forward Ronald Roberts Jr. broke out an incredible warm-up slam dunk prior to Friday night's game in Brooklyn. After throwing the alley oop to himself, he went behind his back and finished with a windmill jam.As of this writing, Roberts has yet to enter the game, but his dunk was most certainly deserving of a shot in this year's Slam Dunk Contest. Keep...
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Bruce Arians throws illegal challenge flag, sends lineman to get it, claims it fell out of his pocket (Video)

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians made a mistake by throwing an illegal challenge flag during Thursday night's game against St. Louis, but his attempted cover-up of the mistake was a bit embarrassing.It happened in the third quarter after Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins intercepted a Cardinals pass. The NFL now automatically reviews all turnovers via instant replay, but...
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