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Michael Wacha's hat blown off by gust of wind (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha had his hat blown off by a strong gust of wind during the bottom of the second inning in Wednesday night's game against the New York Mets.Wacha had just thrown an 0-1 pitch to Mets batter Trevor d'Arnaud, which was fouled off in front of home plate. As Wacha walked off the mound to get...
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LaMarcus Aldridge throws it down over Omer Asik (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge threw down a monster slam dunk over Houston Rockets backup center Omer Asik during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's Game 2 of their NBA Western Conference first round playoff series.Aldridge got the assist from Wesley Matthews as he charged the rim and jammed it home.The play put the exclamation point on a dominating...
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Michael Pineda ejected for using illegal pine tar on his neck (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night's game in Boston after the umpires caught him with illegal pine tar on his neck.Pineda had a 1-2 count on Red Sox batter Grady Sizemore when manager John Farrell called time and asked the umpires to check Pineda. Home plate umpire came out to the...
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WATCH: Young fan cannot believe it as Cubs blow late lead

Your browser does not support iframes.The Chicago Cubs suffered a painful 7-5 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on Wednesday after giving up a 5-2 lead in the top of the ninth inning. Most Cubs fans are used to the losing by now, but one young Cubs fan took it particularly hard as he watched them blow the lead, throwing his hat on the ground in disgust.The Cubs television...
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Twins DH hits game-tying HR during his mom's live TV interview (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Minnesota Twins designated hitter Chris Colabello hit a game-tying home run while his mom was giving a live television interview during the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game in Tampa Bay.Colabello's mother, Sylvana, was celebrating her birthday at Tropicana Field, and was giving a live interview during the top of the fourth inning...
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Amir Johnson sinks backwards flip circus shot vs Nets (Video)

Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson sank an amazing backwards flip circus shot during the third quarter of Tuesday night's Game 2 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff series against Brooklyn.Johnson drove to the lane and tried to draw a foul on Garnett. Johnson failed to get the foul call, but did manage to make the basket off the glass as he threw the ball up over his head...
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David Price's cup saves him from Joe Mauer's line drive (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price was fortunate that he was wearing a cup during Tuesday night's start against Minnesota, as it likely saved him from serious injury after being hit in the groin with a line drive.In the top of the fourth inning, Twins batter Joe Mauer reached first base on an infield single after hitting Price in the groin with a line drive. However, Price was...
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Pacers-Hawks Game 2 interrupted as kid's ball rolls onto court (Video)

Tuesday night's Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoff series between the Indiana Pacers and the visiting Atlanta Hawks was briefly interrupted in the first quarter when a young child's ball rolled onto the court.Play was stopped with 2:21 remaining in the first as one of the referees picked up the yellow ball, which fit in the palm of his hand. The ref gave it back...
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Garrett Richards' pitch hits backstop, bounces right to him

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards threw a high pitch that hit the back wall and came right back to him without the catcher touching it during Monday night's game in Washington.In the bottom of the fourth, Richards threw a high pitch to Nationals batter Denard Span that went over the glove of catcher Chris Iannetta into the backstop...
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WATCH: Young Rockies fan ecstatic to get hands on foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.A young Colorado Rockies fan was so ecstatic to get his hands on a foul ball from a nearby fan during Monday night's game against San Francisco that he couldn't stop staring at it once it was in his hands.The boy was given the ball by a gentleman sitting in front of him who was nice enough to give up the foul ball that he came up with...
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Andrelton Simmons grounds out on pitch in the dirt (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons grounded out in the ninth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Mets after managing to make contact with his swing despite the pitch bouncing in the dirt.Simmons swung at an 0-2 pitch from Mets reliever Carlos Torres that bounced about a foot in front of home plate, but managed to make solid...
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Jeremy Lin shoots jumper over backboard vs Blazers (Video)

Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin took an embarrassingly bad shot during the second quarter of Sunday night's Western Conference playoff series opener against Portland when his 9-foot jump shot went over the backboard.Lin may have rushed his jumper to beat the shot clock, but the Rockets ended up with a violation anyway after his shot went WAY off target.Despite the miss, Lin...
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Did Mike Trout let 'Iron Man' get into his head? (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout grounded out in the eighth inning of Sunday's game in Detroit after a fan dressed in an Iron Man costume gave him some trash talk while he warmed up in the on-deck circle.Not sure of the significance of the Iron Man costume, or what he said to Trout. However, if "Iron Man" was trying to get...
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WATCH: MLS reporter gets drilled in head with a stray ball

MLS sideline reporter Kelli Tennant was hit in the back of the head with a stray soccer ball during pregame warmups before Saturday's Vancouver Whitecaps game against the L.A. Galaxy.Tennant was doing a remote segment for Time Warner Cable (TWC) SportsNet when she was hit, despite the best efforts of a colleague who was unable to stop the ball from hitting her: The scene was...
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BREAKING NEWS: Russell Westbrook likes the color red (Photo)

On Saturday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook posted an Instagram photo of himself wearing red clothes from head to toe, featuring a red T-shirt, red pants and red sneakers.Not sure what Westbrook is going for here, but the Thunder won their Western Conference playoff series opener against Memphis, so whatever works. H/T LBS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
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Paul Pierce after clutch jumper: 'That's what I do' (Video)

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce hit a clutch jumper in the late stages of the fourth quarter in Saturday's Eastern Conference playoff series opener in Toronto and, not surprisingly, had some things to say about it.After hitting an outside jumper to give the Nets an 88-81 lead, microphones near the court could pick up Pierce screaming "That's why they got me here! ...
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Pirates prank Gerrit Cole with bubblegum-on-the-hat routine (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole fell victim to the bubblegum-on-the-hat prank by his teammates during Friday night's game against Milwaukee. Cameras captured Cole in the dugout during the third inning having no idea about the gum (with a huge bubble) attached to his cap. No word as to how long it took for Cole to catch on.Video via...
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Rays fan faceplants on field reaching for foul ball (GIF)

A Tampa Bay Rays fan faceplanted onto the field while reaching for a foul ball during Friday night's game against the New York Yankees.The unidentified fan reached over the railing in the 7th inning as the foul ball rolled into the corner, and he totally went for it. The fan lost his balance as he left his feet and reached for the ball with both hands, faceplanting and landing...
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Dodgers pitcher Chris Withrow throws wild pitch on intentional walk (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chris Withrow gave up the go-ahead run in the ninth inning of Friday night's game at Dodger Stadium against Arizona with a wild pitch...on an intentional walk.In the top of the ninth with one out and a Diamondbacks pinch runner Tony Campana on third, Withrow had a 2-0 count on Martin Prado when the decision was...
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WATCH: Avs' Erik Johnson saves empty net goal at last second

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson racing back and made an incredible play to stop an empty net goal and save the game in the late stages of the third period during Thursday night's Western Conference playoff series opener against Minnesota.The Avalanche were down 4-3 when they pulled their goalie for an extra skater with three minutes left in regulation. With the Avalanche...
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Mike Tyson pretends to bite Tony Sanchez's ear (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Retired heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday night's Pittsburgh Pirates game. Tyson threw a high strike to Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez, then posed with Sanchez for a few photos. During a couple of them, Tyson pretended to bite Sanchez's ear, an obvious reference to that infamous Evander...
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Yankees pull off around-the-horn triple play vs Rays (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.The New York Yankees pulled off an around-the-horn triple play to get out of a jam during the second inning of Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay.It happened with nobody out and Rays runners on first and second as Sean Rodriguez hit a sharp chopper down the line to Yanks third baseman Yangervis Solarte. Solarte stepped on the bag at...
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WATCH: Giants fans hold letter for 'BEAT LA' out of order

Your browser does not support iframes.Some San Francisco Giants fans had an embarrassing mishap during Wednesday night's game against the visiting L.A. Dodgers when they mistakenly held up the letters to "BEAT LA" in the wrong order.The group of five Giants fans were captured on camera holding up the letters during the top of the seventh. Unfortunately, no one bothered...
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Phil Pressey 'snaps' ball to Brandon Bass for slam (Video)

Boston Celtics rookie point guard Phil Pressey delivered a between-the-legs pass to teammate Brandon Bass that looked more like a football-style snap from center during the second quarter of Wednesday night's regular season finale against Washington.Pressey dribbled into the lane and found himself double-covered, so he "snapped" the ball through his legs. Bass happened...
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Soccer player in Sweden stuffs ball under his shirt (Video)

On Monday, a soccer player in the Swedish second division earned himself a yellow card for catching a soccer ball underneath his shirt. It happened late in the game as Hammarby was running out the clock with a monumental 5-0 lead over Degerfors. The big lead may have caused Norwegian Jan Gunnar Solli, a defender for Hammarby, to get a little carried away when accepting a pass...
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