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Tiago Splitter attempts Eurostep on fast break, fails badly (Video)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter attempted a Eurostep on a fast break during the first quarter of Friday night's game against Dallas, but failed badly.Splitter wasn't fast enough to stay ahead of Mavericks guard Devin Harris, and he wasn't nimble enough to stay on his feet after making the move. Splitter did manage to pass the ball to a teammate before falling, but the Spurs...
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Yankees fan struggles with poncho as rain arrives (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A New York Yankees fan struggled to put on his clear plastic poncho as rain arrived in Clearwater, Florida during the third inning of Friday's spring training game against Philadelphia.The fan finally settled for getting his head through the armhole rahter than waste another few minutes getting the poncho on the right way. Haven't we all been...
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Richard Panik throws Brandon Pirri's stick over boards (Video)

Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Richard Panik tossed Florida Panthers forward Brandon Pirri's stick into the crowd during the third period of Thursday night's game in Toronto. Pirri accidentally dropped his stick when he got tangled up with Panik on the defensive end, and Panik scooped it up with his own stick and tossed it high over the boards. No penalty was called at the time...
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Phil Mickelson loses club head at Valero Texas Open (Video)

Phil Mickelson lost the club head on his 8-iron when it broke on his approach shot from the fairway bunker on the par-4 12th hold during Thursday's opening round of the Valero Texas Open. The club appeared to break on impact, with the head bouncing along the ground and finding a resting place outside the bunker.  Not surprisingly, Mickelson's shot didn't go as planned and he had...
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Jeff Van Gundy compares Thunder to One Direction (Video)

ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy worked some pop culture into Wednesday night's NBA broadcast by comparing the Oklahoma City Thunder to pop band One Direction during Wednesday night's game against San Antonio.Specifically, Gundy used Zayn Malik's departure from the band as a reference point to praise the Thunder's ability to compete despite superstar Kevin Durant missing extended time...
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James Harden throws down tomahawk jam on Pelicans (Video)

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden put the New Orleans Pelicans defense to shame, dribbling around one defender and throwing down a tomahawk jam on two others, during Wednesday night's game at the Smoothie King Center.Harden lost Quincy Poindexter on the dribble, then cut to the rim and threw down the slam dunk in between Omer Asik and Anthony Davis. Harden led the Rockets...
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DeMar DeRozan passes to Joakim Noah...on Bulls bench (Video)

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan had an embarrassing moment during the final minutes of Wednesday night's game in Chicago when he delivered a perfect pass to Bulls center Joakim Noah. Making matters worse, Noah wasn't even in the game at the time, as he was standing on the Bulls bench.It happened with 1:21 remaining in the game with the Raptors down 112-103. DeRozan was trapped...
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Yankees reenact scene from 'The Sandlot' (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Yankees recently paid tribute to "The Sandlot" by having some of their players recreate one of the movie's classic scenes.Brian McCann, C.C. Sabathia, Brett Gardner, Didi Gregorius and Jacoby Ellsbury seemed to have fun filming the scene. McCann actually has somewhat of a resemblance to the "Ham" character.Video via MLB. This...
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Brazilian soccer fans shoot fireworks at opposing goalkeeper (Video / GIF)

In recent Campeonato Brasileiro soccer action from Brazil, Gremio FC fans went a little too far in their attempts to distract the opposing goalkeeper by shooting fireworks directly at him.Their tactics seem to work as planned, as a loud firework went off just a few feet from the goalkeeper, causing him to dive away from it and opening up the net for an easy Gremio goal. Fortunately...
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Matthew Stafford and fiance get custom Jordans as wedding gift (Photo)

Photo via Instagram/kbhall82.Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and fiance Kelly Hall received custom Jordan 11s from teammate Eric Ebron as a gift for their upcoming wedding next weekend.Both pairs of sneakers have "Newlyweds" and "Just Married" inscribed on them, along with the wedding date of 4-4-15. Each pair of Jordans also have images inspired by the classic "Jumpman...
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Bubba Watson plays 'Pie Golf' with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Pro golfer Bubba Watson played a round of "Pie Golf" with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night's episode of the Tonight Show.Watson and Fallon took turns hitting a ball towards a target in the back of the studio. If the ball stuck to one of the green areas on the target, the opponent would get a pie smashed in their face by "Mad Men" actress January Jones, who particularly enjoyed her...
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Soccer teammates have shoving match over penalty kick (Video)

Two Guizhou Renhe teammates got into a shoving match over who should take a penalty kick during this past weekend's Chinese Super League soccer match against Shanghai Shenxin.It happened in the second half with the match tied at 1-1 as Guizhou Renhe attacker Hyure was tripped in the penalty box, resulting in a spot kick attempt. Polish captain Krzysztof Maczynski and Brazilian...
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Deron Williams destroys Brandon Bass with double crossover (Video)

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams destroyed Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass with a brutal double crossover move before sinking a floating layup during the third quarter of Monday night's game at the Barclays Center.Williams displayed some superb dribbling while dancing with Bass before blowing by him for the score.Deron Williams came just short of a triple double with...
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AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms use Peeps Zamboni (Video)

Photo via Yahoo! Sports.With Easter fast approaching, it's peak selling season for Peeps candies, and there's nothing that will get people into the holiday spirit like a giant Peeps Zamboni.Earlier this season, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers) engaged in some creative cross-promotion with the Just Born candy manufacturer (based in Bethlehem, PA...
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Darth Vader wipes out on ice at hockey game (Video)

Just another day in the A... pic.twitter.com/16iI4RGoEl— Jason Chaimovitch (@JChaimo) March 22, 2015The Dark Side of the Force couldn't prevent Darth Vader from wiping out on the ice during pregame festivities at Sunday's Manchester Monarchs game.The AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings were holding Star Wars Night, and Monarchs mascot Max the Lion was escorting Darth Vader...
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Gonzaga celebrates Sweet 16 appearance with backflips, handstands (Video)

The Gonzaga Bulldogs celebrated after Sunday's NCAA Tournament South Regional win over Iowa by flipping out in the locker room - literally.After earning their spot in the Sweet 16, junior guard Eric McClellan executed a perfect backflip, and coach Mark Few pulled off a handstand.This is how we're feeling right now!!! Not done yet!!! #Sweet16 #ZagUp pic.twitter.com/wehf6gMHWg— Kyle...
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Charles Barkley exposed for lack of college basketball knowledge (Video)

Charles Barkley was exposed for his lack of college basketball knowledge during halftime of Sunday's NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional matchup between Kansas and Wichita State.Kansas forward Cliff Alexander has been sitting out for over a month with eligibility issues. Sadly, however, Barkley said that Alexander was "playing pretty good" in the first half for the Jayhawks. Really...
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Alex Edler scores goal off Mike Smith's backside (Video)

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Edler scored a goal that bounced off the backside of Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith during the third period of Sunday night's game in Glendale.Edler scored the power play goal on a bank shot that hit the goalpost and deflected off Smith's back into the net.Edler's goal broke the 1-1 tie and ended up being the game winner in the 3-1 Canucks...
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Paul Pierce shoves Omri Casspi into little girl (Video)

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce sent Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi flying into the stands during the second quarter of Sunday night's game at the Sleep Train Arena.Pierce was called for a flagrant 1 foul after shoving Casspi right into a poor little girl in the front row.  That big meany.The Kings got the last laugh, however, as they blew out the Wizards 109-86.H...
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Novak Djokovic catches Roger Federer's return on his racket (Video)

Novak Djokovic displayed his incredible skills during Sunday's BNP Paribas Open Championship match at Indian Wells when he caught a Roger Federer return on his racket.Djokovic faulted on a serve, with Federer instinctively returning it before realizing that it wouldn't count. The return would have been long, but Djokovic made the unbelievable catch like it was no big deal: Djokovic...
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Justin Abdelkader scores OT game-winner with broken stick (Video)

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Sunday's game against St. Louis despite his stick breaking in half as he shot it into the net.Abdelkader was in perfect position for the loose puck, and his stick held together just long enough for him to push it into the net:The Red Wings beat the Blues 2-1, with Abdelkader providing an assist...
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Robin Lopez pranked by Grizzlies mascot (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez was pranked by the Memphis Grizzlies mascot 'Grizz' prior to Saturday night's game at the FedExForum.Lopez is known for his fueds with opposing team mascots, so Grizz decided to help his fellow mascots get even. Grizz set up Lopez by offering to shake his hand and giving him a hug while planting a giant "KICK ME" sign on his back.Shortly...
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Virginia’s Darion Atkins stuffs MSU's Alvin Ellis with monster block (Video)

Virginia Cavaliers senior forward Darion Atkins stuffed Michigan State Spartans sophomore guard Alvin Ellis with a monster block during the first half of Sunday's NCAA Tournament East Regional matchup in Charlotte.Ellis went in strong with the one-handed dunk attempt, but was steadfastly denied: Atkins had a strong game with 10 points and 14 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the...
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Stephen Curry sinks incredible falling circus flip shot vs Jazz (Video)

Golden State Warriors superstar guard Steph Curry sank an incredible circus flip shot while falling down on his way to the basket during the second quarter of Saturday night's game against Utah.Curry lost his balance on the drive to the basket after drawing the contact from Jazz guard Dante Exum, but still had the presence of mind to know where the basket was when he flipped the...
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UCLA forward Tony Parker likes Allie LaForce's bracelet (Video)

UCLA forward Tony Parker led the Bruins into the Sweet 16 with 28 points and 12 rebounds in Saturday's 92-75 win over UAB. Parker earned a postgame interview with CBS sideline reporter Allie LaForce, during which he made sure to compliment her choice of bracelet. Well, that came out of nowhere.H/T SportsGrid. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter...
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