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Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Steven Tyler take fall for DeflateGate (Video)

With the DeflateGate investigation centering around a New England Patriots ballboy, several well-known celebrities posed as Pats fans to take the fall for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, claiming they were the "locker room guy" who let the air out of the footballs.The celebrities included actors Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and Chris Evans, as well as Aerosmith lead singer...
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Oliver Ekman-Larsson scores shorhanded goal from center ice (Video)

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson somehow scored a shorthanded goal from beyond center ice to open the third period of Thursday night's game against Toronto.After the Coyotes won the face-off to open the third, Ekman-Larsson launched the puck down the ice towards the Maple Leafs net, and somehow it bounced past Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier for the score. Even...
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Kevin Harlan hit in head with loose ball during Bulls-Lakers game (Video)

TNT's NBA play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan was accidentally hit in the head with a loose ball during the fourth quarter of Thursday night's Los Angeles Lakers game against Chicago.The ball hit Harlan in the side of the head and knocked his glasses off, but he recovered quickly enough to call the next play like the true professional that he is. In fact, Harlan even analyzed the...
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Katy Perry makes jokes about Marshawn Lynch, DeflateGate (Video)

Katy Perry discussed her upcoming Super Bowl XLIX halftime performance at a Thursday press conference in Arizona and managed to slip in some jokes about Marshawn Lynch and "DeflateGate".Early on in the press conference, Perry assured the media that "Nothing in my performance will be deflated."When asked if Katy Perry had her eye on any specific player on the field this weekend, Perry...
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Mike Fisher scores by shooting puck off back boards (Video / GIF)

Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher scored a crazy power play goal in Thursday night's game in St. Louis when he shot the puck off the back boards and it ricocheted off Blues goalie Brian Elliott and into the net.The shot by Fisher missed wide, but bounced off the back boards over the net, hitting Elliot in the back and landing inside of the net for the goal.Sometimes it's better...
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Odell Beckham Jr. sets world record for one-handed catches (Video)

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has made himself famous with his incredible one-handed catches with the football. On Thursday, he made the most of his ability and used it to set a world record.As part of a live ESPN broadcast, officials watched as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw footballs to Beckham from 10 yards away in an attempt to break the Guinness...
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Zach Lavine throws down half-court alley oop vs. Celtics (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard Zach Lavine proved he's ready for the upcoming NBA Slam Dunk Contest by throwing down a half-court alley oop in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Boston.Fellow rookie Andrew Wiggins set Lavine up perfectly, and the dunk really got the crowd excited. Lavine scored 17 points and gave out 6 assists as the Timberwolves beat...
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Key & Peele's East/West Bowl Pro Edition features real NFL players (Video)

Comedy Central will air the premiere of the Key & Peele Super Bowl Special this Friday evening, and it wouldn't be complete without the Pro Edition of their immensely popular "East/West Bowl" sketch. This time around, the player intros feature some real NFL stars as themselves, such as Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Prince Amukamara and D'Brickashaw Ferguson, with a special appearance by...
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Jordi Alba hit in head with linesman's flag (Video)

FC Barcelona defenseman Jordi Alba was accidentally hit in the head by a linesman's flag during Tuesday's second leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal against Atletico Madrid.Alba had chased the ball out of play and turned around to run back to his position, but was too close to the nearby linesman, who was flagging for the throw-in. The linesman put his hand down just as Alba...
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Marshawn Lynch 'won't get fined', but will get remixed (Video)

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch responded to virtually every question asked during Tuesday's Super Bowl XLIX Media Day session with "I'm just here so I won't get fined." Naturally, someone was going to take that quote and run with it, and sure enough, WTFBrahh has stepped up to the plate, turning Lynch's response into a rap remix.Video via WTFBrahh. H/T SportsGrid...
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Watch reporter deflate 12 footballs in 40 seconds (Video)

The most recent report in the "DeflateGate" scandal reveals that a video exists allegedly showing a New England Patriots locker room attendant taking the team's 12 game balls into the bathroom for 90 seconds prior to the AFC Championship game. This would seem to be the only timeframe where a Patriots employee could have deflated the 12 footballs, but many wonder if that would even...
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Hawks mascot goes 'Uptown Funk' with show-stopping dance routine (Video)

Atlanta Hawks mascot Harry The Hawk recently performed this show-stopping choreographed dance routine while lip synching to Marc Ronson's "Uptown Funk" during a timeout in a recent home game at the Philips Arena.Harry The Hawk seems to have raised the bar for all other NBA mascots to live up to. Very impressive. Video via Atlanta Hawks. H/T BC. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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Penguins game program misspells Sidney Crosby's name (Photo)

The editors of the Pittsburgh Penguins game program for Tuesday night's game against Winnipeg made an unbelievably embarrassing error by misspelling the name of their superstar center (and captain) Sidney Crosby.Photo via Twitter/@Dejan_KovacevicCrosby's first name was spelled "Sindey" on the cover of the program, which had to be pulled off the arena stands once the mistake was caught...
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Marc Gasol tries to head ball into basket soccer style (Video)

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol provided some impromptu entertainment for the home fans at FedExForum during a stoppage of play when he tried to head the ball into the basket soccer style.Gasol showed excellent ball control with his head as he managed to get a couple of shots off the backboard. Although Gasol wasn't able to make a basket, he came pretty close. We have to wonder...
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Anthony Davis throws down phenomenal alley-oop slam vs Sixers (Video)

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis threw down a phenomenal alley oop slam dunk during the first quarter of Monday night's game against Philadelphia.Tyreke Evans threw the alley oop way up high, and Davis reached up and grabbed it with one hand, then threw down the dunk all in one motion with incredible control. With just over three minutes left in the first half, Davis...
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Lakers making rookies bring baby dolls to home games (Video)

The Los Angeles Lakers are hazing rookies Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black by making them bring baby dolls to home games or else risk being fined by their fellow veterans. Clarkson spoke to LakersNation about his fatherly responsibilities, which he seems to be taking very seriously.Video via LakersNation. H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter...
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Glen Davis crushes Suns fan with rear end (Video)

Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis fell on top of a Suns fan in the front row after a hustling attempt to save a loose ball during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's game in Phoenix.Davis is 6'9" and 289 pounds, so it's hard to stop that momentum once he gets going. The female fan braced herself for the inevitable and a took a hit as Davis crushed her with his rear end. ...
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Watch all 29 goals scored in NHL All-Star Game (Video)

A record-setting 29 goals were scored in Sunday night's 2015 NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, and you can watch them all in less than two minutes with this video. WARNING: The goal horn is extremely loud, so you'll probably want to turn down the volume at some point. Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Clay Matthews celebrates Jordy Nelson's TD...as Pro Bowl opponent (GIF)

Green Bay Packers teammates Clay Matthews and Jordy Nelson were playing on opposing teams in Sunday night's NFL Pro Bowl, but that didn't stop Matthews from celebrating with Nelson after he scored a second quarter touchdown. Nelson and Matthews gave each other a flying bump after Nelson's 21-yard TD from Drew Brees. It's all about having fun at the Pro Bowl, and the end result...
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Stephen Curry dribbles, dunks, hangs on rim vs Celtics (Video)

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry excited the home crowd at ORACLE Arena by throwing down a two-handed dunk and hanging on the rim during Sunday night's game against Boston.Curry had a clear path to the basket and move so quickly that he had to grab onto the rim after the dunk to avoid hurting himself.Curry had 22 points and 11 assists as the Warriors beat the Celtics...
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Odell Beckham Jr. makes 46-yard FG in Pro Bowl warmups (Video)

New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. showed some of his versatility by kicking a 46-yard field goal in warmups before Sunday's NFL Pro Bowl. Odell Beckham Jr. from 46 yards out.. Good from about 55... I assume he'll be "randomly" tested tomorrow #ProBowl #Unbelievable A video posted by patmcafeeshow (@patmcafeeshow) on Jan 25, 2015 at 3:37pm PST Beckham made...
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Richard Sherman rips NFL, Patriots over 'Deflategate' (Video)

The Seattle Seahawks arrived in Arizona Sunday to begin preparing for Super Bowl XLIX, and cornerback Richard Sherman didn't waste any time making headlines by taking shots at the NFL and the New England Patriots over "DeflateGate".Sherman was particularly blunt when he was asked about his perception of the Patriots and how they seem to keep getting too close to the line: “Will...
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Hassan Whiteside hopes triple-double vs Bulls will raise NBA2K rating (Video)

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside had a standout performance in Sunday's 96-84 win in Chicago by scoring 14 points, grabbing 13 rebounds and blocking 12 shots.Whiteside was rewarded with a postgame interview after his unconventional triple-double and implied that at least part of the motivation for his performance was to raise his ratings in the NBA 2K video game.Well, Sunday's...
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'The Science Guy' says Bill Belichick 'didn't make any sense' (Video)

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" was not impressed with Bill Belichick's attempt to explain how the footballs used by the New England Patriots in the first half of last week's AFC Championship game were deflated two pounds below regulation.In a Saturday press conference, Belichick claimed that the team's normal practice of rubbing the footballs somehow caused the footballs to lose pressure...
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Saturday Night Live tackles Patriots and 'DeflateGate' (Video)

The New England Patriots have been an easy target this week with "DeflateGate", so naturally Saturday Night Live couldn't help but make them the subject of their opening sketch this week.SNL parodied Thursday's press conferences, with Bill Belichick blatantly throwing Tom Brady under the bus while Brady played dumb (really dumb for the purposes of this sketch). As the sketch moves...
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