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FIFA scandal inspires meme for new FIFA 16 cover (Photo)

On Wednesday, the sports world was rocked as the U.S. indicted several FIFA executives on federal corruption charges. With this cloud of scandal now hanging over FIFA, some people began speculating what the cover of the upcoming EA Sports FIFA 16 video game might look like, inspiring this hilarious Internet meme:[101gg] This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us...
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Josh Hamilton makes leaping grab, crashes into wall (GIF)

Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton made a fantastic leaping catch before crashing into the outfield wall during Wednesday's game in Cleveland.Hamilton kept his concentration while chasing down the Jason Kipnis fly ball in the bottom of the fifth. Hamilton banged into the wall as he stretched out for the catch, then held onto it as he fell to the ground. [MLB] This post...
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J.J. Hardy, Steve Pearce need work on their handshakes (GIF)

Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy and right fielder Steve Pearce struggled to get on the same page with their handshakes during a rain delay prior to Wednesday's game against Houston. This handshake has room for improvement. #IBackTheBirds pic.twitter.com/pWisApd8SN — Orioles on MASN (@masnOrioles) May 27, 2015Seems like they couldn't decide whether to high-five, shake hands...
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Indians fan catches Robinson Chirinos HR with bare hand (Video)

A Cleveland Indians fan in the center field stands caught a solo home run by Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos on the fly with his bare hand during the fifth inning of Wednesday's game at Progressive Field.Making it even more impressive, the fan was holding a hot dog in his other hand while he caught the baseball. Someone get this fan a contract.[MLB] This post appeared...
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Oklahoma men's golf team releases trick shot video

The University of Oklahoma men's golf team released a trick shot video, using the indoor confines of their athletic facility to hit the ball into cups of water. The resulting video is pretty cool to watch.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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IRS official calls FIFA scandal 'World Cup of fraud' (Video)

IRS official Richard Weber described the scandal leading to the arrest of several top FIFA officials and other corporate executives as the "World Cup of fraud" during a press conference Wednesday discussing the corruption charges.In the same sentence, Weber went on to say that FIFA was being issued a "red card" for their behavior.Not sure if that was the right time or place for a...
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Astros prospect Carlos Correa hits HR out of stadium (Video)

Houston Astros minor league prospect Carlos Correa hit a gigantic home run out of the stadium for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies during Tuesday's game against the Memphis Redbirds. Correa's HR traveled 424 feet and left Chukchansi Park, landing on a building across the street. The 20-year-old Correa is quickly climbing the ranks after spending the first of the season in Double-A...
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Isiah Thomas spends special moment with Larry O'Brien trophy (Video)

.@iamisiahthomas has a special moment with the Larry O'Brien Trophy! http://t.co/hx37nzD9kh — NBA TV (@NBATV) May 27, 2015 NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas shared a "special" moment with the Larry O'Brien trophy that was caught on camera during Tuesday night's playoff coverage on NBA TV.The NBA Championship trophy was standing in front of the studio desk, and Thomas was a major...
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Mike Francesa spends a minute looking at his phone while live on the air (Video)

WFAN sports radio host Mike Francesa couldn't find the information he was looking for while using the browser on his phone during Tuesday's radio show. The end result was nearly 40 seconds of dead air, not counting Francesa's humming and mumbling.It could have been worse. At least he wasn't sleeping this time.H/T LBS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us...
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Joey Crawford trips, falls and slides during Warriors-Rockets Game 4 (Video)

NBA referee Joey Crawford tripped and fell running down the court and slid about 20 feet while following the action in Monday night's Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.Crawford was OK, and he's done this before, so we know we can laugh about this without feeling too bad for him. Seriously, though, look how far he slides...
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Soccer goaltender allows goal while drinking from water bottle (Video)

In Chinese Super League soccer action Sunday, Chongqing Lifan goalkeeper Weijie Sui gave up the tying goal against Liaoning in the 85th minute...while he had stepped aside to take a drink from his water bottle.Sui left the net open and had his back turned, apparently oblivious to the fact that live action was about to resume on the pitch. Liaoning executed a quick freekick to catch...
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Patriotic fan snags foul ball, dances like crazy (GIF)

On Memorial Day, it seemed appropriate that a fan with a stars-and-stripes jacket snagged a foul ball and broke out some crazy dance moves during Monday's Tampa Bay Rays game against Seattle. It happened in the top of the third inning as Mariners batter Robinson Cano hit a foul ball into the stands near left field. The patriotic fan grabbed the ball on the aisle steps, then expressed...
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Norwegian soccer player gets sent off, then falls on rear end (Video)

Hahaha. Espens Hoffs koking etter rødt kort. #2fx pic.twitter.com/HRXXZIUZPg— Terje Stensønes (@TerjeStensones) May 25, 2015In recent soccer action from Norway, IK Start forward Espen Hoff was furious after receiving a red card, so he tried to let loose and kick something in the tunnel. Unfortunately, things went from bad to worse when he slipped on the tunnel floor and fell...
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Urban Meyer photobombs bride at wedding reception (Photo)

Ohio State Buckeyes football coach Urban Meyer dropped a well-placed photobomb on a bride during a Sunday wedding reception. For gosh sake, you'd think master photobomber could shut it down at a WEDDING! @OSUCoachMeyer @AmyHalpin @Nicki_07 pic.twitter.com/erhpWmKwVN — Shelley Meyer (@spinnershells) May 25, 2015Good to see that while he might be focused on winning another national...
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Fan wears custom Tim Tebow Rangers jersey (Photo)

I stand corrected -- THIS IS THE WORST JERSEY IVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE pic.twitter.com/y9jBI9UJfE— Kevin Stewart (@TheKevinStewart) May 25, 2015Some New York Rangers fan attended Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at MSG wearing a custom Tim Tebow Rangers jersey. Naturally, this begs the question: WHY? If the guy in the Tebow Rangers jersey ever sees my tweet, just know...
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Charles Barkley loses late-night game of Jenga (Video)

Early Monday morning, Charles Barkley was involved in an intense game of Jenga with Rachel Nichols and some of his other TNT colleagues. Unfortunately in the end, Chuck just couldn't step up to the challenge. And of course you knew how this was going to end... @NBAonTNT #LiveTweet #2aJengaTournament pic.twitter.com/mjDyZz3lvs — Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) May 25, 2015H/T...
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Al Horford ejected for elbow drop on Matthew Dellavedova (Video)

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford was ejected from Game 3 of Sunday night's Eastern Conference Finals against Cleveland with a flagrant 2 foul after dropping an elbow on Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova.Horford and Dellavedova got tangled up going for a rebound during the first half. Dellavedova ended up falling down and rolling into Holford's leg, leading Horford to drop the elbow...
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Ben Bishop takes shot to the groin during Game 5 warmups (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop took a warmup shot to the groin prior to Sunday night's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the N.Y. Rangers. That had to hurt.Bishop took some time to skate it off, but was able to start the game as planned. Video via NBCSports. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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Rangers fan gets Henrik Lundqvist's face shaved into his head (Photo)

A New York Rangers fan went all out to declare his support for the team by getting the face of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist shaved into his head. The @ThatJoeBarber #NYR @HLundqvist30 portrait is complete! pic.twitter.com/imguokvJYQ— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) May 24, 2015The man behind the haircut is Joe Barajas, a.k.a. "Joe the Barber". So if you want an athlete's face shaved...
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Rockies fan catches foul ball in jacket pouch (Video)

A Colorado Rockies fan used the front pouch of their jacket to catch a foul ball in the fourth inning of Saturday night's game against San Francisco. You certainly don't see that every day.[MLB] This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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Roger Federer upset about fan running onto court seeking selfie (Video)

Roger Federer was not happy when a fan ran onto center court seeking to take a selfie with him following Sunday's first round victory at the French Open. Federer tried being nice about it, but when the fan tried taking a second photo, he became visibly irritated, likely wondering what was taking security so long to take the fan away.According to the AP, the fan was not immediately...
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Colorado HS uses hidden ball trick to advance to state finals (Video)

In Colorado high school baseball action, the Rye HS Thunderbolts defeated Hotchkiss 9-8 in their 2A state semifinal match, wrapping up the game with the old hidden ball trick.In the final inning, Hotchkiss had the tying run on second base with two outs as Rye's plan went into action. Pitcher Luis Ortiz faked the throw to second, with the other fielders acting as though the ball...
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Reds manager Bryan Price ejected...before game starts (Video)

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price was ejected from Saturday's game against Cleveland...before it even started.Price began arguing with umpire crew chief Jim Reynolds when he arrived at home plate to exchange lineup cards with the Indians before the game. Speculation was that Price was arguing about the way the strike zone was called during Friday night's game. The argument lasted...
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Woman proclaims Tom Brady's innocence...in her obituary

The obituary of 72-year-old Patricia Shong, who passed away on May 18th, not only spoke about her life and the family and friends she left behind, but also declared Tom Brady innocent with regards to his involvement with the "DeflateGate" scandal. Some woman decided to defend Tom Brady one last time in her obituary http://t.co/Nl9cCaXoxc pic.twitter.com/OQ484W9sTq— Barstool Sports...
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Brandon Belt hits umpire with line drive (Video)

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt accidentally hit the second base umpire with a line drive during the seventh inning of Friday night's game in Colorado.It happened with one out and Giants runner Buster Posey on second. Umpire Paul Nauert had very little time to react when Belt's line drive came his way, so as he put his hands up to protect himself, the ball hit him...
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