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Cameraman at D-Backs game snags foul ball

A cameraman at Chase Field caught a foul ball during Monday night's Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Diego Padres. In the sixth inning, Padres batter Cameron Maybin hit a foul ball into the first base stands, and the cameraman positioned in the front row of the mezzanine caught it with his two bare hands. Before getting back to work, the cameraman was nice enough...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals fan leans over wall to snag foul ball (Video)

A St. Louis Cardinals fan leaned over the short wall down the third base side and made a nice grab of a foul ball with his glove during the eighth inning of Monday night's game against the Colorado Rockies. Your browser does not support iframes. The foul ball came off the bat of Rockies batter Jordan Pacheco and bounced once before the Cardinals fan snagged it. The fan...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Kids try to steal Olympic torch in England (Video)

As the Olympic torch relay made its way through the city of Coventry as it travels through the United Kingdom, two children made their way past security and into the street where they tried to steal the Olympic torch. The torchbearer briefly let the boys hold the Olympic torch before realizing that they were trying to run away with it, so he pulled it away just as security arrived...
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July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Rogue fan invades Spain's Euro 2012 post-match celebration (GIF)

After Spain completed their dominating performance in Sunday's 4-0 victory over Italy in the Euro 2012 soccer tournament, the players got into a huddle and began to celebrate. Unfortunately, that celebration was briefly disturbed by a fan who invaded the pitch and tried to push his way into the middle of Spain's team circle. We don't have video at this time, but we...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki shows off dance moves in Mariners dugout (Video)

Seattle Mariners infielder Munenori Kawasaki watched most of Sunday's game against the Boston Red Sox from the dugout, but he kept himself loose with some dance moves. Your browser does not support iframes. Cameras caught Kawasaki getting down multiple times, including the end of the third inning and again at the end of the sixth inning, giving a good laugh to his teammates...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Was Mario Balotelli watching TV with Barack Obama?

No, but this photoshop which places a bare-chested Mario Balotelli in the middle of a meeting with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other government staffers is pretty funny. H/T Sports Grid. Visit us at http://holdoutsports.com, and now you can follow us on Twitter at @HoldoutSports.
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss
WHAT'S 'JERK' IN FRENCH?

French athlete shoves girl in mascot costume

French track and field athlete Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad won the 3,000 meter steeplechase gold medal at the European Championships in Helsinki. Unfortunately, his win will be overshadowed by his actions after the race when a Spongebob Squarepants-lookalike mascot tried to hand Mekhissi-Benabbad a gift bag. Mekhissi-Benabbad knocked the gift bag out of the mascot's hand and...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Coughlin throws out first pitch at Yankees game (Video)

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was given the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's New York Yankees game at the Stadium against the Chicago White Sox. Coughlin brought four of his grandchildren with him to the mound and threw his pitch a bit high to Yankees catcher Russell Martin, but a very respectable one from the head coach of the...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss
GOING GLOBAL

Japanese player steals Balotelli's celebration

In a Japanese professional soccer match (J-League), Vissel Kobe's Ken Tokura celebrates a long-distance goal against Kawasaki Frontale by ripping off his soccer jersey and flexing with a stone cold face, much like the goal celebration move by Italian striker Mario Balotelli in the Euro 2012 semifinal. Tokura received a yellow card for excessive celebration, but his goal held...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

David Beckham gets yellow card for kicking ball at injured player (Video)

In MLS action, Los Angeles Galaxy star David Beckham received a yellow card for kicking a ball at an injured opponent during Saturday's 4-3 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes. It happened during injury time at the end of the second half as San Jose midfielder Sam Cronin went down on the ground after a corner kick in the Earthquakes end of the field. Beckham apparently felt...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson cools off with ice pop after hitting home run (Video)

New York Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson hit a home run in the first inning of Saturday's 4-0 victory at Yankee Stadium over the Chicago White Sox. After rounding the bases, Granderson helped himself to a blue ice pop when he got back to the dugout. Your browser does not support iframes. With temperatures in the mid 90s and high humidity during Saturday's...
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June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Sky Sports creates stranges golf commercial ever (Video)

British television network Sky Sports has created a strange commercial to promote themselves as "Your Home of Golf in 2012". In the commercial, the ad shows faces of some of the most famous golfers on the men's professional tour, including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and many others. However, through the magic of technology, the commercial transitions...
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June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic hits net post on winner vs Stepanek (Video)

Top-ranked men's tennis star Novak Djokovic hits a shot off the top of the net post and still gets the point during the third set of Friday's third round match at Wimbledon against Radek Stepanek. Now there's something you don't see every day. Djokovic went on to win the match in four sets. Video via ESPN. H/T Busted Racquet. Visit us at http://holdoutsports...
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June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Fan uses popcorn bucket to catch foul ball (Video)

A young fan used a popcorn bucket to catch a foul ball behind home plate during Thursday night's game at Minute Maid Park with the Houston Astros hosting the San Diego Padres. Your browser does not support iframes. The ball came off the bat of Astros batter Jordan Schafer in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the bucket was positioned in the perfect spot, blocking an...
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June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Did Spider-Man fly out of CC Sabathia's rear end? (Animated GIF)

An animated graphic to promote the upcoming movie The Amazing Spider-Man was displayed during a New York Yankees broadcast earlier this week. However, depending on how you view the animation featuring a shadow of Spider-Man flying from the middle of the screen while starting pitcher CC Sabathia was on the mound, it almost appears as if Spider-Man flew out of Sabathia's rear...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss
BLOODIED AND BATTERED

Deflected ground ball drills ump in the face

A ground ball by Tampa Bay Rays batter Carlos Pena deflected off the glove of Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and hit first base umpire Brian Gorman in the face during Wednesday's game at Kaufmann Stadium. Hosmer's error in the top of the eighth inning bloodied Gorman, who had to be treated by trainers for a cut on his face. However, Gorman was able to stay...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

President Obama congratulates 'Miami Heats' for winning NBA title (Video)

President Barack Obama was at a fundraising event in Miami on Wednesday and congratulated the 'Miami Heats' for winning the NBA championship. President Obama gave a special shout out to former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning, who was in attendance with his wife. We're sure he had nice things to say about LeGron James and Dwyane Wades. Video via Yahoo! Sports...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Fan attends Phillies game in catcher's gear (Photo)

A Philadelphia Phillies fan attended Wednesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates wearing full catcher's gear, in honor of Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz. Well, at least the mask will keep people from recognizing him. Click here to watch video via MLB.com. Visit us at http://holdoutsports.com, and now you can follow us on Twitter at @HoldoutSports.
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Young fan at Padres-Astros game throws baseball back onto field (Video)

We've had an epidemic recently in the major leagues of young fans being given baseballs only to throw them back onto the field, and it happened again Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park as the Houston Astros hosted the San Diego Padres. Your browser does not support iframes. In the top of the second inning, Padres batter Yonder Alonso hit the foul ball into the stands on...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan shoves Reds fan after losing foul ball in stands (Video)

Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Nyjer Morgan shoved a Cincinnati Reds fan and argued with him after losing a foul ball in the front row of the stands during Wednesday's game at Great American Ball Park. Your browser does not support iframes. It happened in the bottom of the ninth inning as Reds batter Devin Mesoraco hit the foul ball. Morgan reached into the front row...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony gets wax sculpture at Madame Tussaud's in NYC, pretends to be one himself (Video)

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was in Manhattan Tuesday to attend the unveiling of a wax sculpture of himself at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum. To celebrate (and have a little fun), Carmelo Anthony pretended to be a wax sculpture so that he could suddenly "come alive" and surprise some of the customers. Last year, Pittsburgh Steelers star Troy Polamalu...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Dewayne Wise gets credit for catch without a ball in his glove (Video)

Third base umpire Mike DiMuro credited New York Yankees left fielder Dewayne Wise with making a catch after leaping into the left field stands in foul territory even though Wise came out of the stands without a baseball in his glove. Your browser does not support iframes. It happened in the top of the seventh inning as Cleveland Indians batter Jack Hannahan hit the ball towards...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss
GET OFF HIS FIELD!

Elderly Giants 'ball boy' catches line drive

An elderly "balldude" for the San Francisco Giants made a great catch on a line drive in foul territory during Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Your browser does not support iframes. In the third inning, balldude George Zarzano made the play while on one knee in front of the left-field bullpen as the liner came off the bat of Dodgers batter Elian Herrera...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman celebrates save with double forward roll (Video)

Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman celebrated the completion of a save in Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers by stepping off the mound and doing a double forward roll. Your browser does not support iframes. On the one hand, now there's something you don't see every day. On the other hand, however, Chapman might want to think twice about pulling...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss
BEER ME

'Clown Question, Bro' brewers interviewed

The Denver Beer Company was in attendance at Coors Field for Tuesday's Colorado Rockies game against the Washington Nationals and got an up-close look at rookie outfielder Bryce Harper, the inspiration for their 'Clown Question, Bro' Canadian lager. Your browser does not support iframes. Charlie Berger, one of the co-founders of the Denver Beer Company, came to the...
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June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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