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5-yr-old plays with Utah Jazz in preseason scrimmage (Video)

The Utah Jazz held a preseason scrimmage Monday night and were joined on the bench by a special guest: 5-year-old J.P. Gibson, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2012.The Jazz signed Gibson to a 1-day contract prior to the scrimmage and gave him a customized Jazz uniform for the occasion. Gibson came off the bench and into the game during the final seconds of...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov stuffed by rim on slam dunk fail (Video / GIF)

Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov was stuffed by the rim as he missed a wide-open slam dunk attempt during Monday night's NBA preseason game against the L.A. Lakers.The basket was set up perfectly by teammate Ty Lawson, but Mosgov couldn't get high enough to throw it down through the hoop. That's pretty amazing when you think about it, considering Mosgov stands 7-foot-1. Fortunately...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Dyson celebrates Royals ALDS sweep with backflips (Video / GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson displayed his athleticism during the postgame celebration with some impressive backflips after the Royals completed their ALDS sweep.It's safe to say that Dyson is revved up for the ALCS.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Kelce celebrates TD with Ric Flair strut (Video)

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce celebrated a touchdown in Sunday's game at San Francisco by breaking out a strut inspired by pro wrestling legend Ric Flair.Kelce only had two catches in the game, but he sure made this one count.GIF via GIFDSports. H/T BMS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Dilfer: 'You cannot lose games in the NFL and still win.' (Video)

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer may have been dumbing down things a bit too much when he offered this piece of insight during Sunday's coverage: "You cannot lose games in the NFL and still win".Technically, that's true, but you could put anyone up there to say that. H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrence Ross goes coast-to-coast, throws down tomahawk slam (Video/GIF)

Toronto Raptors shooting guard Terrence Ross stole a pass and went coast-to-coast for the bucket, finishing it off with a tomahawk slam, during Sunday night's preseason game against Sacramento.Ross made the play early in the second quarter and gave the fans in Vancouver a good close-up look at what he's all about.Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Looks like Mike Francesa was caught sleeping again (Video/GIF)

New York sports radio host Mike Francesa may have been caught sleeping during Friday afternoon's show on WFAN, and it was captured perfectly on camera during the FOX Sports 2 simulcast.Francesa had his eyes closed while listening to a call from Mark in Bloomfield, NJ. Francesa's head slumped forward and bumped into the microphone, then as he bounced back up, his eyes were suddenly...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Skating singer wipes out during national anthem

A singer who was performing the Canadian national anthem while skating around the ice wiped out after skating over the ceremonial carpet at center ice before Friday night's Penticton VEES junior hockey game in Canada. "O Canada, our home and native land, whoa!" Despite the embarrassing (and possibly painful) spill, Mark Donnelly continued singing, even as he had trouble getting...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Katy Perry wants Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight to call her (Video)

Pop superstar Katy Perry asked Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Trevor Knight to call her during her guest appearance on Saturday's episode of College Gameday.Perry was the guest picker during the Saturday Selections segment of the show from the College Gameday set on location at "The Grove" on the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Mississippi. It was when it came time to pick the winner of...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels fan whacks Royals fan-friend with Thunderstick (Video)

A Los Angeles Angels fan retaliated against his taunting Kansas City Royals fan-friend with a Thunderstick during Friday night's Game 2 of the ALDS in Anaheim.It happened in the bottom of the eighth after Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson threw out Angels pinch runner Colin Cowgill at third base, completing an 8-5 double play which wiped out an Angels scoring opportunity. That...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving breaks out nasty spin move in Cavs scrimmage (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving broke out a spin move to create some space for himself to sink a fallaway jumper during a Thursday night preseason scrimmage at "The Q".Some might say that there was a double dribble in there somewhere, but the refs aren't going to call that in a preseason scrimmage. Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Home plate umpire takes pitch to groin during Royals-Angels ALDS Game 1 (GIF)

Home plate umpire Paul Nauert was hit in the groin by a pitch during Thursday night's ALDS Game 1 in Anaheim.Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout was at bat when a low pitch bounced off the ground and went underneath the glove of Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, nailing Nauert in the crotch. We're going to guess that Nauert came prepared and wore a cup, because he was...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What was Erick Aybar chewing on? (GIF)

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar does have a tendency to chew tobacco, but during Thursday night's ALCS Game 1 against Kansas City, it looked Aybar was chewing on something else.We'll give him the benefit of the doubt and say that Aybar was chewing on tobacco in this instance, even though it appeared like he was chewing on some other brown solid substance. However, if it...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Pirates fan mimics players behind home plate at NL Wild Card game (Video)

A young Pittsburgh Pirates fan turned himself into an Internet sensation during Wednesday night's National League Wild Card game against San Francisco by mimicing the players of his favorite team from behind home plate in full view of television cameras.The young Pirates fan was perfectly positioned in the aisle behind home plate during the late innings of the game. The kid swung...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner celebrates Wild Card victory by chugging four beers (Video)

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner celebrated his complete-game victory in Wednesday night's National League Wild Card playoff game over Pittsburgh by chugging four beers in the postgame celebration.At least, Bumgarner attempted to chug four beers. In reality, it was more of a beer shower that Bumgarner gave himself, with a small fraction of the four beers actually making...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to know: Sid Bream's slide in the 1992 NLCS (Video)

The MLB playoffs are underway, and to set the tone for our readers, we're reliving some of the unforgettable postseason moments from the recent past.  Today's highlight:  Sid Bream's slide in the 1992 NLCS. Bream beat the throw home from Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Barry Bonds to give the Atlanta Braves a walk-off victory in Game 7 of the 1992 NLCS and sent them to the World...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles tries avoiding sack by sitting on defender's face, has chance against Steelers (Video)

Blake Bortles made his first start as a pro in Week 4 and played pretty well, especially given how bad the Jacksonville Jaguars have been.  Above, he does his best to avoid a sack by sitting on the head of San Diego Chargers pass rusher Jahleel Addae, thus avoiding being sacked (even though he eventually was).All told, it was a strong debut for Bortles, who is playing behind what...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Favre gets haircut and shave - for new commercial (Video)

Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre had been looking rather shaggy in recent public appearances, letting his hair grow and sporting a full grey beard. However, it would seem that Favre's recent grooming habits, or lack thereof, may have all been a setup for this commercial promoting MicroTouch razors and trimmers.Favre looks a lot better now after getting himself cleaned up. We...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson 'revs it up' to celebrate stolen base (GIFs)

Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson busted out a "rev it up" celebration after coming through with a huge stolen base in the ninth inning of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card game against Oakland.With the Royals down 7-6, Dyson came into the game as a pinch runner after a Mike Moustakas single with no outs. After advancing to second on a sacrifice bunt, Dyson's timely...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals infielder Omar Infante goes down swinging - literally (Video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante went down swinging - literally - during his first at-bat of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card playoff game against Oakland.Infante took the huge hack at the 0-2 pitch from A's pitcher Jon Lester which made him look really silly.Overall, however, Infante had a respectable game at the plate...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Latvian soccer team celebrates goal with 'team photo' (Video/GIF)

In Latvian first division soccer action this past weekend, FK Ventspils celebrated a goal against Liepaja by posing for a "team photo", with one of their players using their shoe as the camera. Very creative, although maybe a bit excessive, especially given that the goal would be their only score of the match, which ended in a 1-1 draw. DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does not condone...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pennsylvania farmstead creates Mario Lemieux corn maze (Photo)

Photo via Iron Mills Farmstead.The Iron Mills Farmstead in western Pennsylvania has created an amazing 10-acre corn maze as a tribute to Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins.If you're in the New Wilmington area and care to check it out, the Iron Mills Farmstead is giving out coupons for $1 off admission to the corn maze. For each coupon used, $1 will be donated to the Mario Lemieux...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

5 little-known facts: The Steve Bartman incident (Infographic)

Here at Holdout Sports, we've been getting ready for the MLB postseason by revisiting some of the great moments in the recent past. However, our MLB playoff retrospective wouldn't be complete without revisiting one of the most infamous moments in MLB history: the Steve Bartman incident.In 2003, the Chicago Cubs appeared to be on their way to the World Series for the first time...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Jones hits Cowboys stadium scoreboard with punt (Video)

Dallas Cowboys punter Chris Jones hit the giant AT&T Stadium scoreboard with a fourth quarter punt during Sunday night's game against New Orleans.Jones' punt still traveled 33-yards, despite the tip of the ball scraping against the bottom of the scoreboard, as picked up by video replay. Since the trajectory of the ball wasn't altered enough to make it obvious to the naked eye...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins throws down alley oop from Ricky Rubio (Video/GIF)

On Monday night, the Minnesota Timberwolves gave their fans a glimpse of what to expect for the upcoming season when Ricky Rubio threw the alley oop to Andrew Wiggins, who finished with a slam dunk.The Timberwolves opened their training camp with a "Dunks After Dark" event at Minnesota State University, which featured three 12-minute scrimmages followed by a 10 minutes of freestyle...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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