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John Axford beats D-backs mascot in rock, paper, scissors

Your browser does not support iframes.Cleveland Indians closer John Axford defeated Arizona Diamondbacks mascot D. Baxter the Bobcat in a quick game of rock, paper, scissors before Wednesday's game at Chase Field.Axford and the D-backs mascot both chose paper and rock in the first and second rounds, but Axford sealed the win in the third round by choosing scissors while D. Baxter...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brewers fan makes diving catch on dugout

Your browser does not support iframes.A Milwaukee Brewers fan made a great diving catch for a foul ball on top of the team's dugout during Wednesday's game against Washington.It happened in the bottom of the second as Brewers batter Martin Maldonado fouled off a 2-2 pitch. The fan, who was wearing a Ryan Braun All-Star jersey, climbed up on top of the dugout and stretched out with...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog trashes the World Cup (Video)

Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog, joined fans at a bar in Astoria, Queens recently to make fun of the World Cup and the fans that watch the games.Triumph broke out some great material as he targeted fans from Colombia, Greece and Uruguay. It's too bad the Luis Suarez incident occurred after this was recorded. However, the fact that the video is called "Triumpg Watches the World Cup...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum celebrates no-hitter with U.S. Soccer jersey (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum celebrated Wednesday's no-hitter against San Diego by wearing a custom U.S. soccer jerseyin the locker room after the game.Lincecum was also given a knight's helmet to wear and led the team in the Daniel Bryan "YES! YES! YES!" chant as manager Bruce Bochy made a toast.Video via MLB. This post appeared...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Luis Suarez meets "Charlie Bit My Finger" (Video)

What do you get when you mash up the infamous Luis Suarez World Cup bite with the "Charlie Bit My Finger" viral video? You get Internet gold with "Suarez Bit My Finger".Even Charlie is old enough to know you're not supposed to bite. H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Foul tip gets stuck in Jose Lobaton's mask

Your browser does not support iframes.Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton was in the middle of an unusual situation during Tuesday's game in Milwaukee when a baseball got stuck in his mask on a foul tip.It happened in the second inning as Brewers batter Carlos Gomez tipped a 2-2 pitch straight back into Lobaton's mask - and the ball never landed on the ground. Lobaton had...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays take cover as Anthony Gose lines foul towards dugout (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Several Toronto Blue Jays players found themselves taking cover as teammate Anthony Gose lined a foul ball towards the dugout in the eighth inning during Tuesday night's game against the New York Yankees.The sharp liner from Gose hit the screen in front of the dugout, but not before sending Melky Cabrera flying off his seat and onto the floor...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Open letter to Luis Suarez from a 6-year-old (Video)

Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy in World Cup action Tuesday was overshadowed by the despicable actions of Uruguay's star Luis Suarez, who bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the shoulder during the 80th minute of the match. What makes this incident even more unbelievable, however, is that Suarez has shown a pattern of biting his opponents, having stooped to this level at least...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Samardzija breaks bat over knee after failed bunt

Your browser does not support iframes.Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija broke his bat over his knee after a failed bunt attempt during the third inning of Monday's game at Wrigley Field against Cincinnati.In the bottom of the third, Samardzija tried to lay down a bunt on a 1-0 pitch but popped it up in the air to the first baseman for the out. Samardzija was clearly angry at...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sting sings 7th-inning stretch at Cubs game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Pop star and Grammy-winning recording artist Sting attended Monday's Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field and sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" as guest conductor during the 7th-inning stretch. Naturally, it sounded great and Sting seemed to enjoy it.Sting wrote music and lyrics for the original musical "The Last Ship" which is currently running...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays invite 'Knuckleball Princess' to throw batting practice (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.On Monday, the Tampa Bay Rays invited "Knuckleball Princess" Chelsea Baker, a 17-year-old baseball pitcher from Durant High School in Plant City, Florida, to throw live batting practice for the team. Baker mostly threw knuckleballs to the Rays and made quite a few of them swing and miss. In the process, Baker became the youngest woman ever...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Three possible destinations for Carmelo Anthony (Video)

On Monday, New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony officially became a free agent when he opted out of the final year of his contract. So if Carmelo decides not to return to the Knicks, where will he end up?FOX Sports 1 NBA insider Bill Reiter provides his analysis here with the three best possible landing spots for Anthony. Related posts:Can Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Schaap attacked by giant insects during live World Cup report (Video)

ESPN reporter Jeremy Schaap fought his way through a live report despite being attacked by giant insects during a live report from Manaus, Brazil before Sunday's USA-Portugal World Cup soccer match.Schaap tried to guess that the bugs resting on his shoulder and microphone were cicadas, but he couldn't be sure - probably because they were much bigger than cicadas he is familiar with...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wesley Matthews watched USA-Portugal World Cup match with 'Ted' (Photo)

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews watched Sunday's USA-Portugal World Cup soccer match with "Ted", the foul-mouthed teddy bear voiced by Seth McFarlane from the 2012 movie.Matthews seemed particularly pumped for the matchup as he had a USA jersey painted on his chest and dressed Ted in a red, white and blue U.S. soccer shirt. Both Matthews and Ted also had patriotic masks...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN celebrates new SportsCenter studio with classic bloopers (Video)

To get ready for the debut of its new SportsCenter studio on Sunday night, ESPN put together a compilation of classic SportsCenter bloopers. Prominently featured is the late Beano Cook, plus Charley Steiner in the midst of numerous fits of uncontrollable laughter while live on screen.Video via ESPN.Related posts:Bob Ley caught making funny faces during 'Outside the Lines' (Video...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dodgers players play hacky sack with baseball

Your browser does not support iframes.Before Sunday's game in San Diego, some of the Los Angeles Dodgers kept things loose by playing hacky sack with a baseball. Yasiel Puig, Scott Van Slyke and Justin Turner all took part in the fun. The Dodgers beat the Padres 2-1, so this may become a regular routine.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin Prado bumps heads with fan while chasing after foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado bumped heads with a front row fan while chasing a foul ball during Sunday's game against San Francisco.In the top of the ninth with two outs, Prado chased the ball fouled off towards the third base stands by Giants batter Joe Panik. Prado ran full speed towards the stands and his face smacked into...
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June 22, 2014  |  2 Comments

WATCH: Nationals ball girl makes great play off deflection

Your browser does not support iframes.A Washington Nationals ball girl made a great play on a foul line drive that took a tricky bounce during Saturday's game against Atlanta.In the top of the sixth, Braves batter Jason Heyward hit a blazing liner foul on the first base side that ricocheted off the tarp. The ball would have bounced back onto the field if it weren't for the ball...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How will USMNT contain Cristiano Ronaldo? (Video)

FOX Sports 1 soccer analyst Warren Barton discusses what the U.S. men's national soccer team has to do to win Sunday's World Cup match against Portugal. Barton discusses how to contain superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, how to fill the void of injured striker Jozy Altidore, and some of the intangibles to look for during Sunday's huge match. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers score three runs on Rockies wild pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Here's something you don't see every day: The Milwaukee Brewers were able to score three runs on a wild pitch thrown by the Colorado Rockies (with the help of a throwing error) during the third inning of Saturday's game at Coors Field.It happened as the Brewers loaded the bases with two outs and a 5-2 lead. Rockies starter Christian Friedrich...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marlins fan catches foul ball using his sweatshirt

Your browser does not support iframes.A Miami Marlins fan made a nice catch of a foul ball using their sweatshirt during Friday night's game against the New York Mets.It happened in the top of the fifth as Mets batter Anthony Recker hit a line drive foul into the stands near left field. The Marlins fan didn't have a glove, so he improvised as he reached over the railing with the...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Henderson Alvarez uses elaborate windup for first pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Miami Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez used an elaborate windup as part of his first pitch to open up Friday night's game against the New York Mets.Alvarez apparently does this for each of his starts, and only for the very first pitch of the game. As strange as it may look, it seems to be working for him, as Alvarez pitched 6 1/3 shutout...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers fan sacrifices popcorn to make great one-handed catch

Your browser does not support iframes.A Detroit Tigers fan sacrificed some of his popcorn while making a fantastic one-handed catch on a foul ball during Thursday's game against Kansas City.It happened in the top of the fifth as Royals batter Mike Moustakas hit a foul popup into the stands. The ball ricocheted off a cement wall in the back of one of the upper decks back down into...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kate Upton stars in Lady Antebellum music video 'Bartender'

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton is branching out into the world of country music with a starring role in a music video for the new Lady Antebellum single entitled "Bartender".The video features Upton meeting up with some friends at the bar and getting into a drinking contest with the bartender, played by "Veep" star Tony Hale.  It's worth about three-and-a-half minutes...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets bring back original colors for new uniforms (Photo)

The Charlotte Hornets went back to their roots and brought back their original purple and teal color scheme for their uniforms, and we have to admit, they look pretty sweet. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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