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Sharknado takes down Racing Presidents at Nationals game (Video)

The Presidents Race during Friday night's Washington Nationals game was hit by a Sharknado which took down all of the Presidents except for Abe Lincoln, who won the race by default. H/T FTW. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Thomas Bjorn smashes camera with errant shot at British Open (Video)

Golfer Thomas Bjorn got off to a precarious start on the very first hole of Thursday's first round of the British Open tournament when he smashed the lens of an ESPN camera with an errant shot. Bjorn's tee shot landed in the rough on the side of the fairway, which led to the shot that broke the camera lens: ESPN TV camera on first fairway after Thomas Bjorn's second...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Notts County FC goalkeeper kicked in face by teammate (Video)

On Tuesday night in a friendly football match against visiting Galatsaray, Notts County FC defender Alan Sheehan accidentally injured his own goalkeeper Bartosz Białkowski while trying to vent after his team allowed the tying goal. When Galatsaray scored a second half goal to tie the game at 1-1, Magpies defender Sheehan tried to kick the ball away after it bounced out of the net...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera sends bat flying into stands at MLB All-Star Game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera sent his bat flying into the stands during his fourth inning at-bat in Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game. Cabrera lost the grip on his bat after a swing and a miss on a 1-1 pitch and the bat went nearly 15 rows deep into the stands behind home plate. It was only by a stroke of good luck that...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera makes unforgettable entrance in final MLB All-Star Game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made his final appearance in an MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night, and it was a memorable one. Rivera was called to appear in the bottom of the eighth inning, and he came into the game all alone as Citi Field played his trademark song, Metallica's "Enter Sandman". Not only did the...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
THAT'S A SUSPENSION

Player lays out opponent with flying kick

In a second division futbol match from Peru last weekend, a player received a red card just 13 minutes into a match after delivering a brutal flying kick to his opponent's head. Alianza Universidad center-forward Smith got a running start and laid out the opposing Deportivo Municipal player by kicking him right in the face. You don't need to speak the same language to know...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey proves New Yorkers don't know Matt Harvey (Video)

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey was named the National League starter for Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game. However, many baseball fans don't know what Matt Harvey looks like, including New Yorkers themselves. With that in mind, NBC Late Night host Jimmy Fallon sent Harvey out on location to Bryant Park in midtown NYC on Monday morning to ask New Yorkers about their...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
UNPROVOKED ZINGER

Nevada senator Harry Reid rips USC football

Nevada senator Harry Reid took some unprovoked shots at the USC football program during his Monday appearance at the Center for American Progress. Reid was fielding a question from a member of the audience who identified himself as a student of the University of Southern California. Before the man finished his question, Reid interrupted him by saying "I hope you have a better...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

New Celtics look miserable at press conference (Photo)

The newest members of the Boston Celtics - Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks and Keith Bogans - were introduced to the media at a team press conference on Monday. You would think this would be an exciting day in the career of Humphries, Brooks and Bogans, but by the looks on their faces, these players may as well have been attending a funeral. Photo via Celtics / Instagram....
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
DUNK-O-RAMA

Prep star reverse dunks after alley-oop to himself

During the Reebok Breakout Classic in Philadelphia this past week, 6-foot-1 high school junior Corey Sanders (from McKeel Academy in Lakeland, Florida) stole the show with a fantastic reverse dunk. Making it even more outstanding, Sanders set himself up by shifting the ball between his legs and throwing the alley-oop to himself off the backboard. All in all, it looks like we...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Carly Rae Jepsen's first pitch at Rays game was worst ever (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Carly Rae Jepsen performed in concert Sunday at Tropicana Field as part of the Tampa Bay Rays summer concert series. Unfortunately, it's Jepsen's performance before the game that everyone is talking about. Jepsen was invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Rays game, and did so terribly. There is no...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dutch football fans recall 'Fails of the Season' (Video)

With a new season of Dutch pro football beginning less than a month away, the Youtube /Football channel is getting fans back into the spirit by compiling a video of last season's biggest "fails" from the Eredivisie. Many of them consist of own goals and wide open misses, but fans of this web site will recognize a few gems, especially the fan knocked down in the stands...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees fan loses grip on slippery foul ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A New York Yankees fan tracked down a foul ball, only to watch it slip out of his hand as he picked it up to show the crowd during Friday night's game in the Bronx. The balls were slippery after an hour and 15 minute rain delay. Unfortunately, the fan didn't factor that in when he raised the ball in the air after tracking down...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Davis gives Adam Jones a wet willie (GIF)

Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis gave teammate Adam Jones a wet willie on the way back to the dugout after they scored on a J.J. Hardy HR during the sixth inning of Friday night's game at Camden Yards. Davis and Jones also had homers of their own in the 8-5 Orioles victory. Nothing wrong with a little harmless fun. H/T Deadspin. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss
NO MAN'S LAND

Umpire prevents Giants from catching popup

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was blocked from catching a popup by an umpire who couldn't get out of his way during Friday night's game in San Diego. In the bottom of the third, Padres batter Alexi Amarista hit a popup behind third base. Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval was called off by Crawford, who came over...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Delta Air Lines dedicates 757 aircraft to honor Mariano Rivera (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. To honor New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera as he plays in his final season in the major leagues, Delta Air Lines dedicated a 757 aircraft in his name during a ceremony held this week at JFK Airport. Delta Air Lines is the official airline of the New York Yankees and has only dedicated a small handful of their airplanes. Manager...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss
SECOND CAREER

World Peace to play in NHL?

Metta World Peace was released by the Lakers via the amnesty provision, and now he is talking about what he will do next.

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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter nearly hit by HR ball thrown back onto field (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter was able to avoid being hit by a home run ball thrown back onto the field, by one of his own fans, during Thursday's game at Comerica Park. After Chicago White Sox batter Alejandro de Aza hit a home run into the right field stands in the top of the eighth, the fan decided on making the...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Anthony Rendon HR hits Phillies fan in head (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A home run ball by Washington Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon hit a Philadelphia Phillies fan in the head during the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game at Citizens Bank Park. Rendon hit the line drive solo home run hard and fast to left field, and the Phillies fan had trouble judging the ball as it came at him. No word...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Robinson Cano gets territorial with Eduardo Nunez on infield popup (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano became territorial with shortstop Eduardo Nunez when Nunez caught an infield popup on Cano's side of the infield during Wednesday night's game in the Bronx. It happened in the second inning as Nunez called out to catch the popup by Kansas City Royals batter David Lough. As Nunez came...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
THAT WENT WELL

Player hurt by backflip after first career goal

In Copa do Brazil third round football action early Thursday morning, a 19-year-old Brazilian football player injured himself while celebrating his first career goal with a backflip. Maurides scored a goal in the 88th minute to give Internacional a 3-1 lead over America MG. Maurides was clearly excited and celebrated with a cartwheel followed by a backflip, but his knee buckled...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hefner videobombed by Mets teammates during pregame interview (Video)

New York Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner was videobombed by several teammates while he was giving an interview prior to Tuesday night's game. Good to see that the players were having some fun. However, something tells us Bob Costas does not approve. H/T FTW. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hefner videobombed by Mets teammates during pregame interview (Video)

New York Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner was videobombed by several teammates while he was giving an interview prior to Tuesday night's game. Good to see that the players were having some fun. However, something tells us Bob Costas does not approve. H/T FTW. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar demonstrates exhausting pregame handshake routine (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar gave himself such a workout during his pregame handshake ritual with his teammates before Tuesday's game that it's amazing that he had any energy left to play the game itself. Your browser does not support iframes. Escobar went 0-for-3 at the plate. Maybe he should save a little bit of that energy. No problem with bonding with...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Montero wags finger at Yasiel Puig after home plate collision (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Miguel Montero wagged his finger at Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig after tagging him out at home plate during Tuesday night's game in Phoenix. Puig tried to score from first on a fly ball to center field that was dropped by D-backs outfielder Adam Eaton. Two runs scored on the play, but Puig ignored...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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