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WATCH: Nigeria goalkeeper throws ball into own net

Nigeria goalkeeper Austin Ejide threw the ball into his own net during the first half of their international friendly soccer match against Scotland on Wednesday.It happened in the 32nd minute of the match with Nigeria trailing 1-0. Ejide leaped up and caught the ball with both hands, but before he landed, he inexplicably threw the ball over his shoulder and into the net without...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bartolo Colon loses helmet, carries bat to first

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon nearly lost his helmet twice after taking two big swings during his seventh inning at-bat in Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh. Then, after finally making contact on a grounder to the pitcher, Colon carried his bat with him to first base before heading to the dugout.Watching Colon attempting to hit is worth...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez surprises young fan with first pitch invitation

Your browser does not support iframes.Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez surprised a young fan at Miller Park by inviting her to throw the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night's game against Baltimore.Earlier this season on Carlos Gomez bobblehead day, 15-year-old Jordan Hynum was brought to tears by meeting Gomez face-to-face, leading Gomez to give her a couple...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter's Game 4 flop was too much (Vine)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter failed to draw a foul, but drew some embarrassing attention to himself, with a massive flop in the second quarter of Tuesday night's Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against Oklahoma City.Splitter was guarding Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and threw himself onto the ground after a light elbow from Ibaka. The play on the court continued...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

50 Cent throws first pitch 50 feet wide of home plate (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Rapper, actor and entrepreneur 50 Cent threw an absolutely disastrous first pitch prior to Tuesday night's New York Mets game at Citi Field against Pittsburgh. 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, threw the ball hard enough to reach home plate, but let go of the ball way too early. As a result, the ball went about 50 feet wide of home...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel studied Browns playbook during Vegas weekend

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel brought his playbook to Las Vegas for his weekend vacation, as evidenced by this Instagram photo of him holding the playbook while seated on the plane on his way back to Ohio.The caption with the photo: "Guess it's impossible to enjoy the weekend and study?" Good point. Besides, in the down time between attending pool parties and UFC...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicolas Mahut congratulated by reporter after losing French Open match (Video)

French tennis pro Nicolas Mahut was involved in an awkward exchange with a reporter during his post-match press conference after losing his first round match at the French Open against Mikhail Kukushkin when the reporter actually congratulated him.The English portion of the Q and A began with the clueless reporter saying "Congratulations." It certainly wasn't something that Mahut...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic spends rain delay with French Open ball boy

Novak Djokovic invited a French Open ball boy underneath his umbrella to dry off and share a drink with him during a rain delay in his first round tennis match at Roland Garros.Nice to see Djokovic staying loose, and we're sure the ball boy appreciated the kind gesture.After the delay, the match resumed and Djokovic completed his straight-set victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa.Vine...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince Amukamara rocks out at bar mitzvah (Video)

New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara seemed to enjoy himself at a recent bar mitzvah, based on the videos he posted to his Instagram account.One video shows Amukamara rocking out to "Turn Down For What", with the caption "Bar Mitzvahs are no joke!!!"Amukamara also danced with some girls to "Selfie":H/T LBS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich drops Serge Ibaka joke at press conference (Video)

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich managed to make a sly reference to the injury status of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka with a joke during his postgame press conference after Sunday night's Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals.When asked about whether Manu Ginobili would be OK after heading to the locker room late in the fourth quarter with an apparent...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs outfielder Junior Lake confused during home run trot

Your browser does not support iframes.Chicago Cubs left fielder Junior Lake was so unsure as to whether his home run ball really left the park that he stopped running during his home run trot in the sixth inning of Sunday's game at San Diego.Padres left fielder Seth Smith made a leaping attempt to snag Lake's deep fly ball, but came just short as the ball made it over the wall for...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros pitcher's lucky kick goes straight to first for out

Your browser does not support iframes.Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel got a lucky break when a line drive bounced off his foot and straight to first base an out during the ninth inning of Sunday's game against Seattle.It happened in the top of the ninth inning as Mariners batter James Jones hit a 1-1 pitch right at Keuchel, but the ball took the lucky bounce straight to Astros...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros pitcher kicks liner to first base for the out (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel got a lucky break when a line drive bounced off his foot and straight to first base an out during the ninth inning of Sunday's game against Seattle.It happened in the top of the ninth inning as Mariners batter James Jones hit a 1-1 pitch right at Keuchel, but the ball took the lucky bounce straight to Astros...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yunel Escobar stolen base triggers Rays-Red Sox fight (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A bench-clearing fight between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox during Sunday's game at Tropicana Field was triggered by the Red Sox getting upset with Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar stealing third base with a 5-run lead.It happened in the seventh inning with the Rays holding an 8-3 lead with two outs and Escobar at second base. The Red Sox...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel attends poolside party, UFC 173 in Las Vegas (Photo)

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel spent Saturday of Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas. Manziel spent the day at Encore Beach Club at the Wynn in Las Vegas, where he partied by the pool and posed for pictures with fans:I don't always ask for pictures, but when I do, it's so I can do this. pic.twitter.com/kWZxv9G77V— Elika Sadeghi (@steakNstiffarms) May 25, 2014To...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU third baseman heads ball to shortstop for the out (Video)

LSU Tigers third baseman Christian Ibarra lost a popup in the sun that hit him right in the forehead during the third inning of Saturday's SEC baseball championship semifinal game against Arkansas. Amazingly, however, the ball bounced up in the air and landed in the glove of shortstop Alex Bregman for the out. Ibarra's teammates, coaches and trainers immediately came over to check...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs broadcaster quotes 'Seinfeld' after strikeout

Your browser does not support iframes.A Chicago Cubs broadcaster dropped a classic "Seinfeld" quote after Padres batter Jedd Gyorko struck out to end the second inning during Saturday night's game at Petco Park.Gyorko's last name is pronounced "Jerk-o", which comes with the obvious connotations and likely inspired a Cubs broadcaster to paraphrase the George Costanza line from the...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Slash performs National Anthem before Blackhawks-Kings Game 3 (Video)

The National Anthem before Saturday night's Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Kings and the visiting Chicago Blackhawks was played on the guitar by Grammy winning recording artist (and former Guns N' Roses guitarist) Slash.Our opinion: Maybe not the best rendition we've ever heard, but not that bad, either.Video via NHL. This post appeared first...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Upton's broken bat earns him infield single (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton earned an infield single in the sixth inning of Friday night's game against Colorado thanks to his broken bat getting in the way of the ball.Upton hit a regular grounder to short, but Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had to take an extra step to his right to avoid the barrel of Upton's bat. Tulowitzki...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera messes with Adrian Beltre's head (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera had some fun messing around with Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre during the third inning of Friday night's game at Comerica Park.While standing at third base as the Rangers pitching coach was visiting the mound, Cabrera playfully rubbed Beltre on his head. Beltre let it slide as they chatted for...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli have dance battle at Roland Garros (Video)

French tennis pros Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli had an incredible dance battle on the court at Roland Garros during Saturday's events at French Open Kids Day.Monfils and Lokoli didn't let the rain stop them from breaking out their best moves to the DJ Snake & Lil Jon hit "Turn Down For What", giving the fans something to cheer about. Video via Roland Garros. H/T NIS. This...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Foul ball shatters Angels fan's souvenir cup

Your browser does not support iframes.A Los Angeles Angels fan had his souvenir cup shattered by a foul ball during Friday night's game against Kansas City.The Angels fan in the first base stands made the poor decision to hold onto his plastic souvenir cup while trying to catch the sharp liner hit by Angels batter Colin Cowgill in the bottom of the eighth. As luck would have it...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez puts bubble gum bucket on his head (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez had some fun prior to Friday night's game against Miami by putting an empty bubble gum bucket on his head while walking around the dugout.Gomez returned to the starting lineup after taking a few days off with tightness in his back, so he was certainly feeling good enough to have some fun with the...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith is voice of Richard Sherman's stomach (Video)

ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith plays the "little voice" inside Richard Sherman's stomach in a humorous new commercial for Oberto Beef Jerky. Smith's loud voice fits the bill and is a good fit with Sherman's loud personality. However, we hope the paycheck Smith received was worth having to get dressed up in that bright yellow fisherman's outfit.Video via Oberto Beef Jerky. H...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Robertson spits out gum during collision with Rangers teammate (Video)

Texas Rangers center fielder Daniel Robertson spit out his gum during an ugly collision with fellow outfielder Alex Rios in the third inning of Thursday's game in Detroit.It happened when Tigers batter Ian Kinsler hit a popup to right-center field with both Robertson and Rios chasing it. Robertson went for the diving catch while Rios was attempting a sliding catch. The end result...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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