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Rob Gronkowski spikes Bruins ceremonial face-off puck over glass (Video)

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was invited to drop the puck for the ceremonial face-off Saturday night at TD Garden as the Boston Bruins honored the Super Bowl Champions. Gronk made sure his appearance was memorable one, as he waved Islanders captain John Tavares out of the way and spiked the opening puck so hard on the ice that it bounced over the glass.Here's an...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft spotted with Jay-Z, Kanye West at Pre-Grammy brunch (Photo)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft hung out with rappers Jay-Z, Kanye West, Nas and Big Sean on Saturday during a Pre-Grammy brunch hosted by RocNation.Jay-Z's RocNation sports agency currently represents NFL wide receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks, but we can not confirm or deny whether he engaged Kraft with any talk about business.H/T NYDN. This post appeared first on...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marseille’s Mario Lemina ejected for punching opponent in groin (Video)

In soccer action from France, Marseille midfielder Mario Lemina earned a straight red card in the 84th minute of Saturday's Ligue 1 match against Rennes for punching forward Ola Toivonen in the groin.droite aux couilles, notre nouvelle devise pic.twitter.com/9qSLEOUyO8— Philippe (@philousports) February 7, 2015Needless to say, Holdout Sports does not condone this behavior.H/T...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford students bring homework to basketball game (Photo)

A couple of Stanford students who attended Thursday night's basketball game against UCLA seemed to have very little interest in what was happening on the court as they were too focused on more important matters, such as completing their homework.Now that's some serious dedication, and it's good to see they have their priorities straight.H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis hits incredible walk-off 3-pointer to beat Thunder (Video / GIF)

Anthony Davis added another feather in his cap with an unbelievable game-winning three-pointer at the final buzzer of Friday night's game to give the New Orleans Pelicans a 116-113 victory over Oklahoma City.With 1.2 seconds left and the game tied at 113-113, Davis freed himself up to receive the inbounds pass and put up an off-balance double pump shot just before the buzzer went...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

George Hill nonchalantly makes one-handed 3-pointer vs Cavs (Video)

Indiana Pacers point guard George Hill combined his skills with some unbelievable luck when he nonchalantly sank a one-handed 3-pointer while being fouled during Friday night's game against Cleveland.Hill was guarded by Kyrie Irving, who grabbed onto him when Roy Hibbert tried to set up a pick. As Hill was fouled, he tossed up the shot, and his prayer was answered.Hill finished...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Albanian soccer goal celebration goes haywire (GIF)

If you need a good laugh, you must check out this soccer goal celebration gone haywire from the Albanian Premier League. It would appear that the goal scorer tripped or lost his balance, causing him to fall just as his teammate was trying to jump onto his back. The end result was both players landing flat on their faces.H/T Who Ate All The Pies. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons guest stars on Disney XD's 'Kirby Buckets' (Video)

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons is testing out his acting skills with a cameo appearance on an upcoming episode of the Disney XD television show "Kirby Buckets".Parsons plays himself in the episode "Mac's Back", and plays a fan asking for an autograph but gets the total brush-off.The episode airs Monday, February 9th at 8PM EST, so check him out.Video via Disney XD PR....
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Hanks brings 'Cast Away' co-star Wilson to Rangers game (Photo)

Wilson and his co-star are at the #NYR game tonight @TheGarden!! pic.twitter.com/UYJWQBQybP— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 5, 2015Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks attended Wednesday night's New York Rangers game against the Boston Bruins and brought along Wilson, the volleyball with the painted face that co-starred with him in the movie "Cast Away". Hanks and Wilson...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach Randolph banks in half-court buzzer beater vs Jazz (Video)

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph banked in a half-court shot to beat the buzzer at the end of the first quarter during Wednesday night's game in Utah.After the Jazz scored with 2.9 seconds left, Randolph got the inbounds pass, took two steps and heaved up the shot from 60-feet away. Sure enough, his prayer was answered.Randolph finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks’ Entire Starting Five Named Eastern Conference 'Player of the Month'

In what may be a first in the NBA’s history, the league has named not one, but five players as the Eastern Conference Player of the Month. That "player" is the entire starting lineup of the Atlanta Hawks.And who can blame them? The Hawks had a ridiculous January, going 17-0 as part of their 19-game winning streak, and Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague, Kyle Korver, and DeMarre...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cory Jefferson throws down hammer over Patrick Patterson (Video / GIF)

Brooklyn Nets power forward Cory Jefferson threw down the hammer over Toronto Raptors forward Patrick patterson during the second quarter of Wednesday night's game at the Air Canada Centre.Bojan Bogdanovic set up Jefferson near the basket with the nice dish over his head, and Jefferson finished strong with the monster slam dunk.Jefferson scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds off...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins takes a play off on defense vs Warriors (Video)

DeMarcus Cousins led the Sacramento Kings with 26 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday night, but couldn't be bothered to make even a marginal attempt to defend this alley oop by Golden State. The play wouldn't have made a difference in the game as the Kings were blown out by the Warriors 121-96. And since Cousins was named to the Western Conference All-Star team, whatever he's doing...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders fan goes headbanging during hilarious videobomb (Video)

An excited New York Islanders fan showed his spirit with a little headbanging in a hilarious videobomb of an MSG Network reporter filming a live report during Tuesday night's game against Florida.Unfortunately, the Islanders went on to lose to the Panthers 4-2, so we would guess that this fan was not happy during the trip home.H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard dunks all over Rudy Gobert (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard drove down the lane and posterized Utah Jazz center Rudy Golbert with a huge slam dunk during the fourth quarter of Tuesday night's game at the Moda Center. Lillard led the Blazers with 25 points to lead the Blazers to a 103-102 victory. Still have to shake your head and wonder how Lillard wasn't named an NBA All-Star.Video via...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green checks Kyle Clifford into Capitals bench (Video / GIF)

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green delivered a crushing check on Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford that sent him head over heels into the Capitals bench during the third period of Tuesday night's game at the Verizon Center.Clifford was fine, but his ego has to be a bit bruised after that one:The check by Green perfectly summed up the game as the Caps beat the Kings 4...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's forward Sir'Dominic Pointer commits most embarrassing flop ever (Video)

St. John's senior forward Sir'Dominic Pointer should be ashamed of himself after committing one of the most blatantly embarrassing flops ever on the basketball court during Tuesday night's game against Butler.Pointer's flop came after a Butler basket as he was preparing to inbound the ball. Not only were there no players within three feet of him, but the nearest player was one of...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's center Chris Obekpa ejected for elbowing Butler player in head (Video)

St. John's Red Storm junior center Chris Obekpa was ejected in the first half of Tuesday night's game for elbowing Butler freshman Tyler Wideman in the head.In the video, you can see in the lower right corner where Obekpa delivers the cheap shot to Wideman, then runs away while Wideman goes down in pain. After reviewing the play with video replay, referees gave Obekpa a Flagrant...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama HS basketball game ends with 2-0 final score (Photo)

Photo via Twitter / @RickKarle.On Saturday night, an Alabama high school basketball game set a record...for fewest combined points scored in a high school game in the state...as Bibb County defeated Brookwood by the final score of 2-0.Interestingly enough, Bibb County scored the game's only basket in the first 15 seconds. After that, both schools took turns slowing the game down...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts CB Darius Butler mistaken for Malcolm Butler on Twitter

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler was somehow mistaken for New England Patriots cornerback (and Super Bowl XLIX hero) Malcolm Butler on Twitter Sunday night, leading some fans to send him messages congratulating him on his big play.It would seem that the fans missed several clues that might have tipped them off to the fact that Darius was not the man they were looking for...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist heads puck to his teammate (Video / GIF)

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist entertained the home crowd by using his head to knock a floating puck right to his teammate during the third period of Monday night's game against Florida.Panthers forward Dave Bolland floated a soft shot towards Lundqvist to give his teammates time for a line change. The shot was soft enough that Lundqvist decided to use his head, soccer...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson's layup goes up, won't come down (Video / GIF)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson shot a driving layup that stayed on the rim for an awfully long time before finally falling down during the first quarter of Monday night's game against Orlando.This is one of those plays you have to see to believe, as Jackson's shot inexplicably stalled on the back rim for nearly five seconds. We've certainly never seen anything like this...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis throws down impressive putback dunk vs Hawks (Video)

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis threw down an impressive putback dunk in the second quarter of Monday night's game against Atlanta.After teammate Quincy Pondexter missed a three point shot, the Hawks defenders seemed to just watch the ball and wait for it, while Davis ran right through them and rocked the rim with the overhead slam.Davis had a monster game with 29...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love throws full court 'touchdown' pass to J.R. Smith (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has become the master of the full court pass, and he did it again to set up J.R. Smith for the score during the second quarter of Monday night's game against Philadelphia.Love grabbed the defensive rebound, then turned and threw the "touchdown" to Smith, who finished with the slam dunk.Love only scored 5 points, but grabbed a whopping 15 rebounds...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose shovels out his Bentley after Chicago blizzard (Photo)

Meanwhile in Chicago, D Rose shovels out his Bentley. pic.twitter.com/VPPBkQVpaP— Kelsey Burnell (@kelsb19) February 2, 2015Derrick Rose was seen shoveling out his Bentley after Chicago was hit with 19 inches of snow, the fifth largest blizzard to ever hit the city.Rose is obviously not above doing his own manual labor. Hopefully he's using the proper shoveling technique to avoid...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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