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Freddie Freeman's foul tip shatters camera behind home plate (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A foul tip by Atlanta Braves All-Star Freddie Freeman smashed a camera behind home plate at Citi Field during Wednesday night's game against the New York Mets. It happened in the first pitch of Freeman's second inning at-bat. No word yet if Freeman has to pay for it. It's the third time this season that the glass in...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall arrives at Bears training camp riding Segway (Photo)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall reported to the team's training camp on Wednesday while riding a Segway.  According to sources on the scene, Marshall admitted that Bears GM Phil Emery and new head coach Marc Trestman probably wouldn't like it. Photo via Adam Hoge/Twitter. As long as Marshall made it to camp in one piece, Emery and Trestman probably...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss
NERD ALERT

Mets celebrate 'Star Wars Night' at Citi Field

Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Mets held "Star Wars" night at Citi Field Tuesday, as fans young and old came to Citi Field dressed as their favorite Star Wars characters. Highlights included Mr. Met dressed as a Jedi knight and "Princess Leia" singing the National Anthem. Video via MLB. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera playfully shares snack with teammate (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera sat out of Tuesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox due to a hip problem. However, that didn't stop Miggy from having fun in the dugout during his day off. Cabrera was seen trying to share a fig snack with teammate Brayan Pena during the second inning. When Pena politely refused...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers FC ducks for cover after lightning strike (Video)

Rangers FC was given a rude awakening in the middle of a Tuesday training session when a nearby lightning strike sent players ducking for cover. The Second Division club was working out at their Murray Park training facility to prepare for their upcoming Scottish Football League season when the loud thunder clap took the players by surprise. Talk about keeping players on their...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Babies apparently love Geico's Dikembe Mutombo commercial (Video)

As Geico is an auto insurance company, it's safe to say that their target market is not babies. However, Geico may have stumbled upon something with their recent commercial featuring retired NBA star Dikembe Mutombo, which at least one baby really loves. Will Geico-branded Dikembe Mutombo baby toys be on the horizon? We shall see. H/T NIS. Related posts: Dikembe...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins fan has RG3's face painted on prosthetic leg (Photo)

Some sports fans may argue amongst themselves about who is a more passionate fan. However, there's no doubting this Washington Redskins fan's commitment to the team, based on the image of quarterback Robert Griffin III painted on his prosthetic leg. Top that, Redskins fans. H/T LAF. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss
DAZZLING DEDUNO

Twins P K's batter while chewing on necklace

Your browser does not support iframes. Minnesota Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno threw a strikeout while chewing on his stars-and-stripes necklace during the seventh inning of Monday night's game in Anaheim. Deduno had his necklace in his mouth as he threw what announcers described as a "biting" curveball (get it?) for strike three against Los Angeles Angels batter J...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Dozier's backward somersault and hair flip completes great catch (GIF)

Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier made a great catch of a popup in short right field during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians. Making the play more noteworthy, however, was the backward somersault that Dozier fell into after making the catch, followed by a hair flip while getting up from the ground. H/T BLS. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones lets fans try on Super Bowl ring (Video)

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones signed autographs for fans who attended the first day of training camp on Sunday. However, Jones surprised fans Robert and Michael Whitaker by handing them one of his Super Bowl rings and allowing them to take pictures of themselves wearing it. Now that's an opportunity that doesn't come along very often. For all the flack that Jerry Jones...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds fan shows true colors with red mohawk (Video)

A Cincinnati Reds fan was sporting a bright red mohawk while watching Sunday's game at Great American Ball Park. Talk about showing your true colors. Your browser does not support iframes. Video via MLB. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mr. Met gives high-fives, has no time for photos (GIF)

The New York Mets mascot, Mr. Met, appeared to give the cold shoulder to a woman looking to take a photo of him during the first inning of Sunday's game at Citi Field. Mr. Met seemed more than happy to give high-fives to fans he passed along the walkway. However, when the woman tapped him on the shoulder from behind and asked for a picture, he simply shrugged and kept walking...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers manager Ron Roenicke wears misspelled throwback jersey (Photo)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Milwaukee Brewers wore throwback jerseys during Friday night's game at Miller Park, but somehow manager Ron Roenicke found himself managing the game with Milwaukee misspelled on the front. We're pretty sure that the city's name has never been spelled M-I-L-W-A-K-U-E-E, even in the days when the Brewers actually wore...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball hits fan after tearing through backstop netting at Nationals game (Video)

A female fan in the front row behind home plate at Saturday's Washington Nationals game was hit in the shoulder by a baseball that somehow tore its way through the backstop netting. It happened in the top of the ninth inning as Los Angeles Dodgers batter Jerry Hairston Jr. fouled a pitch from Nationals reliever Rafael Soriano straight back of home plate. After hitting the...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods followed by grown men wearing tiger costumes at British Open (Photo)

The caption with the photo below states "I did not have time to stop and ask for whom they were rooting." Photo via Barry Svrluga / Twitter Oh sure, this isn't the least bit weird. H/T DBG. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Tour de France spectator trips overzealous fan running with cyclist (Video)

An fan who tried to run alongside a cyclist in Alpe D'Huez during Friday's 18th stage of the Tour de France paid for his overzealous behavior when he was tripped by a spectator. The fan in the pink tank top came out of the crowd and began running close behind Tejay Van Garderen before a fan in the blue shirt sent him sprawling to the ground. There was a brief confrontation...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez trips over bat in massive bunt attempt failure (GIF)

Colorado Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (a.k.a. CarGo) tripped over the bat after missing the ball and fell flat on his face during Friday night's game in what must be the most hilarious failed bunt attempt in major league baseball this season. Gonzalez struck out to finish the at-bat. No word how much ribbing CarGo took from his teammates after he returned to the dugout...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

'Bubbleboat' visits McCovey Cove during SF Giants game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The "Bubbleboat", the watercraft designed by artist Eric Staller that resembles a floating UFO, returned to McCovey Cove during Friday night's San Francisco Giants game. The Bubbleboat, decorated with 594 colorful lights and featuring a bubble cockpit for the pilot, has stopped by a few Giants games this year and is certainly...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss
LIKE IT WAS NOTHING

Red Sox fan makes nice one-handed catch

Your browser does not support iframes. A Boston Red Sox fan made a nice barehanded catch of a foul line drive during Friday night's game at Fenway Park, but acted like it was no big deal. It happened in the top of the fourth inning as New York Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a foul liner into the third base stands. The Red Sox fan snagged it out of the air with one hand,...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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
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