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J.A. Happ leaves game on stretcher after being struck by line drive (Video)

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ had to leave Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on a stretcher after being struck in the side of the head by a line drive by Rays batter Desmond Jennings in the second inning. Happ was taken to the hospital and is reportedly in stable condition while undergoing some tests. We wish Happ a speedy recovery. Your browser does...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss
A BIT HIGH

Ceremonial first pitch at Mets game breaks glass

Your browser does not support iframes. The ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night's New York Mets game at Citi Field shattered a pane of glass in front of a camera behind home plate. The pitch was thrown by Gary Green, owner of the Omaha Storm Chasers (Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals) and a lifelong Mets fan. Green threw it so far over Mets catcher John...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago forgets to bat against Mets (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago is not used to hitting, as he plays for an American League team. That would probably explain why Santiago was nowhere to be found when his at-bat came up with two outs in the top of the sixth inning during Tuesday night's game at Citi Field. The game was briefly delayed as Santiago was in...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert throws down monster one-handed putback dunk (Video)

New York Knicks forward Iman Shumpert brought the fans at Madison Square Garden to their feet with a monster one-handed putback dunk in the second quarter of Tuesday night's Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Knicks forward Chris Copeland took a three-pointer which bounced off the rim, but no Pacers were blocking out. That allowed Shumpert...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wyoming's new football field features mountains in each end zone (Photo)

The Wyoming Cowboys have unveiled the design of their new football field which will be installed for the upcoming football season, and we must say it looks very nice. According to GoWyo.com, The new surface of Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie includes end zones featuring a depiction of Wyoming's Teton Mountains, along with the words "WYOMING" and...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Spike Lee videobombs Reggie Miller before Pacers-Knicks Game 2 (GIF)

Director (and famous New York Knicks fan) Spike Lee dropped a nice videobomb on TNT NBA analyst (and former Indiana Pacers star) Reggie Miller at Madison Square Garden before Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff game between the Knicks and Pacers. GIF via @BleacherReport. H/T NIS. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lokeren goalkeeper knocks himself out diving into goalpost (Video)

A scary moment occured in a Belgian Pro League soccer match when Lokeren goalkeeper Boubacar Barry knocked himself out cold as he hit his head on the goalpost while diving to save a shot from Club Brugge striker Carlos Bacca. Barry was knocked out for several minutes and was taken off the field on a stretcher, but was fortunate to only suffer a concussion. H/T Dirty Tackle...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony bumped in shoulder by cameraman after Game 1 (Video)

As if New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony didn't have to deal with enough physicality from the Indiana Pacers during their 102-95 loss in Game 1, he got bumped in the shoulder by a cameraman as he was leaving the floor after the game on the way to the locker room. Sometimes, when it rains, it pours. Video via NBAShowtimeHD. H/T BDL. Visit us at holdoutsports.com...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss
HE'S ON A TEAR

Hanrahan's wild pitch rips backstop sign

Your browser does not support iframes. Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan threw a wild pitch that ripped the "Ace Ticket" advertising sign behind home plate at Fenway Park during the top of the ninth in Monday night's game against the Minnesota Twins. Hanrahan's pitch to Minnesota Twins batter Bryan Dozier was a bit high and got past Red Sox pitcher Jarrod...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan discusses her career, and new book, on ESPN SportsCenter (Video)

U.S. women's soccer star (and Olympic gold medalist) Alex Morgan made the rounds at the ESPN studios Monday to do some interviews discussing her soccer career and promoting her new book "Saving the Team". Here is a portion of Alex Morgan's interview with Sage Steele on SportsCenter: Video via ESPN. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Edwin Encarnacion takes embarrassing tumble by tripping over pitcher's mound (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion took an embarrassing tumble during Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners when he tripped over the pitcher's mound while chasing an infield popup. It happened in the top of the eighth inning after Mariners batter Kendrys Morales hit the popup, and Encarnacion appeared to have...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Clueless Maple Leafs fan brings

Now this is a guy that just doesn't get it. This clueless, insensitive Toronto Maple Leafs fan actually made a "Toronto Stronger" sign to Monday night's playoff game at the Air Canada Center to greet the Boston Bruins, who play for the city that adopted the "Boston Stronger" slogan after the Boston Marathon bombing. We're going to assume that...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith now in the running for NBA flop of the year (Video)

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith drew a foul on Indiana Pacers forward David West with the help of a move that should be considered for NBA flop of the year during Sunday's Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. It happened in the fourth quarter as Smith was gently bumped on a screen by West while guarding Lance Stephenson. Smith's over-the-top theatrics helped...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dog, dressed as hot dog, eats hot dog at Braves game (Photo)

On Sunday, the Atlanta Braves held "Bark in the Park" day, where fans were encouraged to bring their dogs to the game. However, one particular dog owner took things to another level by bringing their dog to Sunday's Braves game dressed as a hot dog. To top things off, when that dog in the hot dog costume was shown on the Turner Field scoreboard, it happened to...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH

Rockies fan pays tribute to team with mohawk

A Colorado Rockies fan is paying tribute to his favorite team with an amazing mohawk, complete with the team and MLB logos, Troy Tulowitzki's name and number, and a Rockies baseball. The mohawk even has the team colors. Photo credit:  Brittany Gutierrez, MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent. H/T Cut4. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

HS water polo player pushes opponent into pool during postgame handshake (Video)

A high school water polo player from Belen Jesuit in Florida took a cheap shot at an opposing St. Thomas Aquinas player by pushing him into the pool during the postgame handshake line after Belen lost the state final match. The act of poor sportsmanship nearly caused a fight between the two teams, but the players were separated quickly and no punches were thrown. According to...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres fan catches foul ball barehanded while holding beverage (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A San Diego Padres fan made an impressive barehanded catch of a foul ball with one hand while holding his beverage in the other during Saturday's game at Petco Park. It happened in the top of the second inning as Arizona Diamondbacks batter Martin Brado hit a line shot foul into the third base stands, where the fan snagged it out of...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones is proud of her messy hotel room (Video)

Lolo Jones is taking a break from her bobsled training to get back to the track and run a hurdles event in Tokyo. During her stay, Jones seems to be so comfortable in her messy hotel room that she's sharing it with the world. Looks like the hotel's cleaning service has some serious work to do. Vine via Lolo Jones. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava still looking for Ian Kinsler's home run (Video)

Boston Red Sox left fielder Daniel Nava stopped in his tracks after completely losing a home run ball by Texas Rangers leadoff batter Ian Kinsler during Saturday's MLB game in Arlington. Nava was so fooled that he was still looking for the ball after it had already landed in the stands. Your browser does not support iframes. Video via MLB. Visit us at holdoutsports...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bird watches David Price pitch from beside the mound (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A black bird perched himself on the infield grass near the pitcher's mound at Coors Field to watch Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price pitch to Colorado Rockies batters during the seventh inning of Saturday night's game. The bird was on the third base side of the infield, about ten feet from the mound, and sat through multiple Rockies...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hank Conger takes spill on bunt single (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Hank Conger laid down the perfect bunt for a single in the eighth inning of Saturday's game against the Baltimore Orioles, but almost didn't make it to first base after he stumbled and fell halfway there. The Orioles infield was playing Conger to pull the ball towards the right side of the infield...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
YOU'RE IN THE WAY

Nick Saban photobombs Alabama grad

A new Alabama graduate had a big surprise waiting for him after Saturday's commencement ceremony in Tuscaloosa. Imagine the look on his face when he checked out his graduation pictures and realized that he was photobombed in one of them by none other than football coach Nick Saban himself. @claytravisbgid Check out this Nick Saban photobomb at graduation. twitter.com/bradleyrharris…—...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bob Ley caught making funny face during 'Outside the Lines' (Video)

On Friday, ESPN's Outside the Lines was airing a piece about the lack of African-American jockeys in horse racing. However, due to a technical glitch, the piece suddenly stopped and the show returned to the studio, catching an unintentionally hilarious moment as host Bob Ley was making a strange facial expression. This led to the equally hilarious expression once Bob Ley...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle tries to call a horse race (Video)

As a warmup for Saturday's Kentucky Derby horse race, NBC Sports personality Michelle Beadle gave her best shot at calling Friday's Race 7 from Churchill Downs. Despite not being able to see the race very well from her position in the announcer's booth, forcing her to identify horses by color, Beadle gave an enthusiastic performance for her first time out. However...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaq tries to tackle floating graphic, hilarity ensues (Video)

Inside the NBA analyst Shaquille O'Neal got a little carried away when he tried to tackle a floating graphic for Sprint during Thursday night's Halftime Report. Naturally, that led to hilarious results. Shaq may have to star in his own "Shaqtin' a Fool" segment after this one. This may be the funniest graphic-related post since Spider-Man flew out of...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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