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British cyclist Mark Cavendish painfully crashes at Tour de France (Video)

British cyclist Mark Cavendish took the brunt of a brutal crash during the final stretch of Saturday's Stage One of the Tour de France. Cavendish was leaning his head and left shoulder against Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans in an apparent attempt to clear some space for himself with just a few hundred yards remaining to reach the finish line. Unfortunately, the move completely...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Donaldson starts DP from seat of his pants

Your browser does not support iframes.Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson started an incredible double play with a throw from the seat of his pants during the eighth inning of Friday's game against Toronto.With one out and a man on first, Donaldson quickly moved to his left and slid to the ground to field the grounder from Blue Jays batter Edwin Encarnacion, then made...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Jabari Parker help out the Milwaukee Bucks?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ron of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. For more NBA news and updates, visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues today.The Milwaukee Bucks selected their prospect at the No.2 spot of the 2014 NBA Draft, but they got the exact player they wanted, Jabari Parker. And they did find No. 1 value. Parker is an NBA–ready player, and some even...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Marlins fan catches ball, baby chews on it

Your browser does not support iframes.A Miami Marlins fan caught a foul ball and gave it to his baby, who immediately began chewing on it, during Thursday night's game against Philadelphia.In the bottom of the third, Marlins batter Donovan Solano hit a popup foul into the short right field stands. The fan made the catch and gave the ball to his wife, who proceeded to give the ball...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ruben Tejada caught facing outfield when pitch is thrown

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada was burned for not being ready in the field as pitcher Jacob DeGrom threw his first pitch to open the bottom of the first inning in Wednesday night's game in Atlanta. As DeGrom began his delivery to Braves leadoff batter B.J. Upton, Tejada was actually facing the outfield, apparently having a conversation...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pirates ball girl makes terrific catch on line drive

Your browser does not support iframes.A Pittsburgh Pirates ball girl made a terrific catch on a line drive during the ninth inning of Wednesday night's game against Arizona.D-backs batter Didi Gregorius ripped a bullet foul that was curving into the stands near short right field, but the Pirates ball girl was in the perfect spot to make the catch. The ball girl earned a well-deserved...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 circus shots of 2014 NBA playoffs (Video)

The NBA has compiled the top 10 circus shots from the 2014 playoffs, which is worth a look for basketball fans. However, the most interesting clip on this list is a shot in the Number 2 spot where Blake Griffin clearly draws a foul call with a flop while making the basket. Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama 'Face Guy' Jack Blankenship is now Jimmy Fallon's intern (Video)

University of Alabama's "Face Guy" Jack Blankenship continues to capitalize on his fame to earn an internship at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this summer.In a Tonight Show web exclusive, Blankenship recounts the story of how he became famous as a freshman for holding a cardboard cutout of his own face making a crazy expression during Alabama basketball games.  Things went...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy loses tooth during game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy actually lost a tooth during the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game against Chicago. It was definitely a first for Remy and certainly not something you see every day during a major league baseball broadcast. The tooth was actually a cap that fell out from the side of Remy's mouth, and it started an...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Fake U.S. soccer fans caught by Jimmy Kimmel (Video)

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel held a special World Cup edition of his recurring "Lie Witness News" segment during Tuesday night's show to expose people who claimed to be big fans of the U.S. soccer team as fakes. Kimmel's crew went out on Hollywood Boulevard to find alleged fans of Team USA to ask them about Landon Donovan's performance so far. Naturally, true soccer fans would...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Padres prank Jedd Gyorko with cup-on-the-hat

Your browser does not support iframes.San Diego Padres infielder Jedd Gyorko was pranked by his teammates with the old cup-on-the-hat trick during Tuesday night's game against Cincinnati.Gyorko, who is currently on the 15-day DL, had the Powerade cup on his hat for several minutes during the seventh inning without realizing it. Gyorko's teammates and coaches were entertained as...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ortiz leaves batter's box before ball four arrives (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz didn't have time to wait for ball four to arrive at home plate before leaving the batter's box in a curious move during the seventh inning of Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez wasn't going to take a chance on giving Big Papi a pitch to hit with two outs in a 1-1 tie. Ramirez...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

President Obama attends DC World Cup watch party (Video)

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama attended a watch party in an auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in D.C. for the USA men's soccer World Cup match against Belgium.President Obama led the "I Believe That We Will Win!" chant as he entered the room to a round of applause.Unfortunately, the President and the other fans in attendance went home disappointed as Belgium...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Belgium soccer player caught vomiting during World Cup match vs USA (Video)

Belgium soccer defender Jan Vertonghen was caught vomiting on camera during Tuesday's World Cup Round of 16 match against USA.Before the start of extra time, ESPN cameras were showing a close-up of Vertonghen when he bent over and lost his lunch right there on the field. Vertonghen fought through it and finished out the match, as Belgium earned a 2-1 victory over USA to advance...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez is in Florida 2014 calendar

The University of Florida marketing department had some explaining to do after a recent discovery that their 2014 football calendar features former tight end (and former New England Patriots star) Aaron Hernandez for the month of July. Photo via Twitter / @JimiKunkel.Hernandez, of course, is in jail awaiting trial on three counts of murder. So how did they miss this one? According...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Sox ball girl makes two impressive plays

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox ball girl displayed some impressive skills by snagging two foul balls, and nearly grabbing a third, during a fifth inning at-bat by Chicago Cubs batter Darwin Barney in Monday night's game.The foul balls by Barney were sharply hit grounders, but the Red Sox ball girl stepped to her left and grabbed them with her glove, making...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jaso chases bird out of infield (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso found himself in the unusual position of having to chase a bird out of the infield in order to take his at-bat during the first inning of Monday's game in Detroit. After Coco Crisp hit a double to lead off the game, a bird landed between home plate and the pitcher's mound. Jaso came out of the batter's box...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs broadcaster makes barehanded grab in Boston (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Chicago Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies made a nice barehanded grab on a foul ball that was hit into the booth during Monday night's game in Boston.It happened in the top of the second as Cubs batter Darwin Barney hit the 1-0 pitch foul up to the broadcast booth behind the plate. Deshaies didn't even get up from his seat as he nonchalantly snagged...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland A's fan brings a puppet to game

Your browser does not support iframes.An Oakland Athletics fan brought a puppet to Sunday's game against Miami.The puppet was dressed in an A's jersey and cap and interacted with nearby fans. The puppet felt the disappointment of missing out on some foul balls, but he did get some consolation when a friend offered him a sip of his beer.Based on the large mustache on the puppet,...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera greets Jose Altuve by lifting him up - literally (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera greeted Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve by literally picking him up before Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park.After shaking hands before the game, Altuve went in for the man-hug while Cabrera wrapped his arms around him and lifted him up over his shoulder before putting him back down. It was all...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli calls Masahiro Tanaka an 'idiot' (Video)

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli called New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka an "idiot" for throwing him a fastball that he hit over the fence for a game-winning solo home run in the ninth inning of Saturday's game in the Bronx.Napoli's home run on a 1-2 pitch broke a 1-1 tie and would eventually give the Red Sox a 2-1 victory. After rounding the bases, Napoli was caught...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Scott Van Slyke falls victim to 'hot foot' prank

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke fell victim to the "hot foot" prank during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against St. Louis. Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully provided the commentary as the Dodgers found a way to entertain themselves while holding a 6-0 lead over the Cardinals. After attaching a roll of matches to Van Slyke...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners scoreboard displays score upside-down (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.The Seattle Mariners scoreboard operators at Safeco Field had a bit of a hiccup during Friday night's game against Cleveland when they accidentally posted an upside-down number.It happened in the bottom of the seventh after Endy Chavez hit a home run to give the Mariners a 3-1 lead. The scoreboard posted an upside-down three in the 'R' column...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermaine Jones taken out by referee (GIF)

U.S. men's soccer midfielder Jermaine Jones was accidentally trucked by a referee during the first half of Thursday's World Cup match against Germany.Both Jones and the referee were chasing the action and not paying enough attention to avoid the collision. Jones took the brunt of it as he stayed down for a minute or two, but fortunately was OK and able to continue.H/T NESN. This...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose presents the NBA Draft Kit (Video)

ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose took a humorous look at Thursday night's NBA draft by starring in a fake commercial for the "Draftee Draft Night Kit", designed to help prepare players that are about to be drafted.Along with taking jabs at draftee fashion choices (like glasses without lenses), Rose made reference to the cliche quotes that they all use, such as "I'm just ready to get to...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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