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Argentine soccer referee hit by rock thrown from stands (Video)

Referee Mariano Gonzalez was hit in the chest with a rock thrown from the stands during a second division soccer match from Argentina between Boca Unidos and Gimnasia La Plata that took place Monday. It happened in the second half after Gonzalez sent off Boca Unidos’ Matias Moises, apparently upsetting someone in the home crowd. Gonzalez stopped in his tracks after being hit...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh head-fives Ray Allen and Mario Chalmers (GIF)

Miami Heat center Chris Bosh found himself left hanging when trying to give a high-five to teammates Ray Allen and Mario Chalmers as they walked off the court during a timeout in the final minutes of Tuesday night's 117-104 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Allen and Chalmers were in the middle of a conversation, so rather than interrupt them, Bosh decided to tap their...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell dresses as security guard, escorts Shaq out of Staples Center (Video)

Actor/comedian Will Ferrell posed as a security guard at Tuesday night's Los Angeles Lakers game and, as part of an apparent prank,  escorted retired Lakers superstar Shaquille O'Neal out of the Staples Center. Ferrell was dressed as a Staples Center "redcoat" and stood stone-faced at courtside. Without breaking character, Ferrell asked Shaq to stand up from...
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February 13, 2013  |  2 Comments

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook scores own goal vs Anaheim (Video)

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook accidentally scored an own goal during the second period of Tuesday night's NHL game at the United Center against the Anaheim Ducks. It happened in the second period as Seabrook was blocking a pass sent through the goal crease from Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf to his teammate Corey Perry. Unfortunately, Seabrook knocked the puck past...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton visits David Letterman (Video)

Sports Illustrated's 2013 Swimsuit Issue cover girl Kate Upton was a guest of David Letterman on Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show. It was the second consecutive night that Upton appeared on the show, as she was part of a group of SI Swimsuit models that presented Monday night's Top Ten List. Among the topics of conversation covered included some of the...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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Nerlens Noel leaves game with knee injury

Kentucky Wildcats freshman forward Nerlens Noel injured his knee and had to be carried off the court by his teammates in the second half of Tuesday night's college basketball game against the Florida Gators. With just over eight minutes left in the second half, Noel chased down Florida guard Mike Rosario from behind on a fast break and jumped up in the air to block Rosario&...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin helps Jay Crawford with writing in latest 'This is SportsCenter' ad (Video)

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin guest stars in the latest "This is SportsCenter" commercial for ESPN, where he uses his Harvard background to help Jay Crawford with his writing. Video via ESPN. H/T TNLP. Related Posts: Henrik Lundqvist translates for Muppets' Swedish Chef in ESPN ad (Video) Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models present David Letterman's Top Ten List (Video)

A group of models featured in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue appeared on Monday night's episode of The Late Show with David Letterman to present the Top Ten List, the "Top 10 Questions on the application to become a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model". Noteworthy models appearing included cover girl Kate Upton, Hannah Davis, and Katherine Webb, girlfriend...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith hangs out with the Power Rangers (Video)

On Monday, New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith joined some children and the Power Rangers as they celebrated the 20th anniversary of the show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. H/T Buzzfeed. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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NHL GMs can't figure out how to work remote

Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini had some trouble using the remote control for the television in his executive suite at Joe Louis Arena during Saturday night's game against the Detroit Red Wings. Tambellini had so much trouble that he asked Red Wings GM Ken Holland for help, but Holland couldn't seem to get the television on the right channel either. That begs the...
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant apologizes for deflecting ball into courtside fan's head (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant accidentally hit a female courtside fan in the head when he deflected a pass out of bounds during the third quarter of Sunday night's game at the US Airways Center in Phoenix. KD has gotten himself into this awkward situation before. However, Durant always handles it like a gentleman, as he did here by immediately going over to...
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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Nigeria goalkeeper's celebration fail

Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was so excited as his team was closing out Sunday's victory over Burkina Faso to win the Africa Cup of Nations title that he tried to lift up the referee as he was blowing the final whistle to end the match. Granted that Nigeria hadn't won an AFCON title since 1994, but it's safe to say that Enyeama got a little carried away with...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Everton's Philip Neville make worst throw-in ever (Video)

Everton FC defender Philip Neville made what may have been the worst throw-in ever in Sunday's Barclays Premier League match against Manchester United. The ball appeared to slip out of Neville's hands before he was ready to let go of it, resulting in a foul throw that only traveled about five feet. Man U won the match 2-0. H/T 101gg. Visit us at holdoutsports...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins joins Kings fans in the 'wave' (Video)

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and some of his Kings teammates on the bench joined the home fans as they did the "wave" during the final minutes of Saturday night's 120-109 win over the Utah Jazz at Sleep Train Arena. Cousins was resting on the bench after having scored 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in 29 minutes, so he earned a moment to relax and...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chaos reigns at Bakersfield Condors game after live condor goes wild (Video)

On Friday night, the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL brought a real, live condor out to center ice to place on a perch before their game against the Las Vegas Wranglers. Unfortunately, things did not go according to plan, as the condor tried to make a break for it. Chaos briefly ensued as not only did the condor's handler fall to the ice while trying to grab the wild bird...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

SNL parodies CBS time-filling during Super Bowl blackout (Video)

SNL wasted no time "tackling" the Super Bowl XLVII blackout in Saturday night's opening sketch with a parody of how the CBS NFL crew tried to kill time during the blackout. With Dan Marino and Bill Cowher running out of things to say, and Steve Tasker having no information to give, James Brown (played by Kenan Thompson) resorted to reciting interesting anagrams of...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson fell on his rear end at Pebble Beach (Video)

Phil Mickelson slipped and fell on his rear end on the 18th hole while looking for his ball near the beach during Saturday's third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.  Mickelson, the defending tournament champion, was not injured, although he probably will feel the embarrassment of this video going viral.  Mickelson ended up with a triple...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame student hits half-court shot to win $18K on ESPN College GameDay (Video)

Notre Dame senior Casey Murdock won $18,000 as he hit the State Farm half-court shot on his second attempt on Saturday morning's episode of ESPN College GameDay. The fans at Purcell Pavilion stormed the court to celebrate, along with the Notre Dame men's basketball team. However, we couldn't help but wonder: What's the story with the guy in the bunny suit? ...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James plays catch with Heat fan in stands (Video)

NBA superstar LeBron James made one Miami Heat fan's night when he played a quick game of catch with him during Friday night's game over the Los Angeles Clippers. It happened in the final minute second quarter when the ball bounced out of bounds into the fifth row and was caught by a fan who happened to be wearing LeBron's jersey. LeBron called for the ball, but after...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork shoveled snow during Winter Storm Nemo (Photos)

New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork was busy shoveling his driveway Friday night when Winter Storm Nemo blasted the Northeast with two feet of snow. Vince's wife posted photos on Instagram with the caption "He got cabin fever already lmao as soon as he shoveled it it piled right back up lol smh." Just goes to show that NFL players are just like...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Is this the fastest football referee ever? (Video)

A video has recently surfaced from a Michigan high school game between Britton Deerfield and Morenci which appears to show the fastest football referee we have ever seen at any level. If our research is correct, the game took place on October 19, 2012, and the footage shows Britton Deerfield receiver Tristan Pizana catching a quick slant pass, slipping past a tackle and outrunning...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants to hold 'Metallica Night' (Photo)

On May 3rd, 2013, the San Francisco Giants will be holding Metallica Night at AT&T Park. Metallica Night will feature members of the band on hand for the pre-game festivities, including the National Anthem and the ceremonial first pitch, and Metallica-themed entertainment throughout the night. Fans who attend that night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers will also get...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley gets freaked out by toy stuffed rabbit (Video)

On Thursday night, the Inside the NBA studio crew took some time to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year (February 10th) during Ernie Johnson's "Neat-O Stat of the Night" segment. EJ handed out toy animals to his crew mates to match the animals that represent the years in the Chinese calendar that Shaquille O'Neal, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley were born....
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad seemed disappointed after teammate makes buzzer-beater for win (Video)

In a Thursday night Pac-12 college basketball matchup, the UCLA Bruins defeated the Washington Huskies 57-55 on a buzzer beater by senior guard Larry Drew II. Afterwards, Drew found himself in the bottom of a pile of teammates celebrating the victory, although noticeably absent from that pile was UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad, who didn't seem to be that excited about it. ...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacers play dodgeball with some fans (Video)

A few members of the Indiana Pacers spent their scheduled day off on Thursday playing some dodgeball, as Paul George, Roy Hibbert and George Hill played a few games with some of their fans. H/T Buzzfeed. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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