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Mariano Rivera "Don't Stop Relievin" parody song (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we have shown you some of the best sports parody songs of all-time and we have another doozy from the folks over at Network of Champions. Check out their dedication to Yankees closer Mariano Rivera called "Don't Stop Relievin" which uses Journey's classic hit as their inspiration: (Courtesy of Sweater Punch)
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick freaks out and smashes racket (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we showed you a freak out by tennis star Novak Djokovick where he broke his racket. Well, he's not only tennis star to break his racket this month, check out American tennis star Andy Roddick freaking out during a Power Horse World Team Cup in a match against Carlos Berlocq. The smash begins at the :40 second mark: (Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Snoop Dogg throws out first pitch, Tebows (Video)

Okay, so even Snoop Dogg Tebows now...Watch as Snoop throws out the first pitch at last night's Twins/White Sox and busts it out seconds later: (Courtesy of The Celebrity Cafe/NBC Chicago)
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss
BACK IT UP

Indians reliever leaves bullpen too early

Just when you thought that you'd seen it all in a Major League Baseball game, Cleveland Indians reliever Joe Smith provided us with something I've never seen before. Cleveland starting pitcher Justin Masterson appeared to be ready to come out and Smith thought manager Manny Acta had called him from the pen. Sadly, Acta didn't and Mr. Smith had a forgettable moment...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss
BUZZING THE TOWER

Stanton almost takes Morrison's head off

During last night's San Francisco Giants/Miami Marlins affair, Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton nearly hit teammate with a cut-off throw. Giants catcher Buster Posey singled to right field in the 7th inning and San Francisco's Melky Cabrera tried to score from third. That's when Logan Morrison had his life flash before his eyes as he was nearly beaned by Stanton...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Welcome To The Neighborhood Golden State Warriors

Although they won’t be welcoming their new neighbors with an apple pie for another five years, the San Francisco Giants will have new tenants sharing the Embarcadero with them. The Golden State Warriors announced this week that they will be returning back to San Francisco in 2017, 46 years after the franchise migrated from there to Oakland. Owners Joe Lacob...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

CBS LA accidentally shows Sacramento Kings mascot instead of LA Kings mascot (Video)

The fine folks over at CBS LA have some explaining to do after accidentally showing the Sacramento Kings mascot "Slamson the Lion" instead of the LA Kings mascot Bailey. Check out the clip as it appears that the video department might need to brush up on their hockey: (Courtesy of Larry Brown Sports/Image courtesy of the NBA)
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla doesn't want his at-bat anymore (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we showed you a clip of Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla drawing a walk with his unique batting stance. Well, Casilla had to bat during the extra inning affair between the Brewers/Giants and showed again that he doesn't like standing batters box: <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p>
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals catcher Humberto Quintero falls down during at-bat (Video)

There are few moments in sports more embarrassing than falling down when you didn't mean to. Check out this clip from last night's Royals/Yankees game as Kansas City catcher Humberto Quintero accidentally falls down at the plate during the fourth inning: Your browser does not support iframes.iframe>
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
IN YOUR FACE

Andre Iguodala throws down on Paul Pierce

Earlier tonight, the Philadelphia 76ers forced a game seven against the Boston Celtics as they won game six at home by the score of 82-75. In the third quarter, Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala threw down a nasty dunk on Paul Pierce:
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jemile Weeks loses track of outs, doesn't turn double play (Video)

As previously noted on this website, MLB players sometimes lose track of the outs situation and have had some memorable blunders. Check out Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks in last Tuesday's game against the San Francisco Giants as he forgets that there is only one out and doesn't turn a double play that would end the inning: Your browser does not support iframes.
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners fans catch Kyle Seager's bat (Video)

Back on Tuesday, two lucky Seattle Mariners fans got to take home a souvenir as they caught Kyle Seager's bat that flew into the stands. Watch this husband and wife team bring it in: <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p>
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
FEW SPOTS MORE ROMANTIC

Marlins fan proposes to girlfriend at ballpark

Although the Marlins Ballpark is only a few months old, it's already had its first marriage proposal to speak of. Check out this clip of a Marlins fan proposing to his girlfriend during tonight's game against the Colorado Rockies: Your browser does not support iframes.
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss
THINGS ARE GETTING UGLY

Pittman delivers brutal elbow on Stephenson

Just when you thought that the Miami Heat/Indiana Pacers series couldn't get any more flagrant, check out this end of game foul by Miami's Dexter Pittman on Indiana's Lance Stephenson. Watch as Pittman throws a flying elbow that knocks Stephenson off balance: If Lance Stephenson jogs you're memory, he was the Pacers reserve who gave Lebron James the choke sign.
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem's flagrant foul on Tyler Hansbrough (Video)

During tonight's game five between the Miami Heat/Indiana Pacers, things got even more chippy between both teams. Earlier in the game, Pacers forward Tyler Hansbrough was called for a flagrant foul on Miami's Dwyane Wade: Later in the quarter, Miami's Udonis Haslem got his revenge on Tyler as he whacked him in the head for another flagrant foul: Honestly...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

The 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals – Age Ain’t Nothin’ But A Number

How do NBA fans like their Western Conference winners: seasoned or unripe? Whatever their tastes, their palates will be watering heavily like the Niagara Falls once they tip-off game one in Texas. The San Antonio Spurs will attempt to capture past glories as they head into the Western Conference Finals with the moniker as the aging veteran squad. They...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz's salsa dance will be in Madden 13 (Video)

Yesterday, we mentioned that "Tebowing" was going to be in the latest edition of Madden but that isn't the only celebration that made the cut. New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz touchdown salsa dance is in the game as well. Check out the below video of Cruz's salsa dance in action against the 49ers:
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant throws down reverse dunk on Oklahoma City Thunder (Video)

Although the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers to move onto the NBA's Western Conference Finals, Lakers star Kobe Bryant put together another classic playoff performance. Kobe's highlight of the night was this reverse dunk that he threw down in the second quarter of action:
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays players don gladiator helmet in dugout

This is TAMPPPAAA...During a recent game between the Tampa Bay Rays/Toronto Blue Jays, Rays closer Fernando Rodney wore a gladiator helmet in the dugout. Below is Rodney donning the helmet to the amusement of others and an unnamed player who decided to wear it as well: Your browser does not support iframes.
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Yes, Tebowing will be in Madden 13

As we near the month of August, the rumblings you hear are Madden fans getting ready for the newest copy of the most popular sports video game in the United States to hit the shelves. For those of you getting ready to use Tim Tebow as your quarterback, you will be able to pull off his signature move of "Tebowing" after a touchdown: "Tebowing is in for #madden13...
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin collides with Manu Ginobli, suffers facial injury (Video)

During last night's game four between the Los Angeles Clippers/San Antonio Spurs, Clippers star Blake Griffin had an unfortunate injury when he collided with the elbow of Manu Ginobli. Griffin had to leave the game since one of his teeth had come through the top of lip and caused a break in the skin: Below is a high-res image of Blake's lip malfunction:
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

YouTube girl asks Blake Griffin out on date (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we've shown you clips of pretty girls asking out professional athletes by creating YouTube videos. The latest one comes to us from 20-year-old Nikta who decided to produce this 43-second clip asking the high-flying Griffin out on a date:
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies fan catches foul ball in umbrella (Video)

  Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we shown you some of the best fan catches of foul balls but in this clip, one fan in Denver decided to use his rain protection to reel in a ball. It happen on Saturday in their game against the Seattle Mariners as a foul ball hit by Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer ended up in the fan's umbrella as he makes this tremendous play...
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May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Lebron James amazing no-look assist to Dwyane Wade (Video)

It appeared that the Miami Heat were going to go down three games to one against the Indiana Pacers until Lebron James put together an MVP performance. Lebron's most impressive play of the game was this no-look assist to Dwyane Wade in the third quarter: Lebron finished with 40 points and 9 assists in the Heat's 101-93 victory.
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May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Roger Clemens trail dismisses second juror for sleeping

In case you forgot, the Roger Clemens perjury trial is still going on and it appears that even the jurors aren’t interested in it. For the second time during this lengthy trial, one of the jurors has lost interest and was relieved from their duty by falling asleep during the trial: The trial is in its fifth week, and the tedium cost the proceedings another...
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May 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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