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Paul George "Glow In The Dark" slam dunk at 2012 NBA All Star Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

One of the more underrated dunks from last night's slam dunk contest was this "Glow In The Dark" dunk pulled off by Indiana Pacers forward Paul George. Sure, the dunk itself was pedestrian but to do it with the lights out was pretty impressive:
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February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Evans dunks two balls over Gordon Heyward, wins 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest (Video)

The winner of tonight's 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest turned out being Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans and below is the dunk that put him over the top. Watch as Evans dunks not one but two basketball over Jazz forward Gordon Heyward: One of his other memorable dunks was final one after jumping over actor Kevin Hart wearing a Karl Malone jersey:
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss
WHITE MEN CAN JUMP

Video: Budinger dunks over P. Diddy

Although, Houston Rockets forward Chase Budinger didn't win the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, he put together some memorable slams. The first using rap legend P Diddy as he took the pass from him and elevated over him for the "White Men Can Jump": The last taking a page from Cedric Ceballos in the 1992 competition as he did a reverse dunk while wearing a blindfold on...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin throws alley-oop to Blake Griffin in Rising Stars Game (Video)

Last night, Team Charles Barkley defeated Team Shaquille O'Neal in the BBVA Rising Stars Game by the score of 146-133. The MVP award went to Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving but the pageviews moment of the night came in an alley-oop by Jeremy Lin to Blake Griffin:
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Finnish hockey goalie has penalty confusion, gives up empty net goal (Video)

Last weekend, a rather bizarre moment happened in a Finland playoff hockey match between professional teams, Vaasan Sport and TuTo. TuTo was trailing by the score of 3-0 in the final period and TuTo goalie Tommi Virtanen raced to the bench to bring on an extra attacker since he believed a penalty had been called on Vaasan Sport. Sadly for Tommi, there was no penalty and...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

The 7'5 California high school basketball player is pretty good (Video)

In the world of high school basketball, the story of Mamadou Ndiaye is one that you definitely need to know about. Ndiaye currently plays for Brethren Christian High School in Huntington Beach, California and  dominates whenever he is on the floor. Why you may ask? Ndiaye is only 18-years old but is an astounding 7'5 which is two inches taller than anyone in the National...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss
YOU'RE OUTTA HERE

Video: Comedian Kevin Hart ejected from celebrity game

During the history of the NBA All Star Celebrity game, no player has ever been ejected from the game until comedian Kevin Hart got tossed from tonight's game. It happened late in the 4th quarter after a foul call as Hart freaked out in front of female referee and proceeded to take his jersey off along with shoes: Despite the ejection, Hart won the MVP for the East squad (thanks...
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February 24, 2012  |  1 Comment

Jeremy Lin is inspiring New York City food and drinks

Just when you thought that the Linsanity couldn't get any better, many New York City restaurants and bars have decided to get into the act by naming food and drinks after the Knicks guard. Lin's name has been used from everything from burgers to milkshakes to even a martini as places try to cash in on the Harvard graduate: Bars around Madison Square Garden,...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Maryland high school swim team forced to vacate championship due to shaving violation

We’ve seen high school sports teams having to vacate championships or state titles for a myriad of reasons but what recently happened to a Maryland high school swim team might be one of the strangest. Broadneck high school girls swim team claimed a county championship two weeks ago but had to vacate the title because...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

CBS Sports announcer James Bates chair breaks during introduction (Video)

Last weekend, the CBS Sports Network was covering an Atlantic-10 men's college basketball game between Xavier and Dayton. For the game, they sent the team of Steve Wolf and play-by-play announcer James Bates. As they started the telecast, Bates is seen notably shifting in his stool which gives way during the live broadcast: (Courtesy of Awful Announcing)
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson injures hand while cooking

It looks like we get to add another athlete to the infamous injury list that you don't want to be on as Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson cut his hand while cooking. Here is the official NHL press release: After coming off a 5-2 victory against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night, Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson suffered a hand laceration at home...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
SINGING HIS PRAISES

Video: 'Jeremy Lin: The Musical'

Sadly, "Jeremy Lin: The Musical" isn't a real thing but that didn't stop comedian Kevin Yee for putting together one of the greatest videos to hit the Interweb.Watch as Yee puts his own musical flair to the Jeremy Lin story:
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Former MLB player Elijah Dukes gets arrested in Florida, tried to eat bag of weed

Just when you thought that you had heard it all in former athlete arrests, former Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Elijah Dukes recently got pulled over for a traffic violation in Florida. Dukes who had previously been arrested five times by police on other charges had a bag of weed in the car and decided the best way to hide was to eat it: Former Rays outfielder Elijah Dukes...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Sorority guy asks Natalie Gulbis to fraternity formal (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we featured a clip of sorority sister asking Tim Tebow to her sorority formal. Since then, many imitators have come forward to attempt to secure dates with high-profile athletes. In the below clip, Chris Long of Delta Tau Delta created an interesting top ten list to try to convince LPGA professional Natalie Gulbis to attend his fraternity...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin near free-throw line dunk over Nuggets (Video)

Just in case you though that Blake Griffin couldn't put together "oh my god" dunk this season, he pulls off this incredible one against the Denver Nuggets. Watch as Griffin leaps near the free throw line and throws it down on Timothy Mozgov/Kenneth Faried:
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

TMZ cameraman confuses Eddie George with Calvin Johnson (Video)

To be fair to this TMZ cameraman, it's not everyday that you run into Heisman trophy winner Eddie George at LAX. For some reason, the cameraman confused George with Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson but instead correcting him, Eddie decided to have a little bit of fun with him:
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
WHY THE HECK NOT?

Video: Tebow's 'Green Eggs & Ham' auto-tuned

Recently, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow did a reading of Dr. Seuss "Green Eggs and Ham" for Pizza Hut's "Book it" program. Well, it appears that some decided to give it the auto-tuned magic and below is the original clip and the auto-tuned clip:
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Another Jeremy Lin parody song, "Lin on Me" (Video)

Earlier in the week, we featured the classic Jeremy Lin parody song, "Linsane in the Membrane" and in this post, we bring to you another classic. Here it is from the folks at "NOC" called "Lin On Me":
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Lebron James throws 3/4 court alley-oop to Dwayne Wade (Video)

During last night's Miami Heat/Sacramento Kings NBA affair, Lebron James showed off his unique passing skills by throwing this 3/4 quarter court alley-oop to Dwayne Wade: Earlier in the game, Lebron found Wade on this backdoor alley-oop as the Heat cruised to victory over Sacramento by the final score of 120-108:
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Muay Thai fighter knocks himself out (Video)

Although, I'm not too sure where this clip came from, it's definitely going into the Outside the Boxscore archives. The video is a from Muay Thai fight in Canada and keep an eye on the fighter in the blue gloves. As he attempts to pull off a flying switch kick, he accidentally knocks himself out:
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Serena Williams plays exhibition tennis match on water (Video)

No, the above picture does that deceive your eyes, that is tennis star Serena Williams playing an exhibition tennis match on water. Serena is playing against Gisela Dulko at the Abierto de Tenis Monterrey tennis event that Serena was supposed to play at but pulled out at the last minute due to injury. Below is the video proof of their interesting match:
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin's baby photos are so cute! (Photo)

Just in case you couldn't get enough of Linsanity, Jeremy Lin's grandmother just released his baby photos to the world wide Interweb. Here are just a few that she released: (Courtesy of Christian Post and Off The Bench)
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

It exists, "Linsane In The Membrane" (Video)

Just when you thought that you had seen it all in regards to Jeremy Lin tributes, this clip comes into existence. Watch as rapper "Wake Man" drops the classic track, "Linsane in the Membrane":
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

NY Knicks Landry Fields posterizes Kris Humphries (Video)

Although the Knicks dropped the second game in the Jeremy Lin era, guard Landry Fields had an impressive dunk on the night. Watch as Lin finds Fields for this poster dunk on Nets forward Kris Humphries:
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February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay spring training car was pretty awesome (Picture)

As the world of Major League Baseball begins with pitchers and catchers reporting for duty, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay decided to report in style. Check out Halladay's ride that he brought to Phillies camp: (Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
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February 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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