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Umpire's wacky strike three calls feature Gangnam Style and 2 Chainz references (VIDEO)

Baseball players in a New Jersey amateur baseball league get a little added improvisation act every time they strike out — and they don't seem to mind the extra oomph with the punch outs.The umpire, not content with calling out batters in a traditional manner, punctuates his strike threes with references to 2 Chainz and "Gangnam Style" instead.Jeff Bendix, a member...
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Yu Darvish shows off zany batting swings during rain delay (VIDEO)

There was a lot down time at Yankee Stadium during Wednesday night's extended rain delay after the grounds crew had a hard time covering the infield during a downpour and left things a little soggy.Rangers starter Yu Darvish took the extra time to show his teammates some exaggerated batting swings to keep  things light during the nearly two hour wait.I'm not sure if he is...
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Tyson to present Holyfield during induction into Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame: Report

Mike Tyson will get another chance to chew on the ear of Evander Holyfield when he will present Holyfield at his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame next month.Tyson, who famously took a bite of his opponent's ear during a 1997 title fight and was disqualified, is sure to lay on the shtick when his most famous opponent is inducted at the Tropicana on Aug. 9.Since then...
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Darts walk-on girl takes elegant tumble during tournament (VIDEO)

Michael van Gerwen moved through to the quarter-finals of the World Matchplay darts in Blackpool with a comfortable win over over Ian White ... Oh who cares.The real news before the world number one dart thrower took command of his match, walk-on girl Daniella Allfree took a tumble while heading off the stage!Ms. Allfree was okay and went on to do some more introductory struts. But...
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Report: Rays' Joel Peralta may have mosquito-borne virus

Tampa Bays relief pitcher Joel Peralta says he's been feeling sick since he went home to the Dominican Republic during the All-Star break and thinks he has been stricken with chikungunya — the mosquito-borne virus spreading over Florida and the Caribbean.Peralta began feeling sick on Friday after visiting the Dominican Republic where chikungunya is extremely prevalent, reported CBS...
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Headley's Yankees debut ends with walk-off, Gatorade shower

To call Chase Headley's Tuesday anything but extrordinary would would be a cruel understatement.Headley started the day off ready to suit up for the Padres against the Cubs at Wrigley Field when he found out he was acquired by the Yankees and hopped the next plane to New York. The Bombers' new third baseman wasn't able to get to the Bronx for the start of his...
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Miami Hurricanes mascot walks bride down the aisle (VIDEO)

A bride whose father passed away two years before her wedding day found a very special replacement to walk her down the aisle.Jennifer Sullivan has always been a big fan of the University of Miami Hurricanes, so it was only fitting that the college mascot, Sebastian the Ibis, accompany her when the Florida native wed her fiance Patrick back in March.In a video that has been shared...
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Eli Manning 'a little nervous' about Giants’ new offense: Report

Eli Manning is coming off a one of his worst seasons ever, and you would expect the Giants quarterback to not look anywhere but up after a rock-bottom year.After finishing 2013 with a career-high 27 interceptions to go with just 18 touchdowns, his fewest since his rookie year, Manning could realistically say it couldn't get any worse.But Manning admits that learning the system...
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Derek Jeter opens Manhattan food truck (PHOTO)

There is now an alternative for everyone tired of jumping on the Derek Jeter bandwagon this summer  — namely, the Yankee captain's food truck.The soon-to-be retired shortstop — who is already making plans for his baseball playing afterlife by becoming a publishing mogul — is now an involved with one of those popular four-wheeled snack bars that have overtaken New York...
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Shane Greene adds a few more 'E's to his name (VIDEO)

Shane Greene apparently needs to work on his underarm toss.Greene had a really rough night on the field during the Yankees' 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers Monday night after contributing three errors to his 5.2 inning outing.As you can see from this clip below, the Yankees rookie pitcher's second 'E' would probably get him benched from your company picnic's Cornhole...
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Cardinals induct Shelby Miller into bullpen with 'trust fall' (VIDEO)

The Cardinals moved Shelby Miller to the bullpen this weekend, and before Sunday's game against the Dodgers, the St. Louis relievers officially inducted the right-hander into their group by putting him through the "Fall of Trust."Trust falls don't always go so well, and Miller's fall got started with a four-foot drop to boot. Luckily, this one seemed to end...
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14 year-old sets national weightlifting record (VIDEO)

A 14-year-old weightlifting phenomenon wowed a national audience once again this weekend by breaking one of USA Weightlifting’s oldest records.In his third attempt Saturday at the U.S. National Weightlifting Championships in Salt Lake City, C.J. Cummings broke the American men’s clean-and-jerk record for the 62-kilogram (about 137-pounds) division of 152.5 kilograms (about 336...
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Report: Matt Harvey spotted with new model on good arm

Matt Harvey — who already has been seen with an unending stream of super models while going through rehab following Tommy John surgery last year —  was recently spotted at a Manhattan hotspot with another piece of arm candy on his good wing.The Mets pitcher hit the Meatpacking District nightclub Up & Down, where the hard-throwing righty got cozy with Shannon Rusbuldt, according...
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Arkansas trademarks famous “Woo Pig Sooie!” Hog Call: Report

The famous Hog Call chanted by fans of the sports teams of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks is now a registered trademark owned by the school.Not a song or a slogan mind you, but the cheer Wooo, Pig! Sooie! that is accompanied by raised arms and wriggling fingers at stadiums during Hogs' games.Forbes.com reported late this past week that, earlier this month, the United...
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Teddy wins Presidents Race with head bizarrely wrapped in tinfoil (VIDEO)

President Teddy scared a lot of fans Sunday after he had his head completely wrapped in tinfoil for  Sunday's President Race at Nationals Park. The makeshift "space helmet" was apparently some freaky tribute to the 45th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing — or an attempt at making the world's largest ball of foil.But either way, it didn't hinder old Teddy...
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Yankees don't sign Mariano Rivera's son: Report

The Yankees announced Saturday that draft pick Mariano Rivera Jr., the son of their retired legendary closer, did not sign a contract before Friday's deadline.The team had selected Rivera Jr., a righthander from Iona College, in the 29th round of the June amateur draft. Rivera Jr. has decided he will return to school for his junior year.The Yankees did sign 27 of the 38 other...
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Tour de France cyclist uses fan's camper for bathroom break (VIDEO)

Sometimes nature calls when you are least prepared for it to come-a-knocking.That's what happened to Tour de France cyclist Arnaud Demare early in Saturday's Stage 14 in the Alps when he had some urgent business to take care of.Only the Frenchman didn't settle for the traditional "natural break" as it is called in cycling — by going on the side of the road...
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WATCH: Jackie Bradley Jr. throws baseball over center field wall from home plate

Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is known as an excellent fielder but wanted to show everyone that he has a pretty good arm as well.During Saturdays' batting practice, the Boston centerfielder took a short hop behind home plate and threw a ball over the Fenway Park center-field wall just to prove it.That's a heave of about 400 feet from the plate as the crow flies ...
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Cardinals fan accidentally drops beer from balcony onto women below (VIDEO)

A Cardinals fan unintentionally drops his beer from a balcony above other fans and gives a couple of women below an unexpected King of Beers cooling off during Saturday's game. The good news. He's at Busch Stadium so there's plenty more brew where that came from.Your browser does not support iframes.
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5'9" tennis player needs chair to congratulate 6'10" opponent at Claro Open (VIDEO)

Instead of going straight to the net for the customary handshake, after a loss to Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, 5'9" Dudi Sela instead took a tiny detour to grab a chair from the sidelines to give his much taller opponent a hug.Sela had the sense of mind and even higher sense of humor to stand on the chair and hug it out with the 6'10"...
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Moron invades field to get selfie with Gerardo Parra (VIDEO)

Here's another attention-seeking idiot using a sporting event to make people hate Millennials and their gadgets even more Friday night.  The iPhone-clutching moron jumped on the Chase Field outfield during the Cubs-Diamondbacks game and got a selfie with D-backs rightfielder Gerardo Parra before being wrangled down.The loud-mouthed chick in the shot was apparently thrilled.
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Devoted Giants fan shows off wide array of tattoos (VIDEO)

We've seen plenty of baseball fans who have their their favorite team's greatest triumphs forever inked onto their bodies — and then there's this devoted Giants supporter.There's no doubting this guy's allegiance to his team after he showed off his tattoos at Marlins Park on Friday.The fan revealed a gallery of ink work which included pieces to commemorate...
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Adam Dunn's double bounces twice off top of the wall (VIDEO)

Adam Dunn has hit plenty of doubles during his 14-year career — but probably never a two-bagger that looked like this one Friday night.Chicago was trailing Houston 2-0 in the fourth when Dunn laced into a Scott Feldman pitch and sent it deep to left. Astros outfielder L.J. Hoes raced back but missed the ball which landed directly on the top of the wall then bounced up into the...
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Caroline Wozniacki takes 'short' jab at Rory McIlroy by wearing stilettos (PHOTO)

After being punched in the gut by by her ex-fiancee's surprise public breakup, Caroline Wozniacki has taken a short jab at Rory McIlroy — by wearing a pair of stiletto high heels.The 5-foot-10 tennis player posted a picture of herself shopping with a friend in Istanbul where she is competing in the Istanbul Cup with the following words:"Out and about in Istanbul. It'...
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Female rowing club's nude charity calendar banned from Facebook after being branded 'porn' (PHOTOS)

A women’s university rowing club had their images banned from Facebook after their nude charity calendar was branded as pornography.Female students from England's University of Warwick Rowing Society took it off for the tasteful photo shoot, which sold 1,500 copies, and raised thousands of dollars for Macmillan Cancer Support.The 17 members of the group stripped down to nothing...
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