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Dayan Viciedo goes all out to rob a base hit (VIDEO)

Dayan Viciedo goes all out to make an incredible diving grab robbing Asdrubal Cabrera of a sure base hit Saturday night.The White Sox rightfielder loses his glasses and rolls over his glove arm before taking a second look to see if he actually held on to the ball.It's in there my man.Your browser does not support iframes.
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Netherlands player has head stapled during World Cup match with Brazil (VIDEO)

Who said third place doesn't count?Just before halftime of Saturday’s consolation game against Brazil, the Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt suffered a nasty gash to his head that sent a stream of blood spilling down his neck. Even though the Dutch were leading 2-0 on two early goals, Kuyt was determined to finish out what would be his final international match, as was announced prior...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arena Football fan gets wrecked by player (VIDEO)

Everyone knows rugged Arena Football fans are way closer to the action than snobby NFL fans. But there's a lesson to be learned here after this guy gets slammed by a player while leaning out over the railing during the Arizona Rattlers-Spokane Shock game Saturday night.The dude even loses his lumberjack cap.Betcha didn't know Spokane even had a team.
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Miami Heat fans vandalize cherished LeBron mural (PHOTOS)

Miami Heat fans are mourning the loss of the player who helped bring them two NBA Championships after LeBron James announced he is heading back home to Ohio.And some are just more than sad.Just hours after the announcement that 'King James' would be heading back to Cleveland, a mural featuring James along with now-former teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade was vandalized...
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Brian Dozier 'back hair jersey' is a sight to not behold (PHOTO)

A fan's devotion to his favorite player sometimes knows no boundaries. And this Brian Dozier fan took his feelings for the Minnesota Twins second baseman on the road to Coors Field along with a couple of razor blades — and probably an even more dedicated barber.Welcome to Coors Field! RT @nickgroke: OMG stop it right now! RT @dpcRocktober: Ultimate Dozier fan @nickgroke pic...
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Beautiful Belgian World Cup fan loses modeling gig after hunting photos emerge: Report

It looks like the 17-year-old Belgian World Cup soccer fan who signed a modeling contract with cosmetics giant L'Oreal — after she was spotted in a crowd shot at the Group H match against Russia — will have her contract terminated because it emerged that the fresh-faced beauty is a fan of big game hunting.Just days after a Texas Tech cheerleader came under fire for posting...
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Derek Jeter tops list of baseball’s top selling jerseys: Report

It looks like Derek Jeter is having a little resurgence off the field after it was announced that the Yankees' shortstop had the league's best selling jersey this season as he heads to his final All-Star Game next week.Based on jersey sales released by MLB.com, the official online shop of Major League Baseball, Jeter's No. 2 was the top seller since the beginning of...
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WATCH: Mets fan has over-the-top reaction to routine play

A fan in the Citi Field stands got a little too excited after Juan Lagares popped up to Freddie Freeman in the eighth inning of the Braves-Mets game Thursday night.Lagares stepped up to the plate with two runners on base but comon ... waddayacrazy?!.It's a good thing the unhappy Metsie was wearing sunglasses because he might be a new member the Hair Club if he wasn't.Now...
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Argentina goalie had crib notes in shorts for penalty kicks

Argentina's win over the Netherlands Wednesday night in Sao Paulo apparently didn't just come down to the luck of the spot-kick. Goalkeeper Sergio Romero was reportedly able to guess correctly for two of Holland's penalty kicks in the 4-2 shootout win after suspiciously pulling out what looked like crib notes from his shorts before each of his opponent's kicks.The...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. goes airborne to make amazing catch (VIDEO)

Jackie Bradley Jr. made a spectacular diving catch in right-center field to rob Tyler Flowers of an extra-base hit Wednesday night.The Red Sox outfielder timed his Superman-like skills to perfection as he went airborne and laid out for the grab against the White Sox batter.And the citizens of Fenway were forever grateful. Your browser does not support iframes.
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Team co-owner: Manziel 'doesn't fit the profile' of Giants player

Although the New York Giants discussed the possibility of taking Johnny Manziel if he fell in the draft (and he did), the team had reservations about the hard partying quarterback and his rollicking ways.Now that the highly visible Johnny Football is the property and concern of the Cleveland Browns, Giants co-owner Steve Tisch spoke out about the free-wheeling rookie.Tisch told...
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White Sox coach's crotch adjustment is quite aggressive (GIF)

We've seen all kinds of junk adjusting in sports over the years, but Mark Parent's workmanlike crotch grab during a game Tuesday night would have even made Michael Jackson blush.Maybe it was just the White Sox bench coach's sign for a double steal.
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Fantasy football to get its own TV channel: Report

If you are one of those fantasy football fanatics who still doesn't think there is enough information floating around to feed your inner general manager — rejoice.DirecTV has announced that it has created a live fantasy football channel that will be available every Sunday afternoon during the 2014 NFL season on its Sunday Ticket package.The "Fantasy Zone" channel...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trent Boult makes greatest cricket catch ever

Trent Boult pulled off an incredible catch in New Zealand's second T20 match against the West Indies on Sunday, stepping over the boundary to grab the ball one-handed, flip it in the air and dive back in to snatch it again to take the wicket of Kieron Pollard.For all us baseball snobs who wouldn't know a wicked googly from a naughty search engine, many cricket fans are calling...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Aussie Rules footballer chokes opponent during match (VIDEO)

While no American actually knows any of the rules in Australian Rules football, at least we found out they have one for strangulation.North Melbourne and Hawthorne were locked in a close game in the third quarter Friday night when a tussle between two players escalated quickly. Brian Lake of Hawthorn threw North Melbourne's Drew Petrie to the ground and started choking him for...
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Marcell Ozuna goes down hard after missing curveball (VIDEO)

Marcell Ozuna took a dramatic swing at Chase Anderson's curve ball Monday night and turned a miss into some sort of Off-Broadway hit.The Marlins centerfielder was fooled so soundly by the pitch, he swung, whiffed and ended up a histrionic wreck on his knees.Was Ozuna faked out so badly by the change-up or was he just adding a little theatrical flair to his swing?Either way, it...
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F-16 narrowly misses spectators at air show (VIDEO)

British air show fans got a little more than they bargained for when an F-16 fighter jet narrowly missed their heads by mere feet as it came in to land at the Waddington International Air Show Sunday.The dramatic video (below) shows spectators waving as the Turkish aircraft approaches the runway and soars by just out of reach of the spectators on the ground. After people ducked...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo's 2004 Olympic bronze medal goes for $14K at auction

While Carmelo Anthony looks to be in high demand around the NBA these days, it seems  the Knicks' free agent has just sold a little piece of himself for a measly 14 grand.The bronze medal won by the star forward at the 2004 Athens Olympics has been auctioned off for $14,080, according to Inside the Games. The disappointing third-place medal was listed at auction house Julien’s...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Soccer player's reaction to red card is pretty bizarre (VIDEO)

Nobody has ever said there's a shortage of dramatic reactions on a professional soccer pitch, but one Swedish league star just might have taken the sport's histrionics to a new level.Norrkoping's Alhaji Kamara got a red card this weekend and it apparently triggered one of the strangest responses to being sent off — ever.After going late on an opponent, the emotional...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech cheerleader under fire for big game hunting (PHOTOS)

Animal rights activists are up in arms about a Texas Tech University cheerleader's African hunting trips that she had publicized on Facebook.The photos of Kendall Jones posing proudly beside the big game carcasses caused an uproar and forced the social media outlet to delete the trophy shots showing the 19-year-old next to elephants, lions, leopards and rhinos shot or tranquilized...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Napoli calls Tanaka 'idiot' after serving up game-winning fastball (VIDEO)

Masahiro Tanaka probably didn't know the English word idiot from idol before Mike Napoli smashed a game-winning fastball off the Japanese pitcher Saturday night. But there was no need for a translator after the Yankees' ace shook off catcher Brian McCann's call for a splitter, then a slider before generously serving Napoli an ill-advised fastball.FOX video cameras caught...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Little girl gets foul ball, proceeds to lick it (VIDEO)

This little fan at Friday's Diamondbacks-Padres game was lucky enough to get a foul ball, and  immediately proceeded to see what it tastes like.My guess is plain beef jerky.Your browser does not support iframes.Whatever its flavor, there must be something in the hide this season because this Astros fan did his own taste test the other night — and got slapped for it.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Coco Crisp uses catlike ninja move to get out of a rundown (VIDEO)

Coco Crisp got caught in a rundown between first and second after a pickoff attempt Friday night. But the A's outfielder managed to use a ninja-like move to escape the tag.Now you see him, now you don't.Even the baffled Marlins players stood around wondering what just happened after Crisp's catlike crawl and slide back to the base.Your browser does not support iframes.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

City cancels 'Sexy Schoolgirl' themed 5K run amid controversy: Report

A North Carolina race that encourages young women to dress like sexy schoolgirls was canceled by organizers, citing "community controversy."Sexy Schoolgirl 5K race organizers told Raleigh city officials on Thursday they were canceling the race because of a growing backlash against the proposed charity run.Young women dressed as sexy schoolgirls are seen in several images...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympian runs 800m race while 34 weeks pregnant

Most pregnant women like to say they are eating for two, but how many can claim they are re-hydrating with Gatorade after an 800-meter race for the same reason.Five-time U.S. national track and field champion, Alysia Montano, did just that after competing in the USATF Outdoor Championships Thursday— all while she was 34 weeks pregnant.Not surprisingly, the 28-year-old finished...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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