Archive for the ‘Odd Ball’ Category

Jeff Bridges Bowls First Pitch at Dodgers Stadium, ‘Big Lebowski-Style’ (Video)

Jeff Bridges Bowls First Pitch at Dodgers Stadium, ‘Big Lebowski-Style’ (Video)

Jeff ‘The Dude’ Bridges bowls his first pitch at Friday night’s Dodgers game, Lebowski-style, instead of throwing a traditional ceremonial pitch. The 64-year-old actor is currently promoting his new movie, ‘The Giver.’

Possum Interrupts Minor League Baseball Game (Video)

Possum Interrupts Minor League Baseball Game (Video)

A possum ran on the field during the fifth inning of Wednesday’s minor league baseball game between Quad City River Bandits and Clinton LumberKings at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa. The meandering marsupial was soon caught in an empty trash can and escorted off the ballpark.

Japanese Girl Breaks Blocks with Her Head before First Pitch (Video)

Japanese Girl Breaks Blocks with Her Head before First Pitch (Video)

Takeda Rina, a 23-year old Japanese martial arts star, breaks ten concrete blocks with her head before throwing the first pitch at Sunday’s Chiba Lotte Marines vs Seibu Lions baseball game.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores Flying Backheel Goal in PSG Training (Video)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores Flying Backheel Goal in PSG Training (Video)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores another amazing kung-fu goal as Paris Saint-Germain prepare in Hong Kong for a friendly match with the local club Kitchee.

Tour de France Wheelie Guy (Video)

Tour de France Wheelie Guy (Video)

Some guy on a bicycle pops a wheelie beside Tour de France riders and it was caught on camera:

Korean Guys Cave in to Kiss Cam Pressure (Video)

Korean Guys Cave in to Kiss Cam Pressure (Video)

Two guys were put on the spot by a ‘kiss cam’ operator during a Lotte Giants baseball game in South Korea. Hilarity ensued:

Pigeons Interrupt Rangers-Blue Jays Game (Video)

Pigeons Interrupt Rangers-Blue Jays Game (Video)

Two baseball-loving pigeons invaded the field at the Rogers Centre, in the ninth inning of Saturday’s Rangers-Blue Jays game, temporarily interrupting the play:

Scottish Soccer Player Hits a Flying Seagull with a Ball (Video)

Scottish Soccer Player Hits a Flying Seagull with a Ball (Video)

Hibernian defender Callum Booth accidentally hit a seagull flying above the pitch during Tuesday’s pre-season friendly with Dunfermline. Unlike some soccer players, the seagull didn’t dive and start rolling around on the ground. Instead, the bird regained composure and flew out of the stadium.

5’9″ Tennis Player Stands on Chair to Hug 6’11″ Opponent (Video)

5’9″ Tennis Player Stands on Chair to Hug 6’11″ Opponent (Video)

A 5’9″ “short” Israeli tennis player, Dudi Sela, needed a chair to give his opponent (and a friend), 6’11″ tall Croatian Ivo Karlović, a post-match hug at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, on Thursday.

Parody: Germany’s Road to the 2014 World Cup Final (Video)

Parody: Germany’s Road to the 2014 World Cup Final (Video)

Remember the ‘Haynes Baked Beans’ astronaut ad? Here’s the 2014 World Cup version which illustrates Germany’s road to the final against Argentina: