Archive for the ‘Odd Ball’ Category

The Best Goalkeeper Goal Ever (Video)

The Best Goalkeeper Goal Ever (Video)

Danish goalkeeper Jakob Kohler scored a goal on Saturday that is already being dubbed as the ‘greatest goalie goal ever‘. Kohler’s football club Frem took on Skjold Birkerod in the Danish second division when he managed to hit an acrobatic, overhead kick (aka the bicycle kick) equalizer to secure a point for his side.

Polish Man Risks His Life for a Photo (Video)

Polish Man Risks His Life for a Photo (Video)

An amateur photographer gets too close to the action during a tandem drift competition in Karpacz, Poland, and is almost hit by a speeding race car.

Amazing Table Tennis Shot at Paralympics (Video)

Amazing Table Tennis Shot at Paralympics (Video)

David Wetherill made an amazing diving table tennis shot at the London 2012 Paralympics Thursday. It still wasn’t enough to avoid 3-1 defeat by Thomasz Kusiak.

Squirrel Interrupts US Open (Video)

Squirrel Interrupts US Open (Video)

A squirrel interrupted Tuesday’s U.S. Open match between Julien Benneteau and Olivier Rochus. The frisky squirrel ran onto the court during the second set, left briefly, but returned for some more nutty antics.

Swedish Soccer Fans vs Linesman (Video)

Swedish Soccer Fans vs Linesman (Video)

Funny Långholmen FC fans mimic the assistant referee during the match of Swedish football cup against IFK Göteborg.

Brazilian Boy with No Feet Invited to Train with FC Barcelona (Video)

Brazilian Boy with No Feet Invited to Train with FC Barcelona (Video)

Gabriel Muniz, an 11-year-old Brazilian boy born without feet, has earned an invitation from FC Barcelona after impressing at the club’s summer camp in Rio de Janeiro.

William Bell the 90-Year-Old Pole Vaulter (Video)

William Bell the 90-Year-Old Pole Vaulter (Video)

Meet Dr. William Bell, a 90-year-old pole vaulter and the father of former 1984 Olympian Earl. Dr. Bell is the world record holder in pole vault for his age group and still jumps three times a week at his son’s training facility in Bono, Arkansas.

Lady Knocked Over by Pit Crew at Indianapolis Grand AM (Video)

Lady Knocked Over by Pit Crew at Indianapolis Grand AM (Video)

Get out the way!

Minor-League Baseball Mascot ATV Wipeout (Video)

Minor-League Baseball Mascot ATV Wipeout (Video)

Rip Tide, the mascot of Norfolk Tides, crashed his ATV during Sunday’s game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, at Harbor Park.

Italian SuperStock Rider Riccardo Russo Celebrates Too Early (Video)

Italian SuperStock Rider Riccardo Russo Celebrates Too Early (Video)

Riccardo Russo celebrated his Stock 600 win at the 2012 Italian CIV championship race in Mugello – one lap too early!