Archive for the ‘Odd Ball’ Category

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:

The Real Reason Why Brazil Lost to Germany 7-1 (Video)

The Real Reason Why Brazil Lost to Germany 7-1 (Video)

Did you ask yourself how is it possible that Brazil lost the 2014 World Cup semi-final to Germany with such a high score? This footage explains everything:

Argentina’s Coach Has a Funny Reaction to Higuain’s Miss vs Belgium (Video)

Argentina’s Coach Has a Funny Reaction to Higuain’s Miss vs Belgium (Video)

Argentina’s Alejandro Sabella forgets about gravity for a moment during Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final match against Belgium.

The Most Absurd Basketball Play Ever (Video)

The Most Absurd Basketball Play Ever (Video)

During Saturday’s basketball match between Mexico and Slovakia, at the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship for Women, a Slovakian player managed to score against her own team after a Mexican player missed a free throw. Right after that, the Mexican side started their attack…in the wrong direction! What’s even worse – the refs allowed them to put the ball back into play. Unreal!

Little Kid Dancing on Marlins JumboTron Fan Cam (Vine Video)

Little Kid Dancing on Marlins JumboTron Fan Cam (Vine Video)

A young Miami Marlins fan sees himself on the jumbotron during the May 23 game against Milwaukee Brewers and goes crazy. Watch him dance:

Suarez Bit My Finger (Video)

Suarez Bit My Finger (Video)

You knew it was coming: a mashup of Luiz Suarez and ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’:

Bear Interrupts Baseball Game in Alaska (Video)

Bear Interrupts Baseball Game in Alaska (Video)

A large black bear walked along the outfield fence during the fifth inning of Sunday’s American Legion baseball game in Juneau, Alaska, between West Post 1 and Juneau Post 25. The game was slightly delayed, but no one freaked out. After all, this is Alaska:

Maracana Stadium Stairs Wobble under World Cup Fans (Video)

Maracana Stadium Stairs Wobble under World Cup Fans (Video)

Paula Kossatz filmed soccer fans climbing a wobbling staircase at Rio’s Maracana stadium, on their way to Sunday’s World Cup game between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Awesome Dunk That Didn’t Count (Video)

Awesome Dunk That Didn’t Count (Video)

This is Izzy Wagner, a Mt. Miguel High School basketball player, re-dunking a missed dunk at the 15th Annual East County Senior All-Star Game in El Cajon, California. Unfortunately, it didn’t count due to some pesky basketball rules.