Archive for the ‘Odd Ball’ Category

Dinosaur Throws Out First Pitch (Video)

Dinosaur Throws Out First Pitch (Video)

A life-sized baby T-Rex, from the ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ show, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Padres-Royals game at Petco Park.

Italian Soccer ‘Granny’ Plays Keepy-Uppy on the Streets of Rome (Video)

Italian Soccer ‘Granny’ Plays Keepy-Uppy on the Streets of Rome (Video)

An elderly woman shows off her soccer skills on a street in the suburbs of Rome, Italy.

Danish Soccer Fans Bomb Rivals’ Stadium with Cannon Ball Display (Video)

Danish Soccer Fans Bomb Rivals’ Stadium with Cannon Ball Display (Video)

FC Copenhagen’s fans got very creative with their choreographed display ahead of the soccer match with their city rivals, Brondby IF. They used elaborate banners, sound effects and even smoke to depict cannons blasting down the Brondby Stadium. The final message: ‘Copenhagen is ours!’ Watch this year best tifo below:

Captain Tsubasa’s Soccer Trick Shot in Real Life (Video)

Captain Tsubasa’s Soccer Trick Shot in Real Life (Video)

Japanese soccer players, Kengo Nakamura and Yoshito Okubo, recreate the ‘Handou Shuu Soku Jin Hou’ shot from the animated series Captain Tsubasa (aka Flash Kicker). Make sure to turn on the closed captions on the Youtube player:

Nike Football’s Winner Stays On Ad (Video)

Nike Football’s Winner Stays On Ad (Video)

The new Nike World Cup 2014 commercial titled ‘Winner Stays’ features international football (soccer – whatevs) stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andres Iniesta and Wayne Rooney.

Grown Man Steals Baseball from Little Kid at Yankees-Red Sox Game (Video)

Grown Man Steals Baseball from Little Kid at Yankees-Red Sox Game (Video)

And the award for the WORST play of the day goes to…this guy:

Texas Police Officer Trips HS Students Celebrating Soccer Championship Win (Video)

Texas Police Officer Trips HS Students Celebrating Soccer Championship Win (Video)

A Georgetown, Texas, police officer was placed on administrative leave on Monday for tripping and pushing high school students during a girls soccer match celebration. Students from Vandegrift High School in Austin rushed the field in Georgetown after their girls’ team won its first state championship on Saturday. Officer George Bermudez decided to stop them like this:

Brewers’ Maldonado Literally Knocks Cover off Baseball (Video)

Brewers’ Maldonado Literally Knocks Cover off Baseball (Video)

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado managed to literally knock the cover off a baseball during Friday night’s game against Pittsburgh Pirates.

Golfer Pablo Larrazabal Jumps in Lake to Escape from Hornet Attack (Video)

Golfer Pablo Larrazabal Jumps in Lake to Escape from Hornet Attack (Video)

Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal was attacked by a swarm of hornets during the second round of the 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur, on Friday. He escaped by jumping into the lake, but still managed to make a birdie on that hole after getting out of the water.

LA Kings Fan Is Super Excited for Overtime (Video)

LA Kings Fan Is Super Excited for Overtime (Video)

A Los Angeles Kings fan is pumped up for overtime so he rocks out to Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’. His wife on the other hand is clearly not feeling it and couldn’t be less excited. Filmed during Saturday’s NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks.