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Oct 22, 2014

Royals fans caught sleeping during World Series Game 1 (Photos)


You would think that after waiting for 29 years for their team to return to the World Series, Kansas City Royals fans would be so excited to see the games that there would be no chance of them falling asleep while watching them. Apparently, however, that was not the case for two Royals fans in attendance at Kauffman Stadium during Tuesday night's Game 1 of the 2014 World Series.

As evidence, we present the following without further comment:





H/T BR.

Isaiah Thomas stares down Floyd Mayweather after forcing overtime (Video)




Phoenix Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas hit a jump shot at the buzzer to force overtime, then stared down boxer Floyd Mayweather in the front row, during Tuesday night's preseason game against the L.A. Lakers.

Thomas was in the perfect spot to grab the rebound of Gerald Green's missed three-pointer, and he sank the jumper to tie the game at 94-94 and force OT. After making the shot, he turned to Mayweather, who happened to be sitting close by, and playfully stared him down as he walked off the court towards the bench. Mayweather got a real big laugh out of it, so it was all in good fun.



Thomas led the Suns with 26 points, including 5 points in overtime, to give the Suns a 114-108 victory over the Lakers.

Video via NBA.

Oct 21, 2014

Chris Bosh sinks incredible circus shot off top of backboard (GIF)




Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh sank an incredible no-look circus shot off the top of the backboard during Tuesday night's preseason game against Houston.

Bosh took the pass from Dwyane Wade near the basket and drew the foul, then just threw the ball up over his shoulder with his back to the basket. The ball took a couple of lucky bounces on top of the backboard before dropping through the net.

Chris Bosh sinks incredible circus shot off top of backboard (GIF)

Bosh scored 22 points as the Heat beat the Rockets 90-85.

Video via NBA.

Ryan Callahan's hit on Taylor Hall knocks camera off glass (Video / GIF)




Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan delivered a monster hit on Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall which was so powerful that it knocked a camera off the glass behind the Lightning net during the first period of Monday night's game at Rexall Place.



Video via NHL.

Vince Carter stuffs Dirk Nowitzki at the rim (Video / GIF)




Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Vince Carter blocked a slam dunk attempt by Dallas Mavericks teammate Dirk Nowitzki in the closing moments of the first quarter Monday night's preseason game at the American Airlines Center.

Nowitzki got his own rebound after his three-point attempt was blocked and appeared to have an easy dunk, but Carter displayed his hops and stuffed his former Mavericks teammate at the rim. As the first quarter ended, Nowitzki couldn't help but smile at Carter as he headed back to the Mavs bench.



The Mavs may have won the game in the end, but Carter certainly earned some respect from his new Grizzlies teammates for his efforts.

Video via NBA.

Quincy Acy throws down powerful slam dunk (Video / GIF)




New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy made his presence felt by throwing down a powerful slam dunk in the first quarter of Monday night's preseason game against Boston.

Acy took the pass from Carmelo Anthony and slammed it home with such force that it brought the Knicks bench to their feet.



It was the only basket Acy scored in the game.

Video via NBA.

Oct 20, 2014

FCS quarterback catches his own pass for touchdown (Video)




In FCS college football action this past weekend, North Greenville Crusaders quarterback Nelson Hughes caught his own pass off a deflection by a defensive lineman and ran it 42 yards for a touchdown against the Mars Hill Lions.

In the end, Hughes received credit for a passing touchdown AND a receiving touchdown on the same play!

H/T Sports Grid.

Seattle TV station confuses Peyton Manning with Gary Payton (Photo)


Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning broke the NFL's all-time record for career touchdown passes on Sunday night, but Seattle's KOMO-TV goofed up the story during their late night newscast by reporting the news while showing the face of former NBA star Gary Payton.



Now how do you explain this one?

Photo via @AshokaESPN. H/T AA.

Devante Smith-Pelly sends T.J. Oshie flying into boards (Video / GIF)




Anaheim Ducks forward Devante Smith-Pelly sent St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie flying into the boards with a huge hit during the first period of Sunday night's game at the Honda Center.

Oshie was chasing the puck behind the Blues net when Smith-Pelly crushed him with the big check.



Oshie was fine, but the Blues had a rough night as they lost to the Ducks 3-0.

Video via NHL.

Kobe Bryant dishes behind-the-back to Carlos Boozer (Video / GIF)




Kobe Bryant put on a show for L.A. Lakers fans with a fantastic behind-the-back pass to Carlos Boozer for the finish during the second quarter of Sunday night's preseason game at the Staples Center.



Bryant led the Lakers in scoring with 26 points, while Boozer chipped in 19 points and grabbed 9 rebounds, as the Lakers beat the Jazz 98-91.

Video via NBA.