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Balls!? The amusing sporting moments depository

Discussion in 'Archive: The Arena' started by jp-30, Nov 17, 2006.

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  1. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Herein lies the thread to archive all those incredibly funny sporting moments. Usually this involves somebody being inflicted great pain. But not always. The thread is also good for those one-in-a-million lucky shots/breaks (holes-in-one, winning basketball shots from player's own baseline, impossible catches, end-to-end touchdowns / trys, that sort of thing).

    Here's a few to kick things off.

    [image=http://bradfitz.com/pics/funny/soccer_nuts.jpg]

    [image=http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v85/jim78/number3/facegoalsoccerja8.gif]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbQXN0p86x0]Poor goalkeeping montage[/link]

    and

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ7xTUpIqpg]More poor goalkeeping[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GKvI4n7jTc]Impossible cricket runout. Is that Jonty Rhodes?[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xdGufOOcSI]Sinking the 8-ball[/link]


    [hl=orange]Inty Edit[/hl]: That one's a bit too ...
     
  2. FatBurt

    FatBurt Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    [image=http://www.vinniejones.co.uk/images/football/vj_pg_big.jpg]
     
  3. yankee8255

    yankee8255 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Unintended porn conforms to TOS? Interesting.
     
  4. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Vinnie giving Gazza a hand?

    I know. Disgusting.
     
  5. Tabula Rasa

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    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kjJWB5OkTI]This one's probably my favorite ever.[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP3Rsh18Yu4]More ref bloopers.[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKdcpYQ-wcw]Intense first aid.[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cClj_8L2E3c]Poor guy. Can't say he didn't try.[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hwB3GdgUkI]Another unfortunate soul.[/link]

    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yILDiU859FU]Higuita's famous bad ass Scorpion kick.[/link]
     
  6. George_Roper

    George_Roper Jedi Knight star 7

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    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK4ixm798Zk]Ref hits Savage. Shearer cards the ref.[/link]
     
  7. Everton

    Everton Force Ghost star 10

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    Rivaldo's dive against Turkey in the 1998 World Cup. He was hit on the thigh with the ball, and immediately clutched his face and went down in dramatic fashion. The player who kicked the ball to him (only to return it to Rivaldo) was sent off. It's reprehensible, but it makes me laugh every time I see it.

    EDIT: [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhzSizgMKnY]Here.[/link]
     
  8. DarthIntegral

    DarthIntegral SFTC Bonanza Winner star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXaodFHOorc]Homerun off of Jose Conseco's head[/link]

    Still, after all these years, my favorite blooper of all time.
     
  9. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Along those lines, there was a HR recently (either this past season or the year before, I don't remember) where the outfielder bobbled the ball a bit before knocking it over the wall with his glove. Not quite as funny as the one off Canseco's head, but still funny.

    EDIT: it was 2 years ago?? [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T35smOZjrIY]Apparently, Sep 9 2004[/link]
     
  10. Armenian_Jedi

    Armenian_Jedi Jedi Master star 7

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    [link=http://www.yesbutnobutyes.com/archives/2005/11/ten_wild_plays_1.html]here's a good list of ten plays from NFL history[/link]
     
  11. Juliet316

    Juliet316 SFTC March Tiemaster star 10

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    Tommie LaSorda going end over end at the All star game a few years ago.
     
  12. khabarakh23

    khabarakh23 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Possibly the most famous piece of cricket commentary ever....

    "The batsman's Holding, the Bowler's Willie" Legend
     
  13. Kyptastic

    Kyptastic VIP star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    [face_laugh]
     
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