by Free Britney at . Comments

A talented Tampa Bay Rays fan lunging over a railing for a foul ball turned an epic fail into a highlight worthy of SportsCenter the other night.

After FALLING OVER THE RAILING onto the field, flinging his beer and flipping his entire body upside down ... he managed to land on his feet.

Appreciative of this unintentionally amazing feat, the crowd roared, the fan bowed and the judges gave him a perfect 10 on the dismount:

Tags: ,

by Free Britney at . Comments

We're not sure what's more incredible:

  1. This unreal catch by an Ultimate Frisbee player, who runs down a throw that appears to be 30 yards in front of him at one point, or ...
  2. That there is a sanctioned Ultimate Frisbee league of some kind that is televised and has good athletes! Learn something every day.

Anyway, watch in awe as Brent Anderson, who plays for something called the Connecticut Constitution, produces one of the sports highlights of the year:

Tags:

by Free Britney at . Comments

Terrell Owens appeared on Dr. Phil yesterday with the three (of the four) women he has children with, and the TV personality eviscerated all of them.

Very politely, but still.

The ex-NFL great and the mothers of the kids he fathered (and say he doesn't pay child support for) hashed out their differences in front of a live audience.

And Dr. Phil. The erstwhile TV shrink started the show by going fairly easy on Owens, and never got flat-out harsh with the footballer. But the truth hurts.

Phil basically told Owens he's an irresponsible human being (which T.O. to his credit acknowledged) and needs to be the father he personally never had.

It was a sad and confusing display, made all the more so by Owens, now nearly broke and alone, recalling of his (lack of) relationship with his own father.

Not that Terrell's previous flings were spared by any means.

Dr. Phil gave them a verbal dressing down as well, accusing them of stonewalling T.O. out of spite and likely scarring their children for life as a result.

We never thought we'd say this about the TV spectacle, but maybe they all needed to hear it from someone ... and Phil certainly doesn't mince words.

Tags: , ,

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

When Bryce Harper stole home against the Phillies this week - following a beaning Philadelphia pitcher Cole Hamels later admitted was intentional - it was merely the culmination of an impressive set of opening games for the 19-year old phenom.

The Washington Nationals' outfielder is batting over .300. He's rifled multiple darts to home plate. He's crashed into walls, stretched singles into doubles and done it all with a reckless, hustling style not seen since Pete Rose.

Bryce Harper

The rising star is an inspiration to baseball fans everywhere, so much so that even Chuck Norris - actor, martial arts god and creator of countless mythical feats of lore - ought to be frightened of the athletic upstart.

After all, did you know...

... Bryce Harper is tough enough to make all the other guys named “Bryce” tough; he just chooses not to.

... Some say Bryce Harper is not old enough to drink alcohol. Turns out, all of the current alcohol is not properly aged enough to be worthy of his thirst.

... Bryce Harper doesn’t actually steal home; home is presented to him at the batter’s box in front of an audience of thousands.

... Bryce Harper once threw himself out at home just to see what it was like.

... Warning tracks around the Majors are in place to warn the wall that Bryce Harper is coming.

... Bryce Harper is soon to become the only player in MLB history to be intentionally walked from the on deck circle.

... Bryce Harper's eye black is actually designed to protect the eyes of mortals from adverse effects of his blinding speed.

Tags:

by Free Britney at . Comments

He can almost pull it off because married the world's richest supermodel and has played in five Super Bowls (losing the last two to the superior New York Giants), but NFL star Tom Brady debuted a ridiculous new hairstyle Monday.

With Gisele Bundchen doing her best Anja Rubik-Angelina Jolie leg pose, Brady walked the red carpet with an off-centered, quasi-mohawk that defies description. Dude probably dropped $450 at some trendy salon for the "fashion forward" look too.

How does one even leave the house looking like that? Oh yeah, with Gisele on his arm, and in his bed later. You win Tom. But you still look absurd.

  • Tom Brady, New Hairstyle
  • Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady
  • Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady

Vote below: What do you think of Tom Brady's new hairstyle?

 

Tags: , , ,

by Free Britney at . Comments

What did a half dozen members of the Harvard University baseball team do when they ran out of ways to pass the time during a recent road trip?

If you guessed "choreograph and perform a dance to Carly Rae Jepsen’s 'Call Me Maybe'" ... you would be correct. And very good at this game!

Not the most creative dance, but their range of motion is limited by their surroundings, so we'll give them a pass. Watch the performance below:

Filmed and directed by Conner Hulse, the video stars Jack Colton (asleep), Jeff Reynolds, Steven Dill, Andrew Ferreira, Marcus Way, Kyle Larrow, Jon Smart, and Joey Novak.

Yes, he was actually sleeping the whole time.

This likely won't be the last "Call Me Maybe" cover you see. If you haven't seen it, here's the Carly Rae Jepsen music video that spawned an infectious viral craze.

Tags: , , ,

by Free Britney at . Comments

Sharon Simmons has wanted to be a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader since her 20s. Now, at 55, the fitness model is finally reaching for her dreams.

“I thought about this when I was about 22 years old. I was a single mom, and I wanted to do it,” said Simmons, a grandmother, in an interview.

The 55-year-old cheerleader planned on auditioning decades ago, but money, time, and raising a family delayed her dream for half a lifetime.

But last weekend Simmons finally tried out.

Sharon Simmons, 55-Year-Old Cheerleader

Joining hundreds of others over the weekend to audition for the squad at Cowboys Stadium, she said: “It literally has been about the journey."

"I’ve met incredible people, I’ve learned so many new things.”

Fox reports that Simmons has written a book about ageless fitness and has won several competitions in her successful career as a fitness model.

She said: “I don’t see a number… If I do, it’s just a number. It’s not that I can’t keep up with [younger women] in the physical part of the training.”

If Simmons makes the team, she will be the oldest cheerleader in the league. She won’t be, however, the only grandmother in the NFL, though.

Suzie Sanchez of the Oakland Raiders is also a grandma ... though Sanchez is only 37. Laura Vikmanis is currently the oldest NFL cheerleader at 42.

Tags:

by Free Britney at . Comments

Michael Phelps is ready to swim into the sunset.

After winning a total of 16 Olympic medals, including a record eight gold medals in Beijing at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the star says this summer's games will be his last.

Phelps says after the 2012 Olympics in London, he's ready to see what the rest of the world has to offer after devoting virtually his entire life thus far to swimming.

During Sunday's interview on 60 Minutes, his mother, Debbie Phelps, admitted she'd like to see him compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

"C'mon Michael just a 50 freestyle," she begged. "I've never been [to Brazil] before."

"We'll go watch," the 26-year-old replied, letting his mom down easy at least. "But once I retire, I'm retiring. I'm done."

Phelps will need to win at least two more medals in London in order to at least tie with the ultimate record holder: Soviet gymnast Larysa Latynina, who has won 18 medals.

We wouldn't recommend betting against him.

Tags: ,

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Yes, ESPN announcers: Bryce Harper is only 19 years old.

In the bottom of the first inning of last night's nationally-televised game, the Washington Nationals rookie sensation was hit by a pitch from Cole Hamels; made his way to third base on a single by Jayson Werth; and then sprinted for home when Hamels threw over for a pickoff attempt at first.

Harper successfully completed the most exciting play in baseball, marking the first stolen base of his eight-game career. It was rather awesome. Watch now:

Tags:

by Free Britney at . Comments

Megan Noderer, Junior Seau's girlfriend, called 911 shortly after discovering the future NFL Hall of Famer dead of apparent suicide Wednesday morning.

Police have ruled Junior Seau's death a suicide after he shot himself in the chest at his Oceanside, Calif., home, a suicide, so the 911 call isn't surprising.

It is as horrific and tragic as it gets, though. Be forewarned, as Nodereris so hysterical during the call she can hardly speak after finding Junior:

Megan tells the dispatcher that the 43-year-old athlete wasn't breathing when she arrived and had appeared to have shot himself "in the heart."

Authorities responded and attempted to revive Seau, but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful. Seau was soon pronounced dead on the scene.

Seau's family claims he exhibited no signs of depression before his death, but has since donated his brain to be studied for concussion research.

The star's tragic, shocking passing has renewed the serious debate over the link between pro football and lasting brain injuries to its players.

Tags: , ,