Category Archives: Wide World of Sports

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Division III College Baseball Team Steals Home For Walkoff Win [Video]

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Mich.) had the bases loaded with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning against Albion College on April 12. Calvin College junior Grant Van Putten took a major risk by breaking for home as the catcher threw the ball back to pitcher.

His anticipation paid off as he was able to score the game-winning run when the pitcher’s hurried throw got past the catcher. Van Putten’s risky move provided baseball fans with arguably the rarest play in baseball, the walk-off steal of home.

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High School Lacrosse Player Scores 100-Yard Goal at Buzzer [Video]

 Lacrosse is one of my favorite sports that I never got to played, but today I might have seen the best goal you’ll ever see in one of the worlds most popular sports.

At the end of the first quarter of a Utah high school lacrosse game, Waterford Ravens defender Jacob Mika decided to throw up a last-second shot from the other side of the field.

Mika drained it, giving his team a 6-0 lead after just one quarter.

[YouTube, h/t Bob's Blitz]

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Minnesota Beat North Dakota on a Shorthanded Buzzer-Beater in the Frozen Four [Video]

Justin Holl scores a short handed goal that puts Minnesota ahead of North Dakota

Minnesota beat the University of North Dakota in the Frozen Four on a shorthanded goal with .6 seconds remaining. The score was tied, 1-1 as the teams faced off in the Gophers’ defensive end with 9.6 seconds remaining. Minnesota won the faceoff, moved down the ice shorthanded and Justin Holl somehow got the puck past goalie Zane Gothberg before time expired. Minnesota will play Union on for the NCAA Championship on Saturday.

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