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cNEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Kim Clijsters of Belguim celebrates after defeating Vera Zvonareva of Russia during their women's singles final on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tennis star Kim Clijsters was dancing at her nephew's wedding when she fell and injured herself.

Crazy sports injuries

From Lindsey Vonn to David Beckham, athletes sometimes find themselves getting hurt in the most bizarre ways. Injuries are never fun, but these are a little funny to look back on.

  • Canucks emergency backup goalie lives NHL dream for one night

    Matt Hewitt #31 of the Vancouver Canucks congratulates winning goaltender Jacob Markstrom #25 after defeating the St. Louis Blues in their NHL game at Rogers Arena October 18, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver won 2-1 in overtime. Matt Hewitt carefully navigated his 2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac into his parking space at Rogers Arena on Tuesday.

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  • Steelers want NFL to investigate Ndamukong Suh kicking Ben Roethlisberger

    Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh won’t get the benefit of the doubt from many people when it comes to a dirty play. The Pittsburgh Steelers were not happy over a play last week in which Suh appeared to kick their quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. The play happened in the fourth quarter, long after Roethlisberger tore the meniscus in his left knee (that injury will keep him out an estimated four-to-six weeks).

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  • The more things change for Spurs, the more they stay the same

    It’s been business as usual for the Spurs as a new season approaches, except for one small caveat: For the first time in nearly two decades, they’ve entered training camp without Tim Duncan. Needless to say, it’s been a different atmosphere. “Timmy is being fined on a daily basis — $2,500 a day every day he does not show up,” Gregg Popovich joked. At least he probably joked. It’s a new era in San Antonio, but it’s actually been a pleasant experience for the longtime head coach. So he says. “It is a lot of fun, just to think about — new bodies, new blood in the gym. Not just the players, the staff. I don’t know half the names of the new staff we’ve hired in the film room, and interns, and management.

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  • BYU tried the worst fake punt from its own end zone

    BYU tried to run a fake punt from its own end zone. BYU tried what could easily be called the worst fake punt of the 2016 season on Thursday when it tried to fool the Boise State defense from inside their own end zone. This is the worst fake punt of all time.

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  • Should the Mets acquire Maybin?

    In a post brainstorming trade ideas for this winter, Tigers fan and FanSided contributor Ben Rosener suggests Detroit send OF Cameron Maybin and utility-man Andrew Romine to the Mets for Juan Lagares and two prospects. Maybin, 29, hit .315 with a .383 OBP, four home runs, 14 doubles, 43 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 94 games for the Tigers in 2016. He is a career .259 hitter during roughly 3,000 plate appearances. Maybin will earn $9 million in 2017, after which he is eligible to be a free agent. Romine, 30, hit .236 with just two HR, eight stolen bases and 16 RBI, while playing every position in 2016, including pitching one inning in relief. Tigers GM Al Avila recently told local reporters that

  • Who will win - Arkansas or Auburn?

    Yahoo Sports looks at the key matchups for Saturday's SEC battle in Auburn.

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  • The Indians trolled Jose Bautista so hard after winning the ALCS

    The biggest loser in the American League Championship Series wasn’t the Blue Jays or the Toronto fans who watched the Cleveland Indians celebrate a trip to the World Series on their home field. Nope, the biggest loser could only be one man: Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista, who is going to have to bury his head in the sand after a week of trash-talking and complaining that is now coming back to bite him. The Indians celebrated winning the AL pennant.

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  • Favorable Notice of Allegations will benefit both Rick Pitino, Louisville

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino could face a suspension. The most noteworthy aspect of the Notice of Allegations released Thursday by Louisville is what it doesn’t contain. There was not one word from the man who could have done the most damage to Rick Pitino and the Cardinals basketball program.

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  • No. 1 vs. No. 2: First NHL game between top two draft picks

    Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine became the ninth pair of No. 1 and No. 2 overall draft picks to face off in subsequent NHL season since 2000. Patrik Laine took the first round, completing the Winnipeg Jets' comeback from a four-hole deficit -- and capping

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  • On brink of losing, pro 'Overwatch' team switches to worst character and wins

    LOS ANGELES — Just seconds away from sure defeat, a frustrated Overwatch pro switched to the game's worst character and surprisingly — no, hilariously — won the match. LW Blue had less than a minute to go in what looked like a losing effort against Team Kongdoo Panthera earlier this week at the OGN Overwatch APEX. Kongdoo Panthera had the capture point under control in overtime when LW Blue player "NoName" apparently said "screw it." SEE ALSO: 'Overwatch' player's lewd comment toward interviewer costs team prize money He jumped on Bastion and definitively turned the match around, winning and advancing LW Blue into the next round. Check out video of the moment below: Bastion is a running joke

  • Why Arsenal will finally take a step forward in the Champions League (no, seriously)

    Mesut Ozil celebrates the second of his three goals against Ludogorets. For Arsene Wenger and Arsenal, something feels a bit different this season. A 6-0 destruction of Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday has Arsenal level on points with Paris Saint-Germain at the top of Group A, but the remaining head-to-head fixture against the French champions will take place at the Emirates Stadium in London.

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  • J.R. Smith denies racism toward Jeremy Lin

    Jeremy Lin sensibly noted how his Asian-American heritage has influenced his basketball career, for better or worse. Among the negatives: It made it harder for Lin to gain acceptance as a basketball player. But did J.R. Smith show that prejudice against Lin while they played together with the Knicks? That’s what Craig Carton claimed when Lin appeared on Boomer & Carton. Carton: “Let me say directly what we think went on, and you tell me if you felt it or if I’m right. There’s the thought – and I believe this, so I’ll say it’s my thought, maybe no one else’s – that there’s a racial component that because you’re a Chinese-American player, that certain African-American players in your locker room,

  • Cowboys list of pending 2017 free agents is long and varied

    The Cowboys currently sit at 5-1, a mark which wasn’t expected with the injuries and suspensions this team has racked with Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, Orlando Scandrick, DeMarcus Lawrence, Randy Gregory, Rolando McClain, Tyron Smith, Darren McFadden and La’El Collins. This is truly a feat for the coaching staff, as they’ve created a gameplan to allow two rookies to take the league by storm. In addition, the Cowboys have gotten some stellar play from several players who are in their contract year. Here is a list of all their potential free agents after 2016: It appears the Cowboys front office is about to have their hands full. They’ve ushered in an era of being fiscally responsible allowing the likes

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  • Jimmy Howard makes statement, but knows his place with Red Wings

    The New York Rangers skated in on Jimmy Howard in waves. The scoreboard at the end of the Detroit Red Wings’ 2-1 victory at Madison Square Garden read ’32 saves,’ but that was a shallow evaluation of Howard’s night: The breakaways, odd-man rushes and high-percentage scoring chances he stopped en route to that victory. It was Howard’s first appearance since April 15, when he gave up four goals on 30 shots in Game 2 of the Wings’ first-round loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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  • Lower stakes, but Sharks aim to ‘make a statement’ in return to Pittsburgh

    PITTSBURGH (AP) The stakes are nowhere near the same: hockey immortality versus two points in the standings in the second week of a long season. Still, the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins expect the atmosphere to be a little more heated than the usual NHL October product when they meet Thursday night barely four months removed from Pittsburgh’s six-game victory in the Stanley Cup Final. “It was obviously tough to go on that long a journey and lose the way we did,” San Jose coach Peter DeBoer said. “I don’t think there was any doubt at the end of the day they deserved to win, but at the same time I think for us it’s a chance to go in, and we’re a different team this year, and make a statement

  • MotorSportsTalk’s Predictions: United States GP

    Formula 1 rolls into Austin, Texas this weekend for the United States Grand Prix as the fight for the drivers’ championship begins to near its endgame. Nico Rosberg’s ninth victory of the season last time out in Japan saw him move into a 33-point lead at the top of the standings, leaving Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton with a mountain to climb in the closing four races of 2016. Hamilton will be looking to breathe fresh life into his bid for a fourth world title this weekend at the Circuit of The Americas, a track he has won at three times before. Can he impress in front of a packed crowd? Here are our picks for the United States Grand Prix.

  • The one play that left the Dodgers fuming in their pivotal loss to the Cubs

    There were three minutes between the final out of the game and when Adrian Gonzalez tapped the “send” button. Gonzalez marched off the field, through the bowels of Dodger Stadium, into his team’s clubhouse. “Somehow this is an out,” Gonzalez tweet said, with a picture attached of the second-inning play where he was ruled out despite his contention that his hand beat the tag.

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  • Happy Hour: Your thoughts on potentially limiting Cup drivers in lower series

    Will we see fewer Cup driver appearances in the Xfinity Series in 2017? As always, you can tweet or email us your NASCAR thoughts 24/7 at the links below. Y’all were moved by NASCAR saying earlier this week there was a possibility of a limitation on Sprint Cup Series drivers in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series.

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  • Tour's new schedule rule making pros play, plan

    Paul Casey’s smile widened and he swept his hands from side to side. “This is a home run. This is sweet. Take care of the rules so [the Tour] doesn’t get all over me,” he said. The Englishman was playing the Safeway Open for the first time since 2011, and while he wasn't there under duress - the rolling hills are rather easy on the senses - Casey was in Napa Valley by directive. Casey’s start last week at the season opener was a result of the PGA Tour’s new strength-of-field regulation that was implemented for the 2016-17 season. The new rule requires players who didn’t have at least 25 starts in the previous season to add an event to their schedules that they hadn’t played in the last four years.

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  • The soon-to-be U.S. women's national team star you really should know

    Lynn Williams didn’t take long to make an impact in her USWNT debut. Because Lynn Williams took just 50 seconds to score her first national team goal. In a highly experimental game for head coach Jill Ellis, who fielded a three-woman back line and gave five players their debuts, the U.S. dominated but didn’t convert all of its possession and shots until Williams stepped into the fray.

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  • UNC Basketball: Seventh Woods will be a great player for North Carolina

    Seventh Woods has been in the national spotlight since he was 14 years old. That happens when you can do stuff like this: After that dunk, he was dubbed the greatest high school Freshman in the world. Those are massive shoes to fill. His famous dunk was No. 1 on SportsCenter Top 10, and has garnered over 14 million views on YouTube. What is a bit perplexing, given all of these accolades at such a young age, is that Woods was not even North Carolina’s top recruit. That honor belongs to five-star big man Tony Bradley. In fact, Woods was rated as only the 58th best recruit in the country by ESPN. That is quite a fall from “greatest high school freshman.” The easiest way to explain such a fall in

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  • NFL draft: Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett worthy of No. 1 overall pick in 2017

    Texas A&M has a tall order this week against No. 1 Alabama. For all the talk of the quarterbacks who could go high in the draft, and we dissected many of them last week, there are still major questions with the ones most often projected in that range  — specifically, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer (who was benched for a spell against Stanford) and Miami’s Brad Kaaya. Yes, it was a little more than one year ago that eventual No. 1 pick Jared Goff had a five-INT game against Utah, which temporarily halted talk of him being a candidate for the top choice.

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  • Hossa's journey to 500 goals; Ottawa's attendance issues (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Mini Pekka Rinne watches the Nashville Predators take on the Dallas Stars. • Why has home attendance become an issue for the Ottawa Senators?

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  • Ball Don’t Lie: Pistons Season Preview

    Dan Devine of Ball Don’t Lie on the expectations of the Pistons.

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  • Yakupov returns to Edmonton, playing noteworthy role with Blues

    Nail Yakupov returns to Edmonton tonight, for the first time since the Oct. 7 trade that sent him to St. Louis. To nobody’s surprise, Yakupov wants to make a statement to the team that dealt him away. “I’d like to get two points here in this building for sure,” Yakupov told reporters, per Global News. “Can’t wait.” The first overall pick in 2012, Yakupov struggled through four erratic campaigns in Edmonton before getting a much-needed change of scenery. Though things started well — as a rookie, he scored 17 goals and 31 points during the 48-game lockout campaign — but eventually got to the point where the speedy Russian was playing a complimentary role, at best, in Edmonton’s forward group. There