Monday December 29th, 2014

Enough of this business celebrating the top moments in sports this year, because we all know what really moves the needle: good old-fashioned schadenfreude. We rounded up a list of our 20 favorite faceplants, botched celebrations and otherwise embarrassing moments of 2014.

 

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    Stephen Tulloch parties too hard
     
    The Lions defensive end injured his ACL in a game against the Packers after celebrating a sack on Aaron Rodgers.


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    So does Lamarr Houston
     
    The Bears linebacker tore his ACL while celebrating a sack on Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo in the closing minutes of a 28-point loss.


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    Nick Young celebrates a miss
     
    The Lakers forward forgot to make sure the ball actually made it into the hoop. It did not.


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    Water is confusing
     
    Phil Kessel really needs a straw.


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    LeBron forgets how to dribble
     

    @cjzero


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    Is this the worst flop of the year?
     
    Lance Stephenson's elaborate acting performance ends with a nap.


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    OR maybe it's this one
     
    Stephenson slaps himself, flops, internet goes wild.


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    Wait, no, this  is DEFINITELY the worst flop of the year
     
    Congratulations to Louisville's Chris Jones.


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    Brian Gionta spits on himself
     

    And then realizes he's on live TV.

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    Kaelin Clay drops the ball
     
    The Utah wide receiver dropped what would have been a 78-yard touchdown reception just before crossing the goal line. Oregon returned the fumble 100 yards for a game-tying touchdown and went on to win 51-27.


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    Mike Cammalleri takes the ice with no blades
     

    @PeteBlackburn


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    Korean baseball player slides on face
     

    (Via @MyKBO)


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    Tony Parker forgets how to shoot a free throw
     

    SB Nation


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    Flying bat attacks
     
    Jake Peavy somehow flings his bat at Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb.


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    Caroline Wozniacki gets hair caught in racket
     

    @cjzero


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    Germany's free-kick fail
     

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    Amar'e Stoudemire swats at thin air
     


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    Alex Rios drops fly ball on Leonys Martin's head
     


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    Rory McIlroy's drive lands in spectator's pocket
     
    He still made par. Seriously.


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    Anthem singer falls, keeps singing like a pro
     
    Mark Donnelly is our hero.


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