The 20 best sports bloopers of 2014

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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