April Fools! The top pranks, hoaxes and hijinks in sports

Published: Tuesday, March 31 2015 10:45 p.m. MDT

April Fool's Day is upon us, which means everyone better be prepared for pranks.

That includes the world of sports.

Sure, there's the typical pie in the face or the photobomb, but these pranks take things to a whole new level … in a good-natured way, of course. From a pitcher who could throw at impossible speeds to the "Great Impostor," here's some of our favorite sports-related pranks, hoaxes and hijinks.

Lafe Peavler is a staff sports writer for the Deseret News. Follow him on Twitter @LafePeavler.

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Ifel Of'a-sofa
Alpine, Utah

no usu blue water bomb v unlv?

Saratoga Springs, UT

Sheesh, typos everywhere. Not very professional.

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