Metallica Stars In 'This Is SportsCenter' Ad; Hilarity Ensues

July 14, 2014 7:10 PM

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The 30-second ad -- which will reportedly air Monday night during the Home Run Derby -- begins with "SportsCenter" anchor Jay Harris, with a perfectly deadpan expression, explaining how the heavy metal rockers don't have a lot to do around ESPN headquarters since New York Yankees' relief pitcher Mariano Rivera retired last year.

For more than a decade, Rivera used Metallica's "Enter Sandman" as his entrance song; and it became such a part of his celebrity that Metallica themselves performed the classic anthem during a farewell tribute for the baseball star.

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