Drew Drechsel makes like modern-day Icarus on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ All Stars

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Year after year, parkour pro Drew Drecshel continues to redefine what is humanly possible in the realm of self-propelled flight, and at American Ninja […]

By | May 24th, 2018|

Test your soccer savvy with the ultimate FIFA World Cup history quiz

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup is less than a month away and it looks like it could become a tournament for the ages with […]

By | May 24th, 2018|

“Eddie the Ump” adds ‘Naked Gun’ oomph to his strike-three calls

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You would be hard pressed to find an umpire anywhere that injects more oomph into his strike-three calls than New Jersey’s Edward Reed aka […]

By | May 24th, 2018|

Hockey stereotypes from the warm-up head hunter to the self-appointed player/coach

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Dude Perfect has explored sports stereotypes in just about every sport imaginable with the notable exception of hockey. To address this oversight, a team […]

By | May 23rd, 2018|

Brynn Cartelli swaps lacrosse stick for a mic to power Kelly Clarkson’s team on ‘The Voice’

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Brynn Cartelli, is no stranger to the world of sport. The 14-year has not only sung the national anthem at American Hockey League and […]

By | May 22nd, 2018|

Ted Williams headlines Boston Red Sox all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

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Hall-of-fame Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams retired from baseball in 1960 with a mind-boggling .344 career batting average. “The Splendid Splinter” leads the […]

By | May 22nd, 2018|

For four weeks, four women give roller derby a whirl with LA Derby Dolls

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BuzzFeedYellow, now known as Boldly, invited four women to give banked-track roller derby a try for one month under the tutelage of the LA […]

By | May 22nd, 2018|

‘Mary Poppins’ inspires umbrella parachuting attempts

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In Walt Disney’s original Mary Poppins movie, the title character employs her umbrella to float effortlessly upon the wind as a means of transportation […]

By | May 22nd, 2018|

Sunrise at Severn: Urban explorer Ally Law and friends climb England-Wales bridge, then… RUN!

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Suspension bridges, with their long, sloping-cables connecting the towers, often prove irresistible targets for adventurous urban explorers — and England’s Severn Bridge is no […]

By | May 21st, 2018|

Unleash the Beast: Race on the world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course

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With the popularity of televised obstacle racing competitions like American Ninja Warrior, Wipeout and Spartan Race, it’s safe to say the sport is enjoying […]

By | May 21st, 2018|

Laurel or Yanny? In the realm of baseball, Cuban pitcher Yanny wins hands down

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This past week an audio illusion went viral as it divided the United States as profoundly as the last presidential election. Forty-seven percent of […]

By | May 20th, 2018|

New Shoe Sunday: Watch Roger Federer drop five grand sneaker shopping in New York City

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One aspect of tennis success that is often overlooked is a strategic selection of footwear. Before Roger Federer could claim his record 20th Grand […]

By | May 20th, 2018|

Volleyball players wield exercise balls in hybrid game tentatively known as balleyball

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What do you get when you play a game of volleyball in which each player wields an exercise ball for hitting? You get a […]

By | May 20th, 2018|

Top Ten Fan Cards — May 26, 2018

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This week’s Top Ten Fan Cards chart sees a soccer card taking over the top spot. The card tally by sport has basketball with […]

By | May 20th, 2018|

Chris Bryan captures seriously slo-mo surfing with Mark Matthews, Clay Marzo, John John Florence, et al.

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Traditional cinematic movies are still shot at 24 frames per second — a rate that’s been around since the inception of motion pictures. To […]

By | May 19th, 2018|

The complete history of official (and unofficial) quadruple-double games in the NBA

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For as many triple-doubles as Russell Westbrook and LeBron James have racked up over past seasons, neither player has ever recorded an elusive quadruple-double […]

By | May 19th, 2018|

Luck vs Skill: Comparing the role of chance in hockey, football, baseball, soccer and basketball

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There’s an old adage in sports that it’s better to be lucky than good, but how much of a role does chance play in […]

By | May 19th, 2018|

WAR for AL MVP: Tracking Mike Trout, Aaron Judge in battle for baseball’s top award

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MLB’s MVPs are almost always among the league leaders in the wins above replacement (WAR) stat, which attempts to gauge a player’s overall contribution […]

By | May 18th, 2018|