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Cap Anson headlines Chicago Cubs all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

April 25th, 2018|

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One hundred forty years before Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, Adrian “Cap” Anson was wowing Windy City baseball fans. When the Chicago Cubs franchise […]

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

April 24th, 2018|

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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 […]

NHL Name Game: Starring Maurice Richard Scott Gordon Mark Stuart Percy Jackson

April 24th, 2018|

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Montreal Canadiens winger Maurice “Rocket” Richard was not only the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season (accomplishing the […]

Kings of Instagram: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers tops in followers among cricketers

April 23rd, 2018|

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Sir Donald Bradman may have been the greatest batsman of all time, but his genius on the cricket pitch came eight decades too early […]

Monday Motivation: David Goggins embraced suffering to become the hardest man alive

April 23rd, 2018|

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If David Goggins was a hot sauce he would make Heavenly Heat’s Meet Your Maker Retribution Sauce taste mild by comparison. As it is, […]

Do you know which team your favorite soccer star supported as a kid?

April 23rd, 2018|

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You probably can name all the clubs your favorite soccer player has played for, but do you know which team he supported as a […]

New Shoe Sunday: Digitsole Smartshoe is first auto-tightening, interactive, heated sneaker

April 22nd, 2018|

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For high-tech hipsters/hoopsters, the Smartshoe might be just the ticket. The footwear from French company Digitsole somehow manages to look like a cross between […]

Master Chief from ‘Halo’ shows off slick hockey stick handling skills

April 22nd, 2018|

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Anyone who has played Halo knows that the video game’s protagonist — Master Chief — is a biochemically and cybernetically-enhanced supersoldier, raised and trained […]

10000 Hours: Trainer Devin Williams puts in the time on the basketball court and in the studio

April 22nd, 2018|

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In Malcolm Gladwell’s bestselling book Outliers: The Story of Success he offers that researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number […]

Top Ten Fan Cards — April 28, 2018

April 22nd, 2018|

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This week’s Top Ten Fan Cards chart sees a basketball card holding on to the top spot. The card tally by sport has basketball […]

Revenge of the nerds — just wait until soccer robots have their own World Cup team

April 21st, 2018|

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Soccer stars are among the most idolized people on the planet. From David Beckham posing in his skivvies to the nuances of Cristiano Ronaldo’s […]

Heavenly Handstand: Urban climber goes topsy turvy atop 1200-foot tall Donebach radio mast in Germany

April 21st, 2018|

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Technically, there’s no difference in executing a handstand at 12 inches or 1200 feet, but the view produced is another thing altogether. While an […]