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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 […]

Freerunning with Jason Paul from Santorini, Greece to Tel Aviv, Israel

April 21st, 2018|

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Jason Paul’s love affair with freerunning began in 2005 when his best friend introduced him to the sport via a parkour documentary. From that […]

Adventure in Namibia: Mountain biking with Kyle Jameson and paragliding with Guillaume Broust

April 20th, 2018|

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Namibia, Africa is best known by tourists for Etosha National Park, which covers more than 20,000 square kilometers and is home to lions, rhinos, […]

I Can’t Skate 85: Kyle Wester sets fastest skateboard speed record at 89.41 mph

April 20th, 2018|

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Sammy Hagar mentally started writing the lyrics to his rock classic “I Can’t Drive 55”, as he was getting issued a ticket for doing […]

Fail Friday Follies: Top 100 cringe-worthy amateur soccer snafus (keep your eye on the ball)

April 20th, 2018|

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Motivated by dreams of becoming the next Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, tens of thousands of kids have at one time or another kicked […]

Make your own wrestling card

April 20th, 2018|

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It’s never been easier to make your own wrestling card than with Starr Cards top-rated Wrestling Card Maker app for the iPhone, iPad and […]

Zlatan Goes to Hollywood: Sweden’s Ibrahimovic taking his star turn in sunny La La Land

April 19th, 2018|

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Major League Soccer teams have signed some big-name European players over the years, including Thierry Henri, Robbie Keane and David Beckham, but the latest […]

Ty Cobb headlines Detroit Tigers all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

April 19th, 2018|

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Ty Cobb, along with Babe Ruth and Willie Mays, is universally regarded as one of the best baseball players to ever take the field. […]

Blacksmith Alec Steele and his American guest forge hockey puck made of Damascus steel

April 19th, 2018|

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Blacksmithing has been around nearly as long as recorded human history, but only recently the ancient art has made something of a comeback on […]

Skateboarders from Roope Tonteri to Andrew Schrock put new spin on ice skating

April 18th, 2018|

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When one thinks of ice skating, names like Katerina Witt, Yuzuru Hanyu, Brian Orser, and Michelle Kwan come to mind, but the legendary Olympians […]

No ifs, ands, or butts: Giving the derriere its due across each of the major team sports

April 18th, 2018|

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Outside of Brazil’s annual Miss Bumbum contest, and the occasional quixotic art film, derrieres are rarely mentioned in the mainstream press. This is true […]