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Hot dam(n)! World’s highest basketball shot travels nearly 600 feet

February 10th, 2018|

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Full-court basketball shots are made only once in a blue moon, so making one from more than twelve times that distance should be near […]

A is for aerial, B is for back tuck: Rebecca Zamolo takes ABC gymnastics challenge

February 10th, 2018|

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Games based on the alphabet are almost as old as the ABCs itself, but who knew you could make it all the way from […]

Kings of Instagram: Floyd Mayweather Jr, Mike Tyson, Anthony Joshua tops among boxers

February 10th, 2018|

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Had Instagram been around since the advent of professional boxing, there is no doubt that Muhammad Ali would be the greatest in terms of […]

Poker Potpourri: Check out the best bluffs, biggest blowups, and baddest bad beats

February 9th, 2018|

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Our friends over at the PokerStars YouTube channel have put together a series of videos with a lil’ sumpin’ sumpin’ for poker fans everywhere […]

Mountain bike descent of Corbet’s Couloir proves its time for Winter Olympics’ MTB event

February 9th, 2018|

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The Olympic Committee is famously slow in adding any new events to the world’s most hallowed athletic competition — it wasn’t until 1998 that […]

Fail Friday Follies: When cheerleading stunts stink, flips flop and splits go splat

February 9th, 2018|

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When cheerleaders are in sync the results can be spectacular, as evidenced yearly at the ICU World Cheerleading Championships. But when things get out […]

Rod hockey game lets you host your own tabletop Winter Olympics competition

February 8th, 2018|

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You don’t have to purchase front row seats at South Korea’s Gangneung Hockey Centre to enjoy Olympic hockey from the best possible view. All […]

Shot at Glory: World’s fittest, fastest cameramen outrace 10K runners, Usain Bolt

February 8th, 2018|

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With the proliferation of automated drones and robotic cameras, cameramen are facing the same challenges as workers in a whole host of increasingly automated […]

Sajad Gharibi aka “The Iranian Hulk” could reboot WWE’s Iron Sheik storyline

February 8th, 2018|

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Back when the WWE was still the WWF, one of the pro wrestling promotion’s greatest heels was Iranian-born Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri — better […]

Meet six-time Olympian Shiva Keshavan, the fastest man in India (on ice)

February 7th, 2018|

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India has only won 28 medals in the 24 Olympics that it has participated in since 1900, and nary a one in the Winter […]

Cushiest job in sports: More Nerf trick shots with Dude Perfect

February 7th, 2018|

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Other than being a highly-paid bench warmer in the NFL, MLB or NBA, there is probably no cushier sports-related job than being part of […]

Top five celebrity boxing matches of all time headlined by KSI vs Joe Weller

February 7th, 2018|

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The popularity and surprising watchability of Saturday’s slugfest between YouTubers KSI (Olajide Olatunji) and Joe Weller, instantly propelled the fight to the top of […]