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Duke Kahanamoku Google Doodle Shines Light On Legendary ‘Big Kahuna’

Duke Kahanamoku Google Doodle Shines Light On Legendary ‘Big Kahuna’

Duke Kahanamoku (or Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku) is the subject of a new Google doodle honoring his legacy as the man who is largely responsible for spreading the sport of surfing. Kahanamoku, who won five Olympic medals for swimming, and was also known as “The Duke” and “The Big Kahuna,” was born one hundred and twenty-five years ago …

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Gabby Douglas Intent On Reaching Elusive Olympic Feat

In the world of gymnastics, time is the undefeatable enemy. Gymnastics is hard on the mind and body, making longevity in the sport a difficult task. Gabby Douglas, however, wants to take on that task and become the first two-time winner of the Olympic all-around title in 50 years. Armour: Gabby Douglas hoping to make gymnastics history again in Rio http://t.co/kuyVGBOiq2 …

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Tim Tebow Still Loved By NFL Fans, Quaterback’s Jersey Is A Best-Seller

Tim Tebow has been all over social media since he arrived in Philadelphia. He makes the headlines again as his Eagles’ jersey made it to the 16th spot in NFLShop.com’s Top 25 best-selling jerseys for June. NFL’s top-selling jersey list for June includes Tim Tebow – http://t.co/tbz5op0dBC pic.twitter.com/EJLwsy5bwH — FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) July 8, 2015 New York Giants receiver …

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Facebook ‘Today’s Games’ Feature Shows Sports Scores For Your Favorite Teams Alongside Your News Feed

Facebook ‘Today’s Games’ Feature Shows Sports Scores For Your Favorite Teams Alongside Your News Feed

Facebook appears to be testing a new feature that shows users the day’s sports scores for teams they’re interested in. The feature is labeled “Today’s Games” and appears near the top of the page between the section that displays events you’ve been invited to and Trending. Here, it’s showing me the Cincinnati Reds score because I like the team on …

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Erin Andrews: NHL Boyfriend Jarret Stoll Charged With Felony Cocaine Possession

Los Angeles Kings hockey player, Jarret Stoll, was arrested on April 17 for possessing cocaine at the MGM Wet Republic pool in Las Vegas. Stoll, who is the boyfriend of FOX sportscaster and Dancing With the Stars host Erin Andrews, has now been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. #Kings’ Jarret Stoll charged with drug possession: http://t.co/oWw6yq0H5r pic.twitter.com/dVAnELm0Ph …

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rope-A-Dope’ Should Not Be Glorified, Says Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Junior is already a legend in his own mind, and now he wants the world to know that he’s even better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, the outspoken pugilist said that “no one can ever brainwash me to make me believe that Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad …

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ESPN’s Britt McHenry Should Be Fired, Says Twitter

According to a growing number of Twitter users, ESPN reporter Britt McHenry deserves a steeper punishment than a brief suspensions. The hastag #FireBrittMcHenry has surged in popularity, as people continue to scold the reporter for her actions, as well as ESPN for their decision to suspend her for one week. I am still stunned that @espn has @BrittMcHenry as an …

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Kentucky Wins Facebook’s NCAA Bracket, Obama’s Too

If you’re having trouble finishing your NCAA tournament bracket, you could turn to the largest social network in the world or the leader of the free world for help. Facebook mined all the posts and comments about all the teams in the field and filled out a bracket based on which teams garnered the most attention. Facebook’s Final Four is …

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Porn Consumption Tanked During the Super Bowl

If there’s anything Americans love more than watching porn, it’s watching millionaires throw around a football. It takes a big event for people to give up the porn for a bit, and apparently the Super Bowl is such an event. According to Pornhub (SFW), who routinely publishes “insights” about site traffic in relation to major events, the United States as …

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Facebook’s New Super Bowl Hub Will Make Sure You See Some Stuff About the Super Bowl on Sunday

Facebook, unsure if you’ll see anything about the Super Bowl in the days leading up to Sunday, has created a dedicated page for all things Big Game. Because it’s nearly impossible to find anything out there about the Super Bowl, likely due to the fact that none of your friends care about football, Facebook has created a more-elaborate “Trending” page …

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NFL Highlights Are Finally Coming to YouTube, Google Search

The NFL has finally joined YouTube. Welcome to the future, guys! The new channel is part of a deal with Google, which will see the NFL upload official highlights and more video content on YouTube. “It’s pretty simple: On any screen you watch YouTube, NFL’s YouTube channel will bring you the sights and sounds this week in Arizona, from pre-game …

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NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video

GoPro’s first partnership with a major professional sports league goes to … the NHL. The NHL and the NHLPA have just announced they are teaming up with GoPro to strap cameras on players, which will allow for some pretty cool in-game footage from the point of view of the men on the ice. “GoPro is the perfect partner for us …

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