All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sports’

Don’t Know Jack About Football? This Animation Should Help

For many people, the Super Bowl is a chance to stuff your face with delicious but artery-clogging delicacies and check out some unusually funny commercials – and that’s about it. If that describes you, well, how about you give football a try? Ok, I know – some people just don’t like football and that’s never going to change. But if …

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The Sacramento Kings Are Putting Google Glass on Their Players, Mascot, and Dancers

The Sacramento Kings are officially the tech geeks of the sports world. Just a few days ago, the Kings organization became the first professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin (people to purchase tickets and merch with the digital currency). Now, they’re strapping Google Glass on people and broadcasting the action on their jumbotron. From the Kings: The technology will allow …

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Lolo Jones Makes U.S. Bobsled Team For Sochi

American track and field star Lolo Jones was selected on Sunday night for the U.S. Olympic bobsled team, officials announced. Lolo Jones will join her track and field teammate Lauryn Williams to become the 9th and 10th Americans to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. The two women along with Aja Evans, will make up the brake/push portion of …

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Lauren Tannehill: Jesus, Guns and Football

Lauren Tannehill probably loves a lot of things, but by now we are definitely sure that she loves Jesus, her Miami Dolphins-footballin’ husband and choppers choppas. Good enough reason to learn more about this Texan blonde, don’t you think? The stats: Age: 26 Height: 5’7 Religion: Devout Christian Alma Mater: Texas A&M Regularly seen: At Miami Dolphin games, performing charity …

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Wilt Chamberlain: Extra Footage Of 100-Point Game May Exist

University of Memphis head of basketball Josh Pastner has surprisingly revealed that there may be a video of one of the most famous NBA basketball games ever played. Basketball fans have long savored the meager video footage of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point-game on March 2, 1962. That night, the Philadelphia Warriors beat the New York Knickerbockers 169-147. If you weren’t one of the …

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Miral Nagasu Suffers Olympic Snub

A spectacular performance by figure skater Miral Nagasu on Saturday was not enough to win her another coveted spot on the U.S. Olympic figure skating team. The talented skater Ashley Wagner placed lower than Nagasu during the 2014 World Championship, but received the spot Nagasu had hoped for leaving Nagasu to be satisfied with just skating one of her best …

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Aaron Hernandez Linked To Boston Double Homicide

Details from a search warrant filed in Connecticut show that former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez may have been involved in a 2012 double homicide in Boston. The warrant does not reveal who pulled the trigger or the motive behind the shooting of  Safiro Teixeira Furtado and Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu . Abreu and Furtado were gunned down on July 16, …

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Lindsey Vonn Will Miss Sochi Olympics Due To Knee Injury

US skier Lindsey Vonn will not take part in this year’s Winter Olympic Games to be held in Sochi due to a right knee injury. The 29-year-old skiing sensation from Vail, Colorado made the announcement on Tuesday. According to her spokesman Lewis Kay, Vonn is expected to have knee surgery shortly and therefore will not make the games. Via Facebook, …

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Ana Ivanovic Defeats Venus Williams in ASB Classic

Associated Press told us of how Venus and Serena made a pact to both bring home trophies tonight, but Venus was unable to keep up her end of the bargain after a loss against number two seed Ana Ivanovic in the ASB finals today. Venus Williams formerly held an 8-1 record against Ivanovic, but has since dropped to a 47th …

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Portland Trail Blazers Set New 3-Point Record Against Charlotte Bobcats

The Portland Trail Blazers routed the Charlotte Bobcats 134-104 during a Thursday night thriller. The Blazer’s victory gave the Bobcats its fifth straight loss this season after being whipped by the Clippers 112-85 the previous night. Wesley Matthews made 25 points and contributed to 5 of Portland’s 21 3-pointers. “Making shots is contagious,” said Matthews. The Blazers made a record 63.6 …

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Jovan Belcher’s Mother Sues KC Chiefs for Death

In more sad news concerning Jovan Belcher’s 2012 homicide-suicide, Sports Illustrated now tells us that a wrongful-death lawsuit has now been filed against his team by his mother Cheryl Shepherd. Belcher’s body has been recently exhumed so that his brain condition upon death could be further examined. Enough evidence has been found for Shepherd to believe that the Kansas City …

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Tony Parker Apologizes For Offensive Gesture

Tony Parker is a French basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs, but he has recently found himself under the spotlight not because of his basketball prowess, but because of an accidental offense off the court. After French soccer star Nicolas Anelka made an offensive gesture after scoring a goal during one of his games, an old …

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