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Gonzaga Is LinkedIn’s Pick to Win the Tourney Based on ‘Dedication Score’ Gonzaga Is LinkedIn’s Pick to Win the Tourney Based on ‘Dedication Score’
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LinkedIn thinks that they know who will will this year’s NCAA Tournament, and they don’t even need to consider basketball. Well, they need to consider the word “basketball,” but that’s about it. In alternative method to fill out a bracket …

Marathon Runner Dies After Barcelona Race Marathon Runner Dies After Barcelona Race
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A runner died of a heart attack at the age of 47 in Barcelona on Sunday after competing in the big marathon. The Associated Press (via ESPN) is reporting that the man died shortly after arriving at the hospital, after …

The Cast of Mad Men Talk College Basketball in ‘March Mad Men’ The Cast of Mad Men Talk College Basketball in ‘March Mad Men’

All it takes is a little bit of editing and the cast of Mad Men come alive to discuss… March Madness of course! Check on Don, Betty, Pete, Peggy, Roger, and Bert discuss their pool, brackets, and all the upsets. …

Jack Curran Dies; Basketball Coach Was 82 Jack Curran Dies; Basketball Coach Was 82
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Jack Curran, the winningest high school sports coach in the U.S., has died. Curran reportedly died in his sleep at his home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday. He was 82 years old. Curran coached both baseball and basketball at Archbishop …

Chipper Jones Yankees Rumors Shot Down Chipper Jones Yankees Rumors Shot Down

Earlier this week, the New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman stated that Larry “Chipper” Jones would be “perfect” for the Yankees. Now, Chipper Jones himself has shot the rumors down, much to the delight of Atlanta Braves fans. The …

Insane Buzzer Beater Nets State Title for New York High School Insane Buzzer Beater Nets State Title for New York High School

On Sunday, New Rochelle high school beat Mount Vernon in the New York Section 1 Class AA championship. But that’s only half the story. What makes it extra special is the incredible way that it all went down. Good lord, …

Miami Heat Do the Harlem Shake, and It’s an Extended Cut Miami Heat Do the Harlem Shake, and It’s an Extended Cut
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Yeah, I know. I KNOW, OK? But it’s the Heat and it’s a pretty good one… Ah hell, you can send me hate email. Fine. [MiamiHeat]

Mike Krzyzewski Done With Team USA, Twitter Reacts Mike Krzyzewski Done With Team USA, Twitter Reacts

It appears that after seven years of coaching the Team USA basketball team, Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski (otherwise known as Coach K) will not be coaching it any longer. Krzyzewski said on ESPN’s Mike & Mike in the Morning, “I’ve …

Meet Eddie, the Slam-Dunking Sea Otter Meet Eddie, the Slam-Dunking Sea Otter

Eddie the geriatric sea otter, other than being really cute, also likes to play a bit of basketball. The Oregon Zoo had to find some way to get Eddie to work those arthritic elbows, and they thought what better way …

You’ll Never Hit a Ping Pong Shot This Awesome You’ll Never Hit a Ping Pong Shot This Awesome

Quentin Robinot is better at table tennis than you are, and here’s the proof. I love that all his opponent can do is clap. Oftentimes, that’s all you can do. [H4ks3IR via Clip Nation]

Nine Balls, One Hole Is Totally Just a Cool Golf Video, I Promise Nine Balls, One Hole Is Totally Just a Cool Golf Video, I Promise

Trust me, this is SFW. “Every month the PGA Golf Management program at Campbell University has a competition between the different classes. The January competition was to see how many people could line up and make a putt at the …

Google Gives Us A Street View Tour Of Lucas Oil Stadium Google Gives Us A Street View Tour Of Lucas Oil Stadium
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Google has posted an interactive photo tour of Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts. The company says this is the first imagery of of inside an NFL stadium in Google Maps, leading us to believe there will be …

NBA: Sleeved Uniforms Announced For the Warriors NBA: Sleeved Uniforms Announced For the Warriors

Adidas and the Golden State Warriors this week unveiled a new uniform with “modern” short sleeves. The uniform is also the team’s lightest uniform ever – 26% lighter than current Warriors uniforms. “Players on every court like to have a …

Olympics Drops Wrestling From Its Core Sports Lineup Olympics Drops Wrestling From Its Core Sports Lineup
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced its 25 “core sports” for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Notably absent from the list was wrestling – a sport that has been part of the olympic games since the very first olympics …

Tony Romo Plays Golf, Twitter Makes Fun Of His Football Skills Tony Romo Plays Golf, Twitter Makes Fun Of His Football Skills
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been golfing over the weekend at Pebble Beach, and reportedly (along with his partner) lost a lead during the final day of the Pro-Am. Some NFL fans see a familiar pattern. “So apparently, Thursday, …

ESPN Throws Eggs At Megatron ESPN Throws Eggs At Megatron

ESPN uploaded a video to YouTube today in which star Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (known to many as “Megatron”) tries to catch eggs as Sportscenter’s Lindsay Czarniak throws them to (at?) him. He’s better at catching footballs, but …

Airball Three Shots in Less Than a Minute, Then You Can Say You Had a Bad Day at Work Airball Three Shots in Less Than a Minute, Then You Can Say You Had a Bad Day at Work

I know you hate you job, but at least you’re probably doing it better than Mirza Teletović did his on Wednesday night. The Bosnian Brooklyn Nets player had a pretty rough 40-or-so seconds in last night’s game against the Detroit …

Madden Predicts Super Bowl XLVII with Impressive Accuracy Madden Predicts Super Bowl XLVII with Impressive Accuracy

This shouldn’t really surprise you, considering their pretty stellar prediction record, but EA’s Madden franchise totally nailed this year’s Super Bowl. Last night, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a final score of 34 to 31. In …

Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker

Jackie Robinson was a great baseball player, ending his career with a .311 battling average, 1,518 hits and 137 home runs. For that alone he would have been remembered. But as we all know, Jackie Robinson had a much more …

Ravens Win the Super Bowl in This Year’s Madden Prediction Ravens Win the Super Bowl in This Year’s Madden Prediction

According to the #1 NFL video game on the market, Ray Lewis, Joe Flacco, and the Baltimore Ravens will be the ones popping the champagne this Sunday. This year’s Madden Super Bowl prediction sees the Baltimore Ravens edging out the …

Double Gold Medalist James Cracknell Talks @ Google Double Gold Medalist James Cracknell Talks @ Google

In one of its recent @Google Talks, Google hosted rowing champion and double Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell and his wife, TV presenter Beverley Turner. The two talked about their story before and after an accident, which threatened to damage …