Top Ten Fan Cards — April 29, 2017

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This week’s Top Ten Fan Cards chart sees a baseball card taking over the top spot. The card tally by sport has baseball with […]

By | April 22nd, 2017|

Taiji bailong ball (aka taiji rouliqiu) is a hypnotic mashup of tai chi and badminton

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New sports occasionally appear that are the marriage of previously existing sports (e.g. footgolf), but few have the manifold pedigree of China’s taiji bailong […]

By | April 22nd, 2017|

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

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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 […]

By | April 22nd, 2017|

Say what? Mike Tyson, Steven Seagal co-star in upcoming B-movie ‘China Salesman’

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One of the surest signs yet of the coming apocalypse is former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson and Aikido-expert Steven Seagal appearing together in […]

By | April 21st, 2017|

Baseball in India: Rounding the bases from Manipur to Lucknow to New Delhi

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Cricket is far and away the sport of choice in India, but its distant-cousin baseball has been slowly making inroads in the world’s second-most-populous […]

By | April 20th, 2017|

You make it, Braille Skateboarding skates it: LEGO skateboard edition

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For some time now, Aaron Kyro, the mastermind behind Braille Skateboarding, has been inviting his YouTube channel subscribers to send in skateboards (or parts […]

By | April 20th, 2017|

“Eddie the Ump” adds ‘Naked Gun’ oomph to his strike-three calls

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You would be hard pressed to find an umpire anywhere that injects more oomph into his strike-three calls than New Jersey’s Edward Reed aka […]

By | April 19th, 2017|

Jake Murray (aka Amurraycan Ninja) goes full Frogger during thrilling ‘Team Ninja Warrior’ race

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Team Ninja Warrior got off to a dramatic start on the USA Network on Tuesday night, with Party Time’s Jake Murray (aka the Amurraycan […]

By | April 18th, 2017|

Airborne Jell-O hit by tennis racket gets sliced into undulating iridescent dreadlocks

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Inspired by a Reddit post of a tennis racket slicing through Jell-O brand gelatin (generically known as jelly in England), Gavin Free and Dan […]

By | April 18th, 2017|

Ultimate Ninja Warrior history quiz

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The obstacle-course racing competition Team Ninja Warrior is coming to the USA Network tonight for a 11-part season featuring some of the biggest names […]

By | April 18th, 2017|

NHL Playoffs compilation: Never bet against Don Cherry techno dancing

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Never bet against Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry dancing to techno music on Times Square for a NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs compilation, because […]

By | April 17th, 2017|

Cal Ripken Jr. headlines Baltimore Orioles all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

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Long before Robert Downey Jr. was cast as Iron Man, there was another Junior that earned the moniker: Cal Ripken Jr. The native Marylander […]

By | April 16th, 2017|

Kokoro Fujii, Shauna Coxsey shine at IFSC Climbing World Cup Meiringen 2017

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This year’s international competitive climbing season is underway with Japanese climbers claiming three of the six podium spots available in the men’s […]

By | April 16th, 2017|

Top Ten Fan Cards — April 22, 2017

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This week’s Top Ten Fan Cards chart sees a hockey card holding down the top spot. The card tally by sport has baseball with […]

By | April 16th, 2017|

Is it a sport? Reddit survey says no to cheerleading, yes to bowling

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What makes a sport a sport and not a game, hobby, or leisure activity? A Reddit survey posed that question and the results revealed […]

By | April 15th, 2017|

Watch amazing sand-art tribute to Jackie Robinson (from Earth or beyond)

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Today marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he took the field to play first base for […]

By | April 15th, 2017|

Fail Friday Follies: Guy turns treadmill spill into pushups after sneak peak

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Gyms are replete with mirrors ostensibly for fitness junkies to admire the transformation of their own physique. But the mirrors also serve a double […]

By | April 14th, 2017|

Jetpacks come of age in race to make real-life Iron Man suit publicly available

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We’ve already found a real-life Incredible Hulk, so why not an Iron Man? Turns out there’s more than just one Tony Stark-like inventor out […]

By | April 14th, 2017|