Todd Helton headlines Colorado Rockies all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

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Todd Helton was born at the Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains (aka Knoxville, Tennessee), but it was a mountain range 1,000 miles to […]

By | September 25th, 2017|

Vette City Roller Derby shows flat track lessons may not apply to everyday life

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A while back, Vette City Roller Derby took a look at applying skills learned on the flat track to everyday life. As one might […]

By | September 25th, 2017|

New Shoe Sunday: Lonzo Ball updates signature shoe with ZO2 Prime Remix, practices autograph

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Lonzo Ball’s original ZO2 Prime design will remain forever locked away in its illuminated plexiglass case, because just two months before it was scheduled […]

By | September 24th, 2017|

Parkour gets animated every which way, from Minecraft to stop motion to flipbook

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Buoyed by the popularity of American Ninja Warrior and various other stunting and obstacle racing shows (e.g. Wipeout, Bullseye, Spartan), parkour continues to grow […]

By | September 24th, 2017|

Top Ten Fan Cards — September 30, 2017

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This week’s Top Ten Fan Cards chart sees a new soccer card holding on to the top spot. The card tally by sport has […]

By | September 24th, 2017|

Top ten sports rants starring John McEnroe, Mike Tyson, Richard Sherman, Hal McRae and more

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Under certain conditions, the competitive fire that fuels top-flight athletes and coaches can transform into epic rants. WatchMojo’s “Top Ten Sports Rants” compilation video […]

By | September 23rd, 2017|

President/sports commentator Donald Trump opines on Tom Brady, football

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While few politicians are as polarizing as Donald Trump, almost everyone agrees — irrespective of party affiliation, creed, sex or nationality — he isn’t […]

By | September 23rd, 2017|

Kings of Instagram: David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper tops in followers among MLB stars

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One can only imagine how many Instagram followers early baseball stars like Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth would have accumulated had the social media […]

By | September 23rd, 2017|

Close encounters of the paddle-boarding kind starring whales, sharks, dolphins and rays

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In our previous paddle-boarding post we documented several spellbinding orca encounters from around the world. This time we feature a mix of marine meet […]

By | September 22nd, 2017|

Watch school girl Wang Zhuoxin break jump-rope world record by skipping over 110 ropes at once

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Jumping a single rope twirled by a couple friends can be challenging enough, but imagine multiplying the challenge one hundred fold and performing in […]

By | September 22nd, 2017|

Dwyane Wade doppelgänger Preacher Lawson delivers slam dunk stand up on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade already has a basketball impersonator in Brandon Armstrong (aka BdotAdot5), but we recently discovered he also has a comedic […]

By | September 21st, 2017|

Gee Atherton takes on 400 mountain bikers in new-fangled fox hunt turned topsy-turvy

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For the past five years, Red Bull has been sponsoring a very different kind of fox hunt, wherein world-champion racing cyclist Gee Atherton (the […]

By | September 21st, 2017|

Pole vaulter Allison Stokke reaching new heights on her own terms

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Pole vaulter Allison Stokke unwittingly rocketed to fame in 2007, after a photo of her from a high school track meet appeared on a […]

By | September 20th, 2017|

Santa Cruz Derby Girls and best of the best roller derby posters

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Roller derby and rock & roll occupy a similar region in the noosphere, so it’s little wonder that promotional posters for both share a […]

By | September 20th, 2017|

“Papal Ninja” Sean Bryan soars on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Las Vegas National Finals: Stage 2

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They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but when you’re known as the “Papal Ninja” that advertising slogan doesn’t necessarily pass muster. […]

By | September 19th, 2017|

Team Edge supersizes table tennis and beer pong (minus the libation)

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Team Edge (Bryan, J-Fred and Matthias) has moved on from giant-sized finger football and 3-way volleyball to explore the possibilities of supersized table tennis […]

By | September 19th, 2017|

Jason Paul relies on parkour skills to evade angry samurai and ninjas in medieval Japan

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Jason Paul’s love for freerunning adventures has compelled him a become a frequent traveller to parts far and wide, but recently — with some […]

By | September 18th, 2017|

Dude Perfect’s Tyler Toney bangs a gong with arrow fired from Nerf bow

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Dude Perfect is to Nerf products as Paul Newman is to salad dressing. The wildly-popular YouTubers offered up yet another generous helping of Nerf […]

By | September 18th, 2017|