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

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

By | October 14th, 2017|

WAR for AL MVP: 5-foot-6 Jose Altuve and 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge battle it out

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MLB’s MVPs are almost always among the league leaders in the wins above replacement (WAR) stat, which attempts to gauge a player’s overall contribution […]

By | October 13th, 2017|

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux plays “Frogger on Ice”

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With the 2017-18 season NHL season underway, Philadelphia Flyers fans are rekindling visions of center Claude Giroux leading the franchise to it’s first Stanley […]

By | October 13th, 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 | October 13th, 2017|

Former prep wrestler Jeremiah Miller grapples with competition on ‘The Voice’

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Earlier in 2017, Jeremiah Miller was finishing up his senior year at Timber Creek High School while splitting his extracurricular time between the wrestling […]

By | October 12th, 2017|

Chris Bryan captures seriously slo-mo surfing with Mark Matthews, Clay Marzo, John John Florence, et al.

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Traditional cinematic movies are still shot at 24 frames per second — a rate that’s been around since the inception of motion pictures. To […]

By | October 12th, 2017|

James Harden lookalike Nathan Graham keeps on singing after failing to land a coach on ‘The Voice’

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Looking like a NBA star has produced mixed results for NBC’s recent talent-show contestants. Comedian Preacher Lawson, who bears more than a passing resemblance […]

By | October 11th, 2017|

Retro 75 Series custom gymnastics cards

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Retro 75 series is the primary custom gymnastics card design within Starr Cards award-winning Gymnastics Card Maker for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. […]

By | October 11th, 2017|

Welcome to Hell: Galatasaray’s Turk Telekom Arena headlines soccer’s most intimidating atmospheres

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Playing on the road is never easy, but some venues have more intimidating atmospheres than others… like way more. We went on a globe-trotting […]

By | October 11th, 2017|

Wee Welsh town of weird sports plays host to World Mountain Bike Chariot Race Championships

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Llanwrtyd Wells, with a population of 600, bills itself as the smallest town in the United Kingdom, but the wee Welsh village is better […]

By | October 10th, 2017|

Tennis Tuesday: Top 10 longest rallies headlined by Frenchmen Gilles Simon and Gael Monfils

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The average rally length in pro tennis is just under three strokes, so any point that exceeds twenty or more volleys generally sets the […]

By | October 10th, 2017|

Danish high jumper Janick Klausen practices on absurdly-high high hurdles

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If you’ve ever happened upon a track with the high hurdles set up and gave them a go, you’re probably well aware of how […]

By | October 10th, 2017|

Conniving Kevins: Kevin Durant, Kevin Love and Kevin Garnett among NBA height fibbers

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Alternative facts aren’t limited to the political class, as from the time immemorial regular folk have been prone to fib about their height, weight, […]

By | October 9th, 2017|

Carts of Darkness: High-speed shopping cart racing down North Vancouver’s steep hills

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If you’ve ever ridden a shopping cart like an unwieldy scooter to get to your car in the parking lot, then you’ve tasted a […]

By | October 9th, 2017|

Kings of Instagram: Odell Beckham Jr, Cam Newton, Russell Wilson tops in followers among NFL stars

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Tom Brady, Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott may have the top-selling jerseys, but it’s Odell Beckham Jr that has far and away the most […]

By | October 8th, 2017|

Ted Williams headlines Boston Red Sox all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

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Hall-of-fame Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams retired from baseball in 1960 with a mind-boggling .344 career batting average. “The Splendid Splinter” leads the […]

By | October 8th, 2017|

Hop atop a crate with a skateboard and voila — crateboarding!

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Hop atop an inverted milk crate with your skateboard and voila — you be straight up crateboarding, son! While at this early date, we […]

By | October 8th, 2017|

Top Ten Fan Cards — October 14, 2017

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

By | October 8th, 2017|