Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/13/14

Forget all those arguments about whether cheerleading is a sport, or whether it belongs in the world of sports. What Ashlee Arnau, a cheerleader at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., did on Thursday night should make all athletes pause and wonder what they’ve done on the court/pitch/field lately. Arnau has been trying a special halfcourt shot at every home basketball game this year since Christmas, according to Yahoo! Sports. The move involves her doing a forward flip and heaving the ball at the hoop with a soccer-type throw-in motion. Thursday night marked the final home game for William Carey. Arnau, who also plays on the school’s soccer team, tried the shot one more time — and nailed it. Check out what may be the best halfcourt shot ever in the video below. Photo of the Day Well, hey there, Cam Newton. Thanks for bringing snacks to class. Cam brought our class doughnuts and orange juice! #WarCamEagle!! http://t.co/eXQhuQgIjM— Brookelyne Harvel (@UnoOjo) February 21, 2013 Quote of the Day “It’s not a question of if we make the playoffs. We will. And when we get there, I have no fear of anyone — Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Denver … whoever. I have zero nervousness about that.” – Kobe Bryant, stating it simply Tweet of the Day Jeremy Lin still remembers the days when he lived off Big Macs. Got my first ever technical last night and lost $2000...makes me angry when i realize thats 2000 mcchickens or 4000 jack in the box tacos— Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) February 21, 2013 Video of the Day They wouldn’t award the goal until every player was part of the dog pile in the net.

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