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Video: Wiffle ball umpire takes line drive below the belt

Every man knows the feeling. They’re standing and minding their own business or just doing their job when a flying projectile strikes them below the belt and between the legs. It hurts. What makes it worse is that while they’re in pain, everyone else can’t help but laugh. The most recent victim is Hal Ward, a wiffle ball umpire in the Potomac Wiffleball League. Unfortunately...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bearded man bowls 10 straight strikes backwards

Whether you're a fan of bowling or not, this will be the most amazing sports feat you see in your entire day of browsing the internet for amazing sports feats.Check it out as Andrew Cowen from Rockford, Ill. defies logic by bowling 10 consecutive strikes without ever laying eyes on the lane.If it wasn't for a misfire on the second frame, Cowen would have literally bowled...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Felix Baumgartner's GoPro video from his record space jump

This GoPro video of Felix Baumgartner's record space jump is both terrifying and awe-inspiring. It's the best eight minutes you'll spend all day.
Via Gamedayr
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The internet is helping skydiver who survived 12,000-foot fall

The last time that I wrote about how ridiculously terrifying skydiving can be for some people (*points to self*), some avid skydivers chose to read it as me bashing their beloved sport. As a disclaimer for this incredible story, that’s not the case. I just prefer to not tempt the gods of gravity by jumping out of a plane when my couch is just so damned comfortable. But for those...
Via With Leather
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Youth football player lays big block on TD run

Akron, OH -- 10-year-old Martavien 'K.O.' Johnson scores an 80 yard rushing touchdown for his Canton Bills at Fawcett Stadium. Breaking ten or so tackles on his way...he's helped by a scary bone crushing block 30 yards from the endzone. **Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
OH BABY

Woman's surprise birth while training

One minute you think you're a not pregnant woman simply training for a half marathon, the next thing you know, you're giving birth to healthy baby girl. 

Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 05, 2013  |  143 Comments

Sale of 2013 Boston Marathon medals on eBay sparks outrage

While families mourned, a city panicked, and a country empathized, some people were trying to cash in on acts of terrorism that have left four dead, nearly 200 injured, and dozens without limbs. WPIX in New York reported Thursday that they found five 2013 Boston Marathon finisher medals for sale on eBay. They noted that only one of the sellers mentioned making an effort to donate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2013  |  43 Comments
BEYOND BELIEF

Man survives Boston bombings and Texas explosion

Joe Berti has a lot to be thankful for this week, as he survived both the Boston Marathon bombings and the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas. 

Via Larry Brown Sports
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss
BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING

FBI releases photos, videos of suspects

On Thursday, the FBI made public the photos and video of the men whom they believe are persons of interest in the bombings at the Boston marathon.  

Via NESN.com
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss
MY AIM IS TRUE

Pro darts player goes on remarkable run

As Ryan Petzar writes for Philly.com, darts aren’t really a thing you know about unless you’re super into them. That said, holy ****, when you are super into darts it SHOWS.This is a clip from the PDC World Darts Championship, featuring Michael van Gerwen — a man who looks like Powder and may or may not possess his magical powers — throws an impressive darts combo known...
Via With Leather
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss
SWEET VICTORY

Bowler kisses his husband after win

Professional bowler Scott Norton kissed his husband after winning the 2012 World Series of Bowling Chameleon Championship tournament in Las Vegas back in November. And the kiss was finally shown Sunday on ESPN. There was a sweet embrace between Norton and husband Craig Woodward. There’s a good chance you didn’t see this big moment in ESPN history because it happened on Sunday...
Via Busted Coverage
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

Man assaults youth football player

31-year-old Stephen Pierce was arrested and later admitted to police that he picked up, dropped and kicked a 7-year-old who reportedly cursed him out. 

Via Guyism
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss
REEL TALK

Bull shark devours fish on woman’s hook

The famous line from Jaws is, “We’re gonna need a bigger boat.” In this case, apparently they’re gonna need a bigger dock. Hat tip: Reddit and Amanda Lawson’s Facebook I especially like how the lady screaming “It’s a shark! It’s a shark!” sounds like “It’s a shock! It’s a shock!” Indeed, it was both. That’s the thing about sharks...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss
WALK THE LINE

Blindfolded tightrope walker falls over 600 feet

Video: Crazy Fall! Can he possibly survive?
Via Beer Mug Sports
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss
GETTING TO SECOND BASE

Strip club donates to help local Little League

Via Larry Brown Sports: Jet Strip in Lennox, Ca. calls itself “LA’s Friendliest Gentlemen’s Club,” and is proving that tagline is based on reality. The strip club is one of a few organizations that donated money to help a local Little League remain afloat for the current season. Lennox Little League, situated nearby Los Angeles International Airport, has been dealing with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss
OH, SPARE ME

Video: Pete Weber's over-the-top celebration

Via Guyism
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss
CRASH AND FREEZE

Video: Spectacular snowmobile crash at Winter X Games

Via Guyism
January 27, 2012  |  18 Comments
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