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Boston Celtics To Fly Nearly-Blind Fan From New Zealand To Game

If you ever needed more evidence of the global reach of the NBA, look no further than the story of Louis Corbett, a 12-year-old from New Zealand, and an avid Boston Celtics fan. Louis suffers from retinitus pigmentosa, a genetic eye disease that causes severe vision impairment — a disease that will ultimately lead to total blindness. Louis and his two siblings both suffer from...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James Shows Out In Post-Practice Dunk Exhibition

With NBA All-Star Weekend right around the corner, right now seems like an appropriate time for LeBron James to troll everyone with video of monster practice dunks. The Miami Heat are scheduled to take on the Phoenix Suns tomorrow in the desert, which means Monday was practice time for the defending champions. The off-day session must not have been too intense, if LeBron’s post...
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This Olympic Photoshop Masterpiece Deserves A Gold Medal

This genius piece of Internet Artwork really set the bar high for what’s to come during the Olympics. [ZooWithRoy] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Soccer Player Sucker Punches And Then Kicks Opponent Whiles He’s On The Ground

I don’t have a back story on this deplorable video other than the perpetrator is really not a nice person. This aggressive soccer player sucker punches his opponent, walks away, then comes back and literally kicks him in the ass. The assailant then punches another player in the face when he’s confronted. That’s a red card. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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ESPN Flexes Lakers Out Of Nationally Televised Game…Again

Things have gotten so bad in Laker Land that ESPN has flexed out of yet another game for the Purple & Gold, marking the third time it’s happened this season. In January, the Worldwide Leader ditched a Lakers-Rockets game in favor of Suns-Timberwolves, then dropped a Lakers-Bulls tilt in favor of Trailblazers-Rockets. The Rockets and Suns are the beneficiaries of the latest...
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Canada’s Jenn Wakefield Has Scary Collision With Stanchion In Sochi

During Canada’s 3-0 victory over Finland in women’s ice hockey on Monday morning, Canadian forward Jenn Wakefield escaped a scary collision with a rink stanchion without suffering any serious injuries. The incident was eerily similar to the Zdeno Chara hit on Max Pacioretty that resulted in a fractured vertebra and a severe concussion for the Canadiens forward in 2011. Thankfully...
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The 25 Hottest Pics Of Sexy Norwegian Snowboarder Silje Norendal

Stunning Norwegian snowboarder Silje Norendal may not have placed during the women’s slopestyle event at the Sochi Winter Olympics over the weekend, but she look very pretty while doing so. The beautiful, blonde, blue-eyed 20-year-old competes in halfpipe, boardercross, and slopestyle. While she had a poor showing at the Sochi Olympics, the very attractive snowboarder won Women’s...
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The Legacy Of J Dilla: An Interview With Ma Dukes About Her Son’s Eternal Imprint On The Culture Of Hip-Hop

James Dewitt Yancey, who is better known by his fans and those in the music industry as J Dilla, Dilla, or Jay Dee, is without a doubt one of the most important and influential individuals in the history of hip-hop. The Detroit native, who is widely considered to be the best producer of all time, has had an impact on the music industry that cannot be measured and will certainly never...
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This Is What Happens When You Confuse Samuel L. Jackson With Lawrence Fishburne During a Live TV Interview

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Samuel L. Jackson DESTROYS News Anchor — I’m Not Laurence Fishburne, YOU MORON!!! – Watch More Celebrity Videos or Subscribe KTLA Morning News entertainment reporter Sam Rubin found out what happens when you confuse Samuel L. Jackson With Lawrence Fishburne and the result was not pretty. We all make mistakes...
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These Sports Edition Ugly Sweaters Are Masterpieces

We all owe a huge thank you to the genius wizards at Forever Collectibles for their work. Take a look through the slideshow for some of their first releases of American Sports Team Ugly Sweaters. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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VIDEO: Is Facebook’s Revenue Based on Fake Likes?

Give this video and then you can decide for yourself.  Make sure to also check out some literature on the other side of the story, but this one will definitely get you thinking. [Veritasium via Reddit] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Someone Created A Cool Tribute To Michael Sam At Missouri’s Snowy Football Stadium

A day after Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam announced that he was gay – likely making himself the first openly homosexual player in the NFL if he’s drafted in a few months – somebody has honored him with a makeshift tribute at Missouri’s snowy football stadium. As expected, Sam’s announcement has led to a variety of reactions from current and former athletes, but...
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Finland’s Hockey Team Has Formed A Formidable Bicycle Gang In Sochi

The men’s hockey tournament in Sochi isn’t set to get underway until later this week, so the players at the Winter Games have to keep themselves busy until they hit the ice in pursuit of gold. For Team Finland, they’re passing the time by cruising around the Olympic village in goofy matching blue bikes. Here’s NHL vet Olli Jokinen of the Winnipeg Jets just killing it in his...
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This Audi Olympics Ad Is Fake, But Genius

Audi should probably hire whoever made this immediately because – although fake – it is a spectacular piece of timely marketing. Or maybe Audi’s marketing department came up with this idea but knew they couldn’t publish because of Olympic legal issues and just decided to anonymously post it on the Internet instead. Either way…genius. For context. [reddit] Article found...
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Sergey Volkov Is A Very Lucky Man To Walk Away From This Wipeout Okay

The events of the Winter Olympics are kind of like NASCAR. They are fast, weird, and feature some ridiculous crashes. The latest wipeout came during the Freestyle Skiing Moguls Competition where Russian Sergey Volkov lost his way in mid-air and ate it very hard. Luckily, he was okay. Click through to see the anatomy of this crash, including some crazy action shots and emotional...
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Paul George Had No Interest In Being Helped Up By Glen Davis After The Magic Upset The Pacers

Paul George and the Pacers dropped a surprising game to the Magic in Orlando last night, and George seemed pretty bitter about the one-point loss immediately after the final buzzer. Magic forward Glen “Big Baby” Davis approached a seated George and offered a hand to help him up, but Paul was having none of Davis’ sportsmanship. It’s understandable that a guy might be upset...
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WATCH: U.S. luger Kate Hansen busts a move during warmups

U.S. olympic luger, Kate Hansen, was warming up today prior to her Olympic luge run and it reminded us of a certain Michelle Jenneke.  The above video got the remix treatment courtesy of Chris Mottram, which is just fantastic. [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Are People Standing In Huge Lines And Going Absolutely Bonkers Over A Dumb Starbucks?

People are flocking to this dumb Starbucks. This is not your typical dumb Starbucks, this is Dumb Starbucks. The enterprising owners of this coffee shop in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles have named their business “Dumb Starbucks.” The Dumb Starbucks has the exact same logo, font, colors and menu as not dumb Starbucks. They even sell music like Starbucks, but dumb...
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Moulson Has A Beer Vending Machine In Sochi That Only Serves Canadians

Not only does the Canada Olympic house in Sochi have its very own Moulson beer fridge, but that beer fridge also only serves Canadians. That’s right, the brew cooler only opens with the scan of a Canadian passport…meaning Moulson fans in Sochi would be smart to befriend a Canadian, or find a way to swipe their travel documents. [Gamedayr] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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This Fat Cat Is Everyone One Of Us This Sluggish Monday Morning

Mondays are tough and apparently jumping through windows when you’re a fat cat named “Skimbles” is even tougher. [Gawker] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Johnny Quinn Has Upgraded To Getting Stuck In Elevators

It’s been less than a week since the Winter Olympics officially kicked off, but Sochi is doing its very best to keep American bobsledder Johnny Quinn contained. Just a few days after Quinn absolutely laid the smackdown on a bathroom door after it refused to let him out, Quinn and a few teammates got stuck in a Sochi elevator on Monday morning. Either that, or Quinn,  David Cripps and Nick...
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The 15 Best Reactions To Michael Sam Coming Out As A Gay Athlete

Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Michael Sam captured all of the headlines on Sunday as he bravely announced on ESPN’s Outside The Lines and in the New York Times that he is a homosexual. Sam’s teammates have known about the All-American lineman’s sexual preference since August when he informed the entire team. There has definitely been gay NFL players, but none have had the...
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Alex Ovechkin’s Olympic Skates Are Very Patriotic, Very Awesome

The men’s ice hockey tournament is set to get underway in Sochi in the coming days and, on Monday, Alex Ovechkin revealed the skates he’ll be wearing while playing for hometown Russia during the Games. The skates feature the Russian flag design on the sides and OV’s signature yellow laces. Pretty awesome. [Twitter] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Baby Goes Bananas When Superman Takes Flight

The world is a wonderful place when you are just a little under a year and a half years old, and Superman ‘Man of Steel’ comes on. If I am this kid’s parents I am firing up every flying scene in every movie ever made to have on demand in case of a crying incident. [Viral Viral Videos] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Czech Snowboarder Sarka Pancochova Splits Helmet During Nasty Spill On Sochi Slopestyle Course

We’ve heard about how dangerous the Slopestyle course in Sochi is, and it claimed another victim yesterday during the women’s snowboarding competition. Czech snowboarder Sarka Pancochova took a nasty spill and cracked her helmet during a violent impact on her final run. Fortunately, the 23-year old Pancochova wasn’t seriously injured and was able to get up and get up and...
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