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Analyzing the A’s-Cubs Blockbuster

You may have missed the real fireworks if you were watching stuff explode in the sky last night. The Cubs and A’s pulled off a massive, huge, franchise-defining trade that warranted a few oohs and ahhs… from me, frantically refreshing Twitter as I rode a crowded train. To Oakland: SP Jeff Samardzija SP Jason Hammel To Chicago: SS Addison Russell OF Billy McKinney SP Dan Straily...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Argentina Scores Early To Go Up 1-0

Argentina’s Higuain scored early off a beautiful volley in the 8th minute. Nice individual effort made, not much the goalie could do to stop that. http://nextimpulsesports.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/argentinathree.mp4 Actual Futbol Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Bolt + Fireworks = Amazing Photo

Here’s an image that was captured by a Redditor during a Fourth of July celebration in New Mexico a year ago, a perfectly timed capture of a lightning bolt and an exploding firework. I’m usually a fan of just putting down the camera and enjoying fireworks, but you can’t really argue with a result like this. [Gizmodo via Reddit] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Davis loved idea of moving Raiders to Las Vegas

Do Raiders fans ever get sick of the re-location rumors? Decades of constant moving, moving back, rumors of moving back to the place they moved from and then moved back to but decided not to move from before moving back to that place, have produced more excitement than the franchise’s on-field product over the past decade. NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle with Raiders owner Al Davis...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Camera Attached to Fireworks Makes a Very Nice POV Video… FYI

Usually when I hear POV the first thing that comes to mind is something dirty. In this case it’s patriotic. This YouTuber attached an 808 HD #11 camera to bottle rockets and captured video of their short life in the air. Yes we are aware of how old this video is, and we don’t care. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Performing at the World Cup Closing Ceremony?

World Cup organizers unveiled the World Cup closing ceremony performers on Thursday. Shakira, Santana and Wyclef will perform prior to the final match along with Brazilian stars Carlinhos Brown, Alexandre Pires and Ivete Sangaloto. This will be Shakira’s third-straight outing at the World Cup following performances in Germany (2006) and South Africa (2010). “I have an intricate...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Check Out These Awesome Custom ‘NHL 15′ Covers

As we found out at this year’s NHL Awards, Patrice Bergeron will grace the cover of NHL 15 when it’s released later this fall. However, that hasn’t stopped people on the Internet (including us) from imagining what it would look like if other players/hockey personalities had gotten the honor. Here’s a large collection of great covers from creative Imgur user braddaugherty8 that...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

What is More Romantic than Proposing Before you Stuff your Face with 70 Hot Dogs?

Reigning hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut proposed to long time girlfriend before his competition today, and it will probably make every woman jealous across the world. Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest just got a little more weird. *SWOON* She said yes. [SB Nation] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

This Is What The Worst Wedding Ever Looks Like

The wedding vow of “til death do us part” nearly came much earlier than expected for these two love birds. The loving couple braved their nervousness and failed pyrotechnics to walk the aisle in holy matrimony. They then nearly took out a guest when they blindly tossed their full cocktail glasses. For the finale an older family member decided that a crowded basement with a wood...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany Goes Up 1-0 Over France On This Header By Mats Hummels

Mats Hummels got the scoring started less than 15 minutes into the Germany and France World Cup match on Saturday with this gorgeous header off of a free kick. [@FlyByKnite] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Washington Nationals’ 4th Of July Uniforms Are Quite Patriotic

The Washington Nationals take on the Cubbies today in our Nation’s Capitol, and they will be dressed in some very patriotic uniforms for the affair. Check out the uniforms which some of the players tossed on their Twitter accounts. Happy 4th, indeed. Happy 4th to everyone! Always remember the meaning of these colors! #thankful #USA #honor pic.twitter.com/lU9znffRze — Doug...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Need Another Reason To Like Lionel Messi?

This compilation has been floating around the Internet for years, but there is no time like the present for it to resurface.  I understand this is definitely biased and you can find dives by Messi, but ball don’t lie and there is over 6 minutes of the ball not lying here. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

This Brilliant Young Man Tapes Fireworks To His Face And Lights Them Up

It’s only Tuesday morning and this kid has “Idiot of the Week” already locked down.  Happy 4th of July! Hopefully. [Batstool] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Preview: Miami Dolphins Edition

Editor’s note: Over the course of the summer, Next Impulse Sports will be releasing NFL team previews every Tuesday and Thursday. Check back on Tuesday for the Buffalo Bills Edition and access all NFL team previews here. Today: The Miami Dolphins Last Year: 8-8 (3rd place in AFC East) For a team that ranked in the lower half of the league in most major statistical categories...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ways To Spice Up Your 4th of July

4th of July is one of the most enjoyable holidays. Most people are off work, bust out their barbecues, invite friends and family over, and celebrate Independence day! Oh ya, and it’s summer time, the weather is usually great. Whatever you may be doing to celebrate the birthday of America, make sure you’re doing it right. If you’re throwing a party, here’s a couple ideas that...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Google Doodle Mocks Arjen Robben’s World Cup Dive

Google sent a team to Brazil to exclusively construct live World Cup doodles for the month-long tournament. A Doodle was released mocking Arjen Roone that mocks Arjen Robben of the Netherlands for his infamous flop versus Mexico in the Round of 16.   [Bleacher Report] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Afternoon Link Bomb: Where George R.R. Martin Teases More Deaths, Betrayals And Weddings For ‘Winds Of Winter’

Here are some links to help you get through your afternoon. 1. George R.R. Martin is totally almost done writing Winds of Winter judging by the vague hints he’s thrown out so far [EW] Warning: Those who hate even the tiniest spoilers should avoid the next couple of sentences. Seriously. If you’re the type who avoids teasers for Game of Thrones episodes because you want to be...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Good News, America, There’s Another World Cup This Summer (And We’ll Probably Win It, Too!)

Hey, America, you’re probably still a little bummed out over that whole losing-to-Belgium-in-the-World Cup thing. Wanna know what will make you feel better? (Well, aside from a good old fashioned 4th of July celebration) Focusing on a sport we dominate in. Specifically: basketball. That’s right, the world’s second-most popular sport has its own World Cup later this summer,...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Some Of Twitter’s Excellent #NBAContractDemands From @midnight’s HashtagWars Segment

Comedy Central’s @midnight had the fantastic idea of asking people on Twitter for their #NBAContractDemands and the hashtag really took off. Here’s some of the great ones: A hotel room for Kevin Durant and his mother. #NBAContractDemands @midnight pic.twitter.com/5uecFitWne — Ethan Fixell (@EthanFixell) July 3, 2014 A character in the Shaq-Fu remake #NBAContractDemands @midnight...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A Playable Tetris T-Shirt? A Playable Tetris T-Shirt

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } So, this is a thing that actually exists. In honor of Teris’ 30th birthday last month, Marc Kerger made this shirt...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Evans Records An Absolutely Insane Vertical Jump

Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans is known for essentially two things: 1) he won a slam dunk contest that nobody remembers (in 2012), and 2) he can jump really high. And by “really high” we mean really, really high. The photo above shows him maxing out at 12 feet, 8.5 inches on a vertical jump at P3 Sport Science Institute. Some folks on Instagram questioned the validity of the...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Holy Sh*t: Yoko Ono Is a Better Performer Than John Lennon

John never had this sort of flair. [Barstool] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

So, DeAndre Jordan And Glen Davis Sure Are In Amsterdam Enjoying A Smoke Or Two

In the two photos from TMZ, DeAndre Jordan and Glen Davis are enjoying Amsterdam a lot…smoking…cigarettes.. pic.twitter.com/3WqnnIyNrW — Sportando (@sportando) July 3, 2014 There is nothing like a relaxing offseason vacation to help bring teammates together. Take Los Angeles Clippers players Glen Davis and DeAndre Jordan who have been seen bonding over… cigarettes in Amsterdam...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

23 Movie Trailers and Release Dates for Rest of Summer, Including ‘Sex Tape’ and ‘Ninja Turtles’

As we roll through the summer, numerous intriguing films remain on the docket, including a revitalized Cameron Diaz in ‘Sex Tape’ opposite the always-intriguing Jason Segal. Check out these 23 trailers for movies set for release in the next two months:   Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Friday, July 11th Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

“Fartzenegger” Is The Greatest Arnold Compilation of All Time

Some mad genius has taken some of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s most classic movie scenes and added farts to them. The result has me crying with laughter. Enjoy! Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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