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SportsCenter’s Deserted Old Studio Will Make You Kind Of Sad

  SportsCenter began using their new $125 million studio this week, meaning the old one that they had used for the previous decade is now gathering dust until they break it down and find another use for the space. The picture you see above – which features a completely vacant studio without all the lights and graphics – may be the last we see of the set, which brought us...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Female High School Pitcher Throws Knuckleball Even The Rays Can’t Hit

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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

High School Receiver Absolutely Embarrasses Defenders With Slippery Moves

This is a pretty sick display of elusiveness put on by Emmanuel Greene, a sophomore wideout from Coconut Creek High School in Florida. Greene makes the first guy miss right after hauling in the reception, then proceeds to embarrass another not once but twice in just a handful of seconds before running into the endzone. You gotta think his coaches are pretty excited about what they’re...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronald Roberts Jr’s Vertical Leap is “Too High to Measure” According to NBA Scouts

Ronald Roberts Jr averaged over 14 points and 7 rebounds a game for St. Joe’s this season. The 6’8 forward led his team to an Atlantic 10 championship and a March Madness automatic bid. Roberts can also jump out of the gym. The young man from the Dominican Republic has worked out for 15 NBA teams and a scout for the Toronto Raptors noted his vertical leap as “Too high to measure”...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Read Tupac’s Letter to Chuck D From Prison

While serving prison time in 1995, Tupac wrote a letter to one of his biggest influences, Public Enemy’s Chuck D.  In the letter you can tell how influential Chuck D was to Tupac, and how much it meant to him to have Chuck reach out during his sentence. Throughout the letter Tupac offers Chuck D opportunities to appear on songs, movie roles, and involvement in a charity program...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kemp’s 50 Best Dunks

Some wonderful YouTube user from France took the opportunity to compile 50 of Shawn Kemp’s best dunks. As NBA fans know, Shawn Kemp was one of the better dunkers to grace the hardwood. This compilation video gets you really excited for Steve Ballmer to inevitably bring hoops back to Seattle. [YouTube] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera Celebrating in Slow Motion is Poetic

Mexico scored in bunches late in the game to beat Croatia 3-1 in World Cup play. People that follow soccer didn’t give the Mexico team a chance of exiting group A, but they’re in second place with a chance at the Dutch later in the week. I know nothing about soccer, but after watching Mexico I want to have drinks with their coach Miguel Herrera. He just looks like a great dude...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Let’s Watch An Artsy Fartsy Video Of People Slapping Each Other In The Face

Remember a few months back, when that video of strangers kissing made its way around the Internet, only to eventually be revealed as an art project starring a bunch of musicians, actors and other attractive people? Well, this video of people slapping each other in the face is pretty much the same thing, only with violence. Also, the director, Max Landis, is upfront about the fact...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Your MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game Participants

The MLB has announced the participants of the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. So, if you’ve always dreamed of seeing Kevin Love field a throw from Melanie Iglesias after a Fat Joe at-bat, this is likely to be the event of your dreams. Here’s a list of the participants: Andy Cohen: That Bravo dude. Andre Dawson: A 2010 inductee into the National Baseball Hall...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Proves That Big People And Lamborghinis Aren’t Meant For Each Other

Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer stopped by Auto Firm (in Miami) last week to get some work done on his Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. While he was there, he decided to check out a Lamborghini Aventador. According note accompanying this Instagram video, Boozer has been bugging Auto Firm to figure out a way modify an Aventador to fit his 6-foot-9-inch frame. Clearly, there’s...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Erin Andrews Parties By Drinking From The Stanley Cup

Drink it in…it always goes down smoooooooth pic.twitter.com/iNd04cpKXy — Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews) June 23, 2014 So, yeah. Erin Andrews leads a pretty boss life y’all. Still, WHAT IS SHE DRINKING? I’m going to guess champagne because it appears that Erin is on a boat and if TV has taught me one thing, it’s that people drink champagne on boats when they want to have fun...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Things You Wouldn’t Normally Do In San Francisco

There’s tons of different things you can do while in San Francisco. When you ask people for recommendations, you’ll usually get similar responses..The Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, Trolley Ride, or Alcatraz. Aside from all the touristy attractions, we put together 10 things you wouldn’t normally do while in SF. They’re all very affordable and fun to do with...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

This Mario Kart Move Will Probably Make You Lose All Your Friends

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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

In No Time At All, Mexico Scored Three Goals Against Croatia

It took about seventy minutes but then Mexico started going HAM on Croatia. After a series of back and forth soccer that saw Mexico mainly on the offensive for the first hour of play, the dam finally broke with this: And then, not even five minutes later, Mexico went at it again: The insurance’s insurance goal came just minutes after that. When it rains, it pours.   Article...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fish-Eating Spiders Of Your Nightmares Are Real

As if spiders weren’t scary enough when they just eat insects. Now, scientists have documented more than 80 incidents of spiders preying on fish as well and 18 species of spider have been identified as fish-eating. “Most of these fish-killing spiders are semi-aquatic, with the ability to swim, dive and walk on the water’s surface. These spiders are equipped with powerful neurotoxins...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

REJOICE! The Official TV Opening Song of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Has Finally Been Added to RapGenius

I have been racking my brain for the past two weeks trying to figure out the lyrics from the official TV opening for each World Cup game, and thankfully it has finally been uploaded to RapGenius. Phew! Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Afternoon Link Bomb: Getting Your Internet Fix For The Day

Some links to get you through the afternoon: 1. David So is that pickup basketball player you hate [Deadspin] .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%; } If you...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Neymar Is Putting In Work Against Cameroon, Please Don’t Shove Him

If Cameroon is learning anything during its match with Brazil, it’s don’t mess with Neymar. The man will make you pay. First, there was this shove: Neymar was not pleased. And minutes later, he would make Cameroon pay for daring to touch him like that. Neymar wasn’t done either. After Cameroon managed to score a goal of their own, Neymar’s Revenge Tour recommenced, leading...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman is boycotting Seattle media

There’s a little media beef brewing in the Northwest these days, and — we hope you’re sitting down — it involves Richard Sherman. The outspoken Seahawks cornerback is not only in the news these days as the Madden cover boy, but also for how local media covered a very expensive recent purchase. Here’s a refresher: earlier this month, reports surfaced that Sherman had bought...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Someone Explain To Me How This Kid Is Alive After This Skateboarding Collision?

I have seen 10-Year-Old Asher Bradshaw tear apart the Venice skate park numerous times, but I have never seen him take such a nasty spill as this one. Check out the brutal collision which he endured, and somehow was just fine after it. [TMZ] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Will Not Have A “Decision” To Make This Offseason

In news which should shock absolutely nobody, Tim Duncan has agreed to opt in to the final year of his contract with the San Antonio Spurs. The Duncan and Pop marriage has been a long and fruitful one, filled with championships and staggering amounts of consistent success. Expect more of the same from the Spurs and Duncan next season: San Antonio's Tim Duncan has decided to opt into...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The World Cup Match Between the USA and Portugal Was The Most Watched In American History

Even though it ended in almost-crushing disappointment, the match between the USA and Portugal was the most-watched World Cup game in American history. The telecast averaged 18,220,000 viewers on ESPN, beating the previous high of 17.975 million which was reached in 1999, when the U.S. Women’s team won the World Cup final in a game played at the Rose Bowl. It was also the highest...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Find Out If You Would Survive ‘Game Of Thrones’

If Game of Thrones has taught the public anything, it’s that death is never too far away (and in some cases, seems unfairly and cruelly inevitable). Death could come from anywhere, including but not limited to; attending a wedding, being a king’s prostitute, being the brother of Stannis Baratheon, drinking wine and not ensuring that your opponent in a fight to the death is, in...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

We Could All Learn From NBA Prospect Isaiah Austin And How He’s Dealing With Career-Ending Diagnosis

On Sunday, as the NBA Draft is nearing closer and closer, former Baylor star and NBA prospect Isaiah Austin delivered some terrible news. He would be unable to have a career in the NBA due to a rare genetic disorder. Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a disorder which affects a person’s connective tissue. It can affect many parts of the body, including the heart, bones...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down All Four Goals From the USMNT’s Tie With Portugal

(5′) — Nani, 1-0 Portugal There really isn’t much to say here. Prior to the pass that leads to the goal, Portugal has a solid passing sequence. But the cross into the box is pretty ******. Luckily for Portugal, Geoff Cameron’s clearance is even ******** and the ball winds up at Nani’s feet, six yards from the goal, with just Tim Howard to beat. Howard falls for a slight...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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