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Wimbledon: Like You Have Never Seen or Heard It Before

If you aren’t familiar with the Eclectic Method, you are doing yourself a great disservice. In honor of Wimbledon being nearly upon us, they have dropped another fantastic video with a not-so Wimbledon twist. The embodiment of British reserve, the Wimbledon tennis tournament opens on 23rd June. What better way to celebrate than with a loud electro house audio-visual remix made...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Toss On Some Sunglasses To See This Animated Tweet Volume Map For The USMNT Game

To say Twitter was on fire throughout the USA and Ghana World Cup match on Monday would be a ridiculous understatement. Thanks to the good folks at Twitter Data we can actually visualize the volume of Tweets thanks to this nifty heat map. If you want the full version, you can check it out HERE. [SB Nation] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Delta Airlines Posts Slightly Racist Tweet Following USA-Ghana World Cup Match

Hey, did you know that giraffes do not live in Ghana? No? Well don’t feel too bad because neither did I and apparently neither did Delta Airlines, who posted this tweet following the USMNT victory over Ghana on Monday: It was probably just an honest mistake on Delta’s part but they were caught stereotyping and, as you can expect, got a whole lot of not-so-kind feedback on social...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann’s Tearful Remembrance Of Tony Gwynn Was Outstanding

Keith Olbermann, like the rest of us, was devastated to hear the news of Tony Gwynn’s passing yesterday morning. The ESPN anchor and Hall of Famer were apparently good friends and shared a handful of noteworthy moments together as their careers crossed paths over the years, some of which Olbermann highlights in this fantastic tribute he gave on his show last night. By the end...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine-year-old phenom being recruited by Miami Hurricanes

Nine-year old Jaden Newman made national headlines this past year when she played for her local high school’s varsity basketball program as a fourth grader and still managed to roast the competition – averaging 14.8 points and 7.5 assists this past season. Her impressive skill set was enough to attract eyes from at least one major college program already. The University of Miami...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres and Mariners Pay Tribute To Tony Gwynn Before Game

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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Local News Reporter Has Amazing Reaction To USMNT Game-Winning Goal

Drew Carney was doing a local news report from a World Cup beer garden in Portland on Monday when John Brooks scored the go-ahead goal that helped the United States beat Ghana in their opening match. As the crowd went wild behind him, Carney calmly unzipped his news jacket to reveal a USA bike shirt before raising his arms in triumph and stepping into the crowd. Bravo, sir…bravo...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Williams Raps Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back”

Sir Mix-a-Lot’s classic ode to large rumps, “Baby Got Back”, appears to be experiencing a bit of a mainstream renaissance these days. First, Mix himself appeared on stage with the Seattle Symphony for an orchestra-backed version of the tune — complete with a bevy of women providing some genre-appropriate dance moves. Next, Jimmy Fallon, the man behind the popular series “Brian...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Both Of The USMNT’s Goals From Its Win Over Ghana

Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner (1′) — Clint Dempsey, 1-0 USA The play starts on the left sideline, as DeMarcus Beasley knocks a pass to Jermaine Jones. Moments prior, Clint Dempsey — the eventual goalscorer — had played the ball from the middle of the field to Beasley on the sideline. Immidately after passing to Beasley, Dempsey begins his run towards...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s Next For The Heat And Spurs?

It’s sad to say, but the NBA season is officially over. Instead of trashing LeBron or drooling over the Spurs, it’s time to start looking towards next season. So, what’s next for the NBA champs and the Big 3? Let’s take a look. The Draft The Spurs possess the 30th pick in the NBA Draft. As of now, CBS’ mock draft is predicting that the Spurs will select Jarnell Stokes...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Thoughts On The USMNT’s Win Over Ghana

Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner We’re off and running. How’s this for a win: The U.S. shocked the world with its goal 30 seconds into its match against Ghana, proceeded to hold on for 80 minutes despite Ghana’s offensive onslaught, gave up an equalizer in the 82nd minute, then retook the lead for good with a goal in the 86th minute by John Brooks of all...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Soccer Bar’s Window Shatters As Fans Celebrate Team USA’s World Cup Win

The crowd got so excited, so loud, by the #USMNT winner…. They broke a glass at the Atlantic Crossing. #Seattle pic.twitter.com/sDaNReWAVU — Chris Daniels (@ChrisDaniels5) June 17, 2014 The Atlantic Crossing (Seattle) is one of the top soccer bars in the Northwest. During the World Cup, it’s not uncommon to drive by and see crowds standing out to the street just to catch a...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Reacts To John Brooks’ Goal To Put The US Ahead Against Ghana

Ghana had just scored in what had seemed like a battle against inevitability. Suddenly the game was tied 1-1. Then, moments later, this happened. Reactions from around Twitter were about right: Absolutely incredible. #GHAvsUSA pic.twitter.com/hnVS8fSmQl — ESPN (@espn) June 16, 2014 ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!?! JOHN ******* BROOKS!!!! #USA #WorldCup2014 — Brandon (@rebelrugger1...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Reacts to John Brooks’ Goal To Put The US Up 2-1 Against Ghana

Ghana had just scored in what had seemed like a battle against inevitability. Suddenly the game was tied 1-1. Then, moments later, this happened. .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 100%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Reactions...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

John Brooks Scores Game-Winning Goal In USMNT Debut

John Brooks became the first American substitute to score a World Cup goal on Monday when his header in the 86th minute of his USMNT debut beat Ghana’s goaltender and gave the US a 2-1 lead. The Americans were able to hold on for the victory and three huge points in the “group of death.” Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross of WWE Fame Had The Best Tweet To Sum Up The NBA Finals

In the end, the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs were not even close. The Spurs closed out the Heat with three consecutive blowouts and the series was almost a sweep in San Antonio’s favor. Legendary WWE announcer Jim Ross (as he so often has) put it best when he tweeted this last night. BAH GAWD…STOP THE DAMN #NBAFinals….THE @MiamiHEAT HAVE FAMILIES...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Appears To Suffer Broken Nose After Getting Kicked In The Face

After scoring in the first minute of the United States’ opening game, Clint Dempsey appeared to suffer a broken nose after getting kicked in the face by a Ghana player on a jump ball. Dempsey was bloodied and clearly displeased but he was able to stay in the game. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jozy Altidore Replaced After This Injury Which Did NOT Look Good

No one wants to speculate, but it is hard to not at least wonder if this is a possible hamstring injury for Jozy Altidore. One way or another, it is not good news for the U.S.. The injury occurred in the 21st minute of the USMNT’s World Cup game against Ghana on Monday and Aron Johannson replaced Jozy who left the field on a stretcher. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Ten Notable Events That Happened The Year Tim Duncan Won His First NBA Championship

Tim Duncan has been around the NBA for so long that many take his greatness for granted. The man that Shaq dubbed “The Big Fundamental” has quietly put together an NBA resume that could go toe-to-toe with any of the all-time greats. 14 All-Star appearances, 10 All-NBA First Team selections, two MVPs and three NBA Finals MVPs are impressive, no matter the era. However, nothing...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

This Goal By Clint Dempsey Was the Quickest Goal in US World Cup History

The USMNT knew they needed a fast start, and thanks to Clint Dempsey they got it. Clint Dempsey put USA ahead by a score of 1-0 with the quickest goal in US World Cup history. Yes, the clock hadn’t even hit a minute into play at the time of the goal. [SB Nation] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s The “Banned” Grey Poupon Commercial You’ve Always Wanted

We’re pretty certain this isn’t a real ad for Grey Poupon, but it really should be (and probably will be, once the gourmet mustard folks catch wind of it). First of all, how did it take until 2014 for this thing to exist? Second, somewhere, an 8-year-old version of me is laughing hysterically. [Uproxx] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Mayor Drops F-Bomb During Speech At Kings Stanley Cup Parade

After winning probably the lamest mayoral Stanley Cup bet in the history of mayoral Stanley Cup bets, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti got some street cred back by breaking two unwritten rules of politics while at the Kings parade on Monday. While giving his speech to the crowd in attendance, Garcetti said he’s never supposed to be photographed with a drink in your hand or swearing...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Realistic MLB Trade Deadline Scenarios

The parity across the MLB this season has been historically impressive, with arguably 24 teams in position as potential buyers in mid-June. As we steadily approach the All-Star break next month, we see a host of established veterans riding out the conclusion of their contract on soon-to-be, or constantly, rebuilding franchises. Keep on eye on the following names and realistic scenarios...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Johnny Manziel Pretends That A Huge Stack Of Cash Is His Cell Phone

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. To be fair to Johnny Manziel, it is unclear when this video was taken. In it, Manziel gleefully confuses a brick of dollar bills for a cell phone. It seems that Johnny Football found the money he was looking for all this time. Sigh, if only the Browns could have done HBO’s Hard Knocks instead of the Falcons. It’s stuff like...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup Cameraman Only Has Eyes For Cute Blonde Fan

It’s nothing new for camera operators to scan the crowds at sporting events in search of attractive people, but this cameraman (or camerawoman?) at the World Cup might want to work on being a little more subtle. In fairness, she is very cute. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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