LATEST STORIES FROM NEXT IMPULSE SPORTS
FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT...

Victor Oladipo rocks Google Glass at the Draft

Draft nights in professional sports are often highlighted by the fashion statements made by the young men (or women) about to embark on an exciting pro career. I think it’s safe to say Victory Oladipo has made the quite the statement tonight, becoming the first to don Google Glasses. Who will be the lucky NBA franchise to acquire Oladipo and his glasses? We’re only a few hours...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Raftery Leaving ESPN For Fox Sports 1

Legendary college basketball announcer Bill Raftery announced today that he’ll be leaving ESPN to join the newly-formed Fox Sports 1 network. Raftery made the surprising announcement this morning via an official press release. Don’t worry, college basketball fans, he’ll still be calling March Madness games for CBS in the Spring – the move just means that Raftery will be joining...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Hanging Out With The Gasol Brothers On Their Boat Looks Like A Real Weird Time

The NBA offseason falls right smack in the middle of summer, so it’s not surprising to see a lot of the world’s best basketball players lounging on yachts or getting photobombed by dolphins. These pictures of the Gasol brothers, Pau and Marc, hanging out on their boat with a few ladies caught my attention for a few reasons: 1.) The Gasols look pretty out of shape for professional...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Gets Photobombed By A Dolphin

Carlos Boozer seems to be greatly enjoying the leisure and relaxation that comes with the NBA offseason. The veteran forward posted this photo to his Instagram today, and it would appear that he got photobombed by the Chris Bosh of dolphins.   [Instagram] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Crowd Cheers “Innocent!” As Aaron Hernandez Leaves Courthouse

A crowd gathered outside of Fall River District Courthouse cheered “Innocent!” as Aaron Hernandez left his bail appeal hearing on Thursday afternoon. I know this country’s legal system stands on the foundation of “innocent until proven guilty”, but it’s pretty insane to think that despite all the evidence mounted against Hernandez as the murder orchestrator (and the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Wale To Perform At RG3′s Wedding

  Wale made an appearance at Hot97′s studio in New York this week to promote his new album and ended up revealing that he’ll be performing at Robert Griffin III’s upcoming wedding. The Washington DC rapper got a surprise call-in from RG3 while on the show, as well. You can check out the appearance below. RG3′s call-in is around the 3:00 mark. [Washington Post] Article found...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

New Nike Ad Has Kevin Durant Getting Drafted First In a Draft… Of Sort

In honor of the NBA draft which takes place Thursday night, Nike took a look at what it would be like if Kevin Durant went first in a pickup game. Pretty clever and powerful way of marketing as always. The former #2 pick seems like he will be a sure fit for more acting gigs when his time is up in the NBA. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Shaw’s Face Is Still Swelling From That Puck He Took To The Face

You might remember the Blackhawks’ Andrew Shaw taking a puck to the face during Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Shaw had to get some stitches and maintenance done but returned to the game in time to hoist the Cup in Boston. Well, it would appear that Shaw is still recovering from the incident, and boy it’s not pretty.   [Hot Clicks] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Here Are 25 Classic NBA Draft Profiles

You never know who is going to be the next huge NBA superstar on draft night, so it’s always important to try to remember as many names as you can. Here are some profiles from draft nights for some of the best who have ever played the game: Kenny “The Jet” Smith: [Bleacher Report] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

First Trailer For Escape Plan Drops

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are two of my all-time favorite movie stars, which is why I’m VERY excited for the upcoming “Escape Plan”. In this film, Sly and Arnie break out of a futuristic maximum security prison together. They even fight each other. It’s got everything – guns, funds, fights, slights, testosterone, and everything else that will have me...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL All Firearm Team (2000-2013)

Guns have become an increasingly tricky subject in this country, as violence today is at an all time high. As many players don’t come from the best areas or surround themselves with the most wholesome of friends; NFL players seem to be in support of carrying firearms as the guys below despite fame, success and fortune were found packing heat. Please consult the list below for details...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Launches New Shoe

Kevin Durant is back in Maryland, one of his many places of origin, and is launching his new Nike shoe, the KD VI.  The shoe is seemingly falling under the new ad campaign “Summer is Serious.”  The first commercial of which is seen below. Looks like Durant is going to face some hometown haters this off-season in what is hopefully a string of hilarious commercials similar to...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh Discusses His Epic Photobombs On Conan

Chris Bosh stopped by Conan last night to discuss his history of epic photobombing skills and beating his idol, Tim Duncan, during the NBA Finals this past season. Tyrannosaurus Bosh actually came off as being a pretty cool dude, check it out. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Rookie Runs 25 MPH On Treadmill…From A Standing Start

Let’s just start off by saying don’t try this at home – you will probably end up looking like roadkill. That’s Arizona Cardinals rookie Robert Gill running 25 MPH on a treadmill (for some reason), and if that wasn’t impressive enough for you – he did it from a standing start. The 29-year old Gill is an AFL journeyman attempting to make his first NFL roster, and he’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Schaap Confuses Aaron Rodgers For Aaron Hernandez On Live TV, Aaron Rodgers Takes Exception

ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap had a quick slip of the tongue during SportsCenter’s coverage of the Aaron Hernandez saga. Schaap accidentally said, “Certainly based on what we heard there is a lot of evidence, albeit circumstantial, implicating Aaron Rodgers in the death of Odin Lloyd.” The legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback was taken back by the mistake and took to his Twitter...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Mock Draft: AMC TV Edition

The NBA Draft and AMCTV provide for entertaining television, intriguing parlor games, and of course, drama. With the sixth season of Mad Men under wraps and new seasons of Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead out soon, television aficionados are salivating at the mouth. Both the NBA and AMC are full of exciting talent. Naturally, that leads to the question, where would characters on...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Arrested With A Truckload Of Illegal Fireworks

Gilbert Arenas hasn’t exactly had the smoothest transition to his post-NBA life, and he hit another road bump today. Arenas was arrested early this morning when California Highway Patrol pulled him over for speeding in the Los Angeles area. Police found a ton of fireworks packed into Arenas’ pickup truck, so much so that the bomb squad had to be called. Arenas was booked for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Baseball Team Giving Away Free Funeral On ‘Celebration Of Life’ Night

Part of what makes minor league baseball so great is all the weird and wacky promotions they put on to draw fans out to the ballpark. In the latest example of strange promotions, the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs (Philadelphia Phillies Triple-A affiliate) are giving away a free funeral on ‘Celebration of Life’ night. IronPigs fans have to write a 200-word essay on what his or her ideal...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Meteorologist Drops Snoop Dog Lyrics To Give Weather Forecast

Meteorologist Christina Loren is a cute blonde who provides the pleasant California forecast on NBC Bay Area, but it turns out she is quite the gangsta rap aficionado. Loren infused a famous Snoop Dogg marijuana rap lyric into her weather forecast when she described the humidity as “sticky-icky-icky.” Hopefully she drops an Ice Cube rhyme when she gives her next AccuWeather Doppler...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Hernandezing’ Is Now A (Very Stupid) Thing

You had to know this was coming, right? After Aaron Hernandez was arrested and led out of his house while handcuffed under a white tee yesterday, ‘Hernandezing’ has officially become a thing. Guide to proper ‘Hernandezing’: 1. Must be a white t-shirt. 2. Hands must be together in the back, as if cuffed. 3. Red shorts is always a plus. 4. Need dour expression. No smiling....
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Adorable French Bulldog Is Terrified By It’s Own Farts

The surprising moment when you sit down on the throne to do your business and a pocket of air sneaks out will shock anyone, but when it happens to an adorable French Bulldog puppy it’s absolutely precious. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Accidentally Leaks Knicks New Orange Unis

It looks like the New York Knicks will have an orange alternate uniform for the 2013-2014 NBA season. Knicks forward Iman Shumpert posted a photo of the new uniform (right) to his Instagram account yesterday then quickly deleted it yesterday, hinting that maybe the unis weren’t supposed to be leaked yet. The Knicks experimented with orange jerseys last year when they wore the monochrome...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss
HOSED

Kane and Stanley Cup soaked on Letterman

Chicago Blackhawks forward and Conn Smythe trophy winner Patrick Kane brought the Stanley Cup to New York City for an appearance on Letterman last night. Kane and Letterman talked about the Cup and what’s next, then Letterman sprayed down the young star with a hose. Fun trip to NYC today to tape with @LateShow. I forgot to pack my umbrella in with the Stanley Cup tho haha pic.twitter...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions This Week

    Wednesday:  Browns waived DE/OLB Ausar Walcott. Tuesday: Cowboys signed No. 31 overall pick C Travis Frederick to a four-year contract. Lions signed DL Israel Idonije to a one-year contract. Monday: NFL suspended Giants WR Brandon Collins four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Vikings agreed to terms with MLB Desmond Bishop on a one-year, $1.35...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez Brandishes Handgun In 2009 Selfie

TMZ has uncovered a photo showing former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez taking a selfie while brandishing a handgun. The photo, which was reportedly taken in 2009 while Hernandez was still playing college football for the Florida Gators, is the latest example of Hernandez’s history of questionable decision-making. It certainly won’t help him in court, as he is being charged...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.