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We’ve All Experienced These Pickup Basketball Stereotypes

Basketball season is still a little over two months away but pickup games are happening everyday at the gym and on the streets. You know how it goes. People with a variety of skill levels come together with the common goal of defeating the other team of random jabronis. No matter if you play first to ten or twenty, win by one or two, or winners take out, we’ve all experienced or...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Vick Named Starter…Whole Team Under Scrutiny

The Eagles have finally selected Mike Vick to start at quarterback under new coach Jim Kelly’s regime and things seem to be looking, up as new energy seems to be flowing through the streets of Philadelphia. After a horrible season in 2012 (4-12) the Eagles exist as one of those teams that are extremely difficult to figure out coming into the new NFL season. Will they be a surprise...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Drunk Cardinals Fan Attempts To Kick Cubs Fan, Fails Miserably

The St. Louis Cardinals played a weekend series against the Chicago Cubs — a series that started with a 7-0 win by the Cubs on Friday night. After the one-sided shutout, a drunk Cardinals fan took to the streets to defend his team’s honor, approaching a clearly unfazed Cubs fan. After a brief round of “come at me, bro” posturing, he attempted to kick said Cubs fan. Key word...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Smith Nearly Decapitates Richie Incognito

You heard it correctly. Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith can be seen here ripping off the helmet of Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and swinging it at his head. The NFL moved swiftly, suspending Smith for the final two preseason games and the first regular season game. The helmet seems to just have missed Incognito’s face, making contact with his pads just below...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

It Appears That Your iPhone Is Currently An Oregon State Football Fan

Oregon State’s football coach Mike Riley wasn’t lying when he sent out a Tweet nudging folks to ask their iPhone, specifically Siri, who her favorite college football team is. Ask #Siri who her favorite college football team is? Just do it. #GoBeavs — Mike Riley (@Coach_Riley) August 20, 2013 The answer you will get is currently Oregon State because she is a fan of the underdog...
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Twitter Reacts To LeBron Shaving His Head, Not Many LeBron Jokes Left Apparently

LeBron finally shaved his head and not surprisingly Twitter reacted with one or two references to his hairline, but after reading them all it kind of felt like the end of ’8 Mile’ when Em called out everything about himself and dropped the mic. LeBron has now successfully squashed the no rings and hairline jokes, so what is there left to hate on? A few folks tried and we gathered...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James Has Finally Solved His Hairline Issue

If you are not a fan of the Heat or LeBron James, you have one less thing to make fun of this year. LeBron has finally shaved his head. That is all we literally have to report on this breaking news piece of hard hitting journalism. [Business Insider] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jon Gruden Lands Another Hooters Commercial

Jon Gruden just doing Jon Gruden. Check out the latest commercial for Hooters which stars Jon Gruden in a version of “Hoot Camp.” At least it is more entertaining than any of the stuff he does with soon to be NFL quarterbacks. Sort of… [Extra Mustard] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Blue Jays Analyst Dirk Hayhurst Vividly Live-Tweets Cabby Accident In New York

The Toronto Blue Jays are in New York to play the Yankees, which means Blue Jays radio man Dirk Hayhurst is dealing with New York traffic and got himself an extra dose of excitement this morning as evidenced in his live tweeting of a hit-and-run accident and its aftermath happening right before his eyes. My cab just got into an accident…unreal — Dirk Hayhurst (@TheGarfoose) August...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Buck Is Dating This Former NFL Cheerleader

The Big Lead has confirmed that FOX’s Joe Buck, who is quite the polarizing figure, is dating former Denver Broncos cheerleader and current NFL Network reporter Michelle Beisner.  The young lady is extremely easy on the eyes and we can say nothing except for very well done, Mr. Buck.  You can follow Michelle on Twitter HERE and check out a few images of her below. Article found...
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Steph Curry Remixes James Harden’s ‘Harden Soul’ Track

Foot Locker is murdering it with these commercials and the latest has Steph Curry hopping in the booth and putting his spin on James Harden’s “Harden Soul.” The result is as good as one would expect. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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If You Watch Only One Thing Today Make It This Mini Doc About Handicapable Drummer Dean Zimmer

Drummer Wanted is a mini-documentary about Dean Zimmer, a man who was born with a rare birth defect called athrogryposis. The disease limits the joint movement in its victims legs and arms — in other words, if you have athrogryposis you most likely are not going to be a nasty drummer. Zimmer, despite not being able to walk properly, has done just that. Despite not being able to...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Little League Umpire Needs To Chill Out With His Punch-Outs

Can someone please remind this umpire that this is the Little League World Series and that he is a jerk? Thanks! [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Says An iPhone Doesn’t Take Good Pictures?

The Red Sox laid the smack down on the Giants on Monday night, and someone from above did their best to stop the shellacking. And we are quite pleased that Deadspin was able to find it from the iPhone of Grover Anderson. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson Practices His Ball-Handling Skills In A Crowded Airport

It’s always important to practice and refine your skills as an athlete in the offseason, and Nate Robinson clearly understands that. The Nuggets point guard recently decided to freshen up on his ball-handling skills in an airport, as evidenced by this video that he uploaded to Instagram on Tuesday morning. He could benefit from playing against some better defensive talent, though...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
JOINT PAIN

John Cena's elbow injury is pretty gross

WWE star has been battling torn triceps that he suffered during a performance this summer, and his insistence on wrestling through the pain has led to a baseball sized ball of fluid in his left elbow. Cena revealed the injured and announced that he would be going on a hiatus to recover during last night’s WWE Monday Night Raw event. Cena will undergo surgery with Dr. James Andrews...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Teens Accused Of Murdering Baseball Player Out Of Boredom

You know what, we here at Next Impulse Sports had a pretty nice weekend. We followed it up with a pretty decent Monday, too. In fact, we were all feeling really good about the stretch run of summer, especially with Labor Day Weekend festivities on the horizon…and then this story had to go and **** it all up: Christopher Lane, 22, of Melbourne (Australia), was found dead Friday...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
NIGHTMARE FUEL

Devastating KO punch captured in slo-mo

I don’t think you could draw up a better .GIF. Someone is going to have to let Giovanni Lorenzo know that cancer survivor Danny Jacobs is now his undisputed father following this punch on Monday night. The TKO came in the third round of Monday night’s fight and was captured perfectly by a Phantom Camera. Lights out, grab a small carton of 2% milk, it is time for your nap young...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan Is Such a Jokester

We may have been a bit sarcastic with the title of the post, but we actually laughed out loud during a rare lighthearted moment from the usually flushed looking Redskins coach.  During Monday Night’s match-up between the ‘Skins and Steelers, Mike Shanahan jokingly asked RGIII if he wanted to play and RGIII’s reaction was fantastic.  Good to see the two of them having fun...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Hill and Wife Perform a Frank Ocean Track Together

In one of those not well known facts, it appears that Grant Hill has some very solid musical talents and his wife (Tamia) has even more elevated musical talents.  Check out a quick video of the two of them performing a cover of Frank Ocean’s “Thinking About You.”  Grant is the one tickling the ivory and his very talented wife is the one belting out the track.  Pretty great...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Highschool Football Powerhouses Top 25 Teams of 2013

#1. Miami Central: Miami, Florida  2012 Results: 12-2 Nickname: Rockets Coach: Roland Smith  Enrollment: 1,931 State titles: 2 Classification: Class 6A NCAA Alumni: Devonta Freeman (FSU), Rakeem Cato (Marshall), Donaldven Manning (VT) NFL Alumni: Bruce Armstrong, Najeh Davenport, Willis McGahee #2. Allen: Allen, Texas  2012 Results: 15-1 Nickname: Eagles Coach: Tom Westerberg...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Dude Perfect Presents Very Accurate Portrayal Of Pickup Basketball Stereotypes

The fine folks over at Dude Perfect put out a pickup basketball tutorial, cataloging many of the characters one might find at the local community center/black top/gym. If you’re a regular pickup baller, there is a 100% chance you’ve run into a handful of these guys. [DudePerfect] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Girl Accidentally Points AK-47 At Boyfriend, Almost Shoots Him

When going into the woods for an afternoon of couples target practice, it’s a good idea to review the rules of firing AK-47s (or any gun, for that matter). Mainly, the one about not pointing it at anybody — like your boyfriend. [Death&Taxes] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss
NOW THAT'S SWEET

Maria Sharapova to change name

Yes, that’s right. In a surprising development, tennis star Maria Sharapova is changing her last name to “Sugarpova” in light of her new line of candies with the same name.

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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The Shirt Robert Griffin III Wore Today Is All Sorts Of Wonderful

  Let Operation Patience Commence! Holding true to his vow not to ruin what could be a legendary career, Robert Griffin III wore an appropriately amazing shirt to practice today. The Redskins’ QB is still recovering from having his knee ligaments get sliced up pretty good during last year’s playoff game against the Seahawks.   [@DRussNBC]     Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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