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Kwame Alexander Has Better Hops Than You

  Former Division II basketball star Kwame Alexander showed off his ridiculous vertical at a recent “To The Top” basketball high jump competition, taking home the crown with an insane  jump of over 12-6 inches, nearly to the top of the backboard. Alexander played at Cal State San Bernardino, and the 6’7 forward recently signed a deal to play in Greece for the 2013-14 season...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner Stars In The Best Commercial For Baby Carrots You’ve Ever Seen

If you’re a white guy with red hair in the NBA, you’d better have a decent sense of humor if you want to market yourself. Brian Scalabrine did and he became something of legends, and Spurs big man Matt Bonner – aka the “Red Mamba” – does as well. Watch Bonner try to sell you baby carrots using some thuggin’ beats and a crew that includes a black belt-wearing Jason Mraz...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Internet Is Having A Hard Time Digesting Ben Affleck As Batman

Last night, the Internet had some sort of seizure when news broke that Ben Affleck would play Batman in the upcoming Man Of Steel sequel. The yet-to-be-named film is set for a 2015 release, with Zack Snyder (Man of Steel, 300, Watchmen) behind the lens. Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Clark Kent aka Superman. When the news did trickle down through the wire, the Internet...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Vin Scully Will Return For The Dodgers’ 2014 Season, His 65th Year With The Team

It looks like one of the all-time legends of the booth will be back for yet another season.  According to the LA Times, Vin Scully will be returning to broadcast Los Angeles Dodgers games for an astounding 65th year with the franchise.   Vin Scully is 85 years young, and his voice is as soothing as ever.  Here is to 10 more. Scully had this to say about the decision: “It has...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss
SWEET RIDE FOR CHARITY

Seahawks auctioning off $60K motorcycle

If you’re a Seattle Seahawks diehard who also happens to have a passion for riding/collecting motorcycles, boy do we have good news for you. The Seahawks are auctioning off this customized motorcycle for charity and, for a $50 donation, you can have a chance to mount the ol’ hog. The bike is a 2005 Harley Davidson Road King, which was chosen because that was the year Seattle...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Detroit Lions Probably Don’t Want To Be Taunting Tom Brady Like This During The Preseason

Could someone please let Willie Young and his $1.2 million dollar salary know that it is the preseason and pointing a finger in the face of Tom Brady really isn’t a smart idea.  The Lions are continuing their recent history of making poor decisions, and the below is probably just one in a long line of new ones to come this season. Again, I repeat… Preseason. Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Ben Affleck To Replace Christian Bale As Batman. Seriously…

I’m kind of confused about this one, and not very pleased about it. According to Variety, Ben Affleck will be replacing Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne in the next installment of Batman. Ugh. The actor will replace Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne in the upcoming untitled Superman-Batman feature for Warner Bros., the studio announced Thursday. “Man of Steel” actors Henry Cavill...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss
MID-SEASON FORM

Ted Ginn breaks off 74-yard punt return TD

Carolina Panthers’ wide receiver Ted Ginn is always a threat whenever he touches the ball, and on Thursday night the Ravens must have forgotten that. Ted split numerous defenders as he scampered for a 74-yard touchdown on a punt return in the 1st quarter. [The Big lead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Try And Find Wilt Chamberlain In His Fourth Grade Class Photo

Well, this is just amazing. This picture features an already six-foot-tall Wilt Chamberlain getting his class photo taken at George Brooks Elementary School in 1945. Chamberlain’s classmates probably had an inkling their buddy was on his way to special things by the time this photo was taken. [Yahoo!] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Lakers Will Wear Black Uniforms As A Part Of Their ‘Hollywood Nights’ Promotions

The above video is the only real hint we have at what these threads will look like, but it does confirm that the Lake Show will be wearing Black uniforms this season as a part of their “Hollywood Nights” promotion. The Lakers will also be one of the teams wearing short-sleeve jerseys this year. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

If You Don’t Like Blood, Needles, Or Feet Avoid This Video Of Mark Sanchez Getting His Toenail Removed

This is one of the most disgusting things these eyes have ever seen — and that includes the butt fumble. Mark Sanchez has completely made over his look in the past few years. He’s gone from a suave, AFC finalist to a fu-man-chu wearing, toe nail severing, sociopath who can’t lead a football team if his life depended on it. If anybody had any doubts whether or not Sanchez has...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Top Ten Rookie Plays From The 2012-13 NBA Season

It’s August 22nd, which, according to our calendar, still means there is approximately nothing going on in regards to the NBA. However, the NBA’s YouTube page has been quite active recently, posting the above video, highlighting the top plays by rookies from last season. Added bonus: Top Ten Bloopers (although, we feel they could have just compiled every “Shaqtin’ A Fool”...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks Training Camp Looks More Like Adult Summer Camp

There is nothing but good vibes in Seattle as the Seahawks undergo training camp off of a playoff season.  Stemming from head coach Pete Carroll, the team is buying into some unconventional practices that could have the league turning heads, but just as quickly jumping on the bandwagon.  Looks like they are having some fun too, making this year’s training camp seem more like...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson & Evander Holyfield Sit Down And Have A Chat About That Awkward Moment When Tyson Chewed Off Holyfield’s Ear

This is truly amazing. Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield sat down to talk about The Bite. On September 22, Fox will air a new six-part series called Being Mike Tyson that will feature an amicable conversation between Iron Mike and Evander Holyfield in which they discuss and laugh about their most famous moment. By the looks of it, Holyfield has forgiven Tyson for his incorrigible...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson Makes His Debut For The Dodgers Looking All Kinds Of Weird

Brian Wilson made his debut with the Dodgers during their game on Thursday against the Marlins, and he looked like he hasn’t showered or shaved in few years. Brian Wilson cares not for what we think, and rightfully so. The debut went as planned, and Clayton Kershaw and Brian Wilson combined forces for a 6-0 shutout. Wilson notched two strikeouts in just one inning of work. ...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicolas Cage Digitally Inserted Into Classic Films Is The Weirdest Thing You’ll See Today

Playing off the running joke of Nicolas Cage’s life-long pursuit of starring in every movie ever made, the folks at MOVIECLIPS have digitally inserted the Oscar-winning actor (god, that seems like decades ago…oh wait, it was!) into a slew of memorable films that he, unbelievably, didn’t actually star in. To see the list of movies used in the compilation, expand the YouTube...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UCF Quarterback’s Girlfriend Has a Shot To Be The Next Katherine Webb… Possibly

University of Central Florida starting quarterback Blake Bortles seems to be living a good life. Starting QB for a solid college football team, decent looking dude, and he has a girlfriend who is one of the better looking college football WAG’s we have ever seen. She isn’t Katherine Webb status yet, but maybe Brent Musberger could give her a shout out this year? Get to know Lindsey...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tumbling Game Gets Taken To a New Level

Tumbling is not necessarily always top of mind over here, but after seeing this video it is definitely on our radar now. This video is from way back in May but it the first time we have seen it, and it is mesmerizing. Ozell Williams owns the tumbling space. Tumble young man, tumble… [VVV] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Paid a Visit To The University of Michigan Football Team

Tom Brady visited his old stomping grounds at Ann Arbor on Thursday and even gave the Michigan football team a few words of inspiration. The University of Michigan football team’s Twitter account documented the trip, and Tom looked pretty good up there as a motivational speaker. Brady was probably pleased that Brian Griese didn’t open for him… New England Patriots QB Tom...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Take a Tour Of SportsCenter’s New Digs

Steve Levy is not a bad host as he takes you around the soon to be new home of SportsCenter. If you were wondering what $25 million could buy you, you are looking at it. [ESPN] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

This Amazing KHL Shootout Goal Will Make Your Head Spin

Vladimir Tkachyov is a 20-year old forward for the KHL’s AK Bars Kazan. The team held an intra-squad scrimmage on Wednesday, where Tkachyov pulled off this ridiculous shootout move during the skills competition. The NHL All-Star game needs more stuff like this. [PuckDaddy] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

When Golf Promotional Videos Go Bad

I need to start focusing on the Canadian PGA Tour more, because it seems like those guys know to have fun. PGA TOUR Canada players Alex Carrigan, Chris Killmer and J.J. Regan were doing their duty to create a promotional video in support of the upcoming Great Waterway Classic and they did just that. During the shooting Regan tried his hand at hitting a golf ball over a ridge and...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Takes a Great Selfie On Instagram From Airplane Bathroom

I have a hard time fitting into airplane restrooms as a man under 6-feet tall, now imagine you are a NBA center and trying to do so. If you had any ideas as to what it may look like you can compare them with Roy Hibbert’s latest selfie. Check out the Pacers’ 7′ 2″ snapping photos of himself in a very small airplane bathroom. Good work, Roy. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wale Enlisted To Create Track For “RGIII: The Will To Win”

In a classic move by a large company with a great deal of money to spend (Gatorade), a famous artist has been enlisted to create an original track for a marketing campaign. The one in question today would be that of Wale creating an original theme song for the upcoming documentary about Robert Griffin III, which is aptly entitled “RGIII: The Will to Win.” ESPN released a 60...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Take a Tour Of Manny Pacquiao’s $2.7 Million Mansion

Manny Pacquiao has made quite the pretty penny throughout his boxing career, and it looks like he is set to make another $630,000 or so if he is able to unload the below mansion for the asking price of $2.7 million. The pool of course has a waterfall feature… [NESN via Realtor] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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