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Inspirational Quadriplegic Is Also A Surfer

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Aussie Barney Miller is paralyzed from the waist down due to a spinal cord injury, but he doesn’t let his disability stop him from doing what he loves.  To promote the Wings for Life World Run and raise awareness and funds for spinal cord injury research, Red Bull featured Barney is this inspirational video.  What’s your excuse?   Read more: […]

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The NFL Is Utterly Absurd: 3 Reminders From Sunday

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Dallas Cowboys fans celebrate before a game in 2009. Five years later, the NFL is more absurd than ever. Image: Reinhold Matay/Associated Press The NFL is absurd; God bless the NFL. Amid weeks of intense, often disturbing controversy surrounding the NFL, let us not forget one thing: America’s most popular sports league is a totally […]

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21 Things Track And Field Teaches You About Life

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Sometimes life will throw you some hurdles, and you will trip over each and every one. 1. It’s important to take time out of your daily routine for small rituals and traditions. View this image › 2. Everyone is going through life with their own unique perspective. View this image › imgur.com 3. Looks can […]

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One Reason to Get Excited About Minor League Baseball: Bill Murray

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You now have one very good reason to get excited about minor league baseball. Ohio’s Toledo Mud Hens are planning a Ghostbusters theme night for the game on May 30, and Bill Murray is so enthusiastic about it, he summoned his finest impression of American baseball broadcaster Harry Caray. While seeing Murray as the legendary […]

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The Melbourne Cup: Why Australia shuts down to watch a horse race

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The race that stops a nation.Image: Getty Images MELBOURNE — No sporting event grips Australia quite like the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation. On the first Tuesday of November, the country quite literally shuts down to watch the finest thoroughbreds from Australia and abroad battle it out to be first past the […]

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25 Greatest Boxers In History Outside Of North America

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Throughout the twentieth century professional boxing, just like professional wrestling, was a sport in which mainly Americans and boxers from nearby countries, such as Mexico and Puerto Rico, could participate in. However, Olympic boxing tournaments and World Amateur Championships were usually dominated by the USSR, Cuba, and the former Soviet Bloc countries, even thoughtheir boxers […]

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Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Auburn University Football Player

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Jackell Mitchell, 18, was shot Sunday morning multiple times in his off-campus apartment, police said. A suspect was arrested and charged Sunday evening. View this image › Markale Deandra Hart Courtesy of the Auburn police Markale Deandra Hart, 22, was arrested Sunday in connection with the death of Auburn University football player Jakell Mitchell. We […]

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Emotional Touchdown for Soldier Reunited With Daughter at Football Game

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When Army Captain Jane Renee “J.R.” Lund returned home from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan, she surprised her 13-year-old daughter, Bella, in big way at a University of Wisconsin-Madison football game. The Badgers hold a tradition of honoring a Military Family of the Game during home games at Camp Randall Stadium. On Sept. 21, Bella […]

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17 Football Terms That Mean Something Different To Gay Guys

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But “slobberknocker” is the same in every language. 1. Down View this image › giphy.com Literal definition: A period of action that starts when the ball is put into play and ends when the ball is ruled dead. Matt Ortile: Alternative for “bottom.” Like, I’m down to down.Ira Madison III: A masc top’s go-to phrase. […]

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Real Life Is A Lot Less Interesting Than GoPro Videos

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The Internet is literally covered with countless amazing, exciting, and fast paced sports videos made using a versatile GoPro camera. After watching so many jaw-dropping videos online, Mike Fry was inspired to buy a GoPro and try to make an exciting video of his own. But he quickly learned that his life is a huge bore compared to the GoPro […]

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79 Free Fantasy Football Team Names

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Ready… Set… PUN! 1. Take any name that speaks to you! The only rule is you must draft a player in order to use their name as part of your team’s name. NO EXCEPTIONS! View this image › Via Thinkstock Drew Brees:1. Young Breezy2. Get On Your Hands and Brees3. 98 DeBrees View this image […]

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Tearful Olympic Hero Oscar Pistorius Describes Killing Girlfriend

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Oscar Pistorius, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013.Image: Themba Hadebe/Associated Press Between sobs and howls, South African Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand at his own murder trial […]

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Why High School Football In Texas Is More Than Just A Game

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Friday Night Lights There are many, many numbers that could put into context just how dominant Texas’ football pedigree is. With over 165,000 teens playing football at over 1,000 schools during the 2012-13 school year, Texas had, by far, the largest number of high school football players in the country. Of the 128 schools that participate in the top level […]

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