Tag Archives: sports
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Big F*ckin’ Day

16 Jun

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says it all.

[via Tom Cruz’n]

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Blake Griffin: A Year of Dunks

23 May

Pop some popcorn and get comfortable. There’s a lot of them.

[via Bleacher Report]

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Game of Zones

19 May

For lovers of the NBA and Game of Thrones, it doesn’t get much better than this.

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We Are One

30 Apr

In the wake of the Donald Sterling debacle the Los Angeles Clippers have tried to rally their team, their fans and their organization under the ‘We Are One’ slogan that is now beautifully displayed on their website.

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25,921 Teddy Bears Thrown Onto Ice Rink

3 Dec

 

Each year the Calgary Hitmen of Canada’s Western Hockey League have a Teddy Bear Toss night where after the team scores the first goal of the night fans toss teddy bears (wrapped in plastic bags) onto the ice. The last few years it’s really taken off and this year they set a new record by collecting over 25,000 bears. Here’s a video with a view from closer to the ice.

[via CBS Sports]

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Border Fence Volleyball

11 Oct

Border Fence Volleyball

A volleyball game broke out on the U.S. / Mexico border in Arizona. Literally, click on the border. Warms the heart.

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Slumps

23 Jun

Slumps are like a soft bed. They're easy to get into and hard to get out of.
Johnny Bench
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Teamwork

13 May

Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi
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Bad Lip Reading: NFL

18 Jan

This bad lip reading series is pretty good all around. The NFL one though is so choice.

[via Kottke]

Great White Hope

6 Jan

One of my all-time favorite sports trivia questions.

Q: Who are the 21 white NBA players to average 20 points or more in a season since 1980?

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  • Dan Issel (23.8, thumb 1979-1980)
  • Paul Westphal (21.9, 1979-1980)
  • Larry Bird (21.3, 1979-1980)
  • Mike Newlin (21.4, 1980-1981)
  • Kelly Tripucka (21.6, 1981-1982)
  • Kiki Vandeweghe (21.5, 1981-1982)
  • Jim Paxon (21.7, 1982-1983)
  • Kevin McHale (26.1, 1986-1987)
  • Tom Chambers (23.3, 1986-1987)
  • Chris Mullin (26.5, 1987-1988)
  • Drazen Petrovic (20.6, 1987-1988)
  • Jeff Hornacek (20.1, 1987-1988)
  • Tom Gugliotta (20.6, 1996-1997)
  • Keith Van Horn (21.8, 1998-1999)
  • Dirk Nowitzki (21.8, 2000-2001)
  • Peja Stojakovic (21.2, 2001-2002)
  • Mike Bibby (21.1, 2005-2006)
  • Pau Gasol (20.4, 2005-2006)
  • David Lee (20.2, 2009-2010)
  • Andrea Bargnani (21.4, 2010-2011)
  • Kevin Love (20.2, 2010-2011)