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Tag Archives: sports
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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, 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?

A: 

  • Dan Issel (23.8, 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)
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A Lego recap of USA v France

30 Jul

Sometimes Lego recaps of Olympic events are just as good, if not better, than the actual event.

[via The Guardian]

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Competition

17 Jul

Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it.
Steve Prefontaine
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I Am A Celtic

6 Dec

I am not Hollywood . I am not South Beach. I am Causeway Street… I am a Celtic.

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WIM•BLE•DON

17 Jun

This is what happens when two tennis fans have a love for the Royal Tenenbaums and way too much time on their hands.

[via @jeskeets]

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