Posts filed under “Sports”

Bumps, Bruises, and Breaks in Pro Football

Bumps, Bruises and Breaks

Source: Visually

Category: Digital Media, Sports, Weekend

Is Richard Sherman The NFL’s Best Corner?

Source: The Onion

Category: Digital Media, Humor, Sports

Bad British Sports Commentary

These are hilarious:   Bad British NFL Commentary   Bad British Baseball Commentary   Bad British Basketball Commentary

Category: Humor, Sports, Weekend

Surfs Up! A “Real” Artificial Wave

From Quartz: Monster Energy Presents a film by Tim Boydell and Reubyn Ash, documenting 3, 50 degree, dusty days at the Wadi Adventure Wave Pool in Al Ain near Dubai. In what is regarded as ‘one of the best wave pools in the world’, Reubyn Ash Had three days to see what he could do….Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend

Moneyball for Football: The Coach Who Never Punts

I mentioned this in the Weekend Reads, but its worth revisiting — the video is tells a fascinating story: Coach Kevin Kelley of Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas, instructs his players to never punt, never field punts, and only do onside kicks, and he claims that math backs up his innovative philosophy. Grantland spent…Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend

Surfline Video

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Category: Sports, Weekend

NFL’s Crusade Against Concussion Science

The NFL is run by a bunch of jerks:

Category: Science, Sports, Video

BMW M6 v Mercedes SL63 AMG

With over 1100hp combined these are the ultimate super-heated GT cars. Fast enough to match a 911 Turbo, comfy enough to cruise a continent. CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS

Category: Sports, Weekend

100 Feet Tall Wave Largest Ever Surfed

Garrett McNamara of Hawaii rode a giant wave in Nazaré, Portugal yesterday. It was claimed to be 100 feet high, although the Guinness Book of World Records has not yet confirmed the measurement (the official measurement is usually smaller than initial estimates). Nazaré has unusual conditions for making huge waves … an undersea trench narrows…Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend

27 Below 0°F; 45 Below 0°F Wind Chill

Ever been out in near 50 below temperature? I recommend it. Since I am in Winnipeg to speak at a CFA conference today, and I had to eat lunch anyway, I thought — what the hell — let’s see what it is like out there. How often do you get to voluntarily go out in…Read More

Category: Really, really bad calls, Sports