Posts filed under “Sports”

Richard Sherman: Student of the Game

kottke writes:

Sherman is, by his own admission, not particularly athletically gifted in comparison to some others in the NFL, but he’s one of the top 5 cornerbacks in the game because he studies and prepares like a mofo. In this video, he explains how he approaches preparing for games and shares some of the techniques he uses to gain an advantage over opposing quarterbacks and receivers.

On the value of preparation

Hat tip kottke

Category: Sports, Weekend

What NBA Teams Should You Bet On ?

Source: Know More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Sports, Weekend

Bumps, Bruises, and Breaks in Pro Football

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