Posts filed under “Sports”
While we were getting slammed with Hurricane Sandy in the NorthEast, a group of adrenalin junkies decided to head to Playa Linda and ride her dark walls.
Strong side-offshore winds provided epic conditions.
Track: Collect Call – Adventure Club Remix
Derived from the German adjective Klug (meaning “clever”), Red Bull Kluge combines complex machinery patched together with the energy and prowess of world-class athletes, to see what happens when physics gets physical. Sean MacCormac (Skydiver), Joey Brezinski (Skateboarder), Rickie Fowler (Golfer), Danny MacAskill (Trials Biker), Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarder), Drew Bezanson (BMX Rider), Bryce Menzies (Off-Road…Read More
Barry Ritholtz, CEO at FusionIQ, implores NFL owners to settle with professional referees and bring them back to the field. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
See if you can tell that I am a little annoyed at this (watch carefully, it might sneak by you):
Bloomberg, Sept. 25 2012
Trick Shot Quarterback, Alex Tanney was signed yesterday by the KC Chiefs. Regardless of setting the NCAA Division III record for passing with 14,249 yards, the NCAA record for touchdowns with 157, and only throwing 30 interceptions in college, Tanney had gone undrafted Hat tip kottke
Some say a culture of drugs and lax regulation at race tracks is behind the nation’s high fatality rate for horses.
Breakdown: Part One
Jockeys are on the front lines of the risky business of horse racing. Twenty-four horses a week die at racetracks around the country.
Breakdown: Part Two
Source: Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys
Over at CourtVision, Kirk Goldsberry is establishing a “spatially informed baseline and to map every shooter in the league against an average shooter.” While he has lots of work to complete on this taskk, its already yielded some interesting visuals of each of the 5 positions: Composite shooting charts. These are the combined shooting data…Read More